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  • Leadership and managerial effectiveness: the case of MNCs' Chinese subsidiaries 

    Analoui, Farhad; Bao, Chanzi; Branine, Mohamed (Inderscience, 2011)
    To identify the impact on and to identify ways to improve senior managers' (SM) effectiveness by considering the identified parameters for managerial effectiveness, namely; the constraints, motivators, opportunities, needed ...
  • Leaky sewers: assessing the hydrology and impact of exfiltration in urban sewers 

    Ellis, J. B.; Revitt, D. M.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (British Hydrology Society, 2004-07)
  • Learned publishing: who still has time to read? 

    Baveye, Philippe C. (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), 2014-01-01)
  • The learner as facilitator: moving outside the “same old cage” 

    McKinlay, John W.; Grogan, Shona; Sedakat, Pat; McKinlay, Christopher J. (Emerald, 2010)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical, reflective examination of the organisation, delivery and evaluation of a training event conducted by postgraduate students undertaking a module on human resource ...
  • Learning from triads: training undergraduates in counselling skills 

    Smith, Kate (Wiley, 2015-12-09)
    Background: Research has shown that counselling skills training in undergraduate programmes is effective. However, there is potential that premature intimacy and disclosures during triad work may impact on relationships ...
  • Learning the rules of Chinese whispers 

    McAlpine, Kenneth B.; Thomson, Sandy; Natanson, Jan (Poorboy Theatre Company, 2004-07)
    The past has always been as real to Agnes as her daily routine but as she develops dementia her family must look itself in the eye as they accept the new roles it brings them with varying degrees of success and good grace. ...
  • Least-squares moment matching reduction methods 

    Smith, I. D.; Lucas, T. Nigel (Institution of Engineering and Technology, 1995-05)
    It is shown how the two apparently different approaches to modelling reduction by least-squares time moment matching give identical results. This property also enables a clear understanding of how the method actually ...
  • Least-squares Pade reduction: a nonuniqueness property 

    Lucas, T. Nigel; Smith, I. D. (Institution of Engineering and Technology, 1995-09)
    It is shown that least-squares Pade reduced order models are not unique for a given order. Depending on which reduced denominator coefficient is chosen to be unity. The method is seen to minimise an error index over different ...
  • Left-handers look before they leap: handedness influences reactivity to novel Tower of Hanoi tasks 

    Wright, Lynn; Hardie, Scott M. (Frontiers, 2015-02-03)
    A sample of 203 task naïve left- and right-handed participants were asked to complete a combination of the 3- and 4-disk Towers of Hanoi (ToH), manipulating novelty and complexity. Self-reported state anxiety and latency ...
  • Legal and regulatory barriers to effective public-private partnership governance in Kazakhstan 

    Mouraviev, Nikolai; Kakabadse, Nada K. (Emerald, 2015)
    Purpose: The article aims to provide a critical assessment of legal and regulatory impediments to effective governance of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Kazakhstan. Design/methodology/approach: The qualitative ...
  • Legal research skills for Scots lawyers 

    Grant, Fiona (W. Green, 2014-08-21)
    The third edition of Legal Research Skills for Scots Lawyers is a fully revised guide to legal research skills and sources of information specifically designed for solicitors and students studying Scots law. It provides ...
  • The legitimacy of pay and performance comparisons: An analysis of UK University Vice Chancellors pay awards 

    Tarbert, Heather; Tee, Kaihong; Watson, Robert (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2008-12-04)
    This article examines UK University Vice Chancellors (VC) pay awards. The empirical analysis, covering the period 1997–2002, evaluates the impact upon VC pay awards of university performance measures, internal pay ...
  • Leptin regulates AMPA receptor trafficking via PTEN inhibition 

    Moult, Peter R.; Cross, Alasdair; Santos, Sandra D.; Carvalho, Ana-Luisa; Lindsay, Yvonne; Connolly, Christopher N.; Irving, Andrew J.; Leslie, Nicholas R.; Harvey, Jenni (Society for Neuroscience, 2010-03-17)
    The hormone leptin can cross the blood–brain barrier and influences numerous brain functions (Harvey, 2007). Indeed, recent studies have demonstrated that leptin regulates activity-dependent synaptic plasticity in the CA1 ...
  • Leptin reverses long-term potentiation at hippocampal CA1 synapses 

    Moult, Peter R.; Milojkovic, Bogdan; Harvey, Jenni (Wiley, 2009-02)
    The hormone leptin crosses the blood brain barrier and regulates numerous neuronal functions, including hippocampal synaptic plasticity. Here we show that application of leptin resulted in the reversal of long-term ...
  • Letting go: the client's experience of relational depth 

    McMillan, Maria; McLeod, John (PCCS Books Ltd, 2006)
    The concept of relational depth represents a significant development within counseling and psychotherapy theory and practice. However, until now, comparatively little attention has been given to the distinctive perspective ...
  • Lexical and phonological effects on syntactic processing: evidence from syntactic priming 

    Santesteban, Mikel; Pickering, Martin J.; McLean, Janet F. (Elsevier, 2010-10)
    We investigated whether phonological relationships at the lexical level affect syntactic encoding during sentence production. Cleland and Pickering (2003) showed that syntactic priming effects are enhanced by semantic, but ...
  • Lexical preference and global structure contributions to syntactic choice in sentence production 

    Huxley, Clare J.; McLean, Janet F.; Branigan, Holly P.; Pickering, Martin J. (Springer Netherlands, 2012)
    When people decide how to express a message, they have to choose among different sentence structures. These choices are affected by lexical factors (such as whether a verb is more commonly associated with one structure ...
  • Lexical repetition and syntactic priming in dialogue 

    McLean, Janet F.; Pickering, Martin J.; Branigan, Holly P. (MIT Press, 2004)
  • Life cycle analysis and sewer solids 

    Gouda, H.; Ashley, R. M.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H. (IWA Publishing, 2003)
    The search for sustainable ways of living has necessitated a new look at the way in which water services are provided. The new paradigm includes whole-system perspectives for each of the primary criteria groups: social, ...
  • Lifelong endurance training attenuates age-related genotoxic stress in human skeletal muscle 

    Cobley, James N.; Sakellariou, George K.; Murray, Scott; Waldron, Sarah; Gregson, Warren; Burniston, Jatin G.; Morton, James P.; Iwanejko, Lesley A.; Close, Graeme L. (BioMed Central, 2013-07-12)
    The aim of the present study was to determine the influence of age and habitual activity level, at rest and following a single bout of high-intensity exercise, on the levels of three proteins poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 ...