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Review Of Fundraising For Impact, Meredith R. Evans Ph.D Sep 2023

Review Of Fundraising For Impact, Meredith R. Evans Ph.D

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

In Fundraising for Impact, Kathryn K. Matthew uses soundbites from more than 100 interviews she conducted with practitioners from libraries, archives and museums from around the world to share ways they increased their funding. This work emphasizes frameworks that help reveal an institution's value and the impact of community, partnerships, investing and fundraising.


Perspectives On The Impact, Mission And Purpose Of The Business School, Howard Thomas Jul 2023

Perspectives On The Impact, Mission And Purpose Of The Business School, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The business school has been an important success story in the evolution of the modern university. The concept of how the impact, mission, purpose, and value of a management school should be formulated is often delegated to the dean, faculty and advisory committees in most schools. The British Academy has contributed significantly to the emerging debate on the purpose of a business school by both examining the concept of a purposeful business school in business and management education and, more recently, investigating what, and how, business schools should teach, grow and develop. Greater attention has been directed towards developing more …


External Factors Affecting The Governance And Strategic Directions Of Higher Education Institutions In The United Arab Emirates, Ghassan A. Al-Qaimari Jun 2023

External Factors Affecting The Governance And Strategic Directions Of Higher Education Institutions In The United Arab Emirates, Ghassan A. Al-Qaimari

Journal of the Association of Arab Universities for Research in Higher Education (مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية (للبحوث في التعليم العالي

Since its inception in 1971, the UAE has worked to establish a modern and diverse system of higher education. In a short period of time, the UAE overcame many obstacles to emerge as an important educational center in the region, attracting foreign students, academics, and higher education institutions wishing to be present in this region of the world. In this research, we describe higher education in the United Arab Emirates: we describe the types of higher education institutions in the country, and the official bodies regulating higher education (Regulators), and we talk about the vision of the country's leadership for …


Audio-Technica Strategic Audit, Caleb Druckemiller May 2023

Audio-Technica Strategic Audit, Caleb Druckemiller

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Audio-Technica is a multinational audio equipment design and manufacturing company specializing in the production of headphones, microphones, and turntables. The company has been a gold standard for professional use since its inception and has recently ventured into consumer markets. Using both internal and external analysis tools, this audit aims to evaluate how Audio-Technica has established itself in the highly competitive audio equipment industry. Specific techniques include Porter’s Five Forces and PESTEL analyses. After conducting this examination of Audio-Techinca and its industry environment, strategic recommendations will be made to best position the company moving forward.


Vanmoof Strategic Audit, Chi-Chun Chang May 2023

Vanmoof Strategic Audit, Chi-Chun Chang

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

VanMoof is an e-bike brand originated in Amsterdam that has expanded to Western Europe, Eastern Asia, and North America. This paper will analyze the e-bike industry using PESTEL analysis. It will also analyze the industry’s competitive environment using the framework of Porter’s Five Forces, followed by an analysis of the strategy VanMoof’s currently employing. Based on the results, the paper will end with a recommendation for future strategies.


Airbnb Strategic Audit Overview, Andrea Curnes, Audrey Kreun, Tyler Royal, Jacob Zadalis, Cody Hohn, Jason Dirks May 2023

Airbnb Strategic Audit Overview, Andrea Curnes, Audrey Kreun, Tyler Royal, Jacob Zadalis, Cody Hohn, Jason Dirks

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This study provides an overview of Airbnb, an online marketplace for short-term rentals and experiences. It highlights the company's history, business strategies, value chain, acquisitions, code of ethical conduct, and organizational structure. With a Blue Ocean strategy combining differentiation and cost leadership, Airbnb has achieved remarkable success, boasting a valuation of over $67B and generating annual revenue exceeding $1.5B. The company's unique business model involves participating in all parts of the value chain, and it has expanded geographically through acquisitions and product market expansion. Airbnb's code of ethics reflects its core values, and its organizational structure fosters flexibility and remote …


