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The role of CEO (auto-) biographies in the dissemination of neo-ascetic leadership styles.
This paper attempts to relate the critical analysis of religious or 'sacred' metaphors in leadership to the theory of askēsis, the idea of leader as an incarnation of a virtue defined as 'the formation of a full, perfect, ...
Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as 'legitimacy crises' of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study.
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 ...
Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009.
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
This article examines the role of models of capitalism in the media coverage surrounding the economic crisis in the period 2008–2009 in the UK and German press, during the outbreak of the crisis and the beginning of the ...
Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the ‘mobile professional’.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-03)
This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of ...
Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram.
(Robert Gordon University, 2019-01-31)
Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction ...