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WHAT ARE PROJECT MEMBERS’ ISD PROJECT MENTAL MODELS AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT THE MANAGEMENT OF ISD PROJECTS?
To help organizations better understand and improve the management of information systems development (ISD) projects, this dissertation aims to understand what ISD project knowledge and beliefs ISD professionals work with ...
Sleep Well, Work Well: Three Studies
My dissertation explores the relationship between sleep and work, with attention to how sleep impacts work-related outcomes. Study 1 extended the current work stress and sleep literature by examining the reciprocal ...
Momentum: A Rational Interpretation
In this thesis, I examine existing theories that attempt to explain the asset pricing phenomenon known as momentum. I revisit the seminal work of Chordia and Shivakumar (2002); Cooper, Guiterrez and Hameed (2004); and ...
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THREE ESSAYS IN CORPORATE FINANCE AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
This thesis conducts empirical studies related to financial institutions and corporate finance. Specifically, I look at banks’ lending behavior, performance of leveraged buyouts (LBOs), and the cultural impact on cross-border ...
ASYMMETRIC INFORMATION IN EMERGING MARKETS: LESSONS FROM CHINA
Asymmetric information has crucial implications for various market participants in financial markets, including investors (local and foreign), firms, and governments. The information asymmetry problem is especially severe ...
Three Essays in Technology and Revenue Management
In this dissertation, I apply optimization methods and game theory to address three problems in technology and revenue management. In the first essay, I analyze how brand commitment and product failure impact a firm's ...
Vicarious Exposure to Male Sexual Harassment: Correlates, Perceived Motives and Ethical Evaluations, & Behavioral Responses
Despite the increasing attention given to the issue of sexual harassment by organizational scholars, important questions remain unanswered, particularly when it comes to the unique experiences of those who witness the ...
Strategic Improvisation in Turbulent Times: The Role of Information Systems
To remain competitive in today’s highly dynamic environments, organizations often need to act rapidly. To deal with urgent issues, top managers have to rapidly assess and act upon opportunities and threats. Strategic ...
THE INFLUENCE OF LEADERSHIP AND EXTREME CONTEXTS ON PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL OUTCOMES
The need to consider context in organizational and leadership research has been highlighted by many scholars (e.g., Johns, 2006; Rousseau & Fried, 2001), and in today’s increasingly volatile world, the need to understand ...