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Do Ethical Leaders Get Ahead? Exploring Ethical Leadership And Promotability, Robert Rubin, Erich Dierdorff, Michael Brown 2009 DePaul University

Do Ethical Leaders Get Ahead? Exploring Ethical Leadership And Promotability, Robert Rubin, Erich Dierdorff, Michael Brown

Robert S. Rubin

Despite sustained attention to ethical leadership in organizations, scholarship remains largely descriptive. This study employs an empirical approach to examine the consequences of ethical leadership on leader promotability. From a sample of ninety-six managers from two independent organizations, we found that ethical leaders were increasingly likely to be rated by their superior as exhibiting potential to reach senior leadership positions. However, leaders who displayed increased ethical leadership were no more likely to be viewed as promotable in the near-term compared to those who displayed less ethical leadership. Our fi ndings also show ethical culture and pressure to achieve results are ...


The Scu And Hkit Collaborative Education Agreement, Peter Miller, Raymond Cheng 2009 Southern Cross University

The Scu And Hkit Collaborative Education Agreement, Peter Miller, Raymond Cheng

Peter Miller

No abstract provided.


Una Nuova "Cultura Dell'organizzazione" Per Attirare I Lavoratori Atipici? Il Caso Della Germania, Kurt Vandaele, Janine Leschke 2009 ETUI

Una Nuova "Cultura Dell'organizzazione" Per Attirare I Lavoratori Atipici? Il Caso Della Germania, Kurt Vandaele, Janine Leschke

Kurt Vandaele

No abstract provided.


Rethinking The Business Model Concept With Eparticipation, Mutaz Al-Debei, Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Guy Fitzgerald, Tony Elliman 2009 The University of Jordan

Rethinking The Business Model Concept With Eparticipation, Mutaz Al-Debei, Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Guy Fitzgerald, Tony Elliman

Dr. Mutaz M. Al-Debei

Enhancing citizen participation in policy making using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is emerging as a strategic issue for political organisations. ICT-mediated participation, or eParticipation, projects range from the more traditional public sector initiatives, such as petitions and consultations, to attempts at integrating new forms of participatory Web 2.0 media. In this paper, we argue that the potential of ICTs to deliver sustainable eParticipation has not been fully achieved. This is mainly because of the lack of (1) effective coordination at the implementation level, (2) appropriate infrastructure, and (3) effective service design and development. In addressing this gap, we ...


Strategic Customer Service By John Goodman, William Bleuel 2009 Pepperdine University

Strategic Customer Service By John Goodman, William Bleuel

William H. Bleuel

Graziadio Business Review


Metrics For Ecommerce Website, Ahmad Ghandour, George Benwell, Kenneth Deans 2009 University of Otago

Metrics For Ecommerce Website, Ahmad Ghandour, George Benwell, Kenneth Deans

Ahmad Ghandour

No abstract provided.


Commercial Real Estate Concentrations, Elisabeta Pana 2009 Illinois Wesleyan University

Commercial Real Estate Concentrations, Elisabeta Pana

Elisabeta Pana

No abstract provided.


The Defense-Growth Relationship: An Economic Investigation Into Post-Soviet States, Bruce McDonald, Robert Eger 2009 Florida State University

The Defense-Growth Relationship: An Economic Investigation Into Post-Soviet States, Bruce Mcdonald, Robert Eger

Bruce D. McDonald, III

An important question stemming from the collapse of the Soviet Union is how defense spending has influenced the economic performance of the 15 member states since their establishment as market economies. This study furthers the understanding of the relationship between defense spending and economic growth using data from the states of the former Soviet Union from 1992 to 2007. A nonlinear production function was used for direct effects, and models of investment and employment were employed for indirect effects. Contrary to expectations, the findings show that continued reliance on the defense sector in post-Soviet states has helped overall economic growth ...


Consumer-Retailer Emotional Attachment: Some Antecedents And The Moderating Role Of Attachment Anxiety, Pavlos Vlachos, Aristeidis Theotokis, Katerina Pramatari, Adam Vrechopoulos 2009 ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece

Consumer-Retailer Emotional Attachment: Some Antecedents And The Moderating Role Of Attachment Anxiety, Pavlos Vlachos, Aristeidis Theotokis, Katerina Pramatari, Adam Vrechopoulos

Pavlos A Vlachos

No abstract provided.


An Exploration Of Loyalty Determinants In Greek Wine Varieties, Athanasios Krystallis, Polymeros Chrysochou 2009 Selected Works

An Exploration Of Loyalty Determinants In Greek Wine Varieties, Athanasios Krystallis, Polymeros Chrysochou

Polymeros Chrysochou

Purpose – This paper aims to provide a deeper understanding of the market structure of Greek red and white wine varieties and to measure the loyalty behaviour of frequent wine buyers in Greece.

Design/methodology/approach – The study measures brand performance and loyalty of four different Greek wine varieties. Based on stated preference data, basic brand performance measures are estimated through Juster purchase probabilities of brand choice. To measure loyalty behaviour, the polarisation index ? (phi) is used as a measure to model both loyalty to the brand name and specific wine attributes and their levels.

Findings – The findings of the present ...


