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Organisatie En Financieel Beheer Van Ondernemingen In De Sociale Inschakelingseconomie, Wim Van Opstal 2009 CESOC, Leuven University College

Organisatie En Financieel Beheer Van Ondernemingen In De Sociale Inschakelingseconomie, Wim Van Opstal

Wim Van Opstal

In de loop van 2009 werd aan het HIVA – Onderzoeksinstituut voor Arbeid en Samenleving (KULeuven) en het Steunpunt Werk en Sociale Economie een monitor voor de sociale inschakelingseconomie opgesteld. Met de sociale inschakelingseconomie bedoelen we initiatieven uit de sociale economie die de tewerkstelling van kansengroepen tot doel hebben, zoals beschutte en sociale werkplaatsen, de lokale diensteneconomie en invoegbedrijven. Het ontwerp van deze monitor en de uitdraai ervan koppelt verschillende administratieve databanken aan elkaar en geeft zo een profielschets van de sector op ondernemingsniveau en op het niveau van haar doelgroepmedewerkers. De profielschets van doelgroepmedewerkers binnen de verschillende programma’s van ...


The Role Of Rewards In Building Employee Engagement: A Survey Of Rewards Professionals, Dow Scott, T McMullen, M Royal 2009 Loyola University Chicago

The Role Of Rewards In Building Employee Engagement: A Survey Of Rewards Professionals, Dow Scott, T Mcmullen, M Royal

Dow Scott

No abstract provided.


A Cultural Explanation Of The Foreign Bias In International Asset Allocation, Bart Frijns, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk 2009 Auckland University of Technology

A Cultural Explanation Of The Foreign Bias In International Asset Allocation, Bart Frijns, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk

Bart Frijns

No abstract provided.


Information Technology Flexibility: A Synthesized Model From Existing Literature, Lawrence Ness, Tom Fullerton 2009 Capella University

Information Technology Flexibility: A Synthesized Model From Existing Literature, Lawrence Ness, Tom Fullerton

Lawrence Ness

Organizational leaders face an ever-growing set of challenges exemplified through customer demands and needs, in-creased global competition, and the pressure for higher returns. One way to accomplish these goals is through information technology. This literary review synthesizes an information technology flexibility model from eight different sources.The works of Dr. Lawrence Ness, an instructor at Capella University forms the center of the synthesized model and works from Byrd and Turner, Gerbauer and Schober, Bond, Hayes and Barnes-Holmes, Bhatt and Grover, Byrd, Pitts, Adrianand Davidson, and Overby, Bharadwaj and Sambamurthy provide collaborative information technology flexibility material.These eight sources combine to ...


Nanodistricts, Philip Shapira, Jan Youtie 2009 University of Manchester; Georgia Institute of Technology

Nanodistricts, Philip Shapira, Jan Youtie

Philip Shapira

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Inclusive Leadership In Bridging Cultures And Building Peace, Effenus Henderson 2009 HenderWorks, Inc.

The Role Of Inclusive Leadership In Bridging Cultures And Building Peace, Effenus Henderson

Effenus Henderson

The Third Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations Bridging Cultures, Building Peace United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Rio de Janeiro May 28, 2010 With the 21st Century comes a new and growing set of challenges facing private industry CEOS, government leaders, and NGOs. The changing global dynamics will underscore the need for greater collaboration, partnerships, respect, and dialogue across businesses, governments, and NGOs.


Methods For Detecting Non-Linear Effects In Latent Variable Structural Equation Models: An Exhibition Of The Two-Stage Least Squares Method, Pavlos Vlachos 2009 ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece

Methods For Detecting Non-Linear Effects In Latent Variable Structural Equation Models: An Exhibition Of The Two-Stage Least Squares Method, Pavlos Vlachos

Pavlos A Vlachos

No abstract provided.


Breaking The Change – Cynicism Cycle: A Role For Hr?, Isabel Metz, Brown M, Kulik C.T, Cregan C 2009 Melbourne Business School

Breaking The Change – Cynicism Cycle: A Role For Hr?, Isabel Metz, Brown M, Kulik C.T, Cregan C

Isabel Metz

No abstract provided.


Ontology-Based Information Extraction For Analyzing It Services, Amit Deokar, Sagnika Sen 2009 Dakota State University

Ontology-Based Information Extraction For Analyzing It Services, Amit Deokar, Sagnika Sen

Amit Deokar

Service Level Agreements (SLA) for multi-service Information Technology (IT) outsourcing contracts contain vast amounts of textual information. The SLAs provide details about a specific service, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to measure its performance; as well as process elements, such as activities, events, and resources that are integral in achieving performance goals. However, KPIs and the process elements may be interrelated. The knowledge of such interrelationships is often tacitly present in the SLAs. The aim of our research is to extract this hidden information from IT service contracts and analyze them to empower customers of IT services to make better performance ...


The Interactive Effect Of Extraversion And Extraversion Dissimilarity On Emotional Exhaustion: A Test Of The Asymmetry Hypothesis, 2009 Selected Works

The Interactive Effect Of Extraversion And Extraversion Dissimilarity On Emotional Exhaustion: A Test Of The Asymmetry Hypothesis

L. A. Witt

No abstract provided.


