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Each month ProQuest updates this list of the top 25 Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses across all subjects, based upon total PDF downloads.

December 2013

Dissertations

  1. The impact of structured strategic, marketing and management information system planning on the performance of hospitals in northern New England
    MCCOSH, JONATHAN G., Nova Southeastern University, 2004, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Health Care Management
  2. In-store music's influence on consumer responses: The development and test of a music-retail environment model
    VACCARO, VALERIE L., City University of New York, 2001, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  3. The measurement of personal responsibility in adult learning
    BETTS, ANASTASIA L., Regent University, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Educational Psychology
  4. Measurement of perceived organizational readiness for change and employees' attitudes toward change in the public sector
    CINITE, INTA, Carleton University (Canada), 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  5. Print and politics: "Shibao" (The Eastern Times) and the formation of the public sphere in late Qing China, 1904-1911
    JUDGE, JOAN EVANGELINE, Columbia University, 1993, PH.D.
    Subjects: History, Asia, Australia and Oceania
  6. Leadership and management skills of preservice teachers
    KOH, SHANA E., The Claremont Graduate University, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Teacher Training
  7. The Celestial Church of Christ: Syncretism, ritual practice and the invention of tradition in a new religious movement
    CARTER, JEFFREY DAVID, The University of Chicago, 1997, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Religion, General
  8. Experiments on Laminar Convective Heat Transfer with gamma-Aluminum Oxide Nanofluids
    LAI, WEI-YUN, Arizona State University, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Engineering, Mechanical
  9. Computational analysis of nanofluid flow in microchannels with applications to micro-heat sinks and bio-MEMS
    LI, JIE, North Carolina State University, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Engineering, Mechanical
  10. Corporate governance, board compensation and firm performance: An investigation of corporate governance in Taiwan's high-tech industry
    HUA, CHI-YUN, Golden Gate University, 2003, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  11. Supplier selection determination and centralized purchasing decisions
    HU, JIANLI, Washington State University, 2004, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  12. Consumerism, credit cards, and college students
    LEVESQUE WARE, CLAUDETTE, Salve Regina University, 2002, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Sociology, Individual and Family Studies
  13. Human resource management systems and firm performance
    FERGUSON, KAREN L., University of Louisville, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Business
  14. Theranostic nanoparticles for the treatment of cancer
    MOORE, THOMAS LEE, Clemson University, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Nanotechnology
  15. An analysis of the relationships between servant leadership, school culture, and student achievement
    HERNDON, BRIAN CLINTON, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Administration
  16. The influence of organisational culture, subculture, leadership style and job satisfaction on organisational commitment
    LOK, PETER, University of Sydney (Australia), 1997, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  17. Materials discovery by crystal growth: Synthesis, structure determination and physical properties of complex oxides of niobium, tantalum, iron and uranium
    ROOF, IRINA PUZDRJAKOVA, University of South Carolina, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Chemistry, Inorganic
  18. Character education as perceived and implemented by selected middle school teachers of one rural county in West Virginia
    LUCAS, LISA D., West Virginia University, 2009, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Education, Curriculum and Instruction
  19. Understanding consumer purchasing behaviour regarding luxury fashion-related goods in China
    GAO, LING, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), 2009, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  20. A pilot study: The effect of healing touch on anxiety, stress, pain, pain medication usage, and physiological measures in hospitalized Sickle cell disease adults experiencing a vaso-occlusive pain episode
    THOMAS, LINDA STEEDLY, East Carolina University, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Nursing
  21. Patient satisfaction with health care services received during intrapartum in one regional hospital in the southern part of Thailand
    CHUNUAN, SOPEN KUNSRIKOAW, University of Kentucky, 2002, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Nursing
  22. Service quality, customer satisfaction, and customer loyalty in consumer electronics e-tailers: A structural equation modeling approach
    WU, KUANG-WEN, Lynn University, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  23. A study of the relationship between stress and job satisfaction in sales organizations: Its impact on employee turnover
    PRICE, KELLA B., Nova Southeastern University, 2003, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  24. Competitive strategy, competitive forces and business level performance in the United States upholstered, wood household furniture industry
    WAN, ZI, Mississippi State University, 2004, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Agriculture, Forestry and Wildlife
  25. Communication-centered approach to leadership: The relationship of interpersonal communication competence to transformational leadership and emotional intelligence
    MACIK-FREY, MARILYN, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management

