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Integration in European retail banking : Evidence from savings and lending rates to non-financial corporations
The aim of this paper is to investigate the integration process in the European Union retail banking sector during the period 2003–2011, by analysing deposit and lending rates to non-financial corporations. An important ...
Trade union responses to migrant workers from the 'new Europe' : a three sector comparison in Norway, Germany and the UK
This article compares trade union strategies towards migrant workers from the ‘new Europe’. The analysis focuses on three sectors in the UK, Norway and Germany. We conclude that trade union responses to these migrant workers ...
Sustainability and Success
Bank Competition, Lending Relationships and Firm Default Risk : An Investigation of Italian SMEs
Building on the literature relating to bank market structure and on the research analysing costs and benefits of concentrated credit relationships, this article aims to empirically assess whether, and to what extent, local ...
How Does the British Snowman Work? : The Disruptive Characteristic of British Snow
(LIT Verlag, 2012-12)
Leadership and Organisational Structure in the Co-production of Government Funded Services
We propose a conceptual framework from a critical relatioal perspective to better understand the process of co-production. The argument advanced here is twofold: First, that leadership must be shared to some extend for ...
Profiling hospitals based on emergency readmission: A multilevel transition modelling approach
Emergency readmission is seen as an important part of the United Kingdom government policy to improve the quality of care that patients receive. In this context, patients and the public have the right to know how well ...
Evaluating Electronic Voting Systems (EEVS) : Final report for JISC Assessment and Feedback Programme, Strand B
The ‘Evaluating Electronic Voting Systems’ (EEVS) Project was part-funded by JISC from November 2011 to October 2012. It provided the opportunity to evaluate the large scale introduction and deployment of EVS technology ...
An investigation into hotel group and luxury fashion designer collaborations
This article is a preliminary exploration, aiming to identify the drivers of a plethora of developments led by luxury fashion designers. It was found that both luxury fashion designers and the hotel companies realised a ...