Mark Peterson

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Prior research has assumed that underwriters post a stabilizing bid in the after-market. We find instead that aftermarket activities are less transparent and include stimulating demand through short covering and restricting supply by penalizing the f lipping of shares. In more than half of IPOs, a short position of an average 10.75 percent of shares offered(More)
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A growing number of studies on entrepreneurial motivation, intentions, and behavior include entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) as an explanatory variable. While there is broad consensus among researchers on the importance of including ESE in an intentionality model, there remain inconsistencies in the definition, dimensionality, and measurement of ESE.(More)
Empirical studies on the impact of national culture on Information Technology (IT) product adoption are rare. In this paper, it is postulated that national culture plays a significant role in IT adoption. Empirical evidence is provided based on IT product adoption data for thirty nations over a period of ten years. A 7-IT set (Computers, PC, Telephone, cell(More)
We designed and built an application called MD Assist that compiles data from several hospital databases to create reports used for daily house officer rounding in the medical intensive care unit (MICU). After rounding, the report becomes the objective portion of the daily "SOAP" MICU progress note. All data used in the automated note was available in(More)