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The Debate About The Stern-Review And The Economics Of Climate Change, Michael H.G. Hoffmann 2010 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

The Debate About The Stern-Review And The Economics Of Climate Change, Michael H.G. Hoffmann

Michael H.G. Hoffmann

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W Obronie Biurokracji, Dariusz Jemielniak 2010 Kozminski University

W Obronie Biurokracji, Dariusz Jemielniak

Dariusz Jemielniak

Niniejszy artykuł stara się obronić prowokacyjną tezę, iż biurokracja jest jedną z najbardziej naturalnych form organizacji pracy i posiada liczne korzyści, zwłaszcza skonfrontowana z nowoczesnymi metodami zarządzania, opierającymi się na kontroli normatywnej.


Temporal And Spatial Shifts Within Playful Work, Carolyn Hunter, Dariusz Jemielniak, Agnieszka Postuła 2010 Loughborough University

Temporal And Spatial Shifts Within Playful Work, Carolyn Hunter, Dariusz Jemielniak, Agnieszka Postuła

Dariusz Jemielniak

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a qualitative study of software engineers' playful behaviors at work. Design/methodology/approach – The interviewed software engineers come from two European and three American companies. The research is based on ethnographical data, gathered in two longitudinal studies2005-2008 . The methods used in the study include open-ended unstructured interviews, participant observations, stories collection, and shadowings. Findings – It is found that the currently dominant theory of normative control explaining software engineers workplace diminishes leisure and entertainment attributes of knowledge work. Fun at workplace is discovered to be an important, …


Narratives Of Irony And Failure In Ethnographic Work, Dariusz Jemielniak, Monika Kostera 2010 Kozminski University

Narratives Of Irony And Failure In Ethnographic Work, Dariusz Jemielniak, Monika Kostera

Dariusz Jemielniak

Organizational ethnography is one of the most valued approaches to qualitative studies of organizations. Much attention has been given to the development of the research process, of which the researcher's identity is an integral part. However, we believe that the analysis of research failures has been much less developed in the discourse of ethnographic methods for the study of organizations. Therefore, we have explored some of the “slips” in ethnographic work, as described in accounts of fellow organizational anthropologists. As the study is qualitative, we have adopted a narrative research method. We have divided the “slips” (i.e., errors) into four …


The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, And The American Indian Woman, Debra Merskin 2010 University of Oregon

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, And The American Indian Woman, Debra Merskin

Debra Merskin

No abstract provided.


Collaborative Community-Based Natural Resource Management, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson 2010 SelectedWorks

Collaborative Community-Based Natural Resource Management, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

This article analyzes the importance of increasing civil society actor access to and influence in international legal and policy negotiations, drawing from academic scholarship on governance, conservation and environmental sustainability, natural resource management, observations of civil society actors, and the authors’ experiences as participants in international environmental negotiations.


Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change And Water, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson 2010 SelectedWorks

Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change And Water, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

The World Economic Forum recognizes that while restrictions on energy affect water systems and vice versa, energy and water policy are rarely coordinated. The International Panel on Climate Change predicts that wet places will become wetter and dry places will become dryer. Transboundary water, energy and climate coordination can occur through international consensus building.


An Investigation Of Speech Enhancement Using Wavelet Filtering Method, International Journal Of Speech Technology, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

An Investigation Of Speech Enhancement Using Wavelet Filtering Method, International Journal Of Speech Technology, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Jordanian Commercial Bank Strategies In High- Rate Of Return Realization And Its Relation With Liquidity Gap Management Performance, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

Jordanian Commercial Bank Strategies In High- Rate Of Return Realization And Its Relation With Liquidity Gap Management Performance, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Testing Lyoequivalency For Three Commercially Sustainedrelease Tablets Containing Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

Testing Lyoequivalency For Three Commercially Sustainedrelease Tablets Containing Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


The Novel And The Experimentation, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

The Novel And The Experimentation, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Neural-Network-Based Fuzzy Identifier: Design And Evaluation, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

Neural-Network-Based Fuzzy Identifier: Design And Evaluation, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Using Database Marketing To Enhance Direct Marketing Alternatives In Jordanian Industrial Shareholders Corporations, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

Using Database Marketing To Enhance Direct Marketing Alternatives In Jordanian Industrial Shareholders Corporations, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


A Detailed Case Study Of Unusual Routines, Stephen D. Cooper 2010 Marshall University

A Detailed Case Study Of Unusual Routines, Stephen D. Cooper

Communications Faculty Research

Everyone working in organizations will, from time to time, experience frustrations and problems when trying to accomplish tasks that are a required part of their role. In such cases it is normal for people to find ways of completing their work in such a way that hey can get around, or just simply avoid, the procedure or system that has caused the problem. This is an unusual routine – a recurrent interaction pattern in which someone encounters a problem when trying to accomplish normal activities by following standard organizational procedures and then becomes enmeshed in wasteful and even harmful subroutines …


The Opppositional Framing Of Bloggers, Stephen D. Cooper 2010 Marshall University

The Opppositional Framing Of Bloggers, Stephen D. Cooper

Communications Faculty Research

As a new feature of the media system, the blogosphere is an extremely interesting subject for scholarly inquiry. One might spend research time along a variety of lines: why people blog, why people read blog content, the relationship of the blogosphere to the established media outlets, the who/what/when of blog content production and consumption, the subject matter of blog posts, the effects of exposure to blog content, the potential for and limitations on interactions, and so on, for quite a long list. Given that the blogosphere is a recent addition to the media mix, and itself a (presumably) unintended consequence …


Divided By A Common Language: A Comparison Of Nigerian, American And British English, Farooq A. Kperogi Ph.D. 2010 Kennesaw State University

Divided By A Common Language: A Comparison Of Nigerian, American And British English, Farooq A. Kperogi Ph.D.

Farooq A. Kperogi

We all know that there is such a thing as British English; it is the progenitor of all subsequent “Englishes” (as professional linguists awkwardly call national and sub-regional varieties of the English language) in the world. And we do, of course, know that there is American English, not only because it is the earliest national variety to rebel against some of the quirky conventions of British English—a fact that inspired the celebrated Irish writer George Bernard Shaw to famously remark that “England and America are two countries divided by a common language”— but also because America’s current preeminent position in …


Dynamics Of The Rapsyn Scaffolding Protein At The Neuromuscular Junction Of Live Mice, Emile Bruneau, Mohammed Akaaboune 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Dynamics Of The Rapsyn Scaffolding Protein At The Neuromuscular Junction Of Live Mice, Emile Bruneau, Mohammed Akaaboune

Departmental Papers (ASC)

The efficacy of synaptic transmission depends on the maintenance of a high density of neurotransmitter receptors and their associated scaffold proteins in the postsynaptic membrane. While the dynamics of receptors has been extensively studied, the dynamics of the intracellular scaffold proteins that make up the postsynaptic density are largely unknown in vivo. Here, we focused on the dynamics of rapsyn, a protein required for the clustering and maintenance of acetylcholine receptor (AChR) density at postsynaptic sites. Using time-lapse imaging, we demonstrated that rapsyn is remarkably dynamic compared to AChRs at functional synapses, turning over 4–6 times more rapidly than …


Review Of Transgender History, By Susan Stryker, And Transpeople: Repudiation, Trauma, Healing,By Christopher A. Shelley, C. Riley Snorton 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Review Of Transgender History, By Susan Stryker, And Transpeople: Repudiation, Trauma, Healing,By Christopher A. Shelley, C. Riley Snorton

Departmental Papers (ASC)

No abstract provided.


Decolonizing The Filmic Mind: An Interview With Haile Gerima, John L. Jackson Jr 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Decolonizing The Filmic Mind: An Interview With Haile Gerima, John L. Jackson Jr

Departmental Papers (ASC)

No abstract provided.


Sense Of Community And Political Mobilization In Virtual Communities: The Role Of Dispositional And Situational Variables, Kevin Y. Wang 2010 Butler University

Sense Of Community And Political Mobilization In Virtual Communities: The Role Of Dispositional And Situational Variables, Kevin Y. Wang

Scholarship and Professional Work - Communication

This paper explores the psychological processes that connect virtual communities to political behavior. Drawing on previous findings in political psychology, I argue that the psychological sense of community may be an important mechanism that dictates people’s behavioral responses toward incoming information or mobilization pressure in the online environment. I then discuss the role of different dispositional and situational variables in: a) contributing to the formation of sense of community in the virtual world, and b) serving as potential moderators to influence the strength of virtual sense of community and its subsequent impact on individuals’ political behavior. Finally, I consider the …


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