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Developing a protocol and experimental setup for using a humanoid robot to assist children with autism to develop visual perspective taking skills
Visual Perspective Taking (VPT) is the ability to see the world from another person's perspective, taking into account what they see and how they see it, drawing upon both spatial and social information. Children with ...
A comprehensive modelling framework to forecast the demand for all hospital services
Background: Because of increasing demand, hospitals in England are currently under intense pressure resulting in shortages of beds, nurses, clinicians, and equipment. To be able to effectively cope with this demand, the ...
Institutional Factors and High-Performance Work Organisations (HPWOs) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
(Springer, Cham, 2019-03-02)
This chapter focuses on the institutional factors that facilitate or impede the development of high-performance work organisations (HPWOs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It is based on the premise that the adoption of ...
Liability driven investment and pension fund exposure to emerging markets: A Minskyan analysis
This paper explores the determinants and implications of the growing allocation of insurance companies and pension funds to emerging markets. The key contention put forward is that liabilities are at the core of the portfolio ...
Which formula for national happiness?
The World Happiness Report is published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and contains an international ranking of national average happiness, as measured by surveys of personal life evaluations. ...
Rethinking Corporate Agency in Business, Philosophy, and Law
While researchers in business ethics, moral philosophy, and jurisprudence have advanced the study of corporate agency, there have been very few attempts to bring together insights from these and other disciplines in the ...
Corporate governance and board configuration in Greece
(Virtus Interpress, 2019-02-05)
Photographs in tourism research: Prejudice, power, performance and participant-generated images
Photography has often been considered tainted as a source of research data, even in tourism, its natural habitat. This situation is undoubtedly a legacy of the prejudice that many social scientists held toward the use of ...
When rhetoric does not translate to reality: hardship, empowerment and the third sector in Austerity Localism
Austerity localism powerfully explains dynamics of (dis)empowerment at the local level, especially regarding the autonomy and accountability of local authorities and third sector organisations (TSOs) in the UK. Yet these ...