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Company Performance Measurement by Sample Budget Application

Today, the competitive environment of the trade companies, the gaining of the economic scale of the firms and the deepening of the globalization in economic sphere have made the future more ambiguous for trade companies. This complex environment has led companies facing profit to face serious risks on the other hand. In Turkey, we can often refer to a structure that is severely ...

Integrated Management Model for Jerusalem: The Peace of Center for War Center

Jerusalem is one of the world’s oldest cities and is considered as the center of the World. The city is considered holy in three great divine religions. “Many things that are sacred to Judaism and Christianity, is based in most of the sacred and common holiness of Jerusalem to Islam”. Coexistence of different religious groups in the city, causes the fight to ensure the domination. ...

Fatty acid composition and lipid content in the copepod Limnocalanus macrurus during summer in the southern Bothnian Sea

The lipid reserves and occurrence of the cold-stenothermic, omnivorous copepod Limnocalanus macrurus were studied in the Bothnian Sea (northern Baltic Sea) during spring and summer 2013–2014 with a special emphasis on the fatty acid composition of adults and their potential food. The individual total wax ester (WE) content, determined from the size of oil sacs in the prosoma, ...

L2 Teachers’ Professional Development Management

The article focuses on the issue of furthering foreign language (L2) university teachers’ professional development which necessitates viewing in terms of a particular tertiary education institution and the state requirements. Summarizing the experience of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (Moscow, Russia) in creating various professional training opportunities for ...

India Allele Finder: a web-based annotation tool for identifying common alleles in next-generation sequencing data of Indian origin

Objective We built India Allele Finder, an online searchable database and command line tool, that gives researchers access to variant frequencies of Indian Telugu individuals, using publicly available fastq data from the 1000 Genomes Project. Access to appropriate population-based genomic variant annotation can accelerate the interpretation of genomic sequencing data. In ...

Adolescent deliveries in semi-urban Cameroon: prevalence and adverse neonatal outcomes

Objectives Adolescent pregnancies are high risk due to the increased probability of adverse outcomes; as adolescents are usually considered to be ill-equipped to deal with the burden of pregnancy. We sought to determine the prevalence of adolescent deliveries in a secondary-level care hospital in semi-urban Cameroon-Bamenda, the adverse neonatal outcomes and to assess if previous ...

Intertextuality in Scientific Texts

Any text is indebted to other texts, and there is nothing new in the space of intertextual meaning. Every text is inherently intertextual: it incorporates elements of other texts for a specific purpose. Intertextuality considers the text as a fabric or a network, a field where texts that come from very different discourses are crossed and ordered. On the surface of the scientific ...

Agribusiness Insurance System in Georgia and its Main Tendencies

Food supply maintenance of the population is a part of global issues and its success is the foundation of the development of any national economy. Georgia is an agricultural country, but the food potential of the country is used only partially. The main determining factors of the problems are the provision of financial resources and specific risk factors. In the given situation, ...

Public Transport Quality and Travel Experience: The Italian Case Study

Quality in public transport is an important driver for customer satisfaction and for the competition (in the market) among public transport operators. There are both standard and non-standard attributes that influence users choices. For example, among the standards one there are the punctuality and regularity of services, the on-board travel time (e.g. how much time and with what ...

Growth-dependent activity of the cold shock cspA promoter + 5′ UTR and production of the protein CspA in Staphylococcus aureus Newman

Background Research involving the cold shock gene cspA of the medically important bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is steadily increasing as the relationships between the activity of this gene at 37 °C and a spectrum of virulence factors (e.g., biofilm formation, capsule production) as well as stress-related genes (e.g., alkaline shock protein, asp-23 and the alternative sigma ...

Emil J. Gumbel’s last course on the “Statistical theory of extreme values”: a conversation with Tuncel M. Yegulalp

GUMBEL. Eponym in mathematical statistics for the first type extreme value distribution and the copula that is both of extreme value and Archimedean kind. Hydrologists appreciate Emil J. Gumbel as a pioneer in promoting non-normal distributions in their field. Historians rank him among the most influential German intellectuals of the Weimar Republic. He disclosed secret societies ...

Analysis of the Contribution to Professional Knowledge of the Job Training Within the Student Perspective in the 3+1 Education Model - The Example of Honaz Vocational School

A well-educated and qualified workforce is one of the most important outputs in vocational and technical education. Vocational schools constitute the last circle in Turkey for the preparing students about the vocational and technical education in order to meet the need for the intermediate staff needed by the labor market. The educational model which called 3 + 1, allows the period ...

The Relationship Between Performance and Loneliness at Workplace: A Study on Academicians

The objective of this study is to determine the relationship between workplace loneliness and performance. The sample of the study consists of 109 academicians in total, 64 males (58.7%) and 45 females (41.3%) who are working at Manisa Celal Bayar University. The study data were gathered through face-to-face and online questionnaires. Workplace loneliness scale by Wright, Burt and ...

Quality in intensive care units: proposal of an assessment instrument

Background There is an increasing need for standardized instruments for quality assessment that are able to reflect the actual conditions of the intensive care practices, especially in low and middle-income countries. The aim of this article is to describe the preparation of an instrument for quality assessment of adult intensive care services adapted to the actual conditions of ...

How and When Retailers’ Sustainability Efforts Translate into Positive Consumer Responses: The Interplay Between Personal and Social Factors

This study aims to address how (through which mechanisms) and when (under which conditions) retailers’ sustainability efforts translate into positive consumer responses. Hypotheses are developed and tested through a scenario-based experiment among 672 consumers. Retailers’ assortment sustainability and distribution sustainability are manipulated. Retailers’ sustainability efforts ...

Neuroprotektion geschädigter Photorezeptoren

Der Schutz der Sehzellen durch Neuroprotektion ist ein vielversprechender Ansatz, der bei vielen degenerativen Netzhauterkrankungen entweder als Mono- oder Kombinationstherapie zum Einsatz kommen könnte. Viele neuroprotektive Substanzen wurden im Tiermodell identifiziert und erfolgreich getestet. Einige dieser Substanzen wurden auch bereits in klinischen Versuchen am Patienten ...

Greedy pebbling for proof space compression

Automated reasoning tools for the verification and synthesis of software often produce proofs to allow independent certification of the correctness of the produced solutions. As proofs can be large, this paper considers the problem of compressing proofs with respect to their space, which is approximately proportional to the memory necessary to check them. Proof checking with a ...

Metal-organic chemical vapor deposition enabling all-solid-state Li-ion microbatteries: A short review

For powering small-sized electronic devices, all-solid-state Li-ion batteries are the most promising candidates due to its safety and allowing miniaturization. Thin film deposition methods can be used for building new all-solid-state architectures. Well-known deposition methods are sputter deposition, pulsed laser deposition, sol-gel deposition, atomic layer deposition, etc. This ...