Dissertation Abstract Journal - December 2016

Dissertation Abstract Journal - December 2016

Cassandra L. Giles, DM
Joslyn Sato, DM
James William Wyckoff, DHA
Robert Chiuri, DBA
Wadad Kaaki, PHD/HEA
Nazarene E. Tubman, DHA
Laurie Klosk-Gazzale, DBA
Teresa Hutchinson, EDD/ET
Tracey Kolding, DM
Quintessia A. Fuller, DBA
Blake Daniel Wettstein, DM
Jemel Hence, EDD
Amanda Elizabeth Brazelton, DBA
Diana Hart, EDD
Molly Hein, EDD/CI
LaRetha Spain, PHD/HEA
Denis Delaney, DM
Threada L. Young, EDD
Teresa D. Tygart, DM
Wayne C. Clark, DM

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Knowledge Capital in Nonprofit Hospital Governance: A Resource-based View of Information Trustees Need

Author: 
James William Wyckoff
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative, descriptive case study research was to explore the adequacy and utility of knowledge capital (KC) information supplied to nonprofit hospital trustees for strategic d

The Effect of Illiteracy on the Prevalence of Malaria in Yekepa, Liberia: A Descriptive Study

Author: 
Nazarene E. Tubman
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The goal of this descriptive research study was to glean information from literate and illiterate participants in Yekepa, Liberia, as they relate to the effects of illiteracy on the prevalence of ma

Understanding the Experience of Commitment of Volunteer Firefighters: A Transcendental Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Laurie Klosk-Gazzale
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
This qualitative transcendental phenomenological study involved interviews with 17 volunteer firefighters with a minimum of five years active experience in the fire service who were members of five

Servant Leadership and its Influence on Frontline Bank Employee Motivation in Pennsylvania or Ohio

Author: 
Tracey Kolding
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative exploratory case study was to compare how leadership in banks influences frontline bank employee motivation to participate willingly in the work environment when a se

Army Federal Careers: A Phenomenological Study of African American Leaders' Perceptions of Career Advancement

Author: 
Quintessia A. Fuller
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
The declining number of African Americans in and seeking leadership positions in federal government organizations is a continuing concern.

Women - Climbing the Corporate Ladder at American Large-scale Retailers: A Narrative Inquiry

Author: 
Amanda Elizabeth Brazelton
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative narrative inquiry design was to investigate the factors that have limited the progression of women into upper management positions at American large-scale retailers.

A Regression Analysis of Early Literacy to Minutes Read, Caregivers' Education, Books, and SES

Author: 
Molly Hein
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
Kindergarten classrooms of today look much different than those from a few decades ago; more time is spent focused on reading and writing, so ensuring children have early literacy opportunities in t

Phenomenological Study: Retention of First Generation African American College Students in Georgia

Author: 
LaRetha Spain
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
First-generation college students have different backgrounds and experiences from other college students and often drop out of college than continuing-generation students (Ishitani & Snider, 200

A Qualitative Phenomenological Study of Managers to Reduce Conflict between Flight Attendants After a Merger

Author: 
Threada L. Young
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
Addressing job satisfaction among union and non-union flight attendants resulting from mergers and takeovers is becoming the norm within the airline industry.
December, 2016