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March 2015

Dissertations

  1. Foreign direct investment as a vehicle for deploying cleaner technologies: Technology transfer and the Big Three automakers in China
    Gallagher, Kelly Sims, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University), 2003, Ph.D.
    Subject: Political Science, General
  2. A STUDY OF TEACHER PERCEPTIONS RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN SANILAC COUNTY, MICHIGAN.
    WILSON, LARRY CHARLES, Wayne State University, 1976, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, Administration
  3. THE EFFECTS OF GROUP VERSUS INDIVIDUAL TUTORING ON THE ACHIEVEMENT OF WORD RECOGNITION SKILLS.
    BERNSTEIN, CAROLE EISENBERG, University of Miami, 1979, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, Elementary
  4. PAUL TILLICH'S PROTESTANT PRINCIPLE AND CATHOLIC SUBSTANCE IN RECENT CATHOLIC THOUGHT
    STURDIVANT, ROBERT VICTOR, Emory University, 1972, Ph.D.
    Subject: Religion, General
  5. ADOLESCENT SUICIDE ATTEMPT: AN EXAMINATION OF CRITICAL FACTORS IN THE SCHOOL MILIEU
    GIBSON, ELIZABETH A. HICKS, Wayne State University, 1981, Ph.D.
    Subject: Psychology, Clinical
  6. AN ANALYSIS OF THE PROPERTY INSURANCE PROGRAMS IN OPERATION IN THE COMMUNITY JUNIOR COLLEGES OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
    TATE, GEORGE THOMAS, JR., Florida Atlantic University, 1974, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, Administration
  7. Factors affecting the development and inhibition of clinical intuition
    Flynn, Susan B., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 1989, Ph.D.
    Subject: Psychology, Developmental
  8. THE DIMENSIONS OF CHILDREN'S MEANING SPACE
    EVANECHKO, PETER OREST, University of Alberta (Canada), 1970, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, Educational Psychology
  9. THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF A SCIENCE ANXIETY GROUP AND A STRESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN THE TREATMENT OF SCIENCE ANXIOUS COLLEGE STUDENTS (ELECTROMYOGRAPHY)
    HERMES, JOSEPH GERARD, Loyola University Chicago, 1985, Ph.D.
    Subject: Psychology, Clinical
  10. The Use of Educational Technology Integration by Special Education Teachers in Rural Schools in South Carolina
    Byrd-Jones, Shannon L., University of South Carolina, 2011, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education, Technology of
  11. 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
  12. THE ROLE OF THE LANGUAGE AND OPERATIONS OF SETS IN THE ELEMENTARY ARITHMETIC PROGRAM
    MCKELLIPS, RAYMOND LEON, Oklahoma State University, 1964, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, General
  13. 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.
    Subject: Health Sciences, Nursing
  14. Moving horizon strategies for the constrained monitoring and control of nonlinear discrete-time systems
    Rao, Christopher V., The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2000, Ph.D.
    Subject: Engineering, Chemical
  15. Understanding the impact of core product quality on customer satisfaction, team identification, and service quality
    Warren, Clinton J., University of Minnesota, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Sports Management
  16. Critical thinking and business decisions: From self-interest to responsibility
    Fiume, Peter Francis, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2000, Ed.D.
    Subject: Theology
  17. FACTORS AFFECTING ACADEMIC SUCCESS
    FISHER, JAMES LEE, Northwestern University, 1964, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, Educational Psychology
  18. 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
  19. Effect of media on female adolescents' satisfaction with their body image
    Cardosi, Cynthia A., University of Virginia, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education, Educational Psychology
    Formative evaluation of timed writings in the teaching of freshmen composition students
    Mills, Keturah Nashael, University of Sarasota, 2000, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education, Higher
  20. Effects of word-of-mouth communication on purchasing decisions in restaurants: A path analytic study
    Jang, Dongsuk, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  21. Information needs and seeking behavior of social science scholars at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman: A mixed-method approach
    Al-Suqri, Mohammed Nasser, Emporia State University, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subject: Library Science
  22. MOBILIZATION AND CONTROL: A STUDY OF SOCIAL CHANGE IN RURAL JAVA, 1942-1945. (VOLUMES I AND II) (JAPAN, INDONESIA)
    KURASAWA, AIKO INOMATA, Cornell University, 1988, Ph.D.
    Subject: History, Asia, Australia and Oceania
  23. Consumer Perceptions of the Luxuriousness of Prestige Brands
    Kim, Jieun, University of Minnesota, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  24. The impact of hospital staff nurse shift length on nurse and patient outcomes
    Stimpfel, Amy Witkoski, University of Pennsylvania, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subject: Health Sciences, Nursing
  25. Analysis of the efficacy of mission possible: Parents and kids who listen for problem-solving ability
    Semeniuk, Yulia Y., The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subject: Health Sciences, Nursing

