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SBUs: Hot, new topic in the management of diversification
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It started in 1971 in the executive offices at General Electric, the worlds most diversified company. Corporate management at GE had been plagued during the 1960s with massive sales growth, but little profit growth. Using 1962 as an index of 100, dollar sales grew to 180

Firm diversification and earnings management : evidence from seasoned equity offerings
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Popular press suggests that diversified firms are more aggressive in managing earnings than non-diversified firms. We examine this claim in the seasoned equity offering (SEO) setting, where firms have been shown to have the incentive to manage earnings upwards This study undertook a panel data analysis of the top 100 family business groups in Taiwan between the years 1988 and 2002 to investigate the role of family management and family ownership structures in diversification using an agency theory approach. The results show In the past, many countries have witnessed de- diversification waves. In this paper we illustrate that the same phenomenon can be observed in Germany. We discuss different theoretical explanations for the occurrence of de- diversification : the predominant agency Some models anticipate that liberalized agricultural trade will lead to increased crop diversity, while other models make the opposite claim. These positions were explored in southwestern British Columbia, Canada where, between 1992 and 199 government

Catastrophic risks management at farm: the use of diversification precautionary savings and agricultural credit.
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Agricultural producers have a number of options in managing agricultural risks and many of them utilize these risk management strategies simultaneously. However, most of the previous studies ignore the potential correlation among the risk management adoption

Genetic aspects of risk-species diversification genetic management and genetic engineering
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The topic is addressed in terms of (1) risk profiles (2) the types of risk management measure taken: risk avoidance, risk spread, and response preparation (3) types of risk to be addressed: biological and market (4) the levels in a genetic hierarchy at which measures are

Within, and beyond, territories: a comparison of village land use management and livelihood diversification in Burkina Faso and Southwest Niger
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— A common response to scarcityamong the peoples of dryland West Africa is to diversify their livelihoods by responding to, and exploiting, new opportunities for income generation. This is achieved economically, socially and politically, and requires great flexibility The narrow dependence on paddy and wheat cultivation along with incentives such as free electricity and water has resulted in overuse of pumps and significant depletion of ground water resources in Punjab. Stagnating yields and soil degradation due to intensive cropping

Employment category diversification and personnel management problems
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Many Japanese firms classify their employees into various categories as a way of making effective use of personnel and these do not consist simply of regular and non-regular employees, but of a number of categories within these two employment classes. This

Corporate loan portfolio diversification and credit risk management among commercial banks in Kenya
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To minimize the total loan portfolio risk, it is important for commercial banks to consider diversifying their corporate loan portfolio. Yet, research indicates that the effect of such diversification has conflicting findings by various scholars. This study therefore sought to Abstract Purpose of Review We give an overview of economic drivers and consequences of diversification in forest management . Starting with formal portfolio-theory analyses of the optimal forest composition, we review other, often-disregarded factors that influence

Risk Management through International Diversification : The Case of Latin American Pension Funds.‟
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Much of this volume focuses on retirement issues in developed nations, particularly the United States. In contrast, the present chapter offers a different international dimension by focusing on retirement issues in Latin American old-age systems. This topic is of keen

Japanese labor- management relations in an era of diversification of employment types: diversifying workers and the role of labor unions
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Since the 1990s, Japanese companies have embraced a new management environment that has been shaped by globalization of the international economy and a long-term recession, allowing them to make use of new and various kinds of workers. There has also

Comparing diversification management strategies
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It is a well-known fact in finance that classical mean-variance optimization often leads to highly concentrated portfolios. Giving equal weights to all portfolio assets will instead allow for maximum nominal diversification . More sophisticated ways of nominal diversification are

Effect of agronomic management on watershed productivity, impact indices, crop diversification and soil fertility in eastern ghats of Orissa
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Land degradation, subsistence farming with poor crop harvests and lack of employment opportunities has resulted into poverty in eastern ghats of Orissa. To avert the situation, IWDP and TDET watershed projects were implemented in Kokriguda watershed (area 317.5

Methods of forecasting and management of land fund diversification in local areas
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This article focuses on the allocation of land resources to meet the socio-economic needs, diversification of land relations, the need for full and effective use of land resources. Diversification of land resources requires improvement of land allocation and redistribution

Supplier portfolio management for IT services considering diversification effects
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By means of service-oriented architectures the IT support of processes can be designed as a portfolio of individual IT services provided by different suppliers. The processes are designed based on selection decisions between IT services that potentially have to be

Top management characteristics and firms international diversification activities: Evidence from a developing nation
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Recent trend shows that foreign investment has increased rapidly, and raises a question as to whether managerial characteristics impact international diversification as claimed by the Uppsala internationalisation process theory. This paper investigates the relationship

The Role of Corporate Diversification Capital Structure Determinant, And Structure of Ownership on Earning Management with Information Asymmetry as
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Along with the development of the economy and technology, companies are expanding their businesses to be able to defend in the competition in the industry by diversification . In the diversified companies with high complexity, managers motivation to use various earnings

