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  • QFD, organisational creativity and productivity 

    Politis, John D. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2005)
    Purpose – This paper examines the relationship between organisational creativity, productivity and the underlying dimensions that foster quality function deployment (QFD). Methodology – A total of 359 usable questionnaires ...

  • QFD: the role of various leadership styles 

    Politis, John D. (MCB UP Ltd, 2006)
    Quality function deployment (QFD) methodologies, as opposed to traditional quality approaches, are most often cited as essential for advancing the competitive advantage of an organisation. Unfortunately, little is known ...

  • Quality of Healthcare - Clinical Errors 

    Pavlakis, Andreas (2011)
    Lately, clinical mistakes grew in numbers and this trend is evident in the findings of recently-released surveys. Furthermore, it is obvious that clinical errors, in addition to financial costs, affect negatively the ...

  • Quantifying integration quality using feedback on mapping results 

    Serrano, Fernando R. S.; Fernandes, Alvaro A. A.; Christodoulou, Klitos (iiWAS2017, 2017)
    Traditional data integration delivers high integration quality but requires significant upfront effort because of the need for expensive experts to be involved. The pay-as-you-go approach to data integration aims to reduce ...

  • A quantitative model of accelerated vehicle-retirement induced by subsidy 

    Lorentziadis, Panos L.; Vournas, Stylianos (Elsevier, 2011)
    A number of accelerated vehicle-retirement programs have been implemented by private companies and public agents to reduce pollution and promote environment friendly technology. Our paper examines subsidy programs for the ...

  • Que dit la Constitution grecque 

    Manitakis, Antonis (Le genre humain, 2005)
    Avant d'aborder notre sujet, il y a lieu de poser préalablement quelques questions d'ordre méthodologique: le droit de résistance doit-il être traité comme un droit national lié strictement à l'histoire constitutionnelle ...

  • Que dit la Constitution grecque? 

    Manitakis, Antonis (Ed. du Seuil, 2003)
    Avant d'aborder notre sujet, il y a lieu de poser préalablement quelques questions d'ordre méthodologique: le droit de résistance doit~il être traité comme un droit national lié strictement à l'histoire constitutionnelle ...

  • The Quest for Enosis: The visit of the Greek Cypriot Deputation to London in October–November 1929. A view from the Greek archives 

    Klapsis, Antonis (Harrassowitz Verlag, 2008)
    The signature of the Lausanne Peace Treaty ?n 24 July 1923 marked the beginning of a new period in the history of the Cyprus Question, at least from a legal point of view, as Turkey officially recognized the annexation of ...

  • Radio Propagation in Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Environments: From Testbed to Simulation Evaluation 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Vassiliou, Vasos; Christofides, Tasos C. (ACM, 2012)
    In recent years, sensor networks characteristics have led to incremental utilization in different types of applications. Several techniques have been proposed to evaluate the performance of WSNs; the two most popular being ...

  • Ratio of Torsion (ROT): An index for assessing the global induced torsion in plan irregular buildings 

    Stathi, Chrysanthi G; Bakas, Nikolaos P.; Lagaros, Nikos D.; Papadrakakis, Manolis (TECHNO-PRESS, 2015-01-15)
    Due to earthquakes, many structures suffered extensive damages that were attributed to the torsional effect caused by mass, stiffness or strength eccentricity. Due to this type of asymmetry torsional moments are generated ...

  • Real-time adaptive multi-robot exploration with application to underwater map construction 

    Kapoutsis, Athanasios Ch.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Doitsidis, Lefteris; Borges de Sousa, João; Pinto, Jose; Braga, Jose; Kosmatopoulos, Elias B. (Springer, 2016)
    This paper deals with the problem of autonomous exploration of unknown areas using teams of Autonomous X Vehicles (AXVs)—with X standing for Aerial, Underwater or Sea-surface—where the AXVs have to autonomously navigate ...

  • Real-time indexing for large image databases: color and edge directivity descriptor on GPU 

    Bampis, Loukas; Iakovidou, Chryssanthi; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Boutalis, Yiannis S.; Amanatiadis, Angelos (Springer, 2014)
    In this paper, we focus on implementing the extraction of a well-known low-level image descriptor using the multicore power provided by general-purpose graphic processing units (GPGPUs). The color and edge directivity ...

  • A Real-time Targeted Recommender System for Supermarkets 

    Christodoulou, Panayiotis; Christodoulou, Klitos; Andreou, Andreas S. (SciTePress-Publication, 2017)
    Supermarket customers find it difficult to choose from a large variety of products or be informed for the latest offers that exist in a store based on the items that they need or wish to purchase. This paper presents a ...

  • Reassessment of the OCA criteria in the Euro area: the case of Greece 

    Sklias, Pantelis; Maris, Georgios (Inderscience Online, 2012)
    The Greek crisis should not be considered an unexpected phenomenon. On the contrary, it has been caused by, among other things, rushed political decisions, incomplete EU institutions of governance and hidden political and ...

  • Recovery From Substance Abuse: A Narrative Approach to Understanding the Motivation and Ambivalence About Change 

    Flora, Katerina (Taylor and Francis Online, 2012-09-04)
    Various studies have employed quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the process of behavioral, emotional, and cognitive change that emerges during drug addiction treatment, including the factors both encouraging ...

  • Regional and local structures in Greece and in member-states of the European Union 

    Athanasopoulos, Constantinos GE. (Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης Μελετών Έρευνας και Ανάπτυξης, 1997)
    The themes' concerning Decentralization. of the Public Administration at large and of Self-Administration bear in themselves a very special meaning. Bust this meaning that they have, aquires bigger dimensions at periods, ...

  • Regional development and non-material public infrastructure 

    Yagi, Tadashi; Vliamos, Spyros (Blackwell Publishers Ltd, 1997)
    The aim of this paper is to investigate the conditions under which public investment can be allocated to the infrastructure in material and non-material capital so as to have a positive effect on regional development and ...

  • The rehabilitation of intertropical and semitropical plants in special microclimatic mediterranean conditions: the case of Nauplio town, Greece 

    Georgi, Neratzia Julia; Sarikou, S.; Thymakis, N. (WSEAS (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society), 2005)
    Palms is one of the most important plant families, with great contribution to human aesthetic and use. Planted in groups, combined with other plants, or separately, their elegant form is impressive and imposes to the ...

  • The Relationship Between Agency Problems and Ethical Leadership 

    Politis, John D.; Pontiggia, Dario (2012-01)
    Since the start of the recent financial crisis, the salaries of CEO's have constantly made headlines and the issue of management compensation has taken center stage in the public arena. For example, Barack Obama, the US ...

  • The Relationship Between Agency Problems and Ethical Leadership 

    Pontiggia, Dario; Politis, John D. (Academic Publishing International Limited, 2012)
    Since the start of the recent financial crisis, the salaries of CEO’s have constantly made headlines and the issue of management compensation has taken center stage in the public arena. For example, Barack Obama, the US ...