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  • Askesis and organizational culture. 

    Halsall, Robert; Brown, Mary (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350508412443580, 2013-03)
    HALSALL, R. and BROWN, M., 2013. Askesis and organizational culture. Organization, 20 (2), pp. 233-255.
    This article makes the case for the contribution of the cultural theory of Sloterdijk and the tradition of philosophical anthropology on which it is based to an understanding of the processes of culture formation in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Employee reactions to management communication: a study of operations personnel in the oil industry. 

    Tsiontsi, Nikoletta (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2012-05)
    Based on an intense small scale study which observed a small team of operations personnel who work in a telecommunications company within the oil industry, this thesis examined employee reactions to management communication. ...
  • Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. 

    Smith, Fiona; Brown, Mary (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jfs.2.2.147_1, 2014-10)
    SMITH, F. and BROWN, M., 2014. Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. Journal of Fandom Studies, 2 (2), pp. 147-161.
    The Internet and social networking technologies have facilitated communication between groups of retrophiles or fans of the past. The article seeks to examine motivations for retrophilic action and to discuss these ideas ...
  • Perceptions and reflections of mothers’ working lives: narratives from women on their second, or subsequent, maternity leave. 

    McDougall, Basia Halina (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-03)
    A longitudinal study addressed the question: what can women’s stories tell us about their working lives? Of specific interest was the importance of maternity leave to career which is treated by academics and organisations ...
  • Understanding barriers and opportunities in agricultural information management in post-Soviet states: a case study of Kazakhstan. 

    Abdrassilova, Raikhan (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2015-10)
    After the break-up of the former Soviet Union in 1991, several states declared independence, including the Republic of Kazakhstan. Under the centralised soviet system Kazakhstan provided mainly raw materials to the USSR, ...