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Factors Influencing Customers’ Attitude Towards SMS Advertisement: Evidence from Mauritius

-Hill, New York, NY. Iacobucci, D. and Churchill, G.A. (2010), Marketing Research: Methodological Foundations. 10th ed. Mason, Ohio: South-Western Cengage Learning. IMAP Project (2003), “Global System Framework – Business Model, Research Report, Available online at http://www.imapproject.org/imapproject/downloadroot/public1/D2.1.b%206%2002%2003.pdf Islam, T. U. (2011),” Normality Testing – A New Direction. International Journal of Business and Social Science ”, Vol. 2, Iss 3, pp. 115-118. Katz, E. (1959), “Mass communication research & the study

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Corporate and supply chain network governance of third party logistics service providers: Effects on buyers’ intention to continue the relationship

’, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management , Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 17-28. Closs, D.J., Goldsby, T.J. and Clinton, S.R. (1997), “Information technology influences on world class logistics capability”, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management , Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 4-17. Cronbach, L. (1951), “Coefficient alpha and the internal structure of tests”, Psychometrika , Vol. 16, pp. 297-334. Cruz, J. (2009), “The impact of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management: Multicriteria decision

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The impact of demographic and situational factors on training transfer in a health care setting

) , Keogan (2006) and Clarke (2002) , there is a lack of in-depth evaluation studies on factors affecting training effectiveness and the transfer of training in the health care sector in particular. The current study sought to address the gaps identified in the literature by exploring training transfer over time utilising a training intervention in a health care context. The training intervention under investigation is a training programme to equip nursing and care staff with the skills for enhancing residents’ physical activities within long-stay facilities for older

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Improving civil–military coordination in humanitarian logistics: the challenge

uncertain demand patterns, face difficulties due to degradation of the local physical infrastructure as well as to the absence of certain governmental functions, attend injured and traumatised victims and are in constant observation of the media ( Balcik et al., 2010 ; Tatham and Kovács, 2010 ). Given the fundamental differences between commercial supply chains and humanitarian supply chains ( Beamon, 2004 ; Kovács and Spens, 2007; Oloruntoba and Gray, 2006; Thomas and Kopczak, 2005; Van Wassenhove, 2006 ) and the similarities between humanitarian supply chains

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In defence of the case study methodology for research into strategy practice

quality, Table 5 provides an overview of the measures taken to ensure that each test was sufficiently satisfied. Table 5 Ensuring quality: measures taken to establish validity (adapted from Yin, 2009 ) Tests Case study tactic Phase of research Construct validity Multiple sources of evidences were collected in the form of interviews, documentation, archival records, and physical artefacts. Data collection A clear chain of evidence has been established. Data collection The individual case study reports have been

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Developing and Testing a Pioneer Model for Online Shopping Behavior for Natural Flowers: Evidence from Mauritius

risks in online shopping: do signals matter more on the Web? Journal of Interactive Marketing , Vol. 18 No. 3 BURKE, R.R. (2002), “Technology and the customer interface: what consumers want in the physical and virtual store”, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science , Vol.30 No.4, pp.411-32. BURKE, S. (2000), “In Search of Lesbian Community in an Electronic World,” Cyberpsychology and Behavior , Vol. 3, No.4. CHAU, P.Y.K. and HU, J.H. (2002), “Investigating healthcare professionals’ decisions to accept telemedicine technology: an empirical test

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What’s love got to do with it? Employee engagement amongst higher education workers

characterised by the investment of physical, cognitive and emotional resources in the workplace. Thus, engaged employees feel positive and highly focused at work; they care highly about what they do and as such invest greater levels of effort in the workplace ( Christian et al., 2011 ; Kahn, 1990 ; Saks and Gruman, 2014 ; Schaufeli et al., 2002 ; Shuck and Wollard, 2010 ). As highlighted by the narrative synthesis of the academic engagement literature of Bailey et al. (2015) , some perspectives on engagement are more influential than others. The most widely adopted

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for the abstracted classroom setting to approximate real-life work contexts, thereby enabling the active physical, mental and emotional engagement of learner/practitioners within their community of practice, which have been demonstrated in the literature to be central to learning. By understanding knowledge to be performative – a ‘dynamic and ongoing social accomplishment’ ( Orlikowski, 2006 : 460), rather than a representation or commodity – we view knowledge, or more accurately ‘knowing’, as a capability that emerges from, is embodied by, and embedded in recurrent

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From experience to knowledge in professional IT management education: exploring the applicability of classroom learning to real-life contexts

/practitioners’ active engagement within the community: physically (with practices and tools), mentally (reflection on actions and outcomes, storytelling), and emotionally (through connections and interconnections). Our key aim in this research was to explore whether it is possible for the classroom setting to approximate real-life work contexts, thereby enabling the active physical, mental, and emotional engagement of learner/practitioners with their community of practice, which have been demonstrated in the literature to be central to learning. In what ways is this accomplished

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Understanding the layers of a market-oriented organisational culture

Company Three • Semi-structured interviews with the marketing manager and the human resource/culture manager • Fifteen online questionnaires completed Data analysis Data from the questionnaire were collated for analysis via SPSS. Subsequently, the data were suitably prepared (frequencies, means and standard deviations) to allow comparison and display in a coherent form as well as the investigation of relationships. As part of assessing the reliability of quantitative data, Cronbach’s a test was carried out on each of the scales ( Tavakol and

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