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Marketing sustainability: use of information sources and degrees of voluntary simplicity.
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-10)
The concept of voluntary simplicity (VS) is taken as a starting point to investigate consumers' use of information sources when making purchases of sustainable technological products and services. Differences in information ...
Benevolent gang leaders, commercial escapees and sleepers: a conceptual framework for Scottish social enterprise leadership engaging with the ‘new society’.
(Robert Gordon University, 2011-01)
This exploratory research study examines the experiences of a purposive sample of leaders of Social Enterprises (SEs) in Scotland to discover how leaders deal with the challenges of running this type of organisation at ...
Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences.
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on a review of the writing practices and experiences of scholars who have published qualitative papers in the field of entrepreneurship. It evaluates existing knowledge about ...
A model of key characteristics affecting consumer attitudes toward the usage of free legitimate ad-supported music download services.
(Robert Gordon University, 2013-06)
Digital music file sharing has had a significant negative financial impact on the recorded music industry, causing multi-billion dollar losses over the past decade. In a world where file sharing is now an activity that ...
CEO and CSR: business leaders and corporate social responsibility.
(The Robert Gordon University, 2010-04)
The increasing commercial and social pressure for business leaders to act in a socially responsible manner is undermined by the lack of standards in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) legislation, auditing, indexing, ...
The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children’s sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers.
(Robert Gordon University, 2014-05)
Academics, educationalists and parents have all expressed increasing concern about targeting and marketing towards children, particularly to those within the age group of eight to thirteen, and identified as tweenagers. ...
A Bourdieuan analysis of qualitative authorship in entrepreneurship scholarship.
Empirically, this study builds on responses from leading qualitative entrepreneurship scholars. We carry out a Bourdieuan analysis of the field of entrepreneurship scholarship—particularly heterodox qualitative writing—and ...
No through road: a critical examination of researcher assumptions and approaches to researching sustainability.
Purpose: The purpose of this chapter is to examine the ways in which academic researchers frame and conduct sustainability research, and to ask to what extent we are limited by these frames. Design/methodology/approach: ...
An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry.
(The Robert Gordon University, 2010)
The research interest for this study began with a general observation of the lack of theory-practice integration between the academic context of recycling and entrepreneurship set against the growth in the recycling ...
Means-end theory in tourism research.