Dissertation Abstract Journal - November 2016

Dissertation Abstract Journal - November 2016

Featured Dissertation Students

  • Erika Hoogesteger, DM
  • John Onuko Mobegi, DM
  • Willie Mae Williams, DM/IST
  • Michelle E. Cort, DHA
  • Catherine Ann Burr, DM
  • Melissa Green, DHA
  • Latrice D. Lyons, DBA
  • Fon J. Ngu, DBA
  • Thelma Nicholls, PHD/NUR
  • Godyson Orji, DHA
  • Rachel Woodrume, PHD/IO
  • Walter J. Bruning, DM
  • Euphemia Baugh, EDD
  • Felicia C. Young, DBA
  • John V. D'Ascenzo, DM
  • Michael James Sieniarecki, DM
  • Angelene M. Lomax, DM
  • Gerald Dapaah Gyamfi, PHD/HEA
  • Trina Green Armstrong, DHA
  • Felipe Valerio, DHA
Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Do Employee Classification Types Really Matter in an IT Service Center Context

Author: 
Willie Mae Williams
Program of study: 
D.M./IST
Abstract: 
Integrating regular and contract employees to work as a team in the same organization may cause implications because the differences between each of the two groups’ perceptions may demonstrate a dif

Physician Perceptions of Productivity Changes Post Health System Employment: A Mixed Method Case Study

Author: 
Melissa Green
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
Since 1985, health systems such as hospitals, clinics, diagnostic laboratories, and insurance plans have purchased physician practices to control market share, add value to their networks, secure ph

Physicians' Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records: A Transcendental Phenomenological Studyl

Author: 
Godyson Orji
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
Despite incentives of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act to private practice physicians for the acceleration and meaningful use of Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Personality Predictors of Compassion Fatigue in Direct Patient Care Employees Working in a Long-term Care Environment

Author: 
Rachel Woodrume
Program of study: 
Ph.D./IO Psych
Abstract: 
Research to investigate personality as a predictor of compassion fatigue was completed for direct patient care workers in a long-term care environment.

Relationships Between Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Effective Leadership Practices in Veteran-owned Small Businesses

Author: 
Walter J. Bruning
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
Previous research has not definitively explained to what extent the concepts of emotional intelligence and critical thinking contribute to effective leadership practices.

Veterans' Hiring Preference: Transitional Tool or Overlooked Opportunity Among Department of the Navy Veterans

Author: 
Angelene M. Lomax
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this quantitative descriptive research study was to ascertain U.S. Department of the Navy (DON) veterans’ (sailors and marines) awareness of an employment benefit, the Veterans Hiring

Case Study of Discrimination Against Religious Minority Students at Faith-based Universities in Ghana

Author: 
Gerald Dapaah Gyamfi
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
Perception of discrimination on religious grounds against minority students at faithbased universities pertaining to leadership of the universities may negatively affect the learning outcome of the

Provider Influence in Shaping Women's Beliefs about Protection Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Case Study

Author: 
Trina Green Armstrong
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative multiple case study was to explore women’s perceptions of provider influence in shaping their beliefs about protection against sexually transmitted diseases during pr
November, 2016