Jonathan S. Leonard

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Since 1996, a group of industry chief executives and human resource professionals have been working together under the auspices of a nonprofit organization called the Business Opportunities for Leadership Diversity (BOLD) Initiative to help American corporations learn how to leverage their cultural diversity for competitive advantage. These leaders espouse(More)
This paper examines the role of local labor markets in determining how long families receive benefits from the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. Given the current policy emphasis on devolution and reducing the AFDC caseload through employment, understanding the role of local labor demand is important. The study uses a unique data set,(More)
Several theories suggest that pay raises below a reference point will reduce job performance. Final offer arbitration for police unions provides a unique opportunity to examine these theories, as the police officers either receive their requested wage or receive a lower one. In the months after New Jersey police officers lose in arbitration, arrest rates(More)
In medicine, law, consulting, and many other careers, a significant proportion of human capital is created through industry-specific learning-bydoing. In the absence of long-term wage contracts, if learning effects are sufficiently large, then young workers should face a negative wage in return for high future wages. However, if workers are liquidity(More)
Lipid solvent extraction of aldehyde-fixed hepatic tissue of rats caused disappearance of all intravascular and hepatocellular osmiophilic droplets normally present, thus indicating their lipid content. Intramitochondrial dense granules and osmiophilic droplets in lysosomes also disappeared after this treatment. Lipid solvents extracted 43.8 to 92.6% of the(More)
Lipid solvent extraction of aldehyde-fixed hepatic tissue of rats caused disappcarancc of all intravascular and hepatoccllular osmiophilic droplets normally present, thus indicating their lipid content. Intramitochondrial dense granules and osmiophilic droplets in lysosomes also disappearcd after this treatment. Lipid solvents extracted 43.8 to 92.6% of the(More)
Theories have suggested that employee diversity can affect business performance both as a result of customer preferences and through changes of relations within the workplace. We examine these theories with data from more than 700 retail stores employing over 70 000 individuals, matched to census data on the demographics of the community. While past(More)
It is important to understand the perceptions of user groups regarding both the health of our estuaries and environmental problems requiring management. Recreational fishers were interviewed to determine the perceptions of one of the traditional user groups of Barnegat Bay (New Jersey), and elected officials were interviewed to determine if the people(More)