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  • 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 ...
  • Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. 

    Acomi, Ovidiu; Acomi, Nicoleta (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.3, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, O. and ACOMI, N. 2016. Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. In the European proceedings of social and behavioural sciences [EpSBS]; 15th World lumen congress [WLC 2016], 12-17 April 2016, Lasi, Romania. London: Future academy [online], pages 16-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/ejpsbs.2016.09.3.
    The paper represents a critical analysis of the options ahead of maritime universities in terms of number of students admitted, particularly in periods of industry downturns. The study refers to the global maritime industry ...
  • A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. 

    Anderson, Matthew William (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2016-10)
    ANDERSON, M.W. 2016. A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research examined which factors of influence contributed towards efficacious systemic leadership development, within case studies in the energy and military sectors, and identified and explained common underlying ...
  • 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 ...
  • A cross-sectional survey of the Maltese general public on medication wastage. 

    West, Lorna Marie; Diack, Lesley; Cordina, Maria; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0233-X, 2016-01-06)
    WEST, L.M., DIACK, L., CORDINA, M. and STEWART, D. 2016. A cross-sectional survey of the Maltese general public on medication wastage. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(2), pages 261-270. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0233-x
    Background Medication wastage is a global issue, with key public health implications in terms of safety, the environment and the economy. A recently conducted systematic review of the published literature identified a lack ...
  • Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Heeley, Rachel; Pengelly, Jon (Design Society https://www.designsociety.org/publication/39129/crossing_over_into_and_back_design_disciplines_and_identities, 2016-09-08)
    FAIRBURN, S., HEELEY, R. and PENGELLY, J. 2016. Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities. In Proceedings of the 18th international conference on engineering and product design education (E&PDE16): design education, 8-9 September 2016, Aalborg, Denmark. Bristol: Design Society [online], pages 590-595. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/39129/crossing_over_into_and_back_design_disciplines_and_identities
    Increasingly design education is taking place within a Krauss-ion 'expanded field' of cross disciplinary practice. This explorative nature of design, when set against notions of traditional disciplines, will ask graduates ...
  • 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) ...
  • The dark side of the rural idyll: stories of illegal/illicit economic activity in the UK countryside. 

    Somerville, Peter; Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2014.12.001, 2015-02-07)
    SOMERVILLE, P., SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G. 2015. The dark side of the rural idyll: stories of illegal/illicit economic activity in the UK countryside. Journal of rural studies [online], 39, pages 219-228. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2014.12.001
    In rural sociology and rural studies, rurality in many countries is commonly constructed as an idyllic space in which crime is perceived as an urban problem. In other countries, however, rurality is constructed as a place ...
  • 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. ...
  • A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. 

    Shatnawi, Safwan (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2016-10-01)
    SHATNAWI, S.M.I. 2016. A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) allows massive volume of registrants to enrol in these MOOCs. This research aims to offer MOOCs registrants with automatic content related feedback to fulfil their cognitive ...
  • Data set for generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. [Dataset] 

    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.