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February 2016


  1. Transformational Leadership, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, and Non-Supervisory Nurses' Intention to Leave
    Gregory, Audrey, Lynn University, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Nursing
  2. 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
    SHAKER, SAMI SABRI, Texas A&M University, 1984, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Urban planning
  4. The impact of psychotherapy clients on marriage and family therapists
    Masi, Maria Victoria, Kansas State University, 2003, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Individual & family studies
  5. The current state of project risk management practices among risk sensitive project management professionals
    Voetsch, Robert James, The George Washington University, 2004, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Management
    Effect of media on female adolescents' satisfaction with their body image
    Cardosi, Cynthia A., University of Virginia, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Educational psychology
  6. Student Union: The Architecture and Social Design of Postwar Campus Community Centers in California
    Robinson, Clare Montomgery, University of California, Berkeley, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Architecture
  7. Information technology use in nursing and nursing education as reported by beginning nurses
    Peterson, Lori Ann Bonar, Northern Illinois University, 2006, Ed.D.
    Subjects: Nursing
  8. The Devil's dominion: Magic and religion in early New England
    Godbeer, Richard, Brandeis University, 1989, PH.D.
    Subjects: American history
  9. Physiological studies on cocoa (theobroma cacao) in ghana
    Hutcheon, William V., University of Aberdeen (United Kingdom), 1981, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Agronomy
  10. Exploring generational differences among Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers: Work values, manager behavior expectations, and the impact of manager behaviors on work engagement
    Murphy, Michelle Marie, Alliant International University, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Organizational behavior
  11. Unconventional models of computation: DNA and membrane computing
    Paun, Paul-Andrei, The University of Western Ontario (Canada), 2003, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Computer science
  12. Building social infrastructure through public-private partnerships: The case of student housing in public higher education
    Cole, Bruce Kevin, Clemson University, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Public administration
    A new look at the minimum wage's effect on employment
    Verner, Jimmy Lynn, Jr., The University of Texas at Dallas, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Labor economics
  13. Molecular computing with DNA self-assembly
    Majumder, Urmi, Duke University, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Computer science
    Application of Carbon Nanomaterials in Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes
    Jaber-Ansari, Laila, Northwestern University, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Nanotechnology
  14. A leadership model for the Korean immigrant church
    Kim, Woongtae, Asbury Theological Seminary, 2014, D.Min.
    Subjects: Regional studies
  15. Effects of job satisfaction in relation to turnover intentions and employee retirement income planning --- The case of Taiwan
    Shih, Meng-Hsiu Linda, University of Maryland University College, 2009, D.Mgt.
    Subjects: Organizational behavior
  16. Cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents: An exploratory descriptive study
    Then, Karen Lynn, University of Alberta (Canada), 2000, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Nursing
  17. Investigating students' situated understandings of criticality in a Master of Arts TESOL course
    Nuske, Kyle, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subjects: English as a second language
  18. Effect of E-service Quality on Customer Online Repurchase Intentions
    Liu, Tung-Hsuan, Lynn University, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Information technology
  19. The role of commitment in the relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty in banking industry: Mediating effect of commitment
    Ho, Hung-Hsin, University of Maryland University College, 2009, D.M.
    Subjects: Management
    Social Media Addiction among Adolescents in Urban China: An Examination of Sociophysiological Traits, Uses and Gratifications, Academic Performance, and Social Capital
    Huang, Hanyun, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Mass communication
    An authoritative edition of Cotton Mather's unpublished manuscript "Triparadisus"
    Smolinski, Reiner, The Pennsylvania State University, 1987, PH.D.
    Subjects: American literature
  20. Social media marketing in the hospitality industry: The role of benefits in increasing brand community participation and the impact of participation on consumer trust and commitment toward hotel and restaurant brands
    Kang, Juhee, Iowa State University, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Marketing
    ERP adoption process and implementation risk management in SMEs: A multiple case study
    Poba-Nzaou, Placide, Universite de Sherbrooke and Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres (Canada), 2009, D.B.A.
    Subjects: Management
  21. The Situational Leadership Approach Effects on Employee Motivation in Multi-Generational Information Technology Organizations
    Irby, Thaddaeus, University of Maryland University College, 2011, D.Mgt.
    Subjects: Management
  22. Context-free graph grammar induction using the minimum description length principle
    Jonyer, Istvan, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2003, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Computer science
  23. Algorithms for reliable computing in molecular biology
    Misra, Navodit, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Bioinformatics
  24. Set comprehension in Church's type theory
    Brown, Chad E., Carnegie Mellon University, 2004, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Mathematics
    Polyaniline: Intermolecular interactions, molecular conformation and morphology
    Zheng, Weigong, University of Pennsylvania, 1997, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Polymer chemistry
  25. Effective Reading Comprehension Teaching and Research: How Do They Relate?
    Leeper, Lauri M., The College of William and Mary, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subjects: Reading instruction

