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Recognizing opportunities: initiating service innovation in PSFs

Alban Fischer, Gregorio Martín‐de Castro
2011 Journal of Knowledge Management  
Findings -The paper shows that entrepreneurial opportunity recognition is a suitable framework to explain the initiation of service innovation in PSFs.  ...  Prior knowledge, alertness and search are identified as bases for the recognition of opportunities and hence the initiation of service innovation in PSFs.  ...  This argument can be summarized for PSFs in the following proposition: P2. Professionals in PSFs initiate service innovation by recognizing opportunities.  ... 
doi:10.1108/13673271111179280 fatcat:zweam2tqurchbmucsmbvcql2ie

Family Medicine Education in Brazil: Challenges, Opportunities, and Innovations

Pablo González Blasco, Marcelo Rozenfeld Levites, Marco Aurélio Janaudis, Graziela Moreto, Adriana Fernanda Tamassia Roncoletta, Maria Auxiliadora Craice de Benedetto, Thais Raquel Pinheiro
2008 Academic Medicine  
This, in turn, can be traced to a number of conditions in Brazil (e.g., the bias toward specialization in both medical education and care) that favor specialists and discourage generalists.  ...  However, the dearth of family physicians in Brazil-the central figures in that program-limits the program's effectiveness.  ...  Family medicine physicians in Brazil now have a valuable opportunity in the country's private medicine sector to develop service-provision projects jointly with health insurance companies and private companies  ... 
doi:10.1097/acm.0b013e3181782a67 pmid:18580090 fatcat:e5ffpdnlubc7hjpnn7njx7tm2u

Opportunities for Microbiome Suppression of Weeds Using Regenerative Agricultural Technologies

Liang Cheng, Antonio DiTommaso, Jenny Kao-Kniffin
2022 Frontiers in Soil Science  
Microbial technologies could play a significant role in reducing reliance on synthetic herbicides for weed control.  ...  In the United States, the expenditure on herbicides exceeds $5 billion annually and accounts for 58% of the total pesticide use nationally.  ...  It has long been recognized that microorganisms and PSF often play an important role in plant invasions (93, 103).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fsoil.2022.838595 doaj:e65758ea3195402396aa529c3179cc42 fatcat:t4dvqhkqm5f3dg26qb4x6qxmt4

Engineering nanocomposite membranes: Addressing current challenges and future opportunities

Saif Al Aani, Chris J. Wright, Muataz Ali Atieh, Nidal Hilal
2017 Desalination  
In this paper, we present an overview of applications of ENMs to organic polymeric 14 membranes and desalination.  ...  Engineering nanocomposite membranes: addressing current challenges and future opportunities. Desalination http://dx.  ...  14 nanoparticles immobilised in PSF membranes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.desal.2016.08.001 fatcat:5gxqpzoe2rhlzmvb45cfctqe2q

Advancing Innovation in Professional Service Firms: Insights from the Service-Dominant Logic

Christoph F. Breidbach, Peter Smith, Lisa J. Callagher
2013 Service Science  
Nevertheless, innovation in PSFs remains underresearched within the wider canon of literature on service innovation, and existing studies typically take a firm-centric perspective on innovation, even though  ...  for understanding innovation in service from a customer-centric standpoint.  ...  to explain innovation in PSFs.  ... 
doi:10.1287/serv.2013.0053 fatcat:lbsl2jk3rveh7gaosmunhx7kxu

From professionals to entrepreneurs: Human Resources practices as an enabler for fostering corporate entrepreneurship in professional service firms

C. Ku hn, T. Eymann, N. Urbach, A. Schweizer
2016 German Journal of Human Resource Management  
Professional Service Firms (PSFs) such as accounting, consulting, law, engineering or advertising firms increasingly face changing attitudes and fluctuation among young high potentials that question traditional  ...  In this context, it seems vital to foster a spirit of corporate entrepreneurship in PSFs to create an attractive environment that satisfies the autonomystriving professionals.  ...  The instrument encompasses topics like the number of instances a professional comes up with new initiatives, the directions of these initiatives, the way how the professional recognizes opportunities and  ... 
doi:10.1177/2397002216632134 fatcat:tew3rjhurfcftd6imj6z6ztpk4

Exploring the NRO Opportunity for a Hubble-sized Wide-field Near-IR Space Telescope -- NEW WFIRST [article]

Alan Dressler, David Spergel, Matt Mountain, Marc Postman, Erin Elliott, Eduardo Bendek, David Bennett, Julianne Dalcanton, Scott Gaudi, Neil Gehrels, Olivier Guyon, Christopher Hirata (+14 others)
2012 arXiv   pre-print
We discuss scientific, technical and programmatic issues related to the use of an NRO 2.4m telescope for the WFIRST initiative of the 2010 Decadal Survey.  ...  We appreciate as well the participation of all the attendees of the Princeton Workshop, whose engagement in this exciting challenge of using an available 2.4m NRO space telescope for the WFIRST program  ...  Summary and Conclusions The present decade is a time of unprecedented opportunity in astrophysics research, but also a time when funding for new space initiatives is the lowest in decades.  ... 
arXiv:1210.7809v2 fatcat:5feocvtfqrdpjb3ojxenaz3biy

Reconceptualizing professional service firm innovation capability: Scale development

Suellen J. Hogan, Geoffrey N. Soutar, Janet R. McColl-Kennedy, Jillian C. Sweeney
2011 Industrial Marketing Management  
Building on capability theory, this paper presents a reconceptualization of the innovation capability construct within a knowledge-intensive service context, specifically, professional service firms (PSFs  ...  Our scale offers a new way to measure innovation capability within PSFs and highlights the need to move beyond the narrow manufacturing mind-set focus of prior innovation research.  ...  in a PSF context.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2011.10.002 fatcat:ocggtby73zggfi3f554lhf22ky

Planning Sustainable Partnerships for Entrepreneurial Ventures in Professional Service Firms (PSFs)

2012 China-USA Business Review  
The paper is based on two case studies of new ventures in professional service firms (PSFs) analyzing the partnership mechanisms between the entrepreneur and other financial investors, highlighting potential  ...  problems that arise in real life, how to mitigate them.  ...  Other papers recognize reputation as one of the most important resources to build initially for a new venture (Reuber & Fischer, 2005; Greenwood, Li, & Deephouse, 2005) especially in professional service  ... 
doi:10.17265/1537-1514/2012.03.007 fatcat:dreqef3qmzhhneaa4vks4kbphe

Innovative capabilities in international professional service firms: enabling trade-offs between past, present, and future service provision

Ragnhild Kvålshaugen, Katja M. Hydle, Per-Olof Brehmer
2015 Journal of Professions and Organization  
How do activities in different types of services contribute to innovation in IPSFs? And, what capabilities leverage innovation in these firms?  ...  Through an extended study in one IPSF, we find that innovation stems from the provision of services in the past and present.  ...  The LNG initiative in Verco resembles with Brady and Davies' (2004) "base-moving projects", i.e. novel initiatives that recombine resources in order to search, discover and test new market opportunities  ... 
doi:10.1093/jpo/jov005 fatcat:5w5j5wfukbf2xmp5dymv3aiam4

Getting every kid outdoors: Notes from the field

Susan Newton
2020 Parks Stewardship Forum  
"Place-Based Learning Fosters Engagement and Opportunities for Innovative Partnerships," a chapter in America's Largest Classroom (Newton 2020), stresses the importance of engaging partners in efforts  ...  Sites represented in 2018-2019 Open OutDoors for Kids Program. An asterisk (*) indicates an Open OutDoors for Kids Focus City program. PSF 36/2 | 2020 260 PSF 36/2 | 2020  ... 
doi:10.5070/p536248270 fatcat:bgrbqyw3tndptjjox5mq2gbfei

지역적으로 분산되어 있는 소비자들을 대상으로 한 전문 서비스 회사의 지역 선정과 서비스 강도 결정에 대한 연구
Sequential Decisions for Location and Service Intensity by Professional Service Firms with Geographically Dispersed Clients

Inwoo Nam
2013 Journal of Channel and Retailing  
In other words, once a PSF decides to enter the market the PSF tends to provides high level of service intensity when the competitors are allocating more resources.  ...  Locations with larger client bases and lower opportunity costs enjoyed higher levels of service intensity.  ...  Using this axiom, Huff's model recognized that not everyone in the trading area(or service area) would travel to the stores.  ... 
doi:10.17657/jcr.2013.10.31.3 fatcat:sh4qvk36inhpvic4niehbankii

Medical legal partnership and health informatics impacting child health: Interprofessional innovations

Amy Lewis Gilbert, Stephen M. Downs
2015 Journal of Interprofessional Care  
and streamline access to legal and social service professionals when non-medical remedies are required.  ...  Dramatic differences in health are closely related to degrees of social and economic disadvantage.  ...  The authors report that the research activities described in this manuscript are supported by the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.3109/13561820.2015.1029066 pmid:26120893 pmcid:PMC5725761 fatcat:judzh6omofh7vjx47qqcjcfz4q

Meeting Our Patients "Where They Are": Video-Group Smoking Cessation for People Living With HIV

Stephanie L. Marhefka, DeAnne Turner, Elizabeth Lockhart, Anna Rivara, Wei Wang, Jonathan Shuter
2018 Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care  
Methods We present findings of two pilot studies that investigated VG delivery of Positively Smoke Free (PSF-VG), a video-group-based tobacco cessation program for PLWH (Moadel et al., Acknowledgments  ...  This project was funded, in part, by a Proposal Enhancement Grant from the University of South Florida (PI: Marhefka).  ...  Discussion VGs present an exciting opportunity to increase intervention reach, particularly for those who cannot or will not participate in in-person groups.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jana.2017.09.007 pmid:29033093 pmcid:PMC5816712 fatcat:d6lgvmpb6bdkzmbx5brfwjvi5e

Shaping a global strategy for building capacity and performance of rangers in and around protected areas

Dedee P. Woodside, Jenny Vasseleu
2021 Parks Stewardship Forum  
The model highlights three key elements of capacity: competency (skills, knowledge, and practice), critical mass (right numbers in the right places) and strong supporting systems (organizational structure  ...  . • Develop opportunities to formally recognize cultural knowledge systems and integrate into natural resource planning.  ...  The host organization(s) should market that plan at all levels and seek new innovative investments. • It relies on a collective leadership approach to solving this large ranger capacity problem and PSF  ... 
doi:10.5070/p537151746 fatcat:w5jyzcfyfrbehgwfe7oqiobvf4
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