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    • Trading customer service for lower airfares-A study to determine the degree to which Irish airline customers are willing to trade the curtailment of service for lower airfares 

      Madigan, Daire Liam (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The objectives in this dissertation are to determine a) the degree to which Irish airline customers are willing to sacrifice elements of service in order to benefit from lower airfares, b) whether there is a basic level ...
    • Customer Satisfaction & The Irish Service Industry 

      Moyles, Damien (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      In recent years there has been a radical shift by management in Ireland towards importance attributed to the services and more significantly how to satisfaction of customers with this industry. However, limited evidence ...
    • A model of mentoring that gets business results for entrepreneurs of Irish small and medium sized enterprises 

      Power, Raymond F. (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      Successful mentoring is a function of human relationships. Chemistry, the emotional intelligence of the individuals and then their group emotional intelligence, the frequency, level of contact, and availability for contact ...
    • Motivation 

      Synnott, Mark (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This dissertation is a study of the motivational theories both past and present and their relevance to current business practices. The dissertation will focus on the key questions: (1) Do motivational theories apply in ...
    • Evaluation of Russian oil sector 

      Dmitri, Romaev (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The topic of the dissertation is the valuation of oil companies in Russia. Thus the dissertation is dealing in its first part with methodologies of valuation of companies. The different approaches to valuation are analyzed ...
    • Corporate social reporting by Irish financial institutions 

      Johnston, Brian (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The objective of the dissertation is to examine the nature of corporate social reporting by Irish financial institutions in terms of the quality and quantity disclosure of social responsibility information. In addition, ...
    • 'Now that I am forever with child' : a study of the subjective experience of women in pregnancy 

      Fortune, Joanna (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      In writing this thesis I have set myself the task of examining female subjectivity in pregnancy. However, it is immediately apparent that in order to see this one must first look at female subjectivity itself, and in ...
    • Self harm: establishing boundaries? 

      Murphy, Kay (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The case of a young woman of twenty five, Sharon, whom I saw for five sessions, who self-harmed by cutting and burning her skin made me interested in exploring this phenomenon from a psychoanalytic perspective. She said ...
    • Homo homini lupus 

      Geraghty, Evelyn (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      In recent times, with the influx of foreign nationals to our shores seeking political or economic asylum the question of racism and its effect on society has been raised. Ireland is no longer seen as an ethnically ...
    • Corporate University : tailor made for strategic business goal achievement 

      Myles, Carina (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This paper sets out to establish if the design of a corporate university creates a positive effect on strategic goal achievement. A review of literature in the area was undertaken to establish current academic thinking on ...
    • The issue of confidentiality in Psychoanalysis 

      Reilly, Declan (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This paper begins with a rationale for why the issue of confidentiality in psychoanalysis is worthy of discussion. Before addressing the specifics of this issue in a modern context, a view is first taken of what confidentiality ...
    • Are merger failures before completion predictable for risk arbitrageurs? 

      Rey, Christel (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The principal objective of this dissertation is to establish if the failures of mergers before closing date are predictable in order to enhance Risk Arbitrageurs' portfolios. This paper examines the causes of mergers' ...
    • The impact of CRM on the performance of Irish and English retail banks and building societies 

      Barry, Paul J. (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The entry of non-banks into the banking services arena has meant that traditional retail banks and building societies are finding it increasingly more difficult to compete with these new entrants. Non-banks, especially ...
    • Pervasive, evasive, desire 

      Redmond, Donna (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The impetus for this paper was a question, which arose continuously while working therapeutically with children in the clinical setting; whose desire is operating particularly when adults bring children to see a psychotherapist? ...
    • An investigation into the applicability of corporate Mergers and Acquisition issues and processes to smaller Irish private company transactions. 

      Condron, Joseph Michael (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This paper examines some of the issues and the processes that arise in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions activity crossing international borders. A number of these issues and processes have been selected for this study ...
    • The Responsibilities of an Organisation. 

      Rooney, David (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The aim of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of how a large organisation strives to balance the needs of its stakeholders. It draws on conflicting views from prominent theorists such as Milton Friedman and ...
    • EN(d)JOY! The Super-Ego & Its Relation to Enjoyment 

      Cluxton, David (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      Slavoj ZiZek speaks of a letter, written by Freud, to the Trieste psychoanalyst Edoardo Weiss on 28 May 1922.(ZiZek, 1991, pp.7-11). Weiss had written to Freud to ask his advice on the treatment of two clients who both ...
    • Duelling diagnostics : a psychoanalytic perspective on comorbidity 

      O'Dowd, Seamus (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This thesis will discuss the topic of comorbid disorders in relation to addiction, from a psychoanalytic viewpoint. Comorbidity or comorbid disorders, refers to two or more disorders being exhibited by the same individual, ...
    • A discussion of the relationship of the phobic object and perversion 

      Reilly, Sarah-Jane (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The object of this thesis is to re-affirm Lacan's thesis that the phobia and the fetish share an intimate and inextricable relationship; the idea that the phobia's genesis can be posited to the pleasurable object, in the ...
    • Awareness of intellectual capital management in high technology manufacturing environment 

      Nasir, Junaid (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This dissertation seeks to investigate the process of knowledge transfer by using Intellectual Capital Management. To manage and measure knowledge-based resources is one of the most important challenges for the modem ...