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Material World : the Myth of the Weightless Economy
The task I have set myself in this essay is to re-embody cyberspace: to try to make visible the material components of this virtual world. In this, I find myself rather oddly positioned. Having been arguing for over two ...
An aid to intuitively understanding bias and consistency
Students often find the concepts of bias and consistency hard to understand intuitively. This paper presents means of demonstrating these concepts using a computer so that the students, once they have seen them in action, ...
The Geography of Tourism and Recreation
This book presents an introduction to tourism, leisure and recreation and to the relationships between them. It includes a number of international case studies spanning Europe, North America, Australasia and Asia. Each ...
A Comparison of the behaviour and motivations of domestic and international young tourists
(University of Hertfordshire, 1999)
This paper compares the motivations of young, British, international and domestic tourists, and how they behave during their vacations. The research was located in Torquay, on the Southwest coast of England, and Cala Millor, ...
Strategic change in public services: a productivity and performance perspective
Productivity and performance measurements in public services are reviewed. A public performance index (PPI) is developed. The relationship of productivity to outcomes is examined. The strategic importance of social ...
Governance and Cooperative Networks : An Adaptive Systems Perspective
The Governance debate is usually couched in terms of the efficacy of formal structures to ensure a degree of cooperation sufficient to bring about order in human affairs. It is assumed that intended global outcomes for a ...
The Process of Adaptation in Inter-Firm Relationships
(University of Karlsruhe, 1996)
Adaptations are an important, arguably a defining, component of a long-term buyer-seller relationship. Substantial research evidence exists on the nature of the adaptations which arise within such relationships. The processes ...
The flexible firm goes East?
(European Business Academy, 1994)