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The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence

Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R., & Canduela, J. (2014)
The performance of employee-owned businesses in Scotland: some preliminary empirical evidence. Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary, 37(3), 108-123
In recent years, there has been a growing focus on promoting the concept of employee-ownership of businesses within public policy. One of the strong drivers of this is an assu...

Tailoring services and releasing untapped talent - a higher education perspective

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2005, December)
Tailoring services and releasing untapped talent - a higher education perspective. Paper presented at Migration and Universities
No abstract available.

Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2007, December)
Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies
No abstract available.

Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, August)
Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES. Paper presented at RSAI (B and I section) Annual Conference
No abstract available.

Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states

Presentation / Conference
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R., & Dutton, M. (2006, January)
Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states. Paper presented at Delni Aspen, Brussels
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models of in...

Working with the new demographics - the Scottish labour market

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, December)
Working with the new demographics - the Scottish labour market. Paper presented at Older workers
No abstract available.

Women, Work and Technology: Examining the Under-Representation of Women in ICT

Book Chapter
Marks, A., Krzywdzinski, M., Briken, K., Maclean, G., Marks, A., & Chillas, S. (2016)
Women, Work and Technology: Examining the Under-Representation of Women in ICT
No abstract available.

Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2001)
Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), 144-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665620110391097
The use of competency frameworks as a basis for workplace learning initiatives is now relatively commonplace in organisations. This is reflected in the emphasis given to compe...

Job search information behaviours: An ego-net study of networking amongst young job-seekers

Journal Article
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Job search information behaviours: An ego-net study of networking amongst young job-seekers. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 50(3), (239-253). ISSN 0961-0006
Networking is considered an integral feature of job search, yet its behavioural manifestation has received little attention in the extant literature. Here this is addressed in...

Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary

Report
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016)
Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...