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Law Library Blog (June 2019): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law Jun 2019

Law Library Blog (June 2019): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

No abstract provided.


Reflective Practice Series: Selected Instructional Models Using Synchronous Video Conferencing Software, Martin W. Sivula Sep 2018

Reflective Practice Series: Selected Instructional Models Using Synchronous Video Conferencing Software, Martin W. Sivula

MBA Faculty Conference Papers & Journal Articles

With the vast array of resources available to instructors, one would think that instruction and teaching would yield success for all learners. Now, well into the 21st century has much changed in the classroom? Certainly, movable desks and chairs, advanced audio and visual equipment, and a plethora of all types of technologies which might be able to enhance training and education. Over the last several decades research on individualized instruction, cognitive science, educational psychology, and multimedia instruction (to name a few) have permeated the literature on instruction. With all the research and the vast array of studies on improving ...


Bali Bar, Aruba Caribbean, Hotel And Casino, Aruba Caribbean Hotel And Casino Jan 2016

Bali Bar, Aruba Caribbean, Hotel And Casino, Aruba Caribbean Hotel And Casino

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


Trans World Airlines - Wine And Champagne Menu, Trans World Airlines Jan 2016

Trans World Airlines - Wine And Champagne Menu, Trans World Airlines

Airline Menus

No abstract provided.


Book Review: The Leadership Style Of Jesus By Michael Youssef, Danielle M. Boudjouk May 2015

Book Review: The Leadership Style Of Jesus By Michael Youssef, Danielle M. Boudjouk

MBA Student Scholarship

The leadership book examined is The Leadership Style of Jesus by Michael Youssef. This book is an enlightening book that challenges the reader to consider their own characteristics. The author examines five parts of leadership including the beginnings of leadership, the qualities of leadership, the temptations of leadership, the problems of leadership and the future of leadership. Each section includes sub-segments that pose challenges, scenarios and stories related to the topic at hand. After reading the book, I have evaluated three sections I found the most interesting including forgiveness as a quality of leadership, anger as a temptation of leadership ...


Leadership Case Study: Spending More On Ads To Overcome A Slump, By Kermit Pattison, Danielle M. Boudjouk Apr 2015

Leadership Case Study: Spending More On Ads To Overcome A Slump, By Kermit Pattison, Danielle M. Boudjouk

MBA Student Scholarship

Firehouse Subs has been a successful submarine sandwich chain for 16 years. Based in Jacksonville, FL, the chain experienced year-over-year growth even after the company transitioned to a franchise business model in 2001. However, with the economic slump in 2008, Firehouse Subs began to experience a decrease in sales of about six percent below prior year performance. Given the company had been thriving from inception this concept was completely alien to the founders, Robin and Chris Sorensen. In a down economy, typically consumers will resort to lesser expensive restaurant options; one of which Firehouse Subs would be classified under. Therefore ...


E-Testing In Graduate Courses: Reflective Practice Case Studies, Martin W. Sivula Ph.D., Elizabeth B. Robson J.D. Mar 2015

E-Testing In Graduate Courses: Reflective Practice Case Studies, Martin W. Sivula Ph.D., Elizabeth B. Robson J.D.

MBA Faculty Conference Papers & Journal Articles

Do testing and exam conditions make a difference in final exam grades? Do testing “out of class” and “in class” produce different results over the same courses? Several graduate courses (N = 84) were tested under different and varying conditions. The majority of students were international, where English was a second language. In general, the “online” e-testers performed at a higher level than the ““in class”” testers with and without any time restrictions while test taking. Tentative implications might be that online exams (less controls) yield grades which are possibly higher, and may or may not be “grade inflated.” On the ...


Differences In Leadership Styles Between Genders: Outcomes And Effectiveness Of Women In Leadership Roles, Naga Sai Sindhura Lakshmi Chaluvadi Feb 2015

Differences In Leadership Styles Between Genders: Outcomes And Effectiveness Of Women In Leadership Roles, Naga Sai Sindhura Lakshmi Chaluvadi

MBA Student Scholarship

Women, today constituting a large portion of the work force have very few leaders at the top constitutional or organizational positions. In this paper we try to analyze what’s causing hindrance to their growth focusing primarily, if there exists any differences in the leadership styles employed by male and female leaders. As was the case in previous literature, the evidence for sex differences in leadership behavior is still mixed, yet it is clear that these sex differences have not vanished. It is argued that sex differences in leadership styles are largely a consequence of the context in which male ...


A Research Proposal: The Effects Of Restaurant Environment On Consumer Behavior, Qiuyu Jin Feb 2015

A Research Proposal: The Effects Of Restaurant Environment On Consumer Behavior, Qiuyu Jin

MBA Student Scholarship

The purpose of this research proposal is to investigate the effects of restaurant environment on consumer behavior. Five journals that are relevant to the relationship between restaurant environment and the behavioral intentions of consumers are delved into this paper. The self-administered questionnaires will be distributed to patrons in ten selected middle and upscale full-service restaurants. Data collection will be constructed through tables and charts that are useful in obtaining a more comprehensive result. Restaurants will be able to use this research proposal to find the appropriate ways to improve consumers’ satisfaction and also to increase profits.


Cumulus Media, Inc. Strategic Analysis, Barry Y. Zoll Feb 2015

Cumulus Media, Inc. Strategic Analysis, Barry Y. Zoll

MBA Student Scholarship

The purpose of this paper is to conduct a strategic analysis of the broadcast radio industry with a focus on Cumulus Media, Inc. This analysis will outline a brief history of Cumulus and a timeline of major events in its history, along with an explanation of the company’s purpose. Then, the external environment will be analyzed and the potential effects on Cumulus. Using Dr. Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, an assessment will be made of the threat of entrants, the factors affecting the power of buyers and sellers, the threat of substitutes of broadcast radio, and trends in ...


A Book Review: The Ten Golden Rules Of Leadership, Holly Moore Feb 2015

A Book Review: The Ten Golden Rules Of Leadership, Holly Moore

MBA Student Scholarship

In The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership: Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders, authors Panos Mourdoukoutas and M.A. Soupios present a different approach to leadership. The authors take a back to basics approach with this book, segmenting leadership into ten main points derived from ten quotes from philosophers (or leaders) of ancient times. These quotes (or philosophies) are then further examined and applied to the meaning of leadership (as the author’s interpret them), resulting in The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership.


End User Information Security: How Infosec Literacy Affects Business, Michael Aiello Jan 2015

End User Information Security: How Infosec Literacy Affects Business, Michael Aiello

MBA Student Scholarship

It is commonly stated that the end user is one of the biggest security risks in a company. All it takes is once user to be socially manipulated into divulging confidential information, and critical company data can become compromised. This study will investigate the correlation between a user’s InfoSec Literacy, credulousness, and their willingness to divulge information that can be used to compromise company data. A sample of the general population will be given a survey that will be presented to them as a general IT survey. On this survey, they will be first polled on their overall InfoSec ...


Ethical Conflicts And Cultural Differences Among Employees In The Hospitality Industry, Boram Lee, Sukyung Lee Nov 2014

Ethical Conflicts And Cultural Differences Among Employees In The Hospitality Industry, Boram Lee, Sukyung Lee

MBA Student Scholarship

The purpose of this study is to identify the relationship between ethical conflicts and cultural differences among colleagues and apply the relationship in the hospitality industry. Exploratory sample data (N=100) were collected from MBA students at Johnson and Wales University. The instrument consisted of three parts: demographic features, work experience of business ethics, and perceptual experience of business ethics. Also, t-test is used to address the hypothesis. The results of the study indicated that there is a significant relationship between ethical conflicts and cultural differences between employees in the hospitality industry, therefore, it is important to fully understand the ...


