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Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'. (2020)
Journal Article
ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. [2020]. Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'. West European politics [online], (accepted).

How can we explain the puzzling contrast between formal rules of open EU lawmaking and the practice of secluded trilogues? This question, arising against growing public controversy, points to a blind spot in the scholarly agenda on trilogues, which h... Read More about Black boxes and open secrets: trilogues as 'politicized diplomacy'..

How do auditors navigate conflicting logics in everyday practice? (2019)
Journal Article
BARAC, K., GAMMIE, E., HOWIESON, B. and VAN STADEN, M. 2019. How do auditors navigate conflicting logics in everyday practice? Professions and professionalism [online], 9(3), article ID e2916. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7577/pp.2916

Historically professional logic has shaped accountancy, increasingly it has been shaped also by commercial logic. This study moves beyond these distinctions for a better and more nuanced analyses of how actors (Big 4 auditors) navigate conflicting lo... Read More about How do auditors navigate conflicting logics in everyday practice?.

Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking. (2019)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2020. Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking. Utilities policy [online], 62, article ID 100985. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jup.2019.100985

Policymakers increasingly need to balance the requirements of energy demand, security and costs: they need accurate estimates of performance. This paper uses public data to assess UK offshore wind farm performance to improve policy decisions. It find... Read More about Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking..

Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers? (2019)
Journal Article
DOWNIE, M. and GOSLING, D. 2020. Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers? New solutions: a journal of environmental and occupational health policy [online], 29(4), pages 504-518. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1048291119887189

In the United Kingdom, oil and gas workers have been transported by helicopter to their workplace at offshore installations for over fifty years. During that time, there have been numerous fatal helicopter accidents. Despite calls from trade unions,... Read More about Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers?.

The psychological factors that influence successful technology adoption in the oil and gas industry. (2019)
Journal Article
ROBERTS, R. and FLIN, R. 2019. The psychological factors that influence successful technology adoption in the oil and gas industry. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting [online], 63(1): proceedings of the 63rd Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting, 28 October - 1 November 2019, Seattle, Washington, pages 1183-1187. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1071181319631105

To ensure that the full potential of innovative technology is maximised, it is crucial to understand the psychological factors that influence technology adoption in all industrial consumers. The oil and gas (O&G) industry exemplifies industrial consu... Read More about The psychological factors that influence successful technology adoption in the oil and gas industry..

A study of Albanian and UK consumers' identity creation within food shopping experiences: a consumer culture theory approach. (2019)
Thesis
QENDRO, A.-E. 2019. A study of Albanian and UK consumers' identity creation within food shopping experiences: a consumer culture theory approach. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This thesis investigates the relationship that Albanian and UK consumers have with food shopping culture, and how their choice of food outlets is affected by social factors. An emic approach is used to gather 'culture-rich' data with regards to the r... Read More about A study of Albanian and UK consumers' identity creation within food shopping experiences: a consumer culture theory approach..

Firm failure processes and determinants of failure in EU countries and UK regions: a quantitative analysis of SMEs. (2019)
Thesis
MAKROPOULOS, A. 2019. Firm failure processes and determinants of failure in EU countries and UK regions: a quantitative analysis of SMEs. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This thesis is motivated by the fact that small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are of vital importance to most European countries collectively, and to each country individually. For these reasons, understanding SME failure is an integral part of... Read More about Firm failure processes and determinants of failure in EU countries and UK regions: a quantitative analysis of SMEs..

A ward-round non-technical skills for surgery (WANTSS) taxonomy. (2019)
Journal Article
SCHUUR, K., MURRAY, K., MARAN, N., FLIN, R. and PATERSON-BROWN, S. 2019. A ward-round non-technical skills for surgery (WANTSS) taxonomy. Journal of surgical education [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.09.011

Background: Around half of surgical adverse events occur outside the operating room. However the majority of non-technical skills (NTS) training programs have been developed for the intra-operative environment. Ward rounds are a crucial part of extra... Read More about A ward-round non-technical skills for surgery (WANTSS) taxonomy..

In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. (2019)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. Politics and governance [online], 7(3), pages 316-326. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v7i3.2175

This article examines the relations between the European Parliament (EP) and civil society organizations (CSOs) in the EU’s legislative process. It focuses specifically on legislative trilogues, an informal institution bringing together the represent... Read More about In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues..

