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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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’ ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...