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Systems and Systemic Approaches for Partnership Working for the Goals

Book Chapter
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, & T. Wall (Eds.), Partnerships for the Goals. Springer
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...

Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., & Tan, H. (2018, September)
Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose. Presented at OR60: Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
There is widespread acceptance that business “can do well, by doing good” leading to the rise in organisations defining themselves as ‘purpose-driven’. In the context of Scotl...

Corporate Governance in small and medium sized firms: A study of Scottish enterprises

Journal Article
Crossan, K., Pershina, E., & Henschel, T. (2018)
Corporate Governance in small and medium sized firms: A study of Scottish enterprises. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 7(2),
There have been a large number of studies examining how firms are governed and how they should be governed. However, these studies have mainly concerned themselves with large ...

A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland

Journal Article
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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.050
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...

Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM

Conference Proceeding
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 ...

Export promotion and SMEs: a case study of Ghana

Presentation / Conference
Sasu, E., Crossan, K., & Pettigrew, M. (2016, June)
Export promotion and SMEs: a case study of Ghana. Paper presented at 61st Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference
No abstract available.

Cultivating Responsible Business in Scotland through the lens of the Scottish Business Pledge

Report
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

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland.

Journal Article
Ross, A. G., Adams, J., & Crossan, K. (2015)
Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland. Local Economy, 30(6), 672-688. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094215600135
Entrepreneurship is widely recognised as a key determinant of economic growth, regional prosperity and sustainable development. Using a panel model with data from the value ad...

A Systems Thinking Approach to Connecting and Aligning CSR Responses to Social Need in Scotland

Conference Proceeding
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...
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The Contribution of Knowledge Economy to Economic Growth of Saudi Arabia

2019 - date
Halah Alattas | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

Ethical funds and risks

2017 - date
Shaikh Hasan | Director of Studies: Dr Marizah Minhat | Second Supervisor: Prof Richard Whitecross

Mind the gap: public equity as a financing solution for medium-sized enterprises and the influence of national culture

2017 - date
Lisa Koch | Director of Studies: Dr Kenny Crossan | Second Supervisor: Dr Piotr Jaworski

Architectural innovation in mechanical and plant engineering

2017 - date
Judith Karl | Director of Studies: Dr Kenny Crossan

Outsourcing the supply management function augurs potential for increased profitability to organisations

2017 - date
Flo Angus | Director of Studies: Dr Kenny Crossan | Second Supervisor: Dr Fawad Khaleel

Individualization of digital user experience of cognitive computing

2017 - date
Robert Krombholz | Director of Studies: Dr Kenny Crossan

Stakeholder engagement in information flows within a humanitarian supply system

2016 - date
David Duddy | Director of Studies: Dr Miles Weaver | Second Supervisor: Dr Damian Stantchev

Platform business modelling for enhancing the efficiency of freight logistics in the maritime supply chain

2015 - 2019
Oliver Weisshuhn | Director of Studies: Dr Kenny Crossan

Rising to the top: Exploring the role of political skill, career self-efficacy and perceived organisational support in the career success of women in Germany

2014 - 2020
Caprice Oona Weissenrieder | Director of Studies: Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

International construction project management- a phenomenal examination of project management methods and practices in the construction industry

2013 - 2018
Manuel Schrapers | Director of Studies: Dr Kenny Crossan | Second Supervisor: Dr Piotr Jaworski

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