A Strategic Audit Of Tesla Inc., Jayden Boesch May 2023

A Strategic Audit Of Tesla Inc., Jayden Boesch

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This research paper examines Tesla's competitive advantages and challenges, as well as its strategy and objectives in the electric vehicle industry. The paper begins by providing an overview of the electric vehicle market and Tesla's position within it. It then discusses Tesla's business model, strategy, and objectives, as well as its competitive advantages over other firms in the industry. The paper also highlights key resources that Tesla needs to maintain its sustainable competitive advantage in the future, such as research and development, charging infrastructure, and top engineering talent. Finally, the paper identifies challenges that Tesla may face in the future, …


Testimonios Of Latinas In The Federal Government Senior Executive Service: Honoring Women Who Excel In Public Service, Amarylis Lopez May 2023

Testimonios Of Latinas In The Federal Government Senior Executive Service: Honoring Women Who Excel In Public Service, Amarylis Lopez

Theses & Dissertations

The Senior Executive Service (SES) is the highest tier of executive management and leadership in the federal government. The Latino/a population has significantly increased in the past three decades with no corresponding increase in the federal workforce and the number of Latinos/as serving in the SES remains low. As Latinos/as in the SES are largely underrepresented, their ability to influence federal policies is significantly undermined. The purpose of this study is to explore the testimonios (testimonies) of Latinas in the SES to better understand their experiences while navigating entry into the SES and maintaining their respective positions.

This study used …


Nintendo Strategic Audit, Stephanie Herridge May 2023

Nintendo Strategic Audit, Stephanie Herridge

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nintendo is a Japanese-based multinational company that is one of the primary competitors in the video game industry. It has smaller headquarters located in North America and Europe and continues to pursue new markets and customers. Having remained successful for over a century, Nintendo pursues unique forms of strategy to maintain relevance for current generations of consumers. This strategic audit seeks to dissect Nintendo’s long-term profitability by analyzing the company’s history, competitive resources and advantages, and the current challenges and trends in the video game industry as a whole. The tools used to explore the industry include Porter’s Five Forces …


Nvidia Corporation: Pc Gaming Industry Strategic Audit, Charlie Peng May 2023

Nvidia Corporation: Pc Gaming Industry Strategic Audit, Charlie Peng

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nvidia is a semiconductor company focusing on high-performance computer graphics technology. The company designs graphics processing units (GPUs), which are used in a variety of fields such as data centers, artificial intelligence (AI), and gaming. This paper seeks to examine Nvidia’s position within the PC gaming industry. First, PESTEL and Porter’s Five Forces analyses are used to detail the overall PC gaming industry. The next section examines how Nvidia competes through its strategy, resources, and competitive advantages. Finally, future challenges and recommendations to position the company are explored.


John Deere Construction Equipment - Strategic Audit, Michael Pallesen May 2023

John Deere Construction Equipment - Strategic Audit, Michael Pallesen

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

John Deere construction equipment is an operating segment of the equipment manufacturing giant John Deere Corporation. The company is considered the second largest construction equipment manufacturer in the world. This report seeks to understand the operating environment of John Deere’s construction equipment manufacturing segment, its resources, its competitive advantages, and its future challenges. This analysis uses both PESTEL and Porter’s Five Forces analyses to evaluate the external environment. Additionally, strategic recommendations and explanations are offered into how John Deere can effectively navigate the challenges facing the construction equipment manufacturing industry in the near future.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Mar 2023

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this issue:

  • Doctoral Dissertation Updates
  • Travis Douglas, DMgt
  • John Ervin
  • John Pourdehnad, Ph.D.
  • Larry Hirschhorn, Ph.D.
  • Elliot Cole, Ph.D.
  • Larry M. Starr, Ph.D.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 1 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd Feb 2023

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 1 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this issue:

  • ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW ENTERPRISE: Dr. Elliot Cole Launches Neuro-Hope


Overcoming The Challenges Of Covid-19 By Hospitality Educational Administrators: A Grounded Theory Approach, Senthilkumaran Piramanayagam, Partho Pratim Seal Jan 2023

Overcoming The Challenges Of Covid-19 By Hospitality Educational Administrators: A Grounded Theory Approach, Senthilkumaran Piramanayagam, Partho Pratim Seal

The Qualitative Report

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all walks of life across the globe. Higher education institutions confronted multiple challenges and disruptions in teaching and learning. However, the challenges hospitality education administrators need to resolve are distinct compared to other traditional higher education programs. This study aimed to understand the experiences and responses of hospitality educational administrators under crisis. The findings of the study are expected to assist hospitality education institutions to be prepared and respond better to any crisis in the future. To understand the challenges faced and strategies adopted by hospitality educational administrators, we interviewed 23 hospitality administrators across India. …


Leading Business Schools, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel, Rolf D. Cremer Jan 2023

Leading Business Schools, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel, Rolf D. Cremer

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

Business schools are critical players in higher education, educating current and future leaders to make a difference in the world. Yet we know surprisingly little about the leaders of business schools. Leading a Business School demystifies this complex and dynamic role, offering international insights into deans’ dilemmas in different contexts and situations. It highlights the importance of deans creating challenging and supportive learning cultures to enhance business and management education, organizations and society more broadly.Written by renowned experts on the role of the dean, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel and Rolf D. Cremer, the book traces the historical evolution …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 4, Larry Starr, Phd Dec 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 4, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Braverman and Dr. Michael Jones
  • Complex and Strategic Leaders who have Graduated with DMgt or PhD Degree
  • Emerging Complex and Strategic Leaders Working Toward Degree Completion
  • Updated Doctoral Candidate Status
  • Our New Home is the School of Business in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce About the
  • Academic Appointments Update: Larry Starr
  • Strategic Leadership and Complex Systems Leadership Alumni
  • Alumni Profiles : Reverend Dr. Valerie Andrews
  • Research Project: Reverend Dr. Valerie Andrews
  • Research Project: Carol Haines
  • Congratulations to Derek Hunsberger


University/Industry Collaboration: Using A Classroom Business Case To Enhance Student Problem-Solving/Learning Experience, Gregory Benson, Ngan N. Chau Oct 2022

University/Industry Collaboration: Using A Classroom Business Case To Enhance Student Problem-Solving/Learning Experience, Gregory Benson, Ngan N. Chau

Mountain Plains Business Conference 2023

This study illustrates how an academic program utilizes industry partnerships as a resource to maintain the relevancy of its curriculum. In particular, a university/industry collaboration experience is examined to showcase how a real business problem at an industry partner has resulted in a business case used in the classroom to enhance students’ problem solving.

Key Words: Supply Chain Management (SCM), University/Industry Collaboration (UIC), Business Case Study


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd Sep 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Updated Dissertation Delivery Pathway Status
  • Congratulations: Dr. Hamid Bertal
  • Congratulations: Dr. Mark Pisacane
  • Congratulations: Dr. Syed Kazmi
  • Congratulations: Dr. Anne McCafferty
  • Congratulations: Dr. Regina Tendayi
  • Congratulations: Dr. Sagar Sharma
  • Congratulations: Rev Dr. Sung-Won Paek
  • Congratulations: Dr. Teresa Wolfgang
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jay Combs-Harris
  • Congratulations to John Ervin
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jim Plummer
  • Congratulations to Jerin Juby
  • Congratulations to Dr. Teresa Wolfgang
  • Congratulations to Reverend Dr. Sung-Won Paek
  • Congratulations to Dr. Elliot Cole
  • Congratulations to Dr. John Pourdehnad
  • Alumni Profiles


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Jun 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Doctor of Management Commencement
  • Updated Dissertation Proposals and Defenses
  • Strategic Leadership at Sea
  • Award-Winning Respiratory Therapy Department
  • IESE Faculty Appointment
  • Leadership Appointment: Dr. Scott Koerwer
  • Leadership Appointment: Dr. Rume Joy Azikiwe-Oyeyemi
  • Conference Invitations
  • Korean-American Publication
  • Memorial Weekend Writing
  • Interested in Earning Another Jefferson Doctorate? Announcing the Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) Degree
  • Online Conference from University of Hull: Systems Approaches to Child Protection
  • The 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academic of Management: A Hybrid Experience
  • Summer Strategic Leadership Means...


