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Is it worth the regret? Deciding to engage in employee voice 

Willits, Taylor (2019-04-18)
Employee voice and silence can have major implications, both positive and negative, at every level of an organization, especially when related to important workplace issues. Accordingly, the decision to speak up is often ...

Is the Continuity of Care for Comorbidities among Breast Cancer Patients Related to Treatment Adherence and Survival Outcomes? 

Cheng, Ning (2019-07-23)  ETD File Embargoed
Background: Breast cancer patients with comorbidities need to see multiple healthcare providers. These patients often need to take multiple medications, have frequent health care service utilization and high costs, and ...

Is the Level of Weight Gain During College Freshmen’s First Semester Related to Changes in the Regulation of Food, Strength Training, and Appearance Satisfaction, During the Second Semester? 

Peters, Suzanne (2011-11-15)
Multiple studies have found that college students gain a significant amount of weight during their college career. The present study goes beyond measuring the amount of weight that college student gain, and identifies ...

Is There a Gap of Banking Efficiency Between Accession and Non-accession Countries in Central and Eastern Europe 

Wu, Tong (2006-12-15)
This thesis divides the Central and Eastern European countries into two groups: accession countries which have or will attend Europe Union and non-accession countries which are not willing to attend Europe Union. The ...

Is There an Equity Gap in Marching Band Competition? Relationships between School Demographics and Participation and Competitive Rankings at Bands of America Marching Competitions 

Lenard, Martin (2021-04-27)
Socioeconomic status (SES) is linked to multiple interacting systems, including students’ racial and ethnic background, grade level, and school/neighborhood location (Brooks-Gunn & Duncan, 1997). In music education research ...

#IslamicState: An Analysis of Tweets in Support of ISIS After the November 2015 Attacks In Paris 

Guthrie, Amanda (2018-07-31)
With the popularity and ease of using social media platforms, users are able to, in varying capacities, connect with others in varying capacities. During 2015, there were approximately 305 million worldwide active monthly ...

Isolation and Assessment of Nitrogen-Fixing and Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria for Use as Biofertilizers 

Xu, Jia (2014-12-10)
Nitrogen and phosphorus are essential macronutrients for plant growth. The major sources of N and P in agriculture are chemical fertilizers. Nitrogen in the soil can be lost due to denitrification, leaching, and volatilization. ...

Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus spp. as Potential Probiotics for Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus 

Ran, Chao (2013-07-18)
Enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC), caused by the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri, is considered the most important bacterial disease of cultured channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and is estimated to cost the industry ...

Isolation and Characterization of SCARECROW Suppressor Mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana 

Mekala, Vijaya (2008-12-15)
SCARECROW (SCR) is a transcriptional regulator that plays key roles in several developmental processes in a model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. SCR orthologs have been identified in agriculturally important plants such as ...

Isolation of Genes from Cold Acclimated Poncirus trifoliata and Citrus unshiu 

Zhang, Cankui (2005-08-15)
Many adverse environmental conditions can affect the productivity and distribution of plant species. Low temperature is one of the most common stresses faced by many plants. Many plants are able to increase their freezing ...

Isolation of Genes from Cold Treated Poncirus trifoliata 

Meng, Shasha (2006-12-15)
Low temperature is one of the most critical environmental factors limiting plant growth and productivity. To survive, plants have developed a complex stress response system for defense against various environmental factors. ...

Isolation, Identification, Culture, Cryopreservation, Genetic Transformation and Transplantation of Catfish Germline Stem Cells 

Mei, Shang (2013-11-25)
The hybrid of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) ♀ × blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) ♂ (C × B) is the best catfish for pond culture. The current technology, artificial fertilization and handstripping is labor intensive, ...

Isoperimetric Properties of the Circle 

Holman, Kimberly (2022-05-03)
Jakob Steiner and Karl Weierstrass provided formal proofs of the isoperimetric property of the circle in the late 1830s. New mathematical tools, proof language, and concepts were needed to prove this rather obvious fact, ...

Isoprenoid synthesis: New roles for iron sulfur clusters 

Adedeji, Dolapo (2007-08-15)
Spectroscopic investigations of the GcpE and LytB enzymes involved in the last two steps of the DOXP pathway for isoprene synthesis have been described. YfgB, one of the accessory proteins has also been characterized. ...

It's a Man's World: Representations of Gender and Competing Ideologies in 'Shaun of the Dead' 

Stull, Gretchen (2008-08-15)
This thesis utilizes a gender media studies approach to analyze the 2004 British film Shaun of the Dead. Blending several film genres, Shaun of the Dead is counted among a small but growing sub-subgenre of film known as ...

iTad: An I/O-Aware Thermal Model for Data Centers 

Muzaffar, Tausif (2014-05-08)
With the ever-growing cooling costs of large-scale data centers, thermal management must be adequately addressed. Thermal models can play a critical role in thermal management that helps in reducing cooling costs in data ...

iTech: An Interactive Technical Assistant 

Wilson, Dale-Marie (2006-08-15)
This dissertation concentrates on the problem of designing and developing a conversational technical assistant. The main focus is to identify and address issues related to producing a system that allows for conversational ...

Item-Based Recommendation Algorithm Using Hadoop 

Somani, Chetan Prakash (2015-12-16)
Recommendation systems are used to provide solutions to the problem of making personalized recommendations. They are achieving widespread success in E-commerce, social networking and advertisements. In E-Commerce, day-to-day ...

Iteration Methods for Approximation of Solutions of Nonlinear Equations in Banach Spaces 

Chidume, Chukwudi (2008-08-15)
The objective in this manuscript is to study some iterative methods used to approximate solutions of nonlinear equations in Banach Spaces. In particular, we study a Halperntype iterative scheme in relation to nonexpansive ...

Iterative and Incremental System Lifecycle Development 

Bew, Gregory (2013-04-17)
One of the fundamental changes in our technologically advanced society is the breadth of technologies available and the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets of the many inventors and developers. Traditional ...