Arkiv: February 2017

Pulling together and tearing apart: The occupational branding of public relations and the management of tainted work

Grandien C. Pulling together and tearing apart : The occupational branding of public relations and the management of tainted work. Public Relations Inquiry. 2017;6(1):73-98. This article is a critical exploration of the professionalization of public relations as a struggle or contest over the meaning of work, and it engages with a question about the driving […]

Bridging outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism in a commercial context: Insights from the Swedish service providers

Margaryan L, Fredman P. Bridging outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism in a commercial context : Insights from the Swedish service providers. Journal of Outdoor Recreation. 2017;17(March 2017):84-92. This paper investigates how outdoor recreation demand is reflected in the commercial tourism supply. We bring together the demand and the supply perspectives as well as the domestic […]

Investigation of Surface Formation in As-Cast and Homogenized 6xxx Aluminium Billets

Bayat N. Investigation of Surface Formation in As-Cast and Homogenized 6xxx Aluminium Billets. [Thesis]. Sundsvall: Mid Sweden University; 2017. Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis, 259. The direct chill (DC) casting technique to produce billets for extrusion and ingots for rollingwas developed in the 1930s. The principle, which is still valid, is a two-stage cooling with […]

Contextualizing the complexities of managing alternative tourism at the community-level: A case study of a nordic eco-village

Prince S, Ioannides D. Contextualizing the complexities of managing alternative tourism at the community-level: A case study of a nordic eco-village. Tourism Management. 2017;60(June):348-356. To shed light on the complexities of fostering sustainability through alternative tourism, we explore the managerial contradictions and difficulties that arise as alternative tourism is developed in the name of sustainability […]

Substitute or complement?: The use of trade credit as a financing source among SMEs

Yazdanfar D, Öhman P. Substitute or complement? : The use of trade credit as a financing source among SMEs. Management Research Review. 2017;40(1):10-27. Purpose: This study aims to investigate trade credit as a financing source among small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), particularly the influence of short-term debt, long-term debt and profitability on the use of […]