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Couples Sleeping Apart--Separate Master Bedrooms And The Impact On The Real Estate And Related Markets, John E. Crawford 2017 Lipscomb University

Couples Sleeping Apart--Separate Master Bedrooms And The Impact On The Real Estate And Related Markets, John E. Crawford

Atlantic Marketing Journal

Sleeping is a fundamental individual human need. However, most adults fulfill this need by sleeping with a partner, a behavior particularly true for married couples. A trend of couples choosing to sleep apart has emerged in recent years. For reasons practical and personally beneficial or preferred, a growing number of couples are choosing to have a home with two master bedrooms--one for him and one for her, each furnished according to the needs and tastes of the partners. Thus, some homes are being built with two master bedrooms, others are being modified to have two master bedrooms, and new empty ...


Isscm Newsletter, Vol. 21, November 17, 2017, Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University 2017 Wright State University

Isscm Newsletter, Vol. 21, November 17, 2017, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University

ISSCM Newsletters

A nineteen page newsletter from the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University.


Document Sql (Dsql) - An Accessible Yet Comprehensive Ad-Hoc Querying Frontend For Xquery, Arijit Sengupta 2017 Wright State University - Main Campus

Document Sql (Dsql) - An Accessible Yet Comprehensive Ad-Hoc Querying Frontend For Xquery, Arijit Sengupta

Arijit Sengupta

This article presents a declarative query language, Document SQL (DSQL) that has the same look and feel as SQL and was designed by updating the semantics of SQL operations in the structured document domain. At the same time, DSQL was designed such that all queries written in it have equivalent counterparts in XQuery. Thus, by using such a language, users can take advantage of their existing SQL knowledge when writing ad-hoc queries without losing the expressive power of XQuery.


New Start-Up Company Makes Parking A Whole Lot Smarter!, Arijit Sengupta 2017 Wright State University - Main Campus

New Start-Up Company Makes Parking A Whole Lot Smarter!, Arijit Sengupta

Arijit Sengupta

Whether it’s parking at a major event, or just getting into campus, one of the biggest headaches of our daily routines comes from the commute, and sometimes the hardest part is what comes in the end – finding a parking spot. SmartRF Solutions, a new startup company founded by Dr. Arijit Sengupta and his business partner, provides custom solutions for AVI enabled parking systems, starting from basic access control systems to complex end-to-end systems for large parking chains.


Landlabs: An Integrated Approach To Creating Agricultural Enterprises That Meet The Triple Bottom Line, Nicholas Jordan, Lisa A. Schulte, Carol Williams, David Mulla, David Pitt, Carissa Schively Slotterback, Randall Jackson, Douglas Landis, Bruce Dale, Dennis Becker, Mark Rickenbach, Matthew J. Helmers, Bobby Bringi 2017 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Landlabs: An Integrated Approach To Creating Agricultural Enterprises That Meet The Triple Bottom Line, Nicholas Jordan, Lisa A. Schulte, Carol Williams, David Mulla, David Pitt, Carissa Schively Slotterback, Randall Jackson, Douglas Landis, Bruce Dale, Dennis Becker, Mark Rickenbach, Matthew J. Helmers, Bobby Bringi

Matthew J. Helmers

Global demand is increasing for food, feed, and fiber; for additional agricultural outputs, such as biofuels; and for ecosystem services, such as clean water and outdoor recreation. In response, new agricultural enterprises are needed that produce more outputs from existing lands while meeting the "triple bottom line" of high performance in economic, environmental, and social terms. Establishing such enterprises requires coordination and development within three critical domains: landscape configurations (i.e., types and arrangements of land uses), supply/value chains (i.e., processing and utilization), and policy and governance. In this essay, we describe our efforts, as land-grant university scientists ...


