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  • Random acts of unkindness. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2016-06-20)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Random acts of unkindness. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 20 June, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/942691/rita-marcella-random-acts-unkindness/
    I was intrigued to read a statement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently that mental health is more than the absence of mental disorders in the same way that health is not just freedom from illness.
  • A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham Publishing, 2000-08-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. New review of information behaviour research: proceedings of the 3rd international information needs, seeking and use in differenct contexts, 6-18 Aug 2000, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2, pages 87-104.
    This paper discusses the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview and using the random ...
  • Redifining the concept of social work/life balance. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-08-15)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Redifining the concept of social work/life balance. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 15 August, page 4. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/997021/rita-marcella-redefining-concept-social-worklife-balance/
    As we might have expected 30 years ago, the Internet, the proliferation of electronic means of communication and the advent of social media have revolutionised how we live life today. I can vividly remember giving a breakfast ...
  • Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. 

    Beer, Susan F.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403, 1998-12-31)
    BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403
    Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: ...
  • Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain? 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2015-10-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain? Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 October, pages 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/720455/rita-marcella-slave-labour-dignity-work-21st-century-britain/
    It is with some shock that one realises that slave labour still persists in the twenty first century in the UK.
  • 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; ...
  • Ten tips for working the network. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-10-17)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Ten tips for working the network. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 17 October, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1051727/rita-marcella-ten-tips-working-network
    We all have networks - they are natural phenomena that we encounter from our earliest days, membership of which begins in early childhood and is nurtured (though also sometimes damaged) through participation in nursery, ...
  • Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458, 2002-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of Documentation, March 2002, 58(2), pp.185-210.
    This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of Information and Communications Technologies ...
  • Tick safety not boxes: competency and compliance in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy; Doig, David (OPITO International FZ LLC., 2011-11)
    MARCELLA, R., PIRIE, T. and DOIG, D., 2011. Tick safety not boxes: competency and compliance in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    This paper details the results of an independent study, conducted by Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University and commissioned by OPITO. It sought to explore the primary goals of organisations in the oil and ...
  • To regulate or not to regulate. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2015-06-15)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. To regulate or not to regulate. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 15 June, page 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/610068/rita-marcella-regulate-not-regulate/.
    Within a few days of his appointment as business, innovation and skills secretary on May 11, 2015, and in the immediate post-election period, Sajid Javid has promised to reduce the red tape that besets businesses, increasing ...
  • To see ourselves as others see us. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-09-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. To see ourselves as others see us. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 September, page 4. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1022069/rita-marcella-see-others-see-us/
    There is general consensus that Aberdeen and the north-east more widely need to diversify and grow our sources of revenue across a range of sectors, one of the prime of which is tourism.
  • Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. 

    Rugerinyange, Nshuti (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Department of Management, 2016-08)
    RUGERINYANGE, N. 2016. Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.
    For most of Rwanda's post-independence past, the country has been marked by ethnic feuding, mass population movements and long exiles in neighbouring countries, and civil wars that culminated in the genocide in 1994. As ...
  • The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (International Institute of Informatics and Cybernetics http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958, 2004-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2004. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Journal of systemics, cybernetics and informatics [online], 2(2), pages 54-59. Available from: http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (IIIS (ORGANISERS), 2003-07-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2003. The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Presented at the 1st international politics and information systems: technologies and applications conference (PISTA '03), 31 July - 2 August 2003, Orlando, USA.
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • The use of the internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Varfis, Evaggelos (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00012531111164969, 2011)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and VARFIS, E., 2011. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. Aslib Proceedings, 63 (5), pp. 464-483.
    Purpose – This paper seeks to report the results of a study, which investigated the use of the internet by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Walter de Gruyter http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2008.029, 2008-12)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S., 2008. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Libri, 58 (4), pp. 294-305.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06-25)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2007. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Presented at the 1st information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2007), 25-28 June 2007, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • Voters' online information behaviour and response to campaign content during the Scottish referendum on independence. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2017.05.013, 2017-06-29)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. Voters' online information behaviour and response to campaign content during the Scottish referendum on independence. International journal of information management [online], 37(6), pages 539-546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2017.05.013
    Research into the public's motivations for, and barriers to, the use of referendum campaign sites was carried out in the final weeks before the 2014 vote on Scottish independence. As a qualitative study, drawing on 54 ...
  • Voters’ information behaviour when using political actors’ web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Chapman, Denise; Fraser, Alan (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AP-09-2012-0073, 2013)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R., CHAPMAN, D. and FRASER, A., 2013. Voters’ information behaviour when using political actors’ web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. Aslib Proceedings, 65 (5), pp. 515-533.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a study of voters' online behaviour conducted during the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election campaign. Design/methodology/approach – The study used an ...
  • A week can be a long time in politics. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2015-09-23)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. A week can be a long time in politics. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 23 September, page 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/north-of-scotland/703034/rita-marcella-week-can-long-time-politics/
    This has been a busy and exciting few weeks in terms of British politics with a new Labour leader - if very definitely not a New Labour leader - Jeremy Corbyn taking his seat formally in the House of Commons following his ...