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|Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in Modern Organizations
As there is a vast amount of information to consider when offering quality services, organizations have developed techniques for identifying risk factors to be taken into consideration when constructing effective business strategies.
Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in...
Incorporating Culture and Competition for Status into Quantitative Financial Epidemiology Models
Donald D. Hackney, Daniel L. Friesner, Matthew Q. McPherson.
This chapter extends the financial epidemiology literature as it applies to the acquisition of consumer debt. A recent manuscript provided a very simple model to illustrate how conspicuous consumption within a community (in the vernacular, “keeping up with the Joneses”) can lead to situations where a...
How Can Information Systems Improve Sustainable Procurement Policies?
Sustainability has become a central corporate concern as well as a key factor of success in terms of both image and productivity. In turn, the purchasing function is crucial to the definition and implementation of a sustainability policy within the firm. This chapter combines a literature review with a...
Strategic Turning Points in ICT Business: Re-Valued Case of Nokia
This chapter is based on the study “Strategic Processes and Turning Points in ICT Business: Case Nokia” (Rusko, 2012), in which the analysis reached no further than Spring 2011. Those days, one important strategic turning point was just beginning: the era of CEO Stephen Elop (September 2010) and...
Holistic View on Unknown Unknowns in Project Risk Management
The overall value of any risk management system could be qualitatively assessed by its capability to identify and manage relevant risks. This actually means that its value is reciprocal to the relevant risks it fails to identify (unknown unknowns). This chapter outlines comprehensive thinking processes...
Exploring the Secret of Successful University Brands
This chapter contributes to the topical area of higher education marketing by exploring how branding adds value to universities. The primary focus of exploring branding concepts associated with successful higher education brands in a UK context was chosen for this work with a view to later comparison...
An Integrated Model of Success in IT Outsourcing Relationships: Implications for the Public Sector
Francois Duhamel, Isis Gutiérrez-Martínez, Sergio Picazo-Vela, Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes.
Possible remedies for the failure of IT outsourcing in the public sector include the improvement of knowledge-sharing processes over organizational boundaries between partners, who may learn more about the problems that occur while looking at possible solutions together. Ensuring the right flow of...