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Silver Surfers, E-government and the Digital Divide : An Exploratory Study of UK Local Authority Websites and Older Citizens
Governments around the globe are striving to provide e-government, online products and services to all the citizens of their respective countries. This has meant that there is a shift in the conventional mode of public ...
Fuzzy inference game approach to uncertainty in business decisions and market competitions
The increasing challenges and complexity of business environments are making business decisions and operations more difficult for entrepreneurs to predict the outcomes of these processes. Therefore, we developed a decision ...
A critical asssessment of incomplete contracts theory for private participation in public services : The case of water sector in Ghana
This paper provides a critical analysis of the recent developments in the incomplete contracts theory and its conclusions for privatisation of public services. Drawing upon a case study of management contract for urban ...
Online Social Networking in Older Individuals : A Study of Hertfordshire
The penetration rate of Online Social Networks (OSNs) within older individuals of society is still not as large as within the younger generation. Using this as motivation this research aimed to identify and understand the ...
Comparing the Adopters and Non-Adopters of Online Social Networks : A UK perspective
This paper aims to identify, explain and understand the adoption, use and diffusion of OSNs within UK’s older population. This was achieved using a quantitative online survey questionnaire. Results from a sample population ...
Striking Out in America : Is There an Alternative to the Strike?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
A Qualitative Study of Innovation Diffusion : The Novel case of a Small Firm and KTP
Using a qualitative approach involving interviews, referring to archival documentation and observations, this research study aims to understand the actions required for diffusion of an innovation in an SME. Although the ...
Power relations and the production of new knowledge within a Queensland Music Festival community cultural development project
Conflict during the creative development process of community cultural development projects is inevitable (Adam and Goldbard 2001), yet through the productive use of power (Foucault 1977, 1980, 1982) new knowledge can be ...
What is Mine is NOT Yours : Further insight on what access-based consumption says about consumers
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the interaction between Access Based Consumption (ABC) and consumer culture in the specific context of baby products, and connect the two streams of consumer research and ...