Recent Submissions

  • Socio-political Structures as Determinants of Global Success: The Case of Enron Corporation 

    McLarney, Carolan, and Ramakrishna Dastrala. 2001. "Socio-political Structures as Determinants of Global Success: The Case of Enron Corporation." International Journal of Social Economics 28(3-4): 349-367.
    Especially over the past decade, there have been numerous changes in the global marketplace which indicate that change is the only constant fact of life. These changes have increased not only opportunities but also uncertainty ...
  • Where Does All the Money Go? An Investigation of Donation Filtration 

    Shaikh, Saher, and Carolan McLarney. 2005. "Where Does All the Money Go? An Investigation of Donation Filtration." The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 25(12): 81-91.
    There has been much social and legal debate over the definition of the word charity. This article attempts to go beyond the definition of charity and to closely examine what constitutes the success of a charity. To enable ...
  • What happened is prologue: creative divergence and corporate culture fabrication 

    McLarney, Carolan, and Edward Chung. 2000. "What happened is prologue: creative divergence and corporate culture fabrication." Management Decision 38(6): 410-419.
    Culture is an overarching phenomenon that helps individuals make sense of their world. However, culture is not an unchanging "given." Members of a society actively create culture and, through their activities and interactions, ...
  • The classroom as a service encounter: Suggestions for value creation 

    Chung, Ed, and Carolan McLarney. 2000. "The classroom as a service encounter: Suggestions for value creation." Journal of Management Education 24(4): 484-500.
    Drawing on marketing concepts and language, the authors propose that the classroom is a service encounter between a marketer (instructor) who provides a service (the instruction) and a group of stakeholders (students). A ...
  • Conception to Harmonization: Barriers in International Competitiveness Research 

    McLarney, Carolan, and Edward K. Chung. 2013. "Conception to Harmonization: Barriers in International Competitiveness Research." Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI): 220-239.
    The article provides information on the misrepresentation of competitiveness in political jurisdictions. It highlights the controversy about the appropriateness to evaluate the existence of jurisdictional competitiveness ...
  • An Investigation of the Kaisha: A (Strategic) Study in Partner Management 

    McLarney, Carolan, Ed Chung, and Sheila A. Randolph. 2008. "An Investigation of the Kaisha: A (Strategic) Study in Partner Management." ICFAI Journal of Business Strategy 5(2): 7-23.
    No abstract available.
  • Social policy recommendations to alleviate stress among informal providers of elder care 

    Chung, Ed, Carolan McLarney, and Mark C. Gillen. 2008. "Social policy recommendations to alleviate stress among informal providers of elder care." The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 28(9/10): 340-350.
    The purpose of this paper is to examine social policy recommendations to deal with the high level of pressure placed upon informal providers of elder care. The paper investigates this subject of elder care by first ...
  • The cyclical effect of expatriate satisfaction on organizational performance: the role of firm international orientation 

    Downes, Meredith, Anisya S. Thomas, and Carolan McLarney. 2000. "The cyclical effect of expatriate satisfaction on organizational performance: the role of firm international orientation." The Learning Organization 7(3): 122-134.
    This study explores the role of expatriate satisfaction in organizational performance. It also posits that international transfer of knowledge and corporate learning are determinants in the overall satisfaction of expatriate ...
  • Stepping into the light: Stakeholder impact on competitive adaptation 

    McLarney, Carolan. 2002. "Stepping into the light: Stakeholder impact on competitive adaptation." Journal of Organizational Change Management 15(3): 255-272.
    This paper develops a new model for analysing industry competitive structure. The new model combines traditional strategic group analysis with stakeholder theory. Thus it creates a model that incorporates all actors into ...
  • Against all odds: a strategic analysis of the fall of Hong Kong, 1941 

    Ciocirlan, Cristina, Ed Chung, and Carolan McLarney. 2011. "Against all odds: a strategic analysis of the fall of Hong Kong, 1941." Management Decision 49(6): 984-1000.
    No abstract available.
  • The Big Pictures: Sources of National Competitiveness in the Global Movie Industry 

    Howse, Joseph, and Carolan McLarney. 2006. "The Big Pictures: Sources of National Competitiveness in the Global Movie Industry." Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers 31(3): 19-44.
    No abstract available.
  • Experiencing international business and management: Exercises, projects, and cases 

    McLarney, Carolan. 2005. "Experiencing international business and management: Exercises, projects, and cases." Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences) 22(4): 343-344.
    The article reviews the book "Experiencing international business and management: Exercises, projects, and cases," by Betty Jane Punnett.
  • Strategic Planning Processes in Chaotic Environments: How to Calm a Turbulent Sea? 

    McLarney, Carolan. 2003. "Strategic Planning Processes in Chaotic Environments: How to Calm a Turbulent Sea?." Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers 28(1): 27.
    No abstract available.
  • Deconstructing paradise: Beneath the hegemonic illusions of harmony 

    Chung, Ed, Iris Jenkel, and Carolan McLarney. 2001. "Deconstructing paradise: Beneath the hegemonic illusions of harmony." The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 21(7): 9-25.
    This article is a radical humanist deconstruction of an ethnographic account previously reported. The intent is to show the underlying layers of contradictions and tensions beneath the illusions of harmony that have been ...
  • Strategic planning-effectiveness-environment linkage: a case study 

    Mclarney, Carolan. 2001. "Strategic planning-effectiveness-environment linkage: a case study." Management Decision 39(10): 809.
    Presents a case study which was designed to discover the characteristics of strategic planning processes that aid organizations in having effective planning systems. Components and contextual elements of the strategic ...
  • Playing in the giant's field: Strategies for effectively competing in the global marketplace 

    McLarney, Carolan. 1999. "Playing in the giant's field: Strategies for effectively competing in the global marketplace." New England Journal of Entrepreneurship 2(2): 21.
    No abstract available.