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Number of theses at this level: 123.

A

ABDULLAH, HANIMON,BINTI (2014) An Exploratory Examination into the Relationship between Corporate Governance and Risk Management in Islamic Banks: Disclosure and Survey Analysis. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ABURAYA, RANIA,KAMAL (2012) The Relationship Between Corporate Governance And Environmental Disclosure: UK Evidence. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

AHMED, MANZOOR (2013) FISCAL DECENTRALISATION AND POLITICAL ECONOMY OF POVERTY REDUCTION: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTAN. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

Ajao, Saidat, Aderonke (2013) Decision-making processes of African Leaders on climate change: A case study of the succession to the Kyoto-Protocol. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

AKOSAH-DARTEH, FRANCIS (2012) To Examine the Factors that Affect the Growth of Small-Agribusinesses in Ghana - A Case Study of Poultry Industry. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

AL-HUNNAYAN, SAYED,HASHEM,ABDUL,RAZZAK (2011) THE PAYOUT POLICY IN THE GCC: THE CASE OF ISLAMIC BANKS. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

AL-MEAIDI, IBRAHIM, KHALID, A. (2011) AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CURRENT MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING PRACTICES AND THE CONTINGENT ASPECTS THAT HAVE PROMPTED SAUDI AND NON-SAUDI MANUFACTURING FIRMS TO ADOPT OR NOT ADOPT MODERN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS: THE CASE OF THE EASTERN PROVINCE OF SAUDI ARABIA. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

AL-SHAER, HABIBA (2014) The Relationship between Audit Committees, Corporate Environmental Disclosure, and Environmental Reputation: UK Evidence. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALA, ALESSANDRO (2013) An Examination of the Effects of IAS-36 Asset Impairments in Europe. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALAGLA, SALEH,ALI,F (2012) THE ROLE AND EFFECT OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND REMUNERATION CONSULTANTS ON CEO COMPENSATION: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM UK COMPANIES. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALDRICH, PAUL (2008) The role and influence of human resource management in the capital markets and investment banking sector. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALGHAMDI, SALIM,ALI,L (2012) Investigation into Earnings Management Practices and the Role of Corporate Governance and External Audit in Emerging Markets: Empirical Evidence from Saudi Listed Companies. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALMUTAWAA, ABDULLAH,M,A,E (2013) Perceptions of Corporate Annual Reports' Users toward Accounting Information and Voluntary Disclosure and its Determinants: The Case of Kuwait. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALNEMER, HASHEM,ABDULLAH (2012) TAKAFUL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN SAUDI ARABIA: AN EXPLORATION INTO POLICYHOLDER’S PERCEPTIONS AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALOKAILY, JIHAD (2014) Financial Reporting Quality, Auditor Remuneration and Corporate Governance: UK Evidence. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALRASHIDI, FALEH,M,F,E (2013) COMPARISON OF THE PERFORMANCE OF ISLAMIC MUTUAL FUNDS vs. ETHICAL AND CONVENTIONAL MUTUAL FUNDS. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALSAGHEIR, ABDULLAH,IBRAHIM,M (2014) Strategizing in Practice in Islamic and Conventional Banks in Saudi Arabia. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALSHARAIRI, MALEK,AHMAD,REFAI (2012) Pre-merger Earnings Management: Sarbanes Oxley, Leverage and Non-cash Acquisition Premia. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALSHARARI, NIZAR,MOHAMMAD,HUSSEIN (2013) The Dynamics of Management Accounting Change in the Jordanian Customs Organization as Influenced by NPM Reforms: Institutional Pressures. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ALSHURIDEH, MUHAMMAD,TURKI (2010) Customer Service Retention – A Behavioural Perspective of the UK Mobile Market. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ANDERSON-III, JOHN,ROBERT (2014) Foreign direct investment from China to developed economies: do extant conceptual and policy frameworks explain the cross-border investment behaviour of Chinese MNEs? Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ANTONIOU, CONSTANTINOS (2010) Three essays in behavioural finance: An examination into non- Bayesian Investment behaviour. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ARTHUR, PHILIP (2011) Re-examining the Determinants of Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises’ Performance Profitability and Growth: A Case of Ghana. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

