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Access To Private Equity And Real Firm Activity: Evidence From Pipes, James R. Brown, Ioannis V. Floros 2017 Iowa State University

Access To Private Equity And Real Firm Activity: Evidence From Pipes, James R. Brown, Ioannis V. Floros

James R. Brown

No abstract provided.


Perfect Ratings With Negative Comments: Learning From Contradictory Patient Survey Responses, Andrew S. Gallan, Marina Girju, Roxana Girju 2017 DePaul University

Perfect Ratings With Negative Comments: Learning From Contradictory Patient Survey Responses, Andrew S. Gallan, Marina Girju, Roxana Girju

Patient Experience Journal

This research explores why patients give perfect domain scores yet provide negative comments on surveys. In order to explore this phenomenon, vendor-supplied in-patient survey data from eleven different hospitals of a major U.S. health care system were utilized. The dataset included survey scores and comments from 56,900 patients, collected from January 2015 through October 2016. Of the total number of responses, 30,485 (54%) contained at least one comment. For our analysis, we use a two-step approach: a quantitative analysis on the domain scores augmented by a qualitative text analysis of patients’ comments. To focus the research, we ...


A Business Case For Change Management, Using "Change Management Return On Investment" On The Implementation Of The Iso-Ims Project: A Case Of Tema Port, Joshua Owusu-Ansah 2017 World Maritime University

A Business Case For Change Management, Using "Change Management Return On Investment" On The Implementation Of The Iso-Ims Project: A Case Of Tema Port, Joshua Owusu-Ansah

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Alumnus Profile: Double Demon Leads Business Simulation Company, 2017 DePaul University

Alumnus Profile: Double Demon Leads Business Simulation Company

Business Exchange

Reda Chafi and business alumnus with an MBA talks about Capsim Management Solutions Inc., a Chicago-based company that delivers online business simulations and learning environments for academic and corporate clients.


Millennials And The Experience-Driven Economy, 2017 DePaul University

Millennials And The Experience-Driven Economy

Business Exchange

Millennials expect brands to create authentic, customer-centric experiences for them, no matter whether they are looking for a place to live, eat, visit or shop. This article looks at how businesses are mining data and creating marketing plans and experiences to appeal to this younger demographic.


Faculty Focus: Mark Frigo Named Ezerski Chair, 2017 DePaul University

Faculty Focus: Mark Frigo Named Ezerski Chair

Business Exchange

Accountancy Professor Mark L. Frigo has been named Ezerski Endowed Chair in the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems, which recognizes accountancy faculty excellence. Prior to joining DePaul, Frigo led a successful career in corporate financial analysis and management consulting at KMPG, among other accomplishments.


Geopolitics Of Rare Earth Elements, Bert Chapman 2017 Purdue University

Geopolitics Of Rare Earth Elements, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Rare earth elements (REE) contain unique chemical physical properties such as lanthamum, are found in small concentrations, need extensive precise properties to separate, and are critical components of modern technologies such as laser guidance systems, personal electronics such as IPhones, satellites, and military weapons systems as varied as Virginia-class fast attack submarines, DDG-51 Aegis destroyers, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and precision guided munitions. The U.S. has some rare earth resources, but is heavily dependent on access to them from countries as varied as Afghanistan, Bolivia, and China. Losing access to these resources would have significant adverse economic, military ...


When Is The Best Time To Release A New Smartphone?, Singapore Management University 2017 Singapore Management University

When Is The Best Time To Release A New Smartphone?, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Pent-up consumer demand can drive profits, but there are risks

In the world of technology, advances occur at breakneck speed and history tells us that if companies don’t lead the pack, they pay a high price – oblivion.


Market Analysis, Management Consulting, And Miscommunication, Brian W. Stout 2017 Brigham Young University

Market Analysis, Management Consulting, And Miscommunication, Brian W. Stout

Marriott Student Review

This article attempts to inform the audience of the importance of market analysis in management consulting. The article states that consulting firms can utilize the power of market analysis as they commit to understand technology, collaborate with researchers to conduct action research, and align market strategies within the consulting firm. This article concludes that by doing these steps consulting firms will lead in their market.


Data-Driven Decisions: Business Intelligence (Bi) Training Skills, Jason Todd 2017 University of New England

Data-Driven Decisions: Business Intelligence (Bi) Training Skills, Jason Todd

All Theses And Dissertations

Organizations are drowning in data and struggling to turn disparate facts into useful information. The technological capability to collect data has expanded faster than the ability to turn data points into useful information. Never before has so much data been available for users to leverage to make a decision. Data-driven metrics can help teams make informed decisions and provide a competitive advantage. When it comes to using data to answer business questions and make a data-driven decision, technology is only one part of the solution. Business Intelligence (BI) is a discipline that attempts to turn data into meaningful insights in ...


Role Of Trust And Involvement In The Effectiveness Of Digital Third-Party Organization Endorsement, Liming Guan, Vishal Lala 2017 University of Hawaii at Manoa

Role Of Trust And Involvement In The Effectiveness Of Digital Third-Party Organization Endorsement, Liming Guan, Vishal Lala

Atlantic Marketing Journal

In this research, an online experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of the mere presence of digital third-party organization (TPO) endorsement and the quality of information conveyed by a digital TPO, referred to as the endorsement information value effect. Involvement and institution-based trust were tested as moderators of the endorsement information value effect. The results confirm the intuitive belief of managers that the mere presence of a digital TPO endorsement benefits websites by reducing risk perceptions, improving attitudes and increasing choice likelihood. The findings from this research revealed that effectiveness of digital TPO endorsement information value was contingent upon ...


Bitcoin And The Blockchain As Possible Corporate Governance Tools: Strengths And Weaknesses, Fiammetta S. Piazza 2017 Penn State Law

Bitcoin And The Blockchain As Possible Corporate Governance Tools: Strengths And Weaknesses, Fiammetta S. Piazza

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Leadership Style And Employee Turnover A Mythical Relationship Or Reality?, Arwa Alkhawaja 2017 University of San Diego

Leadership Style And Employee Turnover A Mythical Relationship Or Reality?, Arwa Alkhawaja

M.A. in Leadership Studies Capstone Project Papers

Abstract

Employee turnover is one of the most challenging dilemmas organizations have to deal with. A considerable amount of research indicates that turnover is mainly a result of a negative relationship between the leaders and managers in the workplace and their followers. However, seemingly conflicting studies seem to show that employees leave bosses they consider to be good at nearly the same rate as bosses they consider to be bad. If the relationship between the leadership and followers is not the sole factor in an employee’s decision to quit working, what other factors could be the main causes for ...


Big Data: Evolution, Not Revolution, Singapore Management University 2017 Singapore Management University

Big Data: Evolution, Not Revolution, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Analytics is becoming increasingly sophisticated but make sure you know why you’re investing in Big Data technology


Leadership: A Mixed-Method Case Study To Explore The Behaviors A Consultancy Firm Managing Partner Uses To Create Meaning In Their Leadership—For Themselves And Their Followers—Through Character, Relationships, Inspiration, Vision, And Wisdom, Robert J. Mancuso 2017 Brandman University

Leadership: A Mixed-Method Case Study To Explore The Behaviors A Consultancy Firm Managing Partner Uses To Create Meaning In Their Leadership—For Themselves And Their Followers—Through Character, Relationships, Inspiration, Vision, And Wisdom, Robert J. Mancuso

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this mixed-method case study was to identify and describe the behaviors that exemplary consulting-firm Managing Partners use to create personal and organizational meaning for themselves and their followers through character, vision, relationships, wisdom and inspiration. In addition, it was the purpose of this study to determine the degree of importance which followers assign to the behaviors related to vision, character, relationships, wisdom and inspiration help to create personal and organizational meaning. Methodology: This study is part of a thematic exploratory mixed-methods case study. Its focus is exemplar consulting-firm Managing Partners, and it is conducted in two ...


Big Data Analytics For A Sustained Competitive Advantage, Nayem Rahman 2017 Portland State University

Big Data Analytics For A Sustained Competitive Advantage, Nayem Rahman

Student Research Symposium

Achieving a sustained competitive advantage in the industry is vital for a firm’s long-term survival. Big data has been mentioned as a powerful competitive tool in the literature. This study examines the influence of big data analytics in achieving competitive advantage by a firm in its business operations. From a competitive advantage standpoint, big data analytics capability has implications for three key resources such as big data technology, big data technical skills, and data scientist skills. In this presentation we provide an overview of big data analytics in terms of resource-based view of the firm. Based on resource-based theory ...


The Free-Play Tax Deduction Debate: How Academic Research Can Help, Anthony F. Lucas, Katherine Spilde 2017 UNLV

The Free-Play Tax Deduction Debate: How Academic Research Can Help, Anthony F. Lucas, Katherine Spilde

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

Free-play is the primary play incentive for slot players in many jurisdictions, with some campaigns eclipsing $50 million in annual redemptions. The efficacy of these incentives remains questionable at best, creating some contentious tax policy issues. Operators want to deduct the face value of these offers from taxable gaming win, based in part on the assumption that they expand the tax base; however, many regulators and taxing authorities question this claim. Any failure to fully recover redeemed free-play creates a deduction that is partially funded by tax payers. Arguments on both sides of this complex tax policy issue are thoroughly ...


Information Use And Quality Service Of The Nigerian Police, Olajumoke R. Olawoyin,, Ezinwanyi Madukoma DR., Ugwunwa Chinyere Esse 2017 Covenant University

Information Use And Quality Service Of The Nigerian Police, Olajumoke R. Olawoyin,, Ezinwanyi Madukoma Dr., Ugwunwa Chinyere Esse

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information use of police force occurs when information acquired by the police to satisfy an information need based on task assigned to them is actually put to use. Information is therefore useful and valuable if after receiving it, it changes things, decisions, behaviour or one’s character and solves the problem for which the information is sought.

Survey research design was adopted for the study. The study population comprised 2,305 police officers in Alimosho Local Government Police Division. Stratified random sampling method was used to select 227 police officers. Questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. Data collected ...


Aviation Database Research, Joshua A. Colley 2017 Student

Aviation Database Research, Joshua A. Colley

Georgia College Student Research Events

Aviation Database Abstract Database analytics is a growing field in today’s world with the rapid growth of big data that is available for use. Industries will use this big data in any way that they can to be able to get a competitive advantage over their competitors to gain more market share. After collaborating on our interest and doing research, our team choose to look deep into the databases of aviation. After gathering numerous databases on the field, we ended up choosing one that was aviation accidents the recorded statistics involving the accidents. This database is full of different ...


Byu Tech Club: At The Base Of Silicon Slopes, William R. Adams 2017 BYU Marriott School

Byu Tech Club: At The Base Of Silicon Slopes, William R. Adams

Marriott Student Review

As technology continues to drive Utah's economic growth, Brigham Young University students have launchd the BYU Tech Club to inform their peers with technical and non-technical degrees of career opportunities in technology, build the skills and knowledge to be attractive job candidates, and earn internship and full-time offers from high-grow startups and leading technology companies.


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