Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Financial soundness of Kazakhstan banks: analysis and prediction. (2017)
Thesis
SALINA, A.P. 2017. Financial soundness of Kazakhstan banks: analysis and prediction. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Purpose “ The financial systems in many emerging countries are still impacted by the devastating effect of the 2008 financial crisis which created a massive disaster in the global economy. The banking sector needs appropriate quantitative techniques... Read More about Financial soundness of Kazakhstan banks: analysis and prediction..

A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of local content policy (LCP) and transparency practices in LCP implementation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. (2017)
Thesis
OGUAGHA, U.O. 2017. A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of local content policy (LCP) and transparency practices in LCP implementation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

One of the aims of the Local Content Policy (LCP) is the economic development of Nigeria through the utilisation of local personnel and resources in the activities of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Many studies have investigated the LCP, but limi... Read More about A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of local content policy (LCP) and transparency practices in LCP implementation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry..

The logic of practice - understanding the Chinese newly rich consumers' status consumption in luxury fashion clothes. (2017)
Thesis
ZHANG, W. 2017. The logic of practice - understanding the Chinese newly rich consumers' status consumption in luxury fashion clothes. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Chinese newly rich consumers have gained substantial power in the luxury sector through their conspicuous consumption. Chinese consumers lack of cultural capital and inexperience in the purchase and use of material commodities in the luxury consumpti... Read More about The logic of practice - understanding the Chinese newly rich consumers' status consumption in luxury fashion clothes..

Does an accounting degree add up? An investigation into the professional exam performance and non-technical skill development of accounting degree graduates. (2017)
Thesis
DOUGLAS, S. 2017. Does an accounting degree add up? An investigation into the professional exam performance and non-technical skill development of accounting degree graduates. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis investigates why accountancy graduates are not preferred by large accountancy firms. This investigation is underpinned by two key factors sought by large accountancy recruiters: the ability of trainees to pass professional examinations (p... Read More about Does an accounting degree add up? An investigation into the professional exam performance and non-technical skill development of accounting degree graduates..

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..

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 about Technology innovation management in the Nigerian banking industry: integrating stakeholders' perspectives, an exploration of strategy and policy implications..

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..

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 about Energy and sustainability transitions: the case of community renewables for off-grid rural electrification in Nigeria with emphasis on Shape community project..

Enhancing B2Com relationship quality: a research study investigating the oil producing company to host community relationship in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. (2017)
Thesis
OSOBAJO, O.A. 2017. Enhancing B2Com relationship quality: a research study investigating the oil producing company to host community relationship in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The rapid and continuous deterioration of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria in the last four decades has been a major source of concern for the government and practitioners. Hence, the region has been the subject of continuous conflicts and violence... Read More about Enhancing B2Com relationship quality: a research study investigating the oil producing company to host community relationship in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria..

Faith based organizations in Lebanon: objectives and practices. (2017)
Thesis
ABBOUD, A. 2017. Faith based organizations in Lebanon: objectives and practices. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

The Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) witnessed the prominence of the voluntary sector through the active involvement of existing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the emergence of new ones as service providers in response to the social, educati... Read More about Faith based organizations in Lebanon: objectives and practices..

The dynamic relationship between oil wealth and economic growth: the case of Nigeria. (2017)
Thesis
MUSA SA'EED, Z. 2017. The dynamic relationship between oil wealth and economic growth: the case of Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The problem of weak economic development in Nigeria despite a substantial inflow of revenues from oil exports especially from the early 1970s and other subsequent periods is an important issue to examine. This outcome presents a number of problems fo... Read More about The dynamic relationship between oil wealth and economic growth: the case of Nigeria..

An exploratory study of localisation drivers and barriers of oil and gas service firms: a case study approach. (2017)
Thesis
MCDONALD, J. 2017. An exploratory study of localisation drivers and barriers of oil and gas service firms: a case study approach. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

The purpose of this thesis is to explore and understand the localisation phenomenon from a geographical, cultural, technical and governmental theme to help explain why the level of local content in the oil and gas engineering and technical services p... Read More about An exploratory study of localisation drivers and barriers of oil and gas service firms: a case study approach..