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Migrant Farmworkers' Access To Medical Care In The U.S., Jeffrey McCauley 2012 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Migrant Farmworkers' Access To Medical Care In The U.S., Jeffrey Mccauley

Agribusiness

This is a meta data analysis of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the United States to see if they receive adequate medical care when it is required. Not a lot of information is known about this population, and this study is trying to bring to light the problems that migrant and seasonal farmworkers are facing with respect to medical care. Studies were collected from across the United States and analyzed to see if migrant and seasonal workers are having difficulties obtaining medical care. It was found that the majority of migrant and seasonal farmworkers do not receive adequate medical care ...


How Do Start-Ups Obtain Their Legal Services?, Darian M. Ibrahim 2012 William & Mary Law School

How Do Start-Ups Obtain Their Legal Services?, Darian M. Ibrahim

Faculty Publications

This Essay is the first to examine, using responses to online surveys, the use of in-house versus outside counsel by rapid-growth start-up companies. It also explores, from the vantage point of the start-up’s entrepreneur, some reasons for that choice. The Essay tests several hypotheses derived from the economic and entrepreneurship literatures about the benefits of in-house versus outside counsel in the unique context of start-up firms.


March 2012, Inland Empire Business Journal 2012 California State University, San Bernardino

March 2012, Inland Empire Business Journal

Inland Empire Business Journal

Acting Ethically is the Only Option Being ethical has a higher cost in hard times than in good times, which makes being ethical difficult in our current economic climate. But, even good times can encourage bad behavior as one might get a sense of invincibility when the money is rolling in

Creating a Dynasty: Three Leadership Styles You Need at the Top (and the Followers Needed to Support That System) Dr. Jack Stark outlines the championship formula model that identifies three core leadership styles

Business Beyond Borders—Global Skills for Today’s Boards to Secure Tomorrow’s Success As the ...


Researching Teams: Nothing's Going To Change Our World, Arwen H. Decostanza, Gia A. Dirosa, Sean Rogers Ph.D., Andrew J. Slaughter, Armando X. Estrada 2012 U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

Researching Teams: Nothing's Going To Change Our World, Arwen H. Decostanza, Gia A. Dirosa, Sean Rogers Ph.D., Andrew J. Slaughter, Armando X. Estrada

Articles and Chapters

As researchers focused on enhancing the performance of complex teams within military organizations, we offer a uniquely applied perspective to the issues raised in the focal article (Tannenbaum, Mathieu, Salas, & Cohen, 2012). We concur with Tannenbaum and colleagues that a gap between research and practice exists. To bridge this gap, we propose that we need to evaluate how variables affecting team effectiveness manifest, evolve, and affect performance in complex teams utilizing existing theory within and outside of our discipline. Moreover, we propose that more sophisticated methodological approaches that result in improvements in our ability to measure the phenomena of interest ...


Comparative Models Of Cooperative Journalism, Mercedes N. Rodriguez 2012 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Comparative Models Of Cooperative Journalism, Mercedes N. Rodriguez

Journalism

No abstract provided.


Modern Political Marketing: An Analysis Of Tactics, And The Changing Role Of The Media, Jill Donovan 2012 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Modern Political Marketing: An Analysis Of Tactics, And The Changing Role Of The Media, Jill Donovan

Journalism

Political marketing is evolving. Campaigns now rely on political marketing for success in elections, without the marketing tactics they employ; their messaging would not be distributed to the voting public. In many of the political marketing models and theories, however, there is a massive omission; the role of traditional media as an overwhelmingly influential factor over the voting public, which can misconstrue and negatively impact the message of the candidate. This study analyses classical marketing tactics a political marketer uses, and examines the changing environment of traditional media with the rise of social networking.


Chasing A Moving Target: Exploitation And Exploration In Dynamic Environments, Hart E. Posen 2012 University of Pennsylvania

Chasing A Moving Target: Exploitation And Exploration In Dynamic Environments, Hart E. Posen

Management Papers

A common justification for organizational change is that the circumstances in which the organization finds itself have changed, thereby eroding the value of utilizing existing knowledge. On the surface, the claim that organizations should adapt by generating new knowledge seems obvious and compelling. However, this standard wisdom overlooks the possibility that the reward to generating new knowledge may itself be eroded if change is an ongoing property of the environment. This observation in turn suggests that environmental change is not a self-evident call for strategies of greater exploration. Indeed, under some conditions the appropriate response to environmental change is a ...


