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Leicester Business School Occasional Paper Series

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Papers 1-60 and 62-76 are available in hardcopy only. If you would like to request a copy, please email Jan Holland (E: jvadm@dmu.ac.uk|) and include your full postal address.

No 88

OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE, CASH CONSTRAINTS AND INVESTMENT BEHAVIOUR IN RUSSIAN FIRMS|

Tullio Buccellato, Gian Fazio, Yulia Rodionova (October 2013)

No 87

ON THE EFFECTS OF LEGAL AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS ON CORPORATE SOCIAL DISCLOSURES BY BANKS|

Ismail Adelopo, Ramiro Cea Moure, Musa Obalola (February 2013)

No 86

POLISH IMMIGRANTS IN LEICESTER: FORMS OF CAPITAL UNDERPINNING ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY|

Natalia Vershinina, Rowena Barrett, Michael Meyer (August 2009)

No 85
BRIDGING BETWEEN GOODS AND SERVICES SCM: Some Fresh Perspectives
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Tarikere T. Niranjan, Miles W. Weaver, Sumit Pillai (April 2009)

No 84
WHAT DETERMINES WHETHER HRM IS SEEN AS A PROBLEM IN SMALLER FIRMS?
|Rowena Barrett, Michael Meyer (February 2008)

No 83

CHARTING THE CONTOURS OF MULTINATIONALS IN BRITAIN: Methodological challenges arising in survey-based research|

Tony Edwards, Olga Tregaskis, Paul Edwards, Anthony Ferner, Paul Marginson with Jane Arrowsmith, Duncan Adam, Michael Meyer and Ali Budjanovcanin (January 2008)

(This paper has been jointly published in Leicester Business School's Occasional Papers Series and Warwick Business School's Warwick Papers in Industrial Relations).

No 82

MEASURING BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP SUCCESS: The Case of an Industrial Textiles Manufacturer|
Natalia Vershinina (October 2007)

No 81

DYNAMIC, ENACTED INSTITUTIONS: Making Sense of Institutional Context in Public and Private Prisons
|Mairi Watson (October 2007)

No 80

GLOBAL CAPITALISM, WORKERS’ SPACES AND PROCESSES OF SELECTIVE INCLUSION/EXCLUSION: Findings from a Newly Industrialising Area in India
|Anita Trivedi (August 2007)

No 79

UK MARKET, FINANCIAL DATABASES AND EVIDENCE OF BIAS
|Panagiotis Andrikopoulos, Arief Daynes, Paraskevas Pagas, David Latimer (May 2007)

No 78

SDEM: a Supplier Diversity Initiative as a Vehicle for Supply-Chain Learning|
Nicholas Theodorakopoulos, Monder Ram, Harvinder Boyal (April 2006)

No 77

IMPLEMENTING SUPPLIER DIVERSITY IN THE UK: SDEM as Mindful Policy Transfer
|Monder Ram, Nicholas Theodorakopoulos and Ian Worthington (January 2006)

No 76

NO GOING BACK: a Review of the Literature on Sustaining Strategic Change
David Buchanan, Diane Ketley, Rose Gollop, Jane Louise Jones, Sharon Saint Lamont, Annette Sharpe, Elaine Whitby (January 2004)

No 75

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT IN PROJECT-LED CONTRACTORS
Ian Clark, Trevor Colling (October 2003)

No 74

IMAGES OF INFLUENCE: Twelve Angry Men and Thirteen Days
David Buchanan, Andrzej Huczynski (February 2003)

No 73

THE TRANSMISSION AND ADAPTATION OF ‘AMERICAN’ TRAITS IN US MULTINATIONALS ABROAD: Case Study Evidence from the UK
Anthony Ferner, Phil Almond, Ian Clark, Trevor Colling, Tony Edwards, Len Holden, Michael Muller (September 2002)

No 72

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY AND PRACTICE IN THE UK: Evaluating the ‘Empty Shell’ Hypothesis
Kim Hoque, Mike Noon (May 2002)

No 71

CONTEMPORARY HOUSING POLICY AND THE POLITICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE: Zizek, Kant and the Third Way
Peter King (December 2001)

No 70

RESEARCH SELECTIVITY AND FEMALE ACADEMICS IN UK UNIVERSITIES
Sandra Harley (December 2001)

No 69

THE DIFFUSION OF INNOVATIONS IN HEALTH CARE: the Science in Medicine
Louise Fitzgerald, Ewan Ferlie, Martin Wood, Chris Hawkins (February 2002)

No 68

GETTING THE STORY STRAIGHT: Illusions and Delusions in the Organizational Change Process
David A. Buchanan (November 2001)

No 67

‘IN A STATE OF BLISS, THERE IS NO NEED FOR A MINISTRY OF BLISS.’  Non-unionism, Power and Consent in the American Business System
Trevor Colling (July 2001)

No 66

STRATEGIC MARKETING PLANNING: Challenging the Dominant Paradigm
Barry Ardley and David Pickton (June 2001)

No 65

PERFORMANCE AND PAY FOR UK EXECUTIVES
Trevor Buck, Henry Udueni, Alistair Bruce, Brian G. M. Main (April 2001)

No 64

THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF STRATEGIC CHANGE: a Hospital Case Study
David A. Buchanan (March 2001)

No 63

CONTEMPORARY LOCAL GOVERNMENT – CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
David Wilson (January 2001)

No 62

MARKETING PRACTITIONERS: the Role of the Academic Journal?
C. J. McKenzie, S. Wright, P. J. Baron and D. F. Ball (January 2001)

No 61

THE EMBEDDEDNESS OF US MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES IN THE US BUSINESS SYSTEM: Implications for HR/IR
|Anthony Ferner (November 2000)

No 60

THE FACTORY IS CLOSING!  EMPLOYEE ACCOUNTS OF FACTORS THAT UNDERMINE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FORMAL SYSTEMS FOR COMMUNICATION AND CONSULTATION
Linda Glover (June 2000)

No 59

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT IN AN ERA OF RADICAL CHANGE: Evolving a Relational Perspective
Mike Doyle (undated)

No 58

NEITHER POISON NOR PANACEA: Shop Floor Responses to TQM
Linda Glover (November 1999)

No 57

STAKEHOLDERS IN SOCIAL PARTNERSHIP AT WORK?
Ian Clark (November 1999)

No 56

TRANSFORMING VALUE CREATION IN PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANISATIONS: a Co-Production Approach to Stakeholder Outcomes
Michael Rouse and Hülya Öztel (August 1999)

No 55

THE HUMAN RESOURCE BARRIERS TO MANAGING QUALITY IN CHINA
Linda Glover and Noel Siu (May 1999)

No 54

PEER GROUP PRESSURE, YOUNG PEOPLE AND SMOKING: New Developments and Policy Implications
Martyn Denscombe with Nicky Drucquer (May 1999)

No 53

UNCERTAIN IDENTITIES AND HEALTH-RISKING BEHAVIOUR: the Case of Young People and Smoking in Late Modernity
Martyn Denscombe and Nicky Drucquer (March 1999)

No 52

MIXED RESULTS, LOUSY PROCESS: Contrasts and Contradictions in the Management Experience of Change
Dave Buchanan, Tim Claydon and Mike Doyle (March 1999)

No 51

LONG TERM PATTERNS IN STRATEGIC HRM: Case Study Evidence
Len Holden and Adrian Wilkinson (February 1999)

No 50

CRITICAL INCIDENTS AND THE PERCEPTION OF RISKS: Initial Findings from a Study of Young People and Health-Related Behaviour
Martyn Denscombe and Nicky Drucquer (October 1998)

No 49

FORECASTS AND TRENDS FOR ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 1996 TO 2000
Paul Foley and David Sutton (August 1998)

