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Valerie A Mockus
Through the 2016-2017 academic year, student aid applicants completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid used the immediately previous year’s tax information. Beginning in 2017-2018, students were required to use two-year-old tax return information creating a lag in the timeliness of financial health data used to calculate financial aid eligibility. This older data is called Prior-Pri ...
Student Financial Aid, FAFSA, Prior-Prior Year
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Janelle Ward
This research was conducted to address leadership concerns regarding managers’ effectiveness in leading a multicultural workforce. Essential leadership skills for frontline managers were explored via pilot study interviews and a follow-on survey. Six leadership skills were identified and prioritized that are currently informing the company’s new leadership development program initiative.
Leadership Skills, Leadership Development Programs, Frontline Managers, Multicultural Organizations
27 - 28
Denise A Breckon, Abidemi Fauziyyah Adebo-Adelaja, Foyeke Abimbola Daramola, Joeletta Patrick
Next Horizons is an entrepreneurial for-profit networking business group. The company operates similar to a professional organization with selective membership and membership fees. Next Horizons aims to expand its current business model by increasing its paying membership. The purpose of this case study is to systematically gather and review evidence on members’ perceived benefits of their members ...
Professional association, professional organization, membership, social exchange theory, systematic review, rapid evidence assessment, rapid evidence assessment
29 - 39
Marlo B Murphy-Braynen
The paper uses a mixed method approach to conduct a literature review of existing econometric studies to determine the key drivers of export diversification and economic growth, and to examine whether export diversification propels or hinders economic growth. The paper differs fundamentally from previous studies, as it focuses on identifying the key variables used, the frequency with which they ar ...
Export Diversification, Economic Growth, Developing Countries, Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States.
41 - 54
Hugh Bettendorf
Operating a business in an Economic Development Zone can offer benefits allowing a business owner to reduce its operating expenses and increasing the competitive advantage.
Rural Enterprise Zone, Enterprise Zone, Economic Development District, Economic Development Strategy, Housing and Urban Development, Rural Development, Smart Rural Development, Rural Incubator, Empowerment Zone, Enterprise community, Entrepreneur, Opportunity Zone and Promise Zone
55 - 69
Douglas A Straka
Government, private business, and academia have been placing increasing emphasis on collaboration in multi-stakeholder, multicultural environments. Persons working within the Department of Defense Theater Security Cooperation environment must regularly interact with others coming from cultures that are dissimilar to their own. They must adapt to these different cultural environments.
collaboration, effectiveness, sensemaking, expatriate, adaptation, power distance, self-monitoring
71 - 74
Douglas H Carter
Entrepreneurship has emerged over the last three decades as arguable the most potent economic force the world has ever experienced. This economic expansion has paralleled rapid growth in the field of entrepreneurship education. Recent developments in curricula and programs devoted to entrepreneurship, new venture creation and corporate innovation have been remarkable. The number of colleges and ...
Entrepreneurship Education, Universities Entrepreneurship Education, University Innovation Concept Centers, New Collegiate Entrepreneurship Programs
75 - 87
James R. Gregory
A culture of innovation is an attribute in business, which can be measured both qualitatively and quantitatively. The measurement of innovation empirically correlates with other measures of the corporate brand, such as overall reputation, perception of management, and investment potential. It seems logical then that the process of innovation may be a more strategic tool that is akin to corporate b ...
Innovation, innovative, innovation management, innovation processes, business culture, innovative culture, disruptive innovation, intangible assets, brand measurement, brand equity, customer experience
89 - 97
Robyn Lord
Fifty million years ago, the equine is chronicled in the early days of Eohippus, the earliest known horse to man. In the 1400s, Cortez and Christopher Columbus transported the first domestic horses to the Americas. Ancient times supported the use of horses in times of war where the industry began utilizing the horse as a vehicle. Today, the equine industry is strongly steeped in traditions and cul ...
Equine, Horses, Hoof care, Natural Horsemanship, Farrier, Shod, Barefoot, Change, Status Quo
99 - 120
Robyn Lord
The equine industry is changing after hundreds of years of solid foundations built on long-standing beliefs. The natural horse and hoof introduction have spurred a push to wake up this sleeping, yet strong industry. Both factions of the industry, hoof care, and horsemanship are affected. The debate of natural versus traditional is growing causing friction in some areas and asking participants to p ...
Horses, Equine, Natural Horsemanship, Qualitative Data Analysis, NVIVO, Status Quo, Change
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Robyn Lord
Change management is at the forefront of many business leader’s minds and at the center of most boardrooms. Change is inevitable yet change for many is a very hard task. The Wall Street Journal reported in 2017 that the U.S. spent $63.2 billion on consulting costs, which is an 8.1% increase from $58.7 billion in 2016 (Shumsky, 2018). Many companies pay for high-level consultants to aid around orga ...
