Browsing by Author "Deakins, Eric"

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  • Management consultant (process) performance in local government

    Deakins, Eric; Dillon, Stuart M. (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2006)
    Purpose – Broadly conceptualised, a consultant's work can be evaluated by the deliverables produced and by the process used to achieve those deliverables. This paper seeks to report the use of a survey instrument to assess ...
  • A Method for Reconciling Subjectivist and Objectivist Assumptions in Management Research

    Böhme, Tillmann; Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Towill, Denis R. (Sage, 2012)
    Application of objectivist methodological assumptions and overreliance on mathematical analysis can cause researchers to oversimplify reality and thereby generate rigorously derived theories and recommendations that lack ...
  • Supply chain integration in New Zealand: benchmark comparisons with the UK automotive sector

    Böhme, Tillmann; Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Towill, Denis R. (Thai Researchers Consortium of Value Chain Management and Logistics, 2011)
    Supply chain integration is a promising approach to cross-enterprise process improvement that is still not well understood. This research investigates the level of sophistication (maturity) of supply chain integration in ...
  • Supply chain integration: an international comparison of maturity

    Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Böhme, Tillmann; Towill, Denis R.; Disney, Stephen M.; Banomyong, Ruth (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the uptake of supply chain integration (SCI) principles internationally and the resultant integration maturity. Design/methodology/approach – A rigorous supply chain ...