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Book Review: Ashish Malik and Chris Rowley (Eds), Business Models and People Management in the Indian IT Industry: From People to Profits

Journal Article
McGuire, D. (2016)
Book Review: Ashish Malik and Chris Rowley (Eds), Business Models and People Management in the Indian IT Industry: From People to Profits. South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management, 3(1), 101-105. https://doi.org/10.1177/2322093716636495
No abstract available.

Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts.

Book Chapter
Victoria, M. (2016)
Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts. In J. N. Singh, A. Kantara, & D. Cserző (Eds.), Downscaling Culture: Revisiting Intercultural Communication, 92-113. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
When two individuals from different cultural backgrounds fail to achieve mutual understanding, the accusatory finger is almost always automatically pointed at ‘cultural differ...

Benson, P., Barkhuizen, G., Bodycott, P., & Brown, J. (2013). Second Language Identity in Narratives of Study Abroad.

Journal Article
Ratz, S. (2015)
Benson, P., Barkhuizen, G., Bodycott, P., & Brown, J. (2013). Second Language Identity in Narratives of Study Abroad. Teaching fellows journal, Autumn 2015, 18
Review of Benson, P., Barkhuizen, G., Bodycott, P., & Brown, J. (2013). Second Language Identity in Narratives of Study Abroad.

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...

‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’

Journal Article
Macfarlane, L. (2015)
‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review, 26(2), 424-442
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...

Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’

Thesis
Kranert, M. Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’. (Thesis)
University College London. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/402527
This thesis undertakes a comparison of the discursive strategies of New Labour and the German SPD at the turn of the twenty-first century, when both parties engaged in a disco...

Evaluating a tacit knowledge sharing initiative: a case study

Journal Article
Gubbins, C., Corrigan, S., Garavan, T. N., O' Connor, C., Leahy, D., Long, D., & Murphy, E. (2012)
Evaluating a tacit knowledge sharing initiative: a case study. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(8), 827-847. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591211263558
Purpose – This paper aims to present a case study illustrating the issues involved in the tacit knowledge conversion process and to determine whether such conversion delivers ...

A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., & Carbery, R. (2012)
A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(2/3), 129-157. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591211215579
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review published conceptual and research papers within the field of international, comparative and cross‐cultural HRD.Design/methodology/...

Networking and managers' career success in the Malaysian public sector: The moderating effect of managerial level

Journal Article
Mohd Rasdi, R., Garavan, T. N., & Ismail, M. (2012)
Networking and managers' career success in the Malaysian public sector: The moderating effect of managerial level. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(2/3), 195-212. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591211204715
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate how managerial level moderates the relationships between networking behaviours and career success (objective and subjecti...

The Use of Imagery in the Campaign Speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election.

Journal Article
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Cunningham, J., & Duffy, G. (2016)
The Use of Imagery in the Campaign Speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 37(4), 430-449. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136
Purpose – The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investi...
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Santander Staff Mobility Grant

2016 - 2017
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £400

Research in Scotland on the Water Business: Strathpeffer Spa c.1850-2014

2014 - 2017
To analyse the rise, decline, and rise again of Strathpeffer Spa, c.1850-2014. This project will provide insight into the history and development of a distinctive, business-related highland community...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,000

Relationships between transport and Rural Economies

2004 - 2005
This review was commissioned by the Countryside Agency to explore the impact of the transport sector, including transport provision, on rural economies in England. The project was carried out with Der...
Value: £1,000

Social Networks of Older Workers

2004 - 2005
The population of Scotland is expected to age considerably over the next 25 years and as the largest non-working group of the potential labour force is the over 50's, there is a concern that the futur...
Value: £1,000

Scottish Government Analytical Services Call Off

2009 - 2012
Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2010-2011 Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £20,613

One Regional Employability Framework Evaluation

2009 - 2011
The North East’s Regional Employability Framework (REF) provided an over-arching strategic focus for partnership-working on employability across the region. This research had been commissioned by One ...
Value: £46,126

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvant. People

2009 - 2011
Funding: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Duration: April 2009 – December 2010 Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Ariel Bergmann, Dr Jesus Canduela, Vanesa Fuerte...
Funder: Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment | Value: £54,700

Parents and Recurrent Poverty

2008 - 2008
A major reason for recurrent poverty is leaving the workforce due to childbirth and childcare and returning to low paid, insecure work. However, there are relatively few studies that give qualitative ...
Value: £1,000

Edinburgh, Road Pricing and the Boundary Problem: Issues of Equity and Efficiency

2004 - 2004
Discussions of road user charging in Scotland had been confined to the proposed introduction of road user charging in Edinburgh. This report summarised the findings of a research study into the effici...
Value: £1,000

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

2015 - 2016
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,427
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The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence

2012 - 2015
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Nicholas Grier | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

The role of interactive technology in the co-creation of experience in Scottish visitor attractions

2014 - 2019
" As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Dr Ellis Urquhart | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Dr Ivana Rihova

Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

An ethnographic interpretation of the work environment within a creative culture in the advertising sector

2009 - 2014
Purpose and rationale The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
Dr Christine Band | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

A data-driven statistical approach to customer behaviour analysis and modelling in online freemium games

2014 - 2019
Anusua Singh Roy | Director of Studies: Dr Moira Hughes | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations

2002 - 2006
Dr Jesus Canduela | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr David White

An analysis of EHEA business school approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

2011 - 2017
Dr Patrick Harte | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Mary Fischer

Exploring justifications of "The Social Contract" between the banking sector, financial regulators, and NGOs

2011 - date
Paul Langford | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Dr Holly Patrick

Reframing Scottish football: towards a better understanding of the business of professional football in Scotland

2008 - 2016
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Dr Stephen Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Trevor Buck

An investigation of factors associated with traffic accident and casualty risk in Scotland

1998 - 2002
Dr David White | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside
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Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...

Centre for Social Informatics research contributes to information industry factsheets

29 June 2016
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) have published a series of 24 fact sheets on the basis of the findings of the Wo...