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Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers? (2019)
Journal Article
DOWNIE, M. and GOSLING, D. [2019]. Offshore helicopter travel: is the UK oil and gas industry failing offshore workers? New solutions: a journal of environmental and occupational health policy [online], (accepted).

UK 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, families and politic... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses. (2019)
Report
DIACK, L., PEDERSEN, S., MACLENNAN, S., FALCONER, M., GILLIBRAND, E., MCFADYEN, M. and WATSON, A. 2019. Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses. London: Advance-HE [online]. Available from: https://www.lfhe.ac.uk/...spiring_women_final.pdf

Background and aim of research: This research was funded by Advance HE’s Small Development Fund to explore higher education institutions’ (HEIs) mechanisms for the support and advancement of current and aspiring women leaders. Over recent years there... Read More

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], In Press. 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

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

Interest organizations and European Union politics. (2019)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest organizations and European Union politics. In Thompson, W.R. (ed.) Oxford encyclopedia of European Union 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

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

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

An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes. (2019)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, S. and GAMMIE, E. 2019. An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes. Accounting education [online], 28(3), pages 304-332. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2019.1605532

Non-technical skills are essential for today’s professional accountant who operates in a dynamic socio-technical environment. Accounting degrees have continued to be criticised for failing to develop these skills to the required level. In the Scott... Read More

International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. (2019)
Journal Article
CORDERY, C.J., CRAWFORD, L., BREEN, O.B. and MORGAN, G.G. 2019. International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. Accounting forum [online], 43(1), pages 16-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.accfor.2018.05.001

Financial reporting is an important aspect of not-for-profit organisations' (NPOs') accountability discharge, particularly for donations and funding. Nevertheless, NPO financial reporting lacks a global approach. Drawing on a multi-national survey at... Read More

Business models for the circular economy: opportunities and challenges. (2019)
Journal Article
FRACCASCIA, L., GIANNOCCARO, I., AGARWAL, A. and HANSEN, E.G. 2019. Business models for the circular economy: opportunities and challenges. Business strategy and the environment [online], 28(2), pages 430-432. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2285

This is a call for papers for a special issue of the journal, Business Strategy and the Environment. The special issue aims to collect original and high-quality studies on how business models inform the perspective of the circular economy. Works were... Read More

Transparency and accountability for the global good? The UK's implementation of EU law requiring country-by-country reporting of payments to governments by extractives. (2019)
Journal Article
CHATZIVGERI, E., CHEW, L., CRAWFORD, L., GORDON, M. and HASLAM, J. 2019. Transparency and accountability for the global good? The UK’s implementation of EU law requiring country-by-country reporting of payments to governments by extractives. Critical perspectives on accounting [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2019.02.001

We draw upon the critical accounting literature to theorise what we see here as an accounting mobilisation and functioning in context. The manifestation entails ostensibly a progressive transparency and accountability and merits critical attention vi... Read More

Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise. (2019)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A., YOUNIS, S., HASHIM, H. and AIR, C. 2019. Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise. Social enterprise journal [online], 15(1), pages 94-110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-04-2018-0034

This paper considers whether micro social enterprise is a new genre of social enterprise, a scaled down, micro version of conventional social enterprise or something completely different. The authors have identified themes from features of their prac... Read More

Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. (2019)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2019. Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. Energy policy [online], 128, pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.12.044

Around the world, government policies to support new renewable energy technologies rely on accurate estimates of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE). This paper reveals that such estimates are based on 'public domain' data which may be unreliable. A new... Read More

Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. (2018)
Journal Article
LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D.R. 2018. Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. International journal of construction management [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028

The emotional intelligence (EI) concept is prevalent within management literature and is recognized as an important skill for managers in achieving organisational effectiveness. However, scholars report an unwillingness by the construction industry t... Read More