Ana Isabel Canhoto

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The word ‘case’ means ‘an instance of’ and the central feature of case study research design is the investigation of the one or more specific ‘instances of’ something that comprise the cases in the study. A case can be something relatively concrete such as an organisation, a group or an individual, or something more abstract such as an event, a management(More)
Following entry into the European Community in 1986, Portugal transformed rapidly its repressed banking system with deregulation, the opening of borders, the granting of new banking licenses, and privatization. In a more competitive banking system, one would expect a priori an increase in operational efficiency. This paper attempts to quantify the magnitude(More)
Grounded theory was originally expounded by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss in their 1967 book The Discovery of Grounded Theory (Glaser and Strauss 1967). Reacting against what they saw as the dominance of hypothetico-deductive, theory-testing approaches, Glaser and Strauss proposed grounded theory as a way of building theory systematically using data(More)
Much crime investigation today is carried out by automatic scrutiny of large transaction databases, with considerable value placed on the use of profiles to seek out unusual and potentially suspicious behaviour. However, the power of automated profiling can result in negative outcomes such as over-reporting and increased expenditure on manual compliance(More)
The collection and analysis of financial data, referred to as financial intelligence, is gaining recognition as a key tool in the war on crime in general and terrorism in particular, and there is a burgeoning industry providing sophisticated computer technology and complex mathematical models to mine financial data and single out unusual patterns of(More)
This paper deals with the question of how intranets impact on employee perception and behavior. The study uses a five year longitudinal study following the evolution of an intranet in a UK bank to analyze how it changed the relationships between employees and between managers and employees. The discussion integrates two different research domains, the(More)
∗ Corresponding author. E-mail address: silviagiestas@gmail.com (S. Giestas). tumors and only 0.04% of small intestinal malignant neoplasms. GISTs may occur anywhere along gastrointestinal tract, but most commonly arise in the stomach (40--60%) and jejunum/ileum (25--30%). The clinical presentation of GISTs is highly variable depending on their size,(More)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpge.2015.12.007 2341-4545/© 2016 Sociedade Portuguesa de Gastrenterologia. Published CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4 umors and only 0.04% of small intestinal malignant neolasms. GISTs may occur anywhere along gastrointestinal ract, but most commonly arise in the stomach (40--60%) nd(More)
This paper deals with the question of how intranets impact on employee perception and behavior. The study uses a 5 year longitudinal study following the evolution of an intranet in a UK bank to analyze how it changed the relationships between employees and between managers and employees. The discussion integrates two different research domains, the(More)