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Branding through renaming for strategic alignment in service organisations

Thesis
Williams, R. L. Branding through renaming for strategic alignment in service organisations. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6657
The overall goal of this study was to develop a theoretically based and empirically grounded process framework to understand radical organisational renaming within service ind...

Brand risk intelligence - new brand development drivers in a satiated consumer marketplace.

Presentation / Conference
Hamann, D., Williams, J., & Omar, M. (2008, July)
Brand risk intelligence - new brand development drivers in a satiated consumer marketplace. Paper presented at Academy of Marketing, Annual Conference, Reflective Marketing in a Material World, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
In a globally competitive business environment the value of a strong brand in the consumer high-technology marketplace is well documented, as is a progressively satiated mark...

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...

Bringing back the Bank: local renewal and agency through community banking.

Journal Article
Cutcher, L. (2013)
Bringing back the Bank: local renewal and agency through community banking. Organization Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840613495337
This paper presents findings from an in-depth case study of a bank that has drawn on an anti-globalization discourse and the idea of the ‘local in opposition to the global’ to...

Barriers to participation in learning for mid-career managers in the Scottish life assurance industry.

Thesis
McCracken, M. G. Barriers to participation in learning for mid-career managers in the Scottish life assurance industry. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2547
The Life Assurance industry has been through a period of rapid change as a consequence of increased competition, which is resulting in the need for structural re-organisation....

Balancing student/trainee learning with the delivery of patient care in the healthcare workplace: a protocol for realist synthesis

Journal Article
Sholl, S., Ajjawi, R., Allbutt, H., Butler, J., Jindal-Snape, D., Morrison, J., & Rees, C. (2016)
Balancing student/trainee learning with the delivery of patient care in the healthcare workplace: a protocol for realist synthesis. BMJ Open, 6(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011145
Introduction: A national survey was recently conducted to explore medical education research priorities in Scotland. The identified themes and underlying priority areas can be...

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.

Autopoietic organisation of knowledge, creativity and innovation: a case study of the automotive manufacturer Daimler AG

Thesis
Auernhammer, J. M. Autopoietic organisation of knowledge, creativity and innovation: a case study of the automotive manufacturer Daimler AG. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6653
This doctoral thesis presents an analysis of the context in which creativity and innovation emerges. It is based on an investigation of a single case organisation. The theoret...

Between Country Variations in Self-Rated-Health and Associations with the Quality of Life of Older People: Evidence from the Global Ageing Survey

Journal Article
Khan, H. T. A., & Raeside, R. (2014)
Between Country Variations in Self-Rated-Health and Associations with the Quality of Life of Older People: Evidence from the Global Ageing Survey. Applied research in quality of life, 9(4), 923-949. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-013-9278-y
In social science and public health earlier research has persistently reported significant socio-economic inequalities in health, inequalities in the use of health care and se...

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The influence of hegemonic masculinity on dietary preferences for meat. A cross-sectional study of adult men in Scotland.

2018 - 2019
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of hegemonic masculinity on meat consumption and willingness to adopt a more plant based diet. Hegemonic masculinity refers to socially prescribed no...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,674

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

Funding for EU Brokerage Event

2018 - 2020
The current literature is inconclusive on the driving forces of violent extremism, because of the complexity of the issue and diversity of its driving factors. Our research aims to determine the drive...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £900

Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament: Critical Reflection on the Development of Child and Family Law

2018 - 2020
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament. This project involves the creation of a workshop series about law-making for children and their families by the Sco...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,400

Scottish Parliament Research Project: Family Law (Scotland) Bill 2019

2019 - 2019
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee. The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Funder: The Scottish Parliament | Value: £4,872

Young people's expectations of work and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?

2019 - 2021
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,978

Child Welfare Hearing Reports: Post 2015 reforms

2020 - 2021
The research proposes to examine how, if at all, practice in the commissioning, preparation and use of CWHR has changed since 2015. In particular, to what extend are CWHR used, if at all, to provide e...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £5,997

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Research Project

2019 - 2022
This research project explores the interdependencies between stakeholders within the Scottish jazz and blues scenes through the gathering and processing of data from musicians, promoters, audiences an...
Funder: Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival | Value: £29,000

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

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Adult learning: Towards a framework for participation

2008 - 2014
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Dr Lesley McLean | Director of Studies: Dr Monika Foster | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

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

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

Heritage interpretation challenges and management issues at film-induced tourism heritage attractions: case studies of Rosslyn Chapel and Alnwick Castle

2011 - 2015
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Dr Justyna Bakiewicz | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

An investigation of knowledge transfer practices within the Muslim business community in Edinburgh

2008 - 2013
This study endeavoured to understand knowledge transfer practices within the Muslim business community...
Dr Michael Fascia | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Dr Jacqueline Brodie

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

An analysis of sustainable leadership challenges and prospects in Scottish Higher Education

2012 - 2020
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainable leadership...
Laura Gerard | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Norma D'Annunzio-Green

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

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
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University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

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...

Riset ini menyebut pemerintah tak tegas atur iklan rokok

19 July 2017
This research says the government is not firm in regulating tobacco advertising

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.

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