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The dissertation is the culminating project of the doctoral program. Successful completion of the candidacy exams is required before work on the dissertation may begin. The results of the research must make a distinct contribution to applied scholarship in management and business areas. The dissertation should demonstrate a high degree of original work and understanding and knowledge of the topic area. Evidence of originality may be demonstrated by one of the following or a combination of the following: the development of a new critical analysis of a practical issue or challenge; the development of a new theory from practice; the novel application of existing theory to a practical challenge; or the discovery of a new professional approach to practice. Pre-requisites: MGMT 700, 705, 710, 711, 712, 717, 720, 725 and 799. *pending approval