The Multilingual Reality In American Business, 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
Marketing Athletic Clubs, Recreation Centers And Country Clubs: Recruiting And Retaining Members Using Psychodemographics, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh, Jordan Mcknight, Lily Zuccaro, Gina Tornabene
Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.
Membership recruitment and retention is critical to fitness facilities managers and often the primacy of product and service offerings is overemphasized. This research indicates that consumer psychodemographics are more important in determining membership. A 'SIT-UPS' routine is offered to assist managers in marketing and membership initiatives.
New Global Research On Lte Usage Demonstrates 4g’S Positive Impact On Mobile Operators’ Business, Mobidia Inc.
No abstract provided.
Superwash Laundry Bisnis Franchise Waralaba Murah Di Indonesia, 2014 SelectedWorks
Superwash Laundry Bisnis Franchise Waralaba Murah Di Indonesia, Nendi Nendi Sofiandy
nendi nendi sofiandy
Superwash Laundry Bisnis Franchise Waralaba Murah di Indonesia http://z-inc.blogspot.com/2014/02/superwash-laundry-bisnis-franchise.html
Planificación Sucesoria Y Patrimonial En La Empresa Familiar, 2014 SelectedWorks
Planificación Sucesoria Y Patrimonial En La Empresa Familiar, Carlos Molina Sandoval
Carlos Molina Sandoval
Una de las causas de la desaparición de un número importante de empresas familiares se vincula con las dificultades en la sucesión familiar y en la toma de ciertas decisiones por parte del fundador y sus sucesores. Se trata de una decisión que toda empresa familiar, tarde o temprano, debe enfrentar si es que la empresa tiene vocación de continuidad más allá del fundador y que los sucesores deberán afrontar en un futuro (aun cuando se haya hecho sin la planificación adecuada). El proceso de sucesión, tanto en la propiedad como en la gestión de la empresa familiar, origina sus ...
Symbolic Corporate Governance Politics, 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Symbolic Corporate Governance Politics, Marcel Kahan, Edward B. Rock
How are we to understand the persistent gap between rhetoric and reality that characterizes so much of corporate governance politics? In this Article, we show that the rhetoric around a variety of high profile corporate governance controversies (including shareholder proposals asking boards to redeem poison pills, proxy access, majority voting in director elections, and shareholder proposals to remove supermajority voting requirements) cannot be justified by the material interests at stake. At the same time, shareholder activists are oddly reluctant to pursue issues that may have a more material impact, such as anti-pill charter provisions or mandatory bylaw amendments. We consider ...
Changes To The Student Loan Experience: Psychological Predictors And Outcomes, 2014 National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Changes To The Student Loan Experience: Psychological Predictors And Outcomes, Thomas Mueller
Journal of Student Financial Aid
This study builds on the work of scholars who have explored psychological perceptions of the student loan experience. Survey analysis (N = 175) revealed a multidimensional model was developed through factor analysis and testing, which revealed four latent variables: Duress, Mandatory, Financial, and Success. Duress and Mandatory were found to be independent unique predictors of the student loan process. Though perceptions were not differentiated among groups, a predominant segment of respondents did not recall their loan interest rates or terms of repayment. Respondents acknowledged the availability of loans but did not correlate availability to the value of university degrees and future ...
The Great Leap Forward That Never Was, 2014 SelectedWorks
The Great Leap Forward That Never Was, Uwe Muegge
Ten years ago, machine translation (MT) was very much a niche technology for translation professionals. MT tools were expensive, supported only a small number of language pairs, and did not play nice with many standard translation tools. Today, MT is available either for free or at very low cost, in thousands of language combinations, and many translation memory systems offer integrated MT functionality. In other words, MT has evolved by leaps and bounds. As the number of translation professionals who post-edit raw MT has increased dramatically over the past 10 years, the big question is whether developments in post-editing have ...
Towards A Model For Integrating Management And Communications Theory In Sustainability/Csr Research, 2014 Dublin Institute of Technology
Towards A Model For Integrating Management And Communications Theory In Sustainability/Csr Research, Lisa Koep, Aidan O'Driscoll
To answer the question of how organisations should communicate effectively their sustainability and CSR claims, this paper adopts a broadened integrative approach. It proposes a model to identify and assess the linkages and relationships between the management of sustainability/CSR – in particular, the stage of a firm’s adoption of sustainability/CSR principles and practice – and the type and approach of marketing and corporate communications most appropriate and efficacious for this stage. The paper identifies the substantial body of work currently available on the management and communication of sustainability/CSR. Further, it highlights the importance of understanding the ethical and ...
The Nature And Influence Of Relationship On Success In A Virtual Work Environment, 2014 Antioch University
The Nature And Influence Of Relationship On Success In A Virtual Work Environment, Carol Locher Ransone
Dissertations & Theses
The evolution of technology in the 21st century has led to a greater understanding of the benefits and the challenges of expanding work relationships across geographical boundaries. This expansion has contributed to the development of a global society with over three million employee teleworkers (Global Workplace Analytics and the Telework Research Network, 2013). In spite of the advances in connecting across the globe technologically, the importance of successfully working together in a virtual work environment is grounded in relationships that foster individual growth and group cohesion. The human elements of connectivity are primary to the success of organizations as well ...
