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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Evaluation and Enhancement of Port Security and Efficiency using Mathematical Techniques

    The progress that the US has achieved in terms of homeland and supply chain security since 9/11 is remarkable. In this paper, progress and challenges in US homeland security are discussed, and security and efficiency, two important aspects of the operation of maritime ports, are addressed. Specifically, this paper describes...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Robust Investment Decisions And The Value Of Waiting To Invest

    The authors solve a firm's investment problem when there is uncertainty about the growth rate of the project value and about the investment cost. This uncertainty makes the firm ambiguity averse. They use a robust method to take this into account. In this paper, they provide explicit solutions when the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Asset Liquidity, Corporate Investment, And Endogenous Financing Costs

    Why is corporate investment non-monotonic in financing constraints? It is known since Kaplan and Zingales (1997) that investment-cash flow sensitivities do not have to increase in constraints. Most researchers still took for granted that investment volume itself is decreasing in constraints, i.e. sensitivities are always positive. However, recent empirical evidence...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Success In Organizational Change Processes Structure Versus Leadership

    The paper explores factors significant for successful organizational change. It presents empirical findings from a recent amalgamation reform in the Danish public sector and discusses possible lessons for the management of organizational change processes. Antecedent's related to structural factors as well as leadership are analyzed. Both types of factors are...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Should We Expect Financial Globalization To Have Significant Effects On Business Cycles?

    Empirical research suggests that financial globalization has insignificant effects on business cycles. Based on standard theoretical models it might be conjectured that the effects should be significant. The author shows that this conjecture is wrong. Theoretical effects of financial globalization can be determined to any level of precision by expanding...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Coordination In Business Process Offshoring

    The authors investigate coordination strategies in the remote delivery of business services (i.e. Business Process Off shoring). The authors analyze 126 surveys of offshore processes to understand both the sources of difficulty in the remote delivery of services as well as how organizations overcome these difficulties. The authors find that...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Coordination In Business Process Offshoring

    The authors investigate coordination strategies in the remote delivery of business services (i.e. Business Process Off shoring). The authors analyze 126 surveys of offshore processes to understand both the sources of difficulty in the remote delivery of services as well as how organizations overcome these difficulties. The authors find that...

    Provided By University of Southern Denmark

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Success In Organizational Change Processes Structure Versus Leadership

    The paper explores factors significant for successful organizational change. It presents empirical findings from a recent amalgamation reform in the Danish public sector and discusses possible lessons for the management of organizational change processes. Antecedent's related to structural factors as well as leadership are analyzed. Both types of factors are...

    Provided By University of Southern Denmark

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Should We Expect Financial Globalization To Have Significant Effects On Business Cycles?

    Empirical research suggests that financial globalization has insignificant effects on business cycles. Based on standard theoretical models it might be conjectured that the effects should be significant. The author shows that this conjecture is wrong. Theoretical effects of financial globalization can be determined to any level of precision by expanding...

    Provided By University of Southern Denmark

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Robust Investment Decisions And The Value Of Waiting To Invest

    The authors solve a firm's investment problem when there is uncertainty about the growth rate of the project value and about the investment cost. This uncertainty makes the firm ambiguity averse. They use a robust method to take this into account. In this paper, they provide explicit solutions when the...

    Provided By University of Southern Denmark

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Asset Liquidity, Corporate Investment, And Endogenous Financing Costs

    Why is corporate investment non-monotonic in financing constraints? It is known since Kaplan and Zingales (1997) that investment-cash flow sensitivities do not have to increase in constraints. Most researchers still took for granted that investment volume itself is decreasing in constraints, i.e. sensitivities are always positive. However, recent empirical evidence...

    Provided By University of Southern Denmark

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Evaluation and Enhancement of Port Security and Efficiency using Mathematical Techniques

    The progress that the US has achieved in terms of homeland and supply chain security since 9/11 is remarkable. In this paper, progress and challenges in US homeland security are discussed, and security and efficiency, two important aspects of the operation of maritime ports, are addressed. Specifically, this paper describes...

    Provided By University of Southern Denmark