Publications 2014 - present
Holt, D and Littlewood D. (2015) Waste Livelihoods through the lens of bricolage. Business Strategy and the Environment. On early view
Littlewood, D. and Holt, D. (2015) Social Entrepreneurship in South Africa: Exploring the Influence of Environment, Business and Society - on early view
Holt, D and Littlewood, D (2015). Identifying, Mapping and Monitoring the Impact of Hybrid Firms. California Management Review 57(3), pp.107-125
Holt, D. and Littlewood, D. (2015). The informal economy as a route to market in sub-Saharan Africa – observations amongst Kenyan informal economy entrepreneurs In S. Nwanko and K. Ibeh (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Business in Africa, Routledge 978-0-415-63545-5 pp. 198-217.
Littlewood, D. and Holt, D. (2015). Social and Environmental Enterprises in Africa: Context, Convergence and Characteristics. In Bitzner, V. Hamman, R., Hall, M., and Griffin EL, E.W., (Ed.) The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation, New Frontiers in Africa: pp. 27-48. Springer International Publishing ISBN : 978-3-319-04050-9.
Rivera-Santos, M., Holt, D., Littlewood, D. and Kolk, A. (2015). Social Entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. Academy of Management Perspectives. 29(1), pp. 72-91
Kumar, V., Holt, D., Ghobadian, A., and Garza-Reyes, J. (2015). Developing Green Supply Chain Management Taxonomy Based Decision Support Systems. International Journal of Production Research, 53(21), pp. 6372-6389.
Barkemeyer, R., Holt, D., Preuss, L. and Tsang, (2014). What happened to the development in ‘sustainable development’? Sustainable Development, 22(1), pp. 15-32.
Hanson, J. and Holt, D. (2014). Sustainable food procurement in British and Irish zoos. British Food Journal 116(10), pp.1636-1651
Littlewood, D. and Holt, D. (2014). Addressing rural social exclusion in the developing world - exploring the role of African social purpose ventures. In C Henry and G. McElwee (eds.) Exploring Rural Enterprise: New Perspectives on research, policy and practice, Emerald Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research Series Volume IV, Emerald Publishing. ISSN: 2040-7246 pp. 105-131.
Selected Publications up to 2013
Barkemeyer, R., Figge, F., and Holt, D. (2013) Exploring sustainability-related media coverage and human development. Environment and Planning C, 31(4), pp. 716-740.
Barkemeyer, R., Figge, F., Hahn, T. and Holt, D. (2009), What the papers say – trends in sustainability, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Issue 33, Spring, pp. 69-86.
Barkemeyer, R., Holt, D., Figge, F. and Napolitano, G. (2010), Longitudinal and contextual analysis of media representation of business ethics, European Business Review, 22(4), pp. 377-396.
Holt, D. (2004), Managing the interface between suppliers and organisations for environmental responsibility – an exploration of current practices in the UK. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 11(2), pp. 71-84
Holt, D. (2011), The Longitudinal Evolution Of Environmental ‘Ecopreneurs’ From The 1990s: Mergers And Acquisitions and The Waste Management Industry. In Eweje, G & Perry, M (Eds), Business & Sustainability: Concepts, Strategies and Changes, Emerald Publishing pp. 101-120 ISBN: 978-1-78052-438-2
Holt, D. (2011), Where are they now? Tracking the longitudinal evolution of environmental businesses from the 1990s. Business Strategy and the Environment, 20(4), pp. 238-250
Holt, D. (2012), The Journey of a ‘Green’ Micro-Enterprise –The Green Planet. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 19(2), pp. 90-101.
Holt, D. and Barkemeyer, R. (2012), Media coverage of sustainable development issues - attention cycles or punctuated equilibrium? Sustainable Development, 20(1), pp. 1-17.
Holt, D. and Ghobadian, A. (2009), Green Supply Chain Management Practices in UK manufacturers, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 20(7), pp. 933-956. [Highly Commended award from Emerald 2009]
Holt, D. and Watson, A. (2008), Exploring the dilemma of local sourcing versus international development – the case of the flower industry, Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(5), pp. 318 – 329.2008 [Citation of Excellence Award from Emerald]
Liu, J. Viney, H. and Holt, D (2004), Environmental Issues in China, European Business Journal, 16(2), pp. 69-69
Rao, P. and Holt, D. (2005), Do Green Supply Chains Lead to Competitiveness and Economic Performance? International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 25 (9) pp. 898-916
Diane has presented and contributed to more than 40 conference papers. Recent papers include:
Holt, D. and Littlewood, D. (2014). Reaching the underbanked and unbanked in subsistence markets at the nexus of the formal and informal economy. British Academy of Management Conference, Belfast 9-11th September
Holt, D. and Littlewood, D. (2014). Financial services for the poor within the formal/informal nexus in sub-Saharan Africa. Academy of Management Conference 2014 Philadelphia 1-5th Aug
Holt, D., Downey, H., and Murphy, J. (2013). Risking it all for research: Fieldwork in socially, physically & emotionally hostile environments . Developmental Paper. British Academy of Management Conference , Liverpool, 10-12th Sept 2013
Holt, D. and McCole, P (2013) Good vs Good? Tradeoffs in sustainability decision making – a consumer perspective Holt and McCole. Academy of Management Conference, Orlando Florida, 9-13th Aug 2011
Holt, D. and Littlewood, D. (2013). The Jua Kali and the Mali-Mali: The Informal/Formal Nexus amongst Kenyan Micro Enterprises . African Academy of Management Conference , Johannesburg, South Africa, Jan 7-10th
Holt, D., Littlewood, D, and Harrison, R. (2011), Defining social and environmental entrepreneurial activity at the individual, business model and concept level. Conference paper presented at 8th Annual NYU-Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, New York 2-4th November