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The Great Crash of 2008 and the reform of economics
The 2008 economic crash led to remarkable shifts of opinion among world leaders. Does this crisis create favourable conditions for the reform and revitalisation of economics itself—from a subject dominated by mathematical ...
Can marketing practice keep up with Europe's ageing population?
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to draw the attention of managers and academics to the extent of demographic changes now occurring in the European Union, specifically the ongoing change from a young consumer base ...
Making sense of IS Failures
(Idea Publishing, 2009)
Researchers with a keen interest in information systems failures are faced with a double challenge. Not only is it difficult to obtain intimate information about the circumstances surrounding such failures, but there is ...
Income and happiness across Europe : do reference values matter?
Using cross-sectional data from the first two rounds of the European Social Survey (ESS), we examine the relationship between income, relative income and happiness across 19 European countries. We find that a positive and ...
The University of Hertfordshire: Is this the Face of the Entrepreneurial University in the UK?
The University of Hertfordshire has taken a bold lead in the process of differentiating its offer by seeking to become a leading edge exemplar of a truly business focussed – entrepreneurial – university. By adopting such ...
Personal values as mitigating factors in the link between income and life satisfaction : evidence from the European Social Survey
Using data from the first two rounds of the European Social Survey, we examine the link between income, reference income and life satisfaction across Western Europe. We find that whilst there is a strong positive relationship ...
The Fiction of Paradox: really feeling for Anna Karenina
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
Accounting for war
This paper examines the ways in which accounting has helped to rationalize and normalize violence and how this has contributed to the acceleration and expansion of war. It is argued that accounting is a product of the ...