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Teaching Leadership Through Interviews, Deborah Roebuck, D. S. 2009 Kennesaw State University

Teaching Leadership Through Interviews, Deborah Roebuck, D. S.

Deborah Mae Britt Roebuck

No abstract provided.


What Are The Social Benefits Of Homeownership? Experimental Evidence For Low-Income Households, Gary Engelhardt, Michael Eriksen, William Gale, Gregory Mills 2009 Syracuse University

What Are The Social Benefits Of Homeownership? Experimental Evidence For Low-Income Households, Gary Engelhardt, Michael Eriksen, William Gale, Gregory Mills

Michael D Eriksen

We estimate the social benefits of homeownership using an exogenous instrument based on randomly assigned treatment status from a field experiment that subsidized saving for home purchase for lowincome renters through Individual Development Accounts (IDAs). This approach attempts to eliminate the potential correlation present in previous analyses between unobserved individual characteristics leading to homeownership and traits leading to provision of social capital or local amenities. Consistent with previous work, we show that homeownership positively affects political engagement in simple probits. Instrumental variable probits, however, show no impact of homeownership on political involvement. IV results for other social outcomes are less ...


Warren E. Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., Todd Finkle 2009 Gonzaga University

Warren E. Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., Todd Finkle

Todd A Finkle

The case discusses the history and background of one of the most successful entrepreneurs, Warren E. Buffett, and the company that he built, Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. The investment genius of Buffett who is affectionately called the “Oracle of Omaha” is examined. The progressions of Buffett’s entrepreneurial endeavors are followed from his youth, college, Wall Street, investment partnership, and Berkshire Hathaway. The case discusses Buffett’s keys to success, including his value system, and investment philosophy. Students are required to analyze the entrepreneurial personality of Buffett as well as perform a financial analysis on the company. Students are required to ...


Internet Technologies, Ecrm Capabilities And Performance Benefits Of Smes – An Exploratory Study, Paul Harrigan, Andreas Schroeder, Israr Qureshi, Yulin Fang, Elaine Ramsey, Patrick Ibbotson, Darren Meister 2009 University of Southampton

Internet Technologies, Ecrm Capabilities And Performance Benefits Of Smes – An Exploratory Study, Paul Harrigan, Andreas Schroeder, Israr Qureshi, Yulin Fang, Elaine Ramsey, Patrick Ibbotson, Darren Meister

Elaine Ramsey

No abstract provided.


Trust Considerations On Attitudes Towards Online Purchasing: The Moderating Effect Of Privacy And Security Concerns, Patrick McCole, Elaine Ramsey, John Williams 2009 University of Ulster

Trust Considerations On Attitudes Towards Online Purchasing: The Moderating Effect Of Privacy And Security Concerns, Patrick Mccole, Elaine Ramsey, John Williams

Elaine Ramsey

The research examines the relationships between three common trust considerations (vendor, internet and third parties) and attitudes towards online purchasing. The study incorporates privacy and security concerns as a moderating variable and finds that these relationships vary depending on the level of concerns a consumer has when shopping online. Our study suggests that “fears” surrounding the Internet as a place to do business still hinders the use of it for e-commerce purposes, but that the presence of a reputable agent might in some manner mitigate this risk. In the context of business to consumer relationships trust in the vendor is ...


How Much Risk Can You Handle?: The Development Of A New Risk Tolerance Questionnaire, Courtney Droms, William Droms 2009 Butler University

How Much Risk Can You Handle?: The Development Of A New Risk Tolerance Questionnaire, Courtney Droms, William Droms

Courtney M. Droms

As we have all witnessed over the past few years with the economic downturn that has faced the world, individuals and corporations have been extremely risky with their investments in an effort to capitalize on high-risk and high-return investments. However, the global economy has been threatened by all of these risky investment decisions and there is now an effort underway by many financial institutions to overhaul the advice they give to both individual and corporate clients about the level of risk suggested for their portfolios (Mannes 2009). This research shows that an investor’s risk tolerance is not as stable ...


