Doctoral Dissertation

Some Doctoral Dissertation Examples can be seen below:

Stroop Neuropsychological Screening Test

A 5 page paper. The original Stroop test was designed as part of Stroop's doctoral dissertation in 1935. Since then, it has been modified a number of times. The Stroop Neuropsychological Screening Test, written by Hoover et al in 1989 is one of those modifications. This essay provides the stated purpose of the test, administration, publisher and prices of the materials. It then discusses the normative data, and one study that added an emotionality variable. Finally, the writer comments on how the test may theoretically be used to determine executive functioning. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Theoretical Framework

A 5 page paper that begins with a specific dissertationís research question and problem statement. The essay discusses the theoretical framework for a research study and applies it to this particular dissertation. The essay also includes a syllogism and comments on a dissertation rubric. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Statement of Intent

This 5 page paper provides an overview of a statement of intent to enter a doctoral program in psychology.

Admission Essay

This 3 page paper provides an overview of an admission's essay for a student seeking a doctoral degree in Natural Health.

Forecasting at Sheaffer

A Dissertation Proposal This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation where there is an hypothesis that Sheaffer would have had lower costs and better customer services had the forecasting methods been better with higher quality input information. The writer outlines how this may be investigated, with the aims and methods outlined and a brief literature review conducted. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Dissertation Conclusion

An 8 page conclusion to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. No sources listed.

Dissertation Introduction

A 3 page introduction to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Reward Management; A Dissertation Proposal

This 22 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation looking at reward management and how this should be undertaken. Included in the proposal are a literary search on motivation theory and the role of profit related pay as well as an outline for further research to complete a dissertation and a discussion on how it will be analysed. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

Chapters 4 and 5

A 28 page paper providing the results and discussion sections of a doctoral thesis in elementary education. The paper contains several charts and graphs, statistical analyses of data and a discussion of implications of the current and future research. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

IO Psych Doctorate Programs

A 4 page research paper that compares two doctoral programs in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. The programs examined at Alliant International University and Auburn University. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Admissions Essay, Doctoral Program, Family Nurse Practitioner

A 7 page example admissions essay for a Family Nurse Practitioner discussing plans for a doctoral program. The writer specifically addresses suggestions for the student in regards to stating goals, providing an example of problem solving and plans for a final synthesis research project. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Admission Essay for Pharmacy School

This 3 page paper provides an overview of an effort to secure placement in a doctoral program in the field of pharmacy. No sources cited.

Online Banking Satisfaction: Purpose Statement

This 2 page paper provides an overview of a doctoral thesis on online banking. This paper outlines some of the elements of a purpose statement. There are five sources cited.

Green Logistics - Freight

This 25 page paper looks at the subject of green logistics, considering how and why firms adopt strategies which reduce polluting emissions, what motivates the change and the barriers to adopting green transport polices. The paper is written in the style of a dissertation, with an introduction to the problem, hypothesis statement, in depth literature review and simulated primary research. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

Personal Essay for Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

This 2 page paper provides an overview of a personal essay for a person pursuing a degree in pharmacy at the doctoral level. No sources are cited.

Dissertation Defense - Alignment of Learning Organization Characteristics and Readiness for Change in Kuwaiti Distribution Firms

This 9 page paper is a 24 slide PowerPoint presentation regarding a dissertation undertaken to assess the alignment of learning organization characteristics with readiness for change characteristics in distribution firms located in Kuwait. The aim of the study, research questions, important literature, methodology and results are all presented.

Community College Prospectus

A 12 page paper, which is a dissertation prospectus. The topic is sustainability. The paper includes an introduction, problem statement significance of the study, problem statement, research questions, literature review, and method. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

If God Exists Why Is There So Much Evil

An 8 page paper that provides a brief model/proposal of a dissertation that will ask this question: If God exists, why is there so much evil in the world? This essay includes the background to the study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, why we should discuss the issue of evil, and the proposed methodology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Doctoral Nursing

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the call by the Institute of Medicine for an increase in doctoral program trained nurses by 2020. This paper considers the benefits and challenges of this kind of transition. This includes consideration of the need for larger staff in nursing programs nationwide, as well as the need for educators to support traditional and bridge programs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Mining Dissertation Literature Reviews

A 3 page paper. Mining is the act of reviewing a literature review and noting authors and topics they write about. This has been accomplished with the following two dissertations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Reflection on Modules in a HR Course

This 10 page paper reflects of five different models that formed part of a HRM course. Modules covered issues international HRM, strategic HRM motivation, leadership and management, team working, and a dissertation.

The Influence of Performance Appraisal on Organizational Commitment - Introduction, Literature Review and Methodology

This 31 page paper is the introduction, literature review and methodology section of a dissertation to examine the impact of performance appraisals on an employee's commitment to their organization. The literature review includes an examination of the concept of organizational commitment, how commitment may be gained and measured as well as different types of appraisals and how they impact on employees. The methodology proposed a mixed methodology approach, using quantitative and qualitative research. The bibliography cites 33 sources.

Introduction a Methodology for a Research Project Examining the Implementation of TQM in Nigerian Firms

This 16 page paper is the first part of a dissertation to examine the barriers and challenges for implementing TQM in Nigerian firms. The introduction provide information about TQM and the project aims and objectives, along with justification for the research. The second section is the methodology, proposes the use of qualitative research with a case study approach. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

The Influence Of Performance Appraisal On Organizational Commitment

This 66 page paper is a full length dissertation style paper with the aim of assessing whether or not there is a relationship between employees organizational commitment and performance appraisals. The paper includes an introduction, literature review, research methodology, simulated results and a discussion on the findings. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

Mergers and Acquisitions - Could they Benefit the Nigerian Economy?

This 23 page paper is the first part of a dissertation examining the potential of mergers and acquisition strategies to support growth in the Nigerian economy. This paper presents the introduction, which includes the research questions, aims and objectives. The literature review is also included, defining mergers and acquisition, the advantages, disadvantages and challenges that are associated with merger and acquisition activities, and examples of successful and failed merger activity. The bibliography cites 28 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Bibliography

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