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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Electronic government in Dubai 

      Alzarooni, Mana (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The objective of this thesis is to illustrate and provide a good overview of Dubai e-government concept. It strives to cover aspects concerning how e-government initiative will enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of ...
    • The selection interview: why use competency based interviews? 

      O'Neill, Siobhan (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      In this dissertation I have looked at the area of selection techniques. I have split the literature review into two separate parts, firstly dealing with the concept of unstructured interviews and secondly the concept of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluating the concept of performance management and assessing the need for a system to be introduced for the administrative staff within the Dublin Institute of Technology 

      Gurrin, Aideen (Portobello College, 2001)
      The concept of performance management is increasingly being seen as an essential ingredient for effective management in organisations and performance appraisals can be a vital tool in harnessing employee commitment and ...
    • An examination of organisational communication 

      Donoghue, Aoife (Portobello College, 2001)
      Communication is used in many different forms all over the world, the methods in everyday life can be spontaneous and adapted for the situations that people are faced with. The reality is however that organisational ...
    • Machine translation. How direct translation copes with ambiguous problems 

      O'Toole, Audrey (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      As early as the beginning of the 17th century, the use of mechanical devices as a method of overcoming language barriers was suggested. This idea has developed considerably since then, with systems such as TAUM-METEO, ...
    • A comparison of planned systems implementation with actual implementation relative to business systems 

      Brady, Edward T.J. (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      AB of today (May '01) IBM Microelectronics Division in Dublin still receives approximately 10% of their incoming supply from Altis (approximately 400,000 microchips per week). They are still operating through the use of ...
    • Psychometric testing in Ireland - an investigation 

      Tierney, Claire (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      It is believed that the interview alone, as a method of selecting candidates is unreliable when predicting future behaviour of new employees. Research has shown that acquiring a suitable employee with the necessary abilities ...
    • Is the Medical Sector due its 21 st Century Check-up?-The Role of Technology in the Future of Medical Care 

      Quinlan, Anna (Dublin Business School, 2001)
      The medical sector in Ireland looks set to undergo much change over the next few years. Information Technology has assisted and helped this sector grow at a very fast pace over the last number of years. But this growth has ...
    • The security of e-commerce transactions 

      Farrelly, Tony (Portobello College, 2001)
      Purpose: The purpose of this dissertation is to carry out an examination of the security of commercial transactions carried out over the Internet: (i) To explain what exactly the Internet is and how e-commerce has evolved ...
    • Will 3G be a success? 

      Keogh, Elaine (Portobello College, 2001)
      This paper poses the question 'Will 3G be a success?' The telecommunications companies that have paid out large sums of money believe that it will. The paper examines how different countries around the world are preparing ...