B

BANERJEE, SHESADRI (2013) Essays on Inflation Volatility. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BASIRUDDIN, ROHAIDA (2011) The Relationship Between Governance Practices, Audit Quality and Earnings Management: UK Evidence. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BELL, KEITH,JOHN (2013) Business to Business Enterprise Integration: An exploratory study to develop and test an implementation model for engineer to order organisations. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BENYASRISAWAT, PRAWAT (2011) Earnings persistence, value relevance, and earnings timeliness: The Case of Thailand. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BIN-MUHAMED, AMIRUDDIN (2013) THE IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT-LINKED INVESTMENT COMPANIES IN MALAYSIA ON THE PERFORMANCE AND EARNINGS-MANAGEMENT OF THEIR PORTFOLIO COMPANIES. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BINMAHFOUZ, SAEED,SALEM (2012) INVESTMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF ISLAMIC INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS: EVIDENCE FROM SAUDI MUTUAL FUNDS AND GLOBAL INDICES. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BLACK, EMMA,LOUISE (2013) Behavioural Finance & Corporate Investment: M&A Success, Pre-Merger Issuance and the Media. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BOONYAWAT, KARUNTARAT (2013) The Impact of Ownership Structure and Other Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Firm Performance, Accounting Discretions and Investor Perceptions: Evidence from Thailand before and after the Corporate Governance Reforms. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

BRITTAIN, WILLIAM,JOSEPH (2013) A Virtual Collaboration Model for Dispersed Project Teams. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

C

CAO, VIET,NGA (2011) Firms’ financial flexibility and the profitability of style investing. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

CASTLE, ELIZABETH (2011) The costs and avoidable costs of alcohol-misuse for County Durham and Darlington and for England. Masters thesis, Durham University.

D

DINGA, ABDELLA,KORMIE (2011) CORPORATE OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL STRUCTURES AND FIRM PERFORMANCE:
EVIDENCE FROM CONTROL POTENTIAL, AGENCY, AND CONTROL DOMINANCE-CONTESTABILITY PERSPECTIVES ON UK LISTED FIRMS.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

DODD, OLGA (2011) Price, Liquidity, Volatility, and Volume of Cross-listed Stocks. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

DOUKAS, ANGELOS (2013) Media Endorsements and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Announcement of New Products. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

F

FLETCHER, MARK,ANDREW (2012) The nuts and bolts of the UK kit car movement, 1949-2009: an ecological analysis. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

FORTIN, PIERRE-OLIVIER,JEAN (2012) Exploring the expansion of credit on the demand and the supply side:
What are the Macroeconomic Implications of high Household Debt and Equity Ownership, and are Asset Based Credit (ABC) Institutions different from Banks?
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

FU, XIAO (2012) The Influences of Budgetary System in a Selection of Large Chinese companies in the Industry of Electronic Household Appliances. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

G

GALLI, SILVIA (2012) Innovation-Specific Patent Protection and Growth. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

GAVRIILIDIS, KONSTANTINOS (2013) Essays on Collective Investor's Behavior. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

GEHRKE, JOST-TILO,ALEXANDER (2010) The impact of marketised discourse on the interaction between drug representatives and physicians. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

GERMAN, HAYLEY,CLAIRE (2011) Capturing the Justice Judgment: An Application of the Theory of Representative Design in two Policy Capturing Studies in Organizational Justice. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

GRANT, HELEN,MARGARET (2010) The psychological contract of solicitors and
the impact of promotion to partnership.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

H

HABBASH, MURYA (2010) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND EXTERNAL AUDIT ON CONSTRAINING EARNINGS MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN THE UK. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

HASSAN, NASR,TAHA (2010) corporate social responsibility disclosure:an examination of framework of determinants and consequences. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

HE, YUJUN (2009) Information Environment and Gains from Corporate Takeovers. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

HO, CHIEN-WEI (2012) The Role of Investor Sentiment in Asset Pricing. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

HUA, JUN (2011) The Impact of Information Uncertainty on Stock Price Performance and Managers' Equity Financing Decision. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

I

IKIZLERLI, DENIZ (2010) AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF FOREIGN INVESTORS IN EMERGING MARKETS. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ISKOUJINA, ZILIA (2010) Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Organisations: The Case of Open Source Software Communities. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

J

JIZI, MOHAMMAD (2013) Corporate Governance, Disclosure Content and Shareholder Value: Impacts and Interrelationships from the US Banking Sector. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

K

KANAKRIYAH, RAED,MUHAMMAD (2013) The effect of Asset Impairment (IAS 36) in Improving the Quality of Accounting Information According to Users’ Perspective: Evidence from Jordan. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

KATMUN, NOORAISAH (2012) DISCLOSURE QUALITY DETERMINANTS AND CONSEQUENCES. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

KATSIKAS, EPAMINONDAS (2013) Management Accounting Change: A hybrid institutional and managerial perspective : The case of the Greek Higher Education Institutions. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

KHUMKHEM, MOSSTTAFA,MOFTAH,ABDULLA (2014) An Empirical Analysis of Trade and Economic Growth in Libya. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

