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What Legal Protections Do Victims Of Bullies In The Workplace Have?, William Martin, Yvette Lopez, Helen LaVan 2009 DePaul University

What Legal Protections Do Victims Of Bullies In The Workplace Have?, William Martin, Yvette Lopez, Helen Lavan

William Marty Martin

No abstract provided.


Workplace Bullying: A Review Of Litigated Cases, Helen LaVan, William Martin 2009 DePaul University

Workplace Bullying: A Review Of Litigated Cases, Helen Lavan, William Martin

William Marty Martin

No abstract provided.


Juridische Kaders In De Sociale Economie: Een Rechtseconomische Doorlichting, Astrid Coates, Wim Van Opstal 2009 Universiteit Antwerpen

Juridische Kaders In De Sociale Economie: Een Rechtseconomische Doorlichting, Astrid Coates, Wim Van Opstal

Wim Van Opstal

De sociale economie hanteert in ons land hoofdzakelijk het vzw-statuut en bestaat traditioneel ook uit (erkende) coöperatieve vennootschappen. In 1995 werd hier ook de vennootschap met sociaal oogmerk aan toegevoegd. In dit artikel bespreken we enkele randvoorwaarden voor een geslaagd ontwerp en een succesvolle implementatie van juridische kaders voor de sociale economie. Vervolgens bespreken we bondig de essentiële kenmerken van deze drie juridische kaders. We besluiten met een vergelijkende analyse en belichten daarbij de belangrijkste relatieve troeven en zwaktes ten opzichte van elkaar.


Del Baldo In Baldarelli Mg Civil Economy Democracy And Social And Environmental Accounting Research Role, Mara Del Baldo 2009 University of Urbino

Del Baldo In Baldarelli Mg Civil Economy Democracy And Social And Environmental Accounting Research Role, Mara Del Baldo

mara del baldo

No abstract provided.


Roads Or Radar: The Tradeoff Between Investments In Infrastructure And Forecasting When Facing Hurricane Risk, Eric Bickel, Seong Dae Kim 2009 University of Texas at Austin

Roads Or Radar: The Tradeoff Between Investments In Infrastructure And Forecasting When Facing Hurricane Risk, Eric Bickel, Seong Dae Kim

Eric Bickel

When faced with a significant risk, society must decide howmuch to invest in prediction and response. For example, in the face of hurricane risk how much should we invest in better forecasting versus increased evacuation speed? To address this need, we develop a Markov decision processes model to analyze the interaction between the emergency response system and the emergency forecasting system. The model shows the tradeoff between the two investments given a budget limit. In addition, the research indicates that the superiority of the investment changes sharply by the lead time.


The Downside Of Goal-Focused Leadership: The Role Of Personality In Subordinate Exhaustion, 2009 Selected Works

The Downside Of Goal-Focused Leadership: The Role Of Personality In Subordinate Exhaustion

L. A. Witt

No abstract provided.


Succession Choices In Family Businesses. The Case Of Poland, Aleksander Surdej, Krzysztof Wach 2009 Cracow University of Economics

Succession Choices In Family Businesses. The Case Of Poland, Aleksander Surdej, Krzysztof Wach

Krzysztof Wach

No abstract provided.


Before Microfinance: The Social Value Of Microsavings In Vincentian Poverty Reduction, Marco Tavanti 2009 DePaul University

Before Microfinance: The Social Value Of Microsavings In Vincentian Poverty Reduction, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

The purpose of this article is to present and discuss the values and limits of microfinance within the context of poverty reduction, international development and community empowerment. The main thesis is that microfinance requires a more complex strategy than simply the provision of credits. The development of financial capital depends on the increase in human capacity and social capital. Microfinance is revisited under the ethical lenses of global responsibility for alleviating poverty and developing community sustainability. Through a critical review of the literature and case studies from the Philippines, the author suggests a value-based Vincentian approach to integrate microfinance into ...


Activist Boards - Not Activist Shareholders, Graeme Cocks, Jens Mueller, Coral Ingley, Morina Rennie 2009 Melbourne Business School

Activist Boards - Not Activist Shareholders, Graeme Cocks, Jens Mueller, Coral Ingley, Morina Rennie

Graeme Cocks

Manuscript type: Conceptual

Research Question/Issue: This study considers the legitimacy of shareholder activism as a means of exercising influence in the corporate decision making process.

Research Findings/Insights: When shareholder activism takes the form of direct negotiation with management, important aspects of the principal-agent relationship are undermined—namely (1) ownership delegation of operational authority to management and (2) the reliance on control/monitoring mechanisms to ensure that management works for the benefit of owners. We propose that the long term solution is not activist shareholders, but activist boards. We envision a future where boards act as passionate, committed leaders ...


