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Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. (2010)
Report
SMITH, R., 2010. Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. SIPR Briefing Paper, 10. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, University of Dundee.

This briefing paper discusses the new and innovative role of the police Early Intervention Officer or Early Intervention Worker. This specialist role is the latest in the portfolio of police staff specialisms in Scotland. In this paper the author exa... Read More about Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer..

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..

An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry. (2010)
Thesis
GAN, B.C. 2010. An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The research interest for this study began with a general observation of the lack of theory-practice integration between the academic context of recycling and entrepreneurship set against the growth in the recycling industry. The research thus began... Read More about An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry..

The role of networking in the growth processes of family firms: an international study. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
JACK, S., DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2010. The role of networking in the growth processes of family firms: an international study. In Hadjielias, E. and Barton, T. (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Annual world family business research conference (IFERA 2010): long term perspectives on family business: theory, practice, policy, 6-9 July 2010, Lancaster, UK. Lancaster: Lancaster University Management School.

The paper aims to investigate the role of networks in the growth processes of family firms. The study adds to two main stream of literature, drawing together theoretical developments from the family firm realm and networking theory, to investigate th... Read More about The role of networking in the growth processes of family firms: an international study..

Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. (2010)
Report
MCDOUGALL, B. 2010. Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Maternity leave is linked to role-conflict and gender discrimination in the workplace. Decisions on working life at this time are unavoidable; it is a natural time for self reflection. It is a time when work and career are perceived to be suspended.... Read More about Reflections of career, perceptions of maternity leave: a pilot study using narrative analysis..

Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. (2010)
Journal Article
BOJE, D. and SMITH, R. 2010. Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Culture and organization [online], 16(4), pages 307-331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551003769250

The storytelling in textual and visual re-constructions of Bill Gates and Richard Branson by their organizations produces entrepreneurial identities bound into particular social power-knowledge relations. Our purpose is to examine how these organizat... Read More about Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson..

Entrepreneurial networking, trust process and virtual interactions. (2010)
Thesis
HARDWICK, J.Y. 2010. Entrepreneurial networking, trust process and virtual interactions. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of this research was to understand the entrepreneurial networking process and the role played by virtual interactions. In particular, the objective was to establishing how, and if, virtual interactions enhanced collaborative incremental produ... Read More about Entrepreneurial networking, trust process and virtual interactions..

Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: qualitative analysis of interim results from a prospective national evaluation. (2010)
Journal Article
ROBERTSON, A., CRESSWELL, K., TAKIAN, A., et al. 2010. Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: qualitative analysis of interim results from a prospective national evaluation. BMJ [online], 341(7778), article c4564. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4564

Objectives: To describe and evaluate the implementation and adoption of detailed electronic health records in secondary care in England and thereby provide early feedback for the on going local and national rollout of the NHS Care Records Service. De... Read More about Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: qualitative analysis of interim results from a prospective national evaluation..

Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland. (2010)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2010. Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland. International journal of police science and management [online], 12(3), pages 373-387. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1350/ijps.2010.12.3.171

Although the notion of rural crime has an idyllic aura to it, crime occurs in a changing social landscape and is affected by demographic changes, changing crime trends and by the introduction of new policing practices. Similarly, exactly what constit... Read More about Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland..

Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. (2010)
Report
GIBBONS-WOOD, D. and MACLEOD, I. 2010. Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report. Executive summary. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This interim report provides an overview of the research phase of a project examining the way in which skills use can be maximised in the oil and gas industry. The research has been funded by the Scottish Funding Council as part of a broader package... Read More about Maximising the impact of skills in the oil and gas industry: interim research report..

Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. (2010)
Journal Article
DIOCHON, M. and ANDERSON, A. R. 2011. Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 7(1), pages 93-109. Available from:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-010-0161-0

Social enterprises are unusual change organizations; typically their purpose is to bring about change to improve social well-being. Yet they do so in unusual ways. Traditional entrepreneurs generate social value as a by-product of economic value; whe... Read More about Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices..

Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe. (2010)
Journal Article
MCKNIGHT, P.J., TAVAKOLI, M. and WEIR, C. 2010. Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe. Financial markets: institutions and instruments [online], 19(3), pages 189-213. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0416.2010.00157.x

This paper examines the accuracy of security analysts' earnings forecasts and stock recommendations for firms in 13 European countries. We document at least three key findings. First, we find strong evidence that lead and co-lead underwriter analysts... Read More about Underwriting relationships and analyst independence in Europe..

Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy. (2010)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 2011. Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy. Journal of social policy [online], 40(1), pages 1-19. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279410000334

Social policy research often depends on the application of generalisations from social science. Questions like "what works?" assume that general principles can be translated from specific examples into other contexts. Pawson and Tilley argue that eff... Read More about Generalisation and phronesis: rethinking the methodology of social policy..

Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany. (2010)
Working Paper
SCHAEFER, D., TALAVERA, O. and WEIR, C. 2010. Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany. University of East Anglia applied and financial economics working paper series [online], paper number 009. Available from: https://ideas.repec.org/p/uea/aepppr/2010_9.html

We investigate the link between the propensity to become an entrepreneur and exogenous release from financial constraints in Germany. This is defined in terms of the movement from employment to self employment on receipt of a financial windfall. A th... Read More about Entrepreneurship, windfall gains and financial constraints: evidence from Germany..

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..

BrewDog: business growth for punks! (2010)
Journal Article
SMITH, R., MOULT, S., BURGE, P. and TURNBULL, A. 2010. BrewDog: business growth for punks! International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 11(2), pages 161-168. Available from:https://doi.org/10.5367/000000010791291785

This case study tells an atypical entrepreneurship story about two men and a dog. It explores the rapid growth of the phenomenon that is BrewDog plc - a company situated in the remote north-east of Scotland. What makes this case special is that the b... Read More about BrewDog: business growth for punks!.

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..

Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. (2010)
Journal Article
GUTHRIE, C. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2010. Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. Qualitative market research: an international journal [online], 13(2), pages 110-129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13522751011032575

Purpose: This paper aims to argue that, while destination benchmarking and visitor surveys seek to measure the visitor experience, they privilege the destination manager or researcher rather than taking the visitor's viewpoint. It seeks to suggest th... Read More about Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience..

Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. (2010)
Book Chapter
SMITH, R. 2010. Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. In Stanton, A.A., Day, M. and Welpe, I.M. (eds.) Neuroeconomics and the firm. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pages 193-216.

This chapter contributes from a theoretical and practical perspective providing an overview of emerging research strands in entrepreneurship and neuroeconomics. This review maps and unites the research in a unified narrative, understandable to econom... Read More about Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity..

Economic and socio cultural experiences of female entrepreneurs in Brazil and the United States: an exploratorial and empirical analysis. (2010)
Thesis
HOLLAND-NORNHA, N. 2010. Economic and socio cultural experiences of female entrepreneurs in Brazil and the United States: an exploratorial and empirical analysis. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Over the last twenty years female entrepreneurs have been increasing in numbers in economies of developing and developed nations across the world. But although female entrepreneurship participation rates have increased worldwide, it appears that econ... Read More about Economic and socio cultural experiences of female entrepreneurs in Brazil and the United States: an exploratorial and empirical analysis..