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Policy instruments for public procurement of innovation: Choice, design and assessment
Public procurement is increasingly seen as an important potential instrument of innovation policy. However, policy design has been underpinned largely by anecdotal evidence and without a clear theoretical or empirical basis ...
Entrepreneurial Characteristics in STEM: A Higher Education Institution Perspective
The benefit of entrepreneurship and innovation within the STEM subjects is not in question, with national bodies and academic research, expanding within the topic (RAEng 2015). The existence of entrepreneurship education ...
Contradictory yet coherent? Inconsistency in performance feedback and R&D investment change
In this paper, we study to what extent inconsistent feedback signals about performance affect firm adaptive behavior in terms of changes made to research-and-development (R&D) investments. We argue that inconsistency in ...
A Route to Systemic Entrepreneurship Application across Africa
(Palgrave Pivot, 2015-01-01)
Humanitarian engineering across the UK has been a steadily growing area of pedagogical practice to enhance the knowledge of engineering students by applying their skills in global scenarios. These scenarios are different ...
Bridging the Great Divide? Making Sense of the Human Rights-CSR Relationship in UK Multinational Companies
Human rights (HR) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) are both fields of knowledge and research that have been shaped by, and examine, the role of multi-national enterprises in society. Whilst scholars have highlighted ...
The Ethnic entrepreneurial transition: Recent trends in British Indian self-employment
(Taylor and Francis, 2012)
Pushed to the Edge: Investigation into Ukrainian Construction Workers Operating in London
(Work, Employment and Society Conference, Migration Track, 2013-09-03)
In this article the nature of self-employment of illegal and legal Ukrainian migrants operating in the construction sector in UK is examined. The key aim of this article is to contribute to the discussion on the unexpected ...