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    • Case Study on Tacit Knowledge Management Systems within X Company 

      Wan, Jiangping; Zeng, Ming; Zhu, Yahui (Scientific Research, 2013-05)
      Case study on tacit knowledge management system within X company includes the design of tacit knowledge management system (the recognition and acquisition of tacit knowledge), mechanisms (the factor analysis for the ...
    • Inventory Management and Logistics Cost Reduction: A Case of a Malaysia Herbal Medicine Company 

      Siali, Fadilah; Yao, Liu; Kie, Cheng Jack (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      Nowadays many studies have stressed the diagnosing inventory systems. This article examined problems encountered on logistics in a Malaysia herbal medicine company. The diagnosis was conducted using the fish bone diagram ...
    • The Adoption of the E-Banking: Validation of the Technology Acceptance Model 

      Raida, Regaieg Essafi; Néji, Bouslama (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      This paper is based on the technology acceptance model which has been adopted by several previous researches. The purpose of the study is to determine the factors that explain the adoption of e-banking by professional in ...
    • Impacts of Smart Grid Concept on Energy Industry 

      Adamec, Marek; Pavlatka, Pavel; Kloubec, Milan; Stray, Oldrich (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      Smart grid (SG) is a term that has recently become widely discussed along with the boom of renewable resources (RES-E) and with brand new approach to energy industry. Such phenomena are results from CO2 emissions ...
    • A Study of Service Desk Setup in Implementing IT Service Management in Enterprises 

      Tang, Xiaojun; Todo, Yuki (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) provides a framework to provide IT related services and the interaction of IT staff with users, and is often related with the British Government’s Information Technology ...
    • Case Study on H Corp. Software Project Risk Management with ISM 

      Wan, Jiangping; Cao, Yahui; Hou, Jiajun (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      The comprehensive risk management system based on the software project features of H Corp. is established, the causal relationships among risk factors are discovered, and corresponding risk structure model is built with ...
    • A New Attribute Decision Making Model Based on Attribute Importance 

      Liu, Wei; Zhai, Yuming (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      In the light of universality of uncertainty, we propose a decision making model in completed information system. Considering the attribute reduction, attribute importance and mismatched information, a multiple attribute ...
    • Blue Economy Innovation Impact Assessment with the GMR-Europe Model 

      Varga, Attila; Hau-Horváth, Orsolya; Szabó, Norbert; Járosi, Péter (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      This paper introduces and applies a model system that is suitable for the impact assessment of Blue Economy innovations. Our contribution to the literature is threefold. First, we build a multi-sector computable general ...
    • Using the ISO 19761 COSMIC Measurement Standard to Reduce “Information Asymmetry” in Software Development Contracts and Enable Greater Competitiveness 

      Souto, Francisco Valdés; Abran, Alain (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      In most economic transactions involving software development projects, differences in the amount and quality of information possessed by economic agents (i.e. producers and customers) can lead to significant market ...
    • Mobile Number Portability: A Case Study of Kenya 

      Kimutai, Metto S.; Kimutai, Kimeli V.; Mzee, Awuor F. (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      In the telecommunications industry, mobile numbers are increasingly being seen as an asset of the regulator. The freedom of the customer using it is left to him/her to decide which service provider to use while retaining ...
    • Economics of Offshore IT Outsourcing: An International Trade Perspective 

      Bordoloi, Bijoy; Powell, Anne (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      In recent times, offshore outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) products and services, including software development and maintenance activities, has been an issue of much controversy in the United States, with popular ...
    • How do Companies Invest in Corporate Social Responsibility? An Ordonomic Contribution for Empirical CSR Research 

      Will, Mathias G.; Hielscher, Stefan (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2014-01)
      This paper takes both a conceptual and an empirical approach to answer the question as to how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) can be connected to the company‘s role as an agent of social value creation when it operates ...
    • Business Reasoning for Rapid Productization in Small Enterprises 

      Hänninen, Kai; Muhos, Matti; Kinnunen, Tuomo; Haapasalo, Harri (Scientific Research, 2014-02)
      In order to succeed, companies must offer quality products and services, ones that are in demand. Rapid productization (RP) is a concept originating from practical challenges expanding customer preferences. RP is a process ...
    • Stakeholder Valuing: A Process for Identifying the Interrelationships between Firm and Stakeholder Attributes 

      Downs, Alexis; Carlon, Donna M. (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2014-05)
      As firms are creating and recreating themselves as stakeholder corporations, tensions mount between a firm’s fiduciary duties to its shareholders and the broader responsibilities inherent in a stakeholder focus. Firms have ...
    • Investment Activity in Small Open Economies 

      Karadjova, Vera; Dičevska, Snežana (Scientific Research, 2014-05)
      The paper gives a brief elaboration of the basic macroeconomic aspects of investments with emphasis on the specificities of small open economies in the process, theoretically elaborates the need for openness of small ...
    • Management in Action: Managing the HIV/AIDS Curriculum in Kenya 

      Nyarondia, Samson; Ongong’a, Jared Opiyo; Omolo, Kepha (Scientific Research, 2014-07)
      Curriculum management can only be effective when the curriculum content and expected learning outcomes are clearly stated for the actual implementers. The implementers on their side especially the teachers and the school ...
    • CEO Pay-Performance Sensitivity: A Multi-Equation Model 

      Abraham, Rebecca; Harris, Judith; Auerbach, Joel (Scientific Research, 2014-08)
      This study examines the variables influencing CEO compensation in the technology sector using both exclusively exogenous and interchangeably exogenous and endogenous variables. The study was confined to a single industry ...
    • Efficacy of Facebook Fans: Can They Influence Perception of the Brand? 

      Behan, Mike (Scientific Research, 2014-10)
      Using a qualitative single case study methodology, this research studied the effect that a Facebook page has on friends of the brand. The problem under investigation is the lack of understanding effects social media sites ...
    • Gender Inequality and Economic Development 

      Khayria, Karoui; Feki, Rochdi (2015)
      This article attempts to analyze the effect of gender inequality on economic growth using the GMM dynamic panel for the five countries of the Great Maghreb during the period 1985-2011.The results of this study lead us to ...
    • Understanding Cultural Difference Management through Charles Taylor’s Philosophy: Case Studies from the Food Processing Industry 

      Hébert, Louis; Facal, Joseph; Ouellet, Samuel Marleau (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2015-04)
      In this paper, we use the work of the philosopher, Charles Taylor, to investigate the role of culture on internationalization decisions. Using parameters related to key constructs such as positive liberty, social ontology, ...