Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland.
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...
Market research on factors influencing women's preferences in investment decision making
Sharma, A., Douglas, T., & Jaworski, P. (2017)
Market research on factors influencing women's preferences in investment decision making. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 3(8), 79-86
This study aims to gain knowledge on the factors that influence the investment decision making of women in Singapore. The research explores the fact that investment decision i...
Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction
O’Donnell, D., Porter, G., McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Heffernan, M., & Cleary, P. (2003)
Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction. Journal of European industrial training, 27(2/3/4), 80-87. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590310468903
John Seely Brown notes that context must be added to data and information to produce meaning. To move forward, Brown suggests, we must not merely look ahead but we must also l...
Knowledge: the key to organisational survival
Raeside, R., & Walker, J. (2001)
Knowledge: the key to organisational survival. The TQM magazine, 13(3), 156-160. https://doi.org/10.1108/09544780110366105
In modern business the acquisition and management of information has become a competitive force. It can be argued that this has always been the case. Critical in the gathering...
Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality
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...
Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development
Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & Collins, E. (2001)
Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(2/3/4), 48-68. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005437
Introduces the special issue “Human resource development: sectoral and invention‐level evidence of human capital accumulation”. Reviews the concepts and definitions of intelle...
360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development
McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2001)
360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(1), 5-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590110380614
360° feedback processes have gained popularity as a performance management and career development tool in contemporary organisations. This monograph explores the nature of 360...
Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism
O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., & McCarthy, A. (2001)
Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism. International Journal of Manpower, 22(5), 425-444. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005849
Neoclassical approaches continue to dominate evaluations of national skill‐formation systems. Argues for the benefits of including alternative interdisciplinary and theoretica...
The New Unionism and the New Bargaining Agenda: UNISON–Employer Partnerships on Workplace Learning in Britain
Munro, A., & Rainbird, H. (2000)
The New Unionism and the New Bargaining Agenda: UNISON–Employer Partnerships on Workplace Learning in Britain. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 38(2), 223-240. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00160
A model of new unionism has been developed which is characterized by features such as the servicing of members as customers and a shift to co-operative industrial relations. T...
Quality in Scotland
Masson, R., & Raeside, R. (1999)
Quality in Scotland. The TQM magazine, 11(1), 12-16. https://doi.org/10.1108/09544789910246570
Gives an extensive historical overview of the industrial history of Scotland. Goes on to look at quality in Scotland today. Reports on a survey of 200 enterprises in Central S...