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A Framework For Analyzing Business Model Innovation In Mobile Commerce, Chung-Shing Lee, Jonathan C. Ho 2010 Pacific Lutheran University

A Framework For Analyzing Business Model Innovation In Mobile Commerce, Chung-Shing Lee, Jonathan C. Ho

Journal of International Technology and Information Management

The paper develops and tests a framework for evaluating mobile commerce business models and strategies. To study business model innovation in mobile commerce, we analyze the cost, revenue, and growth components of the business model. In addition, we also investigate whether the implementation of the new business model successfully capitalized on the key disruptive attributes of mobile commerce. An analytical framework is developed to guide the empirical study of the two leading mobile commerce companies in Taiwan. The empirical research indicates that the mobile commerce industry in Taiwan has been able to capitalize on many but not all of the ...


Rationale And Design Of The Kanyini Guidelines Adherence With The Polypill (Kanyini-Gap) Study: A Randomised Controlled Trial Of A Polypill-Based Strategy Amongst Indigenous And Non Indigenous People At High Cardiovascular Risk, Hueiming Liu, Anushka Patel, Alex Brown, Sandra Eades, Noel Hayman, Stephen Jan, Ian T. Ring, Greg Stewart, Andrew Tonkin, Tarun Weeramanthri, Vicki Wade, Anthony Rodgers, Tim Usherwood, Bruce Neal, David Peiris, Hugh Burke, Christopher Reid, Alan Cass 2010 The George Institute for International Health

Rationale And Design Of The Kanyini Guidelines Adherence With The Polypill (Kanyini-Gap) Study: A Randomised Controlled Trial Of A Polypill-Based Strategy Amongst Indigenous And Non Indigenous People At High Cardiovascular Risk, Hueiming Liu, Anushka Patel, Alex Brown, Sandra Eades, Noel Hayman, Stephen Jan, Ian T. Ring, Greg Stewart, Andrew Tonkin, Tarun Weeramanthri, Vicki Wade, Anthony Rodgers, Tim Usherwood, Bruce Neal, David Peiris, Hugh Burke, Christopher Reid, Alan Cass

Sydney Business School - Papers

Background: The Kanyini Guidelines Adherence with the Polypill (Kanyini-GAP) Study aims to examine whether a polypill-based strategy (using a single capsule containing aspirin, a statin and two blood pressure-lowering agents) amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous people at high risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event will improve adherence to guideline-indicated therapies, and lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Methods/Design: The study is an open, randomised, controlled, multi-centre trial involving 1000 participants at high risk of cardiovascular events recruited from mainstream general practices and Aboriginal Medical Services, followed for an average of 18 months. The participants will be randomised to one of ...


Graduating Professional Engineers And Management Skills - Are They Adequate For The Workplace?, Peter Childs, Peter Gibson 2010 University of Wollongong

Graduating Professional Engineers And Management Skills - Are They Adequate For The Workplace?, Peter Childs, Peter Gibson

Sydney Business School - Papers

This paper considers the notion that for the majority of engineers, the development of managerial skills will be essential and cannot be 'picked up on the job'. Engineers increasingly need to understand the interactions between design, quality, sustainability product planning, organisation, management of people, team work and finance. This paper considers the need to develop managerial skills and will discuss the development of a survey to be carried out in an Australian context. The survey will cover a range of firms and governmental bodies that employ graduate engineers. The questions will cover a wide range of non-engineering skills that could ...


Impact Of Work Values And Ethics On Citizenship And Task Performance In Local And Foreign Invested Firms: A Test In A Developing Country Context, Anil Chandrakumara, Paul R. Sparrow, nelson Perera 2010 University of Wollongong

Impact Of Work Values And Ethics On Citizenship And Task Performance In Local And Foreign Invested Firms: A Test In A Developing Country Context, Anil Chandrakumara, Paul R. Sparrow, Nelson Perera

Sydney Business School - Papers

This study examines the impact of work values and individual characteristics on organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) and task performance (TP). A theoretical foundation was developed in order to use work values and ethics as antecedents of OCB. Using five work related values orientations and 416 responses from Sri Lankan manufacturing sector employees, it is found that gender, employment category, and level of education influence citizenship performance. Importantly, the impact of work values on OCB is found to be more significant than that of demographic factors, with three dimensions (work norms, work ethics, and intrinsic values) found to be significant in ...


