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Antecedents of Financial Corruption in Organizations 

Gorshunov, Mikhail (2018-03-19)  ETD File Embargoed
Implications of prior research suggest that social-control agents (e.g., boards of directors, external auditors) deter managers from financial reporting violations because of fraud and error. However, existing theory does ...

Assessing the management of readiness: An empirical examination using a mixed-methods approach 

Self, Dennis (2005-08-15)
Using a mixed-methods approach, the readiness of 776 participating members of a technology company to accept a new service-oriented strategy at the expense of the old hardware-oriented strategy was explored. First, a test ...

Attachment Styles and Workplace Stressors: An Individual and Contextual Approach to Employee Well-Being and Behavior and the Mediating Role of Surface Acting 

Davis, Shelley (2016-11-09)
Workplace stress is a thriving area of research and is a topic of concern to employees and employers, alike. Using a conservation of resources framework, I sought to take an integrative approach to better understand how ...

Candidate Reactions to Three Assessment Center Exercises: A Field Study 

Becton, J. (2005-08-15)
Following a multidimensional procedural justice framework, the current study examined the reactions of candidates completing an assessment center for promotion within a police department. The main purpose of this research ...

CEO protective responses to short seller attacks at rival firms 

Song, Ruixiang (2022-06-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Short sellers prosper by betting against the interests of shareholders and managers of public firms. In recent years, however, some short sellers have escalated the intensity of short selling by organizing campaigns that ...

A Chemiresistor Sensor Array for Insect Infestation Detection 

Weerakoon, Kanchana (2012-05-03)
Plants emit volatile organic compounds as a defensive mechanism to protect themselves from insects and pathogens. These volatile organic chemicals, also known as phytochemicals, are given off during the early stages of ...

A combined model of uncertainty management theory and the group engagement model of identity 

Haynie, Jeffrey (2013-01-22)
Prior research has established the group engagement model and uncertainty management theory as motivational explanations of the fair process effect. Although studies have supported each of these frameworks independently, ...

A Comparison Of Information Security Trends Between Formal And Informal Environments 

Ryan, James (2006-08-15)
The study compared the awareness and practice of information security between formal and informal computing-environments. This study was conducted to develop a measurement instrument for user-level awareness and practice ...

Designing for the Improvement of Operator Situation Awareness In Automation Systems 

Pridmore, Jeannie (2007-12-15)
The enhancement of operator situation awareness (SA) has become a major design goal for automation systems, in a wide variety of fields, including aviation, aerospace, nuclear plants, and advanced manufacturing systems. ...

Deviant Followers Across Cultures: An Investigation of Destructive Leadership, Workplace Deviance, and National Context 

Alexander, Katherine Crawford (2021-07-15)  ETD File Embargoed
Despite continued scholarly and practitioner interest in destructive leadership, the field has an incomplete understanding of the relationship between destructive leadership and followers’ workplace deviance, especially ...

A Distribution-Free Control Chart for Retrospective Location Analysis of Subgrouped Multivariate Data 

Bell, Richard C., Jr. (2011-09-08)
In multivariate quality control, a proper Phase I analysis is essential to the success of Phase II monitoring. Even self-starting methods, which seek to minimize the Phase I process, usually recommend a single retrospective ...

Diversity in the Executive Suite: A Longitudinal Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Top Management Team Heterogeneity 

DeBode, Jason (2014-08-01)
This dissertation takes an evolutionary approach toward Top Management Team (TMT) heterogeneity by examining its antecedents (i.e., CEO characteristics) and outcomes (i.e., firm performance, TMT turnover) as well as several ...

Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Regional Socioeconomic Factors, Agglomeration and Performance of Non-Profit Social Enterprises 

Sevak, Kunal (2016-05-06)
Nonprofit Social Enterprises (NPSEs) are nonprofit organizations that adopt commercial strategies to sustain their missions. Since nonprofit organizations have traditionally relied on philanthropy and have been known to ...

Education Technology Impact on Department of Defense Financial Manager Continuing Education Programs 

Bohler, Jeffrey (2009-07-28)
This dissertation uses action research to examine, within the Department of Defense financial manager (DOD FM) community, how the rapid pace of information technology innovations may affect continuing professional education ...

The Effect of Consumer Learning on Intention to Use Mobile Payments 

Jia, Lin (2014-12-17)
With the fast development of mobile applications and mobile internet, we arrive at the mobile commerce era. Mobile payments, a promising form of electronic payments, will become an important channel for conducting transactions ...

Effect of Transformational Leadership and Organizational Innovativeness on Motor Carrier Performance 

Overstreet, Robert (2012-07-27)
This dissertation developed a theoretical model of the relationship between transformational leadership, organizational innovativeness, and organizational performance, both operational and financial. To test the model, ...

The Effects of Founders’ Competence, Integrity, and Demographic Characteristics on Equity-based Crowdfunders’ Investment Decision 

Hersel, Matt (2018-04-13)  ETD File Embargoed
Scholars are increasingly exploring crowdfunding, a novel and rapidly growing source of new venture financing. A key part of this research has sought to explain what factors are important to the crowdfunding investment ...

The Effects of Key Moderators on the Relationship Between Firm-wide IT Capability and Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigation of An Integrative Model of IT Business Value 

Morris, Robert (2006-12-15)
In the competitive and dynamic marketplace of the contemporary organization, IT has become an integral part of the organization’s success or failure. The IT function has been shown to be a valuable resource in creating IT ...

The Effects of Managerial Communication and Justice Perceptions on Employee Commitment to Organizational Change: A Mixed Method Field Study 

Pitts, Jennifer (2006-05-15)
Using a mixed method research design, this study examined relationships among managerial communication, perceptions of justice, and affective commitment to change in the context of an organizational merger. Qualitative and ...

Empirical Relationships among Servant, Transformational, and Transactional Leadership: Similarities, Differences, and Correlations with Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment 

Washington, Rynetta (2007-05-15)
Servant leadership is espoused as a valid theory of organizational leadership but lacks crucial empirical support. Therefore, the current study endeavored to advance empirical support for this emerging approach to leadership ...