Masters Theses

  1. Architecture of Connection: A Mixed-Use Housing Strategy for Building Urban Community
    Aune, Emily Elisabeth, University of Washington, 2013, Master's
    Subjects: Architecture
  2. How Social Media Communities Impact Consumer Behavior
    Martinka, Leslie, Gonzaga University, 2012, M.A.
    Subjects: Communication
  3. Instagram: Why do we Post?
    Bradley, Peter, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2014, M.S.
    Subjects: Mass communication
  4. English vocabulary teaching in Chinese junior high schools
    Zhang, Jinghong, Purdue University, 2015, M.S.Ed.
    Subjects: English as a second language
  5. The special education of mentally disabled pupils: Full inclusion's use of equality rights arguments
    Howard, John Paul Robert, York University (Canada), 1995, LL.M.
    Subjects: Law
  6. How Does Technology Affect Communication in the Workplace?
    Huffman, Kathleen E., The College of St. Scholastica, 2011, M.A.
    Subjects: Management
  7. The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) as a model defense acquisition program? Contesting values and policy
    Wilkerson, Robert A., Georgetown University, 2010, M.A.L.S.
    Subjects: Political science
  8. Indigenous student village: housing option for indigenous post-secondary students
    Seymour, Destiny, University of Manitoba (Canada), 2013, M.I.D.
    Subjects: Architecture
  9. Molecular Detection of Pathogens in Water Sources of Peru
    Grothen, David, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2014, M.S.
    Subjects: Molecular biology
  10. A study of customer satisfaction factors and employee satisfaction in the hospitality industry
    Novikova, Ksenia, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2009, M.S.
    Subjects: Recreation
  11. Ethics and business decision-making
    Jaunich, Gregory J., The College of St. Scholastica, 2012, M.B.A.
    Subjects: Management
  12. 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.
    Subjects: Marketing
  13. Police Militarization: Attitudes Towards the Militarization of the American Police
    Wyrick, Phillip T., East Tennessee State University, 2013, M.A.
    Subjects: Criminology
  14. Airfoil separation control with plasma actuators
    Fleming, Shawn, Oklahoma State University, 2010, M.S.
    Subjects: Aerospace engineering
  15. Self-presentation and social media: A qualitative examination of the use of Instagram by amateur NPC female figure competitors
    Lupinetti, Victoria M., San Jose State University, 2015, M.A.
    Subjects: Kinesiology
    Youth Perspectives and Future Visions for Community Food Security: An Applied Approach to Participatory Research in Phoenix, Arizona
    Schoon, Briar, Arizona State University, 2012, M.A.
    Subjects: Sustainability
  16. Product display versus graphical representation on packaging
    Galvarino, Joshua, Clemson University, 2012, M.S.
    Subjects: Packaging
  17. Environmental optimization in new urban desert communities: A case study of the student housing units in the new American University in Cairo campus
    Mahmoud, Ahmed, University of London, University College London (United Kingdom), 2008, M.Sc.
    Subjects: Architecture
  18. Social media marketing in a small business: A case study
    Cox, Sarah Lynne, Purdue University, 2012, M.S.
    Subjects: Marketing
  19. Effect of Restricted Hip Flexors on Biomechanical Risk Factors for ACL Injury
    Mills, Matthew Edward, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013, M.A.
    Subjects: Kinesiology
    The role of communication apprehension, expression of the true self, and fear of negative evaluation in relation to instagram and selfie use
    Lazebna, Anastasiia, University of Wyoming, 2015, M.A.
    Subjects: Communication
    Study of Periodic Forcing with a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Device for the Control of Flow Separation on a NACA 0012
    Dygert, Joseph P., West Virginia University, 2015, M.S.
    Subjects: Aerospace engineering
  20. 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.
    Subjects: Business administration
    Viral marketing A new branding strategy to influence consumers
    Yang, Xiaofang, University of Ottawa (Canada), 2012, M.A.
    Subjects: Marketing
  21. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subjects: Management
  22. Evolution of leadership theories
    Maslanka, Ann M., Grand Valley State University, 2004, M.S.
    Subjects: Social research
    The effects of divorce on children
    Gandelman, Polina, Long Island University, The Brooklyn Center, 2009, M.A.
    Subjects: Clinical psychology
  23. Procedures and criteria used by Alberta school districts in selecting principals
    Oaks, Esther Anne, University of Alberta (Canada), 1986, M.Ed.
    Subjects: Education
    Factors affecting online shopping behavior of Indian consumers
    Sinha, Jayendra, University of South Carolina, 2010, M.S.
    Subjects: Management
  24. 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: Genetics
    Task-oriented leadership and nonverbal immediacy: Effects on productivity and satisfaction
    McDougal, Christine Marie, Lamar University - Beaumont, 2011, M.S.
    Subjects: Occupational psychology
  25. Gender discrimination in the workplace
    Childs, Sheena, State University of New York Empire State College, 2012, M.A.
    Subjects: Womens studies