Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Humanities, and Management

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Methodological assumptions made in research into the benefits of ecosystem services in protected areas in the suburbs of Wroc aw, Poland

Beata Raszka, Kalbarczyk Eliza
This paper presents the methodological assumptions made in research into ecosystem services in communes near the city of Wroc aw which lie within the protected areas of landscape parks and are subject to suburbanization. These ecosystem services were categorized as follows: services to humans (pati),...

Locative Inversion and Temporal Aspect Marker –guo in Mandarin

Lu Lu, Hongming Zhang
This paper is to examine the relationship between locative inversion and temporal aspect markers –guo in Mandarin. Guo cannot be ignored or easily be considered the same as the perfective marker –le without thinking its experiential features, and such feature can prove the syntactic function of preposed...

From the Perspective of the Theory of Charismatic Leadership to See How to Cultivate the Charisma of Class Tutors in the University

Jun Hou
the institution for class tutor of undergraduates is the combination of head teacher system of the class and the tutor system, the main purpose is to guide the students to know more about their majors, and to be better adapted and involved into the campus life. As one special organization, the class...

THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT: EVIDENCE FROM CHINA

Dong Sun
With well-developed financial, it has become a hot topic whether financial development affect the quality of the environment, but the relevant literature is limited. In this paper, empirical approach is taken studying the relationship between financial development and environment quality, mainly using...

Benefit Relationships in the Process of Turning the College Students into Professionals in China

Jun Zou De
The process smoothly turning the college students into professionals is very im-portant for the community In China. Em-ployee’s income is the main part of the cost of the employer hire the employees. so, the employer’s benefit conflict with the student’s benefit In this process, The only solution is...

The Effects of Household Conditions on Wife’s Employment Status in Hong Kong

Muzhi Zhou
This paper addresses the effects of household conditions on married women’s employment status in Hong Kong. Using population census data in Hong Kong, labor force participation and working wives’ earnings are examined to evaluate married women’s employment status. Findings from multivariate logit analysis...

Research on the Relationship between Market Orientation and Performance Based on Multiple-Group SEM——Comparison of manufacturing and service industries

Guangsheng Wan
By using multiple-group SEM, this paper discusses the relationship between market orientation and performance. Comparison analysis of this relationship was carried on among manufacturing and service industries. The results show that market orientation and its three dimensions have significant positive...

Probe in the Type and Operation of Online Hotel Distribution Channels

Xiaoli Yi
By synthesizing the relevant online resources, we find that the hotel online distribution channels can be categorized into four types according to the combina-tion of four groups: hotel group, indivi-dual hotel, tourist, online travel agent. Meanwhile,the operation of online chan-nels is mainly depending...

Analysis of the Vocational Competence Formation Mechanism of Management Majors in Higher Technical and Voca-tional Colleges

Guangsheng Wan, Lina Wang, Feng Wang
Vocational competence is the foundation of work and future vocation development for students in higher technical and vocational colleges. This paper discusses the vocational competence formation mechanism of management majors in higher technical and vocational colleges. Through empirical study, it is...

Self-assessment in Oral English Teaching

Lihui Song
With the development of the new curriculum reform in recent years, college English teachers have given more and more attention to the development of students' oral communication competence, but how to evaluate students' oral English competence has always been a headache for teachers. Based on the status...

Study on Furniture Product Configuration Design from perspective of Traditional Pattern Symbols

Cong Ye
In this paper, cultural symbols of tradi-tional patterns were analyzed according to consumer demand. And modern furni-ture design method featuring generaliza-tion and concretization and configuration, reference and mutual fusion, restructuring and inheritance was discussed. It will provide scientific...

Interpersonal Meaning-making in War Time Posters by A Multimodal Analysis

Qinqin Yang
Multimodality has become an exciting frontier of research. In this study, I de-ploy the Appraisal theory of discourse semantics within systemic-functional lin-guistics and the social semiotic approach of multimodal discourse analysis on im-ages and texts to analyze the interperson-al meaning-making of...

The localization of Catholicism and a personal God-human relation in Chenwu, a Hakka village in South China

Di Shao, Tongxue Tan
The author conducted field research on the religious practices and spiritual worlds of Hakka Catholics in Chenwu Village of Heping County, city of Heyuan. The findings show that these Chinese Catholics have localized their religion as influenced by their rural village context. These Catholics follow...