An Ethical Discussion About The Responsibility For Protection Of Minors In The Digital Environment: A State-Of-The-Art Review, Charles Alves De Castro, Aiden Carthy, Isobel Oreilly Dr May 2022

An Ethical Discussion About The Responsibility For Protection Of Minors In The Digital Environment: A State-Of-The-Art Review, Charles Alves De Castro, Aiden Carthy, Isobel Oreilly Dr

Articles

Many ethical questions have been raised regarding the use of social media and the internet, mainly related to the protection of young people in the digital environment. In order to critically address the research question "who is responsible for ethically protecting minors in the digital environment?", this paper will review the main literature available to understand the role of parents, the government, and companies in protecting young people within the digital environment. We employed a holistic process that covers a state-of-the-art review and desk research. The article is divided into four sessions; (1) Government Policies from the European Union (EU) …


The Significance Of Sonic Branding To Strategically Stimulate Consumer Behavior: Content Analysis Of Four Interviews From Jeanna Isham’S “Sound In Marketing” Podcast, Ina Beilina May 2022

The Significance Of Sonic Branding To Strategically Stimulate Consumer Behavior: Content Analysis Of Four Interviews From Jeanna Isham’S “Sound In Marketing” Podcast, Ina Beilina

Student Theses and Dissertations

Purpose:
Sonic branding is not just about composing jingles like McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ It.” Sonic branding is an industry that strategically designs a cohesive auditory component of a brand’s corporate identity. This paper examines the psychological impact of music and sound on consumer behavior reviewing studies from the past 40 years and investigates the significance of stimulating auditory perception by infusing sound in consumer experience in the modern 2020s.

Design/methodology/approach:
Qualitative content analysis of audio media was used to test two hypotheses. Four archival oral interview recordings from Jeanna Isham’s podcast “Sound in Marketing” featuring the sonic branding experts …


A Strategic Audit Of Seaworld, Jaden Capaldi, Rachel Jendro, Jacob Mir, Sophie Newman, Tommy Wolfe May 2022

A Strategic Audit Of Seaworld, Jaden Capaldi, Rachel Jendro, Jacob Mir, Sophie Newman, Tommy Wolfe

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

No abstract provided.


Perceptions Of Employability Skills Of Undergraduate Business Students In A Developing Country: An Exploratory Study, Wise Mainga, Reuben M. Daniel, Luis Alamil Feb 2022

Perceptions Of Employability Skills Of Undergraduate Business Students In A Developing Country: An Exploratory Study, Wise Mainga, Reuben M. Daniel, Luis Alamil

Higher Learning Research Communications

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the relative importance of different employability skills for business graduates seeking initial employment.

Method: Semi-structured survey questionnaires were administered to human resources representatives from industry, business lecturers, and graduating business students to determine gaps in perceptions between the three stakeholder groups.

Results: There was some alignment and moderate discrepancies in perceptions of the relative importance of different employability skills between the three stakeholder groups. There were statistically significant differences in perceived importance of communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills between graduating students and employers. There is evidence that employers were satisfied with …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd Feb 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this issue:

  • Reminder: Our Name
  • Dr. Jim Plummer
  • Rev. Dr. Valerie Andrews
  • Dr. Bibi R. Khan
  • Strategic Leadership in the Press Again
  • Dr. Joy Azikiwe
  • Mark Pisacane
  • Dr. Scott Koerwer
  • Rev. Sung-Won Paek
  • Uploaded 2021 DMgt Dissertations
  • DMGT Candidates and Dissertation Topics
  • Photo Gallery


How To Attract The Library Visitors? The Role Of Csr At The Library, Library Image, Customer Value, And Loyalty To The Library: Evidence From Indonesia, Sri Hartini, Masmira Kurniawati, Jovi Sulistiawan, Muhammad Ihwanudin Jan 2022

