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The David O. McKay Academy: A Case Study On School Policy
(Creighton University, 2018-05-29)
In 2016, the David O. McKay Academy opened its doors to students. The school experienced multiple difficulties opening and operating. The researcher wondered whether these difficulties were a problem actualizing the goals ...
Succession Planning at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America
(Creighton University, 2019-08-29)
On average, nonprofit organizations have fewer resources to compete with the private sector for effective leaders who are a vital factor in organizational performance and success. The purpose of this quantitative study ...
Quantifying New Teacher Relational Competence with At-Risk Adolescents
(Creighton University, 2018-10-08)
Positive teacher-student relationships can have long-lasting beneficial social, academic, and mental health effects on a child’s human development. Many teachers see relations and interactions with the students as the most ...
Night Geese: Selected Poems
(Creighton University, 2017-04-25)
A chapbook of selected poetry and an introductory essay, all written by the candidate.
Bacterial Microleakage of Different Sealing Materials in Access Channels of Internal and External Hexagonal Implants
(Creighton University, 2017-04-26)
Microleakage through access channels of screw-retained abutments (crowns) is inevitable, but previous research has suggested that certain filling materials may be better than others at reducing the amount of leakage. The ...
Mutation of SLC7A14 Causes Syndromic Hearing Loss
(Creighton University, 2020-05-20)
Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit worldwide. Various pathogenic variants have been linked to sensorineural hearing loss, and transcriptomic analysis has also implicated novel mutations in hair cell genes. ...
Special Agent Manager Perceptions of Millennial Generation Characteristics and Employee Engagement Strategies
(Creighton University, 2016-11-09)
The federal workforce population will undergo a generational shift due to Baby Boomer retirements and an influx of Millennials entering the workforce. Federal special agents are sworn law enforcement officials with 24/7 ...
Elementary Principals’ Perceptions of the Effect of the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Educator Effectiveness System (Act 82 Of 2012) on Teachers’ Instructional Growth
(Creighton University, 2018-11-29)
Despite the state-mandated implementation of Act 82 of 2012, there is little research to confirm whether Pennsylvania’s Educator Effectiveness System affects teachers’ instructional growth. This is an important consideration ...
Formal And Informal Peer Leadership On A High School Varsity Baseball Team: A Qualitative Study Of Peer Leadership Effects On A Varsity Baseball Player’s Motivation And Sense of Team Cohesion
(Creighton University, 2017-06-19)
To date no academic research has been conducted to study peer leadership with an opportunity to explore how peer leaders affect player motivation and a player’s sense of team cohesion on a varsity baseball team. This study ...
In People We Trust: An Exploratory Study on the Effects of Employees’ Perceived Trust in a Finance Company
(Creighton University, 2019-04-08)
This dissertation in practice used a qualitative exploratory descriptive study to explore employees’ perceptions’ of trust in a financial organization. Utilizing the Great Place to Work ® survey results, findings had ...