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Latest research news and achievements from SBS

Published: 19 November 2018
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We cast a spotlight on some of the most recent activity in Southampton Business School, including publications, special achievements and funded research from October 2018.

Papers Accepted

Aspinall, N. G., Jones, S., McNeil, E., Werner, R., & Zalk, T. (2018). Sustainability and the financial system - Review of literature 2015. British Actuarial Journal, 23, 1-21. DOI: 10.1017/S1357321718000028 (ABS 1 Star).

Sperb, L. F. C., Sung, M. C., Johnson, J. E. V., & Ma, T. (2018). Keeping a weather eye on prediction markets: The influence of environmental conditions on forecasting accuracy. International Journal of Forecasting. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijforecast.2018.04.005 (ABS 3 Star).

Levene, F., & Higgs, M. (2018). Leadership and change implementation in a Russian context. Journal of General Management, 44(1), 5-16. DOI: 10.1177/0306307018780406 (ABS 2 Star).

Wang, D., McGroarty, F., & Cheah, J. (2018). Chronotype, risk and time preferences, and financial behaviour. Algorithms.

Agyei-Boapeah, H., Fosu, S., & Ntim, C.G. (2018). Acquirer returns and corporate multinationality. Abacus. (ABS 3 Star).

Choudhry, T. (2018). Economic policy uncertainty and house prices: evidence from geographical regions of England and Wales. Real Estate Economics. DOI: 10.1111/1540-6229.12266 (ABS 3 Star).

Elmagrhi, M. H., Ntim, C.G., Wang, Y., Abdou, H. A., & Zalata, A. (2018). Corporate governance disclosure index–executive pay nexus: The moderating effect of governance mechanisms. European Management Review. DOI: 10.1111/emre.12329 (ABS 3 Star).

Elmagrhi, M. H., Ntim, C.G., Elamer, A. A., & Zhang, Q. (2018). A study of environmental policies and regulations, governance structures and environmental performance: the role of female directors. Business Strategy and the Environment, 1-29. DOI: 10.1002/bse.2250 (ABS 3 Star).

Gounopoulos, D., Kosmidou, K., Kousenidis, D., & Patsika, V. (2018). The investigation of the dynamic linkages between real estate market and stock market in Greece. European Journal of Finance, 1-23. DOI: 10.1080/1351847X.2018.1532443 (ABS 3 Star).

Levene, F., & Higgs, M. (2018). Leadership and change implementation in a Russian context. Journal of General Management, 44(1), 5-16. DOI: 10.1177/0306307018780406 (ABS 2 Star).

Marshall, A., Ojiako, U., Wang, V., Lin, F., & Chipulu, M. (2018). Forecasting unknown-unknowns by boosting the risk radar within the risk intelligent organisation. International Journal of Forecasting. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijforecast.2018.07.015 (ABS 3 Star).

Papakyriakou, P., Sakkas, A., & Taoushianis, Z. (2018). Financial firm bankruptcies, international stock markets and investor sentiment. International Journal of Finance and Economics. DOI: 10.1002/ijfe.1674 (ABS 3 Star).

Sarhan, A., Ntim, C.G., & Al-Najjar, B. (2018). Board diversity, corporate governance, corporate performance and executive pay. International Journal of Finance & Economics. DOI: 10.1002/ijfe.1690 (ABS 3 Star).

Wang, D., McGroarty, F., & Cheah, J. (2018). Chronotype, risk and time preferences, and financial behaviour. Algorithms.

Óskarsdóttir, M., Bravo, C., Sarraute, C., Vanthienen, J., & Baesens, B. (2019). The value of big data for credit scoring: Enhancing financial inclusion using mobile phone data and social network analytics. Applied Soft Computing, 74, 26-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2018.10.004

William E. Donald, Melanie J. Ashleigh, Yehuda Baruch, (2018) "Students’ perceptions of education and employability: Facilitating career transition from higher education into the labor market", Career Development International, https://doi.org/10.1108/CDI-09-2017-0171 (ABS 2 Star).

