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  • Grewal, Gurinder Singh; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    When might brands benefit from using swearwords in their communications material? This research theorizes and finds that the effect of a swearword in an advertisement on consumers’ attitudes towards the brand is moderated ...
  • Oni, Sakura Afrin; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    This study examined the relationship between leader humility and subordinates’ organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) and hypothesizes that relationship will be mediated by interpersonal justice. This study also attempts ...
  • Aftab, Maham; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    There now exists extensive literature on how community-led cross sector strategic partnerships can make meaningful contributions towards sustainable energy development. However there exist many gaps, identified through a ...
  • Meaney, Alison Margaret; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    This case study assessed the lived experiences of staff and volunteers following the implementation of a gender-inclusive registration policy at a youth soccer club. Policymakers at other youth soccer clubs, the provincial ...
  • Jarvie, Shannon Christina Dawn; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    The sensemaking process that employees engage in after receiving the life altering diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmia has not been examined to date. This interpretive study uses sensemaking as a framework of data collection ...
  • Raposo, Tristan James; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    Our modern world runs on electricity, and electricity is often produced using fossil fuel sources that contribute to global climate change. In a world with increasingly ambitious climate goals, it is vital to understand ...
  • Simpson, Braden R.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    Prior research on crisis communications predicts that apologies from youthful (vs. older) influencers generate more social support because younger influencers are perceived as more honest and innocent and therefore deserving ...
  • Aruleba, Omotayo Anthony; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    This study examines the role of data quality, organizational analytical structure, and bigness of data in the quality of decision making. It investigates the mediating role of information processing capability in the ...
  • Darda, Abrar Bin; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    Although, there is significant research on Country of Origin (COO) or Country Image (CI) at the product level, little research exists on the firm level. Similarly, there is a significant deficit in analyzing the relationship ...
  • Sonmor, Jasper; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    Mindfulness has captured the attention of organizational scholars and practitioners alike, in large part due to the positive effects it can have for employees. Recently, researchers have begun to look beyond the personal ...
  • Gachigi, Winfred Muthoni; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    This thesis examines the extent to which congruence between CEO attention to social responsibility (CEO attention) and corporate social performance (CSP) impacts firm financial performance. This paper argues that the joint ...
  • Ghafoorifard, Neda; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    The experience of downward changes in one’s financial situation is common so that most consumers will experience it during their lifetime such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Limited research, however, has examined the ...
  • Chernishenko, Jennifer Anne; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    Some consumers manage weight healthily, while others do not. This research examines how implicit mindset (growth vs. fixed) and goal orientation (GO; development vs. demonstration) influence maladaptive weight management ...
  • Ens, Ashley; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Dhillon School of BusinessLethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of Business, 2021)
    This research takes place in a period of reconciliation which is a conversation in Canada that has increased with the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Final Report and its 94 Calls to Action. This ...
  • Monwuba, Chukwunonso; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    Following Kanter's critical mass theory, this paper argues that the relationship between gender-diverse boards and firm performance is curvilinear and that free cash flows and firm complexity moderate the relationship. ...
  • Adebesin, David; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    This study extends the mindfulness literature by introducing the constructs of congruence and leader-member exchange (LMX) into the mindfulness model. I collected dyadic data from 210 subordinates and 58 supervisors in ...
  • Sentes, Matthew Kurtis; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2020)
    This paper examines the relation between director certification and firm performance, innovation and earnings management of companies listed on the Standard & Poor’s/Toronto Stock Exchange (S&P/TSX) Composite Index from ...
  • Luu, Nguyet; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    Sexual harassment is one of the most underreported crimes despite its seriousness and prevalence. This thesis aims to (1) fully understand why people do not report sexual harassment by analyzing Twitter posts sharing the ...
  • Lamichhane, Ashmita; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    This study examined the effects of coworkers’ perceptions of fairness of disability accommodation on their behavioral outcomes (i.e., coworkers’ support, counterproductive work behavior). I used Prolific Academic to collect ...
  • Siddika, Samira; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2020)
    This study compares the market reaction to dividend changes (increases and decreases) by banking firms and industrial firms from 1980 to 2017. Our findings show that there is no statistically significant difference between ...

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