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Article
Publication date: 26 June 2007

David Sammon and Paul Hanley

The objective of this paper is to present a case study of an organisation in pursuit of becoming a 100 per cent e‐corporation.

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Abstract

Purpose

The objective of this paper is to present a case study of an organisation in pursuit of becoming a 100 per cent e‐corporation.

Design/methodology/approach

This exploratory research case study documents the deployment of two e‐supply chain initiatives undertaken by the organisation, highlighting the benefits of these initiatives to the organisation.

Findings

The findings of this study suggest that, while benefits can be realised from creating an e‐supply chain, an organisation needs to ensure a common understanding and definition of what it is striving to achieve in undertaking an e‐supply chain initiative in an effort to become a 100 per cent e‐corporation.

Research limitations/implications

A limitation of this study relates to the fact that Intel's suppliers were not interviewed as part of this research, although available supplier‐related documentation was analysed.

Practical implications

Intel is identified as being quite a distance from achieving its ultimate goal of becoming a “100 per cent e‐corporation”. This paper highlights the fact that a shared understanding throughout the entire organisation of what a “100 per cent e‐corporation” means is a key requirement for any organisation undertaking such an initiative.

Originality/value

The principal contribution of this paper is the fact that it refers to a previously unused term – “100 per cent e‐corporation”. The exact meaning of this term has many interpretations within the case studied in this paper, and indeed this will also be true in all organisations pursuing such an e‐supply chain strategy.

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Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, vol. 12 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1359-8546

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Intellectual Disability Nursing: An Oral History Project
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83982-152-3

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Intellectual Disability Nursing: An Oral History Project
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83982-152-3

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Intellectual Disability Nursing: An Oral History Project
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83982-152-3

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Intellectual Disability Nursing: An Oral History Project
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83982-152-3

Article
Publication date: 20 February 2019

Gautam Gulati, Brendan D. Kelly, Conor O’Neill, Paul O’Connell, Sally Linehan, Eimear Spain, David Meagher and Colum P. Dunne

The assessment and management of prisoners on hunger strikes in a custodial setting is complex. There is limited clinical guidance available for psychiatrists to draw upon in such…

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Purpose

The assessment and management of prisoners on hunger strikes in a custodial setting is complex. There is limited clinical guidance available for psychiatrists to draw upon in such cases. The purpose of this paper is to develop a management algorithm through expert elicitation to inform the psychiatric care of prisoners on a hunger strike.

Design/methodology/approach

A Delphi method was used to elicit views from Irish forensic psychiatrists, a legal expert and an expert in ethics using a structured questionnaire. Themes were extracted from the results of the questionnaire to propose a management algorithm. A consensus was reached on management considerations.

Findings

Five consultant forensic psychiatrists, a legal expert and an expert on psychiatric ethics (n=7) consented to participation, with a subsequent response rate of 71.4 per cent. Consensus was achieved on a proposed management algorithm. Assessment for mental disorder, capacity to refuse food and motivation for food refusal are seen as key psychiatric tasks. The need to work closely with the prison general practitioner and the value of multidisciplinary working and legal advice are described. Relevant aspects of law included mental health, criminal law (insanity) and capacity legislation.

Originality/value

This study outlines a management algorithm for the psychiatric assessment and management of prisoners on a hunger strike, a subject about which there is limited guidance to date. Although written from an Irish perspective, this study outlines key considerations for psychiatrists in keeping with international guidance and therefore may be generalisable to other jurisdictions.

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International Journal of Prisoner Health, vol. 15 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1744-9200

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Publication date: 3 May 2023

Niall McTernan, Eve Griffin, Grace Cully, Enda Kelly, Sarah Hume and Paul Corcoran

Internationally, rates of suicide and lifetime self-harm are higher in prisoners compared to the general population. This study aims to identify specific characteristics of…

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Purpose

Internationally, rates of suicide and lifetime self-harm are higher in prisoners compared to the general population. This study aims to identify specific characteristics of self-harming behaviour and to establish a profile of prisoners who engage in self-harm.

Design/methodology/approach

Data from the Self-Harm Assessment and Data Analysis Project (SADA) on self-harm episodes in prisons in the Republic of Ireland during 2017–2019 was used. Annual rates per 1,000 were calculated by age and gender.

Findings

The rate of self-harm between 2017 and 2019 was 31 per 1,000 prisoners for men and six times higher at 184 per 1,000 prisoners for women. The rate of self-harm was twice as high among prisoners on remand than sentenced prisoners (60.5 versus 31.3 per 1,000). The highest rates of self-harm among sentenced prisoners were observed among 18–29-year-old men (45 per 1,000) and women (125 per 1,000). The rate of self-harm was higher among women prisoners in all age groups. Contributory factors associated with self-harm were mainly related to mental health but also linked to a prisoner’s environment and relationships.

Practical implications

There is a need to ensure access to timely and suitable mental health services, including both appropriate referral and provision of evidence-based mental health interventions to address the needs of these cohorts.

Originality/value

To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first national study to systematically examine incidence and patterns of self-harm among the prison population in Ireland. The recording of severity/intent of each episode is novel when assessing self-harm among the prison population.

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International Journal of Prisoner Health, vol. 19 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1744-9200

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Intellectual Disability Nursing: An Oral History Project
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83982-152-3

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Intellectual Disability Nursing: An Oral History Project
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83982-152-3

Article
Publication date: 1 June 1992

Terry Cradden and Paul Teague

Provides an overview of the issue of religious discrimination inthe Northern Ireland labour market.

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Provides an overview of the issue of religious discrimination in the Northern Ireland labour market.

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International Journal of Manpower, vol. 13 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0143-7720

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