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(Brill, 2018)Due to its wide usage in vast fields of study, there is a lack of studies synthesizing the many aspects of national culture theory. The authors argue that given the proliferation of national culture theories in various ...
Marketing and Regional Integration for Food Security in the Arab World, Journal of Macromarketing, Vol.39, Issue 2, June 19. (Sage, 2019)The Middle East / North Africa (MENA) region faces serious food insecurity, with an increasing gap between food production and consumption. Using resource advantage theory from macromarketing, we demonstrate that the ...
The paradox of embedded agency from a strong structuration perspective: An illustrative case study of resistance to change in budgeting processes (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)This paper aims to use Stones’ strong structuration theory (SST) that combines Giddens’ duality and Archer’s analytical dualism to deal with the paradox of embedded agency, focussing on resistance, in the budgeting literature. ...
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)Women and disadvantaged minorities within emerging and developing economies often resort to business activity within the informal economy as a way to overcome various barriers and challenges to formal workforce participation. ...