Yasin Ozcelik

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This paper examines whether implementation of Business Process Reengineering (BPR) projects improve firm performance by analyzing a comprehensive data set on large firms in the United States. The performance measures utilized in the paper are labor productivity, return on assets, and return on equity. We show that firm performance increases after the BPR(More)
We investigate whether the reengineering efforts of companies to leverage potential benefits of using Information Technology (IT) in their business processes improve their productivity and overall firm performance. We analyze firm-level data that covers the period between 1984 and 2004 using a panel data model. We employ standard variables for measuring(More)
Online intermediaries have recently started offering database services to donors and certification services to nonprofit organizations through the Internet. We conceptualize a Donor-to-Nonprofit (D2N) marketplace as an online intermediary that offers these two services and examine its effect on fundraising strategies of nonprofit organizations using an(More)
Nonprofit organizations constitute one of the largest economic sectors in the United States. It is larger than banking and electronics sectors with accumulated assets of almost $1 trillion (Jansen & Katz, 2002). Total donations to an estimated 1.3 million nonprofits in the United States rose to $240.72 billion in 2003 (Silverman, 2004), and they are(More)
We investigate the impact of Information Technology (IT) outsourcing on firm performance from several dimensions, including changes in labor productivity, improvements in financial and operational performance variables, and stock market valuation of IT outsourcing initiatives as measured by Tobin’s q. While our main objective is to better understand the(More)