Quality Management, Job-related Contentment and Performance: an empirical analysis of British workplaces

Author(s):

Lilian M. de Menezes

 et al.

This study adds economy-wide evidence to an ongoing debate on the relationship between operations and human resource management practices that underlie quality management and performance.

Updated: 20/07/2015
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Views: 2,643

Away from prying eyes - what do remotely-located firms do with their cash?

Author(s):

Sabri Boubaker

 et al.

The location of a firm is an important consideration for investors. This research looks at how distance affects their ability to monitor an organisation's cash management, and how it may encourage abuse of cash holdings within.

Updated: 30/07/2015
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Views: 1,291

Insider Trading and the Long-run Performance of IPOs

Author(s):

Hafiz Hoque

 et al.
Topic:
Finance

Do IPOs in which insiders are net sellers underperform relative to those in which insiders are net buyers? This research looked at a unique dataset of UK IPOs to address that question.

Updated: 27/07/2015
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Views: 1,165

Germany's nuclear power plant closures and the integration of electricity markets in Europe

Author(s):

Lilian M. de Menezes

 et al.
Topic:
Strategy
Industry:
Public Policy

How does the actions of one European electricity market participant affect other markets within the region? This study looks at what impact Germany's decision to cancel and close its nuclear power stations may have had on neighbouring markets, and what lessons can be learned from it for those seeking pan-European market integration.

Updated: 26/06/2015
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Views: 1,590

Why should I attend? The value of business networking events.

The events industry is worth billions of dollars and continues to grow, despite the existence of technology that could eat into the market. This study examines and measures the value an individual derives from such networking events.

Updated: 25/07/2015
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Views: 2,268

An analysis of remittances and charitable donations in the UK

This report highlights the true nature and value of the generosity of the UK's migrant and minority groups

Updated: 18/06/2015
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Views: 1,207

The new state of donation: Three decades of household giving to charity 1978 – 2008

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the main trends in giving to charity over the last three decades using data from the government's Living Costs and Food survey.

Updated: 18/06/2015
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Views: 1,173

Philanthropy and a better society

This report has been compiled in the light of the importance attached by government to the role of increased giving and philanthropy in achieving stronger communities and active citizenship.

Updated: 18/06/2015
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Views: 1,156

CGAP Working Paper - The relationship between volunteering and charitable giving: review of evidence

This short report provides a synthesis of research findings into the relationship between volunteering and charitable giving.

Updated: 17/06/2015
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Views: 1,239