Recent Submissions

  • Check Yourself Before You Wreck Your Wealth: The Effects of the Business Cycle on Stock Market Efficiency 

    McCauley, Ryan (2016-04-01)
    The Efficient Markets Hypothesis (EMH) has been financial dogma since the 1970s. As a cornerstone of modern financial theory, the EMH influences many financial models and investment decisions. With varying levels of estimated ...
  • Public Bank Valuation 

    Markuson, Lucas (2012-04-01)
    Through delving into the efficient market hypothesis, it is evident that the practice of corporate valuation is practicable in determining the fundamental intrinsic value of an investment. Focusing on the analysis of a ...
  • Back Cast Cafe 

    Stitt, Anna (2011-04-01)
    My honor's thesis consists of a business plan for a small cafe in the North Valley of Helena, Montana. The cafe will be called Back Cast Cafe and will seat 50 people. The owners of the cafe have a strong passion for ...
  • Analysis of Business Operations of Hometown Auto & Ag Using SIMPROCESS 

    Nuxoll, Amber (2011-04-01)
    The flow of vehicles through an auto parts and repair business, Hometown Auto & Ag, was modeled using SIMPROCESS software. 100 replications of a week of business were used to analyze the amount of time customers waited for ...
  • Transition to IFRS: Inception to Implementation in the United States 

    Biers, Lynette (2011-04-01)
    In an effort to simplify the ability of United States based businesses to operate in the international world of business by providing comparable, transparent financial statements for both foreign and domestic investors ...
  • A Discussion of the Utilities Industry and its Planning Process 

    Simcox, Jeffery (2007-04-01)
    Simply thorough reading the headlines of any major newspaper, it becomes clear that energy is constantly on the minds of the American people. The story may have to do with a regulation barrier that the utility industry is ...
  • A Discussion of the Progressive and Flat Income Taxes 

    Stark, Ashley (2006-04-01)
    "‘Tis true that governments cannot be supported without great charge, and it is fit [that] everyone who enjoys a share of protection should pay out of his estate his proportion of the maintenance of it" (Locke). Federal ...
  • An Investigation Of Insider Trading: The Impact Of The Martha Stewart Case 

    Clausen, Autumn (2005-04-01)
    Since the evolution of the New York Stock Exchange in the eighteenth century, investors have continually traded stocks in an effort to maximize their profits. Some traders have even resorted to unethical and dishonest ...
  • Exploring the Beta Reaction of September 11, 2001 

    Ronan, Elizabeth (2005-04-01)
    The purpose of this research paper is to examine select stock betas before and after September 11, 2001 in an attempt to identify a perceived change in market risk. To achieve this aforementioned purpose, definitions of ...
  • Banking Queues and A’s 

    Brown, Loren (2004-04-01)
    Cutting costs and improving efficiency are perhaps two of the biggest concerns of businesses today. Companies have been turning to new and innovative approaches such as just-in-time inventory systems and crossfunctional ...
  • Converging Borders In A Virtual World 

    Kalafat, Vincent (2003-04-01)
    The United States of America was founded under the complexities and enforcement of taxes. Unquestionably, the issue focused on jurisdiction and, fundamentally, taxation without representation. Over two centuries later and ...
  • The Effects of Deregulation on the Airline Industry 

    Janikula, Neill (2002-04-01)
    In recent years there has been debate over whether or not airline deregulation has accomplished the desired economic outcomes envisioned in 1977 and 1978. The debate has resulted in a cry for re-regulation by some policymakers, ...
  • An Analysis of Female Executives: Focusing on Stress Management, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Goal Setting, & Communication, Including a Unique Research Instrument. 

    Priebe, Genevieve (2001-04-01)
    Differences between males and females have been sighted as “so obvious that all of us, even as small children, consider them basic to identifying both self and others” (Hall 1). Perhaps less considered is that the differences ...
  • Y2K: The Millennium Bug Effect 

    Erickson, Brandon (1999-04-01)
    Y2K will not only affect the common person, but businesses (alternatively called enterprises, which includes all types of organizations), and even the worldwide economy. As Peter de Jager, Y2K expert and author of Managing ...
  • Managing Farm And Ranch Accounting Through Automated Software 

    Finnegan, Jennifer (1999-04-01)
    This paper will examine at the unique needs and requirements of farm and ranch accounting. In addition, the thesis will explore yet another scientific advancement which also has the capability to increase productivity-today’s ...
  • Strategic Cost Management: The Future of Management Accounting 

    Herr, John (1999-04-01)
    Management accounting has undergone various changes throughout the last forty years, and it is certain that it will continue to change even more in the future. Businesses can no longer rely solely, on traditional management ...
  • The Business Implications of Electronic Commerce on the Internet 

    May, Christopher (1998-04-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to explore and analyze the impact of the Internet on businesses or entrepreneurs seeking to market their goods and services online. This report will explore the history and utilities of the ...
  • Value Investing in the Great Boom 

    Knopik, John (1998-04-01)
    This decade’s economy has blown a remarkable trade wind into the market’s previously stagnant sails. Investors on board witnessed favorable economic conditions never before thought possible. They discovered a new era where ...
  • Women's Investment Clubs: Learning To Invest For The Future 

    Wendelburg, Amy (1998-04-01)
    Women face many challenges regarding their finances. Having the courage and knowledge to make financial decisions is a major obstacle for many women. Through involvement in women’s investment clubs, women have the opportunity ...
  • An Analysis of Tax Reform 

    McHugh, Tim (1996-04-01)
    President Jimmy Carter once called the United States tax code a "disgrace to the human race" (Ruby, 1995, p. 76). Since his presidency, the code has undergone several reforms. Nevertheless, many Americans still seem to ...

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