• Sarasvathy, Causation and Effectuation-Toward a Theoretical Shift from Economic Inevitability to
    of Washington In economics and management theories, scholars have traditionally assumed the existence of artifacts such as firms/organizations and markets. I argue that an explanation for the creation of such artifacts requires the notion of effectuation. Causation rests on a logic of prediction, effectuation...
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  • Paper
    the unmitigated growth of corporate greed. Others believe Enron’s collapse can be traced back to questionable accounting practices such as mark-to-market accounting and the utilization of Special Purpose Entities (SPE’s) to hide financial debt. In other instances, people point toward Enron’s mismanagement...
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  • Importance of Customer in M&a
    Hedelius stiftelse, IMIE, Ollie & Elof Ericssons stiftelse, Per Eckerbergs fond. – THANK YOU!!! III Abstract The aim of this thesis is to identify categories and patterns of how customers impact and are impacted by an M&A. In M&A (merger and acquisition) research the focus is traditionally on the M&A...
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  • Reports
    REPORT ON MARKET AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURED CABLING BRIEF INTRODUCTION ABOUT STRUCTURED CABLES: Cabling networks are invisible to the eye. When we turn on our television or microwave oven, we seldom think about the wires that supply each outlet of our homes with electrical power. Much...
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  • Oligopoly
    Graduate School of Arts and Sciences COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 2009 IE Ming Hu W UMI Number: 3373758 INFORMATION TO USERS The quality of this reproduction is dependent upon the quality of the copy submitted. Broken or indistinct print, colored or poor quality illustrations and photographs...
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  • What Went Wrong? Accounting Fraud Andlessons from the Recent Scandals
    corruption each decade. The big ones often hit during recessions or periods of other economic problems, as expected. The high-risk firms are the most vulnerable to economic shocks. The recent scandals are no exceptions. The most important scandals are the focus of this paper and are summarized in table...
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  • Virtual Team
    Advance Praise for A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams “The timing of this book is incredibly serendipitous, as Save the Children is making strategic changes that will rely even more on virtual teams. The book spoke to me, as it aligned with my own experience, and has become a mustread for our senior...
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  • Walmart
    its rural Arkansas roots to become the world's largest company) and quite possibly the most powerful retailer. The meteoric growth did bring with it a fair share of problems. At a macro level, there had always been questions about the ability of Wal-Mart to sustain the pace of growth it had demonstrated...
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  • Justifications for War
    to deploy to Iraq for one to two years. I hope and pray every day that he will make it through without any injury, and just as much I hope he doesn't have to go through the horrible atrocities so commonly associated with war. I know that the odds of his getting injured are very good. The worst part about...
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  • New Corporate Finance
    C O R P O R AT E F I N A N C E C O R E P R I N C I P L E S & A P P L I C AT I O N S The McGraw-Hill/Irwin Series in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Stephen A. Ross Franco Modigliani Professor of Finance and Economics Sloan School of Management Massachusetts Institute of Technology Consulting...
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  • Master Thesis
    Analysis of Real Options in Hydropower Construction Projects -- A Case Study in China by Tao Wang B.S. Electrical Engineering Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1996 M.S. Economics Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1999 Submitted to the Engineering Systems Division in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements...
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  • The Effect of Strategy on the Use of Supply Chain Management Tools
    parties are required, who decide to work together. The way how this cooperation evolves depends on the strategies and practices of the parties. In this paper we examine the connection between strategies and SCM practices. Our objective is to analyze how strategy determine the SCM tools used among supply chain...
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  • Game Theory
    central ideas and results of this new and exciting area. More than 40 of the top researchers in this field have written chapters whose topics range from the foundations to the state of the art. This book contains an extensive treatment of algorithms for equilibria in games and markets, computational auctions...
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  • Sarbanes Oxley
    Corruption? Corporate corruption has existed throughout history. As a result, the United States judicial system has consistently looked for ways to curtail this corruption by enacting new laws and legislation. "China executed four people, including employees of two of its Big Four state banks, for fraud totaling...
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  • Croatian Stabilization and Development Policy in the 1990s
    Zdunić* UDK 330.101.541 (497.5) JEL Classification O 190, O 110 Izvorni znanstveni rad CROATIAN STABILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY IN THE 1990s This study deals with the purpose and the different forms of programme arrangements with international financial institutions. It deals with the principles...
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  • Basic of Finance
    to price assets. • Show how utility functions can be used to incorporate risk aversion, and derive asset demand functions from one-period utility maximisation. • Illustrate the optimal level of physical investment and consumption for a two-period horizon problem. The aim of this chapter is to quickly run...
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  • Manias, Panics and Crashes a History of Financial Crises
    (October 12, 1910–July 7, 2003) was a historical economist and author of over 30 books. His 1978 book Manias, Panics, and Crashes, about speculative stock market bubbles, was reprinted in 1989,1996, 2000 Charles Kindleberger and 2005. Kindleberger during the course of his life worked for several American institutions...
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  • Cultural Branding
    CHAPTER 2 How Is Cultural Branding Different? c o n i c b r a n d s h ave b e e n g u i d e d by a set of tacit strategic principles that I call the cultural branding model. These principles differ entirely from those advanced by conventional branding schemes. In fact, cultural branding upends...
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  • UST Mortgage Law
    Table of Contents Table of Contents 1 Federal Law 5 RESPA-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) 5 Truth In Lending Act—TILA, Regulation Z  10 Fair Housing Act 13 Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)—Regulation...
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  • Tyco Case
    Although he was convicted of numerous felonies he did a great deal for Tyco during his reign as CEO. He truly was an inspiration to many before this scandal surfaced and hit the press. How could people not look up to him, he expanded and diversified Tyco at an unprecedented rate that amazed everyone....
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