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Paradoxical Truths In Heroic Leadership: Implications For Leadership Development And Effectiveness, Scott T. Allison, Jennifer L. Cecilione 2015 University of RIchmond

Paradoxical Truths In Heroic Leadership: Implications For Leadership Development And Effectiveness, Scott T. Allison, Jennifer L. Cecilione

Scott T. Allison

In this chapter, we discuss the basic elements of heroic leadership, showing how heroism and exemplary leadership are deeply intertwined. We then describe six paradoxical truths about heroic leadership that are often unrecognized and unappreciated. We believe that ignorance of these counterintuitive truths and paradoxes about heroic leadership can lead to misunderstandings about leaders, leadership, and leadership development. Most of these paradoxes are a central part of the hero’s journey as described by comparative mythologist Joseph Campbell (1949). We will discuss the genesis of these paradoxical truths, and we will suggest ways that an awareness of these principles can ...


Uk Communications Provider Consumer Switching Experience Report 2015, Lissa Coffey 2015 University of South Florida

Uk Communications Provider Consumer Switching Experience Report 2015, Lissa Coffey

LissaCoffey

☑The research examined these experiences at various key stages in the switching journey, covering initial engagement with the market, assessment of switching options, decision-making on whether to switch or not, and completion among those who decided to switch. The research investigated consumer experiences at these stages in the pay TV, fixed landline, fixed broadband and mobile markets, with a particular focus on ☑ Services(UK) Analyzed: Sky - BT - Vodafone - EE ☑ Research Interests: Telecommunications Engineering, Communication, Media Studies, Wireless Communications, Community Engagement & Participation, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information Communication Technology, Telecommunication, Electronics and communication, Communication Studies,


Healthcare Information Systems: Opportunities And Challenges, Madison Ngafeeson 2015 Northern Michigan University

Healthcare Information Systems: Opportunities And Challenges, Madison Ngafeeson

Madison Ngafeeson

No abstract provided.


Family Control, Socioemotional Wealth And Earnings Management In Publicly Traded Firms, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Joanna Campbell Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Prof 2015 Melbourne Business School

Family Control, Socioemotional Wealth And Earnings Management In Publicly Traded Firms, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Joanna Campbell Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Prof

Geoffrey P Martin

We examine the unique nature of agency problems within publicly traded family firms by investigating the earnings management decision of dominant family owners relative to non-family. To do so, we draw upon literature demonstrating that family owners are loss averse with respect to the family’s socioemotional wealth (SEW), or the affective endowment derived from firm ownership and control. Our theory and findings suggest that potential reputational consequences of earnings management lead family principals to engage in less of this practice relative to non-family firms, and that founder family firms are less likely than non-founder family firms to use earnings ...


Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena 2015

Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena

Guillermo Arosemena

No abstract provided.


Transforming The Legal Studies Classroom: Clickers And Engagement, Susan Park J.D., Denise Farag J.D. 2015 Boise State University

Transforming The Legal Studies Classroom: Clickers And Engagement, Susan Park J.D., Denise Farag J.D.

Susan Park

No abstract provided.


A Business Trust For Partnerships? Early Conceptions Of Company-Related Assets In Legal Literature, And Antwerp Forensic And Commercial Practice (Later Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Century), Dave De ruysscher 2015 Vrije Universiteit Brussel

A Business Trust For Partnerships? Early Conceptions Of Company-Related Assets In Legal Literature, And Antwerp Forensic And Commercial Practice (Later Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Century), Dave De Ruysscher

Dave De ruysscher

The Antwerp example demonstrates that in the early modern period entity shielding for partnerships existed in some form by law, and that it was devised in doctrine and the practice of courts rather than in legislation. The affectation of assets for the business venture that did not entail limited liability nonetheless allowed for some separation of personal from partnership-related assets. This innovation, which was devised in doctrine in the early 1600s, was important in a mercantile context in which partnerships with open goals and with active partners or directors engaged in diverse business activities. Yet, according to an older rule ...


