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Circular economy and business opportunities in the global value chains

The ongoing ecological challenges of climate change, resource scarcity, biological diversity, and environmental pollution urge the global business to fulfil their commitment to the triple bottom line of sustainable development, namely, economic prosperity, environmental integrity, and social equity for the benefit of current and future generations. In practice, the paradigm of circular economy, that is, […]

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Designing Transformation with Human Artificial Intelligence

With a keynote under this title, EM Normandie professor Agnis Stibe opened the 17th Annual International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST 2022). It was held on June 1-3 and hosted by the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance, one of six schools within the Muma College of Business […]

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Photo : Should we digitalize the service of fine-dining restaurants?

Should we digitalize the service of fine-dining restaurants?

This research examines the perceived value of service digitalization in fine-dining restaurants in France. No study exists on this topic, and the aim of this research was to address this research gap. To do so, a conceptual framework of the perceived benefits and costs of the service digitalization was developed. To obtain in-depth information, we […]

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Photo : Webinar: changing paradigms of global supply chains

Webinar: changing paradigms of global supply chains

Last two years of pandemic triggered significant structural changes, irrespective of the industry and geographies. There are specific patterns emerging in the various facets of supply chains including procurement, manufacturing, and logistics. The proposed seminar will provide an overview on those latest developments and their business impact. If you want to learn more about this […]

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Photo : Workplace management and Covid-19: What changes to expect ?

Workplace management and Covid-19: What changes to expect ?

« You are where you work » perfectly sums up the various interests one may find in studying organisational spaces like I do. Indeed, thanks to many pluridisciplinary research on the subject, we do know today that space influences our social relations, our performances, our identity at work (hence, our perception of ourself), our professional […]

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Photo : Meeting artificial intelligence experts in Dublin

Meeting artificial intelligence experts in Dublin

Artificial Intelligence for Marketing Strategy (AIMS) is a novel MSc program at EM Normandie Business School, led by the program director Agnis Stibe, in collaboration with EPITA Engineering School, led Rabih Haddad, the director of international programs.  Every year, the AIMS program students go for a week-long trip to Dublin. As a part of their curriculum, they have this opportunity to speak with industry experts, as well as to gain deeper knowledge on […]

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Photo : Effects of hedonic shopping motivations and gender differences on compulsive online buyers

Effects of hedonic shopping motivations and gender differences on compulsive online buyers

Online shopping is considered a modern, vigorous, 24/7 available, and routine activity. Consequently, consumers conveniently engage in online shopping activities for immediate pleasure or instant sensual inspiration. These shopping motivations could be indispensable tendencies of compulsive online buyers, who are characterized by unabated and repetitive buying needs. To satisfy these irrepressible urges, compulsive buyers can […]

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Photo : Design and development of automobile assembly model using federated artificial intelligence with smart contract

Design and development of automobile assembly model using federated artificial intelligence with smart contract

With smart sensors and embedded drivers, today’s automotive industry has taken a giant leap in emerging technologies like Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, and the Internet of things and started to build data-driven decision-making strategies to compete in global smart manufacturing. This paper proposes a novel design framework that uses Federated learning-Artificial intelligence (FAI) for decision-making and Smart Contract (SC) policies for process execution […]

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Photo : What do we really appreciate when visiting tourist attractions?

What do we really appreciate when visiting tourist attractions?

Visitor attractions—such as museums, national parks, zoos, castles, or amusement parks—are important aspects when making travel plans. Hence, to increase ticket sales, it is important for visitor attraction operators to know what (potential) visitors expect to become satisfied during a visit. Moreover, a solid understanding of crucial drivers of visitor satisfaction are also important because […]

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Photo : Global connectivity and local clustering of “Made-in-China” Aircraft

Global connectivity and local clustering of “Made-in-China” Aircraft

Characterized by world-leading economic growth, rising middle class with increasing income, increasing market openness to FDI, and strong policy support from the government, China fuels global investors with large market volume and fast-growing potential in the aerospace sector.  As the world’s second-largest civil aviation market, China maintains long-term above-average growth in the aerospace industry. According […]

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Photo : Engaged Fatherhood for Men, Families and Gender Equality

Engaged Fatherhood for Men, Families and Gender Equality

This aim of this open access book is to launch an international, cross-disciplinary conversation on fatherhood engagement. By integrating perspective from three sectors—Health, Social Policy, and Work in Organizations—the book offers a novel perspective on the benefits of engaged fatherhood for men, for families, and for gender equality. The chapters are crafted to engaged broad […]

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Photo : Aesthetic Objects, Aesthetic Judgments and the Crafting of Organizational Style in Creative Industries

Aesthetic Objects, Aesthetic Judgments and the Crafting of Organizational Style in Creative Industries

In this article, we conceptually engage with style as central to creative industries. We specifically argue that style is crafted into being via an interplay between aesthetic judgments and “aesthetic objects.” We define aesthetic objects as temporary, material settlements fueled by a continual sense of dissatisfaction, eventually resolved through relational engagements. These remain under aesthetic […]

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Photo : Do CEO overconfidence and narcissism affect corporate social responsibility in the UK listed companies?

Do CEO overconfidence and narcissism affect corporate social responsibility in the UK listed companies?

Purpose This paper aims to examine the effect of two CEO characteristics, namely, narcissism and overconfidence on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the moderating effect of corporate governance (CG) mechanisms in the UK. Design/methodology/approach Using a sample of 2,360 UK firms listed on the FTSE 400 index for the years 2010–2017, the feasible generalized least […]

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Photo : Barriers to sustainable food consumption and production in China: A fuzzy DEMATEL analysis from a circular economy perspective

Barriers to sustainable food consumption and production in China: A fuzzy DEMATEL analysis from a circular economy perspective

The global agri-food sector is in a dire need of transitioning into sustainable consumption and production patterns. The circular economy concept offers a viable pathway to improve resource efficiency and recover value from food loss and waste. Although China has made circular economy a strategic component of its national development strategy, it has faced multiple barriers […]

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