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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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Legal Guide For Small Business, Robert Sprague 2009 University of Wyoming

Legal Guide For Small Business, Robert Sprague

Robert Sprague

Overview of legal issues associated with starting, managing, and ending a small business.


Meaning Matters: Polysemy In Advertising, Stefano Puntoni, Jonathan Schroeder, Mark Ritson 2009 Selected Works

Meaning Matters: Polysemy In Advertising, Stefano Puntoni, Jonathan Schroeder, Mark Ritson

Mark Ritson

No abstract provided.


Momentum (Part 1 Of 3), Bruce Vanstone 2009 Bond University

Momentum (Part 1 Of 3), Bruce Vanstone

Bruce Vanstone

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The purpose of this 3‐part series of articles is to provide information about the potential benefits of momentum investing. In this series, I will try and explain what momentum is, the potential returns available to momentum investors, and the way that the Porter Capital Management combine mechanical, rules‐based strategies with the momentum effect to deliver benefits to investors.


Bank Personnel’S Perception Of Banking Services And Implications For Service Quality, Musa Pinar, Zeliha Eser, Sandy Strasser 2009 Valparaiso University

Bank Personnel’S Perception Of Banking Services And Implications For Service Quality, Musa Pinar, Zeliha Eser, Sandy Strasser

Musa Pinar

No abstract provided.


Co-Creation: An Exploratory Investigation Into The Construct And Its Dimensions, Joanna Minkiewicz, Jody Evans, Kerrie Bridson 2009 Melbourne Business School

Co-Creation: An Exploratory Investigation Into The Construct And Its Dimensions, Joanna Minkiewicz, Jody Evans, Kerrie Bridson

Dr. Joanna Minkiewicz

Whilst the body of work around co-creation has grown, the construct has been viewed from multiple perspectives, with the literature generally bereft of a coherent, holistic theoretical framework. This paper aims to develop a more comprehensive conceptualization of co-creation by exploring it comprehensively to provide a deeper understanding of the underlying dimensions. Case study research using exemplar organizations, utilizing in-depth interviews with key informants, was used to investigate the manifestations of co-creation in the context of the heritage sector. The findings illuminate the prevalence of deliberate co-creation strategies in all case study organisations, revealing three facets of co-creation: personalization, engagement ...


Pedagogical Strategies For Teaching Moral Minimalism, Richard McGowan, Matthew McGowan, Garret McGowan 2009 Butler University

Pedagogical Strategies For Teaching Moral Minimalism, Richard Mcgowan, Matthew Mcgowan, Garret Mcgowan

Richard McGowan

College of BusinessIn 1986, Stephen Satris’s article, Student Relativism, meant to offer analysis of, and suggest some methods for dealing with, a quite particular and peculiar problem in teaching philosophy…I speak of the problem of student relativism. (Satris, 1986, p. 193) The problem has not gone away. However, psychological research suggests that the problem of relativism, a problem especially critical for teaching business ethics (or any other class in applied philosophy) is not insolvable. This paper, extending earlier work by R. McGowan, provides a brief account of research by Lawrence Kohlberg and William Perry on the structure of ...


How To Succeed In Advertising When All You Have Is Talent, Laurence Minsky 2009 Columbia College Chicago

How To Succeed In Advertising When All You Have Is Talent, Laurence Minsky

Laurence Minsky

No abstract provided.


Readings And Cases In Information Security: Law And Ethics, M. Whitman, Herbert Mattord, T. Bandyopadhyay, R. Shaver 2009 Kennesaw State University

Readings And Cases In Information Security: Law And Ethics, M. Whitman, Herbert Mattord, T. Bandyopadhyay, R. Shaver

Herbert J. Mattord

No abstract provided.


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