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    • At the Height of Consciousness: An Analytical Study of Herman Miller 

      Jirousek, Laura (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      Herman Miller is one of the strongest, most well-known furniture manufacturers in the world today. Since its birth in 1923, the company's innovative management philosophies and programs have delighted employees and clients ...
    • Building My Own Business: A Feasibility Study 

      Zabor, Brie (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      My project was to conduct a feasibility study to examine whether or not my idea for a new business was possible. My idea was to open a discount, designer clothing store in DeKalb, Illinois. I began my study by defining and ...
    • Business Ethics -- A Proactive, Eductional Tool for a Profitable Society 

      Burke, Jacqueline (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      Two case studies of water pollution by business are analyzed, focusing on the problem of who is responsible for preventing future unethical environmental and non-environmental business activities. Water pollution is unethical ...
    • Business Ethics: Implications for Managerial Decision Makers 

      McKelvie, John N. (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      Thesis reviews existing ethical models as a foundation for ethical decision making. Bias is discussed as it relates to the development of ethical frameworks. The need for managers educated in basic ethical thought is ...
    • Business Students' Preferences in the Use of French and Raven's Five Bases of Power 

      Szafranski, Dallas (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
    • Cases in Strategic Management & Teaching Manual 

      McCloud, Ronald C. (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      The purpose of this capstone project was to choose, edit, organize, and arrange eighteen graduate level strategic management cases and accompanying teacher's notes into a textbook and an accompanying teacher's manual that ...
    • Community Involvement: A Comparison of Corporate and Individual Perceptions, Values, Attitudes, and Actions 

      Humpal, Jacqueline K. (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      Community involvement has become an important part of the social responsibility initiatives of many corporations. Many researchers have studied corporate social responsibility, as well as individual volunteerism; however, ...
    • The Compensation of Resident Assistants and its Results on RA Retention 

      Muszynski, Beth (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      This study examines the role of compensation in relation to the resident assistant position. The purpose of the research is to evaluate if the compensation packages currently offered affect RA retention. This is the first ...
    • 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 ...
    • Diversity Management in the United States Workplace 

      Sethna, Delshad (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      Diversity management is a very important issue in today's workplace. The purpose of this paper is to make individuals aware of the potential benefits that successful diversity management can bring to the workplace. This ...
    • Diversity Programs in the Workplace 

      Berkel, Kimberly Ann (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      The primary purpose of this study is to perform exploratory research about diversity programs in the workplace. Diversity, a current and extremely important issue in business, affects all individuals in the working environment ...
    • Does organizational planning improve the learning in the organization and does that enhanced learning result in higher levels of organizational performance? 

      Carr, Dawn M. (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      For my Capstone I worked on a project studying the link between organizational planning, learning and performance. In the study I looked at four different industries in the Midwest. These industries were financial services, ...
    • The Effects of Enron 

      Khamo, Taniel (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of Enron's collapse and the long-term implications of its failure. The areas affected by the company's demise are: society's perception of business, energy industry, large ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fullriggaren Malevik, a Swedish School 

      Ardfelt, Mattias (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      This paper examines a modem Swedish school, Fu1lriggaren Malevik. The school is located on the west coast of Sweden, a few miles south of Gothenburg. This paper explores the history of the school, from its start in 1992 ...
    • Governance Issues in Nonprofit Organizations - An Exploratory Study 

      Meyer, Julia C, 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-03)
      Nonprofit organizations are a great asset to our society, providing essential services to communities around the world. The nonprofit sector is varied, complex, and ever-changing, and few individuals truly understand it. ...
    • Improving Interpro Translation Solutions 

      Ramirez, Kyle (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Translation is rapidly becoming a commodity for businesses worldwide. Interpro Translation Solutions needs to find ways to gain a competitive advantage over companies that are able to gain customers through lower prices. ...
    • An In-Depth Study of Retention Management 

      McCorkhill, Rebecca (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      The focus of this thesis is to research different retention management practices used by companies. By completing this research, hopefully a better understanding of retention management and what works in different environments ...
    • International Study Abroad: Analysis of the Factors Contributing to and Limiting Student Participation in Study Abroad Programs 

      Hynd, Jeffrey J. (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      As business becomes more globally integrated, organizations are focusing more and more on managers who have foreign relations and global market experience. International education through study abroad programs stands as ...