Using Inoculation Messages To Protect “Stay In The Market” Beliefs During Financial Crises, 2014 University of Kentucky
Using Inoculation Messages To Protect “Stay In The Market” Beliefs During Financial Crises, Lindsay Lyles Dillingham
Theses and Dissertations--Communication
This paper focuses on the problem of collapsed “stay in the market” (SIM) beliefs during financial crises. The primary purpose of this investigation was to ascertain whether or not inoculation messages represent a viable communication strategy to preemptively protect SIM beliefs during forthcoming financial crises. Ancillary purposes of this study were to further investigate the role of print and video crises, explicit instructions regarding post-inoculation talk (PIT), and gain and loss frame inoculation messages on the inoculation process. This study used a between subjects factorial design (3 x 2 plus four additional conditions) to explore ten hypotheses. Data collected from ...
A Quality Approach To Tacit Knowledge Capture: Effective Practice To Achieving Operational Excellence, William G. Dzekashu, Walter R. Mccollum Phd
International Journal of Applied Management and Technology
Knowledge loss resulting from an aging workforce continues to be a management nightmare that has obliged many organizational leaders to develop strategies aimed at documenting mission-critical knowledge. Yet knowledge captured and stored in repositories continues to lack quality. The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of integrating quality management into the tacit knowledge capture process. Further studies on the effects of personality in the knowledge capture processes could lead to insights on reasons for diminished knowledge quality. From a social perspective, the implementation of a model that encompasses personality and quality management could improve decision-making processes.
Addressing The Challenges Of Cross-Cultural And Virtual Communication In The Workplace, 2013 Seton Hall University
Addressing The Challenges Of Cross-Cultural And Virtual Communication In The Workplace, Sarabjit Sundar
Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)
The move toward a more global or geographically dispersed organization, together with the technology that is being used to enable this, has dramatically changed work and the workplace in the United States and United Kingdom within the last few decades (Ouye, 2011). This is prompting leaders to communicate with teams consisting of vastly different backgrounds, languages and styles, and to essentially ‘work at the same table’ in the absence of physical cues, such as facial expressions and gestures. Leaders of such teams are challenged to create a smooth operation despite the many differences; the possibilities for misunderstandings and cultural blunders ...
10 Reasons Business Succeed, 2013 SelectedWorks
10 Reasons Business Succeed, Ivan F. Rodriguez
Ivan F Rodriguez
The experience and skills of the top managers. Over half of business failures are directly related to managerial incompetence.
Can Non-Profit Organizations Be Good Social Citizens? Developing Best Practices For Social Responsibility In The Ontario Health-Care Sector, Kim Morris
Journal of Professional Communication
This article makes the case that corporate social responsibility should not only apply to corporations. Governmental organizations, hospitals, universities and other non-profit agencies also have a responsibility to society. While there are many CSR programs in the for-profit sector, there is very limited information or best practices available for the non-profit sector. This research demonstrates that there is not only a need for a model of social responsibility in the not for profit world, there is also the will to implement such a strategy on the part of non-profit agencies operating in the health care sector in Ontario. As a ...
The Strategic Plan Of A Medium-Size Enterprise Compared To The Baldrige Criteria, 2013 Western Kentucky University
The Strategic Plan Of A Medium-Size Enterprise Compared To The Baldrige Criteria, Jordan Blacklock
Masters Theses & Specialist Projects
The purpose of this study was to provide a case example of one SME (small to medium-size enterprises) documented practices compared to the Baldrige Program’s Criteria for Performance Excellence (Criteria). This study evaluated the degree to which the case example organization practiced the philosophies and principles of the Criteria without direct knowledge of the Criteria. The researcher conducted evaluations by examining the case example organization’s strategic plan against the Criteria. Results of this study’s demonstrated that the Baldrige Program would not be a change in direction for the case example organization but a systematic approach to enhance ...
Divided We Stand: Defying Hegemony In Global Public Relations And Practice?, 2013 Singapore Management University
Divided We Stand: Defying Hegemony In Global Public Relations And Practice?, Jurrien Gregor Halff, Anne Gregory
Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business
The last decade has seen the world becoming increasingly complex. One way of dealing with complexity, according to Schwab (2010a, is to look for certainties or solutions that impose order by simplifying. The authors contend that this is a risk in public relations practice and the academy. While recognizing their benefits they warn against attempts to produce global models which also seek to impose hegemony and argue for maintaining a diversity that reflects reality. They take the cases of the UK and Singapore as respective exemplars where hegemony has arguably occurred and where it can still be resisted. They call ...
Campaign In A Box: Creating A Universal Public Relations Plan For Community Success For Any Small Business, 2013 California Polytechnic State University
Campaign In A Box: Creating A Universal Public Relations Plan For Community Success For Any Small Business, Emily Branson
No abstract provided.
Editorial Advisory Board 2013, Issue 1, 2013 McMaster University
Editorial Advisory Board 2013, Issue 1
Journal of Professional Communication
Membership of the Editorial Advisory Board for volume 3, issue 1, 2013 of the Journal of Professional Communication.
Being Social, Going Global, 2013 McMaster University
Being Social, Going Global, Ali Symons
Journal of Professional Communication
This critical review compares two books that predict the future of global connectivity: The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations, and Businesses (Knopf, 2013, 336 pages) and Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (W.W. Norton, 2013, 312 pages). The reviewer contrasts the pragmatic approach of The New Digital Age, which describes the current reality of political connection, and the more idealistic Rewire, which calls individuals to embrace global connectivity for the sake of innovation. The reviewer determines that both perspectives offer an essential reminder to communications professionals: unprecedented opportunities and challenges will arise as ...