Management Research News: Volume 18 Issue 1/2


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Analysis and Synthesis in Construct Formulation During the Research Process

Peter Cuthbert, Jennifer Rowley, Frances Slack

Undertaking research generates much information and raw data that the researcher is required firstly to use to define the research process adopted, secondly to interpret and…

Propositions and a Model: Do Excellent Market Oriented Firms Who Deliver Quality Service Perform Better?

Albert Caruana

Excellence and quality would be regarded by most managers as worthy objectives. These managers would also, in all likelihood, agree on the importance of imbuing their organisation…

Combatting Absenteeism in the Workplace

Golnaz Sadri, Mark Lewis

There is evidence to show that human capital represents “our greatest competitive potential…”, hence, absenteeism removes our primary competitive weapon. The tangible cost of…


Enhancing Entrepreneurial Spirit: A Resolve for University Graduates

James Poon Teng Fatt, Teo Hee Ang

The growing importance of entrepreneurship is the result of a global awareness of increasing competitiveness in the business environment. In Singapore, the SME Master Plan (1989…



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