Category «Empirical findings article»

Crowdsourced Online Biometric Studies: Is the juice worth the squeeze?

While promising, online biometric studies with crowdsourced participants have vagaries that can limit success. This paper shares researcher experience with biometric online data collection and a study that compared the differences of online and lab-based eye tracking (ET) and facial expression (FE) data.

Development of a Theory That Explains Why Funders of Reward-Based Crowdfunding Campaigns Cancel or Decrease Previously Made Pledges

Crowdfunding research has primarily been composed of attempts to identify crowdfunding performance and success factors. A research gap exists concerning funder motivations and behaviors as well as the dynamics that occur with pledge changes during crowdfunding campaigns. Therefore, understanding funder motivations and pledging behaviors during reward-based crowdfunding campaigns was the focus of this inquiry.

Reward-based Crowdfunding in a Pandemic

In early 2020, many entrepreneurs were ready to turn to alternative financing such as crowdfunding. But were the ‘crowd’ financing campaigns like they used to? They were not; paradoxically, they were helping projects succeed at a never-before-seen rate.

Informing Operations: Evaluating the Need to Maintain Complex Process Facility Digital Twins

Ops never maintained ‘Digital Twins’ in the past, why invest scarce resources now? We ask industry experts for their take on lifecycle information asset management of this rapidly emerging techno-trend.

Motivators of Job Satisfaction Among Financial Managers and The Role of Gender

Despite having tried extensively to recruit females to the financial management sector, the industry finds women remain a distinct minority. This paper utilizes the 2017 National Survey of College Graduates to further examine the female financial manager retention issue.

What Factors Can Increase the Supply of Missing Middle Housing Types in Walkable Urban Core Neighborhoods? A Qualitative Study

What factors and risks that affect the supply of MMH Types? Can a systemic solutions approach through risk reduction and capital to help meet the demand for the MMH types in urban core neighborhoods?

A Qualitative Approach to Understanding Adoption or Resistance of Long-standing Belief Systems within the Equine Industry

Long-standing belief systems are embedded both culturally and historically within the equine industry. A new belief system has been introduced into this industry causing friction to the traditional beliefs. The interviews under analysis are in pursuance of uncovering the possible reasons why people are resisting change or adopting a new belief system.