KONOVALOV, OLEG (2011) Personal Networks in Russian Business: Structure, Rules, Trust. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

KOUGIANNOU, KONSTANTINA (2013) Effective Joint Consultative Committees: An exploration of the role of Trust and Justice. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

KOUTMOS, DIMITRIOS (2012) Asset Pricing and the Intertemporal Risk-Return Tradeoff. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

L

LI, CHAOJIE (2011) Corporate governance in China: CEO compensation, company performance and ultimate ownership. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

LIN, TUO (2013) The Impact of Capital Structure and Financial Media on Mergers & Acquisitions. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

LIU, XIAOYAN (2012) Share Ownership Distribution, Non-renewable Resources Extraction Rate and Pollution Intensity. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

LU, XIANGYUN (2013) The Impact of Corporate Reputation on Earnings Management Decisions. Masters thesis, Durham University.

M

MA, WEI,CHEN (2013) To Buy Or Not To Buy? A Behavioural Approach to Examine
Consumer Impulse Buying Choice in Various Situations.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MANNING, BRETT (2014) Does Economic Inequality Cause Financial Crises? Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MANTOVAN, NOEMI (2012) Ideology and the State: an Analysis of the Connection between
Fairness, Altruism, and Redistribution.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

Masinde, Catherine Kadenyeka Madete (1994) Developing SMEs through large firm-small firm linkages. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MCCOLL, ANDREW,FRANKLIN (2010) Some influences upon revisions of judgment. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MCGRATH, SEAN (2013) Performance in a Dual Distribution Irish Building Society: The Role of Human Resource Management and Leadership. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MENG, QINGRUI (2012) Delayed Credit Rating Changes,
Firm Financing and Firm Performance.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MOHAMED, NOHA, AHMED, ALAAELDINE (2013) Antecedents of Brand Equity: The Chinese Path to Building Brands
A Case-study of GEELY and BYD Automotive Brands.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MUELLER, CORNELIUS,MATTHIAS,F (2010) Resources and Signalling to attract Venture Capital: University Spin-Outs in the UK. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MUNDELL, MARY,LYNN (2013) Shopping Centre Choice: A Behavioural Perspective. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

MUSHENDAMI, POSTRICK,LIFA (2014) Essays in Monetary Policy Rules. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

N

NEHME, RABIH (2013) Dynamics of Audit Quality: Behavioural Approach and Governance Framework: UK Evidence. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

NEWTON, ANTHONY,SPENCER (2014) Words into Actions - does a networking skills workshop have a quantifiable effect on the mindset and actions of participants? Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

NORTON, ANDREW,LAWRENCE (2012) Implementing ERPII in customer facing organisations, an investigation of critical success factors. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

O

OBEIDAT, ZAID,MOHAMMAD,IBRAHIM (2014) Beware the Fury of the Digital Age Consumer:
Online Consumer Revenge: A Cognitive Appraisal Perspective.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

OH, EUN,YOUNG (2014) Essays on Monetary Policy and Economic Growth. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

P

PLATONOVA, ELENA (2014) Comparative Analysis of CSR Disclosure and Its Impact on Financial Performance in the GCC Islamic Banks. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

PRAKASAM, NAVEENA (2014) Authentic performances: The role of impression management in audience understanding of leaders' authenticity. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

R

RAE, JANET,ELIZABETH (2011) A STUDY OF THE USE OF ORGANISATIONAL THEATRE:
THE CASE OF FORUM THEATRE.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

REILLY, SIMON,MARK (2010) THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES IN THE WORKPLACE: A QUALITATIVE INVESTIGATION. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

REYNOLDS, ROBERT, JOHN (2012) Use and Perception of Small Business Support Schemes: A Network Perspective. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

RONG, WU (2013) Equity Style Investing. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

S

SCHNEIDER, BETH,ZUECH (2014) Perceptions of Emerging Market Foreign Direct Investment: The case of Chinese FDI in the United States. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SCOTT, JOHN,NEIL (2014) COMPETITIVENESS AND SPECIALISM IN THE UK ELECTRICITY GENERATION INDUSTRY SINCE PRIVATISATION. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SHI, NAN (2013) A Multi-Country NOEM Analysis of China with Cross-Country Heterogeneity. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SHI, YUKUN (2014) Modelling the Time Series Dynamics of Carbon Emission Markets. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SMITH, PIETER,RETIEF (2009) A Contingency View of Consolidation Systems. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SONG, WEI (2012) CEO Overconfidence and Dominance in Bank Financial Decisions: The US Evidence. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SONG, XIAOQI (2013) Earnings Management, Tunnelling Behaviour and Corporate Governance: The Case in China. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SOPHOCLEOUS, ELENI,DEMETRIOU (2014) Motives, Default Risk and Valuation Errors in Corporate Takeovers. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

