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Doctor of Business Administration

 

Student Accomplishments

Our DBA students use the knowledge and skills gained in the program to help their own organizations, and to advance the profession of management.

Take a look at the academic and professional accomplishments of our most recent DBA students whose research has been accepted for presentation at professional conferences and in journals and magazines.

2016
  • Davis, J., Forret, M., & Sullivan, S. (2016, August). An Exploratory Study of the Usage, Drawbacks, and Career Benefits of Social Networking Sites. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.
  • Debrey, D., & Pillutla, A. (2016, October). Rational or Ideological? The Unexplained Role of Political Ideology in Executive Decisions. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Gilstrap, R., & Greenwald, J. (2016, October). Creating an Inimitable Resource: An Analysis of Engagement, Core Confidence, and Performance. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management  meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Huffman, P. (2016). A strain energy based model for fatigue crack initiation and growth. International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 88. 197-204. 
  • McCallum-Ferguson, S., & Forret, M. (2016, October). Developing Leadership Talent: The Role of Making Connections. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Pillutla, A., & Wolbers, G. (October, 2016). An American Genesis in Japan. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Pollock, P., & Greenwald, J. (2016, October). Learning to be Engaged: Leader/Employee Goal Orientation and Learning on Engagement and Performance. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Rothbardt, J. (2016, October). Burnout in Cross-Cultural Virtual Teams: A Theoretical Model. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Trossen, L. (2016, October). Galactic Human Resources. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Vegiraju, A. (2016, October). Morticianing in Adapting to Learning-based Engagement. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.
  • Zama, A. (October, 2016). Human Resources Management Practices at Integrity Construction Services. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Fargo, ND.

2015

  • Debrey, D. (2015, May). Tragedy at Yarnell Hills: Deadly Choices. Paper presented at the Eastern Academy of Management meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ebener, D. R., & Smith, F. L. (2015). Strategic Planning: An Interactive Process for Leaders. Mahweh, NJ: Paulist Press.
  • George, S., & Forret, M. (2015, August). Top Management Team Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility: How it Relates to Employee Engagement. Paper presented at the Academy of Management meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Hager, M., Forret, M.L., Wolff, H.G. & Sullivan, S.E. (2015, October). An emperical examination of the relationship of social skills, networking behavior, and career success. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern Management Association, St. Pete's, FL.
  • Kleine, R., Forret, M., & Sullivan, S. (2015, August). What Transpires During Formal Mentoring? A Multisource Study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • McCallum, S., Schultz, J., Sellke, K., & Spartz, J. (2015). An Examination of the Flipped Classroom Approach on College Student Academic Involvement. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 27(1).
  • Thome, M., & Greenwald, J. M. (2015, August). Turning outsiders to insiders: A study of job and community embeddedness on voluntary turnover. Paper presented at the Academy of Management meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2014
  • Holdorf, W. (2014, October). Toward a Definition and a Model of Responsibility. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Dunne, B. J., & Greenwald, J. (2014, October). Psychological Safety and Engagement: Clarity Through the Lens of Social Exchange Theory. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Zama, A., & Pillutla, A. (2014, October). Antecedents of TMT Composition: The Role of the Incoming CEO. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Simmons, J., Forret, M., & Sullivan, S. (2014, October). An Empirical Examination of Networking Behaviors and the Kaleidoscope Career Model. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Kutin, J., & Kuznia, K. (2014, October). Retention of New Graduate Gen Y Nurses. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Reddington, M., & Delaney, J. (2014, September/October). Detecting Deceit with Micro Expression Analysis. Fraud Magazine, 16-17.
  • McCallum, S., Forret, M. L., & Wolff, H. G. (2014). Internal and external networking behavior: An Investigation of Relationships with Affective, Continuance, and Normative Commitment. Career Development International, 19, 595-614.
  • George, S. (2014). Book Review of "Closing the Engagement Gap: How Great Companies Unlock Employee Potential for Superior Results". InterViews: An Interdisciplinary Journal in Social Sciences, 1(1), 131-134.
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.
  • de Janasz, S., Forret, M., Haack, D., & Jonsen, K. (2013). Family status and Work Attitudes: An Investigation in a Professional Services Firm. British Journal of Management, 24, 191-210.
  • George, G. (2013, October). Perceptions of Top Management Team Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility: An Exploration of the 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 Management meeting. Orlando, FL.