Creating The Context For Effective Culture Work, Matthew Berberich 2017 The Clorox Company

Creating The Context For Effective Culture Work, Matthew Berberich

River Cities Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference

A culture that embraces change, responds quickly to changing needs and connects everyone at every level as business owners is an exciting future for companies and employees. In this culture leaders learn to unleash the unique potential in each individual to solve problems never solved before. The opportunity for positive impact goes far beyond our daily work. It spills into every area of our lives and in tangible ways impacts the world. Performance metrics and engagement only put you in line for this door to the future. The door can get locked when organizations become lulled into thinking “good-enough” by ...


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 ...


Isscm, M.S. In Logistics & Scm Cohort, Fall 2017, Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University 2017 Wright State University

Isscm, M.S. In Logistics & Scm Cohort, Fall 2017, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University

ISSCM Master Cohort Posters

Poster of the Fall 2017 Cohort from the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program.


Isscm, Master Of I.S. Cohort, Fall 2017, Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University 2017 Wright State University

Isscm, Master Of I.S. Cohort, Fall 2017, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University

ISSCM Master Cohort Posters

Poster of the 2017 Cohort from the Master of Information Systems Program.


Identification Of Reverse Engineering Candidates Utilizing Machine Learning And Aircraft Cannibalization Data, Marc Banghart 2017 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Identification Of Reverse Engineering Candidates Utilizing Machine Learning And Aircraft Cannibalization Data, Marc Banghart

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

As military aircraft continue to remain in service and age, cannibalization of parts is increasing. Proactive identification of parts that are at high risk for cannibalization will inform engineering processes such as reverse engineering, thus allowing potentially reducing lead time to develop new parts. The research objective was to develop a causal structure that can be used for prediction of when cannibalization actions may occur. Bayesian networks allow encoding of causality between various descriptive features given a data set. The method utilized a tabu search algorithm, identified the underlying causal structure and the associated node probabilities. The method is then ...


Isscm Newsletter, Volume 20, September 22, 2017, Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University 2017 Wright State University

Isscm Newsletter, Volume 20, September 22, 2017, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University

ISSCM Newsletters

A seventeen page newsletter from the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University.


Book Retailers And The Ever-Changing Scm Landscape: Case Study Of Barnes & Noble Company And Amazon (Pp. 7-9), William T. Rupp, Steven A. Clinton 2017 Austin Peay State University

Book Retailers And The Ever-Changing Scm Landscape: Case Study Of Barnes & Noble Company And Amazon (Pp. 7-9), William T. Rupp, Steven A. Clinton

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Integrating Exploring Sustainability And Supply Chain Management In The Development Of Smart Tiles By Tesla (P. 32), Dean R. Manna 2017 Robert Morris University

Integrating Exploring Sustainability And Supply Chain Management In The Development Of Smart Tiles By Tesla (P. 32), Dean R. Manna

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Amazon.Com, Inc.: Retailing Giant To High-Tech Player? (Pp. 3-6), Alan D. Smith, William T. Rupp, O. Felix Offodile 2017 Robert Morris University

Amazon.Com, Inc.: Retailing Giant To High-Tech Player? (Pp. 3-6), Alan D. Smith, William T. Rupp, O. Felix Offodile

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Three Essays On Incentive Problems Of Parties With Potential Conflict Of Interest, Salar Ghamat 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Three Essays On Incentive Problems Of Parties With Potential Conflict Of Interest, Salar Ghamat

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

I study the impact of different incentives on strategic decisions of parties that have the option of cooperating with each other. Incentive problems are well studied in various contexts, such as supply chain management and healthcare operations management. However, in the fast-changing business environment, there is a need to study and understand the new and emerging strategic behaviors of firms to adopt better incentive mechanisms and reach desired outcomes. This dissertation consists of three essays that examine the strategic behavior of parties under different incentive schemes. In the first essay, I study the supply chain partnership of two potential competitors ...


