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Editorial, Wojciech M. Budzianowski 2018 Wojciech Budzianowski Consulting Services

Editorial, Wojciech M. Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

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An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman 2018 University of Akron

An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman

Honors Research Projects

Team Smucker Love was assigned the task of understanding recent graduates’ work environment priorities by the J. M. Smucker company. Through primary and secondary research, the team collaborated and discovered a variety of factors that are important to recent college graduates, as well as other millennials. This research seeks to define a few elements that can sway a recent college graduate whether to ultimately accept a position offered to them. Identified were five key areas of improvement at the target client, the J.M. Smucker Company, including technology in the workplace, work-life balance, workplace layout, work place culture, and amenities ...


An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman 2018 The University of Akron

An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman

Honors Research Projects

Team Smucker Love was assigned the task of understanding recent graduates’ work environment priorities by the J. M. Smucker company. Through primary and secondary research, the team collaborated and discovered a variety of factors that are important to recent college graduates, as well as other millennials. This research seeks to define a few elements that can sway a recent college graduate whether to ultimately accept a position offered to them. Identified were five key areas of improvement at the target client, the J.M. Smucker Company, including technology in the workplace, work-life balance, workplace layout, work place culture, and amenities ...


How Decision Makers Learn To Choose Organizational Performance Measures, AnneMarie N. Hooge 2017 University of the Incarnate Word

How Decision Makers Learn To Choose Organizational Performance Measures, Annemarie N. Hooge

Theses & Dissertations

This study, framed by decision making, program theory, and performance measurement theory, explored the knowledge and experience that enable decision makers to identify organizational performance measures. It used a mixed method, exploratory sequential research design to discover the experience, knowledge, and skills (EKS) senior decision makers felt were important in learning to choose organizational performance measures. From the analyzed interviews, a survey was designed to measure the importance of the EKS characteristics. Qualitative analysis identified 55 life, work, or educational experience; knowledge; or skill characteristics and 23 effective measure characteristics. Regression analysis and PCA were used to extract 6 components ...


Social Media Marketing Strategies In The Organic Food Industry, John Haff 2017 Dominican University of California

Social Media Marketing Strategies In The Organic Food Industry, John Haff

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

This study used content analysis to review the social media marketing strategies of the organic food industry. The results reveal which social media channels are being used and which social media marketing strategies are being used. Qualitative techniques were used to generate a pool of eight organic companies. The social media channels used were highlighted by Chanthinok, Ussahawanitichakit, and Jhundra-indra (2015) as those used by frequency and the ability of the application to achieve the desired marketing goal. The marketing strategies assessed were categorized first as transformational or informational and then further subcategorized by the way it is perceived by ...


The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr 2017 Michigan State University

The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr

Geoffrey P Martin


The effectiveness of monitoring and incentive alignment as mechanisms for controlling agency costs have been explored separately and in combination, with monitoring substituting for weaknesses in incentive alignment and vice versa; this equates to positive substitution when describing how monitoring and incentive alignment interact to influence shareholder agency costs. We draw upon behavioral agency theory and findings from finance research to offer further theoretical insight into how these mechanisms interact to influence agency costs. Our results suggest that CEO earnings management aimed at preserving their equity wealth (an incentive alignment mechanism) is accentuated by higher levels of concentrated institutional ownership ...


Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson 2017 HenderWorks, Inc.

Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson

Effenus Henderson

Presentation to the Seattle SHRM Chapter on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion Standards at the National and International levels


Pengertian Umum Dan Tujuan Keselamatan Kerja, puji sonick 2017 Selected Works

Pengertian Umum Dan Tujuan Keselamatan Kerja, Puji Sonick

puji sonick

Pengertian Umum Dan Tujuan Keselamatan Kerja. Penerapan Keselamatan Kerja pada suatu kegiatan merupakan suatu kewajiban yang harus di laksanakan oleh seluruh pelaku Kegiatan Guna melindungi keamanan Para Pekerja. Pengertian Keselamatan Kerja Yang dikutip dari beberapa sumber adalah :Keselamatan kerja adalah sarana utama untuk pencegahan kecelakaan, cacat dan kematian sebagai akibat kecelakaan kerja. Keselamatan kerja yang baik adalah pintu gerbang bagi keamanan tenaga kerja Keselamatan kerja menyangkut segenap proses produksi dan distribusi, baik barang maupun jasa (Suma’mur, 1996). Keselamatan kerja adalah keselamatan yang bertalian dengan mesin, pesawat, alat kerja, bahan dan proses pengolahannya, landasan tempat kerja dan lingkungannya serta cara-cara ...


Optimizing (S, S) Policies For Multi-Period Inventory Models With Demand Distribution Uncertainty: Robust Dynamic Programming Approaches, Ruozhen QIU, Minghe SUN, Yun Fong LIM 2017 Northeastern University

Optimizing (S, S) Policies For Multi-Period Inventory Models With Demand Distribution Uncertainty: Robust Dynamic Programming Approaches, Ruozhen Qiu, Minghe Sun, Yun Fong Lim

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

We consider a finite-horizon single-product periodic-review inventory managementproblem with demand distribution uncertainty. We formulate the problemas a dynamic program and prove the existence of an optimal (s, S) policy. Thecorresponding dynamic robust counterpart models are then developed for thebox and the ellipsoid uncertainty sets. These counterpart models are transformedinto tractable linear and second-order cone programs, respectively. Weillustrate the effectiveness and practicality of the proposed robust optimizationapproaches through a numerical study.


Investigation Into The Formation Of Information Security Influence: Network Analysis Of An Emerging Organisation, Duy Dang-Pham, Siddhi Pittayachawan, Vince Bruno 2017 RMIT University

Investigation Into The Formation Of Information Security Influence: Network Analysis Of An Emerging Organisation, Duy Dang-Pham, Siddhi Pittayachawan, Vince Bruno

Siddhi Pittayachawan

While prior research has been examining information security behaviours in mature environments with formal policies and practices, there is less attention paid to new or transforming environments that lack security controls. It is crucial to understand what factors affect the formation of an emerging information security environment, so that security managers can make use of the forming mechanisms to improve the security environment without relying too much on enforcement. This research adopts exponential random graph modeling to predict the occurrence of information security influence among 114 employees in a recently established construction organisation. Our empirical findings show that physically co-locating ...


Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles 2017 UCLA Law

Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles

Jeffrey John Miles

This Comment offers a potential solution to the conflict between the common law tradition exemplified by Kovacik v. Reed and the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“UPA (1997)”). The paradox arises at the dissolution of a partnership where one partner (the “capital partner”) has provided money to the venture and other partner (the “service partner”) has simply contributed his services, without drawing a salary. The partners have agreed to share future profits equally. Like many partners, they have not bargained at the outset over what will happen if their venture loses money. When the partnership does lose money, the capital partner ...


Establishing Cognitive Legitimacy In Emerging Organizations: The Role Of Prestige, Cheryl R. Mitteness, Melissa S. Baucus, William I. Norton Jr. 2017 Northeastern University

Establishing Cognitive Legitimacy In Emerging Organizations: The Role Of Prestige, Cheryl R. Mitteness, Melissa S. Baucus, William I. Norton Jr.

William I. Norton

Entrepreneurs with venture ideas must establish cognitive legitimacy so they can acquire essential resources needed for survival. We extend the concept of cognitive legitimacy by developing a model through which entrepreneurs in emerging high growth organizations attempt to establish and build cognitive legitimacy. This is based on the composition of their new venture team and advisory board. Novice entrepreneurs can draw on the prestige of their new venture team and advisory board to enhance perceptions of their emerging organization's cognitive legitimacy. Novelty of the venture idea moderates relationships between both new venture team prestige and advisory board prestige and ...


The Fruitcake Capital Of The World, Sara J. Grimes, Michael P. McDonald, John Leaptrott 2017 Georgia Southern University

The Fruitcake Capital Of The World, Sara J. Grimes, Michael P. Mcdonald, John Leaptrott

Sara J. Grimes

Two different fruitcake companies in the same small town are discussed and their widely different strategies are presented. Each of the entrepreneurs began working with a “master baker” as little boys but later followed different paths to develop a successful fruitcake business. A brief history of the fruitcake is offered as evidence that the product has been around for hundreds of years and will likely not go away anytime soon in spite of the ridicule and humor that has surrounded fruitcakes during the past twenty-five years.


Global Outsourcing: A Study Of Student Attitudes, Michael P. McDonald, Darrell Parker, Angela M. Leverett, Sara J. Grimes, John Leaptrott 2017 Georgia Southern University

Global Outsourcing: A Study Of Student Attitudes, Michael P. Mcdonald, Darrell Parker, Angela M. Leverett, Sara J. Grimes, John Leaptrott

Sara J. Grimes

The practice of global outsourcing by U.S.A. companies is frequently the source of heated debate. Recently a Wall Street Journal-NBC News poll found that 86% of Americans believe that outsourcing is the number one factor contributing to the country’s continuing economic distress. This study presents the results of a survey designed to assess the attitudes toward global outsourcing among business students and non business students at a large regional university in the Southeast U.S.A. A survey of attitudes toward global outsourcing was administered to 284 undergraduate and graduate students. Descriptive statistics, frequencies and MANOVA methods ...


