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Communications design for Co-oP: a group decision support system

Tung X. Bui, Matthias Jarke
1986 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
A number of tools for facilitating group decisions have been proposed under the label Group Decision Support Systems (GDSSs).  ...  The architecture has been implemented on a network of personal computers in Co-oP, a GDSS for cooperative group decision making based on interactive, multiple-criteria decision methods.  ...  To support this process, Co-oP provides each Individual Decision Support System (IDSS) with a model base (MB).  ... 
doi:10.1145/6168.6169 fatcat:5vjbuv2sjbbnhov5ftcoupy2ze

A framework for group decision support systems: Combining AI tools and OR techniques

Nikos I. Karacapilidis, Costas P. Pappis
1997 European Journal of Operational Research  
Based on this discussion, a framework for an "open", computer-mediated Group Decision Support System is proposed.  ...  Work on the implementation of Group Decision Support Systems has to exploit recent advancements of computer science.  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors thank the anonymous referees for their useful suggestions and comments on the structure and contents of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0377-2217(97)00126-4 fatcat:qebldl6fjvastey4xft5etkdsm

Cancer co-op

1998 Annals of Oncology  
Cancer co-op Six NCI-sponsored clinical trials cooperative groups have recently formed a not-for profit corporation called the Coalition of National Cooperatives Groups.  ...  Comis, MD Chairman of ECOG -pressuring the payer community to take over costs of studies; -joint development of a strong programme in health outcomes research; -stronger co-ordination among groups for  ... 
doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.annonc.a010957 fatcat:gz4jtbhrtrbatjv7qh545vtn5q

Global Software Users' Co-op

Mark Latham
2012 Social Science Research Network  
For such a co-op to work efficiently, it needs an institutional framework that will minimize agency costs and enhance competition among software suppliers.  ...  Software (digital goods) users can get a better deal on some software by organizing into a large buying group. Creating a consumer cooperative is a promising way to do this.  ...  system designs, and perhaps contributing some infrastructure software to the co-op.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2173603 fatcat:xydrqsdzuvfuxb2n4tg7no2oxi

A Study of Initial Employment Characteristics Between Co-Op and Non-Co-Op Community College Graduates

J. Robert Owen, Aaron C. Clark
2001 Journal of Career and Technical Education  
In addition, statistical significance (p < .05) was not attained for the combined 2 groups of cooperative education graduates versus the graduates without co-op experience on the employee sense of power  ...  No significance (p < .05) was detected with any of the 4 measures with regard to the following 3 groups of community college engineering/technical graphics graduates (a) cooperative education graduates  ...  Table 3 illustrates the related means and standard deviations for the following groups of community college graduates: (a) co-op graduates with a former co-op employer, (b) co-op graduates with a new  ... 
doi:10.21061/jcte.v18i1.599 fatcat:dpldrg7pnjenrdecmavsdkm3su

Highs and lows for Canada solar co-op

Judith Lipp
2011 Renewable Energy Focus  
There was also support specifi cally for community power in the form of a 1 to 1.5 Ccent/kWh 'adder' for projects owned by community or aboriginal groups.  ...  Investment needed The co-op begins selling prerelease bonds this month -co-op members can purchase one C$1000 bond each, for now.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1755-0084(11)70130-2 fatcat:3m6w2phhife5zhdpe5nwk2iqu4

A Tale of Two Co-ops in Two Cities

Leah Halliday, Michèle Foster
2020 Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development  
Next, we explore the Mandela Grocery Co-op in Oakland, California, a relatively new, worker-owned cooperative.  ...  We then discuss several points to consider in the development of new co-ops that emerge from these cases.  ...  Johnson for creating the maps and graphs that appear in this article.  ... 
doi:10.5304/jafscd.2020.092.005 fatcat:ym5qiabqdjbl3dvcqafvqan4me

Beyond Externships: Health Law Co-ops

Wendy E. Parmet
2012 Indiana Health Law Review  
Students have also worked for many hospitals and health-care provider systems, such as Partners Health Care, the largest provider network in Massachusetts, and Winchester Hospital, a small community hospital  ...  Reflecting the reality of practice, the law school's co-op office does not formally designate or count co-ops by area of practice.  ... 
doi:10.18060/16613 fatcat:l4xi7bttbreqjdjrm5ivwk7tam

Appendix 1 [chapter]

2022 How Blair killed the co-ops  
Community Development Projects in 12 small scale areas. "Community Work and Social Change: A Report on Training".  ...  Recommended limited community participation in planning decisions (Arthur Skeffington MP and Ministry of Housing and Local Government, 1969). 1969 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation funding for publication  ...  ICOM (Campbell ment on Communica- and make recommendations regarding Community Work Group under the 182 new firms register through ICOM. co-ops employing 6,900 people without delay.  ... 
doi:10.7765/9781526149749.00015 fatcat:7lvgydz2dbgkzfiuqnbgs66jx4

Neighborliness at the Co-op: Community and Biospheric Literacy

Diane Miller
2009 Community Literacy Journal  
They were about what it means to be a Co-op community.  ...  One evening, after the murals had been hanging for three years, a group met at the Co-op to talk about promoting local food in response to current economic and environmental crises.  ... 
doi:10.25148/clj.4.1.009452 fatcat:244igxzjyngfbdz7wqsedb5mm4

Co-ops 2.0: Alternative Retail Strategies to Support a Sustainable Transition in Food Retailing

Maureen Schulze, Achim Spiller, Antje Risius
2021 Frontiers in Sustainability  
This analysis confirms that personal motivation within this cooperative structure is a strong determinant for individual retailers to pursue different pathways for the marketing and sale of sustainably  ...  structures offer additional synergies in terms of logistics and operations that hold great potential to support the expansion of sustainable produce.  ...  Based on their alternative marketing strategies and their relevance in the sustainable transition process, these cooperatives can be called co-ops 2.0.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frsus.2021.675588 fatcat:72hovrvyhfe3labbrrxgwwsj2q

Students, Temporary Workers and Co-Op Workers: An Experimental Investigation on Social Preferences

Davide Dragone, Fabio Galeotti, Raimondello Orsini
2015 Games  
In addition, in terms of social distance co-op permanent workers are closer to each other than temporary workers [43] .  ...  Our a priori expectation of a higher contribution rate among permanent workers was based on the fact that they know each other, that they work in the same place, and that the common employer is a co-op  ... 
doi:10.3390/g6020079 fatcat:lt2kljrdvrfw7k72iqzdzgtaoy

Bottom-Up Energy Transition Narratives: Linking the Global with the Local? A Comparison of Three German Renewable Co-Ops

Martin David, Sophia Schönborn
2018 Sustainability  
At the same time, narratives underscore place-bound factors as, for instance, civil society's knowledge and participation as means for an alternative, non-rent-seeking energy system.  ...  We discuss what this means for bottom-up energy transitions and conclude that bottom-up energy transition narratives are faced with a fixity-travel dilemma during the adoption phase.  ...  mining in Germany (support code: 033R148) and for funding the research project SPREAD-Scenarios of Perception and Reaction to Adaptation (support code: 01UV1003A/B).  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10040924 fatcat:csir5zqxwzg2rgzhumn6h7rl7m


Allan MacKenzie, Fei Geng
2018 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
Program has a mandatory 12-month cooperative (co-op) work experience as part of its academic requirements for graduation.  ...  A pilot mentorship program was launched in 2014-15 for a select group of students and based on the positive response; an ongoing program was adopted and has run for the last two years.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to acknowledge the dedicated of the 36 senior B.Tech students for their time and energy to be peer mentors.We are also indebted to Megan Murphy, a PhD. candidate at McMaster's  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.9753 fatcat:jjcv324y7rakvigv7gtuxijtaa

Internet Access on the Cheap: The Power of the Co-Op

Sorin Gudea
2007 Journal of Business Systems  
Understanding the context within which these home-grown networks arise and prosper offers valuable lessons and ideas for transferring these approaches to other developing countries that, like Romania,  ...  Internet access, which is important to maintaining a technologically competent labour force, is a staple in the developed countries. However, it continues to be limited in Romania.  ...  The co-op phenomenon allows for building up an Internet user base much faster than otherwise possible.  ... 
doi:10.15209/jbsge.v2i3.107 fatcat:lr3xilpezneftkcmerwf5ki3j4
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