Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K. & Paxton, S. (2016). Cultivating Responsible Business in Scotland through the lens of the Scottish Business Pledge. Edinburgh: Voluntary Action Fund as part of the Responsible Business Forum
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., Tan, H., Paxton, S. & McCallum, L. (2017, September). Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities. Paper presented at OR59 - The Annual Operational Research Society Conference, Loughborough University, UK
The presentation provides examples on how systems approaches have helped identify better ways for communities and socially responsible businesses to build value. The examples ...
Fascia, M., Tan, H., & Sanderson, M. Institutional Distance, Parent Company's Ability and Cross-Border M & A Performance: an empirical analysis based on Chinese Companies. Manuscript submitted for publication
Drawing from Berry’s nine-dimension-theory, the institutional distance discussed within this study was divided into four dimensions that include the regulation distance (inclu...
Weaver, M. W., Crossan, K., Tan, H., & Paxton, S. (2017). A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland. European Journal of Operational Research, doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.050. ISSN 0377-2217
The purpose of this paper is to present an application of
community O.R. (COR), using soft system methodology (SSM) to help a grant-maker to understand how to unlock and relea...
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K. & Paxton, S. (2016). Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM. In Proceedings of OR58, Annual Operations Research Conference
This session presents three system conceptual models that have been brought to action as a result of an SSM study with the Voluntary Action Fund (a Scottish grant-maker). VAF ...
Crossan, K., Tan, H., Paxton, S. & Weaver, M. (2015). A Systems Thinking Approach to Connecting and Aligning CSR Responses to Social Need in Scotland. In 27th European Conference on Operational Research - Programme HandbookISBN tbc
The session aims to present a conceptual model of the governance issues in connecting and aligning the CSR activities of Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in...
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of
Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
With the emergence of the lean enterprise and increased global competition, companies should learn to be more proactive in the way they m...