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Exploring geographic variation in corporate broadband adoption; evidence from Irish small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs)
We explore the context-speci c determinants of broadband takeup among small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs), attempting to shed some light on the sources of the considerable geographic variation in particular. We ...
A Green Agenda for the Irish Renewable Energy Sector
The Role of MNCs in Knowledge Accumulation, Absorption and Utilization in Indigenous Irish firms: A case study of the Galway Medical Technology Cluster
This study examines the multifaceted role of MNCs in capabilities development of indigenous firms within a high-tech industrial cluster. The paper explores how MNCs and indigenous firms are involved in producing related ...
The Implementation Of Citizen-Centred E-government: a Stakeholder Viewpoint
E-Government provides unprecedented opportunities to improve citize services and achieve cost efficiencies through process change. As a resul implementation models have been developed to support the successfu attainment ...
Cost competitive places: the winners and losers in the global flows of foreign direct investment
In the early days of 2009 the city of Limerick in the mid-west region of Ireland was dealt a massive blow by the PC manufacturer Dell. After months, if not years of speculation, the company had finally decided to move all ...
Culture and Creativity: The case study from the West of Ireland
Recent years have shown a growing appreciation for the place of culture in sustaining economic and social prosperity. This paper explores this recognition through a case study of Galway City on the west coast of Ireland. ...
The Irish National Innovation System: Structures, Performance and Challenges
This paper deals with three elements of the Irish National Innovation System namely structures, performance and challenges. The paper begins by outlining the policy context and then focuses on technology trajectories and ...
Network Enabled Capabilities and Competitive Technology Clusters in Ireland
The Network approach is a useful heuristic tool that enables us to focus on the network structure, inter-linkages between actors and help determining how the networks change over time. The present study used the network ...