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An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R 2017. An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. Presented at the 6th Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2017), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, an online survey (538 res... Read More about An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour..

The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. Presented at the 6th Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2017), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

The aim of this study was to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots during their resettlement and integration. The objectives were: 1) To explore Syrian new Scots' 'ways of knowing' for addr... Read More about The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices..

The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional. (2017)
Journal Article
WHITEHEAD, G. 2017. The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional. Culture and organization [online], 23(4), pages 306-324. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2017.1341517

This paper explores the condition of 'homelessness' as self-represented by a particular category of skilled professionals, who in the pursuit of work have relocated internationally more than once. The argument proposed is that, as a result of their h... Read More about The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional..

The role of personality in musicians' information seeking for creativity. (2017)
Journal Article
KOSTAGIOLAS, P., LAVRANOS, C., MARTZOUKOU, K. and PAPADATOS, J. 2017. The role of personality in musicians' information seeking for creativity. Information research [online], 22(2), paper 756. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/22-2/paper756.html

Introduction. This paper explores the relationship between musicians' information seeking behaviour and their personality traits within the context of musical creativity. Although previous research has addressed different sociotechnological and behav... Read More about The role of personality in musicians' information seeking for creativity..

Information search engagement and 'fake news'. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2017. Information search engagement and 'fake news'. Presented at a workshop of the University of Westminster's Centre for the Study of Democracy: democracy in a post-truth age, 8 June 2017, London, UK.

This conference paper presented the emerging results of research which explored the relationship between fake news and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements: an online survey (538 responses) that gathere... Read More about Information search engagement and 'fake news'..

Re-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes. (2017)
Thesis
CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2017. Re-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Many organizations are trying to re-create the ˜Google experience, to find and exploit their own corporate information. However, there is evidence that finding information in the workplace using search engine technology has remained difficult, with s... Read More about Re-examining and re-conceptualising enterprise search and discovery capability: towards a model for the factors and generative mechanisms for search task outcomes..

Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers. (2017)
Thesis
STEVENSON, P. 2017. Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers. Robert Gordon University, DInfSc thesis.

There is limited engagement with research based evidence among senior managers within the NHS, and a failure to consistently integrate research findings into the decision making process. While much is known about the decision making and information b... Read More about Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers..

An investigation into contemporary hotel general managers behaviour and activity in the context of private, franchise and chain ownership/business models. (2017)
Thesis
MARTIN, A.L. 2017. An investigation into contemporary hotel general managers behaviour and activity in the context of private, franchise and chain ownership/business models. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Since the early 1990s, the rapid growth of international hotel chains and its effects on managerial work have drawn the attention of researchers (Gilbert & Guerrier, 1997 and Ladkin & Juwaheer 2000). There is a current need to investigate how managem... Read More about An investigation into contemporary hotel general managers behaviour and activity in the context of private, franchise and chain ownership/business models..

It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation. (2017)
Journal Article
DAVIS, A. 2017. It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation. Tourism management [online], 61, pages 484-500. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2017.03.007

Consumption of tourism activities plays a symbolic role in the formation of individual and group identity. However, research into specific tourism contexts is unequal, with live music and festival events often overlooked. This research helps rectify... Read More about It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation..

The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. (2017)
Journal Article
THOMAS, G.M., LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2018. The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. Journal of gender studies [online], 27(7), pages 759-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813

Many mobile software applications ('apps') related to pregnancy have been developed for the global market, yet little research has explored how expectant or new fathers are represented in such technologies. Drawing on a critical discourse analysis of... Read More about The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps..

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