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  • Outcomes and Key Factors of Success for ISO 14001 Certification: Evidence from an Emerging Arab Gulf Country 

    Waxin, Marie-France; Knuteson, Sandra; Bartholomew, Aaron (MDPI, 2019)
    The objectives of this research were: (1) To examine the outcomes and key factors of success (KFS) related to ISO 14001 certification, (2) to compare and contrast these in private organizations (PRIVOs) and public organizations ...
  • Expatriate time to proficiency: individual antecedents and the moderating effect of home country 

    Waxin, Marie-France; Brewster, Chris; Ashill, Nicholas (Emerald Insight, 2019-09-09)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the direct impact of individual variables (cultural openness, social orientation, willingness to communicate, confidence in own technical abilities, active stress resistance, prior ...
  • Women, work and management in the Middle East 

    Rodriguez, Jenny; Ridgway, Maranda; Kemp, Linzi (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)
    The role and position of women in the Middle East continues to be the subject of much interest in discussion in the public arena and despite questions about their under-representation in work and management, their experiences ...
  • What We Have Learned about Terrorism since 9/11 

    Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Sandler, Todd (American Economic Association, 2019)
    This overview examines critically the post-9/11 empirical literature on terrorism. Major contributions by both economists and political scientists are included. We focus on five main themes: the changing nature of terrorism, ...
  • Introducing Extended Data on Terrorist Groups (EDTG), 1970 to 2016 

    Hou, Dongfang; Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Sandler, Todd (Sage Publishing, 2020)
    This article introduces an extended data set of 760 terrorist groups that engaged in attacks during 1970 to 2016. Unlike most extant group data sets, the extended data on terrorist groups (EDTG) is not tied to terrorist ...
  • Towards a Performative Understanding of Deservingness: Merit, Gender and the BBC Pay Dispute 

    Simpson, Ruth; Kumra, Savita; Lewis, Patricia; Rumens, Nick (Wiley Online Library, 2020)
    Drawing largely on a high-profile case of unequal pay at the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) as an illustrative example, this conceptual paper considers differences and interrelationships between merit and deservingness, ...
  • Transnational Links in Rhino Poaching and the Black Market Price of Rhino Horns 

    Lopes, Adrian (Wiley Online Library, 2019)
    The trends of rhino poaching in South Africa and India – major range states – have been remarkably similar over time. Organized criminal syndicates manage an illegal supply chain of rhino horns from poachers, middlemen, ...
  • Le développement managérial a l’international 

    Morey, Susan; Waxin, Marie-France (Éditions de Liaisons, 2008)
  • La socialisation organisationnelle en contexte 

    Waxin, Marie-France (De Boeck, 2005)
    Les recherches de référence sur la socialisation organisationnelle ont été présentées dans le chapitre VII. Les ouvertures offertes par une approche cognitive et identitaire ainsi que par la perspective interactionniste ...
  • Le recrutement et la sélection à l’international 

    Waxin, Marie-France (Éditions de Liaisons, 2008)
    La structure du chapitre. Ce chapitre se compose de trois parties. Dans les deux premières, nous étudions en détail, respectivement, les méthodes de recrutement et de sélection à l’international ainsi que les variations ...
  • La compensation totale à l’international 

    Waxin, Marie-France (Éditions de Liaisons, 2008)
    La structure du chapitre. Ce chapitre se divise en trois parties bien distinctes, traitant de trois aspects majeurs de la compensation à l’international. Dans la première, nous traiterons d’abord des éléments de compensation ...
  • La gestion stratégique des affectations internationales 

    Waxin, Marie-France (Éditions de Liaisons, 2008)
    La structure du chapitre. Dans les parties suivantes, nous examinerons d’abord les différentes approches de gestion du personnel international, les fonctions des affectations internationales, puis les différentes catégories ...
  • Strategic Human Resource Management of International Assignments 

    Waxin, Marie-France (Elsevier, 2007)
    Throughout this chapter, we have studied five topics related to international HRM. First, we have examined the four major approaches to staffing foreign operations: ethnocentric, polycentric, geocentric, and regiocentric. ...
  • Corruption, lending and bank performance 

    Abuzayed, Bana; Ammar, Mouldi Ben; Molyneux, Philip; Al-Fayoumi, Nedal (American University of Sharjah, 2019-11-03)
    This paper uses a sample of 7235 banks from 160 countries between 2000 and 2016 to investigate the link between corruption, lending and bank performance. It considers both country- and bank-level corruption. The study finds ...
  • The Roots of Misalignment: Insights on Strategy Implementation from a System Dynamics Perspective 

    Baker, Jeff; Singh, Harminder (2019)
    This essay advances the study of strategic alignment by explaining how and why misalignment occurs. We begin by summarizing why IT and business strategies evolve in unintended ways, a phenomenon known as strategic drift. ...
  • Honesty, ability, norm, and socioeconomic status: experimental evidence from Bangladesh 

    Mahmud, Minhaj; Tasneem, Dina (American University of Sharjah, 2019)
    In a real effort task experiment, we study the (dis)honesty of undergraduate students in Bangladesh. Consistent with earlier studies, when they self-report their performance, a significant fraction of students cheats to ...
  • Information disclosure in dynamic research contests 

    Chen, Bo; Knyazev, Dmitriy; Chen, Bo (American University of Sharjah, 2019-09)
    We study the design of information disclosure in a dynamic multi-agent research contest, where each agent privately searches for innovations and submits his best to compete for a winner-takes-all prize. We find that although ...
  • Public sector HRM reform: a multi-nation perspective 

    Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (International Human Resource Management Conference, 2009)
    The objective of this research is to describe and discuss trends in HRM practice as they have emerged in public sector organizations undertaking new management reforms over the last two decades. To do this, we reviewed ...
  • Workforce localization and HRM practices in the Gulf countries: a literature review 

    Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), 2015-04)
    As members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pursue localization as a government policy aimed at increasing the participation of ...
  • The mediating role of artifacts in position practice at work: Examples from a project-based context 

    Awazu, Yukika; Mariano, Stefania; Newell, Sue (Elsevier, 2019-06)
    Drawing on examples from a case study of a global product technology company, we discuss the mediating role of artifacts in position practice in project-based contexts. Findings revealed three types of mediation – ...

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