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Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study (2021)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., Raeside, R., Chen, T., & Maclean, G. (in press). Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-07-2021-0175

Design/methodology/approach A questionnaire survey of workplaces was undertaken in the Fife region of Scotland, which in economic and demographic terms is representative of wider Scotland and other nations in Northern Europe. Descriptive analysis wa... Read More about Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study.

Midlife Creativity and Identity: Life into Art (2019)
Journal Article
Maclean, G. (2019). Midlife Creativity and Identity: Life into Art. Journal of Cultural Analysis and Social Change, 4(2),

Review of the book "Midlife Creativity and Identity: Life into Art" by Philip Miles.

An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels (2019)
Thesis
Soraghan, C. An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090514

Recently, social marketers have adopted the use of ‘nudging’ as a technique to influence behaviour through subtle tweaks to the environment (Thaler & Sunstein, 2008). Front of Pack (FoP) nutrition labels are an example of a nudge in practice, designe... Read More about An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels.

A Data-driven Statistical Approach to Customer Behaviour Analysis and Modelling in Online Freemium Games (2019)
Thesis
Singh Roy, A. A Data-driven Statistical Approach to Customer Behaviour Analysis and Modelling in Online Freemium Games. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090355

The video games industry is one of the most attractive and lucrative segments in the entertainment and digital media, with big business of more than $150 billion worldwide. A popular approach in this industry is the online freemium model, wherein the... Read More about A Data-driven Statistical Approach to Customer Behaviour Analysis and Modelling in Online Freemium Games.

Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics (2019)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N. C., & Chen, T. (2019). Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 31(5), 445-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1563472

Many governments are seeking to encourage the extension of working lives to counteract potential labor market shortages that might result from population aging. Nevertheless, research shows that older workers continue to face a range of barriers to t... Read More about Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics.

Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice (2018)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., Maclean, G., Raeside, R., & Chen, T. (2020). Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice. Ageing and society, 40(4), 784-804. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18001307

The impact of an ageing workforce on the workplace is a concern internationally. Governments are increasingly encouraging the continued labour market participation of older workers, seeking to remove previous barriers to the extension of working live... Read More about Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice.

A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice (2018)
Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., & Egdell, V. (2018). A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development, 27(3), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1038416217704449

In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual transformation as a response to unstable labour markets, a position that is... Read More about A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice.

Deriving Revenue from in Game Adverts in Online Mobile Games (2018)
Journal Article
Mehrtens, N., Rosenboom, I., Chen, T., & Raeside, R. (2018). Deriving Revenue from in Game Adverts in Online Mobile Games. Entertainment Computing, 27, 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.entcom.2018.04.005

With the increased ownership of smart phones online free to play gaming has become popular but deriving revenue for the game owner is difficult and relies on encouraging micro payments to buy in game tools or cross selling of other products. There is... Read More about Deriving Revenue from in Game Adverts in Online Mobile Games.

Understanding the status of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communication Technologies (2018)
Report
Graham, H., Raeside, R., & Maclean, G. (2018). Understanding the status of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communication Technologies. Edinburgh: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

This report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to explore the barriers facing under-represented groups in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) researc... Read More about Understanding the status of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communication Technologies.

Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era (2018)
Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2019). Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 57(1), 62-85. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12309

This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of in‐depth interviews with workers and managers in employee‐owned businesses (... Read More about Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era.

Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents (2017)
Book Chapter
Raeside, R., Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2017). Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents. In H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented PolicyCheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

No abstract available.

Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation (2017)
Book Chapter
Otto, H., Egdell, V., Bonvin, J., & Atzmüller, R. (2017). Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation. In V. Egdell, H. Otto, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy, 1-19. (1). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

No abstract available.

Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy (2017)
Book
H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), (2017). Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy

Following the 2008 economic crisis, the situation for young people deteriorated dramatically in many European countries. Employment and training opportunities have reduced, and levels of poverty and social exclusion have increased. This book evaluate... Read More about Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy.

The ageing workforce and employers in Fife (2017)
Report
Egdell, V., Chen, T., Maclean, G., & Raeside, R. (2017). The ageing workforce and employers in Fife. The Workplace Team, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and Fife Health & Wellbeing Alliance

The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on labour market and employment practices. Increasing numbers of older workers (those aged 50 plus) are remaining in work as a result of the abolishment of the Default Retirement... Read More about The ageing workforce and employers in Fife.

The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Hong Kong’s Service Sector (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., & Chen, T. (2017, July). The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Hong Kong’s Service Sector. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017, Swansea, UK

The aim of this research is to explore the impact of the ageing population on employers in the Hong Kong service sector.

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M., & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017

The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a significant number of individuals below state pension age may be experiencing... Read More about Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland.

Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Dutton, M. (2017). Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity. In Third Sector Independence: Relations with the state in an age of austerity

Drawing on qualitative longitudinal research with third sector organisations (TSOs) in Scotland, this paper explores how the independence of TSOs has been affected by changing relationships with local authorities and the Scottish Government in the co... Read More about Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity.

Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions (2017)
Report
Maclean, G., Marks, A., & Cowan, S. (2017). Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions. Edinburgh: Carnegie Trust

During 2016, 30 individuals with a mental health condition (who claimed ESA, have had their ESA withdrawn and moved on to JSA, or have been directed into the WRAG group based on the decision of the WCA) were interviewed. The 30 participants were recr... Read More about Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions.