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    • The impact of Article 2 of Directive 76/207 (The Equal Treatment Directive) : ‘protection or discrimination’ 

      Ahearne, Margaret (Dublin Business School, 1995)
      This dissertation proposes to show in the context of non-discrimination and the principle of proportionality that Article 2 of Directive 76/2075 hereinafter referred to as ‘Equal Treatment Directive’ by using reverse ...
    • Implementing a performance management system in a field service organisation : lessons from a telephone company 

      Lamb, Duncan Andrew (Brunel University, 1995)
      Since the onset of industrialisation, one of the central tasks of management has been to improve ‘productivity’. This dissertation is an analysis of factors which are important in the goal of improving productivity through ...
    • Auditor's liability : to whom do they owe their duty of care? 

      Simon, Antoinette (Dublin Business School, 1995)
      The law at the moment in relation to auditors' liability is in a state of confusion, inconsistent and perhaps less predictable than it ever was. The role of the auditor and to whom he owes his duties to is nebulous. The ...
    • Exemplary damages 

      McKeon, J.M. (Dublin Business School, 1995)
      In 1964 the House of Lords delivered a unanimous judgement, the point of which they said, was to clear up an ‘anomaly’ in the law. ‘Exemplary damages’ were the ‘anomaly’ of the law to which the House had referred. Amazing ...
    • A case of hysteria ? 

      Loose, Rik; Sullivan, Gerry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1995)
      In 1896 Freud proposed the theory that hysterical obsessive neurosis was caused by an actual sexual encounter between father and child. The first hint of a movement away from the seduction theory came on 8 February, 1897 ...
    • The immunity of crime lords : does our criminal law give them a way out? 

      Moloney, Martin (Dublin Business School, 1995)
      The first question to confront the researcher on this matter is the nature of organised crime: what is it? What does it comprise? What form does it take for the police? And for the courts? These are all questions which ...
    • Some short odds on gambling : a psychoanalytic approach 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1995)
      We often consider gambling to be dangerous in the same way as drugs and alcohol: It is something to which we can become addicted. The destruction and deterioration caused by addictions reveals a similar pattern and is ...
    • A consideration of the death drive using the case history of Matt Talbot 

      Moore, Gerard (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      "Protection against stimuli is an almost more important function for the living organism than reception of stimuli." CD p. 289 Freud's Death Drive since it was first advanced was considered a highly controversial theoretical ...
    • Fashion and psychoanalysis 

      Gray, Helen (Dublin Business School, 1996)
    • The take-up of Japanese managerial practices by Northern Irish Firms 

      McGarry, Bronagh (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      Based on published information this project examines Japanese managerial practises and techniques. Through primary research the analysis concentrates on the emergence of such techniques and practises which Northern Irish ...
    • Developing marketing channel partner loyalty as a tool for building long term competitive advantage, with specific reference to the insurance industry 

      Bascombe, Nigel (Brunel University, 1996)
      Marketing channels are the less glamorous and poorer ‘cousins’ of the marketing mix. However in competitive markets with growing product commoditisation marketing channels are increasingly seen as effective differentiators. ...
    • The usefulness of formal strategic models in small and medium size organisations: the voyage from strategic appraisal to the appropriate strategic options 

      Frangopoulos, Constantine (Brunel University, 1996)
      The theory and the case studies concerning the application of strategic models for the effectiveness of organisations usually refer to organisations of a large size. The aim of this Dissertation is to test the hypothesis ...
    • An Intelligent Network Technique for Monitoring Customer Calling Behaviour in the Irish Telephone Network 

      Cleary, Jim; Irish, Olga; Molloy, Peter; Sullivan, Des (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      This dissertation discusses all the issues involved in developing mechanisms to record call usage patterns in respect of a predetermined sample of household users, in the residential telecommunications market. Fundamentally, ...
    • Examinerships 

      Finn, Padraig (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      Based on both published sources and informal contacts with legal practitioners and companies, this project describes the issue of Examinerships in detail. The analysis concentrates on the Examinership process, weaknesses ...
    • Reading Plato's Symposium 

      O'Donnell, Barry (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      Lacan decided that an analysis of the Symposium of Plato in his Seminar of 1960 - 1961 would be an illuminating detour by which to investigate the transference relation in psychoanalysis. His intention was to raise the ...
    • An analysis of the uses of information technology by the Allied Irish Banks group Ireland 

      Costello, Colin (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      Based on a relationship between myself and the AIB IT department, this project describes in detail the multitude of hardware and software systems used both nationally and internationally by the AlB group. The analysis ...
    • Telephone account management for profitability & growth 

      Caraway, Edel; Joyce, David; Rafferty, David; Redmond, Albert (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      The purpose of this paper is to provide advice on setting-up a Telephone Account Management (T AM) unit in TE. The paper has been structured to bring the reader from Corporate through Business to Operational issues and ...
    • Nervous shock : where do we go from here 

      Woods, John (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      The term nervous shock appears to have entered case law in the late-19th century and judging by the speeches of the privy council in Victorian Railway Commission v Coultas the term nervous shock entered the judicial language ...
    • Causation & remoteness of damage in the tort of negligence 

      White, Tremain (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      This study aims to assess tortious causation from a legal, and practicable perspective but draws firstly on the work of the leading philosophical exponents of same in order that it may be viewed in a context which most ...
    • A product management process for Telecom Eireann 

      Dervan, Paul; Finnegan, Aidan; Malone, Sean; O'Reilly, Michael (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      Product management has been well established in fast moving consumer goods companies since the 1920' s but it is only relatively recent times that it has been popular in utilities like Telecom Eireann. The purpose this ...