Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Micorfranchise 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. Micorfranchise 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 ...
  • Arbitrability in the context of Ghana's new arbitration law. 

    Mante, Joseph; Ndekugri, Issaka (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2012-04-30)
    MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. 2012. Arbitrability in the context of Ghana's new arbitration law. International arbitration law review [online], 15(2), pages 31-41. Available from: https://westlaw.co.uk
    Examines the approach of Ghana's Alternative Dispute Resolution Act 2010 to the question of arbitrability. Reflects on the concept of "arbitrability" under international law, the relevant trends emerging from case law, and ...
  • The effect of early berthing prospects on the energy efficiency operational index in oil tanker vessels. 

    Acomi, Nicoleta; Acomi, Ovidiu (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/145/8/082001, 2016-08-23)
    ACOMI, N. and ACOMI, O.C. 2016. The effect of early berthing prospects on the energy efficiency operational index in oil tanker vessels. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering; Proceedings of the 4th modern technologies in industrial engineering, 15 -18 June 2016, Lasi, Romania. Bristol: IOP Publishing [online], 145, article ID 082001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/145/8/082001
    Marine pollution is one of the main concerns of our society. In order to reduce air pollution produced by ships, the International Maritime Organization has developed technical, operational and management measures. Part ...
  • Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Tait, Elizabeth; Gray, David (RICS/COBRA http://www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA%20paper.pdf, 2012-09-11)
    LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. Presented at the construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada. London: RICS. Hosted on www.care-north.eu [online]. Available from: www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA paper.pdf
    Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, ...
  • Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela; Halsall, Robert (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758, 2016-12-14)
    WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2016. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758.
    An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, ...
  • It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation. 

    Davis, Andrew (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2017.03.007, 2017-03-23)
    DAVIS, A. 2017. It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation. Tourism management [online], 61, pages 484-500. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2017.03.007
    Consumption of tourism activities plays a symbolic role in the formation of individual and group identity. However, research into specific tourism contexts is unequal, with live music and festival events often overlooked. ...
  • "The appy for a happy pappy": expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. 

    Thomas, Gareth M.; Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813, 2017-03-16)
    THOMAS, G.M., LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2017. "The appy for a happy pappy": expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. Journal of gender studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813.
    Many mobile software applications (‘apps’) related to pregnancy have been developed for the global market, yet little research has explored how expectant or new fathers are represented in such technologies. Drawing on a ...
  • Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph (SOCIETY OF LEGAL SCHOLARS, 2015-09-01)
    MANTE, J. 2015. Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. Presented at the Society of legal scholars conference 2015, 1 - 4 September 2015, York, UK.
    The paper is divided into five sections. The first section provides a brief overview of the concept of arbitrability. The second section surveys the current trend and relationship between arbitrability and public policy ...
  • Local content and the Marginal Fields Programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Nwuke, Chinwe (OGEL https://www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=3671, 2017-01-31)
    EZEANI, E.C. and NWUKE, C. 2017. Local content and the marginal fields programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. Oil, gas and energy law intelligence [online], 15(1), pages 1-20. Available from: www.ogel.org/articles.asp?key=3671
    The upstream oil sector in Nigeria since the discovery of oil in the 1950s has been dominated by international oil companies. To revise this situation and learning from the experience of countries with strong representation ...
  • The intelligent university library: developing a more comprehensive option for the researcher. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666916688383, 2017-02-01)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. The intelligent university library: developing a more comprehensive option for the researcher. Information development [online], 33(2), pages 219-223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666916688383.
    The aim of this short conference presentation was to highlight the importance of seeking alternative technological approaches to the optimization of university libraries' resources and services. It discusses briefly the ...
  • Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032, 2016-09-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. Library trends [online], 65(2), pages 217-250. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032.
    This paper discusses why many school libraries may not have been seen as an essential element of education, and supported and used accordingly. It reviews the international agencies' advice and encouragement for the ...
  • Human trafficking in Scotland: the legislative response. 

    Arnell, Paul; Ogilvie, Tracy (Scottish Legal Action Group http://www.scolag.org/system/files/2013_SCOLAG_164-165.pdf, 2013-07-31)
    ARNELL, P. and OGILVIE, T. 2013. Human trafficking in Scotland: the legislative response. SCOLAG legal journal [online], 430, pages 164-165. Available from: http://www.scolag.org/system/files/2013_SCOLAG_164-165.pdf.
    Human trafficking in Scotland has entered the realms of political rhetoric, governmental consciousness and academic debate. Following a summit on human trafficking in October 2012 in Edinburgh Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill ...
  • The international co-operation unit of the COPFS. 

    Arnell, Paul (Scottish Legal Action Group http://www.scolag.org/journal/issue-439-may-2014-scolag-93-116, 2014-05-31)
    ARNELL, P. 2014. The international co-operation unit of the COPFS. SCOLAG journal [online], 439, pages 96-97. Available from: http://www.scolag.org/journal/issue-439-may-2014-scolag-93-116.
    Dr Paul Anell gives an overview of the report by the Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland.

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