Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015. (2019)
Thesis
LAWRIE, M. 2019. National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This thesis examines, through a diachronic analysis, how the British and Danish press utilise national identity when constructing a representation of Muslims. Key cluster events are examined to identify media discourses over a ten-year time period be... Read More about National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015..

Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Thesis
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction of national identity and place... Read More about Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram..

Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. (2018)
Thesis
HOWARD, M. 2018. Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research aims to ascertain whether and to what extent cultural issues impact the accessibility and effectiveness of international arbitration, and to provide recommendations which will contribute to the improvement of international arbitration.... Read More about Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran..

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..

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..

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'..

Relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups. (2012)
Thesis
YAGHFOURI, Y. 2012. Relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This doctoral thesis explores relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups. As a complete participant observer, I used grounded theory to investigate relational processes through which leadership is constructed, sustained and deconstructed... Read More about Relational leadership in global multistakeholder groups..

Employee reactions to management communication: a study of operations personnel in the oil industry. (2012)
Thesis
TSIONTSI, N. 2012. Employee reactions to management communication: a study of operations personnel in the oil industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Based on an intense small scale study which observed a small team of operations personnel who work in a telecommunications company within the oil industry, this thesis examined employee reactions to management communication. Employee interpretations... Read More about Employee reactions to management communication: a study of operations personnel in the oil industry..