Dissertation Abstract Journal - June 2016

Dissertation Abstract Journal - June 2016

Featured Dissertation Students

  • George Taylor, III, DM
  • Troy Lamont Looney, DM
  • Barbara Ann Britton, EDD
  • Marie-Paule Lafontant, EDD/CI
  • Coralene Quimby-Worrell, DHA
  • Katina Gomez, DM
  • Michael Scott Smith, DM/IST
  • Fatai Festus Ayinde, DHA
  • Jean-Mari Hillebrand, DBA
  • Stephen L. Meigs, DHA
  • Ruben Johnson, DM
  • Freling S. Smith II, DHA
  • Leslie E. Lynch, DBA
  • Rebekah Wright, EDD/CI
  • Cynthia D. Knittle, DHA
  • Tandala R. Kidd, DM
  • Sana Rafiq-Mitchell, EDD
  • Barclie Gallogray, EDD/ET
  • Naomi White, EDD/ET
  • Heather L Cathro, PHD/NUR
Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Evaluating the Role of Individual Identity: Insight into Employee Non-positional Assignments and Engagement

Author: 
George Taylor, III
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
This descriptive, correlational quantitative study sought to gain insight into the relationship between non-positional assignments and engagement within the City of Memphis, a city government organi

The Influence of Health Literacy on Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Barbados: A Case Study

Author: 
Coralene Quimby-Worrell
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative instrumental single case study was to explore how patients living with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Barbados manage the disease and what role health literacy might play.

Leadership and Organizational Culture Influence on African American Women in Law Enforcement

Author: 
Katina Gomez
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
This qualitative phenomenological study explored and described the perceptions and lived experiences of African American women police officers in leadership positions working in the state of Marylan

Lived Experiences in Accessing Health Care Services by Nigerian Immigrants in New York City

Author: 
Fatai Festus Ayinde
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to understand and explore the lived experiences of Nigerian immigrants in accessing health care services in New York City (Groenewald, 2004

Employer Expectations of Bachelor-level Business Graduates in United Arab Emirates: A Delphi Study

Author: 
Jean-Mari Hillebrand
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
This Delphi Study was designed to explore job-knowledge and practitioner expertise needed by bachelor-level graduates in meeting employer expectations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) health care i

Perceived Leadership Style and Job Satisfaction: Analysis of Instructional and Support Departments in Community Colleges

Author: 
Ruben Johnson
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this quantitative descriptive correlational study was to measure the relationship between the subordinate’s perceived style of leadership of their leader and the subordinate’s level o

A Comparison of the Inpatient Mortality and 30-day Readmission Rates of Heart Failure Patients

Author: 
Freling S. Smith II
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
Heart failure poses a significant public health issue in the United States, consuming a disproportionate share of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s annual expenditures (Ramani, Uber, & Meh

Financial Regulation and Economic Performance: A Descriptive Correlation Study of American Financial Institutions

Author: 
Leslie E. Lynch
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this descriptive correlation study with a logistic regression analysis was to examine the relationship between SEC regulatory compliance or malfeasance and the economic performance of

Factors that Affect Parents' Choice to Homeschool in Clayton County Georgia: A Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Rebekah Wright
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The qualitative phenomenological study identified the factors that lead parents to choose homeschooling as their child’s educational preference instead of public school by exploring the lived experi

Phenomenological Study of Higher Educational Leaders' Lived Experiences of Cultural Diversity After 9/11

Author: 
Sana Rafiq-Mitchell
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
The purpose of the qualitative descriptive phenomenological study was to explore higher educational leaders’ lived experiences of cultural diversity after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United St
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