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    • Venture Capital Investment under Private Information 

      Narayanan, Meyyappan (University of Waterloo, 2011-06-21)
      Many venture capitalists (VCs) use the “VC method” of valuation where they use judgment to estimate a probability of successful exit while determining the ownership share to demand in exchange for investing in a venture. ...
    • When does eco-efficiency rebound or backfire? An analytical model 

      Chenavaz, Régis Y.; Dimitrov, Stanko; Figge, Frank (Elsevier, 2021-04-16)
      It is known that an eco-efficiency strategy, which saves resources in the production process, may be offset by a rebound effect; it may even backfire. Less known are the exact conditions under which eco-efficiency rebounds ...
    • Why Do Canadian Employees Quit? Results from Linked Employee-Employer Data 

      Wu, Weihua (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      Employee turnover is a fairly common phenomenon across organizations throughout the globe, which creates both direct and indirect costs to companies (Lambert et al., 2012). Though numerous authors have investigated the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Workload balancing for flight dispatcher scheduling 

      Rayner, Rebecca Sarah (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-27)
      Unlike other airline operations planning problems, optimization in flight dispatching is not common in literature. Flight dispatchers are centrally located and monitor multiple flights in different places simultaneously. ...
    • Worldwide Venture Capital and Patent Creation 

      Safari, Arsalan (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-26)
      Companies need to be more innovative to exist and sustain profitability in today’s competitive business environment. They try to increase innovation by increasing their internal knowledge through internal and external ...
    • You’re Making Me Sick: A Systematic Review of How Virtual Reality Research Considers Gender & Cybersickness 

      MacArthur, Cayley; Grinberg, Arielle; Harley, Daniel; Hancock, Mark (ACM, 2021-05-06)
      While multiple studies suggest that female-identified participants are more likely to experience cybersickness in virtual reality (VR), our systematic review of 71 eligible VR publications (59 studies and 12 surveys) ...


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