Content: Global student dissertations and literature reviews.
Purpose: Use for foundational research, to locate test instruments and data, and more.
Special Features: Search by advisor (chair), degree, degree level, or department. Includes a read-aloud feature
The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
The purpose of this study was to examine how the implementation of Six Sigma in hospitals, including the key components of management involvement, the use of Six Sigma methodology, and a Six Sigma infrastructure, relate to the four organizational cultural types identified by the Competing Values Framework (group, developmental, rational and hierarchical). Author: Susan Knapp, Northcentral University.
This decision-making scenario study investigates and communicates the approaches and responses from 18 members of an organizational executive team, not including the chief executive officer, about performance improvement interventions and the consideration of HPT. Author: Renee K. Jones, Capella University.
The purpose of this quantitative non-experimental ex post facto study was to examine the mean differences in organizational commitment of registered nurses working in quality and non-quality designated organizations. Author: Leslie Rogers, Northcentral University.
This quasi-experimental correlational study explores changes in non-economic self-efficacy (SE) and economic utility in workforce managers as outcomes of a general management training intervention. Author: James E. Austin, University of Phoenix.