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Network Neutrality Or Internet Innovation?, Christopher S. Yoo 2010 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Network Neutrality Or Internet Innovation?, Christopher S. Yoo

Faculty Scholarship

Over the past two decades, the Internet has undergone an extensive re-ordering of its topology that has resulted in increased variation in the price and quality of its services. Innovations such as private peering, multihoming, secondary peering, server farms, and content delivery networks have caused the Internet’s traditionally hierarchical architecture to be replaced by one that is more heterogeneous. Relatedly, network providers have begun to employ an increasingly varied array of business arrangements and pricing. This variation has been interpreted by some as network providers attempting to promote their self interest at the expense of the public. In fact ...


A New Regulatory Framework Of Financial Institutions In The Aftermath Of The Global Financial Crisis, Ingrid Zantis 2010 Sacred Heart University

A New Regulatory Framework Of Financial Institutions In The Aftermath Of The Global Financial Crisis, Ingrid Zantis

WCOB Student Publications

Three years since the outbreak of the global financial and economic crisis and two years since the global markets’ turmoil following the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy and the US government’s bail-out of AIG, reforming the regulatory structure for financial institutions and platforms has achieved some visible progress. Though the new architecture is far from being finished, the main challenge is to implement what has been agreed upon in commitments and framework legislation, without losing track of the target to soundly improve global financial stability and effectively resolve future global crises on its way.

Against this background, this paper examines the ...


Mass Business Report, College of Management, University of Massachusetts Boston 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

Mass Business Report, College Of Management, University Of Massachusetts Boston

Financial Services Forum Publications

Welcome to the College of Management, UMass Boston, Financial Services Forum’s Spring 2010 report on the Massachusetts economy. The spotlight of this report is the Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIRE) sector in Massachusetts.


Interview No. 1505, Nan Napier 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1505, Nan Napier

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

Tres Mariposas was started by three women in El Paso, Texas and after a time, only one of the women owned the dress shop. This woman, Betty Bowman (Young) sold the business to her husband, Sam Young Jr. Sam was a client of Frank Napier and he then sold Tres Mariposas to Frank Napier. Frank Napier’s wife, Isabel Napier ran the store for a while until they presented their son, Charles and his wife Nan with the opportunity to run the store. Nan ran the store by herself until her two children were born and then her husband joined ...


How Corporate Social Responsibility Influences Employee Job Satisfaction In The Hotel Industry, Chia-Chun Saprina Chiang 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

How Corporate Social Responsibility Influences Employee Job Satisfaction In The Hotel Industry, Chia-Chun Saprina Chiang

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether strategic CSR programs in the hotel industry influence individual job satisfaction. Based on Valentine and Fleischman’s study in company ethics programs and employees’ perceived CSR, job satisfaction is related to many significant organizational factors and is usually a major concentration of business research that investigates employee-based phenomena (Valentine & Fleischman, 2008, p. 160). In addition, this paper will seek for the literature supporting the positive correlation between a company’s strategic CSR activities and its employees’ job satisfaction. In other words, this study will identify whether and how employees’ perceptions of ...


Achieving The Vision Through High Ethical Standards, Sarah E. Bertke 2010 Western Kentucky University

Achieving The Vision Through High Ethical Standards, Sarah E. Bertke

Ohio Valley Regional Student Conference

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Reflections On Issues In Irish Business And Society, John Hogan, Paul Donnelly, Brendan O'Rourke 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Introduction: Reflections On Issues In Irish Business And Society, John Hogan, Paul Donnelly, Brendan O'Rourke

Books/Book Chapters

In this introductory chapter, we will put the book and its aims in context and provide the reader with a guide to the wide-ranging, diverse and thought-provoking contributions contained between its covers. In order to do so, this chapter is structured as follows. The first section looks at the context within which this book finds itself and which makes its appearance particularly apposite. The second section deals with the aims of the book as we editors have come to conceive of them. We then provide the reader with an overview of the book’s themes and structure, before concluding the ...


Dynamic Capabilities, Absorptive Capacity And Knowledge Sharing: A Research Agenda Into Explicating The Antecedent Factors Conducive To Subsidiary Bargaining Power, Marty Reilly, Pamela Sharkey Scott 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Dynamic Capabilities, Absorptive Capacity And Knowledge Sharing: A Research Agenda Into Explicating The Antecedent Factors Conducive To Subsidiary Bargaining Power, Marty Reilly, Pamela Sharkey Scott

Conference Papers

This research explores the relationship between relative absorptive capacity – a firm‟s proficiency at acquiring, assimilating, transforming and ultimately exploiting knowledge – and subsidiary bargaining power. In building upon the existing dynamic capabilities framework it is advanced that absorptive capacity, as a mediator, serves not only as a valid dynamic capability but also as an enabling mechanism and a vehicle by which subsidiary bargaining power can be achieved. The antecedent factors conducive to building relative absorptive capacity are critically evaluated and built upon in a subsidiary specific context. The contribution of these new factors provides insight into the enabling constructs conducive ...


The Wealth Channel Magazine, The American College of Financial Services 2010 The American College

The Wealth Channel Magazine, The American College Of Financial Services

The Wealth Channel Magazine

Spring 2010


Advertisements, 2010 Salve Regina University

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Newport History

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Social Incentives In The Workplace, Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Social Incentives In The Workplace, Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul

Management Papers

We present evidence on social incentives in the workplace, namely on whether workers' behaviour is affected by the presence of those they are socially tied to, even in settings where there are no externalities among workers due to either the production technology or the compensation scheme in place. To do so, we combine data on individual worker productivity from a firm's personnel records with information on each worker's social network of friends in the firm. We find that compared to when she has no social ties with her co-workers, a given worker's productivity is significantly higher when ...


2010 Ohio Wine Competition Official Results, Ohio State University - OARDC 2010 Kent State University

2010 Ohio Wine Competition Official Results, Ohio State University - Oardc

Ohio Wine Competition

Held on May 10-12, 2010 at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and sponsored by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee, the competition received a total 236 entries with 158 receiving medals. Official results include a complete list of awarded wines, both by category and medals.

Best of Show Awards

Overall Best of Show: Ferrante Winery, Gewurztraminer Signature Series, 2008, Grand River Valley

White Wine: Ferrante Winery, Pinot Grigio Signature Series, 2008, Grand River Valley

Red Wine: Henke Winery, Vin de Rouge, 2009, American

Blush/Rose: Klingshirn Winery, Pink Catawba, Non–vintage, Lake Erie

Fruit Wine: Red ...


The Power Of A "Word Cloud" In Marketing A Nursing Program, Cathy H. Abell, M. Susan Jones 2010 Western Kentucky University

The Power Of A "Word Cloud" In Marketing A Nursing Program, Cathy H. Abell, M. Susan Jones

Nursing Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Can Leadership Be Developed By Applying Leadership Theories? : An Examination Of Three Theory-Based Approaches To Leadership Development, Joshua C. Laguerre 2010 Rhode Island College

Can Leadership Be Developed By Applying Leadership Theories? : An Examination Of Three Theory-Based Approaches To Leadership Development, Joshua C. Laguerre

Honors Projects Overview

Investigates the possibility of leadership development by application of leadership theory. Through a critical literature review, examines empirical studies utilizing three development approaches: Fiedler's Contingency Model, Burns and Bass's Transformational Leadership Theory, and Avolio's Authentic Leadership Theory. Concludes that, while leadership can be generated employing any of these theories, an overall framework for developing leadership is lacking. Presents a possible framework, based on the transformational and authentic leadership models.


Integrating Self-Service Kiosks In A Customer-Service System, Tsz-Wai Liu Ph.D., Gabriele Piccoli Ph.D. 2010 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Integrating Self-Service Kiosks In A Customer-Service System, Tsz-Wai Liu Ph.D., Gabriele Piccoli Ph.D.

Center for Hospitality Research Publications

Most hospitality companies have been implementing self-service channels with a goal of reducing costs, increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty, and reaching new customer segments. No matter how successful the self-service channel, companies rarely eliminate traditional personal service when they introduce a self-service channel. Instead, companies typically maintain a portfolio of service-delivery channels which allows guests to select the way they interact with the companies. Consequently, managers should consider the interaction among the channels within the portfolio, with particular attention to how they complement each other. Using a research technique called structural equation modeling, the study described here examined the financial ...


Going Global: An Information Sourcebook For Small And Medium-Sized Businesses, J. Cory Tucker 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Going Global: An Information Sourcebook For Small And Medium-Sized Businesses, J. Cory Tucker

Library Faculty Publications

Awe (Univ. New Mexico, Albuquerque) has produced a wonderful resource for entrepreneurs and business owners interested in expanding their companies to the international market.


Las Vegas Visitor Demographics: Be Careful What You Wish For, Joseph Akinsete 2010 University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Visitor Demographics: Be Careful What You Wish For, Joseph Akinsete

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

Targeting the correct customer is one of the most important components to owning and running a successful company. To have a great product that is marketed to the wrong customer, will result in lost profits and missed opportunities.

Over the last 20 years Las Vegas has seen two drastic changes in its target customer and visitor demographics. By the late 1980’s gaming revenue in Las Vegas was down as other areas in the country started to legalize gambling. In an attempt to stimulate visitor numbers the city was reinvented in the image of Disney. Themed hotels such as the ...


Marquette's Successful Harley Partnership Provides Smooth Ride For All, Robert Deahl 2010 Marquette University

Marquette's Successful Harley Partnership Provides Smooth Ride For All, Robert Deahl

College of Professional Studies Faculty Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


‘I Don’T Lend Money; It Causes Amnesia!’ Money, Culture And Ethics., Annetta M. Gibson 2010 Andrews University

‘I Don’T Lend Money; It Causes Amnesia!’ Money, Culture And Ethics., Annetta M. Gibson

School of Business Administration Faculty Publications

Christian leaders seek to be ethical people and make ethical decisions, but often the ethical dilemmas a leader must face do not have clear-cut answers. Ethical dilemmas can be even more troubling when they occur in a culturally diverse situation that is coupled with decisions involving financial transactions. Views of money and how to handle money are culturally influenced and may not be the same as the views of the leader, who may come from a different culture. This leads the Christian leader to ponder: When working in a culturally diverse environment, how can one tell the difference between a ...


Global Electronic Commerce Through Ebxml And Service Oriented Architectures, Wing Lok YEUNG 2010 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Global Electronic Commerce Through Ebxml And Service Oriented Architectures, Wing Lok Yeung

Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies Working Paper Series

Global electronic commerce has flourished following the commercialisation of the Internet. ebXML is a global business-to-business (B2B) electronic commerce standard which addresses not only the formats and vocabularies of electronic business documents exchanged between business partners, but also the choreography of business transactions during a collaborative process. On the other hand, the service-oriented architectures (SOA) together with web services promise a new era for B2B collaboration with dynamically created business partnerships transacting based on published choreographies, for which the ebXML BPSS (Business Process Specification Scheme) is a major specification language. This paper illustrates the approach with a contract negotiation process ...


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