Business, Dhillon School of: Recent submissions

  • Liebetrau, Jennifer; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    The main purpose of this thesis was to illuminate the concept of fit in cause-related marketing (CRM) by proposing and testing a valenced model for CRM fit. The model was created based on an integration of extant CRM fit ...
  • 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 ...
  • Akbar, Mohammad Muzahid; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2016-06-13)
    Brand authenticity represents the integration of a brand’s perceived originality, honesty, quality, and admirability. In contemporary brand management, brand authenticity is considered to be a new customer consciousness, ...
  • Lyubykh, Zhanna; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2016)
    This research investigates the extent to which the relationships between perceived disability severity and employee outcomes are moderated by leader empathy and mediated by the quality of leader-member exchange (LMX). The ...
  • Banerjee, Abhijit; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management.Management, 2016)
    Numerous studies in the past have shown how the store image gets created for a retail store and the various factors that influence the purchase intentions of the customers in the retail environment. Different aspects of a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ren, Jiajia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management.Management, 2015)
    Historically, stock market crashes have caused trillions of dollars in losses and have dramatically destroyed investors’ confidence in the stock market. Independent empirical studies have converged to prove the synchronization ...
  • Ahangi, Parviz; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2013)
    This thesis analyzes the effect of internal and external factors on the profitability of all full-fledged Islamic banks in Malaysia. Additionally, this study examines the robustness of results by using the financial crisis ...
  • Naeem, Fahid; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2015)
    Tobacco consumption, responsible for six million deaths each year, is a large concern for social marketers. Social cognitive theory suggests that self-efficacy is a key predictor of smoking behavioural change. According ...
  • 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 ...
  • Thompson, Kelly; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015-10-29)
    Critical discourse analysis was used to examine how fun is represented in job ads from two websites in the Information Technology (IT), and Oil and Gas (O&G) sectors. The study identified two central discourses in recruitment ...
  • Huang, Jianning; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2015)
    Financial intermediaries (such as banks) are delegated to monitor borrowers (Diamond, 1984). In the merger wave, many acquirers raise funds by borrowing syndicated loans to fund their M&A deals (Huang, Lu, & Srinivasan, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ali, Syed Hammad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2015)
    Beginning in October, 2013, an Advisory Group was convened by the Province of Alberta, Canada to ‘tame’ the operationalization of a Results-Based Budgeting (RBB) exercise to be imposed upon Campus Alberta. Campus Alberta ...
  • Shams, Shirin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2015-06-29)
    In this study, we examine whether flexibility in stocks addition to and deletion from the S&P/TSX Composite Index enhanced its ability to act as a performance benchmark and represent the Canadian equity market. In May 2002, ...
  • Ishola, Akinropo G. (Management, 2014-10-14)
    This study extends previous research on career success prediction by using multiple conceptualizations of person-job (PJ) and person-organization (PO) fit. Specifically, I relate demands-abilities (DA) PJ and PO fit to ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Zhang, Xiaofei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2012Management, 2012)
    This study examines the effects of changes in stock market microstructure on internal market efficiency and explores the relations among internal market efficiency, market co-movement and cross-market efficiency using ...