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  • A generalised adoption model for services: A cross-country comparison of mobile health (m-health) 

    Dwivedi YK, Shareef MA, Simintiras AC, Lal B and Weerakkody V (2016) A generalised adoption model for services: A cross-country comparison of mobile health (m-health). Government Information Quarterly. 33(1): 174–187.
    Which antecedents affect the adoption by users is still often a puzzle for policy-makers. Antecedents examined in this research include technological artefacts from the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology ...
  • Analysing the Critical Factors Influencing Trust in E-government Adoption from Citizens' Perspective: A Systematic Review and A Conceptual Framework 

    Alzahrani L, Al-Karaghouli W and Weerakkody V (2017) Analysing the critical factors influencing trust in e-government adoption from citizens’ perspective: A systematic review and a conceptual framework. International Business Review. 26(1): 64–175.
    Although the success adoption of e-government contingent upon citizens' trust and their willingness to use it, little consideration has been paid to explore the adoption of e-government from citizens' trust perspective. ...
  • Identifying the trends and impact of graduate attributes on employability: a literature review 

    Osmani M, Weerakkody V, Hindi N, Al‐Esmail R, Eldabi T, Kapoor K and Irani Z (2015) Identifying the trends and impact of graduate attributes on employability: a literature review. Tertiary Education and Management, 21(4): 367–379.
    Graduate employability has become an issue since there are broad mismatches between the acquired graduate skills from university and the required skills by employers. While previous researches have outlined the salient ...
  • Driving Innovation through Big Open Linked Data (BOLD): Exploring Antecedents using Interpretive Structural Modelling 

    Dwivedi YK, Janssen M, Slade M, Rana N, Weerakkody V, Millard J, Hidders J and Snijders D (2016) Driving Innovation through Big Open Linked Data (BOLD): Exploring Antecedents using Interpretive Structural Modelling. Information Systems Frontiers. Online before print. DOI: 10.1007/s10796-016-9675-5.
    Innovation is vital to find new solutions to problems, increase quality, and improve profitability. Big open linked data (BOLD) is a fledgling and rapidly evolving field that creates new opportunities for innovation. ...
  • Off the rails: the cost performance of infrastructure rail projects 

    Love PED, Zhou J, Edwards DJ et al (2017) Off the rails: the cost performance of infrastructure rail projects. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 99: 14-29.
    Governments in Australia place great emphasis on the development and expansion of their rail networks to improve productivity and service the increasing needs and demands from businesses and commuters. A case study approach ...
  • Securitisation and banking risk: what do we know so far? 

    Kara A, Ozkan A and Altunbas Y (2016) Securitisation and banking risk: what do we know so far? Review of Behavioral Finance. 8(1): 2-16.
    Purpose – Bank securitisation is deemed to have been a major contributing factor to the 2007/2008 financial crises via fuelling credit growth accompanied by lower banks’ credit standards. Yet, prior to the crisis a common ...
  • Informative content of insider purchases: evidence from the financial crisis 

    Ozkan, A and Trzeciakiewicz A (2014) Informative content of insider purchases: evidence from the financial crisis. Review of Behavioral Finance. 6(1): 26-45.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of insider trading on subsequent stock returns in the UK, with a specific focus on the impact of the global financial crisis of 2007-2008 on the relation ...
  • Regulation of shale gas in the United Kingdom and its potential to inform the EU level harmonising measures in the future 

    Elfving S (2017) Regulation of shale gas in the United Kingdom and its potential to inform the EU level harmonising measures in the future. In: Mersinia I and Penttinen S-L (Eds.) Energy transitions: regulatory and policy trends. Intersentia Ltd.
    This chapter evaluates the consistency of the United Kingdom (UK) regulatory framework on shale gas with Commission Recommendation 2014/70/EU on minimum principles for the exploration and production of unconventional oil ...
  • Subsidies for Renewable Energy Facilities under Uncertainty 

    Adkins R and Paxson D (2016) Subsidies for Renewable Energy Facilities under Uncertainty. The Manchester School. 84(2): 222-250.
    We derive the optimal investment timing and real option value for a facility with price and quantity uncertainty, where there might be a government subsidy proportional to production quantity. Where the subsidy is proportional ...
  • Replacement decisions with multiple stochastic values and depreciation 