Strategic Analysis – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, Jamie Levitt Jul 2014

Strategic Analysis – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, Jamie Levitt

MBA Student Scholarship

The amusement park industry represents leisure facilities that “operate mechanical rides, water rides, games, shows, themed exhibits, refreshment stands and other attractions” (Industry Overview, 2014). It encompasses 482 businesses in the United States (Industry at a Glance, 2014) and generated revenue of $15.4 billion dollars in 2013 (Industry at a Glance, 2014). The industry is currently growing, but faced a decline in attendance and revenue during the economic recession (2007-2008) (Industry at a Glance, 2014). Furthermore, it is heavily reliant on a declining demographic (children aged 10-19) (Industry Outlook, 2014). Considering these contrasting variables and outcomes, this outlook will ...


An Empirical Study On Use Of Social Media In The Hotel Industry In China: A Study Of Customers’ Preferences And Attitudes, Ruolin Wang, Tianyue Chen Jul 2014

An Empirical Study On Use Of Social Media In The Hotel Industry In China: A Study Of Customers’ Preferences And Attitudes, Ruolin Wang, Tianyue Chen

MBA Student Scholarship

With the development of the technology, business corporations start to use social media to promote their businesses. This study focuses on the preferences and attitudes of travelers’ in China with the relationship between usage of social media (based on WeChat and Sina Weibo) with the option of hotel choice in the hospitality industry. There are two instruments used in this study: (1) sending out online surveys and (2) scheduled interviews with people who are working in the hotel industry. From our survey data (N=245) were participants who completed questionnaires located all over China. However, the results of the study ...


Ceo Compensation: A Position Paper, Kathleen Sands May 2014

Ceo Compensation: A Position Paper, Kathleen Sands

MBA Student Scholarship

CEO compensation has been a topic of interest and debate for the past several years. It has been discussed and analyzed in sources such as Fortune Magazine, Businessweek, and a plethora of academic literature. The primary concern is whether or not CEOs are overpaid. Considering the financial performance of a company is the basic determinant of the appropriate compensation for a CEO, many individuals question why most CEOs are paid what seem to be disproportionally high salaries in regards to the financial performance of the firms they lead.


A Book Review: The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People, Timur M. Sibgatulin Feb 2014

A Book Review: The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People, Timur M. Sibgatulin

MBA Student Scholarship

The Stephen R. Covey's book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” tells about ways to increase individuals’ effectiveness and make them more successful. To accomplish these goals, the author proposes the practice of seven main principles or habits. These include: being proactive; beginning with the end in mind; putting first things first; thinking win-win; seeking first to understand rather than to be understood; synergizing; and sharpening the saw.


Online Traveler Ratings: Impact On Determining The Top 25 Hotels, Yaitza Enid Matos-Rodríguez Jan 2014

Online Traveler Ratings: Impact On Determining The Top 25 Hotels, Yaitza Enid Matos-Rodríguez

MBA Student Scholarship

The hospitality industry has changed the way the traveler makes a decision to stay in a hotel. Travelers use the social media and electronic word of mouth (eWOM) to search and evaluate different places. Traveler reviews and ratings have had an influence on the decisions of prospective new guests. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site for travelers. TripAdvisor displays the Top 25 hotels in the United States based on traveler reviews. This research proposal is to identify the relationship between travelers’ ratings and the top hotels. The purpose of this study is to provide hospitality management an opportunity ...


Swiss Chalet, Rochelle Park, Ramsey, New Jersey, Date Unknown, Swiss Chalet Jan 2014

Swiss Chalet, Rochelle Park, Ramsey, New Jersey, Date Unknown, Swiss Chalet

Restaurant Menus

No abstract provided.


Stacy-Trent Hotel, Trenton, New Jersey, Breakfast A La Carte Menu, Date Unknown, A Robert R. Meyer Hotel, George L. Crocker, Mgr. Jan 2014

Stacy-Trent Hotel, Trenton, New Jersey, Breakfast A La Carte Menu, Date Unknown, A Robert R. Meyer Hotel, George L. Crocker, Mgr.

