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Power And Trust In The Virtual Workplace: Team Development As Communities-Of-Practice, Ardis Hanson, Eric Engel, Sheila Gobes-Ryan 2009 University of South Florida

Power And Trust In The Virtual Workplace: Team Development As Communities-Of-Practice, Ardis Hanson, Eric Engel, Sheila Gobes-Ryan

Ardis Hanson

How we work in an increasingly computer-mediated world requires new ways of understanding the construction of teams, their co-construction of tacit knowledge to make sense of the organization, and their use of emergent technologies. We posit an alternative research perspective –that of the communities communities-of of-practice construct – allows a fuller understanding of the relationships of power and trust in team behaviors and processes. The communities-of-practice model provides an avenue to examine the intricate dance that trust and power perform in virtual environments, with people as the focal point. It is how people interact with each other, with in technology, to ...


Keeping Current: Using Automated Search And Retrieve Functions, Ardis Hanson, Claudia Dold 2009 University of South Florida

Keeping Current: Using Automated Search And Retrieve Functions, Ardis Hanson, Claudia Dold

Ardis Hanson

Let’s say you have been working along on your literature review, finding articles that pertain to your research interests. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to save your search and run it periodically, just to catch the latest articles as they come off the press? You can! You can also set up an alert to your email that shows you the table of contents when a new issue of a favorite journal is issued.


Early Intervention In Psychotic Disorders: Challenges And Relevance In The Indian Context, Matcheri Keshavan, Amresh Shrivastava, Bangalore Gangadhar 2009 Harvard University

Early Intervention In Psychotic Disorders: Challenges And Relevance In The Indian Context, Matcheri Keshavan, Amresh Shrivastava, Bangalore Gangadhar

Amresh Srivastava

Over the last two decades, there has been an increasing interest in the concept of early intervention (EI) in psychotic disorders, notably schizophrenia. Several lines of research underlie this emerging paradigm shift: (a) an increasingly well-established association between the duration of prolonged untreated illness and poor outcome; (b) evidence of progressive neurobiological changes in the early course of schizophrenia both in the pre-psychotic and psychotic phases, as evidenced by brain imaging studies in schizophrenia; and (c) emerging data, albeit preliminary, suggesting the efficacy and effectiveness of EI programs in improving the outcome in these patients. Mental health service systems across ...


Small Animal Practice Client Handouts On 30 Cardiology Topics-Section Editor And Author Of Cardiology Section, Rebecca Gompf 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Small Animal Practice Client Handouts On 30 Cardiology Topics-Section Editor And Author Of Cardiology Section, Rebecca Gompf

Rebecca Elaine Gompf DVM

No abstract provided.


Mri: Acquisition Of An Analytical Instrument For Biofuels Emissions Research, Simone Charles, Soloiu 2009 Georgia Southern University

Mri: Acquisition Of An Analytical Instrument For Biofuels Emissions Research, Simone Charles, Soloiu

Simone M. Charles

No abstract provided.


Spatiotemporal Attributes Of Pandemic And Epidemic Diseases, Brian Bossak, Mark Welford 2009 Georgia Southern University

Spatiotemporal Attributes Of Pandemic And Epidemic Diseases, Brian Bossak, Mark Welford

Mark R. Welford

Human-to-human transmissible pandemics, most notably the Medieval Black Death and Spanish Flu of 1918, have historically resulted in the world’s greatest mortality events. Today, as global transportation networks move people rapidly around the world, there are few barriers to emergent diseases. The mystery of the next great pandemic is not if, but rather when and where it will emerge. Therefore, understanding basic epidemiological attributes of infection, and the highly variable matrix of political, economic, and cultural attributes which affect micro-scale disease transmission, is now more critical than ever. An emergent disease has the capacity to become a deadly global ...


Twelve Tips To Designing And Implementing A Learner-Centred Curriculum: Prevention Is Better Than Cure, Michelle McLean, Trevor Gibbs 2009 Bond University

Twelve Tips To Designing And Implementing A Learner-Centred Curriculum: Prevention Is Better Than Cure, Michelle Mclean, Trevor Gibbs

Michelle McLean

Background: Change in medical education has brought with it new perspectives on content, process, assessment and evaluation. With this change has emerged a new discourse. New words and phrases, used by many but not always fully understood, have infiltrated every aspect of our academic lives. One such term which we believe is used relatively freely but which is not well understood or implemented is learner centred or student centred education. Aim: These twelve tips, drawn from experience, attempt to clarify the implications of learner-centred education and provide a structure upon which to ensure that all stakeholders have the same understanding ...


