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  • From outsider to insider: how creative professional service firms internationalise 

    McQuillan D, Sharkey SP, Mangematin V (2018) From Outsider to Insider: how creative professional service firms internationalise. International Marketing Review. Accepted for publication.
    Purpose – The management of reputation and status is central to creative professional service firms (CPSFs) rendering the internationalisation process a particular challenge. We build on arguments that internationalisat ...
  • Checking the level of service quality provided by mobile phone operators 

    Chamas HB, Hussain ZI and Lau FW (2018) Checking the level of service quality provided by mobile phone operators. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences. 12-13 Apr 2016. Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. The 2nd IRC 2017-LIU. Chapter: Sustainable Development: Connecting Business and Society in Emerging Economies. 21-22 Dec 2017. Lebanese International University, Beirut Campus, Lebanon. Vol 2, issue 4.
  • Role of Business Intelligence in creating more effective organisations where data analysts as decision makers are new heroes 

    Mahroof K, Matthias O and Hussain ZI (2017) Role of Business Intelligence in creating more effective organisations where data analysts as decision makers are new heroes. In: Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Conference: Reconnecting Management Research with the Disciplines: Shaping the Research Agenda for the Social Sciences. BAM2017. 5-7 Sep 2017. Warwick Business School, Warwick, UK.
  • Business Intelligence 

    Mahroof K, Matthias O and Hussain ZI (2017) Business Intelligence. 4th Annual PhD Conference: Big Data. 7 Jun 2017. Faculty of Management and Law, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.
  • E Government systems in Developing Countries: A focus on the Government-Citizen Gap 

    Chamas HB, Hussain ZI and Abid MR (2016) E-Government systems in Developing Countries: A focus on the Government-Citizen Gap. Dubai International Conference for Advance Research in Business. 12 Dec 2016. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • The arrival of a new era in data processing – can ‘big data’ really deliver value to its users: A managerial forecast 

    Hussain ZI and Asad M (2016) The arrival of a new era in data processing – can ‘big data’ really deliver value to its users: A managerial forecast. In: Proceedings of the 21st UK Academy of Information Systems Annual Conference (UKAIS2016). 12-13 Apr 2016. St Catherine's College, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Setting the footprint for managing a successful transition: Changing culture as a starting point 

    Hussain ZI and Dimple D (2018) Setting the footprint for managing a successful transition: Changing culture as a starting point. 1st International Transit Workshop on Cross-disciplinary Research. 11-12 Apr 2018. Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, UK.
    This research is an attempt to identify the kind of culture which is needed for a major transnational company to become a circular economy based organization based on the guidelines of Ellen McArthur Foundation. It aims ...
  • What does Big Data has in-store for organisations: An Executive Management Perspective 

    Hussain ZI, Asad M and Alketbi O (2017) What does Big Data has in-store for organisations: An Executive Management Perspective. 4th Annual PhD Conference. 7 Jun 2017. Faculty of Management and Law, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.
    With a cornucopia of literature on Big Data and Data Analytics it has become a recent buzzword. The literature is full of hymns of praise for big data, and its potential applications. However, some of the latest published ...
  • Making use a new open-multipurpose framework for more realistic estimation process in project management 

    Hussain ZI and Lazarski AB (2016) Making use a new open-multipurpose framework for more realistic estimation process in project management. In: Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Annual Conference. BAM2016. 6-8 Sep 2016. Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK.
    The current turbulent times call for adaptability, especially in non-repetitive endeavours being a vital characteristic of project management. The research organized along five objectives commenced in the autumn of 2008 ...
  • A study looking at the influence of context on implementation of e-governance: What comes first - Context or System? 

    Hussain ZI, Chamas HB and Abdi MR (2016) A study looking at the influence of context on implementation of e-governance: What comes first - Context or System? In: Proceedings of the 21st UK Academy of Information Systems Annual Conference. 12-13 Apr 2016. St Catherine's College, University of Oxford, UK.
    The relationship between context and e-governance has been gaining a significant momentum in academic circles due its social and technical complexities. There are many challenges posed by the disparity between the context ...
  • Is it too early to learn lessons from the developed world on the potential of big data technology: Harnessing and nurturing intuition in organisational decision makers 

