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Sources of distrust : airbnb guests' perspectives
The present study explores sources of distrust in the Airbnb context. The study focuses on Airbnb customers'negative reviews posted in English on Trustpilot's website. The search for posts was employed with the ...
The role of venture capital in the commercialization of cleantech companies
(University of Primorska, 2019)
Venture Capital (VC) plays an important role in the success of their portfolio companies. Small- and medium-sized companies often struggle with the resources required to succeed in the market. vc not only helps companies ...
Forest certification and country of origin : choice experiment analysis of outdoor decking material selection in e-commerce market in Finland
Since the early 1990s, there has been hope that the uptake of certified forest products would ensure more sustainable forest management and also deliver business benefits along the value chain. Our study applies a Discrete ...
How culture shapes user responses to firm-generated content on social media : the role of cultural dimensions of in-group collectivism, indulgence, and masculinity
(Inderscience Publishers, 2018-03-02)
As users across the globe interact with firms on social media, firms operating in international markets are striving to generate desired responses to their social media content in culturally diverse markets. The objective ...
“When your dog matches your décor” : object agency of living and non-living entities in home assemblage
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019-04-10)
This chapter examines two rather extreme examples of non-human entities in home assemblage, interior objects, and companion animals, and how their agency appears distributed with human consumers in assembling home. The ...
The future of wooden multistory construction in the forest bioeconomy : a Delphi study from Finland and Sweden
The rise of wooden multistory construction (WMC) in the Nordic countries has turned out to be the most evident construction-related new business opportunity in the emerging bioeconomy. Based on earlier literature, the ...
Get some respect - buy organic foods! When everyday consumer choices serve as prosocial status signaling
Status considerations have recently been linked to prosocial behaviors. This research shows that even everyday consumer behaviors such as favoring organic foods serve as prosocial status signaling. Key ideas from the ...
Forest sector sustainability communication in Europe : a systematic literature review on the contents and gaps
(Springer Nature, 2017-07-06)
Purpose of Review - Stakeholder communication plays an important role in enhancing the societal sustainability and business acceptability of the forest sector. The purpose of this study is to present the current state of ...
Institutional distance and knowledge acquisition in international buyer-supplier relationships : the moderating role of trust
(Springer Nature, 2017-07-13)
Institutional distance can generate expanded opportunities for multinational firms to facilitate learning and responsiveness. However, such distance can also create obstacles regarding knowledge transfer and integration. ...
A semiotic analysis on cultural meanings of eating horsemeat
Purpose: Drawing on food consumption research and human-animal studies, this study explores how the meanings related to a living horse may be transferred to those of horsemeat. This is accomplished by constructing a nuanced ...