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  • The M2-competition: A real-time judgmentally based forecasting study 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Chatfield, Chris; Hibon, Michele; Lawrence, Michael; Mills, Terence; Ord, Keith; Simmons, LeRoy F. (Elsevier, 1993)
    The purpose of the M2-Competition is to determine the post sample accuracy of various forecasting methods. It is an empirical study organized in such a way as to avoid the major criticism of the M-Competition that forecasters ...

  • The M3-Competition: results, conclusions and implications 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Hibon, Michele (Elsevier, 2000)
    This paper describes the M3-Competition, the latest of the M-Competitions. It explains the reasons for conducting the competition and summarizes its results and conclusions. In addition, the paper compares such results / ...

  • The Maastricht Convergence Criteria and Greece in the 1980s and the 1990s 

    Sklias, Pantelis; Maris, Georgios (Eburon, 2016)
    The course of the Greek economy in the past few years has been at the epicentre of international debate, as part of the fallout from the global financial crisis. The Greek economy’s present position within the global economy ...

  • Macroeconomic Influences on Cyprus House Prices 

    Sivitanides, Petros (2015-08)
    This paper attempts to explain the determinants of intertemporal variations in housing prices in Cyprus over the period spanning from the first quarter of 2006 until the second quarter of 2014. The analysis focuses on ...

  • Management in the 21st Century 

    Makridakis, Spyros (Elsevier, 1989)
    This paper predicts the type of business firms and managers most likely to emerge in the 21st century. The forecasts are based on rational principles which avoid the common mistakes made in the past by long-term ...

  • Management of time , a New Responsibility for Executives 

    Tsaklanganos, Angelos (Bureau of Business Research, 1971)
    In the complex business environment that exists today, executive responsibility can no longer be allocated only to the limited traditional administrative resources: manpower, money, materials, and market behavior.

  • Managing Graduate Unemployment: The Case of Education Students in Cyprus 

    Eliophotou-Menon, Maria; Athanasoula-Reppa, Anastasia (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2016)
    Purpose - The paper investigates the problems faced by unemployed and underemployed graduate students in a small European country. It focuses on the way young people adjust to unemployment and underemployment and on the ...

  • Mapping Plan for Continuous Improvement of Subject Assessment in Higher Education 

    Politis, John D. (Charles Darwin University, 2015-07)
    This project includes an evaluation plan of the HRM (code No: PRBM021) assessment strategy and the feedback mechanisms employed for the assessment strategy. It also discusses the effectiveness of online learning platform ...

  • Market Reaction to IAS/IFRS: Evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange 

    Maggina, Anastasia; Tsaklanganos, Angelos (2011)
    The capital market effects of IAS/IFRS have been examined in the international literature and have indicated that the effects are significant. In the contrary, evidence drawn from the Athens Stock Exchange indicates that ...

  • A Market Risk Model for Asymmetric Distributed Series of Return 

    Giannopoulos, Kostas; Nekhili, Ramzi (2012)
    In this paper we propose to model short-term interest rates by taking into consideration both the asymmetric properties of returns, using Pearson’s type IV distribution, and the time-varying volatility, using GARCH models. ...

  • Mass Media, Feelings of Attractiveness, Investment in Body Image and Disordered Eating in Cyprus 

    Argyrides, Marios (Mediterranean e-journal of Communication & Media, 2013)
    The purpose of the current study was to assess f or possible relationships between the internalization of the thin ideal by the media, disordered eating attitudes and behaviors, feelings of attractiveness and investment ...

  • Mean Normalized Retrieval Order (MNRO): a new content-based image retrieval performance measure 

    Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Iakovidou, Chryssanthi; Boutalis, Yiannis S.; Angelopoulou, Elli (Springer, 2014)
    The results of a content based image retrieval system can be evaluated by several performance measures, each one employing different evaluation criteria. Many of the methods used in the field of information retrieval have ...

  • Meaning Attribution to Intimate Partner Violence by Counselors Who Support Women With Intimate Partner Violence Experiences in Greece 

    Argyroudi, Anthi; Flora, Katerina (Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2018)
    The present study refers to the meaning attributed to intimate partner violence by counselors supporting women who have experienced abuse and seek for help. The main focus of the study is the investigation of the effect of ...

  • Medical Errors in Cyprus: The 2005 Eurobarometer Survey 

    Pavlakis, Andreas; Soteriades, Elpidoforos S. (Professor Despina Sapountzi-Krepia, 2012)
    Background: Medical errors have been highlighted in recent years by different agencies, scientific bodies and research teams alike. We sought to explore the issue of medical errors in Cyprus using data from the Eurobarometer ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...