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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Innovative Work Practices And Sickness Absence: What Does A Nationally Representative Employee Survey Tell?

    The paper examines the effect of innovative work practices on the prevalence of sickness absence and accidents at work. The authors focus on several different aspects of workplace innovations (self-managed teams, information sharing, employer-provided training and incentive pay) along with the "Bundles" of those practices. They use nationally representative individual-level...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Offshoring From Brazil or India - A European View

    Outsourcing of information technology (ITO) and growingly business processes (BPO) have increased tremendously during the last years and provide a great business advantage for international business services. Although low labour cost competitive countries have dominated it seems that not just the labour costs matter. Now, and especially in the future,...

    Provided By University of Tampere

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    A Mobile Health and Fitness Companion Demonstrator

    Multimodal conversational spoken dialogues using physical and virtual agents provide a potential interface to motivate and support users in the domain of health and fitness. The paper presents a multimodal conversational Companion system focused on health and fitness, which has both a stationary and a mobile component. Spoken dialogue systems...

    Provided By University of Tampere

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    A Mobile Fitness Companion

    The paper introduces a Mobile Companion prototype, which helps users to plan and keep track of their exercise activities via an interface based mainly on speech input and output. The Mobile Companion runs on a PDA and is based on a stand-alone, speaker-independent solution, making it fairly unique among mobile...

    Provided By University of Tampere

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Innovative Work Practices And Sickness Absence: What Does A Nationally Representative Employee Survey Tell?

    The paper examines the effect of innovative work practices on the prevalence of sickness absence and accidents at work. The authors focus on several different aspects of workplace innovations (self-managed teams, information sharing, employer-provided training and incentive pay) along with the "Bundles" of those practices. They use nationally representative individual-level...

    Provided By University of Tampere

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    A Mobile Health and Fitness Companion Demonstrator

    Multimodal conversational spoken dialogues using physical and virtual agents provide a potential interface to motivate and support users in the domain of health and fitness. The paper presents a multimodal conversational Companion system focused on health and fitness, which has both a stationary and a mobile component. Spoken dialogue systems...

    Provided By University of Tampere

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    A Mobile Fitness Companion

    The paper introduces a Mobile Companion prototype, which helps users to plan and keep track of their exercise activities via an interface based mainly on speech input and output. The Mobile Companion runs on a PDA and is based on a stand-alone, speaker-independent solution, making it fairly unique among mobile...

    Provided By University of Tampere

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Offshoring From Brazil or India - A European View

    Outsourcing of information technology (ITO) and growingly business processes (BPO) have increased tremendously during the last years and provide a great business advantage for international business services. Although low labour cost competitive countries have dominated it seems that not just the labour costs matter. Now, and especially in the future,...

    Provided By University of Tampere