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Outsourcing has become one of the strategies adopted by businesses to manage their IS. During the last few years, the use of outsourcing has resulted in an increase in the volume of literature devoted to it. We decided therefore to analyse the literature with the aim of identifying the main topics, the methodologies most often applied and the authors and(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of dietary magnesium (Mg) deficiency on plasma levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcitonin (CT), and the changes in tissue calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) content. METHODS Wistar rats were fed an Mg-deficient diet. Plasma levels of PTH and CT, and Ca and P content in plasma, whole(More)
Despite the considerable growth of Information Systems (IS) outsourcing in recent years, this trend is still the object of strong criticism. This study has as its aim to show the main risks computer outsourcing entails for the largest Spanish firms. In order to achieve that aim, we have reviewed the previous literature on this topic and later analysed the(More)
The effect of intracerebroventricular or intraperitoneal administration of cannabinoid receptor agonist WIN 55,212-2 or inverse agonist AM 251 on food intake and extracellular levels of serotonin and acetic acid 5-hydroxy-indol from presatiated rats was studied. Compared to the vehicle-injected control, the intracerebroventricular administration of WIN(More)
The unstoppable tendency toward Information Systems Outsourcing contrasts with the lack of success in many of these contracts, which makes it necessary to study the factors determining that success. The present paper proposes a set of key factors to achieve IS outsourcing success and also; it establishes a number of measures to value the degree of success(More)
This paper deals with the influence of IT (Information Technology) in HRM (Human Resources Management) and more specifically on training policy, by means of the experience in this field of a Spanish telecommunications firm, Telefonica. For this, we will go into more depth about the characteristics of the training model designed by this firm to face new(More)
Iron status was assessed in a population of 196 schoolchildren and adolescents divided into three age groups: 6-7 years (n = 60), 10-12 years (n = 63) and 13-15 years (n = 73). All subjects were from the Vélez-Málaga area (province of Málaga) in southern Spain. Nutrient intakes and biochemical parameters related with iron status (number of red cells,(More)
The effect of a Mg-deficient diet (200 mg Mg/kg feed) on the bioavailability of dietary Zn and the concentration of this cation in plasma, whole blood, skeletal muscle, kidney, heart and brain of Wistar rats was studied after 7, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63 and 70 d. Mg deficiency significantly decreased Zn in whole blood on day 42 of the experiment, but there was no(More)