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Is absorptive capacity significant for innovation at firm level?
The current research literature proposes that absorptive capacity is a crucial dynamic capability in knowledge-based competition (Zahra and George, 2002). Cohen and Levinthal define absorptive capacity as: the ability of ...
Motivation- The Irish and non Irish Workers: Using the psychological contract to understand the reasons behind perceived different performance levels from the Irish and non Irish employees on the same manufacturing floor.
The objective of this investigation was to ascertain if a different psychological contract was in existence among shop floor employees in a small to medium enterprise. This thesis sought to answer three research questions. ...
The Readiness of High-Technology Manufacturing Companies to Adopt and Use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID): A Case Study of the Medical Device Sector in Ireland
The decision to undertake this Masters programme was difficult enough in it¿s own right but the completion of it, and particularly this Thesis, would not have been possible were it not for the support and assistance ...
Evaluating the development of metrics within the new product development process to reduce time to market
The manufacturing landscape is changing in Ireland. Ireland has enjoyed huge prosperity through the ¿Celtic Tiger¿ years as large multinational organisations set up manufacturing plants in Ireland. With the ...
Kindling the Fire - Exploring the potential of ICT to spark creativity and Love of Learning in Irish Primary School Pupils
Creativity is essential for the holistic development of the learner, fostering an individual who espouses confidence in learning, who values close collaboration with peers and significant others, and who is inspired to ...