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  • 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 ...
  • Hoque, Moksidul; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    This study investigates the inverted-U effects of capital structure on accrual- and cash-flow-based performance of US banks from 1980 to 2017. Capital structure is measured by the debt to assets ratio, accrual-based ...
  • 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’ ...
  • Hasnat, Muhammad Moinul; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    Microfinance institutions (MFI) provide collateral free loans which the subsisting populations of developing countries use as a mean to improve the living conditions of their family. Group lending processes of MFIs also ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adesina, Folasade O.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    The apparent general lack of effectiveness of financial education programs and financial knowledge in improving financial literacy has led to calls for more investigation of “lived experiences”. There is also a perception ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sun, Yueming (Roy); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Applying market arbitrage theory on daily data, we measure the empirical financial market convergence of NAFTA’s financial markets since 1994. Radar diagram and wavelet multi-resolution analysis (MRA) scalogram movies of ...
  • 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 ...
  • McCormick, Cameron Anthony (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2011Management, 2011)
    Using a multi-case study, three Ponzi schemes were investigated: Road2Gold, Bernie Madoff’s empire, and the Earl Jones affair. This grounded study used an inductive bottom-up methodology to observe and describe stakeholder ...
  • Alam, Mohammad Shahin; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Dhillon School of Business, 2019)
    In our study, we investigated how job demands of disability accommodation influence supervisors’ job strain and motivation. We also investigated the factors that make disability accommodation complex. We collected data ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ibitoye, Subomi; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business; (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of BusinessUniversity of Lethbridge, 2018)
    This study extends recent research on the conceptual relationships defined by the Integrative Model of Workplace Safety (Christian et al, 2009). It assesses the predictive relationship that exists between personality ...
  • Kar, Anirban (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2012Management, 2012)
    This thesis provides new insight into the EMU’s impact on the Euro-area firms’ performance, by examining the firms’ accounting rates of return and financial cash flows. The impact is evaluated separately for the EMU formation ...
  • Sinha, Partha Sarati (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2013)
    In this study, we examine the predictive power of Morningstar’s new ratings for mutual funds’ future performance and compare its predictive power with four competing predictors. We also examine Morningstar’s new ratings’ ...
  • 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, ...