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An Investigation of the Degree of Market Power in the Greek Manufacturing and Service Industries
This paper investigates the degree of market power in the Greek manufacturing and service industries over the period 1970–2007. The markup model developed by Hall (1988) and Roeger (1995) is taken into consideration where ...
Enabling better management of patients: discrete event simulation combined with the STAR approach
Squeezed budgets and funding cuts are expected to become a feature of the healthcare landscape in the future, forcing decision makers such as service managers, clinicians and commissioners to find effective ways of allocating ...
Modelling length of stay and patient flows : methodological case studies from the UK neonatal care services
The number of babies needing neonatal care is increasing due mainly to technological and therapeutic advances. These advances have implied a decreasing neonatal mortality rate for low birth weight infants and also a falling ...
Ernst Freund as Precursor of the Rational Study of Corporate Law
The rise of large business corporations in the late nineteenth century compelled many American observers to admit that the nature of the corporation had yet to be understood. Published in this context, Ernst Freund’s (1897) ...
Understanding market innovativeness in Asia : a research agenda
Marketing innovativeness has been accredited for the improvement of: quality of life in general; consumer experience; and, firms’ and brands’ performance. However, much of the knowledge and research on marketing innovativeness ...
Entrepreneurial orientation rhetoric in franchise organizations: The impact of national culture
This study examines the role of national culture on the entrepreneurial orientation (EO) rhetoric contained within franchisee recruitment promotional materials, where EO rhetoric is defined as the strategic use of words ...
“I don’t think they give a monkey’s about me” – Exploring stakeholder power and community alienation at Glastonbury Festival“
As one of the main stakeholders affected by music festivals, it is becoming more and more recognised that the needs of the host community need to be met and satisfied in order to ascertain their support for future music ...
Introducing Power, Meaning and Authenticity
Our book contains contributions from 20 researchers, all of which are intrigued by the prospect of what events can achieve positively for their stakeholders’, and the ways in which power, meaning and authenticity are central ...
Introduction to Social Inclusion and Usability of ICT-enabled Services
Smartphones Adoption and Usage of 50+ Adults in the United Kingdom