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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.
Partner: UNT College of Business

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
Partner: UNT College of Business

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
Partner: UNT College of Business

Questioning the Validity of Race as a Social Construct: Examining Race and Ethnicity in the ‘Rainbow Nation’

Description: This article uses South Africa as a the research context to examine whether within each race group ethnic differences exist on national identity and social capital measures.
Date: January 2015
Creator: Heere, Bob; Walker, Matthew; Gibson, Heather; Thapa, Brijesh; Geldenhuys, Sue & Coetzee, Willie
Partner: UNT College of Business

Strategic Voting and Insider Ownership

Description: This article outlines a model of strategic shareholder voting that allows outside shareholders to mitigate the influence of insiders.
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Date: May 18, 2018
Creator: Marquardt, Blair; Myers, Brett W. & Niu, Xu
Partner: UNT College of Business

Future time perspective, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment: The mediating effect of self-efficacy, hope, and vitality

Description: This article analyzes the mediating role of self-efficacy, hope, and vitality in the relationship that future time perspective has with job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
Date: March 8, 2018
Creator: Arturo Cernas-Ortiza, Daniel; Mercado-Salgado, Patricia & Davis, Mark
Partner: UNT College of Business

Network Theory

Description: This book chapter discusses network theory, defined as the proposed processes and mechanisms that relate network properties to outcomes of interest.
Date: 2011
Creator: Borgatti, Stephen P. & Lopez-Kidwell, Virginie
Partner: UNT College of Business