Published Papers

Alnughaimish, M. E. (2018). The impact of transformational leadership and work attitude on job performance: the case of Kuwait’s banking sector Southampton: University of Southampton

Ansah, J. P., Koh, V., Bayer, S., Harper, P., & Matchar, D. (2018). Healthcare human resource planning. In C. Kahraman, & Y. I. Topcu (Eds.), Operations Research Applications in Health Care Management (pp. 515-541). (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science; Vol. 262). Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-65455-3_20

Beigi, M., Shirmohammadi, M., Hedayati Mehdiabadi, A., & McLean, G. (2018). Human resource development: an overview of scholarly endeavors based on bibliometric science mapping. In 2018 UFHRD Conference, Northumbria Business School, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Büchs, M., Bahaj, A. B., Blunden, L., Bourikas, L., Falkingham, J., James, P., & Wu, Y. (2018). Sick and stuck at home – how poor health increases electricity consumption and reduces opportunities for environmentally-friendly travel in the United Kingdom. Energy Research and Social Science, 44, 250-259. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2018.04.041

Cabo Nodar, M., Bennell, J., & Martinez Sykora, A. (2018). A beam search approach to solve the convex irregular bin packing problem with guillotine cuts. European Journal of Operational Research, 270(1), 89-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2018.03.029 (ABS 4 Star).

Degl'Innocenti, M., Grant, K., Šević, A., & Tzeremes, N. G. (2018). Financial stability, competitiveness and banks’ innovation capacity: evidence from the Global Financial Crisis. International Review of Financial Analysis, 59, 35-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2018.07.009 (ABS 3 Star).

Halari, A., Helliar, C., Power, D. M., & Tantisantiwong, N. (2018). Islamic calendar anomalies: Pakistani Practitioners' perspective. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, 10(1), 71-84. (ABS 1 Star).

Liu, W., Luo, D., Park, S., & Zhao, H. (2018). Liquidity risk and the labor hiring premium. In 2018 British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Meeting

Mallick, S., Mishra, B., & Mishra, T. (2018). Regional dynamics of rural credit and growth in India. In P. Agarwal (Ed.), Sustaining High Growth in India Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mishra, T., Mallick, S., Parhi, M., & Gupta, P. (2018). Does social cohesion limit uncertainties in economic growth: A pre- and post-reform analysis from India. In P. Agarwal (Ed.), Sustaining High Growth in India Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nguyen, Q., Nisar, T., Knox, D., & Prabhakar, G. (2018). Understanding customer satisfaction in the UK quick service restaurant industry: the influence of the tangible attributes of perceived service quality. British Food Journal, 120(6), 1207-1222. DOI: 10.1108/BFJ-08-2017-0449 (ABS 1 Star).

Nkundabayanga, S., Tauringana, V., & Muhwezi, M. (2018). Management accounting practices, governing boards and competitive advantage of Ugandan secondary schools. The International Journal of Management Education, 32(6), 958-974. DOI: 10.1108/IJEM-02-2017-0034 (ABS 1 Star).

Ntim, C.G. (2018). Defining corporate governance: Shareholder versus stakeholder models. In A. Farazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance Springer International Publishing.

Platanakis, E., Sutcliffe, C., & Urquhart, A. (2018). Optimal vs naïve diversification in cryptocurrencies. Economics Letters, 171, 93-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2018.07.020 (ABS 3 Star).

Ramoglou, E., & Tsang, E. W. K. (2018). Opportunities lie in the demand-side: transcending the discovery-creation debate. Academy of Management Review, 43(4), 815-818. DOI: 10.5465/amr.2018.0239 (ABS 4 Star).

Restocchi, V., McGroarty, F., Gerding, E., & Johnson, J. E. V. (2018). It takes all sorts: a heterogeneous agent explanation for prediction market mispricing. European Journal of Operational Research, 270(2), 556-569. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2018.04.011 (ABS 4 Star).

Sakkas, A. & Urquhart, A. (2018). Basking in reflected glory and stock returns. Paper presented at British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Annual Conference, London, United Kingdom.

