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We don't need another hero?

Amritanshu Agrawal, Akond Rahman, Rahul Krishna, Alexander Sobran, Tim Menzies
2018 Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering Software Engineering in Practice - ICSE-SEIP '18  
A software project has "Hero Developers" when 80% of contributions are delivered by 20% of the developers. Are such heroes a good idea? Are too many heroes bad for software quality?  ...  In fact, as projects grow in size, nearly all project become hero projects. These findings motivated us to look more closely at the effects of heroes on software development.  ...  The ratio of hero projects in Figure 1 is so large that it motivates the rest of this paper. Accordingly, we move in to study the impact of heroes on software quality.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3183519.3183549 dblp:conf/icse/AgrawalRKSM18 fatcat:5d4gbsbl6bgcrh22elfoijsgdy

From Heroes to Organizers

Ann Ishimaru
2012 Educational Administration Quarterly  
I don't care if we're at 1000, 7 it's still not where we need to be given why we started the school.  ...  Not that I don't want the information to be out there, but I just need to kind of define it before going forward with it.  ...  She is currently studying the role of parent and community leadership in equity initiatives and the development of equitable school leadership practices.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0013161x12448250 fatcat:wjilzx5ev5hwvl4lrxwcra7adq

We Don't Need Another Hero: Understanding Team Learning Processes within the Senior Leadership Teams of Middle Atlantic Universities

Nicole M. Woods
In light of the key influence of senior leadership teams on strategic institutional change, a deeper investigation of these teams is critical for the sector's positive transformation.  ...  These new demands have escalated the complexity of institutional leadership and changed the demands on the college and university presidency.  ...  When we don't get that right, things get confusing and we end up stepping on each other toes. When we walk out of that room, we need to be on the same page about whose issue this is.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-061m-2e62 fatcat:zfj47rvqzrglnpmaxzokrbvtgm

Schizophonic Performance: Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and Virtual Virtuosity

2009 Journal of the Society for American Music  
This article addresses Guitar Hero and Rock Band gameplay as a developing form of collaborative, participatory rock music performance.  ...  Drawing on ethnomusicology, performance studies, popular music studies, gender and sexuality studies, and interdisciplinary digital media scholarship, I investigate the games' models of rock heroism, media  ...  Activision turned Guitar Hero over to another development company, Neversoft, which produced Guitar Hero III and subsequent editions-putting the Harmonix team in the curious position of designing Rock  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1752196309990666 fatcat:na6zro46prfcjmjgtyb6aj35ia

The Hero-Leader Matrix in Business and Cinema

Olivier Fournout
2016 Journal of Business Ethics  
We shall follow this picture of a hero-leader in the ethics of business and cinema through a large corpus of movies and writings on management and provide a set of six features for examining both, a common  ...  heroic structure we shall call the Hero-Leader Matrix.  ...  For William James, the father of modern pragmatism, it is clear that such considerations concerning good life have an impact on what we think is true.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10551-016-3063-4 fatcat:l6unvnsd5nbtdhlxby72gkiole

The social environment model: Small heroes and the evolution of human society

Brian Whitworth, Alex P. Whitworth
2010 First Monday  
Traditional "realistic" theories of social action, whether based on the individual gain heuristics of capitalism or the collective class struggles of communism, cannot explain the massive volunteerism  ...  That people resolve social dilemmas by anchoring one directive then operating the other explains why the "social invention" of free markets was so successful, and further implies that socio-technical communities  ...  If another does so, this further increases the pressure on the remainder, which may cause another to defect, and so on.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v15i11.3173 fatcat:p32bdl63knhyjosvl2xqdgcoqy

From Zero to Hero: How Zero-Rating Became a Debate about Human Rights

Linnet Taylor
2016 IEEE Internet Computing  
We also extend our sincere appreciation to the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Saud University for its funding of this International Research Group (IRG14-28).  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61174169).  ...  The international development field has seen numerous versions of this argument over the last decades, one of the most notable being that people in the poorest places don't need access to doctors and hospitals  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2016.88 fatcat:imrhaaoac5gifool7wjegaxl5q

Unsung Heroes: Gay Physicians' Lived Journeys During the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Carl GA Jacob, Daniel Lagacé-Roy
2019 SAGE Open  
The results of the study, deduced from a qualitative and interpretative data analysis, suggest that through reflection on their experiences during the HIV/AIDS pandemic, they transformed their personal  ...  The HIV/AIDS pandemic was a major crisis at the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st century.  ...  They also needed to realize that the pharmaceutical industry was moving from an industry reliant on universities and private sector medical research and development to one more reliant on physicians for  ... 
doi:10.1177/2158244019827717 pmid:32395392 pmcid:PMC7206561 fatcat:rkeww7r3dnfy7chmdtzxdvkw4u

Health care professionals dealing with hemophilia: insights from the international qualitative study of the HERO initiative

