The School of Business encourages and fosters a rich research-oriented environment for faculty and doctoral candidates. Students can choose from a variety of topics reflecting the varied research interests of our faculty. The Ph.D. Program is intended to prepare students to conduct original research; i.e., to explain phenomena previously not well understood and then to test proposed explanations empirically.
- Value relevance of accounting information
- Earnings management
- Accounting conservatism
- Book-tax differences
- Tax policy
- Taxes and business decisions
- Uncertain tax positions
- Economics-based accounting
- Initial Public Offerings
- Securities regulation in international capital markets
- Corporate finance
- Corporate governance
- Real options
- Risk management
- Financial intermediation
- Event studies in Finance and Real Estate
- Market frictions and asset pricing
- House price indices
- Real Estate market analysis
- Capital structure
- Mutual funds
- Healthcare finance
- Corporate alliances and networks
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Long horizon investments
- Real options
- Human capital and top management teams
- Family firms and venture capitalists
- Team processes and effectiveness
- Creativity and innovation
- Gender and diversity in the workplace
- Work and family
- International expansion
- Learning processes
- Managerial ethics
- Cross-cultural behavior
- Employee attachment to organizations
- Training effectiveness
- Consumer judgment
- Consumer attitudes and inferences
- Information search
- Cross-cultural consumer behavior
- Brands and branding
- Buyer-supplier relationships
- Digital and social media marketing and analytics
- Online retailing and channel design
- Competitive marketing strategy
- Network effects
- Pricing dynamics
- Customer relationship management
- Cross-category and cross-media marketing
- Social interactions and peer effects
Operations & Information Management
- Auction theory and applications
- Database design and security
- Database management
- Distributed computing and client/server technology
- Electronic commerce
- Economics of information and information systems
- Healthcare information systems
- Management of technology
- Manufacturing systems, planning and strategy
- Supply chain management
- and More
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Dissertations for Business Education
Abdelaziz, Hamdy A.
Instructional practices and applications of computer technology and multimedia: A model for teaching business educationPh.D. thesis, University of Arkansas.
Abou-Rustom, Elias R.
Factors affecting the receptivity of potential graduate business students for online MBAs: Mid-level managers in selected Arab nationsPh.D. thesis, Touro University International.
Acree, Karen L.
Learner response systems: The effects on course level retention and learner success in a community college business microcomputer applications coursePh.D. thesis, New Mexico State University.
Adams, Jean M.
“Second generation” e-learning: An action-based exploration of design and implementationPh.D. thesis, York University .
Examining the effectiveness of a mobile electronic performance support system in a workplace environmentPh.D. thesis, Teachers College, Columbia University.
Ahmad, Rami Mahmoud
Effectiveness of Web-based virtual learning environments in business education: Focusing on basic skills training for information technologyPh.D. thesis, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Application of experiential learning cycle in learning with a business simulation gamePh.D. thesis, Teachers College, Columbia University.
Alderdice, Nancy Baker
Internet-based delivery of undergraduate management education: Current status and future trendsDoctor of Philosophy thesis, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Al-Moshaigeh, Abdullah I.
The effect of self-efficacy on the decisions to enroll and succeed in Internet accounting coursesPh.D. thesis, Florida Atlantic University.
Almusalam, Sulaiman Nasser
Factors related to the use of computer technologies for professional tasks by business and administration teachers at Saudi technical collegesPh.D. thesis, The Ohio State University.
Alqarni, Ali S.
The characteristics of trainers and their level of implementation of information technology at the Institute of Public Administration in Saudi ArabiaPh.D. thesis, Colorado State University.
Al-Weshail, Abdullah Sulaiman
Use and integration of computer and computer-related technology by faculty members at the Institute of Public Administration in Saudi ArabiaPh.D. thesis, Mississippi State University.
Anderson, Lorraine P.
Interactive televised instruction: Factors that influence student evaluations of business coursesPh.D. thesis, West Virginia University.
Arosteguy, Sherri Lee
Computer competencies of high school seniors in the state of UtahPh.D. thesis, Utah State University.
Multimedia computer-based instruction effect on enhancing graduate introductory accountingPh.D. thesis, American University.
Assessment of desired characteristics of graduate faculty in three different graduate learning communities (evening, online and weekend) from a graduate student's perceptionPh.D. thesis, Northcentral University.
The effect of podcasted review sessions on Accounting I students' performancePh.D. thesis, Robert Morris University.
Bailey, Jeffrey S.
Hiring Managers' Perceptions of the Value of an Online MBAPh.D. thesis, Walden University.
Bakia, Marianne F.
Cost-effectiveness of instructional delivery platforms: Comparing classroom, satellite, and online educationPh.D. thesis, Columbia University.
Ball, Stephen Reid
The role of organizational culture in innovation adoption: Teaching through the Internet in specialized schools of businessPh.D. thesis, University of Michigan.