WHO’S INFLUENCING WHOM? A STUDY OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE CEO AND THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ON ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY The more importance that parents attach to school effectiveness, the more likely we
are to observe equilibria in which wealthy students attend more effective schools than do
lower-income students. Moreover, if parental concern for peer group is not too large, the
model predicts that this equilibrium effectiveness sorting will tend to be more complete in
high-choice markets, those with many small school districts, than in markets with more
Organizational diagnosis assessment and intervention proposes a case study regarding the diagnostic analysis in a plant department the hard rolling mill. The intervention is motivated by the modifications at the staff’s level due to an imminent restructuring process, also related to the technological refurbishment and to the creation of new branche.
Community health centers in partnership with skilled nursing facilities build on an
existing continuum of care and create caring and competent communities. Partnerships
with skilled nursing facilities can be financially rewarding, improve organizational
reputations, and enhance the overall capabilities of the health center and its staff. Beyond
partnering with SNFs some health centers may also choose to own and operate a SNF in
It also outlines analytic developments that could help convert raw data into information useful for decisionmakers. The research reported here was sponsored by the Air Education and Training Command (AETC/CV) and HQ Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel (AF/DP) and conducted within the Manpower, Personnel, and Training Program of RAND Project AIR FORCE (PAF) at the RAND Corporation. Earlier, PAF explored the requirements of a technical training schoolhouse model to address pipeline capacity.
Chapter 1 - What is organizational behavior? After reading this chapter, you should be able to answer the following questions: What is the definition of "organizational behavior" (OB)? What are the two primary outcomes in studies of OB? What factors affect the two primary OB outcomes? Why might firms that are good at OB tend to be more profitable? What is the role of theory in the scientific method? How are correlations interpreted?
Chapter 10 - Group dynamics. After studying this chapter you will be able to understand: Identify the four sociological criteria of a group, and discuss the impact of social networking on group dynamics; describe the five stages in Tuckman’s theory of group development, and discuss the threat of group decay; distinguish between role conflict and role ambiguity.
This part of the book is concerned with the inter-related issues of how
BP and signals intelligence were made over the course of WW2. The
focus is primarily upon various forms of organizational structuring,
broadly conceived, and the emphasis on ‘making’ indicates that, in line
with the general approach outlined in the introduction to the book, I
will seek to explore some of the processes of ‘organizing’ which lie
beneath the production of ‘organization’.
Many studies have related overall satisfaction with some product or service to satisfaction with specific aspects of the product or service (Oliver 1980, 1993; Parsuraman, Berry, and Zeithaml 1988, 1991; Anderson and Sullivan 1993; Garbarino and Johnson 1999; DeWulf, Odekerken-Schröder, and Iacobucci 2001). Customers may explain their satisfaction with a product or service in terms of specific aspects such as the product attributes, price, customer service, or a combination of these various features.
Active in the area attacked by a large. The last chapter presents a simulation study
collective behavior in disaster.
I would like to express my special thanks to Mr. Igor Babic, Ivana Lorkovic her, and she
Ivana ZEC. Last but not least, I want to thank the entire staff of Intech - Open
Access Publishing, especially Mr. Igor Babic, professional support and technical
support in all steps of the process that led to the realization of this book.
Presenting case studies involving Rwanda, Nepal, Australia, Japan, and Mexico, including "real-time" policy and administrative questions, this versatile reference/text provides a wide perspective on national and international environmental problems and policies, featuring discussions with a regional emphasis as well as global significance.
A common approach to adjusting for seasonal and long-term trends is to use semiparametric
models which incorporate a smooth function of time. The use of nonparametric smoothing
in time series models of air pollution and health was suggested in Schwartz (1994a), where
generalized additive Poisson models were used with LOESS smooths of time, temperature,
dewpoint temperature and PM10. This approach can be thought of as regressing residuals from
the smoothed dependent variable on residuals from the smoothed regressors.
Key planning considerations for federal agencies include recognizing that the
transition is already under way, because IPv6-capable software and
equipment already exists in agency networks. Other important agency
planning considerations include developing inventories and assessing risks;
creating business cases that identify organizational needs and goals;
establishing policies and enforcement mechanisms; determining costs; and
identifying timelines and methods for transition.
The National Assessment of Vocational Education -- a congressionally-mandated study -- is charged with evaluating the impact of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998, known as Perkins III, and preparing a report to Congress by July 2002. As part of that effort,
The concept of technological capabilities, conceived by ROSENBERG (1974), encompasses the
knowledge and know-how of the development of new processes and products. Empirical stud-
ies support the hypothesis that technological capabilities are decisive determinants of innova-
tion cost. They are thus important factors for innovation decisions (COHEN, 1995) and rele-
vant for both cleaner production and end-of-pipe technologies. JANZ et al.
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Improving quality of care through routine, successful implementation of evidence-based practice at the bedside: an organizational case study protocol using the Pettigrew and Whipp model of strategic change
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: A group randomized trial of a complexity-based organizational intervention to improve risk factors for diabetes complications in primary care settings: study protocol
Whenever a desired result is achieved by the cooperation of many independent persons,
its existence as a fact is a pure consequence of the precursive faith in one another of
those immediately concerned. A government, an army, a commercial system, a ship,
a college, an athletic team, all exist on this condition, without which not only is nothing
achieved, but nothing is even attempted.
The potential for eGovernment in developing countries, however, remains largely
unexploited, even though. ICT is believed to offer considerable potential for the sustainable
development of eGovernment. Different human , organizational and technological factors,
issues and problems pertain in these countries, requiring focused studies and appropriate
approaches. ICT, in general, is referred to as an “enabler”, but on the other hand it should
also be regarded as a challenge and a peril in itself.
Having thus introduced the papers collectively, let me also say something about
them individually, thereby giving some sense for which kinds of economists might find
which papers especially interesting. Akerlof and Kranton’s paper has clear links to both
labor economics and organizational economics, and also more broadly to behavioral
The purpose of this study: The general purpose of this dissertation is to research of the relationship between the organizational culture and the incentive system. The study will answer the questions whether the organizational culture has significant influences on the incentive system, including frequency of incentive use, parity or equity allocation principle.