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Knowledge evolution in action: consultancy-client relationships

Professor Andrew Sturdy | Management & Business Studies | 08 May 2003

With the increased use of management consultancy, building effective client-consultant relations has become vitally important for the evolution of business knowledge. Yet this relationship is often problematic and much of the prescriptive writing on ...

Corporate default risk and default correlation

Dr Lina El-Jahel | Economics | 22 March 2003

This decade has seen a massive expansion of the corporate debt and credit derivatives markets. According to the british bankers’ association, the notional value of the credit derivatives market has grown from $180 billion to over $2,000 billion over ...

Policy drivers and barriers for sustainable innovation

Professor Peter Pearson | Environmental Planning | 01 October 2002

This project investigated the role of policy and regulatory instruments in promoting or inhibiting the innovation and take up of more sustainable technologies and processes. By undertaking theoretical analysis and gathering empirical evidence through ...

Quantifying individual and contextual effects of social inequalities on health

Professor Sylvia Richardson | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | 01 October 2002

The black report on inequalities in health across the uk was published in 1980. Twenty years on, there is still evidence of a strong health gradient between rich and poor. The need to understand and resolve such inequalities is thus an urgent priorit ...

Logical foundations for relevance in linguistic communicati- on

Professor Dov Gabbay | Linguistics | 01 October 1990

Up to the present time, the study of language and its relation both to processes involved in language performance and to processes underlying the activity of reasoning have been fragmented, split into the separate discip ...

A micro-level investigation of the effects of uncertainty on fixed investment

Professor Ciaran Driver | Economics | 01 September 1990

There is increasing interest in studying industrial behaviour at the level of the business unit, rather than using data average across industrial categories. The aim of this research is to investigate how uncertainty and environmental complexity (suc ...

Automatic generation of parallel code for financial modelling

Prof Darlington | Economics | 01 February 1998

With the increasing number, type and complexity of derivative securities being used in the financial sector it is becoming essential to be able to rapidly and inexpensively generate new financial models or adapt existing ones and have them execute on ...

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