No 48

ACADEMICS DIVIDED: the Research Assessment Exercise and the Academic Labour Process
Sandra Harley & Peter Lowe (July 1998)

No 47

THE ROLE OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN ORGANIZATION RESEARCH: a Re-engineering Case Illustration
David A. Buchanan (May 1998)

No 46

THE LOGIC OF POLITICAL ACTION: Context, Warrants, Accounts, and Reputations
David A. Buchanan (May 1998)

No 45

HUMAN RESOURCES AS A FULL BUSINESS PARTNER AND THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FIRM: Case Study Evidence from Engineering Process Plant Contracting
Ian Clark (undated)

No 44

HYSTERESIS: a Model of Consumer Behaviour?
Les Galloway (November 1997)

No 43

ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE: the Legacy of the Nineties
Dave Buchanan, Tim Claydon and Mike Doyle (September 1997)

No 42

R & D PROFESSIONALS IN THEIR FIRST AND SECOND MANAGERIAL APPOINTMENTS
Derrick F. Ball (undated)

No 41

POWER-ASSISTED STEERING AND THE NICRO-POLITICS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: a Research Agenda
David Buchanan and Richard Badham (undated)

No 40

DOCTOR IN PROCESS: Engaging Clinical Directors in Hospital Management
Dave Buchanan, Simone Jordan, Diane Preston and Alison Smith (undated)

No 39

POOR UNDERSTANDING OF MARKETING PRINCIPLES HAS LED TO POOR MARKETING MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE: Consideration of Four Marketing Myths
David Pickton and Sheila Wright (undated)

No 38

ORDER EFFECT IN QUESTIONNAIRES – IS THE ANSWER IN THE QUESTION?
Hugh Phillips, Sherille Harrison (Leicester Business School) and George Balabanis (University of Wales, Swansea (undated)

No 37

REPRESENTING PROCESS: the Re-Engineering Frame
David Buchanan (October 1996)

No 36

LIVING DOWNSTREAM OF HRM: Personnel Practitioner and Operative Views
Linda Davies and Mary Wright (September 1996)

No 35

THE ECONOMIC RATIONALE FOR THE GENDER-BASED SALARY DIFFERENTIALS OF ACCOUNTANTS EMPLOYED IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND INDUSTRY
Rhoda Pierce-Brown (July 1996)

No 34

RE-ENGINEERING OPERATING THEATRES: the Perspective Assessed
Dave Buchanan and Bob Wilson (April 1996)

No 33

POWER ASSISTED STEERING: the New Princes of Socio-Technical Change
Richard Badham and David Buchanan (March 1996)

No 32

REGULATIONS AND DEREGULATION IN BRITISH POLITICS: the Case of the Beer Trade
Roger Hall (December 1995)

No 31

INCORPORATING OUTPATIENT PERCEPTIONS INTO DEFINITIONS OF QUALITY
Mike Hart (October 1995)

No 30

CLARIFYING THE CONSTRUCT OF CONSUMER INVOLVEMENT: a Theoretical and Empirical Analysis
Amanda J. Broderick, Rene D. Mueller, Peter J. Baron (October 1995)

No 29

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT IN BRITAIN AND SWEDEN: a Comparative Study
Len Holden (September 1995)

No 28

MANAGERIAL ROLE EXPECTATIONS IN SINO-BRITISH JOINT VENTURES: Match or Mismatch?
Charles Cui-Chi (July 1995)

No 27

REFORMING THE PUBLIC SERICE ETHOS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT: a New Institutional Perspective
Lawrence Pratchett and Melvin Wingfield (July 1995)

No 26

CONSOLIDATING THE MINORITY INTEREST: a Study of Gender Differences in the Careers of Accountants
Rhoda Pierce-Brown and Connie Richardson (June 1995)

No 25

THE LIMITATIONS OF CONTINGENCY PLANNING APPROACHES TO INFORMALTION SYSTEMS CRISES
E. Swartz, D. Elliott and B. Herbane (June 1995)

