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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)
Report
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)
Report
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)
Report
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”.

Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE): towards a future delivery model. (2010)
Report
McQuaid, R. W., Dutton, M., & Egdell, V. (2010). Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE): towards a future delivery model

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). The Scottish Government established the PA... Read More about Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE): towards a future delivery model..

Social support mechanisms of the elderly: insights from the British Household panel survey (2010)
Journal Article
Raeside, R., Gayen, K., & Canduela, J. (2010). Social support mechanisms of the elderly: insights from the British Household panel survey. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Annual Review, 5, 163-178

Many European countries are facing a future of an ageing society. This has arisen from a prolonged period of low fertility. To provide support for the elderly reliance is often placed on support from younger relatives and from friends. To understand... Read More about Social support mechanisms of the elderly: insights from the British Household panel survey.

Active ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in Edinburgh’s businesses. Baseline study. (2010)
Report
McQuaid, R. W., Fuertes, V., Hollywood, E., & Egdell, V. (2010). Active ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in Edinburgh’s businesses. Baseline study

The purpose of this baseline study is to provide information on the current situation and actions regarding older people’s labour market participation, and to identify any existing gaps in knowledge. This baseline study is part of QeCERAN’s (European... Read More about Active ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in Edinburgh’s businesses. Baseline study..

The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people. (2010)
Book Chapter
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2010). The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people. In C. Larsen, J. Kipper, & A. Schmid (Eds.), Regional Monitoring Approaches for the Reduction and the Prevention of Youth Unemplo

This paper considers some of the potential uses of the capabilities approach to widen and deepen the labour market information that we collect on youth employment and unemployment.

Employability through health? partnership-based governance and the delivery of Pathways to Work condition management services. (2010)
Journal Article
Lindsay, C., & Dutton, M. (2010). Employability through health? partnership-based governance and the delivery of Pathways to Work condition management services. Policy Studies, 31, 245-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/01442870903429660

The Pathways to Work (PtW) initiative has been rolled out in 49 Jobcentre Plus districts across Great Britain as the government seeks to provide services to activate claimants of incapacity benefits and help them overcome health-related barriers to w... Read More about Employability through health? partnership-based governance and the delivery of Pathways to Work condition management services..

Transformation and change process in innovation models: start-up and mature companies. (2010)
Journal Article
Lewrick, M., & Raeside, R. (2010). Transformation and change process in innovation models: start-up and mature companies. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 4, 515-534. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBIR.2010.035711

The transformation from a start-up company to a mature company asks often for dramatic change of capabilities to sustain innovations and business success. Increasing maturity results in the need to adjust the innovation style of a company. This paper... Read More about Transformation and change process in innovation models: start-up and mature companies..

Growing companies and innovation: the influence of managing knowledge (enhancement, acquistion and infrastructure) on innovativeness (2010)
Journal Article
Lewrick, M., Omar, M., Raeside, R., & Peisl, T. (2010). Growing companies and innovation: the influence of managing knowledge (enhancement, acquistion and infrastructure) on innovativeness. International journal of knowledge management studies IJKMS, 4, 248-264. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJKMS.2010.038168

The study is designed to explore in depth the impact of knowledge on different innovation typologies. This study starts with an overview of literature on innovation and knowledge. Three hypotheses tested using data from 200 innovative companies in a... Read More about Growing companies and innovation: the influence of managing knowledge (enhancement, acquistion and infrastructure) on innovativeness.

Social networks, age cohorts and employment (2010)
Journal Article
Gayen, K., McQuaid, R. W., & Raeside, R. (2010). Social networks, age cohorts and employment. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 30, 219-238. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443331011054208

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the association of social networks with being in work, contrasting those under age 50 with those over 50 years. Design/methodology/approach – A case study is undertaken of a local labour market... Read More about Social networks, age cohorts and employment.

Barriers to escaping the low-pay no-pay cycle for disadvantaged parents. (2010)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fuertes, V. (2010). Barriers to escaping the low-pay no-pay cycle for disadvantaged parents.

Poverty is a dynamic process that reflects the shifting nature of individual and household income. Drawing on the findings of a research study supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation as part of their Recurrent Poverty programme, this paper wil... Read More about Barriers to escaping the low-pay no-pay cycle for disadvantaged parents..

Evaluation of fleet safety interventions. (2010)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Darby, P., & Raeside, R. (2010). Evaluation of fleet safety interventions. In Proceedings of the 42nd Universities Transport Study Group conference

Work related road traffic fatalities are the largest cause of work fatalities in the UK. It is estimated that 25% of UK road accidents involve someone driving for work. This risk profile makes fleet safety an important topic for study as it can have... Read More about Evaluation of fleet safety interventions..

Village pubs as a social propellant in rural areas: an econometric study (2010)
Journal Article
Cabras, I., & Reggiani, C. (2010). Village pubs as a social propellant in rural areas: an econometric study. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 53, 947-962. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2010.495488

There is no place like England to witness the role of pubs as a social networking hotspot. Social networks lie at the foundations of most of the social and economic interactions of individuals. The aim of this paper is to assess the importance of pub... Read More about Village pubs as a social propellant in rural areas: an econometric study.