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Turning Packaging Into Profit, Rihaz Chughatta 2010 Selected Works

Turning Packaging Into Profit, Rihaz Chughatta

Rihaz Z Chughatta

Packaging can be an expensive function to maintain, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, Packaging can be a source of income for a company. More accurately, what if you took a look at your company’s Profit and Loss and saw Packaging as a negative expense? That’s right, you can turn packaging into profit for your company. How do you accomplish this feat? Glad you asked … read on to find three simple ways to start this process (and satisfy your curiosity) …


Maastricht Nuevamente, Wenceslao Gimenez Bonet 2010 Corporate Training Argentina

Maastricht Nuevamente, Wenceslao Gimenez Bonet

Wenceslao Gimenez Bonet

Era febrero de 1992. Los ministros de Asuntos Exteriores y de Economía de los países miembros de la denominada Comunidad Europea se reunieron en Holanda, exactamente en Maastricht. Allí firmaron un tratado donde se definieron los “criterios de convergencia” para poder participar a futuro de una mayor integración y, por tanto, disfrutar de los beneficios de una unión más estrecha, tan estrecha como crear una moneda única. Estos criterios se convirtieron en la vara que indicaba si los países estaban en condiciones de ser parte del proceso de integración definido por el Tratado de la Unión Europea, que entró en ...


The Faultline Activation Process And The Effects Of Activated Faultlines On Coalition Formation, Conflict, And Group Outcomes, Karen Jehn, Katerina Bezrukova 2010 Melbourne Business School

The Faultline Activation Process And The Effects Of Activated Faultlines On Coalition Formation, Conflict, And Group Outcomes, Karen Jehn, Katerina Bezrukova

Karen A. Jehn

This research examines the effects of group faultline activation on coalition formation, conflict, and group outcomes. We distinguish between dormant faultlines (potential faultlines based on demographic characteristics) and activated group faultlines (members actually perceive subgroups based on the demographic characteristics) and hypothesize that while dormant faultlines do not automatically turn into active group divisions, a group’s entitlement configuration can activate divisions among group members. Study 1 was a construct validity study to verify the psychometric properties of the activated group faultline measure and explain its connection to other process variables. In Studies 2 and 3, we tested our hypotheses ...


Proceedings Of The 2009 Nrc Federal Facilities Council/James Madison University Symposium On Protecting Large Facility Complexes;, George Baker, Cheryl Wilkins 2010 James Madison University

Proceedings Of The 2009 Nrc Federal Facilities Council/James Madison University Symposium On Protecting Large Facility Complexes;, George Baker, Cheryl Wilkins

George H Baker

Large, complex facilities pose unique protection challenges involving multidisciplinary expertise and collaboration among government, academia, and the private sector. The symposium served as a forum for sharing experiences in dealing with large facility catastrophic events and risk management. The symposium was organized based on the value of interaction among different people representing diverse disciplines. In many instances, such interactions lead to solutions that would not have been developed within disciplinary stovepipes. The venue was divided into three panels addressing physical security, cyber security, and real facility case studies. We were also privileged to have three keynote speakers including Dr. Charles ...


The Determinants Of Betting Volume For Sports In North America: Evidence Of Sports Betting As Consumption In The Nba And Nhl, Rodney Paul, Andrew Weinbach 2010 Syracuse University

The Determinants Of Betting Volume For Sports In North America: Evidence Of Sports Betting As Consumption In The Nba And Nhl, Rodney Paul, Andrew Weinbach

Rodney J. Paul

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) are studied to ascertain the determinants of betting volume on an individual game-to-game basis. Actual betting volume was obtained and aggregated across three on-line sportsbooks for the 2008-09 season. Independent variables such as the quality of teams, television coverage by network, day of the week, time of day, month of the season, etc. are included in a regression model to determine the factors that influence betting volume. The results reveal betting behavior is much like fan behavior as key fan-attributes, such as the quality of teams and the availability of ...


Chicago Microfinance Conference 2010, Karen Ahmed 2010 DePaul University

Chicago Microfinance Conference 2010, Karen Ahmed

Karen Hunt Ahmed

No abstract provided.


Understanding China’S Retail Market, Sheng Lu 2010 University of Rhode Island

Understanding China’S Retail Market, Sheng Lu

Sheng Lu

China’s growing retail market offers a range of opportunities for foreign investors, but some sectors are easier to access than others.


How To Acquire Management Consulting Real-Life Experience?, Raman Attri 2010 Selected Works

How To Acquire Management Consulting Real-Life Experience?, Raman Attri

Raman K. Attri

Many times this question has been asked from me. How did I make a transition from a hardcore scientist to a management / training consultant? I thought I would share some of my thoughts on this.


Le Rôle Des Administrateurs Salariés Dans La Régulation Collective À L'Échelle De L'Entreprise, aline conchon 2010 European Trade Union Institute

Le Rôle Des Administrateurs Salariés Dans La Régulation Collective À L'Échelle De L'Entreprise, Aline Conchon

Aline Conchon

No abstract provided.


Information And The Cost Of Capital: An Ex Ante Perspective, Peter Christensen, Leonidas de la Rosa, Gerald Feltham 2010 University of Aarhus, Denmark

Information And The Cost Of Capital: An Ex Ante Perspective, Peter Christensen, Leonidas De La Rosa, Gerald Feltham

Leonidas Enrique de la Rosa

Recent articles have demonstrated that increased public disclosure can decrease firms' cost of capital. The focus has been on the impact of information on the cost of capital subsequent to the release of the information (the ex post cost of capital). We show that the reduction in the ex post cost of capital is offset by an equal increase in the cost of capital for the period leading up to the release of the information (the preposterior cost of capital). Thus, within the class of models framing the recent discussion, there is no impact on the ex ante cost of ...


