Describes the current state and the future plans of Community action to improve the business environment of enterprises, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises, in the Community.Following the Council Decision of 28 July on the improvement of the business environment and the promotion of the development of enterprises, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises in the Community, and based on the original proposal from the Commission, this brochure describes the current state and the future plans of Community action to improve the business environment in preparation for 1992.
Course names: European Business. Degrees: BABS; European BABS; Politics; Economics. The module is usually an elective except on specialised European Business degrees. Also used commonly as secondary reading. This text examines the question of how the future of the European Union will affect organisations operating in member states. The business environment in Europe continues to change as the moves toward integration gathers pace. It is inevitable that this new environment will present new challenges to key players and businesses operating in Europe. This text therefore provides a comprehensive and general overview of the key topics for students who need to understand the complexities of the EU. In addition to addressing the present and likely future issues, each chapter contains discussion questions, a case study and questions on the case to test the students' understanding of the topics covered.
IFIP/ACM International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms Heidelberg, Germany, November 12-16, 2001, Proceedings
Author: Rachid Guerraoui
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IFIP/ACM International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms, Middleware 2001, held in Heidelberg, Germany, in November 2001. The 20 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 116 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Java, mobility, distributed abstractions, reliability, home and office, scalability, and quality of service.
Canada’s Constitution Act (1982) recognises three Indigenous groups: Indians (now referred to as First Nations), Inuit, and Métis. Indigenous peoples make a vital contribution to the culture, heritage and economic development of Canada. Despite improvements in Indigenous well-being in recent decades, significant gaps remain with the non-Indigenous population. This study focuses on four priority issues to maximise the potential of Indigenous economies in Canada.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications. It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in which various approaches, theoretical and empirical, supplement and complement each other. The series invites the attention of linguists, language teachers of all interests, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, historians etc. to the development of the sociology of language.
The 38 million Indigenous peoples living across 13 OECD countries contribute to stronger regional and national economies, and have unique assets and knowledge that address global challenges such as climate change.