Now showing items 1-20 of 1029

  • The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (University of Boras http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html, 2014-09-02)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2014. The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. Information research [online], 19(4), Special Issue Supplement: Proceedings of the information behaviour conference (ISIC 2014), 2-5 September 2014, Leeds, UK, Part 1. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html
    Introduction. The paper will present the preliminary results of a study of voters' online information behaviour being conducted during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum campaign. The referendum provides a rare ...
  • The 21st century terrorist: hostis humani generis? 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Scientific Research Publishing. hhtp://dx.doi.org/10.4236/blr.2012.34022, 2012-12)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2012. The 21st century terrorist: hostis humani generis? Beijing Law Review, 3 (4), pp. 158-169.
    Some argue that 21st century terrorism is no different from the past. This paper argues otherwise. It considers that our social response—The revulsion against the frequent violation of the sanctity of human life and the ...
  • Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications of an international financial reporting framework. 

    Crawford, Louise; Morgan, Gareth G.; Cordery, Carolyn J. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12146, 2017-11-23)
    CRAWFORD, L., MORGAN, G.G. and CORDERY, C.J. 2017. Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications of an international financial reporting framework. Financial accountability and management [online], 34(2), pages 181-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12146
    This paper provides empirical evidence which informs contemporary debates on developing international financial reporting standards for not-for-profit organisations (NPOs) (CCAB, 2013a,b; IFRS Foundation, 2015). Drawing ...
  • Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. 

    Ado, Rabiu (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Accounting and Finance Department., 2016-03)
    ADO, R. 2016. Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Local Content is an oil sector governance and sustainability policy that aims at check-mating the dominance of the foreign oil companies in host countries, and encouraging the participation of the local oil firms in the ...
  • Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/07036337.2011.579749, 2011-07)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2011. Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. Journal of European Integration, 33 (4), pp. 437-451.
    The absence of a formal place in representative democracy at EU level casts sub-national authorities more as actors of EU participatory democracy. Where they have specific interests to pursue their Brussels offices act ...
  • Adapt and thrive. 

    Cunningham, James (Wilmington Group PLC http://www.privateclientadviser.co.uk/feature/family/adapt-and-thrive, 2014-11)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., 2014. Adapt and thrive. Private Client Advisor, 20 (1), pp. 16-19.
    Family businesses are unique, peculiar and without question set-aside from non-family rivals. Dealing with them can be an emotional rollercoaster for both practitioner and client. The academic discussion surrounding family ...
  • Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. 

    Todd, Nicholas; Ezeani, Elimma C. (Sweet and Maxwell https://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-12-31)
    TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 2016(4), pages 315-336. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.
    Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was ...
  • Adopting 'agile leadership' in the police service. 

    Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing5.pdf, 2008-08)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Adopting ‘agile leadership’ in the Police Service. SIPR Briefing Paper, 5.
  • The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium-sized firms. 

    Oh, Ka-Young; Cruickshank, Douglas; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2008.08.001, 2009-02)
    OH, K-Y., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium sized firms. Technovation, 29 (2), pp. 110-121
    The purpose of this study was to explore the adoption of e-trade innovations by small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in South Korea. Employing a modified TAM model, which included the industry environment and ...
  • The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. 

    Dakup, Karan (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2018-05-01)
    DAKUP, K. 2018. The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The increasing government and consumer interest in, and growing concerns about environmental issues have pressured businesses to adopt eco-innovative measures and activities. These pressures have been felt particularly by ...
  • Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. 

    Al Fadhli, Meshal Shehab; Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906060071, 2006-03)
    AL FADHLI, M. S. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. Information Development, 22 (1), pp. 32-47.
    The concept of "resource sharing" between libraries was encompassed by the original aims of the Gulf States Cooperation Council, and the need for it has been stimulated by the increased amount of published information, and ...
  • Advance decisions, dementia and subsequent inconsistent behaviour: a call for greater clarity in the law. 

    Christie, Sarah
    CHRISTIE, S. [2018]. Advance decisions, dementia and subsequent inconsistent behaviour: a call for greater clarity in the law. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], (accepted).
    This paper considers the interpretation of section 25(2)(c) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, on the relevance of subsequent inconsistent behaviour by the maker of an advance decision. Consideration of the very few cases, ...
  • After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104823, 2011)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2011. After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 31 (1/2), pp. 91-109.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of shame in entrepreneurship. Extant research in relation to the entrepreneurial process has tended to concentrate upon the entrepreneur as hero and other ...
  • Agency costs, corporate governance mechanisms and ownership structure in large UK publicly quoted companies: a panel data analysis. 

    McKnight, Phillip J.; Weir, Charlie (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2007.09.008, 2008-02-01)
    MCKNIGHT, P.J. and WEIR, C. 2009. Agency costs, corporate governance mechanisms and ownership structure in large UK publicly quoted companies: a panel data analysis. The quarterly review of economics and finance [online], 49(2), pages 139-158. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2007.09.008
    This paper examines the impact of governance and ownership variables on agency costs for a panel of large UK quoted companies. We use three measures of agency costs: the ratio of sales-to-total assets, the interaction of ...
  • Airport public engagement strategy template. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport public engagement strategy template. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used ...
  • Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used ...
  • #alternativefacts? Citizen's percetions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2017-05-04)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. #alternativefacts? Citizen's perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. Presented at Staffordshire University Library Teachmeet. Information literacy and making judgements: from Brexit to The White House, 4 May 2017, Stoke-on Trent, UK.
    This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, ...
  • Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. 

    Diochon, Monica C.; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11365-010-0161-0, 2011-03)
    DIOCHON, M. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2011. Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 7 (1), pp. 93-109
    Social enterprises are unusual change organizations; typically their purpose is to bring about change to improve social well-being. Yet they do so in unusual ways. Traditional entrepreneurs generate social value as a ...
  • An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen. 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; Tait, Elizabeth; Copper, Katie (Robert Gordon University, 2009-10-31)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., TAIT, E. and MORRISON, K. 2009. An analysis of alcohol use and disorders amongst those detained in custody in Aberdeen. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The relationship between alcohol and crime is highly topical and increasingly important to policy makers. The connection between alcohol consumption and crime has significant implications for the implementation of appropriate ...
  • An analysis of eParticipation in Scottish local authorities 

    Tait, Elizabeth (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Consulting the public in policy making is a statutory obligation for Scottish local authorities but ‘traditional’ forms of public participation such as public meetings are not considered to be effective for engaging a ...