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Masters Project Richards, Nuri Richards Dec 2020

Masters Project Richards, Nuri Richards

Nuri Richards

No abstract provided.


The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr Nov 2017

The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr

Geoffrey P Martin


The effectiveness of monitoring and incentive alignment as mechanisms for controlling agency costs have been explored separately and in combination, with monitoring substituting for weaknesses in incentive alignment and vice versa; this equates to positive substitution when describing how monitoring and incentive alignment interact to influence shareholder agency costs. We draw upon behavioral agency theory and findings from finance research to offer further theoretical insight into how these mechanisms interact to influence agency costs. Our results suggest that CEO earnings management aimed at preserving their equity wealth (an incentive alignment mechanism) is accentuated by higher levels of concentrated institutional ownership ...


Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson Nov 2017

Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson

Effenus Henderson

Presentation to the Seattle SHRM Chapter on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion Standards at the National and International levels


Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles Jul 2017

Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles

Jeffrey John Miles

This Comment offers a potential solution to the conflict between the common law tradition exemplified by Kovacik v. Reed and the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“UPA (1997)”). The paradox arises at the dissolution of a partnership where one partner (the “capital partner”) has provided money to the venture and other partner (the “service partner”) has simply contributed his services, without drawing a salary. The partners have agreed to share future profits equally. Like many partners, they have not bargained at the outset over what will happen if their venture loses money. When the partnership does lose money, the capital partner ...


Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart Jun 2017

Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart

Henk LM Kox

Targeted advertising can benefit consumers through lower prices for access to websites. Yet, if consumers dislike that websites collect their personal information, their welfare may go down. We study competition for consumers between websites that can show targeted advertisements. We find that more targeting increases competition and reduces the websites’ profits, but yet in equilibrium websites choose maximum targeting as they cannot credibly commit to low targeting. A privacy protection policy can be beneficial for both consumers and websites. If consumers are heterogeneous in their concerns for privacy, a policy that allows choice between two levels of privacy will be ...


Jual Obat Aborsi, Defaonline Blog May 2017

Jual Obat Aborsi, Defaonline Blog

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jual obat aborsi- Kami beri jasa Aborsi dengan bantuan obat Cytotec melalui metode terpadu kami terbukti selama 4 tahun sejauh ini HANYA mampu mencapai keberhasilan aborsi sampai 97%. Tidak ada keberhasilan 100% atau mutlak karena ditentukan oleh beberapa parameter, kondisi badan setiap individu sengat berbeda satu sama lain. Tidak ada 1 pun orang di dunia ini bahkan pemenang NOBEL biologi sekalipun bisa menggaransi hasil dan reaksi yang sama persis pada setiap individu (tehnik sampling dan statistik), setiap obat yang diluncurkan di pasaran sudah melewati ribuan tes dan percobaan pada hewan dan manusia. ANDA HARUS TAU FAKTA INI. Hanya orang bodoh ...


J. C. Penney: The Man, The Store And American Agriculture (Under Contract), David Delbert Kruger May 2017

J. C. Penney: The Man, The Store And American Agriculture (Under Contract), David Delbert Kruger

David Delbert Kruger

No abstract provided.


Caught In The Headlights: Revising The Road Kill Hypothesis Of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, Scott N. Clayman, Scott Deacle, Andrew J. Economopoulos May 2017

Caught In The Headlights: Revising The Road Kill Hypothesis Of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, Scott N. Clayman, Scott Deacle, Andrew J. Economopoulos

Business and Economics Faculty Publications

Illinois had a dismal free banking experience, with over 80% of its free banks failing by the start of the Civil War. Researchers agree that a dramatic change in bond prices was the catalyst, and some have shown that the riskiest banks, ex ante, were the most likely to fail. This study examines how Illinois free banks adjusted their portfolios in the face of increased political and financial risks prior to Abraham Lincoln’s election as president. Lincoln’s nomination in May 1860 and the Democratic Party schism in June 1860 raised the likelihood of secession and the potential for ...


