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Utilitarianism and the Identity of the Indian Forest Service

Journal Article
Hannam, K. (2000)
Utilitarianism and the Identity of the Indian Forest Service. Environment and History, 6(2), 205-228. https://doi.org/10.3197/096734000129342280
This paper discusses the historical identity of the Indian Forest Service, the elite environmental organisation which controlled and managed nearly a third of India during the...

Lease Finance in Emerging Markets: An Eastern European Study

Journal Article
Gao, S. S., & Herbert, W. E. (1996)
Lease Finance in Emerging Markets: An Eastern European Study. Managerial Finance, 22(12), (39-53). doi:10.1108/eb018597. ISSN 0307-4358
The emergence of lease markets in Eastern Europe provides a new menu of opportunities for inward foreign leasing investment by Western Multinational Enterprises (MNEs). The Ea...

Accounting for leases: an international perspective

Journal Article
Gao, S. S. (1996)
Accounting for leases: an international perspective. European Accounting Review, 5(3), 563-567. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638189600000036
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The role of religious experience in the knowledge transfer process

Journal Article
Fascia, M. (2016)
The role of religious experience in the knowledge transfer process. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 1(1), 12
The importance given to knowledge in relation to business success has never been so great as it is today and there is a substantive amount of important and informed studies re...

Knowledge transfer discussions: Paper 1.001

Journal Article
Fascia, M. (2018)
Knowledge transfer discussions: Paper 1.001. Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics, 3(3), 12
The role of knowledge, relative to the knowledge transfer process in a business context cannot be conclusively defined from the literature as a singular entity, but the intera...

Coping with uncertainty: Entrepreneurial sensemaking in regenerative medicine venturing

Journal Article
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2017)
Coping with uncertainty: Entrepreneurial sensemaking in regenerative medicine venturing. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42(1), 33-58. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-015-9465-0
Entrepreneurs face multiple sources and types of uncertainty during venturing activity. Converting novel or speculative opportunities into viable commercial businesses require...

Regenerative Medicine Ecosystems and the Built Environment at Entrepreneurial Universities

Journal Article
Bock, A. J., & Johnson, D. (2017)
Regenerative Medicine Ecosystems and the Built Environment at Entrepreneurial Universities. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2017(1), 11914. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2017.11914abstract
In some technology-intensive sectors, high discovery costs, specialized knowledge requirements and long time frames favor research centralization around research universities....

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Fixing the Triple Helix

Journal Article
Bock, A. J., & Johnson, D. (2015)
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Fixing the Triple Helix. European Business Review, 73-76
In knowledge-intensive fields, new ventures live or die within entrepreneurial ecosystems. This article shows how policymakers can nurture entrepreneurial ecosystems to fix br...

Interpretation of Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms

Journal Article
Fascia, M. (2018)
Interpretation of Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms. Organizations & Markets: Policies & Processes, 4(47),
Dominant research streams in healthcare management conclude that knowledge transfer between patient groups is accomplished through instructions and/or socially constructed pra...

Board characteristics and microfinance institutions’ performance: Panel data evidence from Nigeria

Journal Article
Shettima, U., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2018)
Board characteristics and microfinance institutions’ performance: Panel data evidence from Nigeria. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(3), (369-386). ISSN 2042-1168
Purpose: This paper examines the effect of board characteristics on MFIs performance in Nigeria. A specific country study is warranted given the results from pooled cross-coun...
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Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- S'th Africa

2008 - 2010
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,527

SRHE_What role does (or should) higher education research play in higher education policy? An exploratory study

2016 - 2017
This research project will explore and explain the role that higher education research plays in the higher education policy process. It is argued that academic research needs to reinforce its institut...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £1,850

Destination Organisations in Scotland: types, issues and characteristics

2014 - 2015
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £585

Domestic abuse & the protection of children in contact cases

2016 - 2017
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £6,046

Applying Lessons from the LETR to Scottish Law Students

2014 - 2015
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
Funder: Higher Education Office | Value: £3,904

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

CupClean - fast coffee cup cleaner

2019 - 2019
This project is to assist in the research of cleaning coffee cups to a standard acceptable for public use. The research will be used in the development of a product that can be installed in office sp...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,958

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2021
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £4,947

RSE Workshop

2016 - 2018
In a series of four workshops, academics from a range of disciplines, policy-makers, and representatives from health and education authorities, local authorities and Third Sector organizations will be...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £6,883
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The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

The role of niche tourism products in destination development

2009 - 2011
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor

Outside-In Thinking: Retail & Fashion Industry Perspectives on Sustainable, Circular Economy, its Benefits and Challenges

2017 - 2023
The interpretive approach develops an understanding on the particularity and co...
Carina Legl | Director of Studies: Dr Miles Weaver | Second Supervisor: Dr John Thomson

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

2011 - 2020
Paul Langford | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Dr Holly Patrick

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: evidence on the location of continuing entrepreneurial activity in Scotland

2009 - 2013
Dr Andrew Ross | Director of Studies: Linda Juleff | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

Customer retention through continuous improvement (CI), culture and customer service

2009 - 2013
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business org...
Dr Barbara McCrory | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

International student transitions in Higher Education: Chinese students studying on a professionally accredited undergraduate accounting degree programme at a Scottish university

2012 - 2017
Dr Rachel Findlay | Director of Studies: Dr Brian Windram | Second Supervisor: Norma D'Annunzio-Green

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

1998 - 2002
Dr David White | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside

Factors influencing the decision making process for pension scheme management

2017 - date
Mr Tim Burrows | Director of Studies: Dr Brian Windram | Second Supervisor: Dr Jennifer O'Neil
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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...

Perspectives on ethical finance and investment

18 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.

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...

Impact of Brexit on Scotland's financial services industry - paper published

4 November 2016
Owen Kelly has co-authored a paper on the effects of Brexit on Scotland's financial services industry.

Letter in FT on Brexit consequences

7 August 2016
Letter in Financial Times pointing out that need for business to engage with EU will increase, rather than decrease, post-Brexit.