Jennifer Shang

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2 This study examines why firms fail or survive in the volatile software industry. We provide a novel perspective by considering how software firms' capabilities and their competitive actions affect their ultimate survival. Drawing on the resource based view (RBV) we conceptualize capabilities as a firm's ability to efficiently transform input resources(More)
This study describes the use of the analytical hierarchy process (AHP) in the dean selection process. A subcommittee of the dean search task force created an order-ranking based upon group discussions as well as through the application of the AHP. The results of the two processes were compared against the Provost’s final decision. Discrepancies were(More)
O retailing provides an opportunity for new pricing options that are not feasible in traditional retail settings. This paper proposes an interactive, dynamic pricing strategy from the perspective of customized bundling to derive savings for customers while maximizing profits for electronic retailers (“e-tailers”). Given product costs, posted prices,(More)
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to identify demographic, clinical, and operational variables associated with discrepancy between point-of-care (POC) and central laboratory international normalized ratio (INR) results in emergency department (ED) patients with acute cerebrovascular disease. METHODS We conducted a retrospective, observational cohort study of a(More)
Junling Zhang 1,2,*, Gajanan G. Hegde 2, Jennifer Shang 2 and Xiaowen Qi 2,3 1 College of Economics and Management, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua 321004, China 2 Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA; HEGDE@katz.pitt.edu (G.G.H.); SHANG@katz.pitt.edu (J.S.); qixiaowen@zufe.edu.cn (X.Q.) 3 College of(More)
With the rising prevalence of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there has been an increase in the acute presentation of these individuals to the general health care system. Emergency medical services and emergency department personnel commonly address the health care needs of patients with ASD at times of crisis. Unfortunately, there is little(More)