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North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center Helps Producers Manage Risks, Christine Lockert, Sheila Aikanathan Johnson, Bradley D. Lubben May 2024

North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center Helps Producers Manage Risks, Christine Lockert, Sheila Aikanathan Johnson, Bradley D. Lubben

Cornhusker Economics

Established in 2001, the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center (NCERMEC) has a long history of supporting risk management education programs serving producers in the region. Located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Economics Department, the Center is one of four regional Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) Centers located throughout the country. ERME is funded through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and was authorized by the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000. The fundamental purpose of the ERME program is to educate producers to manage risk and position their farm or ranch for future growth and …


2024-05-02 Non-Tenure Track Faculty Concerns Committee Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. May 2024

2024-05-02 Non-Tenure Track Faculty Concerns Committee Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Meeting minutes of the Non-Tenure Track Faculty Concerns Committee from May 2, 2024.


2024-05-02 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. May 2024

2024-05-02 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate meeting minutes from May 2, 2024.


The Future Of The Organization Of The Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mikayla Gross May 2024

The Future Of The Organization Of The Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mikayla Gross

Honors Theses

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a multinational and intergovernmental organization that dictates the petroleum exportation policies of 13 countries: Algeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Venezuela (About Us, 2023). The mission of OPEC is to ensure a stable supply of petroleum through its shared policies for its Member Countries and consumers (Our Mission, 2023). Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela founded OPEC in 1960 under the foundations and principles that dictated the international world order. Those foundations and principles …


An Evaluation Of Environmental, Social, And Governance Standards On Fund Performance: Comparison Of Esg Funds In The United States And The European Union, Gracie V. Del Real May 2024

An Evaluation Of Environmental, Social, And Governance Standards On Fund Performance: Comparison Of Esg Funds In The United States And The European Union, Gracie V. Del Real

Honors Program Projects

The growing importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies in global industries has attracted special attention from investors seeking to evaluate companies beyond traditional financial metrics. Given the evolving social climate, investors are seeking ways to utilize their money not only for financial success but for societal change. ESG offers the opportunity to retain money in the market while being responsible concerning the environmental and societal impact companies are having on the communities in which they operate. Being a responsible investor can go beyond making strong returns. This study aims to determine if there is a statistically significant difference …


Delta Air Lines Strategic Audit, Victoria Diersen, Rebecca Koppelman, Nicholas Lauver, Aaryan Naik, Drake Vorderstrasse May 2024

Delta Air Lines Strategic Audit, Victoria Diersen, Rebecca Koppelman, Nicholas Lauver, Aaryan Naik, Drake Vorderstrasse

Honors Theses

This case study focuses on Delta Air Lines, a prominent company in the airline industry. We conducted a strategic audit utilizing theories and principles central to strategic management to complete the case study. Our research used publicly available information that included the company’s website, SEC filings, news articles, and industry analysis. The goal of this case study is to collect and analyze data, apply strategic management concepts to a contemporary organization, and evaluate the firm’s potential for competitive advantage.

We looked at many factors for Delta Air Lines, including firm analysis, industry analysis, external analysis, internal analysis, performance analysis, competitive …


Lockheed Martin Strategic Audit, Trevor Deboer, Gunnar Lombard, Sam Nelson, Tj Taylor, Paul Wynegar May 2024

Lockheed Martin Strategic Audit, Trevor Deboer, Gunnar Lombard, Sam Nelson, Tj Taylor, Paul Wynegar

Honors Theses

Abstract

This case study explores Lockheed Martin, a global leader in defense contracting. Our team performed a strategic audit using the theories of strategic management. Our research was pulled from various sources, including Lockheed Martin’s website, SEC filings, related news articles, and relevant industry analysis. The goals of this case study revolved around collecting data and performing analysis to evaluate Lockheed Martin’s potential for competitive advantage in the airplane and parts manufacturing industry.