Concurrent Mid-Late Career Workshop 2: Contemporary Women’S Leadership In The Hospitality Industry With Barbara Bowden And Thea Sargent, Barbara Bowden, Thea Sargent Mar 2017

Concurrent Mid-Late Career Workshop 2: Contemporary Women’S Leadership In The Hospitality Industry With Barbara Bowden And Thea Sargent, Barbara Bowden, Thea Sargent

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

Description

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstration of leadership style and effectiveness in various segments of the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • Projecting a professional image and leading diverse teams.
  • Transforming and rebranding ourselves in the hospitality profession.
  • Identifying talent and assisting other women in the industry.

Back by popular demand, Barbra Bowden and Thea Sargent will share their own personal insights as to how female leaders build and manage teams in the fast-paced and competitive hospitality industry. Discussions will touch on strengthening your management style and overall effectiveness. The pair will also focus on how to rebrand your skill set late in your ...


Afternoon Keynote: Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier, Restauranteur And Television Host, Alpana Singh Mar 2017

Afternoon Keynote: Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier, Restauranteur And Television Host, Alpana Singh

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

Learning Objectives

  • Benefits to taking responsibility for obligations, actions, and decisions along a career path in hospitality and tourism.
  • Prioritizing, creating, and managing a goal-oriented task plan.
  • Professional behavior and the adherence to local and cultural sensitivities.
  • Contributing to the improvement of the global perception of hospitality as an honorable profession.

As a young global hospitality professional, Alpana will share her life’s journey from humble beginnings to the world of high-end food and beverage. She will discuss the tenacity involved in striving for our career and personal goals while conducting ourselves professionally on an international scale. From the diversity ...


Morning Keynote Address: Mary Lynn Clark, President, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, Mary Lynn Clark Mar 2017

Morning Keynote Address: Mary Lynn Clark, President, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, Mary Lynn Clark

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

A Passion for Hospitality Leadership

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstration of fairness and transparency in transactions and interactions while doing business in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • The implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures that promote ethical practices and behaviors in hospitality.
  • How to effectively use time management skills to balance an increasingly demanding workload.

With personal experience in rapid professional growth in the hospitality industry, Mary Lynn will share with us her journey to achieving key leadership roles while demonstrating commitment and passion for the work. She will cover the importance of transparency and fairness in ethical leadership policies in ...


Opening Keynote Address: Salli Setta, President, Red Lobster, Salli Setta Mar 2017

Opening Keynote Address: Salli Setta, President, Red Lobster, Salli Setta

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

The Path to Achieving Upward Career Mobility and Success in the Hospitality Industry

Learning Objectives

  • How to identify potential pathways to success over the course of your career.
  • How to professionally overcome challenges in the hospitality industry.
  • How to effectively establish your leadership role among your colleagues in the hospitality industry.
  • The importance of continuous improvement and participation in professional development in the food and beverage industry.
  • Best practices for building diverse teams in the hospitality industry.

Being successful in the fast-paced food and beverage industry requires a unique set of skills. As women in the workplace, it is important ...


Inulpoker.Net Agen Poker Online Dan Bandar Ceme Online Terbaik Terpercaya, Defaonline Blog Mar 2017

Inulpoker.Net Agen Poker Online Dan Bandar Ceme Online Terbaik Terpercaya, Defaonline Blog

defaonline blog

INULPOKER.NET AGEN POKER ONLINE DAN BANDAR CEME ONLINE TERBAIK TERPERCAYA- Salah satu situs judi indonesia yang saat ini memiliki aplikasi permainan judi terbaik dan terpercaya di kelasnya, Anda akan melihat betapa apiknya situs judi online ini memberikan pelayanan judi terbaik dalam situs judinya, sekalipun anda yang akan memainkannya setiap harinya.

Memberikan ruang dalam bermain judi online di situs judi INULPOKER.NET AGEN POKER ONLINE DAN BANDAR CEME ONLINE TERBAIK TERPERCAYA, anda akan mendapatkan banyak keuntungan yang dapat memberikan anda banyak saldo dalam situs onlinenya.

Sebagai situs judi yang sudah menjadi banyak pilihan pecinta judi online saat ini, INULPOKER memang ...


