Dr Elina Meliou has had a paper accepted for publication in Human Relations (4* ABS). The paper is entitled “Explaining leadership in family firms : Reflexivity, Institutional Conditioning and Institutional Complexity" and is co-authored with Dr Tim Edwards of Cardiff Business School.
Dr Martina Hutton has had a paper accepted by the Journal of Marketing Management (3*ABS). The paper is entitled “Poverty in Consumer Culture: Towards a Transformative Social Representation” and considers themes such as social exclusion, vulnerability, pleasure and contentment from the perspectives of key agents, including marketers, media and politicians. It concludes with a set of guidelines for relevant stakeholders to bear in mind when elaborating representations of poverty, so that these representations might be more empowering to those in situations of poverty.
British Academy of Management awards research grant
In February 2014, Dr Elina Meliou and Dr Natalia Yakovleva from the Winchester Business School have been awarded £4,000 from the British Academy of Management for the project entitled “Leadership in transition to sustainable business: a study of SMEs in South East England”.
The research investigates leadership in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are undergoing a transition from conventional profit-making business orientation to one that embraces the sustainable development principles. The purpose is to understand the nature and scope of leadership in materialising the transition for the development of sustainable innovations in SMEs.