Masters Theses

  1. Experimental investigations on the flow of nanofluids through circular pipes
    VISHWANADULA, HARIKRISHNA, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2008, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Mechanical
  2. Establishing two-dimensional flow in a large-scale planar turbine cascade
    RODGER, PHILIPPE, Carleton University (Canada), 1992, M.ENG.
    Subjects: Engineering, Aerospace
  3. Perching using a quadrotor with onboard sensing
    GOLDIN, JEREMY C., Utah State University, 2011, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  4. An Intercultural Study: The Reception of J. K. Rowling's the "Harry Potter" Book Series in Iran
    ROOSTAEE, ZAHRA, Universite de Sherbrooke (Canada), 2010, M.A.
    Subjects: Literature, Comparative
  5. Simulations par la methode des elements finis du comportement des pieux dans les sables
    NKEMITAG, MICHAEL, Universite Laval (Canada), 2001, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Civil
  6. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    SALIBA, SORAYA, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  7. Slow transient analysis of six-phase transmission systems
    GHOSH, AMITABHA, The University of Texas at El Paso, 1986, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  8. A methodology for applying three dimensional constrained Delaunay tetrahedralization algorithms on MRI medical images
    ABUTALIB, FERAS WASEF, McGill University (Canada), 2008, M.Eng.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  9. Zinc oxide-silicon heterojunction solar cells by sputtering
    SHIH, JEANNE-LOUISE, McGill University (Canada), 2008, M.Eng.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  10. Adaptive beamforming with a focal-fed offset parabolic reflector antenna
    DUGGAN, JASON, Queen's University (Canada), 1997, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  11. Autonomous aerial manipulation using a quadrotor
    GHADIOK, VAIBHAV, Utah State University, 2011, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Robotics
  12. Architectures and algorithms for laser-programmed gate arrays with foldable logic blocks
    ANDERSON, JASON HELGE, University of Toronto (Canada), 1997, M.A.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  13. An extended duration hybrid powered hexcopter
    WINNINGHAM, JASON D., The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2012, M.S.E.
    Subjects: Engineering, Computer
  14. The application of multi-valued logic to the implementation of Residue Number System Hardware
    BIRD, PETER D., University of Windsor (Canada), 1987, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  15. A study of customer satisfaction factors and employee satisfaction in the hospitality industry
    NOVIKOVA, KSENIA, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2009, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  16. The generation of correlated Rayleigh random variates by discrete Fourier transform and quality measures for random variate generation
    YOUNG, DAVID JOHN, Queen's University (Canada), 1997, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  17. Myoelectric control techniques for a rehabilitation robot
    SMITH, ALAN, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2009, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Biomedical
  18. Algorithmes rapides pour l'estimation angulaire de sources correlees en mouvement par MUSIC avec diversite d'espace
    LAGARDE, CHRISTIAN, Universite Laval (Canada), 1997, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  19. Employee motivation, satisfaction and productivity: A study of the workplace
    GUTHRIE, YVONNE MICHELLE, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999, M.A.
    Subject: Speech Communication
  20. Electrostatic separation of plastic wastes
    IONESCU, MIRCEA (MIKE), The University of Western Ontario (Canada), 1997, M.E.Sc.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  21. Social Media in Higher Education: Building Mutually Beneficial Student and Institutional Relationships through Social Media
    FULLER, MEGAN, East Tennessee State University, 2011, M.S.
    Subject: Web Studies
  22. Ethic and etiquette at work
    KENNEDY, VERA GUERRERO, California State University, Fresno, 1999, M.P.A.
    Subjects: Political Science, Public Administration
  23. Motivation, performance and job satisfaction of construction management professionals (CMPs)
    ZHOU, YANGBO, University of Calgary (Canada), 2005, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  24. A microstrip-based radio-frequency biosensor for the detection of bacteria in water
    YOON, JIHWAN, University of Nevada, Reno, 2003, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  25. Localization and Navigation of a Holonomic Indoor Airship Using On-board Sensors
    VALDMANIS, MIKELIS, McGill University (Canada), 2011, M.Eng.
    Subjects: Engineering, Robotics