Recent Submissions

  • Social capital in the capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L.; Drakopoulou-Dodd, Sarah (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=796_798&products_id=9222&osCsid=88fdf5191636c09baa7d93f7c47173dd, 2009-12-31)
    ANDERSON, A.R., JACK, S.L. and DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S. 2009. Social capital in the capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting. In Bergmann, M. and Faust, T. (eds.) Handbook of business and finance: multinational companies, venture capital and non-profit organizations. New York: Nova Publishers, pages 293-300.
    New venture capitalisation demands the formation of the necessary financial resources to launch. Social capital - the potential resources to which individuals have access due to their position within specific social networks ...
  • Open Licensing for cultural heritage. 

    Muir, Adrienne (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2018.03.019, 2018-04-12)
    MUIR, A. 2018. Open Licensing for cultural heritage. Journal of cultural heritage [online], In press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2018.03.019
    This is a book review by the author of Open Licensing for cultural heritage by Hamilton, G. and Saunderson, F. published by Facet. ISBN 9781783301850.
  • A living legislature: the EP as an ordinary legislator. 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (EUSA (ORGANISERS) https://eustudies.org/conference/papers/download/250, 2015-03-05)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2015. A living legislature: the EP as an ordinary legislator. In the Proceedings of the 14th European Unions Studies Association biennial conference [online], 5-7 March 2015, Boston, USA. Available from: https://eustudies.org/conference/papers/download/250
    This paper explores possibilities of cooperation between rationalist and sociological insights by examining the institutionalization of legislative powers in the European Parliament (EP). By this, we refer to the social ...
  • The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. 

    Spicker, Paul (Die Keure https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits, 2017-06-30)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. In Van Hootegem, H (ed.) Poverty and ineffectiveness of rights. Bruges: Die Keure [online]. Available from: https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits
    The issue of take-up has had a prominent role in the consideration of benefits in the UK, and there is a considerable amount of information available about the issues and problems. As time has gone on, however, the comfortable ...
  • Nonfamily knowledge during family business succession: a cultural understanding. 

    Wasim, Jahangir; Cunningham, James; Maxwell-Cole, Alexander; Taylor, James Richard (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0167, 2018-06-28)
    WASIM, J., CUNNINGHAM, J., MAXWELL-COLE, A. and TAYLOR, J. 2018. Nonfamily knowledge during family business succession: a cultural understanding. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], Earlycite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0167
    Purpose: Knowledge transfer plays a key role in the succession process. While much attention has been given to the passing of business knowledge form incumbent to successor, less is known about the use of nonfamily knowledge ...
  • Identifying as an outsider: implications for nonfamily in small family firms 

    Cunningham, James (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1469160, 2018-04-27)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. 2018. Identifying as an outsider: implications for nonfamily in small family firms. International journal of human resource management [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1469160
    Family businesses are held in high regard the world over for their impact on employment, credited in part to their longevity and abundance. In spite of this omnipresence, we have only begun to understand the day-to-day ...
  • The intersection of entrepreneurship and selling: an interdisciplinary review, framework, and future research agenda. 

    Matthews, Russell S.; Chalmers, Dominic M.; Fraser, Simon S. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.04.008, 2018-05-01)
    MATTHEWS, R.S., CHALMERS, D.M. and FRASER, S.S. 2018. The intersection of entrepreneurship and selling: an interdisciplinary review, framework, and future research agenda. Journal of business venturing [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.04.008
    Selling is integral to entrepreneurship, yet it has rarely been a focal topic of analysis for entrepreneurship scholars. To address this, we undertake a broad-ranging systematic literature review of research that in some ...
  • Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Younis, Sohail; Hashim, Hina; Air, Carol
    ANDERSON, A., YOUNIS, S., HASHIM, H. and AIR, C. [2018]. Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise. Social enterprise journal [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-04-2018-0034
    This paper considers whether micro social enterprise is a new genre of social enterprise, a scaled down, micro version of conventional social enterprise or something completely different. The authors have identified themes ...
  • Bad weather absences and employer liability. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-06-01)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2018. Bad weather absences and employer liability. Scots law times [online], 17, pages 69-71. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Discusses the liability of employers for disciplinary action taken against employees following absences relating to bad weathers, notably pursuant to government or police advice, or because attending the workplace is not ...
  • Romancing the rural: the rural as an entrepreneurial context; concept and engagements. 

    Gaddefors, Johan; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750318785545, 2018-07-03)
    GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Romancing the rural: the rural as an entrepreneurial context; concept and engagements. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750318785545
    The purpose of this paper is to consider the role of context in understanding and theorising rural entrepreneurship. We discuss the relation between entrepreneurship and its context and review some of the implications of ...
  • Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police: a re-interpretation by the Supreme Court. 

