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An Investigation Of The Effects Of Information System Literacy And Business Process Management On Organizational Performance, Ozel Sebetci 2020 Adnan Menderes University

An Investigation Of The Effects Of Information System Literacy And Business Process Management On Organizational Performance, Ozel Sebetci

Journal of Global Business Insights

Information systems bring about many innovation opportunities for organizations. However, there are also several factors affecting these opportunities that need to be investigated. Therefore, taking this necessity as a starting point, the present study was conducted to provide an insight into the associations between Information Systems Literacy (ISL), and the analytical approach, as well as Business Process Management (BPM) usage and organization performance. To this end, a structural model has been developed to define the link between design, methodology and approach structures and study the mediating effect on the relationship between ISL, analytical approach, BPM, and organization performance. A questionnaire ...


News Versus Market Sentiments, Jazib Ansari, Danish Ahmed Siddiqui Dr 2020 University of Karachi, Karachi PK

News Versus Market Sentiments, Jazib Ansari, Danish Ahmed Siddiqui Dr

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

This paper investigates the impact of monetary policy announcements on the performance of the stock market in twenty countries (10 Developed and 10 developing). Exchange rate changes and changes in bond yield were taken as control. Daily basis Panel data was used with daily frequency for five (5) years (2014 – 2018). An impact of these selected independent variables on the stock market index is estimated using the regression model and Panel Least Square model. Monetary policy data has been run in three different lags i.e. lag (0), lag (-1, -2, -3, -4), and lag (1, 2, 3, 4) in ...


The Impact Of Autonomous Vehicles, Preston Loveland 2020 Brigham Young University

The Impact Of Autonomous Vehicles, Preston Loveland

Marriott Student Review

In this article, Preston Loveland delves into the innovations of autonomous vehicles. He outlines the safety, benefits, and public opinion of self-driving cars while inviting the reader to become part of this innovation.


Predicting Factors Contributing To Road Traffic Accident And Implying Driver’S Driving Behavior In Addis Ababa City,, shimelis Shiferaw Deneke Mr., SHIMELIS SHIFERAW DENEKE MR, Abdurahman Ali endalkachew Mr, Shimelis shiferaw Deneke, Abdurehman Ali 2020 Updated - AIS

Predicting Factors Contributing To Road Traffic Accident And Implying Driver’S Driving Behavior In Addis Ababa City,, Shimelis Shiferaw Deneke Mr., Shimelis Shiferaw Deneke Mr, Abdurahman Ali Endalkachew Mr, Shimelis Shiferaw Deneke, Abdurehman Ali

African Conference on Information Systems and Technology

This study tries to uncover which factor could be associated with Addis Ababa City rode traffic accident and implicate drivers driving behaviors based on the data collected from post-accident. Which is the capital city of Ethiopia. The main objective of this research is Appling data mining technique to explore on factors that could associated with drivers related factors with road traffic accident to provide an insight way to reduce road traffic accident. The data was collected from road traffic accident from the real-world data collected at accident time in Addis Ababa City/Ethiopia. Totally 4285 datasets with 20 attributes were ...


The Link Among Board Characteristics, Corporate Social Responsibility Performance, And Financial Performance: Evidence From The Hospitality And Tourism Industry, Ali Uyar, Merve Kilic, Mehmet Ali Koseoglu, Cemil Kuzey, Abdullah S. Karaman 2020 Murray State University

The Link Among Board Characteristics, Corporate Social Responsibility Performance, And Financial Performance: Evidence From The Hospitality And Tourism Industry, Ali Uyar, Merve Kilic, Mehmet Ali Koseoglu, Cemil Kuzey, Abdullah S. Karaman

Faculty & Staff Research and Creative Activity

The aim of this study is twofold: to explore whether board characteristics (i.e. a sustainability committee, board independence, board diversity, and board diligence) lead to greater corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance, and to test whether CSR performance enhances firms' financial performance in the hospitality and tourism (H&T) industry. Data were collected from the Thomson Reuters Eikon database for the H&T firms listed there between 2011 and 2018. We employed panel data analysis, after which we ran robustness tests. The results indicated that having a CSR committee and female directors on the board are robust factors driving firms ...


Analysis On Suicidal Ideation Among Adolescents (12-17 Years) In The Usa, Himani Raturi 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Analysis On Suicidal Ideation Among Adolescents (12-17 Years) In The Usa, Himani Raturi

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Suicide is one of the leading health concerns in United States among adolescents and the presence of suicidal ideation (SI) is quite high, with ~20-30% of adolescents reporting it at some point. Though we have seen growth and development in the prevention of suicide, there is limited research on the ability to identify the adolescents which might be at risk for SI. The objective behind the project is to identify adolescents with SI using machine learning.

The project shows statistics from different articles on adolescents in the U.S. For this study, adolescent data was taken from NSDUH 2018. Moreover ...


粵港澳大灣區的港資製造業經營情況、對灣區經濟貢獻與實現轉型升級發展策略顧問研究報告, China Economic Research Programme(CERP), Lingnan University 嶺南大學中國經濟研究部 2020 Lingnan University

粵港澳大灣區的港資製造業經營情況、對灣區經濟貢獻與實現轉型升級發展策略顧問研究報告, China Economic Research Programme(Cerp), Lingnan University 嶺南大學中國經濟研究部

China Economic Research Programme (CERP) Research Report

本研究報告對於港資製造業這個領域的嶄新研究貢獻,主要歸結為以下幾個類別:

  1. 以多項第一手數據表明,並讓香港特區政府重新認識到港資製造業在「延外發展」模式經營下對香港整體經濟佔有非常重要帶動作用、貢獻和地位;
  2. 本報告通過挖掘包括國家工商總局在內的大數據方式,從而得出近年包括大灣區以至不同九個市在內的港資製造業企業數目、從業人員數目、註冊資本、營業利潤等的具體數字和變動情況;由於工商總局的註冊或登記數字的個案數比統計局的抽樣為主的統計數字更為具體,因而相關數字能夠更仔細的反映出港資製造業在大灣區內的經營情況,較具有參考價值;
  3. 本報告以大數據結合問卷調查、深入訪談等方式交叉分析,互補有無,能夠發現更多港資製造業企業對大灣區的經濟貢獻具體情況,有助外界尤其是特區政府和內地相關部委了解到港資企業特別是港資製造業對整個大灣區經濟的重要性,尤其港資製造業如何對專業服務業產生帶動作用,有助社會各界重新關注振興製造業和實現製造業轉型升級的重要性,從而推出更為切合實際的具體振興方案;
  4. 通過對不同企業和行業的深入訪談,可以令大家更為仔細了解港資製造業目前的經營情況、優勢所在和面對的挑戰,有助中小港資製造業企業借鑑相關經驗,從而發展壯大;
  5. 這份報告的對策建議部份,內容主要針對包括內地政府、香港特區政府,以及港資製造業企業三大部分,當中具代表性和可操作性的建議,如能獲得有關方面加以關注,對促進港資製造業企業以至整個大灣區的製造業發展均有裨益。有助業界尤其兩地政府知道發展壯大港資製造業事關回應全球產業升級大趨勢,需要讓香港和灣區九市、以至整個廣東和全國的大格局在這大趨勢中去分析和綜合規劃。


Preventing Ransomware Within Local Government Agencies: A Public Policy Analysis Perspective, Bruce Cole 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Preventing Ransomware Within Local Government Agencies: A Public Policy Analysis Perspective, Bruce Cole

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Cases of ransomware within local government agencies have become prevalent over the last decade. While solutions to ransomware are available, local government agencies are slow to implement such measures. As a result, local government agencies are among the most famous victims of ransomware. This project attempts to provide an answer for ransomware prevention within these agencies from a public policy perspective. To formulate this answer, the issues local governments face in combating ransomware are compared to the solutions implemented in the private sector. This project then analyzes the mechanisms local governments have at their disposal to implement such solutions through ...