Some of the various analyses performed on Lockheed Martin include firm analysis, industry analysis, internal analysis, external analysis, competitive dynamics, business-level strategy, corporate-level strategy, and exploring their …


First Solar Strategic Audit, Sydney Pelster, Abigail Cota, Katherine Schoenfelder, Nolan Mauk, Eli Waring May 2024

First Solar Strategic Audit, Sydney Pelster, Abigail Cota, Katherine Schoenfelder, Nolan Mauk, Eli Waring

Honors Theses

This case study explores First Solar, a global leader in the photovoltaic solar module industry. Using strategic management strategies and principles, we have curated a strategic audit to analyze the company’s competitive position. We used First Solar’s publications and website as well as general articles on the solar industry, analyst findings, and additional public findings as the basis of our analysis. Overall, our goal was to apply the learned strategic management concepts to a complex organization and identify First Solar’s potential competitive advantages.

We looked at many factors for First Solar, including firm analysis, industry analysis, external analysis, internal analysis, …


Lululemon Strategic Audit, Tessa Mozingo, Olivia Eno, Molly Mitchell, Connor Morrissey, James Eshleman May 2024

Lululemon Strategic Audit, Tessa Mozingo, Olivia Eno, Molly Mitchell, Connor Morrissey, James Eshleman

Honors Theses

This case study focuses on lululemon, a prominent athleisure apparel company. Our team conducted an audit of the company revolving around strategic business management principles. Our research used publicly available information that included the company’s website, SEC filings, news articles, lululemon’s annual reports, financial statements, IBIS industry reports, and online sources. The goal of this strategic audit is to develop an understanding of lululemon’s business activities and strategies, collect and analyze both internal and external data, and evaluate lululemon based on strategic management concepts.

In this strategic audit, we conduct internal, external, performance, and competitive analyses and an examination of …


2024-05-00 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. May 2024

2024-05-00 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter from May of 2024.


Implementing And Marketing Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Practices And Resources: Creating The E‐Buzz!, Essraa Nawar, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker Apr 2024

Implementing And Marketing Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Practices And Resources: Creating The E‐Buzz!, Essraa Nawar, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker

Library Presentations, Posters, and Audiovisual Materials

Leatherby Libraries Librarians are committed to supporting and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion for students, faculty, researchers, and staff. We demonstrate this commitment holistically through the provision of all resources and services in support of teaching, learning, and research. Our goal is to reduce obstacles to accessing diverse research resources, services, learning, and engagement through educational outreach in order to raise awareness of diversity related issues.

In 2020, Library administration selected a Diversity and Outreach librarian that was charged with creating a comprehensive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and Outreach plan. As a result, a number of practices and initiatives …


Young Adults Entering The Economy, Connor Whelan, Gabriel Bell, Christian Brantley, Javarius Seabrooks Apr 2024

Young Adults Entering The Economy, Connor Whelan, Gabriel Bell, Christian Brantley, Javarius Seabrooks

ENGL 1102 Showcase

This anthology is written with the hopes of educating the public about the current state of the economy and how Generation Z is entering it. This paper goes over the basics of their financial behavior, the negative affects of education monopolies, financial schemes, and new technology that Gen Z has brought to the table.


2024-04-26 Registration Advisory Committee Revisal, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Apr 2024

2024-04-26 Registration Advisory Committee Revisal, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Revisal of the the Registration Advisory Committee submitted to the Staff Congress on April 26, 2024.


Leadership Experiences Of Athletics Directors In Faith-Based Small College Departments: A Phenomenological Study, Michael Teague Apr 2024

Leadership Experiences Of Athletics Directors In Faith-Based Small College Departments: A Phenomenological Study, Michael Teague

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand the leadership experiences of intercollegiate athletics directors at faith-based, small colleges and universities throughout the United States. The theory guiding this study was Hersey and Blanchard’s situational leadership theory, as it explores how leaders can most effectively lead and engage their employees given unique circumstances and how those types of leaders are found within the faith-based, small college and university intercollegiate athletics departments. The central research question in this study is: How do athletics directors describe their leadership experiences in a faith-based, small college intercollegiate athletics setting? The phenomenological research using …


Scholars Day 2024 Program Of Events, Carl Goodson Honors Program Apr 2024

Scholars Day 2024 Program Of Events, Carl Goodson Honors Program

Scholars Day

This is the program of events for the 2023 Scholars Day Conference, where undergraduates across disciplines present their scholarly and creative works.


