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Using case studies in university-level marketing education
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework that can be used by marketing educators to evaluate the appropriateness of case studies for inclusion in a course. Design/methodology/approach - This viewpoint ...
Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World
(International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009-06)
The discussion reveals the failure of public policies as well as markets to provide satisfactory solutions to the problems of access to a safe, affordable and continuous water supply. In many countries, especially those ...
Promoting labour market efficiency and fairness through a legal minimum wage : the Webbs and the social cost of labour
Neoclassical economists, using a competitive demand/supply model of labour markets, typically conclude a legislated minimum wage is harmful to economic efficiency and social welfare. The major theoretical counter-attack ...
Tourism and entrepreneurship: International perspectives
Tourism and Entrepreneurship: International Perspectives provides an innovative, interdisciplinary approach. This book takes as its central theme the role of entrepreneurship in the context of regional, local and national ...
Western management training in Eastern Europe : trends and developments over a decade
This paper tracks changes in design and implementation of Western management training interventions in Eastern Europe (EE) over a period of more than a decade. The study is based empirically on three management development ...
From Fictions and Aggregates to Real Entities in the Theory of the Firm
According to the dominant ‘nexus of contracts’ and ‘collection of assets’ views of the firm, the firm is a either a fiction or an aggregate. Although legal personality is important in both accounts, everything is said to ...
The Negative Attitudes Towards Robots Scale and reactions to robot behaviour in a live Human-Robot Interaction study
This paper describes the use of the Negative Attitudes Towards Robots Scale (NARS) to explain participants' evaluations of robot behaviour styles in a Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) study. Twenty-eight participants interacted ...
Integration in the European Retail Banking Sector : Evidence from Deposit and Lending Rates
This paper investigates the degree of integration in the retail-banking sector for 15 European Union member states between the period 1991 to March 2008. In view of consolidating and creating a single market in their ...
Tourism Management: Managing for Change