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The Important Role Of Change Management In Environment Management System Implementation, Mary Eileen Graham, S Ronnenberg, F Mahmoodi 2010 Syracuse University

The Important Role Of Change Management In Environment Management System Implementation, Mary Eileen Graham, S Ronnenberg, F Mahmoodi

Mary Eileen Graham

No abstract provided.


Sacred Hospitality, Thomas A. Maier 2010 DePaul University

Sacred Hospitality, Thomas A. Maier

Thomas A. Maier

Sacred Hospitality explores the nature, meaning, and commonality of values exemplified in the Judeo-Christian tradition beginning with the singular hospitality event of Abraham's welcoming and hosting traveling visitors. Such hospitality entails food, drink and accommodation of and for others, more importantly, genuine hospitality is possible only when persons know who they are, having a self to give, and are happy to share that self with others. In order to offer and practice hospitality in a Sacred context we have to take a look around and welcome others who are in need.


Uncovering Europe’S Best Goalscorers From The 2009-2010 Season, Joel Oberstone 2010 University of San Francisco

Uncovering Europe’S Best Goalscorers From The 2009-2010 Season, Joel Oberstone

Joel Oberstone

The search for great goalscorers in football has been traditionally tunnel-visioned. Prestigious individual football awards, such as the Golden Boot and the Ballon d’Or, are almost automatically given to the player with the highest goal count. Simple. Nothing usually complicated about this selection process. Except, this one-dimensional approach may be missing some less-then-obvious gems of goalscoring by not considering the overall contributions a player makes to his team’s offensive performance as indicated by more subtle measures.

The contributions made during the 2009-2010 season by the 20 leading goal scorers from each of the six most prestigious football leagues ...


Engaged In What? So What? A Role-Based Perspective For The Future Of Employee Engagement, Theresa M. Welbourne 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Engaged In What? So What? A Role-Based Perspective For The Future Of Employee Engagement, Theresa M. Welbourne

Theresa M. Welbourne, PhD

No abstract provided.


Fostering The Innovative Behaviour Of Sme Employees: A Social Capital Perspective, Matthew J. Xerri, Yvonne Brunetto 2010 Southern Cross University

Fostering The Innovative Behaviour Of Sme Employees: A Social Capital Perspective, Matthew J. Xerri, Yvonne Brunetto

Matthew J Xerri

Although developing the innovative behaviour of employees is considered to contribute to improving organisational efficiency and effectiveness, very little is known about innovative behaviour within the context of small to medium enterprises (SMEs). Human resource managers who are able to develop the innovative behaviour of employees create an opportunity in which an employee's behaviour can be aligned with organisational goals. This study explores several antecedents contributing to the innovative behaviour of employees. The findings confirm that the organisational factors tested affect both the innovative behaviour of employees and the innovative culture that supports innovative behaviour in the workplace. These ...


Business Roundtable: Patents & Business Intelligence, Amy Jansen 2010 Selected Works

Business Roundtable: Patents & Business Intelligence, Amy Jansen

Amy Jansen

No abstract provided.


Foreign Capital Investments And Economic Crises In Turkey, Osman Nuri ARAS, Mustafa Öztürk 2010 Selected Works

Foreign Capital Investments And Economic Crises In Turkey, Osman Nuri Aras, Mustafa Öztürk

Osman Nuri Aras

1970’s financial liberalization has been followed by the liberalization of
commercial markets in the process of globalization. Liberalization of financial
markets has caused the acceleration of capital flows and the increase of their
volume. Capital that flows to developing countries suffering from saving gaps has
positive effects on the economies when they entered into these countries and lead
to destabilizations on their economies when they went out. The influences of
capital flows, especially the ones of speculative capital, have been observed in the
financial crises erupted in international level since the 1990s.
By performing the financial liberalization, Turkey has ...


