Substantive publications

Disclamer: alternative categorization can be chosen for those publications. We reckon the importance of analysis made in new fields were NCA is not yet applied, hence the choice for certain categories.

* NCA is the main method

Operations and Supply Chain management

Papers using NCA: 

  • Franke, H., & Foerstl, K. (2020). Goals, Conflict, Politics, and Performance of Cross‐Functional Sourcing Teams—Results from a Social Team Experiment. Journal of Business Logistics41(1), 6-30.
  • Knol, W.H., Slomp, J, Schouteten, R.L.J., & Lauche, K. (2018). Implementing lean practices in manufacturing SMEs: Testing ‘critical success factors’ using Necessary Condition Analysis. International Journal of Production Research, 56(11), 3955-3973*.
  • Knol, W.H., Slomp, Schouteten, R.L.J., Lauche, K. (2019) The relative importance of improvement routines for implementing lean practices, International Journal of Operations & Production Management39(2), 214-237. 
  • Servajean-Hilst, R. (2018). Necessary Governing Practices for the Success (and Failure) of Client-Supplier Innovation Cooperation. Innovation and Supply Chain Management: Relationship, Collaboration and Strategies, 79-100.
  • Sousa, R., & Da Silveira, G.J.C (2017) Capability antecedents and performance outcomes of servitization: differences between basic and advanced services, International Journal of Operations & Production Management37(4), 447-467.
  • Sumo, R. (2014). Fostering Innovation through Contracting in Inter-Organizational Relationships. PhD thesis, Eindhoven University of Technology. (See Chapter 5: How Contracts and Trust are both Necessary for Innovation in Inter-Organizational Relationships).*
  • Suurmond, R. (2019). In Pursuit of Supplier Knowledge: Leveraging capabilities and dividing responsibilities in product and .service contexts. PhD thesis, Rotterdam School of Management. Suurmond (see Chapter 3: A Taxonomy of Quality in Outsourced Business Services: A qualitative comparative analysis).
  • Valk, W. van der, Sumo, R., & Dul, J. (2014). How contracts and trust influence innovation in inter-organizational relationships: A necessary condition analysis. Editors: H. Badenhorst, et al. In: 23rd International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference (IPSERA 2014), Pretoria, South Africa, 13- 16 April 2014 (pp 1-20).*
  • Valk, W. van der, Sumo, R., Dul, J. & Schroeder, R. (2016). When are contracts and trust necessary for innovation in buyer-supplier relationships? A Necessary Condition Analysis. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 22(4), 266-277.
  • Valk, W. van der, & Wynstra, F. (2012). Buyer-supplier interaction in business-to-business services: A typology test using case research. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 18(3), 137-147.
  • Vries, J. de (2016). Behavioral Operations in Logistics. PhD thesis, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). Chapter 6: Which Drivers Should Transport Your Cargo? Empirical Evidence from Long-haul Transport.

Human resource management

Papers using NCA: 

  • Garg, N. (2017). Workplace spirituality and employee well-being: An empirical exploration. Journal of Human Values, 23(2), 129-147.*
  • Garg, N. (2020). Promoting organizational performance in Indian insurance industry: The roles of workplace spirituality and organizational citizenship behaviour.  Global Business Review21(3), 834-849.
  • Garg, N., Punia, B. K., & Jain, A. (2019). Workplace Spirituality and Job Satisfaction: Exploring Mediating Effect of Organization Citizenship Behaviour. Vision, 23(3), 287–296. 
  • Garg, N., Punia, B. K., & Jain, A. (2019). Exploring High Performance Work Practices as Necessary Condition of HR Outcomes. Paradigm, 23(2), 130-147.
  • Hauff, S. Guerci, M., Dul J & van Rhee, H. (2021). Exploring Necessary Conditions in HRM Research: Fundamental Issues and Methodological Implications. Human Resource Management Journal.* 
  • Shahjehan, A., Afsar, B., & Shah, S. I. (2019). Is organizational commitment-job satisfaction relationship necessary for organizational commitment-citizenship behavior relationships? A Meta-Analytical Necessary Condition Analysis. Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja32(1), 2657-2679.

Papers suggesting NCA for future research: 

  • Boon, C., Den Hartog, D. N., & Lepak, D. P. (2019). A systematic review of human resource management systems and their measurement. Journal of management45(6), 2498-2537
  • Hauff, S. (in press). Analytical strategies in HRM systems research: a comparative analysis and some recommendations. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-30 (published online in 2019)

Strategy

Papers using NCA:

