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The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. (2020)
Thesis
MCNICHOLAS, C. 2020. The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The global market for international postgraduate students is becoming increasingly competitive as more institutions offer Masters level courses and universities need to increase revenues. The UK Government and universities want to stop the declining... Read More about The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle..

Making records ready: responding to the Scottish child abuse inquiry. (2018)
Thesis
ANDERSON, C.E. 2018. Making records ready: responding to the Scottish child abuse inquiry. Robert Gordon University [online], DInfSci thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This study charts and describes, within a live and emergent environment, how a large organisation responded to the requirements of the Scottish child abuse inquiry. Using action research and a records continuum perspective, the study explores the rol... Read More about Making records ready: responding to the Scottish child abuse inquiry..

Learning from type? (2016)
Thesis
MCWHIRR, S.M. 2016. Learning from type? An evaluation of the impact of personality type and relationship context in formal mentoring relationships. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis explores the impact of mentor and mentee personality type in formal mentoring relationships. The research sought to identify whether there were individual personality characteristics which impact on relationship dynamics and the learning... Read More about Learning from type?.

Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. (2016)
Thesis
RUGERINYANGE, N. 2016. Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

For most of Rwanda's post-independence past, the country has been marked by ethnic feuding, mass population movements and long exiles in neighbouring countries, and civil wars that culminated in the genocide in 1994. As this research shows in its rev... Read More about Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda..

Bookselling culture and consumer behaviour: marketing strategies and responses in traditional and online environments. (2008)
Thesis
LAING, A.F. 2008. Bookselling culture and consumer behaviour: marketing strategies and responses in traditional and online environments. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examines the implementation of marketing both by chain and online booksellers, and consumer responses to this marketing and a reading of the current trade press revealed calls for research into consumer wants and needs (Watson, 2002; Ho... Read More about Bookselling culture and consumer behaviour: marketing strategies and responses in traditional and online environments..

The dynamics of upward communication in organisations. (2007)
Thesis
TOURISH, N. 2007. The dynamics of upward communication in organisations. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study has researched the dynamics of upward communication within organisations through the rubric of ingratiation theory (Jones, 1964) and impression management (Goffman, 1955). Upward communication was explored via in-depth case studies, in a h... Read More about The dynamics of upward communication in organisations..