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  • From fourth year to the outside world: are we making our fashion graduates 'work ready' - are their skills transferable into the workplace? 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, 2017-06-06)
    BREMNER, P.A.M. 2017. From fourth year to the outside world: are we making our fashion graduates 'work ready' - are their skills transferable into the workplace? Presented at the 3rd International enhancement in higher education conference: inspiring excellence, transforming the student experience, 6-8 June 2017, Glasgow, UK.
    An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding the students to become more ‘work ready’. These skill sets take into account the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher ...
  • Whistle-blowing and the equality dimension of victimisation in the workplace. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (SAGE https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229117712586, 2017-06-16)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2017. Whistle-blowing and the equality dimension of victimisation in the workplace. International journal of discrimination and the law [online], 17(2), pages 137-156. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229117712586
    A considerable amount of attention has been given to the general law of victimisation under the Equality Act 2010 but scant consideration has been given to the equality aspect of victimisation relating to whistle-blowing ...
  • The Scottish suffragettes and the press. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-53834-5, 2017-07-31)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2017. The Scottish suffragettes and the press. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 1. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-53834-5
    The file associated with this record contains only the first chapter - the full book is available for purchase from the publisher's website. This work approaches the Scottish women's suffrage campaign from the point of ...
  • Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. 

    Cunningham, James; Seaman, Claire; McGuire, David (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667, 2016-12-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D. 2017. Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. Family business review [online], 30(2), pages 160-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667
    Small family firms have many unique relational qualities with implications for how knowledge is passed between individuals. Extant literature posits leadership approach as important in explaining differences in knowledge-sharing ...
  • The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. 

    Kalden, Jan Niklas; Cunningham, James; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439, 2017-05-09)
    KALDEN, J.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. The international journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 18(2), pages 91-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439
    The German economy is praised for its stability, creating a seemingly strong economic environment in which entrepreneurship should thrive. Our research problem is that, in spite of the strong economy, new venture creation ...
  • Focus group discussions. 

    Gammie, Elizabeth Black Anderson; Hamilton, Susan; Gilchrist, Valerie (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/9781138939677, 2017-03-28)
    GAMMIE, E., HAMILTON, S. and GILCHRIST, V. 2017. Focus group discussions. In Hoque, Z., Parker, L.D., Covaleski, M.A. and Haynes, K. (eds.) The Routledge companion to qualitative accounting research methods. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 22, pages 372-286.
    This chapter provides an overview of focus group discussions as a research method. Using illustrative examples, the chapter discusses the appropriateness of the technique for accounting research. The chapter then highlights ...
  • Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Sayyad, Abdi Elham (ECIL http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/wednesday-12th-morning-session/, 2016-10-10)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and SAYYAD ABDI, E. 2016. Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/wednesday-12th-morning-session/
  • The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Bountouri, Christina; Niakas, Dimitris (ECIL http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/monday-10th-october-afternoon-session/, 2016-10-10)
    MARTZOUKOU, K., KOSTAGIOLAS, P., BOUNTOURI, C. and NIAKAS, D. 2016. The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/monday-10th-october-afternoon-session/
    In shared health decision-making, cooperation in the patient-doctor relationship is fundamental. However, lack of health literacy may act as a significant barrier in this process. Patients are expected to make decisions ...
  • Cicero's law: rethinking roman law of the late republic. 

    Anderson, Craig (Edinburgh University Press https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0428, 2017-05-01)
    ANDERSON, C. 2017. Cicero's law: rethinking Roman law of the late republic. Edinburgh law review [online], 21(2), pages 308-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0428
    Book review of Du Plessi, P (ed) Cicero's law: rethinking Roman law of the late republic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978147448820.
  • Social media: a force for inclusion. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie; Addison, Brian; Pedersen, Sarah; Stewart, Derek C.; Andrews, J. (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/previous-symposia-workshops, 2016-10-05)
    BROWN, A., MACLURE, K., ADDISON, B., PEDERSON, S., STEWART, D. and ANDREWS, J. 2016. Social media: a force for inclusion. Presented at the 45th ESCP-NSF international symposium on clinical pharmacy: clinical pharmacy tackling inequalities and access to health care, 5 -7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    The migration of modern social networks to the internet has facilitated the transition of traditional pharmacy networks online. The ubiquitous nature of social media (SoMe) combined with merging of personal and professional ...
  • Fixed Term Parliaments Act. 

