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Document Analysis as a Qualitative Research Method

This article examines the function of documents as a data source in qualitative research and discusses document analysis procedure in the context of actual research experiences. Targeted to research novices, the article takes a nuts‐and‐bolts approach...

Human-Computer Interaction: INTERACT '97

The theme of the 1997 INTERACT conference, 'Discovering New Worlds ofHCI', signals major changes that are taking place with the expansion of new technologies into fresh areas of work and leisure throughout the world and new pervasive, powerful systems...

Corporate brands: what are they? What of them?

This article examines the nature, importance, typology, and management of corporate brands. Argues that in making a distinction between corporate brands, corporate identities, and product brands, the underlying characteristics of corporate brands can...

Complex Spinors and Unified Theories

: In this paper delivered by Murray Gell-Mann at the Stony Brook Supergravity Workshop in 1979, several paths to unification are discussed, from N=8 supergravity to $SU_5$, $SO_{10}$, and $E_6$. Generalizations of $SO_{10}$ to spinor representations of...

Exploiting Niches Using Relationship Marketing

In this age of diversity, marketers are being rudely awakened to the erosion of the mass market. A massive upheaval in the social landscape has led to the fragmentation of the mass market. Marketers find that the traditional marketing methods are no longer...

Informetric analyses on the world wide web: methodological approaches to ‘webometrics’

This article introduces the application of informetric methods to the World Wide Web (WWW), also called Webometrics. A case study presents a workable method for general informetric analyses of the WWW. In detail, the paper describes a number of specific...

An Applied Service Marketing Theory

Describes how service businesses, who have most direct contact with consumers, seem to be the last to adopt a consumer‐oriented marketing concept. Theorizes over service marketing and how it stands at the same point as industrial marketing did some...

WNT signalling pathways as therapeutic targets in cancer

Since the initial discovery of the oncogenic activity of WNT1 in mouse mammary glands, our appreciation for the complex roles for WNT signalling pathways in cancer has increased dramatically. WNTs and their downstream effectors regulate various processes...

Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics

Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students, the only statistics textbook you and your students will ever need just got better! Andy Field's comprehensive and bestselling Discovering...

Developing and Implementing Supply Chain Partnerships

Many executives are developing supply chain partnerships in an attempt to reduce costs, improve service and gain competitive advantage. While partnerships can be beneficial, they are not appropriate in all situations. This article provides a model which...

The relationship marketing process: communication, interaction, dialogue, value

The objective of the article is to discuss a framework of central processes in relationship marketing. The framework includes an interaction process as the core, a planned communication process as the marketing communications support through distinct...

The measurement and dimensionality of brand associations

The purpose of the research reported here was to test empirically a conceptualization of brand associations that consists of three dimensions: brand image, brand attitude and perceived quality. A better understanding of brand associations is needed to...

The myth of the ethical consumer – do ethics matter in purchase behaviour?

Marketing ethics and social responsibility are inherently controversial, and years of research continue to present conflicts and challenges for marketers on the value of a socially responsible approach to marketing activities. This article examines whether...

The social psychology of protest

Social psychological research has taught us a lot about why people protest. This article provides a theoretical and empirical overview. Discussed are grievances, efficacy, identification, emotions and social embeddedness, followed by the most recent approaches,...

The effect of the servicescape on customers’ behavioral intentions in leisure service settings

SERVQUAL, an instrument developed by Parasuraman, Zeithaml and Berry, is currently the most popular measure of service quality. Compares these original studies with subsequent research employing the SERVQUAL instrument. Analyzes its psychometric properties...

Somatic CALR Mutations in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms with Nonmutated JAK2

BackgroundSomatic mutations in the Janus kinase 2 gene (JAK2) occur in many myeloproliferative neoplasms, but the molecular pathogenesis of myeloproliferative neoplasms with nonmutated JAK2 is obscure, and the diagnosis of these neoplasms remains a challenge....

Highly Recurrent TERT Promoter Mutations in Human Melanoma

Systematic sequencing of human cancer genomes has identified many recurrent mutations in the protein coding regions of genes but rarely in gene regulatory regions. Here, we describe two independent mutations within the core promoter of TERT, the gene...