What Is The Impact Of Private And Public R&D On Clean Technology Firms’ Performance? An International Perspective., Carol M. Boyer, Catherine Boulatoff Mar 2017

What Is The Impact Of Private And Public R&D On Clean Technology Firms’ Performance? An International Perspective., Carol M. Boyer, Catherine Boulatoff

Faculty of Business Publications

Research and Development (R&D) has often been cited as key to promote the development of clean technologies in both the short and long run. Robust economic performance for clean technology firms may occur in countries in which research and development is conducted by governments as well as by businesses. The goal of this paper is to examine how private and public R&D affects firm profitability. Utilizing an international data set of clean technology firms, this study finds performance of clean technology firms to be quite favorable when compared to firms in the MSCI World index. The study examines ...


Identifying Key Factors Of Rail Transit Service Quality: An Empirical Analysis For Istanbul, Erkan Isikli, Nezir Aydin, Erkan Celik, Alev Taskin Gumus Mar 2017

Identifying Key Factors Of Rail Transit Service Quality: An Empirical Analysis For Istanbul, Erkan Isikli, Nezir Aydin, Erkan Celik, Alev Taskin Gumus

Journal of Public Transportation

Providing a high quality of service in public transportation is essential to reduce dissatisfactions stemming from traffic congestion and noise. Public transport providers need to find ways to dilute the effects of immoderate use of private cars in big cities while maintaining a sufficient level of customer satisfaction. This study aimed to identify the key service quality (SQ) factors that drive passenger satisfaction in Istanbul’s rail transit (RT) system using data obtained from an extensive survey conducted by the Istanbul Public Transportation Co. A total of 11,116 passengers who used rail transport from May 15–June 3, 2012 ...


Effect Of Price Reduction And Increased Service Frequency On Public Transport Travel, Inge Brechan Mar 2017

Effect Of Price Reduction And Increased Service Frequency On Public Transport Travel, Inge Brechan

Journal of Public Transportation

A random effects meta-analysis of the results from 15 projects involving price reduction and 9 projects involving increased service frequency showed that both price reduction and increased service frequency generated public transport travels. On average, the increased service frequency projects generated more travels by public transport than the price reduction projects. In the increased service frequency projects the proportion of travels generated by the increased frequency was strongly influenced by the size of the frequency increase. In the price reduction projects, we did not find a significant effect of the size of the price reduction on the proportion of travels ...


What Is The Impact Of Private And Public R&D On Clean Technology Firms’ Performance? An International Perspective., Carol M. Boyer, Catherine Boulatoff Mar 2017

What Is The Impact Of Private And Public R&D On Clean Technology Firms’ Performance? An International Perspective., Carol M. Boyer, Catherine Boulatoff

Faculty of Finance Publications

Research and Development (R&D) has often been cited as key to promote the development of clean technologies in both the short and long run. Robust economic performance for clean technology firms may occur in countries in which research and development is conducted by governments as well as by businesses. The goal of this paper is to examine how private and public R&D affects firm profitability. Utilizing an international data set of clean technology firms, this study finds performance of clean technology firms to be quite favorable when compared to firms in the MSCI World index. The study examines ...


The Role Of Islamic Finance In Economic Development, Nora Khan Feb 2017

The Role Of Islamic Finance In Economic Development, Nora Khan

Lingnan Journal of Banking, Finance and Economics

Islamic financial institutions have been growing rapidly in the past few years. Islamic finance refers to investments that are permissible in accordance with Sharia, the Islamic law. Sharia law views money as a measuring tool for value and not an “asset” itself. “It does not permit receipt and payment of riba(interest), gharar(excessive uncertainty), maysir(gambling), short sales or financing activities that it considers harmful to society” (IMF website). Interest, a form of income from money, is therefore prohibited. For example, the income obtained from banks must come from the gain or loss of the enterprises they underwrite and ...


