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  • Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. 

    Jones, David R. (Unpublished, 2013-05)
    JONES, D. R., 2013. Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. In: The 8th International Critical Management Studies Conference: Extending the limits of neo-liberal capitalism. 10-13 July 2013. Manchester. (Unpublished)
    Most proponents of ecological sustainability within universities seem to have found a space where they feel they can more or less shrug off the need for such meaningful critical reflection. There has been a preoccupation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Babson College http://fusionmx.babson.edu/entrep/fer/BABSON2003/VII/VII-S14/VII-S14.html, 2003-06)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2003. Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. In: W. D. BYGRAVE, ed. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 4-8 June 2003. Boston: Babson College. (summary only)
    Existing research has exposed the role of myth and metaphor in the social construction of entrepreneurship. This study considers the physical images portrayed, an appreciation of which presents a useful additional dimension ...
  • Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. 

    Acomi, Ovidiu; Acomi, Nicoleta (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.3, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, O. and ACOMI, N. 2016. Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. In the European proceedings of social and behavioural sciences [EpSBS]; 15th World lumen congress [WLC 2016], 12-17 April 2016, Lasi, Romania. London: Future academy [online], pages 16-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/ejpsbs.2016.09.3.
    The paper represents a critical analysis of the options ahead of maritime universities in terms of number of students admitted, particularly in periods of industry downturns. The study refers to the global maritime industry ...
  • The direction of reflection: helping students make sense of work placements. 

    Fulford, Heather; Cargill, Erica (http://www.asetonline.org/events/conference-proceedings/, 2016-09-06)
    FULFORD, H. and CARGILL, E. 2016. The direction of reflection: helping students make sense of work placements. In Siva-Joth, D. (ed). Proceedings of the 23rd annual ASET conference 2016: placement and employability professionals, 6-8 September 2016, York, UK. Sheffield: ASET [online], pages 84-92. Available from: http://www.asetonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2016-ASET-Conference-Proceedings.pdf
    When students are asked to write an account reflecting on a work placement or internship, they have the opportunity to consider their period of work experience from a number of perspectives. For example, they could concentrate ...
  • Diversification of seafarers' employability paths. 

    Acomi, Nicoleta; Acomi, Ovidiu (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.4, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, N. and ACOMI, O. 2016. Diversification of seafarers' employability paths.. In the European proceedings of social and behavioural sciences [EpSBS]; 15th World lumen congress [WLC 2016], 12-17 April 2016, Lasi, Romania. London: Future academy [online], pages 21-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.4.
    Romania's admission following the extension of the EU and the globalisation of the maritime industry exposed Romanian employees to the maritime labour market. This market is characterised by increased competition determined ...
  • 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 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 [online], 145: proceedings of the 4th modern technologies in industrial engineering, 15 -18 June 2016, Lasi, Romania, 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 ...
  • Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. 

    Shedid, Maha; Russell, Ken (ICARB http://www.intlafr.com/dubaiproceedings2017.pdf, 2016-12-12)
    SHEDID, M. and RUSSELL, K. 2016. Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. In Proceedings of Dubai international conference for advanced research in business (ICARB 2016), 12-13 Dec 2016, Al Badaa, Dubai. Al Badaa: ICARB [online], 2, pages 4-16. Available from: http://www.intlafr.com/dubaiproceedings2017.pdf
    This article reflects the results of a pilot study conducted in connection with an analysis of the antecedents and consequences of empowerment on the service quality for UAE Banking customers and the banking sector in ...
  • Five go to a country house: reflections on developing a residential programme for undergraduate management students. 

