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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.

Interpretation of Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms (2018)
Journal Article
Fascia, M. (2018). Interpretation of Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms. Organizations & Markets: Policies & Processes, 4(47),

Dominant research streams in healthcare management conclude that knowledge transfer between patient groups is accomplished through instructions and/or socially constructed practices. Underlying these views is the belief that texts and practices carry... Read More about Interpretation of Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms.

Developing an Elisian Perspective For Customer Service Development (2018)
Journal Article
Fascia, M. (2018). Developing an Elisian Perspective For Customer Service Development. Political Theory: History of Political Thought ejournal, 11(9),

Historical commentary from Marx, Weber and Durkheim, actively addressed philosophical questions regarding the nature of social reality as a structured phenomenon. In this regards clearly drew upon Hegel, Kant and Dilthey to substantiate arguments. Dr... Read More about Developing an Elisian Perspective For Customer Service Development.

Knowledge transfer discussions: Paper 1.001 (2018)
Journal Article
Fascia, M. (2018). Knowledge transfer discussions: Paper 1.001. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 3(3), 12

The role of knowledge, relative to the knowledge transfer process in a business context cannot be conclusively defined from the literature as a singular entity, but the interaction of knowledge and communication is shown to exist in many forms. Infor... Read More about Knowledge transfer discussions: Paper 1.001.

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.

Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., Tan, H., Paxton, S., & McCallum, L. (2017, September). Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities. Paper presented at OR59 - The Annual Operational Research Society Conference

The presentation provides examples on how systems approaches have helped identify better ways for communities and socially responsible businesses to build value. The examples are the outcome of a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership with a Scottis... Read More about Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities.

'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2017). 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment. In QAA Enhancement Themes

In 2013, -The Get on Board (GOB) -extra-curriculum -programme was launched at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School with the aim of placing students on the boards of local charities, voluntary sector organisations or public bodies, where they... Read More about 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment.

Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2017, March). Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members. Presented at Share (Training for Housing Associations) Annual Conference

In the aftermath of the Birmingham riots of 2011 Miles Weaver led a group of defiant citizens with brooms in the clean-up operation and an idea was born. Get young people off the streets, train them and place them on boards of local charities. A wild... Read More about Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members.

Foreign Direct Investment in Zimbabwe and Botswana: the elephant in the room (2017)
Book Chapter
Gutu, M., Anastasiadou, C., Omar, M., & Osei, C. (2017). Foreign Direct Investment in Zimbabwe and Botswana: the elephant in the room. In A. Ahmed (Ed.), Managing Knowledge and Innovation for Business Sustainability in Africa. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. ht

Purpose: In Sub-Saharan Africa, FDI performance is considerably different between Zimbabwe and its neighbouring countries. This chapter examines FDI determinants for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with particular emphasis on the comparison between Zimbabwe... Read More about Foreign Direct Investment in Zimbabwe and Botswana: the elephant in the room.

Wrekin Ruby. (2016)
Other
Gallagher, J., Fordyce, E., & Stevenson, D. (2016). Wrekin Ruby. [Paper and Online]. Edinburgh Napier University

No abstract available. This case study was written by Dr J.G. Gallagher, E. Fordyce & D. Stevenson. It is intended to be used as the basis for class discussion rather than to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situ... Read More about Wrekin Ruby..

Universities Scotland Innovation Showcase in the Scottish Parliament (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
Weaver, M. Universities Scotland Innovation Showcase in the Scottish Parliament. Exhibited at Scottish Parliament. 23 November 2016 - 23 November 2016. (Unpublished)

The strategic role that universities play in building a successful Scotland, economically, socially and culturally, was the subject of the 2016 annual Universities Scotland event, held in the Scottish Parliament. Get on Board was invited to showca... Read More about Universities Scotland Innovation Showcase in the Scottish Parliament.

A Scottish Approach to Taxation: Some Observations (2016)
Report
Steven, G. (2016). A Scottish Approach to Taxation: Some Observations. Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Evidence submitted to the Scottish Parliament Finance Committee for its inquiry on a Scottish Approach to Taxation.

Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K., & Paxton, S. (2016). Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM. In Proceedings of OR58, Annual Operations Research Conference

This session presents three system conceptual models that have been brought to action as a result of an SSM study with the Voluntary Action Fund (a Scottish grant-maker). VAF aim is to unlock and bring about more business resources into communities i... Read More about Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM.

Problem Solving: Grand Challenges of Portsmouth and the Region, With Cllr. D. Jones (Portsmouth Council Leader), Dr. Ruth Kaufman O.B.E. (ORS President), Rear Admiral Nick Lambert (Maritime Domain Expert) and Felicity McLeister (Pro Bono O.R. Project Manager) (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2016, September). Problem Solving: Grand Challenges of Portsmouth and the Region, With Cllr. D. Jones (Portsmouth Council Leader), Dr. Ruth Kaufman O.B.E. (ORS President), Rear Admiral Nick Lambert (Maritime Domain Expert) and Felicity McLeist

Addressing “grand challenges” is very much in the history and tradition of Operational Research (O.R.), in the past saving millions of lives and protecting Britain, ultimately helping to liberate Europe. Lane (2010) provides an account of how O.R. ha... Read More about Problem Solving: Grand Challenges of Portsmouth and the Region, With Cllr. D. Jones (Portsmouth Council Leader), Dr. Ruth Kaufman O.B.E. (ORS President), Rear Admiral Nick Lambert (Maritime Domain Expert) and Felicity McLeister (Pro Bono O.R. Project Manager).

Variance Analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Steven, G. (2016). Variance Analysis. Financial Management - CIMA,

Variance analysis is a popular financial management method that can provide information to help a business operate more effectively and efficiently. To use it well, you need a sound understanding of how your organisation works-and of the caveats th... Read More about Variance Analysis.

Portsmouth's Grand Challenges: a conversation between the O.R. community (2016)
Newspaper / Magazine
Weaver, M., & Medhurst, J. (2016). Portsmouth's Grand Challenges: a conversation between the O.R. community. Birmingham, UK

Addressing ‘Grand Challenges’ is very much in the history and tradition of Operational Research (O.R.), in the past saving millions of lives and protecting Britain, ultimately helping to liberate Europe.