Housing preferences are changing. According to (Koebel, Lang, & Danielsen, 2004; Kolson, 2016; Myers & Ryu, 2008; Shaver, 2017; Woo, 2016), the largest demographic, the millennials, prefer low- to mid-rise housing units that are in the walkable urban core areas. These areas have access to cultural activities, entertainment, restaurants, shopping and other amenities such as parks. The retiring baby ...
Missing middle housing, millennials, baby boomers, traditional, neo-traditional neighborhoods, diversity of housing types, walkability, perception and design, perceived-density.
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What Factors Can Increase the Supply of Missing Middle Housing Types in Walkable Urban Core Neighborhoods? A Qualitative Study
There is a need for a variety of low-rise housing types in walkable urban core neighborhoods. These housing types once existed in the urban core but are now missing. Daniel Parolek (CNU, 2018) proposed bringing back the Missing Middle Housing (MMH) types as one way to increase the supply. However, the risks of regulations, neighborhood opposition to increased densities, and apparent under-capitali ...
Missing Middle Housing types (MMH), Diverse Housing Types, Traditional Neighborhoods, Urban Core, Qualitative Data Analysis, Grounded Theory, NVivo, Barriers, Millennials, Boomers, Risk, Risk Reduction, Capital Flow, Supply in Housing
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An underlying theme of risk, risk reduction, and capital emerged from qualitative research on the factors that affect the supply of the MMH types in urban core neighborhoods in Tampa Bay, Florida (Ojah Maharaj, 2018a). This theme emerged from interviews conducted with different stakeholders, leaders, and experts related to MMH types in the area. The research uncovered the core and underlying facto ...
Risk, Capital, Risk Reduction, Novel Idea, Grounded Theory on Missing Middle Housing (MMH) Types, Missing Middle Housing Supply, Housing Supply, Stakeholders, Developers’ Alliance, Cooperative Risk Reduction, Capital Strategy
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Case Study: A Systematic Review of the Most Effective Career Training Programs for a Workforce Board
A systematic review was conducted for a state-sponsored workforce board, a non-profit quasi-governmental workforce development organization located in the northeastern U.S., to determine what are the most effective career training programs in healthcare, advanced manufacturing, hospitality, and marine economy industries for job seekers in U.S. based organizations. The absorptive capacity theory wa ...
absorptive capacity, career development, employment, hiring, OJT, systematic review, workforce board, workforce initiatives
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In over 40 years in the workplace, I have witnessed creativity and communication stifled because of toxic leadership. Though my experience was in the military and my research was with the military, my goal is to better understand toxic leadership to inform potential mitigation techniques that are applicable to both business and military environments. Toxic leaders tend to draw conclusions hastily ...
Abusive, Behavior, Control, Destructive, Organizational
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This research summary for practice looks at the factors impacting employee turnover in Central Florida sales organizations. Surprisingly compensation is not the factor most recognized by participants in my research study. Flexibility and dynamics were most important and included discussions along scheduling to key performance indicators.
Sales, Turnover, Internal, External, Dynamics, Flexibility
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There are over 7,000 chambers of commerce in the United States. Most are led by a paid staff Executive who serves for multiple years as a fulltime employee. They are also driven by a volunteer Chairperson who, typically, serves for one year. Working together is critical for organizational success.
Chamber of commerce, Leadership, advocacy, convening, competition, self-promotion
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The Potential Impact Radius of a Natural Gas Transmission Line and Real Estate Valuations: A Behavioral Analysis
This study intended to address the question, “How would a purchase price be impacted if a seller provided buyers a notice that the residential property that has been listed for sale is located within a Potential Impact Radius (PIR) of a natural gas transmission line?” Does the notice of the location affect the purchase value a buyer is willing to offer for a residential property? Does the percei ...
Easement, Right of Way, Pipeline, Land Use, Disclosure, High Consequence Area
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With veteran retention rates as low as 20% to 35%, in the first two years post-service transition, organizations need to have a better understanding of the factors that affect veteran churn (Ford, 2017). This high rate of churn has a huge financial impact on employers, costing billions of dollars in addition to the loss of productivity. In addition to the high cost for employers, veterans are also ...
Veteran integration, veteran culture, veteran transition, cultural competency, social support, supportive leadership, social identity theory, combat disabilities, Maslow’s Hierarchy, mental health, veteran churn, veteran retention
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The purpose of this systematic review is to explore retaliation within organizations and their culture. Specifically, this research examines extant scholarly literature regarding retaliation and how senior leaders, managers, and workers can help reduce it. Further, this study provides organizations intervention recommendations to help mitigate retaliation in small and medium organizations. In t ...
Collective identity, complaint, complex adaptive systems, inclusive, justice, retaliation, systematic review
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The dissertation culminates in an artifact creation called the Practitioner Driven Action Research (PDAR) framework. It was conceptualized, refined, and field-tested during a yearlong Action Research project at the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). PDAR focuses on immediate problem-solving and driving practitioners towards adopting action-driven outcomes grounded in Action Rese ...
