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  • The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2017.1341517, 2017-06-23)
    WHITEHEAD, G. 2017. The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional. Culture and organization [online], 23(4), pages 306-324. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2017.1341517
    This paper explores the condition of 'homelessness' as self-represented by a particular category of skilled professionals, who in the pursuit of work have relocated internationally more than once. The argument proposed is ...
  • Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela; Halsall, Robert (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758, 2016-12-14)
    WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2016. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758.
    An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, ...
  • The diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566260910969698, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 1 (2), pp. 148-163.
    Purpose: Many ‘Divas’ despite possessing destructive character traits ironically become successful entrepreneurs thus illustrating an alternative ‘storied’ social construction of entrepreneurship. This influences how ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. 

    McDougall, Basia Halina (Robert Gordon University, 2010-11)
    MCDOUGALL, B., 2010. Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Maternity leave is linked to role-conflict and gender discrimination in the workplace. Decisions on working life at this time are unavoidable; it is a natural time for self reflection. It is a time when work and career ...