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  • Post-privatised shop steward organisation and union renewal 

    Dundon, Tony (Industrial Relations Journal, 1998)
    Using an ethnographic case study approach this article provides empirical evidence concerning the response of local union stewards to managerial-led change during and after the process of privatisation. Evidence supports ...
  • Postponing Maternity in Ireland 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal; O'Shea, Eamon (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    As in many other developed countries, Ireland in recent decades has experienced a postponement of maternity. In this paper we consider the main trends in this phenomenon, considering changes in first and later births ...
  • Preferences and Multiple Use Forest Management 

    Van Rensburg, Thomas M. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    This paper offers evidence relevant to the debate regarding the use of stated willingnessto- pay as a guide to public preferences about environmental management, and the possibility that individuals have distinct preferences ...
  • Presenting the un-presentable: how to display data for decision making 

    Acton, Thomas; van der Heijden, Hans; Golden, William (2008-10-20)
    A concern with computer systems is how best to present onscreen data. This can be particularly problematic for large quantities of data and in contexts of organisational and managerial decision making. Another concern ...
  • A Primer on the Tools and Concepts of Comutable Economics.? 

    Velupillai, K. Vela. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    Computability theory came into being as a result of Hilbert s attempts to meet Brouwer s challenges, from an intuitionistc and constructive standpoint, to formalism as a foundation for mathematical practice. Viewed this ...
  • Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities in a Mathematical Mode 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2006)
    The claim in this paper is that Sraffa employed a rigorous logic of mathematical reasoning in his book, Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities (PCC), in such a mode that all existence proofs were constructive. ...
  • Production, information and property regimes : efficiency implications in the case of economies of scope 

    Steele, Scott R. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 1998-04)
    A conceptual model and numerical example are used to show that private property regimes are not necessarily preferable to common property regimes on efficiency grounds when: (1) agents are risk averse; (2) exogenous ...
  • Project managers - do they need to be certified? 

    McHugh, Orla; Mairéad, Hogan (springer, 2008)
    The purpose of this study is to examine the drivers behind the certification of project managers in Irish organizations, to identify the benefits and drawbacks of project management certification and to determine whether ...
  • Proximity by Numbers 

    Duddy, Conal; Piggins, Ashley (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-11)
    Imagine that everyone in a group chooses a real number and then these numbers are combined to produce a group number. Suppose that when everyone moves strictly closer to some individual¿s number, the group number either ...
  • The psychological contract: a critical review 

    Cullinane, Niall; Dundon, Tony (International Journal of Management Reviews, 2006)
    Literature on the psychological contract has blossomed progressively over the last ten years to the extent that it is now firmly located within the lexicon of the Human Resource Management (HRM) discipline. Yet as this ...
  • Put Up and Shut Up: social mobilisation and employee attitudes in non-union firms 

    Dundon, Tony (British Universities Industrial Relations Association Proceedings, 2001-06)
  • Quantifying the Effects of Decoupling on Agriculture in Ireland s NUTS 3 Regions 

    Garvey, Eoghan; McInerney, Niall; Cuddy, Michael P. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    In this paper we adapt the CAPRI model to facilitate an analysis of CAP reform on agriculture in Ireland's NUTS 3 regions. We make assumptions about how the Luxembourg Agreement will be implemented in the Member States ...
  • Quantifying the effects of the inclusion and segregation of Contracts for Difference in Australian equity markets 

    Corbet, Shaen; Twomey, Cian (2013)
    This study examines the effects that Contracts for Difference (CFDs) have had on theAustralian equity market, either as an accelerant for mispricing, or as a source of increased marketfunctionality through the addition of ...
  • Quantifying the effects of the inclusion and segregation of Contracts for Difference in Australian equity markets 

    Twomey, C. and Corbet, S. (Econjournals.com, 2014)
    This study examines the effects that Contracts for Difference (CFDs) have had on theAustralian equity market, either as an accelerant for mispricing, or as a source of increased marketfunctionality through the addition of ...
  • Quantitative Risk Estimation in the Credit Default Swap Market using Exteme Value Theory 

    Moloney, Kitty; Raghavendra, Srinivas (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010)
    This paper is motivated by empirical evidence illustrating the non-Gaussian nature of financial returns, (Jondeau et al 2007) and analyses extreme value theory, (EVT) as a proposed improvement (Embrechts et al., 2005) for ...
  • Questioning the use of opaque web practices among low-cost airline carriers 

    Barry, Chris; Torres, Ann M. (ECIS Standing Committee, 2008-06-09)
    Modest attention has been given to the subtle ethical issues of ¿best practice¿ on the Internet, such as the exploitation of Web technologies to inhibit or avoid customer service. Increasingly, some firms are using ...
  • Re-conceptualising employee silence: problems and prognosis 

    Donaghey, Jimmy; Cullinane, Niall; Dundon, Tony; Wilkinson, Adrian (Work Employment and Society, 2011)
    A growing literature has emerged on employee silence, located within the field of organisational behaviour. Scholars have investigated when and how employees articulate voice and when and how they will opt for silence. ...
  • Re-conceptualising voice in the non-union workplace 

    Dundon, Tony; Gollan, Paul (International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2007)
    In this paper we present a conceptual analysis of the literature and research surrounding voice in the non-union workplace. The paper begins with a definitional discussion of non-unionism ¿ what it is and what it is not, ...
  • Re-reading Jevons's Principles of Science-Induction Redux 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007)
    In this paper I try to substantiate the thesis that Jevons may have been too harsh on the vices of induction and generously optimistic about the virtues of deduction, as discussed, primarily, in his magnum opus, The ...
  • Reaching a crossroads: a strategic roadmap for the small to medium size enterprises 

    Treacy, Joseph (2009)
    Globalisation is now well and truly upon us and the barriers of entry no longer hold bounds on the larger organisations, the big corporations are now looking for new opportunities for expansion. For the Small and Medium ...