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Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland (2022)
Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (2022). Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 49(1), 41-49. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4907

This article explores how individual and group work models of career development practice could be adapted and redesigned to be more effective at empowering people to overcome barriers and inequalities. It is set in the context of the ongoing major r... Read More about Agents for change: Reimagining emancipatory career guidance practices in Scotland.

Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics (2019)
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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)
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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)
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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.

A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. (2016)
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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..

Strategic human resource development: towards a conceptual framework to understand its contribution to dynamic capabilities (2016)
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Garavan, T., Shanahan, V., Carbery, R., & Watson, S. (2016). Strategic human resource development: towards a conceptual framework to understand its contribution to dynamic capabilities. Human Resource Development International, 19(4), 289-306. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2016.1169765

Dynamic capabilities have assumed major importance in the strategy and human resource management literatures. However, discussion of their contribution to strategic human resource development (SHRD) is nascent. We introduce the concept of ‘dynamic... Read More about Strategic human resource development: towards a conceptual framework to understand its contribution to dynamic capabilities.

Third sector experiences of work programme delivery (2016)
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Egdell, V., Dutton, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2016). Third sector experiences of work programme delivery. Journal of Social Policy, 45(4), 729-746. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279416000271

This paper explores the organisational experiences of governmental policy change and implementation on the third sector. Using a four-year longitudinal study of 13 third sector organisations (TSOs) it provides evidence based on the experiences of, an... Read More about Third sector experiences of work programme delivery.

Employer demands from business graduates (2016)
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McMurray, S., Dutton, M., McQuaid, R. W., & Richard, A. (2016). Employer demands from business graduates. Education and Training, 58(1), 112-132. https://doi.org/10.1108/et-02-2014-0017

This paper reports on research carried out with employers to determine demand for graduate business and management skills in the Scottish workforce. The research found that the factors which were most important to employers when recruiting graduates... Read More about Employer demands from business graduates.

Personalization and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK's work programme. (2015)
Journal Article
Fuertes, V., & Lindsay, C. (2016). Personalization and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK's work programme. Public Administration, 94(2), 526-541. https://doi.org/10.1111/padm.12234

This article discusses factors shaping street-level caseworkers' role in the ‘personalization’ of activation for people with employability and health-related barriers to work. Rice's (2013) micro-institutionalist framework understands street-level bu... Read More about Personalization and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK's work programme..

Predictive crowding as a concept to support the assessment of disruptive Ideas: a conceptual framework (2014)
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Peisl, T., Selen, W., Raeside, R., & Albera, T. (2014). Predictive crowding as a concept to support the assessment of disruptive Ideas: a conceptual framework. The journal of new business ideas & trends, 12(2), 1-13

Purpose - The purpose of this paper, is to develop a conceptual framework for a holistic view on how to use crowd intelligence to identify the logic of sequences to fully address the potential of crowds, and contest the common assumption that one cro... Read More about Predictive crowding as a concept to support the assessment of disruptive Ideas: a conceptual framework.

Development and application of a survey quality assessment model. (2014)
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Chen, T., Raeside, R., & Khan, H. T. A. (2014). Development and application of a survey quality assessment model. Global journal of quantitative science, 1(1), 15-29

Until recently research has been undertaken to improve the quality and effectiveness of surveys. By reviewing existing works, an improved model has been developed in this paper in order to assess the quality of statistical surveys. The model has been... Read More about Development and application of a survey quality assessment model..

Exploring the Forecasting Process in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company. (2014)
Journal Article
Canduela, J., Raeside, R., & Cabras, I. (2014). Exploring the Forecasting Process in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company. Journal of business and economics, 5, 1727-1738. https://doi.org/10.15341/jbe%282155-7950%29/10.05.2014/002

The aim of this paper is to explore the forecasting function in a FMCG company, in order to understand actors’ functions and behaviour within the system and the impact of these on forecasting performances. The study intends to expand knowledge relate... Read More about Exploring the Forecasting Process in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company..

Supporting Disadvantaged Young People into Work: Insights from the Capability Approach. (2014)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2015). Supporting Disadvantaged Young People into Work: Insights from the Capability Approach. Social Policy and Administration, 50(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12108

The Capability Approach (CA) offers a perspective on the employment activation of young people that is concerned with their freedom to make choices that they value rather than focusing solely on outcomes, such as having to take any job. It incorporat... Read More about Supporting Disadvantaged Young People into Work: Insights from the Capability Approach..

Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey (2014)
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Canduela, J., Raeside, R., Lindsay, C., & Graham, H. (2015). Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey. Social Policy and Administration, 49(5), 571-592. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12101

Policymakers in the UK and beyond have sought to promote interventions to encourage social capital-building among disadvantaged groups. One specific concern is that those with limited access to social capital/social network relationships will be at g... Read More about Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey.

Innovation and connectivity in northern european technical cooperation networks (2014)
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Pearson, M., & Cabras, I. (2014). Innovation and connectivity in northern european technical cooperation networks. International Journal of Innovation Management, 18(4), 1450022. https://doi.org/10.1142/s1363919614500224

The rationale and policy proposed by two collaborating projects is to increase innovation through improved connectivity among SMEs within northern European supply chains. To inform project policy we test the hypothesis ‘improvement in broadly defined... Read More about Innovation and connectivity in northern european technical cooperation networks.

Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery (2014)
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Fuertes, V., Jantz, B., Klenk, T., & McQuaid, R. W. (2014). Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery. International Journal of So

The increased emphasis on labour market activation in many European countries has led to new forms of governance in recent decades. Primarily through qualitative data and document analysis, this article compares the restructuring of labour market ser... Read More about Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery.

Local Worlds of Marketization: Employment Policies in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom compared. (2014)
Journal Article
Zimmermann, K., Aurich, P., Graziano, P. R., & Fuertes, V. (2014). Local Worlds of Marketization: Employment Policies in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom compared. Social Policy and Administration, 48, 127-148

The majority of the European countries have experienced a turn towards activation policies during the last two decades (Serrano Pascual and Magnusson 2007; van Berkel and Borghi 2008; Bonoli 2010; Aurich 2011; Graziano 2009 and 2012). The interlinked... Read More about Local Worlds of Marketization: Employment Policies in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom compared..

The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence (2014)
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Brown, R., McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R., & Canduela, J. (2014). The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence. Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary, 37(3), 108-123

In recent years, there has been a growing focus on promoting the concept of employee-ownership of businesses within public policy. One of the strong drivers of this is an assumption that these businesses out-perform conventionally structured business... Read More about The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence.

Networks in family business: a multi-rational approach (2014)
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Seaman, C., McQuaid, R., & Pearson, M. (2014). Networks in family business: a multi-rational approach. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 10, 523-537. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-014-0297-4

Current research on networks in family businesses has approached the topic from a mono-rational perspective where the family, business and social networks are each considered in relative isolation. This paper argues that multi-rational approaches, wh... Read More about Networks in family business: a multi-rational approach.