Areas of Research: Internal and External Auditing; Corporate Governance; Accounting Regulation; Management Accounting and SMEs; Fair Value Accounting; Public Sector Accounting and Auditing and Taxation Issues.
Areas of Research: The Regulation of Markets; Marketing Strategy; International Marketing; e-Marketing; Corporate Representations and Status and Organisational Buying.
Banking & Finance
Research Areas/Projects: Hedge Fund Strategies; Portfolio Management; Futures Trading; Micro Finance; Stock Markets and Financial Managment; Corporate Finance; Corporate Recovery; Finance and International Business; Corporate Governance; IT in Banking, Internal Audit; Bank Crisis; Regulation of Financial Services; Governance Structure of Financial Regulation; Regulation of Banks; European Banking.
Social Policy & Social Work
Areas of Research: Social Work Supervision - both the Experience and the Practice; The Growth of Social Work Education and the Development and Regulation of the Social Work Profession in Malta; The Methodology for Policy and Service Model Transfer in Ways that are Adaptive to a New Context; The Maltese Welfare State; Good Practice in the Social Support and Health Care of Immigrants; Migration Policy; The Promotion of Higher and Further Education for Non-Mainstream Students; Housing Markets and Regulated or Managed Markets; Integrated Development of Social and Health Community Services; Mental Health Care; Gender Issues; Violence against Women; Domestic Violence; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Trans Issues; Anti-Oppression Issues; Leadership, Organisational Development, Reflective Practice, Resilience, Emotional Intelligence, Social and Emotional Learning; Social Work within the Medical Field; Spirituality and Social Work; Spirituality and Psychology; Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood, Housing and Homelessness; Asylum Seekers and Refugee Issues; Creativity in Social Work and Social Policy; Social Work with Children and Families with a Particular Focus on Child Protection and Children in Need of Alternative Care; Decision-Making in Social Work.
Areas of Research: Agriculture Economics; Competitiveness Strategies for Small States; Economic Modelling; Economic Vulnerability; EMU and Accession Countries; European Union Studies; Export Competitiveness; Globalisation and Regional Economics; Public Sector Issues; Small Island Developing States; Sustainable Development; The Maltese Economy; Welfare Economics.
Research Projects: The Development of a Resilience Index with a Special Focus on Small States in Collaboraton with the Comonwealth Secretariat, London.
Areas of Research: Internationalisation; International Business Strategy; Competitiveness Issues; Knowledge Management; Action Learning; Action Research; Entrpreneurship in Small Firms; Business Networth; Supply Chain Process; Service Design; Heritage Tourism; Tourism Development.
24 May 2013