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  • From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference. 

    Halsall, Robert (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14759550701863290, 2008-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2008. From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference. In: Culture and Organization, 14 (1), pp. 15-30.
    This article examines changing conceptions of culture and nation in business literature from the early 1990s to the present. In the early 1990s the growth of literature concerned with depicting the cultural differences ...
  • The impact of relationship selling on the sales force control function. 

    Lemmens, Regis (The Robert Gordon University Department of Marketing, 2008-04)
    Sales management control and sales force performance has received substantial attention by researchers in the past decades. Researchers have been investigating the construct of sales control, its antecedents and its ...
  • Auditor-client relationships: an assessment of relationship quality. 

    Beloucif, Ahmed (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2008-05)
    Corporate failures and financial scandals are not a phenomenon of the 21st century. In the 1990s, the British economy witnessed the collapse of some well-known companies such as Polly Peck, Sock Shop, Coloroll, BCCI, ...
  • And they say don't work with children... 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. And they say don’t work with children..... In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores the role and method a researcher must consider when using children as research objects. Three areas are discussed; the researcher’s role, children as research objects and the results and conclusions. ...
  • Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores gift giving of toys to children at Christmas and Birthdays and their perception of the gift giver. Three areas are discussed; gift giving, the methodological approach and the results and conclusions. Gift ...
  • Sales force automation systems: an analysis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. 

    Wright, George; Fletcher, Keith; Donaldson, Bill (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.08.005, 2008-11)
    WRIGHT, G., FLETCHER, K., DONALDSON, B. and LEE, J.-H., 2008. Sales force automation systems: an analyis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. Industrial Marketing Management, 37 (8), pp. 992-1004.
    This study investigates organizational and strategic context variables that are linked to the sophistication of sales force automation systems in UK financial services firms. We find that increasing sophistication in SFA ...
  • Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as 'legitimacy crises' of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study. 

    Halsall, Robert (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350508408091003, 2008-11)
    HALSALL, R., 2008. Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as ‘legitimacy crises’ of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study. In: Organization, 15 (6), pp. 787-809.
    This article examines media discourse surrounding two UK-German intercultural business controversies: the takeover of the German company Mannesmann by the British company Vodafone in 1999, and the disposal of its British ...
  • Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Aberystwyth University: Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies. http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_pedersen.htm, 2008-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2008. Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, 5 (2)
    This paper investigates and contrasts male and female bloggers’ use of one specific part of a blog – its blogroll. Most blogs carry a blogroll. It is a list of the blogger’s favourite blogs or recommended reads. This ...
  • The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of British Institute of Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2008.00637.x, 2009-03)
    HALSALL, R., 2009. The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism. British Journal of Management, 20 (Supp. 1), pp. S136-S148.
    This paper examines how the ideal of cosmopolitan identity is represented in selected popular global management texts. The paper argues that the corporate cosmopolitan ideal of a flexible identity draws interdiscursively ...
  • Membership and activity in an online parenting community. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Smithson, Janet (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-773-2.ch005, 2010)
    PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J., 2010. Membership and activity in an online parenting community. In: R. TAIWO, ed. Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction, Volume 1, pp. 88-103.
    Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large ...
  • Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-368-5.ch025, 2010)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2010. Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere. In: T. DUMOVA and R. FIORDO, eds. Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends; Volume 1, pp. 281-291.
    Previous researchers investigating motivations for blogging have suggested mainly intangible benefits: for instance, documenting the author’s life, providing commentary and opinions, expressing deeply felt emotions, ...
  • Female form in the media: body image and obesity. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (M&K Publishing, 2010-04)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2010. Female form in the media: body image and obesity. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat Matters: From Sociology to Science. Cumbria: M&K Publishing. Chapter 1.
  • Scottish country of origin: its role and value in the identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. 

    Hamilton, Morag (The Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing & Media., 2010-11)
    The focus of this study is the role and function of country of origin (COO) in the creation and communication of the brand identities of Scottish premium/luxury brands. It applies the identity concept which is well ...
  • Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda. 

    Atorough, Peter; Donaldson, Bill (Contemporary Management Research. http://www.cmr-journal.org/article/view/9568, 2011)
    ATOROUGH, P. and DONALDSON, B., 2011. Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda. Contemporary Management Research, 7 (3), pp. 231-242.
    As an important behavioral trait in consumer psychology, regulatory focus (RF) has been proven to describe and predict human behavior in numerous situations as it demonstrates that individuals can be distinguished according ...
  • The international competitiveness of Malta as a tourist destination. 

    Azzopardi, Ernest (Robert Gordon University School of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2011-03)
    Many small islands depend on sustainable tourism to attain long term economic prosperity and well-being for their citizens. As they become more dependent on tourism for their growth, they are more concerned with improving ...
  • Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. 

    Morrison, James (Peter Lang https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2, 2011-06-16)
    MORRISON, J. 2011. Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. In Charles, A. and Stewart, G. The end of journalism. Oxford: Peter Lang [online], pages 193-210. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2
    If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate' it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For ...
  • Old-fashioned or enlightened?: small retailers’ practices in e-procurement. 

    Connon, Neil G.; Donaldson, Bill; Anderson, Alistair R. (Inderscience, 2012)
    CONNON, N., DONALDSON, B. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2012. Old-fashioned or enlightened?: small retailers’ practices in e-procurement. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 7 (1), pp. 47-62.
    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. 

    Halsall, Robert (Philosophy Documentation Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/pom201211112, 2012)
    HALSALL, R., 2012. The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. Philosophy of Management, 11 (1), pp. 63 – 77.
    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 politics of destination marketing: Assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. 

    Atorough, Peter; Martin, Andrew (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17538331211209031, 2012)
    ATOROUGH, P. and MARTIN, A., 2012. The politics of destination marketing: Assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. Journal of Place Management and Development, 5 (1), pp. 35 – 55
    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, ...
  • Communications and cosmopolitanism. 

    Halsall, Robert (Business Expert Press., 2012)
    HALSALL, R. (2012) Communications and cosmopolitanism. In: M. PRINCE, ed. Consumer cosmopolitanism in the age of globalization. New York: Business Expert Press. Pp. 163-186.