Fusion Product Planning: A Market Offering Perspective, Yuwen Chen, Janice Carrillo, Asoo Vakharia, Peter Sin 2010 University of Rhode Island

Fusion Product Planning: A Market Offering Perspective, Yuwen Chen, Janice Carrillo, Asoo Vakharia, Peter Sin

Yuwen Chen

Devices that integrate multiple functions together are popular in consumer electronic markets.We describe these multifunction devices as fusion products as they fuse together products that traditionally stand alone in the marketplace. In this article, we investigate the manufacturer’s fusion product planning decision, adopting a market offering perspective that allows us to address the design and product portfolio decisions simultaneously. The general approach adopted is to develop and analyze a profit-maximizing model for a single firm that integrates product substitution effects in identifying an optimal market offering. In the general model, we demonstrate that the product design and portfolio ...


Public Private Partnerships And The Public Accountability Question, John Forrer, James Edwin Kee, Kathryn Newcomer, Eric Boyer 2010 George Washington University

Public Private Partnerships And The Public Accountability Question, John Forrer, James Edwin Kee, Kathryn Newcomer, Eric Boyer

Eric Boyer

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are growing in popularity as a governing model for delivery of public goods and services. PPPs have existed world-wide since the Roman Empire, but their expansion into traditional public projects today serious questions about public accountability. This article examines public accountability and its application to government and private firms involved in PPPs. An analytic framework is proposed for assessing the extent to which PPPs provide (or will provide) goods and services consistent with the goals of effectiveness, efficiency and equity. Six dimensions—risk, costs and benefits, political and social impacts, expertise, collaboration, and performance measurement—are incorporated ...


Creative Library Support For Faculty And Students, Ellen McMahon, Larissa Garcia 2010 National Louis University

Creative Library Support For Faculty And Students, Ellen Mcmahon, Larissa Garcia

Ellen McMahon

This short presentation gives an overview of Library support can be embedded into course management systems. Librarian support offers students immediate help and answers to questions.


Triple-Loop Learning Within The Business School, Karen Leonard 2010 Indiana University-Purdue University

Triple-Loop Learning Within The Business School, Karen Leonard

Karen Moustafa Leonard

No abstract provided.


Core Competencies Of Micro Businesses As Sources Of Competitive Advantage: An Exploratory Study Of Street Food Vending, Eijaz Khan 2010 Asian Institute of Technology

Core Competencies Of Micro Businesses As Sources Of Competitive Advantage: An Exploratory Study Of Street Food Vending, Eijaz Khan

Eijaz Ahmed Khan

It is evident that business practices in large and medium sized enterprise are well defined, but little research has been done on the field of small scale and micro businesses. This research study focuses on an important part of the urban informal micro businesses sector: The street food vending. The objective of the study is to find out and analyze the core competencies of street food vendors as sources of competitive advantage. No study has yet been conducted on this field and this made the writers interested to analyze the core competencies of street food vending. In carrying out the ...


“Information Literacy, Changing Spaces, And Changing Sessions", Kelly Evans, Hal Kirkwood 2010 University of South Florida

“Information Literacy, Changing Spaces, And Changing Sessions", Kelly Evans, Hal Kirkwood

Hal P Kirkwood Jr

Poster Session for Academic Libraries of Indiana Annual Meeting.


The New Policy Portfolio, Frederick E. Dopfel 2010 Black Rock

The New Policy Portfolio, Frederick E. Dopfel

Frederick E. Dopfel

No abstract available


The New Policy Portfolio – Navigating Through Good And Bad Regimes, Frederick E. Dopfel 2010 Black Rock

The New Policy Portfolio – Navigating Through Good And Bad Regimes, Frederick E. Dopfel

Frederick E. Dopfel

No abstract available


The Charter Portfolio – How To Introduce Change Into Your Plan, Frederick E. Dopfel 2010 Black Rock

The Charter Portfolio – How To Introduce Change Into Your Plan, Frederick E. Dopfel

Frederick E. Dopfel

Challenging times have left many plan sponsors uncertain about market prospects, concerned about the current underfunded status of their plans, and flat out frustrated by the slow progress of introducing change on investments, benefits, and contributions policies. Can the educational innovation of the charter school be applied to your portfolio and help solve this conundrum? In this article, I propose the idea of the “Charter Portfolio” to jump-start the process and introduce meaningful change to your plan.


Reducing The Impact Of Ethnic Tensions On Economic Growth – Economic Or Political Institutions?, Atin Basu Choudhary, Jim Bang, Michael Reksulak 2010 Virginia Military Institute

Reducing The Impact Of Ethnic Tensions On Economic Growth – Economic Or Political Institutions?, Atin Basu Choudhary, Jim Bang, Michael Reksulak

Atin Basu Choudhary

We use a standard growth regression model and show that ethnic tensions reduce per capita growth rates. We also find evidence that “good” economic and political institutions improve per capita growth rates. More importantly, good economic institutions mitigate the effect of ethnic tensions on per capita growth while good political institutions do not. Consequently, it is foremost capitalist freedom that promotes peace and development.


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