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  • The ‘main street’ in Kirkwall: a pilot research project; draft report. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David; Morrison, Katie; Reid, Peter H.; Vergunst, Jo; Williams, Dorothy (2010-10)
    In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the ‘main street’ (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert ...
  • Maintaining retrieval knowledge in a case-based reasoning system. 

    Craw, Susan; Jarmulak, Jacek; Rowe, Ray (Blackwell http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0824-7935&site=1, 2001-05)
    CRAW, S., JARMULAK, J. and ROWE, R., 2001. Maintaining retrieval knowledge in a case-based reasoning system. Computational Intelligence, 17 (2), pp. 346-363.
    The knowledge stored in a case-base is central to the problem-solving of a Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) system. Therefore, case-base main- tenance is a key component of maintaining a CBR system. However, other knowledge ...
  • Maintenance optimisation for wind turbines. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A. (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, School of Engineering, 2008-04)
    Wind is becoming an increasingly important source of energy for countries that ratify to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and mitigate the effects of global warming. Investments in wind farms are affected by ...
  • Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. 

    Unsworth, John (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2002-12)
    The development of nursing practice has become a central feature of modern healthcare. The advent of clinical governance has resulted in the development of an organisational climate where practitioners are encouraged to ...
  • Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150181, 2015-09)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J. and SALMAN, H., 2015. Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 205-216.
    This paper presents the application of a Conceptual Design Stages Protocol during feasibility stages within a multidisciplinary design team, for the purpose of bridging the gap between ideas generation and their representation ...
  • Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. 

    Christie, Sarah; Anderson, Maggie (Uitgeverij Paris bv. http://dx.doi.org/0.7590/221354013X13823631596237, 2013-11)
    CHRISTIE, S. and ANDERSON, M., 2013. Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. Journal of Medical Law and Ethics, 2013 (2) pp. 85 - 109
    This article sets out to consider the extent to which advance directives can be used as an effective means to entrench personal autonomy, and, in the light of their statutory form in numerous other jurisdictions, consider ...
  • The managed entry of new drugs into a National Health Service: a case study for Malta. 

    Bonanno, Patricia Vella (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2003-06)
    The research question was to determine if it is possible to develop a systematic approach to the managed entry of new drugs into a National Health Service( NHS), using Malta as a case study. In early 1999, Malta had ...
  • Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/iilr.2000.0121, 1999-12)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1999. Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. International Information and Library Review, 31 (4), pp. 225-244
    This paper reflects on the outcomes of a project undertaken in 1997/98, and examines issues relating to the development of the managerial expertise that underpins the library and information services in Latin America and ...
  • Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Hannabuss, C. Stuart; Wildgoose, David M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol19/issue3/, 1993)
    JOHNSON, I. M., HANNABUSS, C. S. and WILDGOOSE, D. M., 1993. Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. IFLA Journal, 19 (3), pp. 280-291
    This paper is a report on research into management education and training for librarians, which was initiated and funded by the Library and Information Services Committee (Scotland) [LISC(S)]. It outlines the origin of the ...
  • Management education in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Medina, Aurelia Fuertes; Herrera, Luis A. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2001-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., MEDINA, A. F. and HERRERA, L.A., 2001. Management education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Education for Information, 19 (1), pp. 3-18
    This paper examines some issues relating to the development in Latin America and the Caribbean of the managerial expertise that underpins the modernisation of library and information services. It reports on part of a ...
  • Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. 

    Gumilar, Dudung; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614533.asp, 1995)
    GUMILAR, D. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1995. Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 1, pp. 57-84.
    This paper examines the potential and actual use of computer generated information in decision making by academic library managers. It begins by discussing some of the contemporary issues in British higher education ...
  • The management of aircraft passenger survival in fire. 

    Trimble, E. J. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1993-05)
    This study examines the main problems associated with passenger survival and evacuation in survivable aircraft fire situations under current regulatory safety requirements and assesses current and alternative strategies ...
  • Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis. 

    Blackler, Frank; Crump, Norman; McDonald, Seonaidh (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/135050849961001, 1999-02)
    BLACKLER, F., CRUMP, N. and MCDONALD, S., 1999. Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis. Organization, 6 (1), pp. 5-31.
    An activity theoretical analysis is presented of an organisation that is operating in a rapidly changing sector and whose competitiveness depends upon the design skills of its engineers, a number of whom are world experts ...
  • Managing labour under extreme risk: collective bargaining in the North Sea Oil industry. 

    Thom, Alix Ann (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 1989-03)
    The thesis is concerned with the means by which labour is managed in the young, turbulent and high risk industry of North Sea oil extraction. To explain this, the study had to extend beyond the more usual focus of ...
  • Managing the safety chain: the management of workforce safety and competency in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Pirie, Tracy (OPITO International FZ LLC, 2012-10)
    MARCELLA, R., ROWLANDS, H. and PIRIE, T., 2012. Managing the safety chain: the management of workforce safety and competency in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    Aberdeen Business School, part of Robert Gordon University, have conducted multiple interviews in nine operating and contracting companies across the globe to gain insight into the management of workforce safety and ...
  • Mappin Open Solo Show 

    Cranston, Andrew (Sheffield Museums, 2002-01)
    Mappin Open Solo Show (2002) The Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK. Jan 2002 - Apr 2002. Catalogue, full colour, essays by Julie Milne, published by Sheffield Museums. Exhibition funded by Sheffield Museums, and The Arts Council of England.
    Two images from a body of work entitled 'Narrative driven by shape', which, along with other works, formed the basis of a solo show held at The Mappin Art Gallery in Sheffield from January to April 2002.
  • Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. 

    Smith, Robert (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/, 2010)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. In: A.A. STANTON, M. DAY and I.M. WELPE, eds. Neuroeconomics and the firm. Edward Elgar. pp. 193-216.
    This chapter contributes from a theoretical and practical perspective providing an overview of emerging research strands in entrepreneurship and neuroeconomics. This review maps and unites the research in a unified ...
  • Mapping relational efficiency in neuro-fuzzy hybrid cost models. 

    Tokede, Olubukola; Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Smith, Simon; Wamuziri, Sam (ASCE http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413517.149, 2014-05)
    TOKEDE, O., AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D.D, SMITH, S.D, and WAMUZIRI, S., 2014. Mapping relational efficiency in neuro-fuzzy hybrid cost models. In: D. CASTRO-LACOUTURE, J. IRIZARRY and ASHURI, B., eds. Construction Research Congress 2014: Construction in a Global Network. 19-21 May 2014. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers. Pp. 1458-1467.
    Significant improvements are achievable in the accuracy of cost estimates if cost models adequately incorporate issues of flexibility and uncertainty. This study evaluates the relational efficiencies of the fuzzy composition ...
  • Market efficiency, volatility behaviour and asset pricing analysis of the oil & gas companies quoted on the London Stock Exchange. 

    Sanusi, Muhammad Surajo (Robert Gordon University Department of Accounting and Finance, 2015-06)
    This research assessed market efficiency, volatility behaviour, asset pricing, and oil price risk exposure of the oil and gas companies quoted on the London Stock Exchange with the aim of providing fresh evidence on the ...
  • Marketing in high-tech start-ups: overcoming the liability of newness in Israel 

    Chorev, Schaul; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11365-006-8689-8, 2006-06)
    CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A., 2006. Marketing in high-tech start-ups: overcoming the liability of newness in Israel. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 2 (2), pp. 281-297
    For new companies in general, marketing is a critical issue. However, many high tech start ups face particular problems associated with marketing. They may have a product, rather than a customer focus; they may lack marketing ...