Modelling the relationship between perceived value, satisfaction and repurchase intentions in a business‐to‐business, services context: an empirical examination

Examines the relationship between four key post‐purchase constructs: perceived performance, satisfaction, perceived value, and repurchase intentions, in a causal path framework in an empirical study of business‐to‐business professional services....

Performance measurement system design: developing and testing a process based approach

Describes the development and testing of a structured methodology for the design of performance measurement systems. Frameworks, such as the balanced scorecard and the performance prism, have been proposed, but until recently little attention has been...

E-tivities: The Key to Active Online Learning

The world of learning and teaching is at a watershed; confronted by challenges to previous educational models. One learning future lies in impactful, purposeful, active online activities, or e-tivities, that keep learners engaged, motivated, and participating....

An International Review of Sponsorship Research

Corporate sponsorship of sports, arts, and cultural events has increased dramatically over the past decade. Still, academic research on sponsorship as a promotional tool has been sparse. The authors offer a cross-disciplinary review of research conducted...

Roles of Cocatalysts in Photocatalysis and Photoelectrocatalysis

Since the 1970s, splitting water using solar energy has been a focus of great attention as a possible means for converting solar energy to chemical energy in the form of dean and renewable hydrogen fuel. Approaches to solar water splitting include photocatalytic...

What is Interactivity and is it Always Such a Good Thing? Implications of Definition, Person, and Situation for the Influence of Interactivity on Advertising Effectiveness

Most perceptions of interactivity are that it is an inherently good thing, that it will change marketing and advertising as we know it. However, though there are obvious and intuitive advantages to interactivity, it may pose a disadvantage for marketing...

Progress with Proteome Projects: Why all Proteins Expressed by a Genome Should be Identified and How To Do It

Marc R. Wilkins, Jean-Charles Sanchez, Andrew A. Gooley, Ron D. Appel, Ian Humphery-Smith, Denis F. Hochstrasser, Keith L. Williams

Supply‐Chain Management: The Industrial Organisation Perspective

While supply chain management concepts are receiving increasing attention in literature and practice, the supply chain management philosophy is supported by a limited theoretical base. The industrial organisation literature related to the advantages,...

Coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with three-vessel disease and left main coronary disease: 5-year follow-up of the randomised, clinical SYNTAX trial

We report the 5-year results of the SYNTAX trial, which compared coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for the treatment of patients with left main coronary disease or three-vessel disease, to confirm...

The Collaborative Supply Chain

Intensive competition in the market place has forced companies to respond more quickly to customer needs through faster product development and shorter delivery time. Increasing customer awareness and preferences have led to an unprecedented explosion...

Massive MIMO in the UL/DL of Cellular Networks: How Many Antennas Do We Need?

We consider the uplink (UL) and downlink (DL) of non-cooperative multi-cellular time-division duplexing (TDD) systems, assuming that the number N of antennas per base station (BS) and the number K of user terminals (UTs) per cell are large. Our system...

Global Forest Resources Assessment

The results of the Forest Resources Assessment 2000 carried out by FAO are synthetically presented and discussed. The world forest coverage is estimated equal to 38.6 million km 2 . The comparison of the estimates from the period 1990-2000 with those...

Ultrasensitive photodetectors based on monolayer MoS2

Oriol Lopez-Sanchez, Dominik Lembke, Metin Kayci, Andras Kis

STAKEHOLDER MISMATCHING: A THEORETICAL PROBLEM IN EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON CORPORATE SOCIAL PERFORMANCE

This paper uses a stakeholder framework to review the empirical literature on corporate social performance (CSP), focusing particularly on studies attempting to correlate social with financial performance. Results show first that most studies correlate...

Liquid Exfoliation of Layered Materials

In addition to graphene, a wide range of layered materials, including oxides, chalcogenides, and clays are of interest because of their optical, electrical, and mechanical properties. While many methods can be used to cleave layered sheets from the bulk...

