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An evaluation of the effectiveness of the U.S Navy's crew resource management program
Although every U.S. Naval aviator receives annual Crew Resource Management (CRM) training designed to improve mission effectiveness, the program has not been formally evaluated in the last decade. To assess the adequacy ...
Knowledge Exchange in Electronic Networks of Practice; Towards a Conceptual Framework
The recently developed knowledge-based view of the firm argues that knowledge is the firm's most valuable resource. Within this field of study, informal social networks are rapidly gaining attention as mechanisms which ...
Managers Not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development
(Irish Academy of Management, 2006)
Seeking Gender Justice in Post-Conflict Transitions: Towards a Transformative Women's Human Rights Approach
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
This article critically examines the prospects for achieving a comprehensive vision of gender justice in post-conflict transitional contexts. It is divided into three main sections. The first reviews the gendered limits ...
Local Clusters and Global Entrepreneurship: The significance of spatial and relational propinquity in new firm formation
This paper explores the significance of local proximity for new firm formation in particular industries. Within the literature, entrepreneurs are viewed as critical to industrial cluster formation and development in ...
An evaluation of the effectiveness of bridge resource management training
(Taylor and Francis, 2011)
Bridge Resource Management (BRM) is the maritime equivalent of crew resource management (CRM), and has been used in the civilian maritime industry for over a decade. An evaluation was carried out of the effectiveness of ...
A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmers Original Cider
(Irish Academy of Management, 2007)
Repositioning is conscious adaptation to a changing environment, representing a fundamental shift in the firm's value proposition (Turner, 2003). Repositioning as a pure play is largely neglected in the strategy literature, ...
'The UN "Beijing Platform for Action" 1995-2005: Local Global Political Spaces, NGO Advocacy, and Governmental Responses in the Republic of Ireland',
Introduction September 2005 marks the tenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995) and the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) by 189 governments, including Ireland. From February ...
Chiquita Brands and the banana business: brands and labour relations transformations
This paper reports the results of research investigating the evolution of environmentally and socially responsible strategies and practices within the banana industry. An historical overview of a major multinational ...
Linking Local and Global Feminist Advocacy: Framing Women's Rights as Human Rights in the Republic of Ireland
This article argues that global-level feminist advocacy in the 1990s has had a significant impact within feminist advocacy in the Republic of Ireland. An important manifestation of this is the growing engagement of groups ...