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Toward A New Theory Of The Shareholder Role: A Sacred Space In Corporate Transactions, Robert B. Thompson, D. Gordon Smith Dec 2001

Toward A New Theory Of The Shareholder Role: A Sacred Space In Corporate Transactions, Robert B. Thompson, D. Gordon Smith

Faculty Scholarship

Corporate law expresses a profound ambiguity toward the role of shareholders. Courts announce that shareholders are critical to the theory that legitimates the exercise of power - by directors and officers over vast aggregations of property that they do not own. At the same time shareholders have a very difficult time actually making any corporate decisions. In this Article, we strive to define a new role for shareholders by drawing on economic theories of the firm and the structure of corporate law. More particularly we examine the role of shareholders in hostile corporate takeovers, the area where the interests of shareholders ...


The Year Of Sport And Society In Review, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2001

The Year Of Sport And Society In Review, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

Normally I don't do a year in review piece although I think I did review the year in Sport and Society one time. I will do it because of the fact that one event so dominated American consciousness this past year that it will make this calendar year a very memorable and special one.


Other Business Correspondence, December 31, 2001, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Florida, Inc. Dec 2001

Other Business Correspondence, December 31, 2001, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Florida, Inc.

Florida Blue Archives Printed Materials

Michael Cascone, Jr., to Board of Directors, re: December CEO report, 12/31/2001. Box 18, Folder 210


"Ali" The Film: A Review, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2001

"Ali" The Film: A Review, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

Across the world in this century there is no other sports figure better known and more admired than Muhammad Ali. In the United States there may be no sports figure more admired and reviled in any century than Muhammad Ali. For these and other reasons the opening of the film "Ali" today is a much-anticipated event.


George O'Leary And Notre Dame's Integrity, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2001

George O'Leary And Notre Dame's Integrity, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

George O'Leary's tenure as head football coach at the University of Notre Dame was shorter than even his most vehement detractors had predicted. It took him only five days to self-destruct which could be a NCAA record.


Failure Of Controls: An E-Commerce Epidemic, Shyam Sunder Dec 2001

Failure Of Controls: An E-Commerce Epidemic, Shyam Sunder

Shyam Sunder

No abstract provided.


Economic Inequality And Burden-Sharing In The Provision Of Local Environmental Quality, Juan Camilo Cardenas, John K. Stranlund, Cleve Willis Dec 2001

Economic Inequality And Burden-Sharing In The Provision Of Local Environmental Quality, Juan Camilo Cardenas, John K. Stranlund, Cleve Willis

John K. Stranlund

A large, but inconclusive, literature addresses how economic heterogeneity affects the use of local resources and local environmental quality. One line of thought, which derives from Nash equilibrium provision of public goods, suggests that in contexts in which individual actions degrade local environmental quality, wealthier people in a community will tend to do more to protect environmental quality. In this paper we report on experiments performed in rural Colombia that were designed to explore the role that economic inequality plays in the ‘provision’ of local environmental quality. Subjects were asked to decide how much time to devote to collecting firewood ...


Interoffice Memo December 11, 2001, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Florida, Inc. Dec 2001

Interoffice Memo December 11, 2001, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Florida, Inc.

Florida Blue Archives Printed Materials

Pete Burchett to All PBO Employees, re: Private Business Operations organizational announcement, with attachment, 12/11/2001. Box 17, Folder 184


Lcbas Newsletter December 10, 2001, Eastern Illinois University Dec 2001

Lcbas Newsletter December 10, 2001, Eastern Illinois University

LCBAS Newsletters

No abstract provided.


Sport And The Theater Of The Absurd, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2001

Sport And The Theater Of The Absurd, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

There are times when I think that the entire world of sport was put on this earth to amuse me with unending scenes from the theater of the absurd. The last several days brought repeated waves of this feeling.


Corporate Social Responsibility In Indonesia: Quixotic Dream Or Confident Expectation?, Melody Kemp Dec 2001

Corporate Social Responsibility In Indonesia: Quixotic Dream Or Confident Expectation?, Melody Kemp

Corporate Codes of Conduct

Program paper that discusses the corporate standard of Indonesian companies and the absence of a movement to adopt codes in Indonesian corporate culture. The primary focus is on the limitations of the Corporate Code of Conduct on both MNCs, termed TNCs (transnational corporations), and the local smaller scale manufacturers.


Pearl Harbor And Baseball, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2001

Pearl Harbor And Baseball, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

As predicted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt December 7, 1941 was a day that has lived in infamy. Sixty years ago the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor drew the United States into World War II.


Minimising Attainment Deficit: A Leadership Process Theory, George K. Kriflik, Robert Jones Dec 2001

Minimising Attainment Deficit: A Leadership Process Theory, George K. Kriflik, Robert Jones

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

Leadership as a process was found by RTA workers to fulfill their need for attaining their potential in their jobs. This article presents an overview of this substantive theory which emerged during a Grounded Theory study. Minimising Attainment Deficit, the process, comprises a number of Leader Strategies which aim to modify workplace conditions and so alter workers’ behaviours. The fundamental premise of this theory is the workers’ perceptions of their own potential and their perception of what they are currently achieving, and that any shortfall in achievement results in an Attainment Deficit. Minimising Attainment Deficit Unleashes workers to achieve higher ...


