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  • Boumosleh, Anwar (2015-09-15)
    This paper examines the relationship between the organizational hierarchy at the highest management level and the allocation of internal financial resources within a firm. A measure of CEO influence is devised that reflects ...
  • Habre, S. S.; El-Kassar, A. N.; Awad, Y. A. (2015-09-15)
    Let S = {x1, x2, ..., xn} be a set of n distinct positive integers. The matrix [S] = (sij) having the greatest common divisor (xi, xj) of xi and xj as its i, j-entry is called the greatest common divisor (GCD) matrix on ...
  • Srour, F. Jordan; Newton, Diane (2015-10-20)
    Freight planning is an increasingly visible topic in the arena of transportation planning. Freight planning metrics and benchmarks can help state agencies select and assess the impact of improvement projects with respect ...
  • Srour, F. Jordan; Ketter, Wolfgang (2015-10-20)
  • Srour, F. Jordan; Van De Velde, Steef (2015-10-21)
    Many full truckload pick-up and delivery problems in the intermodal freight container transport industry can be modeled as Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problems (ATSPs). Several authors have noted that while ATSPs are ...
  • El-Khalil, Raed; Zeaiter, Hussein (2015-10-28)
    Managing and improving efficiency in the current highly competitive global automotive industry demands that those companies adopt leaner and more flexible systems. During the past 20 years the domestic automotive industry ...
  • Ladki, Said M.; Dah, Abdallah; Mikdashi, Tarik (2015-10-28)
    Full-time foodservice employees (425) responded to a questionnaire on perceived life-style activities. The majority of respondents seldom missed work, made time for leisure activities, and felt secure in their jobs (p<0.05). ...
  • Zgheib, Philip W.; Ahmed, Zafar U.; Beldona, Sri; Gebara, Veronique (2015-11-02)
    This paper tests the growth of population on the determinants of Human Development Index (HDI). The HDI is a composite index constructed from measures of life expectancy, education and per capita income. This paper reviews ...
  • Zgheib, Philip W.; Ahmed, Zafar U.; Kowatly, Abdulrahim K.; Rhetts, Peter (2015-11-02)
    Purpose – The Lebanese began their present emigration in the middle of the nineteenth century, heading towards North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and Australia. Today’s Lebanese diaspora is made of ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W.; Zgheib, Nathalie K.; Cecchetti, Alfred A.; Parmanto, Bambang; Ahmad, Sjarif; Branch, Robert A. (2015-11-02)
    Objective To use cost-utility analysis as an application of the Marginal Utility Theory whereby optimal drug use in terms of optimal drug cost and volume is estimated based on the diminishing marginal utility conditions. Methods ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (2015-11-02)
    This is a study that investigated the extent of use of the three principles of ethics – utility, morality, and justice – in managerial ethical decision making, in addition to the personal attitude towards them. It involved ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W.; Kowatly, Abdulrahim K. (2015-11-02)
    Present day and on-going Lebanese emigration worldwide dates back several centuries. Yet it has intensified since the middle of the nineteenth century, mostly reinforcing Lebanese presence in North America, Central and ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (2015-11-02)
    During the twentieth century Arab women struggled to change their condition, and succeeded in finding a place, though still small, in the active labor force. Increasingly, Arab women are becoming educated, self-confident ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W.; Zgheib, Nathalie; Usta, Jinan (2015-11-02)
    This study assesses the level of job and career satisfaction, work, social life and child care conflict of full time female academic physicians, and compares it with full time female non medical academicians at the American ...
  • Ladki, Said M. (2015-11-02)
    The purpose of this study is to report about the dining behavior exhibited by Lebanese consumers during the month of Ramadan. Five factors with eigenvalues of 1.0 or more emerged from the factor analysis, which explained ...
  • Ladki, Said M. (2016-01-28)
    This article draws attention to obesity, inadequate exercise, and overeating that seem inevitable, among institutional foodservice professionals. Foodservice employees (164) responded to a 32-itera questionnaire. Seventy-six ...
  • Ladki, Said; Darwiche, Nada; Baalbaki, Ahmed; Talhouk, Mohammad; Ghasham, Karim; Firikh, Sarah (2016-01-28)
    The purpose of this study is to assess the real estate market in Lebanon. The study was conducted by a group of MBA students at the Lebanese American University. A content analysis of the classified advertisements of the ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Marrouch, Walid (2016-01-28)
    The causal relationship between electricity consumption and growth in Lebanon is examined using aggregate employment in a trivariate setting for the period 1980–2011. We test the main hypothesis that electricity is an input ...
  • Nkuiya, Bruno; Marrouch, Walid; Bahel, Eric (2016-01-28)
    This paper explores the implications of the possibility of a shift in environmental damages on the participation in environmental treaties. Using a two-period model where the probability of a regime shift increases in the ...
  • Bahel, Eric; Marrouch, Walid; Gaudet, Gerard (2016-01-28)
    We study the effects on the food price of introducing biofuels as a substitute for fossil fuel in the energy market. Energy is supplied by a price-leading oil cartel and a competitive fringe of farmers producing biofuel. ...

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