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Britain and the Working Time Regulations
It is now over a year since the Working Time Regulations entered force in Britain on 1 October 1998, during a period when the government also introduced the minimum wage. But whereas that piece of legislation appears to ...
Competitive intelligence programmes at French Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
(De Montfort University, 2009-11)
Over the last ten years France has implemented regional programmes to increase the awareness of, and change attitudes towards, the Competitive Intelligence (CI) practices of enterprises. The emphasis has been on Small and ...
An Awkward Partner? Britain's implementation of the Working Time Directive
(Time and Society, 2001-03)
The dominance of member states in the field of social policy has been traditionally depicted as one of the main hurdles facing the development of a European social policy. Resistance by national government to the transfer ...
Causes of competitive analysis failure: Understanding and responding to problems at the individual level.
It ought to be a fairly safe assumption that a CI analyst would want to perform the analysis task and execute their responsibilities successfully over time. Such competencies should come with added experience on the job, ...
Permanent Representations to the European Union
(Diplomacy and Statecraft, 2001)
Despite the burgeoning literature devoted to the European Union, there has been little scholarly attention devoted to the role of EU Permanent Representations and the degree to which they act as a linkage between member ...
Are e-portfolios an asset to learning and placement?
We asked the question “what is the added value for the student learning experience, of electronic portfolios (e-portfolios) as an innovative means of portfolio assessment?” We answered the question using an holistic ...
The contribution of CI to the strategic decision making process: Empirical study of the European pharmaceutical industry.
(Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals., 2006)
The practice of Competitive Intelligence (CI) is common in the US pharmaceutical industry but there is little evidence to suggest that the European industry has adopted CI to the same extent. This study reports on a specific ...
Research-led placements in Politics: A new approach?
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2008)
The ‘scholarship of engagement’, derived from work undertaken by the Boyer Commission in the US, emphasises the possibilities of enhanced undergraduate learning through research, yet in the UK this idea is less developed. ...
Arts council England and public value: a critical review.
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)