Constitutional Economics, Fiscal Policy Rules, And The Case Of Turkey, Osman Nuri ARAS, Mustafa Öztürk 2010 Selected Works

Constitutional Economics, Fiscal Policy Rules, And The Case Of Turkey, Osman Nuri Aras, Mustafa Öztürk

Osman Nuri Aras

Discretionary fiscal policies have arisen because of dominant Keynesian economic policies from 1930’s to 1970’s. Public expenditures intensively and excessively increased in order to ensure macroeconomic stability during this period. Many countries faced the emergence of macroeconomic problems such as affectively using public resources, budget deficit and inflation. As a result, Keynesian economic policies and the stagnation experienced in following high inflation years have faced economies with stagflation process in the 1970’s. However, Keynesian approach did not solve the problem. Therefore, new economic approaches developed for solving the problem. One of the new economic approaches was Constitutional ...


Supply-Side Evolution Of Caravanning In Australia: An Historical Analysis Of Caravan Manufacturing And Caravan Parks, Rod Caldicott 2010 Southern Cross University

Supply-Side Evolution Of Caravanning In Australia: An Historical Analysis Of Caravan Manufacturing And Caravan Parks, Rod Caldicott

Dr Rod Caldicott

This exploratory study reviewed internal and external supply-side elements of caravanning in Australia, an area largely overlooked to date in the demand-side focused literature. More specifically, it investigated how caravan parks have developed over the passage of time and what role the caravan manufacturing sector (external element) and the park-based site-mix options (internal element) have had in shaping that development.

In 2011, the caravanning industry is only a mere shadow of its former glory days of the mid seventies, as recognised within its own national peak body, the Caravan, Recreational Vehicle and Accommodation Industry of Australia (CRVA), despite the current ...


The Impact Of Japanese Culture On Inter And Intra Organization Supply Chains, Carol Gill 2010 Melbourne Business School

The Impact Of Japanese Culture On Inter And Intra Organization Supply Chains, Carol Gill

Carol Gill

This paper examines the relationship between national culture, organizational culture and supply chain performance in the Japanese Automotive Industry. To do this it compares and contrasts organization behavior and performance at Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi. It concludes that whilst extant theory predicts at the national etic level that the Japanese collectivist culture would have high performing internal supply chains that the reverse can occur at the organizational emic level without intervention. It also finds that national culture shapes leadership style which had an impact on the success of culture change at Nissan and Mitsubishi. Finally, it finds that leaders and ...


The Role And Impact Of Hrm Policy, Carol Gill, Denny Meyer 2010 Melbourne Business School

The Role And Impact Of Hrm Policy, Carol Gill, Denny Meyer

Carol Gill

Purpose – This study seeks to investigate the role and impact of HRM policy, and the gap between policy and practice, on organizations and their employees. It looks at the role that soft policy plays in obscuring hard practice and considers the impact of unions and HRM role on policy. Design/methodology/approach – This study uses survey data collected from senior members of the HRM function in 189 large Australian organizations. Findings – The research found a gap between policy and practice with soft policy being used more often than soft practice. This gap had a negative impact on outcomes. Strategic HRM ...


Levels And Degrees Of Emergence: Toward A Matrix Of Complexity In Entrepreneurship, Benyamin Lichtenstein 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

Levels And Degrees Of Emergence: Toward A Matrix Of Complexity In Entrepreneurship, Benyamin Lichtenstein

Benyamin Lichtenstein

Abstract: Emergence is at the core of entrepreneurship research, which has explored the coming-into-being of opportunities, new organisations, re-organisations, and new industries, agglomerations, and so on. Emergence is also at the theoretical core of complexity science, which is dedicated to exploring how and why emergence happens in dynamic systems like entrepreneurship. I propose a definition for emergence, which leads to the notion that emergence can occur in ‘degrees’ – from 1st-degree emergence to 2nd-degree and 3rd-degree emergence. Next, I provide a complexity-based explanation for the driver of emergence – ‘opportunity tension’, which sparks the entrepreneuring process. Finally, I draw from recent analyses ...


Ethical Considerations Of Sales Channel Selection In The Field Of Entrepreneurship, Todd A. Finkle, Michael Mallin 2010 Gonzaga University

Ethical Considerations Of Sales Channel Selection In The Field Of Entrepreneurship, Todd A. Finkle, Michael Mallin

Todd A Finkle

Increased scrutiny of corporate actions in today’s business climate puts pressure on all facets of business to adhere to ethical practices founded on principles that are honest, fair and transparent to the stakeholders (Turner, 2010). The importance of business ethics becomes essential in the entrepreneurial setting. Consumer word of mouth and viral internet communications are just a few ways that a negative ethical image could ruin a small business. In fact, Rutherford, Buller and Stebbins (2009) point out scholars have yet to investigate the legitimacy of new ventures. Most of the known research that has been compiled by a ...


