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Global Poverty And The United Nations, Ronald Paul Hill, Bahram Adrangi 2017 University of Portland

Global Poverty And The United Nations, Ronald Paul Hill, Bahram Adrangi

Paul Hill

The impact of poverty on consumers' lives has received considerable attention in the public policy and marketing literature, but primarily from the perspective of the United States. The purpose of this article is to examine global poverty using the multidimensional position advanced by the United Nations (UN). The authors provide a discussion of the history of the UN, from its founding during World War II to the present, with an emphasis on the resolutions, declarations, and conventions that guide its focus on poverty. Then, the authors present UN data on human development to create an understanding of the magnitude and ...


A Consumer-Behavior Perspective On Intimate Partner Violence, Debra Lynn Stephens, Ronald Paul Hill, James W. Gentry 2017 University of Portland

A Consumer-Behavior Perspective On Intimate Partner Violence, Debra Lynn Stephens, Ronald Paul Hill, James W. Gentry

Paul Hill

This research examines women’s experiences of and responses to intimate partner violence using the perspective of the extended self. From in-depth interviews with a demographically diverse group of women in the United States, the primary theme to emerge was that chronic abuse is experienced as the male partner’s ongoing campaign to incorporate the abused woman into his extended self, by appropriating or destroying the aspects of her that give her autonomy. The most important implication for agencies serving abused women is that many of their clients are faced with the daunting task of repairing or reconstructing their core ...


Marketplace Experiences Of Individuals With Visual Impairments: Beyond The Americans With Disabilities Act, Stacey Menzel Baker, Debra Lynn Stephens, Ronald Paul Hill 2017 University of Portland

Marketplace Experiences Of Individuals With Visual Impairments: Beyond The Americans With Disabilities Act, Stacey Menzel Baker, Debra Lynn Stephens, Ronald Paul Hill

Paul Hill

The authors explore how consumers with a variety of visual impairments handle day-to-day interactions with service providers, products, and services. Interviews with 21 people with visual impairments reveal that there are considerable individual differences in adaptation strategies, including the degree of independence desired and achieved. Interview themes are explicated by means of a conceptual model of the contexts and interplay of dependence and independence in the lives of people with visual impairments. The model suggests that independence and dependence are not mere opposites on a single dimension; rather, they are domain-specific and complex and are determined by both environmental factors ...


The Evolution Of Financing Structure In U.S. Startups, Carmen Cotei, Joseph Farhat 2017 University of Hartford

The Evolution Of Financing Structure In U.S. Startups, Carmen Cotei, Joseph Farhat

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

In this article we examine how startup businesses finance their operations over time. We employ the Latent growth modeling technique to test the financial growth cycle theory developed by Berger and Udell (1998). The data used in this study is the Kauffman Firm Survey, the largest longitudinal data set comprised of a random sample of U.S. startups launched in 2004 and surveyed annually through 2011. Consistent with the predictions of financial growth cycle theory, in the startup stage, entrepreneurs rely on initial insider capital sources such as personal savings, financing offered by friends and family, quasi-equity, and personal debt ...


Transparency In Financial Markets And Institutions: A Catholic Social Thought Perspecitve, Bridget Lyons, Lucjan T. Orlowski 2017 Sacred Heart University

Transparency In Financial Markets And Institutions: A Catholic Social Thought Perspecitve, Bridget Lyons, Lucjan T. Orlowski

Lucjan T. Orlowski

We argue that transparency, or information disclosure by public and private sector institutions should be viewed as an important component of the Catholic Social Thought process. A higher degree of transparency by a single institution denotes revealing a greater magnitude of truthful information that leads to optimization of actions by other individuals and institutions, thus ultimately, to maximization of social welfare. Based on the precepts of Catholic Social Thought, more detailed and unbiased information allows individuals to make more truthful observations of reality that subsequently rationalize their judgment and actions. This is particularly relevant for financial markets and institutions that ...


Transparency In Financial Markets And Institutions: A Catholic Social Thought Perspecitve, Bridget Lyons, Lucjan T. Orlowski 2017 Sacred Heart University

Transparency In Financial Markets And Institutions: A Catholic Social Thought Perspecitve, Bridget Lyons, Lucjan T. Orlowski

Bridget Lyons

We argue that transparency, or information disclosure by public and private sector institutions should be viewed as an important component of the Catholic Social Thought process. A higher degree of transparency by a single institution denotes revealing a greater magnitude of truthful information that leads to optimization of actions by other individuals and institutions, thus ultimately, to maximization of social welfare. Based on the precepts of Catholic Social Thought, more detailed and unbiased information allows individuals to make more truthful observations of reality that subsequently rationalize their judgment and actions. This is particularly relevant for financial markets and institutions that ...


Whse_And_Inventory_Familiarization_Chapt_1.Pdf, Anthony J. Jackson Prof 2017 Gyeongju University

Whse_And_Inventory_Familiarization_Chapt_1.Pdf, Anthony J. Jackson Prof

Anthony J Jackson Prof

Building sustainable and quality supply chains is now a central theme among distribution centers, manufacturers, and warehouses.  Linked to wider objectives such as lean processes, reverse logistics, and reducing environmental footprint.  Achieving this aim may be helped by having a quality workforce that understands the supply chain process and what contributes to quality excellence. 
Today, while most supply chains struggle with quality and having a knowledgeable workforce that can help achieve company goals nonetheless, most companies can’t afford to have expensive training programs or pay for costly supply chain courses that may or may not benefit them in the ...


Strategic Management Practices Help Hospitals Get The Most From Volunteers, Sean Rogers Ph.D. 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Strategic Management Practices Help Hospitals Get The Most From Volunteers, Sean Rogers Ph.D.

Sean Edmund Rogers

Hospital administrators are facing twin challenges with regard to their volunteers—a generational change that may mean fewer volunteer hours in the future, and the need to set strategies to manage and recognize the value of current volunteers. This report, based on a survey conducted with a group of more than 100 hospital officials, identifies a specific set of 23 management practices to improve the volunteer experience, grouped into four categories: job design; recruitment and selection; orientation, training, and development; and performance management and supervision. The report also highlights the importance of making a complete accounting of the volunteer contribution ...


Environmentally Friendly Industries: An Examination Of Ecotourism As The Solution To The Environmental Degradation Caused By The International Tourism Industry, Whitney Michael 2017 Johnson & Wales University

Environmentally Friendly Industries: An Examination Of Ecotourism As The Solution To The Environmental Degradation Caused By The International Tourism Industry, Whitney Michael

Honors Theses – Charlotte Campus

The increasing visibility of ecological alterations due to global climate change have required high-impact industries to reexamine their environmental impact. Transnational organizations such as the United Nations have identified the current management practices of the international tourism industry as a significant contributing factor to global warming. The high volume implications of the large-scale establishments necessary to lodging facilities in the tourism trade are responsible for damages such as resource depletion and pollution. Existing levels of environmental impact show irreparable and imminent damage to the world environment if current methods of the industry are allowed to continue.

New trends in consumer ...


2017-02-16 Faculty Senate Newsletter, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-02-16 Faculty Senate Newsletter, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate newsletter of February 16, 2017.


Open Educational Resources Textbook List, Zachariah Claybaugh, Chelsea Stone 2017 Sacred Heart University

Open Educational Resources Textbook List, Zachariah Claybaugh, Chelsea Stone

Chelsea Stone

Discipline specific OER textbook list for departments at SHU, compiled by Zach Claybaugh and Chelsea Stone.


When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going, Antti Fredriksson, Daniela Maresch, Matthias Fink, Andrea Moro 2017 University of Turku, School of Economics

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going, Antti Fredriksson, Daniela Maresch, Matthias Fink, Andrea Moro

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

A bank’s lending decision is affected by the amount of information it can access and by its capability to manage this information. The latter aspect implies that the bank has to decide whether borrowers should be managed in a local branch of the bank or in its headquarters. By looking at a sample of Finnish banks, the present research investigates a bank’s capability to extract profitability from both locally and centrally managed firms. We find that banks are able to properly discriminate between firms: those which should be managed by loan managers with expert knowledge in the bank ...


News Management Around Equity Private Placements, HSIAO-CHEN LIANG, WOAN-YUH JANG 2017 National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

News Management Around Equity Private Placements, Hsiao-Chen Liang, Woan-Yuh Jang

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

Private placement is the sale of securities to a limited number of qualified institutions or high-wealth investors. Although private placement is favorable for firms raising capital, it is relatively easy for managers to exploit it to benefit specific investors. Using a sample of Taiwanese private placements covering 2006 to 2010, we use both quantitative and qualitative variables to examine the determinants of the valence and tenor of media coverage around private placement announcements and study whether managers strategically perform news management. The results show that issuers will engage in news management around private placement announcements to facilitate the issue process ...


