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An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman 2018 University of Akron

An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman

Honors Research Projects

Team Smucker Love was assigned the task of understanding recent graduates’ work environment priorities by the J. M. Smucker company. Through primary and secondary research, the team collaborated and discovered a variety of factors that are important to recent college graduates, as well as other millennials. This research seeks to define a few elements that can sway a recent college graduate whether to ultimately accept a position offered to them. Identified were five key areas of improvement at the target client, the J.M. Smucker Company, including technology in the workplace, work-life balance, workplace layout, work place culture, and amenities ...


An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman 2018 The University of Akron

An Analysis Of The Factors Which Effectively Attract College Graduates, Mandy Kaur, Kaleb Oney, Joseph Chadbourne, Kayli Bookman, Benjamin Beckman

Honors Research Projects

Team Smucker Love was assigned the task of understanding recent graduates’ work environment priorities by the J. M. Smucker company. Through primary and secondary research, the team collaborated and discovered a variety of factors that are important to recent college graduates, as well as other millennials. This research seeks to define a few elements that can sway a recent college graduate whether to ultimately accept a position offered to them. Identified were five key areas of improvement at the target client, the J.M. Smucker Company, including technology in the workplace, work-life balance, workplace layout, work place culture, and amenities ...


Social Media Marketing Strategies In The Organic Food Industry, John Haff 2017 Dominican University of California

Social Media Marketing Strategies In The Organic Food Industry, John Haff

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

This study used content analysis to review the social media marketing strategies of the organic food industry. The results reveal which social media channels are being used and which social media marketing strategies are being used. Qualitative techniques were used to generate a pool of eight organic companies. The social media channels used were highlighted by Chanthinok, Ussahawanitichakit, and Jhundra-indra (2015) as those used by frequency and the ability of the application to achieve the desired marketing goal. The marketing strategies assessed were categorized first as transformational or informational and then further subcategorized by the way it is perceived by ...


The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr 2017 Michigan State University

The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr

Geoffrey P Martin


The effectiveness of monitoring and incentive alignment as mechanisms for controlling agency costs have been explored separately and in combination, with monitoring substituting for weaknesses in incentive alignment and vice versa; this equates to positive substitution when describing how monitoring and incentive alignment interact to influence shareholder agency costs. We draw upon behavioral agency theory and findings from finance research to offer further theoretical insight into how these mechanisms interact to influence agency costs. Our results suggest that CEO earnings management aimed at preserving their equity wealth (an incentive alignment mechanism) is accentuated by higher levels of concentrated institutional ownership ...


Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson 2017 HenderWorks, Inc.

Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson

Effenus Henderson

Presentation to the Seattle SHRM Chapter on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion Standards at the National and International levels


Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles 2017 UCLA Law

Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles

Jeffrey John Miles

This Comment offers a potential solution to the conflict between the common law tradition exemplified by Kovacik v. Reed and the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“UPA (1997)”). The paradox arises at the dissolution of a partnership where one partner (the “capital partner”) has provided money to the venture and other partner (the “service partner”) has simply contributed his services, without drawing a salary. The partners have agreed to share future profits equally. Like many partners, they have not bargained at the outset over what will happen if their venture loses money. When the partnership does lose money, the capital partner ...


Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart 2017 KVL Economic Policy Research

Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart

Henk LM Kox

Targeted advertising can benefit consumers through lower prices for access to websites. Yet, if consumers dislike that websites collect their personal information, their welfare may go down. We study competition for consumers between websites that can show targeted advertisements. We find that more targeting increases competition and reduces the websites’ profits, but yet in equilibrium websites choose maximum targeting as they cannot credibly commit to low targeting. A privacy protection policy can be beneficial for both consumers and websites. If consumers are heterogeneous in their concerns for privacy, a policy that allows choice between two levels of privacy will be ...


Do Tax Directors Face Consequences From Tax Avoidance?, Liora Y. Schulman 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Do Tax Directors Face Consequences From Tax Avoidance?, Liora Y. Schulman

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

I examine the association between tax avoidance and tax director turnover. Specifically, I hand collect the names of tax directors and explore whether tax directors face consequences from making tax avoidance decisions. This unique dataset allows me to identify the tax director, who is directly responsible for taxes, which are one of the most significant accounts, and who prior literature has largely ignored due to a lack of availability of data. I find evidence that the tax director is more likely to face consequences, as measured by turnover, when their firm’s effective tax rate is above their industry median ...


Black Models Matter: Challenging The Racism Of Aesthetics And The Facade Of Inclusion In The Fashion Industry, Scarlett L. Newman 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Black Models Matter: Challenging The Racism Of Aesthetics And The Facade Of Inclusion In The Fashion Industry, Scarlett L. Newman

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The global fashion market is expanding every day, but often, the global fashion runways do not reflect that reality. On average, black models make up for six percent of models used on the runway during the fashion month calendar. This small percentage is also mirrored in advertisements and editorials featured in popular fashion magazines. In the 1970s, black models were met with great opportunities, and that success trickled down into the 1980s and the 1990s. As the 90s came to a close, top designers opted for an aesthetic that ultimately excluded models of color, but black models beared the brunt ...


Tsirik - Fold The Leaves So That Others May Be Guided: A Study Of How The Bribri Women Are Preserving Their Culture To Ensure A Sustainable Future For Their Community, Emily R. Blau 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Tsirik - Fold The Leaves So That Others May Be Guided: A Study Of How The Bribri Women Are Preserving Their Culture To Ensure A Sustainable Future For Their Community, Emily R. Blau

Capstone Collection

Bananas are one of Costa Rica’s largest exports, along with coffee, palm oil, and cocoa. The banana plantations are large-scale, are most often run by multinational companies, and are considered to be run as enclave economies (Equal Exchange, 2016). This monoculture crop production has been globally accused of human rights abuses said to include, but not be limited to, violating the rights of indigenous people and loss in culture and tradition. For this paper, I studied the effects that large-scale agricultural corporations have on the BriBri, a matriarchal and indigenous group who live on the Caribbean coast of Costa ...


