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    • Customer information services - the way forward 

      Dunne, Rebecca (Portobello College, 2000)
      Information technology services are becoming more that just a source of information. Information technology is not only about computers, it is about business information. It is changing the way business is conducted. ...
    • Internet banking and its effects 

      Healy, Marie (Portobello College, 2000)
      The Internet is changing the way of life and this includes the way we currently bank. The last couple of years has seen drastic improvements and changes from traditional based banking toward more convenient, preferential ...
    • On-line brokerage : money's killer application 

      Abdul-Ghaffar, M (Portobello College, 2000)
      On-line brokerage has dramatically revolutionized the manner in which people invest money; it has taken advantage of the latest media and has provided accessibility to practically every person; whereas before the advent ...
    • Children's sex-stereotyped perceptions of groups : nature or nurture? 

      Wilson, Michelle (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      This study explored whether children acquire their gender-role stereotypes from nature or society. Four groups of primary school children of mixed gender were tested. Two of the groups were in the age-range of 4-5 years. ...
    • A dialogue of the unspeakable 

      Reilly, Declan (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      'A dialogue of the unspeakable' describes the analytic discourse for what it is, an attempt to speak about what one is not conscious of In this sense I will be writing about what is already established in the relationship ...
    • A pleasure death? 

      O'Dowd, Seamus (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      This Final Year Project will make explicit an implicit assumption that is contained within the work of Sigmund Freud, namely, that Freud's conception of what he termed the death drive is manifested in pathological states, ...
    • The future of support management of a support desk 

      Twomey, David (Portobello College, 2000)
      Management is an ever-changing environment of styles and theories. Each day there seems to be a new style or buzzword. Thus in a relatively new industry, one would think a new style of management would be developed. While ...
    • From Freudian instinct to Lacanian drive 

      Cluxton, David (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      In 1980, the year prior to his death, Jacques Lacan made his last public appearance at a time when he was establishing his new school, the Cause freudienne. In his opening address he made the following statement, "I have ...
    • The organisational impact of internet banking on the Irish economy 

      Keegan, Bridie (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      The following report has been carried out on 'organisational impact of Internet banking' and involves informative analysis concerning the impact this new channel of banking will have on its stakeholders. The aim of this ...
    • How do the events prescribed in the systems development life cycle compare to the actual events of a company installing a new computer system 

      Ward, J (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      This thesis set about answering the question how do the events prescribed in the systems development life cycle compare to the actual events of a company installing a new computer system. It aimed to achieve this by studying ...
    • An analysis of the Irish commercial insurance market through the implementation of e-business by way of the internet. 

      Walsh, Gerry (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      The Irish commercial insurance industry had remained unchanged up until the late 1950's early 1960's which brought about the introduction of computer is at ion. E-commerce within the general insurance sector has been in ...
    • A case study of people factors : the missing link in creating merger success 

      Kelly, Caroline (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      According to Morin (1999), the number of mergers since 1986 has increased from about 4,000 per year to almost 25,000 per year in the late 1990's. He goes further to say that 70% of mergers fail to achieve their added-value ...
    • The implementation of Globus Banking System in Garras Bank - Naspa Dublin 

      Byrne, Billie Jean (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      Before Globus was installed, Garras Bank - Naspa Dublin used a system called Midas as the main book-keeping system, which was out-sourced through a service contract with another bank, and an in-house system in Access called ...
    • Social confidence, gender and physiological reactivity : a laboratory study 

      O'Rourke, Lena (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      This study seeks to investigate the relationship between indices of shyness, physiological reactivity and gender. A sample of twenty college students (10 females; 10 males) were presented with a series of computer based ...
    • Strategic change. Case study of Motorola BV, Dublin 

      O'Rourke, Blathnaid (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      Perhaps the greatest competitive challenge organisations face is adjusting to and embracing non-stop change. They must be able to learn rapidly and continuously, innovate ceaselessly, and take on new strategic imperatives ...
    • Are call centres really the "dark, satinic mills"of the 21st century 

      Murray, Declan (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      "The growth in call centres in Ireland, the UK and Continental Europe is one of most remarkable phenomena of the nineties. At the start of the decade, few would have anticipated the expansion in this sector, let alone it ...
    • Is an organisation structure which is founded on a high degree of bureaucracy inhibiting the communication process within a public sector organisation? 

      Grant, Suzanne (Dublin Business School, 2000)
      The aim of this study is to identify the extent to which a medium sized hospital based on a hierarchical structure, impacts upon the organisational communication process and the people, who are an integral part of this ...
    • An evaluative study outlining the experiences and consequences of four people from residential care - from theory to practice 

      Kilkenny, Valerie (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This study explores the impact of Residential Care on forming relationships in life. The research was designed to determine what kind of relationship difficulties are experienced by individuals who had been raised in ...
    • Member Direct: a member tracking database 

      Leach, Barry (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      I completed the project identification and selection stage of development by interviewing the marketing manager in Dundrum Gym, and through review of the relevant material. Our objectives were: - To identify the business ...
    • Creating Competitive Advantage Through Web Technology 

      Ryan, John (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      What I tried to do in this Dissertation is to give some insight into the new field of Internet-based electronic commerce and how it can affect industry structures and transform value chains. The internet is seen as a ...