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An ambidextrous learning model for the internationalization of firms from emerging economies

Emerging economies are playing an increasingly important role in the global economy. The rising phenomenon of the internationalization process of firms in emerging economies, or emerging market firms, particularly their capacity to increase their presence in the markets of developed economies, has been insufficiently studied.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Prof. Alain Pinsonneault wins Best Paper Award at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

Prof. Alain Pinsonneault has won the Best Paper Award at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences for his paper entitled, 'The Impact of IT on Quality of Care: Evaluation of an integrated chronic disease management system.'

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

The impact of client choice on preventive healthcare facility network design

In contrast with sick people who need urgent medical attention, the clientele of preventive healthcare have a choice in whether to participate in the programs offered in their region. In order to maximize the total participation to a preventive care program, it is important to incorporate how potential clients choose the facilities to patronize.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Predicting the need for CT imaging in children with minor head injury using an ensemble of Naive Bayes classifiers

Objective: Using an automatic data-driven approach, this paper develops a prediction model that achieves more balanced performance (in terms of sensitivity and specificity) than the Canadian Assessment of Tomography for Childhood Head Injury (CATCH) rule, when predicting the need for computed tomography (CT) imaging of children after a minor head injury.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

How we relate to brands: Psychological and neurophysiological insights into consumer-brand relationships

In three experiments, this research provides new insights into branding by studying the psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms of how consumers relate to their beloved brands.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Healthcare professionals' adoption and use of a clinical information system (CIS) in primary care: Insights from the Da Vinci study

Given the increasing prevalence of multimorbidity in primary care (PC), interdisciplinary PC teams supported by appropriate clinical information systems (CIS) are needed in order to deal with the complexity of multimorbid patients' care. Our team has developed such a system, called the Da Vinci system.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Towards an ecology of collective innovation: Human variome project (HVP), rare disease consortium for autosomal loci (RADical) and data-enabled life sciences alliance (DELSA)

Authors: Ozdemir, Vural; Rosenblatt, David S.; Warnich, Louise; Srivastava, Sanjeeva; Tadmouri, Ghazi Omar; Aziz, Ramy Karam; Reddy, Panga Jaipal; Manamperi, Aresha; Dove, Edward S.; Joly, Yann; Zawati, M.H.; Hizel, Candan; Yazan, Yasemin; John, Leela; Vaast, Emmanuelle; Ptolemy, Adam S.; Faraj, Samer A.; Kolker, Eugene; Cotton, R.G.H.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Tribal Nova and McGill develop interactive and participative reading method in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers

Tribal Nova and the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University have combined their expertise in a research and development project that focuses on interactive and participative reading on the iPad, in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers.

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Published on : 09 Jan 2012

Back to the future: Supersoldier ants illuminate evolution

Researchers have discovered they can induce supersoldiers in Pheidole ant species that never had them before. These supersoldier anomalies represent dormant ancestral potential that can be invoked by changes in the environment. These findings are groundbreaking for evolutionary theory, because they show there is dormant genetic potential that can be locked in place for a very long time.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2012

How do we split our attention?

McGill’s Cognitive Neurophysiology Lab team finds that we are natural-born multi-taskers.

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Published on : 21 Dec 2011

In hot water: Ice Age findings forecast problems

Data from end of the last Ice Age confirm effects of climate change on oceans.

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Published on : 19 Dec 2011

Benevolent Leadership: Conceptualization and Construct Development

This research examines benevolent leadership and makes three key contributions to organizational research. The first contribution is a theoretical one; the development of a theory-grounded conceptual model of benevolent leadership based on four streams of creating common good in organizations: morality, spirituality, vitality, and community.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2011

Network exchange patterns in online communities

Large-scale online communities rely on computer-mediated communication between participants, enabling them to sustain interactions and exchange on a scale hitherto unknown. Yet little research has focused on how these online communities sustain themselves and how their interactions are structured.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2011