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It is ridiculous that the Borough Librarian of Croydon should decide the policy of the Scottish Education Department: the establishment of Scotland's second library school. (2012)
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REID, P.H. 2012. It is ridiculous that the Borough Librarian of Croydon should decide the policy of the Scottish Education Department: the establishment of Scotland's second library school. Library and information history [online], 28(4), pages 257-271. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/1758348912Z.00000000018

In the middle of the 1960s, amid concerns about the direction of professional education in Scotland and problems with the number of places available for those to wishing to study librarianship, there emerged a strongly nationalistic debate surroundin... Read More about It is ridiculous that the Borough Librarian of Croydon should decide the policy of the Scottish Education Department: the establishment of Scotland's second library school..

Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease. (2012)
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PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and NEILL, A. 2013. Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease. Selected papers of internet research [online], 13: selected papers from the 13th Association of Internet Researchers conference (IR 13.0), 18-21 October 2012, Salford, UK, article number 8219. Available from: https://spir.aoir.org/ojs/index.php/spir/article/view/8219

There is an expanding literature on the police use of storytelling, but very little has been written in a policing context in relation to the contemporary practice of blogging. Consequentially, this paper reports on an ongoing research project into t... Read More about Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease..

Askēsis and organizational culture. (2012)
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HALSALL, R. and BROWN, M. 2013. Askesis and organizational culture. Organization [online], 20(2), Available from: pages 233-255. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508412443580

This article makes the case for the contribution of the cultural theory of Sloterdijk and the tradition of philosophical anthropology on which it is based to an understanding of the processes of culture formation in organizations. Rather than see cul... Read More about Askēsis and organizational culture..

UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'? (2012)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2013. UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'? Journal of youth studies [online], 16(3), pages 404-419. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741

This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey associated with the UK teen soap... Read More about UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'?.

Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences. (2012)
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MACLENNAN, A. 2012. Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences. Library and information research [online], 36(112), pages 55-71. Available from: https://doi.org/10.29173/lirg493

This paper describes a piece of research intended to establish user preferences for the design of virtual worlds for information retrieval, and reflects critically on the methodology adopted. Over 100 students and staff at Robert Gordon University we... Read More about Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences..

Does Scotland 'like' this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign (2012)
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BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2012. Does Scotland 'like' this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. Libri [online], 62(2), pages 109-124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/libri-2012-0008

This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. The study consisted of an analysis of the conten... Read More about Does Scotland 'like' this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign.

The end of 'cosmopolitan' capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. (2012)
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HALSALL, R. 2012. The end of 'cosmopolitan' capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis. Philosophy of management [online], 11(1), pages 63-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5840/pom201211112

This article reflects on the philosophical implications of the crisis for the nation-state and culture in relation to business and management. The global triumph of the neo-liberal economic model in the 1990s and early 2000s brought with it an ontolo... Read More about The end of 'cosmopolitan' capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis..

Old-fashioned or enlightened? Small retailers' practices in e-procurement. (2012)
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CONNON, N., DONALDSON, B. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2012. Old-fashioned or enlightened? Small retailer' practices in e-procurement. International journal of technology marketing [online], 7(1), pages 47-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJTMKT.2012.046431

The paper considers how and why SME retailers use the internet in their procurement processes. Examining retailers' views and reasons, we relate these to existing technology acceptance models, employing a qualitative approach. Although our respondent... Read More about Old-fashioned or enlightened? Small retailers' practices in e-procurement..

The politics of destination marketing: assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. (2012)
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ATOROUGH, P. and MARTIN, A. 2012. The politics of destination marketing: assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. Journal of place management and development [online], 5(1), pages 35-55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17538331211209031

Purpose: Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) are very much a part of the Scottish tourism landscape in 2011. Some regional tourism stakeholders have created DMOs to manage their respective regional attractions, but until now, this has not bee... Read More about The politics of destination marketing: assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument..