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Trade, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

Trade, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides a historical overview of analysis of U.S. foreign trade policy during the early decades of the country's history. Examines bilateral U.S. trade relations with France and Great Britain, provides import and export statistics, details on commodities and products imports and exported, trade statistics, and information on the political and economic factors shaping U.S. trade during this period.


Sistemas De Salud En Latinoamérica: El Estado De La Industria De Salud Latinoamericana Y Avances Basados En Operaciones De Sistemas De Salud Extranjeros, Morgan Ward 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Sistemas De Salud En Latinoamérica: El Estado De La Industria De Salud Latinoamericana Y Avances Basados En Operaciones De Sistemas De Salud Extranjeros, Morgan Ward

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


4th International Symposium On Cross Sector Social Interactions (Cssi), 29-30 May 2014 Suffolk University Boston, Usa: Innovative Collaboration For A Complex World: Reaching Across Institutional Divides, Maria May Seitanidi 2014 SelectedWorks

4th International Symposium On Cross Sector Social Interactions (Cssi), 29-30 May 2014 Suffolk University Boston, Usa: Innovative Collaboration For A Complex World: Reaching Across Institutional Divides, Maria May Seitanidi

Maria May Seitanidi

4th International Symposium on Cross Sector Social Interactions (CSSI), 29-30 May 2014 Suffolk University Boston, USA: Innovative Collaboration for a Complex World: Reaching Across Institutional Divides


Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case Study On Carlsberg, Anne Sofie Brusendorff 2014 Western Kentucky University

Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case Study On Carlsberg, Anne Sofie Brusendorff

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

In today’s business environment corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability are extremely influential in a firm’s competitiveness. A literature review will provide an analysis of past cases illustrating the importance of CSR, considering both positive and negative impacts CSR strategy can have on business success. Furthermore, important definitions and terminology critical to understanding CSR will be highlighted. This paper explores the evolution of CSR and provides a general overview of the effects CSR can have on a company’s reputation. The way a company can effectively utilize a CSR-strategy as a competitive advantage is also examined, along with ...


An Hsi Fact Sheet: Biosecurity Challenges Of Industrial Farm Animal Production, Humane Society International 2014 Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy

An Hsi Fact Sheet: Biosecurity Challenges Of Industrial Farm Animal Production, Humane Society International

HSI Fact Sheets: Farm Animal Protection

Industrial farm animal production (IFAP) has become increasingly common throughout the world. Worldwide, industrial systems now account for approximately two-thirds of poultry meat production and half of egg and pig meat production, with developing countries already producing approximately half of the world’s industrial pork and poultry by 2006.

Inherent design and operational requirements of IFAP facilities can create biosecurity problems with both bioexclusion and biocontainment—efforts to prevent the respective influx and efflux of pathogens. These may help explain why large commercial flocks may be up to 10,000 times more likely to report outbreaks with pathogens such as ...


The Business Of Beds: An Exploration Of Hotel And Hostel Business Strategy, Robert B. Bunda 2014 University of Connecticut

The Business Of Beds: An Exploration Of Hotel And Hostel Business Strategy, Robert B. Bunda

Honors Scholar Theses

At their cores, hotels and hostels are similar in that they provide a place for travelers to stay. Despite this core similarity, the structures of the two industries are radically different. The hotel industry began in the Middle Ages and has given rise to massive multinational companies, many managing more than four thousand hotels. In stark contrast, the hostel industry began in 1909 and is mostly comprised of independently owned and operated guesthouses, with the largest global chain comprising of less than twenty properties. This study first defines the hotel and hostel industries and examines the different experiences they offer ...