Action Research, Organizational Problem Solving, Mixed Methodology, Quantitative Research
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Drawing from telework and organizational politics literature, this case study of a sales team at Midwest Global Manufacturing (MGM) sought to understand whether the work location of office-based employees and teleworkers influenced their perceptions of organizational politics (POP). The commonly held belief was that given the numerous outcome differences teleworkers experience, they would also ha ...
perceptions of organizational politics, telework, telecommute, organizational politics
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Internal audit independence lays the foundation for its assurance services. Although the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) requires that chief audit executives (CAE) report to the board to ensure internal audit independence, regulations are silent on this requirement. The variances of governance models added complexity. CAEs’ relationship with the board differs depending on the organization’s ...
audit committee, board, board structure, corporate governance, internal audit independence, IIA Standards
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Introducing a Mobile Health Care Platform in an Underserved Rural Population: Reducing Assimilations Gaps on Adoption and Use via Nudges
Rural communities are often overlooked when it comes to offering cutting edge consumer healthcare technologies. Mobile applications usually exclude populations in rural demographics due to the infrastructure requirements and available technology in the region. The population studied is a low income rural health plan in southwest Georgia. They are uniquely considered as they have the highest he ...
Mobile applications, Platform development, Assimilation gaps, Design Science Research (DSR), Elaborated Action Design Research (EADR), Multi-level assimilation gaps, Rural healthcare, Consumer platforms
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Lack of workplace retirement plan adoption by small business owners is driving todays retirement savings crisis. This paper addresses how the use of two artefacts that were developed and implemented using nudging principles influenced small business owners to adopt workplace retirement plans at a much higher rate.
Nudging, status quo bias, information asymmetry, action design research, savings crisis, covereage crisis
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In March 2011, Warren Buffett stepped into chaos. The Chairman of one of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries, David Sokol, had resigned his position, but there was more to the story. As soon as Buffett is informed of the insider trading claim, the situation turns into a decision-making problem with four core elements: 1) Managerially difficult; 2) Emotionally charged; 3) Intense media coverage; 4) Eth ...
Warren Buffett, Insider Trading, Ethics, leadership, Stockdale Paradox, Case Study
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How can organizations effectively use appraisal systems to retain knowledge workers? A systematic review of the literature.
Organizations have long struggled with appropriate interventions to mitigate knowledge worker turnover. Because of their unique skills, knowledge workers have a considerably higher rate of turnover than traditional workers, and they are expensive to replace. Organizations use performance appraisal systems to identify and retain critical employees. Knowledge workers enable organizations to remain c ...
Performance appraisal, appraisal systems, knowledge worker, knowledge worker segmentation, competent rater, retention, systematic review
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Strategic acquisitions continue to emerge as a critical business strategy to expand an organization’s sales, customer bases, and growth opportunities. However, research and anecdotal evidence highlights that many of the strategic acquisitions fail to achieve their stated financial and non-financial goals (Mirvis & Marks, 2011). Many theories constructed to explain this phenomenon. However, there ...
Acculturation, acquisitions, organizational culture, post-acquisition, and sociocultural
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The Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. Consequently, there has been considerable hype, interest, and even misinformation in the media regarding this emergent technology. Practitioners and academics alike are interested in learning how this market functions in order to make evidence-based decisions regarding its adoption. The purpose of this man ...
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Organizational Ethics, AI Adoption, Technology-Organization-Environment Framework, TOE Framework
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In Huston’s (2010) framework regarding financial literacy, she provides the following conceptual model (Fig 1). This model, which is widely accepted within the research on financial literacy since 2010, reveals that while financial literacy is certainly part of the story influencing financial behavior, it is not the whole story. We see that Huston includes “other factors” as informing financial ...
Financial literacy, financial behavior, financial planners, self-efficacy, self-control
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Case Study: A Wellness Workplace Policy and HIV/AIDS Policy for Zambia’s Ministry of Tourism and Arts
The Ministry of Tourism and Arts (2018) identified an overall goal of utilizing Zambia’s natural and cultural resources as a tourism driver to increase economic growth for the country. However, the industry has experienced problems with attrition, productivity, and high mortality rates of wildlife police officers (WPOs) which negatively affects the ability to protect the wildlife and natural resou ...
Africa, health program, HIV/AIDS policy, MOTA, rapid evidence assessment, systematic review, tourism, wildlife police officer, workplace wellness, Zambia
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Despite having tried extensively to recruit females to the financial management sector, the industry finds women remain a distinct minority. This paper utilizes the 2017 National Survey of College Graduates to further examine the female financial manager retention issue. The findings confirm that females who studied finance are not working in their field (positions closely related to finance) to ...
Financial management, gender, financial services, financial planning, job satisfaction, work motivation, self-determination theory
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