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Reining In The Cloud: A Call For Managed Collaboration, Uwe Muegge, Robert Derbyshire 2010 SelectedWorks

Reining In The Cloud: A Call For Managed Collaboration, Uwe Muegge, Robert Derbyshire

Uwe Muegge

In spite of the recognized advantages derived from cloud sourcing, the diminutive size of the professional localization community prevents language service providers from enjoying the same quality-oriented checks and balances inherent in large-scale collaborative efforts.


Controlled Language - Does My Company Need It?, Uwe Muegge 2010 SelectedWorks

Controlled Language - Does My Company Need It?, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

A controlled language is a natural language, as opposed to an artificial or constructed language. Natural languages such as English or German are languages that are used by humans for general communication. A controlled language differs from the general language in two significant ways: 1. The grammar rules of a controlled language are typically more restrictive than those of the general language. 2. The vocabulary of a controlled language typically contains only a fraction of the words that are permissible in the general language.


Employee Goal Orientation In Relation To Creative Performance, Nancy Da Silva, M. D. Borlongan-Conway, H. Tokunaga 2010 San Jose State University

Employee Goal Orientation In Relation To Creative Performance, Nancy Da Silva, M. D. Borlongan-Conway, H. Tokunaga

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Assessing Underlying Realities Of Accounting's Duality Check By The Accounting Equation : A Search For An Augmented Framework, Sudhir C. Lodh, Michael J. Gaffikin 2010 University of Wollongong

Assessing Underlying Realities Of Accounting's Duality Check By The Accounting Equation : A Search For An Augmented Framework, Sudhir C. Lodh, Michael J. Gaffikin

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

This paper explores a general validity of the prevalent Accounting Equation in determining the real wealth and accountability discharge through contemporary financial reporting. In so doing, an augmented accounting framework is developed in order to indicate the gaps that may arise in the accounting equation; which is inherent in the system if compared among different layers – sign to alleged to referent (Buarillard 1983, 1994; MacIntosh 2000, Ijiri 1986, and Mattessich 2003). We argue that this augmented framework will help in enhancing our understanding, at least at the level of pedagogy and for corporate governance and discharging social responsibility, about the ...


On Knowing Accounting And The Methodological Position Of Geertz, Hasri Mustafa, Michael J. Gaffikin 2010 Universiti Putra Malaysia

On Knowing Accounting And The Methodological Position Of Geertz, Hasri Mustafa, Michael J. Gaffikin

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

Since the calls to view accounting as a cultural defined discipline Geertz’s work yields significant debate from accounting scholars. This review paper argues that Geertz á la interpretive anthropology has been inaccurately discerned by many accounting methodologists. They overlook the theoretical anchoring Geertzian conception of culture schemes - “by isolating its elements”, “internal relationships”, and “in some general way” - that illustrate accounting as a kind of being of knowing – the form of what accounting comes to. The paper traces the implications of this on fundamental consequences for accounting research methodology and establishes direction to critic with a position of where ...


The Multifaceted Leadership Of R. J. Chambers: A Personal Reflection, Michael J. Gaffikin 2010 University of Wollongong

The Multifaceted Leadership Of R. J. Chambers: A Personal Reflection, Michael J. Gaffikin

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

I was working in a fairly insignificant accounting department of a (then) small university when I was charged with the responsibility of accompanying Ray Chambers and his wife Margaret to dinner.
He had accepted an invitation to the University from its Accounting Student Society and for us it was an important occasion to have such a distinguished visitor. During our conversation that evening Ray suggested I come to Sydney University as he thought I would find it (intellectually) stimulating. I took upu his suggestion and did not live to regret it. Working with Chambers was indeed an intellectually stimulating expewrience ...


From 'Break Out' To 'Breakthrough': Successful Market Strategies Of Immigrant Entrepreneurs In The Uk, Anuradha Basu 2010 San Jose State University

From 'Break Out' To 'Breakthrough': Successful Market Strategies Of Immigrant Entrepreneurs In The Uk, Anuradha Basu

Faculty Publications

This paper explores the strategies that enable ethnic minority immigrant entrepreneurs to 'break out' of local ethnic markets and 'break through' into more promising markets with greater opportunities. It analyzes the contextual and personal characteristics of the entrepreneurs that implement those strategies, based on a primary survey of South Asian entrepreneurs in the UK. The analysis suggests that breaking out of co-ethnic customer markets is neither necessary nor sufficient for entrepreneurial expansion. The critical factor is the entrepreneur's ability to break through into customer markets that are larger, by geographical reach or profit margins and value added. Many successful ...


Managing Disputes With Nonmarket Stakeholders: Wage A Fight, Wait, Withdraw, Or Work It Out?", Anne T. Lawrence 2010 San Jose State University

Managing Disputes With Nonmarket Stakeholders: Wage A Fight, Wait, Withdraw, Or Work It Out?", Anne T. Lawrence

Faculty Publications

How do managers respond when confronted with the demands of activist stakeholders over whom they exercise no direct control? What strategies do managers adopt, and why? Which of these are most effective—and under what conditions? Increasingly, businesses today face difficult challenges in response to changing public expectations and newly emergent techniques of stakeholder influence. New communications technologies enable activists concerned about business behavior to mobilize supporters around the world in real time. Many firms conduct their work on a global stage, where damage to reputation in one location can quickly reverberate around the world. This article develops a typology ...


Social Management Networks: Analysis Of Postings In Facebook Groups Related To Wildlife Management And Prospects For Data Collection Issues In Information Systems, G. Kent Webb 2010 San Jose State University

Social Management Networks: Analysis Of Postings In Facebook Groups Related To Wildlife Management And Prospects For Data Collection Issues In Information Systems, G. Kent Webb

Faculty Publications

Rapid acceptance and development of social network applications provide opportunities to gather data at low costs and to allow for coordinated use of this information for management. The phrase “social management networks” is proposed to focus study on social networks used for management objectives. This paper examines frequency of postings on Facebook groups related to wildlife management in order to see how this application is being developed to support these social management networks. Also, a survey of college business students is analyzed to see how social networking applications might be used to support environmental scanning using surveys. The results suggest ...


Analysis Of The Relation Of Corn And Soybeans Futures And Etf Prices., Stoyu Ivanov 2010 San Jose State University

Analysis Of The Relation Of Corn And Soybeans Futures And Etf Prices., Stoyu Ivanov

Faculty Publications

In this study I examine the relation between corn and soybeans exchange traded funds and their respective futures contracts. Considering that the exchange traded funds for these commodities track an index based on a basket of the futures instruments a natural link exists between exchange traded funds and futures contracts. This is the first study, to the best of my knowledge, to examine this relation by using cointegration methodology and provide a Vector Error Correction Model of the relation between these two prices.


Esops And Corporate Officers' Compensation., Stoyu Ivanov 2010 San Jose State University

Esops And Corporate Officers' Compensation., Stoyu Ivanov

Faculty Publications

In the literature two major hypotheses have been developed for Employee Stock Ownership Plans used as a takeover defense, the management entrenchment and shareholder interest hypotheses, with the existing research not finding conclusive evidence for either one. In this paper we provide evidence that the entrenchmenthypothesis is not supported by finding that Employee Stock Ownership Plan firms pay less to their managers than non-Employee Stock Ownership Plan firms. If managers were truly entrenched they would have been able to expropriate wealth from the existing shareholders, which appears not to be the case for Employee Stock Ownership Plan firms.


Roads: Leading Indicators Show Ramp-Up In Activity, SHISHIR MATHUR, Kunal Katara 2010 San Jose State University

Roads: Leading Indicators Show Ramp-Up In Activity, Shishir Mathur, Kunal Katara

Faculty Publications, Urban and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Crummer/Suntrust Portfolio: Analysis And Recommendations [2010], Kate Morgenier, Eric Bindslev, Chris MacLellan, Sean Warrington, Varun Kumar, Joshua Truitt, Tolu Odulesi, Richard Rankin, Beth Owens 2010 Rollins College

Crummer/Suntrust Portfolio: Analysis And Recommendations [2010], Kate Morgenier, Eric Bindslev, Chris Maclellan, Sean Warrington, Varun Kumar, Joshua Truitt, Tolu Odulesi, Richard Rankin, Beth Owens

SunTrust Portfolios

The team believes that a market-weighted portfolio is the most appropriate strategy for the Crummer/ SunTrust Endowment in the coming year. This is not the time for a more aggressive position because there still are monsters in the market’s closet capable of sending us back into the abyss. This economic and market outlook explains their reasoning.


Scholars Day Program Of Events 2010, Carl Goodson Honors Program 2010 Ouachita Baptist University

Scholars Day Program Of Events 2010, Carl Goodson Honors Program

Scholars Day

No abstract provided.


Ftc Guidelines On Endorsements And Online Consumer Reviews: Biasing Consumers' Intent To Buy, Alexander Cole 2010 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Ftc Guidelines On Endorsements And Online Consumer Reviews: Biasing Consumers' Intent To Buy, Alexander Cole

Inquiry: The University of Arkansas Undergraduate Research Journal

New FTC guidelines have been created to control improperly used endorsements with online consumer reviews. These guidelines state that bloggers and word-of-mouth marketers must disclose material connections if they are being endorsed in any way, and a paid endorsement is considered deceptive if it makes false or misleading claims. This study examines how this regulation may influence consumers’ attitudes and behaviors regarding online reviews. The present research tests whether: a) previously documented bias effects of negative and positive reviews still exist under new guidelines; b) the minimal FTC requirements are sufficient to properly inform consumers; and c) a more standardized ...


American Library Association Annual Conference Presentation - Chicago, Richard J. Moniz 2010 Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte

American Library Association Annual Conference Presentation - Chicago, Richard J. Moniz

Library Staff Publications

This PowerPoint presentation was delivered as part of a talk for the American Library Association's Annual Conference in Chicago, IL (sponsored by ALA's Library Leadership & Management Association). It focuses on a variety of practical ways that the libraries at Johnson & Wales University's Florida and North Carolina campuses have sought to both understand and respond to student concerns. Assessments touched upon include LibQUAL+, annual library surveys, focus groups, etc. A more detailed description of this presentation is also available in Library Administration & Management.


Different Tourists - Different Perceptions Of Different Cities Consequences For Destination Image Measurement And Strategic Destination Marketing, Sara Dolnicar, T. Huybers 2010 University of Wollongong

Different Tourists - Different Perceptions Of Different Cities Consequences For Destination Image Measurement And Strategic Destination Marketing, Sara Dolnicar, T. Huybers

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

A destination marketing organization is charged with the task of convincingly appealing to potential visitors and so attracting them to their destination. Destination image plays a central role in this process and the effect of destination image on destination choice decisions has been well established in the tourism literature (see, for instance, Tapachai & Waryzcak, 2000). It is also known that visitors generally do not constitute one homogenous group. Another key challenge of a destination marketing organization, consequently, is to identify sub-markets of visitors. The uncovering of separate target markets, captured by the concept of market segmentation, is well recognized by ...


Desalinated Versus Recycled Water – What Does The Public Think?, Sara Dolnicar, A. Hurlimann 2010 University of Wollongong

Desalinated Versus Recycled Water – What Does The Public Think?, Sara Dolnicar, A. Hurlimann

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

A survey study was conducted with 1495 Australians asking them about their likelihood of using desalinated and recycled water for a range of purposes and for their assessment of statements related to desalinated and recycled water. Results indicate that – in contrast to study findings three years ago – the stated likelihood of using desalinated water was higher than that for recycled water for all purposes. The analysis of attitudinal statements provides insight into the possible reasons for these results: Australians perceive recycled water as a higher health risk and desalinated water as more expensive. Perceived health risk, appears to dominate people ...


The Health Service Bus: An Architecture And Case Study In Achieving Interoperability In Healthcare, Amanda Ryan, Peter W. Eklund 2010 University of Wollongong

The Health Service Bus: An Architecture And Case Study In Achieving Interoperability In Healthcare, Amanda Ryan, Peter W. Eklund

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

Interoperability in healthcare is a requirement for effective communication between entities, to ensure timely access to up to-date patient information and medical knowledge, and thus facilitate consistent patient care. An interoperability framework called the Health Service Bus (HSB), based on the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) middleware software architecture is presented here as a solution to all three levels of interoperability as defined by the HL7 EHR Interoperability Work group in their definitive white paper “Coming to Terms”. A prototype HSB system was implemented based on the Mule Open-Source ESB and is outlined and discussed, followed by a clinically-based example.


Cultural Transitions: Teaching, Assessment And Acknowledgement, Sandra H. Chapple, Louise C. Rossetto 2010 University of Wollongong

Cultural Transitions: Teaching, Assessment And Acknowledgement, Sandra H. Chapple, Louise C. Rossetto

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

This paper outlines the multi-strategy approach adopted in a post-graduate subject at an Australian university to develop graduate qualities in international students and to educate them with respect to acknowledged Western referencing conventions. The international student body in Australian universities has increased markedly in recent years with the corporatisation of the university sector. These students have different educational backgrounds and expectations with respect to their Australian student experience, and they face a range of difficulties in a new educational environment. Further, their understanding of plagiarism and correct referencing styles may be different to that of a student in a Western ...


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