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  • Cutting, Jared; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    Using the theory of deinstitutionalization, this paper illustrates the NHL’s evolution from an entity comprised of singular owner interests whereby players were exploited to a cooperative organization in which players ...
  • Venkatramanan, Atulya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    The study presents the development of a strategic cost management model that combines activity-based costing (ABC) with principles of the balanced scorecard (BSC). The purpose of the combined ABC/BSC model is to provide ...
  • Wang, Hao; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2009Management, 2009)
    Celebrity endorsement has long been examined in advertising research due to its effectiveness in persuading consumers. Cultural difference is an important topic with regards to celebrity endorsement. This study was a two ...
  • Pyne, Tom; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2007Management, 2007)
    This study examined how Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) climate affected levels of task and relationship conflict within work groups. Moderating effects were provided by the attributions the participants gave to ...
  • Oloo, Michael; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002Management, 2002)
    This study analyzes the returns to target stockholders for partially acquired firms surrounding the acquisition announcements through one year after the announcements. A sample of fifty-three Canadian firms partially ...
  • Stephenson, Jacquiline Henrietta; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2001Management, 2001)
    This study assesses the current perceptions of older workers, defined as aged 50 and over, in Lethbridge, Alberta and area. Specifically, the study addresses two research questions. The first seeks to determine the primary ...
  • Zhao, Jing; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    This study examines several attributes of celebrity spokespersons in advertising. More specifically, credibility, attractiveness, expertise and identification with the celebrity are examined with regard to attitudes toward ...
  • Geremia, Karrie (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2010Management, 2010)
    Existing research findings are mixed on whether increased executive stock option (ESO) use is due to favorable accounting treatment enabling earnings management (EM) and opportunism, or to efforts to improve pay for ...
  • Shao, Ruodan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    The present research examined the effects of three situational factors: causality ambiguity, severity of personal injury, and injury target on supervisors’ discipline severity following a rule violation. Participants were ...
  • Kwasitsu, Deliah Leonie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2004Management, 2004)
    The current study is designed to develop a model to improve investors’ ability to identify firms that engage in financial statement misrepresentation by carefully analyzing published financial reports. Earnings management ...
  • Steinke, Claudia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2001Management, 2001)
    What constitutes the definition of organizational effectiveness and the capabilities required for dealing with change among the Regional Health Authorities in Alberta was investigated. The perceptions of Regional Administrators ...
  • Rice, Joseph Robert; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    This thesis project attempts to apply Hearn’s (2004) proposed seven aspects of the hegemony of men by investigating the decision-making process of male professors deciding whether to exercise parental leave benefits ...
  • Patrick, George; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2001Management, 2001)
    The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of whether telecommunications technology (cell phones and pagers) serve to facilitate the performance of the three managerial roles identified by Mintzberg (1973). ...
  • Ortiz de Guinea Lopez de Arana, Ana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    This study examines the validity of the Thong et al. (1996) model of Information Systems effectiveness in Canadian small businesses. The model evaluates the importance of managerial support and external expertise (vendors ...
  • Spicer, Garry; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2004Management, 2004)
    Modern societies rely on Information Systems (IS), yet their protection has long been considered ineffective. Researchers and practitioners have struggled to understand the persistence of this phenomenon, but both agree ...
  • Lin, Weijian; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    The study applies institutional theory and organizational learning theory to the study of foreign market entry in newly opening economies. It is proposed that as these markets open they experience three main stages: Stage ...
  • Sonpar, Karan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002Management, 2002)
    The dynamics of trust have perplexed academicians and practitioners alike. However, it continues to remain as an elusive and evasive area of study. The perception of trustworthiness in times of change has social dimensions ...
  • Tien, Philip Chi Hang; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    Due to the increasing number of people immigrating to new cultures, it is important to understand the influences on immigrants’ purchase decisions in a new environment. Immigrant consumers’ purchase behaviours are different ...
  • Hou, Di; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2007Management, 2007)
    This study examined how personality characteristics affect job performance, and the mediating effects of job performance in the personality interaction-emotional exhaustion relation. Specifically, I hypothesized that ...
  • Yousefvand Mansouri, Kazhal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2004Management, 2004)
    The present study examined the effects of job, applicants’ religion, and gender on selection decision making. Evaluators were 74 people who make employment selection decisions as part of their job. The participants read ...

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