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Leaders, loungers, laggards: The strategic-planning-environment- performance relationship re-visited in manufacturing SMEs (2007)
Journal Article
O'Regan, N., Sims, M. A., & Gallear, D. (2007). Leaders, loungers, laggards: The strategic-planning-environment- performance relationship re-visited in manufacturing SMEs. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 19(1), 6-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/17410380810843426

Purpose This paper aims to assess the link between strategic-planning, aspects of the external environment and overall corporate performance in manufacturing SMEs. Design-methodology-approach A self-reported postal survey was used to collect data fro... Read More about Leaders, loungers, laggards: The strategic-planning-environment- performance relationship re-visited in manufacturing SMEs.

Disclosure detection in research environments in practice (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F. (2007, December). Disclosure detection in research environments in practice. Paper presented at UNECE/Eurostat work session on statistical data confidentiality - 2007

There is an increasing demand for access to raw confidential data, and NSIs have responded by setting up controlled research facilities. However, the most common approaches to statistical disclosure detection and control (SDDC) struggle to accommod... Read More about Disclosure detection in research environments in practice.

Contemplative leadership (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Simpson, P., & Tredget, D. (2007, December). Contemplative leadership. Paper presented at 6th International Studying Leadership Conference

The leadership of change involves both an engagement with uncertainty and an expectation to be the one to provide certainty for others. This paper will reflect on the nature of contemplative leadership, suggesting that it involves engaging with this... Read More about Contemplative leadership.

Evolutionary sound matching: A test methodology and comparative study (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Mitchell, T. J. (2007, December). Evolutionary sound matching: A test methodology and comparative study. Paper presented at Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications

With the ever-increasing complexity of sound synthesisers, there is a growing demand for automated parameter estimation and sound space navigation techniques. Recent research in this domain has focused on the application of general-purpose evolutiona... Read More about Evolutionary sound matching: A test methodology and comparative study.

Water-based screenprinting (2007)
Book
Hoskins, S. (2007). Water-based screenprinting. A & C Black

Water based screen-printing became an imperative with the introduction of new health and safety legislation. Hoskins undertook a survey of all the ink available up to 2001. Based on applied research undertaken from 1997-2001 this volume consolidates... Read More about Water-based screenprinting.

Critical reflections on youth participation (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Percy-Smith, B. (2007, December). Critical reflections on youth participation. Paper presented at Circolo Arciragazzi Youth Participation Conference

The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom (2007)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E., & Burnet, F. (2007). The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom. International Journal of Science Education, 29(15), 1911-1929. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500690701222790

"The Chemedian and the Crazy Football Match" is a comic strip developed by the authors to bring humour to aspects of the UK primary science curriculum. The comic strip was tested in six English primary school classes (years 3-5; ages 7-10); over 150... Read More about The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom.