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Business groups may never die peacefully (People and Society) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">The recent debacle of the Espírito Santo Group (GES) has raised public awareness of diversified, pyramidal, and family-owned business groups.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Is it worth investing in high-quality HRM in the case of temporary workers? (People and Society) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">An analysis of human resource management, work engagement and organizational commitment among temporary and permanent workers.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
A Gendered Packaging makes Children choose Healthier Breakfast Cereals (Strategy and Markets) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">A study with Portuguese children offered them gendered packaging options of breakfast cereals.&nbsp;</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Indexing and active fund management: international evidence (Finance and Accounting) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Since the financial crisis in 2008 the popularity of explicit indexing has increased. How is that related to the structure and performance of actively managed funds around the world?</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Are temporary workers better at handling strain? (People and Society) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">A study found that emotional exhaustion related negatively to performance among permanent workers, but not among temporary workers.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
The effects of environmental improvements on local development - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Adapting the economic tools for better decisions.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Giving – in-kind or cash? (Development and Macroeconomics) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Whether and how givers seek to influence or control the consumption patterns of gift recipients. Researcher: Cátia Batista</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
The Effectiveness of Event Sponsoring on Children and its Ethicality (Strategy and Markets) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">To what extent are children being influenced? Learn more from a study conducted with Portuguese children. Researcher: Luisa Agante</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Venture Capital to Innovate, But Don't Get Carried Away (Finance and Accounting) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">The form of equity financing &ndash; either public or private &ndash; affects managers&rsquo; incentives to innovate. Researcher: André Castro Silva</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
The effectiveness of grassroots campaigns against electoral violence (Development and Macroeconomics) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Evidence from Nigeria&rsquo;s 2007 elections. Researcher: Pedro Vicente</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
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Research . 28 February 2022 Nova SBE wins first ERC in Economics in Portugal

The global impact of coastal water contamination on economic development is the project of Alex Armand that won, for the first in our country, a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) ....

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