The University Of Iowa Biomass Energy Sustainability Index: A Decision-Making Tool For The University Of Iowa Biomass Partnership Project, Liz Christiansen, Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, Ferman Milster, Sara Maples, Aaron Strong, Adam Ward, Eric Tate, Tyler Priest, Emily A. Heaton, Lisa A. Schulte Moore, Richard B. Hall, John Tyndall, Maeraj Hafiz Sheikh, Daryl Smith 2017 University of Iowa

The University Of Iowa Biomass Energy Sustainability Index: A Decision-Making Tool For The University Of Iowa Biomass Partnership Project, Liz Christiansen, Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, Ferman Milster, Sara Maples, Aaron Strong, Adam Ward, Eric Tate, Tyler Priest, Emily A. Heaton, Lisa A. Schulte Moore, Richard B. Hall, John Tyndall, Maeraj Hafiz Sheikh, Daryl Smith

Daryl Smith

Work continued on a plan to increase the renewable, sustainable fuel sources available to power operations at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. A team of researchers from multiple institutions collaborated to create a tool that would allow the UI to evaluate its alternative energy options more effectively.


Crop Planning In Sustainable Agriculture: Dynamic Farmland Allocation In The Presence Of Crop Rotation Benefits, Onur BOYABATLI, Javad NASIRY, Yangfang Helen ZHOU 2017 Singapore Management University

Crop Planning In Sustainable Agriculture: Dynamic Farmland Allocation In The Presence Of Crop Rotation Benefits, Onur Boyabatli, Javad Nasiry, Yangfang Helen Zhou

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

This paper examines crop planning decision in sustainable agriculture---that is, how to allocate farmland among multiple crops in each growing season when the crops have rotation benefits across growing seasons. We consider a farmer who periodically allocates the farmland between two crops in the presence of revenue uncertainty where revenue is stochastically larger and farming cost is lower when a crop is grown on rotated farmland (where the other crop was grown in the previous season). We characterize the optimal dynamic farmland allocation policy and perform sensitivity analysis to investigate how revenue uncertainty of each crop affects the farmer's ...


Optimizing (S, S) Policies For Multi-Period Inventory Models With Demand Distribution Uncertainty: Robust Dynamic Programming Approaches, Ruozhen QIU, Minghe SUN, Yun Fong LIM 2017 Northeastern University

Optimizing (S, S) Policies For Multi-Period Inventory Models With Demand Distribution Uncertainty: Robust Dynamic Programming Approaches, Ruozhen Qiu, Minghe Sun, Yun Fong Lim

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

We consider a finite-horizon single-product periodic-review inventory managementproblem with demand distribution uncertainty. We formulate the problemas a dynamic program and prove the existence of an optimal (s, S) policy. Thecorresponding dynamic robust counterpart models are then developed for thebox and the ellipsoid uncertainty sets. These counterpart models are transformedinto tractable linear and second-order cone programs, respectively. Weillustrate the effectiveness and practicality of the proposed robust optimizationapproaches through a numerical study.


Organizational Performance In Services, Rosemary Batt, Virginia Doellgast 2017 Cornell University

Organizational Performance In Services, Rosemary Batt, Virginia Doellgast

Virginia Doellgast

The question of performance in service activities and occupations is important for several reasons. First, over two-thirds of employment in advanced economies is in service activities. Second, productivity growth in services is historically low, lagging far behind manufacturing, and as a result, wages in production-level service jobs remain low. In addition, labor costs in service activities are often over 50% of total costs, whereas in manufacturing they have fallen to less than 25% of costs. This raises the question of whether management practices that have improved performance in manufacturing, such as investment in the skills and training of the workforce ...


Impact Of A Kpi-Driven Shared Service Dynamic Fee Model, Jeffrey Dice 2017 Wright State University

Impact Of A Kpi-Driven Shared Service Dynamic Fee Model, Jeffrey Dice

Master of Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Capstone Executive Summaries

This study will focus on the impact of a KPI-driven shared service dynamic fee model on shared office solution (SOS) shared service group within the majority shareholder’s organization. Once tested and proven, the conceptual model can be expanded across all shared service groups including being applied against the historical fee model. Although the KPIs will vary between shared service departments, the conceptual design should hold true across the organization.


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