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  • The UK children's publishing house - adapting to change for the multimedia market. 

    Anthoney, Audrey McIntosh; Royle, Jo; Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005366, 2000)
    ANTHONEY, A., ROYLE, J. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2000. The UK children's publishing house - adapting to change for the multimedia market. Electronic Library, 18 (4), pp. 269-278.
    The research project currently in progress aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of the children’s multimedia publishing industry in the UK and the challenges of adapting to change for publishers who have entered ...
  • UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. 

    Arnell, Paul; Quiroz-Onate, Diego (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJLSE.2010.033355, 2010)
    ARNELL, P. and QUIROZ-ONATE, D., 2010. UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 3(3), pp. 183-212.
    UK compliance with its international obligations in the area of bribery and corruption is in question. Recent domestic and international developments have brought this issue to the fore. This article addresses UK compliance. ...
  • UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741, 2013)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2013. UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? Journal of Youth Studies, 16 (3), pp. 404-419.
    This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey ...
  • Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall’s car culture. 

    Barker, Lucy; Connolly, David; Gray, David (MVA Consultancy http://www.orkney.gov.uk/Files/Transport/Kirkwall_Kick-Start/Car_Culture_Kirkwall_Report.pdf, 2009)
    BARKER, L., CONNOLLY, D. and GRAY, D., 2009. Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall’s car culture [online]. Edinburgh: MVA Consultancy in association with Robert Gordon University. Available from: http://www.orkney.gov.uk/Files/Transport/Kirkwall_Kick-Start/Car_Culture_Kirkwall_Report.pdf [Accessed 20 August 2014]
  • Understanding barriers and opportunities in agricultural information management in post-Soviet states: a case study of Kazakhstan. 

    Abdrassilova, Raikhan (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2015-10)
    After the break-up of the former Soviet Union in 1991, several states declared independence, including the Republic of Kazakhstan. Under the centralised soviet system Kazakhstan provided mainly raw materials to the USSR, ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. nttp://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17506200910982019, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 3 (3), pp. 256-268.
    Purpose: This research paper focuses upon organised criminals as an enterprising community and as enterprising people. Organized crime is a global phenomenon that concentrates upon the development of both [1] Sustainable ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurial resilience development within institutional constraints: a case of Ghana. 

    Abebrese, Armstrong (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2015-04)
    This thesis contributes towards understanding the dynamic phenomenon of entrepreneurship by exploring how entrepreneurs developed resilience within institutional constraints at the lived experience level. This is a qualitative ...
  • Understanding leadership and management development in a health board of NHS Scotland. 

    Seow, Jireh Hooi Inn (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-12)
    This doctoral thesis, entitled Understanding Leadership and Management Development in a Health Board of NHS Scotland, is completely written by Jireh Hooi Inn Seow for submission to meet the partial requirements of the ...
  • Understanding particularism. 

    Spicker, Paul (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/026101839401303901, 1994-01)
    SPICKER, P., 1994. Understanding particularism. Critical Social Policy, 13 (39), pp. 5 – 20.
    Particularism refers to the idea that different moral standards apply to different people. This view is inherently discriminatory. The universal application of moral principles has been challenged in 'communitarian' ...
  • Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture. 

    Hourigan, Neasa; McClean, David (Higher Education Academy http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/disciplines/built_environment/Understanding_Student_and_Staff_Perceptions_of_Feedback.pdf, 2011-12)
    HOURIGAN, N. and MCCLEAN, D., 2011. Understanding student and staff perceptions of feedback in architecture [online]. York: Higher Education Academy. Available from: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/disciplines/built-environment/Built_Env_Feedback_Architecture [Accessed 15 July 2014]
    This report presents the results of a collaborative project between Queens University, Belfast and the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, and builds on a dialogue initiated during Session 2009-10 through which course ...
  • Understanding the entrepreneur as socially constructed. 

    Smith, Robert (The Robert Gordon University School of Management, 2006-01)
    The objective of this thesis, which combines two levels of analysis, is to explore the entrepreneur as a social construct and the socially constructed nature of entrepreneurship. It builds upon a limited number of extant ...
  • Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students’ personal development: a European perspective. 

    Mueller, Sabine; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2014.05.003, 2014-11)
    MUELLER, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2014. Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students’ personal development: a European perspective. International Journal of Management Education, 12 (3), pp. 500-511.
    Based on what we know about the multiplex nature of entrepreneurship, we argue that entrepreneurship is a difficult topic to teach. One response has been a shift to constructionist perspectives where learning is seen as ...
  • Understanding the influence of occupants’ behaviour on the hygrothermal performance of insulated solid walls in traditional housing. 

    Herrera-Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (ENHR http://www.enhr2014.com/, 2014-07)
    HERRERA-GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2014. Understanding the influence of occupants’ behaviour on the hygrothermal performance of insulated solid walls in traditional housing. In: Proceedings of ENHR 2014. [online] 1-4 July 2014. Delft: ENHR. Available from: http://www.enhr2014.com/ [Accessed 20 May 2015]
    Residential buildings in the UK consume around 28% of total final energy use. Therefore, in order to achieve the CO2 and fuel poverty reduction targets set by the Scottish government, it will be necessary to improve the ...
  • Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. 

    McElhinney, Evelyn; Cheater, Francine M.; Kidd, Lisa (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jan.12281, 2014-06)
    MCELHINNEY, E., CHEATER, F. M. and KIDD, L., 2014. Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70 (6), pp. 1267-1275.
    Aims: This paper discusses the methodological challenges of using the 3D social virtual world Second Life for research and offers some solutions on a range of research issues including: ethical approval, gaining consent, ...
  • Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private. 

    Weir, Charlie; Laing, David; Wright, Mike (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603100500278221, 2005-09)
    WEIR, C.M., LAING, D. and WRIGHT, M., 2005. Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private. Applied Financial Economics, 15 (13), pp. 947-961
    There is widespread anecdotal evidence that poor stock market performance is an important reason for taking a company private. The results support the perceived undervaluation hypothesis. The finding also applies to ...
  • Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. 

    Neill, Lorna; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis, 1992)
    NEILL, L. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1992. Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. International Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship, 6 (2), pp. 95-117.
    This paper reviews the various types of information services which are provided for unemployed teenagers, and the nature of teenagers awareness and expectations. The point of view of various information providers is ...
  • UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 1998-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. Education for Information, 16 (3), pp. 237-242
  • The university's role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17561391111166957, 2011)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2011. The university’s role in developing Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship, 3 (3), pp. 175-184
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the existing literature and conceptual developments to explore how and why universities should teach entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach – This is a theoretical ...
  • Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. 

    Steed, Josie (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/journalvol2/pdf/Steed_Josephine.pdf, 2012)
    STEED, J., 2012. Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. Making Futures, 2, pp. 297-306.
    Knitting is embedded within our culture and navigates between practice, artefact, and narrative, acting as a rich metaphor for social change (Hemmings, 2010). Knitting can transcend traditional boundaries of craft practice ...
  • Urban greenspace: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Miller, David; Davies, Anne-Marie; Scott, Stephen (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction http://www.itcon.org/2006/14, 2006)
    LAING, R., MILLER, D., DAVIES, A.-M. and SCOTT, S., 2006. Urban greenspace: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system. Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 11, pp. 177-196.
    This paper provides an overview of work undertaken on measuring the environmental values of green spaces, coupled with spatial analysis tools for aiding decision relating to the planning of urban green spaces. The work ...