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The relationship between regulatory focus and online shopping: perceived risk, affect, and consumers' response to online marketing. (2012)
Journal Article
ATOROUGH, P. and DONALDSON, B. 2012. The relationship between regulatory focus and online shopping: perceived risk, affect, and consumers' response to online marketing. International journal of internet marketing and advertising [online], 7(4), pages 333-358. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJIMA.2012.051615

Regulatory focus theory (RTF) has demonstrated that individuals can be distinguished on the basis of two independent structures of strategic inclination and orientation in the pursuit of goals: promotion focus - which emphasises the presence of posit... Read More

Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. (2012)
Journal Article
ALLISON, I.K., STRATTON, R. and ROBEY, D. 2012. Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. Communications of the IIMA, 12(1), pages 1-16.

Food manufacturers have a compelling requirement to address their information management needs in relation to the management of variation in their supply chain and subsequent production processes. However, many organisational information systems are... Read More

Understanding leadership and management development in a health board of NHS Scotland. (2012)
Thesis
SEOW, J.H.I. 2012. Understanding leadership and management development in a health board of NHS Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This doctoral thesis, entitled Understanding Leadership and Management Development in a Health Board of NHS Scotland, is completely written by Jireh Hooi Inn Seow for submission to meet the partial requirements of the Doctor of Philosophy. This docto... Read More

The end of 'cosmopolitan' capitalism? (2012)
Journal Article
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

Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. (2012)
Journal Article
GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D. 2012. Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. International nursing review [online], 59(4), pages 511-518. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.01008.x

Background:‚ Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a valuable resource for nurse scholars worldwide. ETDs and digital libraries offer the potential to radically change the nature and scope of the way in which doctoral research results are pr... Read More

Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. (2012)
Journal Article
KIRKPATRICK, P., WILSON, E. and WIMPENNY, P., 2012. Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 10(57), pages 3649-3763. Available from: https://journals.lww.co...OPD_in_Community.1.aspx

Background- There are an estimated three million people affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the UK with only about 900,000 of these being diagnosed according to the Healthcare Commission, and prevalence is increasing. Signific... Read More

The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers. (2012)
Journal Article
MIDDLEMISS, S. 2012. The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers. International journal of law and management [online], 54(3), pages 209-221. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17542431211228610

As a consequence of recent legal decisions particularly, those over the last three years an employer that introduces a clause into his contracts (or enters in contractual relations with his workers) needs to ensure that the clause or contract is genu... Read More

Entrepreneurship as connecting: some implications for theorising and practice. (2012)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R., DODD, S.D. and JACK, S.L. 2012. Entrepreneurship as connecting: some implications for theorising and practice. Management decision [online], 50(5), pages 958-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00251741211227708

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to consider why entrepreneurship theorising has become fragmented and how the research problem might be resolved. Design/methodology/approach “ The authors first examine how entrepreneurial constructs reflect on... Read More

Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. (2012)
Journal Article
OH, K.-Y., ANDERSON, A.R. and CRUICKSHANK, D. 2012. Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. Business process management journal [online], 18(1), pages 43-57. Available from:https://doi.org/10.1108/14637151211215000

Purpose “ E-trade (or electronic trading) appears to offer increased efficiency in business processes, but only a limited number of small firms in Korea have adopted the new processes. The purpose of this paper is to try to establish the obstacles an... Read More

Developing and animating enterprising individuals and communities: A case study from rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (2012)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2012. Developing and animating enterprising individuals and communities: A case study from rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Journal of enterprising communities: People and places in the global economy [online], 6(1), pages 57-83. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17506201211211000

Purpose “ Socio-economic decline in rural areas is a pervasive and debilitating phenomenon in terms of regional development, particularly when former models of economic growth which once stimulated business generation and regeneration can no longer b... Read More

The politics of destination marketing: assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. (2012)
Journal Article
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 be... Read More

Case-based situation awareness. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B. 2012. Case-based situation awareness. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE international multi-disciplinary conference on cognitive methods in situation awareness and decision support (CogSIMA 2012), 6-8 March 2012, New Orleans, USA. New York: IEEE [online], article number 6188388, pages 22-29. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CogSIMA.2012.6188388

Situation-aware case-based decision support (SACBDS) systems comprise two distinct parts: situation awareness (SA) and case-based reasoning (CBR). The SA part keeps a finite history of the time space information of the domain and uses rules to interp... Read More

User interface design for situation-aware decision support systems. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B. 2012. User interface design for situation-aware decision support systems. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE international multi-disciplinary conference on cognitive methods in situation awareness and decision support (CogSIMA 2012), 6-8 March 2012, New Orleans, USA. New York: IEEE [online], article number 6188405, pages 332-339. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CogSIMA.2012.6188405

Information recall about general situations incurs memory and cognitive loads on operators. Recognition of information for specific situations identified with users context and the state of the world is helpful to operators in performing tasks in com... Read More

Informal slack in organisations: a qualitative analysis of innovative organisations. (2012)
Journal Article
MCDONALD, S., 2012. Informal slack in organisations: a qualitative analysis of innovative organisations. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management: Annual Review [online], 12, pp. 71-83. Available from: http://ijmar.cgpublishe.../product/pub.286/prod.8

This paper considers the relationship between organisational slack and innovation from a new perspective. Moving away from the traditional quantitative research approaches, semi-structured interviews and an activity theory framework are used to opera... Read More

Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. (2012)
Journal Article
STEED, J. 2011. Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. Making futures [online], 2, pages 297-306. Available from: http://makingfutures.pl...867/steed_josephine.pdf

Knitting is embedded within our culture and navigates between practice, artefact, and narrative, acting as a rich metaphor for social change (Hemmings, 2010). Knitting can transcend traditional boundaries of craft practice and transfer knowledge from... Read More

A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). (2012)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I. 2012. A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). Obesity facts [online], 5(Supplement 1), page 94. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1159/000178128

Introduction: Few studies have examined the significance of ethnicity on weight loss responses and overall health benefits following a VLCD.

Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. (2012)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I. 2012. Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. Obesity facts [online], 5(Supplement 1), page 94. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1159/000178128

Introduction: Few studies have examined the relationship between ethnicity and longer-term outcomes following a very-low-calorie diet (VLCD).

Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. (2012)
Report
MALINS, J., STEED, J., FAIRBURN, S., ROBERTSON, S., MCINTYRE, L., CRUICKSHANK, L. and SCOTT, K., 2012. Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

A report prepared for the Scottish Government on behalf of the Scottish Academy of Fashion, which examines the potential of new textiles solutions for health applications. Following a Sandpit event hosted by the Scottish Academy of Fashion on 13th an... Read More

Old-fashioned or enlightened? (2012)
Journal Article
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

Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease. (2012)
Journal Article
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/o.../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