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Title Global operations management / Lee R. Hockley, editor
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 199 pages) : illustrations
Series Business issues, competition and entrepreneurship
Business issues, competition and entrepreneurship series.
Contents Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Its Impacts on Corporate Governance; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Contents of SOX; Title I: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB); Title II: Auditor Independence; Title III: Corporate Responsibility; Title IV: Enhanced Financial Disclosures; Title V: Analyst Conflicts of Interest; Title VI: Commission Resources and Authority; Title VII: Studies and Reports; Title VIII: Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability; Title IX: White Collar Crime Penalty Enhancements
1. Background and the Task Ahead2. Estimating a Cobb-Douglas Generalized Social Utility Function by DEA; 3. Disentangling the Causal Structure: A Hierarchy of Nested Social Utility Functions and Two-Stage DEA; 4. Is a Reconciliation of the Twin Goals Possible?; 5. Numerical Results; 6. Concluding Remarks; Disclaimer; References; Benefits of Including an Asian Currency Unit (ACU) in an Optimized World Currency Basket; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Methods; 2.1. Currency Exchange Rates and Currency Baskets; 2.2. Normalized Measures of Currency Exchange Rate Trends and Volatility
2.3. Methods for Creating Currency Baskets or Composite Currencies3. Results; 3.1. Does the Addition of an ACU Result in a Better Global Currency Basket?; 3.2. Effect of Adding an ACU on Relative Weights of USD, Euro and Yen in Global Currency Basket; 3.3. Comparing a Currency Basket with an ACU vis a vis a Basket with Other Popular Currencies; 4. Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; The Role and Design of Warehouses in Modern Supply Chains; Abstract; Introduction; The Role of Inventory; The Role of Warehouses; Framework for Identifying the Roles of Warehouses
Design of Flexible WarehousesPerformance Measurement of Flexible Warehouses; Conclusion; References; Optimization for Network Congestion Management with Elastic Equilibrium Flows; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Problem Formulation; 2.1. Notation; 2.2. An Elastic User Equilibrium Traffic Assignment; 2.3. A MPEC Programme; 2.4. Sensitivity Analysis by Directional Derivatives; 2.5. A Non-Linear Inequality Constrained Optimization Problem; 3. A Novel Solution Scheme; 3.1. Characteristics of the Non-Linear Inequality Constrained Optimization Problem; 3.2. A Contractive Subgradient Projection Method
Title X: Corporate Tax ReturnsTitle XI: Corporate Fraud Accountability; 3. Productivity and Efficiency of Accounting Firms; 4. Going-Public and Going-Private Decisions; 5. Small Firms; 6. Lobbying Approach; 7. Risk, Return and Market Reaction; 8. Trend in Corporate Governance; 9. International Implications and Comparisons; 10. Solving the Problems or Healing the Symptoms?; 11. Conclusion and Recommendations; References; Appendix: Research Findings on SOX; A Utility Function Approach for Evaluating Country Performances with DEA -- The Twin Goals of Decent Work and a Fair Globalization; Abstract
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject International business enterprises -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Hockley, Lee R.
ISBN 1616683511 (electronic bk.)
9781616683511 (electronic bk.)