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Emergency: Implementing an Ambulance Despatch System
(Idea Publishing, 2006-12-15)
Accounting for healthcare : Reform and outcomes
Delivering patient choice in English acute hospital trusts
The role of the patient within the NHS has changed from supplicant to consumer to active participant. A demand-side patient-led approach is combining quasi-consumerism and participative democracy to inform and facilitate ...
Accounting for reform : Funding and transformation in the four nation's hospital services
The NHS Plan revealed New Labour's objective to increase funding in the four nation's hospital services in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Although each country has installed its own institutional arrangements, ...
Leisure Studies: Critical Concepts in the Social Studies
L'industria dei call center : quando il lavoro diventa bad job
Il “cybertariato” è la nuova forza lavoro globale che sta crescendo nei Call center di tutto il mondo: una “classe operaia digitale” accomunata da identiche mansioni svolte al telefono di fronte ad un monitor. Una professione ...
Consilience for Universal Design : The Emergence of a Third Culture
Consilience offers a powerful mechanism for borrowing from other disciplines, thereby extending the scope of what can be known. This paper looks at the foundations of the activity of design as a means of providing IT systems ...
Evolutionary economics and the markets-as-networks approach
The paper analyzes the similarities and differences between the markets-as-networks (or IMP) tradition in industrial marketing and evolutionary economics. Five analytical dimensions are used: unit of analysis, methodological ...
Franchising and intellectual capital : A franchisee's perspective
Various studies have focused on the reasons for franchising. Most studies have concentrated principally on the franchisors' motivations for franchising, with only a few exploring franchising as a route to self-employment. ...
Comparison of software development life cycles : a multiproject experiment
A variety of life cycle models for software development are generally available. Many of the variations were composed to overcome problems in the classic waterfall model. However, it is generally difficult to compare and ...