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  • Wiebe, Jeff; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. :|bUniversity of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management,|cc2013Management, 2013)
    A focus group and experiment were conducted to test the effects of psychological distance on participant affect, intentions, and behaviours in the realm of ethical consumption. Construal Level Theory (Liberman and Trope, ...
  • Lemnaru, Alexandru (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2013)
    To increase productivity, application developers are using tools that allow them to create higher quality applications faster. One such set of tools, open-source frameworks, allows application developers to reuse software ...
  • Koike, Chiaki (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    This study examined emotional reactions that occurred when participants compared the fairness of own outcomes to that of peer outcomes. The mediating role of emotions (pride, guilt, envy, or anger) on the fairness perceptions ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ajijala, Oluwaseun J.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    This study examined the relationships among perceptions of organizational politics (POP), work engagement, organizational justice, and perceived organizational support. Using Prolific, data were collected from 303 full ...
  • Behnam, Donya; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Dhillon School of Business, 2019-07)
    This thesis investigated the impact of political stability on the survival of foreign direct investments in the primary industries sectors. It is based on the argument that less stable political environments can potentially ...
  • Enoh, Eno Ibok Jackson; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    This thesis examined the experiences of contract academic staff (CAS) regarding their use of work-life balance programs (WLBPs). As precarious employees, CAS are subject to work conditions that put them in a bind between ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Salins, Faye N.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018)
    Numerous universities around the world have policies and procedures in place to deal with workplace bullying. However, the effectiveness of these HR interventions often depends on the perceptions of the university ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Muhumed, Hassan Abdullahi; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018-08-23)
    There is overwhelming agreement among scholars and practitioners alike on the socio-economic importance of Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), both in developed and developing countries. However, there is also ...
  • 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, ...
  • Frank, Kristal L (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2013Management, 2013)
    This study will contribute to existing work–family research by bringing a rich emic understanding of caregivers’ experience with work-eldercare crisis. I adopted Weick’s theory of organizational sensemaking (1995) as ...
  • Han, Yunhui; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. ;University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    This thesis analyzes the impact of shareholder rights on non-price loan contract terms. Using a large sample of syndicated loans borrowed by U.S. firms between 1991 and 2006, I find that stronger shareholder rights ...
  • Hanel, Vanessa K.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Consumers are becoming more socially conscious in their purchasing behaviours (Freestone & McGoldrick, 2008), and for some it is becoming a more salient aspect of buying criteria (Memery et al., 2005). Individuals‟ conceptions ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Silva, Andre L.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business.Dhillon School of Business, 2018)
    This study is an in-depth case analysis of Curitiba, Brazil, that describes the city’s efforts in maintaining an identity centered around sustainability on social media. I use Multimodal Discourse Analysis to gather and ...