Masters Theses

  1. A cost-effectiveness analysis of black spruce regeneration in Ontario
    Bauer, Steven Carl, York University (Canada), 1993, M.A.
    Subject: Geography
  2. Neuromuscular activation and the load sharing concept
    Massey, Keith James, University of Manitoba (Canada), 1998, M.Sc.
    Subject: Engineering, Biomedical
  3. How Social Media Communities Impact Consumer Behavior
    Martinka, Leslie, Gonzaga University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Speech Communication
  4. Societal Perceptions of Wrongful Convictions
    Blandisi, Isabella M., University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Canada), 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Sociology, Criminology and Penology
  5. 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
  6. Disney princess "2.0": A feminist critique of Disney's newest generation of princesses
    Rome, Jennifer Marie, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Speech Communication
  7. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  8. Elasticity Parameter Estimation in a Simple Measurement Setup
    Tekieh, Motahareh, University of Ottawa (Canada), 2013, M.A.Sc.
    Subject: Engineering, Biomedical
  9. Gender discrimination in the workplace
    Childs, Sheena, State University of New York Empire State College, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Women's Studies
  10. Differences for employees who use BIM/VDC in the construction workplace
    Inguva, Girija, Colorado State University, 2014, M.S.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  11. Study of earth abundant tco and absorber materials for photovoltaic applications
    Prabhakar, Tejas, The University of Toledo, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Physics, Condensed Matter
  12. Ethics in marketing research, target marketing, and advertising
    Shields, Angela, The College of St. Scholastica, 2011, M.B.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  13. Men in psychiatric nursing
    Lockhart, Robert Lee, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2004, M.A.
    Subject: Health Sciences, Nursing
    Strategic contingency planning
    Scott-Martinet, Karen, California State University, Long Beach, 2006, M.S.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  14. Sustainable Event Management of Music Festivals: An Event Organizer Perspective
    Stettler, Stephanie L., Portland State University, 2011, M.S.
    Subject: Sustainability
  15. The potential impact of legalizing marijuana
    Yu, Sz-De, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2005, M.S.
    Subject: Sociology, Criminology and Penology
  16. Fear of DNA exonerees
    Brown, Callie, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Sociology, Criminology and Penology
  17. Social support, health behaviors, and academic success in college students
    Fox, Megan C., East Carolina University, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Psychology, Counseling
  18. Relationships among cognitive-linguistic skills, fluency interventions and reading comprehension in third grade inner city children
    Radville, Katharine, MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2008, M.S.
    Subject: Education, Reading
  19. Organizational change: The role of organizational culture and employees' trust in their managers
    Khan, Shahid Zaman, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2011, M.S.
    Subject: Sociology, Organizational
  20. The playwright as feminist: Myrna Lamb, Ruth Wolff, and Megan Terry
    Maynard, Pamela Ann, University of Wyoming, 1978, M.A.
    Subject: Theater
  21. Coca-Cola goes global: A content analysis of Coca-Cola advertisements from six countries
    Bryant, Nick, Gonzaga University, 2012, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  22. The effects of divorce on children
    Gandelman, Polina, Long Island University, The Brooklyn Center, 2009, M.A.
    Subject: Psychology, Clinical
    A management planning model for the Senegal River Basin
    Venema, Henry David, University of Ottawa (Canada), 1993, M.A.Sc.
    Subject: Engineering, Civil
  23. An exploration of William Glasser's choice theory in classroom management
    Paularinne, Robert P.J., Lakehead University (Canada), 2007, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education, Teacher Training
    Stars in their eyes: Positive personality development for handicapped girls through Girl Scouting
    Detlor, Ann, Kean University, 1957, M.S.
    Subject: Psychology, Developmental
  24. Employee motivation, satisfaction and productivity: A study of the workplace
    Guthrie, Yvonne Michelle, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999, M.A.
    Subject: Speech Communication
  25. Improving performance by increasing employee satisfaction in health care
    McGuire, Sallie A., D'Youville College, 2007, M.S.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Health Care Management