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  • An empirical investigation of the relationship between corporate governance and firm performance: evidence from Ghana. 

    Owusu, Andrews (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-11)
    This thesis investigates the relationship between corporate governance and firm performance prompted by the Ghanaian Code introduced in 2003. Using a sample of the Ghanaian listed firms from 2000-2009 and the directors ...
  • An empirical investigation of transfer pricing regulations for Nigeria with a particular emphasis on the petroleum sector. 

    Zannah, Kalli (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2015-06)
    This research critically investigates the adoption and implementation of transfer pricing regulations in Nigeria with a particular emphasis on the petroleum sector. It opportunely chose Nigeria as a case study of transfer ...
  • An Empirical study of neural network-based audience response technology in a human anatomy course for pharmacy students. 

    Fernandez-Aleman, Jose Luis; Lopez-Gonzalez, Laura; Gonzalez-Sequeros, Ofelia; Jayne, Chrisina; Lopez-Jimenez, Juan Jose; Carrillo-de-Gea, Juan Manuel; Toval, Ambrosio (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10916-016-0440-6, 2016-01-27)
    FERNANDEZ-ALEMAN, J.L., LOPEZ-GONZALEZ, L., GONZALEZ-SEQUEROS, O., JAYNE, C., LOPEZ-JIMENEZ, J., CARRILLO-DE-GEA, J.M. and TOVAL, A. An empirical study of neural network-based audience response technology in a human anatomy course for pharmacy students. Journal of Medical Systems, Vol 40 (4), Article 85.
    This paper presents an empirical study of a formative neural network-based assessment approach by using mobile technology to provide pharmacy students with intelligent diagnostic feedback. An unsupervised learning algorithm ...
  • An empirical study of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) 

    Bature, Bashir Gafai (Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting and Finance, 2014-04)
    This study conducts research to investigate whether Nigeria gaining Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) compliance status in 2011 has, in practice, improved transparency practices in its oil and gas industry. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Thomson Reuters., 2009)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2009. Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace. Juridical Review: The Law Journal of the Scottish Universities, Part 4, pp. 245-263.
    This article deals with the complex problem of determining the liability of an employer under the law of delict for death by suicide at work (resulting from workplace causes) or death of an employee caused by stress or ...
  • Employers’ liability for occupational stress and death from overwork in the United States and the United Kingdom. 

    Kobayashi, Tamie; Middlemiss, Sam (Vathek. http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/clwr.2009.38.2.0186, 2009)
    KOBAYASHI, T. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2009. Employers’ liability for occupational stress and death from overwork in the United States and the United Kingdom. Common Law World Review, 38 (2), pp. 137-169.
    The premise of this article is that those persons that excessively overwork can die as a result through stress related illness or suicide. In this article we will undertake a comparative analysis of the legal treatment of ...
  • Employer’s vicarious liability – where are we now? 

    Arnell, Sarah (Thomson Reuters, 2010)
    ARNELL, S., 2010. Employer’s vicarious liability – where are we now? Juridical Review, 243.
  • Empowering women's self-care: a participatory approach to prevent HIV/AIDS for women and children in Northeast Thailand. 

    Donkaewbua, Siriporn (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2005-09)
    Across Thailand there has been a general reduction in the incidence rate of HIV infection in all but one special population group: married women and their offspring whilst the incidence rate is relatively low (1.2%) it ...
  • Enabling management oversight in corporate blog space. 

    Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D.; McArthur, Robert; Mansfield, Tim (AAAI, 2006-03)
    SONG, D., BRUZA, P. D., MCARTHUR, R. and MANSFIELD, T., 2006. Enabling management oversight in corporate blog space. In: N. NICOLOV, F. SALVETTI, M. LIBERMAN and J. H. MARTIN, eds. Computational Approaches to Analysing Webblogs: Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Computational Approaches to Analysing Webblogs (AAAI-CAAW'2006) 27-29 March 2006. Menlo Park, California: AAAI.
    When a modern corporation empowers its staff to use blogs to communicate with colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers, the role of management in exercising oversight and guidance over the public speech of staff ...
  • Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266242605057654, 2005-12)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2005. Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process. International Small Business Journal, 23 (6), pp. 587-603
    The paper proposes the value of theatricality as an addition conceptual tool to aid analysis and understanding of the entrepreneurial process. It explores the application of dramatism and dramaturgy and argues that the ...
  • Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation. 

    Korsgaard, Steffen; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266242610391936, 2011-04)
    KORSGAARD, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2011. Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation. International Small Business Journal, 29(2), pp. 135-151.
    The social plays an important role in entrepreneurship, but one that is not fully understood. We argue that the social conditions of entrepreneurs, as well as the social nature of opportunities, affect the entrepreneurial ...
  • The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. 

