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Does spatial location affect business liquidation? (2020)
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MAKROPOULOS, A., WEIR, C. and ZHANG, X. [2020]. Does spatial location affect business liquidations? International journal of computational economics and econometrics [online], Forthcoming articles. Available from: https://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijcee

Current studies in aggregate business liquidations have paid little attention to the potential importance of firms geographical (spatial) location. There is some evidence of spatial concentration of economic activity in certain geographical across Eu... Read More about Does spatial location affect business liquidation?.

Trilogues in council: disrupting the diplomatic culture? (2020)
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BRANDSMA, G.J., DIONIGI, M.K., GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2021. Trilogues in council: disrupting the diplomatic culture? Journal of European public policy [online], 28(1): inside the 'black box' of EU legislative trilogues, pages 10-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2020.1859594

This article explores the institutionalization of trilogues in the Council. What kind of practices have emerged in the Council to underpin this body’s participation in trilogues, and how do these shape the decision-making culture in the Council? We c... Read More about Trilogues in council: disrupting the diplomatic culture?.

Exploring the potentials, barriers and option for support in the Nigeria renewable energy industry. (2020)
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ADEYANJU, C.G., OSOBAJO, O.A., OTITOJU, A. and AJIDE, O.E. 2020. Exploring the potentials, barriers and options for support in the Nigeria renewable energy industry. Discover sustainability, [online], 1(1), article number 7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s43621-020-00008-5

Climate change remains a pivotal area and a persistent challenging issue for deliberation among the nations of the world. Most especially in a country like Nigeria, where fossil fuel remains a pivotal source of socio-economic development and well-bei... Read More about Exploring the potentials, barriers and option for support in the Nigeria renewable energy industry..

Validating the 'seven functions' model of technological innovations systems theory with industry stakeholders: a review from UK offshore renewables. (2020)
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ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., STRACHAN, P.A. and BROADBENT, I.D. 2020. Validating the 'seven Functions' model of technological innovations systems theory with industry stakeholders: a review from UK offshore renewables. Energies [online], 13(24), article ID 6673. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13246673

Technological Innovation Systems theory, and its 'functions' framework, have demonstrated their value as tools for exploring socio-technological transitions. Although the 'seven functions' model has demonstrated its academic value across a vast liter... Read More about Validating the 'seven functions' model of technological innovations systems theory with industry stakeholders: a review from UK offshore renewables..

Critical realism: what you should know and how to apply it. (2020)
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LAWANI, A. 2021. Critical realism: what you should know and how to apply it. Qualitative research journal [online], 21(3), pages 320-333. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-08-2020-0101

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the critical realism (CR) philosophical viewpoint and how it can be applied in qualitative research. CR is a relatively new and viable philosophical paradigm proposed as an alternative to the more pred... Read More about Critical realism: what you should know and how to apply it..

I don’t want to go back: examining the return to physical workspaces during COVID-19. (2020)
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LIU, Z., VAN EGDOM, D., FLIN, R., SPITZMUELLER, C., ADEPOJU, O. and KRISHNAMOORTI, R. 2020. I don't want to go back: examining the return to physical workspaces during COVID-19. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine [online], 62(11), pages 953-958. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000002012

OBJECTIVE: We study employee perspectives on return to physical workspaces to ultimately inform employers' and policy makers' decision making around the return to work during COVID-19. METHODS: We tested the three-component conceptual model using sur... Read More about I don’t want to go back: examining the return to physical workspaces during COVID-19..

The impact of energy consumption and economic growth on carbon dioxide emissions. (2020)
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OSOBAJO, O.A., OTITOJU, A., OTITOJU, M.A. and OKE, A. 2020. The impact of energy consumption and economic growth on carbon dioxide emissions. Sustainability [online], 12(19), article ID 7965. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197965

This study explored the effect of energy consumption and economic growth on CO2 emissions. The relationship between energy consumption, economic growth and CO2 emissions was assessed using regression analysis (the pooled OLS regression and fixed effe... Read More about The impact of energy consumption and economic growth on carbon dioxide emissions..

An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks. (2020)
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SALINA, A.P., ZHANG, X. and HASSAN, O.A.G. 2021. An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks. Asian journal of accounting research [online], 6(1), pages 23-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/AJAR-03-2019-0022

The contribution of the banking industry to the financial crisis of 2007/8 has raised public concerns about the financial soundness of banks around the world, with many countries still suffering the backlogs of this crisis. The continuous emergence o... Read More about An assessment of the financial soundness of the Kazakh banks..

Rethinking and optimising post-consumer packaging waste: a sentiment analysis of consumers’ perceptions towards the introduction of a deposit refund scheme in Scotland. (2020)
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OKE, A., OSOBAJO, O., OBI, L. and OMOTAYO, T. 2020. Rethinking and optimising post-consumer packaging waste: a sentiment analysis of consumers' perceptions towards the introduction of a deposit refund scheme in Scotland. Waste management [online], 118, pages 463-470. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2020.09.008

Packaging waste production, especially single-use containers, is exerting detrimental effects on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, including human health. To internalise the externalities associated with single-use containers, different instruments... Read More about Rethinking and optimising post-consumer packaging waste: a sentiment analysis of consumers’ perceptions towards the introduction of a deposit refund scheme in Scotland..

