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August 2019


  1. The Impact of Texting and Social Media on Students' Academic Writing Skills
    Risto, Angela, Tennessee State University, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Educational administration
  2. Intraprofessional Conflict among Registered Nurses in Hospital Nursing: A Phenomenological Study of Horizontal Violence and Bullying
    Goff, Joyce A., Nova Southeastern University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Philosophy
  3. Positive Psychology and Positive Leadership Styles: An Exploratory Case Study on the Work Engagement of Millennial Employees
    Billups, Paula L., Northcentral University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Organizational behavior
  4. Social Media and Self-Evaluation: The Examination of Social Media Use on Identity, Social Comparison, and Self-Esteem in Young Female Adults
    Solomon, Michelle, William James College, 2016, Psy.D.
    Subjects: Clinical psychology
  5. Fostering sustainability in higher education: A mixed-methods study of transformative leadership and change strategies
    McNamara, Kim H., Antioch University, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Educational administration
  6. Organizational behavior: Perceptions analysis of micro and macro organizational behavior in an organizational setting
    Delich, Joshua T., University of North Texas, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Organizational behavior
  7. Factors Influencing Customer Satisfaction at a Fast Food Hamburger Chain: The Relationship Between Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty
    Kabir, Jahangir M., Wilmington University (Delaware), 2016, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Business administration
  8. An Analysis of Social Media Marketing Strategies and Best Practices of Hospitality and Tourism Organizations
    Iacovou, Constantinos, Northcentral University, 2016, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Marketing
  9. An Investigation of the Relationship among Marketing Orientation, Marketing Mix and Parent Satisfaction in the Context of Pre-primary Education in Hong Kong
    Lam, Wai Lim, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 2016, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Education
  10. The Collaborative Benefits of Google Apps Education Edition in Higher Education
    Cahill, Jacqueline L., Northcentral University, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Educational technology
  11. Nurses Supporting Nurses: Implementation of a Mentor Training Program to Improve New Graduate Registered Nurses' Sense of Belongingness
    Phifer, Sheri, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2019, D.N.P.
    Subjects: Nursing
    Public administration, public sociology, and social life: Toward a new intellectuality for public administration
    Nickel, Patricia M., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Public administration
    Valor del capital humano: Cómo las prácticas estratégicas de recursos humanos maximizan la contribución del capital humano al desempeño organizacional
    Rodriguez Catalan, Luis G., Universidad del Turabo (Puerto Rico), 2015, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Business administration
  12. An Assessment of Teaching and Learning about Sustainability across the Higher Education Curriculum
    Michel, Jessica Ostrow, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2020, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Higher education
  13. Understanding consumer purchasing behaviour regarding luxury fashion-related goods in China
    Gao, Ling, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), 2009, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Marketing
    Servant leadership and transformational leadership in church organizations
    Scuderi, Noelle F., The George Washington University, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Occupational psychology
  14. The Expansion of Conscious Capitalism into the Marketing World: Do Marketing Managers Practice 'Conscious' Marketing?
    Ottley, Gary, Bentley University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Marketing
  15. 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: Management
    "The Classical School, Deterrence Theory, and Zero Tolerance": An analysis of a mandatory zero tolerance sanctioning policy in relation to The Classical School of Criminology and Deterrence Theory
    Saeler, Adam, Nova Southeastern University, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Criminology
    The effectiveness of humor in persuasion: The case of business ethics training
    Lyttle, James Bruce, York University (Canada), 2001, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Management
  16. Student Expectations as a Function of Student Retention for Adult Online Learners
    Kastroll, Herman Carl, V, Liberty University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Educational evaluation
  17. Mindfulness: A Practice for Improved Middle Manager Decision Making
    Larson-Garcia, Carolynn, University of Maryland University College, 2017, D.Mgt.
    Subjects: Management
  18. Political Islam and the United States' new "Other": An analysis of the discourse on political Islam (2001-2007)
    Mullin-Lery, Corinna, London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom), 2008, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Political science
  19. Organizational Change Readiness: Effects of Organizational Structure and Leadership Communication in Organizational Change
    Krishnan, Rajesh R., University of Maryland University College, 2018, D.Mgt.
    Subjects: Management
  20. Memory self-efficacy and stereotype effects in aging
    Bensadon, Benjamin Andre, University of Florida, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Counseling Psychology
  21. The Fine Points of Working under Pressure: Active and Passive Procrastination among College Students
    Hensley, Lauren Cone, The Ohio State University, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Educational psychology
    Gender socialization in the family
    Shearer, Cindy L., The Pennsylvania State University, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Developmental psychology
  22. A Phenomenological Study To Explore Transgenerational Trauma: An Australian Aboriginal Perspective
    Brown, Karen B., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Ethnic studies
  23. An examination of texting's impact on writing
    Janin-Starr, Leslie M., Keiser University, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Higher education
    A womanist social protest tradition in twentieth century African-American literature: Fiction by Marita Bonner, Ann Petry, Dorothy West, and Gwendolyn Brooks
    Childress, Paulette, Wayne State University, 1998, Ph.D.
    Subjects: American literature
  24. The Impact of Leadership Behavior on Employee Engagement
    Li, Yong, Lawrence Technological University, 2016, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Management
    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.
    Subjects: Pedagogy
    Three Essays in Development Economics
    Fajardo-Gonzalez, Deisy Johanna, University of Minnesota, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Economics
  25. Relationship between the Transactional Leadership Styles, the Transformational Leadership Style and Subordinates' Job Satisfaction
    Febres, George E., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business administration