The Reward Deficiency Syndrome: A Biogenetic Model for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Impulsive, Addictive and Compulsive Behaviors

The dopaminergic system, and in particular the dopamine D2 receptor, has been implicated in reward mechanisms. The net effect of neurotransmitter interaction at the mesolimbic brain region induces “reward” when dopamine (DA) is released from the neuron...

Measures of Perceived Interactivity: An Exploration of the Role of Direction of Communication, User Control, and Time in Shaping Perceptions of Interactivity

Interactivity is an often mentioned but seldom operationalized concept associated with the World Wide Web. Interactivity has been positioned conceptually as a process, a function, and a perception, but most operational definitions have focused on the...

Linking perceived service quality and service loyalty: a multi‐dimensional perspective

In recent research on service quality it has been argued that the relationship between perceived service quality and service loyalty is an issue which requires conceptual and empirical elaboration through replication and extension of current knowledge....

Processes of a case study methodology for postgraduate research in marketing

Qualitative research has not been viewed as a rigorous alternative to established quantitative methods in postgraduate marketing research. However, this paper reports on the Australian development of a successful, structured approach to using the case...

UPARSE: highly accurate OTU sequences from microbial amplicon reads

Amplified marker-gene sequences can be used to understand microbial community structure, but they suffer from a high level of sequencing and amplification artifacts. The UPARSE pipeline reports operational taxonomic unit (OTU) sequences with ≤1% incorrect...

Increased Prevalence of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Adults

Sleep-disordered breathing is a common disorder with a range of harmful sequelae. Obesity is a strong causal factor for sleep-disordered breathing, and because of the ongoing obesity epidemic, previous estimates of sleepdisordered breathing prevalence...

Liposomal drug delivery systems: from concept to clinical applications.

The first closed bilayer phospholipid systems, called liposomes, were described in 1965 and soon were proposed as drug delivery systems. The pioneering work of countless liposome researchers over almost 5 decades led to the development of important technical...

ON USER STUDIES AND INFORMATION NEEDS

Purpose – Apart from information retrieval there is virtually no other area of information science that has occasioned as much research effort and writing as “user studies”. Within user studies the investigation of “information needs” has been...

Spanner: Google’s Globally Distributed Database

Spanner is Google’s scalable, multiversion, globally distributed, and synchronously replicated database. It is the first system to distribute data at global scale and support externally-consistent distributed transactions. This article describes how...

Personalizing the treatment of women with early breast cancer: highlights of the St Gallen International Expert Consensus on the Primary Therapy of Early Breast Cancer 2013

A. Goldhirsch, E. P. Winer, Alan S. Coates, R. D. Gelber, B. Thürlimann, Senn Hj, Panel Members, Kathy S. Albain, Fabrice Andre, Jonas Bergh, Hervé Bonnefoi, Denisse Bretel-Morales, Harold J. Burstein, Fatima Cardoso, Alan S. Coates, Alberto Costa, Nancy E. Davidson, Angelo Di Leo, Bent Ejlertsen, John F. Forbes, Richard D. Gelber, Michael Gnant, Aron Goldhirsch, Paul E. Goss, Jay R. Harris, Daniel F. Hayes, Clifford A. Hudis, Jacek Jassem, Zefei Jiang, Per Karlsson, M. Namer, C. Kent Osborne, Ann H. Partridge, F. Penault-Llorca, Charles M. Perou, Martine Piccart-Gebhart, Kathleen I. Pritchard, Emiel J. Th. Rutgers, Felix Sedlmayer, Vladimir Semiglazov, Zhi-Ming Shao, Ian Smith, B. Thürlimann, Masakazu Toi, Andrew Tutt, Michael Untch, Giuseppe Viale, Toru Watanabe, Nicholas Wilcken, Eric P. Winer

The value of online surveys

Purpose – To provide a thorough analysis of the role of the internet in survey research and to discuss the implications of online surveys becoming such a major force in research.Design/methodology/approach – The paper is divided into four major sections:...

