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DYNIQX: a novel meta-search engine for the web. (2009)
Journal Article
ZHU, J., SONG, D., EISENSTADT, M., BARLADEANU, C. and RUGER, S. 2009. DYNIQX: a novel meta-search engine for the web. International journal of information studies, 1(1), pages 2-27.

The effect of metadata in collection fusion has not been sufficiently studied. In response to this, we present a novel meta-search engine called Dyniqx for metadata based search. Dyniqx integrates search results from search services of documents, ima... Read More about DYNIQX: a novel meta-search engine for the web..

The evolution of genre in Wikipedia. (2009)
Journal Article
CLARK, M., RUTHVEN, I. and HOLT, P.O'B. 2009. The evolution of genre in Wikipedia. Journal for language technology and computational linguistics [online], 24(1), pages 1-22. Available from: https://jlcl.org/conten..._Patrik_OBrian_Holt.pdf

This paper presents an overview of the ways in which genres, or structural forms, develop in a community of practice, in this case, Wikipedia. Firstly, we collected data by performing a small search task in the Wikipedia search engine (powered by Luc... Read More about The evolution of genre in Wikipedia..

The artist as leader: research report. (2009)
Report
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2009. The artist as leader: research report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Leadership, along with creativity, is increasingly considered to be one of the important drivers of economic success, as articulated in the Cox Review (2005). Most of the Leadership programmes in the cultural sector (Clore Leadership Programme, Cultu... Read More about The artist as leader: research report..

Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship. (2009)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. and CHRISTOU, M.L. 2009. Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship. Journal of small business and entrepreneurship [online], 22(1), pages 69-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08276331.2009.10593443

There has been an upsurge in academic studies relating to the underclass as a marginalized group. Notwithstanding this, the literature seldom represents the underclass as an economically active grouping. This study counters this stance by considering... Read More about Extracting value from their environment: some observations on pimping and prostitution as entrepreneurship..

Mentoring and perpetuating the entrepreneurial spirit within family business by telling contingent stories. (2009)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2009. Mentoring and perpetuating the entrepreneurial spirit within family business by telling contingent stories. New England journal of entrepreneurship [online], 12(2), pages 27-40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/NEJE-12-02-2009-B003

Family businesses do not perpetuate themselves. Entrepreneurs must nurture and propagate the values that led to the creation of the very thing most precious to them”their business. This of course depends on stability. Nor do these cherished values pr... Read More about Mentoring and perpetuating the entrepreneurial spirit within family business by telling contingent stories..

Humble leadership and the Police Service. (2009)
Report
SMITH, R., 2009. Humble leadership and the Police Service. SIPR Briefings 6. Edinburgh: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Applied Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University.

The concepts of ˜Humble Leadership and ˜Leader Humility are emerging as areas of interest in leadership studies and this briefing note is intended to highlight their potential relevance as a leadership style in the police service. The notion of humbl... Read More about Humble leadership and the Police Service..

Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. (2009)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2009. Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. Journal of enterprising communities: people and places in the global economy [online], 3(3), pages 256-268. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17506200910982019

Purpose: This research paper focuses upon organised criminals as an enterprising community and as enterprising people. Organized crime is a global phenomenon that concentrates upon the development of both [1] Sustainable personal prosperity; and [2]... Read More about Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals..

The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. (2009)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2009. The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship [online], 1(2), pages 148-163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17566260910969698

Purpose: Many ˜Divas despite possessing destructive character traits ironically become successful entrepreneurs thus illustrating an alternative ˜storied social construction of entrepreneurship. This influences how female entrepreneurs are perceived... Read More about The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship..

Looking back at Scottish travellers as nomadic entrepreneurs? (2009)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2009. Looking back at Scottish travellers as nomadic entrepreneurs? International journal of business and globalisation [online], 3(3), pages 237-255. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2009.023497

This qualitative paper adopts a historical approach and reports on desk research conducted by the author using a mixture of internet based research backed up by a critical reading of published writings on the travelling people of Scotland. This blend... Read More about Looking back at Scottish travellers as nomadic entrepreneurs?.

Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace. (2009)
Journal Article
MIDDLEMISS, S. 2009. Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace. Juridical review, 2009(4), pages 245-263.

This article deals with the complex problem of determining the liability of an employer under the law of delict for death by suicide at work (resulting from workplace causes) or death of an employee caused by stress or overwork. It will concentrate o... Read More about Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace..

