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    • Continued Fractions Sums and Products 

      Rodgers, Erik (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The focus of this project is to study the mathematical relationship of the continued fraction sum and the continuedfraction product. Any real number can be written as a continued fraction, so the addition and multiplication ...
    • Contract pricing project 

      Olen, Sandee (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      Motorola offers its customers a repair contract option that sets a monthly fee per radio to cover radio repairs. When a contracted company needs a radio serviced, the repair cost is covered by the service contract. Currently ...
    • Contract With America; Does it Meet the Criteria for a "Good" Tax Structure? 

      Galloza, Nancy M. (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      The GOP's Contract with America is a big issue in Congress today. The Contract has made 1995 the year of tax cuts. The "Contract" provides tax cuts to both individuals and corporations. This writing will focus on the tax ...
    • The contraction mapping principle 

      Rosenbloom, Elaine (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      In the world of mathematics, it is often necessary to approximate the solution to a problem by using an iterative method. One such method, not totally dependent on the initial guess, is the contraction mapping method. This ...
    • A core group of standardized tests to fulfill the clinical needs of entry-level physical therapy students 

      Joder, Dustin (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      During the past decade, there has been a growing emphasis on, and demand for, outcome information in medicine. A dedicated effort to utilize standardized outcome measures would have multiple benefits for the physical therapy ...
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 

      Zafar, Sonia R. (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      The purpose of this study is to take a closer look at the debate about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the emerging importance of such initiatives in the modem business environment. This study sought to answer ...
    • Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study into the Motivations of Five Socially Responsible Companies 

      Pelsor, Demi (Northern Illinois University, 2014)
      Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an unregulated and unenforced aspect of businesses within the United States. Unlike many other countries that provide rules and guidelines to companies, the United States government ...
    • Corporate Tax Rate Change Impacts on Beta 

      Perez, Alejandro D., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-03)
      The new corporate tax rate change will have an impact on company financing strategies. Higher levels of corporate borrowing or debt will lead to higher measured beta for firms. An examination of average company betas ...
    • Correlates of Workplace Bullying, Depression, Anxiety, Narcissism, and Self-esteem 

      Fireman, Alexander M. (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The following study examined the prevalence and impact of workplace bullying. To achieve this goal, a survey was administered through Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk (N = 122). To measure workplace bullying, the study used ...
    • Cost Accounting in the Service Indsutries 

      Knol, Laura L. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
    • Cost Control in the Age of Health-Care Reform 

      Singh, Amrit Mohini (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The U.S. is spending approximately $800 billion a year on health-care. To combat the rising increase in expenditures, the President has proposed a plan of "pay or play." The plan is based on the theory of "managed competition." ...
    • Courting the Iron Horse: How the United States Exacted Limited Controls Over the Railroads in the Second World War 

      Nieman, Carl (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This thesis explores the extent of US Government control over the railroads during the Second World War. The purpose of this project is to discover how much government regulation there was regarding the railroads and how ...
    • Covering Terrorism: Examining how U.S. newspapers have reported on these incidents 

      Thomas, David (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The Sept. 11,2001 terrorist attacks on the United States pushed the issue of terrorism into the forefront of the American consciousness. Since then, the American media has covered a wide variety of topics related to these ...
    • Cracking Down: A Longitudinal Study of the Judiciary's Changing War on Drugs 

      Schrauth, Jennifer P., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-12-08)
      In the United States, drugs continue to be a longstanding problem, causing the addictions and deaths of millions of people. Although drug and drug epidemic trends change with the passage of time, their similarly harmful ...
    • Creating Brand Authenticity Using Social Media 

      Lindsey, Damon (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Problem Social media is growing rapidly. Many companies jump into the social media pool without first doing proper research. These companies can quickly create and distribute conflicting messages, confusing their target ...
    • Creating Theatre: Historical Women's Stories for Here and Now 

      Ferree, Abby M. (2018-12-09)
      One of the most instinctual ideals of humanity is the necessity of sharing stories, past or fiction, to inform what we decide to do in the here and now. Storytelling is a part of all of us. It’s innate. As an actor, my ...
    • Creation of a Custom Lift for the ComEd Icebox Derby 

      Thompson, Mackenzie; Kaiser, Kenzie; Hallow, Scott; Foley, Brent; Nisbett, Daniel; Terrell, Diontrae (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05)
      To help promote the growth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers, ComEd created the Icebox Derby STEM cup challenge. The Icebox Derby is a challenge that encourages young women to engage in hands on ...
    • Credit bureaus give MFIs the ability to scale 

      Dietz, Nicole C., 1992- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      My paper will focus on the emergence of Credit Bureaus in Latin America (Mexico specifically) due to Micro finance. It will address the importance of Credit Bureaus and how they can help Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) ...
    • Crisis in the American courts: Greylord and the destruction of fiduciary bonds between the justice system and society 

      Weber, Christopher J. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      While it is commonly accepted and agreed upon that judges ought not to be partial, which (for reasons which will be discussed later) in the case of the judge necessarily implies corrupt, very seldom is there a reason given ...
    • The critical period for the development of tactile sensitivity 

      Roos, Wendy L. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The focus of this project was to ascertain whether or not there is a critical period, or "Window of Opportunity" in the development of the sense of touch, and its impact on an individual's braille reading ability. A proposed ...