No 24

THE ACADEMIC LABOUR PROCESS AND THE RESEARCH ASSESSMENT EXERCISE: Academic Diversity and the Future of Non-Mainstream Economics in UK Universities
Sandra Harley and Fred Lee (June 1995)

No 23

REDUCING OUTPATIENT CLINIC WAITING TIMES: Some Quality Assurance Issues
M. C. Hart (January 1995)

No 22

BEST PRACTICE AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR THE EVALUATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
Paul Foley and Jo Hutchinson (January 1995)

No 21

WOMEN’S CAREERS: a Case Study in Personnel
Julie Storey (November 1994)

No 20

SHOPPING BEHAVIOUR AND CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES ON FOOD RETAILING: an East European Study
Rene Dentiste Meuller and Amanda J. Broderick (September 1994)

No 19

THE USE OF SPREADSHEETS IN MANAGEMENT DECISION MAKING: a Linear
Programming Case Study
David Sutton and Laurie Faulkner (August 1994)

No 18

EUROPEAN NETWORKS IN EXECUTIVE SEARCH AND SELECTION
L. C Britton, C. M. Doherty, D. F. Ball (August 1994)

No 17

BUILDING LOCAL DEMOCRACY IN POLAND: Training Perspectives from Western Europe
J. Greenwood, G. Lambie (May 1994)

No 16

A CIVIL SERVICE FOR THE YEAR 2000
Sir Clive Whitmore (March 1994)

No 15

TOWARDS A MODEL OF SERVICE QUALITY: an Example in Retail Banking
R. L. Galloway, R. F. Blanchard (February 1994)

No 14

MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING: a Position Paper
David Pickton (February 1994)

No 13

NATIONAL CULTURE AND NACRO-ENVIRONMENTAL RISK IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION AND CENTRAL/EASTERN EUROPE: an Exploratory Study
James Mueller, Rene Dentiste Mueller, Bernard Colyer (February 1994)

No 12

INSURANCE INSTITUTIONS AND FUND MANAGEMENT: a UK Perspective
R. A. Hill and S. Meredith (August 1993)

No 11

FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS: Success by Whose Standards?
Sue Marlow and Adam Strange (June 1993

No 10

MARKET CHANGES AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE STRUCTURE OF FOOD DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS IN THE IMPAIRED ECONOMIES OF CENTRAL EUROPE – a Case Study of Hungary
Rene D. Mueller, James Wenthe, Peter Baron (May 1993)

No 9

OPEN SYSTEMS AND CLOSED NETWORKS – The Role of Policy Networks in Determining Local Government Policies Towards Information and Communication Technologies
Lawrence Pratchett (February 1993)

No 8

BANKING ON PART-TIME LABOUR – Management Strategy and the Growth of Part-Time Labour: a Case Study of Bank Co.
Damian O’Doherty (February 1993)

No 7

LINEAR PROGRAMMING FOR MANAGEMENT DECISION MAKING
Laurie Faulkner (September 1992)

No 6

PHILIP WALTER SAWFORD ANDREWS: an Industrial Economist and Creator of a Realistic Theory of Prices
Frederic S. Lee (April 1992)

No 5

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Economic Organisation and Efficiency?
Ian Clark and Stephen Batstone (April 1992)

No 4

COMPARING PUBLIC POLICIES: the Case of Cultural Policy in Western Europe
Clive Gray (February 1992)

No 3

REGIONAL IMBALANCE IN THE UK 1966-87: Convergence or Divergence?
John Rendall (September 1991)

No 2

LOCAL PRESSURE GROUPS IN ACTION
David Wilson and Gerry Stoker (September 1991)

No 1

CORPORATE CHANGE IN THE UK IN THE LATE 1980s: Some Lessons and Warnings for European Economics in the 1990s
John Coyne (September 1991)

 
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