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Leaders, loungers, laggards: The strategic-planning-environment- performance relationship re-visited in manufacturing SMEs (2007)
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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.

Measuring progress towards carbon reduction in the UK (2007)
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Druckman, A., Bradley, P., Papathanasopoulou, E., & Jackson, T. (2008). Measuring progress towards carbon reduction in the UK. Ecological Economics, 66(4), 594-604. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2007.10.020

The UK Climate Change Bill proposes to establish legally binding targets for a 60% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. This paper discusses the challenges posed by measuring progress towards this target. It takes as a premise that the conv... Read More about Measuring progress towards carbon reduction in the UK.

The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom (2007)
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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.

Justus Lipsius's De Constantia: A stoic spiritual exercise (2007)
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Sellars, J. (2007). Justus Lipsius's De Constantia: A stoic spiritual exercise. Poetics Today: International Journal for Theory and Analysis of Literature and Communication, 28(3), 339-362. https://doi.org/10.1215/03335372-2007-001

This essay offers an introduction to Justus Lipsius's dialogue De Constantia, first published in 1584. Although the dialogue bears a superficial similarity to philosophical works of consolation, I suggest that it should be approached as a spiritual e... Read More about Justus Lipsius's De Constantia: A stoic spiritual exercise.

A mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with pyrethroid resistance in Latin American Aedes aegypti (2007)
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Black IV, W. C., Rajatileka, S., Saavedra-Rodriguez, K., Urdaneta-Marquez, L., Rajatileka, S., Moulton, M., …Black (IV), W. (2007). A mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with pyrethroid resistance in Latin American Aedes aegypti. Insect Molecular Biology, 16(6), 785-798. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2583.2007.00774.x

Pyrethroids are commonly used as mosquito adulticides and evolution of resistance to these compounds is a major threat to public health. 'Knockdown resistance' to pyrethroids (kdr) is frequently caused by nonsynonymous mutations in the voltage-gated... Read More about A mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with pyrethroid resistance in Latin American Aedes aegypti.

Blue sky thinking (2007)
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Parry, G. (2007). Blue sky thinking. Manufacturing Engineer -London-, 86(4), 40-43. https://doi.org/10.1049/me%3A20070411

Building cars to customer order could provide the key to releasing billions of euros currently tied up in stock. Glenn Parry outlines a scheme to move the industry in this direction.

Functional three-dimensional HepG2 aggregate cultures generated from an ultrasound trap: Comparison with HepG2 spheroids (2007)
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Edwards, G. O., Liu, J., Kuznetsova, L. A., Edwards, G., Xu, J., Ma, M., …Coakley, W. T. (2007). Functional three-dimensional HepG2 aggregate cultures generated from an ultrasound trap: Comparison with HepG2 spheroids. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 102(5), 1180-1189. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcb.21345

Three-dimensional culture systems are an ideal in vitro model being capable of sustaining cell functionalities in a manner that resembles the in vivo conditions. In the present study, we developed an ultrasound trap-based technique to rapidly produce... Read More about Functional three-dimensional HepG2 aggregate cultures generated from an ultrasound trap: Comparison with HepG2 spheroids.

Austrian economics and the analysis of labor markets (2007)
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Fleetwood, S. (2007). Austrian economics and the analysis of labor markets. Review of Austrian Economics, 20(4), 247-267. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11138-006-0009-6

Theory and policy relating to labor markets is dominated by the mainstream labor market model, although a less well-known, socioeconomic version can also be identified. The mainstream model is methodologically flawed and forced, thereby, to relegate... Read More about Austrian economics and the analysis of labor markets.

Monetary policy transparency in the UK: The impact of independence and inflation targeting (2007)
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Mariscal, I. B. F., Biefang-Frisancho Mariscal, I., & Howells, P. (2007). Monetary policy transparency in the UK: The impact of independence and inflation targeting. International Review of Applied Economics, 21(5), 603-617. https://doi.org/10.1080/02692170701525966

There is a widespread belief that the transparency of UK monetary policy has increased substantially as a result of the introduction of inflation targeting in 1992 and a number of procedural and institutional reforms which accompanied and followed it... Read More about Monetary policy transparency in the UK: The impact of independence and inflation targeting.

