Sustainable Growth, Management, And Economic Productivity

Suggested Readings

In advance of the three SMP writing retreats scheduled for summer 2020 (13 July, 10 August and 14 September) attendees might find it useful to look at the following papers:

  • Brennan, Niamh M. 2019. “100 Research Rules of the Game: How to Make Your Research World Class; How to Successfully Publish in Top International Refereed Journals.” Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal 32 (2): 691–706.
  • Murray, R (2012) It’s not a hobby: Reconceptualizing the place of writing in academic work, Higher Education. DOI: 10.1007/s10734-012-9591-7.
  • MacLeod I, Steckley L & Murray R (2011) Time is not enough: Promoting strategic engagement with writing for publication, Studies in Higher Education, 37(5): 641-54.
  • Moore S, Murphy M & Murray R (2010) Increasing academic output and supporting equality of career opportunity in universities: Can writers’ retreats play a role?, Journal of Faculty Development, 24(3): 21-30.
  • Murray R (2011) Developing a community of research practice, British Educational Research Journal, 38(5): 783-800.
  • Murray R & Newton M (2009) Writing retreat as structured intervention: Margin or mainstream?, Higher Education Research and Development, 28(5): 527-39.

The following papers have been identified by the SMP Pathway team as being useful to get you thinking about some of the questions that this thematic pathway poses. All should be readily available through your home Universities journal subscriptions.

Bina, O. (2013) The Green Economy and sustainable development: an uneasy balance? Environment and Planning C, 31(6), 1023-1047.

Buchnea, Emily, Anna Tilba, and John F. Wilson. “British corporate networks, 1976–2010: Extending the study of finance–industry relationships.” Business History (2018): 1-36.

Cyron, T. & Zoellick, J. C. (2018) Business Development in Post-Growth Economies: Challenging assumptions in the existing business growth literature. Mrev management revue 29(3), 206-229.

Evans, D., Welch, D. and Swaffield, J. (2017). Constructing and mobilizing the consumer: responsibility, consumption and the politics of sustainability. Environment and Planning A 49(6) 1396-1412.

Hanlon, G. The First Neo-Liberal Science: Management and Neo-Liberalism. Sociology, 52(2) (2018): 298–315.

Harris, R., R. McAdam, & R. Reid, The Effect of Business Improvement Methods on Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Peripheral Regions, Regional Studies, 2016, 2040-2054.

Harris, R. and J. Moffat, The UK productivity Puzzle, 2008-2012: evidence using plant-level estimates of total factor productivity, Oxford Economic Papers, 2017, 529-549

Heath, T., O’Malley, L. and Heath, M. (2016). Caring and conflicted: mothers’ ethical judgments about consumption. Journal Business Ethics 136 237-250.

Holub, Mark, and Jackie Johnson. “Bitcoin research across disciplines.” The Information Society 34.2 (2018): 114-126.

Martin, C.J., Evans, J. & Karvonen, A. (2018) Smart and sustainable? Five tensions in the visions and practices of the smart-sustainable city in Europe and North America. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 133, 269-278.

Oleg, Badunenko and Subal. C. Kumbhakar, Economies of scale, technical change and persistent and time-varying cost efficiency in Indian banking: Do ownership, regulation and heterogeneity matter?, European Journal of Operational Research, 2017, 789-303

Opree, S.J., Buijzen, M. and van Reijmersdal, E. (2016). The impact of advertising on children’s psychological wellbeing and life satisfaction. European Journal of Marketing 50 (11) 1975-1992.