Academic Director (Business School)
Lecturer in Festival and Event Management
Steven, G. (2008, January). Research! Isn't that something academics do?. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
No abstract available.
Weaver, M. Universities Scotland Innovation Showcase in the Scottish Parliament. Exhibited at Scottish Parliament. 23 November 2016 - 23 November 2016. (Unpublished)
The strategic role that universities play in building a successful Scotland, economically, socially and culturally, was the subject of the 2016 annual Universities Scotland ev...
Weaver, M. Responsible Business Forum. Performed at Craiglockhart. 25 February 2016 - 25 February 2016. (Unpublished)
Host the first of Scotland's Responsible Business Forum
Royal Society of Edinburgh
In a series of four workshops, academics from a range of disciplines, policy-makers, and representatives from health and education authorities, local authorities and Third Sector organizations will be...
Society for Research into Higher Education
This research project will explore and explain the role that higher education research plays in the higher education policy process. It is argued that academic research needs to reinforce its institut...
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
The interpretive approach develops an understanding on the particularity and co...
Associate Professor in Law
Lecturer and BA (Hons) Accounting Programme Leader
Professor in Festival and Event Management
Lecturer in Accountancy and Finance - Business School Academic Lead - Online
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 Is...
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (in press). Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights, https://doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2019.1647097
The adoption of the United Nations (UN) Charter in 1945 marked the legalization of international human rights. Despite the legalized status of human rights, their violation by...
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...
Taheri, B., Gannon, M., & Kesgin, M. (in press). Visitors’ perceived trust in sincere, authentic, and memorable heritage experiences. Service Industries Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2019.1642877
The success of cultural destinations often centres on whether consumers trust the provenance and integrity of the heritage assets, activities, and services therein. However, f...
Johnson, D., Bock, A. J., & George, G. (2019). Entrepreneurial Dynamism and the Built Environment in the Evolution of University Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Industrial and Corporate Change, 28(4), 941–959. https://doi.org/10.1093/icc/dtz034
University-centered entrepreneurial ecosystems (UCEEs) are complex webs of entrepreneurs, researchers, institutional support structures, and the built environment. We study th...
Hou, T., & Gao, S. (2019). An empirical examination of IPO underpricing between high-technology and non-high-technology firms in Taiwan. Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/0972652719831535
This study investigates the determinants of initial public offering (IPO) underpricing by focusing on variables relating to information asymmetry, investor sentiment, and corp...
Fascia, M. (2019). Knowledge in businesses. Reflexion on a flexible management method. (1). GRIN Publishing
In this discussion, the author reflects on the value given to knowledge in a business context and deliberate a contrary philosophical perspective which does not conform to pre...
Liu, X., Yu, X., & Gao, S. (2019). A quantitative study of financing efficiency of low‐carbon companies: A three‐stage data envelopment analysis. Business Strategy and the Environment, 28(5), 858-871. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2288
This study set out to evaluate the financing efficiency of low‐carbon companies. Applying a three‐stage data envelopment analysis with the data from 85 listed companies in Chi...
Tan, H., Fascia, M., & Sanderson, M. (2019). Evaluation of knowledge transfer practices from a Leibniz Perspective. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 5(5), 19. https://doi.org/10.31219/jsoe.v5i5.51
In recent years, there has been a growing number of subspecialties within the context of business management, which have begun to talk seriously about a notion of religious po...
Fascia, M., Sanderson, M., Tan, H., & Fascia, S. (2019). Theoretical Development: Specialism, Achievement, Coordination, (SAC) model – Kantian Perspective. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 5(5), 18
From a Kantian perspective, in this discussion, we looked to develop a new multi perspective model to scrutinise psychological processes involved in forming positive decision-...
Zhang, X., Gao, S., & Zeng, Y. (2019). An empirical study of relationships between accounting conservatism and executive compensation-performance sensitivity. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 27(1), 130-150. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijaim-01-2018-0002
The purpose of this paper is to study the relationship between accounting conservatism and executive compensation-performance sensitivity with a view to identifying th...
Warner, K. S., & Wäger, M. (2019). Building dynamic capabilities for digital transformation: An ongoing process of strategic renewal. Long Range Planning, 52(3), 326-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2018.12.001
In this qualitative study, we explore how incumbent firms in traditional industries build dynamic capabilities for digital transformation. Digital transformation has been defi...
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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Higher Education Office
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving
competitive advantage for business org...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
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 ...
31 October 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...
25 September 2018
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...
23 August 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...
19 July 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.
18 May 2017
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance.
23 November 2016
Owen Kelly has co-authored a paper on the effects of Brexit on Scotland's financial services industry.
4 November 2016
Letter in Financial Times pointing out that need for business to engage with EU will increase, rather than decrease, post-Brexit.
7 August 2016
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
Research Centre for Sustainable Hong Kong (CSHK), City University of Hong Kong.
6 November 2018
The Confucius Institute for Scotland, The University of Edinburgh
4 October 2018
The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University.
7 September 2018
Craiglockhart room 3/03
17 April 2018
3 October 2017 - 4 October 2017
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
18 May 2017
4 April 2017
18 February 2016