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  • CEO and CSR: business leaders and corporate social responsibility. 

    Russell, Ellina Osseichuk (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-04)
    The increasing commercial and social pressure for business leaders to act in a socially responsible manner is undermined by the lack of standards in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) legislation, auditing, indexing, ...
  • The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Cameron, Ros (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2015/ecrm15-home.htm, 2015-06)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R., 2015. The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. In: F. BEZZINA and V. CASSAR eds. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, ECRM 2015. 11-12 June 2015. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. Pp. 259-266.
    The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
  • Challenges associated with communication medium among project teams on mass housing project delivery in Ghana. 

    Adinyira, Emmanuel; Kwofie, T. E.; Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D. (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology., 2015-03)
    ADINYIRA, E., KWOFIE, T. E. and AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D., 2015. Challenges associated with communication medium among project teams on mass housing project delivery in Ghana. In: BADU et al., eds. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA). 25-26 March 2015. Ghana: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology. Pp. 394-411.
    The construction of mass housing has become a very important policy in the government of Ghana’s efforts at reducing the country’s housing deficit. Unlike traditional one-off building projects, Mass Housing Projects ...
  • Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800810888168, 2008)
    JOHNSON, I., 2008. Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America. New Library World, 109 (7/8), pp. 337-353
    This paper reviews traditional forms of support for developing Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, and traditional approaches. It notes that these approaches have not been entirely successful, and that the ...
  • Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122, 1998)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies. Library Review, 47 (3), pp. 52-59.
    This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage ...
  • chameleon 

    Buckley, Jim (2004)
    chameleon (2004) (artwork - installation), 'EcoMetro Exhibition', Gwangju biennale, Geumnamro-4 Station and a Subway Train, Gwangju, Korea.
  • Change and consolidation in the Nigerian banking industry: an exploration of two key Central Bank of Nigeria objectives. 

    Okafor, Chuma Emmanuel (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-02)
    In an attempt to correct economic shortfalls, authorities in Nigeria deployed consolidation as the main policy instrument in the 2004-2006 reform of the banking industry. The Central Bank of Nigeria drew lessons from ...
  • Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. 

    Shamma, G. A. Al; Goll, C. C.; Baird, T. B.; Broom, John; Nicholas, G. A.; Richards, J. R.Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/BJN19790126, 1979)
    SHAMMA, G. A. AL, GOLL. C. C., BAIRD, T. B., BROOM, J., NICHOLAS, G. A. and RICHARDS, J. R., 1979. Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. British Journal of Nutrition, 42 (3), pp. 367-375.
    1. The effects on body composition, measured by direct techniques, of a controlled 25% body-surfacearea thermal injury have been studied in two groups of forty male Wistar rats. 2. The extent of weight loss in the animals ...
  • Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Heeks, Richard (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/856, 2011)
    BASS, J. M. and HEEKS, R., 2011. Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 48, pp. 1-39.
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related ...
  • The characterisation and identification of body fluid proteins for forensic purposes. 

    Vincini, Louisa (The Robert Gordon University Department of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2010-06)
    Advances in DNA technology have led to the extremely sensitive and rapid analysis methods used in forensic science. It can often be crucial to a criminal case to unequivocally identify the body fluid source of DNA. This ...
  • Characteristics of electroluminescence phenomenon in virgin and thermally aged LDPE. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Abdul-Malek, Z.; Ahmad, H.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (AIP Publishing, 2015)
    BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z. and AHMAD, H., 2015. Characteristics of electroluminescence phenomenon in virgin and thermally aged LDPE. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1674, 020005.
    High voltage cable requires a good insulating material such as low density polyethylene (LDPE) to be able to operate efficiently in high voltage stresses and high temperature environment. However, any polymeric material ...
  • Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. 

    Li, Jun; Paul, Manosh C.; Younger, Paul L.; Watson, Ian; Hossain, Mamdud; Welch, Stephen (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.027, 2015-10)
    LI, J., PAUL, M. C., YOUNGER, P. L., WATSON, I., HOSSAIN, M. and WELCH, S., 2015. Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. Applied Energy, 156, pp. 749-755.
    Biomass co-firing is becoming a promising solution to reduce CO2 emissions, due to its renewability and carbon neutrality. Biomass normally has high moisture and volatile contents, complicating its combustion behavior, ...
  • Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. 

    Ansari, Farahnaz; Sachse, Sophia; Michalowski, S.; Kavosh, Masoud; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/64/1/012039, 2014)
    ANSARI, F., SACHSE, S., MICHALOWSKI, S., KAVOSH, M., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 64, pp. 012039
    Nanophased hybrid composites based on polyurethane/montmorillonite (PU/MMT) have been fabricated. The nanocomposite which was formed by the addition of a polyol premix with 4,4'-diphenylmethane diisocyanate to obtain ...
  • Characterizing pure high-order entanglements in lexical semantic spaces via information geometry. 

    Hou, Yuexian; Song, Dawei (Springer The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00834-4_20, 2009-04)
    HOU, Y., and SONG, D., 2009. Characterizing pure high-order entanglements in lexical semantic spaces via information geometry. In: P. BRUZA et al., eds. Quantum Interaction: Third International Symposium,QI 2009, Saarbrucken, Germany, March 2009, Proceedings. 25-27 March. Berlin: Springer. pp. 237-250.
    An emerging topic in Quantuam Interaction is the use of lexical semantic spaces, as Hilbert spaces, to capture the meaning of words. There has been some initial evidence that the phenomenon of quantum entanglement exists ...
  • Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715005057671, 2005-11)
    TOURISH, D. and VATCHA, N., 2005. Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. Leadership 1(4), pp. 455-480
    Enron stands out as one of the most spectacular failures in business history. Thus far, most attention has been focused on its accountancy practices. This paper, by contrast, explores its internal culture and the leadership ...
  • Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1990.tb00322.x, 1990-05)
    SPICKER, P., 1990. Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. Social Policy and Administration, 24 (1), pp. 21-38.
    Charles Booth's studies of poverty are widely misrepresented in the literature of social policy. His work is commonly bracketed with Rowntree's, but his methods were quite different. His definition of poverty was explicitly ...
  • Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 

    Mabon, Leslie (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4, 2016)
    MABON, L. 2016. Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. International journal of disaster risk science [online], (accepted). Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4
    There is increasing interest in using Google Street View (GSV) for research purposes, particularly with regard to “virtually auditing” the built environment to assess environmental quality. Research in this field to date ...
  • Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice. 

    Turner, Yvonne (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2273.2006.00306.x, 2006-01)
    TURNER, Y., 2006. Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice. Higher Education Quarterly, 60 (1), pp. 27-51.
    This paper presents the outcomes of a study carried out in 2001–2002 with nine postgraduate students from China, enrolled on taught master's programmes in a UK university business school. The aims of the research were to ...
  • Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/2000/mar/03.html, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. Aslib Proceedings, March 2000, 52(3), pp.115-123.
    This paper reports the results of the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the BLR&IC: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview, of the citizenship information needs of 898 members ...
  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=A8639C5A64AAEE56227BF39B30EEEBD6?containerType=Issue&containerId=19444, 2001)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Paper presented at the Information for Scotland VII conference, held at Edinburgh University Library, 16 November 2000. Published in Library Review, 2001, 50 (2), pp.65-72.
    Discusses recent and current research into citizenship information needs at the School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Reviews the most important results from two large-scale, nationwide ...