  • Bouncken, R. B., Fredrich, V., & Kraus, S. (2020). Configurations of firm-level value capture in coopetition. Long Range Planning53(1), 101869.
  • Conway, E. (2019). Should We Expect Exemplary Integrated Reporting to Increase Organisational ESG Ratings?. In Responsibility and Governance (pp. 135-162). Springer, Singapore.
  • de Guinea, A. O., & Raymond, L. (2020). Enabling innovation in the face of uncertainty through IT ambidexterity: A fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis of industrial service SMEs. International Journal of Information Management50, 244-260
  • Delgosha, M. S., Saheb, T., & Hajiheydari, N. (in press). Modelling the Asymmetrical Relationships between Digitalisation and Sustainable Competitiveness: A Cross-Country Configurational Analysis. Information Systems Frontiers, 1-21 (published online in 2020).
  • Du, Y., & Kim, P. H. One size does not fit all: Strategy configurations, complex environments, and new venture performance in emerging economies. Journal of Business Research, 124, 272-285.
  • Fredrich, V., Bouncken, R. B., & Kraus, S. (2019). The race is on: Configurations of absorptive capacity, interdependence and slack resources for interorganizational learning in coopetition alliances. Journal of Business Research, 101, 862-868.
  • Kobarg, S., Stumpf-Wollersheim, J., Schlägel, C., & Welpe, I. M. (2020). Green together? The effects of companies’ innovation collaboration with different partner types on ecological process and product innovation. Industry and Innovation, 1-38
  • Swab, R. G., Sherlock, C., Markin, E., & Dibrell, C. (in press). “SEW” What Do We Know and Where Do We Go? A Review of Socioemotional Wealth and a Way Forward. Family Business Review, 33(4), 424-445.
  • Tho, N. D. (2018). Firm capabilities and performance: a necessary condition analysis", Journal of Management Development, 37(4), 322-332. 
  • Tho, N. D. (2019). Strategic orientations and firm innovativeness: a necessary condition analysis. Baltic Journal of Management, 14(3), 427-442.
  • Wei, X., & Chen, W. (2019). How Does A Firm’s Previous Social Network Position Affect Innovation? Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies. Sustainability11(4).

Papers suggesting NCA for future research: 

  • Bouncken, R. B., Fredrich, V., Ritala, P., & Kraus, S. (2020). Value-creation-capture-equilibrium in new product development alliances: A matter of coopetition, expert power, and alliance importance. Industrial Marketing Management.
  • Lexutt, E. (2020). Different roads to servitization success–A configurational analysis of financial and non-financial service performance. Industrial Marketing Management84, 105-125

Psychology/Organizational Behavior

Papers using NCA:

  • Dul, J., Karwowski, M., Kaufman, J.C. (in press). Necessary Condition Analysis in Creativity Research. In: Handbook of Research Methods on Creativity (V. Dörfler and M. Stierand, eds.). Edward Elgar publishers.
  • Jada, U. R., & Mukhopadhyay, S. (2019) Understanding the effects of empowering, transformational and ethical leadership on promotive and prohibitive voice: A moderated mediated examination, Personnel Review, 48(3), 707-730
  • Karwowski, M., Dul, J., Gralewski, J., Jauk, E., Jankowska, D.M., Gajda, A., Chruszczewski, M.H., Benedek, M. (2016). Is creativity without intelligence possible? A Necessary Condition Analysis, Intelligence, 57, 105-117.*
  • Karwowski, M., Jankowska, D. M., Brzeski, A., Czerwonka, M., Gajda, A., Lebuda, I., & Beghetto, R. A. (2020). Delving into creativity and learning. Creativity Research Journal, 1-13.
  • Karwowski, M., Kaufman, J. C., Lebuda, I., Szumski, G., & Firkowska-Mankiewicz, A. (2017). Intelligence in childhood and creative achievements in middle-age: The necessary condition approach. Intelligence, 64, 36-44.
  • Mercier, M., & Lubart, T. (pre-print). Are individual-level factors necessary for creativity? A necessary condition analysis (Published online in 2020).
  • Shi, B., Wang, L., Yang, J., Zhang, M., & Xu, L. (2017). Relationship between Divergent Thinking and Intelligence: An Empirical Study of the Threshold Hypothesis with Chinese Children. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 254

Papers suggesting NCA for future research: 

  • Frazier, M. L., Fainshmidt, S., Klinger, R. L., Pezeshkan, A., & Vracheva, V. (2017). Psychological safety: A meta‐analytic review and extension. Personnel Psychology70(1), 113-165.
  • Gajda, A., Karwowski, M., & Beghetto, R. A. (2017). Creativity and academic achievement: A meta-analysis. Journal of Educational Psychology, 109(2), 269.

Education

Papers using NCA: 

  • Garg, N. (in press), Exploring role of gratitude in developing teacher leadership in Indian universities, International Journal of Educational Management, (published online in 2020) 
  • Garg, N., & Sarkar, A. (in press). Vitality among university students: exploring the role of gratitude and resilience. Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance (published online in 2020).
  • Tho, N. D. (2019). Business students’ hardiness and its role in quality of university life, quality of life, and learning performance", Education + Training, 61(3), 374-386.
  • Tynan, M. C., Credé, M., & Harms, P. D. (2020). Are individual characteristics and behaviors necessary-but-not-sufficient conditions for academic success?: A demonstration of Dul's (2016) necessary condition analysis. Learning and Individual Differences77, 101815.

