Jani Kinnunen

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Facebook use is a ubiquitous part of contemporary life. Based on user interviews this paper probes the performative actions presenting self on Facebook. Instead of a medium or a place Facebook usage is approached as a collection of social situation. The findings support earlier small scale studies of Facebook use and find that Facebook is mostly a playful(More)
This paper views operating synergies as real options that acquiring companies have in the post-acquisition M&A process. The paper builds on the synergistic restructuring theory, which states that both acquisitions and divestitures are wealth-creating activities. Acquisition synergies are broadly defined as arising both from resource redeployments between(More)
This paper treats risk based on the notions of credibility measure and credibility expected value. Firstly, the paper derives and discusses the credibility expected value. Secondly, the paper presents a new method of analysis of possibilistic portfolios. The new step is a construction by which with a possibilistic portfolio one associates a probabilistic(More)
BACKGROUND It has earlier been suggested that one-third of violent offenders are recorded in psychiatric case registers. Our aim was to study whether violent and non-violent offenders differ with respect to admissions to any health care inpatient service due to psychiatric disorders. METHODS We used a genetically homogeneous, general population database(More)
In this paper, we analyze the interview data of sixteen gamblers and free-to-play (F2P) gamers. Both in F2P gaming and gambling, the usage of money influences the game experiences. By focusing on the qualities of money, rather than the quantities of it, we show how players experience money before playing and how they create play money through money(More)