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The Signature Project is a two-credit course completed independently by students in the Executive Masters of Business Administration program. Each project is approved and supervised by a faculty advisor(s).

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The purpose of this paper is to look specifically at workgroup boards to identify their motivations and challenges, and to develop recommendations on how to address those challenges. Workgroup boards are volunteer boards that have to both govern and manage because they do not have paid executive sta...
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Researchers have been examining barriers and challenges for women in leadership positions from a variety of perspectives since the 1980's when the "glass ceiling" concept was coined. More recently researchers have been examining whether women are being placed in precarious leadership positions. Rya...
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The present signature project investigated the topic of giving feedback to engineers through a systematic literature review. This review found twenty-four articles on the topic of feedback where the subjects of focus were engineers. An interpretation approach was used to synthesize the evidence. The...
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Despite the fact that women constitute almost one-half of the current workforce and comprise the majority of university graduates, senior management positions continue to be filled predominately by men. Although there are many reasons for this situation, one barrier in particular influences the abil...
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Hydrogen production represents one of the most promising solutions for solving the intermittency in electricity generation that is produced by renewable resources, such as wind. Recent studies have suggested that a potential solution for the storage of excess energy generated by a hybrid energ...
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Prince Edward Island (PEI) is facing significant decreases in population and resulting labour force based on current labour force dynamics. Projections show that Prince Edward Island has aging population and fewer births, leading to a shrinking population base from which to draw on for the labour fo...
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Mastitis is a disease of the cow’s mammary gland system which is of great concern to dairy producers. Antibiotics are the most common treatment measure for mastitis however treatment is ineffective in eighty percent of cases. Laboratory milk diagnostic analysis has been developed to better manage ...
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Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) is a communications technology that provides a multitude of applications and services over a single fiber optic network. These include basic services such as telephone, internet and television, and more advanced applications like tele-medicine, tele-working, smart grid power...
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