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  • Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’. 

    Brown, Mary; Fulford, Heather; Grist, Abi; McDonald, Seonaidh (Robert Gordon University, 2011-01)
    BROWN, M. FULFORD, H., GRIST, A. and MCDONALD, S., 2011. Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series WP/1/11.
    This exploratory research study examines the experiences of a purposive sample of leaders of Social Enterprises (SEs) in Scotland to discover how leaders deal with the challenges of running this type of organisation at ...
  • Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira; Stephen, Graeme; McWhirr, Susan M. (University of Stirling (Organisers) https://www.stir.ac.uk/events/archive/propelconference/, 2014-06-25)
    FULFORD, H., BAILEY, M., STEPHEN, G. and MCWHIRR, S.M. 2014. Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. Presented at the Professional practice education and learning conference (ProPEL), 25-27 June 2014, Stirling, UK.
    In recent decades there has been a considerable growth in the delivery of professional education in online mode. To support this mode of learning, educators now have at their disposal an array of tools, with recent additions ...
  • A critical assessment of corporate community engagement (CCE) in the Niger Delta. 

    Ajide, Olushola (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2017-06-01)
    AJIDE, O.E. 2017. A critical assessment of corporate community engagement (CCE) in the Niger Delta. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis makes a new contribution to the field of corporate social responsibility in the area of corporate community engagement (CCE) and public relations in the area of organization-public relationships (OPRs). The ...
  • The direction of reflection: helping students make sense of work placements. 

    Fulford, Heather; Cargill, Erica (http://www.asetonline.org/events/conference-proceedings/, 2016-09-06)
    FULFORD, H. and CARGILL, E. 2016. The direction of reflection: helping students make sense of work placements. In Siva-Joth, D. (ed). Proceedings of the 23rd annual ASET conference 2016: placement and employability professionals, 6-8 September 2016, York, UK. Sheffield: ASET [online], pages 84-92. Available from: http://www.asetonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2016-ASET-Conference-Proceedings.pdf
    When students are asked to write an account reflecting on a work placement or internship, they have the opportunity to consider their period of work experience from a number of perspectives. For example, they could concentrate ...
  • Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation. 

    Lawan, Umar (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2017-05-01)
    LAWAN, U. 2017. Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The significant contributions of female entrepreneurs to both the social and economic development of their various countries have been recognized over the past two decades. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found ...
  • Five go to a country house: reflections on developing a residential programme for undergraduate management students. 

    Fulford, Heather; Cargill, Erica (CABS (Organisers), 2017-04-25)
    FULFORD, H. and CARGILL, E. 2017. Five go to a country house: reflections on developing a residential programme for undergraduate management students. Presented at the 6th Chartered Association of Business Schools conference on learning teaching and student experience (CABS LTSE 2017), 25-26 April 2017, Bristol, UK.
    For the academic year 2015-16, a new route was devised for undergraduate students in year three of their four-year Management degree. This route, denoted 'Connect to Business', was designed to allow students to participate ...
  • Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. 

    Dakup, Karan; Fulford, Heather; Sutherland, Bill J. (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., 2014-09)
    DAKUP, K., FULFORD, H. and SUTHERLAND, B., 2014. Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. In: B. GALBRAITH, ed. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 18-19 September 2014. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. Pp. 507-513
    Increasing concerns towards environmental issues (transportation emissions, global warming, depletion of natural resources) in today’s global economy has resulted in the need for businesses to be more environmentally ...
  • IT strategizing of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. 

    Aquilina, Ronald (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-06)
    The contribution of small firms towards the creation of economic value in a country’s Gross Domestic Product, employment and innovation is widely acknowledged. Relatively little is known on how small firms are adopting IT ...
  • Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html, 2014-09-18)
    FULFORD, H. and BAILEY, M. 2014. Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Reading: Academic Conferences Ltd [online], pages 198-206. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html
    Review of relevant literature highlighted that entrepreneurs need help to reflect on, and make sense of, the challenges and opportunities that occur during the entrepreneurial process. For students who are unfamiliar with ...
  • Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. 

    Kakouris, Alexandros; Fulford, Heather; Liargovas, Panagiotis (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html, 2015-09-17)
    KAKOURIS, A., FULFORD, H. and LIARGOVAS, P. 2015. Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. In Dameri, R.A., Garelli, R. and Resta, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th European innovation and entrepreneurship conference (ECIE 2015), 17-18 September 2015, Genoa, Italy. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited [online], pages 836-839. Available from: http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html
    In the present conceptual article, we draw upon the notions of entreprenteurial opportunity and learning style to discuss a research question, and the corresponding theoretical framework, for an online experiment. The ...
  • The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry. 

    Oyovwevotu, Joy Sunday (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-10)
    Innovation and ‘creative destruction’ should thrive in the competitive, high risk and high cost environment of the North Sea. Paradoxically, uptake of new technology is slow. The focus of this research was to understand ...
  • Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. 

    Rizzo, Alexander (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2011-04)
    Although the contribution of the small enterprise to a nation’s economy, job creation and innovation is well known, comparatively little is understood on how small firms behave strategically and how the more common ...
  • Talent exchange project description and evaluation. 

    Cook, Yvonne; Fulford, Heather; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2017-10-19)
    COOK, Y., FULFORD, H. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. Talent exchange project description and evaluation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The 3 year Talent Exchange project, funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), was designed to widen and extend the pool of work related experience (WRE) opportunities available to Robert Gordon University (RGU) students; ...