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    • An examination of stress management 

      Nagle, Annemarie (Portobello College, 2001)
      The dissertation which has been undertaken by the author discusses stress in the workplace and stress management. Each chapter focuses on a different area of stress. To commence, the first chapter outlines what stress is ...
    • An investigation into the use of the internet as a recruitment tool 

      Ni Bhriain, Ciara (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The aim of this dissertation is to examine the function of recruitment and to investigate in particular both the activity and the growth of using the Internet to recruit. It starts with a general overview of recruitment ...
    • Internet security and the small-to-medium sized business in Ireland 

      Walshe, Karen (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to analyse the available information on the threats posed by use of the Internet, and responses to these threats. From this information and from primary research carried out with local ...
    • The Application Service Provision model : could this be the future of software delivery? 

      Mullarney, Etain (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The Software Industry is set for an overhaul. Information Technology is further infiltrating the 'Value Chain' and creating new revenue streams for those who embrace it. A new, strategic method for software delivery and ...
    • An analysis of staff retention in the Irish Celtic Tiger economy 

      Healy, Alice (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The topic chosen for this dissertation is that of the issue of staff retention in the Celtic Tiger economy first made its appearance on the Irish economic landscape in 1994. This dissertation concentrates particularly on ...
    • An analysis of the benefits that expert system technology can offer the insurance industry 

      Murphy, Brian (Portobello College, 2001)
      The birth of Expert System Technology occurred over thirty years ago with the introduction of 'Dendral' to the chemical industry. Since then over 12,500 expert systems have been developed for many different types of ...
    • Recruitment and retention within the Dublin financial services sector 

      Roche, Julie (Portobello College, 2001)
      Like many of its European counterparts, Ireland has experienced considerable variation in levels of economic activity over the past 20 years. Throughout much of the 1980s, economic growth was sluggish and inflation was ...
    • 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 ...
    • Ireland. Economic growth and labour turnover. An overview 

      Patterson, Marie (Portobello College, 2001)
      Over the past decade Ireland has witnessed unprecedented economic growth, with growth figures on average 8 per cent per year, over the 6 years leading to 2000. A large factor attributing to this growth was Ireland's ...
    • The importance of culture and communication during mergers and acquisitions 

      Gibney-Lyons, Lorraine (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The purpose of this study is to examine the importance of cultural integration and communication during mergers and acquisitions. It further aims to identify the role the Human Resource Department has during this process. ...
    • Bullying in the workplace 

      Johnson, Mary (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This project was undertaken in accordance with the requirements on myself as a final year degree student, studying the NCEA BA in Human Resource Management at Portobello College, Dublin. I chose this topic as it is a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Business Web development 

      O'Sullivan, Kevin Joshua (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This dissertation sets out to establish the main tasks involved in developing a Website. In order to accomplish this five main sections have been identified. Developing a business strategy is the first task in the process. ...
    • Traffic-flow model 

      Herbert, Nicholas (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This thesis is concerned with the implementation of a traffic model and effecting changes in the model in order to gain insight into traffic flow and traffic control in a transportation system or network. Various performance ...
    • The impact of the Internet on airline reservation systems 

      Chan, Aisling (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      Today, online web sites are already available in different types of business sectors such as banking, insurance, stocks, auctions and airline industries, and so on. The Internet is becoming an integral part of everyday ...
    • A case study on the performance related pay system within Abbey Ireland Ltd. and an evaluation of the effectiveness of the system 

      Brennan, Michelle (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The purpose of this study is to review the performance related pay (PRP) system in operation within Abbey Ireland Ltd. and to consider if the objective of the process is being achieved. It is also intended to review the ...
    • Importance of biometrics to business 

      Wilson, Patrick (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      Biometrics is a method of providing authentication through measurable physical characteristics. It uses characteristics of the body as a method to code or scramble/descramble data. Physical characteristics such as fingerprints, ...
    • Is e-working a viable future working method in Ireland? 

      Moriarty, Patrick (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This dissertation examines the growing phenomenon of e-working, which is a way of working independent of location using information and communication technologies. This examination of e-working identifies the working method ...
    • The Teagasc intranet site and it's potential as a communications tool for the organisation 

      McHugh, Eamonn (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      Teagasc is the national research and development organisation supporting the agriculture and food industries. The business objectives of Teagasc are to provide a quality research, advisory and education service to farmers ...
    • C.A.L.F.R.R. - Computer Aided Learning for Rugby Referees 

      Devitt, Eddie (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      This dissertation has been undertaken as a result of the authors ken interest in the area of Computer Aided Learning and refereeing. The aim of this report is to classify what Computer Aided Learning is, what areas has it ...