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Scholars Day Program Of Events 2010, Carl Goodson Honors Program 2010 Ouachita Baptist University

Scholars Day Program Of Events 2010, Carl Goodson Honors Program

Scholars Day

No abstract provided.


Effectively Hedging The Interest Rate Risk Of Wide Floating Rate Coupon Spreads, Thomas Schröder, Kwamie Dunbar 2010 Sacred Heart University

Effectively Hedging The Interest Rate Risk Of Wide Floating Rate Coupon Spreads, Thomas Schröder, Kwamie Dunbar

WCBT Working Papers

Bond issuers frequently immunize/hedge their interest rate exposure by means of interest rate swaps (IRS). The receiving leg matches all bond cash-flows, while the pay leg requires floating rate coupon payments of form LIBOR + a spread. The goal of hedging against interest rate risk is only achieved in full if the present value of this spread is zero. Using market data we show that under a traditional IRS hedging strategy an investor could still experience significant cash flow losses given a 1% shift in the underlying benchmark yield curve.

We consider the instantaneous interest-rate risk of a bond portfolio ...


The Extreme Risk Problem For Monetary Policies Of The Euro-Candidates Countries, Hubert Gabrisch, Lucjan T. Orlowski 2010 University Library of Munich, Germany

The Extreme Risk Problem For Monetary Policies Of The Euro-Candidates Countries, Hubert Gabrisch, Lucjan T. Orlowski

WCBT Working Papers

We argue that monetary policies in euro-candidate countries should also aim at mitigating excessive instability of the key target and instrument variables of monetary policy during turbulent market periods. Our empirical tests show a significant degree of leptokurtosis, thus prevalence of tail-risks, in the conditional volatility series of such variables in the euro-candidate countries. Their central banks will be well-advised to use both standard and unorthodox (discretionary) tools of monetary policy to mitigate such extreme risks while steering their economies out of the crisis and through the euroconvergence process. Such policies provide flexibility that is not embedded in the Taylor-type ...


The Impact Of Online Product Presentation On Consumer Experiences And Shopping Value, So Won Jeong, Leslie Stoel, Ann Marie Fiore 2010 Ohio State University - Main Campus

The Impact Of Online Product Presentation On Consumer Experiences And Shopping Value, So Won Jeong, Leslie Stoel, Ann Marie Fiore

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The present study explored whether levels of product presentation influenced differences in the 4Es and hedonic and utilitarian shopping value, contributing to research on retail Website features and experiential aspects of online shopping.


A Redesigned Aesthetics Course With A Focus On Building Brand Identity Through The 5ps, Ann Marie Fiore, Janet E. Fitzpatrick, Amrut Sadachar 2010 Iowa State University

A Redesigned Aesthetics Course With A Focus On Building Brand Identity Through The 5ps, Ann Marie Fiore, Janet E. Fitzpatrick, Amrut Sadachar

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

This is a description of a course emphasizing how brand identity guides development of every aspect of the consumer offering, including, including the design of the product, of relevance to apparel design students, and the consumer environment, of relevance to merchandising students.


Ua97/5 Ogden College Departments, WKU Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ua97/5 Ogden College Departments, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and regarding the departments of Ogden College. Series contains brief records from the Athletic, English and Science departments.


Credit Lyonnais In France (C. 1871-1918): Using Cash Flow Analysis To Assess Risk In Banking;, Nicolas Praquin 2010 University of Mississippi

Credit Lyonnais In France (C. 1871-1918): Using Cash Flow Analysis To Assess Risk In Banking;, Nicolas Praquin

Accounting Historians Journal

In the absence of accounting rules, financial reports and disclosures were of little use to shareholders and stakeholders before World War I. To offset the unreliability of financial information, several banks, including the Credit Lyonnais, implemented a system of accounting analysis that, in essence, anticipated modern financial-analysis tools based on funds statements and cash-flow statements. This paper, based on the Credit Lyonnais archives, sets out to explain the purpose of this method, to present the different concepts employed, and to show how they interact. The relevance of this model is assessed through two case studies.