Sakkas, A. & Urquhart, A. (2018). Basking in reflected glory and stock returns. Paper presented at European Financial Management Association Conference, Milan, Italy.

Shirmohammadi, M., & Beigi, M. (2018). Non-sustainable careers and the times of political conflicts: the case of Iranian engineers in the United States. In Academy of Management 2018 Conference Academy of Management.

Tantisantiwong, N., & Simmons, P. (2018). Evaluation of individual and group lending under asymmetric information. (Discussion Papers in Economics; No. 18/01). York: University of York.

Verbeke, W., Baesens, B. & Bravo, C. (2018). Profit Driven Business Analytics: A Practitioner's Guide to Transforming Big Data into Added Value. (Wiley & SAS Business Series). Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons. DOI: 10.1002/9781119443179

Wang, W., & Chen, C-H. S. (2018). Consumer Wellbeing from Print Media-the effect of body image and self-esteem. In 3Rd International Conference on Marketing, Strategy and Policy Newcastle University.

Nelissen, K., Snoeck, M., Vanden Broucke, S., & Baesens, B. (2018). Swipe and tell: Using implicit feedback to predict user engagement on tablets. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 36(4), [35]. DOI: 10.1145/3185153 (ABS 3 Star).

Platanakis, E., Sakkas, A., & Sutcliffe, C. (2018). The role of transaction costs and risk aversion when selecting between one and two regimes for portfolio models. Applied Economics Letters. DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2018.1486984 (ABS 1 Star).

Ramoglou, E., Ranadeva, J., & Soobaroyen, T. (2018). The accidental implementation of an institutional ritual. In 2018 Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings Academy of Management.

Ramoglou, E., Gartner, W. B., & Tsang, E. W. (2018). Logic matters: A meta-theoretical analysis of the question of the entrepreneur. In 2018 Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings Academy of Management.

Xu, X., Chen, X., Jia, F., Brown, S., Gong, Y., & Xu, Y. (2018). Supply chain finance: a systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis. International Journal of Production Economics, 204, 160-173. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2018.08.003 (ABS 3 Star).

Van Rossenberg, Y., Klein, H., Asplund, K., Bentein, K., Breitsohl, H., Cohen, A., ... Yalabik, Z. (2018). The future of workplace commitment: key questions and directions. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 27(2), 153-167. DOI: (ABS 1)

Logkizidou, M., Bottomley, P., Angell, R., & Evanschitzky, H. (2018). WHY MUSEOLOGICAL MERCHANDISE DISPLAYS ENHANCE LUXURY PRODUCT EVALUATIONS: AN EXTENDED ART INFUSION EFFECT. Journal of Retailing. (ABS 4 Star)

Conference Papers

Tunyi, A., Ehalaiye, D., Gyapong, E. and Ntim, C.G. ‘IFRS 3, Value Relevance of Acquired Intangible Assets and Institutional Environment’, In the 18th British Accounting and Finance Association Special Interest Group on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies Workshop, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, October 2018.

Nguyen, H., Ntim, C.G., and Malagila, J. ‘Women on Corporate Boards: A Critical Literature Review and Future Research Agenda’, In the 18th British Accounting and Finance Association Special Interest Group on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies Workshop, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, October 2018.

Alhamoud, A., Ntim, C.G., and Zalata, A. ‘Accounting Practices and External Environment: A Review and Research Agenda’, In the 18th British Accounting and Finance Association Special Interest Group on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies Workshop, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, October 2018.

Alatawi, I., Ntim, C.G., and Zras, A. ‘CSR in Tourism: A Systematic Review and Future Research Agenda’, In the 18th British Accounting and Finance Association Special Interest Group on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies Workshop, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, October 2018.

PhD Completions

Mohammed Alnughaimish, PhD in Management, supervised by Prof Malcolm Higgs and Dr Melanie Ashleigh;

David Evenden, PhD in Management, supervised by Prof Sally Brailsford, Prof Paul Roderick and Dr Bronagh Walsh;

Kien Nguyen, PhD in Management, supervised by Prof Yehuda Baruch and Dr Hong Bui;

Tri Nguyen, PhD in Management, supervised by Dr Melanie Ashleigh and Dr Jonathan Klein;

Valerio Restocchi, PhD in Management, supervised by Prof Frank McGroarty, Dr Richard McGee and Dr Enrico Gerding.

