Posts Tagged ‘Announcements’
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
Two studies by Smeal faculty members recently won best paper honors.
“Risk Uncertainty and Supply Chain Decisions: A Real Options Perspective,” co-authored by Smeal’s Chris Craighead along with G. Tomas M. Hult of Michigan State and Smeal alumnus David J. Ketchen, Jr. of Auburn, won the 2010 Decision Sciences Best Paper Award.
“Balancing Borders and Bridges: Negotiating the Work-Home Interface via Boundary Work Tactics,” by Smeal’s Glen Kreiner with Elaine Hollensbe of the University of Cincinnati and Mathew Sheep of Illinois State, won the 2011 Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, recognizing it as the best publication in the field of industrial and organizational psychology in 2009.
Kreiner discussed the results of this paper with Smeal’s Research with Impact website last year. Click here to learn more about the 11 tactics Kreiner and his coauthors recommend for achieving that elusive work-life balance.
Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
The Academy of Management’s Entrepreneurship Division has selected a paper by Smeal’s Tim Pollock as the recipient of its 2009 IDEA Award in the Thought Leader category, which is representative of the best published papers in entrepreneurship in 2008. Pollock and his co-authors Violina Rindova of the University of Texas and Patrick Maggitti of Villanova University will accept the award in August at the 2009 meeting of the Academy of Management, the leading professional organization for scholars in the field of management and organization.
Their paper, “Market Watch: Information and Availability Cascades among the Media and Investors in the U.S. IPO Market,” is available online.
Friday, June 5th, 2009
Two articles by Smeal faculty were recently honored with best paper awards:
“A Multi-Stage Model of Word-of-Mouth Influence Through Viral Marketing” by Gary Lilien, Distinguished Research Professor of Management Science, and Smeal Ph.D. alumnus Arnaud De Bruyn, associate professor of marketing at ESSEC Business School, won this year’s best paper award in the International Journal of Research in Marketing.
“Inflation Risk Premium: Evidence from the TIPS Market” by Olesya Grishchenko, assistant professor of finance, and Jingzhi Huang, McKinley Professor of Business, won the best paper award in Institutions at the Eastern Finance Association Conference.
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
Readers of Business Casual are now able to post comments on each blog entry. Visitors are encouraged to respond to blog posts and engage Smeal’s scholars and each other in a dialogue on the issues covered in this blog.
No registration is necessary. To leave a comment, click on the entry’s title and scroll to the bottom of the page.
Friday, May 22nd, 2009
More details are available here.
Friday, May 15th, 2009
A research paper co-authored by three Smeal marketing professors has been named the best paper to appear in the Journal of Modeling in Management in the past year. “The Simultaneous Identification of Strategic/Performance Groups and Underlying Dimensions for Assessing an Industry’s Competitive Structure” was published in Vol. 3, No. 3, of the journal in 2008. Its authors are Wayne DeSarbo, Smeal Chair Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Rajdeep Grewal, professor of marketing, Qiong Wang, assistant professor of marketing, and Heungsun Hwang of McGill University.
The complete paper is available online here.
Thursday, May 7th, 2009
Fong also serves on the editorial board for Marketing Science.
Monday, March 2nd, 2009
Fariborz Ghadar, director of Smeal’s Center for Global Business Studies, has joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies as a senior adviser. In a news release annoucing Ghadar’s appointment, CSIS president and CEO John J. Hamre, former deputy secretary of defense, said:
“We are proud to have an astute authority on global business trends like Fariborz at CSIS. Fariborz’s contributions will be invaluable to CSIS’s efforts in studying the global economic meltdown and its various implications for foreign policy and national security.”
CSIS, a Washington think tank specializing in foreign policy research, was originally founded in 1964 as part of Georgetown University. Its list of affiliated foreign policy experts includes former Secretary of Defense William Cohen, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, and former Senator Sam Nunn, who serves as chair of the organization’s board of trustees.