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Gulbanu Kaptan has been successful in receiving financial support from the Challenge Fund – an annual scheme of LUBS Research Office offering seed funding up to a maximum of £50,000 to support the preparation of significant grant applications. The 6-month project that will be led by Gulbanu is a cross-disciplinary research collaboration involving academics from the Business School…
Chris Riley,previously a Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Leeds, working with Barbara Summers and Darren Duxbury (Newcastle University Business School), has had his research on reference points published in Management Science. Chris’s work in this area  won a graduation prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement. He is now a Lecturer at the University of Leicester….
Panagiotis Stamolampros has a new paper “Evaluating Domestic Bias on Airline Passengers’ Ratings: The Moderating Effect of Cultural Value Orientation”  in the International Journal of Hospitality Management – citation and abstract below Stamolampros, P., Dousios, D. & Korfiatis, N.  “Evaluating Domestic Bias on Airline Passengers’ Ratings: The Moderating Effect of Cultural Value Orientation”, International Journal…
The paper examines to what extent emotional place attachment is impacted by people’s feelings towards international companies associated with the place, and what mechanism and conditions drive such effects. The research draws on the feelings-as-information perspective and empirically tests the relationships in three international multi-method studies. The results demonstrate that brand loyalty plays a key…
The new article suggests that age-related declines in decision-making competence are minor: Del Missier, F., Hansson, P., Parker, A.M., Bruine de Bruin, W., & Mäntylä, T.  (in press).  Decision-making competence in older adults: A rosy view from a longitudinal investigation. Psychology and Aging.
Alan Pearman recently contributed a session on Decision Making to the United Nations Secretariat Executive Management Programme for senior UN staff.  The workshop, held at Kuriftu near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was attended by more than forty UN officials, mostly from the African continent.  CDR members Nicola Bown and Richard Hodgett are also contributing to the…