Research on Integration of Telecom In-dustrial Value Chain in 3G Times

Yan Li, Min Fu, Xiaoqiang Hu
In the process of rapid development of the telecom industry, telecom industry value chain is constantly fission, exten-sion and evolution. There are obviously evolution and change from communica-tion service of 2G era of traditional voice lorded to information service of 3G era laying equal stress on...

The Bibliometric Analysis of Autonomous Learning Studies in China

Lina Wang
This study retrievals papers on autono-mous learning published in 14 key foreign linguistics journals from 1998 to 2012 in CNKI. By using bibliometric method, it conducted a statistical analysis of papers on autonomous learning in three aspects: research contents, research methods and subjects. The analysis...

Chinese CALL: Theoretical Foundation, Current Practice and Future Directions

Xujun Tian, Chris Shei
This paper discusses computer assisted language learning (CALL) theory and practice for the Chinese language. It examines current advancement in Chinese CALL research and points out the inadequacy of the existing second language acquisition (SLA) theory to serve as the foundation for Chinese CALL research....

The 2D Classification of Learning Motivation and The Analysis on Its Mechanism of Action

Lingling Zhang, Ting Zhang, Hongbo Ma
Learning motivation is one of the key components of individual learning motivation system. Learning motivation can be divided into Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Motivation according to its sources. It also can be divided into Direct Motivation and Indirect Motivation according to whether it can...

Triple Public Financial Appropriation - A Legal Corruption Hotbed in Chinese Public Expenditure

Guang-Yi XU, Xiao-Dan Qiu
Chinese economic boost rely on govern-ment investment, however, legal corrup-tion has been always hiding in huge amount of public expenditure, even start from 30 years ago after Chinese econom-ic reform. Triple Public Financial Appro-priation is one of the hotbeds for legal corruption that have been...

Evaluation of a Mobile Assisted English Teaching Approach

Bing Li
This paper tries to implement a new teaching model facilitated by smart mo-bile phone that can motivate students. Under this new approach, students are supposed to be keener on English study, so that their English competence should be promoted. The comparison of pretest and posttest and the questionnaire...

The Application of Markov Chain in China’s Market Economy

Qing-xin Zhou
The Markov Chain, Which named after Russia mathematician A.A.Markov, has been widely used not only in other branches of mathematic,engineering technique, but also in the social science, for example: economies, insurance, fi-nancial risk, risk manage theory and technique. Markov Chain was used to forecast...

The Demographic Implications of Escalating Welfare Payments in Australia

A.R. Benson
This paper addresses the steady in-crease in Australian welfare beneficiar-ies. From 1979 to 2006, working-age welfare recipients on full income support increased from 5.6 to 10 per cent of the population. From 1996 to 1999, children of welfare recipients were found to be five times more likely to be...

Work Values of New Workforce and the Relationship with Service Orientation:An Exploratory Study in Chinese Context

Kun Dong, Xiaoyi Wu
This study aims to identify the structure of work values of the new workforce (al-so called Generation Y) in the service in-dustry and to explore the relationship be-tween work values and service orienta-tion. A total of 246 valid questionnaires were obtained from undergraduates ma-joring in tourism...

Cultural Dimension of Food Safety in Universities

Pingqiu Tang, Songyou Li, Yinghui Wang
Nowadays food safety has become a hot topic in Chinese society. Research shows that to maintain food safety we cannot only rely on government supervision and legal penalties. The establishment of food safety culture is the final approach to this issue. For universities, the management of food safety...

The Swedish Maintenance and Services Market in Wind Power Industry —— Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Chinese Service Providers

Lihua Liu, Mike Danilovic, Maya Hoveskog, Fawzi Halila
This paper presents results from an investigation of maintenance and service market of Swedish wind power industry. Although the average number of disruptions per wind turbine only increased slightly from 2007 to 2009 in Sweden, the average downtime, the average electricity production loss and accordingly...

Work Engagement: The Creation and Validation of a New Measure

Angus C.H. Kuok, Robert J. Taormina
Ninety-four full-time employees were surveyed for their work engagement in Macau, China. A newly created work engagement measure with three dimensions, i.e., Cognitive, Emotional, and Physical Work Engagement, was tested for its validity and reliability. Divergent validity was tested with burnout, and...

