Conference Proceedings 2012

Conference Proceedings 2012

 

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  • Baltazar, Ramon (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This paper addresses the question of how managers understand the concept of ‘strategy-structure fit’. In a case-research design, 16 middle and top managers from four organizations were asked to identify, recount, and ...

  • Fralich, Russell (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    From a six-year sample of S&P500 companies, we find evidence that the personal prestige of the acquiring firm’s CEO affects the likelihood of making an acquisition. We note distinct effects of prestige due to informal power ...

  • MacMillan, Scott; Yue, Anthony R. (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This paper examines the dilemma of work-life balance and how we can make sense of the choices people make in the quest for a happy and meaningful life. The relationship between work and non-work activities is complex ...

  • Bygrave, Connie (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This research introduces a 15-item scale to measure love of the job in a professional context. The impetus for measuring job love was derived from extant psychology and sociology theory on the impact that the trilogy of ...

  • Thurlow, Amy; Yue, Anthony R. (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    Originally introduced as a strategy for lowering outsourcing costs and improving corporate efficiency, crowdsourcing has proven to be much more about dialogue within communities than the implementation of management ...

  • Corrigan, Lawrence T. (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This paper discusses the turbulent Canadian university environment that seems to be oriented toward change, and juxtaposes this with university culture that is oriented toward the status quo. The risk propensity of ...

  • Morrison, Bobbi (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    Online social networks have increased in popularity and users continue to share abundant information in these sites, despite reported privacy concerns. Although knowledge is recognized as impactful in consumer decision ...

  • Blotnicky, Karen; Das, Mallika; French, Carmel; French, Fred; Mombourquette, Peter; Norris, Deborah (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This exploratory research investigated the relative influence on youth gambling behaviour attributed to family and peer influencers and gambling promotion. Analyzing data collected from Nova Scotia public school students ...

  • Fuller, Mark; Delorey, Randy (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This paper examines the criteria by which university students choose a particular university. With a dataset of 456 first-year millennial undergraduate business students, from four institutions located in Canada’s Maritime ...

  • MacDonald, Linda R. (Atlantic Schools of Business, 2012)
    This paper presents best practices derived from the first year of offering discipline-specific communication support to international students of Commerce at Dalhousie University. A literature review of Asian international ...

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