Table of Contents

Accounting

25 De/reconstructing the Shared Responsibility Payment

Francine Lipman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
James Owens, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

29 China Direct Real Estate-Where and What Do You Invest

Ying Wang, Montana State University-Billings
Michael Campbell, Montana State University-Billings
Xiaomin Gai, Shandong University
Debra Johnson, Montana State University-Billings

54Enhancing the Usefulness of CVP Analysis as an Operating and Strategic Tool

Steven Fisher, California State University, Long Beach
Dorothy Fisher, California State University, Dominguez Hills

92Diffusion of IFRS Using Innovation Diffusion Models

Niharika Dayyala, The University of Texas at El Paso
Syed Zaidi, Midwestern State University
Kallol Bagchi, The University of Texas at El Paso

100The Effects of Customers¡¦ Bargaining Power on Capital Expenditure and Earnings Management

Shieh-Liang Chen, Asia University
Li-Yu Chen, University of Arizona

106Product-Mix Decisions with Relevant Fixed Costs

Dennis Togo, University of New Mexico

111Valuation, Earnings Management and the Underperformance of Loss Seasoned Equity Offerings

Tatiana Fedyk, University of San Francisco

117You Plan to Buy a House and Rent it to the Kids. Really? Careful Planning Is Necessary

Nathan OESTREICH, San Diego State University
Michael Keane, San Diego State university
James Williamson, San Diego State University

118So, You Changed Your Mind! Undoing the Social Security Benefit Timing Decision

Nathan OESTREICH, San Diego State University
Kamal Haddad, San Diego State University
James Williamson, San Diego State University

120Analyst Forecasting Behavior under Uncertain Regulatory Outcomes: Evidence from the Tax Reform Act of 1986

Praveen Sinha, CSU-Long Beach

121China Direct Real Estate and General Stock Market, are they running opposite

Ying Wang, Montana State University-Billings
Michael Campbell, Montana State University-Billings
Debra Johnson, Montana State University-Billings

127Repatriation, Inversions and Tax Policy

Marc Massoud, Claremont McKenna College
Cecily Raiborn, Texas State University

128Sustainable Development and Accounting

Marc Massoud, Claremont McKenna College

144Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Recoupment of Overpayment

Sheldon Smith, Utah Valley University

146The Alumni Effect: Lack of Professional Skepticism or Source Credibility

Craig Emby, Simon Fraser University
Michael Favere-Marchesi, Simon Fraser University

149The Influence of Internal Revenue Code Section 162(m) on Pay Sensitivity Estimates: The Case of Section 162(m) Qualifiers and Non-Qualifiers and the Value of Subjectivity in Compensation Arrangements

Peter Woodlock, Youngstown State University

193Are Learning Preferences (VARK) of Advanced Accounting Students at Four Universities Different From Finance Students?

Judith Sage, Boise State University
Lloyd Sage, Sage & Sage

Business Environment Strategy, Policy, Law, Ethics

147Governance, Moral Governance and Organisational Moral Ethos: A Systems View Revisited

John Davies, Victoria University of Wellington

150Campus Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Disaster Preparedness Training: Survey Results

Bruce Raymond, Colorado State University-Pueblo
Karen Fowler, Colorado State University-Pueblo

161Volvo Cars’ Survival vs. Apple’s Wins: An Innovator’s Beliefs on Its Path to Sustainability

Yeetien Fu, National Cheng-Chi University

182Comparative analysis of mission statements in Chinese and non-Chinese companies: A study from the perspective of Linguistics

Quan Lin, Shantou University
Ruo-jin Zhu, Shantou University
Yue Zhang, California State U, Northridge
Ying-chang Huang, Shantou University
Ying Zhang, Shantou University

220Are you Ready to Buy-Local? Survey Results

He-Boong Kwon, Colorado State University-Pueblo
Bruce Raymond, Colorado State University-Pueblo

244Promotional Campaigns Entertainment Industry

Kamil Rajpoot, CSUDH
Dr.Natasa Christodoulidou, California State University

Cases, Workshops, Special Sessions

12G-Free App Case

Joe Stasio, Merrimack College

58Noodles & Co.: Success after the IPO?

Debbie Gilliard, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Lynn Hoffman, Metropolitan State University of Denver

68District Manager Puzzles Over the Nash Equilibrium

Amy Moore, Southern Utah University
Michael Taylor, Harvard University

139Crisis and Disaster Preparedness on University and College Campuses

Karen Fowler, Colorado State University-Pueblo
Bruce Raymond, Colorado State University-Pueblo

151Teaching Case on Business Intelligence: Student Comments and Lessons Learned

Jerry Fjermestad, NJIT
Richard Egan, New Jersey Institute of Technology

153Bringing the Real World into Your Course

Thomas Norman, California State University, Dominguez Hills

164Jenny Craig – United Kingdom and France: A Case Study

Fred Raafat, San Diego State University
Massoud Saghafi Saghafi, San diego State University

216Micro Lending: A Case Study

Fred Raafat, San Diego State University
massoud saghafi, SDSU

Data Driven Decision Making

49Crach Prediction Based on Traffic Analysis Zone-Related Information

Wen Cheng, Cal Poly Pomona
Mohammad Elhocheimi, Cal Poly Pomona

126 Supply Chain Network Design: A mathematical versus spreadsheet modeling approach

Raida Abuizam, Purdue University Calumet
Aber Elsaleiby, Purdue University Calumet

184 Lean Six Sigma to Improve IT Processes and Services

Eddine Dahel, Naval Postgraduate School
Galia Novakova, Sofia University

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

229 Social Entrepreneurial Intention and Social Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy: Testing an Empirical Model with Evidence from a Multi-Country Study

Veena Prabhu, California State University Los Angeles
Stephen McGuire, California State University Los Angeles
Kern Kwong, California State University Los Angeles

Finance

14 Elasticities in Weighted Average Cost of Capital Diagnostics

Daryl Ono, Occidental College

16 Evaluating the Conditions and Terms of the AT&T and DirecTV Merger

K.C. Chen, California State University, Fresno
Nicole Warmerdam, Californi State University, Fresno

20 Returns and volatility spillovers in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Europe and Asia

Fahimeh Rezayat, CSU Dominguez Hills
Burhan Yavas, CSU Dominguez Hills

26 Decomposition of Corporate Growth Anomaly

WIKROM PROMBUTR, CSULB
Chanwit Phengpis, California State University, Long Beach

28 Student-Managed Investment Funds

K.C. Chen, California State University, Fresno
Charles Boughton, Truman State University
Samuel K. Jones, Stephen F. Austin State University
Michael Sullivan, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

123 Corporate Social Responsibility, Enterprise Risk Management and Earnings Management

YA-FEN KUO, National Open University
Yi-Mien Lin, National Chung Hsing University

134 Investment Portfolio Simulation Game – Is it Valuable to our Students?

Lidija Dedi, Zagreb
Silvije Orsag, Zagreb

135 Volatilities and Equity Market Returns in Europe: an Investigation Using Exchange Traded Funds

Lidija Dedi, Zagreb
Burhan Yavas, CSU Dominguez Hills
Demos Vardiabasis, Pepperdine University GSBM LA

138 A Comparative Study of California’s New Financial Incentives versus the Enterprise Zones Program

Amir Jassim, California State University, Fresno

181 Market Efficiency of Croatian Stock Market

Diana Hunjadi, University of Zagreb
Silvije Orsag, Zagreb
Antonija Kožul, University of Zagreb

215 Institutional Ownership and Firm Valuation: A Multi-Factors Statistical Analysis

Steven Le, California State University, Long Beach

231 When do Dividend Changes Signal Changes in Future Profitability?

Zhong-guo Zhou, California State University, Northr

245 Optimal Call Writing

Jivendra Kale, Saint Mary's College of California

Hospitality Management and Marketing

22 Exploring the Critical Success Factors in Wine Brand Management

Kyuho Lee, Sonoma State University

73 Cruise Traveler’s Experience: Development and Validation of a Scale

Huseyin Ciftci, University of South Florida
Faizan Ali, Florida State University
Muhittin Cavusoglu, University of South Florida
Xiaotong Zhang, University of Florida
Cihan Cobanoglu, University of South Florida

87 Jaycostumer behaviors in the hospitality industry in Mexico

Marcella Ibañez Adams, Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Guadalupe Revilla, Universidad de las Americas Puebla

105 Satisfied or Dissatisfied? A Comparative Study of Hotel Guests from Various Nationalities

Xun Xu, California State University, Stanislaus
Yibai Li, University of Scranton

156 How personality traits affect perceived fairness and satisfaction in hotel service

Houn-Gee Chen, National Taiwan University

204 University Faculty Center — A Case Study

Nathan OESTREICH, San Diego State University
Fred Raafat, San Diego State University

212 An Exploratory Overview and Comparison of Lodging Technology Decision Makers' Perspectives

Mehmet Erdem, UNLV
SungSik Yoon, UNLV
Hilmi Atadil, USC
Lan Jiang, Florida Gulf Coast University

213 Design of an IOT-based Trade Show and Expo Management System

Wang-chan Wong, CSU Dominguez Hills
Dennis Kwan, Wisilica
Charles Mallabarapu, WiSilica

235 Intentions to Book on AIRBNB: A Comparison of German and Chinese Travellers

Suzanne Amaro, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu
Luisa Andreu, University of Valencia
Shenhua Huang, University of Valencia

236 Pull Factors Affecting Entry Choice: the Internationalization of the Accommodation Sector

Cristina Barroco, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu
Eduardo Castro, University of Aveiro
Carlos Costa, University of Aveiro

Innovative Education

9 An Innovative Approach to STEM Education: Robotics and Automation

Stephen Richter, West Chester University
Jack Rappaport, Brilliance Consulting
Dennis Kennedy, La Salle University

34 A study of self-regulated and non self-regulated learners in a HyFlex learning environment

Chin-Yen Liu, Texas A&M University - San Antonio

36 The Pivotal Role of In-Class-Exercises in Flipped Classrooms: The Engagement of Students' Active Learning in Finance Course

Jasmine Yur-Austin, California State University, Long Beach
Xiaoying Chen, California State University, Long Beach

41 Managing Learning through Assessment for Affirmation of Results

judson faurer, Metro State University of Denver
Cindy Sutton, Metropolitan State University of Denver

75 Experiential Education Projects In Computer Information Systems

Lara Preiser-Houy, Cal Poly Pomona

77 Stimulating eLearning Student via Extra Points Rewarding System

Nancy Tsai, California State University, Sacramento

84 Using Spreadsheet Engineering to Develop Technical Expertise and Analytical Ability in Business Undergraduates

Michael Tyworth, Penn State University

110 Internet Usage for Academic Success: Friend or Foe?

Siva Sankaran, California State University, Northridge
Kris Sankaran, Stanford University

174 Student Registration Add/Drop Before Class Bdegins

Ramon Griffin, Metropolitan State University of Denver

207 The Decision Making Style of Business Students: The Tendency to Maximize or Satisfice

Brandon Soltwisch, University of Northern Colorado
Vish Iyer, University of Northern Colorado

217 University Students Speak Out About Plagiarism

Rhonda Rhodes, Cal Poly Pomona
Kazem Darbandi, Cal Poly Pomona

222 Assessing Quality of the Hybrid Learning Model for MBA Students at a Public Institution

Jean West, California State University, Bakersfield
Marcy Frevert, California State University, Bakersfield

223 A Comparison of ETS and CompXM Testing in Skills Assessment

Tamela Ferguson, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

243 Teaching Scheduling Concepts and Techniques with Animated PowerPoint

Mark Treleven, John Carroll University
Charles Watts, John Carroll University
Thomas Callarman, China Europe International Business School

International Business

55 Estimating consumer demand on country of origin (COO) labelling within the scope of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations: Cross-country comparison of German and US consum

