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The identification and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities on family-owned estates in the north-east of Scotland. (2020)
Thesis
GRANT, G.A.I. 2020. The identification and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities on family-owned estates in the north-east of Scotland. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Family-owned estates face challenges achieving economic stability. Estate owners, including those in the North East of Scotland (the focus of this study) are committed to perpetuating family ownership. To enable this, entrepreneurial diversification... Read More about The identification and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities on family-owned estates in the north-east of Scotland..

The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. (2018)
Thesis
DAKUP, K. 2018. The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The increasing government and consumer interest in, and growing concerns about environmental issues have pressured businesses to adopt eco-innovative measures and activities. These pressures have been felt particularly by the food and drink sector in... Read More about The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector..

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 about A critical assessment of corporate community engagement (CCE) in the Niger Delta..

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 about Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria: an investigation..

The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry. (2014)
Thesis
OYOVWEVOTU, J.S. 2014. The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

Innovation and ˜creative destruction should thrive in the competitive, high risk and high cost environment of the North Sea. Paradoxically, uptake of new technology is slow. The focus of this research was to understand how new technology is developed... Read More about The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry..

IT strategizing of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. (2014)
Thesis
AQUILINA, R. 2014. IT strategizing of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The contribution of small firms towards the creation of economic value in a countrys Gross Domestic Product, employment and innovation is widely acknowledged. Relatively little is known on how small firms are adopting IT strategically to acheive busi... Read More about IT strategizing of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach..

Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. (2011)
Thesis
RIZZO, A. 2011. Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

Although the contribution of the small enterprise to a nations economy, job creation and innovation is well known, comparatively little is understood on how small firms behave strategically and how the more common patterns of strategic behaviour rela... Read More about Strategic orientation and organizational performance of small firms in Malta: a grounded theory approach..


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