Current research being undertaken includes collaborative papers to explore ‘Country of Origin Effects' in oil multinationals and supply chain in the oil industry. This is funded by the Lincoln University Research Fund. Future projects will also involve the role of multinationals are also funded by Lincoln University.
Neil H Ritson, Fardous Alom, Asymmetric adjustment of diesel or petrol retail prices to crude oil price movements: New Zealand evidence." OPEC Energy Review,Vol 36, No.2 pp230-245.
Neil H Ritson,Ian Byrne, Deputy Director, National Energy Foundation UK. A History of UK petrol retailing: dynamism versus oligarchy" for the Centre for History of Retail and Distribution (CHORD) conference on 'Retailing and Distribution History', University of Wolverhampton, UK. 5-6th September 2012
Neil H. Ritson, Clive Smallman and John F. Wilson Americanisation? Diffusion and Adaption in Multi-National Corporations in the UK. Paper submitted to the 8th International Academy of Management and Business Conference, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain, June 2010.
Neil H. Ritson and Mark M.J. Wilson Exchange Governance Mechanisms in Mandated Collaborative Relations: The Case of Maintenance Subcontracting in the Petrochemical Sector paper presented in the refereed stream to the 8th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Monash University, Australia, June 2010.
American Multi-National Corporations in the UK oil industry:sectoral differentiation in diffusion and adaption. (Forth coming Labor History Volume 52, Issue 4 December 2011)
"The Quest for Productivity revisited - or just derecognition by the back door?"
In A Dainty, B Bagilhole, and S Green. Eds 2007 "People and Culture in Construction: A Reader" Taylor and Francis Ch 15 pp260-279
"Strategic implementation: A comparison of three methodologies" (with M O'Neill) Strategic Change 2006 15, pp187-196
"Health and Shiftworking In An Administrative Environment" (with M Charlton) Journal of Managerial Psychology 2006 21, 2, pp 131-144
"Managing change: the theory of constraints in the Mental Health Service" (with N Waterfield) Strategic Change December 2005 14, pp 449-458
"Close-coupled disasters: how oil majors are de-integrating and then managing contractors" in Mars G and Weir D H T (Eds) 2001 "Risk Management Volume II Management and Control" Aldershot, Dartmouth/ Ashgate, pages 105-113
"Derecognition of trade unions and the dualistic behaviour of oil and chemicals firms" (with M D Korczynski) Work, Employment and Society 2000 Vol 14, No 3, 419-43