The requirements for ontologies in medical data integration: A case study (2007)
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Hauer, T., Anjum, A., Bloodsworth, P., Branson, A., Hauer, T., McClatchey, R., …Shamdasani, J. (2007). The requirements for ontologies in medical data integration: A case study. https://doi.org/10.1109/IDEAS.2007.4318120

Evidence-based medicine is critically dependent on three sources of information: a medical knowledge base, the patient's medical record and knowledge of available resources, including where appropriate, clinical protocols. Patient data is often scatt... Read More about The requirements for ontologies in medical data integration: A case study.

Recurrence of daily travel patterns: Stochastic process approach to multiday travel behavior (2007)
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Susilo, Y. O., Bayarma, A., Kitamura, R., & Susilo, Y. (2007). Recurrence of daily travel patterns: Stochastic process approach to multiday travel behavior. Transportation Research Record, 2021(2021), 55-63. https://doi.org/10.3141/2021-07

Multiday travel behavior was examined as a stochastic process, and new empirical findings are offered on the variation of travel patterns from day to day. The analysis was based on data from a 6-week travel diary survey conducted in Germany. A small... Read More about Recurrence of daily travel patterns: Stochastic process approach to multiday travel behavior.

Using the XCS classifier system for multi-objective reinforcement learning problems (2007)
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Studley, M., & Bull, L. (2007). Using the XCS classifier system for multi-objective reinforcement learning problems. Artificial Life, 13(1), 69-86. https://doi.org/10.1162/artl.2007.13.1.69

We investigate the performance of a learning classifier system in some simple multi-objective, multi-step maze problems, using both random and biased action-selection policies for exploration. Results show that the choice of action-selection policy c... Read More about Using the XCS classifier system for multi-objective reinforcement learning problems.

A politeness-theoretic approach to pragmatico-semantic change (2007)
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Beeching, K. (2007). A politeness-theoretic approach to pragmatico-semantic change. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 8(1), 69-108. https://doi.org/10.1075/jhp.8.1.05bee

This paper posits that certain "qualificatory" semantic primes are recruited to serve face-management needs in a metonymic Meaning1>Meaning2 relationship at what Traugott and Dasher (2002) have called the inter-subjective, non-truth-conditional, proc... Read More about A politeness-theoretic approach to pragmatico-semantic change.

Partnerships and work-based learning: An evaluation of an opportunity to pioneer new ways to care for the older people in the community (2007)
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Moore, L. J., & Moore, L. (2007). Partnerships and work-based learning: An evaluation of an opportunity to pioneer new ways to care for the older people in the community. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 32(1), 61-77. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602930600848283

The following British case study illustrates how a group of Primary Health Care Trusts expanded partnerships with a university to support the development of 12 new advanced primary nurses (APNs). The cohort of APNs were undertaking new roles and were... Read More about Partnerships and work-based learning: An evaluation of an opportunity to pioneer new ways to care for the older people in the community.

War, industrial mobilisation and society in Northern Ireland, 1939-1945 (2007)
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Ollerenshaw, P. (2007). War, industrial mobilisation and society in Northern Ireland, 1939-1945. Contemporary European History, 16(2), 169-197. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0960777307003773

Archive-based regional studies can contribute much that is new to the economic, political and social history of the Second World War. This paper considers the process of industrial mobilisation in Northern Ireland, a politically divided region which... Read More about War, industrial mobilisation and society in Northern Ireland, 1939-1945.

Anticipating an altered appearance: Women undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer (2007)
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Harcourt, D., Frith, H., & Fussell, A. (2007). Anticipating an altered appearance: Women undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 11(5), 385-391. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2007.03.002

Chemotherapy treatment for cancer can have a profound impact on appearance, and is often experienced as distressing. Few qualitative studies explore experiences of chemotherapy, and seldom focus on the process of anticipation and preparation for an a... Read More about Anticipating an altered appearance: Women undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications (2007)
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Pemberton, R. M., Hart, J. P., Crew, A., Crouch, E., Honeychurch, K. C., & Pemberton, R. (2007). Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0166-526X%2806%2949023-1

This chapter describes a number of approaches for the fabrication of prototype screen-printed electrochemical (bio) sensors together with selected applications in the areas of biomedical, environmental and industrial analyses. Novel methods of immobi... Read More about Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications.