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Contradictory yet coherent? Inconsistency in performance feedback and R&D investment change
In this paper, we study to what extent inconsistent feedback signals about performance affect firm adaptive behavior in terms of changes made to research-and-development (R&D) investments. We argue that inconsistency in ...
Exploring the theological foundation of Corporate Social Responsibility in Islam, Christianity and Judaism for Strengthening Compliance and Reporting: An Eclectic Approach
(Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting, 2013)
Religion in the contemporary times has potentials from which conventional models and theories could leverage for public wellbeing. Considering the moral and ethical dimensions of corporate social responsibility (CSR), ...
Arts council England and public value: a critical review.
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
Competitor intelligence for the smaller enterprise.
(De Montfort University, 1999-06)
The practice of Competitor Intelligence is well established in the USA where it is estimated that 80% of all firms utilise it to their competitive advantage. Within the UK however, it is only gradually becoming a part of ...
European integration is a process. It is a process of institutionalization by which the old continent is continuously transformed either through incremental changes or through across-the-board reforms. European integration ...
Rating Based CDS Curves
In this paper, we explore the extent to which term structure of individual CDS spreads can be explained by the firm’s rating. Using the Nelson-Siegel model, we construct, for each day, CDS curves from a cross section of ...
Gender Diverse Portfolios as New Asset Class
This paper studies market-traded equity portfolios that are constructed based on a minimum number of female board members and/or a target female work force ratio. Using the top 1,000 US firms from 2002 to 2015 as the ...
Child Abuse and Public Inquiry Methodologies
This chapter examines the development of public inquiries into child abuse and the various policy processes and methods deployed to support them. It contains two central propositions: firstly, that the ongoing Independent ...
Competitive Intelligence and marketing strategy formulation.
The area of competitive intelligence (CI) and its working relationship with marketing strategy formulation (MSF) has received limited in-depth research. Previous reports and studies on this relationship have largely ignored ...
Characteristics of competitive intelligence practice in R&D driven firms: Evidence from the UK pharmaceutical industry.
The greatest proportion of Competitive Intelligence (CI) practice in the pharmaceutical industry is located within the R&D function (Halliday et al 1992). This paper reports on the results of an empirical study into the ...