Cancer drug resistance: an evolving paradigm

C. Holohan, Sandra Van Schaeybroeck, Daniel B. Longley, Patrick G. Johnston

The collected writings of John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, E. A. G. (Edward Austin Gossage) Robinson, D. E. Moggridge, Judith Van Allen, Barbara Lowe, Beth E. Scott

Determinants of customer satisfaction in retail banking

Points out that customer satisfaction and retention are critical for retail banks, and investigates the major determinants of customer satisfaction and future intentions in the retail bank sector. Identifies the determinants which include service quality...

Customer contributions and roles in service delivery

Focuses on the roles of customers in creating quality and productivity in service experiences. Presents two conceptual frameworks to aid managerial understanding and focus research efforts on customer participation. The first framework captures levels...

Alpha Emitter Radium-223 and Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

efit (median, 14.9 months vs. 11.3 months; hazard ratio, 0.70; 95% CI, 0.58 to 0.83; P<0.001). Assessments of all main secondary efficacy end points also showed a benefit of radium-233...

Alogliptin after Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Background To assess potentially elevated cardiovascular risk related to new antihyperglycemic drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, regulatory agencies require a comprehensive evaluation of the cardiovascular safety profile of new antidiabetic therapies....

Customer loyalty and customer loyalty programs

Customer loyalty presents a paradox. Many see it as primarily an attitude‐based phenomenon that can be influenced significantly by customer relationship management initiatives such as the increasingly popular loyalty and affinity programs. However,...

European LeukemiaNet recommendations for the management of chronic myeloid leukemia: 2013

Michele Baccarani, Michael W. Deininger, Gianantonio Rosti, Andreas Hochhaus, Simona Soverini, Jane F. Apperley, Francisco Cervantes, Richard E. Clark, Jorge E. Cortes, Francois Guilhot, Henrik Hjorth-Hansen, Timothy P. Hughes, Hagop M. Kantarjian, Dong-Wook...

Survey research in operations management: a process‐based perspective

This paper provides guidelines for the design and execution of survey research in operations management (OM). The specific requirements of survey research aimed at gathering and analysing data for theory testing are contrasted with other types of survey...

Service portraits in service research: a critical review

Purpose – Focusing on one main research question: how is the phenomenon “service” portrayed within service research?, the aim is to describe and analyze how the concept of service is defined, how service characteristics express the concept, the...

A model of image creation and image transfer in event sponsorship

Presents a model which identifies factors that influence the creation of an event’s image. Uses theoretical perspectives from the celebrity endorsement literature to suggest that an event’s image associations are transferred to the sponsoring brand...

Entrepreneurship and Marketing Strategy: The SME Under Globalization

Globalization and the emergence of internationally active small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are key worldwide trends. The author investigates the interrelationships of entrepreneurial orientation, marketing strategy, tactics, and firm performance...

Thermal Conductivity of Rocks and Minerals

Christoph Clauser, Ernst Huenges

Action research for operations management

A fundamental methodological question guides this paper: How can operations managers and researchers learn from the applied activity that characterises the practice of OM? To address this question, defines and explores the legitimacy of an action‐oriented...

Born Global or Gradual Global? Examining the Export Behavior of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Over the past decade, several studies have questioned the stage models of the internationalization process. Many of these studies concentrate on the exporting versus nonexporting factor, identifying an increasing number of firms that are active in international...

The Intangible Assets Monitor

A “Swedish Community of Practice” emerged during the mid 1980s in Sweden. The “community” today follows two tracks; one is Human Resource Costing & Accounting (HRCA) and the other is a nonfinancial measurement system for intangible assets based...

Using content analysis as a research method to inquire into intellectual capital reporting

Increasingly, researchers in the field of intellectual capital (IC) need to be able to justify the specific research methods they use to collect the empirical data that they examine to support and test opinions regarding the merit of different approaches...

2013 ESC Guidelines on cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy

#HASH##HASH##HASH# Abbreviations1st AV: First-degree atrioventricular blockAF: atrial fibrillationAT: atrial tachyarrhythmiaATP: Anti-tachycardia pacingAV: atrioventricularBBB: bundle branch blockCHF: congestive heart failureCI: confidence...

