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  • Doctoral student writing

    PhD Opportunity

    Lean and agile construction

    This research aims to better understand the origins of flow management in a manufacturing setting before evaluating the issues in transferring these concepts and tools to a construction setting. The research will particularly focus on the management signalling tools that underpin a flow based management system of Toyota.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/lean-and-agile-construction

  • Doctoral student writing

    PhD Opportunity

    Social Norms Approach Study

    This study will look into the social norms interventions surrounding underage drinking and binge drinking in the UK.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/social-norms-approach-study

  • Doctoral student writing

    This research project aims to examine empirically the relationship between finance and income inequality. First a systematic review of the literature aiming to explore dimensions of the observed heterogeneity of the empirical estimates using a meta-regression analysis. Secondly it will aim to investigate the long-run relationship between finance and income inequality.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/finance-and-income-inequality

  • Doctoral student writing

    The aim is to codify the process, identifying actions and priorities towards current development paths for priority sectors (e.g. biotechnology, energy, tourism, etc.) in different regions. The national innovation systems theory provides the theoretical framework that guided a series of studies.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/regional-value-generation-systems2

  • Doctoral student writing

    The project would be designed to explore the identity work engaged in by those who commute globally in their careers. There is little research in this field and as it is a growing area of global mobility, particularly within Europe and parts of the Asia-Pacific, this would fill a gap in the current body of knowledge.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/identity-work-and-global-commuters2

  • Doctoral student writing

    This project will comprise three individual papers that will examine the consequences of One Belt and One Road initiative, examining economic growth, shared currency opportunities and the relationship between transport costs and improving transport infrastructure in the Belt-Road countries.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/one-belt-and-one-road-initiative

  • Doctoral student writing

    This project would look at international coordination in pollution information release and investigate how it affects social welfare, firms’ strategies and pollution.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/environmental-information-disclosure-policies

  • Doctoral student writing

    This project aims to examine the structure of executive compensation contracts that can maximise social and environmental benefits using appropriate measures of managerial incentives. In doing so, the diverse interests of the different groups of stakeholders should be taken into account as “one size fits all” approach is unlikely to be a suitable solution to such a complicated issue.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/managerial-incentives-and-corporate-ethics

  • Doctoral student writing

    This research aims to provide more evidence on the impact of FDI on gender equality by conducting cross-country or case study analysis of developing and/or developed countries.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/the-impact-of-fdi-on-gender-equality

  • Doctoral student writing

    This project will seek to expand the sphere of study by undertaking empirical research amongst practicing marketers, firstly by modelling what might be termed ‘marketing personality’ (or, perhaps more correctly, ‘marketing character’) and, secondly, by studying how this phenomenon might be represented within the relevant community of practice.

    ntu.ac.uk/research/find-a-phd-opportunity/projects/business/defining-and-evaluating-marketing-character