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  • 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 ...
  • Chahine S.; Dagher B. (Virtus Interpress;, 2008)
    Despite recent growth in the Islamic banking industry, little is known on the best practices in its risk management. This paper examines the risk management systems of Islamic banks in Lebanon. Using a survey technique, ...
  • Gospodinov N.; Jamali I. (HOBOKEN111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2011)
    This study provides an in-depth analysis of risk premiums in the Canadian Bankers' Acceptances futures (BAX) market. The predictive regressions for excess and holding-period returns on BAX futures lend empirical support ...
  • Vidal L.C.; Cortellessa G.; Yorke-Smith N. (MALDENCOMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN ST, MALDEN 02148, MA USA, 2011)
    [No abstract available]
  • Zbib I.J.; Wooldridge B.R.; Ahmed Z.U.; Benlian S. (2010)
    Purpose: This paper aims to study country of origin perceptions of Lebanese consumers with respect to potato chips, the correlation involved between country of manufacture and consumer behavior; purchase intent; and product ...
  • Ghaziri H.; Osman I.H. (DORDRECHTVAN GODEWIJCKSTRAAT 30, 3311 GZ DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS, 2006)
    In the Vehicle Routing Problem with Backhauls (VRPB), a central depot, a fleet of homogeneous vehicles, and a set of customers are given. The set of customers is divided into two subsets. The first (second) set of linehauls ...
  • Chahine S.; Saade S. (HOBOKEN111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2011)
    Manuscript Type: Empirical Research Question-Issue: This paper examines whether firm performance at initial public offerings (IPO) is differentially affected by the origin of Venture Capital (VC) firms. Empirical investigations ...
  • Yassine A.A.; Chidiac R.H.; Osman I.H. (ABINGDON4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND, 2013)
    Organisations involved in product development (PD) constantly introduce new products using development teams within the organisation. These teams carry out PD activities using the established development processes in order ...
  • Mazdeh M.M.; Shashaani S.; Ashouri A.; Hindi K.S. (NEW YORK360 PARK AVE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA, 2011)
    This paper addresses scheduling a set of jobs on a single machine for delivery in batches to one customer or to another machine for further processing. The problem is a natural extension of that of minimising the sum of ...
  • Azad B.; King N. (2008)
    Are computer workarounds temporary or routine, sign of resistance or acceptance, harmful or benign? The extant literature says they can be any of these. We surmise that this ambiguity reflects the modus operandi that content ...
  • Gibson S.; Safieddine A.; Sonti R. (LAUSANNEPO BOX 564, 1001 LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND, 2004)
    We document that seasoned equity issuers experiencing the greatest increase in institutional investment around the offer date outperformed their benchmark portfolios in the year following the issue by a statistically and ...
  • Baalbaki I.B.; Safa O.M.; Moukaddem A. (International Business Information Management Association, IBIMA;, 2007)
    Short Messaging Service (SMS) is a versatile GSM technology with a multitude of applications. Arabic News via SMS is one example. It is basically an alert service that consists of sending subscribers a short message to ...
  • Azad B.; Faraj S. (MALDENCOMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN ST, MALDEN 02148, MA USA, 2011)
    Research on the organizational implementation of information technology (IT) and social power has favoured explanations based on issues of resource power and process power at the expense of matters of meaning power. As a ...
  • Ullah S.; Jamali D.; Harwood I.A. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd; HOBOKEN111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2014)
    Islamic financial institutions (IFIs) are emerging as prominent players in the financial world and are increasingly known for their conservative socially responsible investment (SRI). Being the Shari'a regulators and ...
  • Fleszar K.; Hindi K.S. (AMSTERDAMPO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2004)
    The well-known, challenging problem of resource-constrained project scheduling is addressed. A solution scheme based on variable neighbourhood search is presented. The solution is coded by using activity sequences that are ...

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