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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of the use of the human resources (HR) intranet at managerial levels in terms of internal customer satisfaction with the HR function. Design/methodology/approach – Using role theory to underpin the research, this study examines...
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The study reported in this paper explores how effective Public Private Partnerships (PPP) have been as critical providers of capital assets within the state education sector in the UK. Specifically, the research investigates the impact on educational provision of the UK government's contentious...
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For the past 20 years, practitioner and academic research has highlighted that the performance of companies is linked to staff and management's ways of working, particularly in service-oriented enterprises (A.P. Kakabadse, Savery, Kakabadse, & Lee-Davies, 2006). Yet despite the monumental impact...
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Purpose – The primary aim of this paper is to examine whether boards of directors with independent members function as effective corporate governance mechanisms in Chinese State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), by analysing four characteristics of non-executive directors (NEDs) that impact on their...
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This paper takes a lateral approach toward developing discussion around the challenge for the modern-day leader in the area of fast-moving technological change. It isolates Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) as a barometer for the typical multi-level manifestations any leader can expect from...
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This paper avoids the linear route to establishing where the biggest impact on customer service lies and instead examines the influences on the quality of the customer experience from all angles in an organization. From the culture and policies of the organization itself, to the front-line...
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Technological innovation continually shifts boundaries of possibilities and at the same time challenges ethical dimensions. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology challenges both what is possible and what is ethical. On this basis, this paper incorporates an analysis of RFID...
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Since the early 1990s the CEE markets have undergone a major transition. This has led to changes in ownership for many indigenous firms as they moved from state to private control. This paper contributes to a gap in existing knowledge by developing understanding of how the realized strategic...
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Purpose – This paper aims to contribute to understanding of strategy development by reporting a detailed case study of one pharmaceutical company over an 11-year period using a framework for classifying strategic actions developed from a broader study of strategic behaviour in the...
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