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Technology innovation management in the Nigerian banking industry: integrating stakeholders' perspectives, an exploration of strategy and policy implications. (2017)
Thesis
SOKARI, I.E. 2017. Technology innovation management in the Nigerian banking industry: integrating stakeholders' perspectives, an exploration of strategy and policy implications. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Technology innovation is one of the defining attributes of the 21st century. The banking sector amongst other key sectors has embraced the use of new technologies to offer electronic banking (e-banking) services. E-banking has been introduced in vari... Read More

A critical assessment of corporate community engagement (CCE) in the Niger Delta. (2017)
Thesis
AJIDE, O.E. 2017. A critical assessment of corporate community engagement (CCE) in the Niger Delta. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis makes a new contribution to the field of corporate social responsibility in the area of corporate community engagement (CCE) and public relations in the area of organization-public relationships (OPRs). The thesis focuses on the Nigerian... Read More

The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship. (2017)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A. and MOORE, D. 2017. The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship. International business research [online], 10(7), pages 118-147. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v10n7p118

The quality of relationship between Oil Producing Companies (OPC) and their Host Communities (HC) within the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria (NDRN) is a source of concern for different stakeholders such as the practitioners, government, communities, an... Read More

Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. (2017)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and RONTEAU, S. 2017. Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. Journal of entrepreneurship in emerging economies [online], 9(2), pages 110-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-12-2016-0054

We believe there is a problem with the explanatory power of many existing theories of entrepreneurship in the unique circumstances of emerging economies. Emerging economies range from dynamic contexts such as China (Li and Wang, 2013), to slowly emer... Read More

Entry routes into the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland training: status versus sustainability. (2017)
Journal Article
GAMMIE, E., ALLISON, M. and MATSON, M. 2018. Entry routes into the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland training: status versus sustainability. Accounting history [online], 23(1/2), pages 14-43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1032373217706774

Education plays a pivotal role in establishing the elite status of a profession. This paper sets out to understand the role of social and political influences in the determination of entry routes to professional accounting training with the Institute... Read More

Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation. (2017)
Thesis
LAWAN, U. 2017. Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The significant contributions of female entrepreneurs to both the social and economic development of their various countries have been recognized over the past two decades. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found that between 17 and 41 percen... Read More

Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. (2017)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and HARDWICK, J. 2017. Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 13(4), pages 1181-1197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0447-6

Although the importance of diverse knowledge is widely recognised for open innovation, there may be a gap in our understanding of the social processes that shape how collaborators engage in knowledge exchange. This social gap may be significant becau... Read More

The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. (2017)
Journal Article
KALDEN, J.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 18(2), pages 91-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439

The German economy is praised for its stability, creating a seemingly strong economic environment in which entrepreneurship should thrive. Our research problem is that, in spite of the strong economy, new venture creation rates are substantially lowe... Read More

Energy and sustainability transitions: the case of community renewables for off-grid rural electrification in Nigeria with emphasis on Shape community project. (2017)
Thesis
BUTU, A.I. 2017. Energy and sustainability transitions: the case of community renewables for off-grid rural electrification in Nigeria with emphasis on Shape community project. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The transition from one energy system to another has been analysed by many researchers especially in the context of developed countries. Community renewable energy transition in rural areas is largely under-researched, particularly in developing coun... Read More

Five go to a country house: reflections on developing a residential programme for undergraduate management students. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
FULFORD, H. and CARGILL, E. 2017. Five go to a country house: reflections on developing a residential programme for undergraduate management students. Presented at the 6th Chartered Association of Business Schools conference on learning, teaching and student experience (CABS LTSE 2017), 25-26 April 2017, Bristol, UK.

For the academic year 2015-16, a new route was devised for undergraduate students in year three of their four-year Management degree. This route, denoted 'Connect to Business', was designed to allow students to participate in short work placements in... Read More