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Open for business? An historical comparative study of public access to information about two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland.
(Information Research., 2014-03)
This paper compares public access to information about two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland: the construction of a gas terminal by the British Gas Council and Total in the 1970s, and the current ...
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. ...
Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014.
(Robert Gordon University., 2014-11)
Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which ...
Extradition, the forum bar and transnational drug trafficking.
(LexisNexis Butterworth, 2014-10-18)
Concerns have been expressed over what are perceived as insufficient safeguards in UK law to protect persons amenable to concurrent criminal jurisdiction. These were particularly forceful where an accused person had material ...
An empirical study of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)
(Robert Gordon University, 2014-04)
This study conducts research to investigate whether Nigeria gaining Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) compliance status in 2011 has, in practice, improved transparency practices in its oil and gas industry. ...
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 ...
Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the under researched interface between entrepreneur and family business stories and in particular the form and structure of second-generation entrepreneur stories. It illustrates how ...
Innovation culture in small Tunisian ICT firms.
The research aims to ask whether, in the absence of overarching innovative conditions, a small firm can have an innovative culture and what its scale and scope is. The study employs four exploratory case studies. This ...
The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger.
We consider why most small firms remain small. Employing an inductive analysis of responses from a survey of 2,521 small business owners about employment regulation, we examine the nature and effects of smallness. We found ...
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