Sobre Las Causas Morales De La Crisis Económico-Financiera, Mario Šilar 2009 University of Navarra

Sobre Las Causas Morales De La Crisis Económico-Financiera, Mario Šilar

Mario Šilar

No abstract provided.


Open Innovation And Patterns Of R&D Competition, Kwanghui Lim, Henry Chesbrough, Yi Ruan 2009 Melbourne Business School

Open Innovation And Patterns Of R&D Competition, Kwanghui Lim, Henry Chesbrough, Yi Ruan

Kwanghui Lim

We explore the technological evolution of three microprocessor firms between 1976 and 2004. We trace how two initially small entrants (Intel and AMD) competed against a larger and more established incumbent (IBM). We show that changes in inter-firm relationships (as reflected by competitive and cooperative events) affect patenting strategies. Periods of increased competition correspond to greater patenting within patent classes in which the firms compete head-on. Periods of cooperation are surprisingly not always accompanied by increased patenting in complementary upstream and downstream areas. Despite changes in competitive regime, Intel and AMD exhibit a persistent dependence upon IBM for technology. Our ...


Regulation By Markets And Higher Education, Benedict Sheehy 2009 RMIT University

Regulation By Markets And Higher Education, Benedict Sheehy

Benedict Sheehy

Markets have a number of uses. One increasingly important use by politicians is as a means of regulating the supply and distribution of goods and services formerly supplied and distributed by governments on non-market bases. The use of markets as a regulator of higher education is not novel. However, the increased reliance on markets as a regulator of higher education is an on-going experiment with certain predictable failures. This article explores the uses of the market in the supply and distribution of higher education and weighs it against the stated policy objectives, with particular attention to the application proposed in ...


Enabling Agility In Existing Information Systems: A Capability Structure For The It Function, George Hobbs 2009 The University of Melbourne

Enabling Agility In Existing Information Systems: A Capability Structure For The It Function, George Hobbs

George A Hobbs

This thesis identifies how the IT function can create agility in existing information systems. Agility is the capability to quickly sense and respond to environmental perturbations. This thesis contrasts the agility perspective from a widely used industry framework with research perspectives on agility in the IS literature. Beer’s Viable System Model is a useful meta-level theory to house agility elements from IS research literature and applies cybernetic principles to identify the capabilities required of the IT function. Indeed, a survey of 70 organizations confirms that the meta-level theory better correlates with reported agility measures than existing practice measures do ...


Book Review: The Strategy Oven, Donald Nordberg 2009 Bournemouth University

Book Review: The Strategy Oven, Donald Nordberg

Donald Nordberg

Q. Why are there so many books about strategy? A. Because it is a subject we know so little about. There is an element of truth in this old joke. Strategy is both amorphous and important. Unlike most other subjects in business and management, it has no agreed beginning and certainly no end. It is difficult even to determine when "business policy" became "strategy", or whether strategy is the superset of organizational behaviour, human resources, marketing, operations, information systems, finance, accounting, and leadership, or a subset of each. Selecting an approach – and a textbook – involves a baffling array of choices ...


Il Controllo Dei Costi Non Strategici Come Contributo Al Miglioramento Della Performance Aziendale, selena aureli, antonio rizzuto 2009 Urbino University

Il Controllo Dei Costi Non Strategici Come Contributo Al Miglioramento Della Performance Aziendale, Selena Aureli, Antonio Rizzuto

selena aureli

This article analyzes the ways firms can monitor non-strategic costs. Great attention is devoted to side cost centres, where accountants allocate costs for generic goods and services that are largely provided by external suppliers and can be defined as non-strategic costs. The article starts with a review of the literature, then we propose the adoption of a cost-reduction program specific for non-strategic costs. Such a program can be used together or as an alternative to traditional control systems usually devoted to monitor and guide the company as a whole. This approach is pragmatic and aims to help firms to obtain ...


Commercialism And Universities: An Ethical Analysis, Steven Mintz, Arline Savage 2009 smintz@calpoly.edu

Commercialism And Universities: An Ethical Analysis, Steven Mintz, Arline Savage

Steven Mintz

No abstract provided.


“Making The Case For Changing U.S. Policy Regarding Highly Skilled Immigrants,”, John Tyler, Peter Schuck 2009 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

“Making The Case For Changing U.S. Policy Regarding Highly Skilled Immigrants,”, John Tyler, Peter Schuck

John E. Tyler III

No abstract provided.


The Application Of Mixed Methods In Organisational Research: A Literature Review, Jose Molina-Azorin, Roslyn Cameron 2009 School of Management, Curtin Business School, Curtin University

The Application Of Mixed Methods In Organisational Research: A Literature Review, Jose Molina-Azorin, Roslyn Cameron

Roslyn Cameron

Abstract: Mixed methods research (the combined use of quantitative and qualitative methods in the same study) is becoming an increasingly popular approach in the discipline fields of sociology, psychology, education and health sciences. Calls for the integration of quantitative and qualitative research methods have been advanced in these fields. A key feature of mixed methods research is its methodological pluralism, which frequently results in research which provides broader perspectives than those offered by monomethod designs. The overall purpose and central premise of mixed methods is that the use of quantitative and qualitative approaches in combination provides a better understanding of ...


China, Li Tang, Jue Wang, Philip Shapira 2009 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

China, Li Tang, Jue Wang, Philip Shapira

Li Tang

No abstract provided.


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