2018 Q4 Private Capital Access Index Report, 2018 Pepperdine University
2018 Q4 Private Capital Access Index Report, Craig R. Everett
Pepperdine Private Capital Access Report
The Pepperdine Private Capital Access Index (PCA) is a quarterly indicator produced by the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, in partnership with Dun & Bradstreet. The index is designed to measure the demand for, activity, and health of the private capital markets. The purpose of the PCA Index is to gauge the demand of small and medium sized businesses for financing needs, the level of accessibility of private capital, and the transparency and efficiency of private financing markets.
Anatomy Of An Acquisition: The Challenges Of Selling A Privately Held Electronics Manufacturing Company, 2018 Augsburg University
Anatomy Of An Acquisition: The Challenges Of Selling A Privately Held Electronics Manufacturing Company, George Dierberger, Marc Mcintosh, Lori L. Lohman, Phyllis Kapetanakis
Faculty Authored Articles
Sweeny Electronics is a family-owned S Corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The company was started in 1946 by a returning army veteran, Mike Sweeney, and focused on the heating, air quality and cooling markets. The company has survived numerous recessions, market consolidation, and manufacturing challenges in China, and currently is run by the third generation Sweeney family. The current owner and CEO, George Sweeney, is the grandson of the founder and is approaching retirement age. The board of directors has seven members: George Sweeney, his wife Jane and five members of the business community. Under the direction of the ...
Black Americans Past And Present Created Frugal Innovations And Embraced Circular Economy Principles: The Marketing Dilemma, Clovia Hamilton
Winthrop Faculty and Staff Publications
Frugal innovation is the practice whereby the rich learns from innovations developed in poor countries, and there is purportedly a current rivalry between India and China in the frugal innovation arena. This research advocates that the concept of frugal innovation did not originate in Asia or India. The practice of the rich taking the poor’s innovations is not new. In particular, Black American slaves and freed slaves developed a number of inventions in poverty conditions. It is imperative that frugal innovation research be more historically accurate so as to reduce the marginalization of contributions developed by poor innovators and ...
A Cochrane Method Systematic Review Of University Tech Commercialization Research, 2018 Winthrop University
A Cochrane Method Systematic Review Of University Tech Commercialization Research, Clovia Hamilton
Winthrop Faculty and Staff Publications
Since 1980 universities have been able to commercialize inventions that their faculty researchers create as per the 1980 Bayh-Dole Act (P.L. 96-517). Research universities can now own and license these inventions to small and well established companies. Since 1980, research universities have used tech commercialization to support their regional economies with product development and sales, and academic entrepreneurship resulting in university spinoffs and start-up business formations. This results in job creation. The technology transfer offices (TTOs) which were established at many research universities to manage this process have been studied quite extensively. However, the foundational elements that fuel successful ...
Changing Donor-Ngo Relations Thorough Viable Alternatives To Conventional Grantmaking, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
Changing Donor-Ngo Relations Thorough Viable Alternatives To Conventional Grantmaking, Kio Okawa
The purpose of this research is to explore ways in which non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can become more sustainable in light of a crucial challenge facing them today: that of financial instability. In the charitable sector in the U.S, NGOs, especially small-scale NGOs, have struggled with securing daily operating revenue rather than revenue for long-term program operations, in spite of the continuing needs of their beneficiaries (Janus, 2018; Le, 2017; Meehan & Jonker, 2017). Fundraising has come to involve relationships between NGOs and institutional donors such as foundations, government agencies and corporations. Competition among NGOs and rampant power asymmetry between donors and grantees has come to define grantmaking in the neoliberal era (Gilmore, 2016; Janus, 2018; Le, 2017; Meehan & Jonker, 2017; Parks, 2008). Although revenue streams have been diversified through sound alternatives to conventional grantmaking, grant funding nonetheless remains a regular source of funds (Janus ...
College News, 2018 DePaul University
John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services Launched: Finance students will benefit from innovative academic and cocurricular programming; Hospitality School Director Names: Nicholas J. Thomas, interim associate director of the School of Hospitality Leadership, has been promoted to director of the school; Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Opens.
Factors That Affect The Relationship Between Employer And Employees Within Organizations, 2018 Western Kentucky University
Factors That Affect The Relationship Between Employer And Employees Within Organizations, Harry Adam Nuse
This research is on the relationship between employees and employers and seeks to determine the relationship between the values held by employees and the extent business leaders adapt their business practices to each of these values. By understanding this relationship, business leaders can gain insight into the improvement of both employee and supervisor success for the vitality of the organization.
Participants from AAA Minor League Baseball teams agreed to allow the survey to be distributed to their employees and employers via email. The nine values were developed from a panel of experts within Minor League Baseball management and human resources ...
Minority Entrepreneurs And Fast Failure, 2018 Brigham Young University Law School
Minority Entrepreneurs And Fast Failure, John Taylor Jensen
Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law
Minority businesses now make up more than a quarter of all U.S. businesses; yet, due to discriminatory lending practices, cultural aversions to debt, and limited access to capital, these businesses continue to have higher failure rates. At the same time, m inority entrepreneurs are more likely to rely on informal lending and less likely to turn to bankruptcy for relief of debt. Doing so slows down failure for minority entrepreneurs — contra Silicon Valley’s new mantra, “fail fast” — and diminishes the minority entrepreneur’s ability to efficiently reallocate resources towards more productive ventures. In this essay, I distinguish the ...