Haworthnews (03/2012), Western Michigan University 2012 Western Michigan University

Haworthnews (03/2012), Western Michigan University

Haworth College of Business News

  • Western Michigan University’s third annual Wounded Warrior 5K Race
  • Top 6 golf tips for having a great season on the links
  • Net-Inspect CEO to speak on re-growth of manufacturing
  • From the classroom to the internet: marketing students turn a group project into e-business
  • Kalamazoo River Valley Trail is topic of April Keystone
  • Kalamazoo Marathon race director is March Keystone speaker
  • MBA students take first place in finance competition
  • Burnie, DeMello comment on Facebook IPO
  • Rick DiBartolomeo, BBA ’81, Business, Innovation and the State of Michigan
  • Dawn Foods CEO to discuss global business challenges, opportunities
  • “Biggest Loser” contestant to speak ...


Why Can’T A Family Business Be More Like A Nonfamily Business? Modes Of Professionalization In Family Firms, Alex Stewart, Michael A. Hitt 2012 Marquette University

Why Can’T A Family Business Be More Like A Nonfamily Business? Modes Of Professionalization In Family Firms, Alex Stewart, Michael A. Hitt

Management Faculty Research and Publications

The authors survey arguments that family firms should behave more like nonfamily firms and “professionalize.” Despite the apparent advantages of this transition, many family firms fail to do so or do so only partially. The authors reflect on why this might be so, and the range of possible modes of professionalization. They derive six ideal types: (a) minimally professional family firms; (b) wealth dispensing, private family firms; (c) entrepreneurially operated family firms; (d) entrepreneurial family business groups; (e) pseudoprofessional, public family firms; and (f) hybrid professional family firms. The authors conclude with suggestions for further research that is attentive to ...


Teaching Environmental Ethics To Mba Students, Raymond Benton Jr. 2012 Loyola University Chicago

Teaching Environmental Ethics To Mba Students, Raymond Benton Jr.

School of Business: Faculty Publications and Other Works

This essay explains the author's approach to teaching environmental ethics in the graduate school of business. The approach is based on a religious rather than a philosophical perspective, taking its light not from theology or religious studies but from anthropology. The author discusses the origins of the course, then explains the anthropological model of religion as a cultural system and briefly applies that model to economics, focusing on the worldview that undergirds it. The course then shifts to how others understand the world in which they live, introduces Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac, and ends by speculating ...


Mountain Monitor-4th Quarter 2011, Mark Muro, Kenan Fikri 2012 Brookings Institution

Mountain Monitor-4th Quarter 2011, Mark Muro, Kenan Fikri

Mountain Monitor

Recovery was firmly underway in the Intermountain West by the fourth quarter of 2011 but its pace varied considerably across the region’s 10 major metropolitan areas. Six of the 10 metros saw job growth in the fourth quarter but only four saw it accelerate over the previous one. Output grew everywhere but only in half of the region’s metros did the pace of growth quicken. The unemployment rate was down across the board from one year earlier. House prices in most markets stabilized. Yet signs of a robust, sustained, and self-fueling recovery remained elusive.

National economic indicators from ...


Hedge Funds And Analyst Conflict Of Interest, Sung Gon CHUNG, Melvyn TEO 2012 Singapore Management University

Hedge Funds And Analyst Conflict Of Interest, Sung Gon Chung, Melvyn Teo

Research Collection School Of Accountancy

Are sell-side analysts reluctant to go against the investment views of their hedge fund clients? We show that analysts tend to upgrade stocks recently bought and downgrade stocks recently sold by hedge funds. Relative to other buy and strong buy recommendations, similar recommendations on stocks predominantly held by hedge funds parlay into poorer three-month and six-month stock returns. Hedge funds concurrently offload their stock holdings when analysts issue flattering reports. In line with an agency based explanation, our results are more pronounced for important brokerage clients such as high dollar turnover hedge funds and hedge funds who are prime brokerage ...


