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Investigating drivers of bank loyalty: the complex relationship between image, service quality and satisfaction

This article investigates how image, perceived service quality and satisfaction determine loyalty in a retail bank setting at the global construct level, as well as the level of construct dimensions. At the global level the results of a large‐scale...

Customer loyalty in the hotel industry: the role of customer satisfaction and image

Loyalty of a firm’s customer has been recognised as the dominant factor in a business organization’s success. This study helps us extend our understanding of the relationship between customer loyalty, customer satisfaction, and image. This is of considerable...

What do we mean by corporate social responsibility

There have long been conflicting expectations of the nature of companies’ responsibilities to society. However, for those businesses that do undertake what might be termed “corporate social responsibility”, what is actually socially responsible...

Pure and Applied Mathematics

Bertil Gustafsson, Heinz‐Otto Kreiss, Joseph Oliger

Solidification, structures, and properties of cast metal-ceramic particle composites

Solidification synthesis of cast metal-ceramic particle composite materials by dispersing hard or soft ceramic particles (including microballoons) and short fibres in molten alloys before solidification is described. Microstructures synthesized using...

The Importance of Servicescapes in Leisure Service Settings

Services marketing research has largely focussed on measuring service quality and satisfaction associated with the primary service itself, with little attention given to the effect of the physical surroundings of the service setting. Leisure services...

Why Do Customer Relationship Management Applications Affect Customer Satisfaction

This research evaluates the effect of customer relationship management (CRM) on customer knowledge and customer satisfaction. An analysis of archival data for a cross-section of U.S. firms shows that the use of CRM applications is positively associated...

The Social Desirability Response Bias in Ethics Research

Donna M. Randall, Maria de Fátima Fernandes

The handbook of health behavior change

Kristin A. Riekert, Judith K. Ockene, Lori Pbert

Consumer Resistance to Innovations: The Marketing Problem and its solutions

Considers why customers resist innovations even though they are considered necessary and desirable. Identifies functional barriers such as usage, value, and risk, and psychological barriers such as tradition and image. Concludes that successful innovation...

Emotional intelligence and effective leadership

Emotional intelligence has become increasingly popular as a measure for identifying potentially effective leaders, and as a tool for developing effective leadership skills. Despite this popularity, however, there is little empirical research that substantiates...

Knowledge Management: An Introduction and Perspective

Leaders of successful organizations are consistently searching for better ways to improve performance and results. Frequent disappointments with past management initiatives have motivated managers to gain new understandings into the underlying, but complex...

ENHANCING EFFECTIVENESS: AN INVESTIGATION OF ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF VALUE‐BASED INTRAGROUP CONFLICT

This study investigates the benefits and detriments of emotional and task‐related conflict in work groups. Group value consensus (GVC), or the extent to which group members share values, and group value fit (GVF), or the degree to which the culture...

B4: experience with a globally-deployed software defined wan

We present the design, implementation, and evaluation of B4, a private WAN connecting Google's data centers across the planet. B4 has a number of unique characteristics: i) massive bandwidth requirements deployed to a modest number of sites, ii) elastic...

Internet Recommendation Systems

Several online firms, including Yahoo!, Amazon.com, and Movie Critic, recommend documents and products to consumers. Typically, the recommendations are based on content and/or collaborative filtering methods. The authors examine the merits of these methods,...

European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the use of new oral anticoagulants in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

New oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are an alternative for vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) to prevent stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF). Both physicians and patients will have to learn how to use these drugs effectively and safely...

Defining supply chain management: a historical perspective and practical guidelines

Interest in supply chain management has steadily increased since the 1980s when firms saw the benefits of collaborative relationships within and beyond their own organization. Firms are finding that they can no longer compete effectively in isolation...

Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial

Findings 657 people were randomised (289 to nicotine e-cigarettes, 295 to patches, and 73 to placebo e-cigarettes) and were included in the intention-to-treat analysis. At 6 months, verified abstinence was 7·3% (21 of 289) with nicotine e-cigarettes,...

Supply chain management: a strategic perspective

Many leading firms in the USA have adopted an integrated strategic approach to purchasing and logistics management known as supply chain management. As the twenty‐first century begins, supply chain management has become a significant strategic tool...

The determinants of perceived service quality and its relationship with satisfaction

Deals with three issues in the area of perceived service quality. First, it compares the gap model with the performance model. Second, it investigates the direction of causality between service quality and satisfaction. Finally, it examines whether the...

Low loss dielectric materials for LTCC applications: a review

Small, light weight and multifunctional electronic components are attracting much attention because of the rapid growth of the wireless communication systems and microwave products in the consumer electronic market. The component manufacturers are thus...

Ericsson's proactive supply chain risk management approach after a serious sub‐supplier accident

Supply chain risk management (SCRM) is of growing importance, as the vulnerability of supply chains increases. The main thrust of this article is to describe how Ericsson, after a fire at a sub‐supplier, with a huge impact on Ericsson, has implemented...

Management Women and the New Facts of Life

The recognition that an increasing proportion of the workforce over the next decade will be women has important implications for corporate employers, not least in the area of leadership positions. Two types of women in organisations are defined – career‐primary...

Fate Mapping Reveals Origins and Dynamics of Monocytes and Tissue Macrophages under Homeostasis

Mononuclear phagocytes, including monocytes, macrophages, and dendritic cells, contribute to tissue integrity as well as to innate and adaptive immune defense. Emerging evidence for labor division indicates that manipulation of these cells could bear...

Value-Expressive versus Utilitarian Advertising Appeals: When and Why to Use Which Appeal

Value-expressive advertising appeals are effective when the product is value-expressive, while utilitarian appeals are effective when the product is utilitarian. When the product is value-expressive, audience persuasion is influenced through self-congruity....

ON THE SPECIFICATION OF TERM VALUES IN AUTOMATIC INDEXING

The existing practice in automatic indexing is reviewed, and it is shown that the standard theories for the specification of term values (or weights) are not adequate. New techniques are introduced for the assignment of weights to index terms, based on...

Increasing efficiency in the supply chain for short shelf life goods using RFID tagging

Short shelf‐life grocery goods present some of the biggest challenges for supply chain management due to a high number of product variants, strict traceability requirements, short shelf‐life of the products, the need for temperature control in the...

Nucleotide polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir plus ribavirin for hepatitis C.

Background The standard treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is interferon, which is administered subcutaneously and can have troublesome side effects. We evaluated sofosbuvir, an oral nucleotide inhibitor of HCV polymerase, in interferon-sparing...

Antibiotic resistance—the need for global solutions

The causes of antibiotic resistance are complex and include human behaviour at many levels of society; the consequences affect everybody in the world. Similarities with climate change are evident. Many efforts have been made to describe the many different...

Use of clopidogrel with or without aspirin in patients taking oral anticoagulant therapy and undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: an open-label, randomised, controlled trial

Methods We did an open-label, multicentre, randomised, controlled trial in 15 centres in Belgium and the Netherlands. From November, 2008, to N ovember, 2011, adults receiving oral anticoagulants and undergoing PCI were assigned clopidogrel alone (double...

Recommender systems survey

Recommender systems have developed in parallel with the web. They were initially based on demographic, content-based and collaborative filtering. Currently, these systems are incorporating social information. In the future, they will use implicit, local...

Antibiotics for treating bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy

Background Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance of the normal vaginal flora with an overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria and a lack of the normal lactobacillary flora. Women may have symptoms of a characteristic vaginal discharge but are often asymptomatic....

CD19-targeted T cells rapidly induce molecular remissions in adults with chemotherapy-refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the white blood cells that fend off infection. It’s most common in children but—as with many diseases that primarily affect children—has a much worse prognosis when it affects adults. Adults with...

Room-temperature stationary sodium-ion batteries for large-scale electric energy storage

Room-temperature stationary sodium-ion batteries have attracted great attention particularly in large-scale electric energy storage applications for renewable energy and smart grid because of the huge abundant sodium resources and low cost. In this article,...

ESC Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases developed in collaboration with the EASD

[Eur Heart J (2013) 34:3035–3087; doi:10.1093/eurheartj/eht108]In the section 3.2 Epidemiology there are …

Consumer perceptions of Internet retail service quality

The purpose of this manuscript is to explore consumers’ perceptions of Internet retail service quality. This is accomplished via two studies. Study 1 utilizes qualitative depth interviews to identify five dimensions important to consumers in their assessment...

Regression of cirrhosis during treatment with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for chronic hepatitis B: a 5-year open-label follow-up study

Whether long-term suppression of replication of hepatitis B virus (HBV) has any beneficial effect on regression of advanced liver fibrosis associated with chronic HBV infection remains unclear. We aimed to assess the effects on fibrosis and cirrhosis...

Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Simon Baron-Cohen, Michael V. Lombardo, Helen Tager-Flusberg

Alzheimer disease in the United States (2010–2050) estimated using the 2010 census

Liesi E. Hebert, Jennifer Weuve, Paul A. Scherr, Denis A. Evans

Arylamine organic dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Arylamine organic dyes with donor (D), π-bridge (π) and acceptor (A) moieties for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) have received great attention in the last decade because of their high molar absorption coefficient, low cost and structural variety....

Interaction, relationships and networks in business markets: an evolving perspective

Reviews the research work and conceptual development of the International Marketing and Purchasing (IMP) group into the nature of buyer‐seller relationships which has evolved during the past 20 years. The themes of interaction, relationships and networks...

Ultrasensitive fluorescent proteins for imaging neuronal activity

Tsai-Wen Chen, Trevor J. Wardill, Yi Sun, Stefan R. Pulver, Sabine L. Renninger, Amy Baohan, Eric R. Schreiter, Rex A. Kerr, Michael B. Orger, Vivek Jayaraman, Loren L. Looger, Karel Svoboda, Douglas S. Kim

Burden and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children in developing countries (the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, GEMS): a prospective, case-control study

Methods The GEMS is a 3-year, prospective, age-stratifi ed, matched case-control study of moderate-to-severe diarrhoea in children aged 0–59 months residing in censused populations at four sites in Africa and three in Asia. We recruited...

Mammalian heart renewal by pre-existing cardiomyocytes

Samuel E. Senyo, Matthew L. Steinhauser, Christie L Pizzimenti, Vicky K. Yang, Lei Cai, Mei Wang, Ting-Di Wu, Jean-Luc Guerquin-Kern, C. Lechene, Richard T. Lee

A multi‐method investigation of consumer motivations in impulse buying behavior

This study used both qualitative and quantitative data to test hypotheses related to consumers’ motivations to engage in impulse buying. A grounded theory approach was used to develop hypotheses from in‐depth interviews. These hypotheses were tested...

Mobile cloud computing: A survey

► Problems in mobile computing can be solved when combined with cloud computing. ► Three types of mobile clouds are; offloading to a remote server, to a local cloudlet, and sharing work in a mobile p2p network. ► Existing research on mobile cloud...

A COMPARISON OF THE INFORMATION SEEKING PATTERNS OF RESEARCHERS IN THE PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

The information seeking patterns of a group of research physicists and research chemists were analysed and the key features of those patterns identified. The aim was to use a similar methodology to that employed in a previous study of the information...

Examining the Link Between Knowledge Management Practices and Types of Innovation

The management of knowledge is frequently identified as an important antecedent of innovation. However, very little empirical research has specifically addressed antecedents and consequences of effective knowledge management. Using data collected from...