Fdi And Manufacturing Industry In Asia, Luyi Jin Feb 2017

Fdi And Manufacturing Industry In Asia, Luyi Jin

Lingnan Journal of Banking, Finance and Economics

The study finds that China’s manufacturing still maintained a growth level from 2003 to 2013. However, the growth has been declining. The rapid development of ASEAN economies led to the rise of the emerging manufacturing countries which have slowly adjusted and found their own advantages in challenging China.

The main conclusions of this paper are twofold. First, China will soon lose her low labor cost competitive advantage and needs to look for new strategy or industrial upgrades. Second, the current pattern of international division of labor will last for a fairly long period that developing countries will continue to ...


An Empirical Analysis Of The Phillips Curve : A Time Series Exploration Of Hong Kong, Dong Wang Feb 2017

An Empirical Analysis Of The Phillips Curve : A Time Series Exploration Of Hong Kong, Dong Wang

Lingnan Journal of Banking, Finance and Economics

This paper examines the stationarity and cointegration of inflation and unemployment variables of Hong Kong in a period prior to and after the return of Hong Kong’s sovereignty to China on July 1, 1997. The paper separately introduces two ARDL and error correlation models for the long-run and short-run dynamics relationships between inflation and unemployment variables for these two periods after an identification of cointegration. The key findings of this paper include the negative relationship observed between inflation and unemployment in Hong Kong during this time period. Moreover, prior inflation has a significantly negative effect on the current inflation ...


Portfolio Recallocation And Exchange Rate Dynamics, King Chun Wong Feb 2017

Portfolio Recallocation And Exchange Rate Dynamics, King Chun Wong

Lingnan Journal of Banking, Finance and Economics

This empirical paper aims to review a previous literature entitles “Portfolio Reallocation and Exchange Rate Dynamics”. The literature stated that including financial market structure can provide a micro-foundation to complement other macro-based models for exchange rate dynamics which typically are meaningful for the medium and long terms but not satisfactory for the short run. The model in the literature offers another way to look at exchange rate dynamics that is significant in the short run and more practical in nature. Undoubtedly, many investors in the financial market, such as traders, dealers, fund managers, and speculators who adjust their portfolio components ...


How Do Cdos And Cdss Influence The Crisis Of 2008, Martin Buffet Feb 2017

How Do Cdos And Cdss Influence The Crisis Of 2008, Martin Buffet

Lingnan Journal of Banking, Finance and Economics

Everybody has heard about the “subprime” crisis but do we really know how it occurred and why this phenomenon had such an impact on our economies. One aspect of the answer to this question lies in the trade of credit default swaps (CDSs). These financial products led to less transparency in the markets and to a very collectively vulnerable financial system. This created a vicious circle that had not been anticipated by our financial regulators. In this paper, we will discuss how it occurred and what could have been done to avoid, or at lease reduce, the impact of these ...


The Study Of Enhanced Performance Measurement Of Mutual Funds In Asia Pacific Market, Juzhen Li Feb 2017

The Study Of Enhanced Performance Measurement Of Mutual Funds In Asia Pacific Market, Juzhen Li

Lingnan Journal of Banking, Finance and Economics

This empirical paper will compare the result by running Costa and Jakob's models (2010) using mutual funds in Asia Pacific market excluding Japan. Costa and Jakob's paper, Enhanced Performance Measurement of Mutual Funds: Running the Benchmark Index through the Hurdles, is highly related to this empirical paper and is generally based on Carhart's four-factor model (Carhart, 1997) with US securities market data. Apart from the comparison between Asia Pacific market excluding Japan and US market, further research on auxiliary and heteroscedasticity will also be conducted.


