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Implant vendors and hospitals

Lawton R. Burns, Michael G. Housman, Robert E. Booth, Aaron Koenig
2009 Health Care Management Review  
or a common enemy; (2) the new party can derive some personal advantage from conflict between the original dyadic parties; and (3) the third party can exploit differences and/or instigate conflict between  ...  One industry survey of 80 hospital purchasing managers found that the most prevalent strategies are (in order) having capitation/price ceilings, limiting the number of vendors, competitive bidding, information  ... 
doi:10.1097/ pmid:19104260 fatcat:e52i43uugnczbhu4al6w2kkwpu

The Role of Architecture in DRM Vendor Economics

Pramod A. Jamkhedkar, Gregory L. Heileman
2005 Workshop on the Economics of Information Security  
First generation technologies largely focused on copy protection, and because of this, many erroneously equate copy protection and DRM.  ...  Nevertheless, to date, DRM vendors have experienced very little success in the marketplace.  ...  In the third phase of the market, the tussle between the customer and vendor should achieve an equilibrium.  ... 
dblp:conf/weis/JamkhedkarH05 fatcat:ntra4kgsrzbzng3smjgfct2j3u

Informal Economy: Case Study of Street Vendors in Bangkok

2016 International Journal of Business and Administrative Studies  
2.pdf PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLE KKG Publications makes every effort to ascertain the precision of all the information (the "Content") contained in the publications on our platform.  ...  This article may be utilized for research, edifying, and private study purposes.  ...  There are times that vendors find themselves in the intense competition for market sharing and fight due to several factors such as vending space on the street, price war, and price ceiling.  ... 
doi:10.20469/ijbas.2.10002-2 fatcat:6t2q2aexijgzzfgy5inlackxt4

Using blockchain technology to extend the vendor managed inventory for sustainability

Elham Ahmadi, Department of Mathematics & Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, Bremen, Germany, Roshaali Khaturia, Pardis Sahraei, Mohammad Niyayesh, Omid Fatahi Valilai, Department of Mathematics & Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, Bremen, Germany, Department of Mathematics & Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, Bremen, Germany, Department of Mathematics & Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, Bremen, Germany, Department of Mathematics & Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, Bremen, Germany
2021 Journal of Construction Materials  
While VMI has brought competitive advantages for many industries, however its centralized mechanism limits the collaboration of a pool of suppliers and vendors simultaneously.  ...  Focusing on sustainability issue for total supply chain consisting suppliers and vendors, it has proposed a Blockchain based VMI conceptual model.  ...  The first level of the supply chain consists of multiple buyers, the second level of a vendor, and the third level consists of multiple suppliers. [30] * Determining key factors for long-term sustainability  ... 
doi:10.36756/jcm.v3.1.5 fatcat:22dref56mrbqnjussguqqcb2vu

A Model of Learning Technology Partnership with Vendors: A Systematic Process

Dongho Kim, Eulho Jung, Hua Zheng, Nick Webster, Adonis Hamad, Fatih Demir
2021 Contemporary Educational Technology  
The findings indicate that a systematic process must be utilized to ensure efficiency in vendor-university partnerships. Discussions, limitations, and implementation are provided.  ...  Higher education institutions partner with technology providers to stay competitive in the fast-evolving innovations of technological advancements.  ...  Partnering with a third-party vendor for analytics services would potentially lead to only having one escalation path, and coordination between the two vendors occurring through the university staff.  ... 
doi:10.30935/cedtech/11115 fatcat:ndv5scpohre6fhfy7ojlojnsgu

Assessing market competition and vendors' size and scope on AlphaBay

Masarah Paquet-Clouston, David Décary-Hétu, Carlo Morselli
2018 International journal of drug policy  
Overall, product diversity and experience is limited for all market participants regardless of their level of success.  ...  This study assesses market competition and the size and scope of drug vendors' activities on one of the largest cryptomarkets, AlphaBay, in order to better understand the challenges that drug vendors face  ...  Funding The authors received no financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.01.003 pmid:29414490 fatcat:2hxl6kdrcrdurh67s4r4byejci

Digital Media as a Game-Changer in B2B Buyer-Vendor Relationships

Werner Krings, Roger Palmer, Michael J Harrison, Alessandro Inversini
2022 Journal of Sustainable Business and Economics  
Mixed Methods included conducting semi-structured interviews across marketing, business development, and sales executives from buyers, vendors, and third parties of various industries, supplemented by  ...  The authors responded to calls for empirical research on how these media impact buyer-vendor relationships and the conjunction of the marketing and sales processes, particularly the distribution of complex  ...  ; and the impact of digital media usage (process abbreviation; performance increase) with a median in the bracket (between 5% and 10%) versus 83.0% third-parties (above 10%) and 59% buyers (between 5%  ... 
doi:10.30564/jsbe.v5i3.17 fatcat:src4nbiwqndzzafkdpdguffddu

Assessment of Competitive Edge of Major Global Semiconductor Vendors for Self-Driving Solutions (Level 3 and Above)- Evaluation of Qualcomm, Intel, and Nvidia

Jae-Kyung Kim, Jon-Mo Yoon, Bong-Soo Lee
2020 Asia-pacific Journal of Convergent Research Interchange  
For this paper's design and methodology, we extracted major factors for a competitive edge study using feedback and compelling data provided by experts and professors who have engaged in self-driving solutions  ...  Based on the finding of the study, the researchers found the comparative competitive edge level of global major semiconductor makers for each factor.  ...  The companies were ranked first, second, and third, comparatively, for each area, and were marked H (excellent level, first), M (normal level, second) and L (inferior level, third), respectively.  ... 
doi:10.47116/apjcri.2020.10.13 fatcat:4wkfhy5bencozfyx7lgflx6yri

Role of Reputation in Sustainable Performance of Online Crowdsourcing Vendors: An Explanation From Transaction Cost Theory

Xiao Han, Mengxiao Xue, Wenhui Song
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
Moreover, this study shows that the significant reputation impact on PR and RS of EPM will be, respectively, weakened and strengthened in fixed-price mode and customized mode when vendors participate more  ...  To this end, we extract data from a large Chinese crowdsourcing platform named for the period of 2012–2014, which was a key stage for the establishment of market diversification.  ...  On some crowdsourcing platforms, vendors can set up their stores and package service products (fixed-price mode) or wait for employers to hire (customized mode).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.756134 pmid:34887807 pmcid:PMC8648601 fatcat:ln7irofycbb2xpl5jrtqqxfihu

Enhancing Vendor Managed Inventory Supply Chain Operations using Blockchain Smart Contracts

Ilhaam A. Omar, Raja Jayaraman, Khaled Salah, Mazin Debe, Mohammed Omar
2020 IEEE Access  
Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is a mutually beneficial arrangement between supplier and buyer, where the supplier is responsible for making inventory and replenishment decisions based on buyers' inventory  ...  Supply chain networks have grown in complexity and size due to increased globalization leading to a variety of challenges and opportunities for improvement.  ...  VMI agreement between a vendor and a buyer essentially ensures restocking of supply autonomously with the maximum possible profit for both parties.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3028031 fatcat:ynuhylkjkzfzlbiyjczuujh3ea

Assessing the Practices and Products of Darkweb Firearm Vendors

Christopher Copeland, Mikaela Wallin, Thomas J. Holt
2019 Deviant Behavior  
, manufacturer, price in Bitcoin, and the principle national origins of the firearms.  ...  The authors have used investigative research methodologies to observe six weapon sale sites on the Darknet over a six-month period to identify sellers of firearms, the type and caliber of weapons for sale  ...  A shop operates independently of forums, enabling vendors to directly offer services with no third party oversight.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01639625.2019.1596465 fatcat:btksbgn3ufbhvb2ow2nlsw6lne

An Innovation-Focused Client-Vendor Relationship Model for IT Outsourcing

Robert Linden, Christian Hovestadt
2017 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
While past research acknowledges the link between quality of client-vendor relationships and innovation generation, a model of the factors composing it is still missing.  ...  In this study, we created such a model, comprising relevant factors from past research as well as expert experience from client and vendor perspective.  ...  For example, one participant [ID1] mentioned that such platforms support the communication between the team members to improve the team performance.  ... 
dblp:conf/pacis/LindenH17 fatcat:jj3lt6svtzhalctztnei7mze2i

From On-Premise Software to Cloud Services: The Impact of Cloud Computing on Enterprise Software Vendors´ Business Models

Thomas Boillat, Christine Legner
2013 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
By deriving two alternative business model configurations, SaaS and SaaS+PaaS, our research synthesizes the strategic choices for enterprise software vendors and provides guidelines for designing viable  ...  For software vendors the move towardscloud solutions implies profound changes in their value-creation logic.  ...  integration of the core product with third-party offerings.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762013000300004 fatcat:tk7n56qmpzcixghyfl2osbjhie

Legal Transplants through Private Contracting: Codes of Vendor Conduct in Global Supply Chains as an Example

Li-Wen Lin
2009 The American journal of comparative law  
companies' responsible production and low prices strategies). 50.  ...  At first glance, the proliferation of such codes running through global supply chains and getting to developing countries may simply be deemed a replication and transmission of business strategies between  ... 
doi:10.1093/ajcl/57.3.711 fatcat:tj32dni4gvfebl3rysrtabzmj4

Securing, Leveraging and Sustaining Power for Street Vendors in India

Sachin Kumar, Arbind Singh
2018 Global Labour Journal  
The National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) played a pivotal and catalytic role in transforming street vendors from non-entities into a formidable force to reckon with.  ...  While street vendors have provided goods and services to millions at an affordable rate on their doorsteps since time immemorial, erosion of the rural livelihood base, growing informalisation and unabated  ...  could pave the path, first for a national policy and then for a law to safeguard the rights and promote the interests of the vendors.  ... 
doi:10.15173/glj.v9i2.3353 fatcat:3kdnzckmpfe7dkqw4glgl7u7we
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