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Working at McDonalds: some redeeming features of McJobs
Within much critical research literature, fast-food jobs are presented as offering few employee advantages. Indeed the disparaging term ‘McJob’ has come to describe low-skill, low-pay, dead-end,Expand
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Style Analysis and Classification of Hedge Funds
Hedge funds play an increasingly important role in institutional portfolios as an alternative to investments in traditional asset classes. Yet, the minimal disclosure requirements hedge funds face,Expand
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A spring-clean of Michael Porter’s Attic
Purpose – This paper views the phenomenon of offering/user interface complexity as having competitive strategy-related consequences. Porter’s conception of generic management strategy was created inExpand
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Fast Food Work : An Empirical Perspective of Ideal Employees
The McDonald’s labour management strategy is widespread in the fast food industry. Literature that is critical of the approach often portrays the work as low paid, unchallenging and uninteresting.Expand
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English collocations: A novel approach to teaching the language's last bastion
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This study reports on data pertaining to a novel approach to learning collocations; one based on a learner's incidental discovery of such structures in written texts. Expand
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Leaving the cocoon: university course design and delivery vis-a-vis competitive strategy
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This article aims to ask how Michael Porter’s seminal notions of generic competitive strategy may be applied to an emerging university industry where course design and delivery is conceived of as able to be undertaken using distinctive modes. Expand
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Employment Relations In The Fast Food Industry
The McDonald's model of labour management has been widely adopted throughout the fast food industry. Literature that is critical of fast food labour management policy and practice often portraysExpand
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Static and dynamic views of conflict and cooperation in the employment relationship
Purpose – The employment relationship is beset by an incongruous mix of bases for cooperation and conflict. Scholars have attempted to reconcile the simultaneous presence of convergent and divergentExpand
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Replicating Bond Indices with Liquid Derivatives
The scarcity of return in the capital market environment of the past few years has left investors looking for alternative ways to improve performance. Rising demand for portable alpha strategiesExpand
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