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Between Re-capitalisation and Consumer Confidence: The Missing Links in the Nigerian Insurance Industry’s Quest for Corporate Success
(The Nigerian Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2010)
The recent re-capitalisation in the Nigerian Insurance Industry was underscored by the need to build strong companies that will bolster the industry’s capacity to bear risk, deliver quality services to the insuring public ...
Process and Dynamics of self-employment of legal and illegal Ukrainian immigrants in London
(33rd ISBE Conference London, 2010-04-03)
The paper highlights the process and dynamics of employment of Ukrainian legal and illegal immigrants and barriers for business entry and their sectoral distribution. The study focussed on London examines skills, aspirations ...
Competitive intelligence as public policy in France: Making a difference in the SME sector.
This paper reports on an empirical study of the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Competitive Intelligence programmes. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with the directors of 15 CI programmes from 4 regions ...
Promoting investment in private rented housing supply: international policy comparisons
(Department of Communities and Local Government, 2010)
What role can growth curves play in forecasting with particular reference technology strategy?
Previously, papers have been presented to the IWCS which have looked at the use of a limited set of equations to help predict the path of technology. The results were promising and indicated that a set of biologically ...
Trade unions in a constrained environment: workers' voices from a New Industrial Zone in India
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2010)
Challenges to unions worldwide are often framed in a strategic tension between enterprise unionism on one hand, and mobilisation for unions’ continued relevance under neoliberal global capitalism on the other. However, ...
An Empirical Analysis of Residential Mortgage Refinancing Decision-Making
(American Real Estate Society, 2010)
This research empirically investigates the relative optimality of several different methods of making refinancing decisions on residential mortgages. The results indicate that a simple rule of refinancing whenever the ...
Shopping Malls: Just Another Shopping Place? The Case of Physical Environment Quality
A shopping mall is a complex of stores located in a building and it is managed as a single property. This retail format has shown the maximum growth because there, people can find a variety of shopping choices in a friendly ...
Driven to Excess: An analysis of the causes of young male driver deaths and injuries
2009 was the safest year on record on Irish roads since records began in 1959. There were 240 deaths on Irish roads, which represent a 14% reduction from 2008 figures. Despite these improvements, 40% of all road deaths ...
Do Relationship Building Websites Pay Off? An Investigation Of The Role Of Relational Benefits And Costs Within An FMCG Context
The paper examines whether investments on the development of websites dedicated to broadening the customer-company relationship is a viable strategy. Relational benefits and the, somewhat neglected, relational costs are ...