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  • Variations on the Theme of Conning in Mathematical Economics 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2006)
    The mathematization of economics is almost exclusively in terms of the mathematics of real analysis which, in turn, is founded on set theory (and the axiom of choice) and orthodox mathematical logic. In this paper I try ...
  • Varieties of Mathematics in Economics 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007)
    Real analysis, founded on the Zermelo-Fraenkel axioms, buttressed by the axiom of choice, is the dominant variety of mathematics utilized in the formalization of economic theory. The accident of history that led to this ...
  • Vicarious liability and employment discrimination 

    Buckley, Lucy Ann (Oxford University Press, 1997)
    The issue of employer liability for discriminatory acts committed by employees is complex and contentious. In tort, the established principle is that 'every act which is done by a servant in the course of his duty is ...
  • Waiving and Exercising Rights in the Theory of Social Situations 

    Gekker, Ruvin (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005)
    The present paper analyses different formulations of individual rights within a traditional social choice-theoretic framework and a game form framework. It proposes a theory of social situations as a basis for some new ...
  • Web Reservation International 

    Cunningham, James; Golden, William (2005)
    The case describes the market growth of Web Reservation International an Irish SME company, which is a market leader in the Budget, Independent and Youth Travel (BIYT) market through its online reservation system. The ...
  • Web-Based Information Systems Development: An Empirical Study of Requirements Engineering Approaches 

    Lang, Michael; Conboy, Kieran (2002)
    No system is perfect in so far as requirements are always the subject of ongoing negotiation, and there will generally be a subset of the requirements that get pushed aside. This is especially true of the volatile environments ...
  • Web-based Systems Design: A Study of Contemporary Practices and an Explanatory Framework based on Method-in-Action 

    Lang, Michael (Springer, 2007)
    This paper reports the findings of a detailed study of Web-based systems design (WBSD) practices in Ireland based on data collected over a three-year period (2002-2005), the objectives of which were to (1) contribute towards ...
  • Web-based Systems Development: An Empirically-Grounded Conceptual Framework 

    Lang, Michael (2007)
    This paper encapsulates the main findings of an in-depth study of Web development practices in Ireland. The essential research objective was to build a richer understanding of the modern context of Web development and of ...
  • Web-based Systems Development: Analysis and Comparison of Practices in Croatia and Ireland 

    Lang, Michael (Springer, 2008)
    Abstract: The ¿dot.com¿ hysteria which sparked fears of a ¿Web crisis¿ a decade ago has long subsided and firms established in the 1990¿s now have mature development processes in place. This paper presents a timely ...
  • Web-based systems development: the influence of disciplinary backgrounds on design practices 

    Lang, Michael (FOI, 2009)
    Web development teams are multidisciplinary, bringing together designers from a variety of backgrounds. A Web designer¿s professional training and education can shape his problem-solving orientation and world view by ...
  • What Determines E-Loyalty? An Analysis of Factors Affecting On-Line Customer Retention 

    Clifford, Donnacha; Lang, Michael (2012)
    The objective of this research was to identify, assess and rank the determinants of e-Loyalty for the benefit of online stores so that they may have a better understanding as to what factors customers consider most important ...
  • What is Waste? - Irish & European Perspectives on Waste Law 

    Geaney, John (2010-09-20)
    Irish and European waste legislation has progressed through a myriad of legislative waste revisions over the last 35 years. The complex web of legislation includes; 1975- Council Directive on Waste (75/442/EEC) 1991- ...
  • Who Likes You and Why? A typology of Facebook Fans 

    Wallace, Elaine (2014)
    Although many managers recognize that Facebook fans represent a marketing opportunity, little is known about fan types. This study explores a typology of fans, drawn from a sample of 438 individuals who Like brands ...
  • Willingness-To-Pay and Consumer Versus Citizen Values: Evidence from Ireland 

    van Rensburg, Thomas M.; Dooley, Conor (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007)
    Environmental decision-making compares market and non-market outputs, often in terms of willingness to pay. In addition to personal, private `consumer¿ preferences, individuals may adopt a citizen perspective, judging ...
  • Winning Success in Aquaculture Marketing 

    Torres, Ann M. (Dublin Institute of Technology, 1993)
    A decade ago aquaculture in Ireland was essentially a cottage industry, fragmented, undercapitalised with uneven product quality and at the mercy of larger, often foreign owned distributors. Today, a rapidly growing ...