Category Archives: Publications

Promoting Financial Capability

On the 31st January I was involved in supporting the research team responsible for the Responsible Community Finance Research and Impact Programme – led by Prof Sally Dibb and Dr Lindsey Appleyard – host a workshop for the Credit Unions … Continue reading

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What I published in 2019

A bit late to the party, I know (can you still wish people a Happy New Year with a straight face on the 15th January?), but a surprisingly busy start to the year has meant I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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New chapter on Institutional Mapping

One of the research methods I find the most interesting is Institutional Mapping. It’s a funny old thing: frequently used in consultancy but not in academia; as intensely useful as it is deeply subjective; and very poorly codified. It is … Continue reading

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White paper – Seeking sustainability in the coffee shop industry: Innovations in the circular economy

One of the most interesting projects I am involved in focuses on coffee shops as loci of construction of social and economic realities (wherever they may be). My colleague and project lead – Dr Jennifer Ferreira – refers to coffee … Continue reading

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How Big Data Can Destroy Organisations’ Legitimacy

Earlier this week I shared a post about Big Data and organisational legitimacy. Mico-authors in that piece (Dr Alessandro Merendino an2d Prof Maureen Meadows) and I have also published a small thinkpiece on the topic on the magazine International Corporate … Continue reading

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Who do you trust? Companies, big data and trustworthiness

This post was first published in CURB, the Coventry University Research Blog. It was co-written with my colleagues Prof Maureen Meadows and Dr Alessandro Merendino. The context for this post is our ongoing interest on the transformations that big data … Continue reading

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Ethical consumption and coffee shops

Late in 2018 my co-author Jennifer Ferreira and I had a new article published in the Journal of Consumer Ethics, titled From bean to cup and beyond: exploring ethical consumption and coffee shops. The paper explores how consumers navigate the ethical … Continue reading

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