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The Effects of Promotions on Attendance at Major League Baseball Games
What are the effects of promotions on attendance at Major League Baseball games? To examine this question, I collected data from each of the Milwaukee Brewers' 81 home games during the 2008 regular season. Several independent ...
TRANSITIONAL TALK: MANAGING THE FLOOR IN AN ADULT-LEARNER CLASSROOM
This study explores the management of conversational floor in adult-learner classrooms by describing topic transitions in recorded data from six instructors at one technical college in the Midwest. The analyzed data shows ...
WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN: FROM CHILDCARE TO ELDERCARE
Due to the recent trend that older workers are delaying retirement and that there is an increasing need for caring for the elderly, work-family conflict could be expected to expand into workers' preretirement years. The ...
Poverty Rates and Spending on Public Education at the K-12 Level: Is There a Correlation?
Many academics and policymakers argue that increases in spending on public education will reduce poverty. The goal of this paper is to evaluate whether increases in current spending on public education at the K-12 level ...
Effect of pH on cadmium toxicity and associated gene expression in Escherichia Coli
Metals can exert toxic effects on microorganisms. It has been widely reported that lowering environmental pH reduces cadmium toxicity in bacteria. Understanding mechanisms by which pH mediates cadmium toxicity would be ...
VALIDITY EVIDENCE OF AN OCCUPATIONAL EMBEDDEDNESS MEASURE
What we know about the factors that leave people feeling stuck to their jobs, organizations and occupations cannot simply be explained by attitudinal constructs like involvement and commitment alone, as they are linked to ...
The lived experience of young adults with chronic illness
Young adulthood is traditionally a time of self-discovery, career establishment, and developing relationships and family. It is this time in life that some specific chronic and debilitating illnesses are diagnosed. ...
EXPERT HUMAN RESOURCES DECISION MAKERS: UNCOVERED IN CONTEXT
This thesis investigates how human resources (HR) experts make decisions within the context of their organization. It uses the Naturalistic Decision Making model (NDM) to best determine the processes deployed by 20 HR ...
Preservation and Immortatlity: The Transition From Oral to Written Culture in Iceland.
The following article comes from Dr. Barbara Crass’s Anthropology 300: The Viking World class during the Spring 2006 semester at UW Oshkosh. It is intended to provide insight on the transition from an oral to a written ...