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Sustainability and Success
Integration in European retail banking : Evidence from savings and lending rates to non-financial corporations
The aim of this paper is to investigate the integration process in the European Union retail banking sector during the period 2003–2011, by analysing deposit and lending rates to non-financial corporations. An important ...
Trade union responses to migrant workers from the 'new Europe' : a three sector comparison in Norway, Germany and the UK
This article compares trade union strategies towards migrant workers from the ‘new Europe’. The analysis focuses on three sectors in the UK, Norway and Germany. We conclude that trade union responses to these migrant workers ...
How Does the British Snowman Work? : The Disruptive Characteristic of British Snow
(LIT Verlag, 2012-12)
Bank Competition, Lending Relationships and Firm Default Risk : An Investigation of Italian SMEs
Building on the literature relating to bank market structure and on the research analysing costs and benefits of concentrated credit relationships, this article aims to empirically assess whether, and to what extent, local ...
Leadership and Organisational Structure in the Co-production of Government Funded Services
We propose a conceptual framework from a critical relatioal perspective to better understand the process of co-production. The argument advanced here is twofold: First, that leadership must be shared to some extend for ...
Profiling hospitals based on emergency readmission: A multilevel transition modelling approach
Emergency readmission is seen as an important part of the United Kingdom government policy to improve the quality of care that patients receive. In this context, patients and the public have the right to know how well ...
International sourcing and asymmetry : the tapping and decanting of Ukrainian engineering skills by western software engineers
The international IT industry has been hailed as the epitome of the new global economy, appearing footloose in its productive and marketing activities across national borders, and drawing on the talents of an apparently ...
An evaluation of distance learning programmes through the lens of students’ expectations
(ACPI (Academic Conference Publishing International), 2012-11)
As the University of Hertfordshire (UH) moves towards its goal of 15% distance learning by 2015, it has become increasingly important to gain a deeper understanding of the needs and expectations of our growing population ...
The Art of Communication