Masters Theses

  1. Citizens of the world: An Autoethnography of Couchsurfing and Uncertainty Reduction Theory
    Santos, Anderson, Liberty University, 2014, M.A.
    Subject: Cultural anthropology
  2. Understanding the Marketing and Management of Trails Using Pestel Analysis
    Fosher, Holly, University of New Hampshire, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  3. Registered Practical Nurses' (in Post RPN-BScN Education) Experiences of Nurse-to-Nurse Conflict in the Workplace
    Mais, Yvonne, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Canada), 2017, M.H.Sc.
    Subject: Nursing
  4. Reforming the criminal justice system: A pragmatic approach to building a sustainable system
    Smith, Da'Mon J., University of Central Oklahoma, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Public administration
  5. Relationship of grain stocks and farmer marketings
    Holmquist, Tyler, South Dakota State University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Economics
  6. Celebrity Endorsement vs. Influencer Marketing Perception of Credibility among Millennials
    Tayyebtaher, Nazanin, Webster University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  7. 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
  8. The Role of Strength of Opinion and Domain of Judgment in the False Consensus Effect
    Leman, Joseph, Villanova University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Social psychology
  9. Temporary organizational change and uncertainty: Applying uncertainty reduction theory and style analyses to email
    Rhodes, Vicki Wilson, Clemson University, 2008, M.A.
    Subject: Organizational behavior
  10. The Analysis of Nursing Shortages and Turnover Issues in Healthcare Organizations, and the Identification of Best Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
    Hunter, Michael, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Health care management
  11. Static and dynamic inventory models under inflation, time value of money and permissible delay in payment
    Khorrami, Babak, West Virginia University, 2001, M.S.I.E.
    Subject: Industrial engineering
  12. Confronting the Power of Psychiatry: The Psychiatric Survivors' Movement, 1972-1986
    Allen, Madeleine Marie Parra, University of Maryland, College Park, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Science history
  13. 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
  14. Physical activity beliefs and behavior among older people: Relation to the false consensus effect, health locus of control, and depression
    Gray, Joel A., University of Wyoming, 1997, M.S.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  15. Ethics and business decision-making
    Jaunich, Gregory J., The College of St. Scholastica, 2012, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  16. Collections care and management at the Howard Steamboat Museum Inc.
    Wanke, Katherine LeClerq, University of Louisville, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Museum studies
  17. Laser assisted machining of Inconel 718 super alloy
    Tavakoli Manshadi, Salar, McGill University (Canada), 2009, M.Eng.
    Subject: Mechanical engineering
    Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Nurse to Patient Ratio with Nurse Burnout
    Teeter, Kayla, Gardner-Webb University, 2014, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
  18. Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being
    Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Health education
    Application of Machine Learning Techniques in Credit Card Fraud Detection
    Shakya, Ronish, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2018, M.S.C.S.
    Subject: Computer science
  19. Green products and green marketing: Factors affecting consumers' purchases of green products
    Donikini, Rajyalaxmi, Tennessee State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Agricultural economics
    Social Media and Self-Esteem: The Relationship of Social Media Usage and Self-Esteem
    Barker, Jody Don, Arkansas State University, 2018, M.S.M.C.
    Subject: Psychology
    Exploring attitudes on the issues of sex positive therapy and surrogate partner therapy referral and execution by licensed clinical mental health professionals
    Holzum, Damon Mitchell, California State University, Long Beach, 2015, M.S.W.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  20. Instagram Influencers: The Effects of Sponsorship on Follower Engagement With Fitness Instagram Celebrities
    Neal, Morgan, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
  21. The New Right Stuff: Social Imaginaries of Outer Space and the Capitalist Accumulation of the Cosmos
    Genovese, Taylor R., Northern Arizona University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Cultural anthropology
    Various viewpoints on why students misbehave
    Cheney, Kevin Thomas, Pacific Lutheran University, 2000, M.A.
    Subject: Educational sociology
  22. Race, Gender, and Domestic Human Trafficking: An Intersectional Description of Human Trafficking Cases at the State Level
    Gonzalez, Cassandra Mary Frances, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Sociology
    Taking back the tarmac: Re-use of airport infrastructure
    D'Andrea, Francis Dominic, University of Cincinnati, 2013, M.Arch.
    Subject: Architecture
  23. Fashion and Art Collaborations: The Benefits for Both Brands in a Designer x Artist Brand Alliance
    Walsh, Kyley, Sotheby's Institute of Art - New York, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Fine arts
    Developing a change management plan for organizational transformation
    Meade, Kimberly J., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2013, M.S.Q.A.
    Subject: Management
  24. Analysis of Current Conditions and Future Needs of the Public Water Supply System in Dili, East Timor
    Sarmento Lopes Da Cruz, Nizia Maria, North Dakota State University, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Natural resource management
    Generation Y workplace needs and preferred leadership styles
    Cruz, Melissa C., Pepperdine University, 2014, M.S.
    Subject: Management
    Effect of liquid polymer stabilizer on geotechnical properties of fine grained soil
    Pant, Ashish Dev, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Civil engineering
  25. The genealogy of an Atlantic world order: Just war, the Jesuit position, and racial hierarchy in colonial Brazil
    Cagle, Hugh Glenn, University of Kansas, 2005, M.A.
    Subject: Religious history