Start-Up Funding Via Equity Crowdfunding In Germany – A Qualitative Analysis Of Success Factors, Martin Angerer, Alexander Brem, Sascha Kraus, Andreas Peter 2017 University of Liechtenstein

Start-Up Funding Via Equity Crowdfunding In Germany – A Qualitative Analysis Of Success Factors, Martin Angerer, Alexander Brem, Sascha Kraus, Andreas Peter

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

Entrepreneurs often struggle to find sufficient funding for their start-ups. A relatively new way for companies to attract capital is via an internet platform, locating investors who in return receive something in return for their ventures. Equity crowdfunding is one of several types of crowdfunding, and is also known as crowdinvesting in the German-speaking realm. This article predominantly advances the scientific knowledge regarding the success factors of equity crowdfunding for German start-ups. The study conducted nine qualitative interviews with start-ups and crowdinvesting platforms. Its first result is that German start-ups select crowdinvesting because (1) it is a funding opportunity and ...


Antecedents And Consequences Of Procedural Fairness Perceptions In Personnel Selection: A Three-Year Longitudinal Study, Udo Konradt, Yvonne Garbers, Martina Böge, Berrin Erdogan, Talya N. Bauer 2017 Kiel University

Antecedents And Consequences Of Procedural Fairness Perceptions In Personnel Selection: A Three-Year Longitudinal Study, Udo Konradt, Yvonne Garbers, Martina Böge, Berrin Erdogan, Talya N. Bauer

Talya N. Bauer

Drawing on Gilliland’s (1993) selection fairness framework, we examined antecedents and behavioral effects of applicant procedural fairness perceptions before, during, and after a personnel selection procedure using a six-wave longitudinal research design. Results showed that both perceived post-test fairness and pre-feedback fairness perceptions are related to job offer acceptance and job performance after 18 months, but not to job performance after 36 months. Pre-test and post-test procedural fairness perceptions were mainly related to formal characteristics and interpersonal treatment, whereas pre-feedback fairness perceptions were related to formal characteristics and explanations. The impact of fairness attributes of formal characteristics and interpersonal ...


Mapping Potential Foodsheds In Iowa: A System Optimization Modeling Approach, Guiping Hu, Randy Boeckenstedt, Lizhi Wang, Susan W. Arendt 2017 Iowa State University

Mapping Potential Foodsheds In Iowa: A System Optimization Modeling Approach, Guiping Hu, Randy Boeckenstedt, Lizhi Wang, Susan W. Arendt

Lizhi Wang

Linear programming tools are used to gauge regional potential for local diversified agriculture required to meet the dietary needs of the population.


Crm Y E-Commerce, ¿En Qué Benefician La Estrategia De Marketing?, José Lopez 2017 Quonext

Crm Y E-Commerce, ¿En Qué Benefician La Estrategia De Marketing?, José Lopez

Procesos de Gestión empresarial (Business Inteligence)

Un programa CRM aporta a las empresas dedicadas al comercio electrónico una serie de beneficios imprescinidbles, que conducen al incremento de ventas. Gracias a esta herramienta, las empresas pueden llevar a cabo estrategias de marketing con software CRM con mayor facilidad


America's Anti-Violence Campaign: The Use Of Mediation To Reduce The Incidence Of Workplace Violence, Karyn A. Doi 2017 University of New Hampshire

America's Anti-Violence Campaign: The Use Of Mediation To Reduce The Incidence Of Workplace Violence, Karyn A. Doi

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

The author recommends that companies incorporate a mediation program into their anti-violence plans.


Strategic Management Practices Help Hospitals Get The Most From Volunteers, Sean Rogers Ph.D. 2017 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Strategic Management Practices Help Hospitals Get The Most From Volunteers, Sean Rogers Ph.D.

Center for Hospitality Research Publications

Hospital administrators are facing twin challenges with regard to their volunteers—a generational change that may mean fewer volunteer hours in the future, and the need to set strategies to manage and recognize the value of current volunteers. This report, based on a survey conducted with a group of more than 100 hospital officials, identifies a specific set of 23 management practices to improve the volunteer experience, grouped into four categories: job design; recruitment and selection; orientation, training, and development; and performance management and supervision. The report also highlights the importance of making a complete accounting of the volunteer contribution ...


Foreign Exchange Rate Effect On International Gaming Demand: An Examination From An Upscale Las Vegas Casino, Myongjee Yoo, Ashok K. Singh, Kasra Ghaharian 2017 California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Foreign Exchange Rate Effect On International Gaming Demand: An Examination From An Upscale Las Vegas Casino, Myongjee Yoo, Ashok K. Singh, Kasra Ghaharian

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

Las Vegas has developed into one of the world’s top tourist destinations, and the international market has become a vital stream of the city’s revenue. The objective of this study was to understand the foreign exchange rate as a determinant for international gaming demand in the Las Vegas gaming industry. This study applied the econometric modeling method of panel data analysis to secondary data originated from a Las Vegas Strip casino property. This study attempted to validate the foreign exchange effect through empirical investigation. Results of this study showed that foreign exchange rate has an impact on international ...


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