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Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies. (2014)
Thesis
IBRAHIM, M.U. 2014. Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This dissertation contributes to the literature on the role of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in (de)stabilising oil prices by identifying and critically investigating a gap in the extant literature with respect to OPECs act... Read More about Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies..

An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. (2014)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, M. and ROWLEY, S. 2015. An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. International journal of project management [online], 33(4), pages 735-746. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.12.002

This exploratory research took the form of a qualitative study that aims to investigate the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be effectively applied across the creative industries through a study of their application in the... Read More about An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland..

Staying in the zone: offshore drillers' situation awareness. (2014)
Journal Article
ROBERTS, R., FLIN, R. and CLELAND, J. 2014. Staying in the zone: offshore drillers' situation awareness. Human factors: the journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society [online], 57(4), pages 573-590. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720814562643

Objective: The aim of this study was to identify the cognitive components required for offshore drillers to develop and maintain situation awareness (SA) while controlling subsea hydrocarbon wells. Background: SA issues are often identified as contri... Read More about Staying in the zone: offshore drillers' situation awareness..

The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'. (2014)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. 2014. The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'. Regions and cohesion [online], 4(3), pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3167/reco.2014.040301

The potential of 'people and place' is assessed as a means to broaden research about regional political actors into key questions about their role in European integration, largely dormant since the European Commission's 2001 White Paper on Governance... Read More about The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'..

Adapt and thrive. (2014)
Other
CUNNINGHAM, J. 2014. Adapt and thrive. Private client advisor, 20(1), pages 16-19.

Family businesses are unique, peculiar and without question set-aside from non-family rivals. Dealing with them can be an emotional roller-coaster for both practitioner and client. The academic discussion surrounding family firms over the past fiftee... Read More about Adapt and thrive..

The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. (2014)
Journal Article
ALMAHY, J.A.M., AL-SAHN, F. and BELOUCIF, A. 2014. The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale. International journal of marketing studies [online], 6(6), pages 91-103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ijms.v6n6p91

During the last few years, the concept of corporate reputation has received considerable attention from marketing academics and practitioners alike. This is not surprising in view of the concept enormous practical implications. Suffice it to say, tha... Read More about The corporate reputation of Islamic banks: a measurement scale..

The public accountability of business associations under conditions of EU policy participation. (2014)
Thesis
BARLOW, R.A. 2014. The public accountability of business associations under conditions of EU policy participation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Set in the context of wider problems of EU popular legitimacy, the thesis explores a participatory model of EU policy making based around business associations as agents of participation. Policy participation implies public accountability, where ther... Read More about The public accountability of business associations under conditions of EU policy participation..

The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry. (2014)
Thesis
OYOVWEVOTU, J.S. 2014. The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

Innovation and creative destruction should thrive in the competitive, high risk and high cost environment of the North Sea. Paradoxically, uptake of new technology is slow. The focus of this research was to understand how new technology is developed... Read More about The social construction of technical innovation in the UK oil and gas industry..

Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto. (2014)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2014. Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto. Gender in management: an international journal [online], 29(8), pages 466-486. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/GM-02-2014-0012

Purpose – The purpose of this study is to consider entrepreneurial imagery that sheds light on differing and emerging patterns of female entrepreneurial identity which illustrate shifts in the locus of power that challenge masculine hegemony and powe... Read More about Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto..

Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. (2014)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2014. Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. Journal of family business management [online], 4(2), pages 149-170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the under researched interface between entrepreneur and family business stories and in particular the form and structure of second-generation entrepreneur stories. It illustrates how second-generation... Read More about Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories..

Staying in the zone: the cognitive components associated with offshore drillers' situation awareness. (2014)
Journal Article
ROBERTS, R.C., FLIN, R. and CLELAND, J. 2014. Staying in the zone: the cognitive components associated with offshore drillers' situation awareness. Proceedings of the human factors and ergonomics society annual meeting [online], 58(1): papers of the 58th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting 2014 (HFES 2014), 27-31 October, 2014, San Diego, USA, pages 270-274. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1541931214581056

Situation Awareness (SA) issues are often identified as contributing factors to drilling incidents, most recently in the Deepwater Horizon blowout. Two studies aimed to identify the cognitive components required for offshore drillers to develop and m... Read More about Staying in the zone: the cognitive components associated with offshore drillers' situation awareness..

