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  1. The strategic value of SOA: a comparative case study in the banking sector

    International Journal of Information Technology... 9(1):30 (2010)

    We report a comparative, cross-cultural case study of the implementation of Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) at a Scandinavian bank and a Swiss bank. The strategic rewards in the adoption of SOA appear to go beyond marketplace issues of ICT capability acquisition, and unexpectedly arise in the c...
  2. Long-range transport of dust to the Baltic Sea region

    International Journal of Environment and Pollution 22(1-2):72 (2004)

    The origin of the September 2001 dust episode around the Baltic Sea was estimated by a model study to be the Ryn Peski desert of Kazakhstan. Some of the coarse particles came from Estonian–Russian sources where oil shale is used. Although the correlation of the high wind velocity over this desert w...
  3. Disturbing "new" trends in tear prevention threaten midwives' autonomy.

    Midwifery today with international midwife (92):56 (2009) PMID 20092157

  4. Maturity of verification and validation in ICT companies

    International Journal of Innovation and Learning 6(1):33 (2009)

    This paper examines the maturity of Verification and Validation (V&V) activities in the different phases of a New Product Development (NPD) chain. A Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)-based Verification-Validation Maturity Model (V2M2) is utilised for the analysis. In this study, the maturi...
  5. Welfare regimes and macroeconomic regime constellations: explaining the Scandinavian anomaly

    International Journal of Public Policy 5(4):331 (2010)

    We propose a theory of macroeconomic resilience. We merge different theoretical strands into a joint approach of Macroeconomic Regime Constellations (MERCs) and Welfare Regime Constellations (WERCs). In the econometric part of our inquiry, we estimate Structural Vector Autoregressions (SVARs) to ana...
  6. How transfer of R&D to emerging markets nurtures global innovation performance

    International Journal of Technology and Globali... 4(4):367 (2009)

    We connect literature on knowledge management to a network-based theoretical framework helpful to explain the impact of R&D globalisation on innovation performance. This framework is applied to two case companies, both global leaders within their respective industries, in order to analyse the extent...
  7. Geographic and ethnic distribution of human hemoglobin variants.

    Texas reports on biology and medicine 40:179 (1980) PMID 7323974

    The distribution of hemoglobin variants in human populations is of interest to students of hemoglobin as well as geneticists and anthropologists. It has however received relatively little attention and, to the author's knowledge, this is the first attempt to comprehensively tabulate this type of inf...
  8. [Developments in the Scandinavian countries' nurses' salaries and employment conditions in the 80s].

    Vard i Norden 11(3-4):36 (1991) PMID 1842334

    This article is based on a report published by the Northern Nurses' Federation (NNF) as background material for a conference on Nordic Nurses' Remuneration and Employment Conditions 22-24 October 1991, Denmark. The report contains an overview and analysis of data on nurses' remuneration and employme...
  9. From CSR rhetoric to real business practice: ethical banking in Scandinavia

    International Journal of Business Governance an... 7(4):350 (2012)

    The aim of this paper is to assess whether in the banking sector there is an effective coherence between corporate social responsibility statements frequently made in communication policies and banks' actual practice. This will be illustrated by comparing Scandinavian banks' CSR policies and the stru...
  10. [Scandinavian cooperation in quality assurance in nursing]. FAU - Mortensen, R A

    Vard i Norden 12(3-4):3, 6 (1992) PMID 1441060