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Space Analysis And Research Centers (Sparcs) For Ssa Data And Analytics, Phillip Cunio, Brien Flewelling 2016 ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc.

Space Analysis And Research Centers (Sparcs) For Ssa Data And Analytics, Phillip Cunio, Brien Flewelling

Space Traffic Management Conference

Widespread use of massive data and increasing reliance on spaceborne infrastructure are two of the emerging megatrends of the early 21st century. However, both come with liabilities: movement and processing of large data volumes is very expensive, and reliance on spaceborne infrastructure adds risk that problems in the still incompletely-understood space domain might cause work disruptions.

ExoAnalytic proposes the use of Space Analysis and Research Centers (SpARCs) as a way to begin addressing both these issues. A SpARC is a facility which integrates volumes of data collected on satellites, centrally analyzes it, and makes available resulting useful information. The ...


From The Editors, Laurence Weinstein, Shawn Blau, Christopher Sheehan, Joshua Shuart 2016 Sacred Heart University

From The Editors, Laurence Weinstein, Shawn Blau, Christopher Sheehan, Joshua Shuart

Joshua Shuart

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From The Editors, Laurence Weinstein, Joshua Shuart, Christopher Sheehan 2016 Sacred Heart University

From The Editors, Laurence Weinstein, Joshua Shuart, Christopher Sheehan

Joshua Shuart

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From The Editors, Herbert Sherman, Joshua Shuart, Laurence Weinstein 2016 Sacred Heart University

From The Editors, Herbert Sherman, Joshua Shuart, Laurence Weinstein

Joshua Shuart

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Framebuilder Entrepreneurship, Joshua Shuart 2016 Sacred Heart University

Framebuilder Entrepreneurship, Joshua Shuart

Joshua Shuart

The handmade bicycle industry has grown exponentially over the past decade. Although existing for decades in much smaller numbers, the popularity and credibility of framebuilder entrepreneurship —custom, handmade bike frames—has increased significantly in the past 10 years. The companies that specialize in custom-producing bicycle frames vary in size, scope, reputation, profitability, and even building materials.


From The Editor, Spring 2014, Joshua Shuart 2016 Sacred Heart University

From The Editor, Spring 2014, Joshua Shuart

Joshua Shuart

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From The Editor, Joshua Shuart 2016 Sacred Heart University

From The Editor, Joshua Shuart

Joshua Shuart

No abstract provided.


Once An Entrepreneur, Always An Entrepreneur? The Impacts Of Skills Developed Before, During And After College On Firm Start-Ups, Peter F. Orazem, Robert Jolly, Li Yu 2016 Iowa State University

Once An Entrepreneur, Always An Entrepreneur? The Impacts Of Skills Developed Before, During And After College On Firm Start-Ups, Peter F. Orazem, Robert Jolly, Li Yu

Peter Orazem

By allowing agents to switch from entrepreneurship to wage work and vice versa over the life cycle, this study proposes a dynamic Jacks-of-All-Trades (JAT) model where entrepreneurs invest in highly varied skills to manage their business. We simultaneously endogenize human capital investment and occupational decisions. Using the survey data of Iowa State alumni graduating between 1982 and 2006, we find that the probability of selecting a broad curriculum, having a more varied career, and becoming an entrepreneur are jointly positively correlated. Academic diversity is found to be initially important in starting a business shortly after completing schooling, but its importance ...


High-Tech, High-Touch: Highlights From The 2016 Entrepreneurship Roundtable, Mona Anita Kristiansen Olsen, Jennifer Blumenfeld 2016 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

High-Tech, High-Touch: Highlights From The 2016 Entrepreneurship Roundtable, Mona Anita Kristiansen Olsen, Jennifer Blumenfeld

Center for Hospitality Research Publications

More than two-dozen industry leaders met in Ithaca in April 2016 for the second annual Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable hosted by the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA). Participants focused discussions on integrating the latest software and hardware with the personal touch that is integral to hospitality and identifying the different preferences among younger and older consumers, among other topics. The gathering included corporate professionals, entrepreneurs, SHA students, and Cornell University’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year, Leland Pillsbury of Thayer Lodging Group. The wide-ranging discussion kicked off with an evaluation of cloud ...


Creativity And Entrepreneurial Efforts In An Emerging Economy, Quan-Hoang Vuong, Nancy K. Napier, Thu-Hang Do, Thu-Trang Vuong 2016 Universite Libre de Bruxelles

Creativity And Entrepreneurial Efforts In An Emerging Economy, Quan-Hoang Vuong, Nancy K. Napier, Thu-Hang Do, Thu-Trang Vuong

Quan-Hoang Vuong

While much research has focused on entrepreneurship and creativity in developed economies, the notions of both topics are still embryonic in many emerging economies. This paper focuses on entrepreneurs in one such economy, Vietnam, to understand the perceptions of entrepreneurs about the role that innovation and creativity may play in their decisions to start entrepreneurial ventures. This is important because before reaping benefits from entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs need to decide when and on what conditions they start based on their calculations of required resources and predictions of likely outcomes. The research also sought to understand how “creativity,” broadly applied (“innovation” and ...


Cloud-Based Learning Tools: Supporting The Invisible Learner (Silent Sufferers) With Socioeconomic Challenges, Lynita A. Robinson eMBA, Jimmy Johnson 2016 Texas Southern University

Cloud-Based Learning Tools: Supporting The Invisible Learner (Silent Sufferers) With Socioeconomic Challenges, Lynita A. Robinson Emba, Jimmy Johnson

Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference

Today's students are learning at unprecedented speeds. There are a pockets of learners who may be isolated/silent sufferers who face tremendous socioeconomic challenges while seeking higher education. Providing cloud-based technology solutions to strengthen support services and family learning engagement through a series of student family portals will provide the support needed to make student learning opportunities family-based projects or community-based projects successful in graduation completion rates and job placement opportunities.


Creating The Entrepreneurial Mindset In Post-Millenial Students Using Interactive Techniques To Supplement Practical Methods, Leigh Johnson, Cris Houston 2016 Prairie View A & M University

Creating The Entrepreneurial Mindset In Post-Millenial Students Using Interactive Techniques To Supplement Practical Methods, Leigh Johnson, Cris Houston

Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference

A discussion of the benefits of a curriculum that prepares business students for successful transition to entrepreneurial activities using technology-based interactive learning techniques.


Promoting Innovation And High-Tech Entrepreneurship In Historically Black Colleges And Universities: An Exploratory Research, Bivek Adhikari, Alexis Bliese, Elon Davis, Leila Halawi 2016 Bethune-Cookman University

Promoting Innovation And High-Tech Entrepreneurship In Historically Black Colleges And Universities: An Exploratory Research, Bivek Adhikari, Alexis Bliese, Elon Davis, Leila Halawi

Leila A. Halawi

This study explores the current state of innovation and high-tech entrepreneurial initiatives in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Previous research showed that institutions’ environment, faculty empowerment, organizational trust, early stage capital, innovation centers and innovative teaching practice had a major effect to support innovation and foster tech-entrepreneurship. We present our conceptual model. The final section explains the current state of research and implications for future research are discussed.


Cultural Diversity, International Entrepreneurship And Global Leadership Effectiveness, Saurav Pathak 2016 Kansas State University

Cultural Diversity, International Entrepreneurship And Global Leadership Effectiveness, Saurav Pathak

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

The proposed research links cultural diversity, international entrepreneurship and global leadership effectiveness. Understanding cultural differences may contribute to the success of international entrepreneurs or exporting cultures. Also, a knowledge of culturally-endorsed leadership styles is imperative for global business leaders who either lead culturally diverse groups in domestic firms or multi-national companies (MNCs) abroad.