STERGIOPOULOU, ELENA (2014) EXAMINING A MODEL OF ANTECEDENTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF PERCEPTIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS (POPS). Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SUN, JI (2013) Research on Capital Structure and Financing Decision: Evidence from the UK. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

SUN, XIN (2013) Subordinated Debt and Market Discipline – Evidence from the UK Banking Industry. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

T

TAN, QUN (2013) Environment, Marketing Strategy, Performance, and International Exit: Why and How They Are Connected
——A Study on International Exit in the Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) Context.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

TAYEH, MOHAMMAD,IBRAHIM,DIAB (2010) A Comparative Analysis of the Determinants and Pricing of Liquidity in Floor and Electronic Trading Systems. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

V

VAGENAS-NANOS, EVANGELOS,CHARALAMPOS (2010) THE IMPACT OF MANAGERIAL OVERCONFIDENCE AND INVESTOR SENTIMENT ON BIDDERS’ ABNORMAL RETURNS. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

VELINOVA, ILIANA,DONEVA (2011)
Encouraging healthy eating behaviours
through healthy eating environments.
Case of Durham University.
Masters thesis, Durham University.

W

WALLACE, PETER,DUNCAN (2009) SMT goes ABMS: Developing Strategic Management Theory using Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WANG, BOYA (2014) Transformation of China's State Commercial Sector Governance:
A Case Study of China’s Largest Insurance Company, China Life.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WANG, HUIJUAN (2011) Organisational Change and Performance:
The Effect of Inertia, Extent of Niche Expansion and Organisational Characteristics.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WANG, JIA (2011) Access to Finance in Beijing. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WANG, RAN (2010) ON THE JOURNEY OF OVERSEAS LISTING: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS ON CHINESE ENTERPRISES TO LIST ON THE HONG KONG STOCK EXCHANGE. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WARITIMI, EKPOBOMENE (2012) STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT IN PRACTICE: EVIDENCE FROM THE NIGERIAN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WATSON, TOBY,DANIEL (2009) On the profitability of technical trading. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WHITFIELD, IAN,ALAN (2013) Behavioural Finance, Options Markets and Financial Crises: Application to the UK Market 1998-2010. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

WILSON, CAROLYN,LOUISE (2014) Ageing Technologically: Exploring the Motivating Operations of Technology Use by Older Adults. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

X

XIA, QIN (2014) The Consequences of Authentic Leadership and Psychological Capital: A Unit level, Multi-rater, Intervention and Longitudinal Study. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

XIE, LI (2014) Optimal Reserve Holdings, Strategic Asset Allocation and Multiple-Goal Investment Plan for Sovereign Wealth Fund of China. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

Y

YANG, JUNHONG (2014) The Effects of Financing Status on Firm Behavior:
The China Experience.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

YERMEKBAYEVA, DAYANA (2011) AN OFFER THEY CANNOT REFUSE: A Behavioural Approach to Stimulating Consumer Demand for Innovations in the Telecommunications Sector. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

YU, ZHIXIANG (2013) Investor Sentiment and Fund Market Anomalies: Evidence from Closed-end Fund, Exchange-traded Fund and Real Estate Investment Trust. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

YUE, FENG (2011) Financial constraints and firms’ activities in China. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

Z

ZHAN, LIANG (2013) Entrepreneurial Experience and Science Parks and Business Performance in Beijing, China. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ZHANG, FAN (2014) Management of Foreign Reserves: An Approach Based on Vine-Copula, Regime-Switching Dependence and Bayesian Opinion Pooling. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ZHANG, JIANMING (2010) Dynamics of Organizational Populations
- An Ecological Analysis of the Corporate Identity Consultancy in Shenzhen, China.
Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ZHANG, WENTING (2013) Exchange Rate Dynamics, Intervention and Regime Shifts in China: A Market Microstructure Analysis. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ZHOU, SI (2013) Managerial Turnover, Fund Family Tournament and Investors Learning in the UK Fund Market. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ZOLFAGHARI, BADRI (2014) AN EXAMINATION OF CROSS-CULTURAL TRUST DEVELOPMENT: ADOPTING A ‘MOSAIC THEORY’ PERSPECTIVE OF CULTURE. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

ZOUBI, AKRAM,ALI,M. (2011) THE PROCESSES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING CHANGE IN LIBYAN PRIVATISED COMPANIES: AN INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.

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