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Theses/Dissertations from 2014


Self-Esteem of Boys During the Transition From a Single-Sex Middle School to a Coeducational High School, Patrick Atkerson


Diversity Programs: Learning and Effectiveness as Viewed Through the Eyes of the Diverse, S Michelle Cox


Contemporary U.S. Expatriate Artists in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico: Challenges of Transnationalism and Acculturation, Andrés Gamón


Effect of Whole Beetroot on Muscular Endurance and Power in Powerlifters and Physique Competitors, John H. Jewett


Correlating Coworker Relations, Employee Involvement, and Leadership with Associate Commitment in Select Healthcare Companies Using a Mixed Sequential Explanatory Design, Kimberly Ann Lee


Consequences of Destructive Leadership Through the Experiences of Millennial Followers, Rhonda M. Martin


Happily Ever After: Is Disney Setting Us Up? A Study on Disney Princesses and Their Influence on Young Women and Their Personal Love Narratives, Brittany Danielle Minor


A Retrospective Observational Study of Maximal Enteral Nutrition Rates in a Burn Patient Population, Stephanie Phillips


Leader-Follower Unity: A Grounded Theory Based on Perceptions of Leadership and Followership Experts in the United States, Evgenia Prilipko

Perceptions of a Learning Management System: Acceptance, Usefulness, and Usage Among University Undergraduate Faculty, Duane E. Ramirez


The Impact of Generational Differences on Organizational Relationships: A Communication Perspective, Mecca M. Salahuddin


Expanding Human Capabilities Through the Adoption and Utilization of Free, Libre, and Open Source Software, James D. Simpson


The Generational Divide: Generational Differences in Psychological Capital, Heather Staples


Volunteers' Cross-Cultural Experience in Tanzania and Zambia, Josephine Elaine Talarski


Higher Education Institution Choice Behaviors of International Students on U.S. College Campuses, Anil Tan

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

Palestinian Women’s Perception of Their Social and Economic Status, Rolla Salem Alaydi


Cultural Commons in Non-Traditional and Traditional Secondary Education: A Media Ecology Approach, Anthony Baerga


Transition to a Career Calling: A Phenomenological Study, Elaine Buckley


History of Military Schools of the United States: Origin, Rise, Decline, Resurgence, and Potential in Future Public Secondary Education, John Alfred Coulter


Sustainable Development and the Issue of Water in the Kagera Region of Tanzania, Teresa M. Dresner


In What Ways Can Social Media Impact Communication and Improve How Businesses are Marketed in Heidelberg German?, Madeline Marie Gregory

Rural Cherokee Children With Disabilities: Parental Stories of Special Education, Collette Jandura


Homelessness: Relationships Between Program Completion at a Transformational Shelter and Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, and Trauma, Richard T. McCutcheon


Colorism: The Unspoken Preference to Skin Tone and Its Effect on African American Individuals in the 21st Century, Carolyn D. Powell


Global Studies Impact: A Case Study of the International School of the Americas, Donna Padgett Reed


Experiences and Outcomes of Women Who Have Completed a Statewide Leadership Development Program, Dorinda Booker Rolle


Discipleship as a Catalyst for Personal Transformation in the Christian Faith, Vanessa Marie Seifert

Seguir Adelante: Motivational Qualities of Mexican-American Men Who Achieved a PhD, Raul Zendejas

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

Assessing the Need for Entrepreneurial Training at the Higher Educational Institutions in Ghana, Paul Asamoah

Teacher Technology Use and State Accountability Scores: A Correlational Study, Robert L. Borjes

Empowerment and Job Satisfaction Among Nursing Care Staff in Long Term Care Facilities, Donna Lynn Foley


Gaps in Developmental Mathematics Course Sequence Impede Success in College Algebra, Hector Espinosa Gonzales

Increasing the Numbers: A Training Strategy to Improve Volunteer Participation, Robin L. Guerrero

Self-Perceptions of Leadership by Mexican American Women, Jacqueline Gutierrez


African American Women in Informal Leadership in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Tava Renee' Herring

