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  • Wang, Ye; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management.Management, 2015)
    This paper investigates how the 2008 financial crisis affects the accrual anomaly documented by Sloan (1996). I find that the accrual anomaly increases during the financial crisis period and the increase in accrual anomaly ...
  • Aiyegbusi, Olufemi (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2012Management, 2012)
    Our study examines some design alternatives for a carbon market by exploring the fledgling Alberta carbon market. We attempt to evaluate the performance of these designs on the bases of trade volume, cost efficiency and ...
  • Li, Taoting (Lethbrige, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management.Management, 2014-09-25)
    Mobile banking applications (apps) are the latest technology to be offered by the retail banking sector. However, little research has been done to understand the adoption of this technology. Building on the DeLone and ...
  • Lazenby, Corie-Lee; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management.Management, 2015)
    This study extends the recent research on the significant non-linear association between perceived assertiveness and a leader’s social and instrumental outcomes. Using a 3 X 2 X 2 between-participants experimental design ...
  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, Karen Pamela; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018)
    In this thesis, I examine the secondary loan price reaction to dividend announcements. Using a sample of loans from 254 US firms covering the period between 2000 and 2016, I find that loans are associated with significantly ...
  • Jafri, Komal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    Although there are many local food initiatives budding across the globe to support localization of the food system, they face major barriers operating in the mainstream food system. There is an existing literature highlighting ...
  • Bhattarai, Sagar; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2016)
    In this study I study the effect of board effectiveness, measured by Board Shareholder Confidence Index (BSCI) on firm performance and risk. I find that there is modest positive relationship between BSCI total scores and ...
  • Wehbe, Michelle S; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2012Management, 2012)
    An experiment was done to investigate whether or not there is a need to treat smokers and non-smokers as separate target audiences when creating tobacco counter-advertisements. The Extended Parallel Process Model (Witte, ...
  • Kellerman, Carolin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2011Management, 2011)
    The impact of social connectedness on the effectiveness of management accounting and control systems (MACSs) is little understood. The purpose of this study is to examine the importance of the theory of social capital ...
  • Wang, Yuchen (ManagementDepartment of Marketing, 2014-10-02)
    Interviews were conducted at various alternative markets in Lethbridge and on Granville Island to discover consumers’ motivations for making shopping choices. Experience economy theory (Pine & Gilmore, 1998) and the new ...
  • Negrutu, Livia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2013Management, 2013)
    As blogs have become a new and significant way of distributing information, businesses and organizations have started looking for ways to exploit corporate blogs. With their recent evolution, little research has been ...
  • Peng, Bo; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    The main purpose of this thesis was to investigate how corporate sustainability (CS) initiatives undertaken by Chinese multinational corporations (MNCs) change over time, and to observe the relationship between Chinese ...
  • LaFreniere, Katherine Carol; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Management, 2010)
    This study argues that Stakeholder Theory (Mitchell, Agle, & Wood, 1997) can be applied from the stakeholder‘s perspective in order to understand how stakeholders perceive their claims in an organization and consequently ...
  • Peiris, Mututantrige J.N.R. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2011Management, 2011)
    This study focuses on gaining an understanding of the relationship between NGOs and the government of Malawi at an administrative level. Though this relationship is integral to the success of the NGO’s mission, from the ...
  • Zhou, Qixuan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Strong seasonality is observed in the volatile hourly Alberta temperature and its low- and high-order statistical moments. We propose a time series model consisting of a linear combination of an annual sinusoidal model, a ...
  • Berth, Ilona; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Following a meso-contingency approach (Rousseau & House, 1994), this study examined the relationship between efficacy beliefs and effectiveness outcomes in a team context. Specifically, the interaction effects of self-efficacy ...
  • Jing, Lei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    Research has attempted to explain how to increase employee embeddedness, based on individual cultural orientation, organizational identity orientation, and person-organization fit theories, I predicted that employees’ ...
  • Huang, Shengchen (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2013)
    The purpose of this study was to test the dual-pathway persuasion model proposed by Johar and Sirgy (1991) in a celebrity endorsement context. This study attempted to provide empirical evidence for the proposition that the ...
  • Vadnais, Patricia R; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2011Management, 2011)
    There has been limited research on the characteristics inside the nonprofit (NP) boardroom. Much of the prescriptive NP governance literature is based on for-profit (FP) assumptions. Following a contingency approach, this ...
  • Azizi, Taha (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2011Management, 2011)
    This research focuses on dining experience as an example of experience marketing. In this study, the qualitative research method has been used to derive particular concepts involved in the dining experience from the bodies ...