Silvia Potì, Laura Palareti, Frederica RMY Cassis, Sonia Brondi
2019 Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare  
Conclusion: The outcomes of the study provide an opportunity to develop the area of the non-technical skills in the core curriculum of those who work with chronic illnesses by focusing on cross-professional  ...  Semi-structured interviews were submitted to thematic analysis of elementary contexts with the aid of T-Lab software.  ...  Silvia Potì, Laura Palareti and Sonia Brondi wrote the first draft of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.2147/jmdh.s201759 pmid:31190855 pmcid:PMC6513176 fatcat:qxwpnr2jgrhbvcmu6r6qppnah4

From hero to hubris – Reconsidering the project management of Heathrow's Terminal 5

Tim Brady, Andrew Davies
2010 International Journal of Project Management  
But multiple problems emerged on the opening day culminating in the cancellation of numerous flights and thousands of lost bags requiring manual sorting before being returned to their owners.  ...  In a world where most mega infrastructure projects fail, the T5 project was not only on schedule, it was on budget.  ...  In particular, we had compro-mised on the testing regime as a result of delays in completing the building programme for T5 and the fact that we compromised on the testing of the building did impact the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2009.11.011 fatcat:mtezj6tvuvfvzfnggricchavvu

"Dying a hero": parents' and young people's discourses on concurrent sexual partnerships in rural Tanzania

Joyce Wamoyi, Daniel Wight
2014 BMC Public Health  
Data were analysed with the aid of NVIVO 8 software.  ...  We have limited understanding of how people think and talk about CSPs, how beliefs are transmitted across generations, and how this might affect the practice.  ...  We benefited enormously from the work of two research assistants (Mathias Shimo and Lucas Bonifas), and acknowledge their contribution.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-742 pmid:25048413 pmcid:PMC4223426 fatcat:xxwrbdhfc5eezmtaxmluinnucu

". . . The Forgotten Heroes": A Qualitative Study Exploring How Friends and Family Members of DV Survivors Use Domestic Violence Helplines

Alison Gregory, Anna Kathryn Taylor, Katherine Pitt, Gene Feder, Emma Williamson
2019 Journal of Interpersonal Violence  
Many people are concerned about the legitimacy of their involvement and seek reassurance about the validity of their own help-seeking.  ...  Informal supporters respond to survivors, and experience impacts, in differing ways, often associated with their gender and their relationship with the survivor.  ...  from one another.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0886260519888199 pmid:31762395 fatcat:hdgb57244jh43kcr7eoq5kacde

Faceless heroes: a content analysis of determinants for the recruitment, career development & retention of Emergency Medical Dispatchers in the United States of America

Tony McAleavy, Byunggi Choi, Sudha Arlikatti
2021 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
The stark realities of the EMD career field demonstrate a clear research need.  ...  The caller, whether they are the patient or calling on behalf of the patient, are likely having one of the worst days of their lives [2], making them frightened, incoherent, panicked, or abusive over the  ...  Finally, this study contributes to much needed theory on EMD recruitment, career development and retention to ensure that the faceless heroes who stand ready to assist 24 hours a day remain ready and able  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102335 fatcat:ak5ryrfgbjhfthst3wefjtzu5a

Hydroxychloroquine for pre-exposure prophylaxis of COVID-19 in health care workers: a randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled trial (HERO-HCQ) [article]

Susanna Naggie, Aaron Milstone, Mario Castro, Sean P Collins, Lakshmi Seetha, Deverick J Anderson, Lizbeth Cahuayme-Zuniga, Kisha Batey-Turner, Lauren W Cohen, Elizabeth Fraulo, Anne Friedland, Jyotsna Garg (+11 others)
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
Interventions: A loading dose of HCQ 600 mg twice on Day 1 followed by 400 mg daily for 29 days or matching placebo taken orally.  ...  We identified no significant safety issues. Conclusion: Oral HCQ taken as prescribed appeared to be safe in a group of HCW. No significant clinical benefits were observed.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the site investigators, study teams, and participants who made this project possible, and who contributed to scientific research during a time of immediate need.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.08.19.21262275 fatcat:vuctumdto5d3tfkvjzcwzvzryy

"Antarctica just has this hero factor…": Gendered barriers to Australian Antarctic research and remote fieldwork

Meredith Nash, Hanne E. F. Nielsen, Justine Shaw, Matt King, Mary-Anne Lea, Narissa Bax, Christopher D. Lynn
2019 PLoS ONE  
We argue that the lack of attention paid to gender and sexuality in polar fieldwork contributes to the invisibility and exclusion of women and other marginalized identities broadly.  ...  To conclude, we point to the importance of targeted inclusivity, diversity and equity initiatives through Antarctic research globally and specifically by National Antarctic Programs.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank our survey respondents for generously sharing their experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0209983 pmid:30650104 pmcid:PMC6334902 fatcat:ngleug5tyzbk7lurvoej5k4eqe
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