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  • Inspirational tales: propagating the entrepreneurial narrative amongst children. 

    Smith, Robert (Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship http://www.babson.edu/entrep/fer/Babson2002/III/III_P2/III_P2.htm, 2002)
    SMITH, ROBERT, 2002. Inspirational tales: propagating the entrepreneurial narrative amongst children. In: WILLIAM D. BYGRAVE et al., eds. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2002: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 2002. Babson Park, Massachusetts: Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship.
    Many entrepreneurial narratives act as inspirational tales, propagating valued stories at an ideological and mythological level. By participating in them we expose others to the inspirational power of the narrative and ...
  • Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Babson College http://fusionmx.babson.edu/entrep/fer/BABSON2003/VII/VII-S14/VII-S14.html, 2003-06)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2003. Conforming non-conformists: semiotic manifestations of an entrepreneurial identity. In: W. D. BYGRAVE, ed. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 4-8 June 2003. Boston: Babson College. (summary only)
    Existing research has exposed the role of myth and metaphor in the social construction of entrepreneurship. This study considers the physical images portrayed, an appreciation of which presents a useful additional dimension ...
  • Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. 

    Atorough, Peter; Donaldson, Bill; Harris, Ainslie J. (Edukator d.o.o., 2011-06)
    ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A., 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference. June 1 -2 2011. Slovenia: Edukator.
    The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and ...
  • Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Tait, Elizabeth; Gray, David (RICS/COBRA http://www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA%20paper.pdf, 2012-09-11)
    LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. Presented at the construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada. London: RICS. Hosted on www.care-north.eu [online]. Available from: www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA paper.pdf
    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, ...
  • Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. 

    Jones, David R. (Unpublished, 2013-05)
    JONES, D. R., 2013. Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. In: The 8th International Critical Management Studies Conference: Extending the limits of neo-liberal capitalism. 10-13 July 2013. Manchester. (Unpublished)
    Most proponents of ecological sustainability within universities seem to have found a space where they feel they can more or less shrug off the need for such meaningful critical reflection. There has been a preoccupation ...
  • A systems view of youth business start-ups in the Arab countries: influences and barriers. 

    Beloucif, Ahmed; Bouguerra, A. (Middlesex University Dubai., 2013-11)
    BELOUCIF, A. and BOUGUERRA, A., 2013. A systems view of youth business start-ups in the Arab countries: influences and barriers. In: A. KARNIK, A. EPPS and K. SANDERSON, eds. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Studies. 26th-28th November 2013. Dubai: Middlesex University Dubai.
    Purpose – After the Arab spring, much attention has been devoted recently to diffuse the boiling situation across the Arab world. A number of policies have been introduced by governments. Amongst of them, it is to encourage ...
  • Proceedings of the energy policy conference: energy projects and social license of energy projects in Scotland. 

    Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School (Robert Gordon University, 2013-11-14)
    ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY. ABERDEEN BUSINESS SCHOOL. 2013. Proceedings of the energy policy conference: energy projects and social license of energy projects in Scotland. 14-15 November 2013, Aberdeen, UK.
    Attracting investments for renewing infrastructure, developing onshore gas activity or carbon capture and storage are just a few of the policy entries in the United Kingdom's long list of priorities for enhancing the ...
  • Reading strategy for the MBA: information effective use of learner time for critical reading. 

    Sutherland, Bill J.; Nichol, Anne (RGU, 2014-05-09)
    SUTHERLAND, B. and NICHOL, A. 2014. Reading strategy for the MBA: information effective use of learner time for critical reading. In the Proceedings for the 1st annual teaching and learning conference, 9 May 2014, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper is motivated by the development of a reading strategy for the MBA at RGU. It provides an overview of current views on the importance of reading to inform significant learner hours on directed and self-directed ...
  • Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira; Stephen, Graeme; McWhirr, Susan M. (University of Stirling (Organisers) https://www.stir.ac.uk/events/archive/propelconference/, 2014-06-25)
    FULFORD, H., BAILEY, M., STEPHEN, G. and MCWHIRR, S.M. 2014. Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. Presented at the Professional practice education and learning conference (ProPEL), 25-27 June 2014, Stirling, UK.
    In recent decades there has been a considerable growth in the delivery of professional education in online mode. To support this mode of learning, educators now have at their disposal an array of tools, with recent additions ...
  • Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation. 

    Sutherland, Bill J. (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. http://academic-conferences.org/ecie/ecie2014/ecie14-proceedings.htm, 2014-09)
    SUTHERLAND, W. J., 2014. Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation. In: B. GALBRAITH, ed. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 18-19 September 2014. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. Pp. 438-445.
    Optoelectronics (or photonics) has developed as a significant enabling technology central to the operation of a wide range of artefacts evident in telecommunications, consumer electronics, medical devices and defence. ...
  • Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. 

