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    • The Market-oriented Contribution of Individuals: Translating Strategy into Action 

      Schlosser, Francine (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      This research explores the management problem of how individuals can influence the development of a strategic orientation within a firm. A market orientation strategy builds upon three dimensions: the organisation-wide ...
    • A Model of Household Online Buying 

      Narayanan, Meyyappan (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      The Internet has made profound changes in how people conduct their daily lives as well as how they buy goods and services. This study's objective is to shed light on the use and diffusion of online or electronic buying ...

      Celebi, Emre (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      Suppliers in competitive electricity markets regularly respond to prices that change hour by hour or even more frequently, but most consumers respond to price changes on a very different time scale, i. e. they observe ...
    • Researching the Researcher: A Social Network Analysis of the Multidisciplinary Knowledge Creation Process 

      Hung, Wilton (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      This research describes the relationship between several social network characteristics and knowledge creation outputs in the form of patented intellectual property of researchers by investigating the case of the University ...
    • The Role of Impression Management in Goal Setting 

      Chin, Weiman Raymond (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      This paper examines the effect of impression management on goal level and commitment to the goal. Participants involved in a goal-setting program in the United States were asked to complete a web survey regarding their ...
    • A Social Network Analysis of Corporate Venture Capital Syndication 

      Zheng, Ju Kimberly (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      The importance of social capital can be characterized by a well-known quote: "it's not just what you know, but whom you know". Firms with rich social capital are more informed, more capable, and more competitive, because ...
    • Some Problems in One-Operator Scheduling 

      Baki, Mohammed Fazle (University of Waterloo, 1999)
      A flexible workforce or a versatile machine is employed to perform various types of operations. Often these resources are associated with setups. Whenever a worker or machine switches from processing one type of operation ...
    • A Statistical Assessment of a Process To Evaluate the Commercial Success Of Inventions 

      Sampson, Glen (University of Waterloo, 2001)
      In over twenty years of operations the Canadian Innovation Centre has evaluated, through its Inventor's Assistance Program (IAP), the commercial potential of over 12,000 early stage inventions. Prior to 1989, the Canadian ...

      Gumus, Mehmet (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), Consignment Inventory (CI) and a combination of both (C&VMI) are supply-chain sourcing agreements between a vendor and customer. VMI allows the vendor to initiate orders on behalf of the ...
    • The Use of the Internet in Distributing Packaged Software 

      Hu, Shuangzeng (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      To reflect common practice in the software industry and extend transaction cost theory, this research developed building on previous research and empirically tested a model based on to identify conditions in which software ...
    • Why Do Inventors Continue When Experts Say Stop? The Effects of Overconfidence, Optimism and Illusion of Control 

      Adomdza, Gordon (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Data shows that many inventors continue to expend resources on their inventions even after they have received expert advice suggesting that they cease effort. Using a sample of inventors seeking outside advice from a ...


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