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Young people’s expectations of work, and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?

Presentation / Conference
Egdell, V., Grant, K., & Vincent, D. (2021, April)
Young people’s expectations of work, and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?. Paper presented at The 39th International Labour Process Conference, University of Greenwich, London
Since the 2008 economic downturn, the education-to-work transitions of young people have been a concern for governments across Europe (Coppola & O’Higgins 2016). Young people ...

Integrated soil and water management on smallholder family-farms in building resilience to hydrometeorological hazards in Trinidad

Presentation / Conference
Roop, R., St. Martin, C. C., & Weaver, M. (2021, March)
Integrated soil and water management on smallholder family-farms in building resilience to hydrometeorological hazards in Trinidad. Presented at Caribbean Science Symposium on Water, Online

Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI

Book Chapter
Roop, R., St. Martin, C., Weaver, M., & Broatch, R. (in press)
Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI. In W. Leal Filho, E. Popkova, & M. Kovaleva (Eds.), Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security. Cham: Springer
The roadmap for developing sustainable smallholder farms is not always clear and replicable. Mainstream agricultural development still concentrates on productivity with a mini...

Getting Personal: the issues of trust and distrust in small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria

Journal Article
Omeihe, K., Amoako, I. O., Gustafsson, V., Omeihe, I., & Saud Khan, M. (in press)
Getting Personal: the issues of trust and distrust in small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, https://doi.org/10.1080/08276331.2020.1836550
There is a pronounced paucity of empirically rigorous study that focuses on the impact of trust on small and medium-sized enterprises operating in a developing market context....

Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships

Book Chapter
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (2020)
Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia, & T. Wall (Eds.), Partnerships for the Goals: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (in press). Systems and Systemic Approaches for Partnership Working for the Goals. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia...

Hidden from public view, directors’ pay in Malaysia leads to inefficiency and inequality

Other
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
Hidden from public view, directors’ pay in Malaysia leads to inefficiency and inequality. London
Ownership and control of business corporations by state or government is common in Asian economies. Whether this is a better governance practice than the market-based model of...

Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets

Book Chapter
Omeihe, K., Amoako, I. O., & Gustafsson, V. (in press)
Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets. In D. Nziku, & J. Struthers (Eds.), Enterprise and Economic Development in Africa. Emerald
In this chapter, we examine trust and social networks among entrepreneurs operating in a developing market context. At the centre of this study, trust emerges from the interpl...

Trust, Norms and Networks of indigenous institutions: The Creation of Moral Economies in Nigeria

Conference Proceeding
Omeihe, K. O., Amoako, I. O., Gustafsson, V., Khan, M. S., & Omeihe, I. (2020)
Trust, Norms and Networks of indigenous institutions: The Creation of Moral Economies in Nigeria
Through an empirical study of traders in Bokkos and Ero markets of Nigeria, this study examines the means by which trust is developed in the absence of efficient formal instit...

Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs

Presentation / Conference
Bariture, B., & Omeihe, K. (2020, September)
Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs. Paper presented at Advancements in Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship Research, Birmingham, UK
A report commissioned by the Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland, articulated that ethnic minority-led SMEs generated £13 billion in revenue and 107,000 jobs for the Sc...

'In courts we don't trust': Institutional framework in the context of developing economy

Presentation / Conference
Omeihe, K. O., Gustavsson, V., Omeihe, I., Amoako, I. O., & Saud Khan, M. (2020, August)
'In courts we don't trust': Institutional framework in the context of developing economy. Paper presented at 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada
In this paper, we examine with particular interest the mechanism of trust in Nigeria's unique socioeconomic landscape. This becomes pertinent as formalised institutional arran...
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Socioeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on the Syrian Refugees in Scotland

2021 - 2021
The project will provide a unique perspective capturing Syrian refugees’ socio-economic and cultural precarity on their settlement journeys before, during and after the Covid-19 outbreak. These findin...
Funder: Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education | Value: £9,820

Emotion work online: Counselling during Covid

2020 - 2021
This project seeks to understand the role new technology has played in delivering on line counselling during the Covid 19 pandemic 2020. Counselling is recognised as a process where trained therapis...
Funder: Moston Care Foundation | Value: £2,000

Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £4,947

Young people's expectations of work and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?

2019 - 2021
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,978

3 Bags Wool: Product and market development using salvage material

2017 - 2018
Working with small wool shop to use textile industry salvage as the basis for developing new export products.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,993

A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom”.

2017 - 2019
A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom
Funder: Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE) Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia

Santander Staff Mobility Grant

2016 - 2017
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £400

UFHRD Research Honorarium

2016 - 2017
Addressing the Business Support and Training Needs of Minority Ethnic Group (MEG) Family-run Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Scotland The study proposes an in-depth exploration of the business ...
Funder: University Forum for Human Resource Development | Value: £1,000

KTP Voluntary Action Fund

2015 - 2017
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...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £124,378
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Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...

Riset ini menyebut pemerintah tak tegas atur iklan rokok

19 July 2017
This research says the government is not firm in regulating tobacco advertising

Perspectives on ethical finance and investment

18 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...