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Theory-Based Failure Modes and Effect Analysis for Medication Errors

Description: This article presents a hybrid decision-making approach to assigning different weights to risk factors and considering the uncertainty in the ranking process in the Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA) technique. Findings highlight improper medication administration as the main failure mode, which can result in a fatality or patient injury and the utilization of multiple-criteria decision-making methods in combination with Z-number as a useful tool in the healthcare management field.
Date: April 1, 2021
Creator: Ghoushchi, Saeid Jafarzadeh; Dorosti, Shadi; Ab Rahman, Mohd Nizam; Khakifirooz, Marzieh & Fathi, Mahdi
Partner: UNT College of Business
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The Importance of Theorizing Social Change in Sport for Development: A Case Study of Magic Bus in London

Description: Article using the case of an award-winning sport for development (SFD) charity that expanded their operations from India to London to illustrate the pejorative implications resulting from failing to create a theory of change. A discussion of the results, implications, and recommendations for establishing and implementing a theory of change are provided.
Date: 2021
Creator: Hills, Stephen; Walker, Matthew & Dixon, Marlene
Partner: UNT College of Business
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Ecological determinants of smart home ecosystems: A coopetition framework

Description: Article describing the strategic motivations and critical factors involved in the competition-based evolution of smart home ecosystems from early to growth phases, leading to a decision among the largest competitors to engage in coopetition.
Date: September 8, 2021
Creator: Struckell, Elisabeth; Ojha, Divesh; Patel, Pankaj C. & Dhir, Amandeep
Partner: UNT College of Business
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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
Partner: UNT College of Business
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STEM or Humanities? Toward a Balance of Interest Fit

Description: Article analyses the relationship between interest fit and career/income outlooks for college students as opposed to the relationship between such outcomes and the nature of the domain.
Date: December 17, 2019
Creator: Bozorg, Hoda Vaziri; Tay, Louis; Parrigon, Scott; Bradburn, Norman M. & Pawelski, James O.
Partner: UNT College of Business
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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
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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
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
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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
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