Benefits of information sharing with supply chain partnerships

The power of information technology can be harnessed to help supply chain members establish partnerships for better supply chain system performance. Supply chain partnerships can mitigate deficiencies associated with decentralized control and reduce the...

An initial classification of supply networks

The articulation of supply networks, as an extension of supply chains, seeks to accommodate and explain the commercial complexity associated with the creation and delivery of goods and services from the source of raw materials to their destination in...

Change management strategies for successful ERP implementation

When implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, top management commonly faces an unwanted attitude from potential users – for one reason or another, they resist the implementation process. Top management should, therefore, proactively...

An Outline of a Theory of Action Systems

It is argued that the traditional psychological construal of the distinction between central (“open loop”) and peripheral (“closed loop”) neural processes is no longer tenable. A review of the relevant psychobiological research on the control...

Strong Light-Matter Interactions in Heterostructures of Atomically Thin Films

†The isolation of various two-dimensional (2D) materials, and the possibility to combine them in vertical stacks, has created a new paradigm in materials science: heterostructures based on 2D crystals. Such a concept has already proven fruitful for...

Fast Food Consumption of U.S. Adults: Impact on Energy and Nutrient Intakes and Overweight Status

Objective: To compare the diet quality and overweight status of free-living adults, ages 20 years and older, grouped based on their fast food intake status.Methods: USDA’s 1994 to 1996 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII 1994–1996)...

Brand community of convenience products: new forms of customer empowerment – the case “my Nutella The Community”

Purpose – To analyse the power that a virtual brand community exerts over a brand of a mass‐marketed convenience product. To draw implications about the strategy that a company can employ facing this power shift. To track emerging trends in virtual...

Burden of Depressive Disorders by Country, Sex, Age, and Year: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

Background:Depressive disorders were a leading cause of burden in the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 1990 and 2000 studies. Here, we analyze the burden of depressive disorders in GBD 2010 and present severity proportions, burden by country, region, age,...

DIRECT AND INVERSE SOLUTIONS OF GEODESICS ON THE ELLIPSOID WITH APPLICATION OF NESTED EQUATIONS

This paper gives compact formulae for the direct and inverse solutions of geodesics of any length. Existing formulae have been recast for efficient programming to conserve space and reduce execution time. The main feature of the new formulae is the use...

Using Probabilistic Models of Document Retrieval without Relevance Information.

Most probabilistic retrieval models incorporate information about the occurrence of index terms in relevant and non‐relevant documents. In this paper we consider the situation where no relevance information is available, that is, at the start of the...

Attitude toward the AD as a Mediator of Consumer Brand Choice

This article addresses the issue of how advertising influences consumers' brand choices. A concept termed the attitude toward the advertisement approach (ATT A) is introduced; a theoretical case is developed showing why ATT A is an important mediator...

Cooperation and competition in relationships between competitors in business networks

Traditionally the relationships between competitors in the industrial market have been based on competition. The network approach and literature about strategic alliances have provided new insights into cooperation between firms based on the value chain....

State-of-the-Art in Visual Attention Modeling

Modeling visual attention-particularly stimulus-driven, saliency-based attention-has been a very active research area over the past 25 years. Many different models of attention are now available which, aside from lending theoretical contributions to other...

Polymeric materials with antimicrobial activity

This article describes the state of the art in the field of antimicrobial polymeric systems during the last decade. Keeping in mind the multitude of existing systems, a classification of the different materials is carried out dividing basically those...

Intellectual capital and traditional measures of corporate performance

The principal purpose of this study is to investigate the association between the efficiency of value added (VA) by the major components of a firm's resource base (physical capital, human capital and structural capital) and three traditional dimensions...

Definitions and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is defined by a mean pulmonary artery pressure � 25 mm Hg at rest, measured during right heart catheterization. There is still insufficient evidence to add an exercise criterion to this definition. The term pulmonary arterial...