The Bcs And The Non-Sense It Spawns, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2001

The Bcs And The Non-Sense It Spawns, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

About this time each year since the creation of the BCS I have posed the question, "Who took the "C" out of the "BCS?" Each year there are different answers to the question, and this year there are many and there may be still more to come.


2001-12-03 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Dec 2001

2001-12-03 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for December 3, 2001.


December 2001, Inland Empire Business Journal Dec 2001

December 2001, Inland Empire Business Journal

Inland Empire Business Journal

DEPARTMENTS AND COLUMNS

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EDITORIAL

CLOSE UP

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COMPUTERS/SOFTWARE

GETTING ORGANIZAED

MANAGING

EMPLOYERS GROUP

EARLS BEST BETS

LAW

DESERT JOURNAL

INVESTMENTS AND FIANCE

LIST: CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

LIST: BUSINESS BROKERAGE FIRMS SERVICING THE INLAND EMPIRE

LIST: FLEET LEASING AUTO DEALERS IN THE INLAND EMPIRE

WINE REVIEW

MANAGERS BOOKSHELF

RESOURCE DIRECTORY

CALENDAR

NEWS AND FEATURES

DECEMBER 2001

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The Flexible Firm: Capability Management In Network Organizations, C. Annique Un Dec 2001

The Flexible Firm: Capability Management In Network Organizations, C. Annique Un

Faculty Publications

The article reviews the book "The Flexible Firm: Capability Management in Network Organizations," edited by Julian Birkinshaw and Peter Hagström.


Essays On Disclosure, Robert E. Verrecchia Dec 2001

Essays On Disclosure, Robert E. Verrecchia

Accounting Papers

The purpose of this paper is two-fold. First, I attempt a taxonomy of the extant accounting literature on disclosure: that is, a categorization of the various models of disclosure in the literature into well-integrated topics. With regard to the taxonomy, I suggest three broad categories of disclosure research in accounting. The first category, which I dub “association-based disclosure”, is work that studies the effect of exogenous disclosure on the cumulative change or disruption in investors’ individual actions, primarily through the behavior of asset equilibrium prices and trading volume. The second category, which I dub “discretionary-based disclosure”, is work that examines ...


Enriching Or Depleting? The Dynamics Of Engagement In Work And Family Roles, Nancy P. Rothbard Dec 2001

Enriching Or Depleting? The Dynamics Of Engagement In Work And Family Roles, Nancy P. Rothbard

Management Papers

This study develops a model of engagement in the multiple roles of work and family. I examine two competing arguments about the effects of engaging in multiple roles, depletion and enrichment, and integrate them by identifying the type of emotional response to a role, negative or positive, as a critical contrasting assumption held by these two perspectives. Moreover, I represent depletion and enrichment as complex multistep processes that include multiple constructs, such as engagement and emotion. This study jointly examines both the depleting and enriching processes that link engagement in one role to engagement in another, using structural equation modeling ...


Prozesse Im Informationszeitalter, Hubert Oesterle Dec 2001

Prozesse Im Informationszeitalter, Hubert Oesterle

Hubert Oesterle

No abstract provided.


Assessing Empirical Research In Managerial Accounting: A Value-Based Management Perspective, Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker Dec 2001

Assessing Empirical Research In Managerial Accounting: A Value-Based Management Perspective, Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker

Accounting Papers

This paper applies a value-based management framework to critically review empirical research in managerial accounting. This framework enables us to place the exceptionally diverse set of managerial accounting studies from the past several decades into an integrated structure. Our synthesis highlights the many consistent results in prior research, identifies remaining gaps and inconsistencies, discusses common methodological and econometric problems, and suggests fruitful avenues for future managerial accounting research.


The Central And East European Automotive Industry Restructuring, Petr Pavlinek Dec 2001

The Central And East European Automotive Industry Restructuring, Petr Pavlinek

Geography and Geology Faculty Publications

have come to the Slavic Research Center of the Hokkaido University to study the profound changes that have been taking place in the automotive industry of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) since 1990. My work is based on several field research visits to the Czech Republic that included in depth interviews conducted with key informants (plant managers, trade union leaders and ministry officials) in car factories, car component plants and governmental institutions. The automotive industry restructuring in the 1990s involved a number of complex issues that my research addresses, such as the effects of price and trade liberalization in the ...


Function-Space Revenue Management: A Case Study From Singapore, Sheryl E. Kimes, Kelly A. Mcguire Dec 2001

Function-Space Revenue Management: A Case Study From Singapore, Sheryl E. Kimes, Kelly A. Mcguire

Articles and Chapters

Hotels can apply revenue-management systems to their function spaces—and boost the revenue contribution from those spaces.


