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The mature learner: understanding entrepreneurial learning processes of university students from a social constructivist perspective.
(Robert Gordon University, 2012-02)
Entrepreneurship is identified as a highly complex (Neck and Greene 2011), unpredictable (Kuratko 2004), dynamic (Cope 2005) and constantly evolving (Anderson 2000) phenomenon that is embedded into and emerges from its ...
Relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups.
(Robert Gordon University, 2012-10)
This doctoral thesis explores relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups. As a complete participant observer, I used grounded theory to investigate relational processes through which leadership is constructed, ...
Tourism network sector survey report 2011
(Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, 2012-08)
Member’s needs are at the heart of the work of the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce and, as a result, we have formed a range of sector-interest groups from within our membership of more than 1,200 organisations ...
Old-fashioned or enlightened?: small retailers’ practices in e-procurement.
The paper considers how and why SME retailers use the internet in their procurement processes. Examining retailers' views and reasons, we relate these to existing technology acceptance models, employing a qualitative ...
The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis.
(Philosophy Documentation Center., 2012)
This article reflects on the philosophical implications of the crisis for the nation-state and culture in relation to business and management. The global triumph of the neo-liberal economic model in the 1990s and early ...
The influence of procurement methods on dispute resolution mechanism choice in construction.
The success of major infrastructure projects is crucial to economic development. Clients' expectations that infrastructure projects will meet their objectives are however confronted by hackneyed construction and engineering ...
Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues.
Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, ...
“Leadership”: a perniciously vague concept.
Purpose – Despite the vast amount of literature covering the concept of leadership, it remains contentious, under-conceptualised and often uncritical. The purpose of this paper is to question the validity of the concept ...
Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere.
(SAGE Publications., 2012-03)
This article examines motivations for knowledge sharing in blogs written by police officers. It draws on the findings of a research project completed in 2011 based on content analysis of 63 blogs.
Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking.
Purpose – The paper aims to better understand the process of networking by small business with their customers to achieve innovations. In particular the relative roles of face-to-face and virtual interaction are to be ...