Evaluating The Impact Of Land Tenure Reform In Present-Day South Africa, 2018 University of Pennsylvania
Evaluating The Impact Of Land Tenure Reform In Present-Day South Africa, Noah Katcher
Social Impact Research Experience (SIRE)
Since the end of apartheid in South Africa, land tenure reform has been discussed ceaselessly as a critical action to restore lasting inequities from the nation’s segregated history. In recent months, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has introduced a proposal for a constitutional amendment supporting expropriation without compensation, stirring controversy and revolt throughout the country and across the globe. As questions continue to rise regarding the value of land reform and best practices for implementation, this paper identifies the relevant stakeholders in the debate over land reform and details the potential impacts of a redistributive mandate. Broadly speaking, this ...
Entrepreneurship Education’S Impact On Entrepreneurial Intention: A Predictive Regression Model Of Chinese University Students, Brian A. Lavelle
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
“Entrepreneurship education’s impact on entrepreneurial intention: A predictive regression model of Chinese university students” is a dissertation study by Brian A. Lavelle, doctoral candidate at George Fox University. The study investigates the impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intention using quantitative methods and survey data from China. The study uses Ajzen’s (1991) Theory of Planned Behavior and the Entrepreneurial Intention Questionnaire (Linan & Chen, 2009) to investigate the impact between personal attitude, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control, and entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intention. The data was collected from eleven college and university programs in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, in the ...
Reflective Practice Series: Selected Instructional Models Using Synchronous Video Conferencing Software, 2018 Johnson & Wales University - Providence
Reflective Practice Series: Selected Instructional Models Using Synchronous Video Conferencing Software, Martin W. Sivula
MBA Faculty Conference Papers & Journal Articles
With the vast array of resources available to instructors, one would think that instruction and teaching would yield success for all learners. Now, well into the 21st century has much changed in the classroom? Certainly, movable desks and chairs, advanced audio and visual equipment, and a plethora of all types of technologies which might be able to enhance training and education. Over the last several decades research on individualized instruction, cognitive science, educational psychology, and multimedia instruction (to name a few) have permeated the literature on instruction. With all the research and the vast array of studies on improving ...
Building A Successful F&B Franchise, 2018 Singapore Management University
Building A Successful F&B Franchise, Singapore Management University
The right consumer value proposition and franchisor-franchisee relationship are key
Capacity, Passion, Relevance, And Presence: A Conceptual Framework For The Interpretation And Study Of Success, Nathan C. Anderson, Daniel R. Conn, Kylie C. Gamas, Brad Borkhuis, Jonah J. Lantto
Journal of Research Initiatives
This project outlines a conceptual framework to help make sense of opportunities in an effort to recognize conditions for failure and establish paths toward success. In finding success, three distinct themes emerge from the literature: capacity, passion, and relevance. The CPR Success and Failure Analysis framework is intended to be a framework for success. Displayed as a Venn diagram, the framework includes domains of capacity, passion, and relevance, which are connected in the center through presence. The framework may serve as a theoretical lens for research, in-person and online educational opportunities, self-reflection, business coaching/consulting, college and career planning, and ...
Competitive Strategies Of Minority-Owned Small Businesses.Pdf, 2018 Walden University
Competitive Strategies Of Minority-Owned Small Businesses.Pdf, Peter Smith
Does Trust Prevent Undeclared Work? An Evaluation Of The Social Actor Approach, 2018 University of Sheffield
Does Trust Prevent Undeclared Work? An Evaluation Of The Social Actor Approach, Colin C. Williams
Colin C Williams
Assessing The Value Of Ventures: Crowd Investors Vs. Sophisticated Investors, 2018 Technische Universitaet Berlin
Assessing The Value Of Ventures: Crowd Investors Vs. Sophisticated Investors, Marco Bade
The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance
Recent regulatory approaches in crowdfunding democratize capital markets. Adverse wealth effects may arise because of information asymmetry. Firoozi et al. (2017) argue that crowdfunding has wealth-reducing effects on crowd investors because they systematically assign less value to good ventures, and more to bad ventures. This paper aims to take a more differentiated perspective by incorporating two dimensions of uncertainty determining ventures’ value. It further takes into account that different investor types learn different information. This yields new findings concerning the assessment of venture value by crowd investors and sophisticated investors. Crowd investors’ may be able to better assess venture value ...
Information Seeking Behavior Of Research Scholars At Muet Library & Online Information Center, Jamshoro: A Study, Liaquat Ali Rahoo Mr, Muhammad Ali Khan Nagar, Maryam Kalhoro, Qurat-Ul-Ain Abro, Shadab Kalhoro
Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
The aim of this paper was to study the behavior of the information seeking by the researcher scholars of the at Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Sindh Pakistan. The overall purpose of the research study was to find out the awareness and information requirements by the researcher for the research purposes which were provided by the Higher education commission digital library. The data was collected from 230 researchers with the help of questionnaire through the Google online form. Data was analyzed in SPSS software. Research findings were majority of researchers were use electronics resources, text books and reference books ...
Open Access Week 2016: A Conversation With Grace Guo, Editor Of Neje, 2018 Sacred Heart University
Open Access Week 2016: A Conversation With Grace Guo, Editor Of Neje, Chun (Grace) Guo, Zachariah Claybaugh
An interview co-sponsored by the Sacred Heart University Library and the SHU Office of Digital Learning. Zach Claybaugh, Digital Learning Initiatives Librarian, and Grace Guo, Professor in the Jack Welch College of Business, talk about open access and Dr. Guo's experiences as editor-in-chief of the open access New England Journal of Entrepreneurship.
Synopsis: A Bit About Blockchain, 2018 Brigham Young University
Synopsis: A Bit About Blockchain, Jonathan Chichoni
Marriott Student Review
No abstract provided.
Synopsis: A Digital Global Supply Chain, 2018 Brigham Young University
Synopsis: A Digital Global Supply Chain, Jonathan Chichoni
Marriott Student Review
No abstract provided.