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  • Pay now, argue later... 

    Christie, David S. (https://www.academia.edu/37734690/Grove_v_S_and_T_2018_Court_of_Appeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf, 2018-12-08)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2018. Pay now, argue later... [online]. Available from: https://www.academia.edu/37734690/Grove_v_S_and_T_2018_Court_of_Appeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf
    This is a note on the author's thoughts on the decision of the Court of Appeal on the case of Grove v S&T relating to the interaction of the adjudiction and payment provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and ...
  • Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027, 2018-09-04)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2019. Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027
    This review looks at a book that aims to provide further understanding of search behaviour on mobile devices, as people act through not only web browsers, but also specialist mobile apps, transition between those apps and ...
  • Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. 

    Marcella-Hood, Madeleine (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2019-01-31)
    MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction ...
  • The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. 

    Ismael El Sayed, Ashraf Ali (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-09-30)
    ISMAEL EL SAYED, A.A. 2018. The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In recent years, a global movement towards a knowledge-based economy through the provision of adequate and appropriate infrastructure and development programs for leveraging the potential of human capital has started. There ...
  • Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. 

    Howard, Mary (Robert Gordon University Law School, 2018-12-31)
    HOWARD, M. 2018. Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research aims to ascertain whether and to what extent cultural issues impact the accessibility and effectiveness of international arbitration, and to provide recommendations which will contribute to the improvement ...
  • An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. 

    Md Yusof, Mazni (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-08-31)
    MD YUSOF, M. 2018. An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study explored the issues related to academic libraries' position and the positioning process. The study adopted an inductive and grounded theory approach to illuminate the academic library's position and positioning ...
  • Sectarianism and the accounting profession: the case of Lebanon. 

    Al Mardini, Maisa (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2018-03-31)
    AL MARDINI, M. 2018. Sectarianism and the accounting profession: the case of Lebanon. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The research on the development of accounting profession has been mostly confined to Anglo-Saxon settings and specific historical. In recent years, some researchers examined the impact of colonization, imperialism, race, ...
  • Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. 

    Cunningham, James; McGuire, David (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124, 2019-04-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and MCGUIRE, D. 2019. Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. Human resource development international [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124
    Minority-ethnic, family-run SMEs perform an increasingly important role in the Scottish economy. Yet, research has identified that such businesses are less likely to access publicly-funded business support and training ...
  • Interest representation in the EU: an open and structured dialogue? 

    Greenwood, Justin (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98800-9_2, 2018-12-12)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest representation in the EU: an open and structured dialogue? In Dialer, D. and Richter, M. (eds.) Lobbying in the European Union: strategies, dynamics and trends. Cham: Springer [online], pages 21-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98800-9_2
    Since 1992, the European Commission has sought to build ‘An Open and Structured Dialogue’ with interest groups, and since 2001 a broader ‘Dialogue with Civil Society’. A core feature of this dialogue involves instruments ...
  • Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6, 2018-11-24)
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. In Costa, O. (ed.) The European Parliament in times of EU crisis: dynamics and transformations. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 121-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6
    As the directly elected institution of representative democracy, the European Parliament (EP) is at the centre of debates about the nature of the EU polity. The dramatic increase in its legislative powers since becoming a ...
  • Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. [2019]. Power at the expense of diffuse interests? The European Parliament as a legitimacy-seeking institution. European politics and society [online], (accepted).
    Has the European Parliament (EP)’s acquisition of legislative powers diluted its traditional support for diffuse interests? This article considers the various arguments that challenge the EP’s reputation as a champion of ...
  • An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes. 

    Douglas, Shonagh; Gammie, Elizabeth Black Anderson (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2019.1605532, 2019-04-18)
    DOUGLAS, S. and GAMMIE, E. 2019. An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes. Accounting education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2019.1605532
    Non-technical skills are essential for today’s professional accountant who operates in a dynamic socio-technical environment. Accounting degrees have continued to be criticised for failing to develop these skills to the ...
  • Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. 

    Cousins, Fionnuala; Reid, Peter H.; Tait, Elizabeth; Thomas, Annette
    COUSINS, F., REID, P., TAIT, E. and THOMAS, A. [2019]. Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted).
    Purpose:- This paper presents an analysis of the development of a new graduate certificate course in Petroleum Data Management. The course was developed in response to an identified gap in skills and training in data ...
  • Extradition and mental health in UK law. 

    Arnell, Paul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10609-019-09369-7, 2019-04-12)
    ARNELL, P. 2019. Extradition and mental health in UK law. Criminal law forum [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10609-019-09369-7
    The response of UK extradition law and practice to requested persons presenting with mental health disorders is multi-faceted and unnecessarily complex. The issues raised are not consistently addressed. The reasons for ...
  • Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries. 

    Reid, Peter H.
    REID, P.H. [2019]. Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries. Library and information history [online], (accepted).
    This article examines some of the lesser known libraries of Scottish lairds and gentry. The research here formed the basis of the keynote paper delivered at the Library and Information History Group’s annual conference ...
  • 'If your mother says she loves you, check it out': citizens' approaches to evaluating the credibility of information provided online by political actors in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (2019-01-09)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2019. 'If your mother says she loves you, check it out': citizens' approaches to evaluating the credibility of information provided online by political actors in Scotland. Presented at the 2019 Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association annual conference (MeCCSA 2019), 9-11 January 2019, Stirling, UK.
    This paper provided an overview of developments in online information credibility evaluation over the previous 25 years, relating these to the results of two studies conducted by the authors in 2017: 1) an online survey ...
  • "Blood has been spilt on that spot”: exploring the relationship between the supernatural and the library and information sciences. 

    Lockerbie, Hayley; Baxter, Graeme (2018-08-23)
    LOCKERBIE, H. and BAXTER, G. 2018. "Blood has been spilt on that spot”: exploring the relationship between the supernatural and the library and information sciences. Presented at the 2018 Supernatural in contemporary society conference, 23-24 August 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper explored the relationship between the supernatural and the library and information sciences. This relationship was considered in terms of five distinct facets: 1) the portrayal of libraries and librarians in ...
  • Debating the research agenda around fake news. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (2018-06-05)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2018. Debating the research agenda around fake news. Presented at the 2018 This is not a fake conference!, 5 June 2018, London, UK.
    This paper presented a review of the kinds of research being undertaken into fake news, together with some of the results of the authors’ current and proposed research into fact response, fact checking and the journey of ...
  • Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place. 

    Gaddefors, Johan; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A004, 2018-12-10)
    GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place. In Higgins, D., Jones, P. and McGowan, P. (eds.) Creating entrepreneurial space: talking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates. Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research, 9A. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 4, pages 63-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A004
    The objective of this longitudinal ethnography of a rural small town in Northern Sweden, following the presence and identifying the processes associated with an incoming entrepreneur, was to better understand entrepreneurship ...
  • Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical. 

    Warren, Lorraine; Anderson, Alistair R.; Bensemann, Jo (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A007, 2018-12-10)
    WARREN, L., ANDERSON, A.R. and BENSEMANN, J. 2018. Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical. In Higgins, D., Jones, P. and McGowan, P. (eds.) Creating entrepreneurial space: talking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates. Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research, 9A. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 7, pages 113-127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A007
    In this chapter, the authors explore entrepreneurial change in Stanton, a rural small town in New Zealand. This once prosperous place has suffered economically and socially as its past core industries have vanished, and ...

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