Negating Amy Gutmann: Deliberative Democracy, Business Influence, And Segmentation Strategies In Education, Brian Ford 2020 NYC Department of Education

Negating Amy Gutmann: Deliberative Democracy, Business Influence, And Segmentation Strategies In Education, Brian Ford

Democracy and Education

The task of creating a public will is daunting in any political system, but a democracy dedicated to the principles of participation and public deliberation faces specific challenges, including overcoming organized opposition that may not accept democratic tenets. In the sphere of education (and social reproduction more generally), business-influenced movements to reform public education question many of the established goals and norms of democratic education and thus may be the vanguard of such opposition. In order to interpret and explore these movements, this article enlists Amy Gutmann's work as a heuristic device. In so doing, it looks at the ...


A Comprehensive Analysis Of The Accounting Environment And Procedures Through A Series Of Case Studies, Ryan McCarty 2020 University of Mississippi

A Comprehensive Analysis Of The Accounting Environment And Procedures Through A Series Of Case Studies, Ryan Mccarty

Honors Theses

The following thesis is a culmination of twelve case studies completed throughout the academic year of 2018-2019 under the direction of Dr. Victoria Dickinson, as a requirement of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and completion of the ACCY 420 course. Each case study is independent of the next, and is an in-depth response to questions and theories that are found outside of this document. Each analysis is accomplished by myself alone and through the studies of Financial, Managerial, and Cost accounting courses in my career at the University of Mississippi. The thesis is intended to analyze accounting procedures and ...


Case Analyses In Financial Accounting, Jordan Watts 2020 University of Mississippi

Case Analyses In Financial Accounting, Jordan Watts

Honors Theses

The following thesis explores topics in the profession of public accounting, a diverse and ever-evolving field. As the global business environment and economy develop, so must accounting standards and ideas in order to protect the interests of the masses who invest and take part in the larger economy. The following cases expound on important concepts in the field of accountancy and provide careful consideration of standards utilized and debated worldwide. Each case is explored within the context of a different company or situation, allowing for a diverse palette of research topics from which to view the business world through an ...


Get A Bang For Your Puck: Hockey, Statistics, And Betting, Kathleen Capozello 2020 Bowling Green State University

Get A Bang For Your Puck: Hockey, Statistics, And Betting, Kathleen Capozello

Honors Projects

An exploration into the analytics of hockey and the business of sports betting. The goal of this project was to determine whether an equation could be created to predict the number of goals an NHL forward or defenseman will score in a future season based on a previous season’s data. Additionally, this paper explores the potential monetary values of such an equation, as well as the parties that may find it useful.


A Path To Digitalisation Featuring The Dbs Story, Robin SPECULAND 2020 Singapore Management University

A Path To Digitalisation Featuring The Dbs Story, Robin Speculand

Perspectives@SMU

Digitalisation of businesses has been rapidly increasing over the last few years and now it has become a necessity, rather than an option, for many. The article provides a path and model for leaders to transform their business. It starts by recognising that businesses need a digital vision driven by customers’ requirements and explains how to build centricity and be ready for the future.


Analysis Of Modelling Deficiencies That Contributed To The High Unanticipated Loan Losses Incurred During The Housing Price Collapse Of The Great Recession, Jennifer Shulman 2020 William & Mary

Analysis Of Modelling Deficiencies That Contributed To The High Unanticipated Loan Losses Incurred During The Housing Price Collapse Of The Great Recession, Jennifer Shulman

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In this paper the data, modelling and the environmental factors that contributed to the collapse of the US housing market and the high mortgage loan losses during the Great Recession are explored. Deficiencies in data and modelling are discussed with an emphasis on the deficiencies in the mathematical modeling that failed to predict the high level of risk associated with mortgage originations in the mid-2000's. It is suggested that the lack of effective modelling significantly contributed to banks offering aggressive origination guidelines and that this was a major contributing factor that led up to the housing price collapse in ...


What Consumers Don’T Know They’Re Giving Away (Data And Privacy Concerns), Bayleigh Reeves 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

What Consumers Don’T Know They’Re Giving Away (Data And Privacy Concerns), Bayleigh Reeves

Marketing Undergraduate Honors Theses

The modern world leverages technology and information captured by it in ways the inventors of these technologies likely never imagined. Phones and other devices are gathering information about consumers in the background when they do not even realize it. Pew Research Center found that about 77% of Americans own a smartphone and 88% use the internet. This mass access to technology and information tracking raises many privacy concerns. Basic demographic information is being tracked as well as more in-depth information like shopping tendencies, financial information, and information about known associates. While most of this data is being used for marketing ...


Qlime-A Quadratic Local Interpretable Model-Agnostic Explanation Approach, Steven Bramhall, Hayley Horn, Michael Tieu, Nibhrat Lohia 2020 Southern Methodist University

Qlime-A Quadratic Local Interpretable Model-Agnostic Explanation Approach, Steven Bramhall, Hayley Horn, Michael Tieu, Nibhrat Lohia

SMU Data Science Review

In this paper, we introduce a proof of concept that addresses the assumption and limitation of linear local boundaries by Local Interpretable Model-Agnostic Explanations (LIME), a popular technique used to add interpretability and explainability to black box models. LIME is a versatile explainer capable of handling different types of data and models. At the local level, LIME creates a linear relationship for a given prediction through generated sample points to present feature importance. We redefine the linear relationships presented by LIME as quadratic relationships and expand its flexibility in non-linear cases and improve the accuracy of feature interpretations. We coin ...


A Credit Analysis Of The Unbanked And Underbanked: An Argument For Alternative Data, Edwin Baidoo 2020 Kennesaw State University

A Credit Analysis Of The Unbanked And Underbanked: An Argument For Alternative Data, Edwin Baidoo

Analytics and Data Science Dissertations

The purpose of this study is to ascertain the statistical and economic significance of non-traditional credit data for individuals who do not have sufficient economic data, collectively known as the unbanked and underbanked. The consequences of not having sufficient economic information often determines whether unbanked and underbanked individuals will receive higher price of credit or be denied entirely. In terms of regulation, there is a strong interest in credit models that will inform policies on how to gradually move sections of the unbanked and underbanked population into the general financial network.

In Chapter 2 of the dissertation, I establish the ...


Parent/Guardian Experience: How Schools Can Improve The Parent Experience And How That Leads To Positive Outcomes., Wesley H. Walters 2020 Wess Walters & Associates

Parent/Guardian Experience: How Schools Can Improve The Parent Experience And How That Leads To Positive Outcomes., Wesley H. Walters

National Youth-At-Risk Conference

Parent/Guardian eXperience: How creating an awesome Parent/guardian experience can lead to increased parent participation, and how parent participation leads to success of the student & the overall success of the school. The goal of this presentation is to engage parents in their child’s school experience by building a genuine connection with the school and a positive parent experience.


Implementing The Malcolm Baldrige Process For A Financial Institution: An Insiders Perspective, Scott Murray 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Implementing The Malcolm Baldrige Process For A Financial Institution: An Insiders Perspective, Scott Murray

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

The Malcolm Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence outlines best practices for strategic and operational processes. Enterprises that achieve the award do so not for the award itself – but for the transformation that takes place along the way. Although the fifty-page summaries of Malcolm Baldrige award winning organizations are posted on the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) (https://www.nist.gov/baldrige/award-recipients), the process and effort used to create such applications has not been documented. This project documents and provides an internal perspective and lessons learned from the early stages of the Malcolm Baldrige journey for a medium ...


Strategic Aspects Of E-Commerce Related To V-Commerce, V-Learning, And Disaster Relief, Alan D. Smith 2020 Kennesaw State University

Strategic Aspects Of E-Commerce Related To V-Commerce, V-Learning, And Disaster Relief, Alan D. Smith

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

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