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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...

Market research on factors influencing women's preferences in investment decision making

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

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...

Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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...
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Mountain Bike Coaching App

2013 - 2013
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

Mountain Bike App Development

2013 - 2013
Context The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

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

Transcribe UK - iVano

2014 - 2014
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

WhatsOnScotland

2014 - 2014
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Capitals Hockey

2013 - 2014
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

BayFish

2013 - 2013
Context  The Bay Fish and Chips, (The Bay) has a reputation for sustainability and quality. Not only has the company won several awards for its work, it also has an established social media presence...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Integration of Stimulating and Engaging Education Assessments

2012 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Bright Red Publishing supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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

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