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Appraising the use of labour-only procurement system for building construction in Nigeria

”. Available on: https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles/types-of-building-contracts. Fagbenle, O. I., & Amusan, L. M. (2011). Comparative study of the time and cost performance of labour-only subcontractors in the construction industry in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Building Performance, 2(1), pp. 94-105. Hardy, G. (2013). The pitfalls of labour-only building contracts, ADLS. Available on: https://www.adls.org.nz/for-the-profession/news-and-opinion/2013/4/12/the-pitfalls-of-labour-only-building-contracts/. Hatush, Z

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Selected Aspects of Assessment/Improvement of Academic Research Quality, Also of Industrial Management

://www.bristol.ac.uk/media-library/sites/cmm/migrated/documents/tooley-darby-critique.pdf >, June 2015. 10. HARGREAVES, D. H. 1996. Teaching as a research-based profession: possibilities and prospects. The Teaching Training Agency – Annual Lecture, EPPI-Centre , [on-line], < http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/Portals/0/PDF%20reviews%20and%20summaries/TTA%20Hargreaves%20lecture.pdf >, May 2015. 11. IT.JUSTICE.GOV.SK 2012. Koncepcia pre podporu start-upov a rozvoj start-upového ekosystému v SR, It.Justice.Gov.Sk , [on-line], < https://lt.justice.gov.sk/Attachment/Vlastn%C3%BD%20materi%C3%A1l_docx.pdf?instEID=-1&attEID=76576&docEID=417728&matEID=8085

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A Survey of old and New Results for the Test Error Estimation of a Classifier

References [1] C.M. Bishop, Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition, Oxford University Press, 1995. [2] C. Cortes, V. Vapnik, “Support-Vector Networks”, Machine Learning, Vol. 20, 1995, pp. 273-297. [3] L. Roberge, S. B. Long, D. B. Burnham, “Data Warehouses and Data Mining tools for the legal profession: using information technology to raise the standard of practice”, Syracuse Law Review, vol. 52, 2002, pp. 1281-1292. [4] P. Bartlett, S. Boucheron, G. Lugosi, “Model Selection and Error

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Analysis of ergonomic work equipment lowering the static load based on trend of development of work activities

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The issue of static load arises as a result of the optimization of activities and the natural development of industry towards digitization, implementation of technologies in the production process and elimination of manual work. Due to the inherent need to facilitate or completely replace manual work with machines, human activity focuses on the development, design, and management of these machines. This article presents the results of a survey of the representation of professions with the primary seated position in the selected industrial enterprise in comparison with the most frequently registered professions in specific sectors. Likewise, the authors also deal with the elimination of static loads arising from the performance of sedentary work through ergonomic chairs offered on the Slovak market. The paper presents the results of the market analysis focusing on the parameters of office chairs, which are marked as ergonomic or health. The findings of these surveys serve as one of the starting points for the design of a complex dynamic office workplace, which the authors deal with in research at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Zilina.

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Use of State-of-the-Art Methods in the Architectural Design Process

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The following article summarizes a research with the intention to demonstrate the challenges that architecture students need to face throughout their design tasks. The study is also meant to contribute to the cognition of state-of-the-art methods that can help students with these emerging problems.

The main source of information was a questionnaire. Students were asked about the duties they accomplish when completing a design, about their adopted design methods and about their thoughts on a future profession. As a complement, Interviews were conducted with professional architects from local studios. This allowed a deeper insight into the requirements that the two sides lay down for each other.

The research charts how computer aided design could affect the difficulties that appear in the architectural design process.

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Development of green jobs in the res sector in the Visegrad Group countries

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The transformation process towards a low-emission, green economy implies an increase in the demand for new professions and competences. Quality changes of jobs under the influence of the idea of sustainable development are both an opportunity and a challenge for both countries and individual regions. Green jobs are created as a result of the development of eco-innovation, new environmentally friendly technologies. The development of green jobs is particularly noticeable in the renewable energy sector. The article presents the results of empirical research in the field of analyzing the number of green jobs in the renewable energy sector in the Visegrad Group. In order to identify and determine the nature and changes in the impact of individual factors on the development of green jobs, panel regression was used – a model with fixed effects. The dependent variable was the relative number of green jobs per million inhabitants in 2000-2016.

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Nurses in Poland — Immediate Action Needed

://stat.gov.pl/obszary-tematyczne/zdrowie/zdrowie/zdrowie-i-ochrona-zdrowia-w-2014-r-,1,5.html Heinen, M., van Achterberg, T., Schwendimann, R., Zander, B., Matthews, A., Kózka, M., Ensio, A., Sjetne, I., Moreno Casbas, T., Ball, J., & Schoonhoven, L. (2013). Nurses’ intention to leave their profession: A cross sectional observational study in 10 European countries. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50(2), 174-184. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.09.019 Liang, Y. W., Chen, W. Y., Lee, J. L., & Huang, L. C. (2012). Nurse staffing, direct nursing care hours and patient mortality in Taiwan: the longitudinal

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Musculoskeletal Disorders Related to the Professional Work of Academic Teachers and the Quality of their Work

REFERENCES Abraham N.M., Igbudu J.N., 2018. Managing School Incentive Plans and Work-Life Balance Measures for Teacher Retention in Secondary Schools in Rivers Stale. International Journal of Scientific Research in Education, 11 (5), 847-858. Arezes, P., Serranheira, F., 2017. New approaches and interventions to prevent Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders . International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 60, 1-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2016.10.005 Erick P.N., Smith D.R., 2015. Musculoskeletal disorders in the teaching profession: an

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The problem of experiencing anxiety among divers. Experiment in hyperbaric exposure conditions

R eferences 1. Buczyński A, Buczyński J, Kocur J, Roztowski J, Olszański R. The Analysis of Psychological Variables Verifying the Candidates for the Diver Profession. Polish Hyperbaric Research, 2004: 1 (9): 4-11, p.4; 2. Bielec G, Błaszkowska J, Waade B. The phenomenon of axiety in scuba divers. Polish Hyperbaric Medicine and Technology, 2006: 4 (17): 15-20; 3. Biersner RJ, Larocco JM. Personality and demographic variables related to individual responsiveness to diving stress. Undersea Biomed Res. 1987; 14(1): 67–73; 4. Coetzee N

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Hotel Industry – Requirements for Hotel Business Managers’ Participatory Culture Acquisition

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The paper aims at viewing meeting the requirements of hotel business managers functioning and training. As their successful employment and functions performing largely depends on participatory culture acquisition, the paper addresses the research questions: what groups of skills hotel business managers’ participatory professional skills (PPS) consist of; what activities might be used to teach PPS to future hotel business managers; what is the activities’ impact on teaching PPS to future hotel business managers. Case study and pedagogical experiment (the pretest-post-test control and experimental group design) have been applied in the research. Data have been gathered through conversational interviewing. Data source triangulation has been implemented to prove the validity of conversational interviewing questions. The research results in enlisting profession skills as the core of participatory culture. The traditions of the higher school and the requirements of partners participating in future hotel business managers training have been taken into consideration to teach PPS to future hotel business managers. The paper presents the results of testing the impact of the suggested activities program on the level of PPS. Statistical data processing is performed in the MS Excel 2010 environment using the chi-square test with a sample size (n ≥ 100). It shows that the program of activities meets the requirements to the future hotel business managers’ participatory culture acquisition.

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