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Transport and tourism in Scotland: A case study of scenario planning at VisitScotland
Labour Unionism in the Financial Services Sector : Fighting for Rights and Representation
(Ashgate Publishing, 2008-12-01)
In recent years, there has been an acute crisis of worker representation in the finance sector in Britain. Labour union and staff association membership and density has fallen, collective organisation has experienced ...
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 ...
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 ...
Adaptation towards reference values : A non-linear perspective
Using large-scale panel data, we examine the dynamics of adjustment towards reference points for key workplace attributes. We discover that an Exponential Smooth Transition Autoregressive (ESTAR) model is superior to a ...
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 ...