First And Second Drafts Of History: The Case Of Trump, Foucault And Pre-Modern Governance, Donald Nordberg 2017 Bournemouth University

First And Second Drafts Of History: The Case Of Trump, Foucault And Pre-Modern Governance, Donald Nordberg

Donald Nordberg


How do we, as scholars – social scientists and historians – respond to momentous contemporary events? Our instincts urge caution, but the events demand action. While blogs and other media offer some paths, they can veer too much towards the snap judgments associated with bad journalism and simplistic representation. This paper consists of two essays, one embedded in the other, that challenge us to think differently about news, social science, and history. The impetus comes from an attempt to make sense of the first, muddled weeks of the new Trump administration in Washington. With reference to Foucault’s concept of governmentality, it ...


Jual Obat Aborsi, defaonline blog 2017 K-12 Data Center Dakota State University

Jual Obat Aborsi, Defaonline Blog

defaonline blog

jual obat aborsi- Kami beri jasa Aborsi dengan bantuan obat Cytotec melalui metode terpadu kami terbukti selama 4 tahun sejauh ini HANYA mampu mencapai keberhasilan aborsi sampai 97%. Tidak ada keberhasilan 100% atau mutlak karena ditentukan oleh beberapa parameter, kondisi badan setiap individu sengat berbeda satu sama lain. Tidak ada 1 pun orang di dunia ini bahkan pemenang NOBEL biologi sekalipun bisa menggaransi hasil dan reaksi yang sama persis pada setiap individu (tehnik sampling dan statistik), setiap obat yang diluncurkan di pasaran sudah melewati ribuan tes dan percobaan pada hewan dan manusia. ANDA HARUS TAU FAKTA INI. Hanya orang bodoh ...


Opening The "Taj" The Culture Of Fantasy, Judi Brownell 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Opening The "Taj" The Culture Of Fantasy, Judi Brownell

Judi Brownell

In putting together his grandest venture to date, Donald Trump used the principles of corporate culture to make his version of the Taj Mahal a reality. Here’s how you can apply the basics of company culture.


Personal Style Of On-Site Food Service Managers, Judi Brownell, Dennis Reynolds 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Personal Style Of On-Site Food Service Managers, Judi Brownell, Dennis Reynolds

Judi Brownell

Myers-Briggs Type Indicators (MBTI) assess preferences based on Carl Jung’s theory of psychological types. They are widely used in organizational development, management and leadership training, and team building. This study examines MBTl of food service managers in a single organization to determine whether food service managers have a typical personal style and whether this style varies.


Women Hospitality Managers: Perceptions Of Gender-Related Career Challenges, Judi Brownell 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Women Hospitality Managers: Perceptions Of Gender-Related Career Challenges, Judi Brownell

Judi Brownell

In spite of increases in the number of women who are both academically prepared and interested in pursuing hospitality management careers, women appear to be leaving the industry at a much higher rate than their male counterparts. Although women are better represented in lower and middle management than ever before, there has been no corresponding increase in the number of women in top level management positions. The author explores women managers' perceptions of the career-related challenges they confront in hospitality environments and suggests that inadequate access to informal information networks, lack of women mentors, and the impact of unique job ...


Personality And Career Development: A Study Of Gender Differences, Judi Brownell 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Personality And Career Development: A Study Of Gender Differences, Judi Brownell

Judi Brownell

What are the “right” personality traits for career success in hospitality management?


Middle Managers: Facing The Communication Challenge, Judi Brownell 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Middle Managers: Facing The Communication Challenge, Judi Brownell

Judi Brownell

Effective communication at all levels is a vital element of a smoothly running organization. Here is a look at how some middle managers overcame their communication problems.


The Research Forum, Judi Brownell, Michael Morgan 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

The Research Forum, Judi Brownell, Michael Morgan

Judi Brownell

We are pleased to present the first Research Forum, which we anticipate will become a regular feature of the Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly. During the past 18 months we received manuscripts covering a wide range of disciplines— including finance, food and beverage management, marketing, and property development. Our thanks both to contributors who considered the Research Forum as an appropriate outlet for their work and to our board of editors, who applied rigorous standards in selecting papers they found relevant and intellectually provocative.


Strengthening The F&B Purchaser–Supplier Partnership: Actions That Make A Difference:, Judi Brownell, Dennis Reynolds 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Strengthening The F&B Purchaser–Supplier Partnership: Actions That Make A Difference:, Judi Brownell, Dennis Reynolds

Judi Brownell

[Excerpt] One of the more intriguing food-service-operation trends of the past few years is the focus on building partnerships between food-service operators (that is, purchasers) and vendors. At the organizational level, companies are shrinking the number of suppliers with which they work and are developing close ties with a few selected partners.1 As we explain in this article, partnerships of this type are advantageous to both food-service operators and their vendors, because the long-term relationships create value and help the food-service operators maintain a competitive advantage.


Ingredients For Success: Career Development In The Hospitality Industry, Judi Brownell 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Ingredients For Success: Career Development In The Hospitality Industry, Judi Brownell

Judi Brownell

Hospitality managers can expect to confront five challenges in the decades ahead. A study of luxury hotel general managers identifies the skills and personal characteristics respondents perceived as most important to their career development, as well as the future requirements for unit level managers and the major challenges they anticipate. The author then maps those skills and personal characteristics identified by respondents against future industry challenges to suggest additional managerial needs. Recommendations are presented for development strategies that will ensure hospitality organizations identify, develop, and retain individuals with the "right stuff."


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