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  • The effects of exercise on organizational and personal outcomes : a work-home resources perspective 

    Patel, Niraj Bharat (2019)
    In the organizational sciences, daily exercise research has largely centered on how exercise replenishes resources depleted by work and thus facilitates recovery during off-work time. However, we know little about whether ...
  • Email B2B sales negotiation : dynamic use of textual cues as influence tactics 

    Singh, Sunil Kumar (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In this dissertation, I develop measures for sales influence tactics based on verbal cues and examine their joint effectiveness on sales outcomes - ...
  • Empirically identified industry classification 

    Gibbs, Michael, 1984- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    This study examines return based correlations between industry returns and firm returns to create more objective and comparable industry classifications. In my first essay I model a market with firms that invest in one or ...
  • Entrepreneur negotiation schema 

    Dunne, Timothy C. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to discover how entrepreneurs think about negotiation. Examining cognition has increased our understanding of many entrepreneurship phenomena. However, much research to date focuses on ...
  • Essays on arts entrepreneurship : exploring creative entrepreneurial processes 

    Soares Traquina Alves Elias, Sara Rosa (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    Entrepreneurship is fundamental to both the success of artistic careers and economic development and growth. However, scholars have paid little attention, thus far, to the entrepreneurial efforts involved in the creation ...
  • Essays on banking IPOs 

    Crook, Matthew D. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This dissertation explores the market reaction to analyst coverage initiations and the factors leading to coverage initiations by analysts for newly public banking stocks. I use two cases to investigate the timeliness and ...
  • Essays on behavioral finance 

    Obaid, Khaled (2019)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on behavioral finance. In the first essay, we proposes a new daily market-level investor sentiment index (Photo Pessimism) constructed from photos in news media. We apply a machine ...
  • Essays on CEO compensation 

    O'Brien, Scott (Scott William) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    The two essays of my dissertation examine issues concerning CEO compensation. First, I examine the use of relative performance evaluation (RPE), asymmetry in pay for skill/luck, and compensation benchmarking for a sample ...
  • Essays on closed end funds: disclosure, discounts and performance 

    McCormick, Gary Paul, 1953- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Closed end funds provide a unique asset class for academic research due to that fact that they typically trade at a price different from the Net Asset ...
  • Essays on closed-end funds : internal versus external management and insider trading 

    Allen, William D. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    This dissertation examines two aspects of closed-end funds (CEF). First, a limited number of these funds maintain the historical management structure of internally allocating resources to investments as opposed to hiring ...
  • Essays on idea sharing and investor performance 

    Kern, Andrew, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation is the study of a novel database from an exclusive and confidential website where a select group of fundamentals-based hedge fund ...
  • Essays on improving sales performance 

    Garrett, K. Jason, 1972- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    This research is a result of a collaborative effort with Shelter Insurance Companies in Columbia, Missouri. The first essay focuses on sales team design. Based on an effect called Group Motivation Gain, previous research ...
  • Essays on return predictability and active management 

    Kothari, Patrik (2019)
    In this dissertation, I consider two topics in return predictability and performance evaluation in active management. In the first essay, I propose a production based asset pricing model with labor inputs. In this model, ...
  • Essays on security issuance 

    Olsen, Brett C. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    When a firm requires funds for financing operations, managers face several alternatives. Managers may raise funds through the public markets or the private sector. They may issue equity, debt, or a mix of equity and debt. ...
  • Eudaimonic orientation : the pursuit of the best self 

    Yan, Wan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to integrate the concept of eudaimonia into management literature to enhance our understanding of employees' optimal functioning in the workplace. A lack of a scientific measure that ...
  • Firm strategy and knowledge management in strategic supply chain relationships : a knowledge-based view 

    Gupta, Vishal K., 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    Using the knowledge-based view, this study seeks to understand the relationship between firm strategic orientation and interorganizational knowledge management in strategic supply chain alliances of high technology firms. ...
  • Foreign exchange and foreign banking of America as it is related to American business 

    James, Virginia (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The purpose of this thesis is to investigate our present system of foreign banking and exchange and to discuss its relations to American business. I propose in Chapter I to outline the situation that confronted us at ...
  • Friends in high places : two essays on the importance of corporate political connections 

    Houston, Reza (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This study is an examination of the relationship between political connections and the undertaking of major firm events. In our first essay, presented ...
  • From service design to delivery : integrating marketing and operations in the service unit 

    Murray, Lynn M., 1964- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Marketing and operations researchers approach services with widely divergent paradigms, focusing on different routes to success. These different approaches often cause these researchers to come to opposing conclusions and ...