Seeking sustainable futures in marketing and consumer research. (2020)
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DAVIES, I., OATES, C.J., TYNAN, C., CARRIGAN, M., CASEY, K., HEATH, T., HENNINGER, C.E., LICHROU, M., MCDONAGH, P., MCDONALD, S., MCKECHNIE, S., MCLEAY, F., O'MALLEY, L. and WELLS, V. 2020. Seeking sustainable futures in marketing and consumer research. European journal of marketing [online], 54(11), pages 2911-2939. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-02-2019-0144

Purpose: Seeking ways towards a sustainable future is the most dominant socio-political challenge of our time. Marketing should have a crucial role to play in leading research and impact in sustainability, yet it is limited by relying on cognitive be... Read More about Seeking sustainable futures in marketing and consumer research..

Access over ownership: case studies of libraries of things. (2020)
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BADEN, D., PEATTIE, K. and OKE, A. 2020. Access over ownership: case studies of libraries of things. Sustainability [online], 12(17), article ID 7180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12177180

Over the last decade there has been increasing interest in the concept of the sharing economy, which replaces the focus on individual ownership with a focus on access to goods and services through borrowing, hiring or sharing. This study investigates... Read More about Access over ownership: case studies of libraries of things..

Product safety culture: a preliminary study in the UK manufacturing industry. (2020)
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SUHANYIOVA, L., IRWIN, A. and FLIN, R. 2021. Product safety culture: a preliminary study in the UK manufacturing industry. Journal of risk research [online], 24(8), pages 1030-1048. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2020.1805637

Do accidents where users are injured or killed by unsafe products reveal underlying weaknesses in the safety culture of the responsible organisations? While manufacturing firms have long been concerned with organizational culture factors that relate... Read More about Product safety culture: a preliminary study in the UK manufacturing industry..

A systematic review of circular economy research in the construction industry. (2020)
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OSOBAJO, O.A., OKE, A., OMOTAYO, T. and OBI, L.I. [2020]. A systematic review of circular economy research in the construction industry. Smart and sustainable built environment [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-04-2020-0034

Purpose: While circular economy (CE) is fast becoming a political and economic agenda for global urban development, there are still substantial knowledge gaps in possible strategies to speed up such transition, especially in the construction industry... Read More about A systematic review of circular economy research in the construction industry..

What does not kill us makes us stronger: the story of repetitive consumer loan applications. (2020)
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CAGLAYAN, M., TALAVERA, O., XIONG, L. and ZHANG, J. 2020. What does not kill us makes us stronger: the story of repetitive consumer loan applications. The European journal of finance [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2020.1793792

We investigate borrower and lender behaviours when the borrower has experienced a sequence of failed loan applications. Our analysis is based on half a million observations from an established peer-to-peer (P2P) loan platform in China, from 2010 to 2... Read More about What does not kill us makes us stronger: the story of repetitive consumer loan applications..

Beating the virus: an examination of the crisis communication approach taken by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during the COVID-19 pandemic. (2020)
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MCGUIRE, D., CUNNINGHAM, J.E.A., REYNOLDS, K. and MATTHEWS-SMITH, G. 2020. Beating the virus: an examination of the crisis communication approach taken by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during the COVID-19 pandemic. Human resource development international [online], 23(4): special issue on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work, worker and workplace!? Implications for HRD research and practices in the time of crisis, pages 361-379. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2020.1779543

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely tested the leadership and communication abilities of political leaders globally. Guiding an effective response to the global pandemic has required leaders to demonstrate not only effective planning and coordination... Read More about Beating the virus: an examination of the crisis communication approach taken by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during the COVID-19 pandemic..

Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities. (2020)
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KYDD, A. and FULFORD, H. 2020. Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities. Maturitas [online], 140, pages 14-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.05.019

International, national and regional policy documents and key reports espouse the benefits of lifelong learning and people's rights to it, yet little attention has been given to the learning needs of frail older people in nursing (care) homes. People... Read More about Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities..

Craft beer sector collaboration in North East Scotland: the role of individual success. (2020)
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CUNNINGHAM, J. and BARCLAY, S. 2020. Craft beer sector collaboration in North East Scotland: the role of individual success. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 21(4), pages 263-274. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750320921296

Our understanding of craft brewing is beginning to grow and a key theme to emerge from this artistic and intrinsically creative sector is the dependence on collaboration between entrepreneurial agents. In the North East of Scotland, the growth in cra... Read More about Craft beer sector collaboration in North East Scotland: the role of individual success..

Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland. (2020)
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OKE, A., LADAS, J. and BAILEY, M. 2020. Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland. British food journal [online], 122(11), pages 3623-3638. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-10-2019-0801

This study aims to explore the motivation as well as barriers for ethical food consumption behaviour by focussing on the food consumption pattern of young adults in the North East of Scotland. Considering the recent involvement of young adults in env... Read More about Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland..

Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). (2020)
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OKE, A. and FERNANDES, F.A.P. 2020. Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). Journal of open innovation: technology, market, and complexity [online], 6(2), article ID 31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/joitmc6020031

Business operations are undergoing drastic changes due to the disruptive effects of technology innovations; however, there is insuffcient knowledge regarding the acceptability and consequences of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in the educatio... Read More about Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR)..

An analysis of the determinants of failure processes in UK SMEs. (2020)
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MAKROPOULOS, A., WEIR, C. and ZHANG, X. 2020. An analysis of the determinants of failure processes in UK SMEs. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 27(3), pages 405-426. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-07-2019-0223

Purpose: This paper has two purposes. First, it evaluates the extent to which different failure processes are present in failed UK SMEs, by considering non-financial metrics including director characteristics, in addition to the financial ones. Secon... Read More about An analysis of the determinants of failure processes in UK SMEs..