Contingency Theory Perspective On Management Control System Design Among U.S. Ante-Bellum Slave Plantations;, Louis J. Stewart 2010 University of Mississippi

Contingency Theory Perspective On Management Control System Design Among U.S. Ante-Bellum Slave Plantations;, Louis J. Stewart

Accounting Historians Journal

This paper examines the management control-system design of mid-19th century U.S. slave plantations using a contingency theory framework. Large rice plantations that relied on forced labor and tidal-flow agricultural technology were very profitable for their owners. This paper presents a model that links these favorable operating results to a close fit between the control-system design and three key contingent environmental variables. Absentee owners hired managers to provide on-site oversight and periodic operational reporting. These managers relied on slave drivers to assign individualized daily tasks to the plantation's field hands and monitor their performance. Productive field slaves were rewarded ...


Accounting Historians Journal, 2010, Vol. 37, No. 1 [Whole Issue], 2010 University of Mississippi

Accounting Historians Journal, 2010, Vol. 37, No. 1 [Whole Issue]

Accounting Historians Journal

June issue


Editorial For Dynamics Of Innovation And Competitive Strategy In Transportation Research, Janet K. Tinoco 2010 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Editorial For Dynamics Of Innovation And Competitive Strategy In Transportation Research, Janet K. Tinoco

Management, Marketing and Operations - Daytona Beach

No abstract provided.


Up, Up, And Away: The Dynamics Of Innovation In The Us Air Cargo Transportation Industry, Janet K. Tinoco, Ryan Johnson 2010 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Up, Up, And Away: The Dynamics Of Innovation In The Us Air Cargo Transportation Industry, Janet K. Tinoco, Ryan Johnson

Management, Marketing and Operations - Daytona Beach

In 1978 the United States (US) Congress passed the Airline Deregulation Act, allowing all-cargo airlines to compete in an industry that was heretofore highly regulated and stagnant. As companies came and went, successful carriers realized that innovation was necessary to survive. This study analyzes the dynamics of innovation over the industry’s life cycle using intellectual property (IP) data. Results indicate that despite having the characteristics of a commodity, the industry follows a reverse life cycle. Furthermore, FedEx and United Parcel Service (UPS) hold the highest levels of innovation while dominating the market, signifying that innovation should be integrated into ...


Marketing Innovation: The Unheralded Innovation Vehicle To Sustained Competitive Advantage, Janet K. Tinoco 2010 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Marketing Innovation: The Unheralded Innovation Vehicle To Sustained Competitive Advantage, Janet K. Tinoco

Management, Marketing and Operations - Daytona Beach

Apathy by both industry and academia continues to linger with respect to the role marketing innovation plays in corporate success, made visible by the overwhelming concentration of organizational and scholarly research on product innovation. This study introduces marketing innovation as another innovation vehicle that can lead to sustained competitive advantage, particularly when synergistically combined with product innovation. In this paper the dynamics of marketing innovation throughout the industry life cycle are examined, along with the implications of marketing innovation for firm sustained competitive advantage and performance. It is proposed that the positive synergy created by marketing innovation and product innovation ...


Boards Characteristics, Audit Committee, External Auditor And Earnings Management: Chinese Evidence, Yongqing Li, Ian Eddie, Jinghui Liu 2010 Southern Cross University

Boards Characteristics, Audit Committee, External Auditor And Earnings Management: Chinese Evidence, Yongqing Li, Ian Eddie, Jinghui Liu

Jinghui Liu

No abstract provided.


Assessing The Effectiveness Of Whole Person Learning Pedagogy In Skill Acquisition, J. Duane Hoover, Robert C. Giambatista, Ritch Sorenson, William H. Bommer 2010 Texas Tech University

Assessing The Effectiveness Of Whole Person Learning Pedagogy In Skill Acquisition, J. Duane Hoover, Robert C. Giambatista, Ritch Sorenson, William H. Bommer

Entrepreneurship Faculty Publications

We describe a whole person learning experiential/behavioral skill pedagogy developed in an executive skills course. The pedagogy was designed to address recent criticisms of MBA education relative to program relevancy and the skill sets of students entering the workforce. We present an experiential learning model based on the concept of whole person learning, discuss how the model is used in the class, and provide an empirical assessment of skill improvement over a 5-year period. Using a pre–posttest with control group design to test student skill levels by way of an assessment center, the effectiveness of the pedagogy was ...


