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Proposed Strategic Mandates for Ontario Universities: An Organizational Theory Perspective

Michael D. Buzzelli, Derek J. Allison
2017 Canadian Journal of Higher Education  
Analysis of the universities' own proposed strategic mandates found elements of both conformity and striking differentiation, even within this sample of five research-intensive university SMAs.  ...  We adopted an organizational theory approach to understand the structure and nature of universities as organizations and explored how they might confront pressures for change.  ...  We also wish to dedicate this article to the late Bob Macmillan, a colleague and friend who sparked interest in this research.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1043244ar fatcat:ofgdk3ln3za37die2btsytcjp4

Proposed Strategic Mandates for Ontario Universities: An Organizational Theory Perspective

Michael D. Buzzelli, Derek J. Allison
2017 Canadian Journal of Higher Education  
Analysis of the universities' own proposed strategic mandates found elements of both conformity and striking differentiation, even within this sample of five research-intensive university SMAs.  ...  We adopted an organizational theory approach to understand the structure and nature of universities as organizations and explored how they might confront pressures for change.  ...  We also wish to dedicate this article to the late Bob Macmillan, a colleague and friend who sparked interest in this research.  ... 
doi:10.47678/cjhe.v47i3.187944 fatcat:a3xnxw6xqbhetkytdto2bspwme

Empowering Citizens to Inform Decision-Making as a Way Forward to Support Invasive Alien Species Policy

Quentin Groom, Diederik Strubbe, Tim Adriaens, Amy J. S. Davis, Peter Desmet, Damiano Oldoni, Lien Reyserhove, Helen E. Roy, Sonia Vanderhoeven
2019 Citizen Science: Theory and Practice  
Initiatives aimed at supporting decision-making processes should involve more societal actors and be built in a more collaborative or even co-created manner with citizens, scientists, and policy-makers  ...  Many citizens are motivated to collect data for their own interest, while presumably, few expect to make a major impact on policy.  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge Sven Bellanger for the design of the figure and the support of the Belgian Science Policy Office under the TrIAS project (BR/165/A1/TrIAS) and Alien-CSI  ... 
doi:10.5334/cstp.238 fatcat:gtafeic7u5elpefqwell5qidhy

Toward a More Resilient International Financial System

Anthony M. Solomon
1983 Quarterly Review  
Summary In summary, we must plan for a world of tighter financial constraints and less margin for error.  ...  I believe it should put its weight behind governments which are committed to a transition toward more efficient domestic price, interest rate, and exchange rate policies.  ... 
doi:10.21034/qr.732 fatcat:viagu65xr5djnb2x2cksm73aka

COVID-19 and the Social Distancing Paradox: dangers and solutions [article]

Massimo Marchiori
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Generic Public Health policies and media campaigns do not work well on social distancing: explicit focus on the behavioral problems of necessary mobility are needed.  ...  Results: Without masks, people adopt a counter-intuitively dangerous strategy, a paradox that could explain the relative lack of effectiveness of social distancing.  ...  This safety trigger can be activated via visual stimuli that remind of the danger of social proximity, making people change their common dangerous behavior and implement a safer social distancing strategy  ... 
arXiv:2005.12446v1 fatcat:c4onogxwqffzha4dxtpvcxgd24

'A Nut We Have Officially yet to Crack': Forcing the Attention of Athletic Departments Toward Sustainability Through Shared Governance

Martin Barrett, Kyle S. Bunds, Jonathan M. Casper, Michael B. Edwards, D. Scott Showalter, Gareth J. Jones
2019 Sustainability  
The high-visibility, high-impact nature of elite-level college athletics make athletic departments a central player in the sustainable development journey.  ...  Yet, to maximize the impact of athletic departments toward the sustainable development goals of a university, sustainability office personnel suggest the deployment of additional change levers, in a multi-dimensional  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11195198 fatcat:hu6iuw4jsza7vjplj5zrs5ghvu

Playing the Race Card in the Post-Willie Horton Era: The Impact of Racialized Code Words on Support for Punitive Crime Policy

J. Hurwitz, M. Peffley
2005 Public Opinion Quarterly  
To date, little is known about the precise impact of racially coded words and phrases.  ...  Because in a "post-Horton" era strategic use of racially coded words will often be far more subtle than those explored in past studies, we investigate the power of a single phrase believed by many to carry  ...  In essence, framing not only creates a tighter linkage between the consideration and the policy attitude, but it also elevates the importance of the consideration as a decisional criterion.  ... 
doi:10.1093/poq/nfi004 fatcat:xj6kswjlu5ct5ize73b3wvk4ui

DESIGN INDICATORS OF CRITERIA OF DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES IN PUBLIC PLACES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC المؤشرات التصميمية للانشطة المتنوعة بالأماکن العامه أثناء جائحة کورونا

rasha mohamed, aliaa Kamel Elmallah
2021 Journal of Urban Research  
of activities in urban places, and reaching a set of indicators for designing urban places during the pandemic.  ...  Green places and public places contribute to improving the health of the population during the pandemics.  ...  The relationship of the same to design, future use, and public place visualizations? Would the effect on public places a shifting one or it would require designing new places to meet emerging needs?  ... 
doi:10.21608/jur.2021.51899.1043 fatcat:qwxqm3mw4rdrpflxcdmxnl7hra

Emotion and humor as misinformation antidotes

Sara K. Yeo, Meaghan McKasy
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
We identify some lessons learned from these related and growing areas of research and conclude with a brief discussion of the ethical considerations of using persuasive strategies, calling for more dialogue  ...  Yet, constraints on our ability to detect misinformation coupled with our inadvertent motivations to believe false science result in a high likelihood that we will form misperceptions.  ...  For example, disgust elicited by a message about fecal microbiome transplants can increase people's risk perceptions (55) and influence their attitudes toward policy and regulation (54) .  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2002484118 pmid:33837148 pmcid:PMC8054012 fatcat:psevdslacnadnmertehnm4fpb4

Food Packaging During the COVID‐19 Pandemic: Consumer Perceptions

Robert Kitz, Tony Walker, Sylvain Charlebois, Janet Music
2021 International Journal of Consumer Studies  
A stronger shift was seen in attitudes towards policy, where our results show a clear decline in support for tighter regulations or bans on single-use plastics, along with an increase in consumers' willingness  ...  In 2019, governments in Canada and globally were poised to take legislative action to curb the use of single-use plastics, with strong public support.  ...  In contrast, attitudes towards policy show more dramatic shifts.  ... 
doi:10.1111/ijcs.12691 pmid:34230811 pmcid:PMC8250247 fatcat:z33xru6zkrfyfotowxki5st2we

Improving analysis and use of routine reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health facility data in low-and middle-income countries: a universal priority

Theresa Diaz, Jennifer Requejo
2021 BMC Health Services Research  
quality, and the lack of capacity of local staff to undertake data quality assessments and make corrections as required.  ...  an expected tighter funding environment because of the economic downturn caused by COVID19.  ...  middle-income countries Disclaimer The authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this article and they do not necessarily represent the views, decisions or policies of the institutions  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-021-06649-0 pmid:34511087 pmcid:PMC8435362 fatcat:rcw5l7seercdrj2rudbxo2twmu

Strategy and Practice for Sustainability in Businesses in the Middle East and North Africa in a Global Perspective

Ayman Ismail, Fatima Boutaleb, Esra E. Karadeniz, Ehud Menipaz, Chafik Bouhaddioui, Widad A. Rahman, Lidia Sanchez-Ruiz, Thomas Schøtt
2022 Journal of Risk and Financial Management  
Strategy and practice are found to have a loose coupling but are tighter in the Middle East and North Africa than in Spain.  ...  Strategy and practice by entrepreneurs and businesses are promoted by the entrepreneurs' human and social capital and the value of making a difference in the world and continuing a family tradition.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jrfm15070277 fatcat:o7notw7xhreadcxexjzium5yje

A Theoretical Perspective on the Roles of Political Scientists in Policy Advisory Systems [chapter]

Marleen Brans, Arco Timmermans, Athanassios Gouglas
2022 The Advisory Roles of Political Scientists in Europe  
being subject to such global trends towards the externalization and politicization of advice.  ...  AbstractThis chapter presents a theoretical perspective for studying the policy advisory roles of political scientists, drawing upon literature on knowledge utilization and policy advisory systems.  ...  This literature departed from a linear and direct model of knowledge utilization for policy making and moved towards the identification of different forms of knowledge utilization, including indirect and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-86005-9_2 fatcat:erjlwmkuvfdnvfyckesvqs77rq

An analysis of product category restrictions in advertising in four major East Asian markets

Charles R. Taylor, Mary Anne Raymond
2000 International Marketing Review  
A wide range of regulations is found across the four countries and it is concluded that a complex web of factors underlies the regulations. Implications for managers are provided.  ...  The authors describe regulatory policy in these categories and use Albaum et al.'s framework for assessing environmental factors in advertising to assess the logic behind the regulation.  ...  The authors thank John Ford and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02651330010331679 fatcat:xe2d5rpghvdelpreycxldl5w3y

A Roadmap for Systematically Identifying Opportunities in Ecosystems Using Scientific Publications Data

Behrooz Khademi, Hannele Lampela, Kosmas X. Smyrnios
2021 Technology Innovation Management Review  
Data Wrangling, Analysis and Visualization We filled the missing values in the column containing publication years.  ...  Visualization To report the results in an informative way, roadmap users should employ different types of visuals for each type of analysis.  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1415 fatcat:mqnsguvnzbcxldl5apw6b67k4y
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