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Publication date: 1 April 1979

Elizabeth C. Hyslop

Occupying some eleven inches on the already crowded reference shelves of most public and academic libraries is the venerable set of the Europa reference works. Few…

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Occupying some eleven inches on the already crowded reference shelves of most public and academic libraries is the venerable set of the Europa reference works. Few librarians need to be told that they consist of the basic two‐volume Europa Year Book: A World Survey, which includes information on the United Nations and international organizations and all the countries of the world; plus the more recently added titles Africa South of the Sahara (ASS), The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and The Far East and Australasia (FEA). In addition, another eight inches of shelf space holds the International Who's Who, The World of Learning, and Who's Who in Saudi Arabia.

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Reference Services Review, vol. 7 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0090-7324

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Publication date: 1 April 1949

Pd. Dr. K. Krapf

Es mag vorerst seltsam und gewagt erscheinen, den Fremdenverkehr als Freizeitangelegenheit oder — um es in der Sprache der nachkriegszeitlichen Austeritypolitik zu sagen …

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Es mag vorerst seltsam und gewagt erscheinen, den Fremdenverkehr als Freizeitangelegenheit oder — um es in der Sprache der nachkriegszeitlichen Austeritypolitik zu sagen — als “entbehrliches Raffinement” mit dem europäischen Wiederaufbau in Beziehung zu bringen. Was kann Wiederaufbau mit Fremdenverkehr zu tun haben ? Stellen diese beiden Tätigkeiten nicht begriffliche Gegensätze dar, da Wiederaufbau doch Arbeit, strenge, harte, entbehrungsreiche Arbeit voraussetzt und Fremdenverkehr die Antithese dazu bildet, zum Ausruhen, Geniessen, Faulenzen führt ?

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The Tourist Review, vol. 4 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0251-3102

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Case study
Publication date: 4 July 2012

S. Manikutty

The case deals with the issues in managing the growth of a family business engaged in retail and discount stores in Chennai. It highlights one of the strengths of family…

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The case deals with the issues in managing the growth of a family business engaged in retail and discount stores in Chennai. It highlights one of the strengths of family businesses, namely leveraging family resources into the business. The case also deals with issues of succession planning in family businesses.

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Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, vol. no.
Type: Case Study
ISSN: 2633-3260
Published by: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

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Publication date: 1 April 2000

Dr Stephen Fallows

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Nutrition & Food Science, vol. 30 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0034-6659

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Case study
Publication date: 14 November 2013

Ieva Kvedaravičienė and Lilija Vilkanciene

Real estate economics, strategic management.

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Subject area

Real estate economics, strategic management.

Study level/applicability

BA, undergraduate year 3, 4

Case overview

The case aims to raise an issue of the effects of the economic crisis on Europa shopping centre in Vilnius, Lithuania, and its owner, Baltic Property Trust (BPT) Secura. For the first time since its opening in Vilnius, the company faced rapidly decreasing flows and turnover. Falling revenues meant that most stores within the shopping mall had been struggling to maintain their cash flow and profitability. The major idea of the case is to show that shopping centre management is a complex process covering interrelated relationship among owners, tenants, customers and society in general.

Expected learning outcomes

Learners will be able: to apply knowledge of retail segment functioning specifics; to apply knowledge of retail property management (in various economic and market cycles); and to apply strategic management principles in property management.

Supplementary materials

Teaching notes are available for educators only. Please contact your library to gain login details or email support@emeraldinsight.com to request teaching notes.

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Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, vol. 3 no. 6
Type: Case Study
ISSN: 2045-0621

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Case study
Publication date: 20 January 2017

Robert F. Bruner and Casey S. Opitz

In January 1993, the senior management committee of this company has to decide which major projects the company should fund for immediate implementation. The board of…

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In January 1993, the senior management committee of this company has to decide which major projects the company should fund for immediate implementation. The board of directors arbitrarily set a limit of European currency units (ECU) at 80 million to spend on capital projects in 1993. But various managers have proposed projects totaling ECU208 million. Students must evaluate the completed discounted cash flow (DCF) analyses presented along with qualitative factors (mainly the strategic considerations and the internal politics of the company) and choose the projects to be approved.

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Darden Business Publishing Cases, vol. no.
Type: Case Study
ISSN: 2474-7890
Published by: University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

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Publication date: 13 April 2020

William Outhwaite

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Transregional Europe
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78769-494-1

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Article
Publication date: 7 October 2014

André Richelieu and Stéphanie Lessard

The purpose of this paper is to identify the catalyzing factors team managers of previously successful European football clubs could capitalize on in order to build or…

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to identify the catalyzing factors team managers of previously successful European football clubs could capitalize on in order to build or rebuild the brand identity of their respective team via the Europa League.

Design/methodology/approach

The authors followed a case analysis method. The authors selected teams that have had a history of good performance in European competitions in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, before falling off the radar. A total of 19 teams, representing 15 countries, accepted the invitation.

Findings

The managers underlined eight major catalyzing factors. The managers specifically emphasize the importance of branding and how it can crystallize the promise these teams articulate to their fans, on and off the football pitch. Moreover, the values that a team encapsulates and communicates through its daily actions seem to represent the essence of the brand.

Research limitations/implications

One risk relates to the respondents who could very well know what a brand is and how a brand should be managed in theory, but it does not necessarily mean that they know how to do it at all.

Practical implications

The paper highlighted the importance of shrewd management, especially when resources are scarce. A competition such as the Europa League might provide some room to maneuver but, above all, the organization must deliver the brand promise to its fans.

Originality/value

This is one of the first studies looking at the leverage a European football competition could provide to previously successful clubs.

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Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, vol. 4 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2042-678X

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Publication date: 1 March 1985

Lucretia McCulley

Numerous reference sources are available to help librarians answer questions regarding the geographical and cultural characteristics of nations. In this article, Lucretia…

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Numerous reference sources are available to help librarians answer questions regarding the geographical and cultural characteristics of nations. In this article, Lucretia McCulley identifies the features that determine the quality of such materials, and explains how each of 13 research aids meets her criteria.

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Reference Services Review, vol. 13 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0090-7324

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Publication date: 1 October 1932

W.R. Schulz

THE Europa Rundflug, which took place this year for the third time, is a contest for light aeroplanes with a limit to tare weight of 480 kg. (881 lb.). The competition was…

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THE Europa Rundflug, which took place this year for the third time, is a contest for light aeroplanes with a limit to tare weight of 480 kg. (881 lb.). The competition was instituted five years ago by the Aéro Club de France, with the object of improving the breed of light touring‐type aeroplanes. To this end the competition includes an evaluation of the technical qualities of the aircraft by tests and examination, and a cross‐country flight.

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, vol. 4 no. 10
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0002-2667

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