Richard Varey

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The inter-organizational network is becoming an increasingly common form of organization. The majority of trade is carried out between organizations, rather than organizations and households. Many of these networks are concerned with the exchange of tangible goods. However, increasing numbers are concerned with the exchange of knowledge and all are(More)
This paper examines how computer-mediated communication (CMC) affects cultural aspects in workplaces. For the concept of culture used in this paper, we draw on the surface level of culture among three levels of organisational culture and 10 categories of culture. Some studies on CMC are presented based on its impacts on some cultural categories, among which(More)
This review constructs a broad and deep appreciation of what marketing scholars need to understand about economic growth, consumption, and quality of life, not as a problem of how to enhance marketing effectiveness and extend its reach, but rather one of how to focus (or limit) within the specific context of a better-not-more life goal and finite resource(More)
‘New science’’ has profound implications for business. Industrial capitalism can no longer power prosperity. The mass society worldview is giving way to individualisation. The ‘‘standard enterprise logic’’ is challenged. Marketing has operated as an attention technology for sellers competing to capture customers. However, in an intention economy buyers are(More)
Our paper is derived from an MBA dissertation project which focused on the implementation of teamworking within the School of Textile Studies at Bolton Institute. The idea stemmed from the authors’ experiences in the higher education environment which has changed rapidly since the late 1980s, bringing with it considerations which previously were believed by(More)
Control-Communication-Collaboration: A Story of Change and Institutionalised Management We will provide an interpretation of the story told by twelve ‘middle managers’, following the progress of efforts, over four years, to bring about major change in a UK institution of higher education. This created a democratic team-based organisation that was(More)
Control-Communication-Collaboration: A Story of Cha nge and Institutionalised Management We will provide an interpretation of the story told by twelve ‘middle managers’, following the progress of efforts, over four years, to bring about major change in a UK institution of higher education. This created a democratic team-based organisation that was(More)
In pursuit of improving people‘s wellbeing and engaging in positive marketing, this paper addresses the application of Vickers‘ Appreciation System to deepen our understanding of how people comprehend their environment and respond to improve their situation. The paper highlights how companies can collaboratively engage in people‘s appreciation and support(More)