Tel: +49 – (0)40 – 428 78 – 3777, Fax: +49 – (0)40 – 428 78-2867 ABSTRACT Mobile Commerce is on a growth track. It is gaining increasing acceptance amongst various sections of the society. This growth can be traced back to technological and demographical developments that have influenced important aspects of the socio-cultural behaviour in today's world.… (More)
The wide-ranging economic developments of the previous decade, e.g. the integration of world economies, have made a significant impact towards increasing the mobility of the working populace and their families. At the same time, technological developments especially in the field of telecommunication have made it possible to offer innovative, location… (More)
Mobile Commerce is gaining increasing acceptance amongst various sections of the society. This growth can be partly traced back to technological and demographical developments that have been influencing important aspects of the socio-cultural behaviour in today's world. The need/wish for mobility seems to be the driving force behind Mobile Commerce in… (More)
Innovations have acquired a key-role in the growth and competition strategies of firms today. They are regarded as an essential tool to stimulate growth and enable firms to master the competition brought about by the forces of globalization. In developed countries they are thought to provide a vital buffer against challenges from low-cost producers from… (More)
Cardiovascular emergencies especially aortic dissections are rare in pregnancy. We report a case of Stanford Type A aortic dissection at 33 weeks of pregnancy presenting in shock. Rapid multidisciplinary approach and special obstetric considerations led to a successful outcome in this case.
Securing access to " lead markets " is generally regarded as a key driver for the increasing globalization of innovation since these are considered to be " early indicators " for emerging customer needs. Such markets, therefore, offer a good chance of uncertainty reduction for in the innovation process of firms. Lead markets are generally defined in terms… (More)