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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 ...
  • Unconventional composite inorganic membrane fabrication for carbon emissions mitigation. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Osueke, Godson; Hossain, Mamdud; Gobina, Edward (WASET http://scholar.waset.org/1999.6/10001433, 2015-05-01)
    NWOGU, N., OSUEKE, G., HOSSAIN, M. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Unconventional composite inorganic membrane fabrication for carbon emissions mitigation. International journal of chemical, molecular, nuclear, materials and metallurgical engineering, 9(5), pages 542-545. World academy of science, engineering and technology, international science index 101 [online]. Available from: http://scholar.waset.org/1999.6/10001433
    An unconventional composite inorganic ceramic membrane capable of enhancing carbon dioxide emission decline was fabricated and tested at laboratory scale in conformism to various environmental guidelines and also to mitigate ...
  • 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 entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. 

    Karatas-Ozkan, Mine; Anderson, Alistair R.; Fayolle, Alain; Howells, Jeremy; Condor, Roland (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124, 2014-09-05)
    KARATAS-OZKAN, M., ANDERSON, A.R., FAYOLLE, A., HOWELLS, J. and CONDOR, R. 2014. Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. Journal of small business management [online], 52(4), pages 589-593. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124
    Entrepreneurship is characterized by complex, dynamic and emergent processes, and the interplay between actors, processes, and contexts. Postpositivistic approaches offer the opportunity to examine subtleties of the ...
  • Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. 

    Douglas, Anne; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-06-2015-0035, 2015-12-01)
    DOUGLAS, A. and GULARI, M.N. 2015. Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. Qualitative research journal [online], 15(4), pages 392-403. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-06-2015-0035
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to address the following questions: in what sense does experimentation as improvisation lead to methodological innovation? What are the implications of artistic experimentation as ...
  • 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 ...
  • Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe. 

    McKnight, Phillip J.; Tavakoli, Manouchehr; Weir, Charlie (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0416.2010.00157.x, 2010-07-02)
    MCKNIGHT, P.J., TAVAKOLI, M. and WEIR, C. 2010. Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe. Financial markets: institutions and instruments [online], 19(3), pages 189-213. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0416.2010.00157.x
    This paper examines the accuracy of security analysts? earnings forecasts and stock recommendations for firms in 13 European countries. We document at least three key findings. First, we find strong evidence that lead and ...
  • 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 ...