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The Effect Of The Emerging Paradigm Of Diversity On The Church And Its Leadership, Andrew Peters 2011 Australian Catholic University

The Effect Of The Emerging Paradigm Of Diversity On The Church And Its Leadership, Andrew Peters

Theses

Aims and Problems: Between the 1950s and 1990s, a paradigm-change occurred at foundational levels that has had global effect. In this research, I address a number of problems, related to leadership in the church, which have arisen out of this paradigm-change. The first problem relates to the validity of clerical leadership in the new paradigm. The immense effect of the current paradigm-change upon the church led some leadership gurus to propose a change in the locus of leadership in the church, from the clergy to laity. They implied that the clerical leadership was responsible for the deplorable state of the ...


Corporate Social Responsibility And Workers’ Rights (Chinese), Lance Compa 2011 Cornell University

Corporate Social Responsibility And Workers’ Rights (Chinese), Lance Compa

Lance A Compa

[Excerpt] Corporate social responsibility (CSR) brings an important dimension to the global economy. CSR can enhance human rights, labor rights, and labor standards in the workplace by joining consumer power and socially responsible business leadership—not just leadership in Nike headquarters in Oregon or Levi Strauss headquarters in California, but leadership in trading house headquarters in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and leadership at the factory level in Dongguan and Shenzhen. Ten years ago, I would not have said this. I viewed corporate social responsibility and corporate codes of conduct as public relations maneuvers to pacify concerned consumers. Behind a facade ...


Perspective Américaine Sur L'Alena Et Le Mouvement Syndical, Lance Compa 2011 Cornell University

Perspective Américaine Sur L'Alena Et Le Mouvement Syndical, Lance Compa

Lance A Compa

[Excerpt] Le climat antisyndical qui a cours aux États-Unis a conduit de grandes enterprises européennes à déménager certaines de leurs installations dans ce pays. Par exemple, BMW construit présentement une vaste usine en Caroline du Nord, État qui possède le taux de syndicalisation le plus faible aux États-Unis, et Mercedes-Benz met sur pied une exploitation en Alabama, autre Etat antisyndical. Là où les syndicats existent encore, leurs membres subissent de vives pressions pour accepter une diminution des salaires et des avantages sociaux pour preserver leurs emplois. D'après le Department of Labor des États-Unis, le salaire réel des travailleurs américains ...


Labour Rights In The Ftaa, Lance Compa 2011 Cornell University

Labour Rights In The Ftaa, Lance Compa

Lance A Compa

[Excerpt] Without an overall trade agreement containing stronger labour rights linkage than that of the NAALC model, advocates will have no central forum or mechanism for dealing with workers' rights in the Americas. This paper suggests that labour rights advocates can and should shape a new viable social dimension in hemispheric trade and demand its inclusion in the FTAA. The emphasis of this paper is on a viable, not a definitive or triumphant, solution. Workers and their advocates do not triumph in the current conjuncture of economic and political forces. They do not will their way to victory with the ...


Interview With Corinna Kimball-Brown, Portland Collective Housing, 2011 (Audio), Corinna Kimball-Brown 2011 Portland State University

Interview With Corinna Kimball-Brown, Portland Collective Housing, 2011 (Audio), Corinna Kimball-Brown

All Sustainability History Project Oral Histories

Interview of Corinna Kimball-Brown by Chris White at Portland State University, Oregon on March 3rd, 2011.

The interview index is available for download.


2011-03-03 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. 2011 Morehead State University

2011-03-03 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes for March 3, 2011.


Outcomes Of Cause Related Marketing: A Demographic Analysis, Syed Tauqeer Ahmad, Iram Batool, Salman Ali Quarshi, Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Ghulam Shabbir Khan Niazi 2011 UIMS-PMAS-University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi

Outcomes Of Cause Related Marketing: A Demographic Analysis, Syed Tauqeer Ahmad, Iram Batool, Salman Ali Quarshi, Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Ghulam Shabbir Khan Niazi

Ahmed Imran Hunjra

The purpose of this study determines the cause related marketing practices in Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry. Further this study investigates the relationship among the determinants of CRM and demographic variables. The sample size of this study was 629. The concern respondents were the post graduate students and employees of different universities and organizations. SPSS was used to analyze the data. This study finds that CRM is proven as strategic tool with multi-dimensional objectives like aligning their brand with worthy cause, by promising to contribute in monetary terms. Their sales increase and fulfill their corporate social responsibility that both are ...


