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Politics and the era of uncertainty.
(Press and Journal, 2016-11-21)
The day after the US presidential election many of us woke to an unexpected election outcome: and the deep irony is not that you and I did not expect it but that governments, pollsters and political experts all over the ...
The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK.
(Walter de Gruyter., 2010-09)
In recent years, government at all levels in the UK has increasingly recognised the need for ongoing dialogue between policy makers and stakeholders during the policymaking process. Prompted by a number of factors, including ...
Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues.
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, ...
Stigma and social welfare.
(Paul Spicker., 2011)
This book looks at the concept of stigma in the context of social welfare. The idea of 'social welfare' is commonly identified with the 'social services'. Both terms are regrettably unclear. 'Welfare' can be taken to mean ...
Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis.
(Robert Gordon University, 2010-11)
Maternity leave is linked to role-conflict and gender discrimination in the workplace. Decisions on working life at this time are unavoidable; it is a natural time for self reflection. It is a time when work and career ...
Waste management policies for industrial symbiosis development: case studies in European countries.
Industrial symbiosis (IS) emerged as a self-organizing business strategy among firms that are willing to cooperate to improve their economic and environmental performance. The adoption of such cooperative strategies ...
“Leadership”: a perniciously vague concept.
Purpose – Despite the vast amount of literature covering the concept of leadership, it remains contentious, under-conceptualised and often uncritical. The purpose of this paper is to question the validity of the concept ...
Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere.
(SAGE Publications., 2012-03)
This article examines motivations for knowledge sharing in blogs written by police officers. It draws on the findings of a research project completed in 2011 based on content analysis of 63 blogs.
Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking.
Purpose – The paper aims to better understand the process of networking by small business with their customers to achieve innovations. In particular the relative roles of face-to-face and virtual interaction are to be ...
The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work.
This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the ...