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Toward A Grounded Theory On The Management Of Orphanages In South Africa And Zimbabwe, Anna Siyavora 2010 Walden University

Toward A Grounded Theory On The Management Of Orphanages In South Africa And Zimbabwe, Anna Siyavora

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

The number of orphaned children in many parts of Africa is increasing as their parents die from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The research problem addressed in this qualitative study was lack of understanding by others about how the managers of orphanages in 2 African countries -- South Africa and Zimbabwe - were responding to the emotional and social needs of these orphans. The purpose of this study was to develop an orphanage management theory or model that could replicate the African kinship environment in the orphanages under study. Nurturing leadership theory provided the conceptual backdrop for ...


2010 January, Office of Communications & Marketing, Morehead State University. 2010 Morehead State University

2010 January, Office Of Communications & Marketing, Morehead State University.

Morehead State Press Release Archives, 1961 to the Present

Press releases for January of 2010.


A Common Eurozone Bond, Erik Welin 2010 Sacred Heart University

A Common Eurozone Bond, Erik Welin

WCBT Student Publications

Introduction

The sovereign bond yields of the Eurozone, or more correctly the euro area, have since the introduction of the Euro undergone a bond yield compression. However, as can be seen in table 1, these bond yields started to diverge considerably around mid 2008 following the recent financial crisis and increased sovereign risk. Yields on Greek, Irish, and Portuguese bond have diverged the most from for example German bonds. Based upon this and the ongoing economic integration within the EU and Eurozone, proposals for a common Eurozone bond have been raised. There are many pros and cons with such a ...


White Paper, The Emergence Of Knowledge Analysis: Change And Knowledge Management In Large Law Firms, Ronald W. Staudt 2010 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

White Paper, The Emergence Of Knowledge Analysis: Change And Knowledge Management In Large Law Firms, Ronald W. Staudt

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Hormone And Adpokine Alterations Across Eleven Weeks Of Training In Division I Collegiate Throwers: An Exploratory Study, W. Guy Hornsby, Christian R. Carter, Guy Gregory Haff, Micheal R. Ramsey, Andy R. Dotterweich, N. Travis Triplett, Charles A. Stuart, Margaret E. Stone, Michael H. Stone 2010 West Virginia University

Hormone And Adpokine Alterations Across Eleven Weeks Of Training In Division I Collegiate Throwers: An Exploratory Study, W. Guy Hornsby, Christian R. Carter, Guy Gregory Haff, Micheal R. Ramsey, Andy R. Dotterweich, N. Travis Triplett, Charles A. Stuart, Margaret E. Stone, Michael H. Stone

ETSU Faculty Works

Conceptually, it is important to understand the underlying physiological mechanisms of any training program model. This understanding aids the coach/sport scientist in making better choices in manipulating variables in formulating the training model. These underlying mechanisms can be associated with training variable manipulation and fatigue management aspects as well as the overall health of the athlete. Hormone and cytokine concentrations can be linked to alterations resulting from the manipulation of training variables and to subsequent alterations in performance (Haff et al., 2008; Ishigaki et al., 2005; Jurimae et al., 2010; Stone et al., 2007). For example, alterations in the ...


Goodbye Coach Ranager, Colby B. Jubenville 2010 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Goodbye Coach Ranager, Colby B. Jubenville

Journal of Applied Sport Management

Special article "Goodbye Coach Ranager."


Building Your Bullet-Proof Plan For Paperless Practices, Joseph P. Manzelli, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants .Private Companies Practice Section 2010 University of Mississippi

Building Your Bullet-Proof Plan For Paperless Practices, Joseph P. Manzelli, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants .Private Companies Practice Section

Guides, Handbooks and Manuals

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The Relationship Between Competitive Balance And Revenue In America's Two Largest Sports Leagues, Matt D. Pautler 2010 Claremont McKenna College

The Relationship Between Competitive Balance And Revenue In America's Two Largest Sports Leagues, Matt D. Pautler

CMC Senior Theses

This paper looks at the impact that competitive balance has on team revenues. The hypothesis that this paper is operating under is that higher levels of competitive balance will lead to higher levels of revenue. Two different measures of competitive balance will be used and regressions will be run to investigate whether high levels of the competitive balance measure are associated with high levels of revenue. The results of the data indicated that over all three time horizons (ten year, five year, and two year), high levels of variability in playoff appearances were associated with high revenue for Major League ...


The Underlying Factors Of Regional U.S. Hotel Market Resiliency Post 9/11, Beaumont L. Heidrich 2010 Claremont McKenna College

The Underlying Factors Of Regional U.S. Hotel Market Resiliency Post 9/11, Beaumont L. Heidrich

CMC Senior Theses

I was interested in researching the underlying factors that drove resiliency in regional U.S. hotel markets. I did this by conducting an empirical analysis of twenty nine different markets post September 11 and investigating general, leisure and business variables. I concluded that leisure variables were the underlying drivers of resiliency in regional U.S. hotel markets.

I then conducted an event study to try to apply my findings to stock market prices of publicly traded hotel companies. Although it was a challenge to differentiate between companies that depended more on leisure versus business customers due to their asset diversification ...


Do Investors View Excess Capacity As A Determinant Of Mergers And Acquisitions In The Pharmaceutical And Biotechnology Industry?, Jennifer M. Volk 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Do Investors View Excess Capacity As A Determinant Of Mergers And Acquisitions In The Pharmaceutical And Biotechnology Industry?, Jennifer M. Volk

CMC Senior Theses

I examine investors’ reaction to the announcement of mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry from 2002 to 2008. Over this period, investors anticipate the announcements, as demonstrated by the fact that the cumulative abnormal returns are not statistically significant. In addition, I test to determine the effect of excess capacity on investors’ reactions. From 2002 to 2004, investors do not recognize acquisitions as a response to excess capacity, as the excess capacity measures utilized have no effect on the size of the cumulative abnormal return. From 2005 to 2008, however, excess capacity measures have a positive effect ...


Analysis Of Acquirer Stock Performance In Mergers And Acquisitions In Alberta's Oil And Gas Industry, Harrison A. Zivot 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Analysis Of Acquirer Stock Performance In Mergers And Acquisitions In Alberta's Oil And Gas Industry, Harrison A. Zivot

CMC Senior Theses

This paper develops a framework that analyzes how mergers and acquisitions in Alberta’s oil and gas industry affect stock prices. In this experiment, a multivariate regression is applied to several industry-specific variables to determine if they have impacts on the abnormal stock returns of acquirers. The results show that abnormal returns 5 days prior to the public announcement of the transaction are, in fact, driven by several industry-specific variables. However, the returns immediately after the M & A announcements are similar to previous research done in other industries. Acquirers’ gains 2 days after the announcement are essentially unaffected by the ...


Factors Affecting The Forecasting Ability Of Implied Correlation In Currency Options, Justin S. Eskind 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Factors Affecting The Forecasting Ability Of Implied Correlation In Currency Options, Justin S. Eskind

CMC Senior Theses

Little research has been done into implied correlations, and the small literature grows even smaller when referring to currency options. The existing literature has established that implied correlation is a good if not the best forecaster of future realized correlation, and that this ability to forecast is not necessarily universal. This paper will establish that the forecasting ability of implied correlations in currency options varies across currency pairs, thus proving that not all implied correlations are created equal. Using two different proxies for the quality of the forecaster, the paper attempts to explain which characteristics of an option on a ...


Conflict Of Interest?: Executive-Auditor Relationship And The Likelihood Of A Sec-Prompted Restatement, Henry Lyford 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Conflict Of Interest?: Executive-Auditor Relationship And The Likelihood Of A Sec-Prompted Restatement, Henry Lyford

CMC Senior Theses

This study examines the relationship between executives and their independent auditor to see if there is a conflict of interest in their interaction. This study was motivated by the meltdowns, partially caused by fraudulent accounting, of many public companies in the late 1990s and early 2000s and the consequent passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This study examines the variables of audit fees, fees for other services, and auditor tenure to see if they are connected with the occurrence of an SEC-prompted restatement. The results show no significant correlation between amount of fees and the likelihood of an SEC-prompted restatement but ...


