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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..

Communicative actions, women's degree of social connectedness and child mortality in rural Bangladesh (2010)
Journal Article
Gayen, K., & Raeside, R. (2010). Communicative actions, women's degree of social connectedness and child mortality in rural Bangladesh. Child: Care, Health and Development, 36(6), 827-834. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01099.x

Background Child deaths are decreasing throughout South East Asia, yet the rate remains high and is a cause of considerable anguish. In Bangladesh, there is also a great deal of variation in child mortality between different regions. Method Repo... Read More about Communicative actions, women's degree of social connectedness and child mortality in rural Bangladesh.

PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG THE ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE – A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICE Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Final Report November 2010 (2010)
Report
Mcquaid, R., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., Bergmann, A., & Green, A. E. (2010). PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG THE ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE – A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICE Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Nor

Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland. 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 ai... Read More about PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG THE ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE – A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICE Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Final Report November 2010.

Partnerships to support early school leavers: school–college transitions and ‘winter leavers’ in Scotland (2010)
Journal Article
Canduela, J., Chandler, R., Elliott, I., Lindsay, C., Macpherson, S., McQuaid, R. W., & Raeside, R. (2010). Partnerships to support early school leavers: school–college transitions and ‘winter leavers’ in Scotland. Journal of Education and Work, 23(

This article explores the characteristics, destinations and progression routes of early school leavers - specifically 'exceptional entry winter leavers' - in Scotland. Exceptional entry allows students to enter college in the term before their statut... Read More about Partnerships to support early school leavers: school–college transitions and ‘winter leavers’ in Scotland.

Dynamic networks and behavior: separating selection from influence. (2010)
Journal Article
Steglich, C., Snijders, T., & Pearson, M. (2010). Dynamic networks and behavior: separating selection from influence. Sociological Methodology, 40, 329-393. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9531.2010.01225.x

A current problem in the analysis of behavioral dynamics, given a simultaneously evolving social network, is the difficulty of separating effects of partner selection from effects of social influence. In this paper we present a recently developed fam... Read More about Dynamic networks and behavior: separating selection from influence..

Social networks and contraception practice of women in rural Bangladesh (2010)
Journal Article
Gayen, K., & Raeside, R. (2010). Social networks and contraception practice of women in rural Bangladesh. Social Science and Medicine, 71(9), 1584-1592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.08.002

This paper analyzed the association of social networks with contraceptive use using both structural and attitudinal properties of social networks. Data were collected from seven villages in rural Bangladesh by face-to-face interviews using a structur... Read More about Social networks and contraception practice of women in rural Bangladesh.

The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups-review of UK and international evidence. (2010)
Report
McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V., & Hollywood, E. (2010). The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups-review of UK and international evidence

This evidence review was commissioned by the Scottish Government and undertaken by the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. The overall aim is to review and summarise UK and international evidence on the impact of reduced sp... Read More about The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups-review of UK and international evidence..

The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence. (2010)
Report
McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V., & Hollywood, E. (2010). The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence

This evidence review was commissioned by the Scottish Government and undertaken by the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. The overall aim is to review and summarise UK and international evidence on the impact of reduced s... Read More about The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence..

Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations: a case study. (2010)
Book
Canduela, J. (2010). Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations: a case study. Lambert Academic Publishing

The FMCG sector is a main contributor to many economies and increasingly finds itself operating in highly complex markets characterised by powerful and demanding customers. Little work has been conducted on the analysis of forecasting systems in FMCG... Read More about Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations: a case study..

Graduate skills and the university Armed Service unit experience. (2010)
Report
Williams, A., Egdell, V., & Woodward, R. (2010). Graduate skills and the university Armed Service unit experience

This report is about the university armed service unit experience and the development of graduate-level skills amongst participants. Drawing on data collected from the Northumbrian Universities’ Officer Training Corps, Royal Naval Unit and Air Squa... Read More about Graduate skills and the university Armed Service unit experience..

Process control in agile supply chain network (2010)
Journal Article
Pearson, M., Masson, R., & Swain, A. (2010). Process control in agile supply chain network. International Journal of Production Economics, 128, 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2010.01.027

The work comprises a new theoretical development applied to aid decision making in an increasingly important commercial sector. Agile supply, where small volumes of high margin, short life cycle innovative products are offered, is increasingly carrie... Read More about Process control in agile supply chain network.

How can parents escape from recurrent poverty? (2010)
Report
McQuaid, R. W., Fuertes, V., & Richard, A. (2010). How can parents escape from recurrent poverty?. Edinburgh: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This study explores why disadvantaged parents move into poverty and identifies the specific barriers to them escaping the cycle of low pay/no pay or recurrent poverty. It draws on information from interviews with parents and focus groups with profess... Read More about How can parents escape from recurrent poverty?.

An appetite for learning: increasing employee demand for skills development, Praxis report for UK Commission for Employment and Skills (2010)
Preprint / Working Paper
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & Johnson, S. (2010). An appetite for learning: increasing employee demand for skills development, Praxis report for UK Commission for Employment and Skills

This paper presents a policy framework for describing the various factors that influence the success (or otherwise) of policy interventions designed to increase individual participation in learning and skills development.

The role of social networks and geographical location in labour market participation in the UK coalfields. (2009)
Journal Article
Gore, T., & Hollywood, E. (2009). in labour market participation in the UK coalfields. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 27, 1008-1021. https://doi.org/10.1068/c0850

The demise of the coalmining industry has entailed an increased geographical separation of individuals from workplaces, highlighting the importance of understanding the spatial dimension of job search for those living in the coalfields. There has b... Read More about The role of social networks and geographical location in labour market participation in the UK coalfields..

Social network analysis to study social capital and development (2009)
Journal Article
Raeside, R., & Gayen, K. (2009). Social network analysis to study social capital and development. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Annual Review, 3, 75-88

It is widely recognised that individuals with high social capital are important in either promoting or acting as inhibitors to the diffusion of knowledge and information. It is through ties to these individuals that others receive knowledge and hence... Read More about Social network analysis to study social capital and development.

The Dynamism of partner selection criteria in franchising (2009)
Journal Article
Rahatullah, M. K., & Raeside, R. (2009). The Dynamism of partner selection criteria in franchising. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 74, 36-47

The article presents a quantitative study of franchise firms in Great Britain on the selection process of potential franchisee, and its impact with the size, age, and type of business. The franchisor would be least attracted to the expertise and comp... Read More about The Dynamism of partner selection criteria in franchising.