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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

Extract:

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.


Models For Solving Emergency Room Crisis., Jomon Aliyas Paul, Kedar Sambhoos 2009 Kennesaw State University

Models For Solving Emergency Room Crisis., Jomon Aliyas Paul, Kedar Sambhoos

Jomon Aliyas Paul

Emergency Departments (ED) across United States are distraught with issues like overcrowding, ambulance diversion, medical errors, patient left without being seen etc. The primary cause for all these interrelated problems is artificial variability that results mainly because of inaccurate severity estimation leading to inappropriate bed allocation and final disposition. To this effect, we propose Bayesian decision support tools that accurately classify new incoming patients into different severity types based on their chief complaints and at the same time assist doctors in subsequent diagnosis and disposition of patients. These tools are developed based on the decision making principles of attending physicians ...


Revisiting Faultline Conceptualization: Measuring Faultline Strength And Distance, Elaine Zanutto, Katerina Bezrukova, Karen Jehn 2009 Santa Clara University

Revisiting Faultline Conceptualization: Measuring Faultline Strength And Distance, Elaine Zanutto, Katerina Bezrukova, Karen Jehn

Karen A. Jehn

The purpose of this research is to develop a conceptually and methodologically sound measure of group faultlines (demographic alignment of members along multiple attributes within a group). This measure takes into account the concept of faultline strength (the extent of a demographic alignment across members within a group) and, thus far neglected in past work, the concept of faultline distance. This faultline distance measure reflects how far apart the emerging subgroups are on demographic characteristics. This new, more elaborate conceptualization of faultlines is validated by presenting a number of hypothetical examples that demonstrate the distinct properties of faultline measures. We ...


The Seeds Of Dissolution: Discrepancy And Incoherence In Buyer–Supplier Exchange, Qiong Wang, Ujwal Kayande, Sandy Jap 2009 Pennsylvania State University

The Seeds Of Dissolution: Discrepancy And Incoherence In Buyer–Supplier Exchange, Qiong Wang, Ujwal Kayande, Sandy Jap

Ujwal Kayande

In this research, we examine a novel mechanism of interorganizational relationship dissolution: incoherence in a partner’s behavior. We propose that the discrepancy between an exchange partner’s opportunistic behavior and the focal firm’s expectations may create a state of incoherence and uncertainty and that this effect can be damaging to the exchange even when the partner’s behavior is better than expected. Using nearly 500 longitudinal, confidential reports of industrial buyers and sellers, we find supportive evidence that (1) the net effect of the discrepancy is initially positive when behavior is better than expected but becomes rapidly negative ...


Dynamic Pickup And Delivery Problems, Gerardo Berbeglia 2009 Melbourne Business School

Dynamic Pickup And Delivery Problems, Gerardo Berbeglia

Gerardo Berbeglia

No abstract provided.


Building An Infrastructure For Organizational Learning: A Multilevel Approach, Jaclyn Jensen 2009 DePaul University

Building An Infrastructure For Organizational Learning: A Multilevel Approach, Jaclyn Jensen

Jaclyn Jensen

No abstract provided.


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