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The Applicability of Autopoietic Cybernetics in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Duddy, D., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (2022, September). The Applicability of Autopoietic Cybernetics in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking. Presented at Logistics Research Network Conference, Supply Chain Innovation: People, Process, Technology, Birmingham, UK

Purpose: This research examines whether an autopoietic cybernetic model can assist in achieving greater effectiveness and efficiency in the humanitarian supply chain paradigm. It examines the extent to which a holistic view is taken during humani... Read More about The Applicability of Autopoietic Cybernetics in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking.

Collaborating with the Cities can B Movement: The case of Edinburgh can B (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., & Tan, H. (2021, December). Collaborating with the Cities can B Movement: The case of Edinburgh can B. Presented at 2021 B Academics Global Community of Practice Conversations, Online

The 2021 B Academics Global Community of Practice Conversations was focused on collaborative experiences in research, teaching and practice. The event showcases how academics and organizations can collaborate and create value, contributing to the tra... Read More about Collaborating with the Cities can B Movement: The case of Edinburgh can B.

Sales is not just about action but interaction (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mackenzie, C. (2021, October). Sales is not just about action but interaction. Presented at Turku University of Applied Science, Online

An explanation about how sales is not simply about talking but about the process of interacting.

Grand Challenges and OR: Net Zero Transition, Business for Good and Vaccinating the World (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2021, September). Grand Challenges and OR: Net Zero Transition, Business for Good and Vaccinating the World. Presented at OR63 Online: Creating a better future, Online

The world meets again. All eyes on Glasgow as the UK hosts the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) on 1 – 12 November 2021. Bringing together parties to accelerate action on climate in what is known as our final decade to act. W... Read More about Grand Challenges and OR: Net Zero Transition, Business for Good and Vaccinating the World.

Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Bariture, B., & Omeihe, K. (2020, September). Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs. Paper presented at Advancements in Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship Research, Birmingham, UK

A report commissioned by the Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland, articulated that ethnic minority-led SMEs generated £13 billion in revenue and 107,000 jobs for the Scottish economy (FSB, 2020). Despite this feat, there is clear evidence tha... Read More about Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs.

Infographics as a tool to engage and enhance students’ understanding of key entrepreneurship and small business growth: Infographics, visual learners, entrepreneurship concepts (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cramphorn, C., & Brodie, J. (2020, July). Infographics as a tool to engage and enhance students’ understanding of key entrepreneurship and small business growth: Infographics, visual learners, entrepreneurship concepts. Presented at Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference 2020, July, Online

The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Duddy, D. G., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (2019). The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking.

This research argues that there are a number of potential pitfalls when using traditional commercial supply chain models for humanitarian supply chain issues and it examines the extent to which existing humanitarian supply chain thinking is based on... Read More about The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking.

OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging? (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., & Barnes, S. (2019, September). OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?. Presented at Operational Research Society Conference, University of Kent

When launched in 2017 the future UK Industrial Strategy focused on one shortcoming and four Grand Challenges for the UK as the first industrialised nation. The shortcoming we need address is productivity, in the widest sense, increasing this from the... Read More about OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?.

Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Duddy, D. (2019, September). Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution. Paper presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference, University of Kent

The emerging 'sustainability paradigm' presents challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders. However, Howieson, Burnes and Summers (2019) acknowledge that organisational leadership is based (generally) on a neoliberal paradigm and... Read More about Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution.

Trust and West African exporting SME networks (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Amoako, I. O., Omeihe, K. O., Gustafsson, V., & Omeihe, I. (2019, August). Trust and West African exporting SME networks. Paper presented at Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development 4th Annual Conference, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, United Kingdom

Purpose This paper makes a case for the examination of trust based on the notion that trust differs across contexts. This is important as a study of this nature provides a basis for uncovering new aspects of trust and SME networks. To date most of th... Read More about Trust and West African exporting SME networks.

An Examination of Accounting Practices and Challenges of Microbusinesses: Empirical Evidence from Scotland (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ahammed, S. U., Beloucif, A., & Tarbert, H. (2019, November). An Examination of Accounting Practices and Challenges of Microbusinesses: Empirical Evidence from Scotland. Presented at The 42nd Annual Conference of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

In Scotland, there are more than 94% of enterprises which are defined as microbusinesses. Previous studies have thoroughly investigated accounting practices in SME sector internationally in addition to the UK. However, despite the prevalence of micro... Read More about An Examination of Accounting Practices and Challenges of Microbusinesses: Empirical Evidence from Scotland.

Business Ethics (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fascia, M. (2019, March). Business Ethics. Presented at EMRI Business Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland

No abstract available.

Adaptive Management (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fascia, M., & fascia, S. (2019, January). Adaptive Management

No abstract available.

Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., & Tan, H. (2018, September). Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose. Presented at OR60: Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society, Lancaster University

There is widespread acceptance that business “can do well, by doing good” leading to the rise in organisations defining themselves as ‘purpose-driven’. In the context of Scotland, there appears to be a fertile environment for growth in this area, wit... Read More about Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose.

OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2018, September). OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond. Paper presented at The 60th Operational Society Annual Conference, Lancaster University

In this session we shall seek to discuss: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Land, Lakes and beyond? What contribution can the OR community make to address these challenges?

Reproducing the Fashion System: The Myth of the Influencer (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Logan-McFarlane, A., & Samsioe, E. (2018). Reproducing the Fashion System: The Myth of the Influencer.

Previous work in marketing has shown that the social media influencer plays an important role in attracting consumers to brands (Kapitan and Silvera 2016). The fashion ‘influencer’ appears in a number of consumer research studies that seek to underst... Read More about Reproducing the Fashion System: The Myth of the Influencer.

Public perception of cigarette marketing (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Aroean, L., & Tjandra, N. (2018, May). Public perception of cigarette marketing. Paper presented at 46th Academy of Marketing Science Conference, New Orleans

How do people conceive of an ethically good action? How do people link their perceptual arguments which is compelling? Do people not simply line up reasons for a specific course of action? Many of us will say differently, and it somehow depends on th... Read More about Public perception of cigarette marketing.

OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2017, September). OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond. Presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference (OR59)

In this panel session the following was discussed: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Sport, Space and beyond? What contribution can the OR community make to address these challenges? The panel included: - P... Read More about OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond.