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Essays on the Interdependence of Earnings Quality, Financing Options, and Executive Contractual Clause
(Texas A&M International University, 2013-12)
These essays explore the events which prompt managers to managing a firm’s earnings. Using econometric investigative tools and US Firm data, I find that managing earnings is exacerbated by golden parachute provision to ...
Distribution of field caught mosquitoes from Laredo, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2011-08)
Within the last decades, mosquito-borne viruses have re-emerged in the United States. These infectious viruses include Dengue, West Nile, St. Louis Encephalitis, and Chikungunya, just to name a few. Originating in sub-tropical ...
Laredo Jewish legacy project : honoring Lester Avigael and those who came before
(Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, 2012)
Quiros Pakal Stained Glass Exhibit Grand Opening
Automotive industry in Iran: economic history to 1974
(Tagi Sagafi-nejad, 2013)
This essay was intended as part of the author's PhD dissertation, based on field research in Iran during 1973-74. Some of the information was published in the author's dissertation, "Developmental impact of technology ...
The Effect of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Diffusion on Corruption and Transparency (A Global Study)
(Texas A&M International University, 2013-06-14)
Is the diffusion of information and communication technologies (ICTs) the “magic bullet” for effectively reducing corruption? Can government transparency be increased by ICT diffusion? Does ICT diffusion increase governmental ...
How Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Motivation Affect Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction: A Cross-cultural Study in the United States and China
(Texas A&M International University, 2015-01-13)
This dissertation research is designed to identify how an individual’s work motivation affects his/her organizational commitment and job satisfaction. Work motivation is divided into intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. The ...
A Study of The Impact of Workplace Spirituality on Employee Outcomes: A Comparison Between US and Mexican Employees
(Texas A&M International University, 2014-04-16)
The concept of workplace spiritualty (WS) has gained importance in the last years. However, most of the research has been qualitative and focused on culture in the United States. The purpose of this study is to expand the ...
The Wandering Spider Guild of Webb County, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2014-10-02)
Analysis of 10 years of spider collecting in Webb County, Texas has yielded 549 specimens in 21 genera and 55 species. This study was performed to establish similarities and relationships among wandering spiders of south ...
Does Participating in a Music Program in High School Lead to Academic Achievement in College?
(Texas A&M International University, 2014-05)
Music education has and continues to become a constant issue in the cultural aspect and views of the educational system. How does music play a factor in our educational system? This thesis investigates the influence of how ...