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WikiRate – Designed for Impact

Dr Richard Mills

Humanity faces serious issues of sustainability, and the behaviour of companies is woven deeply into many of the problems (and possible solutions). The issues concern everyone, but the relevant data is scarce and access to the most comprehensive sources is heavily restricted. Furthermore, the determination of what constitutes relevant data on company impacts is itself

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Seasons Greetings

It’s time to wind down and look back on the past year. It’s been a busy one for us with a new CEO, new products, new partnerships, winning awards and much more, and we want to say thank you for all your support. Next year promises to be equally if not more exciting. We’re also

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‘Build it and they will come’ versus ‘the community readiness approach’. What leads to better implementation?

Shahid Islam, Neil Small

In 2003 Professor Sally Macintyre wrote an editorial for the BMJ which made a crucial point, it stated – “unfortunately, knowing the prevalence and causes of a health problem does not always tell us the most effective way to reduce it”. But not knowing the most effective way does not always stop implementers ‘doing something’.

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Using 3D body scanning to design clothes that offer patients a better life

Kit-lun Yick & Y.W.Yip

Evaluation of body geometry and symmetry for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with 3D body scanning system. Research Journal of Textile and Apparel. Highly Commended Award.  In a fashionably designed faculty office, I presented the 2018 Emerald Literati Award to Associate Professor Kit-lun Yick and Assistant professor Y. W. Yip from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Institute

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Integrity and anti-corruption in accounting research

Juniati Gunawan

Integrity and anti-corruption are emerging areas in accounting research and writing on this topic is a challenge, especially in a developing country like Indonesia. Finding a relevant journal to publish my research in was also a challenge, so I chose to publish my work as a book chapter. In my country, many academics select to

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Looking backward to move forward for real-world socio-economic impact

Riad Shams

Dr. Riad Shams is a Senior Research Fellow at the Ural Federal University, Russia. Dr. Shams has discussed here how looking back on the historical perspectives in business and management research and practice can be instrumental to proactively and profoundly move forward, in terms of prolifically dealing with the contemporary real-life socio-economic challenges. To advance business

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Emotion and the Researcher

Tracey Loughran

In October 2017, news broke that multiple women had accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault and rape. Not long after, actor Alyssa Milano posted on social media: ‘If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet’.  The #MeToo movement was born. Milano’s original post has

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