A Comparison of the Energy Policies in Developing Countries: a Case of Tanzania and China

Haji Iddi Salum, Wei Jianguo
This paper intended to compare energy policy issues in developing countries by comparing Tanzania and China. The comparison showed that there are differences in policy implementations between the two countries due to different levels of development and their pursuance of energy policies with different...

Analysis on the Effect of R&D on Technological Progress in China’s Agriculture

Zipeng Yu, Yong Liu
Agriculture development is the foundation for propelling rural modernization stably and persistently, which is also an important way to increase peasant income. Because of agricultural resources draining out and ecological environment degenerating, technological progress is the key force to maintain...

Competence Oriented Education System

Veselin Vukotic, Maja Drakic-Grgur
We live in the time when collective enti-ties of all kind are being crashed, when they go through invisible substantial transformation. The dominant social par-adigm is moving focus from collective to an individual. This paper analyses the influence of changing social paradigm on education system. Why...

One and Two Samples Using Only an R Function

Ying-Ying Zhang, Yi Wei
We create an R function one_two_sample() which deals with one and two (normal) samples. For one normal sample x, the function reports descriptive statistics, plot, interval esti-mations and hypothesis testings of the means and variances of x. For one ab-normal sample x, the function reports descriptive...

Regression Analysis on Chinese Agricultural Output and Its Influencing Factors Based on R

Meichen Dong, Yingying Zhang
Seven factors which influence China’s agricultural output are selected to analyze the relationship between agricultural output and the factors. Parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis are applied to build up the model. Multiple linear regression and principal component regression...

Analysis and Prediction about Yields Rate of Security Investment Based on R Software

Lu Wang, Yingying Zhang
With the fantastic spurt of science and modern technology throughout the world, employing statistical techniques as the guidance of investment has become a new trend in finance field. R software is providing us a scientific platform for effective investment. Using R software as a basic tool, this paper...

The Empirical Research on Knowledge Diffusion Mechanisms in Global Production Networks

Jinbo Wang
Knowledge diffusion mechanism in the global production networks(GPNs) is a model for the dissemination of knowledge in the networks. With such backgrounds, based on 143 samples of Chinese manufacturing firms, it carries out the empirical research on Knowledge Diffusion Mechanisms in Global Produc-tion...

Interrelation between Customer satisfaction and loyalty in third-party logistics distribution

Rang Tsai, Yao-qiu Wang
As a case study on third-party logistics enterprise of department stores in Taiwan, firstly, this paper puts forward the architecture which includes the key factors of customer satisfaction and loyalty of the logistics distribution based on the instance investigation and literature study. Secondly, using...

From the tribe to the settlement - human mechanism of Tibetan colony formation- In Case Luqu Gannan

Lucang Wang, Rongwie Wu
Tribal system and the regime has a long history in Luqu County. Tribal system laid the tribal jurisdiction, which is the basis for the formation of village range; and hierarchy of the tribe also determines the level of village system and the hierarchical size structure of village; Tribal economic base...

Social Network Analysis and Its Developments

Xiaoxiao Deng, Guojun Mao
A social network is made up of a set of social actors and their ties between these actors, which have become an important research filed of sociology and its related studies. Together with the complex net-work concepts, it has formed many new methods and models. Based on infor-mation technology such...

Study on Reading Service of University Library in Network Environment

Song Deng, Jun Wang
We study the reading service of university library in the age of network, information and digital. Along with the rapid development of information technology, network technology and digital technolo-gy, the work of library should be innovat-ed and changed, in order to adapt to the rapid development of...

Information Push Service of University Library in Network and Information Age

Song Deng, Jun Wang
In the present paper, we study the infor-mation push service of university library in the age of network and information. Information push service is an infor-mation dissemination technology, and is a new kind of information service model in the network environment. Along with the rapid development of...

Influence of the Emergence of Gait Recognition System on Human Society

Xin Chen, Tianqi Yang
As an emerging biometric identifica-tion technology, gait recognition is getting more and more attention from re-searchers. By researching the gait charac-teristics mainly when the target is walking, it realizes the recognition of target identity. As the unique feature in long-distance recognition of...

