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Don’t Work for Free: Online discursive resistance to precarity in commercial photography

Journal Article
Patrick-Thomson, H., & Kranert, M. (in press)
Don’t Work for Free: Online discursive resistance to precarity in commercial photography. Work, Employment and Society,
While increasing academic attention has been paid to the precariousness of contemporary work, less research has examined how workers organise in response. This article examine...

Human rights issues and directors’ pay

Other
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
Human rights issues and directors’ pay
The risk of human rights violations has drastically increased during the coronavirus outbreak because some irresponsible, incompetent governments fall short of what it takes t...

Risky asset management for shared prosperity vision

Other
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2020)
Risky asset management for shared prosperity vision
During a recent talk at the biggest Islamic cooperative bank in Malaysia, Bank Rakyat, DR MARIZAH MINHAT and DR NAZAM DZOLKARNAINI elaborated on the role of Islamic finance in...

Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Lai, Y., Murphy, K., Sheehan, M., & Carbery, R. (in press)
Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators. Human Resource Management Journal, https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12284
Drawing on systems theory, we conducted a moderated meta-analysis of the training and organizational performance relationship using 119 primary studies. We examined the moder...

Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance

Journal Article
Khaleel, F., & Avdukic, A. (2019)
Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 8(2), 112-137
There currently exists a body of discourse on finance, economics, and social governance representative of emerging and contemporary Islamic thought with an aim to create an Is...

Cracking the Enterprise Code: An educator's reflections for effective Teaching and Quality Learning

Journal Article
Omeihe, I., & Omeihe, K. O. (2019)
Cracking the Enterprise Code: An educator's reflections for effective Teaching and Quality Learning. Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management, 2(3), 1-12
There is a broad consensus that curriculum design principles and practices must be underpinned by effective institutional, national and international agendas. This argument is...

Baby In Vogue: Sustainable Diapers

Journal Article
Legl, C. (2019)
Baby In Vogue: Sustainable Diapers. Forbes,
No abstract available.

Exploring the attitudes towards entrepreneurship in a transforming society. The case of Poland

Journal Article
Osowska, R. (2019)
Exploring the attitudes towards entrepreneurship in a transforming society. The case of Poland. Management International, 23(5), 26-35
This study is an analysis on the perception of entrepreneurship in Polish society e 1990, which marked the end of communism. 129 articles have been analysed to identify the so...

Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights

Journal Article
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
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...

Transformative Reflexivity: Teaching and Quality Enterprise Pedagogy

Journal Article
Omeihe, I., & Omeihe, K. O. (2019)
Transformative Reflexivity: Teaching and Quality Enterprise Pedagogy. Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management, 2(2),
Research summary In this paper, we examine with interest teaching and quality in enterprise pedagogy. This becomes pertinent as quality enterprise pedagogy lays the foundation...
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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.