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The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. (2014)
Thesis
NOLAN, M.E. 2014. The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examines the presence of and reasons for local studies resources in the libraries and learning centres of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The study's aims were to investigate the content and scope of loc... Read More about The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom..

The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders. (2014)
Thesis
BAXTER, G. 2014. The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis presents a critical review of the candidates Portfolio of Public Output, which is based on research conducted in the period November 2000 to date, and which consists of 21 peer-reviewed, publicly available papers published since 2001. The... Read More about The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders..

The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children's sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers. (2014)
Thesis
MACKIE, G. 2014. The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children's sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Academics, educationalists and parents have all expressed increasing concern about targeting and marketing towards children, particularly to those within the age group of eight to thirteen, and identified as tweenagers. Through an analysis of the lit... Read More about The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children's sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers..

A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies. (2014)
Thesis
IBRAHIM, I.A. 2014. A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Currently, there are 49 indigenous oil companies (INOCs) and 28 marginal fields operators as well as 24 multi-national oil companies (MNOCs) operating in Nigeria. This study on Nigerian INOCs has found them to have inadequate state-of-the-art upstrea... Read More about A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies..