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My Favorite Assignment, Deborah Roebuck 2009 Kennesaw State University

My Favorite Assignment, Deborah Roebuck

Deborah Mae Britt Roebuck

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Financial Management In The Sport Industry, Chad McEvoy, M. Brown, D. Rascher, M. Nagel 2009 Syracuse University

Financial Management In The Sport Industry, Chad Mcevoy, M. Brown, D. Rascher, M. Nagel

Chad D McEvoy

Brown, Nagel (both U. of S. Carolina), Rasher (U. of San Francisco), and McEvoy's (Illinois State U.) textbook is designed for use in upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses in a sport management program, in advanced finance courses in business schools, and in MBA sport management programs. Coverage includes an introduction to sport finance and basic financial concepts; tools and techniques of financial quantification, as demonstrated by sports industry examples; the foundations of financial management; application of financial management concepts to the sports industry; and in-depth analyses of financial management in three sectors of the industry--parks and recreation, collegiate athletics ...


Conscientiousness And Learning: The Interactive Role Of Accountability And Legitimacy, Robin Cheramie, M. Simmering 2009 Kennesaw State University

Conscientiousness And Learning: The Interactive Role Of Accountability And Legitimacy, Robin Cheramie, M. Simmering

Robin Cheramie

No abstract provided.


Conteted Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery 2009 Selected Works

Conteted Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery

William Feighery

As the imperial capital of thirteen dynasties Xi’an, formerly known as Chang’an (eternal peace), houses a legacy of many of the most important periods of Chinese history and is one of the great archeological centers of the world. This legacy of political and cultural dominance places Xi’an at the forefront of debates on cultural heritage and its role in the evolution of China in the 21st century. Xi’an is currently under a triad of influences from processes of globalization, urban transition and domestic and international tourism. In recent decades and particularly since the dawn on the ...


Body Billboards And Brand Colonization: Embodied Corporate Advertising In Postmodern Branding Culture, Brandon Hensley 2009 Millikin University

Body Billboards And Brand Colonization: Embodied Corporate Advertising In Postmodern Branding Culture, Brandon Hensley

Brandon O. Hensley

Body billboard advertising is a phenomenon that has emerged over the past decade. It involves tattooing corporate logos/messages on the flesh in ways that are visible to other people. These ads are "branded" on the bodies of individuals willing to rent out "spaces" to companies that pay to affix a corporate image/message on them. This paper seeks to examine this practice as it relates to a postmodern landscape where culture is mass produced, identity is unstable and subject to corporate domination, and living bodies are commodified in the reification of corporate presence in all facets of society. Body ...


The Effect Of Regulation Fair Disclosure On Expectations Management: International Evidence, Marcus Caylor, Thomas Canace, Peter Johnson, Thomas Lopez 2009 Kennesaw State University

The Effect Of Regulation Fair Disclosure On Expectations Management: International Evidence, Marcus Caylor, Thomas Canace, Peter Johnson, Thomas Lopez

Marcus L Caylor

We examine whether Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD) was effective in limiting the expectations management of US firms as well as ADR and foreign-listed firms to meet or beat analysts’ earnings forecasts. Domestic US firms are required to comply with Reg FD; however, ADR firms are explicitly exempted from its provisions. Thus, ADR firms are thought to represent a control against which US firm expectations management is measured. We find a decrease in expectations management for both US and ADR firms. We find that the post-Reg-FD changes for US and ADR firms are not significantly different. This suggests Reg FD ...


Do Peers Influence Achievement In High School Economics? Evidence From Georgia’S Economics End Of Course Test, Benjamin Scafidi, Chris Clark, John Swinton 2009 Kennesaw State University

Do Peers Influence Achievement In High School Economics? Evidence From Georgia’S Economics End Of Course Test, Benjamin Scafidi, Chris Clark, John Swinton

Benjamin Scafidi

No abstract provided.


Relationship Banker: Eugene W. Stetson, Wall Street, And American Business, 1916-1959, J. Peter FERDERER 2009 Macalester College

Relationship Banker: Eugene W. Stetson, Wall Street, And American Business, 1916-1959, J. Peter Ferderer

J. Peter Ferderer

No abstract provided.


Change In The Air, Rick Burton 2009 Syracuse University

Change In The Air, Rick Burton

Rick Burton

The author reflects on changes in the sports sponsorship world. He points out the relevance of an orientation toward new media and the concept of doing things differently for sponsorship. He describes the case of basketball star LeBron James who revealed a secret pact with fellow superstars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh to play together for the Miami Heat team. According to the author, James' decision led to a shift in the perceived balance of power from the team owners to the player. He notes the importance of a sponsorship alliance for researchers.


Can Mutual Fund Managers Pick Stocks? Evidence From Their Trades Prior To Earnings Announcements, Lubomir Litov, Malcolm Baker, Jessica Wachter, Jeffrey Wurgler 2009 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Can Mutual Fund Managers Pick Stocks? Evidence From Their Trades Prior To Earnings Announcements, Lubomir Litov, Malcolm Baker, Jessica Wachter, Jeffrey Wurgler

Lubomir P. Litov

No abstract provided.


Strategic Revenue Recognition Around Earnings Benchmarks, Marcus Caylor 2009 Kennesaw State University

Strategic Revenue Recognition Around Earnings Benchmarks, Marcus Caylor

Marcus L Caylor

I examine whether managers use discretion in revenue recognition to avoid three earnings benchmarks. I find that managers use discretion in both accrued revenue (i.e., accounts receivable) and deferred revenue (i.e., advances from customers) to avoid negative earnings surprises, but find little evidence that discretion is used to avoid losses or earnings decreases. For a common sample of firms with both deferred revenue and accounts receivable, I find evidence that managers do not prefer to exercise discretion in either account. However, further tests show that managers preferred to use discretion in deferred revenue before the Sarbanes–Oxley Act ...


Management Accounting Knowledge, Culture, And Change In Today's Global Music Industry, Julia Camp, Peter Goodrich, Patrick Kelly 2009 Providence College

Management Accounting Knowledge, Culture, And Change In Today's Global Music Industry, Julia Camp, Peter Goodrich, Patrick Kelly

Julia M. Camp

In the past two decades, computer technology has shifted the knowledge capital from the major music producers first to smaller independent producers and finally to the artists themselves. No longer does the culture require artists to be beholden to the larger music studios and distribution networks. Internal costs shifts in high quality CD recording has made it possible for individual musicians to record their own CDs and distribute them via the world wide web. This cost shifting has placed great strain on the “music industry” (major record labels). Large music producers have had to recognize the competition from smaller firms ...


Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King 2009 University of South Florida

Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King

Kathleen P King

This site and its companion site provide over 200 hrs of on-demand digital audio faculty development (k-12 teachers as primary focus). Dr. Kathy King and Mark Gura have been producing and hosting The teachers Podcast (Fka as podcast for teachers) since 2005. Check out this informative and fun series which has garnered over 5 million downloads thus far.


Globalization And Economic Integration: Winners And Losers In The Asia-Pacific, 2009 Selected Works

Globalization And Economic Integration: Winners And Losers In The Asia-Pacific

Ahmed Khalid

‘Noel Gaston and Ahmed M. Khalid’s volume offers fascinating insights on the development, causes, and consequences of globalization in the Asia-Pacific. The outstanding collection of articles combines theory with rigorous econometrics, making the book a must-read for every student of globalization. At a time where the global crisis gave new arguments to the critics of globalization, the questions raised in this book, and the answers given, are essential reading for academics and politicians alike.’ – Axel Dreher, University of Goettingen, Germany Given the importance of globalization in today’s world, this salutary and timely book explores how globalization is specifically ...


Has Ther Been Enough Scholarly Research Conducted Around The Paralympics?, Rick Burton 2009 Syracuse University

Has Ther Been Enough Scholarly Research Conducted Around The Paralympics?, Rick Burton

Rick Burton

No abstract provided.


