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‘It is ridiculous that the Borough Librarian of Croydon should decide the policy of the Scottish Education Department’: the establishment of Scotland’s second library school.
(Maney Publishing, 2012-12)
In the middle of the 1960s, amid concerns about the direction of professional education in Scotland and problems with the number of places available for those to wishing to study librarianship, there emerged a strongly ...
The entrepreneurial process and the role of gender: a comparative study of entrepreneurs in the business services and technology sectors in Scotland.
(Robert Gordon University, 2012-10)
The comparatively low levels of entrepreneurship in Scotland and in particular, low rates of female entrepreneurship are well documented and have been the focus of numerous government policies. In addition, there are ...
Economic and development policy-making in Nigeria.
(Cambridge University Press., 2012-04)
The difficulties in effective engagement with the global trade environment, especially given the rules-based system of world trade applicable to member states of the World Trade Organisation, are a constant subject for ...
Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being ‘outed’ can force a blogger to cease.
There is an expanding literature on the police use of storytelling, but very little has been written in a policing context in relation to the contemporary practice of blogging. Consequentially, this paper reports on an ...
The Tunisian textile industry: local responses to internationalisation.
The continuing internationalisation of the textile industry has reduced the labour cost advantages of Tunisian clothing firms. These firms have a precarious position in the international value chain, often as subcontractors ...
North-east transport survey 2012
(Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, 2012-08)
The aim of this survey is to highlight the importance of transport and deliver a general overview of the services provided. Our conclusion is that transport providers in North-east Scotland are generally positive and ...
Policing rural crime.
(Arthur Rank Centre, 2012-12)
Key points o Between 2000 and 2012 over 1,000 police stations have been closed in the UK and many more have been placed on reduced opening hours. A similar situation is unfolding in Northern Ireland and Eire. This may ...
Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times.
(National Policing Improvement Agency, 2012-07)
The politics of destination marketing: Assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument.
(Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2012)
Purpose – Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) are very much a part of the Scottish tourism landscape in 2011. Some regional tourism stakeholders have created DMOs to manage their respective regional attractions, ...
Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences.
This paper describes a piece of research intended to establish user preferences for the design of virtual worlds for information retrieval, and reflects critically on the methodology adopted. Over 100 students and staff ...