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Managerial ideology and identity in the nationalised British coal industry, 1947–1994 (2022)
Journal Article
Perchard, A., & Gildart, K. (in press). Managerial ideology and identity in the nationalised British coal industry, 1947–1994. Economic and Industrial Democracy, https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831x211069413

This article examines managerial ideology and identity in the nationalised British coal industry. On nationalisation in 1947, the National Coal Board (NCB) – after 1987 the British Coal Corporation – became the largest socialised industry outside of... Read More about Managerial ideology and identity in the nationalised British coal industry, 1947–1994.

Learning Through Competition (2022)
Journal Article
Mackenzie, C., Bauer, A. C., & Reiterer, J. (2022). Learning Through Competition. International Journal of Sales Transformation, 8(1), 11-12

The USA has been foremost in developing and promoting sales competitions for university graduates. However, this dominance is quietly being challenged by the Europeans and universities across South East Asia. There are different factors at play acr... Read More about Learning Through Competition.

Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Weigend, R., Viero, G., Schindler, T., Guadarrama, G., & Pomponi, F. (2021). Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society (696-718)

The Circular Economy (CE) is conceived by many as paramount to decouple economic growth from environmental impacts and resource depletion. Implementing this economic paradigm in the private sector is challenging, as it requires substantial changes at... Read More about Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs).

Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery (2021)
Book Chapter
Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (2021). Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery. In D. Clarke, V. Ellis, H. Patrick-Thomson, & D. Weir (Eds.), Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald

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 Behind the beer: An examination of ‘entrepreneurial’ motives for starting a craft brewery.

Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers (2021)
Book Chapter
Quinn, D., Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (2021). Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers. In D. Clarke, V. Ellis, H. Patrick-Thomson, & D. Weir (Eds.), Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald

Fewer than half of UK start-up businesses will survive beyond 5 years and there are many, and complex, reasons for this (ONS, 2020). In the Scottish Small Business Survey of 2019, competition in the market was considered the number one obstacle to su... Read More about Strategies for success? Market entry strategies of new craft beer producers.

Collaborating with the Cities can B Movement: The case of Edinburgh can B (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Tan, H. (2021, December). Collaborating with the Cities can B Movement: The case of Edinburgh can B. Presented at 2021 B Academics Global Community of Practice Conversations, Online

The 2021 B Academics Global Community of Practice Conversations was focused on collaborative experiences in research, teaching and practice. The event showcases how academics and organizations can collaborate and create value, contributing to the tra... Read More about Collaborating with the Cities can B Movement: The case of Edinburgh can B.

The CATE Collection: conclusion (2021)
Book Chapter
Weaver, M., Tolson, D., Irving-Bell, D., & Watchman Smith, N. (2021). The CATE Collection: conclusion. In D. Tolson, N. Watchman Smith, D. Irving-Bell, & M. Weaver (Eds.), The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership (127-135). Higher Education Academy

In this concluding chapter we highlight key messages for anyone who is considering preparing a CATE application. Building on the practical ingredients for success shared in chapter 9, we offer a CATE mnemonic, extending the CATE repertoire for CATE t... Read More about The CATE Collection: conclusion.

Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration (2021)
Book Chapter
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2021). Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration. In D. Tolson, N. Watchman Smith, D. Irving-Bell, & M. Weaver (Eds.), The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership (22-32). Higher Education Academy

This chapter discusses the development and impact of Edinburgh Napier’s intervention on young governance leaders in Scotland. Traditionally, UK board trustees have been ‘male and stale’ with an average age of a trustee being 61. In 2013, Dr Miles Wea... Read More about Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration.

Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions (2021)
Book Chapter
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2021). Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions. In M. Minhat, & N. Dzolkarnaini (Eds.), Ethical Discourse in Finance - Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (171-200). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7_9

This chapter reveals critical issues and risks in relation to the regulatory strategies for Islamic financial market in the UK. It is argued that improper regulation would expose the Islamic financial market to (1) sharia compliance risk, (2) restric... Read More about Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions.

The Integrity of Islamic Finance (2021)
Book Chapter
Minhat, M., Dzolkarnaini, N., & Abdullah, M. (2021). The Integrity of Islamic Finance. In M. Minhat, & N. Dzolkarnaini (Eds.), Ethical Discourse in Finance - Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (103-123). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7_6

This chapter provides a critical account of popularly used Islamic financial instruments and discusses the gap between theory and practice in Islamic financial industry. The critical discussion is mainly related to financial innovations, which were d... Read More about The Integrity of Islamic Finance.

Grand Challenges and OR: Net Zero Transition, Business for Good and Vaccinating the World (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2021, September). Grand Challenges and OR: Net Zero Transition, Business for Good and Vaccinating the World. Presented at OR63 Online: Creating a better future, Online

The world meets again. All eyes on Glasgow as the UK hosts the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) on 1 – 12 November 2021. Bringing together parties to accelerate action on climate in what is known as our final decade to act. W... Read More about Grand Challenges and OR: Net Zero Transition, Business for Good and Vaccinating the World.

Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged? (2021)
Journal Article
Belton, I., Wright, G., Sissons, A., Bolger, F., Crawford, M. M., Hamlin, I., …Vasilichi, A. (2021). Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged?. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120897

In this paper, we investigate the effect of Delphi group size and opinion diversity on group members’ information load as well as on their overall experience of the Delphi process - in terms of task involvement (enjoyment and interest) and in terms o... Read More about Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged?.

Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces (2021)
Journal Article
Brodie, J., & Osowska, R. (2021). Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces. Industry and Higher Education, 35(4), https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422221999264

Universities globally are aspiring to grow through investing in the delivery of online learning Programmes. However, the attrition rate for online learning is high. Thomas, Herbert and Teras (2014) identified that those students with a sense of belo... Read More about Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces.

Entrepreneurship and institutional challenges: disincentives or opportunities? Case studies in the Palestinian mobile phone sector (2021)
Thesis
Alaydi, S. (2021). Entrepreneurship and institutional challenges: disincentives or opportunities? Case studies in the Palestinian mobile phone sector. (Thesis). University of Glasgow. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2833859

This study aims to address the core research question, are institutional barriers and voids in extremely uncertain environments perceived as disincentives and/or opportunities? The emphasis in the extant entrepreneurship literature is mainly on the s... Read More about Entrepreneurship and institutional challenges: disincentives or opportunities? Case studies in the Palestinian mobile phone sector.

Sustainability Hub (2021)
Other
Weaver, M., & Tan, H. (2021). Sustainability Hub. [MOOC]

Hub for learning about sustainability. Available for students and businesses engaged in Everyone's Edinburgh.