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A coevolving systems approach to the organization of agile software development.
(Institute of Management Sciences, 2009)
Despite the popularity of agile methods in software development and increasing adoption by organizations there is debate about what agility is and how it is achieved. The debate suffers from a lack of understanding of ...
Implementing e-government in Ireland: a roadmap for success.
(IGI Global, 2003-10)
E-government provides unparalleled opportunities for governments to streamline processes and improve customer service. As a result, achieving successful citizen centric e-government has become a key concern for many ...
Linking Local and Global Feminist Advocacy: Framing Women's Rights as Human Rights in the Republic of Ireland
This article argues that global-level feminist advocacy in the 1990s has had a significant impact within feminist advocacy in the Republic of Ireland. An important manifestation of this is the growing engagement of groups ...
Cosmopolitan Feminism and Human Rights
Reilly offers an account of cosmopolitan feminism as emancipatory political practice in an age of globalization. This entails a critical engagement with international human rights law; a global feminist consciousness that ...
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 ...
How well are Europe's rural businesses connected to the digital economy?
(Taylor and Francis, 2004-09)
As economic activity becomes increasingly globalized, partly by means of new information and communication technologies (ICTs), one of the key expectations of European policy-makers was that businesses in rural regions, ...
Environmental Voluntary Approaches: The Irish Experience.
(Irish Academy of Management, 2004)
A methodology for identifying human error in U.S. Navy diving accidents,
Objective: To better understand how human error contributes to U.S. Navy diving accidents. Background: An analysis of 263 U.S. Navy diving accident and mishap reports revealed that the human factors classifications were ...
The nontechnical causes of diving accidents: Can U.S. Navy divers learn from other industries?
(Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society, 2007)
Although U.S. Navy diving is remarkably safe, because of the high-risk environment in which military divers work, accidents and mishaps do occur. Failures in leadership and situation awareness (particularly in risk and ...