2024-04-18 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-18 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate meeting minutes from April 18, 2024.


2024-04-18 General Education Council Mission Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-18 General Education Council Mission Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A proposed revisal of the General Education Council mission submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 18, 2024.


2024-04-18 Registration Advisory Committee Mission Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-18 Registration Advisory Committee Mission Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A proposed revisal to the Registration Advisory Committee mission submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 18, 2024.


Reviewing The Use Of Primary Sources In The Undergraduate Business Classroom, Annette Bochenek Apr 2024

Reviewing The Use Of Primary Sources In The Undergraduate Business Classroom, Annette Bochenek

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

This literature review explores the use of digitized primary sources as a means of enhancing affective responses to the research process through proposed business librarian-led activities in the undergraduate business classroom. The literature review discusses the implementation of primary sources in the undergraduate business classroom through suggested classroom activities founded upon the ACRL RBMS-SAA Guidelines for Primary Source Literacy, intending to inspire the use of primary sources in other areas of study. Readers will learn how to connect course material to Archival Intelligence Theory; produce a lineup of primary sources meaningful to business students; explore the impact of affect and …


2024-04-16 Review Of Pg-55 Update Draft, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-16 Review Of Pg-55 Update Draft, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A draft of the Review of PG-55 Update submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 16, 2024.


2024-04-16 Pg-55 Update - Faculty Feedback, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-16 Pg-55 Update - Faculty Feedback, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty feedback on PG-55 Update submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 16, 2024.


2024-04-15 Faculty Senate Constitution Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-15 Faculty Senate Constitution Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A revised proposal for the Faculty Senate Constitution submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 15, 2024.


2024-04-12 Compensation Guidelines, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Apr 2024

2024-04-12 Compensation Guidelines, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

A message from the University's administration on new compensation guidelines submitted to the Staff Congress on April 12, 2024.


2024-04-10 Pac-34 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-10 Pac-34 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A revisal to PAc-34 submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 10, 2024.


Breaking Barriers: Enhancing Accessibility For Latin American Students In U.S. Higher Education, Maria Caceres Apr 2024

Breaking Barriers: Enhancing Accessibility For Latin American Students In U.S. Higher Education, Maria Caceres

Whittier Scholars Program

In the dynamic realm of higher education, the pursuit of inclusivity and accessibility stands as a central endeavor. This research project delves into the hurdles faced by Latin American students aspiring to pursue opportunities in the United States, aiming to unravel the complexities of admission requirements and immigration processes. Against the backdrop of the evolving educational landscape post-COVID-19, the study seeks to redefine the higher education sector's approach, fostering an environment that transcends barriers and embraces a more inclusive ethos.

The research holds significance in its mission to illuminate the academic achievements of international students, particularly those from Latin America, …


2024-04-10 Pac-35 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-10 Pac-35 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A revisal to PAc-35 submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 10, 2024.


2024-04-10 Pac-1 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-10 Pac-1 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A revisal to PAc-1 submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 10, 2024.


2024-04-10 Pac-29 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-10 Pac-29 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A revisal to PAc-29 submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 10, 2024.


2024-04-10 Pg-2 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Apr 2024

2024-04-10 Pg-2 Revised, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

A revisal to PG-2 submitted to the Faculty Senate on April 10, 2024.


2024-04-09 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Apr 2024

2024-04-09 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

Message sent by the President to the campus community regarding upcoming dates, congratulatory recognitions, issues with FAFSA, proposed new academic buildings and campus renovations on April 9, 2024.