Irrigation management to support crop diversification in Indonesia
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BACKGROUND DIVERSIFIED CROPPING IN Indonesian irrigation systems has been practiced since the early 20th century when the Dutch colonists introduced modem irrigation systems to increase the welfare of the population and promote the cultivation of sugarcarie

Irrigation management for crop diversification in Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka
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This paper is a synthesis of IIMIs research on irrigation management for crop diversification in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka. It provides some conclusions and recommendations on the potentials and consuaints to more intensive non-rice production

Economic Policy Management in Nigeria: Effective Diversification Approaches
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The study examined effective approaches to diversifying policy management : The way forward. This paper examined the various approaches to diversifying policy management in Nigeria. The study also examines the effect of diversifying policy management on the

OPPORTUNISTIC EARNINGS MANAGEMENT DEBT AND DIVERSIFICATION : EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FOR MANUFACTURING FIRMS OF PAKISTAN.
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Earnings management (EM) is an activity by which managers manipulate the reported earnings. In this article, the impact of debt and diversification has been investigated on opportunistic earnings management in diversified firms of Pakistan. Data is collected from 72

The economics and management of evolutionary knowledge diversification
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This paper elaborates on some theoretical issues in economics of knowledge and innovation linked to evolution in terms of growth, diffusion, diversification relatedness, learning and strategic selection. Properties and idiosyncracies of technical and managerial

The Role of Knowledge Resource Diversification Strategy Management in Improving Organizational Learning Among Employees at the Commercial Islamic
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The aim of the present study is to identify the extent to which commercial Islamic banks in Jordan pay attention to knowledge management and to explore the interest level with various knowledge resources in their strategies. The other goal is to identify the part taken

Management of diversification achievements and challenges in elation to university education in Nigeria
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This paper theoretically examined management of diversification in education, achievements and challenges in relation to university education in Nigeria. To achieve this, the paper retrospects the phases in the development of university education, management

Corporate Risk Management Disclosure and Corporate Sustainability: The Role of Diversification
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Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between corporate risk management disclosure and corporate sustainability. This study also investigate the moderating effect of diversification on the relationship between corporate risk management

Understanding The Use Of Enterprise Content Management Systems (Ecms) In Diversification Type Of Organizations.
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Abstract Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS) are often introduced in organizations without careful consideration of their support for organizational business processes. This paper explores the use of ECMS in a Diversification type of organization. A

Diversification risk management and risk coping strategies: evidence from rural households in three provinces in Vietnam
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The paper analyzes the relationship between the allocation of labor and land, the number of crops grown and income sources of rural households in Vietnam and different types of shocks and risks. It uses the data from the first phase of the household survey in three

Organizational-economic mechanisms of management of manufacturing diversification in the companies of textile industry
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This article examines the issues of strengthening macroeconomic stability while making further improvement of the competitiveness of the economy by expanding and deepening of structural reforms, modernization and active diversification of the leading industries, as well

Perceptions of fisheries management gill net use and income diversification among small-scale fishers in Belize
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Belize is often recognized for its extensive efforts to conserve natural resources. In addition to placing approximately a third of its land area under protection and establishing a system of marine protected areas (MPAs), the country has been the beneficiary of significant

Diversification as a form of risk management in agriculture
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The objective of this study is to show the importance of diversification in the risk management process. The study areas are: Mato Grosso, with large properties, and Rio Grande do Sul with small. The developed activities are annual cultures and cattle for

Management of agroforestry systems for better production ability and diversification
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Diversification and sustainability in production are the two main goals to be achieved through short and long term strategies. Management of agroforestry systems in general and tree component in particular, exert strong influence on the performance and production

Rural livelihood diversification in south-eastern Bosnia: Influence of household financial management
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A growing body of evidence shows that agriculture is no more sufficient to ensure sustainable rural development in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) therefore rural livelihoods diversification is crucial. Farm activity diversification issue can be considered in terms of

Top management team heterogeneity, diversification and corporate performance: A panel smooth transition regression model
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This empirical study uses a panel smooth transition regression (PSTR) model to investigate the nonlinear relationship between top management team (TMT) heterogeneity and corporate performance based on a sample of 117 publicly traded companies in China from

Diversification of crops and management for long-term sustainability of agro-pastoral production in Western Australia
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Research activities of common interest have focused on environment protection and conservation, biodiversity restoration in agricultural systems, sustainable crop yield increase. In more detail, specific investigations have been done on: productivity and

Long tail and destination management : the impact of markets diversification on competitiviness in touristic services. The case of Garda Lake
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Increasing global competition is also reflected in tourism. This makes clear the need to (re) define the concept of competitiveness of tourist destinations and its drivers, including consideration of a demand characterized by an increasing variety and differentiation, whose

Diversification and its Application in the Management of Enterprises
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The usage and successful implementation of diversification strategy is a contemporary tool for reaching competitive advantages. It contributes to reaching stability of positions and provides an opportunity for the company to appear on new markets. Meanwhile, insufficient

Coffee cooperatives operation management : relevant factors for production diversification
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Brazilian agricultural cooperatives experienced an unprecedented growth in the last decade leading to several diversification strategies. Studies in Brazil focus on the financial outcome of these but few empirical studies have been developed. This paper aims at comprehending