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The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third Sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study Year One Report: Baseline Findings (2011)
Report
Osborne, S. P., Honore, E., Bond, S., & Dutton, M. (2011). The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third Sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study Year One Report: Baseline Findings

This research report outlines the findings from the first year of a three year longitudinal study examining the opportunities and challenges facing third sector organisations ( TSOs) in Scotland in the delivery of public services. The first year of t... Read More about The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third Sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study Year One Report: Baseline Findings.

Social experimentation for active ageing: Edinburgh stakeholders interviews. (2011)
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Fuertes, V., McQuaid, R. W., & Egdell, V. (2011). Social experimentation for active ageing: Edinburgh stakeholders interviews

The Edinburgh Stakeholder Interviews presented in this report are part of QeC-ERAN’s (European Areas Regeneration Network – Quartiers en Crise) ‘Social Experimentation for Active Ageing’ transnational project. The overall aim of QeC-ERAN ‘Social Exp... Read More about Social experimentation for active ageing: Edinburgh stakeholders interviews..

Intra-regional and inter-regional geographical mobility. (2011)
Book Chapter
Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2011). Intra-regional and inter-regional geographical mobility. In C. Larsen, R. Hasberg, A. Schmid, M. Bittner, & F. Clément (Eds.), Measuring Geographical Mobility in Regional Labour Market Monitoring – State of the Art

Active ageing executive summary. (2011)
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Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., & Guest, P. (2011). Active ageing executive summary. Edinburgh: Employment Research Institute

This booklet is the executive summary of the final project report of the Social Experimentation for Active Ageing (see http://www.eri.napier.ac.uk).

Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE) -early intervention. (2011)
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McQuaid, R. W., & Hollywood, E. (2011). Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE) -early intervention

The Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University was commissioned by the Scottish Government to help develop a future delivery model for the Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE). Building upon an earlier report by the... Read More about Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE) -early intervention..

The Role of Skills in the Transition from Worklessness into Sustainable Jobs with Progression (2011)
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Devins, D., Bickerstaffe, T., Nunn, A., Mitchell, B., McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V., & Lindsay, C. (2011). The Role of Skills in the Transition from Worklessness into Sustainable Jobs with Progression

This study is shaped by the recognition that while there has been a great deal of policy development around the transition from unemployment and inactivity to employment over the last decade, policy has not been sufficiently informed about how best t... Read More about The Role of Skills in the Transition from Worklessness into Sustainable Jobs with Progression.

The importance of village and rural pubs to community life and peoples well being (2011)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Canduela, J., Cabras, I., & Raeside, R. (2011). The importance of village and rural pubs to community life and peoples well being

In Great Britain the make-up of rural communities is changing. Young individuals are moving to cities and the population of rural communities is ageing. In this context, it is important to sustain and enhance people’s well-being and community cohe... Read More about The importance of village and rural pubs to community life and peoples well being.

An Analysis of the Small and Micro-Brewing Sector in the United Kingdom: A Simple Niche Market or a Potential Gold Mine? (2011)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
United Kingdom: A Simple Niche Market or a Potential Gold Mine?. Paper presented at Beeronomics Conference -The Economics of Beer and Brewing, Freising (Germany)

In recent years, the number of small independent businesses operating in the brewing sector has increased significantly. Small and micro-breweries have expanded in Europe and the U.S., and now almost every Western country has a number of small bus... Read More about An Analysis of the Small and Micro-Brewing Sector in the United Kingdom: A Simple Niche Market or a Potential Gold Mine?.

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvantaged People and Communities – An International Review of Best Practice. (2011)
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McQuaid, R. W., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., & Bergmann, A. (2011). Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvantaged People and Communities – An International Review of Best Practice

This report sets out the findings from a study into strategies that link the promotion of investment and the employment of economically inactive groups. The aim is to ascertain current practice in 10 relevant countries (Australia; Belgium; Denmark;... Read More about Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvantaged People and Communities – An International Review of Best Practice..

Review of financial capability training resources - report of the Scottish Government social inclusion division. (2011)
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McQuaid, R. W., & Egdell, V. (2011). Review of financial capability training resources - report of the Scottish Government social inclusion division

The aim of this review is to better understand the training needs of practitioners working in the field of post school financial capability support in Scotland; and the training provision available for different types of practitioners across a range... Read More about Review of financial capability training resources - report of the Scottish Government social inclusion division..

Active Ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in small and medium sized companies and organisations. (2011)
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Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., & Guest, P. (2011). Active Ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in small and medium sized companies and organisations

The Social Experimentation for Active Ageing (hereafter referred to as Active Ageing) project involved the identification of good age management practice, supporting and encouraging employers (SMEs) in Edinburgh, participating in this European funded... Read More about Active Ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in small and medium sized companies and organisations..

The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality. (2011)
Thesis
Chen, T. The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4404

There are a variety of guidelines and methods available to measure and assess survey quality. Most of these are based on qualitative descriptions. In practice, they are not easy to implement and it is very difficult to make comparisons between survey... Read More about The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality..

Education for entrepreneurship and innovation: “Management capabilities for sustainable growth and success” (2011)
Journal Article
Lewrick, M., Omar, M., Raeside, R., & Sailer, K. (2011). Education for entrepreneurship and innovation: “Management capabilities for sustainable growth and success”. World journal of entrepreneurship, management and sustainable development, 6(1/2), 1-

Entrepreneurship and innovation education has derived from established university curriculum and the context is set of concepts and tools used in the corporate world. The challenge of transforming a start-up company into a business success needs d... Read More about Education for entrepreneurship and innovation: “Management capabilities for sustainable growth and success”.