Recent Submissions

  • Eradicating information poverty; an agenda for research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Chowdhury, Gobinda
    MARCELLA, R. and CHOWDHURY, G. [2018]. Eradicating information poverty; an agenda for research. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], (accepted).
    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
    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 ...
  • 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: ...
  • Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. 

    Cunningham, James; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0, 2018-02-22)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. Group decision and negotiation [online], 27(3), pages 393-415. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of confidence in how both new and experienced entrepreneurs interpret and make sense of their business environment to inform decision-making. We illustrate our conceptual ...
  • Shadowing research in organizations: the methodological debates. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Simpson, Barbara (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/QROM-02-2014-1204, 2014-03-04)
    MCDONALD, S. and SIMPSON, B. 2014. Shadowing research in organizations: the methodological debates. Qualitative research in organizations and management: an international journal [online], 9(1), pages 3-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/QROM-02-2014-1204
    Purpose: - The purpose of this paper is to provide some context for the special issue and to introduce the collection of invited commentaries and research papers that follow. It also sets out to clarify the contribution ...
  • The researcher role in the attitude-behaviour gap. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2014.01.003, 2014-02-17)
    OATES, C.J. and MCDONALD, S. 2014. The researcher role in the attitude-behaviour gap. Annals of tourism research [online], 46, pages 168-170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2014.01.003
    In the green consumer behaviour literature the attitude-behaviour gap is well-established. Studies show that although people condone environmentally friendly actions, their green attitudes do not necessarily translate into ...
  • Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oke, Adekunle
    MCDONALD, S. and OKE, A. [2018]. Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. Social business [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: Recent UK legislation requires businesses to segregate their food waste and present metal, plastic, glass and paper waste for collection separately. Despite decades of research on household recycling, scant attention ...
  • In search of sustainable and responsible consumption. 

    Zabkar, Vesna; Kos Koklic, Mateja; McDonald, Seonaidh; Abosag, Ibrahim (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-04-2018-891, 2018-04-09)
    ZABKAR, V., KOS KOKLIC, M., MCDONALD, S. and ABOSAG, I. 2018. In search of sustainable and responsible consumption. European journal of marketing [online], 52(3/4), pages 470-475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-04-2018-891
    Sustainability entails meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It has become a major norm of behaviour of various societal groups in recent years and it ...
  • The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308, 2017-03-17)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. Social policy and administration [online], 52(1), pages 216-228. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308
    Comparative public policy relies heavily on processing quantitative data, typically done by looking for the relationship between variables or by grouping empirical data into categories. In methodological terms, comparative ...
  • Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. 

    Cunningham, James; Tolonen, Kaisa-Maija
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and TOLONEN, K.-M. [2017]. Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], (accepted).
    Berlin is a city famous for its artistic culture and uniquely inspired history, building a hotbed of creativity to draw talent from across the world. Our research problem is that, notwithstanding abundant creativity, ...
  • The culture of trilogues. 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934, 2015-02-12)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2015. The culture of trilogues. Journal of European public policy [online], 22(8), pages 1148-1165. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934
    There is surprisingly little knowledge about the informal 'trilogues' that play a pivotal role in almost 90 per cent of European Union legislation. This article maps out previously uncharted practices and explores their ...
  • Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. 

    Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala; Strachan, Peter; Toke, David (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359, 2017-09-13)
    COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2017. Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. Environment and planninc C: politics and space [online], 35(7), pages 1139-1155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359
    In an effort to understand how to promote more sustainable forms of energy provision, researchers have begun addressing the scale of political and governance processes, yet the effects of sub-national government remain ...
  • Methodological choices in relationship quality (RQ) research 1987 to 2015: a systematic literature review. 

    Osobajo, Oluyomi Abayomi; Moore, David R. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15332667.2016.1242395, 2017-03-01)
    OSOBAJO, O.A. and MOORE, D. 2017. Methodological choices in relationship quality (RQ) research 1987 to 2015: a systematic literature review. Journal of relationship marketing [online], 16(1), pages 40-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15332667.2016.1242395
    Different methodological choices (i.e., data collection method, sample size, sample characteristics, and analytical instrument) in 122 relationship quality (RQ) peer-reviewed articles published in accredited academic ...

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