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Capm In Up And Down Markets: Evidence From Six European Emerging Markets, Jianhua Zhang, Clas Wihlborg 2010 University of Gothenburg

Capm In Up And Down Markets: Evidence From Six European Emerging Markets, Jianhua Zhang, Clas Wihlborg

Business Faculty Articles and Research

The pricing of equity in six European emerging capital markets is analysed using both the conventional CAPM and a ‘conditional’ CAPM wherein up and down markets are separated. International influences on the stock markets are also analysed. The empirical evidence from a sample of 1,131 firms from the six markets indicates that there exists a significant relationship between beta and returns when up and down markets are separated. The international CAPM performs well in some markets that have become increasingly integrated with the world market. The general implication of the analysis is that beta can be a useful risk-measure ...


Financial Liberalization And Banking Crises: A Cross-Country Analysis, Apanard P. Angkinand, Wanvimol Sawangngoenyuang, Clas Wihlborg 2010 Milken Institute

Financial Liberalization And Banking Crises: A Cross-Country Analysis, Apanard P. Angkinand, Wanvimol Sawangngoenyuang, Clas Wihlborg

Business Faculty Articles and Research

Several studies indicate that financial liberalization contributes to the likelihood of a financial crisis. We focus on banking crises and argue that they are most likely to occur after an intermediate degree of liberalization. Using a recently updated dataset for financial reforms in 48 countries between 1973 and 2005, we find an inverted U-shaped relationship between liberalization and the likelihood of crisis. We ask whether the relationship remains when institutional characteristics of countries and dynamic effects of liberalization are considered. The empirical results indicate that the relationship between liberalization and banking crises depends strongly on the strength of capital regulation ...


Reward Through Collective Reflection: An Autoethnography, Bonnie Amelia Dean, Michael Clements 2010 University of Wollongong

Reward Through Collective Reflection: An Autoethnography, Bonnie Amelia Dean, Michael Clements

Faculty of Business - Papers

This paper provides an exemplar to teachers and professionals for engaging with collective reflection techniques for vocational development and identity consciousness. Drawing on concepts of col lective reflection and autoethnography, this paper explores the journey of our academic teaching team through a combination of individual reflections, diaries and recollections that occurred during the application process of a teaching and learning award. This salient journey enabled us to reflect on 'what we do' and challenged us to deeply consider 'why we do it'. This experience has consequently had considerable impact on how we conduct our internship programme, how we view ourselves ...


What Could An Executive Coach Do For An Association Football Manager? A Commentary, Margaret M. Hopkins, Deborah A. O'Neil,, Diana Billimoria 2010 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

What Could An Executive Coach Do For An Association Football Manager? A Commentary, Margaret M. Hopkins, Deborah A. O'Neil,, Diana Billimoria

Management Faculty Publications

The lead article in this volume highlights several critical aspects of effective leadership in modern times. First, the importance of leadership as an interpersonal, relationship-building endeavor cannot be overstated. Second, the exemplary leader is a caring individual who demonstrates understanding and empathy toward others. For our commentary, we draw upon a well-developed stream of literature germane to these two core issues presented in the article. We compare and contrast the feminine and masculine aspects of leadership. In particular, we discuss the contemporary feminization of leadership and describe several integral attributes of feminine leadership – a communal orientation, transformational behaviors, emotional intelligence ...


Utilisation Of Foreign Trade Zones In The Global Supply Chain: An Exploratory Study, Hokey Min, Thomas E. Lambert 2010 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Utilisation Of Foreign Trade Zones In The Global Supply Chain: An Exploratory Study, Hokey Min, Thomas E. Lambert

Management Faculty Publications

Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs) are considered duty-free areas and, thus, not governed by the usual customs and tariff controls. In other words, the merchandise permitted in the FTZ may be stored, sold, exhibited, labelled, repacked, assembled, distributed and mixed with other merchandise without paying customs duty until merchandise is released from the zone. Deferred customs duties in the FTZs can contribute significantly to the profitability of the Multinational Firms (MNFs) that get involved in global supply chain activities. Thus, the utilisation of FTZs is believed to have a positive impact on export/import operations and the location decisions of MNFs ...


Employability And Marketing Education : Insights From The United Kingdom, Troy W. Heffernan, Weizhe Feng, Robert Angell, Yan Fang 2010 Plymouth University

Employability And Marketing Education : Insights From The United Kingdom, Troy W. Heffernan, Weizhe Feng, Robert Angell, Yan Fang

Faculty of Business - Papers

The importance of developing employability attributes within university graduates is gaining rapid momentum in the UK. One reason for this is that employers in the UK are disappointed by the quality of graduates moving into the workforce; this sentiment has also been echoed by the UK Government. With this in mind, attempts have been made to identify general attributes that lead to employability. However, to-date limited research has been undertaken to identify the key employability attributes for marketing graduates. Consequently, this study explores and identifies the key attributes for marketing graduates from an employer's perspective. Further, in-depth interviews with ...


