Utah Valley University Student Theses Collection
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Obesity in Children --...
Asher, Christopher K.
Bailey, Jodi R.
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Marketing in the Media and Air Pollution
Automobiles--Motors--Exhaust gas--Environmental aspects; Automobiles--Marketing;
After a career in the auto industry, the author has a growing concern regarding the air pollution caused by the internal combustion engine, from automobiles in particular, and worries that the media markets...
Business of Music
Based on his own experience, the author has written about the practical, business-related steps to being a successful musical band.
Water Quality and the Special Needs Consumer
Water quality; Health;
Because of his son's health problems the author began to research how food and local water from the tap could have an impact on his son's kidney problems.
Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know
Breast cancer is a very risky and serious disease. This thesis outlines strategies and procedures women can use to detect cancer and to treat it. It also tells the personal stories of several women who...
Diversity Training and Education in Corporate America: Teaching the Workforce to Value Cultural Differences
Multiculturalism;Diversity in the workplace;
Cultural diversity in the workplace has become a legal and moral obligation. Corporations that fail to include diversity training will encounter significant legal problems and penalties. Several respected...
America Can't Stamp Out the Deaf Community
Deafness--Social aspects; Sign language; Deaf--Services for; Deafness;
Deaf people have a culture all their own, which has withstood many attempts to pull it apart, such as eugenics, discrimination, and the emphasis on oral communication. This thesis outlines the history...
Stellar evolution and the advent of black holes
Black holes (Astronomy); Kerr black holes; Astronomy;
Developments in telescopes and other technology have allowed us to see what we never could before--the deaths of stars, known as black holes. This thesis traces the stellar evolution that sometimes results...
Does Personality Testing Belong in the Hiring Process?
Personality tests; Applications for positions;
Different types of personality tests have been used in various ways for centuries, the author shows, and he examines the pros, cons, and legal aspects of the use by employers for job applicants. He concludes...
Family violence; Women--Violence against
Domestic violence is a catastrophic dilemma that half of all women will experience to some extent or another. Men experience domestic violence as victims as well, but statistics for reported incidents...
Causes of Expatriate Failure
Foreign workers; Multinational corporations;
Fifty percent of corporate expatriates fail, the author claims, which causes much damage and expense to the companies for which they work. The author posits several steps that, if implemented, could help...
The Chef: Artistic Expression through Food Mediums
Cooks; Food presentation; Cooking--History;
Food and food preparation as forms of art and artistic expression is discussed in this thesis. The author traces the history of and development of restaurants, cafes, and other eating establishments, which...
Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
Pompey, the Great, 106-48 B.C.;
Gnaeus Pompeiu Magnus, or Pompey the Great, was a great military and political adversary of Julius Caesar, but much less is written about him, according ot the author. She outlines his life and accomplishments...
Making Connections: interorganizational relationships and personal networks
Organizational effectiveness--Psychological aspects; Interpersonal relations; Information networks;
Having a network of relationships can open doors to shared ideas, support, and resources. In order to keep up with the advancements being made in business, individuals and organizations need to increase...
Advertising on the Internet
his thesis examines many of the unique characteristics of advertising on the Internet. It examines the history, growth, and demographics of the Internet, advantages to Internet advertising compared to...
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Hispanic Americans
Diabetes; Hispanic Americans--Diseases;
Hispanic Americans are 2-3 times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. The author looks at socio-cultural reasons why this is so, andif there are lifestyle changes that can be...
Safe from prying eyes: an analysis and cost comparison of three methodologies for sending secure email
Electronic mail systems; Electronic mail systems--Security measures;
In an effort to determine which email system would best fit the company he worked for, the author of this thesis researched three email software packages to determine which ones offered the best security...
Need for Discipline in the Military
Military discipline; Military offenses; My Lai Massacre, Vietnam, 1968;
In this paper the author defines discipline and explores why it is essential in the military. He also explores what happens when military discipline breaks down, citing personal and historical examples,...
Homelessness and the Socioeconomic Impact in America
Homelessness; Homeless persons; Homeless children; Discrimination against the homeless;
It is the author's stated goal in this paper to address the stereotypes and misconceptions about the homeless, and to show some direct causes for the increase of homelessness. He also focuses on the effects...
Harold G. Moore and Leadership
Moore, Harold G., 1922-; Leadership; Command of troops; Recreation leadership;
Lessons in leadership are taken from the life and experiences of Lieutenant Colonel Harold G. Moore, commander of the 1st Battalion of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, who fought in Korea and Vietnam. The author...
Consumer behavior; Advertising; Selling;
Many people strive to have the latest fashions or style, whether it be in clothes, sound equipment, or automobiles. The author examines the roles that advertising, marketing, and the media have in creating...
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