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The Events' Industry In Qatar And Social Behaviour Change Promotion Efforts: Green And Active Living Messaging And Anticipations In Light Of The 2022 Fifa World Cup (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Theodoraki, E., Haija, S. A., Ali-Knight, J., Musinguzi, D., Omar, M., Canduela, J., & Bourne, S. (2014). The Events' Industry In Qatar And Social Behaviour Change Promotion Efforts: Green And Active Living Messaging And Anticipations In Light Of The 2022

Qatar's growth, in terms of economic and political influence, is documented extensively in the literature and part of the country's long-term strategy for future development involves a growing events' industry. Having previously hosted the Asian Game... Read More about The Events' Industry In Qatar And Social Behaviour Change Promotion Efforts: Green And Active Living Messaging And Anticipations In Light Of The 2022 Fifa World Cup.

Predictive crowding as a concept to support the assessment of disruptive Ideas: a conceptual framework (2014)
Journal Article
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.

Sustainable integration of the long term unemployed: From Work First to Career First. (2014)
Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W., & Fuertes, V. (2014). Sustainable integration of the long term unemployed: From Work First to Career First. In C. Larsen, S. Rand, A. Schmid, & R. Keil (Eds.), Sustainable Economy and Sustainable Employment: Approaches to Measuring Sustain

In recent decades, governmental approaches to employment activation policy in many countries have been driven by principles of individual skills development with a focus on “Work First” approaches. While moving into work is seen as the main way out o... Read More about Sustainable integration of the long term unemployed: From Work First to Career First..

The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland – Tracking Study. Interim report to the Scottish Government on 1st Sweep of interviews. (2014)
Report
Lister, B., Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., & Raeside, R. (2014). The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland – Tracking Study. Interim report to the Scottish Government on 1st Sweep of interviews. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government

The aim of the study is to explore the impact of on-going welfare changes on a range of households in Scotland over time. This report provides a review of the literature and presents the results of the first sweep of interviews which took place fro... Read More about The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland – Tracking Study. Interim report to the Scottish Government on 1st Sweep of interviews..

Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work (2014)
Report
Graham, H., & McQuaid, R. W. (2014). Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow Centre for Population Health

Glasgow has the highest proportion of lone parent households of any local authority across Scotland – around 40% of households with dependent children. Against this backdrop, lone parents moving into paid work will need to negotiate new welfare chang... Read More about Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work.

Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage. (2014)
Report
Dutton, M., Raeside, R., Chen, T., & Mazza, T. (2013). Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow City Council

The Living Wage (LW) is perceived by some to be a social and economic good. The beneficial aspects of implementing a LW is to increase employee pay, reduce household poverty and mitigate against in work poverty. Other benefits would be to enhance mor... Read More about Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage..

Overcoming barriers to equality and diversity on boards in Scotland. (2014)
Report
Dutton, M., & Raeside, R. (2014). Overcoming barriers to equality and diversity on boards in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government

The Employment Research Institute (ERI) was commissioned by the Scottish Government to identify ways in which equalities groups can be better represented at board level in the public, private and third sectors. The purpose of the research was to iden... Read More about Overcoming barriers to equality and diversity on boards in Scotland..

The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services. (2014)
Report
Dutton, M., Lister, B., Canduela, J., Botfield, J., & Drogony, M. (2014). The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government

As the pace of labour market activation and welfare reform increases, women are increasingly expected to engage with the labour market. In many cases this transition will be managed effectively by the individual with minimal third party support. Howe... Read More about The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services..

Development and application of a survey quality assessment model. (2014)
Journal Article
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..

Capabilities for Voice, Work and Education: Critical Analysis of Programmes for Disadvantaged Young People in Europe. (2014)
Book Chapter
Bilfulco, L., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., Berthet, T., Simon, V., Monteleone, R., …Bergström, G. (2014). Capabilities for Voice, Work and Education: Critical Analysis of Programmes for Disadvantaged Young People in Europe. In Facing Trajectories from

This chapter introduces the nine case studies, the common question framework used and the different methodologies adopted. The aim of the case studies is to examine the transitions of disadvantaged young people from compulsory school to further educa... Read More about Capabilities for Voice, Work and Education: Critical Analysis of Programmes for Disadvantaged Young People in Europe..

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..

Renfrewshire Poverty Commission (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Dutton, M. (2014, November). Renfrewshire Poverty Commission. Presented at Renfrewshire Tackling Poverty Commission, Renfrewshire

The Glasgow Living Wage (GLW) was introduced in 2009 and is currently £7.65 an hour. Across Glasgow, 130 employers have committed to paying their employees no less than the GLW. By ensuring that employees receive a salary that provides a socially acc... Read More about Renfrewshire Poverty Commission.

Third Sector Independence: Relations with the State and the Market in an Age of Austerity (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Egdell, V., & Dutton, M. (2014, October). Third Sector Independence: Relations with the State and the Market in an Age of Austerity. Paper presented at The Third Sector, the State and the Market: challenges and opportunities in an era of austerity, The Ci

In an age of austerity the third sector is facing opportunities and challenges in its relations with the State and the Market as organisations grapple with a changing political, policy and financial climate. Drawing on a four year qualitative longitu... Read More about Third Sector Independence: Relations with the State and the Market in an Age of Austerity.

Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey (2014)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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.

Introduction and Comparative Perspective (2014)
Report
Egdell, V., Atzmuller, R., Raeside, R., & Graham, H. (2014). Introduction and Comparative Perspective. Brussels: European Commission

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