Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Multicast Scheduling For List Requests

    Advances in wireless and optical communication, as well as in Internet multicast protocols, make broadcast and multicast methods an effective solution to disseminate data. In particular, repetitive server-initiated broadcast is an effective technique in wireless systems and is a scalable solution to relieve Internet hot spots. A critical issue for...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    An Experiment In Internet-Based, Human-Assisted Robotics

    This paper describes an experimental exploration in Internet-based control of robots. The motivation of this work is that Internet communications can be exploited to achieve greater productivity from machines with local intelligence. Local intelligent systems contact human experts to solicit advice when a problem facing the machine is beyond its...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Small-World Characteristics Of Internet Topologies And Implications On Multicast Scaling

    Recent work has shown that the physical connectivity of the Internet exhibits small-world behavior. Characterizing such behavior is important not only for generating realistic Internet topology, but also for the proper evaluation of large-scale content delivery techniques. Along this line, this paper tries to explain how the small-world behavior arises...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Helping Behaviors Can Hurt Career Advancement

    She is the one going out of her way to help colleagues with heavy workloads. She is skilled at passing along information to others, orienting new employees, sharing expertise, listening to personal problems, taking action to prevent dilemmas, and voluntarily doing more than her job description requires. In her entirety,...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    "Making Rules For Global Finance: Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation At The Turn Of The Millennium"

    This paper explains a shift in the way transatlantic authorities managed conflicts over the cross-border regulation of securities markets: from cooperation skewed heavily towards the preferences of U.S. officials and accepted grudgingly by European counterparts; to a Euro-American regulatory condominium characterized by close interactions among decision-makers and mutual accommodation. In...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Sales Technology, Sales Force Automation, And Customer Relationship Management

    The interrelationships among strategic sales management concerns and information technology have been a focal point for Weatherhead marketing professor, Gary K. Hunter. Before commencing his doctoral studies, he was assigned as one of the few executives comprising Procter & Gamble's 'sales technology' department. His firsthand experience with developing ways to...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Service Quality, Productivity, And Innovation

    While the U.S. economy has been dominated by services for many decades, understanding issues of service provision has lagged traditional goods-based research (e.g. Brown and Bitner 2006). Issues including service productivity, new service design and innovation, customer participation and B2B service coordination remain underexplored areas that are critical to managing...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Nature And Experience Of Entrepreneurial Passion

    Dating back to Schumpeter's early writings, the idea of entrepreneurial passion has been invoked to explain entrepreneurial behaviors that defy reason such as unconventional risk taking and an unwavering belief in a dream. Venture capitalists, who bet on entrepreneurs with real money, are known to account for passion dividends. Customers,...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Using Information Technology To Build Better Relationships

    Recently, an article based on a Weatherhead marketing professor's dissertation and published in the January 2007 issue of the Journal of Marketing was recognized as the by the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Sales Special Interest Group. This AMA network of global marketing and sales scholars gave the paper its highest...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Second Global Forum For Business As An Agent Of World Benefit: Managing As Designing In An Era Of Massive Innovation

    On October 22nd 2006 the United Nations Global Compact, with its 4,000 corporations from around the world, and the Academy of Management, with its 19,000 business school professors from over 90 countries, partnered with Case Western Reserve University to establish The Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Patient's Right To Know: A Case For Mandating Disclosure Of Physician Success Rate As An Element Of Informed Consent

    The necessity for a patient to give informed consent prior to a medical procedure is well established and rooted in concepts of personal freedom and autonomy over one's body. Over the last century, the doctrine has continued to evolve to include more and more elements of disclosure. More recently, some...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Managerial Optimism And The Market's Reaction To Dividend Changes

    Optimistic managers overestimate future earnings. If managers make dividends announcements based on their assessment of future earnings and investors cannot perfectly distinguish between optimistic and rational managers, then announcement returns are predicted to be on average higher for optimistic managers than for rational managers, controlling for the size of the...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Multicast Scheduling For List Requests