National Geographic Crown Of The Continent Geotourism Mapguide Usage Assessment, Christine Oschell, Norma P. Nickerson 2012 The University of Montana-Missoula

National Geographic Crown Of The Continent Geotourism Mapguide Usage Assessment, Christine Oschell, Norma P. Nickerson

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

This report examined the uses of the Crown of the Continent MapGuide (both the printed and website versions) and how this tool has influenced those who use it. The Crown of the Continent MapGuide appears to be a tool that is influencing many visitors to the area. The findings of this study suggest that the Geotourism concept, as portrayed by the MapGuide, is a successful tool in visitor management.


A Re-Examination Of Montana's Economic Impact Estimates, Norma P. Nickerson, Kara Grau 2012 The University of Montana-Missoula

A Re-Examination Of Montana's Economic Impact Estimates, Norma P. Nickerson, Kara Grau

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

Adjustments to the estimates of the economic impact of tourism in Montana are discussed in this research note.


J. H. Wilson Tobacco Company - Mayfield, Kentucky (Sc 2514), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2012 Western Kentucky University

J. H. Wilson Tobacco Company - Mayfield, Kentucky (Sc 2514), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2514. Advertising circular of J. H. Wilson Tobacco Company, a mail order firm in Mayfield, Kentucky. Includes details of the company’s reopening under a new tobacco tax imposed by the Revenue Act of 1918, testimonials, price list, order form, and offer of a free book by J. H. Wilson.


Theresource, 2012 Georgia Southern University

Theresource

theResource

No abstract provided.


Computerizing Chance: The Digitization Of The Slot Machine (1960-1985), Cristina Turdean 2012 University of Mary Washington

Computerizing Chance: The Digitization Of The Slot Machine (1960-1985), Cristina Turdean

Occasional Papers

The digital slot machine entered the gambling floor in the mid-1970s and, within a decade, it became gamblers’ favorite and the main contributor to casinos’ gross revenue. This paper traces the main developments of this transition, particularly the role of the inventors, entrepreneurs, and the business context that made it possible. Decisively shaped by the culture of the casino floor and advancements in computer technology, the emergence of the microprocessor slot machine involved the gradual replacement of mechanical parts with digital components and created new opportunities for casino managers.


A Theory Of Strategic Mergers, Gennaro BERNILE, Evgeny Lyandres, Alexei Zhdanov 2012 University of Miami

A Theory Of Strategic Mergers, Gennaro Bernile, Evgeny Lyandres, Alexei Zhdanov

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

We examine firms’ strategic incentives to engage in horizontal mergers. In a real options framework, we show that strategic considerations may explain abnormally high takeover activity during periods of positive and negative demand shocks. Importantly, this pattern emerges solely as a result of firms’ strategic interaction in output markets. We show that the U-shaped relation between the state of demand and the propensity of firms to merge, documented in past studies, is driven by horizontal mergers in industries that are: (1) relatively more concentrated, (2) characterized by relatively strong competitive interaction among firms, and (3) characterized by relatively low merger-related ...


Strategic Revenue Management And The Role Of Competitive Price Shifting, Cathy A. Enz Ph.D., Linda Canina Ph.D., Breffni Noone Ph.D 2012 Cornell University

Strategic Revenue Management And The Role Of Competitive Price Shifting, Cathy A. Enz Ph.D., Linda Canina Ph.D., Breffni Noone Ph.D

Center for Hospitality Research Publications

This paper examines whether stable competitive pricing positions yield better average annual RevPAR growth than do price shifts either upward or downward, as compared to competitors’ positions. Using property level data on average daily rate (ADR) and average annual RevPAR growth, this study found two contrasting price-shifting strategies. For hotels that were lower priced relative to their competitors in 2007, the most popular strategy was to make price shifts to higher price categories in both 2008 and 2009. In contrast, the most popular strategy for hotels that originally positioned themselves above the competition was to move to lower price categories ...


2012 March, Office of Communications & Marketing, Morehead State University. 2012 Morehead State University

2012 March, Office Of Communications & Marketing, Morehead State University.

Morehead State Press Release Archives, 1961 to the Present

Press releases for March of 2012.


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