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    • Executive Decision Making During a Crisis: Burger King Reacts to Hurricane Andrew 

      Scaglione, Sue M. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      This paper investigates the decision making practices of the Burger King Corporation after the near destruction of its world headquarters in Miami, Florida by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Seven executives were personally ...
    • Expanding horizons in intermediate mathematics 

      Pindel, Sheri (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This project is aimed at providing teachers with activities that could be used to increase students’ understanding of mathematics. The activities listed are aimed for students in fifth through eighth grade. Many of the ...
    • Expatriation 

      Whalen, Kelly (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      Between 25 and 40 percent of all expatriates from the United States fail. On average, this costs United States corporations $3.4 billion per year. The purpose of this thesis is to examine reasons why companies as well as ...
    • Experiences and Needs of Parents after their Child's Suicide Attempt 

      Haponava, Maryna V., 1988-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-07)
      The purpose of this literature review is to examine parents’ needs and experiences after their child committed a suicide attempt. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (2017), a suicide attempt is when a ...
    • An experimental exposure of an eight-year old to Tagalog 

      Morrision, Maria Pilar
      Language acquisition is a complex process that typically developing children seem to accomplish naturally at an early age. From the babbling of an infant to the multi-syllabic utterances of a toddler, language development ...
    • Experimental infection of Telorchis and Echinostoma trematode in the green frog, Rana clamitans 

      Morphew, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      Two species of trematode common in North American aquatic ecosystems are Telorchis and Echinostoma. These trematodes were experimentally infected in the green frog, Rana clamitans under two different experimental conditions. ...
    • An explanation of multiple chemical sensitivity 

      Poole, Erica (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      Through a review of literature, this paper will provide an explanation of multiple chemical sensitivity. Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is characterized by a low-level exposure to environmental chemicals resulting in ...
    • Explanatory style and goal setting 

      Rozhon, Michele A. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      I conducted a longitudinal study to investigate whether the diathesis stress model of learned helplessness could account for differences in goal setting and performance. One week before a midterm exam, 136 college students ...
    • An exploration of a financial lexicon-based approach to sentiment analysis and its application to financial news and reports 

      Kirchner, Avery N., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      For as long as the stock market, financial news, and financial reports have been around, people have been trying to gain an edge on the market and identify trends in advance, allowing for more intelligent financial ...
    • An Exploration of Experiential Learning in Social Entrepreneurship 

      Kaye, Jason M., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      Experiential learning is key to creating a more valuable learning outcome for everyone involved. While we know value exists in these types of courses, we know little about what specific value is created for the stakeholders. ...
    • An exploration of factors related to students' attitudes toward use of the Internet 

      Karaskiewicz, Deanna Elida (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      A survey was administered to 115 Northern Illinois University students to assess attitudes toward use of the Internet. Online activities investigated included a) past experience using the Internet; b) variety of Internet ...
    • An Exploration of the Career Paths of Industry Accountants in a Public Accounting World 

      Wolf, Amy R. (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      Accounting is one of the hottest careers with many job options available to accounting graduates. Most people believe all accountants are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and work for public accounting firms; however, ...
    • Exploring the ideas of oppositional dualism through process in intaglio 

      Rae, Aparna (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      For my Honor's Capstone Project, I am explored the idea of oppositional dualism through process in intaglio. Printmaking as an art media that allows an artist to render realistic images on the plate but allow for processes ...
    • Exploring the needs of families of young children with autism 

      Williams, Samantha M. (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      This thesis project sought to study the impact of autism upon, as well as the subsequent needs of, families of young child en with autis+H83m for the purpose of examining how to best provide educational sciences to these ...
    • Exploring the Relationships Between Stressors and Cortisol Production in Captive and Wild Sifakas 

      Mogan, James R., 1988-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      The ‘stress response,’ or how an animal responds to external stressors, transpires from a litany of external factors. Past research has examined this response in captive sifakas and wild sifakas without making a direct ...
    • Express yourself 

      Bazan, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      Express Yourself is a study of the T-Sbirt as a means for mass visual communication. After surveying many people as to the types and reasons that they wear T-Shirts, I came to the conclusion that people wear them in order ...
    • The expression and maturation of the ornithine decarboxylase antizyme peptide in Chinese hamster ovary cells 

      Kozinski, Lisa (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      The polyamines, spermidine and spermine, and their precursor, putrescine are cations that are absolutely necessary for cell growth and viability. A protein called ornithine decarboxylase antizyme was previously found to ...
    • The extent of competition in information industries 

      Letendre, Adam M. (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      This paper is a study of effective competition in the United States Economy, for Sector NAICS 51 -Information. The purpose of the study is to learn current competitive conditions of the U.S. economy, since the last study ...
    • Extinction Monitor Mount Engineering Note 

      Becker, Christopher S., 1989--; Hamdan, Ameed; McManus, Ryan (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      Extinction Monitor Entrance Collimator Mounting and Critical Lift C. Becker, A. Hamdan, and R. McManus Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL 60115 Abstract- The Mu2e experiment ...