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HOW HAVE SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECTED THE INSTITUTIONS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE TRADITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE PRACTICES OF COUNCILLORS?
The thesis explores changes in local democracy through an analysis of the challenges for councillors created by the growing phenomenon of social media. New platforms for online dialogue such as Twitter and Facebook offer ...
Systematic and Firm-specific Risks of CDS Spreads: Credit and Liquidity under Scrutiny
Using a sample of 356 U.S. non-financial firms from 2002 to 2011, we derive endogenous systematic credit risk and Credit Default Swap (CDS) illiquidity factors, and show that they dominate firm-specific and exogenous ...
I partiti e le campagne del NO
Analysis of campaign in 2016 Italian referendum.
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 ...
Bridging the Great Divide? Making Sense of the Human Rights-CSR Relationship in UK Multinational Companies
Human rights (HR) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) are both fields of knowledge and research that have been shaped by, and examine, the role of multi-national enterprises in society. Whilst scholars have highlighted ...
The Challenges Faced by Integrating Islamic Corporate Governance in Companies of Gulf Countries with Non-Islamic Companies Across Border through Merger and Acquisition
(Australasian Journal of Islamic Finance and Business (AJIFB), 2017-04)
One method of achieving company expansion to address new markets and access cheaper funds is through international mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The companies in the Gulf zone following Islamic principles are keen to ...
Does board independence influence financial performance in IPO firms? The moderating role of the national business system
Prior evidence suggests that board independence may enhance financial performance, but this relationship has been tested almost exclusively for Anglo-American countries. To explore the boundary conditions of this prominent ...
Freedom to learn: - ‘Edusumers’: An analysis of student attitudes towards mobile enhanced learning in Higher Education.
Freedom to learn: - ‘Edusumers’: An analysis of student attitudes towards mobile enhanced learning in Higher Education. Abstract Purpose: This paper explores Post Graduate students ‘attitudes towards M-Learning in the ...
Where am I? Enhancing learning experience for Local and International Post Graduate students’: a focus on creative learning and teaching diverse students at a Midlands university.
(North American Business Press, 2017)
Where am I? Enhancing learning experience for Local and International Post Graduate students’: a focus on creative learning and teaching diverse students at a Midlands university. Abstract Purpose: This paper explores ...
(Edward Elgar, 2017-04)
The consequences of the financial crisis erupting in 2008 offer a variety of possibilities for rethinking politics. First, the liberal-democratic perspective underpinning most contemporary western societies assumes that ...