Evaluating Conflict Between Employees: Exploring The Costs To An Organization, 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Evaluating Conflict Between Employees: Exploring The Costs To An Organization, David Cross Ph.D., Scott W.M. Burrus Ph.D., Melanie Shaw Ph.D.
International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace
Conflicts between employees result in decreased job satisfaction, negative relationships within the organization, and a loss of employee commitment to both the organization and the specific job performed. Workplace conflicts have high costs to businesses. In aviation, the results of conflict can be deadly. The Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI) is designed to help people learn practical strategies to mitigate conflict. A sample of 228 people from the aviation industry completed a pre-training survey, participated in scenario-based SDI training, and then completed a post-training survey regarding the effectiveness of the SDI to help them manage conflict. Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance ...
Confronting The Peppercorn Settlement In Merger Litigation: An Empirical Analysis And A Proposal For Reform, 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Confronting The Peppercorn Settlement In Merger Litigation: An Empirical Analysis And A Proposal For Reform, Steven M. Davidoff, Jill Fisch, Sean J. Griffith
Shareholder litigation challenging corporate mergers is ubiquitous, with the likelihood of a shareholder suit exceeding 90%. The value of this litigation, however, is questionable. The vast majority of merger cases settle for nothing more than supplemental disclosures in the merger proxy statement. The attorneys that bring these lawsuits are compensated for their efforts with a court-awarded fee. This leads critics to charge that merger litigation benefits only the lawyers who bring the claims, not the shareholders they represent. In response, defenders of merger litigation argue that the lawsuits serve a useful oversight function and that the improved disclosures that result ...
Consolidating Student Loans, With A Review Of Student Loans In General, 2014 SelectedWorks
Consolidating Student Loans, With A Review Of Student Loans In General, Richard H. Serlin
Richard H. Serlin
This is a very complete, state of the art article on student loans, and smart student loan strategy for regular people. Thus, honestly, I think it's something very rare. A good way to quickly understand well this important subject.
Eight Years Of Journal Of Muamalat And Islamic Finance Research (Jmifr) (2004-2011): A Way Forward, 2013 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Eight Years Of Journal Of Muamalat And Islamic Finance Research (Jmifr) (2004-2011): A Way Forward, Muhammad Ridhwan, Fuadah Johari, Muhammad Mohamad Yusoff
Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
This article presents the result of various bibliometric patterns of articles published by Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research (JMIFR). This journal is devoted to the field of Islamic Banking and Finance studies and their application in modern times. Data from each volume of JMIFR were collected and statistically analyzed using the Statistical Product & Service Solution (SPSS) software. This study looked at variables which include authorship patterns, length of articles, number of articles published, author productivity, contributing institutions and subject area patterns. Among the significant findings are that dual authorship is prevalent and accounted for about 56.8% of ...
Techscribe Ste Term Checker: Uwe Muegge Reviews A Free Vocabulary Checking Tool For Asd-Ste100, Uwe Muegge
The Simplified Technical English Maintenance Group (STEMG) recently made its Simplified Technical English (STE) specification ASD-STE100 available to the technical communication community free of charge. While STE was originally developed for the European aerospace industry, the ASD-STE100 specification has become the most widely used controlled language on the planet. The STE Term Checker is a new tool that lets users of Simplified Technical English automatically check texts for compliance with the word lists and vocabulary rules of ASD-STE100.
Informe Competitividad Sectores Económicos – Colombia: Una Aproximación Metodológica (Versión 2), Daniel Monroy
Daniel A Monroy C
El objetivo del documento se dirige a proponer algunas bases metodológicas tendientes a diagnosticar la competitividad de sectores económicos en Colombia, lo anterior, tomando como base el trabajo realizado por un equipo de investigadores de la Universidad Externado de Colombia, en el cual se analizó la competitividad del sector de la construcción en el país. El trabajo toma en cuenta las metodologías sobre competitividad aplicadas por algunos estudios internacionales, concretamente aquellos que miden y comparan el nivel de competitividad del país respecto de otros; por otro lado, también toma en cuenta los estudios y las metodologías aplicadas en algunos estudios ...