Capability approach for realising the sustainable development goals through responsible management education: the case of UK business school academics. (2019)
Journal Article
NDUBUKA, N. and REY-MARMONIER, E. 2019. Capability approach for realising the sustainable development goals through responsible management education: the case of UK business school academics. International journal of management education [online], 17(3), article ID 100319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2019.100319

This paper assesses whether RME can help UK business schools that are signatories to the PRME contribute to the realisation of any of the 17 SDGs through the lens of 15 UK business school academics. We found that RME (in the context of this study) ca... Read More about Capability approach for realising the sustainable development goals through responsible management education: the case of UK business school academics..

Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. (2019)
Journal Article
OMOTAYO, T.S., BOATENG, P., OSOBAJO, O., OKE, A. and OBI, L.I. 2020. Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. International journal for productivity and performance management [online], 69(2), pages 271-296. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2018-0417

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a capability maturity model developed to implement continuous improvement in in small and medium scale construction companies (SMSCC) in Nigeria. Design/Methodology/approach: A multi-strategy approach... Read More about Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry..

Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking-sector perspective. (2019)
Thesis
SHEDID, M. 2019. Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking-sector perspective. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This study explores the relationship between the empowerment of front-line employees and service quality (in terms of customer satisfaction) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) banking industry. The UAE banking industry is a sector in which minimal res... Read More about Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking-sector perspective..

Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A., AJIDE, O.E. and OTITOJU, A. 2019. Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach. Journal of management and sustainability [online], 9(2), pages 62-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/jms.v9n2p62

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the sacrificing of profits in the social interest of the public for sustainable management in an economical, ecological and social manner. It is the use of assets responsibly to create a competitive advantage... Read More about Fostering sustainable development: a corporate social responsibility approach..

Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. (2019)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J. and TOLONEN, K.-M. 2019. Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], 37(4), pages 492-512. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2019.101700

Berlin is a city famous for its artistic culture and uniquely inspired history, building a hotbed of creativity to draw talent from across the world. Our research problem is that, notwithstanding abundant creativity, Berlin's economy struggles behind... Read More about Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors..

Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. (2019)
Journal Article
HASSAN, O.A.G. and MARSTON, C. 2019. Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article. International journal of accounting [online], 54(2), article ID 1950006. Available from : https://doi.org/10.1142/S1094406019500069

This paper develops a framework for corporate financial disclosure measurement to identify and evaluate measures of financial disclosure employed in prior empirical accounting studies. It identifies two approaches: (i) a disclosure-based approach tha... Read More about Corporate financial disclosure measurement in the empirical accounting literature: a review article..

Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. (2019)
Journal Article
BROADBENT, I.D. and NIXON, C.L.B. 2019. Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. Marine policy [online], 110, article ID 103529. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529

The Docking Shoal project was developed by Centrica as part of The Crown Estate’s Round 2 of UK offshore wind licensing. After 8 years of development, the project was ultimately refused planning consent by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climat... Read More about Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned..

Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution. (2019)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution. European politics and society [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/23745118.2019.1613879

Has the European Parliament (EP)’s acquisition of legislative powers diluted its traditional support for diffuse interests? This article considers the various arguments that challenge the EP’s reputation as a champion of diffuse interests and advanc... Read More about Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution..

Interest organizations and European Union politics. (2019)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest organizations and European Union politics. In Thompson, W.R. (ed.) Oxford research encyclopedia of politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press [online], article ID 1162. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093.../9780190228637.013.1162

Interest representation plays a systemic role in EU policy making and integration, recognised as such in the Treaty on European Union. Interest organisations supply technical and political information to the EU institutions, and EU institutions use i... Read More about Interest organizations and European Union politics..

Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. (2019)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J. and MCGUIRE, D. 2019. Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. Human resource development international [online], 22(5), pages 526-552. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124

Minority-ethnic, family-run SMEs perform an increasingly important role in the Scottish economy. Yet, research has identified that such businesses are less likely to access publicly-funded business support and training opportunities. This paper draws... Read More about Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland..

Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets. (2019)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A. and AKINTUNDE, A.E. 2019. Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets. International business research [online], 12(5), pages 142-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v12n5p142

This study critically investigates the determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets, during 2001 to 2015. This was conducted in 20 emerging markets, using S&P and Moody ratings. Linear framework econometric approach with the use of po... Read More about Determinants of sovereign credit ratings in emerging markets..