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Redefining Poverty and Its Measurement: An Islamic Political Economy Perspective

Journal Article
Khaleel, F. (2017)
Redefining Poverty and Its Measurement: An Islamic Political Economy Perspective. Global Review of Islamic Economics and Business, 4(2), 68-81
Islamic economists have always taken the position on the intrinsic capability of poverty alleviation in the Islamic economic model. The poverty, in economics and social scienc...

Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management

Journal Article
Al-Own, B., Minhat, M., & Gao, S. (2018)
Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 53, 200-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2017.09.021
The use of stock options and credit default swaps (CDS) in banks is not uncommon. Stock options can induce risk-taking incentives, while CDS can be used to hedge against credi...

Innovation in Limited Markets: Managing PCP Projects in the UK Defence Industry

Book
Gee, S., Weaver, M. W., & MacKerron, G. (2017)
Innovation in Limited Markets: Managing PCP Projects in the UK Defence Industry. In B. L. Moya, M. D. Storch de Gracia, & L. F. Mazadiego (Eds.), Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real CasesInTech. doi:10.5772/67543
This chapter will outline guidelines developed to both support and enhance innovation within the context of procuring complex performance (PCP) contracts. Such contracts are c...

OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2017, September)
OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond. Presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference (OR59), Loughborough University, UK
In this panel session the following was discussed: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Sport, Space and beyond? What contribution can the...

A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland

Journal Article
Weaver, M. W., Crossan, K., Tan, H., & Paxton, S. (2017)
A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland. European Journal of Operational Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.050
The purpose of this paper is to present an application of community O.R. (COR), using soft system methodology (SSM) to help a grant-maker to understand how to unlock and relea...

Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era

Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2018)
Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12309
This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of i...

Making Boards More Inclusive for All

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2018, May)
Making Boards More Inclusive for All. Presented at Holyrood Policy "Women on Public Boards: Preparing for Equal Representation", NASUWT, Edinburgh
No abstract available. Conference website - https://www.holyrood.com/event/women-public-boards-preparing-equal-representation

The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking

Conference Proceeding
Duddy, D. G., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (in press)
The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking
This research argues that there are a number of potential pitfalls when using traditional commercial supply chain models for humanitarian supply chain issues and it examines t...

Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights

Journal Article
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (in press)
Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights, 18(5), 579-596. https://doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2019.1647097
The adoption of the United Nations (UN) Charter in 1945 marked the legalization of international human rights. Despite the legalized status of human rights, their violation by...

Exploring the epistemology of utility function in Islamic economics: Foundation of Islamic finance

Book Chapter
Avdukic, A., & Khaleel, F. (in press)
Exploring the epistemology of utility function in Islamic economics: Foundation of Islamic finance. In V. Efendic (Ed.), Islamic Finance Practices: Experiences from South Eastern EuropePalgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34420-7
An opinion held by the majority of Muslims scholars, such as, Ibn Tamiyah, supports the contention that each thing or act has an ethical value that can be comprehended through...
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Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2020
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

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

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

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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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...