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International Management: Strategic Opportunities And Cultural Challenges, Paul B. Sweeney, Dean B. McFarlin 2016 University of Dayton

International Management: Strategic Opportunities And Cultural Challenges, Paul B. Sweeney, Dean B. Mcfarlin

Paul B. Sweeney

As the economies of many countries become more interrelated, international managers are facing huge challenges and unique opportunities associated with their roles. Now in its fifth edition, Sweeney and McFarlin's International Management embodies a balanced and integrated approach to the subject, emphasizing the strategic opportunities available to firms on a global playing field, as well as exploring the challenges of managing an international workforce.

Integrating theory and practice across all chapter topics, this book helps students to learn, grasp, and apply the underlying principles of successful international management:

  • Understanding the broad context of international business, including the critical trends ...


Life In Noah’S Ark: Using Animal Figures As An Arts-Based Projective Technique In Group Work To Enhance Leadership Competence, Cecilie Meltzer 2016 Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus

Life In Noah’S Ark: Using Animal Figures As An Arts-Based Projective Technique In Group Work To Enhance Leadership Competence, Cecilie Meltzer

Organizational Aesthetics

Arts-based learning, a playful method for new insights and self-understanding, can be a tool by which leaders can develop better competence to meet individual and group challenges in working life. This article breaks new ground in reporting specifically on how identification with animal figures in a group setting can develop leaders’ competence, offering a combined group and individual account of the same process. The aim is twofold: (1) Share the method and its implications in order to provide practical guidelines for those who wish to expand their use of arts-based methods in education and working life. (2) Present results from ...


Cedarville To Host Fbfa Youth Conference, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Cedarville To Host Fbfa Youth Conference, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University will host the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association’s (FBFA) annual youth conference July 21-23. This year marks the first time Cedarville will host the annual event.

The FBFA Youth Conference takes place during the same time as the FBFA Annual Conference, which will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s youth conference will focus on engaging students from FBFA-member churches to help build community in their respective locations.


Medium As King: Social Media & The Political Campaign, Isaac Shea 2016 Liberty University

Medium As King: Social Media & The Political Campaign, Isaac Shea

Masters Theses

There is a growing need for a greater understanding of the intersection between great content, effective targeting and proper media usage in mediated communication and especially in American politics. As more campaigns move their efforts online in an attempt to reach a rapidly growing digital constituency, more content will continue to be less visible. The major quest for this study will be to challenge the long-standing idea that “content is king” which Bill Gates termed at the inception of the internet. A theoretical background of Marshall McLuhan and Kathleen Hall Jamieson will not only allow us to answer this question ...


The Agenda Setting Effects Of Cnn’S Twitter In The 2016 Super Tuesday Primaries, Joy Huertas 2016 Liberty University

The Agenda Setting Effects Of Cnn’S Twitter In The 2016 Super Tuesday Primaries, Joy Huertas

Masters Theses

Governmental fall downs, electoral outcomes, terrorism propaganda, and climate change awareness are just some of the commonly known results of the effects of news media coverage on the public opinion and society as a whole. For years, researchers have utilized the agenda setting theory as a basis for their studies on the effects of the news media coverage on the public opinion in countless of contexts. The purpose of this study was to analyze the agenda setting effects of a major broadcast news organization but from one of their most influential social media channels, Twitter. CNN’s daily Twitter mentions ...


Solar Panels Make Financial, Environmental Impact, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Solar Panels Make Financial, Environmental Impact, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University’s solar power array, the largest to be directly connected to any university in Ohio, has made a significant environmental and financial impact through its first three years of operation.

The system has been very useful in in reducing the University’s carbon footprint, while also providing a significant financial benefit.


Cedarville University Ranked Among 20 Best College Deals, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Cedarville University Ranked Among 20 Best College Deals, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University has been ranked among the 20 best college deals for conservative Christians by Great College Deals. The ranking was published on the organization's website in June. The largest evangelical Christian university in Ohio is ranked #8.


The Role And Usage Of Apps And Instant Messaging In Religious Mass Events, Juan Narbona, Daniel Arasa 2016 School of Church Communications, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome

The Role And Usage Of Apps And Instant Messaging In Religious Mass Events, Juan Narbona, Daniel Arasa

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Over the last few years, large events have conferred great importance on Event Management, or the management of mass meetings. In the religious sector, for centuries, pilgrimages have been a clear example of mass events of a spiritual nature. Due to globalization and increased mobility, recent times have seen the multiplication of international events without a fixed location: Taizé encounters, Kumbh Mela (India), and World Youth Day are all good examples of this. These events imply at least a threefold spiritual, organizational and touristic challenge, and success in each one of these areas contributes to the favourable result of the ...


A History And Analysis Of Cala's Social Media, Sai Deng, Xiao Hu 2016 University of Central Florida

A History And Analysis Of Cala's Social Media, Sai Deng, Xiao Hu

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Under the rapid development of social media and social networking sites, a number of social media channels have been deeply integrated into people's professional and private lives. The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), started its social media presence in 2012 with Facebook, and then expanded to YouTube and WeChat. While CALA's Facebook and YouTube channel are more public and social platforms for its news, announcements and documents, its WeChat group is more of an informal space for sharing news and embarking discussions. This poster will look into the various aspects of these social media channels and provide statistical ...


Social Media For Librarians And Users, A Global Perspective, Sai Deng, Ying Zhang, Jing Xu 2016 University of Central Florida

Social Media For Librarians And Users, A Global Perspective, Sai Deng, Ying Zhang, Jing Xu

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Social media has increasingly become an integral part of our personal and professional lives worldwide, and it revolutionizes how we communicate and share information. Libraries and librarians are early adopters and proponents for the use of social media. In countries such as China, social media has gained momentum in the recent years, and particularly in colleges and libraries.

This poster first investigates social media's presences and applications especially in university libraries in the U.S. and in China. The two countries use different social media apps such as WeChat, Facebook, Twitter, Weibo and Blog. It then focuses on a ...


Mistbox Technology Created By Cedarville Engineers, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Mistbox Technology Created By Cedarville Engineers, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

In just one year, a pair of Cedarville University alumni have seen their startup company reach new heights. Andrew Parks and Josh Teekell, 2007 mechanical engineering graduates and developers of Mistbox, signed an agreement with Lowe’s that allows the home improvement stores to sell their product — a device that makes air conditioners more efficient.

The Mistbox attaches to central air conditioning units and cools the outside air temperature before it enters the air conditioning unit. This process helps consumers save up to 30 percent on cooling costs, while also reducing its carbon footprint.


Students Among Nation’S Best For Private Scholarships, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Students Among Nation’S Best For Private Scholarships, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

According to a recent study by LendEDU, Cedarville University students are among the nation’s best at earning private scholarships. LendEDU is an online resource that provides college students with information about scholarships, student loans and loan refinancing.

Cedarville ranked 20th in the country in the average dollar amount ($1,348) of private scholarships obtained by undergraduate students. The study surveyed 1,000 different colleges and universities and was based on the average amount of non-need based private scholarship funding per student.


Back-To-Back World Titles For Cedarville Solar Boat Team, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Back-To-Back World Titles For Cedarville Solar Boat Team, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

For the second consecutive year, Cedarville University’s solar splash team was crowned world champions at the 22nd annual World Solar Splash competition. The event was held June 15-19 at Dayton’s Eastwood MetroPark.

Cedarville has now won nine of the past 13 World Solar Splash championships, making it the most decorated team in Solar Splash history.


Robotics Team Returns To Asee Competition, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Robotics Team Returns To Asee Competition, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

A team of freshmen and sophomore engineering students from Cedarville University will look to capture the school’s fourth-straight national title in this year’s Autonomous Robotics Competition at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference in New Orleans on Monday, June 27.

Cedarville’s team won last year’s competition in Seattle with a score of 291.51 points — well ahead of second-place Monroe Community College (226.63). Cedarville was the only team (out of 15) to complete a successful run in the actual competition portion of last year’s event.


Piano Professor To Judge For International Competition, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Piano Professor To Judge For International Competition, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University professor of music John Mortensen, D.M.A., will serve as a judge for the World Piano Teachers Association (WPTA) International Piano Competition (IPC) in 2016. The competition will take place from June 27 - July 3 in Novi Sad, Serbia.


Cedarville Open Raises $64,000 For Scholarships, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Cedarville Open Raises $64,000 For Scholarships, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

The annual Cedarville Scholarship Golf Open, held on Tuesday, May 31, raised $64,000 in scholarships for Cedarville University students. The event included more than 150 golfers and was held at the Country Club of the North in nearby Beavercreek, Ohio.


National Science Foundation Recognizes Michael Kuhn, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

National Science Foundation Recognizes Michael Kuhn, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

The National Science Foundation (NSF) named Michael Kuhn to its prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Kuhn, a 2016 mechanical engineering graduate from Ona, West Virginia, will attend Cornell University in the fall to begin his studies toward a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering.


Green, Faulkner Named Department Chairs, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Green, Faulkner Named Department Chairs, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Derrick Green and Dr. Melissa Faulkner have been named chairs of the communication and English departments, respectively. Both served in an interim capacity during the 2016-17 academic year.


Review Of Do-It-Yourself Democracy By Caroline Lee (Oxford University Press, 2015), Christopher Beem 2016 The Pennsylvania State University

Review Of Do-It-Yourself Democracy By Caroline Lee (Oxford University Press, 2015), Christopher Beem

Journal of Public Deliberation

Review of Do-It-Yourself Democracy by Caroline Lee (Oxford University Press, 2015)


Seven Lessons In Partnership: How A Hospital And A Happiness Organization Teamed To Decrease Practitioner Burnout, Increase Practitioner Well-Being And Improve Patient Satisfaction, Nancy O'Brien, Linda Saggau 2016 Experience Happiness, LLC

Seven Lessons In Partnership: How A Hospital And A Happiness Organization Teamed To Decrease Practitioner Burnout, Increase Practitioner Well-Being And Improve Patient Satisfaction, Nancy O'Brien, Linda Saggau

Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies

Nancy O’Brien and Linda Saggau, co-founders of Experience Happiness, LLC., and co-developers of The Happiness Practice™ (THP), share key discoveries derived from the partnership between Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) and Experience Happiness (EH) which focused on using THP as an intervention to increase Emergency Department and Urgent Care practitioner well-being and happiness in order to reduce the signs and symptoms of burnout and improve patient experience and satisfaction. This article includes a case study demonstrating the efficacy of the 6-month THP intervention, as well as an overview of THP and seven valuable partnership lessons to encourage and guide ...


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