Evelyn H. Thrasher

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Using the healthcare integrated delivery system (IDS) as a distinct and useful example of an interorganizational network, the current study empirically tests a model of strategic fit for this level of analysis. In particular, this study examines the strategic fit between IT integration and sophistication and organizational maturity within the healthcare(More)
Higher education expenditures are being increasingly targeted toward distance learning, with a large portion focused specifically on web-based instruction (WBI). WBI and classroom-based instruction (CBI) tend to offer students diverse options for their education. Thus, it is imperative that colleges and universities have ample, accurate information to help(More)
The purpose of this study is to explore the potential impact of support materials on student spreadsheet skill acquisition. Specifically, this study examines the use of an online spreadsheet simulation tool versus a printed book across two independent student groups. This study hypothesizes that the online spreadsheet simulation tool will have a greater(More)
Strategic alliances in the form of inter-organizational networks continue to receive attention in both service and manufacturing industries as a potential form of competitive. The healthcare industry has embraced these strategic alliances with much intensity and perhaps to a greater extent than many other industries. Yet, despite the increasing prevalence(More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences between genders on the scores of a series of spreadsheet projects in a survey computer information systems course. This study hypothesizes that there will be significance in scores in the ten assigned projects between female students and males students; with the female students scoring higher than(More)