Dissertation Abstract Journal - July 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - July 2017

Kim L. Capehart, DBA
Chadrick Lamon Minnifield, DM
Demetrious G. Cleotelis, DM
Kesha Marie Nelson, PHD/NUR
Gwendolyn Avington, DHA
Candus Jack, EDD
Lana Hiasat, EDD/ET
Therese D. Ellender, EDD
Randy J. Caffee, PHD/HEA
Lawrence F. Sinclair, DM/IST
Mohammad A. Shinwari, PHD/HEA
Donald E. Humpert, PHD/IO
Garry Huang, DM
Eunice B. Gwanmesia, PHD/NUR
Don Gemeinhardt, EDD/ET
Joshua Valk, PHD/HEA
Herbert J. Hall, EDD/CI
Clayton R. Mullen, DM
Consuelo Villalon, PHD/HEA
Danny L. Daily Jr., PHD/HEA

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

The Challenges of Commanding Modular Organizations: Based on a Modified Delphi Analysis of the U.S. Army

Author: 
Demetrious G. Cleotelis
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
To ensure competitive advantages and remain a sustainable fighting force within a global environment that is rapidly changing periodic checks are required to maintain a balanced and stable system.

Relationship of Literacy to Income, Employability, and Performance: A Quantitative Analysis

Author: 
Lawrence F. Sinclair
Program of study: 
D.M./IST
Abstract: 
Information system technology (IST) has been the powerhouse of most successful organizations. Technology has increased the complexity of job-related tasks and changed the historical context of liter

Effects of Organizational Project Management Maturity on Competitive Advantages: A Quantitative Descriptive Study

Author: 
Garry Huang
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
This quantitative descriptive study examined the connection between organizational project management maturity and competitive advantages in the Australian project management consultancy industry.

A Qualitative Instrumental Case Study: Adapting Law Enforcement Interview Trigger Behaviors to Technical Educational Tools

Author: 
Don Gemeinhardt
Program of study: 
Ed.D./ET
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative instrumental case study was to research criminal trigger behaviors in law enforcement interview protocols to analyze the possibility of creating a more advanced train

Fulfilling Employer Needs by Incorporating Liberal Arts Content into Technical Program Curricula: A Case Study

Author: 
Joshua Valk
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
This qualitative exploratory case study was designed to explore a contextualization model that is being implemented at a postsecondary technical institution in the northeastern United States to addr

A Qualitative Research Study: Redefining College-readiness in the Community College Writing Class

Author: 
Herbert J. Hall
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of the qualitative grounded theory study was to explore redefining collegereadiness in the college classroom through the perceptions and experiences of community college writing instruct

Factors Influencing Canadian Power Engineers' Decision to Purse Advanced Certification

Author: 
Clayton R. Mullen
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The intent of the current study was to address the gap in knowledge regarding factors influencing Canadian power engineers’ decision to pursue advanced certification in British Columbia and Alberta.

Teachers' Attitudes Toward African American Vernacular English: A Quantitative Correlational Study

Author: 
Danny L. Daily Jr
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
African Americans students, who use African American Vernacular English (AAVE) in the academic setting, receive negative misconceptions by English educators.
July, 2017