    Fulford, Heather; Cargill, Erica (CABS (Organisers), 2017-04-25)
    FULFORD, H. and CARGILL, E. 2017. Five go to a country house: reflections on developing a residential programme for undergraduate management students. Presented at the 6th Chartered Association of Business Schools conference on learning teaching and student experience (CABS LTSE 2017), 25-26 April 2017, Bristol, UK.
    For the academic year 2015-16, a new route was devised for undergraduate students in year three of their four-year Management degree. This route, denoted 'Connect to Business', was designed to allow students to participate ...
  • The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (QAA (Organisers) http://www.enhancementthemes.ac.uk/news-events/conference, 2018-06-07)
    BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. Presented at the 15th Enhancement themes conference; evaluation, evidence and enhancement; inspiring staff and students, 7th June 2018, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: QAA [online]. Available from: http://www.enhancementthemes.ac.uk/docs/ethemes/evidence-for-enhancement/the-gap-between-degree-outcomes-and-employability-skills-(paper).pdf
    This research aims to highlight, via the use of qualitative and quantitative methods, a possible mismatch between a degree learning outcomes and employability skills. By use of a mixed methods approach, inclusive of employer ...
  • Household behaviour and sustainability: from inactive to involved, and what lies in-between. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh; Padmore, Jo; Oke, Adekunle (Academy of Marketing http://programme.exordo.com/am2015/delegates/presentation/28/, 2015-04-24)
    OATES, C., MCDONALD, S., PADMORE, J. and OKE, A. 2015. Household behaviour and sustainability: from inactive to involved, and what lies in-between. In Proceedings of the 48th Academy of Marketing conference 2015 (AM2015); the magic in marketing, 7-9 July 2015, Limerick, Ireland. Helensburgh: Academy of Marketing [online]. Available from: http://programme.exordo.com/am2015/delegates/presentation/28/
    In this working paper we present the initial findings from a 2013 postal survey into green and ethical household behaviour. 457 usable questionnaires were returned from 3000 householders in a large northern city in the UK, ...
  • Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. 

    Atorough, Peter; Donaldson, Bill; Harris, Ainslie J. (Edukator d.o.o., 2011-06)
    ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A., 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference. June 1 -2 2011. Slovenia: Edukator.
    The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and ...
  • In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. 

    Bugali, Hilal; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Halsall, Robert (TRADERS http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf, 2016-11-21)
    BUGALI, H., FAIRBURN, S. and HALSALL, R. 2016. In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. In the Proceedings of training art and design researchers for participation in public space (TRADERS): mediations; art and design agency and participation in public space, 21-22 Nov 2016, London, UK. London: TRADERS [online], pages 163-173. Available from: http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf.
    Design has expanded its scope towards social change and innovation - this is observed to a great extent in the UK in parallel with the 'Big Society', but is happening globally as well. The existing literature concentrates ...
  • Inspirational tales: propagating the entrepreneurial narrative amongst children. 

    Smith, Robert (Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship http://www.babson.edu/entrep/fer/Babson2002/III/III_P2/III_P2.htm, 2002)
    SMITH, ROBERT, 2002. Inspirational tales: propagating the entrepreneurial narrative amongst children. In: WILLIAM D. BYGRAVE et al., eds. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2002: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 2002. Babson Park, Massachusetts: Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship.
    Many entrepreneurial narratives act as inspirational tales, propagating valued stories at an ideological and mythological level. By participating in them we expose others to the inspirational power of the narrative and ...
  • Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. 

    Dakup, Karan; Fulford, Heather; Sutherland, Bill J. (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., 2014-09)
    DAKUP, K., FULFORD, H. and SUTHERLAND, B., 2014. Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. In: B. GALBRAITH, ed. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 18-19 September 2014. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. Pp. 507-513
    Increasing concerns towards environmental issues (transportation emissions, global warming, depletion of natural resources) in today’s global economy has resulted in the need for businesses to be more environmentally ...
  • Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html, 2014-09-18)
    FULFORD, H. and BAILEY, M. 2014. Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Reading: Academic Conferences Ltd [online], pages 198-206. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html
    Review of relevant literature highlighted that entrepreneurs need help to reflect on, and make sense of, the challenges and opportunities that occur during the entrepreneurial process. For students who are unfamiliar with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. 

    Kakouris, Alexandros; Fulford, Heather; Liargovas, Panagiotis (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html, 2015-09-17)
    KAKOURIS, A., FULFORD, H. and LIARGOVAS, P. 2015. Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. In Dameri, R.A., Garelli, R. and Resta, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th European innovation and entrepreneurship conference (ECIE 2015), 17-18 September 2015, Genoa, Italy. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited [online], pages 836-839. Available from: http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html
    In the present conceptual article, we draw upon the notions of entreprenteurial opportunity and learning style to discuss a research question, and the corresponding theoretical framework, for an online experiment. The ...
  • Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation. 

    Sutherland, Bill J. (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. http://academic-conferences.org/ecie/ecie2014/ecie14-proceedings.htm, 2014-09)
    SUTHERLAND, W. J., 2014. Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation. In: B. GALBRAITH, ed. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 18-19 September 2014. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. Pp. 438-445.
    Optoelectronics (or photonics) has developed as a significant enabling technology central to the operation of a wide range of artefacts evident in telecommunications, consumer electronics, medical devices and defence. ...