Browsing Theses & Projects by Type "Technical Report"

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  • Venkatramanan, Atulya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    The study presents the development of a strategic cost management model that combines activity-based costing (ABC) with principles of the balanced scorecard (BSC). The purpose of the combined ABC/BSC model is to provide ...
  • Oloo, Michael; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002Management, 2002)
    This study analyzes the returns to target stockholders for partially acquired firms surrounding the acquisition announcements through one year after the announcements. A sample of fifty-three Canadian firms partially ...
  • Stephenson, Jacquiline Henrietta; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2001Management, 2001)
    This study assesses the current perceptions of older workers, defined as aged 50 and over, in Lethbridge, Alberta and area. Specifically, the study addresses two research questions. The first seeks to determine the primary ...
  • Zhao, Jing; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    This study examines several attributes of celebrity spokespersons in advertising. More specifically, credibility, attractiveness, expertise and identification with the celebrity are examined with regard to attitudes toward ...
  • Kwasitsu, Deliah Leonie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2004Management, 2004)
    The current study is designed to develop a model to improve investors’ ability to identify firms that engage in financial statement misrepresentation by carefully analyzing published financial reports. Earnings management ...
  • Steinke, Claudia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2001Management, 2001)
    What constitutes the definition of organizational effectiveness and the capabilities required for dealing with change among the Regional Health Authorities in Alberta was investigated. The perceptions of Regional Administrators ...
  • Patrick, George; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2001Management, 2001)
    The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of whether telecommunications technology (cell phones and pagers) serve to facilitate the performance of the three managerial roles identified by Mintzberg (1973). ...
  • Ortiz de Guinea Lopez de Arana, Ana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    This study examines the validity of the Thong et al. (1996) model of Information Systems effectiveness in Canadian small businesses. The model evaluates the importance of managerial support and external expertise (vendors ...
  • Spicer, Garry; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2004Management, 2004)
    Modern societies rely on Information Systems (IS), yet their protection has long been considered ineffective. Researchers and practitioners have struggled to understand the persistence of this phenomenon, but both agree ...
  • Lin, Weijian; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    The study applies institutional theory and organizational learning theory to the study of foreign market entry in newly opening economies. It is proposed that as these markets open they experience three main stages: Stage ...
  • Sonpar, Karan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002Management, 2002)
    The dynamics of trust have perplexed academicians and practitioners alike. However, it continues to remain as an elusive and evasive area of study. The perception of trustworthiness in times of change has social dimensions ...
  • Yousefvand Mansouri, Kazhal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2004Management, 2004)
    The present study examined the effects of job, applicants’ religion, and gender on selection decision making. Evaluators were 74 people who make employment selection decisions as part of their job. The participants read ...
  • Lynch, Eamonn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Management, 2004)
    Leadership is a defining feature of the success and survival of social political institutions and worldviews. Traditional studies of leadership, however, tend to be limited to a Western masculine archetype. This viewpoint ...
  • Herbert-Pemberton, Carol; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002Management, 2002)
    The effectiveness of a legislated training program for emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners in Southern Alberta was evaluated in three communities. The theoretical guide for the research was the Kirkpatrick ...
  • Costello, Alexandra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    This study empirically examines the performance of the Historical Simulation with ARMA forecast (C&M) methodology developed by Cabedo and Moya (2003b) vis-à-vis the performance of the Semi-Parametric GARCH methodology ...
  • Chen, Xin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    Cause Related Marketing has grown tremendously as a marketing tool since the 1980s. Numerous studies have been conducted in North America, Europe and Australia with mostly consumers of European Descent, but no such study ...
  • Yang, Andre; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    An increasing number of companies now provide cell phones for their employees. However, these organizations find selecting cell phone services to be complex with literally hundreds of rate plans, coverage areas and other ...
  • Wright, Marianne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    The present study examined the importance of four psychological constructs, negative affectivity, worry, self-efficacy, and cognitive interference, in predicting the performance of 113 undergraduate students who completed ...
  • Evashkevich, Terry Ross; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    This article explores seniors’ (those aged 55 plus) pharmaceutical brand marriages. This age group will soon make up a quarter of Canada’s population. They are wealthy and active consumers who create and maintain brand ...
  • Petherick, Heather; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    For nearly two decades research on the issue of work-nonwork conflict has been conducted from the perspective of competing demands and limited time. Still, our knowledge is not complete. In an attempt to gain a richer ...