BABCOCK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

JULY 1, 2005-JUNE 30, 2006

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Iacovou, Charalambos L.

 

(with Thompson, R. and Shirland, L.) “A Comparison of Evaluation Techniques for Decision Analysis Involving Large Attribute Sets.  Journal of Applied Business Research, 2006, 22(2), pp. 25-38.

 

(with Dexter, A.) “Surviving IT Project Cancellations.” Communications of the ACM, 2006, 48(4), pp. 83-86.

 

“An Approach for Enhancing the Efficiency and Consistency of Qualitative Case Analysis Evaluations.  Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2006, 4(2), pp. 303-311.

 

Miller, Chet C.

 

“Peer review in the organizational and management sciences: Prevalence and effects of reviewer hostility, bias, and dissensus. Academy of Management Journal, 49: pp. 425-431.

 

(Rynes, Sara L., Hillman, Amy J., Ireland, R. Duane, Kirkman, Bradley L., Law, Kenneth S., Rajagopalan, Nandini, and Shapiro, Debra L.) “Everything you’ve always wanted to know about AMJ (but may have been afraid to ask).  Academy of Management Journal, 2005, 48: pp. 732-737.

 

(with Glick, William H., and Cardinal, Laura B.)  “The structure of academic careers in organization science:  Accumulative advantage, sponsored mobility, and contest mobility.  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2005, 26: pp. 489-516.

 

Narus, James A.

 

(with James C. Anderson and Wouter van Rossum) “Customer Value Propositions in Business Markets.” Harvard Business Review, March, pp. 90-99.

 

(with D.V.R. Seshadri) “Value Chain Migration at Infosys (A).” International Journal of Technology and Innovation Management Education, (Volume 1, Issue 1), pp. 7-38.

 

Connect with Your Suppliers: A Wholesaler-Distributor’s Guide to Electronic Communications Systems, Washington, DC: Distribution Research and Education Foundation, ISBN 0-9714752-1-0.

 

Nash, Robert C.

 

(with Ekkehart Boehmer and Jeffry Netter) “Bank Privatization in Developing and Developed Countries: Cross-Sectional Evidence on the Impact of Economic and Political Factors.” Journal of Banking and Finance, August-September 2005, pp.1981-2013.

 

(with Juliet D’Souza and William Megginson) “Effect of Institutional and Firm-Specific Characteristics on Post-Privatization Performance: Evidence From Developed Countries.” Journal of Corporate Finance, October 2005, pp. 747-766.

 

 (with Stephen Bryan and Ajay Patel) “Can the Agency Costs of Debt and Equity Explain the Changes in Executive Compensation During the 1990s?” Journal of Corporate Finance, June 2006, pp. 516-535.

 

Shafer, Scott M.

 

“Using Spreadsheets and Crystal Ball to Assist in Understanding and Modeling Distributions of Random Variables.” Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2006, pp. 153 – 162.

 

(with Saladin, Brooke A.) “Turning the Tables on Student Case

Analysis Assignments.” Decision Sciences Journal on Innovative Education, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2006, pp. 169 – 173.

 

(with Meredith, J.R.) Operations Management for MBAs Third

Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007.

 

Thompson, Ronald L.

 

(with  Iacovou, C., and L. Shirland) A Comparison of Evaluation Techniques for Decision Analysis Involving Large Attribute Sets,Journal of Applied Business Research, 22(2), Second Quarter, pp. 25-38.

 

II. Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

 

Harris, Frederick H. deB.

 

Paper:  “Working Group in Market Microstructure.” National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, May 4, 2006.

 

Paper:  "What Order Flow Reveals about the Role of the Underwriter." FMA International, Stockholm, June 7, 2006.

 

Paper:  "Market Design and Relative Execution Costs for Matched Stocks in Seven Tier-one Markets." New York Stock Exchange, June 19, 2006.

 

Iacovou, Charalambos L.

 

Presentation:  (with  Smith, H.J., and Thompson, R.)  “The Linkage Between Reporting Quality and Performance in IS Projects.  International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Las Vegas, NV 2005.

 

Presentation:  (with  Smith, H.J., and Thompson, R.) “Distortion in Information Systems Reporting.  Annual Conference of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Toronto, ON, Canada, 2005.

 

Presentation:  (with Davis, S.) “A Tough Decision at the E.W. Scripps Company: A Profitability Analysis and Strategic Decision Making Case.  AAA Management Accounting Section Research and Case Conference, Clearwater FL, 2006.

 

Irvin, Nat

 

Presentation:  The Future of Wealth: African Americans.” Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors and Managing Directors, Princeton Campus, New Jersey, July 2005.

 

Presentation:  Thrivals.” Minority Business Development Agency, United States Commerce Department, Graylyn Conference Center, Winston-Salem, NC, August 2005.

