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Kimberlee Snyder
Office: Somsen 324C
Winona State University
Winona, MN
Phone: 507-45-5173
Dissertation: Management of technology in the post implementation stage: A look at specific health care technology.
Frequently Taught Courses: Operations Management, Project Management, Managing for Quality
Johannes Snyman
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 078
Dissertation: An empirical investigation of an integrative strategic management process model


Paula Schmidt Weber
St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud, MN
Dissertation: Cause maps and sensemaking in organizations: A longitudinal analysis of a planned organizational change
Cathleen Burns
Part-time at University of Colorado-Boulder and have my own company: Creative Action Learning Solutions LLC (CALSCO)
Dissertation: The project manager-project accountant cross-functional working relationship: Testing a contingency model of dyad effectiveness.


Jim E. Weber
St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud, MN
Dissertation: Equivalence of leadership scales.
Jim Phillips
Northeastern State University
Professor, Management
Office Location: Tahlequah
Business & Technology 221A
Phone: 918-444-2909
Dissertation: The effect of group resources and individual group processes on the use of minority knowledge and group decision-making outcomes.
Steve Ash
Department of Management
College of Business Administration
University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4801
Dissertation: Hispanics and Anglos: An analysis of the impact of ethnic composition on satisfaction and polarization in small groups
Christy A. Strbiak
U.S. Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, CO
Dissertation: Individual characteristics, knowledge structures, and attitudes in relation to workforce diversity programs
Gina Libo
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM
Dissertation: The use and effectiveness of influence tactics in hospital manager-physician relationships


Ghazi Binzagr
Founder/Owner, Wisaal Development Center (human and community development)
Honorary Advisory Board, Effat University
Member, Binzagr Group
President, ASCO-Development (2006-2008)
President, Arabian Stores Co. (1998–2006)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dissertation: Proactive organizing: A constructivist inquiry


Bruce Schooling
Professor of Business
Dissertation: An analysis of the effects of pastoral leadership behaviors on psychological contacts and source credibility when implementing change.
2003: Regional and International Awards for Teaching Excellence.
Jim Paul
University of Kansas Medical Center
School of Medicine
Department of Health Policy & Management
Kansas City, KS
Dissertation: The effects of charismatic leadership on followers’ self-cognitions and cognitive processing


Rossana Alvarez-Diemer
Independent Consultant
Strategic Planning/Organizational Design
Dissertation: Strategic planning and organizational development and change in Type IV environments: A case study in public natural resources management


Erin Frew
Interim Provost & Chief Academic Officer
Community College of Denver
Erin Frew Consulting
Dissertation: Stressors, strain, and spirituality at work
Kenichiro Chinen
Professor, International Business
California State University-Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
Dissertation: The relationships between Total Quality Management factors and work outcomes in a maquiladora
Jennifer Villa
Learning Resource Center
College of Education, NMSU
Las Cruces, NM
Dissertation: Boundary behavior of leaders in organizations: Definition and scale development
Nancy Landrum
Loyola University Chicago
Quinlan School of Business & Institute of Environmental Sustainability
BVM Hall 301
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
Voice: 773-508-8953
Dissertation: A quantitative and qualitative examination of the dynamics of Nike and Reebok storytelling as strategy
2013: Faculty Excellence Award for Public Service, University of Arkansas-Little Rock.
Sandra Martinez
Fenix Liderazago y Desarollo, S.A.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Dissertation: An ethnographic study of the Mexican entrepreneur: A configuration of themes and roles impacting managerial leadership in an emerging economy
John Luhman
Associate Professor of Management
Assistant Dean
College of Business
Eastern New Mexico University
Portales, New Mexico
Dissertation: Searching for organizational democracy in labor-managed firms: A narrative study of the literature
Roger Wright
Penn State-Mont Alto
1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, PA 17237-9799
Phone 717-749-6027
Dissertation: Resourceful sensemaking: Three articulations


Mark Nolan
Associate Professor of Business
Lewis University
2440 Louisiana Blvd., NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Dissertation: Management education and theistic spirituality: A Catholic case study
Brad Gilbreath
Associate Professor
Hasan School of Business
Colorado State University-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
Phone 719-549-2157
Fax 71-549-2909
Dissertation: Supervisor behavior and employee psychological well-being
Dissertation: The effect of Hispanic ethnicity on leader behavior perceptions: A test of leadership categorization theory and relational demography


Sandy Edwards
Director, MBA Program &amp
Northeastern St. University
700 N. Grand Avenue
Tahlequah, OK 74464
918-456-5511/ext 6542
Dissertation: Work group effectiveness revisited: Model development and empirical examination of technology and autonomy factors
Carolyn Gardner
Associate Professor
Department of Management
Kutztown University
Kutztown, PA 19530
Dissertation: An exploratory study of bureaucratic, heroic, chaos, postmodern and hybrid story topologies of the expatriate journey.
Linda Baldwin
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM
Dissertation: Total quality management in higher education: The implications of internal and external stakeholder perceptions


