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A typology of strategy tool applications
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2006)
Purpose – The purpose of this research is to improve the success rate and quality of outcome when strategy tools are used in practical situations. Design/methodology/approach – Draws on post-experience teaching and uses ...
Are bureaucrats really paid like bureaucrats?
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
In an influential paper, Hall and Liebman (QJE, 1998) ask if senior corporate executives are really paid like bureaucrats, and conclude that they are not. In this paper, we ask if senior public service bureaucrats are ...
Strategising practices in an informal economy setting: A case of strategic networking
(University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2016)
Despite the increasing interest in strategy as situated practice, studies that examine strategising practices in the informal economy are lacking. This article draws on Bourdieu's theory of practice to understand strategic ...
Group identity and relation-specific investment: An experimental investigation
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
The hold-up problem has played a central role in the study of firm boundaries, which is a fundamental element of the economic study of organizations. We study a previously unex-plored mechanism by which integration between ...
Integrating resource-based theory in a practice-relevant form
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2009)
Purpose – This paper aims to address the limited development of techniques to analyze firms’ internal sources of competitive performance. It seeks to enhance the contribution of the widely diffused value-rarity-imitabil ...
Risk, Expected Return, and the Cost of Equity Capital
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2005)
In applying the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to cost of capital calculations, practitioners treat the market risk premium as a free parameter to be estimated from data. However, this process ignores equilibrium in ...
Entropy-Based Optimization of Nonlinear Separable Discrete Decision Models
(University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2014)
This paper develops a new way to help solve difficult linear and nonlinear discrete-optimization decision models more efficiently by introducing a problem-difficulty metric that uses the concept of entropy from information ...
Ramping Up Resistance: Corporate Sustainable Development and Academic Research
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2016)
We argue the need for academics to resist and challenge the hegemonic discourse of sustainable development within the corporate context. Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse theory provides a useful framework for recognizing the ...
Do we know enough about corporate philanthropy?
(University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2007)
The effects of film trailers on shaping consumer expectations in the entertainment industry—A qualitative analysis
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2012)
One can assume that there is most likely not a single person in the western world who has not been to a cinema, nor seen a trailer for a film to be released. This paper discusses consumer expectation influencers of film ...