Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, July

An Analysis of Difference Score Measures of Latent Business Constructs
ABSTRACT This study empirically investigates the reliability and construct validity of difference score measures of latent business constructs in comparison to that of non-difference score measures of latent business constructs. Results provided...
A Neural Expert System with Goal Seeking Functions for Strategic Planning
ABSTRACT This paper presents a neural expert system approach to designing an intelligent strategic planning system. The main recipe of the proposed neural expert system is an inference mechanism capable of performing backwards. Four strategic planning...
Password Pitfalls and Dynamic Biometrics: Toward a Multi-Layer User Authentication Approach for Electronic Business
ABSTRACT With the increased awareness of the dangers of cyber-terrorism and identity fraud, the security of information systems has been propelled to the forefront as organizations strive to implement greater access control. Access control for information...
Return-to-Scale in Production-Service-Demand System Application to the Airport Congestion's Problem
ABSTRACT The concept of return-to-scale deals with production relationships over a period of time sufficiently long to allow changes in inputs. The paper describes a Production-Service -Demand (P-S-D) system, and its adjustment to a growing demand....
The Application Developer's Perspective on Java Connector Architecture
ABSTRACT This research tests the hypothesis that "Using the Java Connector Architecture, the application developers realize at least 25% cost-efficiency in building applications which connect new web-applications to the existing enterprise information...
The Case for Measuring Supplier Satisfaction
ABSTRACT Many organizations struggle in their efforts to establish supplier partnerships, and many such partnerships fail to live up to their potential. This paper examines why partnerships do not deliver the hoped for results, and proposes supplier...
The Routinization of Web-Based Supplier Diversity Initiatives
ABSTRACT The Web facilitates the initiation and development of relationships between firms in a supply chain. This study of Web-based supply chain links examines supplier diversity initiatives on the Web sites of the Fortune 500. It develops a measure...
Understanding Is Worker Turnover Decisions: Is It Job Satisfaction or Job Fit with Quality of Life Goals?
ABSTRACT Over 12,000 academic and practitioner studies have been performed relating job satisfaction with voluntary turnover. However, researchers have been frustrated in explaining more than 20 percent of the variance in turnover. This paper presents...