Using The Balance Sheet Concept To Help Students Understand The Current Economic Crisis, Chuo-Hsuan Lee, Mohamed Gaber 2009 State University of New York College at Plattsburgh

Using The Balance Sheet Concept To Help Students Understand The Current Economic Crisis, Chuo-Hsuan Lee, Mohamed Gaber

Chuo-Hsuan Lee

No abstract provided.


Real-Time Decision Support System For Healthcare And Public Health Sector Protection, Lance (Lijian) Chen 2009 University of Dayton

Real-Time Decision Support System For Healthcare And Public Health Sector Protection, Lance (Lijian) Chen

Lance (Lijian) Chen

Department of Homeland Security, Co-PI with Dr. Heragu, $3.3 million, year: 2010-2012.


Il Nuovo Principio Contabile Internazionale Per I Bilanci Delle Pmi, Claudio Sottoriva 2009 Università Cattolica del S. Cuore di Milano

Il Nuovo Principio Contabile Internazionale Per I Bilanci Delle Pmi, Claudio Sottoriva

Claudio Sottoriva

No abstract provided.


Werken Met En Voor Mensen In Kansarmoede. Een Evaluatie Van Het Project Tao Limburg, Birgit Goris, Ann Moreels, Wim Van Opstal 2009 CESOC, Leuven University College

Werken Met En Voor Mensen In Kansarmoede. Een Evaluatie Van Het Project Tao Limburg, Birgit Goris, Ann Moreels, Wim Van Opstal

Wim Van Opstal

Dit onderzoeksrapport is het resultaat van een evaluatie van het project ‘TAO – Team voor Advies en Ondersteuning’ in Limburg, dat in een eerste projectjaar liep van september 2009 tot mei 2010. De evaluatie vond plaats in de periode december 2009 tot juni 2010. Het doel van de evaluatie is het grondig onderzoeken van de specificiteit van het huidige project (een pool van opgeleide ervaringsdeskundigen); de meerwaarde voor het werkveld (i.c. toegankelijkheid en kwaliteit van voornamelijk de sociale hulp- en dienstverlening) en de doelgroep van mensen in kansarmoede; de efficiëntie en de effectiviteit van de organisatie (op vlak van personeelsbezetting ...


Business Failure Prediction Using Decision Trees, Adrian Gepp, Kumar Kuldeep, Sukanto Bhattacharya 2009 Bond University

Business Failure Prediction Using Decision Trees, Adrian Gepp, Kumar Kuldeep, Sukanto Bhattacharya

Adrian Gepp

Accurate business failure prediction models would be extremely valuable to many industry sectors, particularly financial investment and lending. The potential value of such models is emphasised by the extremely costly failure of high-profile companies in the recent past. Consequently, a significant interest has been generated in business failure prediction within academia as well as in the finance industry. Statistical business failure prediction models attempt to predict the failure or success of a business. Discriminant and logit analyses have traditionally been the most popular approaches, but there are also a range of promising non-parametric techniques that can alternatively be applied. In ...


Death, Dying And Dark Tourism In Contemporary Society: A Theoretical And Empirical Analysis, Philip Stone 2009 University of Central Lancashire

Death, Dying And Dark Tourism In Contemporary Society: A Theoretical And Empirical Analysis, Philip Stone

Dr. Philip Stone

Despite increasing academic and media attention paid to dark tourism – the act of travel to sites of death, disaster and the seemingly macabre – understanding of the concept remains limited, particularly from a consumption perspective. That is, the literature focuses primarily on the supply of dark tourism. Less attention, however, has been paid to the consumption of ‘dark’ touristic experiences and the mediation of such experiences in relation to modern-day mortality. This thesis seeks to address this gap in the literature. Drawing upon thanatological discourse – that is, the analysis of society’s perceptions of and reactions to death and dying – the ...


Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review And Research Assessment, Patrick Palmieri 2009 Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review And Research Assessment, Patrick Palmieri

Patrick Albert Palmieri

GOAL. To analyze the theoretical underpinnings of safety culture and to provide an assessment about the state of safety culture research in healthcare. METHODS. First, we reviewed the concept of safety culture, including its origination, disciplinary influences, and associated theoretical tenets. By describing the literature and discussing the interchangeable use of the terms “safety attitude,” “safety climate,” and “safety culture,” we are able to present the conceptual attributes associated with safety culture and present a definition of safety culture. Then, we discuss the psychometric properties for the most widely used instruments in healthcare. The article concludes with a discussion of ...


Rational Arithmetic Functions To Evaluate The Two –Sided Two Sample Kolmogorov- Smirnov Cumulative Sampling Distribution, Ceyhun Ozgur, J. Brown, M. Harvey 2009 Valparaiso University

Rational Arithmetic Functions To Evaluate The Two –Sided Two Sample Kolmogorov- Smirnov Cumulative Sampling Distribution, Ceyhun Ozgur, J. Brown, M. Harvey

Ceyhun Ozgur

No abstract provided.


Using Sports To Teach Finance And Economics, James Mahar, Rodney Paul 2009 Syracuse University

Using Sports To Teach Finance And Economics, James Mahar, Rodney Paul

Rodney J. Paul

Sustaining student interest in economics and finance is often a challenging task. One way to generate interest is through the use of examples that are interesting and relevant to the students. Sports provide many examples of finance and economics principles. In this paper, we provide seven sports examples that can be used to demonstrate various topics in and out of the classroom. These examples can be used either to introduce material or to assist more advanced students in gaining a deeper understanding of the subject matter. The examples have the additional benefit of providing memorable allegories to the business world.


Work Design In Situ: Understanding The Role Of Occupational And Organizational Context., Frederick Morgeson, Erich Dierdorff, Jillian Hmurovic 2009 Michigan State University

Work Design In Situ: Understanding The Role Of Occupational And Organizational Context., Frederick Morgeson, Erich Dierdorff, Jillian Hmurovic

Erich C. Dierdorff

Despite nearly 100 years of scientific study, comparatively little attention has been given to articulating how the broader occupational and organizational context might impact work design. We seek to address this gap by discussing how aspects of the occupational and organizational context can constrain or enable the emergence of different work design features as well as influence the relationships between work design features and various outcomes.We highlight how different forms of context might impact work design and suggest that this is an important and potentially fruitful area for future work design research and theory.


Untangling The Relationship Between New Venture Internationalization And Performance, Stephanie Fernhaber, Patricia McDougall-Covin 2009 Butler University

Untangling The Relationship Between New Venture Internationalization And Performance, Stephanie Fernhaber, Patricia Mcdougall-Covin

Stephanie A. Fernhaber

No abstract available


Human Resource Accounting (Hra): Techniques And Accounting Treatment, Asif Ahmed 2009 University of Dhaka

Human Resource Accounting (Hra): Techniques And Accounting Treatment, Asif Ahmed

Asif Ahmed

One of the most discussed dilemmas in the present accounting world is the Human Resource Accounting (HRA). Many theories have been given and many techniques have been proposed for valuing human resource. The main purpose of preparing this paper is the accumulating these techniques and methods and discussing the various aspects of these techniques and methods. The first phase of the paper I have given a detail discussion that have been proposed for valuing human resource till now. And in the second phase of the report I have discussed the accounting treatment and effect of these calculated human resources.


Beam Me Up, Scott(Ie): Institutional Theorists’ Struggles With The Emergent Nature Of Entrepreneurship, Howard Aldrich 2009 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beam Me Up, Scott(Ie): Institutional Theorists’ Struggles With The Emergent Nature Of Entrepreneurship, Howard Aldrich

Howard E Aldrich

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Yearbook On International Investment Law And Policy, 2009-2010, 2009 Selected Works

Yearbook On International Investment Law And Policy, 2009-2010

Karl P. Sauvant

Karl P. Sauvant, ed., Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, 2009-2010 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).


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