    Hussain ZI, Asad M and Chamas HB (2017) Is it too early to learn lessons from the developed world on the potential of big data technology: Harnessing and nurturing intuition in organisational decision makers. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences. 12-13 Apr 2016. Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. Proceedings of the 2nd IRC 2017-LIU. 21-22 Dec 2017. Lebanese International University, Beirut Campus, Lebanon. Vol 2, issue 3.
    As big data (BD) and data analytics gain significance in Europe, the industry expects that executives will eventually move towards evidence based decision making, and consequently would build sustainable competitive ...
  • A look at the potential of big data in nurturing intuition in organisational decision makers 

    Hussain ZI and Asad M (2017) A look at the potential of big data in nurturing intuition in organisational decision makers. British Academy of Management Annual Conference. BAM2017. 5-7 Sep 2017. Warwick Business School, Warwick, UK.
    As big data (BD) and data analytics having gain significance the industry expects helping executives will eventually move towards evidence based decision making. The hope is to achieve more sustainable competitive advantage ...
  • A study designed to investigate stakeholder reaction to a proposed internet portal designed to manage student accommodation at a major language school chain in the UK 

    Hussain ZI and Kelly R (2016) A study designed to investigate stakeholder reaction to a proposed internet portal designed to manage student accommodation at a major language school chain in the UK. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the UK Academy of Information Systems. UKAIS2016. 12-13 Apr 2016. St Catherine's College, University of Oxford, UK.
    The company, a market-leading language school chain with five schools in the UK, struggles in the successful provision of UK homestay accommodation for its students. Although a complex problem, it is caused mainly by the ...
  • The financial and economic performance of social banks 

    Mykhayliv D and Zauner KG (2018) The financial and economic performance of social banks. Applied Economics. 50(34-35): 3833-3839.
    The financial crisis of 2008 provides evidence for the instability of the conventional banking system. Social banks may present a viable alternative for conventional banks. This article analyses the performance of social ...
  • Minority entrepreneurs’ exposure and journey in business: the underpinning assumptions and actions 

    Hussain ZI, Hafeez K and Hussein S (2015) Minority entrepreneurs’ exposure and journey in business: the underpinning assumptions and actions. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development. 18-19 Jun 2015. University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK: 164-179.
    In this paper we introduce Morgan’s (1986, 1997) eight metaphors for making sense of entrepreneurs’ motives and their view of ‘reality’. Employing Burrell and Morgan’s (1979, 2003) four paradigms for the analysis of ...
  • A study looking at ways to increase acceptance of E-Government systems in Developing Countries: A focus on The Context-System Gap 

    Hussain ZI, Chamas HB and Abdi R (2016) A study looking at ways to increase acceptance of E-Government systems in Developing Countries: A focus on The Context-System Gap. British Academy of Management (BAM2016) Conference, Track 4: eBusiness and eGovernment. 6-8 Sep 2016. Newcastle, UK.
    For developing countries involved in enhancing communication between citizens and public administration and minimizing corruption, it is imperative to exploit information technology. However, certain factors surrounding ...
  • An empirical investigation of the influence of organizational culture on individual readiness for change in Syrian manufacturing organizations 

    Al-Hyari K, Abuhammour S, Abu Zaid M and Haffar M (2016) The Impact of Lean bundles on Hospital Performance, Does Size Matter? International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 29(8): 877-894.
    The purpose of this paper is to study the effect of the implementation of Lean bundles on hospital performance in private hospitals in Jordan and evaluate how much the size of organization can affect the relationship between ...
  • Perceived service quality, repeat use of healthcare services and inpatient satisfaction in emerging economy: Empirical evidences from India 

    Trivedi R and Jagani K (2018) Perceived service quality, repeat use of healthcare services and inpatient satisfaction in emerging economy: Empirical evidences from India. International Journal of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Marketing. Accepted for Publication.
    Purpose: The chief objective of the study is to understand that how different demographic variables and repeated availing of service from the same doctor or same hospital shapes the overall perception of healthcare service ...
  • Organisational culture and TQM implementation: investigating the mediating influences of multidimensional employee readiness for change 

    Haffar M, Al-Karaghouli W, Djebarni R et al (2018) Organisational culture and TQM implementation: investigating the mediating influences of multidimensional employee readiness for change. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. Article in Press.
    Despite the robust evidence for the direct relationship between organisational culture (OC) and total quality management (TQM), the mechanisms underlying this relationship are not fully explored and have received little ...
  • Environmental victims, access to justice and the sustainable development goals 

    Emeseh E (2018) Environmental victims, access to justice and the sustainable development goals. In: Eboe-Osuji C and Emeseh E (Eds.) Nigerian Yearbook of International Law 2017. Springer. 291-315.

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