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Aversive conditioning on horse back: A management alternative for grassland systems threatened by sedentary elk populationsDownload
Loss of migratory behaviour in ungulates has been observed worldwide and invites new tools for managing the habitat degradation that results from these sedentary populations. We assessed use of aversive conditioning on horseback as a means of reducing grazing pressure and restoring migratory...
The application of agency theory to managing collaborative relationships between sport organizations: The case of Sport Canada and Canadian Interuniversity SportDownload
The purpose of this study was to advance the discussion of collaboration between Canadian sport organizations beyond current levels of critical rhetoric and to (a) recommend improvements to the collaborative sport management processes specifically related to this particular case and (b) provide...
Genetic population structure of walleye (Sander vitreus) in northern Alberta and application to species managementDownload
Walleye (Sander vitreus) is an economically valuable freshwater fish throughout North America. In Alberta, pressure from sport fishing and commercial fishing make effective management and protection of this species crucial to its sustainability. Walleye from 12 Alberta lakes were genetically...
Understanding implementation processes of clinical pathways and clinical practice guidelines in pediatric contexts: A study protocolDownload
Background: Canada is among the most prosperous nations in the world, yet the health and wellness outcomes of Canadian children are surprisingly poor. There is some evidence to suggest that these poor health outcomes are partly due to clinical practice variation, which can stem from failure to...
Background: In the past forty years, many gains have been made in our understanding of the concept of research utilization. While numerous studies exist on professional nurses' use of research in practice, no attempt has been made to systematically evaluate and synthesize this body of literature...
BACKGROUND: Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone, leading to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture. PURPOSE: The purpose of this research was to examine clinical utilization patterns and use of osteoporosis medications, and their...
This research focuses on the accounts payable function in construction firms. The cash conversion cycle includes accounts payable and accounts receivable support functions. Research objectives focus on mapping the existing accounts payable processes in construction, building a model to represent...
The two essays in this dissertation help us to better understand the types, functions, and effects of management and accounting requirements within non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the way they are implicated in the process of constructing and managing international development in...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015: Companies such as Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple have turned emerging technologies into pervasive products by quickly capturing dominant market shares and locking consumers into their eco-systems. Prior research has indicated that "cognitive lock-in" plays a...