The Village Voice: Masculine Identity Construction Within An Interpretive Community, Deirdre Duffy 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

The Village Voice: Masculine Identity Construction Within An Interpretive Community, Deirdre Duffy

Conference papers

This paper looks at how young Irish men construct their masculine self/identity/body keeping in mind the mediated world within which they find themselves, and considering their own more immediate social surroundings and influences, that is to say, their interpretive community. The research paper combines Foucault’s later writings on technologies of the self with literary theory, using critics such as Stanley Fish (1980) and his work on ‘Interpretive Communities’ to inform the study.


Why Do Inventors Reference Papers And Patents In Their Patent Applications?, Anthony Breitzman 2010 Rowan University

Why Do Inventors Reference Papers And Patents In Their Patent Applications?, Anthony Breitzman

Faculty Scholarship for the College of Science & Mathematics

Patent citation analysis is a widely used technique in the evaluation of science and technology. The basic premise behind its use is that papers or patents cited as prior art by many later patents tend to contain important ideas upon which numerous inventors have built. This does not mean that every important document is highly cited, or that every highly cited document is important. However, numerous validation studies have revealed the existence of a strong positive relationship between citations and technological importance (see Breitzman and Mogee (2002) for a review of validation studies).


Undergraduate Student Catalog 2010-2011, Nova Southeastern University 2010 Nova Southeastern University

Undergraduate Student Catalog 2010-2011, Nova Southeastern University

Undergraduate Programs Course Catalogs

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Integration, Alignment And Ict In Supply Chains, Edward Sweeney 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Integration, Alignment And Ict In Supply Chains, Edward Sweeney

Other Resources

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Peer Assessment Of Class Participation: Applying Peer Nomination To Overcome Rating Inflation, James Heyman, John Sailors 2010 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Peer Assessment Of Class Participation: Applying Peer Nomination To Overcome Rating Inflation, James Heyman, John Sailors

Marketing Faculty Publications

Having students actively engaged with each other in discussions has become an increasingly important and common aspect of the classroom environment. This increased emphasis has also meant that instructors need to find ways to effectively and efficiently evaluate class participation. In this paper, we describe the most common method used for these assessments and highlight some of its inherent challenges. We then propose an alternative based on peer nominations. Two case studies illustrate the advantages of this method; we find that it is both easy for students to complete and provides instructors with valuable diagnostic information with which to provide ...


You’Re Having Fun When Time Flies: The Hedonic Consequences Of Subjective Time Progression, Aaron M. Sackett, Tom Meyvis, Leif D. Nelson, Benjamin A. Converse, Anna L. Sackett 2010 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

You’Re Having Fun When Time Flies: The Hedonic Consequences Of Subjective Time Progression, Aaron M. Sackett, Tom Meyvis, Leif D. Nelson, Benjamin A. Converse, Anna L. Sackett

Marketing Faculty Publications

Seven studies tested the hypothesis that people use subjective time progression in hedonic evaluation. When people believe that time has passed unexpectedly quickly, they rate tasks as more engaging, noises as less irritating, and songs as more enjoyable. We propose that felt time distortion operates as a metacognitive cue that people implicitly attribute to their enjoyment of an experience (i.e., time flew, so the experience must have been fun). Consistent with this attribution account, the effects of felt time distortion on enjoyment ratings were moderated by the need for attribution, the strength of the “time flies” naive theory, and ...


Boards Characteristics, Audit Committee, External Auditor And Earnings Management: Chinese Evidence, Yongqing Li, Ian Eddie, Jinghui Liu 2010 Southern Cross University

Boards Characteristics, Audit Committee, External Auditor And Earnings Management: Chinese Evidence, Yongqing Li, Ian Eddie, Jinghui Liu

Jinghui Liu

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Preventing Security Breaches In Business, Pearl Jacobs, Linda Schain 2010 Sacred Heart University

Preventing Security Breaches In Business, Pearl Jacobs, Linda Schain

Criminal Justice Faculty Publications

Technological advancements are constantly changing the world we live in. These advancements are not only changing how we work but also the security of our workplace. High level white collar crime is rapidly becoming a fact of corporate life. Businesses want to avoid becoming victims of these white collar criminals so they attempt to institute controls on all aspects of their operations. These controls are far from 100% effective. Businesses need to take a different approach to the prevention of white collar crime. Perhaps more effective prevention programs can be developed by exploring the various theories of crime causation and ...


