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  • 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 ...
  • Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Edward Elgar http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/Bookentry_contents.lasso?id=3448, 2007)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. In: H. NEERGAARD and J. P. ULHOI, eds. Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. pp. 434-459
    Qualitative methodologies continue to proliferate in social sciences such as sociology and anthropology. Yet, despite this uptake they currently exist on the margins of entrepreneurship research. Indeed, Rae (2001) ...
  • DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. 

    Copeland, Susan (Iaşi branch of the Library Association of Romania http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/biblos/volum.html, 2014)
    COPELAND, S., 2010-2011. DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. BIBLOS. Revistă a filialei ieşene a Asociaţiei Bibliotecarilor din România, 22-23, pp. 54-57.
    This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range ...
  • Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410310463464, 2003-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2003. Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. Journal of Documentation, March 2003, 59(2), pp.143-167.
    This paper discusses the second stage of a pilot study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. ...
  • Data set for generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. 

    Christie, Lee A.
    This data set is the data for Figure 2 in McCall, Christie, and Brownlee (2015) - number of evaluations required by the hillclimber vs bitstring length for minspan and maxspan instances.
  • DC fault isolation study of bidirectional dual active bridge DC/DC converter for DC transmission grid application. 

    Harrye, Yasen A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Aboushady, Ahmed A. (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392592, 2015-11-09)
    HARRYE, Y.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABOUSHADY, A.A. 2015. DC fault isolation study of bidirectional dual active bridge DC/DC converter for DC transmission grid application. In the Proceedings of the 41st annual conference of the IEEE industrial electronics society (IECON 2015), 9-12 November 2015, Yokohama, Japan. New York: IEEE [online], pages 003193-003198. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392592.
    Fast isolation and detection of DC faults is currently a limiting factor in high power DC transmission grid development. Recent research has shown that the role of DC/DC converters is becoming increasingly important in ...