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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 ...
Ownership Structure, Cash Constraints and Investment Behaviour in Russian Firms
(De Montfort University, 2013-10)
A new spread estimator
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. ...
A Principal Component Analysis of Project Management Competencies for the Ghanaian Construction Industry
(Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, 2011-03-11)
The study adopts a data reduction technique to examine the presence of any complex structure among a set of project management competency variables. A structured survey questionnaire was administered to 100 project managers ...
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 ...
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 ...