Variation In Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation And Transport Practices In The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium: Roc Epistry-Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation, Dana Zive, Kent Koprowicz 2009 University of Washington

Variation In Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation And Transport Practices In The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium: Roc Epistry-Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation, Dana Zive, Kent Koprowicz

Kent M Koprowicz

No abstract provided.


A Proposed New Classification For The Renal Collecting System Of Cattle, MA Pereira-Sampaio, HJ Bagetti Filho, FS Carvalho, FJ Sampaio, Robert Henry 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

A Proposed New Classification For The Renal Collecting System Of Cattle, Ma Pereira-Sampaio, Hj Bagetti Filho, Fs Carvalho, Fj Sampaio, Robert Henry

Robert W Henry

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the intrarenal anatomy of kidneys obtained from cattle and to propose a new classification for the renal collecting system of cattle. SAMPLE POPULATION: 37 kidneys from 20 adult male mixed-breed cattle. PROCEDURES: Intrarenal anatomy was evaluated by the use of 3-D endocasts made of the kidneys. The number of renal lobes and minor renal calyces in each kidney and each renal region (cranial pole, caudal pole, and hilus) was quantified. RESULTS: The renal pelvis was evident in all casts and was classified into 2 types (nondilated [28/37 {75.7%}] or dilated [9/37 {24.3%}]). All ...


. Socioeconomic Inequalities In Child Health: Recent Evidence From India, William Joe, U Mishra, K Navaneetham 2009 Selected Works

. Socioeconomic Inequalities In Child Health: Recent Evidence From India, William Joe, U Mishra, K Navaneetham

K Navaneetham

No abstract provided.


In Vitro Haematopoiesis Of A Novel Dendritic-Like Cell Present In Murine Spleen, Jonathan Tan, Helen O'Neill 2009 Bond University

In Vitro Haematopoiesis Of A Novel Dendritic-Like Cell Present In Murine Spleen, Jonathan Tan, Helen O'Neill

Helen O'Neill

Abstract: Dendritic cells (DC) are important antigen presenting cells (APC) which induce and control the adaptive immune response. In spleen alone, multiple DC subsets can be distinguished by cell surface marker phenotype. Most of these have been shown to develop from progenitors in bone marrow and to seed lymphoid and tissue sites during development. This study advances in vitro methodology for haematopoiesis of dendritic-like cells from progenitors in spleen. Since spleen progenitors undergo differentiation in vitro to produce these cells, the possibility exists that spleen represents a specific niche for differentiation of this subset. The fact that an equivalent cell ...


Pkc Inhibition Increases Gap Junction Intercellular Communication And Cell Adhesion In Human Neuroblastoma, M. Morley, C. Jones, M. Sidhu, V. Gupta, S. Bernier, W. Rushlow, Daniel Belliveau 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Pkc Inhibition Increases Gap Junction Intercellular Communication And Cell Adhesion In Human Neuroblastoma, M. Morley, C. Jones, M. Sidhu, V. Gupta, S. Bernier, W. Rushlow, Daniel Belliveau

Daniel J. Belliveau

Abstract Gap junction intercellular communication and cell–cell adhesion are essential for maintaining a normal cellular phenotype, including the control of growth and proliferation. Loss of either cell–cell adhesion or communication is common in cancers, while restoration of function is associated with tumor suppression. Protein kinase C (PKC) isozymes regulate a broad spectrum of cellular functions including growth and proliferation, and their overexpression has been correlated with carcinogenesis. Consequently, PKC inhibitors are currently undergoing clinical trials as an anti-cancer agents although the precise cellular alterations induced by PKC inhibitors remain to be elucidated. In the current study, the effects ...