Mark Washburn, California State University

206 Improving Adoption of Frugal Medical Innovations

Arvinder Loomba, San Jose State University

211 An Empirical Research on Purchase Behavior of Online Consumer: Based on Regulatory Focus Theory

Peng ZHU, Nanjing University of Science and Technology Wei Wu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology

230 Foreign Direct Investment and Industrial Cluster in China: A Financial Development Perspective

Zhong-guo Zhou, California State University, Northr

249 Integrating African Firms into Global Value Chains: Chinese and Western Approaches to Sourcing from Africa

Asta Salmi, Lappeenranta University of Technology

Internet and e-Business

31 Distribution Channel Pricing Model for E-commerce Applications

Robert Chi, CSULB
Jinguo Tao, NanJing University of Finance and Economics

97 Influence Of Health Social Networking Site Use On User Health

Hsiang-Lin Wu, National Chung Cheng University
Shin-Yuan Hung, National Chung Cheng University
Chia-Ying Lin, National Chung Cheng University

98 Assessment of Product Information Using Heuristic Systematic Model

Shin-Yuan Hung, National Chung Cheng University
Albert Huang, University of the Pacific

116 Individual characteristics on Help Desk service choice

Simon Lee, Eastern Illinois University

122 Applying Grey Theory with Two Parameter Exponential Smoothing to Forecast 4G Telecommunication

Yu-Chih Huang, National Chung Cheng University
Cheng-Yuan Ku, National Chiao Tung University

162 A Decision Support Model for Stock Trading Signal Detection

Po-Yuan Shih, National Chung Cheng University
Chu-Fen Li, National Formosa University
Dong-Her Shih, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
Charlie Chen, Appalachian State University

166 Listen to Friends or Listen to the Crowd? The Role of Information Sources of eWOM on Purchase Intention

Hsieh-Hong Huang, National Taitung University, Taiwan
Chi-Lun Liu, Kainan University, Taiwan

195 A Case Study of the News Framework of Weibo of the Traditional Media

Liyuan Huang, Wuhan University
Peng Yao, Wuhan University
Xi Luo, Tsinghua University
Yanni Yang, Wuhan University

199 Corporate Contributions to Open Source Software Development: In Search of a New Metaphor for Corporate-Communal Engagement

Julie Kendall, Rutgers University
Kenneth Kendall, Rutgers University

Investments

131 On Evaluating Socially Responsible Investment Projects- Creation of an Index of “Goodness”

Prakash Dheeriya, California State University-Dominguez hills

159 The Characteristics and Performance of Chinese ADRs: Sponsored vs. Unsponsored

Yulong Ma, California State University, Long Beach
Paramita Gupta, California State University, Long Beach

214 Are Stock Return Dynamics Truly Explosive or Merely Conditionally Leptokurtic? A Brief Case Study on the Importance of Distributional Assumptions in Econometric Modeling

Peter Ammermann, California State University, Long Beach

Management Information Systems and Business Analytics

48 “Big” Data In Database Course

Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore

69 Factors Preventing Career Progression from CIO to Higher Executive Positions: an Analysis of Academy and Industry Congruence

Frank Lee, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Jeffrey Tucker, SRA International
Rebecca Giorcelli, Fairmont State University

108 Detecting Financial Fraud Using Data Mining Techniques: A Decade Review from 2004 to 2015

Mousa Albashrawi, University of Massachusetts Lowell

119 Fighting Neutralization Behaviors of Employees in Information Security Policy Compliance: Extra-Role Behaviors

Yan Chen, Auburn University at Montgomery
Jian Hua, University of the District of Columbia
Kuang-Wei Wen, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

129 An Online Course Development and Improvement Life Cycle

Nancy Tsai, California State University, Sacramento

158 How Data Management and Analytics Tools Benefit an Organization – A Case Study

Zsolt Ugray, Utah State University
David Paper, Utah State University Jeffrey Johnson, Utah State University

163 CIO and Functional Representation on the TMT: A Market Basket Analysis

Wenhong Luo, Villanova University

173 Ensuring Employees¡¦ ISP Compliance: A Combination of Deterrence and Regulatory Focus Approach

Sheng-Pao Shih, Tamkang University

189 Promoting Hacking as a Mechanism for Understanding Cybersecurity

Lori Baker-Eveleth, University of Idaho
Mark Rounds, University of Idaho
Stefanie Ramirez, University of Idaho

190 The Role of Continuous Delivery in IT and Organizational Performance

Nicole Forsgren, Chef Software
Jez Humble, UC Berkeley

210 The Information Societies of China and India: Multivariate and Geospatial Comparison and Implications for the Digital Divide

Avijit Sarkar, University of Redlands
James Pick, University of Redlands

228 Predicting Employee Attrition through Data Mining

Abbas Heiat, Montana State University-Billings

233 Predicting Donors in Fund Raising using Artificial Neural Network

Nafisseh Heiat, Montana State University-Billings

234 DEVOPS: Profiles in ITSM Performance and Contributing Factors

Nicole Forsgren, Chef Software
Jez Humble, UC Berkeley

237 A Fuzzy Logic Approach for Sales Forecasting

Salem Lotfi Boumediene, Montana State University Billings
Selma Boumediene, Montana State University Billings

Management Science and Quantitative Methods

2 Jilltronics Home Security – A Vendor Selection Case Study

Owen Hall Jr., Pepperdine
Ken Ko, Pepperdine

4 A One-Cycle Model in Scheduling Preventive Replacement

Maryam Hamidi, University of Arizona
Ferenc Szidarovszky, Ridgetop Group
Akio Matsumoto, Chuo University

19 Multi-index Capacitated Transportation Problem

Archana Khurana, University of Baltimore
Veena Adlakha, University of Baltimore

24 Competition of Farms in Distributing Irrigation Water

Abdollah Eskandari, University of Arizona
Maryam Hamidi, University of Arizona
Ferenc Szidarovszky, Ridgetop Group

46 Evaluating Supplier Risk in an Efficient Way

Kun Liao, Central Washington University
Yan Wang, T-Mobile US

50 Subject Analysis of Knowledge Extraction in China Based on K-means Algorithm

Zhu Fu, Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Yuefen Wang, Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Peng Guan, Nanjing University of Science & Technology

59 Improving the Quality of a Software System with Sequential Reviews

Young Chun, Louisiana State University

154 Global Financial Networks with Socially Responsible Investing

Ke Ke, Central Washington University

160 A New Algorithm for the Resource Constrained Shortest Path Problem

Cenk Caliskan, Utah Valley University

Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management

10 Differentiation and Higher Education in Developing African Countries: A Strategic Program

James Katzenstein, CSUDH William Brice, CSUDH

11 An Active Learning Pedagogy for International Management: Full Immersion in Ethiopia

William Brice, CSUDH James Katzenstein, CSUDH

62 Image Norms and Entrepreneurial Careers

Cristina Giannantonio, Chapman University
Amy Hurley-Hanson, Chapman University

74 Workplace Aggression: The Ripple Effect on Group Productivity

Natalie Liberman, California State University Dominguez Hills

109 New Measures of Individual and Group Experience: Applications of Social Network Theory

Paul Beckman, San Francisco State University

148 The Impact of Top Management Ambidextrous Leadership on Middle Managers’ Ambidextrous Activities: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Flows and the Moderating Role of Knowledge Tacitness

I-Chieh Hsu, National Changhua University of Education
Huo-Tsan Chang, National Changhua University of Education
Li-Fen Wang, National Changhua U of Education
Shih-Jie Liu, National Changhua U of Education

183 The Effect of Job Attribute Information on Recruitment Effects

Amy Hurley-Hanson, Chapman University
Cristina Giannantonio, Chapman University
Sharon Segrest, University of South Florida Saint Petersburg

187 Social Media Influence on Candidate Selection: A Model

Shailaja Venkatsubramanyan, San Jose State University

188 Applicant Reactions to Selection Rejection Email Messages

Daniel Eveleth, University of Idaho
Hayley Eveleth, Banjo

208 The Emotional Intelligent Decision Maker: The Influence of Decision Making Style

Brandon Soltwisch, University of Northern Colorado

219 Does a Job-Seeker’s Interaction with a Recruiter Confirm Expectations Formed by Previously Viewing the Company’s Career Website?

