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Clarifying two contested concepts in ir theory: world society and polarity

Buzan | Political Science and International Relations | 01 February 2002

The objective of these two projects is essentially taxonomic. Polarity is a central concept in the neorealist theory of system structure. Since 1990 it has been unclear whether the international system is unipolar or multipolar, or whether the very c ...

Changes in internal labour markets in banks and building societies

Ms Cotterrell | Management and Business Studies | 01 July 1993

Application abstract: this project aims to identify the changes taking place in employment in banks and building societies in order to develop an understanding of the operation of internal labour markets in a competitive environment. Banks and buildi ...

Towards positive partnering. Managing client-supplier relations in construction.

Professor James Barlow | Management and Business Studies | 01 September 1995

Application abstract: many commentators have claimed that the poor performance of britains construction industry arises partly from its adversarial contractual environment. Partnering - where clients and contractors commit themselves to closer workin ...

Extent and impact of 'new' forms of managerial work among first-line managers

Professor Colin Hales | Management & Business Studies | 01 September 2001

This study was conducted in two stages. A survey among key informants in 135 organisations in london and the south east shows that the first-line manager (flm) role shows consistency and continuity at its core, variation and change at the margins. Oc ...

Disaster prevention and the 1999 turkish earthquakes

Professor Penny Green | Socio-Legal Studies | 01 December 2000

The research explores the potential of a multi-disciplinary approach (social science combined with structural engineering) in mitigating the effects of natural disaster. Our empirical focus will be the 1999 kocaeli earthquake in north-western turkey. ...

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