R Package For Bayesian Ensemble Methods For Survival Prediction In Gene Expression Data, Veera Baladandayuthapani 2009 UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

R Package For Bayesian Ensemble Methods For Survival Prediction In Gene Expression Data, Veera Baladandayuthapani

Veera Baladandayuthapani

This is the R package for the methods described in Bayesian ensemble methods for survival prediction in gene expression data by Vinicius Bonato , Veerabhadran Baladandayuthapani, Kim-Anh Do, Bradley M. Broom, Erik P. Sulman, and Kenneth D. Aldape Submitted to Bioinformatics (2010)


Weight-Gain In Psychiatric Treatment: Risks, Implications, And Strategies For Prevention And Management, Amresh Srivastava, Megan Johnston 2009 University of Western Ontario

Weight-Gain In Psychiatric Treatment: Risks, Implications, And Strategies For Prevention And Management, Amresh Srivastava, Megan Johnston

Amresh Srivastava

Weight-gain in psychiatric populations is a common clinical challenge. Many patients suffering from mental disorders, when exposed to psychotropic medications, gain significant weight with or without other side-effects. In addition to reducing the patients' willingness to comply with treatment, this weight-gain may create added psychological or physiological problems that need to be addressed. Thus, it is critical that clinicians take precautions to monitor and control weight-gain and take into account and treat all problems facing an individual. In this review, we examine some of the key issues surrounding weight-gain in individuals suffering from mental disorders for contemporary practitioners in community ...


Anuran Susceptibilities To Ranaviruses: Role Of Species Identity, Exposure Route, And A Novel Virus Isolate., J. Hoverman, Matthew Gray, Debra Miller 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Anuran Susceptibilities To Ranaviruses: Role Of Species Identity, Exposure Route, And A Novel Virus Isolate., J. Hoverman, Matthew Gray, Debra Miller

Debra L Miller

Ranaviruses are responsible for widespread amphibian die-offs, particularly with larval anurans. To understand the factors that may be contributing to the emergence of ranaviruses, we conducted 3 experiments that exposed 3 species of larval anurans to either endemic frog virus 3 (FV3) or an FV3-like isolate from a ranaculture facility. Our goals were to (1) determine the susceptibility of each species to each virus, (2) determine whether direct ingestion of virions or exposure to virions in a water bath were similarly lethal routes of transmission, and (3) quantify the effects of exposure duration on disease outcomes. We conducted our research ...


Natural History Biomarkers In Friedreich’S Ataxia, Kelly Sullivan 2009 Georgia Southern University

Natural History Biomarkers In Friedreich’S Ataxia, Kelly Sullivan

Kelly L. Sullivan

No abstract provided.


Henry County Health Assessment, Stuart Tedders 2009 Georgia Southern University

Henry County Health Assessment, Stuart Tedders

Stuart H. Tedders

No abstract provided.


Costs Of Healthcare-Associated Meticillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus And Its Control, I Gould, Jacqui Reilly, D Bunyan, A Walker 2009 Glasgow Caledonian University

Costs Of Healthcare-Associated Meticillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus And Its Control, I Gould, Jacqui Reilly, D Bunyan, A Walker

Professor Jacqui Reilly

No abstract provided.


Comparing Seasonal Morality Peaks Among Black Death And Plague Epidemics, Mark Welford 2009 Georgia Southern University

Comparing Seasonal Morality Peaks Among Black Death And Plague Epidemics, Mark Welford

Mark R. Welford

Recent research points to multiple inconsistencies regarding modern Yersinia pestis as a causative agent for the Medieval Black Death. We suggest that a seasonal inversion in peak mortality does exist between Y. pestis plague and the Black Death and that medieval human trade patterns controlled the timing of peak mortality during the primary Medieval Black Death epidemic wave and subsequent epidemics. We compiled and aggregated multiple daily, weekly and monthly datasets of both Y. pestis plague epidemics and suspected Black Death epidemics to compare seasonal differences in mortality peaks. These datasets clearly indicate that Yersinia pestis plagues exhibit cool seasonal ...


Using Grounded Theory In Sport Management Research, Popi Sotiriadou, David Shilbury 2009 Deakin University

Using Grounded Theory In Sport Management Research, Popi Sotiriadou, David Shilbury

Popi Sotiriadou

This paper argues for Grounded Theory (GT) to be more widely used to allow emergence of socially constructed sport related processes. The aim of GT is to explain social phenomena and the resources that are required to support social processes. GT is attractive to researchers as it uses the natural setting where the phenomena studied takes place to examine and understand social constructions. It ranks among the most influential and widely used modes of qualitative research in certain fields, such as sociology. Sport management scholars, however, have largely neglected this method. This paper examines the reasons why the method is ...


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