Other Achievements

Martin Broad has been elected to Council of Chartered Association of Business Schools and Vice Chair.

Stratos Ramoglou delivered and invited research seminar at Leeds University Business School on the 26th October. The title of the seminar was “When theory is not the answer”.

Tapas Mishra has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the European Journal of Finance (ABS 3*).
Prestigious committee memberships:

Simon Wolfe was invited in October 2018 to join Business Research Unit of Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (BRU-IUL), in Portugal, as a member of the International Scientific Advisory Board. The Business Research Unit is a multidisciplinary research unit whose scope spans various Business areas.

Ven Tauringana
In his capacity as President of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA), gave the Welcome address speech to the Emerging Scholar Colloquium at CESAG Business School, Dakar, Senegal on the 4th September 2018
-In his capacity as President of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA), gave the Welcome address speech to the 8th African Accounting and Finance Association Conference, at Novotel, Dakar, Senegal 5th September, 2018.
-Presented a paper entitled ‘Owner manager demographics and environmental management practices in Ghana: the moderating role of education’ at the African Accounting and Finance Association conference, Novotel, Dakar, Senegal, 4-7th September 2018.
-Presented a paper entitled ‘The Use of single and multiple theories in social and environmental disclosure research: Survey evidence from UK listed firms greenhouse gas emissions’ at the School of Management Seminar Series, University of Swansea on 9 October 2018.

Dr Alasdair Marshall (PI), Prof. Christophe Mues (CI). Research Grant: THE RISK REPOSITORY PROJECT. Amount: £26,357.00
Details: a research project funded by Munich Re., involving the appointment of two Research Assistants for a period of
nine weeks to analyse SEC 10-K corporate risk reports and design a risk categorisation matrix for their risk contents.

Dr Yu (Jack) Gong has been successful in securing grants from the University’s SMMI Collaboration Stimulus Fund of £10,000, which is supported by the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) and allocated to the University by HEFCE. The project title is "The current status and future direction of the sustainability of China's seaports", the co-PIs are Professor Robert Nicholls and Professor Ian Williams from Engineering and the Environment, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Ramesh Vahidi was invited to be on the Panel of ‘Wellbeing Conference’ hold by Major Projects Association (MPA) and deliver a provocative talk on 17th October. CEOs, project managers and representatives of some relevant authorities from the MPA members (i.e., organisations engaged in the delivery and the development of major projects, programmes and portfolios) attended the event at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. Following the event,

Ramesh Vahidi, Mina Beigi and Melika Shirmohammadi’s research on “The work-life balance from the viewpoint of experienced project managers” (supported by the School Research Grant), has been promoted on the ‘Wellbeing’ section of the MPA’s Knowledge Hub.

Additions & Corrections to September’s Newsletter:

On the 29th September David Cross presented a paper at the ‘11th People and Organizations Conference, Wharton School, Philadelphia, United States.’ This was the paper Commitment without the organisation: Clients, collaborators and professional bodies as substitutes. Written with Juani Swart and Nicholas Kinnie.

Michael Veliziotis was appointed by the Greek Minister of Labour to serve as a member of the Committee of Independent Experts that will advise the Minister on the determination of the statutory level of the minimum wage for the Greek economy. Membership in the Committee lasts for three years.

Papakyriakou, P., Sakkas, A., & Taoushianis, Z. (2018). Financial firm bankruptcies, international stock markets and investor sentiment. International Journal of Finance and Economics. DOI: 10.1002/ijfe.1674

Sakkas, A., & Urquhart, A. (2018). Basking in reflected glory and stock returns. Paper presented at British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Annual Conference , London, United Kingdom.

Sakkas, A., & Urquhart, A. (2018). Basking in reflected glory and stock returns. Paper presented at European Financial Management Association Conference, Milan, Italy.

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