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


Community Preparatory School: Alumni Relations Plan, Arnold Robinson Jan 2014

Community Preparatory School: Alumni Relations Plan, Arnold Robinson

Marketing and Communications

When trying to get people to understand your message, you can use the Uses and Gratifications theory which talks about how people tend to pay attention when they are entertained, informed, their opinions get reinforced and they have a sense of belonging. Our message will get people to pay attention because the Alumni already have a sense of belonging to CPS, and it informs and reinforces their opinions about caring for their Alma mater. We will get Alumni to believe this message by holding events and other activities in which they can be a part of.


Youthbuild Providence: Public Relations Plan, Madeline Armater, Clayton Durant, Michelle Ryder, James Paternostro, Kaiwen Zhu Jan 2014

Youthbuild Providence: Public Relations Plan, Madeline Armater, Clayton Durant, Michelle Ryder, James Paternostro, Kaiwen Zhu

Marketing and Communications

Understanding what incentives drive businesses to partner with non-profits, as well as understanding what media business owners will pay attention to can help our firm get YouthBuild Providence’s name and message in the correct places that will have a higher probability of being consumed by these higher level managers or small business owners. To get the message out correctly, we are going to leverage the use of social media and local media to push our message out to small businesses.


Crossroads Rhode Island: Proposed Social Enterprise Business Plan, Joel Cooper, Joe Brookes, Darci Lake, Victoria Fernandez, Matt Rosenfield, Arnold Robinson Jan 2014

Crossroads Rhode Island: Proposed Social Enterprise Business Plan, Joel Cooper, Joe Brookes, Darci Lake, Victoria Fernandez, Matt Rosenfield, Arnold Robinson

Business

Crossroads Rhode Island provides their clients with a continuum of care that includes basic emergency needs, shelter, housing, case management and vocational services for individuals and families. In order to provide these services they rely on the generosity of their donors and supporters who have helped Crossroads to become the largest homeless services organization in Rhode Island. It is important to Crossroads that they stick to their core values of safety, respect, and effectiveness when helping the homeless or at-risk individuals and families secure stable homes.


Swedish Rathskeller Restaurant, New York, Date Unknown, Swedish Rathskeller Restaurant Jan 2014

Swedish Rathskeller Restaurant, New York, Date Unknown, Swedish Rathskeller Restaurant

Restaurant Menus

No abstract provided.


Hotel Claridge Balinese Room, Memphis, Tennessee, Wine And Liquor List Menu, Date Unknown, Hotel Claridge Jan 2014

Hotel Claridge Balinese Room, Memphis, Tennessee, Wine And Liquor List Menu, Date Unknown, Hotel Claridge

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


Hotel Claridge, Memphis, Tennessee, A La Carte And Supper Club Menu, Date Unknown, Hotel Claridge Jan 2014

Hotel Claridge, Memphis, Tennessee, A La Carte And Supper Club Menu, Date Unknown, Hotel Claridge

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, Dinner Menu, November 21, Year Unknown, Ho-Ho-Kus Inn Jan 2014

The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, Dinner Menu, November 21, Year Unknown, Ho-Ho-Kus Inn

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


Henry Grady Coffee Shop At The Henry Grady Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, Date Unknown, Henry Grady Hotel Jan 2014

Henry Grady Coffee Shop At The Henry Grady Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, Date Unknown, Henry Grady Hotel

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


Gurney's Inn On The Brink O' The Beach, Montauk, L.I., Dinner Menu, Date Unknown, Gurney's Inn Jan 2014

Gurney's Inn On The Brink O' The Beach, Montauk, L.I., Dinner Menu, Date Unknown, Gurney's Inn

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.


Gurney's Inn On The Brink O' The Beach, Montauk, L.I., Dinner Menu, Date Unknown, Gurney's Inn Jan 2014

Gurney's Inn On The Brink O' The Beach, Montauk, L.I., Dinner Menu, Date Unknown, Gurney's Inn

Hotel Menus

No abstract provided.