    Halsall, Robert (Philosophy Documentation Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/pom201211112, 2012)
    HALSALL, R., 2012. The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. Philosophy of Management, 11 (1), pp. 63 – 77.
    This article reflects on the philosophical implications of the crisis for the nation-state and culture in relation to business and management. The global triumph of the neo-liberal economic model in the 1990s and early ...
  • Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures. 

    Silva, Francesco; Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012010, 2012-09)
    SILVA, F., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J., 2012. Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 40 (1), pp. 012010.
    The effect of the filler material on the energy absorption capabilities of polyamide 6 composite structures is studied in details in the present paper. The axial dynamic and quasi-static collapse of conical structures was ...
  • Energy conservation improvement of the existing building park, constraints and challenges: case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Scott, Jonathan R.; Taylor, Bruce J. (Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. http://www.plea2009.arc.ulaval.ca/En/Proceedings.html, 2009-06)
    BENNADJI, A., SCOTT, J. and TAYLOR, B., 2009. Energy conservation improvement of the existing building park, constraints and challenges: case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom. In: C.M.H. DEMERS and A. POTVIN, eds. Architecture, Energy and the Occupant’s Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2009) 22-24 June 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. Pp. 3.2.6
    The increase in energy price has sparked a debate in the UK as to what would be the best way to address this problem. The British Prime Minister gave a straightforward and radical answer, suggesting that, existing ...
  • Engagement on risk and uncertainty – lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster? 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Taylor and Francis, 2016)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2016. Engagement on risk and uncertainty – lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster? Journal of risk research, (accepted).
    This paper uses the case study of the south-east coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan to draw lessons for risk communication under situations of high uncertainty and conditions of varying trust. Based on an existing field ...
  • Engaging patients, clinicians and health funders in weight management: the Counterweight Programme. 

    Counterweight Project Team; McQuigg, Maria; Brown, Jennifer E.; Broom, Iain; Laws, Rachel A.; Reckless, John P. D.; Noble, Paula A.; Kumar, Sudhesh; McCombie, E. Louise; Lean, Mike E. J.; Lyons, G. Felicity; Mongia, Sarika; Frost, Gary S.; Quinn, Marney F.; Barth, Julian H.; Haynes, Sarah M.; Finer, Nick; Haslam, David W.; Ross, Hazel M.; Hole, David J.; Radziwonik, Steven (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmn081, 2008-12)
    THE COUNTERWEIGHT PROJECT TEAM: MCQUIGG, M., BROWN, J. E., BROOM, J. I., LAWS, R. A., RECKLESS, J. P. D., NOBLE, P. A., KUMAR, S., MCCOMBIE, E. L., LEAN, M. E. J., LYONS, G. F., MONGIA, S., FROST, G. S., QUINN, M. F., BARTH, J. H., HAYNES, S. M., FINER, N., HASLAM, D. W., ROSS, H. M., HOLE, D. J., and RADZIWONIK, S., 3008. Engaging patients, clinicians and health funders in weight management: the Counterweight Programme. Family Practice, 25 (S1), pp. i79-i86.
    Background. The Counterweight Programme provides an evidence based and effective approach for weight management in routine primary care. Uptake of the programme has been variable for practices and patients. Aim. To explore ...
  • Engaging the future. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (2014-08-13)
    Whilst design thinking and user needs and experience remain important to the debate about design and design as a driver of innovation, this paper suggests that greater attention should be given to the increasing importance ...
  • Engineering assessment made easy: the 'Energysave' approach. 

    Bouchlagem, N. M.; Holmes, M.; Loveday, D.; Bennadji, Amar (Univesity of Salford, School of the Built Environment, 2005)
    BOUCHLAGHEM, N. M., HOLMES, M., LOVEDAY, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2005. Engineering assessment made easy: the ‘Energysave’ approach. In: nD modelling roadmap: a vision for nD-enabled construction. Salford: University of Salford, School of the Built Environment. pp. 62-69.
    Whilst naturally ventilated buildings are currently considered to be the ideal solution to low energy design there remain a large proportion of buildings for which air conditioning offers the only practical solution. This ...
  • The engineering dimension of nD modelling: performance assessment at conceptual design stage. 

    Bouchlaghem, N. B.; Holmes, M.; Loveday, D.; Bennadji, Amar (ITcon.org http://www.itcon.org/data/works/att/2005_3.content.04818.pdf, 2005-04)
    BOUCHLAGHEM, N. B., HOLMES, M., LOVEDAY, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2005. The engineering dimension of nD modelling: performance assessment at conceptual design stage. ITcon Vol. 10, Special Issue From 3D to nD modelling , pg. 17-25.
    Whilst naturally ventilated buildings are currently considered to be the ideal solution to low energy design there remain a large proportion of buildings for which air conditioning offers the only practical solution. The ...