Management Research News: Volume 26 Issue 1


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The paradox of co‐operation and competition in strategic alliances: towards a multi‐paradigm approach

Colin Clarke‐Hill, Huaning Li, Barry Davies

Co‐operation and competition characterise the inter‐firm relationships in strategic alliances. This article proposes a paradox approach to studying co‐operation and competition…


An exploratory investigation of the potential relationship between student learning styles, course grade, cumulative grade point average and selected demographics in on‐line undergraduate business courses

Dan Hallock, David Satava, Terese LeSage

Researchers have made significant progress in understanding human cognitive learning styles, which refer typically to a single capability or preference that possibly enhances…

Do all carrots look the same? examining the impact of culture on employee motivation

Justine Di Cesare, Golnaz Sadri

Investigates primary differences between employee motivation in the USA and Japan. Spotlights how workers in both countries work towards promotion and advancement. Stresses that…


Is it time for the ISO‐9000 manager?

Philip C. Wright, G.D. Geroy

There is mounting evidence to suggest that business schools are not meeting the needs of either the business community, or their students. Evidence comes from sources as diverse…

Urban regeneration companies and city centres

Peter Jones, David Hillier, Daphne Comfort

From 1999 onwards a number of Urban Regeneration Companies (URC) to address regeneration agendas. Provides a general introductory outline of the origins and aims of the URCs…


A method for trainers to examine teaching feedback

James Poon Teng Fatt

Outlines a practical method to improve trainer awareness of the way they introduce tasks to participants. States that motivation is relevant to learning because learning is an…




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