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Understanding barriers and opportunities in agricultural information management in post-Soviet states: a case study of Kazakhstan. (2015)
Thesis
ABDRASSILOVA, R. 2015. Understanding barriers and opportunities in agricultural information management in post-Soviet states: a case study of Kazakhstan. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

After the break-up of the former Soviet Union in 1991, several states declared independence, including the Republic of Kazakhstan. Under the centralised soviet system Kazakhstan provided mainly raw materials to the USSR, and agriculture operated unde... Read More about Understanding barriers and opportunities in agricultural information management in post-Soviet states: a case study of Kazakhstan..

A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites. (2015)
Thesis
UMOH, I.E. 2015. A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Oil and Gas companies have the inevitable need to operate in a global environment and therefore have a global reach. This thesis seeks to understand the nature and degree of localisation of the websites in this industry. This thesis introduces two no... Read More about A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites..

Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the 'mobile professional'. (2015)
Thesis
WHITEHEAD, G. 2015. Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the 'mobile professional'. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of corporate discourses that are emer... Read More about Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the 'mobile professional'..