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August 2017


  1. Rotational form and sonata-type hybridity in the first movement of Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony
    Lofthouse, Charity, City University of New York, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subject: Music
  2. Measuring corporate social responsibility through organizational values: A scale validation study
    Toliver, Adria Denise, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subject: Occupational psychology
  3. Graphene-based Composite Materials
    Rafiee, Mohammad Ali, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subject: Nanoscience
  4. Perceptions of executives from seven selected companies of the use of social media in marketing practices
    Alameddine, Abir, Pepperdine University, 2013, Ed.D.
    Subject: Marketing
  5. Revisiting fundamental concepts of transformational leadership theory: A closer look at follower developmental processes
    Lippstreu, Michael, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subject: Occupational psychology
  6. Measurement of perceived organizational readiness for change and employees' attitudes toward change in the public sector
    Cinite, Inta, Carleton University (Canada), 2006, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
  7. Learning to be engaged: Leader goal orientation, employee goal orientation and the mediating role of employee learning on employee engagement and performance
    Pollock, Patrick W., St. Ambrose University, 2015, D.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
  8. The impact of organizational culture, structure, and strategy on knowledge management effectiveness and organizational effectiveness
    Zheng, Wei, University of Minnesota, 2005, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
    Cicero's "Academica" and the Foundation of a Roman Academy
    Cappello, Orazio, University of Southern California, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subject: Classical literature
  9. The Influence of the Emotional Intelligence Management Curriculum to Improve College Students' Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Skills to Impact Leader Behavior and Team Performance Effectiveness
    Love, Cindy Register, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subject: Curriculum development
  10. A Credible Way of Doing Things Like in Comedy: Popular Culture in Roman Rhetoric and Oratory
    Jerue, Ben, Yale University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Classical literature
  11. How Professors Infuse Critical Thinking into College Courses
    Lennon, Nancy K., Seton Hall University, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  12. Nurse leader behavior and patient safety
    Drake, Daniel James, East Carolina University, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: Nursing
  13. The Impact of Organisational Culture, Structure and Strategy on Organisational Health and Effectiveness
    Samantaray, Sudhir K., Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (India), 2011, Ph.D.
    Subject: Organization theory
  14. Green water revolution: The war for American independence on the waters of the southern Chesapeake theater
    Long, Charles Thomas, The George Washington University, 2005, Ph.D.
    Subject: American history
  15. An Examination of the Influence of Organizational Structure Types and Management Levels on Knowledge Management Practices in Organizations
    Steiger, Jen, Alliant International University, 2013, D.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    The Importance of Place for Refugee Employment in the U.S.: A Comparative Case Study
    Connolly, Katrina D., The George Washington University, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subject: Public policy
  16. Public relations, relationships, and reputation: A case study of a safety recall in the United States automotive industry
    Hagan, Linda Marie, University of Maryland, College Park, 2003, Ph.D.
    Subject: Mass communication
  17. Corporate social responsibility and performance: A study of small businesses in the United States
    Srichatsuwan, Supaporn, Alliant International University, 2014, D.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  18. Ego Integrity and Resilience: The Human Experience across the Life Span Delineated by Erikson's Eighth Stage of Psychosocial Development
    Melici, Blair, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2016, Psy.D.
    Subject: Personality psychology
  19. Strategic human resource management at the crossroads: Relationships among human resource capital, overlapping tenure, behaviors, and performance
    Harris, Christopher M., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
  20. Human resource management systems and firm performance
    Ferguson, Karen L., University of Louisville, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subject: Business education
  21. How online review and rating systems affect online consumer buying behavior in the hotel industry
    Tantrabundit, Pongsatorn, Alliant International University, 2015, D.B.A.
    Subject: Marketing
  22. "University and High School Are Just Very Different" Student Perceptions of their Respective Writing Environments in High School and First-Year University
    Soiferman, Lisa Karen, University of Manitoba (Canada), 2012, Ph.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  23. Fostering sustainability in higher education: A mixed-methods study of transformative leadership and change strategies
    McNamara, Kim H., Antioch University, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational administration
    The relationship between the learning styles of middle school students and the teaching and learning styles of middle school teachers and the effects on student achievement of students' learning styles and teachers' learning and teaching styles
    Morrow, Vanessa Mae, The University of Mississippi, 2011, Ed.D.
