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Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. (2016)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D. 2017. Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. Family business review [online], 30(2), pages 160-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667

Small family firms have many unique relational qualities with implications for how knowledge is passed between individuals. Extant literature posits leadership approach as important in explaining differences in knowledge-sharing climate from one firm... Read More about Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model..

Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. (2016)
Journal Article
WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2017. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], 48(3), pages 311-327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758

An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, with a few exceptions, the... Read More about Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses..

Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
SHEDID, M. and RUSSELL, K. 2016. Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. Presented at the 2016 Dubai International conference for advanced research in business (ICARB 2016), 12-13 Dec 2016, Al Badaa, Dubai.

This article reflects the results of a pilot study conducted in connection with an analysis of the antecedents and consequences of empowerment on the service quality for UAE Banking customers and the banking sector in general. The research focuses on... Read More about Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective..

Poverty as a wicked problem. (2016)
Report
SPICKER, P. 2016. Poverty as a wicked problem. CROP poverty brief, no. 35. Bergen, Norway: CROP Secretariat [online]. Available from: http://www.crop.org/viewfile.aspx?id=1062

This brief argues for a pragmatic approach to poverty, rather than an analytical one: 1. Poverty is a wicked issue - complex, multidimensional, unclear and changeable. There is not one problem to be addressed. If we are not dealing with a set, specif... Read More about Poverty as a wicked problem..

Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community. (2016)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A. and OBENG, B. A. 2016. Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community. Journal of rural studies [online], 49, pages 23-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.11.015

We examine enterprise processes in a poor rural fishing village in Ghana, having become interested in why poverty persists in spite of considerable industry. Our case study uses the village as the unit for analysis because it offered a conceptually i... Read More about Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community..

In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
BUGALI, H., FAIRBURN, S. and HALSALL, R. 2016. In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. In Golchehr, S. (ed.) Proceedings of Training art and design researchers for participation in public space (TRADERS): mediations; art and design agency and participation in public space, 21-22 Nov 2016, London, UK. London: TRADERS [online], pages 163-173. Available from: http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Design has expanded its scope towards social change and innovation - this is observed to a great extent in the UK in parallel with the 'Big Society', but is happening globally as well. The existing literature concentrates on practices, approaches and... Read More about In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse..

Returns to buying upward revision and selling downward revision stocks: evidence from Canada. (2016)
Journal Article
HOU, T.C.-T., MCKNIGHT, P. and WEIR, C. 2016. Returns to buying upward revision and selling downward revision stocks: evidence from Canada. Managerial finance [online], 42(11), pages 1110-1124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/MF-10-2015-0282

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of earnings forecast revisions by equity analysts in predicting Canadian stock returns Design/methodology/approach: The sample covers 420 Canadian firms over the period 1998-2009. It analy... Read More about Returns to buying upward revision and selling downward revision stocks: evidence from Canada..

A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. (2016)
Thesis
ANDERSON, M.W. 2016. A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examined which factors of influence contributed towards efficacious systemic leadership development, within case studies in the energy and military sectors, and identified and explained common underlying themes and factors which could h... Read More about A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development..

Energy transitions, sub-national government and regime flexibility: how has devolution in the United Kingdom affected renewable energy development? (2016)
Journal Article
COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2017. Energy transitions, sub-national government and regime flexibility: how has devolution in the United Kingdom affected renewable energy development? Energy research and social science [online], 23, pages 169-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2016.10.006

Amidst growing analytical interest in the spatial dimensions of sustainable energy transitions, relatively little attention has been given to the role of sub-national government, or the ways in which dominant socio-technical regimes for energy naviga... Read More about Energy transitions, sub-national government and regime flexibility: how has devolution in the United Kingdom affected renewable energy development?.

Project management practices in government organizations of developing countries: a systematic review. (2016)
Journal Article
LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D. 2016. Project management practices in government organizations of developing countries: a systematic review. The international journal of business and management [online], 4(9), pages 89-98. Available from: http://internationaljournalcorner.com/index.php/theijbm/article/view/127096

Public sector project management is increasingly becoming an important subject matter for both the project management environment as well as the public sector, due to the demands for improvement in accountability and organizational effectiveness in p... Read More about Project management practices in government organizations of developing countries: a systematic review..

Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. (2016)
Journal Article
HIGGINS, M. and MCKAY, F. 2016. Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. British politics [online], 11(3), pages 283-300. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.44

Much recent research has focussed on the manner in which women political leaders are portrayed in media. This article examines the press discourses around Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, beginning before her participation in the 2004 Scottis... Read More about Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon..

Learning from type? (2016)
Thesis
MCWHIRR, S.M. 2016. Learning from type? An evaluation of the impact of personality type and relationship context in formal mentoring relationships. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis explores the impact of mentor and mentee personality type in formal mentoring relationships. The research sought to identify whether there were individual personality characteristics which impact on relationship dynamics and the learning... Read More about Learning from type?.

Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. (2016)
Journal Article
TELESFORD, J.N. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2016. Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. Sustainable development [online], 25(1), pages 35-49. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640

This article illustrates how strategic sustainability procedures (SSPs) can be applied in the tourism accommodation sector in the Caribbean island of Grenada. SSPs are conceptualized from an adapted framework for strategic sustainable development (FS... Read More about Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context..

Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. (2016)
Journal Article
DIOCHON, M.C., ANDERSON, A.R. and GHORE, Y. 2017. Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 13(2), pages 553-574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-016-0414-7

Our investigation uses structuration theory to explore the emergence of a microfranchise whose aim is to raise the income of smallholder farmers in Kenya by enabling an increase in productivity. This longitudinal real time qualitative study tracks th... Read More about Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship..

A framework for understanding the evolution of relationship quality and the customer relationship development process. (2016)
Journal Article
ATOROUGH, P. and SALEM, H. 2016. A framework for understanding the evolution of relationship quality and the customer relationship development process. Journal of financial services marketing [online], 21(4), pages 267-283. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41264-016-0008-z

This paper attempts to develop and empirically test a conceptual model of relationship quality (RQ) in the financial sector from the perspective of the individual consumer (B2C). Based on a review of RQ research, the paper proposes a model of RQ from... Read More about A framework for understanding the evolution of relationship quality and the customer relationship development process..

Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland. (2016)
Journal Article
TOWNSEND, L., WALLACE, C., FAIRHURST, G. and ANDERSON, A. 2016. Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland. Journal of rural studies [online], 54, pages 451-458. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.09.001

The creative industries potentially contribute much to the social and economic viability of rural regions. This paper explores the role that broadband connectivity plays in the development of professional and creative practices. In particular, we exp... Read More about Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland..

A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2016. A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Proceedings of the 5th Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) International renewable power generation conference (RPG 2016), 21-23 September 2016, London, UK. New York: IET [online], article ID 558. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558.

Biomass thermo-chemical systems (BTCS) source remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing nations. Due the dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between 10 and 34%, the rural comm... Read More about A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas..

The governance-performance relationship: evidence from Ghana. (2016)
Journal Article
OWUSU, A. and WEIR, C. 2016. The governance-performance relationship: evidence from Ghana. Journal of applied accounting research [online], 17(3), pages 285-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JAAR-06-2014-0057

Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact corporate governance, measured by a governance index, on the performance of listed firms in a developing economy, Ghana. It also evaluates the effect of the introduction of a code of corp... Read More about The governance-performance relationship: evidence from Ghana..

An overview of emotional intelligence research in construction project management: methodological concerns. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
LAWANI, A. 2016. An overview of emotional intelligence research in construction project management: methodological concerns. In Chan, P.W. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of 32nd annual ARCOM (Association of Researchers in Construction Management) conference 2016 (ARCOM 2016), 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK. Manchester: ARCOM [online], 2, pages 639-648. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/19b9891a3cdbd208208fae1aec27cd58.pdf

The aim of this paper is to present an overview of previous studies on Emotional Intelligence (EI) in construction project management. The literature was surveyed to identify and describe the characteristics of previous studies of EI in the construct... Read More about An overview of emotional intelligence research in construction project management: methodological concerns..