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Supporting management strategies with a Figurational approach. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fascia, M. (2015, September). Supporting management strategies with a Figurational approach. Paper presented at Said Business School Research Series

The aim of this theoretical discussion is to provide construct to a research scheme using figurational underpinning, which can then be able to support adaptive management strategies. A common feature of contemporary management issues is the underlyin... Read More about Supporting management strategies with a Figurational approach..

A Call to Address Grand Challenges: A Conversation between the OR Community and the Voluntary Action Fund (Scotland) (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Wimbles, K., Paxton, S., Parkin, J., & Weaver, M. (2015, July). A Call to Address Grand Challenges: A Conversation between the OR Community and the Voluntary Action Fund (Scotland). Presented at 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, S

A recent article in the OR Society Magazine highlighted a growing need to address the "grand challenges" that we face as a society and desire to have a lasting legacy from Euro 2015 (Glasgow). Addressing “grand challenges” is very much in the history... Read More about A Call to Address Grand Challenges: A Conversation between the OR Community and the Voluntary Action Fund (Scotland).

Grand Challenges and O.R. (2015)
Newspaper / Magazine
Weaver, M., & Parkin, J. (2015). Grand Challenges and O.R. Inside O.R

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Promoting passion in an innovation and enterprise culture. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, April). Promoting passion in an innovation and enterprise culture. Presented at Exploring 21st Century Organisational Culture: inclusivity, agility and innovation

This presentation will show how organisations can encourage a culture of innovation and enterprise, including showcasing examples of good practice and how management styles can be created to encourage innovation. This will include the usage of intern... Read More about Promoting passion in an innovation and enterprise culture..

An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa (2015)
Journal Article
Ross, A. G. (2015). An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa. Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 8(1), 4-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCEFTS-12-2014-0025

foreign direct investment (OFDI) into a number of African countries for the period 2003-2012. Design/methodology/approach – A series of panel data models are used to estimate the determinants of Chinese OFDI into eight African countries: Nigeria, S... Read More about An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa.

Trust development and horizontal collaboration in logistics: a theory based evolutionary framework (2015)
Journal Article
Pomponi, F., Fratocchi, L., & Rossi Tafuri, S. (2015). Trust development and horizontal collaboration in logistics: a theory based evolutionary framework. Supply chain management, 20(1), 83-97. https://doi.org/10.1108/scm-02-2014-0078

Purpose The purpose of this article is to provide academicians and practitioners alike with a theory-based framework regarding horizontal collaboration in logistics. The proposed tool is based on an incremental perspective, according to two main dim... Read More about Trust development and horizontal collaboration in logistics: a theory based evolutionary framework.