Recent Submissions

  • In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. [2019]. In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. Politics and governance [online], 7(3), (accepted).
    This article examines the relations between the European Parliament (EP) and civil society organizations (CSOs) in the EU’s legislative process. It focuses specifically on legislative trilogues, an informal institution ...
  • Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. 

    Morrison, James (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119851385, 2019-06-20)
    MORRISON, J. 2019. Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. British journal of politics and international relations [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119851385
    This article argues that long-standing press portrayals of economic migrants as threats to Britain’s economic wellbeing underwent a marked turn immediately after the 2016 ‘Brexit’ referendum. Following an intense campaign ...
  • Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. 

    Broadbent, Ian D.; Nixon, Caroline (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529, 2019-06-04)
    BROADBENT, I.D. and NIXON, C.L.B. 2019. Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. Marine policy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529
    The Docking Shoal project was developed by Centrica as part of The Crown Estate’s Round 2 of UK offshore wind licensing. After 8 years of development, the project was ultimately refused planning consent by the Secretary ...
  • Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. 

    Cunningham, James; McGuire, David (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124, 2019-04-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and MCGUIRE, D. 2019. Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. Human resource development international [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124
    Minority-ethnic, family-run SMEs perform an increasingly important role in the Scottish economy. Yet, research has identified that such businesses are less likely to access publicly-funded business support and training ...
  • Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. [2019]. Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution. European politics and society [online], (accepted).
    Has the European Parliament (EP)’s acquisition of legislative powers diluted its traditional support for diffuse interests? This article considers the various arguments that challenge the EP’s reputation as a champion of ...
  • Business models for the circular economy: opportunities and challenges. 

    Fraccascia, Luca; Giannoccaro, Ilaria; Agarwal, Abhishek; Hansen, Erik G. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2285, 2019-02-19)
    FRACCASCIA, L., GIANNOCCARO, I., AGARWAL, A. and HANSEN, E.G. 2019. Business models for the circular economy: opportunities and challenges. Business strategy and the environment [online], 28(2), pages 430-432. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2285
    This is a call for papers for a special issue of the journal, Business Strategy and the Environment. The special issue aims to collect original and high-quality studies on how business models inform the perspective of the ...
  • Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. 

    Lawani, Ama; Moore, David R. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028, 2018-12-13)
    LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D.R. 2018. Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. International journal of construction management [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028
    The emotional intelligence (EI) concept is prevalent within management literature and is recognized as an important skill for managers in achieving organisational effectiveness. However, scholars report an unwillingness ...
  • The European Citizens’ Initiative: bringing the EU closer to its citizens? 

    Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0138-x, 2018-10-16)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2018. The European Citizens' Initiative: bringing the EU closer to its citizens? Comparative European politics [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0138-x
    In defiance of accounts which see the European Union (EU) as structurally incompatible with democracy, the Lisbon Treaty set out the general right and specific means for citizens to participate in EU decision-making. Whilst ...
  • Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. 

    Higgins, Michael; McKay, Fiona (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.44, 2016-12-19)
    HIGGINS, M. and MCKAY, F. 2016. Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. British politics [online], 11(3), pages 283-300. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.44
    Much recent research has focussed on the manner in which women political leaders are portrayed in media. This article examines the press discourses around Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, beginning before her ...
  • Levelised cost of energy: a theoretical justification and critical assessment. 

    Aldersey-Williams, John; Rubert, T. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.10.004, 2018-10-15)
    ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J. and RUBERT, T. 2019. Levelised cost of energy: a theoretical justification and critical assessment. Energy policy [online], 124, pages 169-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.10.004
    Although widely accepted as a measure of the comparative lifetime costs of electricity generation alternatives, levelised cost of energy (LCOE) lacks a theoretical foundation in the academic literature and encompasses a ...
  • Eradicating information poverty; an agenda for research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Chowdhury, Gobinda (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618804589, 2018-10-14)
    MARCELLA, R. and CHOWDHURY, G. 2018. Eradicating information poverty; an agenda for research. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618804589
    Information poverty remains a critical issue for societies today. The literature of information poverty is reviewed tracking its origins in library and information science in the 1970s and the various approaches that have ...
  • Personalisation falls short. 

    Spicker, Paul (Oxford University Press https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs063, 2012-05-09)
    SPICKER, P. 2013. Personalisation falls short. British journal of social work [online], 43(7), pages 1259-1275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs063
    Personalisation offers individualised treatment in circumstances where markets do not operate. Personalisation is described variously as a process involving an individualised assessment and response, the expression of ...
  • Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women’s micropreneurship. 

    Xiong, Lin; Ukanwa, Irene; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0162, 2018-08-03)
    XIONG, L., UKANWA, I. and ANDERSON, A. 2018. Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women's micropreneurship. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], Earlycite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0162
    Purpose – The paper's purpose is to develop understanding of how institutions (family and culture) play out in shaping family micro business practices. Our focus on family business led by poor entrepreneurial women in a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Younis, Sohail; Hashim, Hina; Air, Carol (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-04-2018-0034, 2018-12-20)
    ANDERSON, A., YOUNIS, S., HASHIM, H. and AIR, C. 2018. Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise. Social enterprise journal [online], Earlycite. 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Berghahn Journals https://doi.org/10.3167/reco.2014.040301, 2014-12-01)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2014. The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'. Regions and cohesion [online], 4(3), pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3167/reco.2014.040301
    The potential of 'people and place' is assessed as a means to broaden research about regional political actors into key questions about their role in European integration, largely dormant since the European Commission's ...
  • Economics as practical wisdom. 

    Spicker, Paul (World Economics Association (WEA) https://www.worldeconomicsassociation.org/journals/rwer/, 2016-06-27)
    SPICKER, P. 2016. Economics as practical wisdom. Real-world economics review [online], 75, pages 113-125. Available from: http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue75/Spicker75.pdf
    The discipline of economics has been represented as deductive and theoretical, deductive and empirical, and inductive and empirical. All of these approaches have been subject to withering criticism in other social sciences: ...

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