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The role of Big Data in explaining disaster resilience in supply chains for sustainability
The purpose of this paper is to propose and test a theoretical framework to explain resilience in supply chain networks for sustainability using unstructured Big Data, based upon 36,422 items gathered in the form of tweets, ...
UK state pension deferral incentives and sustainability
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-11-06)
‘Once a Local Surfer, Always a Local Surfer’: Local Surfing Careers in a Southwest English Village
This article reports on findings from an ethnographic study (2008–09) conducted in a village with a significant population of local surfers in Cornwall (Southwest England). Stimulated by Goffman's (1961) interpretation of ...
The implementation of NICE guidance on venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis: A before- after observational study to assess the impact on patient safety across four hospitals in England.
(BioMed Central, 2013-12-01)
Introduction: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalised patients. VTE prevention has been identified as a major health need internationally to improve patient safety. A National ...
How managed a market? Modes of commissioning in England and Germany
(BioMed Central, 2013-05-15)
Background: In quasi-markets governance over healthcare providers is mediated by commissioners. Different commissioners apply different combinations of six methods of control (’media of power’) for exercising governance: ...
Understanding the determinants of hotel booking intentions and moderating role of habit
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016-04-01)
When there are more and more online hotel consumers, it is important for industry players to know why consumers prefer one online booking channel among others. Grounded in the commitment–trust theory (KMV) and the Technology ...