Risky choice and the relative size of stakes

We examine framing effects by analyzing how risky choice depends on the absolute and relative size of the amounts at stake, using an extensive sample of choices from ten different editions of the large-stake TV game show Deal or No Deal.

Updated: 03/11/2011
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Examining the antecedents and consequences of corporate reputation: a customer perspective

This paper extends previous work to examine the antecedents and customer-related consequences of corporate reputation for one important stakeholder group, customers, and within a special service sector where product and corporate associations are synonymous.

Updated: 03/11/2011
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Views: 6,108

R&D and performance persistence: evidence from the United Kingdom

There is compelling evidence from both the United States and United Kingdom suggesting that R&D investment is positively related to operating and/or market performance. This study extends prior research on R&D and valuation by further examining the sustainability or persistence of operating growth and market performance as a result of R&D investments.

Updated: 02/11/2011
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Views: 4,956

Field-configuring events as structuring mechanisms: how conferences, ceremonies, and trade shows constitute new technologies, industries, and markets

In this introductory article we make a case for the study of field-configuring events (FCEs). We begin with a discussion of the nature and character of FCEs.

Updated: 03/11/2011
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Views: 4,408

US institutional investors response to the news flow of intangibles intensive European stocks: a study of European biotech and pharma stocks

Author(s):

Miles Gietzmann

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Topic:
Finance

This research restricts attention to the BioTechPharma sector and tests to see whether US institutional investors accept enhanced disclosure of key non financial performance indicators, as a partial substitute for non-adoption of US financial reporting standards.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Ownership structure, strategic controls and exporting of foreign-invested firms in transition economies

Author(s):

Igor Filatotchev

Topic:
Strategy

This paper examines the relationships between foreign ownership, managers' independence in decision-making and exporting of foreign-invested firms in five European Union accession countries.

Updated: 02/11/2011
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Views: 5,207

Market orientation, export channel selection, and export performance: evidence from China

Firms from emerging markets, like China, have difficulty exporting their products because they tend to lack a competitive advantage. In this paper we suggest that one advantage they might be able to exploit internationally is market orientation.

Updated: 03/01/2015
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Views: 8,029

Sustaining the 'connective tissue' of customer relationships

Author(s):

Ajay Bhalla

Topic:
Strategy

In this paper we focus on the growing trend toward outsourcing customer contact, and argue that particular care is required to ensure that the customer relationship is not, in effect, itself outsourced.

Updated: 02/11/2011
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Views: 5,378

Exploring alternative strategic management paradigms in high-growth ethnic and non-ethnic family firms

Author(s):

Joseph Lampel

Topic:
Strategy

The primary research question examined in this paper is whether ethnic and non-ethnic family firms in the United Kingdom differ in their strategymaking. The paper uses the typology of strategic decision-making produced by Whittington [(1993).

Updated: 02/11/2011
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Views: 4,917