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Author Morland, Richard M
Title Business and Finance : Performance and Management
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2011
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Series Business Economics in a Rapidly-Changing World
Business Economics in a Rapidly-Changing World
Note Intro -- BUSINESS AND FINANCE: PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT -- BUSINESS AND FINANCE: PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ESTIMATION OF VALUE AT RISK FOR HETEROSCEDASTIC AND HEAVY-TAILED ASSET TIME SERIES: EVIDENCE FROM EMERGING ASIAN STOCK MARKETS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. METHODOLOGY -- 2.1. An Alternative VaR Model -- 2.1.1. First Stage: Estimating t and t -- 2.1.2. Second Stage: Estimating qz -- 2.2. Backtesting VaRs -- 3. DATA DESCRIPTION -- 4. EMPIRICAL RESULTS -- 5. CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CUSTOMER RELATED FACTORS IN PARTNER SELECTION, MARKET ORIENTATION, AND PERFORMANCES OF INTERNATIONAL JOINT VENTURES IN TAIWAN -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. LITERATURE REVIEW AND HYPOTHESES -- 2.1. Theories for Partner Selection -- 2.2. Literature on IJV Partner Selection -- 2.3. Customer-Based Knowledge -- 2.4. Hypotheses -- 2.4.1. Customer Related Factors and IJV Performance -- 2.4.2. Customer Related Factors and Market Orientation -- 2.4.3. Market Orientation and IJV Performance -- 3. METHODS -- 3.1. Measurement -- 3.2. Validity and Common Method Variance -- 3.3. Samples -- 4. RESULTS AND ANALYSES -- 4.1. Sample Description -- 4.2. Partner Selection Factors and IJV Performance -- 4.3. Market Orientation -- 5. CONCLUSIONS -- 5.1. Conclusion -- 5.2. Theoretical Implications -- 5.3. Managerial Implications -- REFERENCES -- ON MANAGING THE UNCERTAIN: OBSERVATIONS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- How Are Deviations Managed in Practice in Tightly Coupled Projects? -- BACKGROUND -- Organizing Verbs -- Loosely Coupled Systems -- Project Management in the Face of Deviations -- Planning for Deviations -- METHOD -- OBSERVATIONS -- The Company -- Deviation 1 - Damaged Equipment -- Deviation 2 - Payment -- Loose Coupling Mechanisms -- Tight Coupling Mechanisms -- DISCUSSION
Processes and Mechanisms of Coupling -- Coupling Processes and Deviation Solutions -- IMPLICATIONS -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- THE ADOPTION OF LASER TECHNOLOGY IN ITALIAN ART RESTORATION FIRMS: THE ROLE OF SUPPLIERS AND CLIENTS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ART CONSERVATION SECTOR -- 3. THE ITALIAN ART CONSERVATION FIRMS: MAIN CHARACTERISTICS AND INNOVATIVE PROFILE -- 4. THE LASER ADOPTION MODEL: THE ROLE OF SUPPLIERS AND CLIENTS -- 5. OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY -- The Methodology -- The Organizations Interviewed -- 6. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS -- 6.1. The Supply Sector -- The Level of Competition -- Business Strategies -- Product Development -- Resistance and Driving Factors in Adoption -- 6.2. The Client Sector -- Characteristics of Commissioning Bodies -- Tendency towards Innovation and Knowledge about Lasers -- Innovative Policy Devices -- Resistance and Driving Factors -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CONSOLIDATION AND DETERMINANTS OF BANK EFFICIENCY: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM MALAYSIA -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. RELATED STUDIES -- 3. METHODOLOGY AND THE CHOICE OF VARIABLES -- 3.1. Data Envelopment Analysis -- 3.2. Multivariate Tobit Regression Analysis -- 3.3. Data and Construction of Variables -- 4. EMPIRICAL RESULTS -- 4.1. Did the Merger Result in a Higher Bank Efficiency Levels? -- 4.2. Are the Acquirers the More Efficient Banks? -- 4.3. The Determinants of Bank Efficiency -- CONCLUSIONS AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH -- REFERENCES -- THE CHANGING FACE OF INTERNATIONAL HRM AND BUSINESS: CASE STUDIES OF JAPANESE AND TAIWANESE COMPANIES OPERATING IN CHINA -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. GLOBAL INTEGRATION AND LOCALIZATION -- 3. CASE STUDIES -- International Business Strategies, Vision and Goals -- International Staffing -- HQ vs. Subsidiary: Strategy Formulation, Control and Evaluation
