Jeffrey Ray

Swiss Management Center (SMC) University

Doctoral Graduate; Professor; Mentor of Dissertation Candidates

Balz Zimmermannstrasse 7

6302 Zug

Zurich, CH-8302

Switzerland

http://www.swissmc.ch

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Professor, Member of the Graduate Faculty

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD 21250

United States

http://www.umbc.edu/se/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Facebook: A Case Study of Strategic Leadership

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
Downloads 3,317 (3,561)
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Facebook, MySpace, Google, Google, strategic leadership, Zuckerberg, social networking, targeted advertising, relationship networks, substitute products

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Cultural Comparison of the United States and China from the Project Manager's Perspective

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
Downloads 968 (25,746)
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cultural comparison, Geert Hosfstede, China, U.S., United States, cultural dimensions, perspectives, doctrine of mean, superior-subordinate relationships, kindship relationships, group relations, standing in the group, institutional norms, PMI facilitates international adoption, project management

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Evolving Human Resource (HR) Management to Cope with Disruptive Innovation Technologies

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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HR, Human Resources, HR Management, HR evolution, HR upgrades, HR response to innovation, future HR responsibilities, knowledge audits, k-audits, synergy, igniting comments, HR creating value, HR managing brand names, leveraging social media, high potential employees

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Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Technology and Applications

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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ATM, asynronous, transfer mode, networking, data transfer, telecommunications, data communicaitons, information transfer, architecture, service entreprenurial opportunity

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The Impact of Technological Innovation Cycles on Organizational Learning

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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innovation cycles, organizational learning, focused ongoing training, acquire knowledge, organizational policies, inhibiting information sharing, organizational performance, collaboration, coordination, organizational learning, e-commerce, organizaitonal decision making

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Leveling E-Commerce Opportunities for Developing Countries

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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e-commerce, developing countries, digital divide, information and communication technologies, ICTs, leveraging e-commerce, leveraging technologies, government coordination, social shaping, international regulation

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Managing Consumer Trust in Intercultural E-Commerce Transactions

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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personal information, privacy information, consumer trust, online purchasing, online transactions, cultural impacts, ethnocentrism, cultural barriers, overcoming cultural barriers, inter-cultural communictions, customer satisfaction

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Assessing the Success of Sarbanes-Oxley

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley, SOX, PL 107-204, 116 Stat 745, auditing, integrity, board of directors, BoD, fraud

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Using Effective E-Commerce Strategies to Improve Organizational Performance

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
Downloads 299 (113,569)
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e-commerce, online strategies, e-commerce strategy, internet sales, paradigm shifts, traking user preferences, website design, leveraging IT investments

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Recognizing Project Management as an Abstract Science

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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Project Management, success, theories, leadership, abstract science

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Combining Measurement Frameworks

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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measurement frameworks, ABC, BCS, EVA, Activity Based Costing, Balanced Scorecards, Economic Value Added, accurate information, financial information, Stern Stewart, accurate costs, accurate valuations

12.

The Process of Capturing Innovation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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innovation, capturing innovation, market analysis, strategic planning, innovation FFBD, function block diagrams, decomposition, process framework, strategies, competitive advantage, discontinuous innovation, disruptive technologies, Schumpter creative destruction

13.

Defining Organizational Culture for Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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NPD, new product development, success factors, innovation, organizational learning, innovation in products, supplier relations, innovation clusters, progressive organizational structures, collaboration, organizational culture

14.

Economics, Positive Science and the Quest for Predictive Performance

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
Downloads 127 (248,209)
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positive economics, positive science, normative science, John Keynes, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Karl Popper, scientific methodology, economics, theories, hypothesis, perspectives influence observations

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Earned Value (EV) Management Model for Small Software Development Projects

Proceedings for the 2001 Software Technology Conference (STC). Salt Lake City, UT. April 17, 2001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray and Sandra Sanderson
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University and Navy Mission Planning, PMA233
Downloads 114 (268,830)

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Weighted milestone method, decision gates, status reporting, EV, EVM, earned value, measurement, earned value management, status reporting, tracking, small projects, small software development efforts, achieving milestones, milestone events, BCWP, BCWS, ACWP, effort, milestone events

16.

Karl Popper and the Call for Academic Discipline

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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academic discipline, problem of induction, problem of demarcation, induction, demarcation, theories, hypothesis, hypotheses, conjectures and refutations, observations, experiments

17.

The Economic Man

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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Economic Man, knowledge, perfrect forewight, decision making, centralized planners, local opportunity, economic decisions, learning orgnaizations, vertical organizations, division of labor, division of knowledge, Fredrick Hayek, Peter Drucker, core compentencies, accurate information

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Leveraging E-Commerce to Stand Up an Online Educational Program

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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online educational program, learning organization, leveraging existing products, online educational architecture, individual knowledge, organizational knowledge, collective knowledge, internalized knowledge, collective learning, learning process

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Advancing Knowledge Creation Modelling Through Improved Organizational Communications

Number of pages: 418 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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organizational learning model (OLM), Enhanced OLM, knowledge creation modelling, acquisition, socialization, externalization, assimilation, combination, transformation, internalization, absorption, knowledge utilization, knowledge expoitation, learning communications analysis, learning postures

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Knowledge and Knowledge Barriers

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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knowledge, knowledge management, entrepreneurial alertness, spacial clustering, local knowledge, Hayek, Andersson, types of information, general equilibrium, Nash equilibrium, core competency tracking, economic benchmarking, entrepreneurial accumulation, local knowledge, entrepreneurial alertness

21.

Dispelling the Myth that Organizations Learn from Failure

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2016
Jeffrey Ray
Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
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embracing failure, historical best practices, knowledge maps, fear of failure, backwards focus, proactive planning, overreliance on best practices