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Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance (2019)
Journal Article
Khaleel, F., & Avdukic, A. (2019). Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 8(2), 112-137

There currently exists a body of discourse on finance, economics, and social governance representative of emerging and contemporary Islamic thought with an aim to create an Islamic perspective within these fields. It consists of legal rulings, recomm... Read More about Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance.

Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action (2019)
Preprint / Working Paper
Grant, K., & Williams, R. (2019). Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University

The UK public sector is facing unprecedented challenges, with a growing demand for leaders and leadership to improve the delivery of sustainable public services. This Reflective Learning Paper is co-written by Kirsteen Grant, Associate Professor (Wor... Read More about Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action.

How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities (2019)
Book
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019). How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities. Penang, Malaysia: Consumers Association of Penang

The presence of government-linked entities as influential players in the financial markets and economy sets Malaysia’s business ecosystem apart from competitive market-based systems. Ownership and control of these entities give the government conside... Read More about How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities.

Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past? (2019)
Book Chapter
Holland, P., Grant, K., & Tham, T. L. (2019). Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past?. In Contemporary HRM Issues in the 21st Century, (173-182). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-457-7201

With the accelerated changes we have seen in the 21st century, in many cases driven by technology, the importance of how work is organised is central to the development of effective organisations. On the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution, exis... Read More about Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past?.

Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism (2019)
Journal Article
Lindsay, C., Kumar, M., & Juleff, L. (2019). Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism. Production Planning and Control, 31(8), 629-643. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1668577

Lean is endorsed as policy in practice in the UK but the challenges and complexities affecting Lean in healthcare are still to be adequately assessed. Through a qualitative single case study of an NHS organisation implementing Lean, 43 interviews wit... Read More about Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism.

Transformative Reflexivity: Teaching and Quality Enterprise Pedagogy (2019)
Journal Article
Omeihe, I., & Omeihe, K. O. (2019). Transformative Reflexivity: Teaching and Quality Enterprise Pedagogy. Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management, 2(2),

Research summary In this paper, we examine with interest teaching and quality in enterprise pedagogy. This becomes pertinent as quality enterprise pedagogy lays the foundation for student development and empowerment. We have theorised by drawing on t... Read More about Transformative Reflexivity: Teaching and Quality Enterprise Pedagogy.

Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues (2019)
Book Chapter
Abu Seman, J., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019). Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues. In S. Syed Ali (Ed.), Towards a Maqasid al-Shariah Index of Socio-Economic Development: Theory and Applic

The promotion of achieving Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah through socio economic development is considered an agenda priority in many countries especially where Muslims population is dominant. This paper addresses the dimensions and indicators related to the co... Read More about Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues.

OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging? (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., & Barnes, S. (2019, September). OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?. Presented at Operational Research Society Conference, University of Kent

When launched in 2017 the future UK Industrial Strategy focused on one shortcoming and four Grand Challenges for the UK as the first industrialised nation. The shortcoming we need address is productivity, in the widest sense, increasing this from the... Read More about OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?.

Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Duddy, D. (2019, September). Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution. Paper presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference, University of Kent

The emerging 'sustainability paradigm' presents challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders. However, Howieson, Burnes and Summers (2019) acknowledge that organisational leadership is based (generally) on a neoliberal paradigm and... Read More about Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution.

Governance infrastructure and FDI flows in developing countries (2019)
Journal Article
Ross, A. G. (2019). Governance infrastructure and FDI flows in developing countries. Transnational Corporations Review, 11(2), 109-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/19186444.2019.1640572

With the existence and management of certain national and global-level institutions being called into question by their electorates and members, the aim of this paper based on a sample of 122 countries over the period 2002–2017 was to investigate the... Read More about Governance infrastructure and FDI flows in developing countries.

Convergence with IFRS in Malaysia (2019)
Book Chapter
Abdullah, M., & Minhat, M. (2019). Convergence with IFRS in Malaysia. In P. Weetman, & I. Tsalavoutas (Eds.), Routledge Companion: Accounting in Emerging Economies. Abingdon: Routledge

No abstract available.

It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector (2019)
Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Ramdhony, A. (2019). It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitalit

Purpose: This paper draws on the key tenets of self-determination theory (SDT) to explore the possibility of deploying Talent Management (TM) as an inherently motivational process within the hospitality industry and examines the role of managers in... Read More about It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector.

Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey (2019)
Report
Parry, J., Grant, K., & Sheehan, M. (2019). Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey. The Workforce Development Trust

The research which underpins this briefing report was driven by a primary, quantitative Workforce Survey which focused on understanding the views of employers across the public sector – in particular, health and justice. This involved respondents sha... Read More about Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey.

Examining the meanings and motivations for working within the Scottish microbrewing industry (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (2019, April). Examining the meanings and motivations for working within the Scottish microbrewing industry. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference

Brewing has experienced a considerable revival in recent years with the number of brewers in the UK being at its highest level since the 1930s (Cask Report, 2018). After decades of mergers and takeovers saw the emergence of a small number of global b... Read More about Examining the meanings and motivations for working within the Scottish microbrewing industry.

Unkettling the unions? An action research study of surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016 in the UK higher education sector (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Richards, J., & Ellis, V. (2019, April). Unkettling the unions? An action research study of surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016 in the UK higher education sector. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference

The paper responds to calls for the sharing of ‘best practice’ were trade unions have successfully met turnout levels required of the Trade Union Act 2016 (the Act). The study is based on an action research case study of one higher education (HEI) br... Read More about Unkettling the unions? An action research study of surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016 in the UK higher education sector.

Lessons from UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Islamic Finance (2019)
Newspaper / Magazine
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019). Lessons from UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Islamic Finance

No abstract available. The full article can be viewed at this link: https://themalaysianreserve.com/2019/03/11/lessons-from-uks-all-party-parliamentary-group-for-islamic-finance

Islamic finance. (2019)
Book Chapter
Minhat, M., & Dzolkamaini, N. (2019). Islamic finance. In E. Brigham, M. C. Ehrhardt, & R. Fox (Eds.), Financial Management: Theory and Practice(2nd edition). Cengage

No abstract available.

Islamic finance: digital assets, cryptoassets and cryptocurrencies (2019)
Newspaper / Magazine
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019). Islamic finance: digital assets, cryptoassets and cryptocurrencies

No abstract available. The full article can be viewed at this link: https://themalaysianreserve.com/2019/02/25/digital-assets-cryptoassets-and-cryptocurrencies/

Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training (2019)
Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Barron, P. (2019). Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training. Education and Training, 61(2), 187-200. https

Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine student-learner perceptions of benefits, barriers and enablers in learning whilst working, specifically focussing on learning transfer from a university MSc in Human Resource Management to students’ pr... Read More about Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training.