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Boom to Bust - Reconstructing the Spanish Economy Part 2: : Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis
Recession in Spain led to intervention by the government to stimulate the economy, a response that was replicated around the world. But as public finances deteriorated, financial markets and some policy makers demanded ...
Perspectives on accounting, commonalities & the public sphere
This paper examines the role accounting could perform in the public sphere. The public sphere is the arena where different values are examined, explored and determined. Through an examination of critical, liberal and ...
Boom to bust reconstructing the Spanish economy
In 2008, a decade of strong and sustained growth in Spain came to an end as the economy fell into recession. This article charts the passage of the economy into recession and examines conditions in the financial system, ...
Corporate strategy financialized : Conjuncture, arbitrage and earnings capacity in the S&P500
The conjuncture that ushered in the era of shareholder value served to embed capital market expectations into corporate governance aligning management and shareholder interests. Market arbitrage focussed on modifying ...
Medicalization and Marketing
Medicalization is the process by which aspects of the human condition, formerly considered nonmedical, are brought within the medical realm. Medical sociologists have asserted that medicalization is a prevalent contemporary ...
The Future of Higher Education Provision in the UK : Workforce Implications
(Higher Education Funding Council for England, 2010-02)
Leadership: The ghost at the trillion dollar crash?
Leadership has been largely overlooked by bankers, regulators, policy-makers and scholars trying to discern the cause of the global financial crisis. The paper suggests that this is odd, given the attention (both theoretical ...
The Challenges for Sustainable Skills Development in the UK Automotive Supply Sector: Policy and Implementation
Purpose: This paper seeks to develop a model for sustainable learning that can be used to target training resources more effectively. The focus is the automotive supplier chain where skills development is an urgent problem. ...
Generative replication and the evolution of complexity
This paper identifies generative replication as a form of replication which has the potential to enhance complexity in social and biological evolution, including the wondrous complexity in the biological world, and complex ...
Statutory union recognition provisions as stimulants to employer anti-unionism in three Anglo-Saxon countries
This article examines why employer opposition is stimulated by the introduction of statutory union recognition provisions in Britain, Ireland and the US. It examines the impact of the provisions for encouraging union ...