Institutional Shareholding And Information Content Of Dividend Surprises: Re-Examining The Dynamics In Dividend-Reappearance Era, Abu S. Amin, Shantanu Dutta, Samir Saadi, Premal P. Vora 2015 Sacred Heart University

Institutional Shareholding And Information Content Of Dividend Surprises: Re-Examining The Dynamics In Dividend-Reappearance Era, Abu S. Amin, Shantanu Dutta, Samir Saadi, Premal P. Vora

WCOB Faculty Publications

We examine the role of institutional investors’ investment horizon on the information content associated with dividend announcement surprises in the “dividend-reappearance era”. We find that the presence of institutional investors negatively affects the announcement period cumulative abnormal return (CAR), which suggests that institutional investors reduce information content of dividend announcements. This result is primarily driven by the fact that institutional investors, especially the not-short-horizon investors, do not prefer dividend surprises – which leads to lower announcement period CAR. We do not find support for institutional investors’ informed trading argument. Our study reveals that in order to understand the dynamics between institutional ...


Real Wages And Labour Productivity In Tanzania: How Do They Link?, Abel A. Kinyondo, Rizwanul Islam, Joseph Nganga 2015 University of Dar Es Salaam

Real Wages And Labour Productivity In Tanzania: How Do They Link?, Abel A. Kinyondo, Rizwanul Islam, Joseph Nganga

Abel A Kinyondo

Using data from national level surveys, the present paper undertakes an empirical analysis of the linkage between labour productivity and real wages in Tanzania. After making tabular presentations of growth in labour productivity and real wages by industry and sector (public and private), regression analysis is undertaken to examine the factors that influence incomes. Granger causality test is applied to explain the nature of the relationship between rel wages and productivity for manufacturing industries. The paper finds no clear pattern in link between real wages and productivity. Real incomes in the private sector have registered negative growth while the opposite ...


Nobody Puts Filmmaking In A Corner!, Martin Wood 2015 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Nobody Puts Filmmaking In A Corner!, Martin Wood

Organizational Aesthetics

Questions of how we effectively share new insights with a wider public have entered upon the debate about all research activity in organisation studies. How can scholars demonstrate impact on audiences, users, and the beneficiaries of research in this field of work?


Let Me Entertain You?: Some Reflexions On The Professor As A Dj, Brigitte Biehl-Missal 2015 BSP Business School Berlin Potsdam

Let Me Entertain You?: Some Reflexions On The Professor As A Dj, Brigitte Biehl-Missal

Organizational Aesthetics

Imagine night clubs, ecstatic crowds and a DJ’s pounding bass lines. And now think of a lecture theatre. You see any parallels yet? Well, how about that a DJ is nothing when the crowd does not dance, and a professor is unhappy when students, er, don’t feel entertained? On the dark side of the aesthetic development of education to be considered in this editorial there is a definite trend towards entertainment: the portemanteau word “edutainment” refers to both education and entertainment and has received critique as some teachers seem to invest more effort in entertaining students rather than ...


From 'Forced Fingers', Dan Eltringham 2015 Birkbeck College, University of London

From 'Forced Fingers', Dan Eltringham

The Goose

Poetry by Dan Eltringham


#Handsonlearning: Lessons From Student "Takeover" Of Csb/Sju Social Media, Tiffany Clements, Kelly Berg 2015 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University

#Handsonlearning: Lessons From Student "Takeover" Of Csb/Sju Social Media, Tiffany Clements, Kelly Berg

Forum Lectures

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, CSB and SJU communication students "took over" CSB/SJU institutional profiles on Instagram and Vine for six weeks in the spring of 2014. Students in the Communication Department's New Media Applications and Analysis course planned, prepared and shared photos and video for their assigned profile. Groups were responsible for setting goals for their takeover, creating a profile of a target audience and applying lessons learned about effective branding through visual communication.

In this presentation, Associate Professor Kelly Berg and CSB/SJU Social Media Specialist Tiffany Clements discuss learning outcomes from the collaboration and takeaways for ...


