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The effect of training and development on employee attitude as it relates to training and work proficiency
One of the fundamental issues facing businesses, organizations and institutions today is conflict management. An important aspect of that management is human resource development, which plays a key role in conflict management ...
Before the garage: Beginnings of Silicon Valley, 1909–1960
(Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, 2015-10-23)
Stephen Adams, Lemelson Center Fellow and Professor at Salisbury University delivers September's colloquium talk, "Before the Garage: Beginnings of Silicon Valley, 1920–1960," which examines the origins of the Silicon ...
Assessing the role of commercial aquaculture in displacing mangrove forest
To fill a gap in the marine science literature, I calculated the amount of mangrove deforestation in tropical estuaries that is attributable to commercial aquaculture. The eight countries analyzed were Indonesia, Brazil, ...
Developing a Library Collection in Bioinformatics: Support for an Evolving Profession
(IGI Global, 2013)
This chapter provides guidelines for developing a university library collection for bioinformatics programs. The chapter discusses current research and scholarly communication trends in bioinformatics and their impact on ...
Trying men's souls: A study on what motivated eight New England soldiers to join the American Revolution
In this comparative social history of the American Revolution, the stories of eight men are recounted through the use of their biographies, journals, and memoirs. The lives of four enlisted soldiers and four officers are ...
Understanding the roles of polyploidy and the environment on nordihydroguaiaretic acid variation in Larrea tridentata
Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) is the principal compound in the resinous leaf coating of Larrea tridentata (Creosote bush), the dominant shrub of North American deserts. L. tridentata exists as three polyploid races: ...
Altering growth rates and nutritional qualities of microalgal feedstock with symbiotic bacteria
The cultivation of microalgae has many commercial purposes; it is integral in the farming of marine animals such as finfish, shrimp, and bivalves through its use as feedstock, and it has potential for use in renewable ...
Addressing financial literacy issues via board games
After studying abroad in Costa Rica and expanding my cross-cultural skills, I had an interest in expanding upon the initial business plan I created through my study abroad experience. From that experience, I came up with ...