A call for the integration of 'biological intelligence' into the National Intelligence Model. (2009)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2009. A call for the integration of 'biological intelligence' into the National Intelligence Model. Policing: a journal of policy and practice [online], 3(2), pages 191-199. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pap006

Biographical intelligence is an established concept within Intelligence circles and is used to develop a wider picture of activities of heads of state and politicians likely to be harmful to the interests of the sovereign state collecting such data.... Read More about A call for the integration of 'biological intelligence' into the National Intelligence Model..

Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people. (2009)
Thesis
MACLEOD, I.M. 2009. Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The Scottish Parliament which (re)convened in 1999 was designed to engender a new style of political practice. This ˜new politics was intended to address perceived failures within the ˜Westminster approach to policy┬Émaking and the ˜democratic deficit... Read More about Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people..

Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall's car culture. (2009)
Report
BARKER, L., CONNOLLY, D., GRAY, D. and MILNE, N. 2009. Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall's car culture. Edinburgh: MVA Consultancy in association with Robert Gordon University.

This investigation into car culture in Kirkwall was undertaken to establish the cultural reasons for Kirkwall’s residents’ attachment to their cars and to provide an understanding of what might be required to produce a behavioural change in Kirkwall,... Read More about Understanding attitudes: research into Kirkwall's car culture..

Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care. (2009)
Journal Article
LAWTON, S. and MCKIE, A. 2009. Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care. Medical humanities [online], 35(2), pages 120-122. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmh.2009.001909

This case study outlines a staff seminar programme that used art and literature as vehicles to explore personal and professional dimensions of palliative care. Participating staff found the learning experience interesting and insightful.

Like an open book? (2009)
Journal Article
MUIR, L.J., VEALE, T. and NICHOL, A. 2009. Like an open book? Accessibility of e-book content for academic study in a diverse student population. Library and information research [online], 33(105), pages 90-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.29173/lirg157

This paper reviews previous research on e-books and the information seeking behaviour of scholars. It presents the initial findings from an in-depth study of the behaviour and experiences of seven students (including students with dyslexia and visual... Read More about Like an open book?.

Social capital inthe capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting. (2009)
Book Chapter
ANDERSON, A.R., JACK, S.L. and DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S. 2009. Social capital inthe capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting. In Bergmann, M. and Faust, T. (eds.) Handbook of business and finance: multinational companies, venture capital and non-profit organizations. New York: Nova Science Publishers [online], pages 293-300. Available from: http://www.novapublishe...o.php?products_id=18983

New venture capitalisation demands the formation of the necessary financial resources to launch. Social capital - the potential resources to which individuals have access due to their position within specific social networks of relationships - also p... Read More about Social capital inthe capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting..

Empathetic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD. (2009)
Conference Proceeding
BASS, J.M. 2009. Empathetic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD. In Byrne, E., Nicholson, B. and Salem, F. (eds.) Assessing the contribution of ICT to development goals: proceedings of the 10th International conference on social implications of computers in developing countries (ICT4D 2009), 26-28 May 2009, Dubai, UAE. Dubai: International Federation for Information Processing, pages 315-324.

Empathetic Consulting articulates positive characteristics of long-term ICT capacity building engagements using external advisors. Consultants need to demonstrate commitment to capacity building rather than service delivery, flexibility in adaptation... Read More about Empathetic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD..

Hackers beware: the cautionary story of Gary McKinnon. (2009)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and REID, A. 2009. Hackers beware: the cautionary story of Gary McKinnon. Information and communications technology law [online], 18(1), pages 1-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13600830902727822

The law of extradition was changed following the 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Subsequent practice has seen the range of extraditable offences expand to include acts not traditionally regarded as terrorist crimes. The case of Gary McKi... Read More about Hackers beware: the cautionary story of Gary McKinnon..

Jane Jacobs and the nature of (practice and research) work in public. (2009)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2009. Jane Jacobs and the nature of (practice and research) work in public. Presented at Public and participative art: performance in everyday life, 14-15 December 2009, Helsinki, Finland.

Jacobs argues that economies follow the same rules as ecological systems. They behave in the same way as systems in nature: as dynamic systems of interdependency. The core of Jacobs' argument is energy, whether it is manifest in ecological systems or... Read More about Jane Jacobs and the nature of (practice and research) work in public..