Recovery Or Bust: Is The Eurozone Recovering More Slowly Than The Rest Of The European Union?, Laura E. Bassett 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Recovery Or Bust: Is The Eurozone Recovering More Slowly Than The Rest Of The European Union?, Laura E. Bassett

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


The Most Powerful Mouse In The World : The Globalization Of The Disney Brand, Michaela J. Robbins 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Most Powerful Mouse In The World : The Globalization Of The Disney Brand, Michaela J. Robbins

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


La Negociación Y La Sucesión En La Empresa Familiar, Kurt S. Schulzke 2014 Kennesaw State University

La Negociación Y La Sucesión En La Empresa Familiar, Kurt S. Schulzke

Kurt S. Schulzke

La sucesion en la empresa familiar es una operacion muy delicada lo cual require entendemiento de los principios de la negociacion. Esta presentacion para un grupo de EMBAs ilumina estas temas.


Transnational Corporate Regulation Through Sustainability Reporting: A Case Study Of The Canadian Extractive Sector, Navraj S. Pannu 2014 Western University

Transnational Corporate Regulation Through Sustainability Reporting: A Case Study Of The Canadian Extractive Sector, Navraj S. Pannu

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Despite the benefits transnational corporations (TNCs) offer, they remain largely unregulated entities, enabling environmental, social, and human rights violations to be overlooked. Canadian extractive sector TNCs operating internationally are frequently cited as major perpetrators of such violations. Literature on new governance and self-regulation as well as global corporate social responsibility (CSR) increasingly offers disclosure and reporting as a solution for TNC regulation. This study examines disclosure in international CSR frameworks, and the reflexive law and new governance theories explaining the role of such disclosure and reporting. Mirroring international CSR initiatives, Canadian jurisdictions are increasingly recommending disclosure for its extractive sector ...


Trapped Cash: When Is A Dollar Not Worth A Dollar?, Russell Engel, Bridget Lyons 2014 Sacred Heart University

Trapped Cash: When Is A Dollar Not Worth A Dollar?, Russell Engel, Bridget Lyons

Business Faculty Publications

During 2013 the concept of “trapped cash” garnered heightened attention as reports of Dell, Apple and other firms holding massive cash levels outside the US surfaced. So called “trapped cash” refers to cash and liquid investments held by subsidiaries located outside the United States. Firms with overseas subsidiaries located in jurisdictions where the tax rate is lower than the rates in the US can reduce taxes by attributing profits to foreign locales. But bringing the cash back to the US subjects the funds to the US corporate tax rate, less credit for foreign income taxes paid.

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Starting An Adoption Agency And The Major Benefits Of Adoption, Dylan D. Lingerfelt 2014 Liberty University

Starting An Adoption Agency And The Major Benefits Of Adoption, Dylan D. Lingerfelt

Senior Honors Theses

Adoption impacts families’ lives. There are many benefits of adoption. Some key concepts of adoption are what the process of adoption entails and the different decisions potential adoptive parents need to make when starting the process, a philosophy and mission in terms of a business entity and their importance to an adoption firm, how to start a law firm as a business within the United States, and how to adapt that business to expand to areas like South Asia. South Asian etiquette issues need to be considered and understood from a business perspective. Another area to consider when doing international ...


Culture & Conflict: Intertwined With International Business, Chloe W. Friederichsen 2014 Liberty University

Culture & Conflict: Intertwined With International Business, Chloe W. Friederichsen

Senior Honors Theses

International business has grown day by day as a powerful part of the world economy since the development of separate nations in ancient times. Today international transactions have become a very common entity in the business world. With this newfound trend comes the need to understand the complexities of culture and conflict management in order for an international business to succeed with a competitive edge. Both factors hold the potential to either mercilessly crumble an unprepared organization or richly reward a company for prodigious forethought and management skills. As a result, the link between the fragility of culture adaptation and ...


