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Stigma and social welfare. (2011)
Book
SPICKER, P. 2011. Stigma and social welfare. [Self-published]

This book looks at the concept of stigma in the context of social welfare. The idea of 'social welfare' is commonly identified with the 'social services'. Both terms are regrettably unclear. 'Welfare' can be taken to mean 'relief'; a 'welfare recipie... Read More about Stigma and social welfare..

Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A. 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In Proceedings of the 2011 Summer conference on advances in business-related scientific research (ABSRC Venice 2011), 1-3 June 2011, Venice, Italy. Venice: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conferences (ABSRC).

The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and have been recognised in many em... Read More about Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers..

Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? (2011)
Journal Article
MCELWEE, G., SMITH, R. and SOMERVILLE, P. 2011. Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? International journal of rural criminology [online], 1(1), pages 40-62. Available: https://kb.osu.edu/bitstream/handle/1811/51127/IJRC_mcelwee_vol1-issue1_pp40-62.pdf

Illegal entrepreneurship in the rural is under researched and scrutinised, yet it occupies a distinctive space in entrepreneurship practice in terms of how it is construed and how it is enacted. This is a theoretical paper which provides a conceptual... Read More about Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it?.

Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. (2011)
Thesis
AGARWAL, A. 2011. Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) is the first industrial symbiosis (IS) network in the world to have been established at national level. Many studies have recently investigated the UK NISP, but much work remains to be done in und... Read More about Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme..

Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. (2011)
Journal Article
GOTTSCHALK, P. and SMITH, R. 2011. Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. Journal of enterprising communities: People and places in the global economy [online], 5(4), pages 300-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17506201111177334

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to apply neutralization theory to white-collar criminals to discuss criminal entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach “ The theoretical framework of neutralization techniques is applied to criminal entrepre... Read More about Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory..

Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in "early adopter" hospitals. (2011)
Journal Article
SHEIKH, A., CORNFORD, T., BARBER, N., AVERY, A., TAKIAN, A., LICHTNER, V., PETRAKAKI, D., CROWE, S., MARSDEN, K., ROBERTSON, A., MORRISON, Z., KLECUN, E. PRESCOTT, R., QUINN, C., JANI, Y., FIOCOCIELLO, M., VOUTSINA, K., PATON, J., FERNANDO, B., JACKLIN, A. and CRESSWELL, K. 2011. Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in 'early adopter' hospitals. BMJ [online], 343(7829) article ID d6054. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6054

Objectives: To evaluate the implementation and adoption of the NHS detailed care records service in 'early adopter' hospitals in England. Design: Theoretically informed, longitudinal qualitative evaluation based on case studies. Setting: 12 'early ad... Read More about Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in "early adopter" hospitals..

Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK. (2011)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2011. Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK. Journal of financial crime [online], 18(4), pages 336-346. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13590791111173687

Purpose “ The purpose of this article is to discuss financial aspects of illegal dog-fighting in the UK and to reflect upon and discuss the difficulties of researching illegal entrepreneurial activities such as dog-fighting which are operated for cri... Read More about Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK..

The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. (2011)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. 2011. The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Chinese entrepreneurship [online], 3(3), pages 175-184. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17561391111166957

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to review the existing literature and conceptual developments to explore how and why universities should teach entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach “ This is a theoretical paper which draws on the rich... Read More about The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship..

The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. (2011)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and WARREN, L. 2011. The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 29(6), pages 589-609. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242611416417

Employing a social construction perspective, we argue that entrepreneurs are uniquely empowered by entrepreneurial discourse to bring about creative destruction. Analysis of the representation of entrepreneurship in the media suggests that entreprene... Read More about The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse..

Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. (2011)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. 2011. Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. Journal of European integration [online], 33(4), pages 437-451. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/07036337.2011.579749

The absence of a formal place in representative democracy at EU level casts sub-national authorities more as actors of EU participatory democracy. Where they have specific interests to pursue their Brussels offices act in the same way as lobbyists, b... Read More about Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions..

Innovation in services through learning in a joint venture. (2011)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R., DEL MAR BENAVIDES-ESPINOSA, M. and MOHEDANO-SUANES, A. 2011. Innovation in services through learning in a joint venture. Services industries journal [online], 31(12), pages 2019-2032. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2011.558573

Innovation determines a firms competitiveness and survival and a joint venture is a fast and effective way to acquire the missing knowledge that partners require to innovate. But knowing how to cooperate can be a determining factor in achieving the s... Read More about Innovation in services through learning in a joint venture..

Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany. (2011)
Journal Article
SCHAFER, D., TALAVERA, O. and WEIR, C. 2011. Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany. Economic modelling [online], 28(5), pages 2174-2180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2011.05.010

We investigate the link between the propensity to become an entrepreneur and the exogenous release from financial constraints in Germany. This is defined in terms of the movement from employment to self-employment on receipt of a financial windfall.... Read More about Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany..

Anything but engaged: user involvement in the context of a national electronic health record implementation. (2011)
Journal Article
CRESSWELL, K., MORRISON, Z., CROWE, S., ROBERTSON, A. and SHEIKH, A. 2011. Anything but engaged: user involvement in the context of a national electronic health record implementation. Informatics in primary care [online], 19(4), pages 191-206. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14236/jhi.v19i4.814

Background: The absence of meaningful end user engagement has repeatedly been highlighted as a key factor contributing to 'failed' implementations of electronic health records (EHRs), but achieving this is particularly challenging in the context of n... Read More about Anything but engaged: user involvement in the context of a national electronic health record implementation..

The role of storyboards and scrapbooks in propagating entrepreneurial value in family business settings. (2011)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2011. The role of storyboards and scrapbooks in propagating entrepreneurial value in family business settings. World review of entrepreneurship, management and sustainable development [online], 7(3), pages 260-271. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/WREMSD.2011.040808

The concepts of entrepreneurial narrative and biography are an emerging field of entrepreneurship research, but there is more to entrepreneurial narrative and biography than written words. Consequentially, this research paper considers the use of scr... Read More about The role of storyboards and scrapbooks in propagating entrepreneurial value in family business settings..

Understanding contrasting approaches to nationwide implementations of electronic health record systems: England, the USA and Australia. (2011)
Journal Article
MORRISON, Z, ROBERTSON, A., CRESSWELL, K., CROWE, S. and SHEIKH, A. 2011. Understanding contrasting approaches to nationwide implementational of electronic health record systems: England, the USA and Australia. Journal of healthcare engineering [online], 2(1), article ID 203059, pages 25-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1260/2040-2295.2.1.25

As governments commit to national electronic health record (EHR) systems, there is increasing international interest in identifying effective implementation strategies. We draw on Coiera's typology of national programmes - ‘top-down’, ‘bottom-up’ and... Read More about Understanding contrasting approaches to nationwide implementations of electronic health record systems: England, the USA and Australia..

The lobby regulation element of the European Transparency Initiative: between liberal and deliberative models of democracy. (2011)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. 2011. The lobby regulation element of the European Transparency Initiative: between liberal and deliberative models of democracy. Comparative European politics [onine], 9(3), pages 317-343. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/cep.2010.18

The EUs dependence upon exchanges with organised civil society as a proxy for popular participation makes its procedures for participatory governance critical for input legitimacy. The most recent of these is the European Transparency Initiative. The... Read More about The lobby regulation element of the European Transparency Initiative: between liberal and deliberative models of democracy..

Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. (2011)
Thesis
RIZZO, A. 2011. Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

Although the contribution of the small enterprise to a nations economy, job creation and innovation is well known, comparatively little is understood on how small firms behave strategically and how the more common patterns of strategic behaviour rela... Read More about Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach..

Electric Mobility: Point of Departure. (2011)
Report
GRAY, D. 2011. Electric Mobility: Point of Departure. 10 March 2011. Viborg: North Sea Region Programme. [online]. Available from: http://eharbours.eu/uncategorized/point-of-departure-documents

This report presents the initial position of an investigation conducted by organisations co-operating on "e-harbours", looking at the potential of land- and water-based electric transport for the harbour regions of northwest Europe. Current electric... Read More about Electric Mobility: Point of Departure..

Observing community-based entrepreneurship and social networking at play in an urban village setting. (2011)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2011. Observing community-based entrepreneurship and social networking at play in an urban village setting. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], 12(1), pages 62-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2011.037340

Entrepreneurship as a manifestation of change is vital in terms of jobs and business dynamism. However, entrepreneurship as a social activity occurs in time and space and is seen as a natural, organic process. We assume this change will occur natural... Read More about Observing community-based entrepreneurship and social networking at play in an urban village setting..

The origins of modern welfare: city of Ypres, the government of poor relief. (2011)
Book
SPICKER, P. (eds.) 2020. The origins of modern welfare: city of Ypres, the government of poor relief. 2020 edition. Oxford: Peter Lang. Hosted on Paul Spicker's blog [online], 2. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/wzm8vhdc

The two books included in The Origins of Modern Welfare are probably the earliest studies ever written in the field of Social Policy, and among the earliest written about public administration. Social Policy is the study of welfare, policy and admini... Read More about The origins of modern welfare: city of Ypres, the government of poor relief..