Wes Scroggins
Southwest Missouri State University
Springfield, MO
Dissertation: Selection, meaningful work and employee retention: A self-concept based approach to person-job fit
Kim Hinrichs
Associate Professor
California State University-Chico
Department of Management, College of Business
Chico, CA 95929
FAX 530-898-5501
Phone 530-898-6826
Dissertation: The process of interorganizational collaboration: A multiple case study and theoretical extension
Alan Cai
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
710 Dunton Tower
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1S5B6
613-520-2600/ext. 2453
Dissertation: The impact of inter-organizational Internet communication on purchasing performance
Lori Paris
Professor of Management
Interim Associate Dean
California State University-Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy, 20 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Dissertation: The effects of gender and culture on implicit leadership theories: A cross-cultural study.
Recipient: 2004 William H. Newman Award for best Academy of Management conference paper that is single-authored & based on a dissertation completed in the previous three years. Dr. Jon Howell, Management Department, was her dissertation chair.


Bill Smith
Associate Professor
Management Department
College of Business, NMSU
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Dissertation: Management disclosures and financial performance of the firm: A capital markets perspective


Lei Wang
Associate Professor
Department of Management
College of Business and Entrepreneurship
University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
1201 W University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539
Dissertation: Value/identity-based motivation and calculative motivation for organizational citizenship behavior among individualists and collectivists
Esther Thomas
Jesse H. Jones School of Business
Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Avenue
Houston, TX 77004
Dissertation: Examining the effectiveness of theatre as a pedagogical tool in undergraduate management education
Roxanne Cox
Vice President-Human Resources
Verde Realty
5847 San Felipe, Suite 4400
Houston, TX 77057
Phone 713-338-3007
Dissertation: Structural and cultural determinants of coping with sexual harassment in Mexican American and Anglo American women: A qualitative and quantitative analysis
Nalini Govindarajulu
Associate Professor of Operations Management
Heider College of Business
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Dissertation: The efficacy of Web-based integration towards externally-driven flexibilities and customer value in the demand chain
Mark E. Hillon
Principal Consultant
Lafayette Institute
Cullowhee, NC
Dissertation: A comparative analysis of socio-ecological and socio-economic strategic change methodologies


Leonel Prieto
Dept. of Management, Marketing & International Business
Texas A & M International University
5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Dissertation: Exploring entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial CEO’s behaviors in Mexico
Gabriel Isaacs
Chief Operating Officer
Resource Conservation Technologies
Dissertation: The effects of international education on the CEO’s strategic decision regarding the process of adoption of innovation: The case of clinical laboratories in Panama
Yue Cai-Hillon
Associate Professor of Management
College of Business,
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC
Dissertation: Motorola strategic inflection points: Story analysis of strategy authors and system complexity


R. David Fass
Assistant Professor of Systems Integration and Cost Analysis
Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT)
Department of Systems and Engineering Management
AFIT/ENV, 2950 Hobson Way
Building 640, Room 209A
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7765
Telephone: 937-255-3636 ext 4388 (DSN 785)
Fax: 937-656-4699 (DSN 986)
Dissertation: Predicting organizational field level trends in structure and strategy among competing alliance constellations
Brent Kinghorn
Department of Management
Missouri State University
901 National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897
Dissertation: Characteristics that lead to entrepreneurial recognition: A capital theory perspective
Khadija Al Arkoubi
Associate Professor of Management
Department of Management
College of Business
University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, 06516 CT, USA
Cell: 203-809-5030
Dissertation: Spiritual leadership and identity in Moroccan business: An ethnographic study of Ynna Holding


Ashish Mahajan
Assistant Professor
Odette School of Business
University of Windsor
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada
Phone 519-253-3000/ext. 3144
Fax 519-973-7073
Dissertation: Importance of host country nationals in international management: Looking at the other side of the coin
Isaac Wanasika
Assistant Professor of Management
School of Management & Marketing
Monfort College of Business
University of Northern Colorado
Kepner Hall, Campus Box 128
Greeley, CO 80639
Dissertation: Strategic leadership and rationale for economizing-strategizing principles
2013: Monfort College of Business College Scholar of the Year; faculty member with the most scholarly contributions during the year, and advances their name for consideration as the University Scholar of the Year.


Maria J. Mendez
Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics
Indiana University-South Bend
1700 Mishawaka Ave., P.O. Box 7111
South Bend, IN 46634
Dissertation: A closer look into collective leadership: Is leadership shared or distributed?


Jacob Massoud
Assistant Professor of Management
School of Business
Morken Center for Learning & Technology, Room 333
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98477
Dissertation: Preview: Exploring small and medium enterprise social responsibility in Argentina
Michael Glissmeyer
Assistant Professor of Management
College of Business Administration
Box 2056
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX, 77341
Dissertation: An extension of trust theory: Opportunism as a proxy for distrust? An examination of a multivariate relationship within the banking industry
David H. Tobey
Chief Scientist and Director of Research
National Board of Information Security Examiners
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Dissertation: Prosodic forecasts: Emotive language as a predictor of reversals in investor sentiment


Long Pham
Assistant Professor
School of Management
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Avenue
HMPH 155
Monroe, LA 71209
Dissertation: NegotiAuction: An experimental study


Lindsey Gibson
Assistant Professor of Organizational Management
College of Business Administration
1132 Bishop Street, Suite 504-12(FH)
Honolulu, HI 96813
Dissertation: An experimental investigation of collaboration and apprising on target commitment in upward influence attempts
Joe Gladstone
College of Business
University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, 06516 CT, USA
Dissertation: Old Man and Coyote barter: Inquiry into the spirit of the Native American business philosophy
Claudia Gomez
Assistant Professor
Department of Management & Information Systems
Kent State University
Dissertation: The moderating role of social ties in the environmental uncertainty and strategic decision making process relationship in business startups
Andrew Kach
Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301


Dissertation: Impact of environmental hostility on firm performance: A strategic orientation of manufacturing industries perspective


Yasanthi Perera
Assistant Professor
Brock University
Taro Hall 465
905-688-5550/Extension 6703

Dissertation: In pursuit of the double bottom-line: An emergent theory of value creation in for-profit social enterprises

Chet Barney
Assistant Professor
Beacom Hall 331
University of South Dakota
Dissertation: Job insecurity and deviant work place behavior: The moderating effect of core self evaluation
Rakesh Mittal
Assistant Professor
Campus: Old Westbury
Wisser Library 345
New York Institute of Technology
Dissertation: Cultural tightness-looseness as a correlate of perception and enactment of effective leadership at societal, organizational and sub-unit level


Dissertation: The effect of inspirational facilitation on brainstorming effectiveness: A test of Osborn’s original ideas
Stephanie Maynard-Patrick
Assistant Professor
O’Mailia Hall, Room 102
Dissertation: Paying it forward: Mentor’s past mentoring experiences influence on performances as a mentor and on protégé behavior
Nazanin Tourani
Penn State University at Fayette
Dissertation: Storytelling and Strategy in Annual Reports: A Study of Sears and Wal-Mart Annual Reports


Melissa Cast Intindola
Assistant Professor
Department of Management
Western Michigan University
Dissertation: The “I” in team: Member selection control in cross-sector social-oriented partnership teams
Thomas Pittz
Assistant Professor of Management
Department of Management
University of Tampa
Dissertation: An exploration of open strategy and absorptive capacity in cross-sector social partnerships
Rohny Saylors
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Washington State University
Dissertation: Entrepreneurial ontological pragmatism analyses of storytelling perceptions, processes, and positive failure

Saylors’ passion is the advancement of human creativity, hope, and authentic compassion through, and within, organizational scholarship. His research is focused on entrepreneurial storytelling processes and methods.
Sebastien Vendette
Assistant Professor of Management
238G Bibb Graves Hall
Troy University
Dissertation: An examination into commitment as a missing link between determinants of corporate social responsibility initiatives and corporate performance


Sergio Palacios
Visiting Asst. Prof.
St. Mary’s University
Dissertation: Examining the effects of online shopping convenience, perceived value, and trust on customer loyalty
Marcus Valenzuela
Asst. Professor
California State University-Bakersfield
Dissertation: An immigrant’s perspective: Examining acculturation and its effects on perceived fit in Mexican immigrants


John Ross
Asst. Professor
Indiana University Southeast
Dissertation: Developmental training and perceived organizational support: The roles of perceived intent, organizational resource dependency and means efficacy
Mortaza Zare
Visiting Asst. Prof.
Louisiana State University
Dissertation: A multilevel approach in examining abusive supervision: The role of core self-evaluation and identity threat
Hank Strevel
Asst. Professor
Purdue University-Fort Wayne
Dissertation: How does one think intuitively? The role of intuition in strategic decision-making
Gabriella Lewis
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Managerial Sciences
J.Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University
Dissertation: The moderating effect of basic psychological needs satisfaction on perceptions of organizational politics and work outcomes
Dr. Nourah Alfayez
Assistant Professor
Management Department
College of Business
Alfaisal University
Dissertation: The Moderating Effects of Individual Differences on Relationship between Organizational Justice and Employee Performance