    Morrison, James (OUP, 2017-05-31)
    MORRISON, J. 2017. Fixed Term Parliaments Act. [online]. 31 May 2017. Available from: https://blog.oup.com/2017/05/fixed-term-parliaments-act/
    Was there ever a more hollow and impotent piece of legislation than the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act? Trumpeted by the Conservative-led coalition as a way of stopping opportunist prime ministers ever again calling snap ...
  • Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (OUP https://global.oup.com/academic/product/gertrude-bell-and-iraq-9780197266076, 2017-04-13)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. In Collins, P. and Tripp, C. (eds.) Gertrude Bell and Iraq: a life and legacy. Proceedings of the British Academy, 205: proceedings of Gertrude Bell: a life and legacy, 11-13 September 2013, London, UK. Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapter 11, pages 257-271.
    This paper discusses Gertrude Bell's involvement in the foundation of the Baghdad Public Library and the Iraq Museum Library, shedding light on issues that have surrounded their creation and development. It identifies ...
  • The economic reification of entrepreneurship: re-engaging with the social. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138802537, 2015-10-01)
    ANDERSON, A. 2015. The economic reification of entrepreneurship: re-engaging with the social. In Fayolle, A. and Riot, P. (eds.) Rethinking entrepreneurship: debating research orientations. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 4, pages 44-56.
    Growth and development at personal, firm and national levels are all, quite properly, attributed to entrepreneurship. However, the importance of these entrepreneurial outcomes has shaped how we perceive entrepreneurs and ...
  • The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. 

    McGuire, David; Garavan, Thomas N.; Cunningham, James; Duffy, Greg (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136, 2016-06-06)
    MCGUIRE, D., GARAVAN, T.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and DUFFY, G. 2016. The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and organization development journal [online], 37(4), pages 430-449. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136
    Purpose - The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of speech imagery and linguistic ...
  • How can the use of 'mutual trust and cooperation' in the NEC 3 suite of contracts help collaboration? 

    Christie, David S. (Informa Business Intelligence https://www.i-law.com/ilaw/doc/view.htm?id=376379, 2017-06-30)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2017. How can the use of 'mutual trust and cooperation' in the NEC 3 suite of contracts help collaboration? International construction law review [online], 34(2), pages 93-112. Available from: https://www.i-law.com
    The NEC 3 standard form of construction contract aims to promote collaboration. It hinges on the use of a particular phrase 'mutual trust and understanding' which is largely undefined. Linking that to notions of good faith ...
  • Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. 

    DIOCHON, Monica C.; Anderson, Alistair R.; Ghore, Yogesh (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-016-0414-7, 2016-09-29)
    DIOCHON, M.C., ANDERSON, A.R. and GHORE, Y. 2017. Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 13(2), pages 553-574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-016-0414-7
    Our investigation uses structuration theory to explore the emergence of a microfranchise whose aim is to raise the income of smallholder farmers in Kenya by enabling an increase in productivity. This longitudinal real time ...
  • Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs. 

    Gaddefors, Johan; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-01-2016-0040, 2017-03-17)
    GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs. International journal of entrepreneurial behaviour and research [online], 23(2), pages 267-278. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-01-2016-0040
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explain how context shapes what becomes entrepreneurial. Design/methodology/approach - The paper is part of a longitudinal study over ten years, an ethnographic work including ...
  • The creative industries in Scotland: flexible friends or foes? 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008-01-08)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2008. The creative industries in Scotland: flexible friends or foes? In Ross, K. and Price, S. (eds). Popular media and communication: essays on publics, practices and processes. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pages 102-129.
    While the Scottish creative sector specifically has been largely ignored in the published literature, there have been several national (i.e. UK) and international studies of women’s employment in the creative or cultural ...
  • Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (University of Toronto Press http://www.utpjournals.press/loi/jsp, 1998-04-30)
    PEDERSEN, S. 1998. Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK. Journal of scholarly publishing, 29(3), pages 154-166.
    This article offers a snapshot of the status of and pressures on the academic author in the UK at the end of the twentieth century. The Research Assessment Exercise of 1996 and the Report of the Inquiry into Higher Education, ...
  • Challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: a case study of Ghana. 

    Ankrah, Nii; Mante, Joseph; Ndekugri, Issaka (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Real-Estate-Construction-and-Economic-Development-in-Emerging-Market-Economies/Abdulai-Obeng-Odoom-Ochieng-Maliene/p/book/9780415747899, 2015-11-09)
    ANKRAH, N., MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. 2015. Challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: a case study of Ghana. In Abdulai, R.T., Obeng-Odoom, F., Ochieng, E. and Maliene, V. (eds.) Real estate, construction and economic development in emerging market economies. Oxon: Routledge, chapter 9, pages 174-201. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Real-Estate-Construction-and-Economic-Development-in-Emerging-Market-Economies/Abdulai-Obeng-Odoom-Ochieng-Maliene/p/book/9780415747899
    Infrastructure comprises the physical facilities, institutions and organisational structures or the social and economic foundations for the operation of a society (UNCTAD, 2008). The World Bank (1994) defines infrastructure ...

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