Recent Submissions

  • Rethinking Supply Chains as Neighborhoods 

    Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Takasaki, Kara; Kellison, Bruce; Pogue, Gregory P.; Markman, Arthur B. (Journal of Intercultural Management and Ethics, 2020)
    This paper explores the implication of a neighborhood model for interfirm interactions that explicitly tries to create an equality matching relationship among firms in an industry. The aim is to examine what would happen ...
  • Editing the Pitch: Patterns of Editing Strategies of Written Pitches in a Chilean Accelerator Program 

    Cabezas, Paula; Spinuzzi, Clay; Sabaj, Omar; Varas, Germán (IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 2020-11)
    Abstract—Background: After a six-month training program in the Chilean public accelerator Start-Up Chile, entrepreneurs are asked to update a short pitch they wrote in the submission stage to appear in the program’s ...
  • The Invisible Supporters 

    Jakobs, Eva-Maria; Digmayer, Claas (AILA Review, 2020-10-07)
    Text reuse is a widespread practice of text production in business-related contexts. Written communication is part of complex activities such as creating added value, organizing, regulating, and supporting work, building ...
  • Go or No Go: Learning to Persuade in an Early-Stage Student Entrepreneurship Program 

    Spinuzzi, Clay, Altounian, David, Pogue, Gregory (2020-06)
    Abstract—Background: Early-stage accelerator programs teach new entrepreneurs how to identify and exploit venture opportunities. In doing so, they implicitly teach these new entrepreneurs how to develop and iterate claims. ...
  • Gender and Sexual Minority College Students: The Risk and Extent of Victimization and Related Health and Educational Outcomes 

    Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Wang, Alexander; McClain, T'Shana; Hoefer, Sharon; Swartout, Kevin; Backes, Bethany; Busch-Armendariz, Noël (SAGE Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2019-11)
    A multisite survey conducted at eight campuses of a southwestern university system provides the data for the present study, total N = 17,039 with 1,869 gender and sexual minority (GSM) students. Sexual violence was measured ...
  • A Call to the Engineering Community to Address Human Trafficking 

    Caulkins, Jonathan P.; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Konrad, Renata; Maass, Kayse Lee; Martin, Lauren; Sharkey, Thomas (National Academy of Engineering, 2019-09-16)
    Human trafficking (HT) is a horrific and seemingly intractable problem that is typically construed as falling beyond the purview of engineers. This paper argues that engineering systems analysis can produce important ...
  • Articulating Problems and Markets: A Translation Analysis of Entrepreneurs’ Emergent Value Propositions 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Altounian, David; Pogue, Gregory P.; Zhu, Lily; Cochran, Robert (SAGEWritten Communication, 2018-07-18)
    In this qualitative study, the authors apply Callon’s sociology of translation to examine how new technology entrepreneurs enact material arguments that involve the first two moments of translation—problematization (defining ...
  • Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 

    Smilor, Raymond W.; Gibson, David V.; Kozmetsky, George (Journal of Business Venturing, 1989-01)
    New institutional alliances, driven by the rapid increase in and diversity of new technologies, are altering the strategy and tactics of economic development. As a result, communities across the world are seeking to create ...
  • A Guiding Vision for Fluid Learning: The Future of Education and Training 

    Jackson, Melinda L.; Woelk, Darrell (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-04)
    Position paper by the Digital Media Collaboratory (DMC) of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. The authors envision learning systems as a ubiquitous public utility and propose an architecture to accomplish ...
  • Empirical Evidence on the Use of Credit Scoring for Predicting Insurance Losses with Psycho-social and Biochemical Explanations 

    Golden, Linda L.; Brockett, Patrick L.; Ai, Jing; Kellison, J. Bruce (North American Actuarial Journal, 2016-09)
    An important development in personal lines of insurance in the United States is the use of credit history data for insurance risk classification to predict losses. This research presents the results of collaboration with ...
  • A Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach to Improve Regional Innovation Ecosystems in Portugal 

    Resende, David N.; Bravo, Marco (Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management, 2016-03)
    This article presents the University Technology Enterprise Network (UTEN), a successful program that built a national innovation network in Portugal based in the university technology transfer offices (TTOs), incubators ...
  • Introduction to Special Issue on the Rhetoric of Entrepreneurship 

    Spinuzzi, Clay (Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 2017-04)
    Introduction to a special issue of the Journal of Business and Technical Communication on the rhetoric of entrepreneurship. The author introduces basic definitions and concepts from the field of entrepreneurship, then ...
  • Chasing Entrepreneurial Firms 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Feldman, Maryann (Industry Studies Association, 2017-05-17)
    The search for a reliable dataset of entrepreneurial firms is ongoing. We analyze and assess longitudinal data on startups from two data sources—the National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) database and the Secretary of ...
  • Data Envelopment Analysis and Commercial Bank Performance: A Primer with Applications to Missouri Banks 

    Yue, Piyu (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 1992-01)
    This paper describes a particular methodology called Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), that has been used previously to analyze the relative efficiencies of industrial firms, universities, hospitals, military operations, ...
  • A Good Idea is Not Enough: Understanding the Challenges of Entrepreneurship Communication 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Jakobs, Eva-Maria; Pogue, Gregory P. (International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, 2016-01)
    This paper addresses a less-investigated issue of innovations: entrepreneurship communication. Business and marketing studies demonstrate that new product development processes do not succeed on good technical invention ...
  • How Magnets Attract and Repel: Interessement in a Technology Commercialization Competition 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Nelson, Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Pogue, Gregory P.; London, Noelle (SAGEWritten Communication, 2016-01)
    K6015, a South Korean firm seeking to commercialize its magnet technology in the US market, entered a technology commercialization training program structured as a competition. Through this program, K6015 (and others in ...
  • The Energy-Water Nexus: An Analysis and Comparison of Various Conjurations Integrating Desalination with Renewable Power 

    Gold, Gary M.; Webber, Michael E. (MDPI, 2015-04)
    This investigation studies desalination powered by wind and solar energy, including a study of a configuration using PVT solar panels. First, a water treatment was developed to estimate the power requirement for brackish ...
  • Who Regulates It? Water Policy and Hydraulic Fracturing in Texas 

    Cook, Margaret A.; Huber, Karen L.; Webber, Michael E. (Texas Water Journal, 2015-04)
    Hydraulic fracturing, the injection of a pressurized fluid mixture of mostly water, sand and a small amount of chemicals (frac fluids), increases extraction rates and recovery of oil or gas. The technique has become ...
  • The Market Opportunity for Multiple Antenna Technology for Next Generation Broadband Wireless Systems 

    Airy, Manish; Defossé, Erin; Heath, Robert W. Jr.; Shakkottai, Sanjay (Hong Kong Mobility Roundtable, 2005-06)
    The rapid growth of the Internet user base and of bandwidth-hungry applications in recent years has created a need for broadband wireless (BW) access for residential and business consumers. The only predictable trend is ...
  • Co-creation by Commenting: Participatory Ways to Write Quicklook® Reports 

    Jakobs, Eva-Maria; Spinuzzi, Clay; Digmayer, Claas; Pogue, Gregory P. (IEEE, 2015-07)
    The authors examined comments in revisions of 24 Quicklook® reports that were written to provide market feedback to entrepreneurs. Most Quicklook reports underwent a revision cycle, and the number of comments per draft ...

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