University of Southern Indiana

Faculty Research

Bryan Bourdeau
Mr. Bryan Bourdeau
Instructor in Business
Contact: 812-461-5247
Business and Engineering Center 2047
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Non-Refereed Articles

Bourdeau, B. (in press, 2013). The Persuasion of the Pitch. Evansville Business Journal.

Bourdeau, B. K. (2011). Innovation large or small, it moves businesses to the next level Innovation Large Or Small, It Moves Businesses To The Next Level. Evansville Business Journal.

Bourdeau, B. (2010). Best Advice For Budding Entrepreneurs. Evansville Business Journal.

Bourdeau, B. K. (2010). Creativity: An Essential Of An Entrepreneurial Mindset. Evansville Business Journal.

IC:Proceedings-Not Refereed

Full Paper
Bourdeau, B. (2011). Pedagogy: How To Easily Do It All In One Course: Integrating A Reality-Based Entrepreneurial Business Project, Community Collaboration, Student Mentoring, Technology, and Student-Based, Student Team Competition Into a One Course Curriculum. United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. (Invited)


Jason Fertig
Dr. Jason Fertig
Associate Professor of Management
Contact: 812-461-5255
Business and Engineering Center 2086
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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

Lester, S., Fertig, J., & Dwyer, D. (2011). Do Business Leaders Value HR Certification. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Fertig, J. (2011). Evaluating that Piece of Paper: The Effect of Motivation and Certification Status on Occupational Commitment and Job Competence. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Blau, G., Fertig, J., Tatum, D., Connaughton, S., Park, D., K. Marshall (2010). Further Scale Refinement for Emotional Labor: Exploring Distinctions Between Types of Surface Versus Deep Acting Using a Difficult Client Referent. Career Development International, 15 (2), 188-216.

Non-Refereed Articles

Fertig, J. (2011). Success Without College. Academic Questions.

IC:Proceedings-Not Refereed

Abstract Only
Stickney, L., DeMarr, B., & Fertig, J. (2011). Using Food to Foster Compassion, Understanding & Cooperation: The Appetizer Crawl. Academy of Management meeting.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J., & Fertig, J. (2010). Facebook in the Workplace: To ''Friend'' on not to ''Friend'' the Boss. Academy of Management.


Ernest Hall, Jr.
Dr. Ernest Hall, Jr.
Professor of Management
Contact: 812-465-7038
Business and Engineering Center 1022
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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2012). Conceptual Operationalization Issues Within the Context of an International Study: Japanese and American Firms. Asian Academy of Management Journal, 17 (1), 97-120.

Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2011). A CEO's Most Important Strategic Asset: Assessing Corporate Reputation. International Journal of Economics and Management, 1 (3), 1-23.

Hall, E. H., Lee, J., & Whang, K. S. (2011). An International Study of Corporate Reputation, Diversification, and Performance. International Journal of Business and Management Research, 1 (3), 1-19.

Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2010). Profitability and Curvilinearity: A Study of Product and International Diversification. Journal of International Management Studies, 5 (1), 109-117.

IC:Proceedings-Refereed (Full Paper)

Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2011). A CEO's Most Important Asset: Assessing Corporate
Reputation. Decision Sciences Institute.

Lee, J., Hall, Jr., E. H., & Whang, K. (2010). A Global Perspective on Determinants of Economic Performance and Sustainable Growth in High-Tech Industries: An Investigation Across Asia-Pacific Countries. Asian-Pacifica Business Innovation and Technology Society Conference.

Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2010). Assessing Reputational Impact: A Study of U.S., Japanese, and EEC Firms. Decision Sciences Institute.

IC:Proceedings-Refereed

Full Paper
Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2011). A CEO's Most Important Asset: Assessing Corporate
Reputation. Decision Sciences Institute.

Lee, J., Hall, Jr., E. H., & Whang, K. (2010). A Global Perspective on Determinants of Economic Performance and Sustainable Growth in High-Tech Industries: An Investigation Across Asia-Pacific Countries. Asian-Pacifica Business Innovation and Technology Society Conference.

Hall, E. H. & Lee, J. (2010). Assessing Reputational Impact: A Study of U.S., Japanese, and EEC Firms. Decision Sciences Institute.


Nancy Kovanic
Dr. Nancy Kovanic
Contract Assistant Professor of Management
Contact: 812-461-5347
Business and Engineering Center 2090
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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

Kovanic, N. & Peluchette, J. (2010). Examining Human Resource Professionals' Workplace Use of Online Social Networking: Would You? Could You? Employment Relations Today.


Jack Smothers
Dr. Jack Smothers
Assistant Professor of Management
Masters of Business Administration Director
Contact: 812-461-5248
Business and Engineering Center 2041
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Refereed Articles

Clayton, R., Thomas, C., & Smothers, J. (2015). How to Do Walking Meetings Right. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2015/08/how-to-do-walking-meetings-right.

Smothers, J., Doleh, R., Celuch, K., Valadares, K., & Peluchette, J. (in press, 2015). Talk Nerdy To Me: The Role of Intellectual Stimulation in the Supervisor-Employee Relationship. The Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.

Eason, C., Bing, M.N., & Smothers, J. (in press, 2015) Consumer Responses to Free and Fee-Based Loyalty Programs: The Impact of Financial Benefit Type. The Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services.

Humphreys, J.H., Novicevic, M.N., Smothers, J., Haden, S.P., Hayek, M., Williams, W.A., Oyler, J.D., and Clayton, R.W. (2015). The Collective Endorsement of James Meredith: Initiating a Leader Identity Construction Process. Human Relations. Published online before print March 24, 2015, doi: 10.1177/0018726714556292

Davison, H.K. & Smothers, J. (2015). The nature of work during the Industrial Revolution: How Theory X arose from a fundamental attribution error. Journal of Management History. 21, (3).

Smothers, J. (2015). Book Review: The Hidden Leader. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 20, (3), 122-124.

Bing, M.N., Davison, H.K., & Smothers, J. (2014). Item-Level Frame-of-Reference Effects in Personality Testing: An Investigation of Incremental Validity in an Organizational Setting. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22, (2), 165-178.

Celuch, K., Bourdeau, B., & Smothers, J. (2014). Thinking Innovatively about Teaching Innovation and Ideation: Getting Students to Think Differently. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching. 7 (1), 27-36.

Smothers, J. E., Murphy, P., Novicevic, M. M., & Humphreys, J. (2014).  Institutional Entrepreneurship as Emancipating Institutional Work: James Meredith and the Integrationist Movement at Ole Miss.  Journal of Management History, 20, (1), 114-134.

Hayek, M., Bynum, L. A., Smothers, J., & Williams, W. A. (2014).  Managing Healthcare Reviewer Alliance Portfolios: A Theory-Based Typology.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 19, (1), 3-17.  

Smothers, J. E., Absher, K., & White, D. (2012).  In the Eye of the Beholder: A Configurational Analysis of Followers' Conceptualizations of the Ideal Academic Department Leader at Private Universities.  Leadership, 8 (4), 397-419.  

Smothers, J. E. (2011).  Assumption-Based Leadership: A Historical Post-Hoc Conceptualization of the Assumptions Underlying Leadership Styles.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 16 (3), 44-59.  

Smothers, J. E., Bing, M. N., White, D., Trocchia, P., & Absher, K. (2011).  From the Follower's Viewpoint: A Configurational Approach to the Ideal Academic Leader.  Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 18 (3), 293-307.  

Novicevic, M. M., Williams, L. A., Abraham, R., Gibson, M., Smothers, J., Aleta Crawford, University of Mississippi (2011).  Principles of Outstanding Leadership: Dale Carnegie's Folk Epistemology.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 16 (3), 4-22.  

Smothers, J. E., Hayek, M., Bynum, L., Novicevic, M. M., Buckley, R., Shawn Carraher, Cameron University (2010).  Alfred D. Chandler, Jr: historical impact and historical scope of his works.  Journal of Management History, 16 (4), 521-526.  

Presentation of Refereed Papers

National

Novicevic, M.M., Smothers, J., Murphy, P.J., Humphreys, J.H., Roberts, F. (2013). The Concept of Social Justice Entrepreneurship: A Narrative Analysis of Frances Wright’s Pioneering Case. Academy of Management Conference, Orlando, FL.

Humphreys, J., Haden, S., Oyler, J., Novicevic, M., Smothers, J., Williams, W., & Clayton, R. (2013). Collective Endorsement of the Leader Identity Construction Process: The Historic Defiance of James Meredith. Academy of Management Conference, Orlando, FL.

Smothers, J., White, D., Absher, K. (2009). How can private universities survive taxing economic times? Business school leadership is the key. Academy of Management, Chicago, IL

Regional

Davison, H.K., and Smothers, J. (2013). The nature of work during the Industrial Revolution: How Theory X arose from a fundamental attribution error. Southern Management Association, New Orleans, LA.

Hayek, M., Bynum, L., Smothers, J., Williams, W.A. (2013). Healthcare Leadership: The dynamic role of managing alliance portfolios. Southwest Academy of Management, Albuquerque, NM.

Smothers, J., Bing, M.N., White, D., Trocchia, P. (2010). From the follower’s viewpoint: A configurational approach to the ideal academic leader. Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, ND


Thomas Weber
Dr. Thomas Weber
Assistant Professor of Management
Contact: 812-465-7086
Business and Engineering Center 2089
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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

Moghaddam, K., Sethi, D., Weber, T., and Wu, J. (2014). The smirk of emerging market firms: An empirical analysis and modification of the Dunning typology of internationalization motivations, Journal of International Management. 20(3), 359-374.

Judge, W. Q., Weber, T., & Muller-Kahle, M. (2012). What are the correlates of interdisciplinary research impact? The case of corporate governance research. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 11(1): 82-98.

Nair, A. and Weber, T. (Forthcoming). borjo coffeehouse: Franchise, independence, & Starbucks. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

Weber, T., Judge, W. Q., and Madden. T. M., (2015). Towards understanding organizational relationships with stakeholders: Strategic caring construct. Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, BC.

White III, G. O., Moghaddam, K., and Weber, T. (2014). Institutional origins of WOFS formal contracting: A judicial arbitrariness perspective. Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Weber, T. and Moghaddam, K. (2013). Caring organizations, firm value, and CEO tenure: Friends or foes? Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Baltimore, MD.

White III, G. O. and Weber, T. (2012). Antecedents of wholly owned foreign subsidiary formal contracting practices in an emerging market environment: An interactive perspective. Academy of International Business, Washington, DC.

Nair, A. and Weber, T. (2012). borjo coffeehouse: Competing successfully against Starbucks. Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

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