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  • An empirical investigation of the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's management of Nigeria's upstream petroleum sector. 

    Adam, Ibraheem Salisu (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-05)
    This thesis empirically investigates how well the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ensures value for money (VfM) in its exploitation of Nigeria’s oil resources. This focus on VfM distinguishes the study from ...
  • 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. ...
  • Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states. 

    Otitoju, Afolabi (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-05)
    Worldwide energy policies are built on three pillars: ‘cost competitiveness’, ‘security of energy supply’, and ‘environmental responsibility.’ This has brought about the integration of renewable energy sources into national ...
  • How high can you bounce? 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2017-01-16)
    MARCELLA, R. 2017. How high can you bounce? Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 16 January, page 9. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1133641/rita-marcella-high-can-bounce/
    MARCELLA, R. 2017. How high can you bounce? Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 16 January, page 9. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1133641/rita-marcella- ...
  • Minimal walsh structure and ordinal linkage of monotonicity-invariant function classes on bit strings. 

    Christie, Lee A.; McCall, John; Lonie, David P. (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2576768.2598240, 2014)
    CHRISTIE, L. A., MCCALL, J. A. W. and LONIE, D. P., 2014. Minimal walsh structure and ordinal linkage of monotonicity-invariant function classes on bit strings. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO '14). 12-16 July 2014. New York: ACM. pp. 333-340.
    Problem structure, or linkage, refers to the interaction between variables in a black-box fitness function. Discovering structure is a feature of a range of algorithms, including estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) ...
  • Regulating corporate directors' pay and performance: a comparative review. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Williams, E. (Edinburgh University Press https://doi.org/10.3366/ajicl.2017.0208, 2017-11-30)
    EZEANI, E.C. and WILLIAMS, E. 2017. Regulating corporate directors' pay and performance: a comparative review. African journal of international and comparative law [online], 25(4), pages 482-506. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/ajicl.2017.0208
    This article looks at the practice and reform with regard to directors' pay and performance in Australia, the United Kingdom (UK) and Nigeria. It examines the use and impact of incentive plans, long-term, short-term, and ...
  • Relations between corporate economic performance, environmental disclosure and greenhouse gas emissions: new insights. 

    Hassan, Omaima A. G.; Romilly, Peter (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2040, 2018-02-13)
    HASSAN, O.A.G. and ROMILLY, P. 2018. Relations between corporate economic performance, environmental disclosure and greenhouse gas emissions: new insights. Business strategy and the environment [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2040
    This study examines the associations and causations between corporate economic performance, environmental disclosure and greenhouse gas emissions, utilising a large, longitudinal, multi-country dataset disaggregated between ...
  • Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. 

    Rizzo, Alexander (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2011-04)
    Although the contribution of the small enterprise to a nation’s economy, job creation and innovation is well known, comparatively little is understood on how small firms behave strategically and how the more common ...