Imsa360: Winter 2010, IMSA Fund 2010 Illinois Math and Science Academy

Imsa360: Winter 2010, Imsa Fund

IMSA Fund Reports

Thanks to our visionary partners and supporters, IMSA is pushing the boundaries of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Their resources have had a powerful impact on campus and also have expanded our capacity to design and deliver innovative STEM programs to educators and students in Illinois and beyond.

In this issue, you will learn how IMSA and the IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education, our 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity, work with educational, business and entrepreneurial partners to re-imagine innovative models for STEM education. For example, corporate support for IMSA’s Energy Center is enabling a project ...


Equational Zero Vector Databases, Non-Equational Databases, And Inherent Internal Control, Roberta Ann Barra, Arline Savage, Jeff J. Tsay 2010 University of Hawaii at Hilo

Equational Zero Vector Databases, Non-Equational Databases, And Inherent Internal Control, Roberta Ann Barra, Arline Savage, Jeff J. Tsay

Accounting

Equational zero vector accounting systems, based on duality principles and the double-entry model, were designed as ontological control systems to help prevent and detect fraud and errors inherent in non-equational, single-entry systems. Non-equational systems lend themselves to fraud and errors to a larger degree because the internal control inherent in an equational zero vector system has no substitute. We use an analytical analysis methodology to show that an equational zero vector system provides superior inherent internal control over data completeness and data reliability. In the accounting information systems area, the most popular modern non-equational system, the resource-event-agent model, is increasingly ...


Does Organizational Culture Affect Employee's Readiness To Implementation Of Evidence-Based Practices?, Joseph Waller 2010 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Does Organizational Culture Affect Employee's Readiness To Implementation Of Evidence-Based Practices?, Joseph Waller

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

The emergent trend toward the use of evidence-based practices in children’s mental health services has been gaining recognition (Barwick et al., 2005). The motivation for implementing evidence-based practices is to build quality and accountability in the delivery of mental health services. Children with emotional and behavioral disorders should be able to rely on receiving services that can accommodate their personal needs based on the best scientific evidence available. Most children who receive evidence-based treatment display significant progress and do so much more quickly than children that receive other non evidence-based treatment or no treatment at all.

The importance of ...


Assessing The Effectiveness Of Whole Person Learning Pedagogy In Skill Acquisition, J. Duane Hoover, Robert C. Giambatista, Ritch Sorenson, William H. Bommer 2010 Texas Tech University

Assessing The Effectiveness Of Whole Person Learning Pedagogy In Skill Acquisition, J. Duane Hoover, Robert C. Giambatista, Ritch Sorenson, William H. Bommer

Entrepreneurship Faculty Publications

We describe a whole person learning experiential/behavioral skill pedagogy developed in an executive skills course. The pedagogy was designed to address recent criticisms of MBA education relative to program relevancy and the skill sets of students entering the workforce. We present an experiential learning model based on the concept of whole person learning, discuss how the model is used in the class, and provide an empirical assessment of skill improvement over a 5-year period. Using a pre–posttest with control group design to test student skill levels by way of an assessment center, the effectiveness of the pedagogy was ...


Is The Put Option In U.S. Structured Bonds Good For Both Bondholders And Stockholders?, Manish Tewari, Pradipkumar Ramanlal 2010 The College at Brockport

Is The Put Option In U.S. Structured Bonds Good For Both Bondholders And Stockholders?, Manish Tewari, Pradipkumar Ramanlal

Business-Economics Faculty Publications

The recent financial crisis has brought into spotlight various financially engineered products, their design parameters, and the impact of these design parameters on the bondholders and the common stockholders. We analyze the common stock performance of 134 firms issuing the callable-puttable bonds, a structured derivative security, issued between 1977 and 2005. We focus our study on the common stock performance of the issuing firms around the issue date and the put date. We use the Fama French (1993) four factor regression model to estimate the common stock performance of the issuing firms two years before and after the issue and ...


The Influence Of Social Responsibility Image Relative To Product And Service Quality On Brand Loyalty: An Exploratory Study Of Quick-Service Restaurants, Allen Z. Reich, Yueying Hazel Xu, Ken W. McCleary 2010 Northern Arizona University

The Influence Of Social Responsibility Image Relative To Product And Service Quality On Brand Loyalty: An Exploratory Study Of Quick-Service Restaurants, Allen Z. Reich, Yueying Hazel Xu, Ken W. Mccleary

Hospitality Review

Social responsibility (SR) is becoming an increasingly significant component of many firms’ strategic planning decisions. Research has shown that consumers tend to reward socially responsible behavior. However, there has been little testing of the construct in the hospitality industry. Additionally, when other important variables that influence consumer brand loyalty are considered, will brand social responsibility image (BSRI) still play a significant role? This study investigates the importance of SR and its impact on brand loyalty, relative to product quality and service quality in the quick-service restaurant industry. The authors were also interested to learn whether BSRI impacted consumers' image of ...


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