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Dynamic Interactive Visualizations: Implications of Seeing, Doing, and Playing for Quantitative Analysis Pedagogy

Description: Article presents a sample of dynamic interactive visualizations of relatively complex quantitative topics in statistics, operations management, and management science and discuss their implications for pedagogy for undergraduate and graduate students.
Date: May 16, 2019
Creator: Kulkarni, Shailesh S.; Mai, Bin; Amirkiaee, S. Yasaman & Tarakci, Hakan
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Cognitive biases resulting from the representativeness heuristic in operations management: an experimental investigation

Description: This article investigates the six cognitive biases resulting from the use of the representativeness heuristic, namely, insensitivity to prior probability of outcomes, insensitivity to sample size, misconception of chance, insensitivity to predictability, the illusion of validity, and misconception of regression. Specifically, the authors examine how cognitive reflection and training affect these six cognitive biases in the operations management context.
Date: April 10, 2019
Creator: AlKhars, Mohammed; Evangelopoulos, Nicholas; Pavur, Robert J. & Kulkarni, Shailesh S.
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Developing Evaluation Frameworks for Business Models in China’s Rural Markets

Description: This article draws on case analysis to present two frameworks for evaluating two types of business models, and, through open coding and axial coding on eight Chinese cases, identifies the main components for the evaluation frameworks and critical factors within each component. Using the coding results as a lens, the article applies a cross-case comparative data analysis to establish the multi-level evaluation systems and provides suggestions for entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to better their business model design in China’s rural markets.
Date: November 8, 2018
Creator: Zhang, Xinxiang; Hu, Lijun; Salimath, Manjula & Kuo, Ching-Chung

The Path to Loyalty Among Theater Patrons: The Importance of Interaction and a Sense of Brand Community

Description: This article studies to what extent a theater serves as a focal point for community development, and whether that sense of community leads to more loyal patrons who are more likely to attends hows and donate to the theater.
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Date: 2015
Creator: Shaomian, Armen & Heere, Bob
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