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Strategic sustainability and industrial ecology in an island context, with considerations for a green economy roadmap: a study in the tourist accommodation sector, Grenada. (2014)
Thesis
TELESFORD, J.N. 2014. Strategic sustainability and industrial ecology in an island context, with considerations for a green economy roadmap: a study in the tourist accommodation sector, Grenada. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

The purpose of this research is to show how business and enterprise can align sustainability and sustainable development to create strategic sustainability (SS) procedures, which can be used for planning towards sustainability in an island context. E... Read More about Strategic sustainability and industrial ecology in an island context, with considerations for a green economy roadmap: a study in the tourist accommodation sector, Grenada..

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..

Investigating accountability and governance practices in joint development zones: a case study of Nigeria and Sao Tomé & Príncipe's Tomé & Príncipe's Joint Development Zone. (2014)
Thesis
SAIDU, S. 2014. Investigating accountability and governance practices in joint development zones: a case study of Nigeria and Sao Tomé & Príncipe's Tomé & Príncipe's Joint Development Zone. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study critically assesses the appropriateness of the governance system used to control all aspects of oil exploration and production within the Nigeria São Tomé and Príncipe Joint Development Zone (NSTP-JDZ). The motivation for carrying out t... Read More about Investigating accountability and governance practices in joint development zones: a case study of Nigeria and Sao Tomé & Príncipe's Tomé & Príncipe's Joint Development Zone..

Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland? (2013)
Report
TOKE, D., STRACHAN, P., COWELL, R., ELLIS, G. and SHERRY-BRENNAN, F. 2013. Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland? The DREUD Report on implications of the UK Government's decisions on new nuclear power and Electricity Market Reform for the prospects of renewable energy in Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. [online]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/the-dreud-report

At the beginning of 2013 five academics from different UK universities published a paper on the prospects for renewable energy in the context of the debate about Scottish independence (Toke et al 2013). The conclusion was that it would likely be rath... Read More about Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland?.

Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. (2011)
Thesis
AGARWAL, A. 2011. Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) is the first industrial symbiosis (IS) network in the world to have been established at national level. Many studies have recently investigated the UK NISP, but much work remains to be done in und... Read More about Ecological modernisation and the development of the UK's green industrial strategy: the case of the UK National Industrial Symbiosis Programme..

An investigation of the prevalence and impact of organisational learning in UK police forces. (2010)
Thesis
RITCHIE, S.H. 2010. An investigation of the prevalence and impact of organisational learning in UK police forces. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research aims to inform the relevance of Organisational Learning (OL) to policing management practice by investigating its impact and prevalence in UK policing. In the prescriptive literature, OL is propounded as an important aspect of effective... Read More about An investigation of the prevalence and impact of organisational learning in UK police forces..

Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states. (2010)
Thesis
OTITOJU, A. 2010. Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Worldwide energy policies are built on three pillars: cost competitiveness, security of energy supply, and environmental responsibility. This has brought about the integration of renewable energy sources into national systems with the deployment of p... Read More about Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states..

CEO and CSR: business leaders and corporate social responsibility. (2010)
Thesis
RUSSELL, E.O. 2010. CEO and CSR: business leaders and corporate social responsibility. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The increasing commercial and social pressure for business leaders to act in a socially responsible manner is undermined by the lack of standards in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) legislation, auditing, indexing, and reporting. Moreover, CSR r... Read More about CEO and CSR: business leaders and corporate social responsibility..

Power and wind power: exploring experiences of renewable energy planning processes in Scotland. (2008)
Thesis
AITKEN, M. 2008. Power and wind power: exploring experiences of renewable energy planning processes in Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Energy use and production have become highly salient within both national and international policy. This reflects an international recognition of the need to cut emissions in order to mitigate the threats of climate change. Within the UK there is sig... Read More about Power and wind power: exploring experiences of renewable energy planning processes in Scotland..

Locating 'power' in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors. (2008)
Journal Article
AITKEN, M., MCDONALD, S. and STRACHAN, P. 2008. Locating 'power' in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors. Journal of environmental planning and management [online], 51(6), pages 777-799. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09640560802423566

There have been conflicting accounts of the role and influence of local opposition within planning application outcomes for wind power developments. There is an expanding literature that considers public responses to proposed renewable energy develop... Read More about Locating 'power' in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors..