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Our DBA students use the knowledge and skills gained in the program to help their own organizations, and to advance the profession of management. During the past several years, many of our students have had their research accepted for presentation at professional conferences.

2013
  • Bennett, B., & Zama A. (2013, October). Organizational Structure and Strategy: Analysis of the Fleet Functions of a Mid-size Midwestern City. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting Milwaukee, WI.
  • Coe, M. & Delaney, J. (2013). Trabeck Prepares for IFRS: An IFRS Case Study. Journal of Accounting Education, 31(1), 53-67.
  • Debrey, D. (2013, October). Improved Learning Outcomes by Enhancing Psychological Capital. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting. Milwaukee, WI.
  • George, G. (2013, October). Perceptions of Top Management Team Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility: An Exploration of he Relationship with Employee Engagement. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting. Milwaukee, WI.
  • Holdorf, W. (2013, October). A Cultural Perspective on Learning Organizations. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting. Milwaukee, WI.
  • Huegel, B. (2013). Gen Y in Public Accounting: A Conceptual Model of Retention. Advances in Business Research. 4(1), 98-106.
  • Moran, M. (2013, October). Retaining Knowledge: Issues and Implications for Organizations Utilizing Nonstandard Workers. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting. Milwaukee, WI.
  • Wolbers, G. (2013, August). Money, Power, and Up or Out Decisions: Utilizing Theory to Predict Commercial Banking Determinations. Paper presented at the Academy of Managment meeting. Orlando, FL.

 

2012

 

  • Ebener, D. (2012). Blessings for Leaders: Leadership Wisdom from the Beatitudes. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.
  • Herlein, M., & O'Connell, D. J. (2012, October). An Examination of Managerial Competencies and Their Relationship to Performance. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • Linderman-Hill, K. (2012, October). Organizational Culture: The Key to Reducing Discrepancies Between Work-Life Policy and Practice. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • Linderman-Hill, K. (2012, October). Moderators of the Relationship Between Engagement in the Work Role and Engagement in the Family Role. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • George, S. (2012, October). Upper Echelons Theory and its Relationship to Corporate Social Responsibility. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • George, S. (2012, October). Relationship Between Employee Perceptions of TMT Commitment to CSR and Employee Engagement. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • George, S. (2012, October). The Impact of National Culture on Organizational Culture: An Indian Perspective. Paper accepted for developmental paper session at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting in Itasca, IL.
  • Davis, J. (2012, October). Disengagement: The Downside or Organizations Implementing Alternative Solutions During Harsh Economic Times. Paper accepted for developmental paper session at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting in Itasca, IL.
  • Huegel, B. (2012, October). The Role of Organizational Culture in Fraud Prevention. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • Huegel, B. (2012, October). InsulTec: A Small Business Nears its Horizon. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • Zama, A. (2012, October). Impact of High-CSE CEO on Top Management Team Composition and Size. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Itasca, IL.
  • Mayes-Denker, K. (2012, May). Sustainability Governance: Options for the Future. Paper presented at the Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium, Waltham, MA.
  • de Janasz, S., Forret, M., Haack, D., & Jonsen, K. (in press). Family status and work attitudes: An investigation in a professional services firm. British Journal of Management.

2011
  • Miller, L. (2011). Debugging Dysfunctional Development: Implementing Multifunctional Teams into Product Development. Industrial Management, 53(6), 10-15.
  • Hibbeler, P. M. (2011). Supercenter Acceptancce or Resistance: Using Culture as a Predictor. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Herlein, M., & O'Connell, D. (2011, December). Leaders Teaching Leaders. Presented at the Executive Development Roundtable Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • Debrey, D. (2011, October). Decision-Making, Energy and Structure: Effects on the Velocity of Action in Organizations. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Omaha, NE.
  • Hibbeler, P. (2011, October). The Implementation of Teleworking within an Extension Service of a Large Midwestern University. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Omaha, NE.
  • Mayes-Denker, K. (2011, October). Sustainability Governance: Options for the Future. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, NE.
  • Zama, A. (2011, October). Organizational Culture and Employee Agreement on the Boundary between In-role and Organizational Citizenship Behavior as an Extra-Role Behavior. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Omaha, NE.
  • Valluri, C., McCallum, S., & Price, L. (2011, October). Swimming with Sharks and Dancing with Dragons: A New Approach to Generating Entrepreneurial Intentions. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Omaha, NE.
  • Jayne, R., & Pillutla, A. (2011, August). Business Angel Knowledge Spillover and New Venture Performance. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.
  • Duster, S., & Forret, M. (2011, August). Formal Mentoring: Which Protégés Report Mentoring as More Effective. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.
  • Hechtel, K., & Forret, M. (2011, August). How Does Social Capital Impact Career Outcomes? A Qualitative Examination. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.
2010
  • O'Leary, P., Moehlenhof, M., Barboutis, P., & Quinlan, T. (2010). Approaches to the Valuation of Illiquid Assets: A Practitioner Perspective. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 36(2), 84-94.
  • Simmons, J. (2010, October). Protean and Boundaryless Careers: An Examination of their Relationship to Networking Behaviors. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, ND.
  • Jayne, R., & Pillutla, A. (2010, October). How Do Startups Acquire Social Capital? Role of Angel Investors and Social Capital Creation Processes. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, ND.
  • O'Leary, P., Richards, R., & Quinlan, T. (2010).Impact of Diversity Training: Lessons from a Private University. Journal of the North American Management Society, 5(1/2), 74-82.
  • Kerno, S. (2010). Peer Pressure. Mechanical Engineering, 132(8), 24-27.
  • Murphy, C., & Forret, M. (2010, August). Careers in Transition: Antecedents of Job Search Success for Dislocated Workers. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.
  • Forret, M., & McCallum, S. (2010, August).  Career Success: An Examination of the Relationships of Networking and Mentoring. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.
  • Ebener, D. (2010). Servant Leadership Models For Your Parish. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.
  • Ebener, D., & O'Connell, D. (2010). How Might Servant Leadership Work? Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 20(3), 315-335.

2009
  • Coe, M., Coussens, J., & Delaney, J. (2009, May/June). Something's Fishy at Jones Company. Fraud Magazine.
  • Dunne, B. J. (2009, October). Employee Misbehavior in the Organizational Contingent Workforce. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Dunne, B. J. (2009, October). Political Influence and Coercion in Electronic Communication. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Ebener, D., & O'Connell, D. (in press). How Does Servant Leadership Enhance Organizational Citizenship. Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
  • Gilstrap, R. (2009, October). Donation Dependent Charities as a Population for Study: A Convergence of Organizational Ecology and Institutional Perspectives. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Gilstrap, R. (2009, October). What Am I Supposed to Do Now: Career Implications for Individual Having a High Need for Achievement. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Gilstrap, R. (2009, October). Is This Going to Mess You Up? Encouraging Helping Citizenship Behaviors Through Employee Development. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Kerno, S. (2009). Articles on Assessment Centers, Job Posting, References, On-the-Job Training, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Child Labor, and Preferential Treatment. In A. Gilley, J. W., Gilley, S. A. Quatro, & P. Dixon (Eds.), The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management: Vol. 1. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Kerno, S. (2009). Articles on Community of Practice, and Employment Agencies, Search Firms, and Headhunters. In A. Gilley, J. W., Gilley, S. A. Quatro, & P. Dixon (Eds.), The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management: Vol. 2. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • McCallum, S., & Forret, M. (2009, August). The Relationship of Networking Behaviors to Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • McCallum, S., & O'Connell, D. (2009). Social Capital and Leadership Development: Building Stronger Leadership Through Enhancing Relational Skills. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 30(2), 152-166.
  • O'Leary, P., Wharton, N., & Quinlan, T. (2009). Job Satisfaction of Physicians in Russia. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 22(3), 221-231.
  • Wade, M., Forret, M. & Dougherty, T. (2009, August). Factors Related to Proteges' Initiation of Formal Mentoring Relationships. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Zama, A. (2009, October). A Protean Approach to Global Careers. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
  • Zama, A. (2009, October). Propositions for a Natural Experiment. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

2008
  • Coe, M. (2008, April). Corporate Governance and Autonomous Work Groups. Paper presented at the American Accounting Association, Charleston, SC.
  • Delaney, J., & Coe, M. (2008). Does Ethics Instruction Make a Difference? In B. N. Schwartz, & A. H. Catanach (Eds.), Advances in Accounting Education (pp. 233-250). London: Emerald Group.
  • Eaton, D. (2008, October). Socialization Strategies for High-Skilled Foreign Workers. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, St. Louis, MO.
  • Ebener, D. (2008). Parish Life and Servant Leadership: A Series of Eight Articles. The Catholic Messenger.
  • Jayne, R., & Pillutla, R. (2008, October). Experienced Business Angels: Evaluating Their Knowledge Contribution to a Startup Firm's Performance. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society, Cologne, Germany.
  • Kerno, S. (2008, October). Leadership and Organizational Change: Implementation Amidst the Potential Constraints of Institutionalized Formal Structure and Institutional Isomorphism. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management, St. Louis, MO.
  • Kerno, S. (2008). Limitations of Communities of Practice: A Consideration of Unresolved Issues and Difficulties in the Approach. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 15(1), 69-78.
  • Parise, M. R., & Forret, M. L. (2008). Formal mentoring programs: The relationship of program design and support to mentors' perceptions of benefits and costs. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72, 225-240.
  • Rothbardt, Julie (2008, February). Green: The favorite color of tomorrow's recruits. HR Digest, Cover Story.
  • Rothbardt, Julie (2008, January). Virtual Teams: What are the HR issues? HR Digest, 3.
  • Schmidt, H. (2008, October). Reflections on the Role of the Liberal Arts College in Business. Paper presented at the Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management, Orlando, FL.