A Cross Country Comparison Of Best Practices In Recruitment And Selection, Greg Vickers, Michael P. McDonald, Sara J. Grimes 2017 Georgia Southern University

A Cross Country Comparison Of Best Practices In Recruitment And Selection, Greg Vickers, Michael P. Mcdonald, Sara J. Grimes

Sara J. Grimes

This study examines best practices in hiring related to the recruitment and selection process in English-speaking countries with an Anglo-Saxon heritage. Since such countries share a similar cultural backgrounds and histories, best practices are likely to be somewhat similar. Studies of best practices were examined in the following countries: United States of America, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand. After looking at commonalities across “best practices” studies, the current investigation presents a common set of such practices in terms of usage.


Global Outsourcing: A Study Of Student Attitudes, Michael P. McDonald, Darrell Parker, Angela M. Leverett, Sara J. Grimes, John Leaptrott 2017 Georgia Southern University

Global Outsourcing: A Study Of Student Attitudes, Michael P. Mcdonald, Darrell Parker, Angela M. Leverett, Sara J. Grimes, John Leaptrott

Sara J. Grimes

This paper presents the results of a survey designed to assess students’ attitudes toward global outsourcing. A survey of attitudes toward outsourcing jobs abroad was administered to 284 undergraduate and graduate university students. Descriptive statistics, frequencies and MANOVA methods were used to analyze the data collected. Statistically significant differences with attitudes were found among the students’ level of knowledge, age, gender, major, and classification. Essentially what was learned is that overall, business majors are more positive toward global outsourcing than are non-business majors. However, it was also learned that older students (>25) and MBA students are more pessimistic toward global ...


The Fruitcake Capital Of The World, Sara J. Grimes, Michael P. McDonald, John Leaptrott 2017 Georgia Southern University

The Fruitcake Capital Of The World, Sara J. Grimes, Michael P. Mcdonald, John Leaptrott

Sara J. Grimes

Two different fruitcake companies in the same small town are discussed and their widely different strategies are presented. Each of the entrepreneurs began working with a “master baker” as little boys but later followed different paths to develop a successful fruitcake business. A brief history of the fruitcake is offered as evidence that the product has been around for hundreds of years and will likely not go away anytime soon in spite of the ridicule and humor that has surrounded fruitcakes during the past twenty-five years.


Generalizability Revisited: Comparing Undergraduate Business Students To Credit Union Managers, Michael P. McDonald, Darrell Parker, John Leaptrott, Sara J. Grimes 2017 Georgia Southern University

Generalizability Revisited: Comparing Undergraduate Business Students To Credit Union Managers, Michael P. Mcdonald, Darrell Parker, John Leaptrott, Sara J. Grimes

Sara J. Grimes

This paper looks at the use of college students in survey research. Specifically examined is the use of undergraduate business school students to generalize to adult populations of practicing managers. Some studies suggest that such generalizations are valid, while others argue that generalizations need to be undertaken with caution. The differences between particularistic research and universalistic research are discussed. The findings from a study of 69 undergraduate business majors and 67 practicing credit union managers are presented. In summary, the current study finds that the two groups are very different in terms of two well researched personality constructs: locus of ...


Generalizability Revisited: Comparing Undergraduate Business Students To Credit Union Managers, Michael P. McDonald, John Leaptrott, Darrell Parker, Sara J. Grimes 2017 Georgia Southern University

Generalizability Revisited: Comparing Undergraduate Business Students To Credit Union Managers, Michael P. Mcdonald, John Leaptrott, Darrell Parker, Sara J. Grimes

Sara J. Grimes

This paper looks at the use of college students in survey research. Specifically examined is the use of undergraduate business school students to generalize to adult populations of practicing managers. Some studies suggest that such generalizations are valid, while others argue that generalizations need to be undertaken with caution. The differences between particularistic research and universalistic research are discussed. The findings from a study of 69 undergraduate business majors and 67 practicing credit union managers are presented. In summary, the current study finds that the two groups are very different in terms of two well researched personality constructs: locus of ...


A Cross Country Comparison Of Best Practices In Recruitment And Selection, Greg Vickers, Michael P. McDonald, Sara J. Grimes 2017 Georgia Southern University

A Cross Country Comparison Of Best Practices In Recruitment And Selection, Greg Vickers, Michael P. Mcdonald, Sara J. Grimes

Sara J. Grimes

This study examines best practices in hiring related to the recruitment and selection process in English-speaking countries with an Anglo-Saxon heritage. Since such countries share a similar cultural backgrounds and histories, best practices are likely to be somewhat similar. Studies of best practices were examined in the following countries: United States of America, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand. After looking at commonalities across “best practices” studies, the current investigation presents a common set of such practices in terms of usage.


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