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Testing theories of performance: measuring effectiveness at the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General Office of Audit
A qualitative design and case study method was used to examine the theories of performance and to measure the effectiveness of the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Office of Audit (OA). ...
Leadership experiences of child welfare supervisors in the State of Maryland Department of Human Resources
The leadership experiences of public child welfare supervisors are explored to determine if and to what extent these experiences have on major decisions including the intent to stay.
A normative analysis of police drug abuse testing policy: police perceptions and policy reform strategies
The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of police officers of the fairness of drug abuse testing and to derive meaning of these perceptions for the management of ethics in a large law enforcement agency. ...
Tax and expenditure limitations as a tool of counter cyclical fiscal policy: post-2001 recession fiscal strategies in three states
The central research question for this study is to determine whether state tax and expenditure limitations play a role in fiscal management by constraining growth in state government general fund spending during boom times ...
(Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 2010-08)
The objective of this paper is to introduce credit derivatives and their uses in financial markets by institutional investors and corporate financial managers. First, the purpose of credit derivatives and their relationship ...
Effect of tidal resuspension on benthic–pelagic coupling in an experimental ecosystem study
To test the effect of sediment resuspension on the nutrient and ecosystem dynamics we performed a 4 wk experiment in three 1000 l shear-turbulence-resuspension-mesocosm (STURM) resuspension (R) tanks and three 1000 l ...
Mobilizing the will to intervene: Leadership to prevent mass atrocities
(McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010)
Despite the handwringing and promises of "never again," the grim recurrences of genocide and crimes against humanity around the world have made it emphatically clear that the international community has been largely ...
More Savvy than we can hope to be: A generational lens on ICTs in the changing workplace
(The American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), 2010)
We take a generational lens to the study of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the changing U.S. workplace. Specifically, we draw from a broader qualitative study on generational difference in the workplace ...
Two-Layer Structures in Scientific Collaboratories
(Workshop on The Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration, CSCW: Computer Supported Coorperative Work, 2010)
We report preliminary results from a socio-technical analysis of scientific collaboration situated in physical anthropology research. We analyze the two-layer structure of the collaboration: one loosely coupled through ...
Building Policy that Crosses Virtual Borders: A Case Study of A Virtual Labor Strike with Real World Ramifications
(Telecommunication Policy Research Conference (TPRC), 2010)
Within this paper, the authors present an initial analysis of a protest case study in Second Life and the policy, legal and regulatory issues it involves. In particular, the authors elaborate on the current understanding ...