    Subject: Pedagogy
    The academic library building in the digital age: A study of new library construction and planning, design, and use of new library space
    Stewart, Christopher, University of Pennsylvania, 2009, Ed.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  24. The marketing effectiveness of hotel Facebook pages: From perspectives of customers and messages
    Leung, Xi Yu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subject: Marketing
  25. Authentic transformational leadership and implicit leadership theories
    Nichols, Thomas W., University of North Texas, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management

Masters Theses

  1. Ethics and business decision-making
    Jaunich, Gregory J., The College of St. Scholastica, 2012, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  2. Critical care nurses' use of humour: An exploratory study
    Major, Joanne Elizabeth, University of Manitoba (Canada), 1998, M.N.
    Subject: Nursing
  3. Business Intelligence: Evolution and Future Trends
    Bataweel, Dalal Suliman, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology
  4. Perceptions of Academic English Language Barriers and Strategies: Interviews with Chinese International Students
    Mei, Liu, University of Washington, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Higher education
  5. Teachers' Practices and Student Views of Written Feedback A Case of TCFL Students
    Chen, Jinglin, Arizona State University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Foreign language education
    What Makes Apple Consumers Brand Loyal? The Effects Brand Personality, Reputation, and Brand Identity on Brand Loyalty
    Pinson, Caroline, University of South Carolina, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  6. "Babbitt": Loss of human values
    McNary, Leonora P., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2003, M.A.
    Subject: American literature
  7. Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Nurse to Patient Ratio with Nurse Burnout
    Teeter, Kayla, Gardner-Webb University, 2014, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
  8. Amanda Knox: A Content Analysis of Media Framing in Newspapers Around the World
    Freyenberger, Deidre D., East Tennessee State University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Mass communication
  9. From Social Media Uses and Gratifications to Social Media Addiction: A Study of the Abuse of Social Media Among College Students
    Liu, Yuchen, University of Kansas, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Mass communication
  10. GPS guided autonomous robot
    Paradkar, Aniket D., California State University, Long Beach, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Electrical engineering
  11. Social Media Use and Its Impact on Body Image: The Effects of Body Comparison Tendency, Motivation for Social Media Use, and Social Media Platform on Body Esteem in Young Women
    Puglia, Deanna R., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Public health
  12. Cybersecurity in drones
    Mohan, Manimaran, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Computer science
  13. 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
  14. Analyzing the selfie: Exploring gender identity through nude photography
    Gieringer, Darby A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Gender studies
  15. A study for increasing reusable cup consumption in the coffee industry: Focused on behavior change with motivation
    Lee, Joongsup, Iowa State University, 2015, M.F.A.
    Subject: Design
  16. The benefits of early comprehensive youth obesity prevention strategies outweigh the costs to consumers and reimbursers
    Alver, Amalie, Boston University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Public health
    Exploring internet users' vulnerability to online dating fraud: Analysis of routine activities theory factors
    Garrett, Elena Victorovna, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2014, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  17. Gender discrimination in the workplace
    Childs, Sheena, State University of New York Empire State College, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Women's studies
    Impact of cultural diversity in project management
    Ramirez Pagan, Edith J., University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Puerto Rico), 2010, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    Do people purchase what they viewed from YouTube? The influence of attitude and perceived credibility of user-generated content on purchase intention
    Wang, Cen, The Florida State University, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
    The DEAD-Box helicase family member Ded1 plays a role in the cellular stress response
    Rodela, Emily Cristina, The University of Arizona, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Molecular biology
    Developing a change management plan for organizational transformation
    Meade, Kimberly J., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2013, M.S.Q.A.
    Subject: Management
  18. A Comparison of Anxiety Among Traditional and Non-Traditional Aged Students
    Smith, Ayanna K., Roosevelt University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  19. Francis A. Schaeffer: The force behind the evangelical takeover of the Republican Party in America
    Broomfield, Charles S., University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2013, A.M.
