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Perspectives on accounting, commonalities & the public sphere
This paper examines the role accounting could perform in the public sphere. The public sphere is the arena where different values are examined, explored and determined. Through an examination of critical, liberal and ...
Boom to bust reconstructing the Spanish economy
In 2008, a decade of strong and sustained growth in Spain came to an end as the economy fell into recession. This article charts the passage of the economy into recession and examines conditions in the financial system, ...
Corporate strategy financialized : Conjuncture, arbitrage and earnings capacity in the S&P500
The conjuncture that ushered in the era of shareholder value served to embed capital market expectations into corporate governance aligning management and shareholder interests. Market arbitrage focussed on modifying ...
Medicalization and Marketing
Medicalization is the process by which aspects of the human condition, formerly considered nonmedical, are brought within the medical realm. Medical sociologists have asserted that medicalization is a prevalent contemporary ...
The Future of Higher Education Provision in the UK : Workforce Implications
(Higher Education Funding Council for England, 2010-02)
The Challenges for Sustainable Skills Development in the UK Automotive Supply Sector: Policy and Implementation
Purpose: This paper seeks to develop a model for sustainable learning that can be used to target training resources more effectively. The focus is the automotive supplier chain where skills development is an urgent problem. ...
Activism and willingness to help in union organizing : who are the activists?
Research on union renewal often cites a critical role for lay activism. This study examines determinants of activism and activism intentions among a broadly representative sample of U.S. union members. Hypotheses are ...
Complementary and alternative medicine : Shaping a marketing research agenda
Purpose: The paper has twin aims, one practical and one theoretical. From a practical point of view, the aim is to begin to identify appropriate marketing strategies and tactics for complementary and alternative therapists. ...
System dynamic simulation of treatment policies to address colliding epidemics of tuberculosis, drug resistant tuberculosis and injecting drug users driven HIV in Russia
The explosive increase in the number of people infected with tuberculosis (TB), multi drug resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB), and injecting drug users (IDU) HIV/AIDS has become a serious public health challenge in Russia. The ...
The practice of complexity : Review, change and service improvement in an NHS department
Purpose – In the last five years more and more scholars have drawn on insights from the complexity sciences as a way of understanding the process of managing and organising in the NHS differently. This paper aims to describe ...