Recent Submissions

  • Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061, 2014-09-01)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship [online], 6(3), pages 255-275. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061
    The purpose of this paper is to assess the contribution of 'Matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literature. The literature on gendered aspects of entrepreneurship is expanding and maturing in its level ...
  • Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050, 2014-07-01)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. Journal of family business management [online], 4(2), pages 149-170. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the under researched interface between entrepreneur and family business stories and in particular the form and structure of second-generation entrepreneur stories. It illustrates how ...
  • Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/GM-02-2014-0012, 2014-11-15)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto. Gender in management: an international journal [online], 29(8), pages 466-486. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/GM-02-2014-0012
    The purpose of this study is to consider entrepreneurial imagery that sheds light on differing and emerging patterns of female entrepreneurial identity which illustrate shifts in the locus of power that challenge masculine ...
  • Rural enterprise in Mexico: a case of necessity diversification. 

    Bosworth, Gary; McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-05-2014-0006, 2015-10-01)
    BOSWORTH, G., MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R. 2015. Rural enterprise in Mexico: a case of necessity diversification. Journal of enterprising communities: people and places in the global economy [online], 9(4), pages 327-343. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-05-2014-0006
    This paper aims to consider the challenges facing small rural businesses in Mexico in their efforts to be enterprising and sustainable when confronted with severe exogenous pressures. Extant literature on farm diversification ...
  • Entrepreneurship and poetry: analyzing an aesthetic dimension. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-09-2012-0103, 2015-07-01)
    SMITH, R. 2015. Entrepreneurship and poetry: analyzing an aesthetic dimension. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 22(3), pages 450-472. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-09-2012-0103
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the aesthetic dimension of entrepreneur poems. The notion of the entrepreneur as storyteller, and the entrepreneur story as cultural genres have become so firmly entrenched in ...
  • The long goodbye: a note on the closure of rural police stations and the decline of rural policing in Britain. 

    Smith, Robert; Somerville, Peter (OUP http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pat031, 2013-11-01)
    SMITH, R. and SOMERVILLE, P. 2013. The long goodbye: a note on the closure of rural police stations and the decline of rural policing in Britain. Policing [online], 7(4), pages 348-358. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pat031
    This research note documents the recent controversy surrounding the closure of police stations in the UK between 2007 and 2012. It examines the statistics as reported in the press and discusses the rhetoric used in the ...
  • Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (SEEDS (Organisers), 2015-09-17)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2015. Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Proceedings of the international sustainable ecological engineering design for society (SEEDS) conference, 17-18 September 2015, Leeds, UK.
    Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) in general, and biomass source in particular, remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing countries. This is because of its strategic value ...
  • The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Pabst Science, 2006-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2006. The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom. In Schorr, A. and Seltmann, S. (eds.) Changing media markets in Europe and abroad: new ways of handling information and entertainment content. Lengerich: Pabst Science, pages 63-77.
    This chapter discusses the role and effectiveness of UK parliamentary public information services in both servicing the needs of the general public for information about government and also in communicating positive ...
  • Citizenship information and public libraries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1997-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. Citizenship information and public libraries. Public library journal, 12(4), pages 73-77.
    This article examines the development of the concept of citizenship information within the UK, with a particular focus on the role played by public libraries.
  • The long and winding road. 

    Campbell, Fiona; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 2000-04-30)
    CAMPBELL, F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. The long and winding road. Library Association record, 102(4), pages 214-215.
    For some years now, staff in the Library Association Professional Qualifications Department have noticed that, while a proportion of candidates for Associateship of the LA complete the necessary requirements fairly quickly ...
  • Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. 

    Beer, Susan F.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403, 1998-12-31)
    BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403
    Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: ...
  • European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1996-01-01)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1996. European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. Public library journal, 11(1), pages 11-12.
    In the early 1990s, during the lengthy and often heated debate over the United Kingdom's ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, the European Commission became increasingly aware of a communication gap between itself and ...
  • 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17, 2015-09-01)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2015. 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. In Savigny, H., Alexander, J., Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) Media, margins and popular culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 249-261. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17
    It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
  • Voluntary simplicity. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (Routledge, 2013-12-17)
    MCDONALD, S. 2014. Voluntary simplicity. In Parker, M., Cheney, G., Fournier, V. and Land, C. (eds.) The Routledge companion to alternative organization. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 210-235.
    Etzioni describes voluntary simplifiers (VS) as people who choose, 'out of free will - rather than by being coerced by poverty, government austerity programs, or being imprisoned - to limit expenditures on consumer goods ...
  • Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_87, 2013-12-22)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. 2013. Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning. Communications in computer and information science, 397, Worldwide commonalities and challenges in information literacy research and practice: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2013), 22-25 October 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. Basel: Springer [online], pages 647-654. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_87
    Information professionals play a key role in facilitating and advocating the development of information literacy in educational, organizational and everyday life contexts. However, their information literacy continuing ...
  • The 'Europeanization' of the Basel process: financial harmonization between globalization and parliamentarization. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rego.12063, 2014-09-24)
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2015. The 'Europeanization' of the Basel process: financial harmonization between globalization and parliamentarization. Regulation and governance [online], 9(4), pages 325-338. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rego.12063
    Public policy initiatives aimed at the prevention of future financial crises originate with global harmonization in the form of executive standards issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. This article explores ...
  • Law across borders: introduction. 

    Arnell, Paul (Routledge, 2011-12-02)
    ARNELL, P. 2012. Law across borders: introduction. In Arnell, P. Law across borders: the extraterritorial applicaton of United Kingdom law. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 1-22.
    This book examines the application of UK Criminal and Human Rights Law to people and circumstances outside the United Kingdom. Building upon previous analyses which have focused on a single aspect of extraterritorially, ...
  • The evolution of agile manufacturing. 

    Li, Jin-Hai; Anderson, Alistair R.; Harrison, Richard (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637150310468380, 2003-04-01)
    LI, J.-H., ANDERSON, A.R. and HARRISON, R.T. 2003. The evolution of agile manufacturing. Business process management journal [online], 9(2), pages 170-189. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637150310468380
    This paper provides an exploration of the concept and content of agile manufacturing (AM). It describes the nature of the content of AM and synthesises the literature to propose a comprehensive definition of purpose and ...
  • Innovation culture in small Tunisian ICT firms. 

    El Harbi, Sana; Anderson, Alistair R.; Amamou, Meriam (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-06-2013-0086, 2014-01-01)
    EL HARBI, S., ANDERSON, A.R. and AMAMOU, M. 2014. Innovation culture in small Tunisian ICT firms. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 21(1), pages 132-151. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-06-2013-0086
    The research aims to ask whether, in the absence of overarching innovative conditions, a small firm can have an innovative culture and what its scale and scope is. The study employs four exploratory case studies. This ...
  • Entrepreneurship as re-sourcing: towards a new image of entrepreneurship in a time of financial, economic and socio-spatial crisis. 

    Korsgaard, Steffen; Anderson, Alistair R.; Gaddesfors, Johan (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-03-2014-0002, 2016-04-01)
    KORSGAARD, S., ANDERSON, A.R. and GADDEFORS, J. 2016. Entrepreneurship as re-sourcing: Towards a new image of entrepreneurship in a time of financial, economic and socio-spatial crisis. Journal of enterprising communities: people and places in the global economy [online], 10(2), pages 178-202. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-03-2014-0002
    The purpose of this paper is to develop an understanding of entrepreneurship that can help researchers, policymakers and practitioners develop entrepreneurial responses to the current economic, environmental and socio-spatial ...

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