An Exploratory Study of Consumer Decision-Making and Learning Styles Among the Millennial Generation in Taiwan, Wei-Chao Hsu

The Relationship Between Leadership Style and Motivation Among Faculty Members in Two Public Universities in the Republic of South Sudan, Malok N. Malok

Academic Achievement of First-Generation Mexican American Males in a Community College, Carlos C. Pena

Women in Leadership: Factors That Affect the Achievement of Women in Higher Education Administration at Four-Year Public and Private Universities in Texas, Dawn Marie Ramirez


A Narrative Inquiry Exploring How College Communication Professors Engage Students With Public Speaking Apprehensions, Derek Riedel


Conflict Management Styles in an HBCU HSI Community College Setting, Natasha P. Schmittou


How Chief Academic Officers at Private Hispanic-Serving Institutions Use the National Survey of Student Engagement in Assessing Outcomes, Michael Bernard Schulte

Participatory Development: An Investigation of In-Community Stakeholders' Perceptions, Gerald K. Sseruwagi


Women Leading Women: Reinforcing the Glass Ceiling?, Marian A. Suarez

Graduate Faculty Perceptions of Experiential Learning Activities in Multicultural Classrooms, Yu-Han Su


Sex and the City: A Promotion of Modern American Feminism, Cameron Michael Tufino

Theses/Dissertations from 2011


An Investigation of Academic Integrity in Jordanian Universities, Ala' Alahmad

A Study of Professional Nigerian Women in Diaspora, Chinyere U. Anyanwu


Characterization of an S-Layer-Like Protein and Select Antimicrobial Factors of the Novel Species Lactobacillus Coleohominis, Nicole Ann Marie Ayala

African American Male Business Leaders: Perceived Factors of Motivation Leading to Success, Velica Calvert

Baseball Fans' Motivation: An Investigation of Psychological, Sociological, and Environmental Factors, Shih-wen Chen

Exploring Administrative Staff Members' Sense of Purpose in Selected Catholic University Settings, Patricia Torres Lucero

Teacher Education Students' Perceptions and Actual Abilities as Demonstrated Through Examinations in Microsoft®, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, Lisa Ann Mendez

The Impact of Ethnic Identity on Employment Goals of Young Adults in Japan, Yosuke Nagashima

Exploring Variables Predictive of Bachelor Degree Completion Among Hispanics: A Focus on Persistence, Perseverance, and Prosperity, Robert R. Olivares

African American Male Academic Success, Lawrence L. Scott

Influences of Women Teaching Mathematics Related Fields in Higher Education in Mexico and Texas, Claudia Verdin

The Perceptions of African American Women Concerning the Intangible Cost(s) and/or Benefit(s) of a Post-Baccalaureate Education and Career Choices, Linn R. Waiters

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

Hispanic College Student Women Leaders' Sources of Knowledge and Self-Perceptions of Their Influence, Jackie Wright Anderson

The Current Impact of Leadership in Nigeria: Its Reality, Challenges and Perspectives, Nichodemus Obioma Ejimabo

Dispositional Resistance to Change and Impression Management Behavior, Harold Ethan Hardaway

The Transition of Visual Arts Education in the United States Into the Twenty-First Century, and the Implications for This Transition From John Dewey's Philosophy of Art Experience, Anne Goeman Jones

The Possible Influence of Iranian Culture on the Development of Leadership Attributes in Men and Women of Iranian Descent, Mitra Kermani

A Study of Korean Schools in South-Central United States: Meeting Needs and Expectations of Adolescents, Eun Young Kim

Relationship Between the Perceived Leadership Practices of Managers and Customer Satisfaction in Sports Centers in Taipei, Taiwan, Chia-Hao Liu

Assessing Business Risk: Development of the Entrepreneurial Risk Assessment Scale, D. Anthony Miles

Digital Natives: Elements of User Dissatisfaction, Roberto E. Montalvo

Crisis Speeches Delivered During World War II: A Historical and Rhetorical Perspective, Tomas E. Ramos

High-Achieving Mothers and the Choices They Make, Marcella Villegas-Garcia

Investigating Truancy in Secondary Schools, Langston B. Williams

The Influence of Paternalistic Leadership on Satisfaction Towards the Performance of the Division I Volleyball Athletes and Their Turnover Intention in Colleges/Universities in Taiwan, Chia-Chun Wu

The Relationships Among Leisure Participation, Leisure Satisfaction, and Emotional Intelligence Among Elementary School Teachers in Northern Taiwan, Chien Hsin Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Transformation from Entrepreneur to Happeneur: Disrupting the Status Quo, Paulette Martinez Bethel

Repeated Oral Reading Approach Versus Independent Silent Reading Approach for Reading Fluency and Comprehension, Jewell A. Borjes

Exploring Cultural Influence on Leadership Practices: A Case Study of Eight Taiwanese Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the Hotel Industry in South Texas, Yun-Hsi (Simon) Chang

The Relationship Among Employees' Work Values, Job Stress, and Job Satisfaction Before and During the Privatization of Three Commercial Banks in Taipei, Taiwan, Chih-Hsiung Cheng

Uninvested Leadership: A Quantitative Analysis of New Troop Leader Perceptions in Relation to Turnover Intentions in the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, Iolani Connolly

Accounting Education: A Comparative Study of Perception of Learning Outcomes in Traditional and Online Delivery Systems, Chun-Mei Lee Connor

Leadership Styles of Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructors in a United States Southwest Metropolitan Secondary School District, Harry E. Creacy

The Relationship Between Sense of Humor and Self-Efficacy: An Exploration of the Beliefs of Art Teachers, Teri Evans-Palmer

The Possible Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Performance in Small Business Development Center Regional Groups in Texas, Michael J. Farlow

Employee Competencies of Taiwanese International Trade: Perceptions of Practitioners and Educators, Su-Chin Hsieh

Student Engagement Survey Results: Implications for Relationship Marketing, Jia-Jing Jien

Why Teachers Stay: A Phenomenological Study in Teacher Retention, Felecia M. Joiner

The Relationship Between Athlete's Perception of Intercollegiate Basketball Coach Leadership Behavior and Team Cohesiveness in Taiwan, Wei-Jen Lan

The Focolare Educational Model at the Sophia Higher Learning Institute for Cultural Studies, Gianantonio Michelon

Arab American Entrepreneurs: Investigating Experiences From Texas, Husam K. Omar

Exploring the Collaborative Process in the Context of a Cross-Cultural Team From the United States and Zambia, Georgia Lynn Piez

A Feasibility Study for a University in Bangladesh Under Catholic Sponsorship, Harold Bijoy Rodrigues

Exploring Educational Issues: International Nursing Students Enrolled in Professional Nursing Programs in South Texas and Their Perceptions of Educational Barriers, Wanda R. Sparks

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

Masculinity and Self Perception of Men Identified as Informal Leaders, Rolla M. Bradley

Language and Number Values: The Influence of the Explicitness of Number Names on Children's Understanding of Place Value, Sandra Browning

Student Engagement During the Transition From Single-Sex to Coeducation at the University Level: An Experience From Taiwan, Shu-Fen Chang

The Relationship Between Manager's Leadership Style and Employee Job Satisfaction in Selected Beijing Computer Software Companies, Xiaofeng Chen

Decentralization and Organizational Climate: Assessing the Relationship in a Law Enforcement Setting, Gustavo Guzman

Socialization of Foreign Information Technology Consultants in U.S. Organizations, Syed A. Haider

Undergraduate Publishing Education: Perceptions and Workforce Reality in Taiwan, Hui-Yi Ho

The Relationship Among Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement, and Demographic Characteristics in First-Year Community College Students, Ruben Izaguirre

San Antonio Export Leaders: A Case Study of Third-Party Assistance for Small Business, Sara Conley Jackson

African American Female Persisters in Higher Education: The Lived Experience, Arla Janeen Johnson