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Browsing Faculty of Management Projects (Master's) by Issue Date

Browsing Faculty of Management Projects (Master's) by Issue Date

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  • Mu, Mu; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    This study investigates 1) whether Canadians have stronger price-quality schemas (PQ) and perceptions of market efficiency (ME) than Chinese in both Canada and China, and 2) how acculturation affects Chinese immigrants’ ...
  • Costello, Alexandra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    This study empirically examines the performance of the Historical Simulation with ARMA forecast (C&M) methodology developed by Cabedo and Moya (2003b) vis-à-vis the performance of the Semi-Parametric GARCH methodology ...
  • Evashkevich, Terry Ross; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    This article explores seniors’ (those aged 55 plus) pharmaceutical brand marriages. This age group will soon make up a quarter of Canada’s population. They are wealthy and active consumers who create and maintain brand ...
  • Yang, Andre; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    An increasing number of companies now provide cell phones for their employees. However, these organizations find selecting cell phone services to be complex with literally hundreds of rate plans, coverage areas and other ...
  • Shang, Jingzhi; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2007Management, 2007)
    Consumer response toward companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts has received much attention in the consumption context. However, little is known in the anti-consumption context. The present research studies ...
  • Whillans, Stewart D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2007Management, 2007)
    This study investigated the moderating effect of role ambiguity on eight predictor variables and the formation of organizational knowledge in work groups. One hundred and seventy one individuals in nine different industries ...
  • Zhai, Jun; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2007Management, 2007)
    This project investigated how potential entrepreneurs evaluate opportunities in the pre-startup phase of a new venture creation process. Based on Busenitz and Lau’s (1997) cross-cultural cognitive model of new venture ...
  • 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 ...
  • Yang, Ning-Ning; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2007.Management, 2007)
    This research examines domestic and foreign partial acquisitions in Canada and investigates the resulting returns to target shareholders. The sample of the research is Canadian companies partially acquired from 1997 to ...
  • 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 ...
  • McKenzie, Gail; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    This study explores partnerships between nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and businesses. In particular, it focuses on the motivations of the NPOs in such partnerships as they relate to the legitimacy concerns of organizations ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kremer, Daniel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    Fuller and Goldstein (2004) find that dividend payments are more valuable in down markets than in up markets. This research extends this study to determine whether the asymmetry in valuing dividend signals is influenced ...
  • Kennedy, S.E. (Susie); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    The purpose of this study was to measure the impact of professional ethics awareness training on the individual’s perception of ethics issues. The study was framed around the neurocognitive model of the ethical decision-making ...
  • Aspen, Cathy J. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    This study examined how females react to the use of sexual appeals in a social marketing context. Sexual appeal was operationalized as the use of female models who are suggestively dressed. Outcome variables, offensiveness, ...
  • Bader, Byron M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    This study focused on multiple leader-member exchange (LMX) relationships between employees and two different supervisors. Furthermore, the study focused on the relationship that the leaders themselves had with each other ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hovind, Sarah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2009Management, 2009)
    This study used an emotion-centered model (Spector & Fox, 2002) to examine predictions about the effect of customer vicarious justice on the three domains of job performance: task performance, counterproductive work behavior ...
  • Mauthe, Amanda J. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2009Management, 2009)
    This study investigates the contradictions that exist within the physician burnout literature. Through the use of meta-analysis, physician burnout and its relationships to gender, medical specialty, age, illness, and ...
  • 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 ...

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