Verbal Behavior by B.F. Skinner: Contributions to Analyzing Early Language Learning

Verbal Behavior by B.F. Skinner: Contributions to Analyzing Early Language Learning

Introduction Two pieces of literature appeared quietly and without fanfare in 1957. Each book unalterably affected how we have come to view language, human behavior, and language learning. In 1957, Noam Chomsky published Syntactic Structures (1957), his germinal work that established the foundations of psycholinguistics. This work, in combination with a second publication, Aspects of […]

Analyzing Distribution Network Options at Remingtin Medical Devices

Analyzing Distribution Network Options at Remingtin Medical Devices

This new supply chain management case study examines Remingtin Medical Devices’ opportunities to modernize distribution, optimize inventory levels, reduce transportation costs, and operate more effectively in an intensely competitive industry. It illuminates unique distribution challenges associated with medical device manufacturers’ long-standing relationships with hospitals and surgeons, as well as the impact of healthcare reform and […]

Layering Administrative Law and Basic Contract Principles: Analyzing the Waiver of FMLA Claims in Severance Agreements (Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993)

Layering Administrative Law and Basic Contract Principles: Analyzing the Waiver of FMLA Claims in Severance Agreements (Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993)

I. INTRODUCTION Employee termination and severance package negotiation are a reality of daily corporate life. According to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics, in June 2006 alone corporate employers took 1097 “mass layoff actions,” defined as layoffs of fifty or more workers, involving a total of 119,662 employees.(1) Many of the discharged […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (John Snow's Cholera Research) (Yellow Fever in Memphis) (Analyzing President Garfield's Death)

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (John Snow’s Cholera Research) (Yellow Fever in Memphis) (Analyzing President Garfield’s Death)

JOHN SNOW, THE BROAD STREET PUMP, THE GHOST MAP, AND CHOLERA In 2006, Steven Johnson’s book on London’s most terrifying epidemic was published (1), and in 2007, Sandra Hempel’s book on the same topic was published (2). London in 1854 contained 2.5 million people in its 30-mile circumference. The city stank because of the animal […]

Analyzing the Impact of an Author's Publications (Brief Communications) (Report)

Analyzing the Impact of an Author’s Publications (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Information professionals are called on to determine how best to measure the impact of an author’s articles, and citation counts are often regarded as one method for obtaining a quantitative expression of the utilization and contribution of a particular published paper. As Meho states, citation analysis assumes that influential works or scientists are cited […]