The Equifinality Of Success In The Operational Excellence Market Discipline, Jack F. Militello Ph.D., Mick A. Sheppeck Ph.D. 2010 University of St. Thomas - Minnesota

The Equifinality Of Success In The Operational Excellence Market Discipline, Jack F. Militello Ph.D., Mick A. Sheppeck Ph.D.

Management Faculty Publications

Differentiation in positioning or operations is an impo1iant element is creating and sustaining a competitive advantage. Firm should understand the boundaries and constraints associated with strategic differentiation. This paper examines how successful firms with similar strategies can differentiate through workforce practices. Management paths to success can vary, given an understanding the various imperatives under which business leaders work.


You’Re Having Fun When Time Flies: The Hedonic Consequences Of Subjective Time Progression, Aaron M. Sackett, Tom Meyvis, Leif D. Nelson, Benjamin A. Converse, Anna L. Sackett 2010 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

You’Re Having Fun When Time Flies: The Hedonic Consequences Of Subjective Time Progression, Aaron M. Sackett, Tom Meyvis, Leif D. Nelson, Benjamin A. Converse, Anna L. Sackett

Marketing Faculty Publications

Seven studies tested the hypothesis that people use subjective time progression in hedonic evaluation. When people believe that time has passed unexpectedly quickly, they rate tasks as more engaging, noises as less irritating, and songs as more enjoyable. We propose that felt time distortion operates as a metacognitive cue that people implicitly attribute to their enjoyment of an experience (i.e., time flew, so the experience must have been fun). Consistent with this attribution account, the effects of felt time distortion on enjoyment ratings were moderated by the need for attribution, the strength of the “time flies” naive theory, and ...


Antipodean Owenite Or Colonial Socialist: Charles Harper’S Economic Thought, David J. Gilchrist 2010 University of Notre Dame Australia

Antipodean Owenite Or Colonial Socialist: Charles Harper’S Economic Thought, David J. Gilchrist

Business Conference Papers

Agricultural co-operation has long been recognised as an important institution in the development of Western Australia’s agricultural sector. Charles Harper (1842 – 1912) has long been considered the founding father of agricultural co-operation in Western Australia. Harper was instrumental in founding the Western Australian Co-operative Producers’ Union in 1902 which, among other things, eventually became Wesfarmers Ltd. Harper was also a long standing member of Parliament, a newspaperman, an explorer, a founder of schools, a philanthropist, and an agricultural experimentalist. He was also able to pass his legacy on to his son Walter who led the co-operative movement after Harper ...


The Regulatory Horizon, David Gilchrist 2010 University of Notre Dame Australia

The Regulatory Horizon, David Gilchrist

Business Conference Papers

This presentation covered the following with the key concepts of Not-for-profit, Corporate Governance, Accounting Standards:

- Key Reports

- Regulation in the next 5 years

- Key Accounting Developments

- Some Resources for Consideration


Multiple Methods: How To Help Students Succeed In Quantitative Methods For Business Unit, Luz C. Stenberg, Maria Estela Varua, Jackie Yong 2010 University of Notre Dame Australia

Multiple Methods: How To Help Students Succeed In Quantitative Methods For Business Unit, Luz C. Stenberg, Maria Estela Varua, Jackie Yong

Business Conference Papers

Helping students succeed in a quantitative analysis courses is often difficult especially when students have little or no prior mathematical training. Without denying the significance of traditional lectures and tutorials in undergraduate education, an increasing number of academics are recognising the value of practical sessions, informal small-group learning and online learning facilities. By recognising that each person processes information differently, by reducing student’s anxiety towards the unit and by making teaching accessible to students of multiple learning styles, the lecturer can give all students a better chance of successfully completing the unit. This paper looks at the links between ...


Random Thoughts On Innovation, Arcot Desai NARASIMHALU, Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2010 Singapore Management University

Random Thoughts On Innovation, Arcot Desai Narasimhalu, Institute Of Innovation And Entrepreneurship

Research Collection Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

We had to bring about an organizational innovation by reengineering the organization itself!!! The late 1990s saw us redefine the mission of the organization to be user and market centric aiming to produce solutions with a 10X difference. We had to create a program that will allow promising technologies and solutions created by engineers and scientists who were passionate to see their works utilized by the world. This required transforming a quasi-academic publicly funded lab into an engine that would generate new businesses. The transformation was not easy. This was also about the time when the dot com bubble was ...


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