Contemplating Mindfulness At Work: An Integrative Review, Christopher Lyddy, Darren J. Good, Theresa M. Glomb, Joyce E. Bono, Kirk W. Brown, Michelle K. Duffy, Ruth A. Baer, Judson A. Brewer, Sara W. Lazar Feb 2017

Contemplating Mindfulness At Work: An Integrative Review, Christopher Lyddy, Darren J. Good, Theresa M. Glomb, Joyce E. Bono, Kirk W. Brown, Michelle K. Duffy, Ruth A. Baer, Judson A. Brewer, Sara W. Lazar

Christopher Lyddy

Mindfulness research activity is surging within organizational science. Emerging evidence across multiple fields suggests that mindfulness is fundamentally connected to many aspects of workplace functioning, but this knowledge base has not been systematically integrated to date. This review coalesces the burgeoning body of mindfulness scholarship into a framework to guide mainstream management research investigating a broad range of constructs. The framework identifies how mindfulness influences attention, with downstream effects on functional domains of cognition, emotion, behavior, and physiology. Ultimately, these domains impact key workplace outcomes, including performance, relationships, and well-being. Consideration of the evidence on mindfulness at work stimulates important ...


Workplace Climate And Peer Support And Determinants Of Training Transfer, Harry J. Martin Feb 2017

Workplace Climate And Peer Support And Determinants Of Training Transfer, Harry J. Martin

Harry J. Martin

Although billions of dollars are spent annually on training and development, much about the transfer processes is not well understood. This study investigated the interaction of workplace climate and peer support on the transfer of learning in a corporate field setting. Supervisor ratings of performance on several skill dimensions were obtained before and after training. Trainees in a division with a more favorable climate and those with greater peer support showed greater improvement. In addition, peer support mitigated the effects of a negative climate. Trainees with peer support in a negative climate achieved the same degree of transfer as trainees ...


Improving Training Impact Through Effective Follow-Up: Techniques And Their Application, Harry J. Martin Feb 2017

Improving Training Impact Through Effective Follow-Up: Techniques And Their Application, Harry J. Martin

Harry J. Martin

PURPOSE: This paper aims to describe a variety of cost-effective methods that employers can use to support training activities and promote the transfer of skills and knowledge to the workplace. These techniques work to positively impact the workplace environment through peer and supervisory support. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH: The application of action plans, performance assessment, peer meetings, supervisory consultations, and technical support is illustrated in two case examples. Findings ‐ Follow-up activities resulted in improved transfer and had positive quantitative and qualitative effects on operations and firm performance. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS: Billions of dollars are spent annually by organisations on employee training and ...


When Institutional Work Backfires: Organizational Control Of Professional Work In The Pharmaceutical Industry, Jagdip Singh, Rama K. Jayanti Feb 2017

When Institutional Work Backfires: Organizational Control Of Professional Work In The Pharmaceutical Industry, Jagdip Singh, Rama K. Jayanti

Rama Jayanti

Integrating institutional and role theories, this paper develops a Logics–Roles– Action (LRA) framework for understanding how for-profit organizations structure institutional work to managerially control the work of professionals they employ. Structurally, this institutional work involves three elements: (1) internalizing pluralistic logics (logics); (2) institutionalizing distinct roles embedded in these logics (roles); and (3) scripting goal-oriented role enactment plans (action). An empirical examination of the LRA framework in the pharmaceutical industry evidences four distinct organizational strategies that script role enactments of sales professionals in their interactions with physicians. Each strategy is intended to reaffirm prevailing institutional logics, but eventually backfires ...


Sustainability Dilemmas In Emerging Economies, Rama K. Jayanti, M.V. Rajeev Gowda Feb 2017

Sustainability Dilemmas In Emerging Economies, Rama K. Jayanti, M.V. Rajeev Gowda

Rama Jayanti

Increasing evidence of climate change is forcing businesses to play an active role in reducing sustainability burdens and preserving resources for future generations. Extant research on sustainability has an exclusive focus on developed countries with stringent environmental regulations and activist scrutiny. Emerging markets present interesting dilemmas since rapid mass urbanisation aimed at raising standards of living poses concomitant threats to environmental health. This round table aimed to showcase best practices in sustainability within the Indian business context. Insights from the discussion regarding sustainability dilemmas provide a fertile ground for bench marking global sustainability best practices.


Hurecord, Vol. 10, No. 1 Feb 2017

Hurecord, Vol. 10, No. 1

The Howard University Record

No abstract provided.


Hurecord, Vol. 2, No. 2 Feb 2017

Hurecord, Vol. 2, No. 2

The Howard University Record

No abstract provided.