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  • The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Ullah, Farid (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734, 2014-02-01)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and ULLAH, F. 2014. The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. Management decision [online], 52(2), pages 326-349. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734
    We consider why most small firms remain small. Employing an inductive analysis of responses from a survey of 2,521 small business owners about employment regulation, we examine the nature and effects of smallness. We found ...
  • The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'. 

    Ullah, Farid; Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-02-2015-0005, 2015-09-30)
    ULLAH, F. and SMITH, R. 2015. The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'. World journal of entrepreneurship, management and sustainable development [online], 11(3), pages 154-175. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-02-2015-0005
    The purpose of this paper is to examine and explore why 'Small-Businesses' resist employing outside the immediate family and investigate the employee as an outsider and entrepreneurial resource. Design/methodology/approach ...
  • Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC’s oil price band/stabilisation policies. 

    Ibrahim, Mas'ud Usman (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-12)
    This dissertation contributes to the literature on the role of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in (de)stabilising oil prices by identifying and critically investigating a gap in the extant literature ...
  • What influences ethnic entrepreneurs' decision to start-up: some evidence from Aberdeen, Scotland. 

    Ullah, Farid; Rahman, Md. Zillur; Smith, Robert; Beloucif, Ahmed (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-12-2015-0182, 2016-11-21)
    ULLAH, F., RAHMAN, M.Z., SMITH, R. and BELOUCIF, A. 2016. What influences ethnic entrepreneurs' decision to start-up: some evidence from Aberdeen, Scotland. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 23(4), pages 1081-1103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-12-2015-0182.
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore some key factors that influences ethnic entrepreneur's decision in starting-up a new business in Aberdeen, Scotland. Design/methodology/approach - The authors set out to ...