The Scent Of Change: A Case Study, William K. Foxx, Melissa C. Northam, Corlette S. Burns 2016 Troy University

The Scent Of Change: A Case Study, William K. Foxx, Melissa C. Northam, Corlette S. Burns

Atlantic Marketing Journal

Decisions about entering into a new business venture involve a variety of considerations, despite the level of experience an entrepreneur has. This case presents the story of a business owner Bennett Gage and his decisions concerning whether or not he should enter into a business where canines are used to detect bed bugs in hotels. This case study gives the reader an opportunity to wrestle with some of the many questions that are part of entering into the creation of a new service.


Plastic Fantastic: The Fiberglass Boatbuilding Industry In Holland, Michigan, Geoffrey D. Reynolds 2016 Hope College

Plastic Fantastic: The Fiberglass Boatbuilding Industry In Holland, Michigan, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Plastic Fantastic: The Fiberglass Boatbuilding Industry in Holland, Michigan is a chapter concerning the use of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) to build boats starting in the 1940s. In the 1950s boat builders discovered that fiberglass would allow them to design boats that would lead to new boat sales and increased profit margins for years to come. This technology steadily spread throughout American boat manufacturing plants, including Holland, Michigan, placing the town among the leaders in the industry.


Solving Ethical Puzzles To Unlock University Technology Transfer Client Work For An Intellectual Property Legal Clinic, Cynthia L. Dahl 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Solving Ethical Puzzles To Unlock University Technology Transfer Client Work For An Intellectual Property Legal Clinic, Cynthia L. Dahl

Faculty Scholarship

Intellectual property (IP) and technology legal clinics are experiencing an unprecedented surge in popularity. Before 2000 there were only five such clinics, but by 2016 there were seventy-four, with fifty added since 2010 alone. As law schools are approving new IP clinics and as practitioners are developing syllabi, there is an increasing need to share knowledge about models that work and how to avoid pitfalls.

One potentially fertile – but traditionally underutilized -- source of client work for an IP and technology clinic is the university technology transfer office (“TTO”), the department that protects, markets, and licenses all university intellectual property. Through ...


Again A Cottage Industry, Ivan Gaetz 2016 Collaborative Librarianship

Again A Cottage Industry, Ivan Gaetz

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Consuming Places Through Food Tourism: Insights On The Food Artisan Sector From Bc, Nicole L. Vaugeois, John Predyk 2016 Vancouver Island University

Consuming Places Through Food Tourism: Insights On The Food Artisan Sector From Bc, Nicole L. Vaugeois, John Predyk

2016-Conference

tourism industry. This paper describes a study of BC’s food artisan sector including: a definition and description of food artisans, growth in consumer demand and business, distribution mechanisms and markets, contributions to employment, future business plans and challenges to growth. The study found that consumer demand for products has been increasing whereby 80% of artisans indicated increased demand for their products over the past 3 years, Demand was generated from both resident markets (70%) and visitor markets (30%). Similarly, 85% of artisans indicated business growth over the past 3 years and 86% indicated that their future plans were continued ...


Street Vending And Competitive Advantage: Towards Building A Theoretical Framework, Aborampah Amoah-Mensah 2016 University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Street Vending And Competitive Advantage: Towards Building A Theoretical Framework, Aborampah Amoah-Mensah

The Qualitative Report

The study examines the strategies adopted by street vendors or hawkers in Ghana in a bid to gain competitive advantage. Drawing on six focus group meetings held with street vendors in two sub-metropolitan assemblies (Bantama and Tafo) in Kumasi, Ghana, the study finds that street vendors adopt ten strategies – networking, multiple undifferentiated market strategy, the sale of convenient products, “dying and resurrecting” (strategic exit and return into business), regular changing of goods and services, exploitation of flexible operating hours, cost-based pricing strategy, sales promotion, trade credit and locational advantage – to gain competitive advantage. Using these strategies, a theoretical framework for ...


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