    Subject: Political science
    Child development in war-torn countries and Erik Erikson psychosocial theory of human development
    Ramdhan, Natalie Lopes Da Silva, Long Island University, The Brooklyn Center, 2010, M.A.
    Subject: Developmental psychology
    Work-life balance: What are the current policy trends in the United States for dealing with the issue of work-life balance?
    Miller, Margaret, State University of New York Empire State College, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Business administration
    An Economic Analysis of Residential Photovoltaic Systems with and without Energy Storage
    Kizito, Rodney, University of Arkansas, 2017, M.S.I.E.
    Subject: Energy
  20. The influence of the postmodern graphic design genre on contemporary graphic design as analyzed in the context of generic participation
    Outhouse, Michael E., Iowa State University, 2013, M.F.A.
    Subject: Design
    Evolution of leadership theories
    Maslanka, Ann M., Grand Valley State University, 2004, M.S.
    Subject: Social research
    GEARHART, SALLY MILLER, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1956,
    Subject: Theater
  21. Examination of Saudi Arabian women's perception of social media use
    Amer, Moniah, Bowie State University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Mass communication
    One Belt One Road: China's Nation-Building Initiative
    Zhang, Yizhi Jing Jing, The George Washington University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: International relations
    Exploring the effects of scarcity, impulse buying, and product returning behavior in the fast fashion environment among female fashion conscious consumers
    Chatvijit, Sasikarn, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
    An analysis of nurse retention and turnover rates in healthcare facilities - Developing effective nursing pipelines
    Nielsen, Peter, Utica College, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Health care management
    Social Media, Celebrity Endorsers and Effect on Purchasing Intentions of Young Adults
    Kaitlin M. Davis, West Virginia University, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  22. Negative Effects of Cyberbullying and Social Media Use among Young Adolescents
    Johnson, Auria La Rece, Texas Southern University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    A replication and extension of psychometric research on the Grit Scale
    Weston, Lynsey Carlene, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Educational psychology
    The right to health and the right to health care: The historical track that led to the health care systems in the United States and the United Kingdom
    Fatah, Ifrah, Georgetown University, 2015, M.A.L.S.
    Subject: Health care management
    Nurse Administrators' and Nurse Managers' attitudes about Nurse-To-Patient ratios, the nurse shortage, job satisfaction, and patient care
    Erdahl-Wynia, Shelley, South Dakota State University, 2008, M.S.
    Subject: Nursing
    Rheology of Thermo-Reversible Colloidal Gels
    Bahadur, Divya, The Florida State University, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Chemical engineering
    LEEMAN, ELSIE LEWIS, Columbia University, 1952,
    Subject: Literature
  23. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam: A revolution in military affairs
    Flynn, Kyle, Georgetown University, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Military studies
    Importance of Fine Motor Skill Development in Preschool: Professional Development
    Fluetsch, Kiri, Saint Mary's College of California, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Teacher education
  24. Climate change, public opinion and residential energy use: Do Americans walk their environmental talk?
    Salocks, Janamarie K., Georgetown University, 2010, M.P.P.
    Subject: Climate change
    Exploring the Characteristics of Medical Marijuana Users and the Relationship between Medical Marijuana Use and Criminal Involvement among Arrestees in Maricopa County, Arizona
    Cheon, Hyunjung, Arizona State University, 2014, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
    Green products and green marketing: Factors affecting consumers' purchases of green products
    Donikini, Rajyalaxmi, Tennessee State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Agricultural economics
    Nothing But Net: Measuring the Effectiveness of Athlete Endorsements in Social Media
    Cunningham, Nicole, Texas Christian University, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Cybersecurity and drones
    Thiobane, Fallou, Utica College, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Computer science
  25. Coca-Cola goes global: A content analysis of Coca-Cola advertisements from six countries
    Bryant, Nick, Gonzaga University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Marketing
    Sustainable Event Management of Music Festivals: An Event Organizer Perspective
    Stettler, Stephanie L., Portland State University, 2011, M.S.
    Subject: Sustainability
    Open source intelligence: A new era of information gathering
    Tagtekin, Orcun, Utica College, 2014, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology