Jason MacVaugh

Jason MacVaugh
University of Liverpool | UoL · University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS)

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Publications (16)
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate organizational culture’s perceived importance and practice as it unfolds across hierarchal layers of a formalized organization. Organizational culture is important in innovation and change and becomes significant if its importance and practice are shared across all levels of an organization. Highl...
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This paper reports experimental results on open innovation in which free-riding, efficiency and spillover depend on the ability to affect the number of innovation contributors, and the modularity of the innovation task. This paper provides a tractable laboratory setting that relaxes the restrictive assumption of the theoretical literature that cost...
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The paper contributes to the literature on organizational culture by unfolding the nuanced and significant differences in how culture’s facets vary across the organizational hierarchy.
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This paper explores knowledge configurations (i.e. combinations of knowledge types and sources) in the business-to-business internationalization of knowledge-intensive small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in a developing economy. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 33 owners/managers of 22 such firms that internationalized from Tuni...
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This paper reports the findings of a longitudinal investigation into the effectiveness of skills education programmes within business and management undergraduate degree courses. During the period between 2005 and 2011, a large business school in the south-west of England was developed and implemented two distinct approaches to skills education. An...
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This article re-examines commonly held perspectives on flexible employment practices used in Japanese organisations. Recent research has concluded that market conditions have caused a shift away from lifetime employment and towards flexible employment. To examine this position, the literature is compared with statistics available from Japan's Nippo...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore how active learning may help address the legitimacy and practicability issues inherent in introducing education for sustainability into business-related degree programs. Design/methodology/approach – The focus of this study is the experience of the authors in the development and implementation of ed...
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Purpose - The purpose of this article is to integrate existing theoretical explanations for innovation diffusion across the disciplines of marketing, innovation and sociology research. Design/methodology/approach - Literature reviews and historical case analysis were used to support an integrative model. Findings - Innovation diffusion is affected...
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This theoretical paper investigates limits to adoption that new technologies are more likely to find from users of notionally out-of-date technologies. An interpretive framework is posited explaining that older technologies may continue to be used when: features of the old technology have superior complementarity or benefit from technological compl...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a holistic interpretation of the scope of knowledge management processes whose intent is to enhance the effectiveness of new product development (NPD). Design/methodology/approach – The paper reviews key concepts in NPD and knowledge management (KM), leading to propositions about the effective manag...
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This paper is an exploratory investigation into the relationship between a PEO's capabilities, its client's ability to assess these accurately, and the decision to outsource HRM in a multinational context. The literature review highlights that while the capabilities of a PEO are a known factor in successful outsourcing decisions, there has been lit...
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This paper investigates the claim that Knowledge Management Activities (KMAs) are an independent influence on New Product Development (NPD) process success. The literature indicates that while well-known New Product Development drivers (NPDd) account for much of the variance in NPD process success, KMAs should also have a significant effect. To stu...

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