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Erratum to 'Supply Chain Design for Unlocking the Value of Remanufacturing Under Uncertainty'

Authors: Chen, W., Kucukyazici, B., Verter, V., Saenz, M.J. Publication: European Journal of Operational Research

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Published on : 23 Mar 2016

Testosterone at your fingertips: Digit ratios (2D:4D and rel2) as predictors of courtship-related consumption intended to acquire and retain mates

Authors: Nepomuceno, M.V., Saad, G., Stenstrom, E., Mendenhall, Z., Iglesias, F. Publication: Journal of Consumer Psychology  Abstract:

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Published on : 23 Mar 2016

Professor Verter, Editor-in-Chief of SEPS

Under the leadership of Vedat Verter, Editor in Chief, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (SEPS) has been selected for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Journal Citation Reports.  For more information: Elsevier, 2016 

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Published on : 18 Mar 2016

Assessment of U.S. firm-level climate change performance and strategy

Authors: Yu, Y., Wang, D.D., Li, S., Shi, Q.  Publication: Energy Policy  Abstract: 

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Published on : 16 Mar 2016

Professor Mukherjee appointed member of the Editorial Review Boards of Journal of Advertising and Journal of Business Research

Professor Ashesh Mukherjee has been appointed  member of the Editorial Review Boards of Journal of Advertising and Journal of Business Research. The Journal of Advertising (JA) is the premier academic publication covering significant intellectual development pertaining to advertising theories and their relationship with practice. The Journal of Business Research applies theory developed

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Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Scarcity Appeals in Advertising: The Moderating Role of Expectation of Scarcity

Authors: Mukherjee, A. & Lee, S. Y. Publication: Journal of Advertising  Abstract:

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Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Economics and Value of IS

Authors: Han, K., Kundisch, D., Weinhardt, C., Zimmermann, S. Publication: Business and Information Systems Engineering  Abstract: 

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Published on : 09 Mar 2016

Does CSR create shareholder wealth?

Due to increasing pressures on organisations to behave in socially responsible ways, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming a “must have” component of corporate strategy. This is a good development for the society at large as the massive rate of industrialization in the last century has placed a heightened burden on the limited resources our planet has to offer. However, the primary responsibility of managers of corporations, particularly of the publically owned ones, is not to increase social welfare but to maximize the returns on investments of their shareholders.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2016

Highlights from the 2015 TLS Symposium

Teaching and Learning Services supports the McGill commitment to provide all students with a stimulating, innovative and inquiry-based educational experience. We work with faculty, staff and students to create a culture that promotes the importance of teaching and learning – both inside and outside the classroom. We offer individual consultations, program-specific initiatives and universitywide workshops in an effort to continuously explore new ways of encouraging excellence in teaching and learning. 

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Published on : 07 Mar 2016

Does variance risk have two prices? Evidence from the equity and option markets

Authors: Barras, L., Malkhozovb, A. Publication: Journal of Financial Economics Abstract:

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Published on : 04 Mar 2016

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences takes the next step

My associate editors and I were very pleased to hear that Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (SEPS) has been selected for coverage in Thomson Reuters’ products and services, including Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Journal Citation Reports. It will be added to the Operations Research & Management Science, Management and Economics categories. The journal's first Impact Factor will be available in June 2016, and will be based on citations during 2015 to papers published in 2013-2014.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2016

Complicating Abandonment: How a Multi-Stage Theory of Abandonment Clarifies the Evolution of an Adopted Practice

Author: Peter Younkin Publication: Organization Studies Abstract:

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Published on : 26 Feb 2016

Personality and situation predictors of consistent eating patterns

Authors: Vainik, U., Dubé, L., Lu, J., Fellows, L.K. Publication: PLoS ONE Abtract: 

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Published on : 17 Feb 2016

A global shooting algorithm for the facility location and capacity acquisition problem on a line with dense demand

Authors: Murat, A., Laporte, G., Verter, V. Publications: Computers and Operations Research  Abstract: 

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Published on : 17 Feb 2016

"Plasticity Gene" Influences Female Food Choices

Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity, as a gene variant may lead girls to make healthy or unhealthy food choices -- depending on their early socioeconomic environment.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2016