MEASURING AGILE CAPABILITIES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Remko van Hoek, Alan Harrison, Martin Christopher

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2009, Featuring the Burden and Trends in Human Papillomavirus (HPV)–Associated Cancers and HPV Vaccination Coverage Levels

Methods Data on cancer incidence were obtained from the CDC, NCI, and NAACCR, and data on mortality were obtained from the CDC. Long- (1975/1992–2009) and short-term (2000–2009) trends in age-standardized incidence and death rates for all cancers...

Recent advances in enhancing the sensitivity of electrophoresis and electrochromatography in capillaries and microchips (2010-2012)

Poor sensitivity is still considered to be one of the major limitations of electrophoresis, which is surprising given the power, flexibility and versatility of many of the approaches to on-line concentration that have developed over the last 20 years....

Interprofessional education: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

BACKGROUND: The delivery of effective, high-quality patient care is a complex activity. It demands health and social care professionals collaborate in an effective manner. Research continues to suggest that collaboration between these professionals can...

Managing organizational knowledge as a strategic asset

Knowledge is a resource that is valuable to an organization’s ability to innovate and compete. It exists within the individual employees, and also in a composite sense within the organization. According to the resource‐based view of the firm (RBV),...

Attitudes towards organic foods among Swedish consumers

The present study reports demographic differences with respect to Swedish consumers’ attitudes towards organic foods (milk, meat, potatoes, bread), purchase frequency, purchase criteria, perceived availability, and beliefs about organic foods. A random...

What do citation counts measure? A review of studies on citing behavior

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a narrative review of studies on the citing behavior of scientists, covering mainly research published in the last 15 years. Based on the results of these studies, the paper seeks to answer the question...

ABT-199, a potent and selective BCL-2 inhibitor, achieves antitumor activity while sparing platelets

Andrew J. Souers, Joel D. Leverson, Erwin R. Boghaert, Scott Ackler, Nathaniel D. Catron, Jun Chen, Brian D. Dayton, Hong Ding, Sari H. Enschede, David C. S. Huang, Sarah G. Hymowitz, Sha Jin, Seong Lin Khaw, Peter Kovar, Lloyd T. Lam, Heather Maecker, Kennan C. Marsh, Kylie D. Mason, Michael J. Mitten, Paul Nimmer, Anatol Oleksijew, Chang H. Park, Cheol-Min Park, Darren C. Phillips, Andrew W. Roberts, Deepak Sampath, John F. Seymour, Morey L. Smith, Gerard Sullivan, Stephen K. Tahir, Chris Tse, Michael D. Wendt, Yu Xiao, John Xue, Haichao Zhang, Rod Humerickhouse, Saul H. Rosenberg, Steven W. Elmore

Supply chain migration from lean and functional to agile and customised

Shows how the lean and agile paradigms may be selected according to marketplace requirements. These are distinctly different, since in the first case the market winner is cost, whereas in the second case the market winner is availability. Agile supply...

Why do customers switch? The dynamics of satisfaction versus loyalty

One of the most unexamined assumptions marketing firms have made in recent years is that satisfaction alone will guarantee customer loyalty. Our research questions this assumption. We explored the correspondence between customer satisfaction and loyalty,...

Nursing interventions for smoking cessation.

Healthcare professionals, including nurses, frequently advise patients to improve their health by stopping smoking. Such advice may be brief, or part of more intensive interventions. The objective of this review is to determine the effectiveness of...

SME internationalization research: past, present, and future

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to understand the similarities and differences in the internationalization of SMEs and MNEs and the specific factors affecting them.Design/methodology/approach – The relevant literature was reviewed particularly...

Obesidad y síndrome metabólico en niños y adolescentes

cardiovascular, sedentarismo Abstract Obesity and metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents. Obesity and the metabolic syndrome are closely related to the cases of cardiovascular disease; they are usually regarded as belonging to the adult population...

