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  • From admiration to abhorrence: the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe. 

    Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L.; Anderson, Alistair R. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2012.746878, 2013-01)
    DODD, S. D., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2013. From admiration to abhorrence; the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 25 (1-2), pp. 69-89.
    Although entrepreneurship seems to offer a universal economic solution, there are some doubts about whether it is universally attractive. We argue that entrepreneurship is a socially constructed concept and consequently ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Prohibition and the American Dream: an analysis of the entrepreneurial life and times of Al Capone. 

    Hipango, Waata; Smith, Robert; Dana, Léo-Paul (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2014.057912, 2014-01-01)
    HIPANGO, W., SMITH, R. and DANA, L.-P. 2014. Prohibition and the American Dream: an analysis of the entrepreneurial life and times of Al Capone. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], 21(1), pages 1-15. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2014.057912
    The iconic figure of Al Capone is arguably the most prominent figure of organised crime. Both biographers and scholars have analysed his life and behaviour. Hollywood has immortalised his character in film. Today, the name ...
  • Women's rights in Africa: an examination of African human rights systems in the context of CEDAW and the universalism versus cultural relativism debate. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Juta, 2016-04-30)
    FATUROTI, B. 2016. Women's rights in Africa: an examination of African human rights systems in the context of CEDAW and the universalism versus cultural relativism debate. Journal of comparative law in Africa, 3(1), pages 149-176.
    Many African women suffer discrimination on the grounds of their gender and other factors, such as religion, customs, age and marital status. They continue to be victims of harmful practices whose perpetrators are never ...