Dissertation Abstract Journal - October 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - October 2017

Scott A. Bell, EDD
Dawn B. Campbell, DHA
Kelly L. Rhodes, DM
Shanel D. Harris, EDD
Cassandra Smith, EDD
Kevin D. Hall, EDD/CI
Stanley Inye Lawson, DBA
Kerrie L. Roberson, DHA
Karen A. Anderson, DM
Rania Elhawi, DM/IST

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

A Secondary Data Analysis of Academic and Fitness Benefits for Colorado High/Middle School Students

Author: 
Scott A. Bell
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
Some studies have shown a link between physical fitness and performance in the classroom for students at various levels of education all the way through university level students and adults.

Influencing Corporate Social Responsibility Decision Making in a Major League Baseball Team: A Case Study

Author: 
Kelly L. Rhodes
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
This qualitative, single, intrinsic case study explores the forces that influence the decision making behaviors of one Major League Baseball team regarding its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

A Qualitative Phenomenological Study of African Americans and the Social and Economic Effects on Achievement

Author: 
Shanel D. Harris
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
The African American Achievement Gap has remained virtually unchanged since 1965 despite decades of research and failed education reform efforts.

Teachers' Perceptions of Student Violence in Public Schools: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Kevin D. Hall
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
There has been an increase in violence in many public schools over the last few decades. While school leaders have attempted to address this problem of violence, no recorded documentation of signifi

A Theoretical Model for Sustainable Peace and Development in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

Author: 
Stanley Inye Lawson
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
Despite being responsible for more than 90% of the country’s foreign exchange earnings, the Niger Delta region of Nigeria continues to experience severe underdevelopment, poverty, and crisis.

A Correlational Analysis of Entrepreneurs’ Human Capital Skills in Leadership and SME Performance in Lebanon

Author: 
Rania Elhawi
Program of study: 
D.M./IST
Abstract: 
Human capital skills in leadership are important to organizational success and those leaders of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who do not possess these skills could negatively impact the succes
October, 2017