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  • The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy 

    Tourish, Dennis; Paulsen, Neil; Hobman, Elizabeth; Bordia, Prashant (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0893318903262241, 2004-05)
    TOURISH, D., PAULSEN, N., HOBMAN, E., and BORDIA, P., 2004. The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy. Management Communication Quarterly, 17 (4), pp 485-516
    Communication is a major factor in determining the efficacy of organizational change. In particular, practitioner oriented literature has recommended the extensive use of communication tools to mediate the negative effects ...
  • Globalising employee engagement: myths and reality; a Middle East perspective. 

    Elewa, Tamer F. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2013-04)
    The purpose of this research was to investigate if selected cultural and national aspects had an effect on employee engagement drivers. Another aim was to find out if applying global engagement tools in different cultures ...
  • The impact of relationship selling on the sales force control function. 

    Lemmens, Regis (The Robert Gordon University Department of Marketing, 2008-04)
    Sales management control and sales force performance has received substantial attention by researchers in the past decades. Researchers have been investigating the construct of sales control, its antecedents and its ...
  • 'The Prayer Factory': spirituality at work, and the paradoxes of performativity, monoculturalism and dissent. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (The Robert Gordon University. http://iws.rgu.ac.uk/files/D%2ETourish%2DJuly08.pdf, 2008-12)
    TOURISH, D. and TOURISH, N., 2008. ‘The Prayer Factory’: spirituality at work, and the paradoxes of performativity, monoculturalism and dissent. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    Recent years have witnessed a significant growth of academic and practitioner interest in ‘spirituality’ within the workplace, and in particular in spirituality management and leadership development. This paper argues ...
  • Sensemaking and distortion of critical upward communication in organizations. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Robson, Paul (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6486.2006.00608.x, 2006-06)
    TOURISH, D. and ROBSON, P., 2006. Sensemaking and distortion of critical upward communication in organizations. Journal of Management Studies, 43 (4), pp. 711-730
    Most research into feedback has focused on communication from managers to nonmanagerial staff. To a lesser extent, it has more recently addressed upward and 360 degree appraisal systems. In contrast, the role of informal ...
  • Transformational leadership, corporate cultism and the spirituality paradigm: an unholy trinity in the workplace? 

    Tourish, Dennis; Pinnington, Ashly (Sage http://hum.sagepub.com/content/vol55/issue2/, 2002-02)
    TOURISH, D. and PINNINGTON, A., 2002. Transformational leadership , corporate cultism and the spirituality paradigm: an unholy trinity in the workplace? Human Relations, 55 (2), pp. 147-172
    Leadership is a perennially popular topic in the academic and practitioner literature on management. In particular, the past twenty years have witnessed an explosive growth of interest in what has been termed ‘transformational ...
  • Understanding leadership and management development in a health board of NHS Scotland. 

    Seow, Jireh Hooi Inn (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-12)
    This doctoral thesis, entitled Understanding Leadership and Management Development in a Health Board of NHS Scotland, is completely written by Jireh Hooi Inn Seow for submission to meet the partial requirements of the ...