    Dakup, Karan; Fulford, Heather; Sutherland, Bill J. (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., 2014-09)
    DAKUP, K., FULFORD, H. and SUTHERLAND, B., 2014. Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. In: B. GALBRAITH, ed. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 18-19 September 2014. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. Pp. 507-513
    Increasing concerns towards environmental issues (transportation emissions, global warming, depletion of natural resources) in today’s global economy has resulted in the need for businesses to be more environmentally ...
  • Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html, 2014-09-18)
    FULFORD, H. and BAILEY, M. 2014. Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Reading: Academic Conferences Ltd [online], pages 198-206. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html
    Review of relevant literature highlighted that entrepreneurs need help to reflect on, and make sense of, the challenges and opportunities that occur during the entrepreneurial process. For students who are unfamiliar with ...
  • A living legislature: the EP as an ordinary legislator. 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (EUSA (ORGANISERS) https://eustudies.org/conference/papers/download/250, 2015-03-05)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2015. A living legislature: the EP as an ordinary legislator. In the Proceedings of the 14th European Unions Studies Association biennial conference [online], 5-7 March 2015, Boston, USA. Available from: https://eustudies.org/conference/papers/download/250
    This paper explores possibilities of cooperation between rationalist and sociological insights by examining the institutionalization of legislative powers in the European Parliament (EP). By this, we refer to the social ...
  • Household behaviour and sustainability: from inactive to involved, and what lies in-between. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh; Padmore, Jo; Oke, Adekunle (Academy of Marketing http://programme.exordo.com/am2015/delegates/presentation/28/, 2015-04-24)
    OATES, C., MCDONALD, S., PADMORE, J. and OKE, A. 2015. Household behaviour and sustainability: from inactive to involved, and what lies in-between. In Proceedings of the 48th Academy of Marketing conference 2015 (AM2015); the magic in marketing, 7-9 July 2015, Limerick, Ireland. Helensburgh: Academy of Marketing [online]. Available from: http://programme.exordo.com/am2015/delegates/presentation/28/
    In this working paper we present the initial findings from a 2013 postal survey into green and ethical household behaviour. 457 usable questionnaires were returned from 3000 householders in a large northern city in the UK, ...
  • Post-experience MBAs: The transition back into the workplace for FT students. 

    Sutherland, Bill J.; Russell, Ken; Scott, Allan (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) http://enhancementthemes.ac.uk/pages/docdetail/docs/paper/post-experience-mbas-the-transition-back-into-the-workplace-for-ft-students, 2015-06)
    SUTHERLAND, W., RUSSELL, K. and SCOTT, A., 2015. Post-experience MBAs: The transition back into the workplace for FT students. In: International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education. [online] 9-11 June 2015. Glasgow: Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Pp. 693-702. Available from: http://enhancementthemes.ac.uk/conference/conference-resources/full-papers-(individual) [Accessed 09 July 2015]
    Full-time students undertaking a MBA experience a number of transitions, most notably from work to study and study to work. Consideration of effective transition strategies may offer insight into improving course structure, ...
  • Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. 

    Kakouris, Alexandros; Fulford, Heather; Liargovas, Panagiotis (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html, 2015-09-17)
    KAKOURIS, A., FULFORD, H. and LIARGOVAS, P. 2015. Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. In Dameri, R.A., Garelli, R. and Resta, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th European innovation and entrepreneurship conference (ECIE 2015), 17-18 September 2015, Genoa, Italy. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited [online], pages 836-839. Available from: http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html
    In the present conceptual article, we draw upon the notions of entreprenteurial opportunity and learning style to discuss a research question, and the corresponding theoretical framework, for an online experiment. The ...
  • Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (SEEDS (Organisers), 2015-09-17)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2015. Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Proceedings of the international sustainable ecological engineering design for society (SEEDS) conference, 17-18 September 2015, Leeds, UK.
    Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) in general, and biomass source in particular, remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing countries. This is because of its strategic value ...
  • Sustainability integration in corporate environments. 

    Ajide, Olushola; Onyejekwe, Chisa (Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School, 2016-01-01)
    AJIDE, O. and ONYEJEKWE, C. (eds.) 2016. Sustainability integration in corporate environments. Working papers series, 9(1), special issue featuring revised papers from the 2014 RGU Institute for Management, Governance and Society research students conference.
    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept that companies should pursue a role in society that is above just profits. Companies are seen to be socially responsible when they align themselves with values such as: ...
  • Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant. 

    Ghosh, Sadhan Kumar; Lee, Joonheon; Godwin, Achi Chibueze; Oke, Adekunle; Al-Rawi, Reem; El-Hoz, Mervat (Widener University, 2016-04-03)
    GHOSH, S.K., LEE, J., GODWIN, A.C., OKE, A., AL-RAWI, R. and EL-HOZ, M. 2016. Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant. In Proceedings of the 31st international conference on solid waste technology and management, 3-6 April 2016, Philadelphia, USA. Pennsylvania: Widener University.
    USA has improved waste management system than many other countries, namely India, China, Middle East countries and South Africa. In 2012, Americans generated about 251 million tons of trash. It recycled and composted almost ...
  • Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. 

    Acomi, Ovidiu; Acomi, Nicoleta (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.3, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, O. and ACOMI, N. 2016. Critique to pro-cyclical admission in maritime higher education. In the European proceedings of social and behavioural sciences [EpSBS]; 15th World lumen congress [WLC 2016], 12-17 April 2016, Lasi, Romania. London: Future academy [online], pages 16-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/ejpsbs.2016.09.3.
    The paper represents a critical analysis of the options ahead of maritime universities in terms of number of students admitted, particularly in periods of industry downturns. The study refers to the global maritime industry ...