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    • Fashion and identity through consumption 

      Coughlan, Alena (Dublin Business School, 2008)
      In seeking to understand our knowledge of fashion, this study examines the relationship between fashion and identity through consumption and exploring the importance of factors such as production, distribution and retailing ...
    • The film industry: digital or film - a comparison 

      Baily, Darren (Dublin Business School, 2003)
      The process was conducted through the use of both primary and secondary research. My secondary research involved collecting information from various sources. Books, magazines and internet articles comprised the bulk of my ...
    • Flexible working arrangements - limitations and constraints in practice. Case study: the public sector, Comhairle. 

      Burrows, Karen (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This study analyses the need for flexible working arrangements in the public sector, the limitations and constraints to which it can be achieved in practice. It critically evaluates the experience to date in the usage of ...
    • Flexible Working Arrangements A solution to the rising levels of staff turnover 

      Sheanon, Geraldine (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The principle objective of this dissertation is to analyse the potential of flexible working arrangements with regard to attracting and retaining high calibre employees in the present tight labour market. The objectives ...
    • Flight dynamics: model aircraft autopilot 

      O'Brien, James (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The project proposes to design, using software design methods, a piece of software that given an appropriately designed hardware electronic platform, could conduct and analyse a flight from point A to B (waypoints) resulting ...
    • The fundamentals of data warehousing 

      Ferguson, Yvonne (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      Data is information, information is powerful and the Data Warehouse along with Data Mining provides the tools to collect, understand and analyse the information. Every transaction that takes place, particularly in the ...
    • The future of internet banking 

      Morley, Donal (Portobello College, 2001)
      Has Internet Banking a realistic future or will it all come crashing down with a big bang? I set out with an aim of gaining a thorough knowledge of this relatively new concept and to figure out whether or not the public ...
    • Future of the smart card 

      Flanagan, Niamh (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      For new technology to survive in today's environment there must be a special factor associated with it. It has to provide a cutting edge advancement over and above how things are being done at the present time. The plastic ...
    • Gender inequality in the workplace 

      Gordon, Kevin (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      Most of us believe in the autonomy of the individual and his or her rights to equality, freedom of choice, and personal self-fulfilment. We live in what we call a democracy and would like to believe our organisations treat ...
    • Generation Y and management. A contemporary study 

      Gustavsson, Susanna (Dublin Business School, 2009)
      This is an investigating research and the context of this research is Generation Y and Management. The research is dived up into three main objectives to help define Generation Y from a management perspective. It also ...
    • The good, the bad and the ugly - a study of e-mail use in Irish businesses : the current status and suggestions for improvement 

      Boettcher, Stefanie (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      ‘Electronic mail, or e-mail for short, is a way of sending messages across a network (such as the Internet) ... It is the most widely used application of the Internet.’ (Butler 2001, p. 69) Electronic mail has become a ...
    • Group project - hotel system 

      Quinn, Emma; Wallace, Tracey; Hennessy, Louise; Tahaney, Gemma (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      We as a group of four computer students decided that the development of a new hotel system should be the objective of our final year group project. We are making an improvement on a previous manual system of filing cabinets. ...
    • Guerrilla marketing on the generations X & Y 

      Dagorn, Anthony (Dublin Business School, 2015)
      This research project will examine the effectiveness of the guerrilla marketing in the current society. This study will focus on the behaviour of the generation X and generation Y in relation with traditional media and ...
    • How does the introduction of family friendly work arrangements effect the retention and attraction of employees? 

      Maidment, Lindsey (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      In recent years there has been an increasing need for organisations to focus on the value of human resources. They have realised that failing to retain staff can result in higher costs and reduced productivity. As a result ...
    • How ethical is the Irish Human Resource manager 

      Gormley, Jennifer (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This study involved the face-to-face surveying of professionals from sample areas associated with the issue of Ethics in Irish banking today. The purpose of which was to examine business ethics in Irish business and the ...
    • How expert systems work: thinking machines or not! 

      O'Neill, Aoife (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      The text discussed in the following chapters is an analysis of different theories purported by Artificial Intelligence 'gurus', and a thorough discussion of Expert Systems. The future of machine intelligence is something ...
    • How to implement best practice in IT standardisation with particular reference to Vhi Healthcare 

      Lee, Michelle (Dublin Business School, 2002)
      This document looks at the approach to quality management systems with regard to implementing 'best practice' and IT standardisation within the IT Division of Vhi Healthcare. The IT Service Management (ITSM) process ...
    • Human resource policies and practices and the psychological contract in semi-state organisations in Ireland 

      Behan, Suzanne (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The aim of this study is to determine the current state of the psychological contract and more generally explore whether a satisfactory employment relationship exists in semi-state organisations in Ireland. This will be ...
    • The impact and future of internet banking 

      Song, XuDong (Dublin Business School, 2003)
      What is online banking? Internet banking is a subject receiving great attention in the banking industry and the regulatory community. As with other areas of e-commerce, discussions about Internet banking often proceed ...
    • The impact of contactless payment on consumer spending 

      Hui, Chun Kit (Dublin Business School, 2016)
      This paper estimate the effect of contactless payment do to consumer in terms of chances of overspending rather than paying by cash. The devices that are investigated are debit and credit cards, to which the feature is ...