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The fundamental link between graduate skills and employability was highlighted in the recent STEM degree provision and graduate employability Wakenham review (2016). It identified mismatches in expectations between bioscience higher education providers and industry, particularly in some areas such as commercial awareness. This presentation outlines...
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the usefulness and relevance of a four stage model of privatisation, based in institutional theory, to quasi‐privatised organisations. Design/methodology/approach The paper studies a UK organisation with changing ownership, governance, and boundaries. Historic Royal Palaces is intrinsically interest...
Corporate re-branding has seen extensive activity in recent years, with many organisations treating a name change as a prerequisite to image transformation. But little in the public domain examines the experience of this costly process. This qualitative study examines seven UK-based organisations that have re-branded in the past five years. The sec...
Agency and public choice theories, though commonly used, can only provide a static approach to the study of privatization and often neglect the cultural, contextual and organizational settings of the enterprises affected by privatization. The authors present a new model which can be used to understand the organizational processes involved in a succ...
The research into SME”s is often presented as quite distinct from strategy or general management research. This paper examines the literature on Strategic Decision Making (SDM) process, drawing in some findings from the SME sector which show some key similarities. The paper makes proposals for research into SDM processes in SME’s, which would clari...