What determines the strength of a patent?

Research conducted at Cass Business School has shown that the number of claims and classes in a patent can be informative as to the amount of protection that patent provides.

Updated: 03/06/2015
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"The best way to have a good idea is to have a stream of ideas"

A prize-winning paper, co-authored by Dr. Elena Novelli of Cass Business School, illustrates how the most successful firms are those that develop streams of innovations from an initial idea. Apple's development of products from iPod to Apple Watch is cited as a prime example.

Updated: 13/05/2015
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Self-promotion or bragging? How emotional responses to self-promotion are misjudged.

When does self-promotion go too far? This research looks at how those with a tendency to over-promote themselves, their strengths and accomplishments, may actually be achieving the opposite to their desired effect among their audience.

Updated: 23/03/2015
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Parents versus Peers - how these groups influence the Internet Ethical Attitudes of Generation Y

Who most influences the online ethics of the world's first web generation - Generation Y? This research looks at the respective influences of parents and peers.

Updated: 03/03/2015
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Dynamic Client Portfolios as Sources of Ambidexterity: Exploration and Exploitation Within and Across Client Relationships

Organisational Ambidexterity, where a business exploits existing knowledge at the same time it explores its future path, is a concept that has energised scholars of late. This paper explains how dynamic client portfolios can be a source of ambidexterity for knowledge intensive firms (KIFs).

Updated: 07/01/2015
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CGAP Briefing Note 11 - A decade of donations in the UK: household gifts to charity, 2001-11

This Briefing note updates figures and charts presented in previous briefing notes in the CGAP series.

Updated: 11/12/2014
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CGAP Briefing Note 7 - How generous is the UK? Charitable giving in the context of household spending

How generous is the UK? This briefing note considers relative levels of generosity in the UK by looking at the connection between household budgets and donations to charity.

Updated: 10/12/2014
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CGAP Briefing Note 6 - UK household giving – results on regional trends 2001–08

The CGAP Briefing Note 6 presents results from a comparison of patterns and trends in giving by UK region and country.

Updated: 11/12/2014
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CGAP Briefing Note 4 - How do you ask difficult questions? Shared challenges and practice amongst fundraisers and researchers

In social research and in fundraising there is a general assumption that people are willing to talk to strangers about personal things. Both fundraisers and researchers often need information about an individual's personal, social and financial circumstances, but how can 'difficult questions' related to such personal areas best be asked?

Updated: 10/12/2014
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