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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.

February 2014


  1. 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
  2. Cognitive behavioral techniques used to complement medication for improved pain control in cancer treatment
    SOLITO, TRICIA K', University of South Carolina, 2009, D.N.P.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Nursing
  3. Academic honesty: Is what students believe different from what they do?
    KIRKLAND, KIM D., Bowling Green State University, 2009, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Education, Administration
  4. When worlds collide: Evaluating the impact of short-term study abroad programs
    SATO, DEIRDRE COLBY, New York University, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Social Sciences
  5. Estimated dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines in U.S. women of child-bearing age
    GRIESENBECK, JOHN STEPHEN, The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, 2009, Dr.P.H.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Epidemiology
  6. The measurement of personal responsibility in adult learning
    BETTS, ANASTASIA L., Regent University, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Educational Psychology
  7. Stable personality characteristics of effective counselors: The Counselor Characteristic Inventory
    POPE, VERL T., Idaho State University, 1996, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Education, Guidance and Counseling
  8. Geochemistry of stream sediment from the state of Colorado using NURE data
    YOUSIF, NASER, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subject: Geochemistry
  9. Divergent Thinking and Giftedness in Children
    SACHDEV, SHAGUN SHEENA, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2015, Psy.D.
    Subjects: Education, Educational Psychology
  10. Effect of media on female adolescents' satisfaction with their body image
    CARDOSI, CYNTHIA A., University of Virginia, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Educational Psychology
  11. A new coupled-circuit model of a linear induction motor and its application to steady-state, transient, dynamic and control studies
    LU, CHANGAN, Queen's University (Canada), 1994, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  12. Study on modeling truck trip generation: Disaggregate approach based on the survey of industries
    SHIN, HYEON-SHIC, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005, Ph.D.
    Subject: Transportation
  13. The impact of psychotherapy clients on marriage and family therapists
    MASI, MARIA VICTORIA, Kansas State University, 2003, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Sociology, Individual and Family Studies
  14. The relationships of forest and watershed characteristics to soil water retention, storm runoff, erosion, and wave attenuation in Vietnam
    TRAN, BAO QUANG, Colorado State University, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Hydrology
  15. The impact of balanced scorecard usage on organization performance
    CHRISTESEN, DAVID ALLEN, University of Minnesota, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  16. "A kind of construction in light and shade": An analytical dialogue with recording studio aesthetics in two songs by Led Zeppelin
    LIU-ROSENBAUM, AARON, City University of New York, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Music
  17. High performance MIMO communications with imperfect channel knowledge
    REZK, MERIAM K.R., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
  18. A study of consumer's self and purchasing behaviour in fashion brand image marketing
    LEE, TSUI SHAN SANDRA, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), 2003, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  19. The effects of prescription diet pills on the quality of life in adult women
    PANAGAKIS, PETER, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2015, Psy.D.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Mental Health
  20. The entwined tree: Traditional natural resource management of Serampas, Jambi, Indonesia
    HARIYADI, BAMBANG, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Biology, Botany
  21. Analytical and Experimental Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Beam-Column Joints without Transverse Reinforcement in Concrete Buildings
    HASSAN, WAEL MOHAMMED, University of California, Berkeley, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Engineering, Civil
  22. It's all about the motivation: Factors that influence employee motivation in organizations
    BROOKS, ABBY M., The University of Tennessee, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subject: Speech Communication
  23. Generalized equation of state for refrigerants with applications
    KIM, YOUNGIL, University of Michigan, 1993, PH.D.
    Subjects: Engineering, Mechanical
  24. The concept of generic personal responsibility
    PRYOR MCCANN, JOAN M., The Ohio State University, 1995, Ph.D.
    Subject: Philosophy
  25. Human resource management systems and firm performance
    FERGUSON, KAREN L., University of Louisville, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Education, Business

