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. (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...
Weaver, M., & Hutchison, J. (2018, September). Pathways towards charity trusteeship and developing a community of practice in the UK. Paper presented at The Poetics of Leadership: Creativity, Art and Story in Enabliing Meaningful Change
No abstract available.
Weaver, M. (2018, September). OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond. Paper presented at The 60th Operational Society Annual Conference
In this session we shall seek to discuss:
What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Land, Lakes and beyond?
What contribution can the OR comm...
Weaver, M. (2018, May). Making Boards More Inclusive for All. Presented at Holyrood Policy "Women on Public Boards: Preparing for Equal Representation", NASUWT, Edinburgh
No abstract available.
Conference website - https://www.holyrood.com/event/women-public-boards-preparing-equal-representation
Weaver, M. (2017, September). OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond. Presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference (OR59), Loughborough University, UK
In this panel session the following was discussed:
What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Sport, Space and beyond?
What contribution can the...
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 ...
Duddy, D., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (2017, September). How does the Beer Distribution Game help us to understand Humanitarian Supply Chains. Paper presented at Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), Southampton Solent University, UK
This research develops a model similar to that used in Forrester’s ‘Beer Distribution Game’ to understand where uncertainty is generated in humanitarian supply chains....
Weaver, M. (2017, March). Applications of “Systems Thinking” to co-create business-community value. Presented at Applications of Systems Thinking
How systems approaches have helped identify better ways for communities and socially responsible businesses to build value.
Weaver, M. (2017, March). Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members. Presented at Share (Training for Housing Associations) Annual Conference, Peebles Hydro Hotel, Scotland
In the aftermath of the Birmingham riots of 2011 Miles Weaver led a group of defiant citizens with brooms in the clean-up operation and an idea was born. Get young people off ...
Weaver, M. (2016, September). Problem Solving: Grand Challenges of Portsmouth and the Region, With Cllr. D. Jones (Portsmouth Council Leader), Dr. Ruth Kaufman O.B.E. (ORS President), Rear Admiral Nick Lambert (Maritime Domain Expert) and Felicity McLeister (Pro Bono O.R. Project Manager). Presented at Making an Impact Workshop, OR58, University of Portsmouth
Addressing “grand challenges” is very much in the history and tradition of Operational Research (O.R.), in the past saving millions of lives and protecting Britain, ultimately...
Weaver, M. & Paxton, S. (2016, January). Keynote: Addressing Scotland’s Grand Challenges: The Role of the Scottish Government Business ‘Community’ Pledge, Forging Connections Between Business & the Third Sector. Presented at Forging Connections Between Business & the Third Sector. Joint Conference of the Voluntary Action Fund & Edinburgh Napier University, Glasgow, Scotland
Weaver, M., Paxton, S., (2016). Keynote: Addressing Scotland’s Grand Challenges: The Role of the Scottish Government Business ‘Community’ Pledge, , Glasgow, Scotland, 14/01/20...
Weaver, M. & Paxton, S. (2016, January). Addressing Scotland’s Grand Challenges: The Role of the Scottish Government Business ‘Community’ Pledge, Forging Connections Between Business & the Third Sector. Presented at Forging Connections Between Business & the Third Sector, Glasgow, Scotland
Wimbles, K., Paxton, S., Parkin, J. & Weaver, M. (2015, July). A Call to Address Grand Challenges: A Conversation between the OR Community and the Voluntary Action Fund (Scotland). Presented at 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, Scotland
A recent article in the OR Society Magazine highlighted a growing need to address the "grand challenges" that we face as a society and desire to have a lasting legacy from Eur...
Weaver, M., Quariguasi Frota Neto, J. & Bonfiglioli, A. (2013, July). OR for Sustainability: Assessing Contribution, Concepts and Research Issues. Paper presented at Euro/Informs 26th European Conference on Operational Research, Rome, University of Sapienza
The purpose of this paper is to assess OR contribution and concepts
used to address the "grand challenge’ of sustainability. Firstly, systematic literature reviews of ABS rank...
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