Tami L. Knotts

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This paper examines characteristics of survived small manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) competing to be suppliers to mass merchan-disers. It intends to examine various product and management characteristics of small manufacturing enterprises (SME) to determine the critical factors that lead to their long-term survival. Since survey data are usually(More)
  • Michael D Meeks, Tami L Knotts, Karen D James, Felice Williams, John A Vassar, Amy Oakes +1 other
  • 2013
While an extensive body of research exists regarding the delivery of course knowledge and material, much less attention has been paid to the performance effect of seating position within a classroom. Research findings are mixed as to whether students in the front row of a classroom outperform students in the back row. Another issue that has not been fully(More)
This study uses the results of an evaluation program to examine the value of a market orientation for small manufacturers in the mass retail market. Results show that an evaluator's assessment of a product's readiness for the marketplace and his/her recommendation for the type of market it should enter were better at predicting short-term and long-term(More)
New product development and evaluation is a part of the modern marketplace, and the need for independent third-party evaluations of new products is already established. This study examines how these types of evaluators view the similarities and differences between goods at three levels of product development: invention, innovation and commercialization.(More)
While it has been argued that religion influences the meaning of work, few studies have empirically examined how employees' religiosity and job attitudes relate to one another. Specifically, this study investigated the relations among three religious orientations (intrinsic, extrinsic-personal, and extrinsic-social) and job involvement for 100 employees of(More)
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