Recent Submissions

  • The economic reification of entrepreneurship: re-engaging with the social. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138802537, 2015-10-01)
    ANDERSON, A. 2015. The economic reification of entrepreneurship: re-engaging with the social. In Fayolle, A. and Riot, P. (eds.) Rethinking entrepreneurship: debating research orientations. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 4, pages 44-56.
    Growth and development at personal, firm and national levels are all, quite properly, attributed to entrepreneurship. However, the importance of these entrepreneurial outcomes has shaped how we perceive entrepreneurs and ...
  • The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. 

    McGuire, David; Garavan, Thomas N.; Cunningham, James; Duffy, Greg (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136, 2016-06-06)
    MCGUIRE, D., GARAVAN, T.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and DUFFY, G. 2016. The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and organization development journal [online], 37(4), pages 430-449. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136
    Purpose - The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of speech imagery and linguistic ...
  • The effect of early berthing prospects on the energy efficiency operational index in oil tanker vessels. 

    Acomi, Nicoleta; Acomi, Ovidiu (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/145/8/082001, 2016-08-23)
    ACOMI, N. and ACOMI, O.C. 2016. The effect of early berthing prospects on the energy efficiency operational index in oil tanker vessels. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering; Proceedings of the 4th modern technologies in industrial engineering, 15 -18 June 2016, Lasi, Romania. Bristol: IOP Publishing [online], 145, article ID 082001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/145/8/082001
    Marine pollution is one of the main concerns of our society. In order to reduce air pollution produced by ships, the International Maritime Organization has developed technical, operational and management measures. Part ...
  • 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, ...
  • Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela; Halsall, Robert (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758, 2016-12-14)
    WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2016. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758.
    An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, ...
  • A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (IET https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2016. A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In the Proceedings of the 5th IET international conference on renewable power generation (RPG), 21 -23 September 2016, London, UK. New York: IET [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558.
    Biomass thermo-chemical systems (BTCS) source remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing nations. Due the dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...
  • In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. 

    Bugali, Hilal; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Halsall, Robert (TRADERS http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf, 2016-11-21)
    BUGALI, H., FAIRBURN, S. and HALSALL, R. 2016. In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. In the Proceedings of training art and design researchers for participation in public space (TRADERS): mediations; art and design agency and participation in public space, 21-22 Nov 2016, London, UK. London: TRADERS [online], pages 163-173. Available from: http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf.
    Design has expanded its scope towards social change and innovation - this is observed to a great extent in the UK in parallel with the 'Big Society', but is happening globally as well. The existing literature concentrates ...
  • Collaboration: ideas from the construction industry. 

    Christie, David S. (Press and journal, 2015-10-09)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2015. Collaboration: ideas from the construction industry. Energy voice [online], 9 October. Available from: https://www.energyvoice.com/opinion/90045/opinion-collaboration-ideas-from-the-construction-industry/
    During the current difficult period faced by the UKCS oil and gas industry, collaboration between the various parties in the offshore industry has been identified as one of the key factors in ensuring that the oil and gas ...
  • Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075, 2016-01-13)
    OATES, C., ALEVIZOU, P. and MCDONALD, S. 2016. Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. Sustainability [online], 8(1), article 75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075.
    As one of the biggest issues facing today's global society, sustainability cuts across all areas of production and consumption and presents challenges for marketers who attempt to understand and incorporate sustainability ...
  • Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. 

    Rugerinyange, Nshuti (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Department of Management, 2016-08)
    RUGERINYANGE, N. 2016. Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.
    For most of Rwanda's post-independence past, the country has been marked by ethnic feuding, mass population movements and long exiles in neighbouring countries, and civil wars that culminated in the genocide in 1994. As ...
  • A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. 

    Anderson, Matthew William (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2016-10)
    ANDERSON, M.W. 2016. A cross case thematic analysis of systemic leadership development. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research examined which factors of influence contributed towards efficacious systemic leadership development, within case studies in the energy and military sectors, and identified and explained common underlying ...
  • Diversification of seafarers' employability paths. 

    Acomi, Nicoleta; Acomi, Ovidiu (Future Academy https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.4, 2016-04-12)
    ACOMI, N. and ACOMI, O. 2016. Diversification of seafarers' employability paths.. 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 21-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.09.4.
    Romania's admission following the extension of the EU and the globalisation of the maritime industry exposed Romanian employees to the maritime labour market. This market is characterised by increased competition determined ...
  • 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 ...
  • Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. 

    Shedid, Maha; Russell, Ken (ICARB http://www.intlafr.com/vol1no1-2017.pdf, 2017-01-26)
    SHEDID, M. and RUSSELL, K. 2017. Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. International journal of advanced research in business [online], 1(1), pages 2-14. Available from: http://www.intlafr.com/vol1no1-2017.pdf.
    This article reflects the results of a pilot study conducted in connection with an analysis of the antecedents and consequences of empowerment on the service quality for UAE Banking customers and the banking sector in ...
  • The experiences of former UK military personnel re-entering the civilian world. 

    Caddick, David John (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, Management, 2016-07-01)
    CADDICK, D.J. 2016. The experiences of former UK military personnel re-entering the civilian world. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The Experiences of Former UK Military Personnel re-entering the Civilian World. This thesis focuses on the experiences of former UK military personnel from all three armed services re-entering the civilian workplace. ...
  • Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. 

    Shedid, Maha; Russell, Ken (ICARB http://www.intlafr.com/dubaiproceedings2017.pdf, 2016-12-12)
    SHEDID, M. and RUSSELL, K. 2016. Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. In Proceedings of Dubai international conference for advanced research in business (ICARB 2016), 12-13 Dec 2016, Al Badaa, Dubai. Al Badaa: ICARB [online], 2, pages 4-16. Available from: http://www.intlafr.com/dubaiproceedings2017.pdf
    This article reflects the results of a pilot study conducted in connection with an analysis of the antecedents and consequences of empowerment on the service quality for UAE Banking customers and the banking sector in ...
  • The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. 

    Laing, David; Weir, Charlie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404, 1998-08-01)
    LAING, D. and WEIR, C. 1998. The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. Journal of general management [online], 23(4), pages 51-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404.
    Experience, rather than qualifications, influences the pay received by company directors. Executive pay has been the subject of much recent discussion, with concern being expressed about the levels of pay received by the ...
  • Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. 

    Ajide, Olushola; Strachan, Peter; Russell, Alex; Jones, David R.
    AJIDE, O.E., STRACHAN, P.A., RUSSELL, A. and JONES, D.R. [2017] Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. Problem Ekorozwoju = Problems of sustainable development, (accepted).
    Corporate community engagement remains an under researched area in sustainability debates. Presenting a case study, based on in-depth interviews and site visits, of how one indigenous company Energia Ltd has formed a ...
  • A framework for understanding the evolution of relationship quality and the customer relationship development process. 

    Atorough, Peter; Salem, Heba (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41264-016-0008-z, 2016-09-27)
    ATOROUGH, P. and SALEM, H. 2016. A framework for understanding the evolution of relationship quality and the customer relationship development process. Journal of financial services marketing [online], 21(4), pages 267-283. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41264-016-0008-z
    This paper attempts to develop and empirically test a conceptual model of relationship quality (RQ) in the financial sector from the perspective of the individual consumer (B2C). Based on a review of RQ research, the paper ...
  • RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. [Project website] 

    RiCORE Project (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/, 2016-01-01)
    RICORE PROJECT. [2016]. RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/
    This is the official project website for the RiCORE project. The aim of the project was to establish a risk-based approach to consenting where the level of survey requirement is based on the environmental sensitivity of ...

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