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The Lapre Scali acquisitions were purchased strategically to establish offices in Arizona and Nevada cities, and have been a combination of turnkey offices and small agencies, books of business and producers with books of businesses, including programs of business that had a tactful fit.
Este es un tema particularmente relevante en los contextos empresariales puesto que ayuda a explicar por que las relaciones comerciales pueden ser exitosas y duraderas (Lapre y Tsikriktsis, 2006).
One negative effect of turnover may include a reduction in customer satisfaction (Anderson, Fornell, & Mazvancheryl, 2004; Gruca & Rego, 2005; Koys, 2001; Lapre & Tsikriktsis, 2006; Mittal, Anderson, Sayrak, & Tadikamalla, 2005; Rust & Chung, 2006).
Support for this view is also provided by the scholarly findings showing linkages between experiential learning and advantage-seeking outcomes in a variety of different contexts, including professional sports (e.g., Holcomb et al., 2009), semiconductors (e.g., Hatch & Mowery, 1998; Irwin & Klenow, 1994), pharmaceuticals (e.g., Pisano, 1994), and industrial products (e.g., Lapre & Van Wassenhove, 2001), among others.
We focused on user-identified operational failures because research has shown that front-line employees are an excellent source of work-system improvement ideas (Mukherjee, Lapre, and Wassenhove 1998; Field and Sinha 2005).
In the mid-1990s, A-list hucksters like the thunderously perky life coach Tony Robbins and the tiny-classified-ad tycoon Don LaPre were inescapable TV presences, and while their water-torture promises of instant wealth and happiness were preposterous, they were also infectious, helping to create a national mood of high-octane optimism.
"Our challenge is to provide a more flexible method of training our customers who are not able to participate in traditional classroom training", said Erik Lapre of Emerson's Educational Services.
A risk averse individual will not spend part of his income on a lottery to win the same expected amount (Lapre and Rutten, 1999).
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These studies have shown that experience improves customer service and product quality (Dart, Argote, and Epple, 1995; Lapre, Mukherjee, and Van Wassenhove, 2000) and increases the survival rates of hotels (Ingram and Baum, 1997; Baum and Ingrain, 1998) and banks (Kim and Miner, 2000).