The Case Design of Serious Games ——Taking College Students Civilization Etiquette Knowledge and Skills as An Example

Ling He, Xiaoqiang Hu, Jiugen Yuan
This paper introduces the definition of Serious Games, and the advantages of application of Serious Games in college Students civilization etiquette knowledge and skills. It also demonstrates how to design a case of Serious Game.

Review on Knowledge and Knowledge Management from the Islamic Ethical Perspective

Nurul Izzah, Liu Yao, Noor Azlinna
Knowledge movement has been increasingly regarded as a vital indicator of competitiveness. This paper aims to explore the origin of knowledge movement from the perspective of Islamic ethics. It overviews the concepts of knowledge and knowledge management and comprehends its implications. The main method...

Research on the Innovation System of Cultivating Postgraduates for School-enterprise Cooperation

Cheng-he Zhang, Cheng-shun Li, Yu-zhen Yuan
Through the study on the development course of school-enterprise cooperation mode, analysis of the present situation of the postgraduate education, this paper summarized the existing problems in the traditional education, and put forward the cultivation mode of the school-enterprise cooperation to train...

The Beauty of the Transcending of the Humanity--Research on Maslow’s Self-actualization Theory

Hongyu Liu, Lu Han
Abraham Harold Maslow is a world-renowned social psychologist, personality theorist and an expert at comparative psychology. Maslow has also made great achievements in philosophy and literature. Maslow is a well-known scholars with his study of self-realization in the West.The concept of self-realization...

The Explanation Effect Of Fundamental Dimension On Junior School Students’ Self-esteem

Xuejiao Li, Chongzeng Bi
In order to explore the explanation effect of fundamental dimension on junior school students’ self-esteem and try to figure out which kind of traits has more influence. We used Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale and an adjective list that involved vocabularies which were categorized into agency and communion...

Application of Differentiated Instruction in FEM Course for Graduate Students

Rong Hong Cui, Yu Ting He
Finite element method (FEM) course is a very important specialized elementary course for many graduated students of different majors and it has been a chal-lenge for teachers to find teaching strate-gies that cater for such a variety of stu-dents. A paradigm that is gaining ground in many educational...

The Design of College Faculty Personnel Information Data Administration System Platform

Jie Xiao, Rong Hong Cui, Zeli Ren
The college faculty personnel information data administration (CFPIDA) system platform transforms the personnel information into data, and sets up an impeccable testing & evaluating mechanism for college faculty. The Dynamic management of faculty information, as well as a complete database, overcomes...

Language and Gender: Differences and Similarities

Lihong Gu
The relationship between gender and language has been studied with main focus on differences between the language of male and female from different angles with different methodologies. The research findings lay different emphasis on the differences, but there are some problems in the researches. This...

Explanatory power of three-factor model on A-share market of Shanghai Exchange in China

Zijing Meng, Ronghua Ju
In foreign countries, Fama-French three factor model of size effect and BM (book-to-market) effect shows good ex-planatory power. As an emerging market, using three-factor model to explain Chi-nese stock market anomalies is worthy of study. This paper built portfolios of Shanghai A-shares and found size...

Simulation and Evaluation Research on Influence of Performance of Market Structure from Business Innovation Combinations

Wusheng Zeng, Haoming He, Qing Zhao, Dingxiang Zhang, Yulin Zhao
This paper argues the theory of ‘Enterprises with market forces may make market outcomes inefficient’ and tries to doctrinal correct the theory. A assessment model is built to analyze the change effect of performance data from model structure caused by exogenous variables and the validation of the model...

Perspective of Chinese soft power resources energy enterprises "going out" strategy Path

Hong Shi, LinKai Qi
Energy resources in our country enterprises "going out" strategy, theory and practice, based on the analysis of current situation, noting that in today's complex changes in the international environment, the hard power alone cannot achieve the "going out" strategy objectives, are required to pass increase...

Chinese Exchange Rate and G3 Import Prices: A Coalition Game

Ning Zeng
This paper explores the multilateral trad-ing strategies between China and G3 through a coalition game. By investigat-ing the role of China’s exchange rate re-gime among multilateral tradings, find-ings highlight that China’s multilateral trading strategy with G3 is beneficial for each participating...