The Strategic Planning Process In Complex Settings: The Case Of Construction Professional Service Firms, 2013 Dublin Institute of Technology
The Strategic Planning Process In Complex Settings: The Case Of Construction Professional Service Firms, Roisin Murphy, Iain Henderson
No abstract provided.
Condition Of The United States Infrastructure, Potential Solutions, And International Comparisons, 2013 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Condition Of The United States Infrastructure, Potential Solutions, And International Comparisons, James W. Mcdonald
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
Corporate Humanitarian Partnerships, 2013 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Corporate Humanitarian Partnerships, Rebecca C. Keyes
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
Inclusive Business: Using For-Profit Business Models To Address Global Poverty, 2013 Liberty University
Inclusive Business: Using For-Profit Business Models To Address Global Poverty, Samuel James Conner
Senior Honors Papers
Due to the rise of globalization, modernization, and the Internet revolution, awareness of global poverty has expanded, making its eradication a chief goal of the global development community for the twenty-first century. Though corporations are often expected to participate in social and community development initiatives without regard for profits, this paper presents inclusive business as a way for businesses to profitably engage impoverished segments of society. Inclusive businesses seek to expand their consumer bases or strengthen their supply chains by moving into new markets among the poor that have limited access to global markets and remain largely untapped. The research ...
Airline Quality Rating 2013, 2013 Purdue University
Airline Quality Rating 2013, Brent D. Bowen, Dean E. Headley
Airline Quality Rating Report
The Airline Quality Rating (AQR) was developed and first announced in early 1991 as an objective method for assessing airline quality on combined multiple performance criteria. This current report, the Airline Quality Rating 2013, reflects monthly Airline Quality Rating scores for calendar year 2012. AQR scores for 2013 are based on 15 elements in four major areas that focus on airline performance aspects important to air travel consumers over the calendar year of 2012.
The Airline Quality Rating 2013 is a summary of month-by-month quality ratings for U.S. airlines that are required to report performance by virtue of having ...
The Rise And Fall Of Bread In America, 2013 Johnson & Wales University
The Rise And Fall Of Bread In America, Amanda Benson
Academic Symposium of Undergraduate Scholarship
Over the last century bread has gone through cycles of acceptance and popularity in the United States. The pressure exerted on the American bread market by manufacturers’ advertising campaigns and various dietary trends has caused it to go through periods of acceptance and rejection. Before the industrialization of bread making, consumers held few negative views on bread and perceived it primarily as a form of sustenance. After its industrialization, the battle between the manufacturers and the neighborhood bakeries over consumers began. With manufacturers, such as Wonder Bread, trying to maximize profits and dominate the market, corporate leaders aimed to discourage ...
The Wires Go To War: The U.S. Experiment With Government Ownership Of The Telephone System During World War I, 2013 University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Wires Go To War: The U.S. Experiment With Government Ownership Of The Telephone System During World War I, Michael A. Janson, Christopher S. Yoo
One of the most distinctive characteristics of the U.S. telephone system is that it has always been privately owned, in stark contrast to the pattern of government ownership followed by virtually every other nation. What is not widely known is how close the United States came to falling in line with the rest of the world. For the one-year period following July 31, 1918, the exigencies of World War I led the federal government to take over the U.S. telephone system. A close examination of this episode sheds new light into a number of current policy issues. The ...
Cultural Diversity In Television Narratives: Homophilization, Appropriation, And Implications For Media Advocacy, Cristel A. Russell, Hope J. Schau, David Crockett
This research explores the role of cultural diversity in the construction of consumer identity, and in particular, how cultural diversity is appropriated through television viewing. Data based on depth interviews and surveys of young adults who created brand collages centered on a television-based character reveal that viewers identify and engage with television narratives through a process of “homophilization”; that is, they actively envision various features of television narratives as similar to themselves and their own lived experiences. The data also show that homophilizing processes are enacted primarily by customizing the narrative, or textual poaching, in which the consumers insert themselves ...
