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  • Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. 

    Taylor, Ruth Fiona (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2009-03)
    OVERVIEW OF THE THESIS The aim of the research is to explore the first year experiences of two groups of undergraduate student nurses. The research takes a holistic approach to the investigation of the first year experience. ...
  • Creating sparks: comparing search results using discriminatory search term word co-occurrence to facilitate serendipity in the enterprise. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (World Scientific Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219649215500070, 2015-04)
    CLEVERLEY, P. H. and BURNETT, S., 2015. Creating sparks: comparing search results using discriminatory search term word co-occurrence to facilitate serendipity in the enterprise. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 14 (01), 1550007.
    Categories or tags that appear in faceted search interfaces which are representative of an information item, rarely convey unexpected or non-obvious associated concepts buried within search results. No prior research has ...
  • CRIB – the use of cardiac rehabilitation services to aid the recovery of patients with bowel cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) with embedded feasibility study. 

    Munro, Julie; Adams, Richard; Campbell, Anna; Campbell, Sandra; Donaldson, Cam; Godwin, Jan; Haw, Sally; Kidd, Lisa; Lane, Chrissie; Leslie, Stephen J.; Mason, Helen; Mutrie, Nanette; O'Carroll, Ronan; Taylor, Cara; Treweek, Shaun; Watson, Angus; Hubbard, Gill (BMJ Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004684, 2014-02)
    MUNRO, J., ADAMS, R., CAMPBELL, A., CAMPBELL, S., DONALDSON, C., GODWIN, J., HAW, S., KIDD, L., LANE, C., LESLIE, S. J., MASON, H., MUTRIE, N., O’CARROLL, R., TAYLOR, C., TREWEEK, S., WATSON, A. and HUBBARD, G., 2014. CRIB – the use of cardiac rehabilitation services to aid the recovery of patients with bowel cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) with embedded feasibility study. BMJ Open, 4 (2), e004684
    Introduction: Patients with colorectal cancer report ongoing physical and psychological impairments and a high proportion of these patients are overweight, insufficiently active and high-risk drinkers, putting them at ...
  • Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. 

    Christie, Sarah (Round Hall., 2006)
    CHRISTIE, S., 2006. Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 12 (2), pp. 65-76.
  • Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. 

    Gottschalk, Petter; Smith, Robert (Emerald Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17506201111177334, 2011)
    GOTTSCHALK, P. and SMITH, R., 2011. Criminal entrepreneurship, white-collar criminality, and neutralization theory. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 5 (4), pp. 300-308.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to apply neutralization theory to white-collar criminals to discuss criminal entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach – The theoretical framework of neutralization techniques ...
  • The crisis of management and the role of organizational communication. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Hargie, Owen (Routledge, 2004)
    TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. The crisis of management and the role of organizational communication. In: D. TOURISH and O. HARGIE, eds. Key issues in organizational communication. London: Routledge. pp. 1-16
    What does the future hold for the theory and practice of management? What role, if any, is there for organisational communication in these deliberations? Exactly which aspects of communication contribute centrally to the ...
  • Crisis plan? What crisis plan! How microentrepreneurs manage in a crisis 

    Budge, Alan; Irvine, Wilson; Smith, Robert (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2008.019131, 2008)
    BUDGE, A., IRVINE, W. and SMITH, R., 2008. Crisis plan? What crisis plan! How microentrepreneurs manage in a crisis. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 6 (3), pp. 337-354
    This inductive research study seeks to answer these research questions: (1) Do owners of successful microbusinesses react to crises unknowingly; or (2) Do they proactively manage crises? Using naturalistic observation ...
  • Critical analysis. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Dundee University Press http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9781845861407, 2013-05)
    EZEANI, E., 2013. Critical analysis. In: E. EZEANI. Success in law studies : the 10 keys to top grades. Dundee: Dundee University Press. Pp. 29-32.
  • Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Baxter, Graeme (Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2013/ecrm13-proceedings.htm, 2013-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BAXTER, G., 2013. Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. In: I. RAMOS and A. MESQUITA (eds.) Proceedings of The 12th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies ECRM-2013. 4-5 July 2013. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. Pp. 247-253.
    Since devised by Flanagan in 1954 as a tool to explore what people do to achieve an organisational aim, the critical incident technique (CIT) has been used in various disciplines as a method of understanding human behaviour. ...
  • Critical thinking and clinical reasoning in new graduate occupational therapists: a phenomenological study. 

    Robertson, David M. (Robert Gordon University, 2012-10)
    The aim of this study was to examine, understand and conceptualise the critical thinking and clinical reasoning adopted by new graduate occupational therapists as they enter the workforce to become newly autonomous ...
  • Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. 