Securitization without risk transfer

We analyze asset-backed commercial paper conduits, which experienced a shadow-banking run and played a central role in the early phase of the financial crisis of 2007–2009. We document that commercial banks set up conduits to securitize assets worth...

CONGRUENCE EFFECTS IN SPONSORSHIP: The Mediating Role of Sponsor Credibility and Consumer Attributions of Sponsor Motive

Corporations sponsoring causes may hope to create the appearance of "good citizenship." Using attribution theory, the authors develop and test a cognitive explanation of sponsorship effects. Results of the experiment suggest that a good fit between a...

Predictive functional profiling of microbial communities using 16S rRNA marker gene sequences

Profiling phylogenetic marker genes, such as the 16S rRNA gene, is a key tool for studies of microbial communities but does not provide direct evidence of a community’s functional capabilities. Here we describe PICRUSt (phylogenetic investigation of...

Endogeneity in Empirical Corporate Finance1

This chapter discusses how applied researchers in corporate finance can address endogeneity concerns. We begin by reviewing the sources of endogeneity—omitted variables, simultaneity, and measurement error—and their implications for inference....

Creating agile supply chains in the fashion industry

Fashion markets are synonymous with rapid change and, as a result, commercial success or failure is largely determined by the organisation's flexibility and responsiveness. Responsiveness is characterised by short time‐to‐market, the ability to scale...

A Model of Annual Plankton Cycles

A model is presented that exhibits a spring phytoplankton bloom as one feature of a steadily repeating annual cycle of plankton populations. Populations respond to seasonal changes in light (which are gradual) and in mixed layer depth (which may be rapid)....

Tumour heterogeneity and cancer cell plasticity

Corbin E. Meacham, Sean J. Morrison

The institutionalization of regions: a theoretical framework for understanding the emergence of regions and the constitution of regional identity

The aim of the present study is to examine the differences between the classical categories of geographical thought, region and place, and their rela­tion to the societal context and the day‑to‑day practices of individuals. After analysing the traditional...

Buyer Characteristics of the Green Consumer and Their Implications for Advertising Strategy

The authors construct a psychographic profile of the green consumer in terms of variables directly related to purchase behavior, such as price consciousness and general care in shopping, interest in new products, and brand loyalty. Additionally, they...

Reflections on the determinants of voluntary turnover

Offers reflections on the study of the determinants of voluntary turnover based on empirical research conducted since 1972 at the University of Iowa (Iowa City) by Price, Mueller and their colleagues. The largest share of this research is constituted...

Semisolid metal processing

Semisolid metal (SSM) processingis a relatively new technology for metal forming. Different from the conventional metal forming technologies which use either solid metals (solid state processing) or liquid metals (casting) as starting materials, SSM processing...

Key ingredients for the effective implementation of Six Sigma program

Six Sigma is a business strategy and a systematic methodology, use of which leads to breakthrough in profitability through quantum gains in product/service quality, customer satisfaction and productivity. The concept of implementing Six Sigma processes...

Extended Use of Dabigatran, Warfarin, or Placebo in Venous Thromboembolism

Methods In two double-blind, randomized trials, we compared da bi gat ran at a dose of 150 mg twice daily with warfarin (active-control study) or with placebo (placebo-control study) in patients with venous thromboembolism who had completed at least 3...

Marketing Social Marketing in the Social Change Marketplace

Social marketing faces significant barriers to growth because there is no clear understanding of what the field is and what its role should be in relation to other approaches to social change. However, growth is possible through increases in social marketing’s...

Apolipoprotein E and Alzheimer disease: risk, mechanisms and therapy

NIH; Alzheimer's Association; American Health Assistance Foundation; Xiamen University Research Funds

Switching costs, alternative attractiveness and experience as moderators of relationship commitment in professional, consumer services

To date, empirical and conceptual models of relationship marketing have focused almost exclusively on a range of direct antecedents and mediator variables to explain variations in a dependent variable – usually relationship commitment. No attempt has...