    Adkins R and Paxson D (2017) Replacement decisions with multiple stochastic values and depreciation. European Journal of Operational Research. 257(1): 174-184.
    We develop an analytical real-option solution to the after-tax optimal timing boundary for a replaceable asset whose operating cost and salvage value deteriorate stochastically. We construct a general replacement model, ...
  • Modelling and analysis of sustainable operations management: certain investigations for research and applications 

    Gunasekaran A, Irani Z and Papadopoulos T (2014) Modelling and analysis of sustainable operations management: certain investigations for research and applications. Journal of the Operational Research Society. 65(6): 806-823.
    Sustainable operations management (SOM) can be defined as the operations strategies, tactics and techniques, and operational policies to support both economic and environmental objectives and goals. The subject of ...
  • Big data-driven fuzzy cognitive map for prioritising IT service procurement in the public sector 

    Choi Y, Lee H and Irani Z (2017) Big data-driven fuzzy cognitive map for prioritising IT service procurement in the public sector. Annals of Operations Research. Accepted for publication.
    The prevalence of big data is starting to spread across the public and private sectors however, an impediment to its widespread adoption orientates around a lack of appropriate big data analytics (BDA) and resulting skills ...
  • Open data and its usability: an empirical view from the Citizen’s perspective 

    Weerakkody V, Irani Z, Kapoor K et al (2017) Open data and its usability: an empirical view from the Citizen’s perspective. Information Systems Frontiers. Accepted for publication.
    Government legislation and calls for greater levels of oversight and transparency are leading public bodies to publish their raw datasets online. Policy makers and elected officials anticipate that the accessibility of ...
  • RMS capacity utilisation: product family and supply chain 

    Abdi MR and Labib A (2017) International Journal of Production Research. RMS capacity utilisation: product family and supply chain. International Journal of Production Research. Online before print. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1229066
    The paper contributes to development of RMS through linkage with external stakeholders such as customers and suppliers of parts/raw materials to handle demand fluctuations that necessitate information sharing across the ...
  • Ultimate Controllers, Ownership and the Probability of Insolvency in Financially Distressed Firms 

    Poletti-Hughes J and Ozkan A (2014) Ultimate Controllers, Ownership and the Probability of Insolvency in Financially Distressed Firms. Managerial and Decision Economics. 35(1): 36–50.
    This paper investigates the impact of corporate ownership and control on the outcome of financial distress. It is argued that the likelihood of financial distress resulting in insolvency depends on whether firms have ...
  • Board Independence, Audit Quality and Earnings Management: Evidence from Egypt 

    Khalil M and Ozkan A (2016) Board Independence, Audit Quality and Earnings Management: Evidence from Egypt. Journal of Emerging Market Finance. 15(1): 84-118.
    Using a unique dataset for Egyptian firms, we investigate the relationship between board independence, audit quality and earnings management. We test whether firm-level corporate governance provisions matter in an ...
  • Financial flexibility, corporate investment and performance: evidence from financial crises 

    Arslan-Ayaydin O, Florackis C and Ozkan, A (2014) Financial flexibility, corporate investment and performance: evidence from financial crises. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. 42(2): 211-250.
    This study examines the impact of financial flexibility on the investment and performance of East Asian firms over the period 1994–2009. We employ a sample of 1,068 firms and place particular emphasis on the periods of ...
  • Directors’ share dealings and corporate insolvencies: evidence from the UK 

    Ozkan A, Poletti-Hughes J and Trzeciakiewicz A (2017) Directors’ share dealings and corporate insolvencies: Evidence from the UK. European Journal of Finance. 23(5): 427–455.
    This paper investigates the relation between insider trading and the likelihood of insolvency with a specific focus on the directors’ sale and purchase transactions preceding insolvency.We use a unique data set on directors’ ...
  • Analysing supply chain integration through a systematic literature review: a normative perspective 

    Kamal MM and Irani Z (2014) Analysing supply chain integration through a systematic literature review: a normative perspective. Supply Chain Management. 19(5-6): 523-557.
    This paper aims to focus on systematically analysing and synthesising the extant research published on supply chain integration (SCI) area, given the significance of SCI research area. More specifically, the authors aim ...
  • COBRA framework to evaluate e-government services: A citizen-centric perspective 

    Osman IH, Anouze AL, Irani Z et al (2014) COBRA framework to evaluate e-government services: A citizen-centric perspective. Government Information Quarterly. 31(2): 243-256.
    E-government services involve many stakeholders who have different objectives that can have an impact on success. Among these stakeholders, citizens are the primary stakeholders of government activities. Accordingly, their ...

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