    Arnell, Sarah (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-06-30)
    ARNELL, S. 2018. Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police: a re-interpretation by the Supreme Court. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 128-132. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    The existence of a duty of care is central to the law of negligence. The Supreme Court has taken the opportunity to clarify the position of the police with regard to when they will owe a duty of care and, at the same time, ...
  • The petroleum industries bill; a deficient policy for environmental management in Nigeria's oil and gas sector. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Allied Academies http://www.alliedacademies.org/environmental-risk-assessment-and-remediation/archive/aaerar-volume-2-issue-2-year-2018.html, 2018-05-18)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. 2018. The Petroleum Industries Bill; a deficient policy for environmental management in Nigeria's oil and gas sector. Environmental risk assessment and remediation [online], 2(2), pages 35-39. Available from: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/the-petroleum-industries-bill-a-deficient-policy-for-environmental-management-in-nigerias-oil-and-gas-sector-9711.html
    The process for passage of the Petroleum Industries Bill (PIB) of Nigeria, instituted in 2008 was done with the purpose of regulating Nigeria's oil and gas sector. This Bill is therefore, upon passage, expected to repeal ...
  • Deficient legislation sanctioning oil spill in Nigeria: a need for a review of the regulatory component of petroleum laws in Nigeria and the Petroleum Industries Bill. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Science Target https://www.sciencetarget.com/Journal/index.php/IJES/issue/current, 2018-03-06)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. [2018]. Deficient legislation sanctioning oil spill in Nigeria: a need for a review of the regulatory component of petroleum laws in Nigeria and the Petroleum Industries Bill. International journal of environment and sustainability [online]: special issue for the 5th Ajman international environment conference (AIEC2018), 6-7 March 2018, Ajman, UAE, (accepted).
    The grave challenges of oil pollution have been over stated in several environmental journals. Similarly, there have been several discourses on the prevailing nature of Nigerian oil spill pollution. Alarmingly, the spills ...
  • Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira; Stephen, Graeme; McWhirr, Susan M. (University of Stirling (Organisers) https://www.stir.ac.uk/events/archive/propelconference/, 2014-06-25)
    FULFORD, H., BAILEY, M., STEPHEN, G. and MCWHIRR, S.M. 2014. Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. Presented at the Professional practice education and learning conference (ProPEL), 25-27 June 2014, Stirling, UK.
    In recent decades there has been a considerable growth in the delivery of professional education in online mode. To support this mode of learning, educators now have at their disposal an array of tools, with recent additions ...
  • Every child a library member: an evaluative review. 

    Reid, Peter H.; Hood, Caroline (Scottish Library and Information Council https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/, 2018-08-31)
    REID, P.H. and HOOD, C. 2016. Every child a library member: an evaluative review. Glasgow: Scottish Library and Information Council [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/
    In August 2016 the Department of Information Management at Robert Gordon University conducted an Evaluative Review of the Every Child A Library Member project. The review, conducted by Professor Peter Reid and Caroline ...
  • The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University https://www3.rgu.ac.uk/events/future-work-future-graduates-forging-the-link, 2018-05-03)
    BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. Presented at the Robert Gordon University annual learning and teaching conference: future work, future graduates; forging the link, 3 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding graduates to become more 'work ready'. Whilst these skill sets take into account many factors, they translate to Level ...
  • International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. 

    Cordery, Carolyn J.; Crawford, Louise; Breen, Oonagh B.; Morgan, Gareth G. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.accfor.2018.05.001, 2018-05-24)
    CORDERY, C.J., CRAWFORD, L., BREEN, O.B. and MORGAN, G.G. 2018. International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. Accounting forum [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.accfor.2018.05.001
    Financial reporting is an important aspect of not-for-profit organisations’ (NPOs') accountability discharge, particularly for donations and funding. Nevertheless, NPO financial reporting lacks a global approach. Drawing ...
  • Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Allied Academies http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html, 2018-05-18)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. 2018. Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. Environmental risk assessment and remediation [online], 2(2), pages 1-7. Available from: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html
    The grave challenges of oil pollution have been over stated in several environmental journals. The liability accruing to such pollutions have also been extensively discussed by several legal scholars. Interestingly, this ...
  • Drillers' cognitive skills monitoring task. 

    Roberts, Ruby Clyde; Flin, Rhona; Cleland, Jennifer; Urquhart, Jim (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804617744713, 2018-05-10)
    ROBERTS, R.C., FLIN, R., CLELAND, J. and URQUHART, J. 2018. Drillers' cognitive skills monitoring task. Ergonomics in design [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804617744713
    Drilling incidents have emphasized that offshore drillers require a high level of cognitive skills, including situation awareness and decision making, to maintain safe and efficient well control. Although a number of tools ...
  • Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-06-30)
    MANTE, J. 2018. Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. Construction law journal [online], 34(4), pages 231-252. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Using insights from planning and employment law, this piece looks beyond the conventional connotation of good faith and critically examines the meaning, scope and consequence of the duty to act in a spirit of mutual trust ...

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