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  • Bernhard Dachs, Bernd Ebersberger, Steffen Kinkel, Bruno R Waser, M Szwejczewski, G Ulusoy +2 others
  • 2006
One quarter to half of the manufacturing companies in different Western European countries performed offshoring of production activities in 2002 or 2003. In Eastern Europe production offshoring is rather uncommon. Surprisingly , it is not an over-proportionally frequent phenomenon in countries with the highest labour costs in Western Europe. Attempts to(More)
Digital currencies are a globally spreading phenomenon that is frequently and also prominently addressed by media, venture capitalists, financial and governmental institutions alike. As exchange prices for Bitcoin have reached multiple peaks within 2013, we pose a prevailing and yet academically unaddressed question: What are users' intentions when changing(More)
This empirical study explores the different factors influencing the runtime of a booking process in the middle office of a major European investment company. The study is based on mixed methods research that combines qualitative research data collection techniques with a quantitative research approach. On the basis of semi-structured interviews, we first(More)
  • Heidi Armbruster, Steffen Kinkel, Gunter Lay, Spomenka Maloca, In, P Llerena +9 others
  • 2005
Do European countries differ regarding the diffusion of technical and non-technical innovations in manufacturing companies? Competitive advantages of European companies are not only generated by R&D based product innovations but also by technical and non-technical process innovations aiming to modernise manufacturing processes. The European Manufacturing(More)
Information Technology heavily transforms the financial industry and already changed the intermediating services of brokers. This class of service providers has to fulfill the trading of especially large orders with best possible executions and within a given time frame. Based on previous research in order executions, we develop a model for survival(More)
Smart Order Routing technology promises to improve the efficiency of the securities trading value chain by selecting most favourable execution prices among fragmented markets. To measure the extent of sub-optimal order executions in Europe we develop a simulation framework which includes explicit costs associated with switching to a different market. By(More)
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