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Selecting the Right Team: People, Process, and Technology
THONG, James Y L | VENKATESH, Viswanath | MARUPING, Likoebe M. | ZHANG, Xiaojun

In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of new technologies, tools, and platforms; for example, social networking, cloud computing, and data analytics. As such, IT projects that were developed for use in tra ...

Innovation and Development via Overseas Exports
XIE, Zhenzhen | LI, J. T.

Exporting plays a significant role in the development of a firm, as can provide an opportunity to access knowledge from other sources, which can facilitate organizational learning. As such, governments in emerging markets (EMs) en ...

Which is Best: Dynamically Learning the Statistical Characteristics of Systems
SHIN, Dongwook | BROADIE, Mark | ZEEVI, Assaf

Existing studies into ordinal optimization fall into one of two categories: fixed budget or fixed confidence. With fixed budget, the aim is to minimize the probability of false selection given a sampling budget. In a fixed confide ...

The Impact of Product Reviews on Consumers and Firms
KAPUSCINSKI, Roman | DEBO, Laurens | YU, Man

Before deciding to purchase a product, a consumer can access information via consumer reviews by customers who have already purchased the product. Consumer reviews are a form of customer feedback, but this information can also ben ...

Making a Choice: Escalation or Law-of-Effect
WONG, Ellick K.F. | KWONG, Jessica Y. Y.

The behavioural approach to organization and decision making argues that negative feedback regarding a choice deters someone from doing the same thing again. That is, decisions should be guided by the law-of-effect—a concept ...

How Should Farmers Respond to Agricultural Information?
Chen-Nan Liao | CHEN, Ying-Ju

One of the key aspects to running a business is having access to useful information. In developing countries, farmers often suffer from a lack of information, which can lead to missing out on opportunities to sell their products a ...

Spreading the Word in a Digital Era
YAO, Song | SEILER, Stephan | WANG, Wenbo

The exchange of information online has become increasingly public, and there are numerous platforms that facilitate this type of interaction. The second generation of the world wide web (known as web 2.0) allows users to collabora ...

Equity Cash Flows and Expected Returns
DIERCKS, Anthony M. | CROCE, Mariano Max | AI, Hengjie

The connection between the timing of equity cash flows and expected returns has been the subject of much research in recent years. A number of stylized facts on the term structure of equity returns—the relationship between t ...

How to Measure the Impact of HR Management on Firm Performance
TRACEY, J Bruce | WAY, Sean A | FAY, Charles H | WRIGHT, Patrick M | SNELL, Scott A | CHANG, Song | GONG, Yaping

A firm’s ability to respond quickly to changes in customer demand, competition and emerging market threats and opportunities is essential to its success. Scholars have argued that flexible human resources (HR) policies may b ...

Optimising Sales Structures for Publishers of Display ADs

Display ads generate about US$25 billion a year through sales of “impressions” – a pair of eyeballs on an online advertisement that can be a banner, video or non-text-based promotion. But these impressions are un ...