Change Management, Status Quo, Grounded Theory, Resistance to change, Organizational Change
137 - 146
Danielle Clark
This is a generational workplace engagement article focused on millennials. The article introduces a variety of academic and practitioner information and research relating to millennial disengagement in the workplace. Concepts covered include employee engagement and disengagement, generational differences and specifically millennial engagement and disengagement. The goal of the article is to revie ...
Millennials, generational differences, workplace engagement, workplace disengagement
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Freda Chibuta Brazle
For healthcare insurance companies, managing and reducing medical costs is important to remain viable and/or meet investors and stakeholder expectations. The accountability to minimize costs and remain competitive becomes a responsibility for managers who work in these companies. Therefore, managers must continually look for methods to identify and implement opportunities that improve case manag ...
Case management, case management processes, efficiency, medical cost reduction, healthcare insurance, scientific management theory
157 - 163
Genevieve O Dobson
From the beginning of their inception, Student Loans have been a powerful and many times necessary tool to allow middle and low-income families to send their children to college despite the increasingly higher costs (Collier, D. A., & Herman, R., 2016). These loans are highly regulated by the government under different policies that have changed over time based on the needs of the borrowers and go ...
Student Loan History, Student Loan Policies, National Defense Education Act (NDEA), Federal Loan Regulations, Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), Department of Education, Direct Loans, Income Driven Repayment programs, Student Loan Consolidation, Higher Education Act
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Frederic S Gore
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are critical to managing student information and college operations, but can be challenging for colleges to implement. Consortia present a unique solution to colleges to address gaps in their expertise and skills needed to achieve a successful ERP implementation, even if that collaboration takes place with a competitor.
Higher Education Consortia, ERP in Higher Education, Coopetition in Higher Education.
177 - 179
Tamie Santiago
By 2020, the AI market is expected to grow by $47 billion, with the international big data analytics industry expected to grow by $203 billion. The vast majority of AI development is conducted by a modest number of techno-giants (Twitter, IBM, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple...). There are over 7 billion people worldwide, yet all of the code is being written by a mere 10,000 people in s ...
Artificial intelligence, AI, AI bias, executive function, decision-making, AI dependency
181 - 192
James J. Mennie
Autonomous Vehicle (A/V) technology has been advancing at a rapid pace but the prospect of mass deployment has not been achieved. Inherent expected benefits of this technology such as reduced loss of life, productivity improvements, and greater vehicle efficiency utilization have yet to materialize. The American public’s resistance, and governmental regulation have prevented widespread adoption ...
A/V technology, Driverless, Lidar, Cloud-based computing, Artificial Intelligence, Radar, Mapping, Self-driving, Robotic, Data Analytics, Connected Vehicles (CV’s), Smart Cities, DSRC, C-V2X, ADAS
193 - 205
James J. Mennie
Autonomous Vehicles have made rapid advances, yet remain elusive for mass adoption. Technology remains in beta phase, and fully autonomous vehicles are not expected until the 2030’s as numerous companies have spent billions of dollars racing towards a safe and reliable solution. Almost 40,000 Americans lose their lives in traffic fatalities every year. The technology for Connected Vehicles and ...
Connected Vehicles (CV’s), Semi-Autonomous vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles technology, Smart Cities, DSRC
207 - 212
Denise A Breckon, Ilene A. McCoy, Tiffany Strom, Donna W Jordan, Keni Galmai
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Logistics Competency is implementing new technology that will transform the way that logistics analysis is performed. Implementing technology can be a challenge for organizations and especially when the technology disrupts the existing logistics processes. Some of the workforce may view the use of digital devices as frustrating and are likely to be re ...
Technology acceptance, TAM, user perceptions, trust, organizational alignment, digital processes, logistics, case study, systematic review
213 - 224
Denise A Breckon, Patty LePage, Allyson Oliver Jones, John Onyeaku, Remedious Bernadine Douglas
A large complex government organization is planning a restructure of their organization from a hybrid matrix or competency-aligned team structure to a more dominant mission-aligned structure. This restructure has the potential to spur organizational problems from employee churn, including a decrease in employee engagement as well as detract from product delivery. The purpose of this study is to sy ...
Ambidextrous leader, employee engagement, rapid evidence assessment, reorganization, restructuring, systematic review
225 - 236
Mostafa Sayyadi
The purpose of this article is to synthesize the current literature on social capital theory in the field of management. The contribution to the management literature lies in presenting a theoretical framework that incorporates the organizational factors that may impact the three dimensions of social capital. The literature, to date, has failed to provide a comprehensive framework which incorporat ...
Social Capital Theory, Structure, Culture, Strategy, Inter-Company Networks, and Stakeholder Orientation
237 - 244

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