The Strategic Choice To Continue Outsourcing, Switch Vendors, Or Backsource: Do Switching Costs Matter?, Dwayne Whitten, Subrata Chakrabarty, Robin Wakefield 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

The Strategic Choice To Continue Outsourcing, Switch Vendors, Or Backsource: Do Switching Costs Matter?, Dwayne Whitten, Subrata Chakrabarty, Robin Wakefield

Subrata Chakrabarty

IT outsourcing contracts are often discontinued in favor of other alternatives (returning to in-house development, or switching to another vendor). Switching costs are experienced when terminating a business relationship and securing an alternative. We tried to answer the question: do switching costs matter significantly in the strategic choice to continue outsourcing, switch vendors, or backsource? Switching costs were considered, such as those due to IT operations (sunk investment, lost performance, system upgrades, uncertainty, and induction-retraining-performance), personnel-replacement costs (candidate search, and IT/setup), and in-house learning (cognitive/behavioral learning). A field survey was conducted, and, for each of these cost types ...


Using The Balance Sheet Concept To Help Students Understand The Current Economic Crisis, Chuo-Hsuan Lee, Mohamed Gaber 2009 State University of New York College at Plattsburgh

Using The Balance Sheet Concept To Help Students Understand The Current Economic Crisis, Chuo-Hsuan Lee, Mohamed Gaber

Dr. Chuo-Hsuan (Jason) Lee

No abstract provided.


Accommondations, Sascha Vitzthum 2009 Illinois Wesleyan University

Accommondations, Sascha Vitzthum

Sascha Vitzthum

No abstract provided.


The Re-Emergence Of Hybrid Mail, Jacob Johnsen 2009 Selected Works

The Re-Emergence Of Hybrid Mail, Jacob Johnsen

Jacob Johnsen, MSc

There is a revived interest in hybrid solution. With the convergence of digital and physical, posts can occupy the unique and pivotal space at the centre as described by Jacob Johnsen.


Acteal: An Open Wound On Indigenous Human Rights, Marco Tavanti 2009 DePaul University

Acteal: An Open Wound On Indigenous Human Rights, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

The December 22, 1997 massacre of indigenous Maya people in town of Acteal in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico is an unsolved justice and indigenous rights case. Although some paramilitary associated people were imprisoned and liberated by a decision of the Mexican Supreme Court, the sense of justice and proper reparation is nothing but a frustrated reality for various indigenous groups, especially for the family members of the victims, members of Las Abejas (The Bees) civil society organization.


Workplace Bullying: A Review Of Litigated Cases, Helen LaVan, William Martin 2009 DePaul University

Workplace Bullying: A Review Of Litigated Cases, Helen Lavan, William Martin

Helen LaVan

No abstract provided.


Brand Patronage And Loyalty Patterns: Store Vs. Manufacturer Brands In The Greek Soft Drink Category, Athanasios Krystallis, Polymeros Chrysochou, Christos Fotopoulos 2009 University of Ioannina

Brand Patronage And Loyalty Patterns: Store Vs. Manufacturer Brands In The Greek Soft Drink Category, Athanasios Krystallis, Polymeros Chrysochou, Christos Fotopoulos

Polymeros Chrysochou

No abstract provided.


Regulation By Markets And Higher Education, Benedict Sheehy 2009 RMIT University

Regulation By Markets And Higher Education, Benedict Sheehy

Benedict Sheehy

Markets have a number of uses. One increasingly important use by politicians is as a means of regulating the supply and distribution of goods and services formerly supplied and distributed by governments on non-market bases. The use of markets as a regulator of higher education is not novel. However, the increased reliance on markets as a regulator of higher education is an on-going experiment with certain predictable failures. This article explores the uses of the market in the supply and distribution of higher education and weighs it against the stated policy objectives, with particular attention to the application proposed in ...


Bayesian Inference For A Periodic Stochastic Volatility Model Of Intraday Electricity Prices, Michael S. Smith 2009 Melbourne Business School

Bayesian Inference For A Periodic Stochastic Volatility Model Of Intraday Electricity Prices, Michael S. Smith

Michael Stanley Smith

The Gaussian stochastic volatility model is extended to allow for periodic autoregressions (PAR) in both the level and log-volatility process. Each PAR is represented as a first order vector autoregression for a longitudinal vector of length equal to the period. The periodic stochastic volatility model is therefore expressed as a multivariate stochastic volatility model. Bayesian posterior inference is computed using a Markov chain Monte Carlo scheme for the multivariate representation. A circular prior that exploits the periodicity is suggested for the log-variance of the log-volatilities. The approach is applied to estimate a periodic stochastic volatility model for half-hourly electricity prices ...


Regional Development And Interregional Collaboration In The Growth Of Nanotechnology Research In China, Li Tang, Philip Shapira 2009 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

Regional Development And Interregional Collaboration In The Growth Of Nanotechnology Research In China, Li Tang, Philip Shapira

Li Tang

China is becoming a leading nation in terms of its share of the world’s publications in the emerging nanotechnology domain. This paper demonstrates that the international rise of China’s position in nanotechnology has been underwritten by the emergence of a series of regional hubs of nanotechnology R&D activity within the country. We develop a unique database of Chinese nanotechnology articles covering the period 1990 to mid-2006 to identify the regional distribution of nanotechnology research in China. To build this database, a new approach was developed to clean and standardize the geographical allocation of Chinese publication records. We ...


Collaborative Education In Singapore: A Case Study, Peter Miller 2009 Southern Cross University

Collaborative Education In Singapore: A Case Study, Peter Miller

Peter Miller

No abstract provided.


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