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Mapping philanthropic foundations’ characteristics : towards an international integrative framework of foundation types
(2018-10) - Journal article,
As philanthropic foundations take on increasingly prominent socio-political roles, the need for stronger conceptualizations of foundations as an organizational form is articulated widely across academic, policy and practice ...
Scenario planning with a sociological eye : augmenting the intuitive logics approach to understanding the future of Scotland and the UK
(2017-11) - Journal article,
This paper draws on a social theory-informed understanding of causality to illustrate how notions of agent–structure interactions can enhance the intuitive logics (IL) approach to scenario planning. It incorporates concepts ...
In defence of the case study methodology for research into strategy practice
(2017-09-28) - Journal article,
This paper aims to illustrate how the case study methodology may be used in novel and productive ways for research into strategy practice. Instigated by the quest for a research design that could target the ‘practice’ of ...
Perhaps the Dodo should have accounted For Human Beings? : Accounts of humanity and (its) extinction
(2018-03) - Journal article,
Purpose: We intend to offer a counter-narrative to those accounts of specific species extinction. Our intention is to offer a counter narrative that places humanity’s ways of organising at the core and recognises that only ...
Myth-busting and entrepreneurship policy : the case of high growth firms
(2017) - Journal article,
Promoting high growth firms (HGFs) has become a strong fixation within enterprise policy. This is a debate article seeking to examine and challenge the mythology perpetuated by policy makers and embedded within high growth ...
The visual and material dimensions of legitimacy : accounting and the search for socie-ties
(2018-06-06) - Journal article,
The aim of this article is to contribute to the literature on legitimacy by investigating its material and visual dimensions. By drawing on studies on rhetoric as a means of composing visions of social order and on an ...
Correction to: The opportunity cost of negative screening in socially responsible investing
(2018-01-05) - Journal article,
Moral agency in charities and business corporations : exploring the constraints of law and regulation
(2017-12-20) - Journal article,
For centuries in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, charities have been widely regarded as admirable and virtuous organisations. Business corporations, by contrast, have been characterised in the popular imagination as ...
Social transmission and shared reality in cultural dynamics
(2018-10) - Journal article,
Micro cultural dynamics are concerned with the mechanisms of transmission, retention, and modification of cultural information in social networks. When interacting individuals mutually recognize that they share psychological ...
Getting on with field research using participant deconstruction
(2018-07-15) - Journal article,
This paper adds to the repertoire of field research methods through developing the technique of ‘participant deconstruction’. This technique involves research participants challenging and re-interpreting organizational ...