BACKGROUND There is a pressing need for cost-effective population-based interventions to tackle early-onset antisocial behaviour. As this is determined by many factors, it would seem logical to devise interventions that address several influences while using an efficient means of delivery. The aim of this trial was to change four risk factors that predict… (More)
BACKGROUND Parenting programs have been shown to work when delivered to motivated ethnic majority parents in demonstration projects, but comparatively little is known about their impact when delivered to high-risk, multi-ethnic populations by routine local services. METHODS The Primary Age Learning Skills (PALS) trial was a randomized controlled trial of… (More)
Project managers and developers need to acknowledge the influence of IS stakeholders' perspectives and perceptions on the outcome of requirements negotiation-the essential component of requirements elicitation. This paper describes a conceptual study, which demonstrates such an influence and asserts that stakeholder perspectives, goals and issues are the… (More)
This article describes a study carried out to explore how common urinary tract infections are among adults with learning disabilities who use continence products. The study also evaluated the use of a product to assist urine sample collection with this client group.
In the course of conceptual analysis, this paper recognises the contemporary information systems (IS) stakeholder as an integral part of a tribal setting. The paper argues the importance of neo-tribal notions in managing and understanding the stakeholders' identity, their individual perspectives, their group allegiances, and the impact of tribal behavior on… (More)
Consensus building is essential in aligning multiple stakeholder viewpoints which are commonly emerging during the process of requirements elicitation, analysis and validation . In fact, agreement among diverse groups of stakeholders is deemed prerequisite to establishing project cooperation and collaboration. While individuals frequently rank the… (More)