• Sacrilization of Secular Pilgrimages As Archetypal Transformational Journeys: Advancing Theory Through Emic and Etic Interpretations

      Lloyd, ST (Inderscience, 2015)
      This paper advances pilgrimage tourism theory, particularly religious/secular and sacred/profane dimensions. Documenting the case of the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, this study examines relationships to Jungian archetypal ...
    • Selecting IT control objectives and measuring IT control capital

      Singh, H (The Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), 2010)
      COBIT is a well-known framework for IT governance, and provides an extensive list of control objectives for IT managers. However, anecdotal evidence shows that many organizations that use COBIT do not implement the entire ...
    • Self-stigmatisation of entrepreneurial failure

      Singh, S; Corner, P; Pavlovich, K (Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM); AUT University, 2012)
      This article examines the research question “How do entrepreneurs experience self-stigma when their venture fails?” This question was addressed using a qualitative methodology with the aim of building theory. Rich ...
    • Service Sector Employee Insights Into the Future of Work and Technological Disruption

      Haar, J; Brougham, D; Tootell, B (ER Publishing Ltd., 2019)
      Recently there has been significant attention given to the fourth industrial revolution and its impact on employment. The present study aims to provide employee insights into their perceptions of the future of work, ...
    • Share Pledges and Firm Value

      Li, M; Liu, C; Scott, T (Massey University, 2018)
      Share pledging occurs when investors use their shareholding as collateral to obtain personal loans. In China, the practice of share pledging has grown exponentially in recent years, with potentially significant impacts on ...
    • Shareholders’ Wealth Effects of International Cross-Listings

      Dodd, O; Louca, C (AUT University, 2011)
      This study evaluates shareholders’ wealth effects of international cross-listings and the joint significance of different theories in explaining American, British, and European cross-listing benefits. Moreover, it evaluates ...
    • Short and Sweet or Just Short? The Readability of Product Disclosure Statements

      Gilbert, A; Scott, A (Auckland Centre for Financial Research (ACFR), 2017)
      Given the importance of information in making informed financial decisions, it is vital that investors are able to understand the information provided to them. With this in mind, in 2013, New Zealand legislators replaced ...
    • Short sales constraints and price adjustment to earnings announcements

      Bai, M; Qin, YF; Tournai-Rad, A (Australian Business School, the University of New South Wales, 2013)
      This study looks at how short sales constraints affect the stock price adjustment to the release of public information in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for a sample of 4,757 firm-event observations over the period 1994-2011. ...
    • Signals from human resource (HR) job advertisements in New Zealand

      Ho, M; Nguyen, D; Lo, K; McLean, C; Teo, S (Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), 2013)
      Human resource (HR) competencies for HR professionals have been implicated as an indicator of organisations’ pursuit of human resource management (HRM). Utilising Signalling Theory, this paper evaluates the literature on ...
    • Simulate the knowledge co-creation process for social emergence studies

      Wu, S-Y (Knowledge Generation, Communication and Management (KGCM), 2010)
      At the centre of entrepreneurship research we need to find out how cross-boundary sensemaking and knowledge creation may occur. This paper builds upon the literature of organizational learning and knowledge management to ...
    • Six Sigma for small and medium enterprises

      Wright, JNC (Dansk Brygmester Forening, 2011)
      FIT Sigma is introduced in this article as a user fiendly alternative to Six Sigma. FIT Sigma allows the adaptation of Six Sigma at little cost to small and medium sized enterprises. FIT Sigma is compared to going to the ...
    • Six Sigma: myth?

      Wright, JNC (Danish Brewers' Guild, 2011)
      The textbook approach is that six sigma is a whole system approach for improvement of quality and customer service so as to improve the bottom line. It is also said that six sigma requires a total culture throughout an ...
    • The Skewness of Commodity Futures Returns

      Fernandez Perez, A; Frijns, B; Fuertes, AM; Miffre, J (Elsevier, 2017)
      This article studies the relation between the skewness of commodity futures returns and expected returns. A trading strategy that takes long positions in commodity futures with the most negative skew and shorts those with ...
    • SME Growth Trajectories, Transitions and Board Role Portfolios: A Critical Review and Integrative Model

      Ingley, C; Khliff, W; Karoui, L (SAGE, 2017)
      This article presents a novel framework integrating a dynamic states approach to firm growth and a portfolio perspective of board roles. In our framework, we highlight four typical firm growth states aligned with primary ...
    • Social bonds and supplier allocation of resources to business customers

      Baxter, RA; Woodside, AG (Diamond Congress Ltd (organiser), 2010)
      This paper addresses questions about the effect that social bonds between relationship partners have on the way in which a supplier allocates resources to its relationship with a buyer. Two key questions the paper addresses ...
    • Social entrepreneurship and dynamic capabilities

      Corner, P; Kearins, K (Academy of Management (AOM), 2013)
      This paper investigates how dynamic capabilities form in the context of social entrepreneurship. A qualitative, inductive approach is used to examine four cases of ventures founded to solve social problems. Findings from ...
    • Sociomateriality Implications of Software As a Service Adoption on IT-workers’ Roles and Changes in Organizational Routines of IT Systems Support

      Mbuba, F; Wang, YYC; Olesen, K (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015)
      This paper aims to deepen our understanding on how sociomateriality practices influence IT workers’ roles and skill set requirements and changes to the organizational routines of IT systems support, when an organization ...
    • Software as a Service Adoption: impact on IT workers and functions of IT Department

      Mbuba, F; Wang, W (Airiti Press, 2014)
      Software as a Service (SaaS), a type of cloud computing is based on information technology (IT) capabilities in a utility model that enhances the reliability and scalability at relatively low costs as compared to on-premise ...
    • Software as a Service adoption: implications on IT workers and organisation structure

      Mbuba, F; Wang, W; Techatassanasoontorn, A (Association for Information Systems (AIS), 2013)
      Software as a Service (SaaS) is based on IT capabilities in a utility model that enhances the reliability and scalability at relatively low costs as compared to on-premise IT systems. Consequently, organisations may decide ...
    • Sources of brand benefits in manufacturer-reseller B2B relationships

      Glynn, M; Motion, J; Brodie, RJ (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2007)
      Purpose – The aim of the paper is to develop a conceptual framework that explores the sources of manufacturer brand benefits for resellers. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reports a qualitative investigation where ...