The Influence Of Firm Dispositions On Interfirm Relationship Formation In Business Markets, Jean L. Johnson, Ravipreet S. Sohi Dec 2001

The Influence Of Firm Dispositions On Interfirm Relationship Formation In Business Markets, Jean L. Johnson, Ravipreet S. Sohi

Marketing Department Faculty Publications

The central premise of this paper is that firm level characteristics or behavioral traits, referred to as predispositions, influence how the firm behaves and interacts in its interfirm relationships (EFRs). This augments traditional approaches that focus on the intra-relationship perspective and/or on environmental influences on the relationship. Firm predispositions of strategic intent and relational proclivity are expected to individually, and in combination, increase the extent of connectedness between partners in interfirm relationships. In turn, through connectedness, they affect relationship effectiveness in terms of reciprocity, information exchange, and cooperation. Results indicated that the predispositions increased connectedness, but combinational effects were ...


Evidence On The Effectiveness Of Using Tax Credits To Promote Energy Conservation, Kathryn A.S. Lancaster, Michael R. Kinney, Jack Robison Dec 2001

Evidence On The Effectiveness Of Using Tax Credits To Promote Energy Conservation, Kathryn A.S. Lancaster, Michael R. Kinney, Jack Robison

Accounting

The country seems to have quickly embarked on a new energy crisis. "From Manhattan to Montana, worries are mounting that skyrocketing power prices and rolling blackouts will soon spread from their epicenter in California.... Concern about the power picture extends to the top levels of the Bush Administration as it attempts to hammer out a new energy policy." As politicians search for possible solutions to the current crisis, incentives for energy conservation are often mentioned as a possible remedy. A recent Congressional Research Service Issue Brief describes several potential bills. Two create a refundable tax credit for up to 50 ...


Setting Up The Books: A Forest Owner's Guide To Capital Accounts And Record-Keeping For Federal Income, The University Of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service Dec 2001

Setting Up The Books: A Forest Owner's Guide To Capital Accounts And Record-Keeping For Federal Income, The University Of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service

Financial Management

Forest owners have a number of federal income tax incentives available to them. Growing timber can 2 be an income-producing activity, with the trees being considered a capital asset. Income from sales or other disposition of capital assets is then taxed at capital gains rates, as opposed to ordinary income tax rates. Investments in timber can be recovered through depletion deductions and reforestation expenses, qualifying for a tax credit. These provisions and others in the tax code encourage timber production, which is generally considered to be good for both the ecology and the economy. This publication will assist you in ...


Good News For Buyers And Sellers: Acquisitions In The Lodging Industry, Linda Canina Dec 2001

Good News For Buyers And Sellers: Acquisitions In The Lodging Industry, Linda Canina

Articles and Chapters

[Excerpt] In the last two decades of the twentieth century the lodging industry experienced an unprecedented level of consolidation. In particular, mergers and acquisitions among lodging companies took place at record levels in the late 1990s. From 1982 through 2000 the industry saw a total of 57 acquisitions with an aggregate market value in the target companies’ stocks of over $53 billion dollars. Exhibit 1 (overleaf) reports the annual number and annual market value of target stocks for all lodging acquisitions completed during that 1982–2000 period. The sample, supplied by Securities Data Corporation (SDC), includes mergers of both public ...


Hotel-Industry Averages: An Inaccurate Tool For Measuring Performance, Cathy A. Enz, Linda Canina, Kate Walsh Dec 2001

Hotel-Industry Averages: An Inaccurate Tool For Measuring Performance, Cathy A. Enz, Linda Canina, Kate Walsh

Articles and Chapters

The commonly used average measures of ADR, RevPAR, and occupancy may be insufficient to see what the “typical” hotel's performance is really like.


Factors Affecting Consumer Valuation Of Environmentally Labeled Forest Products, Kelly Ann O'Brien Dec 2001

Factors Affecting Consumer Valuation Of Environmentally Labeled Forest Products, Kelly Ann O'Brien

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The recognition and acknowledgement of how personal purchasing decisions affect the environment may increase the desire to buy products advertised as "environmentally-friendly." Effective and credible advertising and marketing of products deemed ecologically sound, as well as, the specific environmental qualities embodied by such products presumably weighs on the effectiveness of environmentally conscious shopping. To that end, consumers are unable to fully utilize purchase power as a means of protecting the environment if they are unaware that such options exist. The public's apparent willingness to use its purchasing power as a means to protect the environment provides an opportunity for ...


A Review Of The Literature And Implications For People With Disabilities (E-Human Resources Literature Review), Susanne M. Bruyere, William Erickson Dec 2001

A Review Of The Literature And Implications For People With Disabilities (E-Human Resources Literature Review), Susanne M. Bruyere, William Erickson

K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability Collection

To accomplish this overview, an extensive review of the literature on information technology applications to the employment process was conducted. Three human resources related uses of the Internet are explored in this review of current literature: E-recruiting, E-benefits/HR, E-training. Each of these areas can have a significant impact on employees with disabilities, especially given the growth of business’ use of the Web. If E-recruiting is not accessible, it could prevent people from applying for or even finding open positions. E-training, if not accessible, could create a new barrier to the advancement of individuals who are unable to access online ...