Gender Diversity in the Workplace and Opportunities for Change Shon Sandifar DTech, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

AN INTERNAL CONTROL EVALUATION TOOL FOR EXPENDITURES IN THE HOMEBUILDING INDUSTRY Lou X. Orchard, Ph.D., Clayton State University, College of Business, Morrow, GA LouOrchard@clayton.edu; Andrew M. Sbaraglia, Ph.D., Clayton State University, College of Business, Morrow, GA AndrewSbaraglia@clayton.edu

Will Equity Crowdfunding Include the Crowd? Laura Boden, Murray State University; Amanda Grossman, Ph.D., CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting, Murray State University; Leigh Johnson, J.D., Associate Professor of Business Ethics and Law. Murray State University; Wayne Tervo, Ph. D., CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting, Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, Murray State University, Murray, KY   

Student Knowledge Of The Better Business Bureau: A Comparison Of Two Universities Susan M. L. Zee PhD, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA; Lillian Yee-Man Fok,PhD,  Department of Management & Marketing, University of New Orleans; Kenneth J. LachoPhD,  Department of Management & Marketing, University of New Orleans. New Orleans, LA  

 Romance In Workplaces - An Empirical Study From Lebanon Pierre Al-Khoury, PhD, Vice President at Lebanese German University, Jounieh, Lebanon ; Daoud Sheiboub Zein, DBA Candidate, University of Bath, North East Somerset, United Kingdom; Randa Saadeh, PhD Candidate,  International School of Management, Paris, France   

 Real Effects of Money in the Dynamic Shapiro-Stiglitz Model  Thomas J. Carter, Professor of Economics, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Kate Tiedemann College of Business, St. Petersburg, FL    

 Goldratt’s Thinking Process Applied to the Digital Rights Management Lloyd J. Taylor, III, P.E., Ph.D.,, Associate Professor of Management, Coordinator of the Management Department, School of Business, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, and Jonathan Smith M.B.A., School of Business, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Texas  

 Darwin Meets the Entrepreneur Ben Clapp MBA, School of Business, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN and James Swenson Ph.D, School of Business, Minnesota State University Moorhead, MN   

Customer Satisfaction and Institutional Image: A Strategic Survey of Retail Banking Customers   Donald Bernstein, Ph.D., Marshall Ottenfeld, M.A., Ralph Haug, Ph.D., Walter E. Heller College of Business Administration, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL 

 Dr. Jalal Armache, Director of Executive MBA, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon  Email: jalal.armache@lau.edu.lb; Gladys Daher Armache, MBA, Lebanese American University, Beirut Lebanon Email: gladtwin@yahoo.com  THE SIGNIFICANT CORRELATION BETWEEN EMPLOYEES’ COMMITMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE

THE IMPORTANT EFFECT OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL ON EMPLOYEES’ PRODUCTIVITY Dr. Jalal Armache, Director of Executive MBA, jalal.armache@lau.edu.lb Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon

AN INTERNAL CONTROL EVALUATION TOOL FOR EXPENDITURES IN THE HOMEBUILDING INDUSTRY Lou X. Orchard, Ph.D., Clayton State University, College of Business, Morrow, GA LouOrchard@clayton.edu; Andrew M. Sbaraglia, Ph.D., Clayton State University, College of Business, Morrow, GA AndrewSbaraglia@clayton.edu

EXAMINATION OF THE REGULATORY SCHEME  FOR THE ADVENTURE TRAVEL INDUSTRY IN NEW ZEALAND Diane May, J.D. , Professor, Business Law, Business Administration Department, Winona State University, Winona, MN, dmay@winona.edu