You are invited to hear graduating Master of Business Communication students present the results of their final research projects in sessions that begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Dec. 14 and 16, in Thornton Auditorium at St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus.

MBC students identify communication issues in the workplace that can be addressed through research. Topics and presenters include:

  • “Do Minnesota Companies Use Best Practices When Downsizing?” Mary Alice Aamodt
  • “Do Businesses Benefit From Partnering With Schools?” Marjorie Crea
  • “Is There Really an IT Labor Shortage in the Twin Cities?” Kristine Ebent
  • “To What Extent Have Minnesota’s Public and Private Companies Integrated Internet-Based Strategies Into Their Business-to-Business Direct-Marketing Programs?” Scott Hvidsten
  • “Is E-Mail Perceived to be an Effective Form of Interoffice Communication?” Zachary Krechmer
  • “Do NSP Employees Understand NSP’s Community Involvement Through its Corporate Contributions Program?” Gaye Melton
  • “Do Minnesota World Music Fans Share Similar Characteristics?” George Ndege
  • “What was the Impact of Seven Communication Tactics Used in a Corporate United Way Campaign?” Jeff Peterson
  • “Are the Perceptions of Physicians and Health Plan Mergers in Agreement When Evaluating Medica’s communications?” Gayle Schreiber
  • “Are There Differences in the Customer Profiles Between Runner’s World Magazine Subscribers and the Magazine’s Web Site Users?” Sue Sperber