Genetic Algorithms: Concepts and Design

K.F. Man, K.S. Tang, Sam Kwong

Customer perceptions of e‐service quality in online shopping

Purpose – This paper develops a research model to examine the relationship among e‐service quality dimensions and overall service quality, customer satisfaction and purchase intentions.Design/methodology/approach – Data from a survey of 297 online...

The Role of Relational Information Processes and Technology Use in Customer Relationship Management

Drawing on the relationship marketing and market information processing literature streams, the authors conceptualize and measure relational information processes, or organizational routines that are critical for customer relationship management (CRM)....

Weblogs as a bridging genre

Purpose – Aims to describe systematically the characteristics of weblogs (blogs) – frequently modified web pages in which dated entries are listed in reverse chronological sequence and which are the latest genre of internet communication to attain...

Gut Microbiota from Twins Discordant for Obesity Modulate Metabolism in Mice

How much does the microbiota influence the host's phenotype? Ridaura et al. ([1241214][1] ; see the Perspective by [ Walker and Parkhill ][2]) obtained uncultured fecal microbiota from twin pairs discordant for body mass and transplanted them into adult...

Logistics Service Quality as a Segment-Customized Process

Logistics excellence has become a powerful source of competitive differentiation within diverse marketing offerings of world-class firms. Although researchers have suggested that logistics competencies complement marketing efforts, empirical evidence...

World‐wide web: the information universe

The World‐Wide Web (W3) initiative is a practical project designed to bring a global information universe into existence using available technology. This article describes the aims, data model, and protocols needed to implement the “web” and compares...

Review of bioactive glass: From Hench to hybrids

Bioactive glasses are reported to be able to stimulate more bone regeneration than other bioactive ceramics but they lag behind other bioactive ceramics in terms of commercial success. Bioactive glass has not yet reached its potential but research activity...

Service quality models: a review

Purpose – The main objective of this paper is to critically appraise various service quality models and identify issues for future research based on the critical analysis of literature.Design/methodology/approach – The paper critically examines 19...

Mitigating supply chain risk through improved confidence

Today's marketplace is characterised by turbulence and uncertainty. Market turbulence has tended to increase for a number of reasons. Demand in almost every industrial sector seems to be more volatile than was the case in the past. Product and technology...

An examination of the relationship between service quality, customer satisfaction, and store loyalty

Using a national random telephone survey of 542 shoppers, examines the relationship between service quality, customer satisfaction, and store loyalty within the retail department store context. Tests two complementary models that examine this interrelationship....

Green supply chain management in China: pressures, practices and performance

Purpose – Green supply chain management (GSCM) has emerged as a key approach for enterprises seeking to become environmentally sustainable. This paper aims to evaluate and describe GSCM drivers, practices and performance among various Chinese manufacturing...

Deadline Scheduling for Real-Time Systems: EDF and Related Algorithms

Many real-time systems rely on static scheduling algorithms. This includes cyclic scheduling, rate monotonic scheduling and fixed schedules created by off-line scheduling techniques such as dynamic programming, heuristic search, and simulated annealing....

Sucrose for analgesia in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures

Patient AccessPatients and/or caregivers may access this content for use in relation to their own personal healthcare or that of a family member only. Terms and conditions will apply.

Low-temperature processed meso-superstructured to thin-film perovskite solar cells

We have reduced the processing temperature of the bulk absorber layer in CH3NH3PbI3−xClx perovskite solar cells from 500 to <150 °C and achieved power conversion efficiencies up to 12.3%. Remarkably, we find that devices with planar thin-film architecture,...

Privacy Concerns and Consumer Willingness to Provide Personal Information

The authors examine potential relationships among categories of personal information, beliefs about direct marketing, situational characteristics, specific privacy concerns, and consumers’ direct marketing shopping habits. Furthermore, the authors offer...

Business model innovation: it's not just about technology anymore

Purpose – To innovate the company business model, executives must first understand what it is, and then examine what paths exist for them to improve on it. This article aims to examine this issue.Design/methodology/approach – The article provides...