Information

Papers using NCA: 


Medicine

Papers using NCA: 

  • Kerwin T, Hittle B, Stredney D, De Boeck P, Wiet G. (2018) Cross-Institutional evaluation of a mastoidectomy . Journal of Surgical Education, 75(3), 678-687.
  • Luther, L, Bonfils, K.A., Firmin, R.L., Buck, K.D, Choi, J., DiMaggio, G., Popolo, R., Minor, K.S, Lysaker, P.H.(2017). Metacognition is necessary for the emergence of motivation in people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: A Necessary Condition Analysis. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 205(12), 960-966*
  • Luther, L, Bonfils, K., Firmin, R., Buck, K., Minor, K., Lysaker, P. (2017) Metacognition is necessary for the emergence of motivation in schizophrenia: A Necessary Condition Analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43(suppl. 1):S224-S224.*
  • Kordish, C. (2019) The effect of social support on health and quality of life for woman with type 2 diabetes and depression. PhD thesis, Loyola University Chicago, USA. 

Entrepreneurship

Papers using NCA: 

  • Arenius, P., Engel, Y., & Klyver, K. (2017). No particular action needed? A necessary condition analysis of gestation activities and firm emergence. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 8, 87-92.*
  • Bouncken, R., Ratzmann, M., Barwinski, R., & Kraus, S. (2020). Coworking spaces: Empowerment for entrepreneurship and innovation in the digital and sharing economy. Journal of Business Research114, 102-110.
  • Chen, S., Elango, B. & Jones, J. (2019) Necessary conditions for social enterprise: The case of the microinsurance sector. Social Business, 9(4), 395-412.

Finance

Papers using NCA: 

  • Albuquerque de Sousa, J.A., Beck, T., Bergeijk, P.A.G. van, & Dijk, M.A van. Success and failure of nascent stock markets (November 16, 2016).
  • Westerhuis, G., Dul, J., Jong, A. de, & Hak, T. (2012). Success in bank mergers. An application of Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA) in business history [Abstract]. Book of Abstracts, p.31. 16th Annual conference of the European Business History Association congress, Paris, Aug-1 Sep 2012.*

Economics

Papers using NCA: 

  • Dul, Jan and Verbeek, Marno, Are Strict Social Distancing Policies Necessary for Economic Recovery after a Pandemic? A Re-Analysis of the 1918 Flu Pandemic (May 15, 2020). Available at SSRN.
  • Župić, I. (2017). The growth of high-tech companies: theoretical framework and empirical research. Dissertation, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

International Business/Management

Papers using NCA:

Papers suggesting NCA for future research:

  • Aguinis, H., Ramani, R. S., & Cascio, W. F. (in press). Methodological practices in international business research: An after-action review of challenges and solutions. Journal of International Business Studies, 1-16 (published online in 2020).
  • Fainshmidt, S., Witt, M. A., Aguilera, R. V., & Verbeke, A. (2020). The contributions of qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) to international business. Journal of International Business Studies, 51, 455–466research. 

Marketing

Papers using NCA: 

  • Dul, J., Hauff, S., Tóth, Z. (in press). Necessary condition analysis in marketing research. In: Handbook of Research Methods for Marketing Management. Eds. Robin Nunkoo, Viraiyan Teeroovengadum, and Christian Ringle. Edgard Elgar.
  • Shahjehan, A. & Qureshi, J.A. (2019) Personality and impulsive buying behaviors. A necessary condition analysis. Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja, 32(1), 1060-1072.

Tourism

Papers using NCA: 

  • Lee, W., & Jeong, C. (2020). Beyond the correlation between tourist eudaimonic and hedonic experiences: necessary condition analysis. Current Issues in Tourism23(17), 2182-2194.
  • Toth, Z., Dul, J., & Li, C. (in press). Necessary condition analysis in tourism research. Annals of Tourism Research. (Published online in 2019).

Environmental Studies

Papers using NCA: 

  • Jabeur, S. B. (2020). The Relationship Between Renewable Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in France: a Necessary Condition Analysis. Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 25(3), 397-409.

Papers suggesting NCA for future research: 

  • Denčić-Mihajlov, K., Krstić, M., & Spasić, D. (2020). Sensitivity Analysis as a Tool in Environmental Policy for Sustainability: The Case of Waste Recycling Projects in the Republic of Serbia. Sustainability12(19), 7995

Human factors

Papers using NCA: 


History

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Knowledge Management

Papers using NCA: 

  • Chaurasia, S. S., Kaul, N., Yadav, B., & Shukla, D. (in press). Open innovation for sustainability through creating shared value-role of knowledge management system, openness and organizational structure. Journal of Knowledge Management. (published online in 2020).

Technology

Papers using NCA: 

  • Kopper, A., Westner, M., & Strahringer, S. (in press). From Shadow IT to Business-managed IT: a qualitative comparative analysis to determine configurations for successful management of IT by business entities. Information Systems and e-Business Management, 18(2), 1-49.

Transportation

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