Management and Marketing - Theses
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The negotiation of four moral regimes of sharing
Consumers navigate different forms of exchanges and create diverse meanings in everyday consumption. In this study, I investigate the processes and meanings through which personal homes are shared between two strangers in ...
Interorganizational relationship dynamics and repair processes
There is a consensus among scholars that interorganizational relationships (IOR) are dynamic and subject to change over time, yet much of the available theory used to analyse IOR, such as transaction cost economics or ...
Designing with volition: examining the antecedents and outcomes of consumers’ perceived autonomy in co-production platforms
The propensity of organisations to involve customers in their activities has increased with the proliferation of co-production platforms. Consumers want to play an active role in producing goods/services and to feel ...
We have not lived long enough: sensemaking and learning from bushfires in Australia
Why did the bushfires of 7 February 2009 in Victoria take so many lives? Why were those bushfires so extreme, so feral, so catastrophic, so devastating? What can be done to ensure that so many lives are not lost, that so ...
"But that's not corruption": an interpretive approach to corruption in business-government relations in Indonesia
Mainstream corruption research suggests that corruption is universally harmful or dysfunctional and is bad for development and democracy. It also assumes that people who engage in corruption are rational actors seeking to ...
Branded utopia: desired futures, utopian function and brand connection
We are all utopians. We all hold an image of a desired way of living in our minds. As cultural artifacts, brands educate what it is we desire and aspire for in our lives, such as the ideal body, house, relationship, family, ...
Beyond altruism: trust, fairness and social inclusion in deceased organ donor registration
Despite decades of research and efforts to increase organ donation, the gap between the supply of and demand for transplantable organs continues to grow. Much of this research relies on models of individual prosocial ...
To erect temples to virtue and dig dungeons for vice: an advertising reductionist framework for enhancing the persuasiveness of warning messages
Dysfunctional forms of consumption behavior (e.g., problem gambling, binge drinking) can interfere with consumer wellbeing to the point of physical, mental, financial and social harm. Prior research has called for theory-based ...
The role of social networks for the management and performance of frontline employees
This dissertation explores the ways in which the social relationships that frontline employees form with both supervisors and co-workers affect employee and team performance. Generally, social relationships permit the ...
Values-focussed thinking for complex social problems: uncovering the role of managerial values and perceptions in business sustainability decision-making
In a global economy that is composed of intertwined multi-tier supply chain linkages, local managerial choices often entail far-reaching environmental, social, and economic consequences that manifest as ripple effects ...