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Capitalismo E (Dis)Ordine Mondiale, Giovanni Arrighi 2009 Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo

Capitalismo E (Dis)Ordine Mondiale, Giovanni Arrighi

Mario Pianta

No abstract provided.


Industrial And Innovation Policies In Europa, Mario Pianta 2009 Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo

Industrial And Innovation Policies In Europa, Mario Pianta

Mario Pianta

No abstract provided.


Industria E Innovazione, Il Ritorno Delle Politiche, Mario Pianta 2009 Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo

Industria E Innovazione, Il Ritorno Delle Politiche, Mario Pianta

Mario Pianta

Le decisioni su come orientare il cambiamento del sistema produttivo in Europa devono essere riportate all’interno della sfera pubblica, con una nuova generazione di politiche per l’industria e l’innovazione, - più democratiche e trasparenti di quelle del passato - a partire dalle tecnologie dell’informazione, dall’ambiente e dalla salute


Innovation And Employment: A Reinvestigation Using Revised Pavitt Classes, Mario Pianta, Francesco Bogliacino 2009 Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo

Innovation And Employment: A Reinvestigation Using Revised Pavitt Classes, Mario Pianta, Francesco Bogliacino

Mario Pianta

The relationship between innovation and employment is addressed in this article through a model and empirical test at industry level for eight European countries in 1994–2004. We investigate this relationship for manufacturing and services and propose a Revised Pavitt taxonomy (covering both of them) in order to identify specific patterns of technological change and job creation and loss. The contrasting effects of strategies of technological or cost competitiveness are investigated using innovation variables from CIS2 and CIS3. Together with demand, wages and industry dynamics, they account for changes in employees and hours worked. The diversity in these relations across ...


Le Politiche Industriali Del Xxi Secolo, Mario Pianta 2009 Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo

Le Politiche Industriali Del Xxi Secolo, Mario Pianta

Mario Pianta

Le economie moderne evolvono di continuo, con attività private e pubbliche che nascono e muoiono in tutti i settori, ma alcuni cambiamenti – legati alla struttura dell’economia – sono di grande rilievo e di difficile realizzazione. Esempi di queste trasformazioni sono: il progressivo passaggio dall’agricoltura allo sviluppo industriale nei Paesi più poveri; il declino dell’industria tradizionale e lo sviluppo di servizi avanzati nei Paesi più ricchi; il passaggio da sistemi produttivi basati sulla meccanica e la chimica a un’economia dominata dalle tecnologie dell’informazione e comunicazione; la necessità di rendere la produzione sostenibile dal punto di vista ambientale ...


Rethinking Bibliographic Control In The Web Environment, Karen S. Calhoun 2009 University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus

Rethinking Bibliographic Control In The Web Environment, Karen S. Calhoun

Karen S Calhoun

Cataloging and metadata services have reached a crossroads. The digital age presents fundamental challenges to building and describing collections of interest to the communities that libraries serve. Since the advent of the Web, what has been fundamental to libraries and higher education, what has constituted professional wisdom and best practice-all have been disrupted by new conditions. This article describes the environment in which libraries are operating and identifies the key trends driving change in metadata creation and management. It also outlines the characteristics of a next-generation metadata creation and management platform for libraries, which the OCLC cooperative is planning, to ...


Reading List On Nonprofit-Business Partnerships, Maria May Seitanidi 2009 University of Kent at Canterbury - U.K.

Reading List On Nonprofit-Business Partnerships, Maria May Seitanidi

Maria May Seitanidi

This is a reading list for those interested to pursue research on nonprofit-business partnerships


Reallocation Of Mesh Points In Fluid Problems Using Back-Propagation Algorithm, Philadelphia University 2009 Philadelphia University

Reallocation Of Mesh Points In Fluid Problems Using Back-Propagation Algorithm, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Changing Times And The Organisational Life Cycle, Graeme Cocks, Delyth Samuel 2009 Melbourne Business School

Changing Times And The Organisational Life Cycle, Graeme Cocks, Delyth Samuel

Graeme Cocks

All things go through a lifecycle. Organisations make mistakes. No organisation is perfect. All organisations, even winning ones, go backwards at some time in their lives. New businesses emerge from new ideas, grow, become mature and decline, unless new ideas reinvigorate them and fuel further growth. Companies go out of business over time as their operating environment changes and they fail to respond to the changes, whilst other businesses start up, taking advantage of the very factors that caused one business to close in order to grow their own. Sustained strong performance over time, through the changing lifecycle of the ...


The Role Of Rewards In Building Employee Engagement: A Survey Of Rewards Professionals, Dow Scott, T D. McMullen, M Royal 2009 Loyola University Chicago

The Role Of Rewards In Building Employee Engagement: A Survey Of Rewards Professionals, Dow Scott, T D. Mcmullen, M Royal

Dow Scott

No abstract provided.


Decision Making Styles Of Managers In Pakistan: Role Of Management Status And Organization Sector, Rana Rashid Rehman 2009 Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Decision Making Styles Of Managers In Pakistan: Role Of Management Status And Organization Sector, Rana Rashid Rehman

Rana Rashid Rehman

The aim of this study is to identify the decision making styles of mangers in Pakistan. The study also investigates the degree of difference of management status and organizational sector based on decision making styles. Questionnaire method is used to collect data from 223 mangers from different organizations. Major organizational sectors include telecommunication, banking, pharmaceutical and education. First, dependent and, second, rational decision making style are found to be most preferred decision making styles of managers in Pakistan. While avoidant decision making style is the least preferred style of Pakistani managers. Study also determines that decision making styles of managers ...


Spatial Variations In The Character Of Off-The-Books Entrepreneurship: Lessons From A Study Of Contrasting Districts In Moscow, Colin C. Williams 2009 University of Sheffield

Spatial Variations In The Character Of Off-The-Books Entrepreneurship: Lessons From A Study Of Contrasting Districts In Moscow, Colin C. Williams

Colin C Williams

Although there is growing recognition that many entrepreneurs start-up trading partially or wholly off-the-books, few have evaluated whether the character of this hidden enterprise culture varies spatially. To begin to do so, this paper evaluates whether and how the nature of off-the-books entrepreneurship differs across an affluent, mixed and deprived district of Moscow. Drawing upon 313 face-to-face interviews, the finding is that wholly legitimate enterprises represent just the tip of the iceberg in Moscow. Beneath the surface in all the districts is a large hidden enterprise culture. However, off-the-books entrepreneurship in the affluent district is comprised more of registered businesses ...


Entrepreneurship And The Informal Economy: An Overview, Colin C. Williams 2009 University of Sheffield

Entrepreneurship And The Informal Economy: An Overview, Colin C. Williams

Colin C Williams

In recent decades, the field of entrepreneurship studies has become increasingly interested in the relationship between entrepreneurship and the informal economy. This paper reviews this burgeoning sub-field of entrepreneurship studies that recognizes how entrepreneurs do not always conduct their business affairs wholly by the rulebook. Evaluating this rapidly growing body of literature, it reviews the findings regarding the preponderance of entrepreneurs to engage in the informal economy, the nature of such informal entrepreneurship, the characteristics of informal entrepreneurs and the motives underpinning participation in such endeavor, along with the competing theories that have sought to explain engagement in this type ...


Joining Up The Fight Against Undeclared Work In Europe, Colin C. Williams 2009 University of Sheffield

Joining Up The Fight Against Undeclared Work In Europe, Colin C. Williams

Colin C Williams

Report to the European Commission on the feasibility of creating a platform for cooperation between labour inspectorates and other relevant monitoring and enforcement bodies, to prevent and fight undeclared work


Explaining The Off-The-Books Enterprise Culture Of Ukraine: Reluctant Or Willing Entrepreneurship?, Colin C. Williams 2009 University of Sheffield

Explaining The Off-The-Books Enterprise Culture Of Ukraine: Reluctant Or Willing Entrepreneurship?, Colin C. Williams

Colin C Williams

In recent years, there has been a growing realisation that beyond the realm of legitimate entrepreneurship is a large hidden enterprise culture composed of entrepreneurs conducting some or all of their trade off-the-books. Until now, however, few have evaluated how many entrepreneurs start-up their ventures trading off-the-books and why they do so. Reporting face-to-face interviews conducted in Ukraine during 2005-06 with 331 entrepreneurs, the finding is not only that the vast majority (90%) operate partially or wholly off-the-books but also that they are not all driven by necessity and as a last resort and survival strategy into entrepreneurship. Revealing how ...