Forecasting The Inland Empire's Economic Recovery, Jesse C. Franklin 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Forecasting The Inland Empire's Economic Recovery, Jesse C. Franklin

CMC Senior Theses

The Inland Empire -Riverside and San Bernardino Counties - was one of the hardest hit areas in all of the United States during the Great Recession. Home prices have declined over 50%, significantly more than the 25% decline in the surrounding Los Angeles County, and housing starts have declined to over 90% from 2005. The Inland Empire has one of the highest unemployment rates in the US at 14.8%. This paper attempts to forecast the recovery for the Inland Empire. Employing univariate forecasts along with VAR(12) forecasts, focusing on housing starts and unemployment rates as the underlying variables, we ...


Reporting On Compiled Prospective Financial Statements When The Practitioner's Independence Is Impaired : (Amendment To Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements No. 10 Section 301, Financial Forecasts And Projections [Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, At Sec. 301 Par. 23]); Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements 17, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board 2010 University of Mississippi

Reporting On Compiled Prospective Financial Statements When The Practitioner's Independence Is Impaired : (Amendment To Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements No. 10 Section 301, Financial Forecasts And Projections [Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, At Sec. 301 Par. 23]); Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements 17, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

AICPA Professional Standards

No abstract provided.


Codification Of Statements On Standards For Attestation Engagements, As Of April 2010, Numbers 1 To 16, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 2010 University of Mississippi

Codification Of Statements On Standards For Attestation Engagements, As Of April 2010, Numbers 1 To 16, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants (Aicpa)

AICPA Professional Standards

No abstract provided.


Codification Of Statements On Standards For Accounting And Review Services As Of January 2010, Numbers 1 To 19, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting and Review Services Committee 2010 University of Mississippi

Codification Of Statements On Standards For Accounting And Review Services As Of January 2010, Numbers 1 To 19, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting And Review Services Committee

AICPA Professional Standards

No abstract provided.


Coping With Narcissism: Causes, Effects, And Solutions For The Artist Manager, Paul Linden 2010 Butler University

Coping With Narcissism: Causes, Effects, And Solutions For The Artist Manager, Paul Linden

Scholarship and Professional Work - Communication

There is a morbid fascination with the spectacular crash of celebrity in our culture. Examples abound of television documentaries and motion pictures that share a common plot regarding artists in the entertainment industry: the lean years of sacrifice provide an opportunity for success which then gives way to entitlement, hubris, alcohol and drug use all followed by a spectacular crash—and in some cases a reckoning and comeback. Are unwitting artists doomed to follow this pre-written script? Or is this a ready-made plot on which scriptwriters fall back like some crutch? This article looks at artistic development as a negotiation ...


Genuine Remorse, David J. Cherrington 2010 Brigham Young University

Genuine Remorse, David J. Cherrington

Faculty Publications

The development of moral character occurs when we realize that we have done something wrong and we resolve to do better. However, this is not what we typically do. The natural tendency is to rationalize our misdeeds and justify what we have done wrong, which allows us to possess a certain sense of emotional comfort.


The Ethics Of Technology, David J. Cherrington 2010 Brigham Young University

The Ethics Of Technology, David J. Cherrington

Faculty Publications

Earlier today, I used my credit card to pay for a purchase. As I handed my card to the merchant, he asked if I had used my card to purchase gas recently. When I said yes, he warned me that I should never do it again. He explained that technology experts have developed something that fits inside the credit card reader and copies your credit card information. Another customer overhearing our conversation nodded in agreement. The merchant acknowledged that carrying cash to make gas purchases was much less convenient, but he cautioned me that I should never again use a ...


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