Articles Discussed

The following are a list of articles discussed on this blog (alphabetical by first author):

Belhassen, Y., & Caton, K. (2006). Authenticity Matters. Annals of Tourism Research, 33(3), 853-856.

Bertoncini, G, & Schmalz, M. (2013). What’s on your mind: Understanding the Influence of Social media on Authentic Leadership Dimensions and Education from the Millennials’ Perspective. (Master of Business Administration), Linnaeus University, Sweden.

Bolton, Ruth N, Gustafsson, Anders, McColl-Kennedy, Janet, Sirianni, Nancy J, & Tse, David. (2014). Small Details That Make Big Differences: A Radical Approach to Consumption Experience as a Firm’s Differentiating Strategy. Journal of Service Management, 25(2), 7-7.

Collins, N.,  (2013) The Ideal Marketer is an Authentic Marketer. Academy of Marketing Science World Marketing Congress, Melbourne, Australia (July, 2013)

Collins, N., Watts, L. & Murphy, J. (2011) Keeping It Real: Applying 360 Degree Authenticity. Australia New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference, Perth, Australia (November, 2011)

Collins, N., Murphy, J. (2010) “The Hajj: An Illustration of 360 Degree Authenticity”. Tourism in the Muslim World Noel Scott, Ed.

Critchley, S, & Webster, J. (2013). The Gospel According to “Me”. New York Times. Retrieved from

Gao, Zhihong, Zhang, Hongxia, & Li, Sherry F. (2014). Consumer Attitudes Toward Advertising in the Digital Age: A China–United States Comparative Study. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, 35(1), 12-28.

Gjersoe, Nathalia L, Newman, George E, Chituc, Vladimir, & Hood, Bruce. (2014). Individualism and the Extended-Self: Cross-Cultural Differences in the Valuation of Authentic Objects. PLOS ONE, 9(3), e90787.

Ibarra, H. (2015). The Authenticity Paradox. Harvard Business Review, 1(2).

Liao, S., & Ma, Y. (2009). Conceputalizing Consumer Need for Product Authenticity. international Journal of Business and information, 4(1), 89-114.

Lytton, T. (2013). Kosher Certification as a Model of Private Regulation.

Mayzlin, D., Dover, Y., & Chevalier, J. (2012). Promotional Reviews: An Empirical Investigation of Online Review Manipulation. Social Science Research Network.

Rayner, T. (2012). The gift shift: what’s social about social media?  Retrieved from

Reinecke, L., & Trepte, S. (2014). Authenticity and well-being on social network sites: A two-wave longitudinal study on the effects of online authenticity and the positivity bias in SNS communication. Computers in Human Behavior, 30, 95-102.

Rokka, J., Karlsson, K., & Tienari, J. (2013). Balancing acts: Managing employees and reputation in social media. Journal of Marketing Management, 1-26.

Schaefer, Allen D, & Pettijohn, Charles E. (2006). The relevance of authenticity in personal selling: Is genuineness an asset or liability? The Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, 14(1), 25-35.

Schallehn, Mike, Burmann, Christoph, & Riley, Nicola. (2014). Brand authenticity: Model development and empirical testing. Journal of Product & Brand Management, 23(3), 4-4.

Wang, N. (1999) Rethinking Authenticity in the Tourism ExperienceAnnals of Tourism Research 26(2) 349-370

Yannopoulou, N., Moufahim, M., & Bian, X. (2013). User-Generated Brands and Social Media: Couchsurfing and AirBnb. Contemporary Management Research, 9(1).

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