A 10-Year Longitudinal Investigation Of Strategy, Systems, And Environment On Innovation In Family Firms, Justin Craig, Ken Moores 2011 Oregon State University

A 10-Year Longitudinal Investigation Of Strategy, Systems, And Environment On Innovation In Family Firms, Justin Craig, Ken Moores

Justin B. Craig

This article studies innovation in family firms, filling in some gaps in existent literature. The research addresses the idea of shifting leadership, different mechanisms of facilitating communication, and the importance to the firm of technical progress, linking each to innovation. Shifting leadership is addressed through the longitudinal design. Communication mechanisms are monitored through two constructs: scope of information and timeliness of information. Technical progress is included in an environmental uncertainty factor technoeconomic uncertainty. The findings suggest that linkages between established family firms and innovation may be substantially stronger than currently assumed by many.


Strategically Aligning Family And Business Systems Using The Balanced Scorecard, Justin Craig, Ken Moores 2011 Bond University

Strategically Aligning Family And Business Systems Using The Balanced Scorecard, Justin Craig, Ken Moores

Justin B. Craig

We take an integrated approach to align issues that influence the family and business, systems. Using innovation action research (Kaplan, 1998) we illustrate how the Balanced Scorecard, that includes reference to family business challenges can be introduced and used to assist family, members, board members and management in a third-generation Australian family-owned business. The process of scorecard development is discussed and the development of the core essence, vision, and mission statements, strategic objectives, measures and targets, which can be scrutinized by family, business stakeholders to ascertain consistency with the vision of the company, is outlined. We suggest, that, in the ...


Toward A Better Understanding Of Family Enterprising, Morris Mervyn, Justin Craig 2011 Queensland University of Technology

Toward A Better Understanding Of Family Enterprising, Morris Mervyn, Justin Craig

Justin B. Craig

By integrating stewardship theory and entrepreneurial orientation perspectives we contribute to the understanding of the concept of family enterprising. Using excerpts from a single case study we provide insight into how a third generation Australian family has evolved and transformed by embracing the notion of family enterprising, which, we suggest, places them in a strong position for sustainability across generations.


Balanced Scorecards To Drive The Strategic Planning Of Family Firms, Justin Craig, Ken Moores 2011 Bond University

Balanced Scorecards To Drive The Strategic Planning Of Family Firms, Justin Craig, Ken Moores

Justin B. Craig

The focus of this research is the measurement and management tool known as the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) and how it can be applied in the family business context. In this article we add familiness to the four BSC perspectives (financial, innovation and learning, customer, internal process) and illustrate how this can assist business development, management, and succession planning in family-owned businesses. We use an action research project to highlight how family businesses can professionalize their management by the adoption of a BSC strategy map that includes a family business focus and links the core essence of the family business with ...


Online, Mobile, And Text Food Ordering In The U.S. Restaurant Industry , Sheryl E. Kimes Ph.D., Philipp Laque 2011 Cornell University

Online, Mobile, And Text Food Ordering In The U.S. Restaurant Industry , Sheryl E. Kimes Ph.D., Philipp Laque

Center for Hospitality Research Publications

A survey of the top 326 U.S. restaurant chains in all categories finds the industry gradually adopting electronic ordering, in the form of online, mobile, and text orders. Quick-service chains, most notably those selling pizza, and fast-casual chains are far ahead of other segments in adopting electronic ordering, particularly using online approaches. Mobile apps are less common, although their use is growing. Although order-placing functionality is limited for mobile apps, the fast-casual chains are leading the way in allowing customers to place orders. Nearly all restaurant chains have a Facebook presence, but just 3 percent allowed ordering through that ...


Jones & Stevens - Account Book (Sc 248), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Jones & Stevens - Account Book (Sc 248), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 248. Account book for the Jones & Stevens general store located in Greencastle, Warren County, Kentucky. Index of accounts is located in the front of the volume, followed by the full accounts of the store’s customers. A label affixed to the ledger’s cover indicates that the volume was originally intended for recording information about Warren County court cases, but this was never done. The label is signed by James D. Hines.


What Now For Egypt?, Mary Ayad 2011 Macquarie University

What Now For Egypt?, Mary Ayad

Dr Mary B Ayad PhD

What now for Egypt? An Egyptian international arbitration PhD student at Macquarie University in Australia, Mary Boulos Ayad, tells GAR about some of the constitutional changes that are needed in Egypt and says investors and practitioners can trust in the new democracy.


Impact Of The Economic Downturn On Local Governments In South Carolina, William Tomes 2011 University of South Carolina

Impact Of The Economic Downturn On Local Governments In South Carolina, William Tomes

Georgia Journal of Public Policy

Across the country local government revenues have decreased while operating costs such as fuel, materials, equipment, and health insurance costs have significantly increased. In addition to reduced revenues, interest earnings for city and county government investments are low. These factors combined have created a difficult financial arena in which local governments must operate. While economists are reporting signs of economic recovery, many city and county budgets are just now feeling the full brunt of the economic downturn that began in 2008. On a daily basis, news media nationwide report local governments addressing budget deficits by cutting services, eliminating positions, or ...


Federal Earmarks In The State Of Georgia, Jeffrey Lazarus 2011 Georgia State University

Federal Earmarks In The State Of Georgia, Jeffrey Lazarus

Georgia Journal of Public Policy

Earmarks have been controversial ever since becoming a prominent part of the congressional spending process. Critics charge that earmarks fund projects with little or no economic value (for instance Ted Stevens’ “Bridge to Nowhere,”) but instead allow Congress members to direct government spending to campaign contributors (the charge leading to a federal investigation of the now-defunct lobbying firm PMA Group). On the other side of the controversy, congressional earmarks do fund a number of community improvements which are very valuable, at least locally. In Georgia, the fiscal 2010 appropriations bills included earmarks which allocated $450,000 to update College Park ...


A Structural Model Of Employee Behavioral Dynamics In Enterprise Social Media, Yan Huang, Param Vir Singh, Anindya Ghose 2011 Carnegie Mellon University

A Structural Model Of Employee Behavioral Dynamics In Enterprise Social Media, Yan Huang, Param Vir Singh, Anindya Ghose

Tepper School of Business

We develop and estimate a dynamic structural framework to analyze social media content creation and consumption behavior by employees within an enterprise. We focus in particular on blogging behavior by employees. The model incorporates two key features, which are ubiquitous in blogging forums: users face a trade-off between blog posting and blog reading as well as a trade-off between work-related content and leisure-related content. We apply the model to a unique dataset that comprises of the complete details of blog posting and reading behavior of 2396 employees over a 15-month period at a Fortune 1000 IT services and consulting firm ...


Who Should Bear The Administrative Costs Of An Emissions Tax?, JOHN STRANLUND, Carlos Chavez 2011 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Who Should Bear The Administrative Costs Of An Emissions Tax?, John Stranlund, Carlos Chavez

John K. Stranlund

All environmental policies involve administrative costs, the costs of implementing and managing policies that extend beyond abatement costs. We examine theoretically the optimal distribution of these costs between the public and regulated sources of pollution. The distribution of administrative costs affects social welfare only if public funds are more expensive than private funds, or if the distribution of administrative costs affects the size of a regulated industry. If having the public take on a larger part of administrative costs increases the size of the industry and this does not lead to lower emissions for a given emissions tax, then it ...


University Inc: The Mission Of Higher Education, And The Nudging Towards Commercialisation, Knowledge@SMU 2011 Singapore Management University

University Inc: The Mission Of Higher Education, And The Nudging Towards Commercialisation, Knowledge@Smu

Knowledge@SMU

Higher education has taken on a greater focus towards commercial possibilities, as the drive to convert research knowledge into money-making outputs intensifies. This has somewhat resulted in significant shifts in the way universities are run. Dr. Lee Chee Wee, founder of Lynk Group of companies, is one who can claim experience on both sides of the divide: the academia and business. He shared his views on how to draw the optimal from current systems and pressures at SMU’s Wee Kim Wee Centre.


Trend Of The Future, Not Flavour Of The Month: The Changing Private Equity Industry In Emerging Markets, Knowledge@SMU 2011 Singapore Management University

Trend Of The Future, Not Flavour Of The Month: The Changing Private Equity Industry In Emerging Markets, Knowledge@Smu

Knowledge@SMU

With memories of the recent global financial crisis still fresh in many people's minds, investors are shying away from anything that may sound too risky or complex. TPG Capital, on the other hand, is taking this opportunity to place their bets on the emerging markets. To secure its investments, Ashish Shastry, managing director and Southeast Asia head of this prominent private equity firm, recommended to the audiences at SMU's BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre, a road less travelled – engagement and consulting. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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