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Innovation and the information society: policy coherence and governance in Ireland.
(IGI Global, 2005)
This paper is part of the Irish contribution to the OECD project on 'Monitoring and Implementing Horizontal Innovation Policy' (MONIT). The objective of MONIT is to generate knowledge on how to improve innovation policy ...
'The UN "Beijing Platform for Action" 1995-2005: Local Global Political Spaces, NGO Advocacy, and Governmental Responses in the Republic of Ireland',
Introduction September 2005 marks the tenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995) and the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) by 189 governments, including Ireland. From February ...
Multiple exclusion and quality of life amongst excluded older people in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2005-03)
This report highlights the experiences of older people whose lives are affected by multiple forms of social exclusion, and represents part of the Social Exclusion Unit¿s new focus on excluded older people. Despite growing ...
The Struggle for Cultural Recognition and Women's Human Rights: Lessons from the Experience of Irish Traveller Women
(Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 2005)
The 1990s global campaign for women's human rights is most associated with achieving international recognition of violence against women as a human rights issue. However, the campaign has mostly side-stepped the issue of ...
Ballinasloe Family Support Service: evaluation report
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, WHB/ NUI Galway, 2005)
An Assessment of Biometric Identities as a Standard for E-Government Services
This paper investigates the applicability and potential use of biometrics for E- Government services. An in-depth case study is presented outlining the development of E-Government services in Ireland, highlighting potential ...
Implementing successful e-government in Ireland: the importance of business process redesign
(IGI Global, 2005)
Competitive pressures and improvements in information technology constantly force organisations to re-evaluate their business strategies (Porter, 2001; Venkatraman, 1994). Although public-sector organisations may not operate ...
Web Reservation International
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 ...
Bananas Ethical Quality: Multi-stakeholders, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance
This paper examines a recent and very specific development in the field of corporate governance. The regulation of "corporate social responsibility," that is corporate compliance with society's expectations in regard to ...
Knowledge Exchange in Electronic Networks of Practice; Towards a Conceptual Framework
The recently developed knowledge-based view of the firm argues that knowledge is the firm's most valuable resource. Within this field of study, informal social networks are rapidly gaining attention as mechanisms which ...