The Use Of Twitter By Luxury And Midscale Hotels, 2013 University of New Hampshire
The Use Of Twitter By Luxury And Midscale Hotels, Yolanda M. Tselepidakis
Twitter has demanded a presence in company brands since its start up in 2008, including the hotel industry. As an up and coming marketing tool, the social media website is still new to both hotels and their guests. Observing the different strategies incorporated by luxury and midscale hotels, the paper provides explanations on how these two segments differ in utilizing Twitter. Through direct interviews with US luxury and midscale hotels and analyzing individual Twitter feeds, it was found that luxury hotels and their target market are much more active on Twitter than the midscale hotel segment. Implications suggest that although ...
Investing In Sustainability: Making Portsmouth, New Hampshire A Sustainable City, 2013 University of New Hampshire
Investing In Sustainability: Making Portsmouth, New Hampshire A Sustainable City, David Freeman
No abstract provided.
Cfp: Handbook Of Research On Technological Applications And Innovation For Economic Development, Deogratias Harorimana Mr
Dr Deogratias Harorimana
The innovation in the 21st century goes significantly beyond the high-tech picture driven by small or large industry clusters in a specific region-typically Silicon Valley and M4Corridor. The future of innovation will lie within knowledge management and seamless technological applications. These will be supported by planned funding strategies, possibly with clients as drivers of the innovation. This view seems to be supported by the UK government “Technology and Innovation Futures” (2011); the USA government (2011), study into which leading scholars concede that the future innovation and technological applications for economic growth will include products and processes, improvements in areas such ...
Development Of A Model Of Airline Consumer Satisfaction, 2013 Purdue University
Development Of A Model Of Airline Consumer Satisfaction, Erin E. Bowen, Brent D. Bowen, Dean E. Headley
Aviation Technology Faculty and Staff Publications
Previous research on perceptions, satisfaction, and attitudes regarding the major commercial air carriers in the United States has provided little more than an interesting descriptive “snapshot” of the average air traveler. Building upon 20 years of work with the National Airline Quality Rating, the present study attempts to move beyond basic descriptive information of air travelers to identify attitudinal patterns and relationships in the way consumers at varying levels of travel frequency view the commercial air industry. Development of such a model allows key players the ability to improve their understanding of the prime drivers and perceptions of passenger behavior ...
A Study Of Facility Management Knowledge Classification For The Effective Stewardship Of Existing Buildings, 2013 Edith Cowan University
A Study Of Facility Management Knowledge Classification For The Effective Stewardship Of Existing Buildings, Robert G. Doleman
Theses: Doctorates and Masters
The aim of the study was to establish the Facility Management knowledge categories within the life cycle of a building context. The significance of the study stemmed from research undertaken into the compliance to Australian Standards 1851-17:2005 Maintenance of Fire and Smoke Doors within West Australian nursing homes, which demonstrated 87 per cent non-compliance. The level of non-compliance appeared to identify a lack of knowledge, and appropriately qualified and experienced personnel involved within the management of nursing homes (Doleman, 2008). The issues identified prompted the question on how facility management knowledge categories evolves and develops throughout the life cycle ...
Paths To Prestige: Consumer Culture And The Black Middle Class, 2013 SelectedWorks
Paths To Prestige: Consumer Culture And The Black Middle Class, David Crockett
This research excavates the consumption strategies of middle-class Blacks, investigating them through the lens of everyday consumption to better understand ethno-racial identity construction. The data is drawn on a purposive sample of middle-class Blacks living in the southeastern USA. Drawing on boundary theory, the findings reveal multiple strategies for ethno-racial identity construction at the interpersonal level. Informants draw identity-defining boundaries around essentialized notions of culture and networks of mutual obligation. Implications for the ontology of ethnicity and are discussed.