An Examination Of The Role Relationship Marketing Plays In The B2b Model Between Chinese Manufacturers And American Distributors, Ran An 2014 Liberty University

An Examination Of The Role Relationship Marketing Plays In The B2b Model Between Chinese Manufacturers And American Distributors, Ran An

Masters Theses

Relationship marketing has been a heated topic in the communication paradigm. The primary relationship is the one between a supplier or provider of goods or services and buyers and users of those goods or services. In order to facilitate it, other stakeholders in the network of relationships may have to be involved. This thesis examined the relationship between Chinese manufacturers and American distributors by a pilot qualitative study. Social exchange theory was used as a scope to analyze the relationship. Nine participants from both sides answered computer-mediated interview questions. Business ethics and worldviews are important factors that businessmen look for ...


Mexico Consensus Economic Forecast, Volume 17, Number 2, Thomas M. Fullerton Jr., Adam G. Walke 2014 University of Texas at El Paso

Mexico Consensus Economic Forecast, Volume 17, Number 2, Thomas M. Fullerton Jr., Adam G. Walke

Departmental Papers (E & F)

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of European Elections On Their Stock Markets, Andrew Lafortune 2014 Bryant University

The Impact Of European Elections On Their Stock Markets, Andrew Lafortune

Honors Projects in Finance

This paper seeks to provide insight on changes in the European political landscape and how these changes may affect the financial markets in Europe. By analyzing market trends in eight different European countries—Belgium, Austria, France, Germany, Netherlands, Great Britain, Switzerland and Greece—since 1990, this paper attempts to identify any significant relationships between the results of an election and the performances of the major stock indices of these countries. By comparing country index returns starting one hundred days before and ending one hundred days after each election date to a global index, this paper explores the amount of risk ...


Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization And Framework For Analysis, Burkard Eberlein, Kenneth W. Abbott, Julia Black, Errol Meidinger, Stepan Wood 2014 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization And Framework For Analysis, Burkard Eberlein, Kenneth W. Abbott, Julia Black, Errol Meidinger, Stepan Wood

Published Articles & Book Chapters

This special issue demonstrates the importance of interactions in transnational business governance. The number of schemes applying non-state authority to govern business conduct across borders has vastly expanded in numerous issue areas. As these initiatives proliferate, they increasingly interact with one another and with state-based regimes. The key challenge is to understand the implications of these interactions for regulatory capacity and performance, and ultimately for social and environmental impact. In this introduction, we propose an analytical framework for the study of transnational business governance interactions. The framework disaggregates the regulatory process to identify potential points of interaction, and suggests analytical ...


The Impossible, Highly Desired Islamic Bank, Haider Ala Hamoudi 2014 College of William & Mary Law School

The Impossible, Highly Desired Islamic Bank, Haider Ala Hamoudi

William & Mary Business Law Review

The purpose of this Article is to explore, and explain the stubborn persistence of, a central paradox that is endemic to the retail Islamic bank as it operates in the United States. The paradox is that retail Islamic banking in the United States is impossible, and yet it remains highly desired. It is impossible because central features of modern banking regulation conflict with fundamental aspects of shari’a as it is understood in modernity in the context of finance. It is unimaginable that regulators will create exceptions to, or somehow significantly amend, the modern financial regulatory system in the radical ...


The Impact Of Environmental Certification On Hotel Guest Ratings, Angel Peiró-Signes, María-del-Val Segarra-Oña, Rohit Verma, José Mondéjar-Jiménez, Manuel Vargas-Vargas 2014 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

The Impact Of Environmental Certification On Hotel Guest Ratings, Angel Peiró-Signes, María-Del-Val Segarra-Oña, Rohit Verma, José Mondéjar-Jiménez, Manuel Vargas-Vargas

Articles and Chapters

In this article, we analyze the impact on hotels of the ISO 14001 environmental certification system from the customers’ perspective. Based on a comparison of customer ratings of 6,850 hotels in Spain with and without ISO 14001 certification, overall guests rate the hotels with ISO 14001 certification higher than those without the certification. These results are stronger for hotel comfort and hotel services compared with other hotel attributes. Moreover, the most significant differences were found in the upscale four-star hotels. While the study does not reveal causes for these findings, the implication is that the highest end five-star luxury ...


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