Masters Theses

  1. The effect of personality characteristics and various aspects of genetic counseling on compassion fatigue, satisfaction, and burnout
    LUCK, TINNELLE T., Howard University, 2009, M.S.
    Subjects: Biology, Genetics
  2. The effect of equine assisted psychotherapy on coping resiliency
    DEVINE, JULIA, Prescott College, 2009, M.A.
    Subjects: Psychology, Clinical
  3. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    SALIBA, SORAYA, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  4. A case study of the strategic sponsorship process in national sport organizations
    MURRAY, MARTHA ELIZABETH, The University of Western Ontario (Canada), 2000, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Marketing
  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. The effects of divorce on children
    GANDELMAN, POLINA, Long Island University, The Brooklyn Center, 2009, M.A.
    Subjects: Psychology, Clinical
  7. Thermal and daylighting analysis of building perimeter zones equipped with combined dynamic shading systems
    RAO, SAGAR, Purdue University, 2011, M.S.E.
    Subjects: Engineering, Architectural
  8. Mod-Kit: modular solutions for a portable problem
    BELKNAP, JESSE ADAM, University of Washington, 2012, M.Arch.
    Subject: Architecture
  9. A real time wind turbine emulator
    GOKHALE, RICHA VASUDEO, Tennessee Technological University, 2012, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, General
  10. Modeling oxygen and hydrogen combustion under supercritical conditions using computational fluid dynamics
    HUANG, CHENG, Purdue University, 2012, M.S.M.E.
    Subjects: Engineering, Mechanical
  11. Social media and the Fortune 500: How the Fortune 500 uses, perceives and measures social media as a marketing tool
    GRAINGER, JESSE, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010, M.A.
    Subject: Mass Communications
  12. Employee motivation, satisfaction and productivity: A study of the workplace
    GUTHRIE, YVONNE MICHELLE, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999, M.A.
    Subject: Speech Communication
  13. The Effects of Watson's Theory of Caring and the Nurse Utilization of Caring Attributes's theory of caring and the nurse utilization of caring attributes
    OWENS, MARY MICHAELE, Gardner-Webb University, 2013, M.S.N.
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Nursing
  14. Foster family needs assessment in the Northwest Territories
    TYNES, DEBORAH, University of Manitoba (Canada), 2004, M.S.W.
    Subject: Social Work
  15. A case study of Canadian students in graduate programmes of business administration at U.S. Universities
    ANGUS, DOUGLAS E., University of Ottawa (Canada), 1974, M.A.
    Subjects: Education, Business
  16. The potential impact of legalizing marijuana
    YU, SZ-DE, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2005, M.S.
    Subjects: Sociology, Criminology and Penology
  17. 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.
    Subjects: Education, Reading
  18. The Experience of Teaching Abroad: Pedagogical and Other Benefits
    MARKOULIAS, KATINA, Concordia University (Canada), 2010, M.A.
    Subjects: Education, Multilingual
  19. Workplace coaching: Developing leadership skills
    CHERNOFF, ANDY, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2008, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  20. Traffic Stop Patterns of the Springfield Police Department, Springfield, Illinois, 2010: A Quantitative Study Addressing Discriminatory Practices
    POOL, BUTCH D., Western Illinois University, 2012, M.A.
    Subjects: Sociology, Criminology and Penology
  21. Application of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers for Simultaneous Laser Speckle Contrast and Intrinsic Optical Signal Imaging: Toward Chronic Portable Cortical Hemodynamic Imaging
    RINGUETTE, DENE, University of Toronto (Canada), 2012, M.A.Sc.
    Subjects: Biophysics, Medical
  22. Evaluation of rubber modified porous asphalt mixtures
    LYONS, KIMBERLY RENEE, Clemson University, 2012, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Civil
  23. Implementing a balanced scorecard and strategy map to enhance employee engagement and improve performance
    HEIMDAHL, LEAH, The College of St. Scholastica, 2010, M.A.
    Subjects: Business Administration, Management
  24. Indoctrinating youth: nationalism in Hitler Youth literature
    DAVIS, DARINA GAYLE, Texas A&M University - Commerce, 2012, M.S.
    Subjects: History, European
  25. Comparison of soil shear strength parameters and P-y curves for laterally loaded piles in granular soil
    MCCLELLAN, ZACHARY ROSS, The University of Utah, 2013, M.S.
    Subjects: Engineering, Civil