Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics (2019)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N. C., & Chen, T. (2019). Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 31(5), 445-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/089594

Many governments are seeking to encourage the extension of working lives to counteract potential labor market shortages that might result from population aging. Nevertheless, research shows that older workers continue to face a range of barriers to t... Read More about Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics.

Deriving Revenue from in Game Adverts in Online Mobile Games (2018)
Journal Article
Mehrtens, N., Rosenboom, I., Chen, T., & Raeside, R. (2018). Deriving Revenue from in Game Adverts in Online Mobile Games. Entertainment Computing, 27, 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.entcom.2018.04.005

With the increased ownership of smart phones online free to play gaming has become popular but deriving revenue for the game owner is difficult and relies on encouraging micro payments to buy in game tools or cross selling of other products. There is... Read More about Deriving Revenue from in Game Adverts in Online Mobile Games.

Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era (2018)
Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2019). Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 57(1), 62-85. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12309

This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of in‐depth interviews with workers and managers in employee‐owned businesses (... Read More about Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era.

Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents (2017)
Book Chapter
Raeside, R., Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2017). Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents. In H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capa

No abstract available.

Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy (2017)
Book
H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), (2017). Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy

Following the 2008 economic crisis, the situation for young people deteriorated dramatically in many European countries. Employment and training opportunities have reduced, and levels of poverty and social exclusion have increased. This book evaluate... Read More about Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy.

The ageing workforce and employers in Fife (2017)
Report
Egdell, V., Chen, T., Maclean, G., & Raeside, R. (2017). The ageing workforce and employers in Fife. The Workplace Team, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and Fife Health & Wellbeing Alliance

The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on labour market and employment practices. Increasing numbers of older workers (those aged 50 plus) are remaining in work as a result of the abolishment of the Default Retirement... Read More about The ageing workforce and employers in Fife.

The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Hong Kong’s Service Sector (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., & Chen, T. (2017, July). The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Hong Kong’s Service Sector. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017, Swansea, UK

The aim of this research is to explore the impact of the ageing population on employers in the Hong Kong service sector.

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M., & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017

The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a significant number of individuals below state pension age may be experiencing... Read More about Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland.

Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions (2017)
Report
Maclean, G., Marks, A., & Cowan, S. (2017). Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions. Edinburgh: Carnegie Trust

During 2016, 30 individuals with a mental health condition (who claimed ESA, have had their ESA withdrawn and moved on to JSA, or have been directed into the WRAG group based on the decision of the WCA) were interviewed. The 30 participants were recr... Read More about Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions.

Workforce Resilience - Initial Research (2017)
Report
Dutton, M., Robert, R., & Graham, H. (2017). Workforce Resilience - Initial Research. Glasgow, Scotland: Skills Development Scotland

No abstract available.

A study of the UK Information Workforce. (2016)
Report
Hall, H., Irving, C., Ryan, B., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., & Chen, T. (2016). A study of the UK Information Workforce. London: The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals

In 2014, CILIP and the Archives Records Association (UK & Ireland) (ARA) commissioned Edinburgh Napier University to undertake major research to map the workforce across the Library, Archives, Records, Information and Knowledge Management Services an... Read More about A study of the UK Information Workforce..

Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary (2016)
Report
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Sk

This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, and solutions to, this problem. A mixture of desk-based and original quant... Read More about Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary.

A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. (2016)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2016). A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. Social policy & administration, https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12262

In the UK, current approaches to employment activation are primarily concerned with rapid labour market entry, with jobseekers compelled to engage in activities or be sanctioned. The Capability Approach (CA) has been proposed as an alternative framew... Read More about A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies..

The Management of Dementia in the Workplace in the Public Sector in Scotland (2016)
Report
Egdell, V. (2016). The Management of Dementia in the Workplace in the Public Sector in Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University Business School Research Funding 2015/16

The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on the labour market, in particular on the greater need for employers to employ relatively more older workers (those aged 50 plus) and extend people's working lives – especially s... Read More about The Management of Dementia in the Workplace in the Public Sector in Scotland.

The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report (2016)
Report
Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R., & Raeside, R. (2016). The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government

The aim of this study was to explore the impact of ongoing welfare changes on a range of working age households in Scotland. The study consisted of four interview sweeps over a three year period (2013-16). Interviews in Sweep 4 sought to establi... Read More about The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report.