Long The Nguyen from Information Systems received the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Americas Conference for Information Systems (AMCIS) 2020, in recognition of quality review work at the conference.
Conner Blake from the Accounting Department had a paper awarded the Lybrand Silver Medal, which is awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to recognize articles with "exceptional contributions to the profession." The paper was titled, “Talk May be Cheap, but It Works: Supplement Quantitative Performance Measures with Narrative Reporting" By Jeremy Bentley, Conner Blake, Pam Trafford, and Margaret Shackell.
Saurabh Roy from the Finance Department presented his paper, "Fire Sales and Zombie Lending" at both the Asia-Pacific Corporate Finance Online Workshop and Commercial Real Estate Data Alliance (CREDA) Conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Roy also has a second paper "Zombie Prevalence and Survival" out as a working paper with the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), Dept of Economics.
Risa Isard from the Sport Management presented her project, “Say Her Name: Prominent Trends in Reporting Women’s Professional Sports“ at A Call to Action, a research fair sponsored by UMass Athletics, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, Isenberg, and McCormack.
Hui Hao from Information Systems presented her two papers at two conferences:
Lauren Hindman from the Sport Management presented 3 of her papers at 3 conferences:
Hindman, L. C., Walker, N. A., & Agyemang, K. J. A. (2020). Bounded rationality or bounded morality?: The NBA response to COVID-19. Paper presented at the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference.
Hindman, L. C. (2020). Gendered layoffs: Downsizing during times of uncertainty. Paper presented at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Center for Human Resources People and Organizations Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
Hindman, L. C. & Darvin, L. (2020). Who makes a good leader? Gendered evaluations of leadership competencies in intercollegiate sport. Paper presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, San Diego, CA.
Long The Nguyen from Information Systems presented 2 papers at 2 conferences:
Nguyen, L. T., and Hess, T. J., 2020. “Motivation to Use IS: A Literature Review,” in the 26th Americas’ Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).
Nguyen, L. T., Hess, T. J., Sheffler, Z. J., Liu, Y., 2020. “Biased but Credible: An Experimental Study of Online Reviews”, in the 41st International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS).
Alec Slepchuk from the Marketing Department presented a poster at a conference:
Slepchuk, Alec N. (2020), “Illegal Markets and the Marketing Mix.” Marketing and Public Policy Conference, virtual, May 28-30, 2020.
Howard Jean-Denis from Strategic Management presented a research paper on systemic racism from the perspective of veterans of color at Stanford Business School’s Rising Scholar Conference .
Smriti Kumar from the Marketing Department presented 2 papers and a poster at 3 conferences:
Kumar, Smriti, Elizabeth G. Miller, George R. Milne (2020): ”To Delete or not Delete: Effects of Data Request Frames on Consumers’ Willingness to Share Their Personal Information”, Paper presented at the Association of Consumer Research, Virtual
Kumar, Smriti, George R. Milne, Elizabeth G. Miller (2020): ”How you ask affects How I respond: Effects of Data Request Frames on Consumers’ Willingness to Share Their Personal Information”, Paper presented at the American Marketing Association SUMMER, Virtual
Kumar, Smriti, George R. Milne, Elizabeth G. Miller (2020): ”(Don’t) Kiss and Tell: Effects of Who Asks and How on Sharing of Personal Information”, Poster presented at the Marketing and Public Policy Conference, Virtual
Lauren Hindman from Sport Management had a paper published:
Walker, N. A., Agyemang, K. J. A., Washington, M., Hindman, L. C., & MacCharles, J. (in press). Getting an internship in the sport industry: The institutionalization of privilege. Sport Management Education Journal.
Huan Kuang from Finance Department had his paper: “Mandatory Audit Partner Rotations and Audit Quality in the United States” by Huan Kuang, Huimin Li, Matthew G. Sherwood, and Robert L. Whited published in the peer reviewed journal of the American Accounting Association, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. This paper was also featured in a CFO Magazine article on the CFO website discussing the the paper’s findings. You can find the news article here: https://www.cfo.com/auditing/2020/09/audit-partner-rotation-delivers-few-benefits/
Conner Blake from the Accounting Department had an article published in Strategic Finance:
Howard Jean-Denis from Strategic Management had a poem published in a special issue of an academic journal. The poem describes an approach of managing stakeholder relationships from a compassionate, humanistic perspective. Inspired by the Ubuntu philosophy, the poem illustrates ways in which organizations can address social challenges through placing the welfare of humans above organizational goals.
Jean-Denis, H. (2020). Humanistic Management of Stakeholders. Organizational Aesthetics, 10(1), 53-54.
Lauren Hindman from Sport Management was elected the Diversity Committee Student Representative for the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) for 2020-21.
PhD PROJECT CONFERENCE
The PhD Project conference had their annual conference virtually this year. Professors George Milne, Mzamo Mangaliso, Orlando Richard, and Elizabeth Miller all attended the university fair where they were able to speak with several potential PhD students.
Amro El-Adle Management Science Analytics-Based Optimization for the Integration of Drones into Last-Mile Logistics
Oscar Lopez Information systems Information Privacy in the Online Health Communities Context: A literature review and two empirical studies
Eugene See Strategic Management The Impact of Activist Appointed Directors on Firm Strategic Change
Howard Jean-Denis Strategic Management Les Deux Jeannots: An Investigation of Firm Behavior in Corrupt Environments
Aaron Mansfield Sport Management Multiple Identities in Sport Fandom: Balance, Conflict, & Negotiation
Yeongsu Kim Strategic Management The Impact of Client Capital Acquisition on Firm-Client Relational Embeddedness
Matthew Lyle Organization Studies Up in Smoke? Towards a Theory of Community Identity Work
Jeffrey MacCharles Sport Management Covering All Their Bases: An Investigation into Identity Covering in the Sport Workplace
Aaron Mansfield is an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at Merrimack College
Yeongsu Kim is an Assistant Professor of Management at Western Kentucky University
Matthew Lyle is an Assistant Professor of Management at University of Colorado -Colorado Springs
Jeffrey MacCharles is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University