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  • Broadening the perspective on employee absenteeism : the effects of work group and nonwork factors 

    Rodriguez, Elizabeth Lake, 1958- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The present study examined employee absenteeism in relation to variables new to absenteeism literature while addressing several methodological issues ...
  • Comparison of hyperbranched and dendritic polymers with fluorescent reporter molecules 

    Kline, Katrina K., 1981- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Hyperbranched polymers containing a core region are a relatively new class of polymers with many similarities to dendrimers, including their proposed ...
  • Disclosure and dividend policy 

    Huang, Xiaochuan, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] My dissertation examines the relation between firm disclosure and dividend policy. It draws on recent research which contends that firm disclosure ...
  • The home as public space and creative initiative 

    Bartels, Cynthia H. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Until recently, Beat women writers have been overlooked as artists by scholarship. They have been pigeonholed as prostitutes, chicks, or conventional ...
  • Making meaning of service-learning : the power of direct service and reflection 

    Henricks, Allison (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The purpose of this qualitative case study was to understand student perceptions and self-described meaning of their individual participation in ...
  • News media's asymmetric response to the economy and its impact on the public perception 

    Ju, Youngkee (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study investigated whether write more about negative economic news and people pay more attention to negative than positive economic news. It also ...
  • Perspectives of certified nurse assistants on sexual orientation 

    Dickey, Geraldine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] It is estimated that there will be more than 5 million gays and lesbians age 65 and over by 2030. This study examined attitudes toward issues of sexual ...
  • Role of Sds22 in the regulation of protein phosphatase-1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

    Ghosh, Anuprita, 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] GLC7 encodes the catalytic subunit of protein phosphatase 1 (PP1) in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Glc7 binds different regulatory ...
  • Simulation algorithms for fractal radiation 

    Camps Raga, Bruno F., 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This thesis presents a method to analyze a series of structures, referred to as fractals, that radiate electromagnetic waves. The fractal series are ...
  • A strategy to scaffold critical thinking during analysis of leadership cases 

    Gould, Anthony J., 1957- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study quantitatively examined the effectiveness of a case-based analysis strategy to promote the critical thinking skills essential to leaders. ...
  • To discover or to create : metaphors and the true self 

    Schlegel, Rebecca J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Two studies were conducted to examine how the metaphors of discovery and creation influence the perceived validity of the true self. It was hypothesized ...
  • Uniqueness theorems for non-symmetric convex bodies 

    Shane, Christopher, 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation involves the determination of convex bodies and the comparison of sections of convex bodies. Uniqueness of convex bodies via derivatives ...