Daniel Eveleth, University of Idaho

Marketing

30 Reserved Parking Spaces at a Public Institution? Considering the Use of an Auction

Model for Pricing Reserved Parking
Sanjay Sisodiya, University of Idaho
Steven Shook, University of Idaho
Mike McCollough, University of Idaho

61 A Different Angle on Consumer Grocery Shopping Choice: an Empirical Investigation

Aidin Namin, University of Idaho

63 What Marketers and Business Leaders Can Learn from the Growth of Bloggers on Social Media

Norita Ahmad, American University of Sharjah
Muneeza Rehman, American University of Sharjah

76 Measuring Androgyny and Assessing its Impact on Consumer Behavior

Gregory Black, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Sally Baalbaki, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Mick Jackowski, Metropolitan State University of Denver

107 The Impact of Strategic Alliances on Reward Programs and Brand Loyalty

Orie Berezan, California State University Dominguez Hills
Myonjee Yoo, Cal Poly Pomona

112 Understanding the Impact of Substitution and Synergy in Multi-Channel Marketing of a New Product Introduction

Oded Berman, University of Toronto
Vahideh Abedi, California State University at Fullerton Fullerton
Dmitry Krass, University of Toronto

209 Using Wearable Technology for Health and Fitness

Lori Baker-Eveleth, University of Idaho
Anuhba Mishra, Rider University

218 Logo Symmetry: A Content Analysis of U.S. Charitable Organizations

Kenneth Bartkus, Utah State University
Deanne Brocato, Utah state university
Bailey Burningham, Utah state university

Military Applications

60 The Influence of Education and Experience upon Contextual and Task Performance in Warehouse Operations

Allen Miller, Air Force Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Ogden, Air Force Institute of Technology
Christine Schubert Kabban, Air Force Institute of Technology
Kenneth Schultz, Air Force Institute of Technology

115 A Review of Constraints on Performance-Based Logistics: A Case of the Republic of Korea Air Force

Seong-Jong Joo, Central Washington University
Mansik Hur, Republic of Korea Air Force

124 An Application of the Multiple Knapsack Problem: The Self-Sufficient Marine

Jay Simon, American University
Aruna Apte, Naval Postgraduate School
Eva Regnier, Naval Postgraduate School

133 Information System Innovation in the Legacy Systems Era

Dean Kazi, Air Force Institute of Technology
alan johnson, AFIT
Matthew Douglas, Air Force Institute of Technology

145 Revenue Management Using Robust Optimization to Set Transportation Rates for USTRANSCOM

Jeffery Weir, Air Force Institute of Technology

152 Applying the Collapsing Design Structure Matrix Method to Develop Military Enterprise Systems Integration Plans

Michael Kretser, Air Force Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Ogden, Air Force Institute of Technology
John Colombi, Air Force Institute of Technology
Paul Hartman, Ohio Northern University

176 Facility Budgeting Model Selection: Incorporating the Decision-Maker's Risk Behavior

Alfred Thal, Jr., Air Force Institute of Technology
Krista Hickman, Air Force Institute of Technology

Modeling and Simulation

35 Impact of Real-Time Traffic Characteristics on Freeway Crash Severity

Wen Cheng, Cal Poly Pomona
Meemee Chu, Cal Poly Pomona

42 Improving Precision and Reliability in the Department of Defense Supply Chain

Thomas Lang, LMI

45 K-means Document Clustering Based on Latent Dirichlet Allocation

Peng Guan, Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Yuefen Wang, Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Bikun Chen, Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Zhu Fu, Nanjing University of Science & Technology

79 Arithmetic Mean-Geometric Mean Inequality: A New Perspective and Significant Applications

Khosrow Moshirvaziri, California State University
Mahyar Amouzegar, Cal Poly Pomona Fahimeh Rezayat, CSU Dominguez Hills