    Tourish, Dennis (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2005.05.001, 2005-10)
    TOURISH, D., 2005. Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. Long Range Planning, 38 (5), pp. 485-503
    Critical upward communication improves decision making in organisations. Without it, senior management teams become out of touch with the mood of their people, and underestimate or miss emerging problems in their marketplace. ...
  • Critical upward feedback in organisations: processes, problems and implications for communication management. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Robson, Paul (MCB UP Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13632540410807628, 2003)
    TOURISH, D. and ROBSON, P., 2003. Critical upward feedback in organisations: processes, problems and implications for communication management. Journal of Communication Management, 8 (2), pp. 150-167
    Given that staff-management relationships are a core concern for communication management, upward feedback is emerging as a key theme in the literature. However, it is most often associated with upward appraisal. This ...
  • Cross-layer topology design for network coding based wireless multicasting. 

    Vien, Quoc-Tuan; Tu, Wanqing; Nguyen, Huan X.; Trestian, Ramona (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2015.06.005, 2015-09-09)
    VIEN, Q.T., TU, W., NGUYEN, H.X. and TRESTIAN, R., 2015. Crosslayer topology design for network coding based wireless multicasting. Computer Networks, Vol. 88, pp. 27-39.
    This paper considers wireless multicast networks where network coding (NC) is applied to improve network throughput. A novel joint topology and cross-layer design is proposed to maximise the network throughput subject to ...
  • CSP - there is more than one way to model it. 

    Renker, Gerrit; Ahriz, Hatem; Arana, Ines (Springer-Verlag, 2002)
    RENKER, G., AHRIZ, H. and ARANA, I., 2002. CSP – there is more than one way to model it. In: A. PREECE, F. COENEN and M. BRAMER eds. Research and development in intelligent systems XIX. Proceedings of ES2002, the twenty-second SGAI international conference on knowledge based systems and applied artificial intelligence. 10-12 December 2002. Cambridge, UK. pp. 395-408.
    In this paper, we present an approach for conceptual modelling of con- straint satisfaction problems (CSP). The main objective is to achieve a similarly high degree of modelling support for constraint problems as it is ...
  • Cultivating creativity: building the creative and cultural industries of North East Scotland. 

    Harris, Paul (2011-05-20)
    Keynote speech delivered at Cultivating Creativity, Sowing Seeds: Growing Networks Conference, held at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen on 20th May 2011.
  • Cultural resilience: the production of rural community heritage, digital archives and the role of volunteers. 

    Beel, David; Wallace, Claire; Webster, Gemma; Nguyen, Hai; Tait, Elizabeth; MacLeod, Marsaili; Mellish, Chris (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.05.002, 2015-10-09)
    BEEL, D.E., WALLACE, C.D., WEBSTER, G., NGUYEN, H., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M. and MELLISH, C. 2015. Cultural resilience: the production of rural community heritage, digital archives and the role of volunteers. Journal of rural studies [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.05.002
    The following paper addresses a lacuna in the literature relating to the concept of resilience. To date, cultural activity in relation to resilient communities has been given little attention and this paper will highlight ...
  • Culture, change and individual differences in the Scottish episcopal church. 

    Brown, Mary Louise (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2007-04)
    There is continuing interest in religion and spirituality in Britain, although membership of mainstream churches is declining. Perceived secularisation of contemporary British society, together with increasing competition ...
  • Curating as practice and profession: an exploration and definition of a contemporary independent curator. 

    Irving, Iain (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2013-06)
    (Research Aim) This research sets out to explore and define a Contemporary Independent Curator and his/her practice. This type and method of curating activity occurs in a cultural context by ...
  • Curriculum design for pre-registration nurse education: meeting skill requirements 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine (The Robert Gordon University, 2008-03)
    JOSEPH, S.C., 2008. Curriculum design for pre-registration nurse education: meeting skill requirements. PhD. thesis, The Robert Gordon University.
    The preparation of newly qualified nurses has raised many professional debates and yet the ‘end product’ of nurse education, the qualified nurse continues to demonstrate knowledge and skill deficits in areas considered ...
  • Cytochrome P450 mRNA profile in human breast cancer cell lines 

    Warasiha, Benjamart (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2008-05)
    Cytochrome P450 enzymes (P450s) are involved in cancer development and treatment due to their roles in the oxidative metabolism of various endogenous (e.g. oestrogen) and exogenous (e.g. tamoxifen) compounds. It is well-known ...