Bmw Ag; Financial Performance Analysis, Asif Ahmed 2009 University of Dhaka

Bmw Ag; Financial Performance Analysis, Asif Ahmed

Asif Ahmed

The world is just recovering from a big recession. Various big corporations became bankrupt because of this. Many of the automaker giant posted loss during the last 2 or three years, like – Toyota and the biggest corporation of the world General Electric (GE) became bankrupt. More or less all the big corporations are affected by it. BMW, one of the automaker giant, could retain its’ profitability over last three years when the global recession take place. It also affected by the recession but cannot lose the profitability. This interesting thing inspires me to conduct research on the financial performance of ...


Northern Ireland Assembly Committee For Enterprise, Trade And Investment (Niaceti) Public Enquiry To Examine The Barriers To Renewable Energy Production And Potential Contributions To The Northern Ireland Economy., Elaine Ramsey 2009 University of Ulster

Northern Ireland Assembly Committee For Enterprise, Trade And Investment (Niaceti) Public Enquiry To Examine The Barriers To Renewable Energy Production And Potential Contributions To The Northern Ireland Economy., Elaine Ramsey

Elaine Ramsey

A written response was submitted by Dr. Ramsey and University of Ulster co-investigators Mr Derek Bond and Dr Norry McBride, based on 2 INTERREG IVB NPP projects - SMALLEST and MicrE. The project team was invited to attend Stormont Parliament to give further oral evidence.


Brand Ecosystem Strategy For Olive Oil, Musa Pinar, Paul Trapp 2009 Valparaiso University

Brand Ecosystem Strategy For Olive Oil, Musa Pinar, Paul Trapp

Musa Pinar

No abstract provided.


A Double Network Approach To International Production, Antonello Zanfei, Roberto Schiattarella 2009 University of Urbino

A Double Network Approach To International Production, Antonello Zanfei, Roberto Schiattarella

Antonello Zanfei

This paper builds on appreciative theorizing that has emerged in the literature over the past decade, according to which the multinational firm (MNF) can be identified as a “double network” integrating its national and foreign subsidiaries, namely the “internal network”, with a set of contractual agreements and linkages developed with other institutions, that is the “external network”. It is argued that this view has important implications, as it shifts attention away from the MNF as such, and focuses instead on local and cross-border relationships through which international production is organised. Based on this approach we highlight some elements for a ...


(2010) “Rural Economic Development Through Rural Markets: A Grass Roots Level Study”, Mohammad Muqeet Khan 2009 Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University

(2010) “Rural Economic Development Through Rural Markets: A Grass Roots Level Study”, Mohammad Muqeet Khan

Dr. Mohammad Muqeet Khan

No abstract provided.


Net Work Of Internal Audit Function As A Managerial Analytical Tool, ThankGod Agwor 2009 Rivers State University of Science and Technology

Net Work Of Internal Audit Function As A Managerial Analytical Tool, Thankgod Agwor

ThankGod C Agwor Dr

The paper examines the network of internal audit function and revealed how it is used as a managerial analytical tool in the use of human and economic resources at the workplace. The major highlights of the paper are divisionalization and distinct programming of auditing activities, including the steps in process control. The paper also revealed measures for safeguarding human and economic assets. It drew attention to the implications of internal audit function in the management of fraud.


Compensation Across Executive Labor Markets: What Can We Learn From Cross-Listed Firms?, Colette Southam, Stephen Sapp 2009 Selected Works

Compensation Across Executive Labor Markets: What Can We Learn From Cross-Listed Firms?, Colette Southam, Stephen Sapp

Colette Southam

There is wide consensus that chief executive officers (CEOs) of US firms earn significantly more than their Canadian counterparts. Using a matched sample, we find that the majority of this difference is due to US CEOs earning 50% more than CEOs of Canadian non-cross-listed firms. We find no such ‘‘US premium’’ for Canadian cross-listed firms, because the use of options allows the cross-listed firms to keep pace with their neighbors to the south. While firms that list only in Canada compete in the labor market defined by their national boundary, crosslisted firms appear to be competing directly with their US ...


Book Review: Mintzberg's Managing, Donald Nordberg 2009 Bournemouth University

Book Review: Mintzberg's Managing, Donald Nordberg

Donald Nordberg

This review considers Mintzberg 2009 book Managing, in which he revisits themes from his 1973 classic, The Nature of Managerial Work.


Building Social Capital Through Corporate Social Investment, David Cooke 2009 Southern Cross University

Building Social Capital Through Corporate Social Investment, David Cooke

David Cooke

Corporate support for the not-for-profit sector has been underestimated by many companies as a highly effective strategy to develop brand awareness, attract and retain top staff and build social capital. Some top australian companies have understood this and have well developed partnerships with the not-for-profit sector leading to mutually beneficial outcomes and positive societal impacts. In-depth interviews and case studies support this.


Evaluating South Africa's Post-Apartheid Democratic Prospects Through The Lens Of Economic Development Theory, Jonathan Marshfield 2009 University of Arkansas

Evaluating South Africa's Post-Apartheid Democratic Prospects Through The Lens Of Economic Development Theory, Jonathan Marshfield

Jonathan Marshfield

Political scientists have identified compelling correlations between economic development and democratic stability. In general, the wealthier and more developed a country, the greater its chances of maintaining a long-term, stable democracy. This Article evaluates whether South Africa’s post-apartheid economic conditions are trending towards conditions that generally correlate to stable democracies. It compares South Africa’s post-apartheid economic conditions to the empirical trends that development theorists have identified as correlative to democratic stability. This analysis is important because if South Africa’s post-apartheid economic conditions do not exhibit positive trends, this may suggest that despite the just end of apartheid ...


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