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    • V08I1 Success and Failure Factors for Implementing Effective Electronic Markets 

      Fong, Trevor; Fowler, Danielle; Swatman, Paula (2013)
      Despite the growth of research interest into electronic markets, there is still little information available on the ways in which an electronic market can be successfully developed. This article reports the development of ...
    • A View from the 50th Street Gate on Washington Avenue: Reflections of a Working Class Academic. 

      Wyatt-Nichol, Heather (Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2012)
      This manuscript offers a firsthand account of obstacles I experienced as a working-class, first-generation college student and how my origins still affect my thoughts and actions as a professor of Public Administration. ...
    • Virtual Worlds in the General Education Curriculum 

      Braman, James; Meiselwitz, Gabriele; Vincenti, Giovanni (Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, 2013-03)
      Virtual worlds have been an increasing element in professional training and instruction for some time, with many institutions in higher education becoming interested in integrating virtual worlds into the curriculum. ...
    • The Virtuous Discourse of Adam Smith: A Liberal Regard for Prevailing Prejudice 

      Clark, Michael (George Mason University, 2011-03)
      Recent academic work has attempted to change the interpretation of Adam Smith from the founder of free-market economics to ab proponent of something much more akin to the modern welfare state. This paper will attempt to ...
    • Visualizing Math Art Activities at the GameLab 

      Shrestha, Sujan (Bridges 2017 Conference Proceedings, 2017)
      I share recent projects at the GameLab, a new facility at the University of Baltimore that uses math-art to visualize and engage students in mathematical concepts and real-world problem solving using a virtual reality ...
    • Vocal and Physiological Changes in Response to the Physical Attractiveness of Conversational Partners 

      Hughes, Susan M.; Farley, Sally D; Rhodes, Bradley C (Springer, 2010)
      We examined how individuals may change their voices when speaking to attractive versus unattractive individuals, and if it were possible for others to perceive these vocal changes. In addition, we examined if any concurrent ...
    • Ways of Manifesting Collectivism: An Analysis of Iranian and African Cultures 

      Hamedani, Nina G.; Purvis, Tristan M.; Glazer, Sharon; Dien, Joseph (University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, 2012-03)
      Intelligence analysts might easily misinterpret their observations made in a society other than their own, since their understanding may be filtered through the lens of the shared values, norms, and beliefs of their own ...
    • Welfare to Work Propensities: Administrative Record Evidence 

      Zhang, Ting; Gerlowski, Dan (American Economic Association, 2010)
      The study examines the role of home-to-new-job-hub distance on employment propensity using a unique dataset compiled from integrated micro-level administrative records of work-eligible welfare recipients and earnings. Our ...
    • West-Side Seton Hill Melds Religious and Racial Skeins 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (Baltimore Gaslight/Baltimore City Historical Society, 2015-10)
      Seton Hill might befuddle the most devoted Baltimore history bu . It is named after Mother Seton, but was she an Oblate Sister? Was Johns Hopkins University origi- nally located there? Is the park at its center public or ...
    • What About Nonprogrammatic Factors? Women's Perceptions of Staff and Resident Relationships in a Community Corrections Setting 

      Cantora, Andrea; Mellow, Jeff; Schlager, Melinda D. (Routledge, 2014)
      This study examines how women perceive nonprogrammatic factors while residing at a community corrections facility. Qualitative interview data was used to understand how women perceive and experience the social environment ...
    • What being "a Real One" Really Means 

      Brilliant, Max (Salon.com, 2017-02-19)
      Being a "real one" and "keepin' it real" are terms that are always tossed around but often misunderstood. Many may claim realness, and yet fail to meet its simple requirements.
    • What Being “A Real One” Really Means 

      Watkins, Dwight (Salon, 2017-02-19)
      Being a "real one" and "keepin' it real" are terms that are always tossed around but often misunderstood. Many may claim realness, and yet fail to meet its simple requirements. Earlier this week, I wrote about running into ...
    • What My Cat Taught Me About Bouncing Back 

      Delury, Jane (Harpo Productions, 2016-06)
      Less than an hour after my ex-husband and I told our two daughters that we were separating, I had promised my then seven-year-old that I would get them a pet. "How about that?" I said into the backseat of the car, where ...
    • What's Distinctive about Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries? 

      Lingelbach, David C; De La Vina, Lynda; Asel, Paul (2005)
      Entrepreneurship in emerging markets is distinctive from that practiced in more developed countries. Better understanding these distinctions is critical to private sector development in developing countries. Of particular ...
    • When Domestic Goes Capital: Juror Decision Making in Capital Murder Trials Involving Domestic Homicide 

      Richards, Tara N.; Smith, M. Dwayne; Fogel, Sondra J.; Bjerregaard, Beth (Law and Human Behavior, 2015-04)
      Prior research suggests that homicide cases involving familial offenders and victims are subject to a "domestic discount" that reduces sentencing severity. However, the operation of a domestic discount in regard to death ...
    • When Firms Talk, Do Investors Listen? The Role of Trust in Stock Market Reactions to Corporate Earnings Announcements 

      Pevzner, Mikhail; Xie, Fei; Xin, Xiangang (Elsevier, 2013)
      We examine whether the level of trust in a country affects investors’ perception and utilization of information transmitted by firms through financial disclosure. Specifically, we investigate the effect of societal trust ...
    • When Judges Don't Follow the Law: Research and Recommendations 

      Cotton, Michele (CUNY Law Review, 2015)
      The sense that our legal system enforces the rule of law and provides litigants with equal justice may be based on perceptions created by its most visible courts. The courts where high-profile, high-stakes litigation and ...
    • When Protests go Virtual: How Organizing Social Protest in Virtual Worlds Changes the Nature of Organizing. 

      Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Tapia, Andrea (Sustainable IT Collaboration Around the Globe. 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS, 2010)
      In this paper, we introduce a case study of social protest that has occurred in the virtual world Second Life. This case is a labor strike that occurred against IBM by Italian employees and a large European labor union. ...
    • When Two Heads Aren’t Better Than One: Conformity in a Group Activity 

      Fender, C. Melissa; Stickney, Lisa T. (Management Teaching Review, 2017)
      Group and team class decision-making activities often focus on demonstrating that “two heads are better than one.” Typically, students solve a problem or complete an assessment individually, then in a group. Generally, ...
    • Which businesses actually help the global poor? 

      Smith, Adam; Pezeshkan, Amir (Emerald, 2013)
      Purpose ‐ This paper suggests that BoP producer businesses provide greater potential positive impact on poverty alleviation than BoP consumer businesses. With this purpose, the authors explore the positive short-term and ...