Regulating Compensation, A. Christine Hurt 2010 BYU Law School

Regulating Compensation, A. Christine Hurt

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Antecedents And Consequences Of Channel Alienation: An Empirical Investigation Within Franchised Channels Of Distribution, Ivan Lapuka 2010 University of South Florida

Antecedents And Consequences Of Channel Alienation: An Empirical Investigation Within Franchised Channels Of Distribution, Ivan Lapuka

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Investigating an important overlooked phase of interorganizational relationship evolution, which is currently hypothesized to progress through five stages of awareness, exploration, expansion, commitment, and dissolution, this dissertation proposes that in the long road between commitment and dissolution, the quintessential interfirm relationship is likely to be characterized by aprolonged period of relationship alienation, which then becomes the immediate precursor to the dissolution stage.

The dissertation utilizes social learning theory, behavior constraint theory, and alienation theory to explain apathetic behaviors of franchisees. The principal proposition is that certain characteristics of the franchise system’s operating environment inadvertently condition franchisee estrangement and failure ...


Third Party Access And Refusal To Deal In European Energy Networks: How Sector Regulation And Competition Law Meet Each Other, Michael Diathesopoulos 2010 University of Cambridge

Third Party Access And Refusal To Deal In European Energy Networks: How Sector Regulation And Competition Law Meet Each Other, Michael Diathesopoulos

Michael Diathesopoulos

In this paper, we will analyse the issue of concurrence between competition and sector rules and the relation between parallel concepts within the two different legal frameworks. We will firstly examine Third Party Access in relation to essential facilities doctrine and refusal of access and we will identify the common points and objectives of these concepts and the extent to which they provide a context to each other’s implementation. Second, we will focus on how Commission uses sector regulation and objectives as a context within the process of implementation of competition law in the energy sector and third, we ...


The January And Size Effects On Stock Returns: More Evidence, Vichet Sum 2010 University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The January And Size Effects On Stock Returns: More Evidence, Vichet Sum

Vichet Sum

The purpose of the present study is to provide further empirical evidence of the January and size effects on stock returns. The data used in this study are monthly stock returns, shares outstanding, and prices of all the stocks listed on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ. The data of monthly stock returns, shares outstanding, and prices of all the stocks listed on the NYSE are from January 1,1959 to December 31, 2007. The data of the stocks listed on the AMEX are from January 1, 1962 to December 31, 2007. The NASDAQ’s data are from January 1, 1971 ...


Our Clumsy System Is Best For Church And Market, Nathan B. Oman 2010 William & Mary Law School

Our Clumsy System Is Best For Church And Market, Nathan B. Oman

Popular Media

No abstract provided.


Creating State Incentives For Commercial Green Buildings: Did The Nevada Experience Set An Example Or Alter The Approach Of Other Jurisdictions?, Darren A. Prum 2010 Selected Works

Creating State Incentives For Commercial Green Buildings: Did The Nevada Experience Set An Example Or Alter The Approach Of Other Jurisdictions?, Darren A. Prum

Darren A. Prum

No abstract provided.


Modularity Moderating Between Governance And Competence Perspectives: The Effect Of Knowledge Interdependence On Firms’ R&D Scope Decisions, Won Hee Lee, Sebastian K. Fixson 2010 Samsung Economic Research Institute

Modularity Moderating Between Governance And Competence Perspectives: The Effect Of Knowledge Interdependence On Firms’ R&D Scope Decisions, Won Hee Lee, Sebastian K. Fixson

Technology, Operations & Information Management Working Papers

Uncertainty has long been understood as a stimulus for firms to manage their boundaries, i.e., to define the scope of their activities. However, two to some extent competing strategy perspectives – governance and competence – predict that firms faced with uncertainty would either increase or decrease their scope of activities, respectively. In an attempt to reconcile these conflicting positions, we propose a model in which the system-level property knowledge interdependence moderates the effect of technological uncertainty on firms‟ R&D scope decisions. To test our model empirically, we develop a new set of measures for knowledge interdependence and technological uncertainty, and ...


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