Recent Submissions

  • Managing the servicescape for the funeral home industry 

    Hightower, Roscoe Jr.; Brand, Richard; Bourdeau, Brian (University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras Campus, 2006)
    This paper examines the complex issue of how small traditionally family owned businesses compete with larger, more sophisticated and better financed corporate run competitors. To this end we use as a case study a small ...
  • Potencial innovador de las pequeñas y medianas empresas de la región de Antofagasta-Chile: un estudio exploratorio 

    Romani Chocce, Gianni A.; Atienza Úbeda, Miguel (University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras Campus, 2006)
    El objetivo de la investigación es analizar el potencial innovador de las Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (PyMEs) de la región de Antofagasta-Chile. Para ello, se realizó una revisión bibliográfica amplia sobre los procesos ...
  • The effect of dividend tax policy on corporate investment 

    Torres, Jimmy (University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras Campus, 2006)
    The Job Growth and Taxpayer Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 lowered dividend taxes to the same rate as capital gains taxes in the United States using the Pecking Order Theory as a framework. This paper develops a model ...