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Competitive intelligence programmes at French Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
(De Montfort University, 2009-11)
Over the last ten years France has implemented regional programmes to increase the awareness of, and change attitudes towards, the Competitive Intelligence (CI) practices of enterprises. The emphasis has been on Small and ...
Causes of competitive analysis failure: Understanding and responding to problems at the individual level.
It ought to be a fairly safe assumption that a CI analyst would want to perform the analysis task and execute their responsibilities successfully over time. Such competencies should come with added experience on the job, ...
Polish immigrants in Leicester: Forms of capital underpinning entrepreneurial activity.
(The Leicester Business School Occasional Papers, 2009-08)
In this paper we report a study of 10 Polish immigrant entrepreneurs operating in Leicester, UK. Like Ram, Theodorakopoulos and Jones (2008) we take a forms-ofcapital approach but use Bourdieu’s (1983) social, cultural ...
Empirical study of competitive intelligence practice: Evidence from UK retail banking.
This paper presents the findings of an empirical study of the major UK retail banks, the purpose of which was to investigate, not only how they operate their competitive intelligence gathering activities, but the degree ...
Review of European Planning Systems
(National Housing and Planning Advice Unit, 2009)
Making short politics placements work
Short placements can provide an important and meaningful experience of politics in action for students who are unable to benefit from the generally lengthy placements currently on offer. This article is based on the findings ...
Does (or can) Confucianism inform environmental accounting and reporting in China
(Centre for Global Finance, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China, 2009)
This paper seeks to do two things: Firstly it reviews some of the literature on both Confucianism and its application to business. Secondly it outlines a proposed research project that will further explore the usefulness ...
The Limits of Joined-up Government: Towards a Political Analysis
Joined-up government has featured prominently in the New Labour agenda. However, the politics of joining-up remain under-explored, with disproportionate emphasis on the technical and managerial dimensions of the challenge. ...
Exploring the relative importance of customers’ perceived relationship benefits and costs in the context of an e-service
This paper explores the customers’ expectations and perceptions of relational benefits and costs, in the context of a non-merchant informational e-service. It further tests the effect of perceived relational benefits and ...