Why Do Corporations Accept Voluntary Codes On Corporate Governance And Why Is The Acceptance So Rapid Among The Corporations? A Theoretical Explanation, Walter Gunathilake, anil Chandrakumara 2010 University of Wollongong

Why Do Corporations Accept Voluntary Codes On Corporate Governance And Why Is The Acceptance So Rapid Among The Corporations? A Theoretical Explanation, Walter Gunathilake, Anil Chandrakumara

Sydney Business School - Papers

Implementation of principles of the Codes on Corporate Governance (CCG) is aimed at minimizing agency conflicts and corporate governance problems in the listed firms but we see them emerging over and over again despite the rapid implementation of CCG by listed firms, motivate us to develop this theoretical framework to understand why do the firms accept the voluntary principles and what type of behaviours could be expected among and between the top management personnel.


Agreeing On Meaning: A Fundamental Sharing Of Health Information, Michael J. Lawley, D P. Hansen, M Kemp, D Vickers, Donna Truran 2010 CSIRO ICT Centre, Brisbane

Agreeing On Meaning: A Fundamental Sharing Of Health Information, Michael J. Lawley, D P. Hansen, M Kemp, D Vickers, Donna Truran

Sydney Business School - Papers

Topic: A preliminary study on the reproducibility of results when mapping terms from an existing terminology to SNOMED CT post-coordinated expressions is described. Background: Implementing SNOMED CT requires a strategy for migrating existing systems and data that currently use other terminologies as well as ensuring that SNOMED CT contains suitable content that covers the domain. Mapping terms from these terminologies to SNOMED CT is one element of such a strategy. Snapper is a tool designed to assist in this complex task and enable the creation of quality mappings. Methods: Ten terms from the ANZICS diagnosis codes were selected to be ...


Analyzing The Gap Between Sustainability And The Supply Of New Talented People Within The Global Foundry Sector, Lee Styger 2010 University of Wollongong

Analyzing The Gap Between Sustainability And The Supply Of New Talented People Within The Global Foundry Sector, Lee Styger

Sydney Business School - Papers

The goal of federated identity management is to allow principals, such as identities and attributes, to be shared across trust boundaries based on established policies. Since current Single Sign-On (SSO) mechanism excessively relies on the specifications of Circle of Trust (CoT), the need for service collaboration from different domains is being addressed on CoT. For the motivating issue of the cross-domain SSO mechanism, we need an emergent dynamic trust list for calculating the trust parties, thus, the CoT specifications require an initial effort on enrolling members automatically to adapt to the dynamic open environment. In this paper, we propose a ...


The Study Of Environment On Aboriginal Resilience And Child Health (Search): Study Protocol, Anna Williamson, Emily Banks, Sally Redman, Jonathan Craig, Alan Cass, Debra Fernando, Sandra Eades, Sandra Bailey, Richard Taylor, Kathleen F. Clapham, John Daniels, Sue Kippax, Peter McIntyre, Ann Baker, Beverley Raphael, Frank Vincent 2010 The Sax Institute

The Study Of Environment On Aboriginal Resilience And Child Health (Search): Study Protocol, Anna Williamson, Emily Banks, Sally Redman, Jonathan Craig, Alan Cass, Debra Fernando, Sandra Eades, Sandra Bailey, Richard Taylor, Kathleen F. Clapham, John Daniels, Sue Kippax, Peter Mcintyre, Ann Baker, Beverley Raphael, Frank Vincent

Sydney Business School - Papers

Background: Aboriginal Australians have a life expectancy more than ten years less than that of non-Aboriginal Australians, reflecting their disproportionate burden of both communicable and non-communicable disease throughout the lifespan. Little is known about the health and health trajectories of Aboriginal children and, although the majority of Aboriginal people live in urban areas, data are particularly sparse in relation to children living in urban areas.

Methods/Design: The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH) is a cohort study of Aboriginal children aged 0-17 years, from urban and large regional centers in New South Wales, Australia. SEARCH ...


Approaches To The Postgraduate Education Of Business Coaches, Grace McCarthy 2010 University of Wollongong

Approaches To The Postgraduate Education Of Business Coaches, Grace Mccarthy

Sydney Business School - Papers

This paper focuses on the education and training of business coaches, specifically at the Masters/graduate level. The paper first reviews the knowledge and skills required of business coaches, comparing the recommendations of professional associations and the literature. Next the paper reviews the approaches to education which are best suited to help students acquire knowledge and skills, and how these may be assessed. The paper discusses the challenge of developing both knowledge and skills, and the use of e-learning as an on-going support for students. The benefits of authentic assessment and a varied approach to learning are also reviewed. Thirdly ...


Climate Change Policy: Actions And Barriers In New Zealand, Geoff Kelly 2010 University of Wollongong

Climate Change Policy: Actions And Barriers In New Zealand, Geoff Kelly

Sydney Business School - Papers

The success of global negotiations in structuring a new broadly based agreement towards greenhouse emission reduction will be much influenced by the extent to which developed countries have met their commitments under the current Kyoto agreement. It is apparent however that many developed countries have failed to reduce their emissions, and it is important to understand why this has been so. The paper examines the case of one such developed country, New Zealand, and the factors which have helped shape its climate policy implementation. While New Zealand’s emissions have risen, few substantive steps have been taken to counter them ...


Interconnection Between Motives And Performances Of Internationalisation Processes, Ty T. Choi 2010 University of Wollongong

Interconnection Between Motives And Performances Of Internationalisation Processes, Ty T. Choi

Sydney Business School - Papers

Over the last thirty years, scholars vigorously attempted to theorise internationalisation of the firm based on analysis of firms’ internationalisation processes. Many studies attempt to explain the motives of firms’ decisions to commence internationalisation processes. This is because motives are triggered by both internal and external forces or factors that a firm’s decision-makers take into account when considering whether to initiate the internationalisation process. Scholars in this field argue that although the vast majority of studies around internationalisation processes capture firms’ activities upon actual commencement of the internationalisation process, they overlook the actual factors that lead firms to initiate ...


The Temporal Construal Of Work And Leisure Results In Illusory Daily Mood Patterns, Charles S. Areni, Mitchell Burger 2010 University of Sydney

The Temporal Construal Of Work And Leisure Results In Illusory Daily Mood Patterns, Charles S. Areni, Mitchell Burger

Sydney Business School - Papers

In an internet survey, 349 respondents predicted that their moods for the work week ahead would be lowest in the early morning, rising steadily to a peak in the evening, but there was no obvious trend in the momentary moods they actually experienced on each day. These results suggest that, several days in the future, paid work is viewed more negatively than free time, but that there is little or no systematic pattern in the moods actually experienced throughout a work day. In other words, paid work may not be as bad as we think and free time may not ...


Quantifying Qualitative Data: A Novel Approach To Measure Brand Associations, Kaleel Rahman, Charles S. Areni 2010 American University in Dubai

Quantifying Qualitative Data: A Novel Approach To Measure Brand Associations, Kaleel Rahman, Charles S. Areni

Sydney Business School - Papers

The branding literature suggests that not all brand associations are equal and the strength, uniqueness and valence of brand associations need to be considered when measuring brand associations (Keller 1993). We provide an approach to address all these dimensions simultaneously. Using a pilot study, uniqueness of brand associations is determined by coding associations into several mutually exclusive meaning components. The serial order of free association elicitation is used to assess association strength. This serial order, combined with a measure of valence, is used to create a quantification of open-ended brand associations called a “Weighted Valence Index” (WVI). Then, the WVI ...


Investigating Workplace Attitudes And Perceptions Of Hard Of Hearing Employees, Thomas Brent Davis 2010 George Fox University

Investigating Workplace Attitudes And Perceptions Of Hard Of Hearing Employees, Thomas Brent Davis

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

No abstract provided.