 

Presentation:  Seeing the Future Through New Eyes.” The Executive Leadership Institute,  Annual Mid-Level Managers' Symposium, Washington, DC, October 2005.

 

Presentation:  “The Future: Managing Your Family Business in a Global Environment.” Family Business Center, Winston-Salem, NC, November 2005.

 

Presentation:  Seeing the Future Through New Eyes.” Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Charlotte, NC, January 2006.

 

Presentation:  "Exploring the Future of Race and Identity.” Technology Entertainment Design Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, February 2006.

 

Presentation:  (with Mayor Alan Joines) “Looking at the Future of Winston-Salem.” Winston-Salem, NC, April 2006.

 

Presentation:  “Challenging our Imagination.” Odyssey Women’s Network, Phoenix AZ, April, 2006.

 

Presentation:  Exploring the Future of Emerging Markets.  Verizon Multicultural Marketing Teams, Orlando, Florida, April 2006.

 

Presentation:  “Challenging Our Imagination.” Burell Ad Agency, Chicago, Illinois, April 2006.

 

Presentation:  “Future Focus:  Seeing the Future through New Eyes.  ICMA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 2006.

 

Presentation:  “Challenging our Imagination:  Seeing the Future through New Eyes.” GMAC Annual Industry Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 2006.

 

Miller, Chet C.

 

Presentation:  (with Glick, William H., and Washburn, Nathan T.) “The myth of firm performance.  Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2005.

 

Mishra, Aneil K.

 

Presentation:  (with  Mishra, Karen E.)  “Trust from near and far.  Organizational Commitment and Turnover in Franchise-Based Organizations.” Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, 6-10 August 2006. 

 

Nash, Robert C.

 

Presentation:  “Determinants of Performance Improvements in Privatized Firms: The Role of Restructuring and Corporate Governance,” Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2005.

 

Presentation:  “Determinants of Performance Improvements in Privatized Firms: The Role of Restructuring and Corporate Governance,” Global Finance Conference, April 2006.

 

Resnick, Bruce G.

 

Paper:  (with Glen A. Larsen, Jr.) “Return Sign Forecasting:  An Empirical Investigation of Trading Size-Based Portfolios. Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2005.

 

Shafer, Scott M.

 

Presentation:   “Karate in Business School?  This is not your Father’s Black

Belt” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, November 19-22, 2005.

 

Thompson, Ronald L.

 

Paper:  (with Goodhue, D. and Lewis, W.) “Small Sample Size and Statistical Power in MIS Research.” Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, (CD), R. Sprague (Ed) IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA, January 4-7, pg. 1-10.

 

Paper:  (with Iacovou, C. and  Smith, J.) “The Linkage Between Reporting Quality and Performance in IS Projects.” International Conference on Information Systems, (CD), Las Vegas, December.

 

III. Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

 

Boone, Derrick S.

 

Consultant, Strategic Metrics

 

Consultant, Smith & More LLP

 

Consultant, The Trivista Group

 

Iacovou, Charalambos L.

 

Editorial Review Board Member, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education

 

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Cases on Information Technology

 

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Global Information Management

 

Consultant, E. W. Scripps Company

 

Irvin, Nat

 

Multicultural Marketing Board Member, Kraft Foods, Inc.

 

Middaugh, J. Kendall

 

Consultant, Lowe’s Companies,

 

Consultant, Stephens, Inc.

 

Miller Chet C.

 

Associate Editor, Academy of Management Journal

 

Board Member, Organization Science

 

Mishra, Aneil K.

 

Consultant, The Sunrock Group

 

Moss, Sherry E.

 

Secretary/Membership, Chair for the Southern Management Association

 

Nash, Robert C.

 

Associate Editor, Journal of Corporate Finance

 

Resnick, Bruce G.

 

Associate Editor, Journal of Financial Research

 

Associate Editor, Journal of Multinational Financial Management

 

Associate Editor, Journal of Economics and Business

 

IV. External Grants Received

 

Irvin, Nat

 

$40,000           “Minority Executive Education Institute.” GlaxoSmith Kline and NC Institute for Minority Economic Development

 

$10,000           “It’s All About Business.” Ann Cannon Trust

 

$10,000           ING

 

V. Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or Professional Activities

 

Iacovou, Charles L.

 

“Educator of the Year.  Class of 2006 Full-time MBA Program

 

Accenture Award.  California Management Review

 

“Professor of the Year Award.  Class of 2005 Charlotte Evening MBA Program

 

Narus, James A.

 

“ISBM Distinguished Research Fellow.” Institute for the Study of Business Markets at the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University

 

Nash, Robert C.

 

“Orr Fellowship in Finance. Babcock Graduate School of Management

 

Cowan Faculty Research Prize.” Babcock Graduate School of Management

 

Pinder, Jonathan P.

 

“Medlin Excellence Fellowship.” John Medlin of Wachovia