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Lay activism and activism intentions in a faculty union : An exploratory study
Prior conceptual work on union renewal places activism in a central role. Understanding of activism's antecedents, however, remains limited. This study uses a sample of faculty union members at a large public university, ...
A dynamic model of the effects of project complexity on time to complete construction projects
The aim of this paper if to investigate the factors driving project complexity in construction projects and how they impact on project cycle time. This issue has been addressed by building a framework for project complexity ...
The Role of Forwarding-Looking Price Expectations Data published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in explaining and forecasting U.K. house prices.
The objective of this paper is to make use of the forward-looking price expectations data published by the RICS to explain and forecast U.K. house prices, three-months ahead. The Nationwide index is used to test the ...
Insertion of six different supraglottic airway devices whilst wearing chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear-personal protective equipment : A manikin study
Six different supraglottic airway devices: Combitube (TM), laryngeal mask airway, intubating laryngeal mask airway (Fastrach (TM)), i-gel (TM), Laryngeal Tube (TM) and Pro-Seal (TM) laryngeal mask airway were assessed by ...
Left Agency and Class Action : The Paradox of Workplace Radicalism
This paper seeks to examine the valuable concept of left agency and interrogate it in terms of an inherent paradox not immediately apparent to many who support the role of politicised activists in the workplace. This paradox ...
Capitalist Care : Will the Coalition Government's reforms move the NHS toward a US-style healthcare market?
The Coalition government’s plans for reform are meant to transform the NHS into a more privately run, competitive system, raising the question as to whether or not the NHS is likely to resemble the US capitalist healthcare ...
On the relationship between exchange rates and equity returns : A new approach
This paper employs a new approach in order to investigate the underlying relationship between stock markets and exchange rates. Current approaches suggest that the relative equity market performance of two countries is ...
Impacts of horizontal and vertical foreign investment in business services : The experience of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic
This article examines the impact of foreign direct investment in business services on the economies of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia and their place in the European division of labour. A distinction is drawn ...
HBSC England National Report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) : World Health Organization Collaborative Cross National Study
(University of Hertfordshire, 2011-10)
Findings from the 2010 HBSC study for England