102 A capacity-constrained differentiated oligopoly model for the United States pediatric vaccine market

Banafsheh Behzad, California State University, Long Beach

169 Analysis of Motorist Behavior on Highway-Railroad at-Grade Crossing Intersections

Wen Cheng, Cal Poly Pomona Khalid Abdulghani, University of California, Irvine

186 Quality Assessment of Proteins’ Computational Structures Using Machine Learning Techniques: Random Forest and Support Vector Machine

shokoufeh mirzaei, Cal Poly Pomona
Chester Carlson, Cal Poly Pomona
Silvia Crivelli, Lawrence Berkeley Lab

205 Simulation Modeling and Obesity Research: Designing More Sustainable Public Health Policies

Saeideh Fallah Fini, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

240 Bismuth Based Porous Material Manufacturing and Processing for Thermoelectric Energy Conversion

Yong Gan, Cal Poly Pomona
Johann Van Bel, Cal Poly Pomona
Christopher Tong, Cal Poly Pomona

246 Multi-Criteria Decision Making for Real Estate Selection – A Problem Structuring Framework and Real Estate Decision Model

Dominique Tiesmeier, University of Manchester

Sports Entertainment Management and Marketing

66 Examining the Impact of Disability Sport on Employment and Subsequent Policy Implications

Michael Cottingham, University of Houston
Amy Lastuka, University of Washington

72 Extreme Sports and Management

Amy Hurley-Hanson, Chapman University
Cristina Giannantonio, Chapman University

95 Campaigning on Twitter: The Effect of Player and Team Tweets on 2015 All-Star Game Voting.

Allison Levin, Independent Scholar

167 Sport Sponsorship versus crowdfunding: Substitution or complementarity?

Yann Abdourazakou, California State University, Dominguez Hills

225Reputation and Reputation Levers: What are the Differences? Lessons Learned from Sports Organizations

frank pons, Kedge Business School and Université Laval
Lionel Maltese, Kedge Business School
Frederic Prevost, Kedge Business School

241 Major Sport Event Economic Modelling at Destination

John Hamilton, James Cook University
SingWhat Tee, James Cook University
Murray Prideaux, James Cook University

Student Papers

32 Exploring the Relationship Between Revenue Management and Hotel Loyalty Programs

Melissa Buckley, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Carola Raab, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Orie Berezan, California State University Dominguez Hills

82 Google Glass: Yay or Nay?

Mahmood Monfaradi, American University of Sharjah
Norita Ahmad, American University of Sharjah

86 FarmVille: What businesses can learn from it.

Arief Zulkifli, American University of Sharjah
Norita Ahmad, American University of Sharjah

94 The Role of Competitive Priority and Strategic Alignment in Operational Ambidexterity

Somelina Obiechina, Idaho State University
Jie McCardle, Idaho State University
Dennis Krumwiede, Idaho State University

165 Unreasonable Prejudice against Women in Sports

Maricruz Sandoval, California State University Dominguez Hills
Yann Abdourazakou, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Dr.Natasa Christodoulidou, California State University

177 The new stereotype of eyeglasses: Google Glass

Jonathan Pedroza, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Jose Franco, California State University Dominguez Hills
Daisy Franco, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Lizzette Ceja, California State University, Dominguez Hills

179 Demand and Necessity of Evening/Weekend College Courses

Jose Franco, California State University Dominguez Hills
Faith Duyan, CSU, Dominguez Hills
Natalie Liberman, California State University Dominguez Hills

180 Understanding Students' Class Modality Preferences

Faith Duyan, CSU, Dominguez Hills
Jose Franco, California State University Dominguez Hills
Thomas Norman, California State University, Dominguez Hills

198 Improving Consumer Understanding of Home Compare Quality Data

Gary Hackbarth, Valdosta State University
Alexandria Pinnix, Valdosta State University

248 An Exploratory Model of Consumers’ Perceived Value of Business College Education

Jie Cai, Hofstra University
Danlin Liang, Hofstra University
Zhibin Cen, Hofstra University
Boonghee Yoo, Hofstra University