Cdfis Stepping Into The Breach: An Impact Evaluation—Summary Report, Michael Swack, Eric Hangen, Jack Northrup 2015 University of New Hampshire

Cdfis Stepping Into The Breach: An Impact Evaluation—Summary Report, Michael Swack, Eric Hangen, Jack Northrup

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository

This report summarizes research undertaken by the Carsey School of Public Policy to evaluate impacts of the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund on CDFIs and of the CDFI industry on the people and communities it serves. In summary, we find a variety of evidence indicating that CDFIs are advancing the statutory purposes of the CDFI Fund to promote economic revitalization and community development through the provision of credit, capital and financial services to underserved populations and communities in the United States


Introductory Financial Accounting, Anthony J. Cataldo II 2015 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Introductory Financial Accounting, Anthony J. Cataldo Ii

Accounting Text Books

Work on this open-access Introductory Financial Accounting text began in early 2014. The completion of this text was made possible through a spring 2015 sabbatical from West Chester University. This is a first edition. Email Professor Cataldo at acataldo@wcupa.edu if you would like to contribute time to this effort, and help correct typos and make improvements to later editions of this text.


Differences In Leadership Styles Between Genders: Outcomes And Effectiveness Of Women In Leadership Roles, Naga Sai Sindhura Lakshmi Chaluvadi 2015 Johnson & Wales University

Differences In Leadership Styles Between Genders: Outcomes And Effectiveness Of Women In Leadership Roles, Naga Sai Sindhura Lakshmi Chaluvadi

MBA Student Scholarship

Women, today constituting a large portion of the work force have very few leaders at the top constitutional or organizational positions. In this paper we try to analyze what’s causing hindrance to their growth focusing primarily, if there exists any differences in the leadership styles employed by male and female leaders. As was the case in previous literature, the evidence for sex differences in leadership behavior is still mixed, yet it is clear that these sex differences have not vanished. It is argued that sex differences in leadership styles are largely a consequence of the context in which male ...


Suppliers, Investors, And Equity Market Liberalizations, Martin Strieborny 2015 Lund University

Suppliers, Investors, And Equity Market Liberalizations, Martin Strieborny

Martin Strieborny

Existing research about the impact of equity market liberalizations on the real economy emphasizes the transmission channel working via industries dependent on external investors. This paper shows that financial liberalization also promotes industries dependent on a different corporate stakeholder - suppliers. Results from panel-data and event-study estimations confirm that equity market liberalizations boost output growth particularly in suppliers-dependent industries that require a high share of specialized inputs in their production process. Apart from improving firms-investors relationships, financial openness thus plays an important role also in facilitating direct interactions among agents in the real economy.


Northwestern University And College Athletes Players Association, Amy L. Rosenberger 2015 Willig, Williams & Davidson

Northwestern University And College Athletes Players Association, Amy L. Rosenberger

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

While many public universities have been bargaining with student-employee unions for decades, the National Labor Relations Board has struggled with the notion of allowing bargaining on behalf of student-employees at private institutions. In recent years, the Board has twice changed course on the question, granting bargaining rights to graduate assistants at New York University in 2000, and four years later reversing itself in a case involving Brown University. The Board is now poised to rule on another case – this one involving student athletes at Northwestern University – which may present an opportunity to once again revisit the broader student-employee question. This ...


Academic Collective Bargaining: Patterns And Trends, Curtis R. Sproul, Neil Bucklew, Jeffery D. Houghton 2015 West Virginia University

Academic Collective Bargaining: Patterns And Trends, Curtis R. Sproul, Neil Bucklew, Jeffery D. Houghton

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

Educational services, particularly higher education, has slowly and methodically become one of the most heavily unionized segments, with much greater representation than traditional labor segments. Despite these changes, the increase in academic collective bargaining has not been well documented. Consequently, the purpose of the current paper is to examine recent trends in academic collective bargaining and to compare these trends with the current unionization and collective bargaining situation in other major industries in the United States. We begin with a comparative analysis of unionization in the United States by industry. The summary data we present indicate that the educational services ...


Post-Recession Cbas: A Study Of Wage Increases In The Agreements Of Four State-Wide Faculty Unions, Steve Hicks 2015 Eastern Illinois University

Post-Recession Cbas: A Study Of Wage Increases In The Agreements Of Four State-Wide Faculty Unions, Steve Hicks

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

The article looks at the post-Recession (2011) agreements of four state-wide faculties: California State system, SUNY, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Focusing on wages, the study starts with the context of state appropriations after the Recession and after ARRA. It finds that the agreements took longer, yet without job action, and each had a year with no salary increase, and some agreements include both no salary increase AND no seniority-based increase.


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