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  • Embedding learner independence in architecture education: reconsidering design studio pedagogy. 

    McClean, David (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2009-05)
    The landscape of UK Higher Education has witnessed significant change in recent years, characterised by rapidly increasing numbers, widening participation, and a diminished per capita resource base. Developmental and ...
  • Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis. 

    Watson, Flora C. T. (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2010-10)
    This thesis reports a study that aimed to examine the use of the term emotional support within palliative care nursing. The term „emotional support‟ appears frequently in the nursing literature, however, there is no clear ...
  • The emotional wellbeing of young people: final report of phase one of a 'Choose Life' research project in Aberdeenshire (March 2004 - March 2007). 

    Love, John G.; Sutton, Philip W.; Williams, Hector; Mayrhofer, Andrea M.; Yuill, Chris; Love, Ann P.; Millman, Yvonne (Robert Gordon University, 2007-05)
    LOVE, J. G. et al., 2007. The emotional wellbeing of young people: final report of phase one of a ‘Choose Life’ research project in Aberdeenshire (March 2004-March 2007). Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    Aims & Objectives: The research was commissioned by the Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partnership in 2004 as part of its Choose Life Local Implementation Plan. The research has sought to address objectives 1 and 7 ...
  • Empathic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD. 

    Bass, Julian M. (Dubai School of Government., 2009-05)
    BASS, JULIAN M., 2009. Empathic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD. In: E. BYRNE, B. NICHOLSON and F. SALEM, eds. Assessing the Contribution of ICT to Development Goals: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. 26 – 28 May 2009. Dubai: Dubai School of Government. Pp. 315 -
    Empathetic Consulting articulates positive characteristics of long-term ICT capacity building engagements using external advisors. Consultants need to demonstrate commitment to capacity building rather than service delivery, ...
  • An empirical investigation of telephony impact on business performance and regional development: evidence from small businesses in Nigeria. 

    Adeola-Omole, Omowunmi Senami B. (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-06)
    This thesis reports on a study conducted to investigate the nature of the relationship between increased access and use of telephony, small business performance and regional development in a developing country context. ...
  • An empirical investigation of the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's management of Nigeria's upstream petroleum sector. 

    Adam, Ibraheem Salisu (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-05)
    This thesis empirically investigates how well the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ensures value for money (VfM) in its exploitation of Nigeria’s oil resources. This focus on VfM distinguishes the study from ...
  • An empirical investigation of the regulatory governance practice of Nigeria's downstream petroleum sector. 

    Tijjani, Ghali Mustapha (Robert Gordon University Department of Management., 2014-07)
    This thesis contributes to the research literature by reporting the results of an investigation that explores whether regulatory governance practices in Nigeria’s downstream petroleum sector are fit for purpose. The rationale ...
  • 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 ...