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Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Duddy, D. (2019, September). Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution. Paper presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference, University of Kent

The emerging 'sustainability paradigm' presents challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders. However, Howieson, Burnes and Summers (2019) acknowledge that organisational leadership is based (generally) on a neoliberal paradigm and... Read More about Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution.

Trust and West African exporting SME networks (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Amoako, I. O., Omeihe, K. O., Gustafsson, V., & Omeihe, I. (2019, August). Trust and West African exporting SME networks. Paper presented at Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development 4th Annual Conference, University of the West o

Purpose This paper makes a case for the examination of trust based on the notion that trust differs across contexts. This is important as a study of this nature provides a basis for uncovering new aspects of trust and SME networks. To date most of th... Read More about Trust and West African exporting SME networks.

Visitors’ perceived trust in sincere, authentic, and memorable heritage experiences (2019)
Journal Article
Taheri, B., Gannon, M., & Kesgin, M. (2020). Visitors’ perceived trust in sincere, authentic, and memorable heritage experiences. Service Industries Journal, 40(9-10), 705-725. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2019.1642877

The success of cultural destinations often centres on whether consumers trust the provenance and integrity of the heritage assets, activities, and services therein. However, few studies examine whether this ‘perceived trust’ influences the authentici... Read More about Visitors’ perceived trust in sincere, authentic, and memorable heritage experiences.

An Examination of Accounting Practices and Challenges of Microbusinesses: Empirical Evidence from Scotland (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ahammed, S. U., Beloucif, A., & Tarbert, H. (2019). An Examination of Accounting Practices and Challenges of Microbusinesses: Empirical Evidence from Scotland. In Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepre

In Scotland, there are more than 94% of enterprises which are defined as microbusinesses. Previous studies have thoroughly investigated accounting practices in SME sector internationally in addition to the UK. However, despite the prevalence of micro... Read More about An Examination of Accounting Practices and Challenges of Microbusinesses: Empirical Evidence from Scotland.

An empirical examination of IPO underpricing between high-technology and non-high-technology firms in Taiwan (2019)
Journal Article
Hou, T., & Gao, S. (2019). An empirical examination of IPO underpricing between high-technology and non-high-technology firms in Taiwan. Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/0972652719831535

This study investigates the determinants of initial public offering (IPO) underpricing by focusing on variables relating to information asymmetry, investor sentiment, and corporate governance and examines whether the determinants of IPO underpricing... Read More about An empirical examination of IPO underpricing between high-technology and non-high-technology firms in Taiwan.

Knowledge in businesses. Reflexion on a flexible management method (2019)
Book
Fascia, M. (2019). Knowledge in businesses. Reflexion on a flexible management method. (1). Munich, Germany: GRIN Publishing

In this discussion, the author reflects on the value given to knowledge in a business context and deliberate a contrary philosophical perspective which does not conform to prevailing knowledge theory. It will be considered why, if knowledge is key fo... Read More about Knowledge in businesses. Reflexion on a flexible management method.

Business Ethics (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fascia, M. (2019, March). Business Ethics. Presented at EMRI Business Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland

No abstract available.

A quantitative study of financing efficiency of low‐carbon companies: A three‐stage data envelopment analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Liu, X., Yu, X., & Gao, S. (2019). A quantitative study of financing efficiency of low‐carbon companies: A three‐stage data envelopment analysis. Business Strategy and the Environment, 28(5), 858-871. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2288

This study set out to evaluate the financing efficiency of low‐carbon companies. Applying a three‐stage data envelopment analysis with the data from 85 listed companies in China's low‐carbon industries over the period 2011 to 2017, this study has fou... Read More about A quantitative study of financing efficiency of low‐carbon companies: A three‐stage data envelopment analysis.

Theoretical Development: Specialism, Achievement, Coordination, (SAC) model – Kantian Perspective (2019)
Journal Article
Fascia, M., Sanderson, M., Tan, H., & Fascia, S. (2019). Theoretical Development: Specialism, Achievement, Coordination, (SAC) model – Kantian Perspective. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 5(5), Article 2

From a Kantian perspective, in this discussion, we looked to develop a new multi perspective model to scrutinise psychological processes involved in forming positive decision-making protocols, based on formulated expectations and/or impacts to a posi... Read More about Theoretical Development: Specialism, Achievement, Coordination, (SAC) model – Kantian Perspective.

Evaluation of knowledge transfer practices from a Leibniz Perspective (2019)
Journal Article
Tan, H., Fascia, M., & Sanderson, M. (2019). Evaluation of knowledge transfer practices from a Leibniz Perspective. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 5(5), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.31219/jsoe.v5i5.51

In recent years, there has been a growing number of subspecialties within the context of business management, which have begun to talk seriously about a notion of religious points of view in a business context. In this paper we unpack a view from Got... Read More about Evaluation of knowledge transfer practices from a Leibniz Perspective.

An empirical study of relationships between accounting conservatism and executive compensation-performance sensitivity (2019)
Journal Article
Zhang, X., Gao, S., & Zeng, Y. (2019). An empirical study of relationships between accounting conservatism and executive compensation-performance sensitivity. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 27(1), 130-150. https://doi.org/

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to study the relationship between accounting conservatism and executive compensation-performance sensitivity with a view to identifying the influence of accounting conservatism on the efficiency of executive comp... Read More about An empirical study of relationships between accounting conservatism and executive compensation-performance sensitivity.

Adaptive Management (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fascia, M., & fascia, S. (2019, January). Adaptive Management

No abstract available.

Accountability in Islamic financial institution: the role of the Shari’ah supervisory board reports (2018)
Journal Article
Aribi, Z. A., Gao, S., & Arun, T. (2019). Accountability in Islamic financial institution: the role of the Shari’ah supervisory board reports. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, 10(1), 98-114. https://doi.org/10.1108/jiabr-10-2015-0049

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore whether any discrepancy exists between the disclosed in SSB reports of Islamic banks and the disclosure index which was based on stakeholders’ expectation. Design/methodology/approach This study use... Read More about Accountability in Islamic financial institution: the role of the Shari’ah supervisory board reports.

Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., & Tan, H. (2018, September). Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose. Presented at OR60: Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society, Lancaster University

There is widespread acceptance that business “can do well, by doing good” leading to the rise in organisations defining themselves as ‘purpose-driven’. In the context of Scotland, there appears to be a fertile environment for growth in this area, wit... Read More about Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose.

OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2018, September). OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond. Paper presented at The 60th Operational Society Annual Conference, Lancaster University

In this session we shall seek to discuss: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Land, Lakes and beyond? What contribution can the OR community make to address these challenges?

Board characteristics and microfinance institutions’ performance: Panel data evidence from Nigeria (2018)
Journal Article
Shettima, U., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2018). Board characteristics and microfinance institutions’ performance: Panel data evidence from Nigeria. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(3), 369-386. https://doi.org/10.1108/jaee-01-2017-0006

Purpose: This paper examines the effect of board characteristics on MFIs performance in Nigeria. A specific country study is warranted given the results from pooled cross-country studies may be biased owing to a failure to control for country differe... Read More about Board characteristics and microfinance institutions’ performance: Panel data evidence from Nigeria.

Reproducing the Fashion System: The Myth of the Influencer (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Logan-McFarlane, A., & Samsioe, E. (2018). Reproducing the Fashion System: The Myth of the Influencer.

Previous work in marketing has shown that the social media influencer plays an important role in attracting consumers to brands (Kapitan and Silvera 2016). The fashion ‘influencer’ appears in a number of consumer research studies that seek to underst... Read More about Reproducing the Fashion System: The Myth of the Influencer.