Large-scale association analysis identifies new risk loci for coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the commonest cause of death. Here, we report an association analysis in 63,746 CAD cases and 130,681 controls identifying 15 loci reaching genome-wide significance, taking the number of susceptibility loci for CAD to...

Theory and practice in SME performance measurement systems

Describes research undertaken to evaluate the appropriateness of strategic performance measurement (PM) system development processes for small‐ and medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs). An evaluation is undertaken of ten PM approaches found in the literature....

EAU Guidelines on Non-Muscle-invasive Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder: Update 2013

The first European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on bladder cancer were published in 2002 [1] . Since then, the guidelines have been continuously updated.

Changes in the banking sector – the case of Internet banking in the UK

The Internet is gaining popularity as a delivery channel in the banking sector. At the same time, customer needs are changing. A total of 12 Internet banking operations in the UK are analysed under customer empowerment functions and Internet banking Web...

An Inhibitor of Mutant IDH1 Delays Growth and Promotes Differentiation of Glioma Cells

The recent discovery of mutations in metabolic enzymes has rekindled interest in harnessing the altered metabolism of cancer cells for cancer therapy. One potential drug target is isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 ( IDH1 ), which is mutated in multiple human...

Dimensions of e‐quality

The aim of this paper is to identify the features or dimensions that customers use to assess the quality of a virtual service or operation. It will focus on identifying those characteristics that are perceived by customers as a necessity in achieving...

The diffusion of Internet banking among Singapore consumers

Internet banking is a form of self‐service technology, costing millions of dollars, which leading retail banks have made available in the recent past. An understanding of why users are more accepting of Internet banking services should help bank managers...

Learning by doing – An exploration of experience, critical incidents and reflection in entrepreneurial learning

This research explores the learning process of entrepreneurs in relation to the parallel processes of personal and business development. Building on theories of individual learning and of the business life‐cycle, this paper discusses the impact of critical...

Guided Image Filtering

In this paper, we propose a novel explicit image filter called guided filter. Derived from a local linear model, the guided filter computes the filtering output by considering the content of a guidance image, which can be the input image itself or another...

Longitudinal Relations Between Parental Writing Support and Preschoolers' Language and Literacy Skills

Lori E. Skibbe, Samantha W. Bindman, Annemarie H. Hindman, Dorit Aram, Frederick J. Morrison

Who Benefits from Foreign Direct Investment in the UK

The presumed higher productivity of foreign firms and resulting spillovers to domestic firms has led governments to offer financial incentives to foreign firms. We investigate if there is any productivity or wage gap between foreign and domestic firms...

Ontology Matching: State of the Art and Future Challenges

After years of research on ontology matching, it is reasonable to consider several questions: is the field of ontology matching still making progress? Is this progress significant enough to pursue further research? If so, what are the particularly promising...

Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks - United States, 1998-2008.

Problem/Condition: Foodborne diseases cause an estimated 48 million illnesses each year in the United States, including 9.4 million caused by known pathogens. Foodborne disease outbreak surveillance provides valuable insights into the agents and foods...

Lean viewed as a philosophy

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to act as a meticulous conceptual paper probing the contemporary view towards lean and illustrate that, despite its discernible benefits, the implementation record suffers as the prevailing opinion fails to encapsulate...

Targeting BTK with Ibrutinib in Relapsed or Refractory Mantle-Cell Lymphoma

rolled into two groups: those who had previously received at least 2 cycles of bor - tezomib therapy and those who had received less than 2 complete cycles of bortezo - mib or had received no prior bortezomib therapy. The primary end point was the overall...

X-ray phase-contrast imaging: from pre-clinical applications towards clinics

Phase-contrast x-ray imaging (PCI) is an innovative method that is sensitive to the refraction of the x-rays in matter. PCI is particularly adapted to visualize weakly absorbing details like those often encountered in biology and medicine. In past years,...

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