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    • Do Stock Prices Move too Much to be Justified by Changes in Dividends? Evidence from Real Estate Investment Trusts 

      Mühlhofer, Tobias; Ukhov, Andrey D. (2011-03-14)
      A central issue in asset pricing is whether asset prices move too much in relation to cash flows. We take advantage of the existence of two parallel markets for a set of cash flows to show that better measurement of cash ...
    • Do You Look Like Me? How Bias Affects Affirmative Action in Hiring 

      Moore, Ozias; Susskind, Alex M.; Livingston, Beth (2016-11-28)
      In today’s multicultural work environment, a better understanding of how bias affects hiring and promotion decisions, and what can be done to reduce its effects, is a major concern for hospitality industry human resource ...
    • Does Banking Competition Affect Innovation? 

      Cornaggia, Jess; Mao, Yifei; Tian, Xuan; Wolfe, Brian (2015-01-01)
      We exploit the deregulation of interstate bank branching laws to test whether banking competition affects innovation. We find robust evidence that banking competition reduces state-level innovation by public corporations ...
    • Does Environmental Certification Help the Economic Performance of Hotels? Evidence from the Spanish Hotel Industry 

      Segarra-Oña, María-del-Val; Peiró-Signes, Ángel; Verma, Rohit; Miret-Pastor, Luis (2012-08-01)
      The capacity to generate value-added services in order to acquire and retain loyal clients is one of the challenges facing the hospitality sector. For this reason and because of economic realities and government policies, ...
    • Does the Measure of Dispersion Matter in Multilevel Research? A Comparison of the Relative Performance of Dispersion Indexes 

      Roberson, Quinetta M.; Sturman, Michael C.; Simons, Tony L. (2007-01-01)
      Within the context of climate strength, this simulation study examines the validity of various dispersion indexes for detecting meaningful relationships between variability in group member perceptions and outcome variables. ...
    • Does Tipping Help to Attract and Retain Better Service Workers? 

      Lynn, Michael (2016-06-30)
      A survey of several hundred restaurant servers in the United States found that servers’ attitudes toward working for tips and average tip sizes were weakly related (at best) to their service-orientation, intended job-tenure, ...
    • Does Your Website Meet Potential Customers’ Needs? How to Conduct Usability Tests to Discover the Answer 

      Jameson, Daphne (2013-08-01)
      This CHR tool explains how hospitality managers can evaluate the extent to which their hotel or restaurant website meets potential customers’ needs by means of usability tests. As hospitality businesses seek to drive more ...
    • Domestic Trek: Los Angeles, California 

      Unknown author (2019-04-25)
      [Excerpt] On the first day of the Baker Program’s Los Angeles trek, students visited Tustin Legacy, a 1600-acre development that is among the largest undeveloped land in Southern California. This site was constructed and ...
    • Domestic Trek: Miami, Florida 

      Unknown author (2020-06-29)
      [Excerpt] The first stop of the Cornell Baker Program’s Class of 2021 Miami Trek was a visit to the office of Chad Oppenheim, Principal and Lead Designer of Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture. The class gathered in the ...
    • Don’t Sit So Close to Me: Restaurant Table Characteristics and Guest Satisfaction 

      Robson, Stephani K.A.; Kimes, Sheryl E. (2009-01-02)
      Managing restaurant capacity effectively includes making sure that the dining room is equipped with sufficient tables of the appropriate size and type to meet expected demand. Restaurateurs usually make a point of seating ...
    • Don’t Wait Until You Get Whacked on the Knees: An Appreciation for Reflexive Management 

      Tracey, J. Bruce; Enz, Cathy A. (1995-01-01)
      [Excerpt] An interesting question was recently posed by a guest speaker to undergraduate students in a strategic management course: “If you saw trash on the floor of your student cafeteria and lounge, would you bend down ...
    • Downsizing and Structural Holes: Their Impact on Layoff Survivors’ Perceptions of Organizational Chaos and Openness to Change 

      Susskind, Alex M.; Miller, Vernon D.; Johnson, J. David (1998-01-01)
      Organizational downsizing places many strains on surviving employees. Despite the implicit relationship between changes to communication networks and employee responses, few studies examine downsizing-induced network changes ...
    • Downsizing Survivors’ Communication Networks and Reactions: A Longitudinal Examination of Information Flow and Turnover Intentions 

      Susskind, Alex M. (2007-04-01)
      The pre- and postdownsizing information flow and postdownsizing turnover intentions of downsizing survivors were examined in the corporate office of an international hotel company. Using a combination of network analysis ...
    • Drivers of Change in Hospitality 

      Amadeus; InterContinental Hospitality Group (IHG) (2019-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The number of international travelers is expected to almost double by 2036, and as this number grows, so too do the demands on the hospitality industry. This is a period of unprecedented change, where advances ...
    • Driving Demand for the Quarterdeck: A Case Study 

      Kwortnik, Robert J. Jr.; Vosburgh, James (2007-08-01)
      The Quarterdeck Beachside Villas and Grill is a small property that faces an all too common set of challenges, most of them stemming from steep seasonality. Located on Nova Scotia's south shore, the Quarterdeck sells out ...
    • Dubai: Exposition 2020 

      Spritzer, Jennifer (2018-05-04)
      Dubai will have the honor of hosting Expo 2020 from October 20, 2020 through April 10, 2021. This universal exposition is designed to showcase the achievements of the United Arab Emirates as well as other nations. The theme ...
    • Dubai: The Transformation of A Landscape 

      Daye, Ali (2018-05-04)
      When the Baker Program visited Dubai for its annual international trek, a sense of welcoming was ever present. This was no surprise as Dubai has sought to open itself up to the world since the 1990s when the ruling Maktoum ...
    • Due Diligence on Due Diligence 

      Woroniecki, Richard C.; Woroniecki, Jean L. (2008-07-01)
      Concerns regarding the vast differences in the quality, depth and reliability of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments performed by consultants have resulted in modifications to the American Society for Testing and Materials ...
    • Duty of Care Benchmarking Tool 

      Enz, Cathy; Thompson, Gary (2020-09-29)
      For any organization, “Duty of Care” is the obligation to avoid or diminish any reasonably foreseen harm to customers and employees resulting from exposure to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This obligation includes ...
    • Dynamics and Dilemmas of Women Leading Women 

      Bartunek, Jean M.; Walsh, Kate; Lacey, Catherine A. (2000-11-01)
      Through examination of transcripts of the first five leadership succession discussions that occurred in a work group designed to empower teachers we explored dynamics and dilemmas associated with women leading a women's ...