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The impact of corruption on analyst coverage. (2018)
Journal Article
HASSAN, O.A.G. and GIORGIONI, G. 2019. The impact of corruption on analyst coverage. Managerial auditing journal [online], 34(3), pages 305-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/MAJ-01-2018-1783

This study investigates the impact of country-level corruption and firms' anti-bribery policies on analyst coverage. Analyst coverage has been identified as a powerful tool to detect fraud and should equally act as a possible tool to reduce corruptio... Read More

Levelised cost of energy: a theoretical justification and critical assessment. (2018)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J. and RUBERT, T. 2019. Levelised cost of energy: a theoretical justification and critical assessment. Energy policy [online], 124, pages 169-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.10.004

Although widely accepted as a measure of the comparative lifetime costs of electricity generation alternatives, levelised cost of energy (LCOE) lacks a theoretical foundation in the academic literature and encompasses a number of areas where caution... Read More

The impact of voluntary environmental disclosure on firm value: does organizational visibility play a mediation role? (2018)
Journal Article
HASSAN, O.A.G. 2018. The impact of voluntary environmental disclosure on firm value: does organizational visibility play a mediation role? Business strategy and the environment [online], 27(8), pages 1569-1582. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2217

The current study investigates whether organizational visibility, i.e. the extent to which analysts follow, and institutions hold, a firm's stock (Baker et al., 1999, p.47), may explain the mechanism through which corporate environmental disclosure (... Read More

Romancing the rural: reconceptualizing rural entrepreneurship as engagement with context(s). (2018)
Journal Article
GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2019. Romancing the rural: reconceptualizing rural entrepreneurship as engagement with context(s). International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 20(3), pages 159-169. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750318785545

The purpose of this paper is to consider the role of context in understanding and theorising rural entrepreneurship. We discuss the relation between entrepreneurship and its context and review some of the implications of how context has been used. We... Read More

Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. (2018)
Journal Article
UKANWA, I., XIONG, L. and ANDERSON, A. 2018. Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 25(3), pages 428-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-02-2017-0043

Purpose - To address the problem of why the poorest, most disadvantaged groups such as rural African women benefit less from microfinance. We focus on the perception and experiences of ordinary rural entrepreneurial women on microfinance, in a contex... Read More

The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. Presented at the 15th Enhancement in higher education conference: evaluation, evidence and enhancement: inspiring staff and students, 7 June 2018, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: http://www.enhancementt...lity-skills-(paper).pdf

This research aims to highlight, via the use of qualitative and quantitative methods, a possible mismatch between a degree learning outcomes and employability skills. By use of a mixed methods approach, inclusive of employer feedback, relevant data c... Read More

Entrepreneurial leadership: setting the scene for a behavioural approach. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
KESIDOU, E. 2018. Entrepreneurial leadership: setting the scene for a behavioural approach. Presented at 2018 Babson College entrepreneurship research conference (BCERC 2018), 6-9 June 2018, Waterford, Ireland.

The commonalities in behavioural and attitudinal approaches of business leaders towards entrepreneurship have led to the devise of the attractive – yet not fully defined and measured – concept of entrepreneurial leadership (EL). The most recent study... Read More

Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. (2018)
Journal Article
MCDONALD, S. and OKE, A. 2018. Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. Social business [online], 8(2), pages 145-165. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1362/204440818X15208755610874

Purpose: Recent UK legislation requires businesses to segregate their food waste and present metal, plastic, glass and paper waste for collection separately. Despite decades of research on household recycling, scant attention has been paid to the was... Read More

The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. (2018)
Thesis
DAKUP, K. 2018. The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The increasing government and consumer interest in, and growing concerns about environmental issues have pressured businesses to adopt eco-innovative measures and activities. These pressures have been felt particularly by the food and drink sector in... Read More

The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. Presented at the 2018 Robert Gordon University learning and teaching conference: future work, future graduates: forging the link, 3 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding graduates to become more 'work ready'. Whilst these skill sets take into account many factors, they translate to Level Learning Outcomes (LLOs) w... Read More