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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 ...
Using Agile Practices to Influence Motivation within IT Project Teams
This exploratory study of IT project teams in Sweden and Ireland investigates how three agile practices, namely daily stand-ups, iteration planning and iteration retrospectives, contribute to motivation or de-motivation ...
The Impact of Agile Practices on Trust in Software Project Teams
Agile software development involves self-managing teams that are empowered and responsible for meeting project goals in whatever way they deem suitable. Managers must place more trust in such teams than they do in teams ...
Capabilities & Competitiveness: A Methodological Approach for Understanding Irish Economic Transformation
(CISC, NUI Galway, 2010-06)
Evaluation of a human factors analysis and classification system as used by simulated mishap boards.
Background: The reliability of the Department of Defense Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (DOD-HFACS) has been examined when used by individuals working alone to classify the causes of summary, or partial, ...
Identifying and addressing the limitations of safety climate surveys.
There are a variety of qualitative and quantitative tools for measuring safety climate. However, questionnaires are by far the most commonly used methodology. This paper reports the descriptive analysis of a large sample ...
Evaluation of a Human Factors Analysis and Classification System as Used by Simulated Mishap Boards
O'CONNOR P, WALKER P. Evaluation of a Human Factors Analysis and Classification System as used by simulated mishap boards. Aviat Space Environ Med 2011; 82:44-8.Background: The reliability of the Department of Defense Human ...