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  • Baalbaki I.; Ahmed Z.U.; Pashtenko V.H.; Makarem S. (2008)
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide insight, exploratory research, and support for the strategic use of hospital secondary support functions as an initial strategy for marketing healthcare, increasing patient ...
  • Sidani Y.M. (2007)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to assess the role of speech on transformational leadership attributions and the role of follower self-esteem in fostering the relationship between followers and their leaders. ...
  • Karam C.M.; Ralston D.A.; Egri C.P.; Butt A.; Srinivasan N.; Fu P.P.; Lee C.H.; Moon Y.-L.; Li Y.; Ansari M.; Kuo C.; Hung V.T.; Pekerti A.; Hallinger P.; Fang Y.; Chia H.-B. (NEW YORK233 SPRING ST, NEW YORK, NY 10013 USA, 2013)
    We explore macro-level factors that shape perceptions of the ethicality of favors in Asian workplaces using the subordinate influence ethics (SIE) measure. We also expand and use the crossvergence model to examine the ...
  • Boubakri N.; Guedhami O.; Mishra D.; Saffar W. (AMSTERDAMPO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2012)
    Motivated by recent research on the costs and benefits of political connection, we examine the cost of equity capital of politically connected firms. Using propensity score matching models, we find that politically connected ...
  • King N.E.; Documet J.; Liu B. (NEW YORK233 SPRING STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10013 USA, 2006)
    The expectation of rapid image retrieval from PACS users contributes to increased information technology (IT) infrastructure investments to increase performance as well as continuing demands upon PACS administrators to ...
  • Preface 
    Hamdan A.R.; Famili F.A.; Kendall G.; Sarim H.M.; Osman I.H.; Abdullah S.; Othman Z. (2011)
    [No abstract available]
  • Chahine S.; Ismail A. (2009)
    We analyze 635 US MandA transactions from 1985 to 2004. In contrast with prior research, we distinguish between the target and acquirer fees, and examine their independent effects on the level of the merger premium. The ...
  • Guo G.; Zhang J.; Thalmann D.; Yorke-Smith N. (2013)
    Lack of motivation to provide ratings and eligibility to rate generally only after purchase restrain the effectiveness of recommender systems and contribute to the well-known data sparsity and cold start problems. This ...
  • Zablith F.; Fernandez M.; Rowe M. (ABINGDON4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 2012)
    Linked Data increases the value of an organisation's data over the web by introducing explicit and machine processable links at the data level. We have adopted this new stream of data representation to produce and expose ...
  • Zali M.R.; Bastian B.L.; Qureshi S. (2013)
    Research has shown that innovation, as a form of entrepreneurship, leverages social networks and enable entrepreneurs to access external resources and knowledge. This paper investigates the effect of entrepreneurs' networks ...
  • Rebeiz K.S.; Serhal S.P.; Craft A.P. (RESTON1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2004)
    This paper investigates the use of fly ash as a replacement for sand in polymer concrete (PC). It is shown that a replacement of 15percent by weight of sand with fly ash improves the compressive strength of unreinforced ...
  • Tsohou A.; Lee H.; Irani Z.; Weerakkody V.; Osman I.H.; Anouze A.L.; Medeni T. (2013)
    Purpose: Evaluating and optimizing e-government services is imperative for governments especially due to the capacity of e-services to transform public administrations and assist the interactions of governments with citizens, ...
  • Massoud M.A.; Maroun R.; Abdelnabi H.; Jamali I.I.; El-Fadel M. (DORDRECHTVAN GODEWIJCKSTRAAT 30, 3311 GZ DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS, 2013)
    This paper presents a comparative assessment of public perception of drinking water quality in two underprivileged urban areas in Lebanon and Jordan with nearly similar cultural and demographic characteristics. It compares ...
  • Rebeiz K.S. (RESTON1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2012)
    A public-private partnership (PPP) is an agreement between a host government and a private entity in which the private sector supplies infrastructure assets and services that are traditionally provided by the government. ...
  • Yorke-Smith N. (Collaborative Agents - Research and Development (CARE);, 2011)
    The benefits of collaborative agents include achievement of complex goals that are difficult or impossible to attain for an individual agent. Incentive schemes, market mechanisms, and organizational structures can be ...
  • Telang P.R.; Singh M.P.; Yorke-Smith N. (2012)
    Whereas commitments capture how an agent relates with another agent, (private) goals describe states of the world that an agent is motivated to bring about. Researchers have observed that goals and commitments are ...
  • Rebeiz K.S.; Salameh Z. (RESTON1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2006)
    Although corporate governance has emerged as an issue of considerable importance in shaping the organizational structure and the vision of the firm, this entity has yet to receive sufficient scrutiny in the construction ...
  • Sidani Y.; Showail S. (BINGLEYHOWARD HOUSE, WAGON LANE, BINGLEY BD16 1WA, W YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 2013)
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a case of proactive change that occurred in a large organization in Saudi Arabia. Design-methodology-approach: The paper explains how management actively used religious ...
  • Termos A.; Naufal G.; Genc I. (LAUSANNEPO BOX 564, 1001 LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND, 2013)
    We examine the effect of remittance outflows on inflation in the remitting countries. The growth of remittance outflows depresses inflation rate. © 2013 Elsevier B.V.
  • Azevedo R.; Biswas G.; Bohus D.; Carmichael T.; Finlayson M.A.; Hadzikadic M.; Havasi C.; Horvitz E.; Kanda T.; Koyejo O.; Lawless W.F.; Lenat D.; Meneguzzi F.; Mutlu B.; Oh J.; Pirrone R.; Raux A.; Sofge D.A.; Sukthankar G.; Van Durme B.; Yorke-Smith N. (MENLO PK445 BURGESS DRIVE, MENLO PK, CA 94025-3496 USA, 2011)
    The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) presented the 2010 Fall Symposium Series on November 11-13, 2010. The eight symposia included Cognitive and Metacognitive Educational Systems, Commonsense ...

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