    Advances in wireless and optical communication, as well as in Internet multicast protocols, make broadcast and multicast methods an effective solution to disseminate data. In particular, repetitive server-initiated broadcast is an effective technique in wireless systems and is a scalable solution to relieve Internet hot spots. A critical issue for...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    An Experiment In Internet-Based, Human-Assisted Robotics

    This paper describes an experimental exploration in Internet-based control of robots. The motivation of this work is that Internet communications can be exploited to achieve greater productivity from machines with local intelligence. Local intelligent systems contact human experts to solicit advice when a problem facing the machine is beyond its...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Second Global Forum For Business As An Agent Of World Benefit: Managing As Designing In An Era Of Massive Innovation

    On October 22nd 2006 the United Nations Global Compact, with its 4,000 corporations from around the world, and the Academy of Management, with its 19,000 business school professors from over 90 countries, partnered with Case Western Reserve University to establish The Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Managerial Optimism And The Market's Reaction To Dividend Changes

    Optimistic managers overestimate future earnings. If managers make dividends announcements based on their assessment of future earnings and investors cannot perfectly distinguish between optimistic and rational managers, then announcement returns are predicted to be on average higher for optimistic managers than for rational managers, controlling for the size of the...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Small-World Characteristics Of Internet Topologies And Implications On Multicast Scaling

    Recent work has shown that the physical connectivity of the Internet exhibits small-world behavior. Characterizing such behavior is important not only for generating realistic Internet topology, but also for the proper evaluation of large-scale content delivery techniques. Along this line, this paper tries to explain how the small-world behavior arises...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Patient's Right To Know: A Case For Mandating Disclosure Of Physician Success Rate As An Element Of Informed Consent

    The necessity for a patient to give informed consent prior to a medical procedure is well established and rooted in concepts of personal freedom and autonomy over one's body. Over the last century, the doctrine has continued to evolve to include more and more elements of disclosure. More recently, some...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    "Making Rules For Global Finance: Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation At The Turn Of The Millennium"

    This paper explains a shift in the way transatlantic authorities managed conflicts over the cross-border regulation of securities markets: from cooperation skewed heavily towards the preferences of U.S. officials and accepted grudgingly by European counterparts; to a Euro-American regulatory condominium characterized by close interactions among decision-makers and mutual accommodation. In...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Helping Behaviors Can Hurt Career Advancement

    She is the one going out of her way to help colleagues with heavy workloads. She is skilled at passing along information to others, orienting new employees, sharing expertise, listening to personal problems, taking action to prevent dilemmas, and voluntarily doing more than her job description requires. In her entirety,...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Sales Technology, Sales Force Automation, And Customer Relationship Management

    The interrelationships among strategic sales management concerns and information technology have been a focal point for Weatherhead marketing professor, Gary K. Hunter. Before commencing his doctoral studies, he was assigned as one of the few executives comprising Procter & Gamble's 'sales technology' department. His firsthand experience with developing ways to...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Service Quality, Productivity, And Innovation

    While the U.S. economy has been dominated by services for many decades, understanding issues of service provision has lagged traditional goods-based research (e.g. Brown and Bitner 2006). Issues including service productivity, new service design and innovation, customer participation and B2B service coordination remain underexplored areas that are critical to managing...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Nature And Experience Of Entrepreneurial Passion

    Dating back to Schumpeter's early writings, the idea of entrepreneurial passion has been invoked to explain entrepreneurial behaviors that defy reason such as unconventional risk taking and an unwavering belief in a dream. Venture capitalists, who bet on entrepreneurs with real money, are known to account for passion dividends. Customers,...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Using Information Technology To Build Better Relationships

    Recently, an article based on a Weatherhead marketing professor's dissertation and published in the January 2007 issue of the Journal of Marketing was recognized as the by the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Sales Special Interest Group. This AMA network of global marketing and sales scholars gave the paper its highest...

    Provided By Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)