George S. Benson

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Previous research on organizational practices is replete with contradictory evidence regarding their effects. Here, the authors argue that these contradictory findings may have occurred because researchers have often examined complex practice combinations and have failed to investigate a broad variety of firm-level outcomes. Thus, past research may obscure(More)
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INTRODUCTION Cardiac surgery involves cardiopulmonary bypass during which the core temperature is generally lowered to hypothermic levels. Patients presenting for cardiac surgery are sometimes reported to have cold or warm autoantibodies at the time of blood screening. It is known that cold agglutinins may cause potentially life-threatening haemolysis,(More)
ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would first like to express my wholehearted gratitude to both of my advisors, Dr. Ira Bernstein and Dr. Jim Quick. They provided a great deal of support and mentoring, which made this study possible. I would like to thank Dr. Bernstein for his professional advice on establishing the model for testing the hypotheses. Dr. Quick initiated(More)
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