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Sustainable conservation of Sakumo wetlands for social and environmental benefits. (2023)
Thesis
AGBETI, J.A. 2023. Sustainable conservation of Sakumo wetlands for social and environmental benefits. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270664

Wetland degradation has become an issue of concern worldwide. It is associated with anthropogenic activities within human-dominated wetlands. The benefits and values of wetlands to humankind are varied, with highly diverse ecosystems that provide ess... Read More about Sustainable conservation of Sakumo wetlands for social and environmental benefits..

Assessment of multi-stakeholders' collaborative efforts during and after oil pipelines disaster in Nigeria. (2023)
Thesis
JOHNSON, F.I. 2023. Assessment of multi-stakeholders' collaborative efforts during and after oil pipelines disaster in Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270849

Nigeria has experienced significant losses in terms of economy, ecology and human lives due to pipeline disasters. These incidents can have devastating consequences for the environment, individuals and communities. Previous research has emphasized th... Read More about Assessment of multi-stakeholders' collaborative efforts during and after oil pipelines disaster in Nigeria..

The impacts of multi-stakeholders collaboration on management and mitigation of oil pipeline disasters in Nigeria. (2023)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, F.I., LAING, R., BJEIRMI, B. and LEON, M. 2023. The impacts of multi-stakeholders collaboration on management and mitigation of oil pipeline disasters in Nigeria. AIMS environmental science [online], 10(1), pages 93-124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3934/environsci.2023006

Pipeline disasters have caused large losses to Nigeria in terms of economic, ecological, and human lives. A single incident can have devastating consequences for the environment, individuals, and communities. Research to date has recommended the sign... Read More about The impacts of multi-stakeholders collaboration on management and mitigation of oil pipeline disasters in Nigeria..

Developing a framework for stakeholders collaboration in the management and mitigation of oil pipeline disasters in Nigeria. (2022)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, F.I., LAING, R., BJEIRMI, B. and LEON, M. 2022. Developing a framework for stakeholders collaboration in the management and mitigation of oil pipeline disasters in Nigeria. AIMS energy [online], 10(6), pages 1230-1260. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3934/energy.2022058

Multi-stakeholder collaboration becomes imperative when a single agency - such as the NNPC or the oil companies - cannot by themselves adequately address a recurring menace, such as oil pipeline disasters. Thus, agencies - such as the National Emerge... Read More about Developing a framework for stakeholders collaboration in the management and mitigation of oil pipeline disasters in Nigeria..

Examining the causes and impacts of pipeline disasters in Nigeria. (2022)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, F.I., LAING, R., BJEIRMI, B. and LEON, M. 2022. Examining the causes and impacts of pipeline disasters in Nigeria. AIMS environmental science [online], 9(5), pages 636-657. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3934/environsci.2022037

The effect of pipeline vandalism among other pipeline disasters has been drastic on the Nigerian economy. The research aims to examine the level of awareness of stakeholders on the immediate and remote causes of pipeline disasters in Nigeria. This in... Read More about Examining the causes and impacts of pipeline disasters in Nigeria..

Infrastructure development in the West African extractive industry: a system thinking approach. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
OBIRI, K.A., BJEIRMI, B., MOORE, D. and BOATENG, P. 2020. Infrastructure development in the West African extractive industry: a system thinking approach. In Scott, L. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference 2020 (ARCOM 2020), 7-8 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Leeds: ARCOM [online], pages 275-284. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/archive/2020-Indexed-Papers.pdf

The extractive industry in the West African region contributes significantly to the socio-economic development of the host communities and the wider economies of resource-rich countries. However, the spill-over effects to the domestic suppliers and t... Read More about Infrastructure development in the West African extractive industry: a system thinking approach..

Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view. (2020)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O.A. and BJEIRMI, B. 2021. Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view. International journal of knowledge management studies [online], 12(3), pages 203-226. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/ijkms.2021.116391

This paper investigates the role of tacit knowledge in establishing competitive advantage using the resource-based view (RBV) theory. A framework for studying tacit knowledge, organisational performance, value creation and competitive advantage is in... Read More about Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view..

A system thinking approach to human resource development in the oil industry. (2020)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A., BJEIRMI, B. and BOATENG, P. 2020. A system thinking approach to human resource development in the oil industry. Journal of energy research and reviews [online], 4(1), pages 39-49. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/JENRR/2020/v4i130118

Prerequisite for the development of production linkages in the oil and gas (O&G) industry is the existence of a skilled and experienced workforce. Resource-rich countries, however, are either in short supply or lack of the requisite local capacity. T... Read More about A system thinking approach to human resource development in the oil industry..

A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions. (2019)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A. and BJEIRMI, B. 2019. A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions. Journal of scientific research and reports [online], 25(5), article number 53413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2019/v25i530195

Since their introduction in the North Sea, most resource-rich countries in Africa are introducing or reinforcing local content policies (LCPs) and regulations, to propel socio-economic development. Local content is now a prerequisite for granting an... Read More about A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions..

Local content implementation enhancement through infrastructure development in Ghana’s oil and gas industry. (2019)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A., BJEIRMI, B. and BOATENG, P. 2019. Local content implementation enhancement through infrastructure development in Ghana’s oil and gas industry. Journal of energy research and reviews [online], 3(4), article number 52581. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/jenrr/2019/v3i430106

Since the discovery in 2007 of oil and gas in commercial quantities, Ghana has made some progress in passing several policies - such as local content and participation framework policies. This is ostensibly to stem the effects of "resource curse", wh... Read More about Local content implementation enhancement through infrastructure development in Ghana’s oil and gas industry..

Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry. (2018)
Journal Article
OMOTAYO, T., KULATUNGA, U. and BJEIRMI, B. 2018. Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry. International journal of productivity and performance management [online], 67(9), pages 1816-1836. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2017-0296

Kaizen in construction is a new paradigm stemming out of lean production systems. Construction companies in developing economies, such as Nigeria, have a task to innovate to liquidate in certain cases. With the aid of kaizen, which encompasses the be... Read More about Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry..

Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach. (2018)
Thesis
LAWANI, A. 2018. Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/941374

The differences between management in government organisations and private ones are well recognised in the literature, and these variances reflect in how project management is practiced in both organisations. Consequently, the difficulties of develop... Read More about Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach..

The allocation of risks in the Saudi Arabian domestic and regional aviation construction projects. (2017)
Thesis
BAGHDADI, A.M.A. 2017. The allocation of risks in the Saudi Arabian domestic and regional aviation construction projects. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Airports projects, amongst other construction projects, are considered very complex as they face a number of challenges that inevitably cause them to become exposed to risks. In Saudi Arabia, the sector of aviation is considered an important sector o... Read More about The allocation of risks in the Saudi Arabian domestic and regional aviation construction projects..

Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode', (2011)
Thesis
KRISTENSEN, E.K. 2011. Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode', and 'leadership and management', principally in a Danish development context and seen from the perspective of the architect. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

It has always been a mystery, why the Danish building industry stagnated after the industrial breakthrough, and never was able to adapt the industrial production, business culture, buyer perception, and leadership and management, used in nearly all o... Read More about Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode',.