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Preconditions for Emergence of Lithuanian Clusters: from Informal Cooperation to Its Legitimation

). Local Industrial Clusters: Existence, Emergence and Evolution. - London and New York: Routledge. 7. Brenner, T., Muhlig, A. (2013). Factors and Mechanisms Causing the Emergence of Local Industrial Clusters: A Summary of 159 Cases // Regional Studies. Vol. 47, No. 4, p. 480-507. doi: 10.1080/00343404.2012.701730. 8. Carapiet, S., Harris, H. (2007). // Role of Selforganisation in Facilitating Adaptive Organisation: A Proposed Index for the Ability to Self-organise // Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations. Vol. 18

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Measuring Gen-Y Customer Experience in the Banking Sector

References 1. Brakus, J., Schmitt, B., Zarantonello, L. (2009). Brand Experience: What Is It? How Is It Measured? Does It Affect Loyalty? // Journal of Marketing. Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 52–68. doi:10.1509/jmkg.73.3.52. 2. Carbone, L., Haeckel, S. (1994). Engineering Customer Experiences // Marketing Management Magazine. Internet access: < >, [accessed: May 6, 2017]. 3. DNB Annual Report. (2016). Internet access: < >, [accessed: May

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Ethics policies, perceived social responsibility, and positive work attitude

; Valentine and Fleischman, 2008 ), offering ethics training or developing codes of conduct can function symbolically to enhance employees’ awareness of ethics and social responsibility. The results suggest that organisations can expect to see incremental improvements in employee job attitudes as a result of these efforts. For example, codes of conduct coupled with ethics training, management/peer influence, and increased communication can strengthen individual and organisational ethics ( Adams et al., 2001; Delaney and Sockell, 1992; Jones and Kavanagh, 1996; Kaptein

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Maximization of Created Social Value: Social Business Models and Their Application Tendencies in Lithuania

For-Profit Organizations: the Case of Intesa Sanpaolo // European Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 18, Iss. 2, p. 258-280. doi: 10.1108/EJIM-06-2014-0058. 6. Antepara, I., Claeye, F. (2016). Examples of Social Business Effectively Addressing Fuel Poverty by Overcoming the Barriers when Implementing Energy Efficiency Measures // Social Business Academia Conference at HEC Paris. 7. Austin, J. E., Herman, L., Reficco E., WeiSkillern, J. (2005). Social Entrepreneurship: It’s for Corporations, Too / In Social Entrepreneurship: New

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form of innovation. These results have important implications for management decisions in that they suggest that firms should target their creative efforts towards specific innovation outcomes. The final paper of the special edition considers ‘Managerial capability for innovation for micro firms: Integrating theory with empirical evidence’. This paper applies a recently developed model of managerial capability for innovation in a pilot study of five in-depth interviews with owner/managers of tourism microfirms. Findings indicate the incremental nature of innovation

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The Main Obstacles and Possibilities of the Cooperative Movement in Lithuania

References 1. Altman, M. (2015). Cooperative Organizations as an Engine of Equitable Rural Economic Development // Journal of Co-Operative Organization and Management. Vol. 3, Issue 1, June, p. 14-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jcom.2015.02.001. 2. Baltramijūnas, S. (1938). Kooperatinis auklėjimas, švietimas bei propaganda. - Kaunas: Lietuvos kooperatyvų taryba. 3. Barton, D. G. (1989). What is a Cooperative? In D. W. Cobia (Ed.). Cooperatives in Agriculture. - Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. 4

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Claiming too much, delivering too little: testing some of Hofstede’s generalisations

Introduction A key task of theory in the social sciences is to explain individual and collective human action. More specifically, for management research, a major challenge is to understand the behaviour of actors in organizations and markets. An immense variety of social theories have been advanced. Some emphasise contingency, others universality while some point to multiple influences. Alternatively, reductionist theories suppose that social action can be explained by – or is even driven by – a single ‘underlying’ force. 1 Examples include: the hand of

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How the Big Ten West Was Won: Football Recruiting

, No. 3, p. 240-245. 10. Liker, J. K., Fleischer, M., Arnsdore, D. (1992). Fulfilling the Promises of CAD // Sloan Management Review. Vol. 33, No. 3, p. 74. 11. Magnusen, M., Kim, Y., Perrewé, L., Ferris, G. (2014). A Review and Synthesis of Student-athlete College Choice Factors: Recruiting Effectiveness in NCAA Sports // International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. Vol. 9, No. 6, p. 1265-1286. 12. Maxcy, J. G. (2013). Efficiency and Managerial Performance in FBS College Football: To the Employment and

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Experience of Spiritual Leaders’ Interaction with Employees in Business Organisations

References 1. Barvydienė, V. (2015). Lyderio charizma. - ISM vadybos ir ekonomikos universitetas. 2. Fairholm, G. W. (1997). Capturing the heart of leadership: spirituality and community in the new American workplace. - Westport, CT: Praeger, 248 p. doi: 10.5860/choice.35-2205. 3. Fairholm, G. W. (1998). Perspectives on leadership: from the science of management to its spiritual heart. - Westport, Conn: Quorum. 4. Ferguson, J., Milliman, J. (2008). Creating Effective Core Organizational Values: A Spiritual Leadership Approach // The

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Gender-induced Differences while Choosing Cosmetics for Men: A Case of Lithuania

References 1. Bakewell, C., Mitchell, V.-W. (2006). Male Versus Female Consumer Decision Making Styles // Journal of Business Research. Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 1297–1300. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2006.09.008 2. Bakshi, S. (2012). Impact of Gender on Consumer Purchase Behavior // Journal of Research in Commerce and Management. Vol. 1, No. 9, pp. 1–8. 3. Band, G., Shah, N. V. (2013). Customer is the King... A Microscopic View into Selection of Tea Brand in Nagpur & Wardha // Annamalai International Journal of Business Studies & Research. Vol. 5, No. 1

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