Haute école de gestion de Genève

Testing the impact of sustainable development policies in Canton Geneva

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Epalle, Alexandre ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Tuberosa, Jean

In: Management of environmental quality : an international journal, 2010, vol. 21, no. 6, p. 845 - 861

Purpose – The aim of this paper is to identify the impact of two Canton Geneva pedagogical tools devised to sensibilise the local population to sustainable development issues. Design/methodology/approach – The survey attempts to verify individuals' awareness and opinion towards sustainable development, as well as the influence of both tools on their routines. In total, 992 people who live...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Is the 2008 financial turmoil increasing the risk of a bank run ? : an empirical research in Geneva

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Ribordy, Bastien ; Tuberosa, Jean

In: Journal of modern accounting and auditing, 2010, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 29-45

In this paper, the authors present the results of an empirical study that attempts to analyse the risk of bank run in Geneva, Switzerland. Two similar surveys have been conducted upon two independent samples of Geneva population (June 2008 and February 2009) to detect the existence of predictive signals leading to a bank run within the selected area. The authors discover that Geneva inhabitants...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Is the 2008 financial turmoil increasing the risk of a bank run ? : an empirical research in Geneva

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Ribordy, Bastien ; Tuberosa, Jean

In this paper, we present the results of an empirical study that attempts to analyse the risk of bank run in Geneva, Switzerland. Two similar surveys have been conducted upon two independent samples of Geneva population (June 2008 and February 2009) to detect the existence of predictive signals leading to a bank run within the selected area. We discover that Geneva inhabitants are generally...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Influences of public ecological awareness and price on potable water consumption in the Geneva area : Cahier de recherche

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; D'Urso, Jennifer ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Tuberosa, Jean

The specific attitudes and behaviours of individuals of a given society must be properly understood in order to develop adequate and relevant public policies regarding water consumption. We have conducted a survey research in order to measure the perception of the Geneva population regarding main social aspects of water consumption. We collected 907 valid questionnaires. In particular, we wanted...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Rapport d'enquête préliminaire : Dessine-moi un service ! Entreprises et administrations : comment concevoir et valoriser vos services : Cahier de recherche

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Hugentobler, Patricia ; Tuberosa, Jean

We have conducted a survey research to measure the perception of Geneva working population regarding the importance of know-how and work experience in service production. The sample size is 678. Main findings indicate that know-how sharing is best made through day by day working and during meetings. Apparently, know-how makes each worker independent, however, knowledge management methods are...