Policies and Practices of Global Integration and Localization -- 1) HQ's Key Cultures and Policies to Follow -- 2) Key Local Cultures and Norms to Deal with -- 3) How to Integrate the Two Forces: HQ Control vs. Localization? -- 4) The Assistance Provided for PCNs and TCNs to Be Localized -- 5) The Assistance Provided for HCNs to Get Familiar with HQ -- 6) Languages for Communications -- 7) The Obstacles to the Promotion of HCNs -- 8) Salary and Benefits for PCNs, TCNs and HCNs -- 9) Future Improvement for Maintaining the Balanced Approach -- 4. DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- THE MICROCLUSTER VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- Evolution of Industrial Districts and Specialised Territorial Clusters -- Collaboration in a Geographical Region: Clusters and Networks -- Necessity for a Greater Degree of Detail: Clusters and Micro-Clusters -- The Geographic Concentration of Innovation: Territorial Innovation Systems -- A CRITICAL ANALISIS OF THE MODEL OF THE VALUE CHAIN -- Porter's Value Chain Model -- Need for a Deeper Analysis -- THE DESIGN OF THE FRAMEWORK OF THE VALUE CHAIN OF A MICROCLUSTER -- IDENTIFICATION OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR INNOVATION IN MICROCLUSTERS FROM THE DETERMINATION OF KEY FACTORS OF SUCCESS -- Individual Analysis of the Links in the Chain -- Analysis of the Position of a Specific Phase in the Sequence of Links and Possibilities for Change and/or Change in Relationship with Other Links -- Key Factors of Success -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- SEEING THROUGH THE EYES OF CLIENTS: THE LINK BETWEEN MICROFINANCE AND WELL-BEING IN RURAL GHANAIAN HOUSEHOLDS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. STUDY APPROACH -- 2.1. Conceptual Framework -- 2.2. Methodological Theory -- 2.3. Fiaseman Rural Bank Microfinance -- 2.4. Data Collection and Analysis -- 2.5. Study Limitations -- 3. FINDINGS
3.1. Background of Respondents and Microfinance -- 3.2. Perception of Indicators of Well-being -- 3.3. Microfinance and Intra-household Conflict -- Conflict Levels between Spouses -- Conflict Levels between Parents and their Children -- Conflict Levels between Parents and Extended Family -- 4. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS -- 4.1. Indicators of Well-being among Rural Peopl -- 4.2. Microfinance, Intra-Household Conflict and Role of Culture for Well-being -- 4.3. Ways forward in Promoting the Well-being of Rural Households -- 5. CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- MARKOVIAN APPROACHES IN MODELING WORKFORCE SYSTEMS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. Modeling the Dynamics in a Workforce System: General Concepts -- Stocks and Flows -- Assumptions in Markovian Approaches -- Deterministic and Stochastic Models -- Prediction and Control -- Maintainabilty and Attainability -- 2. A Framework for Building a Markovian Manpower Model -- Data Collection -- Identification of Homogeneous Groups -- Model Estimation -- Model Validation -- 3. Some Markovian Manpower Models -- Markov Cohort Analysis -- Markov Census Model -- Markov Census Model with Known Recruitment -- Markov Models with Known Total Size -- Markov Models Applied to Age and Length of Service Distributions -- Proportionality in Markov Manpower Models -- Mixed Push-pull Models -- 4. CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CANCORPORATETAXATIONBEEXPLAINEDBYLIMITEDLIABILITY? -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.TheModel -- 3.UnderinvestmentandOverinvestment -- References -- EMPIRE-BUILDING",UNDERINVESTMENTANDCAPITALGAINTAXATION -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Model -- 3.Conclusion -- Appendix -- References -- ARETHEHIGH-ORDERMOMENTSOFTHEASSETSRETURNSDISTRIBUTIONFORECASTABLE? -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.ModellingForecastingConditionalVarianceandHigher-OrderMoments -- 2.1.GARCHModelling -- 2.1.1.GaussianGARCH
2.1.2.Student-tGARCH -- 2.2.FurtherApproaches:ModellingHigher-OrderConditionalMoments -- 2.2.1.TheStudent-tGARCHKModel -- 2.2.2.TheGram-CharlierGARCHKModel -- 3.EmpiricalAnalysis -- 3.1.TheData -- 3.2.ModellingandOut-of-SampleForecasting -- 3.2.1.In-sampleAnalysis -- 3.2.2.Out-of-sampleAnalysis -- 4.ConcludingRemarks -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Reviewer'sNameandAfiliation -- MISERY AS CORPORATE MISSION: USER IMAGERY AT THE NIGHTCLUB THE SPY BAR -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- LUXURY PRODUCTS AND USER IMAGERY -- METHOD -- A 'TYPICAL' EVENING AT THE NIGHTCLUB THE SPY BAR -- THE ROLE OF USER IMAGERY -- MISERY AS CORPORATE MISSION -- CRACKS IN THE FAÇADE -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENT -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
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Subject Entrepreneurship -- Case studies.;Economic policy -- Case studies.;Fiscal policy -- Case studies.;Economic development -- Case studies
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