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  • Merger and Acquisition of small companies 

    Shamsidinkhoja, Abdullaev (Real Estate Program, School of Architecture, Land and Enviromental Sciences, Neapolis University Pafos, 2016)
    Any business has two basic variants of the growth strategy - own organic development or acquisition of external structure. In the process of constant development based on the existing management of the company strategy ...

  • Mergers and acquisitions: prospects and impacts for accounting/audit firms in Cyprus 

    Christodoulides, Theodoros (Business Administration Program, School of Economics Sciences and Business, Neapolis University Paphos, 2015)
    The purpose of this research work is to examine whether there is a need and space for mergers and acquisitions regarding accounting/audit firms in Cyprus. The study analyzes the new economic environment and the stricter ...

  • A Meta-Analysis on Export Promotion Programs: New Outcomes 

    Coudounaris, Dafnis N. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
    Since the economic crisis of 2008 the situation in Europe has worsen, leading small export companies to close down due to the depression, while governments cut their budgets. As a result, export promotion programs (EPPs) ...

  • Metaforecasting: Ways of improving forecasting accuracy and usefulness 

    Makridakis, Spyros (Elsevier, 1988)
    Forecasting has a long history. An understanding of such history coupled with the study of the empirical evidence can provide invaluable information for improving the accuracy and usefulness of predictions. Statistical ...

  • Metastrategy: Learning and avoiding past mistakes 

    Makridakis, Spyros (Elsevier, 1997)
    Lately there has been a renewed interest in strategic planning after more than a decade of focusing on operational concerns such as total quality, downsizing, benchmarking and reengineering. Will strategic planning provide ...

  • Migrant domestic workers in Cyprus: An evaluation of their sexual and reproductive health needs. A pilot study 

    Kouta, Christiana; Kaite, Charis P.; Kalavana, Theano (2008)
    Background: Literature suggests that the employment of female domestic workers is not based on the labour needs of the country, but mainly on the needs of working women. There are approximately 23,000 female migrant domestic ...

  • Minimizing the Torsional Response of RC Buildings Under Earthquake Loading 

    Bakas, Nikolaos; Lagaros, N. D.; Papadrakakis, M. (South-East European Conference on Computational Mechanics, 2006)
    In this work a number of design approaches for 3D Reinforced Concrete (RC) buildings are formulated as structural optimization problems and are assessed in terms of the performance under earthquake loading. In particular ...

  • The "MMM" and financial pyramids as a whole 

    Shumakov, Alexander (Barchelor in Accounting Banking and Finance, Shcool of Business, Neapolis University Pafos, 2015-09)
    In the middle of the 90's Russia has experienced a period of massive creation of the financial pyramids. This period has become an integral part of the story of Russia in transition period. Nevertheless, the Russian financial ...

  • Mobile Elderly Living Community (MELCO): The Development of the Social Community Model: a Case Study 

    Kouta, Christiana; Kaite, Charis P.; Samaras, George (2013)
    Background: Elderly prefer to be in their own homes rather than being in hospital or residential homes. Communication between elderly and community nurses is essential in caring and mutual interaction and modern technologies ...

  • Mobility in WSNs for Critical Applications 

    Silva, Ricardo; Zinonos, Zinon; Sá Silva, Jorge; Vassiliou, Vasos (IEEE, 2011)
    Recent critical application sectors of sensor networks like military, health care, and industry require the use of mobile sensor nodes, something that poses unique challenges in aspects like handoff delay, packet loss, and ...

  • Mobility Management in WSNs using Fuzzy Logic: An Industrial Application Scenario 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos; Vassiliou, Vasos (IEEE, 2012)
    Mobility management in Wireless Sensor Networks is considered to be of an up most importance for today's critical applications. In this paper, we present a soft mobility management solution where the mobility procedures ...

  • Model of Pareto financial investments optimal portfolio 

    Rineyskiy, Sergey (Banking investment and finance Program, School of Economics Sciences and Business, Neapolis University Paphos, 2014)
    Investment portfolio issues take a leading position in modern economic science due to their relevance in a developed market. However, the conditions of the Russian economy does not allow fully apply the general principles ...

  • The modernization of State as a Condition for Development and Investments' Attraction 

    Athanasopoulos, Constantinos GE. (Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης Μελετών Έρευνας και Ανάπτυξης, 2007)
    It is generally accepted that private productive in vestments constitute a valuable reinforcement for every economy and especially for the economies of small countries, countries which suffer from public burdens (loans ...

  • Monitoring Thermal Comfort in Outdoor Urban Spaces for Bioclimatic Conditions Improvement 

    Georgi, Neratzia Julia; Tzesouri, A. (2008-06)
    This paper examines the microclimatic conditions and the feeling of thermal comfort in two different open spaces in the town of Drama, through constant record of the environmental parameters of temperature and relative ...

  • Moral and cognitive reasoning features in congenitally blind children: comparisons with the sighted 

    Markoulis, Diomedes (Wiley, 1988)
    Moral and cognitive reasoning (within the Piagetian theory) aspects of congenitally blind children ranging in age from 6 to 12 years were examined and compared with those of a sighted sample, matched in age and socio-economic ...

  • Moralia in the Lives 

    Papadi, Diotima (Waltert de Gruyter, 2008)
    One tends to look into the Moralia for examples of Plutarch’s views on poetry, or his uses of theatrical language. There is indeed quite a big amount of quotations from tragic poets, and Plutarch comments on them developing ...

  • Morphogenesis and Management: Some Implications 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Faucheaux, C. (The World Organisation of General Systems and Cybernetics, 1978)
    The main purpose of the paper will be to look at the influence of a change in perspective (namely, getting away from the input/output model) on social systems. in general, and management ones, more specifically. The ...

  • A Multi-Objective Exploration Strategy for Mobile Robots Under Operational Constraints 

    Amanatiadis, Angelos A.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Charalampous, Konstantinos; Doitsidis, Lefteris; Kosmatopoulos, Elias B.; Tsalides, Phillipos; Gasterato, Antonios; Roumeliotis, Stergios I. (IEEE, 2013)
    Multi-objective robot exploration constitutes one of the most challenging tasks for autonomous robots performing in various operations and different environments. However, the optimal exploration path depends heavily on ...

  • Multicultural Nicosia: searching for a common cultural identity in east Mediterranean Basin 

    Sioulas, M. (International Conference on Change Cities II, 2015-06-22)
    This article intends to investigate in a theoretical framework the possible expansion of Place Branding in a cross-border and inter-national basis in order to develop partnerships and to strengthen the relationships between ...

  • Multicultural Nursing Education in a Multicultural Society 

    Pavlakis, Andreas; Leondiou, Ioannis (2014)
    Backround: The development of the modern field of care requires scientifically-based knowledge and responsibility on behalf of nurses in order to be able to respond effectively to existing conditions. Health professionals ...