Editorial: Commemorating the Life of Professor Ross Davies, 1940-2005

Reynolds, Jonathan and Lowe, Michelle (2007) Editorial: Commemorating the Life of Professor Ross Davies, 1940-2005. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 35 (8). pp. 616-619.

Abstract

Purpose – To introduce a commemorative collection of articles by colleagues and former students of the late Professor Ross Davies, a leading UK academic in the field of retail management.

Design/methodology/approach – Outlines the development of Ross Davies' career and enumerates his particular contributions to the development of academic studies of retailing. Summarises the objectives of each paper in the collection.

Findings – The paper identifies the link between the authors of papers and Professor Davies' work.

Originality/value – Demonstrates the ways in which an academic was able to relate sound scholarship to the practical needs of retailers, service companies and public sector agencies.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Academic staff; Education; Management technique; Retailing
Subject(s): Retail
Centre: Oxford Institute of Retail Management
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2012 18:03
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:07
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/2923

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