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Entrepreneurial Dynamism and the Built Environment in the Evolution of University Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Journal Article
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...

Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey

Report
Parry, J., Grant, K., & Sheehan, M. (2019)
Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey. The Workforce Development Trust
The research which underpins this briefing report was driven by a primary, quantitative Workforce Survey which focused on understanding the views of employers across the publi...

An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature.

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., & Carbery, R. (2019)
An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature. Human Resource Development Review, 18(2), 248-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484319828865
There has been significant growth of interest in both international human resource development (IHRD) and ecosystems research. Both literatures highlight important characteris...

Working Paper Series: Innovation Enablers

Working Paper
Fascia, M. (2019)
Working Paper Series: Innovation Enablers
In this paper, we consider the value of knowledge in an innovation context and deliberate a contrary perspective from existing empiricisms to bring about better innovation eff...

Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Barron, P. (2019)
Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training. Education and Training, 61(2), 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-04-2018-0098
Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine student-learner perceptions of benefits, barriers and enablers in learning whilst working, specifically focussing on learning t...

Riding the Wave: Understanding the Context of Female Entrepreneurship in Pakistan

Book Chapter
Omeihe, K. O., Dakhan, S. A., Khan, M. S., Gustafsson, V., & Amoako, I. O. (2019)
Riding the Wave: Understanding the Context of Female Entrepreneurship in Pakistan. In Women Entrepreneurs and Strategic Decision Making in the Global Economy, 20-39. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-7479-8.ch002
To date, most of the literature on female entrepreneurship reveals a paucity of research on developing market contexts. The authors build on this to establish the constraining...

Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment

Journal Article
Maxwell, G. A., & Grant, K. (in press)
Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1528473
With the advent of low cost employment systems for pilots in commercial airlines, we address two questions: What are experienced UK-based, commercial airline pilots’ perspecti...

Building dynamic capabilities for digital transformation: An ongoing process of strategic renewal

Journal Article
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...

Global Issues: The Technological Framework

Book Chapter
Bratton, J., & Grant, K. (2018)
Global Issues: The Technological Framework. In The International Business Environment (251-288). (Fourth edition). Oxford: Oxford University Press
No abstract available.

The shifting terrain of commercial aviation: Implications for HRM

Conference Proceeding
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018)
The shifting terrain of commercial aviation: Implications for HRM. In Conference Proceedings
Safety is of paramount importance in commercial aviation. Human factors account for up to 80% of aviation accidents and incidents. Commercial aviation is experiencing rapid gr...
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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

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

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

An evaluation of a dissertation e-toolkit designed for direct entry students transitioning to HE

2015 - 2015
An evaluation of a dissertation e-toolkit designed for direct entry students transitioning to HE
Funder: Higher Education Academy | Value: £3,304

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

Destination Organisations in Scotland: types, issues and characteristics

2014 - 2015
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...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £585

Qatar National Research Fund - Leveraging the 2022 Qatar World Football Cup for the promotion of green and active living. A multiple stakeholder evaluation of strategic options

2013 - 2016
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events. Elicit constructive ...
Funder: Qatar National Research Fund | Value: £40,512

Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- S'th Africa

2008 - 2010
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,527
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Social enterprises in Fife, what lies beneath? A critique of the provision of support available to Social Enterprises and their engagement with it

2015 - date
Maggie Anderson | Director of Studies: Dr Susan Laing | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew Ross

Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell

An analysis of EHEA business school approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

2011 - 2017
Dr Patrick Harte | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Mary Fischer

Lean in Healthcare: An Evaluation of Lean Implementation in NHS Lothian

2010 - 2016
- Thesis is a single organisation (multi-site) case study, utilising documentary analysis interviews and observations, involving ...
Dr Claire Lindsay | Director of Studies: Dr Jacqueline Brodie

Customer retention through continuous improvement (CI), culture and customer service

2009 - 2013
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business org...
Dr Barbara McCrory | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: evidence on the location of continuing entrepreneurial activity in Scotland

2009 - 2013
Dr Andrew Ross | Director of Studies: Linda Juleff | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

Reframing Scottish football: towards a better understanding of the business of professional football in Scotland

2008 - 2016
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Dr Stephen Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Trevor Buck

A study of the distinguishing features of born global businesses informing the design of a learning framework to support creation and growth

2008 - 2013
Dr Susan Laing | Director of Studies: George Stonehouse | Second Supervisor: Jon Pemberton

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