First Result from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station: Precision Measurement of the Positron Fraction in Primary Cosmic Rays of 0.5–350 GeV

M. Aguilar, S. Porter, W. Lustermann, Y. M. Shi, I. Mereu, H. Anderhub, German Martinez, W.J. Burger, Q. L. Wang, S. Haino, W. Xu, P. Zuccon, Zijian Wang, M. Willenbrock, Xiaohu Sun, J. Bolmont, Kyoung-Shim Kim, A. Barrau, T. A. Martin, Z. C. Huang, Wang X, S. Di Falco, C. Maña, V. Choutko, J. Pochon, Th. Kirn, O. Kounina, B. Baret, E. Perrin, Z. L. Ren, L. Gallin-Martel, J. Gong, P. Nemeth, A. Bachlechner, K. T. Flood, E. Valente, S. S. Lv, P. Berges, C. Corti, H. Gast, C. Leluc, V. Poireau, M. Vergain, L. Tao, S. Bizzaglia, M. Wlochal, H. Yi, A. Pauw, L. Derome, A. L. Egorov

MIMO Broadcasting for Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer

Wireless power transfer (WPT) is a promising new solution to provide convenient and perpetual energy supplies to wireless networks. In practice, WPT is implementable by various technologies such as inductive coupling, magnetic resonate coupling, and electromagnetic...

Management Influences on Export Performance: A Review of the Empirical Literature 1978‐1988

During the last decade a substantial number of empirical research studies on export performance have been conducted. This article reviews 55 of these studies, summarises the findings according to a “strategic export model”, synthesises current knowledge,...

TERT Promoter Mutations in Familial and Sporadic Melanoma

Cutaneous melanoma occurs in both familial and sporadic forms. We investigated a melanoma-prone family through linkage analysis and high-throughput sequencing and identified a disease-segregating germline mutation in the promoter of the telomerase reverse...

The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States

We analyze the effect of rising Chinese import competition between 1990 and 2007 on US local labor markets, exploiting cross- market variation in import exposure stemming from initial differences in industry specialization and instrumenting for US imports...

An Examination of the Effect of Product Performance on Brand Reputation, Satisfaction and Loyalty

Customer loyalty is a major strategic objective and focus in marketing. It has been suggested that brand reputation is a major driver of customer loyalty, and hence companies seek to increase the equity of their brands. Quality affects not only customer...

Finite Element Analysis of Acoustic Scattering

A cognitive journey towards the reliable simulation of scattering problems using finite element methods, with the pre-asymptotic analysis of Galerkin FEM for the Helmholtz equation with moderate and large wave number forming the core of this book. Starting...

Consumer perceived risk: conceptualisations and models

Reviews the literature on consumer‐perceived risk over the past 30 years. The review begins by establishing perceived risk’s relationship with related marketing constructs such as involvement and trust. It then tackles some debates within the literature,...

Biaxially symmetric solutions to 4D higher spin gravity

We review some aspects of biaxially symmetric solutions to Vasiliev’s equations in four-dimensional spacetime with a negative cosmological constant. The solutions, which activate bosonic fields of all spins, are constructed using gauge functions, projectors...

The economics of urban transportation

Kenneth A. Small, E.T. Verhoef

TALENs: a widely applicable technology for targeted genome editing

Engineered nucleases enable the targeted alteration of nearly any gene in a wide range of cell types and organisms. The newly-developed transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs) comprise a nonspecific DNA-cleaving nuclease fused to a DNA-binding...

Regulatory networks defining EMT during cancer initiation and progression

Epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) is essential for driving plasticity during development, but is an unintentional behaviour of cells during cancer progression. The EMT-associated reprogramming of cells not only suggests that fundamental changes...

Service recovery: Impact on satisfaction and intentions

Examines the relative importance of service recovery in determining overall satisfaction and behavioral intentions. Recommendations include suggestions for implementing a service recovery program and for encouraging dissatisfied customers to complain.

Making Relationship Marketing Operational

Based on a research project with the purpose of defining the essence and scope of relationship marketing (RM). The marketing mix theory, which constitutes the prevailing approach to marketing, is made operational through the definition of the 4Ps and...

Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Methods In this multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial, we randomly as signed 466 patients with severe ARDS to undergo prone-positioning sessions of at least 16 hours or to be left in the supine position. Severe ARDS was defined as a ratio...

Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Perspective

In order to respond to competitive pressures, managers need to know more about the strategic aspects of supply chain management. This paper addresses this need by critically reviewing the supply chain management literature and by suggesting a research...

2013 ESH/ESC Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension

Because of new evidence on several diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of hypertension, the present guidelines differ in many respects from the previous ones. Some of the most important differences are listed below:1. Epidemiological data on hypertension...

Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease in Women after Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

Background Radiotherapy for breast cancer often involves some incidental exposure of the heart to ionizing radiation. The effect of this exposure on the subsequent risk of ischemic heart disease is uncertain. Methods We conducted a population-based case–control...

Cooperative Learning Methods: A Meta-Analysis

Cooperative learning is one of the most widespread and fruitful areas of theory, research, and practice in education. Reviews of the research, however, have focused either on the entire literature which includes research conducted in noneducational settings...

Corporate branding and corporate brand performance

Corporate branding necessitates a different management approach. It requires greater emphasis on factors internal to the organisation, paying greater attention to the role of employees in the brand building process. This paper explores the implications...

Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients

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Handbook of the sociology of mental health

Carol S. Aneshensel, Jo C. Phelan, Alex Bierman

The seven value stream mapping tools

Develops a new value stream or supply‐chain mapping typology. This seven‐map typology is based on the different wastes inherent in value streams. The use of the various tools, either singularly or in combination, is therefore driven by the types of...

What drives consumers to shop online? A literature review

While a large number of consumers in the US and Europe frequently shop on the Internet, research on what drives consumers to shop online has typically been fragmented. This paper therefore proposes a framework to increase researchers’ understanding...

The Quantum Theory of Measurement

The amazing accuracy in verifying quantum effects experimentally has recently renewed interest in quantum mechanical measurement theory. In this book the authors give within the Hilbert space formulation of quantum mechanics a systematic exposition of...

World politics : the menu for choice

Bruce Russett, Harvey Starr, David Kinsella

Beyond Advertising and Publicity: Hybrid Messages and Public Policy Issues

This research explores a growing genre of marketing communication, labeled hybrid messages, which creatively combine key advantages (and avoid key disadvantages) inherent in advertising and publicity messages. Several types of hybrid messages are discussed,...

CAS9 transcriptional activators for target specificity screening and paired nickases for cooperative genome engineering

Prokaryotic type II CRISPR-Cas systems can be adapted to enable targeted genome modifications across a range of eukaryotes. 1–7 . Here we engineer this system to enable RNA-guided genome regulation in human cells by tethering transcriptional activation...

MODULES FOR EXPERIMENTS IN STELLAR ASTROPHYSICS (MESA): PLANETS, OSCILLATIONS, ROTATION, AND MASSIVE STARS

We substantially update the capabilities of the open source software package Modules for Experiments in Stellar Astrophysics (MESA), and its one-dimensional stellar evolution module, MESA star. Improvements in MESA star's ability to model the evolution...

Propagation of short fatigue cracks

Fatigue crack propagation in engineering materials has been the subject of considerable research, and extensive review articles have appeared over the past several years. Most of these investigations focused on the behaviour of ‘long’ fatigue cracks,...

Thin film solar cell with 8.4% power conversion efficiency using an earth‐abundant Cu2ZnSnS4 absorber

Byungha Shin, Oki Gunawan, Yu Zhu, Nestor A. Bojarczuk, S. Jay Chey, Supratik Guha

Managing effective knowledge transfer: an integrative framework and some practice implications

One of the major challenges an organization faces is to manage its knowledge assets. Increasingly, the use of knowledge is seen as a basis for competitive advantage. This paper explores the key factors that have been cited as significant influences on...

The Price Is Unfair! A Conceptual Framework of Price Fairness Perceptions

Recent news coverage on pricing portrays the importance of price fairness. This article conceptually integrates the theoretical foundations of fairness perceptions and summarizes empirical findings on price fairness. The authors identify research issues...

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