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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 ...
  • Communications and cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Business Expert Press., 2012)
    HALSALL, R. (2012) Communications and cosmopolitanism. In: M. PRINCE, ed. Consumer cosmopolitanism in the age of globalization. New York: Business Expert Press. Pp. 163-186.
  • "Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht" : Handke and the spirit of place in Versuch über den stillen ort. 

    Halsall, Robert (Stauffenburg Verlag. http://www.stauffenburg.de/asp/books.asp?id=1263, 2013-12)
    HALSALL, R., 2013. "Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht" : Handke and the spirit of place in Versuch über den stillen ort. In: P.M. Lützeler, E. McGlothlin and J. Kapczynski, eds. Gegenwartsliteratur: Ein Germanistischen Jahrbuch; a German studies yearbook, 12/2013. Tubingen: Stauffenburg Verlag. Pp. 139-164.
    Handke’s concern with place has been seen as a search for a utopia, characteristic of a writer who has allegedly become increasingly ‘weltfremd’. This essay examines Handke’s most recent work, Versuch über den Stillen Ort, ...
  • The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of British Institute of Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2008.00637.x, 2009-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2009. The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. British Journal of Management, 20 (Supp. 1), pp. S136-S148.
    This paper examines how the ideal of cosmopolitan identity is represented in selected popular global management texts. The paper argues that the corporate cosmopolitan ideal of a flexible identity draws interdiscursively ...
  • The discourse of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. Gray's School of Art., 2016-02)
    Cultural leadership has been a key concept in cultural policy and training since 2002. Most closely associated with the UK’s Clore Leadership Programme, it has been developed through various courses and initiatives ...
  • 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. ...
  • The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. 

    Halsall, Robert (Philosophy Documentation Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/pom201211112, 2012)
    HALSALL, R., 2012. The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. Philosophy of Management, 11 (1), pp. 63 – 77.
    This article reflects on the philosophical implications of the crisis for the nation-state and culture in relation to business and management. The global triumph of the neo-liberal economic model in the 1990s and early ...
  • From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference. 

    Halsall, Robert (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14759550701863290, 2008-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2008. From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference. In: Culture and Organization, 14 (1), pp. 15-30.
    This article examines changing conceptions of culture and nation in business literature from the early 1990s to the present. In the early 1990s the growth of literature concerned with depicting the cultural differences ...
  • GDR architecture and town planning in post-unification Germany: 'Geschichtsaufarbeitung' or aesthetic autonomy? 

    Halsall, Robert (Rodopi, 2000)
    HALSALL, R., 2000. GDR architecture and town planning in post-unification Germany: 'Geschichtsaufarbeitung' or aesthetic autonomy? In: P. BARKER, ed. The GDR and its history: ruckblick und revision; die DDR im spiegel der enquete-kommissionen. Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp. 185-214.
  • Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the ‘mobile professional’. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-03)
    This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of ...
  • Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as 'legitimacy crises' of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study. 

    Halsall, Robert (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350508408091003, 2008-11)
    HALSALL, R., 2008. Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as ‘legitimacy crises’ of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study. In: Organization, 15 (6), pp. 787-809.
    This article examines media discourse surrounding two UK-German intercultural business controversies: the takeover of the German company Mannesmann by the British company Vodafone in 1999, and the disposal of its British ...
  • A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites. 

    Umoh, Idara Enobong (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2015-08)
    Oil and Gas companies have the inevitable need to operate in a global environment and therefore have a global reach. This thesis seeks to understand the nature and degree of localisation of the websites in this industry. ...
  • Place, autonomy and the individual: Short Letter, Long Farewell, and A Sorrow Beyond Dreams. 

    Halsall, Robert (Ariadne Press, 2005)
    HALSALL, R., 2005. Place, autonomy and the individual: Short Letter, Long Farewell, and A Sorrow Beyond Dreams. In: F. PILIPP and D. COURY, eds. The Works of Peter Handke. Riverside, CA: Ariadne Press. pp. 46-79.
  • Relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups. 

    Yaghfouri, Yassir (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2012-10)
    This doctoral thesis explores relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups. As a complete participant observer, I used grounded theory to investigate relational processes through which leadership is constructed, ...
  • Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009. 

    Halsall, Robert (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14759551.2013.815617, 2013)
    HALSALL, R., 2013. Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009. Culture and Organization, 19 (5), pp. 377-395.
    This article examines the role of models of capitalism in the media coverage surrounding the economic crisis in the period 2008–2009 in the UK and German press, during the outbreak of the crisis and the beginning of the ...
  • Zur Kierkegaardrezeption Hermann Brochs. 

    Halsall, Robert (Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/functions/search.asp?BookId=IFAVL+54, 2001)
    HALSALL, R., 2001. Zur Kierkegaardrezeption Hermann Brochs. In: F. KROBB and STRUMPER-KROBB, eds. Literaturvermittlung um 1900. Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp.131-146