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Least Squares Percentage Regression
In prediction, the percentage error is often felt to be more meaningful than the absolute error. We therefore extend the method of least squares to deal with percentage errors, for both simple and multiple regression. Exact ...
Silver Surfers : Social Inclusion or Exclusion in a Digital World
(University of Hertfordshire, 2008-08-31)
When one considers the population profile of a country, no longer is the emphasis upon mortality rates of younger people. As the years progress, enhancements to the quality of life have led to an increasingly ageing society. ...
Exploring the dilemma of local sourcing versus international development : The case of the flower industry
This paper examines the debate surrounding local versus international sourcing of retail products, particularly food and flowers, in light of the emerging carbon imperative. It begins by examining the Fairtrade market and ...
Next Practices in Modern Project Management : Supporting Communication, Collaboration and Collective Intelligence
(Cutter Information LLC, 2008-07)
Challenging the Enterprises' Business Model: helping entrepreneurs to understand and interpret opportunities and threats
Enterprises are presented with ever increasing challenges regarding marketplace uncertainty and ambiguity. They face competitive pressures from local and international sources, their competitors are constantly tweaking ...
Assessing Consumer Preference for Origin-Labelled Drinks and its Implications for the Food and Drinks Industry in Ghana
Country of produce label is an important factor that affects consumer evaluation of food and drinks on the market. The direction of international marketing for food and drink has shifted to emerging markets since developed ...
‘Hoovering up the Money’? : Delivering government-funded capacity-building programmes to voluntary and community organisations
The 'ChangeUp' and FutureBuilders initiatives have provided substantial funding to support and facilitate 'capacity building' in voluntary and community organisations and so enable them to contribute to the achievement of ...
Values in international development organisations : Negotiating non-negotiables
Values are an important theme in discussions in international NGOs, helping to create the conditions for solidarity among staff. But at the same time they are also frequently a source of demoralisation and destructive ...
H εργασία υπό το πρίσμα της οικονομικής θεωρίας
(Labour Institute Publications / General Confederation of Greek Workers, 2008)