Building Social Capital Through Corporate Social Investment, David Cooke 2009 Southern Cross University

Building Social Capital Through Corporate Social Investment, David Cooke

David Cooke

Corporate support for the not-for-profit sector has been underestimated by many companies as a highly effective strategy to develop brand awareness, attract and retain top staff and build social capital. Some top australian companies have understood this and have well developed partnerships with the not-for-profit sector leading to mutually beneficial outcomes and positive societal impacts. In-depth interviews and case studies support this.


Revelations Of Adaptive Technology Hiding In Your Operating System, Kathleen P. King 2009 University of South Florida

Revelations Of Adaptive Technology Hiding In Your Operating System, Kathleen P. King

Kathleen P King

Pre-publication version of a chapter about the assistive technology tools and resources available for free in Windows OS and Mac OS. Introducing higher education faculty to free resources, features and programs which they can recommend to their students or perhaps use for themselves (for instance for fading eyesight or hearing). In addition, the chapter briefly shares strategies and examples of how they might be used. The book will have an entire chapter dedicated to assistive technology as well. This is a popularized assistive technology chapter for generalist, NON special education, faculty to become acquainted with readily available and free resources ...


Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review And Research Assessment, Patrick Albert Palmieri 2009 Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review And Research Assessment, Patrick Albert Palmieri

Patrick Albert Palmieri

GOAL. To analyze the theoretical underpinnings of safety culture and to provide an assessment about the state of safety culture research in healthcare. METHODS. First, we reviewed the concept of safety culture, including its origination, disciplinary influences, and associated theoretical tenets. By describing the literature and discussing the interchangeable use of the terms “safety attitude,” “safety climate,” and “safety culture,” we are able to present the conceptual attributes associated with safety culture and present a definition of safety culture. Then, we discuss the psychometric properties for the most widely used instruments in healthcare. The article concludes with a discussion of ...


Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review, Research Assessment, And Translation To Human Resource Management., Patrick Albert Palmieri 2009 Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review, Research Assessment, And Translation To Human Resource Management., Patrick Albert Palmieri

Patrick Albert Palmieri

Through a number of comprehensive reviews, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has recommended that healthcare organizations develop safety cultures in order to align delivery system processes with the workforce requirements to improve patient outcomes. Until health systems can provide safer care environments, patients remain at risk for suboptimal care and adverse outcomes. Health science researchers have begun to explore how safety cultures might act as an essential system feature to improve organizational outcomes. Since safety cultures are established via modification in employee safety perspective and work behavior, human resource professionals need to contribute to this developing organizational domain. The IOM ...


Employee Voice And Intent To Leave: An Empirical Evidence Of Pakistani Banking Sector, Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Muhammad Asghar Ali, Muhammad Irfan Chani, Hashim Khan, Kashif Ur Rehman 2009 National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore

Employee Voice And Intent To Leave: An Empirical Evidence Of Pakistani Banking Sector, Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Muhammad Asghar Ali, Muhammad Irfan Chani, Hashim Khan, Kashif Ur Rehman

Muhammad Irfan Chani

Organizations want to retain their employees in order to benefit from their talent and skills. While working in an organization, employees come across some problems both inside and outside the organization. This study investigates the relationship between field employees’ voice (effectiveness of voice mechanism) and employees’ intent to leave the organization. Further, this study explores the difference between male and female field employees perception regarding their intention to leave the organization. The sample of the study consisted of 250 field employees working in different banks of Rawalpindi and Islamabad through questionnaire; only 188 were returned and processed. The SPSS technique ...


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