OpenAIR @ RGU is a digital repository which contains examples of research publications and related content produced by staff and graduate students at Robert Gordon University. Information about OpenAIR is available in a Guide and, to submit content, RGU researchers should contact publications@rgu.ac.uk.

  • Identifying as an outsider: implications for nonfamily in small family firms 

    Cunningham, James (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1469160, 2018-04-27)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. 2018. Identifying as an outsider: implications for nonfamily in small family firms. International journal of human resource management [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1469160
    Family businesses are held in high regard the world over for their impact on employment, credited in part to their longevity and abundance. In spite of this omnipresence, we have only begun to understand the day-to-day ...
  • The intersection of entrepreneurship and selling: an interdisciplinary review, framework, and future research agenda. 

    Matthews, Russell S.; Chalmers, Dominic M.; Fraser, Simon S. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.04.008, 2018-05-01)
    MATTHEWS, R.S., CHALMERS, D.M. and FRASER, S.S. 2018. The intersection of entrepreneurship and selling: an interdisciplinary review, framework, and future research agenda. Journal of business venturing [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.04.008
    Selling is integral to entrepreneurship, yet it has rarely been a focal topic of analysis for entrepreneurship scholars. To address this, we undertake a broad-ranging systematic literature review of research that in some ...
  • Performance analysis of GA and PBIL variants for real-world location-allocation problems. 

    Ankrah, Reginald; Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; McCall, John; Conway, Anthony; Hardwick, Andrew (IEEE http://www.ecomp.poli.br/~wcci2018/, 2018-07-08)
    ANKRAH, R., REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., CONWAY, A. and HARDWICK, A. 2018. Performance analysis of GA and PBIL variants for real-world location-allocation problems. To be presented at the IEEE world congress on computational intelligence; IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    The Uncapacitated Location-Allocation problem (ULAP) is a major optimisation problem concerning the determination of the optimal location of facilities and the allocation of demand to them. In this paper, we present two ...
  • Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Younis, Sohail; Hashim, Hina; Air, Carol
    ANDERSON, A., YOUNIS, S., HASHIM, H. and AIR, C. [2018]. Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise. Social enterprise journal [online], (accepted). 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 ...
  • Integrating selection-based aspect sentiment and preference knowledge for social recommender systems. 

    Chen, Yoke Yie; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Lothian, Robert
    CHEN, Y.Y., WIRATUNGA, N. and LOTHIAN, R. [2018]. Integrating selection-based aspect sentiment and preference knowledge for social recommender systems. Online information review [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/OIR-02-2017-0066
    Purpose - Recommender system approaches such as collaborative and content-based filtering rely on user ratings and product descriptions to recommend products. More recently, recommender system research has focused on ...

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