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Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd Oct 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • DMgt Final Semester of Classes
  • Doctoral Candidates, Advisers and Dissertation Topics
  • Dean Shelly Osagie’s Announcement
  • Student Scholarship
  • Faculty Scholarship and Practice
  • DMgt Doctoral Candidate Opens Korean Consulting Firm
  • Career Advancement


Humanitarian Supply Chain & Logistics Aid Management At Global Relief Services, Christine Schrage, Daniel Bumblauskas, Bennett Becicka Oct 2021

Humanitarian Supply Chain & Logistics Aid Management At Global Relief Services, Christine Schrage, Daniel Bumblauskas, Bennett Becicka

Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship

Global Relief Services is working with a world-renowned international consulting firm on a site location strategy. The consulting firm, ABC Inc., had previously supported the United Nations (UN) on multiple crisis situations over the past ten years and has experience assisting with site location decisions in the past. The GRS team, assisted by the logistics team of ABC Inc., will determine an optimal site(s) for warehousing supplies in areas distant from vendor donors. Students’ recommendations should include the optimal site location and resource allocation strategy and planning.


Institutional Satisfaction With Online Program Management (Opm) Providers, Michael Graham Oct 2021

Institutional Satisfaction With Online Program Management (Opm) Providers, Michael Graham

Dissertations

Abstract

The online program management (OPM) industry is a multibillion-dollar business that works with the higher education industry. Once primarily a tuition revenue share model that marketed and enrolled new programs for institutions, the OPM business is evolving. Fee-for-service payments and services such as coaching and instructional design are now part of the OPM landscape. Although higher education institutions are spending billions of dollars, there has been very little academic research into this phenomenon. This study examines the satisfaction of higher education institutions with OPM providers. This quantitative study utilizes Oliver’s expectation confirmation theory to understand why institutions may be …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Jul 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Annual Mike Jackson Systems Lecture
  • Uploaded Community Scholarship and Research
  • Dissertation Support Group
  • Jim Plummer Tries His Hand at Politics
  • Emerging Challenges for Healthcare Leadership
  • Global Education
  • Entrepreneurial Endeavor
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Virtual Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • Contributions to Global Education: Our Alumni
  • DMgt Candidate Dissertations
  • DMgt Learners Approaching Dissertation


Arbor Day Foundation Consulting Proposal, Katelyn Bonham, Grace Novak, Kayla Brumley, Amanda Purintun, Lauren Niesen, Sarah Rakes May 2021

Arbor Day Foundation Consulting Proposal, Katelyn Bonham, Grace Novak, Kayla Brumley, Amanda Purintun, Lauren Niesen, Sarah Rakes

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Over the course of one semester, our group has worked with the Arbor Day Foundation as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Honors Academy. The Arbor Day Foundation is a local nonprofit conservation organization with a focus on trees. As consultants for the Arbor Day Foundation, our team discussed and observed the current needs of the company. We then developed creative solutions to address these needs, concentrating on Arbor Day’s Tree City USA program. Our solutions can be described utilizing the acronym “S.A.P.” which stands for “Segmentation”, “Awareness”, and “Portal”. These three recommendations build on each other …


Pacific Life Strategic Analysis, Jake Litel-Smith Apr 2021

Pacific Life Strategic Analysis, Jake Litel-Smith

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Pacific Life is one of the most recognizable names in life insurance. The company is known for its brand and consistent delivery on its promises for over 150 years. This study shows a comprehensive analysis of Pacific Life, including external and internal considerations. Porter’s Five Forces and PESTEL will provide a guide to understanding the environment outside of the company. A SWOT analysis will provide a better grasp on the company’s current market position. The analysis will conclude with an understanding of Pacific Life’s current strategy and recommendations for its future success.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd Mar 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Sustaining Our Memory
  • Greetings from Bahrain
  • Anniversary Honors
  • Dissertation Proposal Update
  • Invited Speaker
  • Sharlene Goldfischer Update on Health
  • Q2 SCOUTs I&D Award
  • Tom Guggino Conducts Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Research Project with Jefferson Neurology
  • Scholarship and Practice
  • DMgt Candidate Dissertations
  • DMgt Learners Approaching Dissertation


It's Like A Video Game: How To Use Twine To Create Scenario Based Learning Online, Amanda Mapel Belarmino Jan 2021

It's Like A Video Game: How To Use Twine To Create Scenario Based Learning Online, Amanda Mapel Belarmino

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

How can you engage students online by utilizing the online environment? Solution: a choose-your-own adventure style game. As an Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management, I teach a class in Strategic Management where I used a software called Twine to create a choose-your-adventure type scenario where the students make their own decisions for a business scenario and then see the consequences of their decisions.


The Effect Innovation Of Information Technology, Product, Work, And Service Toward Development Performance Academic Business Laboratory In Indonesia, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Fendy Suhariadi Jan 2021

The Effect Innovation Of Information Technology, Product, Work, And Service Toward Development Performance Academic Business Laboratory In Indonesia, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Fendy Suhariadi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was conducted to compile a work plan and create an integrated laboratory information system and improve academic services at Uin Sunan Ampel Surabaya based on the implementation of work programs towards a world class university. The purpose of this research activity is to design and implement a system capable of providing work information for each manager of the integration laboratory and maximizing the utilization of the integration laboratory so that the use of the integration laboratory is better and more precise. The results of this research can form an integrated laboratory information system that can optimize the performance …


Student Retention In Higher Education: Effect Of The Campus Fitness Center On Women, Leslie Marie Gordon Jan 2021

Student Retention In Higher Education: Effect Of The Campus Fitness Center On Women, Leslie Marie Gordon

UNF Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Of the 3.5 million first-time in college, full time students who began college in fall 2017, 74% returned for fall 2018, with 61.7% retained at their starting institution. Covid-19 has negatively impacted retention; in addition to normal attrition, one of every five students did not return to campus in fall 2020. Researchers have gauged both academic and social factors that positively influence retention and note the use of the campus fitness center (CFC) as one social factor; however, women are less likely to use the CFC, are one third as likely to exercise, and experience more numerous fitness obstacles and …


A Systems Approach To Student Loan Default, David J. Williams Jan 2021

A Systems Approach To Student Loan Default, David J. Williams

Theses & Dissertations

Total U.S. student loan debt has now reached $1.6 trillion accumulated by approximately 45 million Americans. While viable options exist, many do not adequately know of them or how to act on them the outcome of which is that many people with relatively small manageable debt are defaulting. Beneficial, financial student loan programs are vastly underutilized for many reasons one of which is poor financial literacy. In this dissertation, I argue that acquiring financial literacy is a system challenge. The model to support this hypothesis posits a system with inputs, an internal transformation process, outcomes, and a feedback loop. The …