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A Green Agenda for the Irish Renewable Energy Sector
Tight Clusters or Loose Networks? The Critical Role of Inward FDI in Cluster Creation
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in instigating a clustering process. In particular, the study examines the situation in which FDI is initially attracted to a ...
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 ...
Capabilities & Competitiveness: A Methodological Approach for Understanding Irish Economic Transformation
(CISC, NUI Galway, 2010-06)
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 ...
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 ...
Economic Impact Assessment: The Creative Sector in the Western Region
(Centre for Innovation and Structural Change on behalf of the Western Development Commission, 2011-06)
The 'Creative West' report by the Western Development Commission in 2009 was the first attempt to map out the Creative Sector in an Irish context. This economic impact assessment follows on from that report by assessing ...
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 ...