How To Attract The Library Visitors? The Role Of Csr At The Library, Library Image, Customer Value, And Loyalty To The Library: Evidence From Indonesia, Sri Hartini, Masmira Kurniawati, Jovi Sulistiawan, Muhammad Ihwanudin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study focuses on the impact of CSR on the library’s performance in collaboration with CSR programs. Using the purposive sampling method, the sample was 350 library service users in Indonesia. Data was collected through a Google Form questionnaire distributed on social media. SEM-PLS was used to analyze five hypotheses, which were accepted. This study indicates that CSR in the library is significantly positively related to library image, customer value, and loyalty. In addition, library image and customer value are positively related to library visitor loyalty. Currently, the social responsibility literature is only limited to the customer perspective, and not …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd Oct 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • DMgt Final Semester of Classes
  • Doctoral Candidates, Advisers and Dissertation Topics
  • Dean Shelly Osagie’s Announcement
  • Student Scholarship
  • Faculty Scholarship and Practice
  • DMgt Doctoral Candidate Opens Korean Consulting Firm
  • Career Advancement


Humanitarian Supply Chain & Logistics Aid Management At Global Relief Services, Christine Schrage, Daniel Bumblauskas, Bennett Becicka Oct 2021

Humanitarian Supply Chain & Logistics Aid Management At Global Relief Services, Christine Schrage, Daniel Bumblauskas, Bennett Becicka

Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship

Global Relief Services is working with a world-renowned international consulting firm on a site location strategy. The consulting firm, ABC Inc., had previously supported the United Nations (UN) on multiple crisis situations over the past ten years and has experience assisting with site location decisions in the past. The GRS team, assisted by the logistics team of ABC Inc., will determine an optimal site(s) for warehousing supplies in areas distant from vendor donors. Students’ recommendations should include the optimal site location and resource allocation strategy and planning.


Institutional Satisfaction With Online Program Management (Opm) Providers, Michael Graham Oct 2021

Institutional Satisfaction With Online Program Management (Opm) Providers, Michael Graham

Dissertations

Abstract

The online program management (OPM) industry is a multibillion-dollar business that works with the higher education industry. Once primarily a tuition revenue share model that marketed and enrolled new programs for institutions, the OPM business is evolving. Fee-for-service payments and services such as coaching and instructional design are now part of the OPM landscape. Although higher education institutions are spending billions of dollars, there has been very little academic research into this phenomenon. This study examines the satisfaction of higher education institutions with OPM providers. This quantitative study utilizes Oliver’s expectation confirmation theory to understand why institutions may be …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Jul 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Annual Mike Jackson Systems Lecture
  • Uploaded Community Scholarship and Research
  • Dissertation Support Group
  • Jim Plummer Tries His Hand at Politics
  • Emerging Challenges for Healthcare Leadership
  • Global Education
  • Entrepreneurial Endeavor
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Virtual Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • Contributions to Global Education: Our Alumni
  • DMgt Candidate Dissertations
  • DMgt Learners Approaching Dissertation


Arbor Day Foundation Consulting Proposal, Katelyn Bonham, Grace Novak, Kayla Brumley, Amanda Purintun, Lauren Niesen, Sarah Rakes May 2021

Arbor Day Foundation Consulting Proposal, Katelyn Bonham, Grace Novak, Kayla Brumley, Amanda Purintun, Lauren Niesen, Sarah Rakes

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Over the course of one semester, our group has worked with the Arbor Day Foundation as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Honors Academy. The Arbor Day Foundation is a local nonprofit conservation organization with a focus on trees. As consultants for the Arbor Day Foundation, our team discussed and observed the current needs of the company. We then developed creative solutions to address these needs, concentrating on Arbor Day’s Tree City USA program. Our solutions can be described utilizing the acronym “S.A.P.” which stands for “Segmentation”, “Awareness”, and “Portal”. These three recommendations build on each other …