Organizational Behavior Evaluation Of Southwest Airlines, Ronald Dearinger 2009 University of Florida

Organizational Behavior Evaluation Of Southwest Airlines, Ronald Dearinger

Ronald L Dearinger

The airline industry has been in the forefront of the economic and ecologic turmoil in which the United States and the world have been involved. This paper directs its concerns to the organizational behavior strategy practices of Southwest Airlines. Through an assessment of Southwest’s overall design approach (mission, strategic overview of the leadership, glance at the organizational structure, corporate culture and people systems), this paper will provide an evaluation of the short and long-term effectiveness of the strategy, and the impact on environmental, political, sociological, psychological and fiscal arenas on behavior. The ways in which Southwest illustrates theories of ...


Application Of Decision-Making Process: Human Rights And Shell Oil, Ronald Dearinger 2009 University of Florida

Application Of Decision-Making Process: Human Rights And Shell Oil, Ronald Dearinger

Ronald L Dearinger

This paper is a case study of the global business ethics portrayed by Royal Dutch/Shell Oil Corp. (a United States based corporation) of a human rights issue when engaged in activities on African soil. The case is analyzed according to a critical thinking application. A discussion and recommendations follows the review of the facts of the case.


More Than Just National Cultural Distance: Testing New Distance Scales On Fdi In Slovakia, Douglas Dow, Sonia Ferencikova 2009 Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne

More Than Just National Cultural Distance: Testing New Distance Scales On Fdi In Slovakia, Douglas Dow, Sonia Ferencikova

Douglas Dow

Over the past decade, numerous calls have been made within the international business literature for a broader conceptualization and measurement of non-geographic forms distance amongst countries. One promising response to this call has been a set of psychic distance stimuli scales put forward by Dow, D., & Karunaratna, A. (2006). Developing a multidimensional instrument to measure psychic distance stimuli. Journal of International Business Studies, 37(5), 575–577. However, to date, these new scales have only been tested in one very limited setting – predicting bi-lateral trade flows. This paper extends the generalizability of the Dow and Karunaratna scales by testing their criterion-related validity with respect to three specific foreign direct investment (FDI) issues: predicting market selection, entry mode choice and performance. The results indicate that the Dow and Karunaratna scales are significantly stronger predictors of market selection and FDI performance than the traditional Kogut and Singh index; and that researchers should go beyond using national cultural distance as their sole measure of distance amongst countries. The results for predicting entry mode choice are more ambiguous; however, the authors argue that the ambiguity may reflect the inadequacies of the classic TCE-based approach to predicting entry mode, rather than shortcomings in the measurement ...


Hospital Capacity Planning For Efficient Disaster Mitigation During An Earthquake, Pengfei Yi, Santosh George, Jomon Aliyas Paul, Li Lin 2009 Kennesaw State University

Hospital Capacity Planning For Efficient Disaster Mitigation During An Earthquake, Pengfei Yi, Santosh George, Jomon Aliyas Paul, Li Lin

Jomon Aliyas Paul

Hospitals are an integral part of a society’s critical functions designed to respond to man-made and natural disasters. Effective hospital capacity planning can significantly enhance the capability and effectiveness of treatment for emergency patients with injuries resulting from a disaster. Such information can be used for patient/ambulance routing, resource planning, and emergency operations management. In the current paper, we develop a generic simulation model that is capable of representing the operations of a wide range of hospitals given an earthquake disaster situation. Using results from our simulations, generalized regression equations are fitted to obtain steady-state hospital capacities. A ...


Does Ethical Leadership Make A Difference? Exploring Leader And Follower Consequences Of Ethical Leader Behavior., Robert Rubin, Erich Dierdorff, Michael Brown 2009 DePaul University

Does Ethical Leadership Make A Difference? Exploring Leader And Follower Consequences Of Ethical Leader Behavior., Robert Rubin, Erich Dierdorff, Michael Brown

Erich C. Dierdorff

Despite sustained attention to ethical leadership in organizations, scholarship remains largely descriptive. This study employs an empirical approach to examine the consequences of ethical leadership on leader promotability. From a sample of ninety-six managers from two independent organizations, we found that ethical leaders were increasingly likely to be rated by their superior as exhibiting potential to reach senior leadership positions. However, leaders who displayed increased ethical leadership were no more likely to be viewed as promotable in the near-term compared to those who displayed less ethical leadership. Our findings also show ethical culture and pressure to achieve results are important ...


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