Virtues For Leading Change, Tim Rahschulte 2010 George Fox University

Virtues For Leading Change, Tim Rahschulte

Faculty Publications - School of Business

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Organizational And Leadership Implications For Transformational Development, John Gorlorwulu, Tim Rahschulte 2010 George Fox University

Organizational And Leadership Implications For Transformational Development, John Gorlorwulu, Tim Rahschulte

Faculty Publications - School of Business

Transformational development is a concept of change that originated in the Christian context but has now become generally used in the work of both secular and faith-based organizations. The growing use of the concept by organizations that are fundamentally different has naturally led to some confusion about what the concept means and what it takes to effectively implement it. In this article, we describe the key features of the concept and how they are important in determining the organizational requirements for its effective implementation. Drawing on a few cases, the paper highlights the centrality of faith in transformational development work.


Highly Effective Teams: A Relational Analysis Of Group Potency And Perceived Organizational Support, Paul Shelton 2010 George Fox University

Highly Effective Teams: A Relational Analysis Of Group Potency And Perceived Organizational Support, Paul Shelton

Faculty Publications - School of Business

Group potency is one key determinant shown to positively influence the effectiveness and performance of groups and teams. This article presents research on potency of work groups in higher education and perceived organizational support as an antecedent. A total of 192 working professionals who were either holding or earning advanced degrees in human resource development, education, or consumer and family sciences completed questionnaires to determine the association of these two variables. The data were analyzed at the individual and group levels, and findings reveal there is a significant positive relationship between group potency and perceived organizational support.


Fueling The Credit Crisis: Who Uses Consumer Credit And What Drives Debt Burden?, Diane K. Schooley, Debra Worden 2010 Boise State University

Fueling The Credit Crisis: Who Uses Consumer Credit And What Drives Debt Burden?, Diane K. Schooley, Debra Worden

Faculty Publications - School of Business

Excessive household debt contributed to the worst recession in decades. Insights about borrowing and spending behavior can inform economic recovery forecasts, policy decisions, and financial education. This study identifies life cycle and credit attitude as key determinants of who uses debt. Younger households are more likely to borrow for consumption, as are those who believe that it is all right to borrow to purchase luxury goods or cover living expenses. Furthermore, households that condone borrowing for these purposes have a higher consumer debt burden. Debt capacity (or creditworthiness) and financial discipline are also significant factors in determining household debt use.


Meeting The Needs Of Global Companies Through Improved International Business Curriculum, Kathy L. Milhauser, Tim Rahschulte 2010 George Fox University

Meeting The Needs Of Global Companies Through Improved International Business Curriculum, Kathy L. Milhauser, Tim Rahschulte

Faculty Publications - School of Business

The global workplace requires specific knowledge, skills, and abilities on the part of workers. There is a growing body of research indicating a gap between the global industry demand for skills and the higher education system’s ability to supply that demand. Leveraging the work from Yu, Guan, Yang, and Chiao (2005) and Prestwich and Ho-Kim (2007), this study investigated this gap. The sample included global leaders of Fortune 500 companies. Exploratory in nature, the primary purpose of this study was to understand the needs of global business organizations that form the hiring market for international business graduates. The findings ...


Using Technology Enabled Qualitative Research To Develop Products For The Social Good, An Overview, Maria Malu H. Roldan, R. Burkhard 2010 San Jose State University

Using Technology Enabled Qualitative Research To Develop Products For The Social Good, An Overview, Maria Malu H. Roldan, R. Burkhard

Faculty Publications

This paper discusses the potential benefits of the convergence of three recent trends for the design of socially beneficial products and services: the increasing application of qualitative research techniques in a wide range of disciplines, the rapid mainstreaming of social media and mobile technologies, and the emergence of software as a service. Presented is a scenario facilitating the complex data collection, analysis, storage, and reporting required for the qualitative research recommended for the task of designing relevant solutions to address needs of the underserved. A pilot study is used as a basis for describing the infrastructure and services required to ...


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