Management Research News: Volume 30 Issue 11


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Innovation focus and middle‐up‐down management model: Empirical evidence

Josune Sáenz, Nekane Aramburu, Olga Rivera

This research aims to measure the extent manufacturing companies from the Basque region (Spain), which place a greater emphasis on innovation, have adapted their management…


Project manager vs. executive perceptions of sponsor behaviors

Timothy J. Kloppenborg, Patrick C. Stubblebine, Debbie Tesch

To identify differences in perceptions between executive sponsors (ESs) and project managers (PM) regarding sponsor involvement on projects, for the purposes of contributing to…


Determining the importance of key criteria in web usability

J. Michael Pearson, Ann Pearson, David Green

This research aims to investigate the relative importance of five key criteria in assessing web usability. These criteria are navigation, download speed, personalization, ease of…


Disaster response based on production network management tasks

Alexander Smirnov, Tatiana Levashova, Mikhail Pashkin, Nikolai Shilov, Anna Komarova

This paper aims to present an approach to decision‐making in disaster response operations. The approach is based on ontology‐driven knowledge sharing and application of…


Evolution of operations management: past, present and future

Erkan Bayraktar, M.C. Jothishankar, Ekrem Tatoglu, Teresa Wu

This paper seeks to analyze the evolution of shift in the area of operations management (OM) and attempts to anticipate potential developments in the relevant areas of OM.




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