Interest groups and patterns of lobbying in Brussels. (2014)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. 2014. Interest groups and patterns of lobbying in Brussels. In Magone, J.M. (ed.) Routledge handbook of European politics. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 43, pages 793-806. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-European-Politics-1st-Edition/Magone/p/book/9780415626750

Political institutions in democratically orientated political systems interact with interest organisations to enhance the legitimacy of their policies, whether through greater acceptance of them (inputs) or to enhance efficiencies (outputs). The rem... Read More about Interest groups and patterns of lobbying in Brussels..

The 'Europeanization' of the Basel process: financial harmonization between globalization and parliamentarization. (2014)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2015. The 'Europeanization' of the Basel process: financial harmonization between globalization and parliamentarization. Regulation and governance [online], 9(4), pages 325-338. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/rego.12063

Public policy initiatives aimed at the prevention of future financial crises originate with global harmonization in the form of executive standards issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. This article explores the role of the European P... Read More about The 'Europeanization' of the Basel process: financial harmonization between globalization and parliamentarization..

Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
SUTHERLAND, W. 2014. Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International, pages 438-445.

Optoelectronics (or photonics) has developed as a significant enabling technology central to the operation of a wide range of artefacts evident in telecommunications, consumer electronics, medical devices and defence. Policy makers in several nation... Read More about Optoelectronics in Scotland: network reconfiguration in a sectoral system of innovation..

Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
FULFORD, H. and BAILEY, M. 2014. Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International, pages 198-206.

Review of relevant literature highlighted that entrepreneurs need help to reflect on, and make sense of, the challenges and opportunities that occur during the entrepreneurial process. For students who are unfamiliar with the entrepreneurial process,... Read More about Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys..

Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
DAKUP, K., FULFORD, H. and SUTHERLAND, B. 2014. Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International, pages 507-513.

Increasing concerns towards environmental issues (transportation emissions, global warming, depletion of natural resources) in today's global economy has resulted in the need for businesses to be more environmentally friendly and act in an environmen... Read More about Investigating the adoption of sustainable green initiatives in Scottish food and drink SMEs..

Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. (2014)
Journal Article
KARATAS-OZKAN, M., ANDERSON, A.R., FAYOLLE, A., HOWELLS, J. and CONDOR, R. 2014. Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. Journal of small business management [online], 52(4), pages 589-593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124

Entrepreneurship is characterized by complex, dynamic and emergent processes, and the interplay between actors, processes, and contexts. Postpositivistic approaches offer the opportunity to examine subtleties of the phenomenon of entrepreneurship by... Read More about Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies..

Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. (2014)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2014. Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship [online], 6(3), pages 255-275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061

The purpose of this paper is to assess the contribution of 'Matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literature. The literature on gendered aspects of entrepreneurship is expanding and maturing in its level of theoretical sophisticatio... Read More about Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures..

Entrepreneurial leadership and firm performance: reconciling the objective-subjective dichotomy. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
KESIDOU, E. and CARTER, S. 2014. Entrepreneurial leadership and firm performance: reconciling the objective-subjective dichotomy. Presented at the 2014 Recontres de St-Gall: leadership and the twin fields of entrepreneurship and small business management, 1-3 September 2014, St. Gallen, Switzerland [online], topic A: entrepreneurial leadership. Available from: https://www.kmu-hsg.ch/rencontres2014/resources/Topic_A/Rencontres_2014_Topic_A_KESIDOU_CARTER.pdf

A review of the entrepreneurship, leadership and strategic management literatures reveals a conceptual gap in understanding the relationship between entrepreneurial leadership and firm performance. While the extant literature focuses on behavioural a... Read More about Entrepreneurial leadership and firm performance: reconciling the objective-subjective dichotomy..

Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration: synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty. (2014)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A. and LI, J. 2014. Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration: synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty. Journal of general management [online], 40(1), pages 7-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630701404000102

This conceptual paper examines the nature of entrepreneurship in innovation processes in time of crisis. Crisis is a time of heightened uncertainty, manifested as increased ambiguity about what knowledge is available yet necessary for innovation. It... Read More about Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration: synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty..