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Li, Ting, "Essays on Dual Class Firms Around the World," August 2012, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Skidmore College.

Vairamuththu Alaganar, "Empirical Investigation of a Capital Asset Pricing Model Using Fundamental Financial Variables", May 1990, (Advisor: Hsu), Current Placement, Analyst, State Street Global Advisors. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Hofstra University)

Kevin Bahr, "An Analysis of Leveraged Buyouts", December 1990, (Advisor: Marcus), Current Placement, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. (Initial Placement: Marion College, Fond du Lac)

Ilene Levin, "Stock Splits, Share Prices, and Ownership Composition", May 1993, (Advisor: Hsu), Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Peter Barrett, "Factors Affecting Corporate Dividend Policy: A Survey Investigation of the Beliefs of Market Participants", December 1994, (Advisor: Hsu), Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Deceased.

Mohammad Musa, "Post Event Period Security Returns and Market Efficiency", May 1995, (Advisor: Hsu), Assistant Professor, North-South University (Bangladesh).

Joseph Retzer "Implementing Weighted Average Cost of Capital in Place of Return on Equity to Characterize Firm Performance", May 1996, (Advisor: Warga), Current Placement: Director of Marketing Sciences, Maritz Research. (Initial Placement: Senior Research Analyst, Market Probe, Inc.)

Yuli Su, "On the Winner-Loser Effect and A Contrarian Strategy for Stock Investment", May 1996, (Advisor: Hsu), Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University Has been promoted to Associate Professor.

Bijesh Tolia, "The CEO Compensation Puzzle - Theory and Practice", May 1997, (Advisor: Hsu), Assistant Professor, Chicago State University Has been promoted to Associate Professor.

Donald McGuire, "Risk Effects on the Pricing of Corporate Bonds: A Relative Pricing Model", August 1998, (Advisor: Warga & Ambrose), Research Department, Market Probe, Inc.

Gwangheon Hong, "An Empirical Study of Corporate Bond Market Microstructure", August 1998, (Advisor: Warga & Ambrose), Assistant Professor, Saginaw Valley State University.

Yewmun Yip, “Predictability in Cross-Sectional Expected Returns: Furthur Empirical Evidence”, December 1999, (Advisor: Hsu ), Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University.

David W. Kesler, "An Investigation of Equity Investment Anomalies Using Implied Asset Returns Generated from a Contingent Claims Model", May 1998, (Advisor: Hsu ), Assistant Professor, Winona State University.

Pattanaporn Kitsabunnarat, "Three Essays on Corporate Finance: Evidence from Asia", May 2002, (Advisor: K. Kim), Assistant Professor, Texas A & M, Laredo.

Kiyoung Chang, “Two Essays on International IPOs”, April 2004, (Advisor: Marcus), Assistant Professor, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Saleh Al-Harbi, “Three Essays on Currency Risk Exposure”, December 2004, (Advisor: Y. Kim), Assistant Professor, King Saud University.

Cheng-Huei Chiao, “Three Essays on Earnings Expectations and Asset Pricing”, May 2005, (Advisors: Hsu, Y. Kim), Current Placement: Assistant Professor,Missouri Western State University. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, King College).

Dongmin Ke, “Three Essays on Mutual Fund Investment Decisions”, August 2006, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University.

Qi Sun, “Three Essays on Earnings Announcements and Stock Returns”, December 2006, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, California State-San Marcos.

Wenlian Gao, “Essays on Corporate Finance”, May 2007, (Advisors: Ng, Wang), Assistant Professor, DominicanUniversity.

Pengfei Ye, “Three Essays on Mutual Fund Managers’ Behavior”, May 2007, (Advisor: Ng, Wang), Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Wen-Hsiu Chou, “Essays on Corporate Governance”, May 2008, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Florida International University.

Praveen Das, “Essays on Mutual Funds’ Investment and Proxy Voting Decisions”, May 2008, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana-LaFayette.

Nataliya Kocherkevych, “Essays on Corporate Governance, Agency Conflicts, and Regulations”, May 2008, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Simmons College.

Kai Chen, “Two Essays on Corporate Control Transactions,” May 2009, (Advisor: Marcus), Assistant Professor Mount Olive College.

Zaifeng Fan, "International Corporate Governance and Equity Anomalies " May 2011, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

HyeongSop Shim, "Corporate Coinsurance and Mergers and Acquisitions" August 2011, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology.  

Feifei Zhu, "International Issues on Corporate Finance" August 2011, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Hawaii Pacific University.

Ujjal Chatterjee, "Three Essays on Financial Intermediation and Asset Pricing" May 2013, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah.

Timothy Mooney,
"Essays on the Role of Investment Banks as IPO Underwriters, Mutual Fund Managers, and Merger Advisors" May 2013, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor,Pacific Lutheran University.

Hui Xiao, "Institutional Trading Behavior, Market Volatility, and Global Financial Crises," August 2013, (Advisor: Ng), Assistant Professor, Southwest University of Finance & Economics.


Management Information SystemsDavid P. Hale, "A Framework for Distributed Data Base Fragment Allocation Utilizing Semantic Meta-Data to Compose Data Fragments", August 1986, (Advisor: Haseman), Associate Professor, Information Systems & Quantitative Sciences, Texas Tech University. Subsequent position; Associate Professor and Director of Manufacturing Information Technology Center, University of Alabama

Mohammed I. Bu-Hulaiga, "Model Manipulation in Decision Support Systems: A Plan-Based Approach", August 1987, (Advisor: Jain), Current Placement: Member of the Saudi Arabia Consultative Council appointed by the King, (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), and Secretary General, Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting, (Doha, Qatar). (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, King Fahd University)

Jeanne Wenzel Ross, "An Examination of Information Services Department Control Over End-User Computing in the Marketing/Sales Departments of High and Low Information-Intensive Industries: An Application of Strategic Contingencies Theory", August 1987, (Advisor: Kaiser), Principal Research Scientist, Center for Information Systems Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Editor-in-Chief, MIS Quarterly

David L. Munro, "An Architecture for Distributed Decision Support Systems", December 1988, (Advisor: Haseman), Current Placement: Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University)

Alok R. Chaturvedi, "Goal Directed Conceptual Aggregation: An Artificial Intelligence Technique to Support Management Decision Making", May 1989, (Advisor: Hutchinson), Promoted to Professor, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University.

Uday R. Kulkarni, "An Integrated Support System for Design of Distributed Data Bases", May 1989, (Advisor: Jain), Promoted to Associate Professor, Arizona State University

Tung-Ching Lin, "Knowledge-Based Semantical Query Processing: An Optimal Transformation Approach", May 1989, (Advisor: Haseman), Promoted to Professor, National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan)

Hwa-Suk Ryu, "An Investigation of the Relationship Between Organizational Characteristics and the Degree of Site Autonomy, and Its Impact on the Performance of Data Administration in Distributed Systems", May 1990, (Advisor: Jain), Current Placement: CEO, Hansel Telecom Co. (Initial Placement: Samsung Data Systems (Korea))

J. Stephanie Collins, "A Design for Dynamically Constructing Conceptualized Models of Users' Mental Models to Provide Adaptive System Responses to Individual Users", (Advisor: Haseman), December 1990, Assistant Professor, MIS, Northeastern University. Subsequent position, Associate Professor, Southern New Hampshire University

Benedict J. Arogyaswamy, "An Object-Oriented Approach for Integrating Data Model Bases in Decision Support Systems", August 1992, (Advisor: Jain), IT Manager, FedEx Services (Initial Placement: Associate Professor, University of South Dakota)

Kurt A. Pflughoeft, "A Knowledge-Based Approach to Automate and Support Dynamic Decision Making for the Control of Complex Discrete Systems", August 1993, (Advisor: Hutchinson), Assistant Professor, University of Texas-El Paso. Subsequent position: Information Systems Department Head, Market Probe, Inc.

Frank Groom, "An Object Storage Model: Structure for the Storage and Management of Objects", August 1993, (Advisor: Haseman), Assistant Professor, Ball State University. Has been promoted to Professor.

Elizabeth Rose Towell, "An Object-Oriented Integration Framework for Distributed Multimedia Database Systems", August 1993, (Advisor: Haseman), Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University. Subsequent position: Associate Professor, Carroll College

Sandeep Purao, "A Methodology for Distribution of Object-Oriented Applications", May 1995, (Advisor: Jain), Current Placement: Associate Professor,Penn State University. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University)

Nui Kettanurak, "An Empirical Investigation of the Degree of Interactivity in an Interactive Multimedia Instructional Program", April 1996, (Advisor: Haseman), Assistant Professor, Anadolu University

Antonio M. Reis, "Collaborative Decision-Making Supported by a Modeling Environment: A Financial Example", April 1996, (Advisor: Haseman), Assistant Professor, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao, Technical University of Lisbon, & Visiting Professor, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Sreedhar Sundaram, "Integrating Visual Interaction Modelling with Multiple Criteria Group Decision Support Systems", December 1996, (Advisor: Jain), MIS Consultant, Blackwell Consulting Services

George S. Nezlek, "Architectures for Cooperative Computing: A Knowledge-Based Approach", August 1997, (Advisor: Jain), Associate Professor, Grand Valley State University. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, MIS, Loyola University)

Souren Paul, "Group Memory and its Use in Group Decision Making", December 1997, (Advisor: Haseman), . Subsequent position: Associate Professor, College of Staten Island (CUNY). (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, MIS, Concordia University (Montreal))

JungJoo Jahng, "Successful Design of Electronic Commerce Environment: The Role of Sense of Presence on User Behavior", August 2000, (Advisor: Jain and Ramamurthy ), Assistant Professor, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute. Subsequent position; Associate Professor,Seoul National University

Padmal K. Vitharana, "Designing and Managing Reusable Business Components", August 2000, (Advisor: Jain and Zahedi ), Associate Professor, Syracuse University

Jaeki Song, "Internet Market and Web-Design Strategies for eCommerce," August 2001, (Advisor: Zahedi ), Assistant Professor, Texas Tech . Promoted to Associate Professor 2007.

Seokwoo Song, "Knowledge Management in an Agent-Based Environmental Scanning System," May 2001, (Advisor: Jain), Current Placement: Associare Professor, Weber State University. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University).

Suprasith Jarupathirun , “Novel Decision Support Systems: Design and Assessment ” December 2005, (Advisor: Zahedi), Lecturer, Ramkhamhaeng University.

Ying Lu, “IT Capability, Uncertainty and Organizational Performance: Development of Measures and Empirical Examination” December 2005, (Advisor: Ramamurthy), Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Hangjung Zo , “Supporting Intra- and Inter-Organizational Business Processes with Web Services ” August 2006, (Advisor: Jain, Nazareth), Assistant Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology. Promoted to Associate Professor 2012. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Information and Communications University (ICU) Korea)

Andrew Ciganek , “The Need for Speed: The Decision to Adopt a Service-Oriented Architecture” August 2006, (Advisor: Haseman), Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Jacksonville State University).

Ananth Chiravuri, “Resolving Cognitive Conflicts Among Experts in Virtual Teams During Knowledge Capture” May 2007, (Advisor: Ramamurthy), Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah.

Belinda Shipps, "Information Technology Staffing Strategies: On the Road to 'Agility'" December 2007, (Advisors: Zahedi, Mone), Assistant Professor, North Carolina A&T State University.

Peter Haried, “Evaluating Relational Antecedents and Components of IT Offshoring Success: When Is Success and Failure One and the Same?” May 2008, (Advisor: Ramamurthy), Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Promoted to Associate Professor 2013.

Gaurav Bansal, “Three Research Essays on Online Privacy Concerns: Role of Personal Dispositions, Context and Privacy Assurance Features” August 2008, (Advisor: Zahedi), Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Chen-Huei Chou, “Ontology Structure of Elements for Web-Based Natural Disaster Management Systems: Development, Management, Evaluation, and Application” August 2008, (Advisor: Zahedi), Assistant Professor College of Charleston.

Jae Joon Choi, “Three Research Essays on Business-Driven Strategy for Service- Oriented Architecture Implementation,” August 2009, (Advisors: Jain, Nazareth), Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Pittsburg State University  (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University).

Craig Claybaugh, "Timing of Technology Upgrades: A Case of Enterprise Systems," August 2010, (Advisors: Haseman, Ramamurthy), Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science & Technology.  

Nitin Walia, "Innovation in Virtual Worlds: System Development and Delivery of Health Care Services in Second Life®," August 2010, (Advisors: Zahedi, Jain), Assistant Professor, Ashland University.

John Delano, "Toward End-User Specification and Design of Business Systems" August 2011, (Advisors: Jain, Sinha), Assistant Professor, Cedarville University.

Thomas Ngo-Ye, "Analyzing the Helpfulness of Online Customer Reviews" December 2011, (Advisor: Sinha), Assistant Professor, Dalton State College.

Yan Chen, "Three Essays on Internet Security - Understanding Users' Security Perceptions and Behaviors," May 2012, (Advisor: Zahedi), Assistant Professor, Auburn University Montgomery.

Abhijit Dutt, " Economic Perspective on Cloud Computing - Three Essays," August 2013, (Advisor: Jain), Instructor, Pennsylvania State University-Beaver.


MarketingRaj Javalgi, "Simplifying and Optimizing the Multistage Multiattribute Choice Model", August 1985, (Advisor: Gensch), Current Placement: Professor, Cleveland State University. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Marquette University).

Michael S. Patrick, "A Theory Based Methodology for Determining the Organization of Product Concepts in Memory", December 1987 (Advisor: Ring).

Prasad V. Kilari, "Effect of Information Load on Decision Makers and the Use of Heuristics", August 1989, (Advisor: Ring), Assistant Professor, University of Nevada-Reno.

Lois J. Smith, "The Effects of Program Context and Advertising Placement on Children's Responses to Televised Commercial Messages", August 1989, (Advisor: Prasad & Ring), Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Tyagarajan N. Somasundaram, "An Investigation of Alternative Postpurchase Evaluation Strategies Used in Arriving at Satisfaction Judgments", December 1989, (Advisor: Ring), Assistant Professor, University of San Diego. Has been promoted to Associate Professor.

Marsha Van Egeren, "A Causal Model of Top Management Team and External Environmental Antecedents of Market Orientation and Organizational Performance in Service Organizations", November 1994, (Advisor: Ring), Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Oded Lowengart "Using a Relative Price Preference Scale to Analyze Choice: A Prototype Modeling Approach", May 1996, (Advisor: Ghose), Assistant Professor, Ben Gurion University (Israel).

Anil V. Gupta "Heterogeneity in Reference Incidence and its Impact on Brand Choice", June 1997, (Advisor: Ring).

Gururaj Kurubarahalli, "Change in Discriminating Ability Over Time as a Signal to Measure 'Closeness to Purchase' of an Industrial Buyer", June 1997, (Advisor: Gensch), Blackwell Consultants (Chicago). Subsequent position: Portfolio Target Marketing, First USA Bank, Delaware.

C. Robert Newberry, "Predicting Readiness-to-Purchase based on a Consumer's Ability to Differentiate among Alternatives", December 1997, (Advisor: Gensch), Assistant Professor, Winona State University.

Seijin Jang, "A Dynamic Learning Multiattribute Logit Model", August 1998, (Advisor: Gensch),ACNielson (Coke Team), Georgia.

Wenyou Du, "Modeling the Online Sales System: A Catastrophe Theory Approach", August 1999, (Advisor: Ghose ), Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Winona State University).

David Luna Gomez, "Information Processing of Bilingual Consumers: Implications for Marketing Communications", May 1999, (Advisor: Peracchio ), Current Placement: Associate Professor, Baruch College, City University of New York. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Chapman College).

Kanghyun Yoon, “An Investigation of Bid-Timing Decisions in Online Auctions: Theory & Empirical Results,” May 2004,(Advisor: Papatla), Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida

Minli Liang, “The Effect of Ad Uniqueness on Attitudes,” May 2006, (Advisor: Peracchio), Assistant Professor, State University of New York-Brockport.

Ruiliang Yan,Pricing, Advertising, and Direct Retailing on the Internet, August 2006, (Advisor: Ghose), Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Indiana University-NW. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Virginia State University).

Kai-yu Wang , “Does Thinking Make It So? The Role of Counterfactual Thinking” May 2007, (Advisor: Peracchio), Assistant Professor BrockUniversity. Promoted to Associate Professor July, 2012.

Feng Liu , “Why Consumers Buy Multiple Products from a Single Retailer: A Household Production Explanation” August 2007, (Advisor: Papatla), Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

Hee-Kwon Jung, “Consumer Behavior on Product Harm Crises: A Study on Consumer Reaction and Effects of Blame Attribution Under Product Recalls,” August 2009, (Advisors: Bhatnagar, Ghose). Assistant Professor Black Hills State University.

Guiyou Qiu, “A Theoretical and Empirical Study of User-Generated Content” August 2009, (Advisor: Papatla), Visiting Assistant Professor Hamline University.

Jie Feng, "Three Essays On Online Word of Mouth," August 2010, (Advisor: Papatla), Assistant Professor, SUNY-Oneonta.

Melissa Bublitz, "Why Did I Eat That? Perspectives on Food Decision Making and Dietary Restraint" May 2011, (Advisor: Peracchio), Assistant Professor,University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Yiyuan Liu, "Essays on Online Price Dispersion, Price Fairness Perception and Price Partitioning," August 2013, (Adviosr:Ghose), Assistant Professor, Otterbein University.


Organizations and Strategic ManagementHaug, Ralph, “Contingency Approaches to the Design of Strategic Planning Systems”, December 1990, (Advisor: Yasai-Ardekani), Assistant Professor, Roosevelt University.

Kamala Arogyaswamy, "Organizational Turnaround: A Two Stage Strategy Contingency Model", December 1991, (Advisor: Yasai), Current Placement: Associate Professor, University of South Dakota (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, USD).

Teresa Steffen, "Determinants of Service Quality in Health Care Organizations", May 1992, (Advisor: Nystrom), Current Placement: Associate Professor and Program Director, Concordia University (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor and Program Director, Concordia University).

Jean M. Lundin, "Determinants of Administrative Intensity: A Multivariate Analysis of Mass Transit Organizations", May 1992, (Advisor:Weber), Associate Professor, Lake Superior State University (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Lake Superior State University).

Halonen, Brian, “Cognition and Causation in Formulating Unstructured Decision Problems”, December 1992, (Advisor: Nystrom).

Laurence Weinzimmer, "Determinants of Organizational Growth for U.S. Publicly Traded Companies", December 1993, (Advisor: Nystrom), Current Placement: Associate Professor, Bradley University (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Bradley University). Has been promoted to Associate Professor.

Michele Gee, "An Examination of the Strategic Fit Between Quality Management Strategy and Levels of Training Provided to Develop People-Dependent Capabilities", November 1994, (Advisor: Weber), Current Placement: Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Parkside (Initial Placement: UW-Green Bay, Assistant Professor).

Reginald M. Beal, "Industry Life Cycle Stages - Competitive Strategy - CEO Characteristics Alignments: How Small Manufacturing Firms Compete", April 1995, (Advisor: Yasai), (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Florida A&M University). Has been promoted to Associate Professor.

Alla Wilson, "Organizational Climate and the Adoption of Technological Innovations by Hospitals", August 1996, (Advisors: Nystrom and Ramamurthy), Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater).

George C. Mueller, "Strategic Decision Making and Performance: Decision Processes and Environmental Effects", August 1998, (Advisors: Barker and Mone), (Initial Placement: Principal, Mueller Consulting) Current placement: Vice President of Marketing Research, Aurora Health Care Systems.

Chungho Moon, "The Effects of Macro and Micro Fit on the Performance of Multinational Corporations, August 1999, (Advisor: Yasai), (Initial Placement: LG Management Development Institute). Current Placement: Faculty, Ahsan College of Technology.

Moses Acquaah, "Firm Resources and the Sustainability of Firm-Specific Profitability: an Empirical Analysis", December 2000, (Advisors: Barker and Chi), Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Bonnie S. O'Neill, "A Contingency Approach to Referent Selection: A Model and Empirical Test", December 2000, (Advisor: Mone), Assistant Professor, Marquette University. Has been promoted to Associate Professor.

Virginia Baeten, "Aligning Strategy and Leadership Characteristics in a Nonprofit Environment: Does it Influence Performance?", May 2001, (Advisor: Barker), Emeritus Chief Executive, Brown County Association for Retarded Citizens.

Corey Pfaffe, "Assessment of Feasibility and Urgency: The Threshold of Action for High Performing Organizations," May 2003, (Advisor: Yasai) Current placement: Assistant Professor, Maranatha Baptist Bible College.

Hermann Ndofor, "Entrepreneurial Forms of Capital, Venture Strategy & Performance: The Special Case of Immigrant Entrepreneurs," August 2004, (Advisor: Priem) Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University . (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Charlotte).

Sibin Wu, "Nascent Entrepreneurs: Motivation, Aspiration and Opportunity Search," August 2004 (Advisors: Priem & Levitas) Current placement: Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Pan American.

Joseph O’Connor, Jr., “The Effect of Organizational Learning on Market Entry Strategy”, August 2005, (Advisor: Levitas), Assistant Professor, University of Texas-El Paso.

Lucy Arendt, “Leaders’ Use of Positive Humor: Effects on Followers’ Self-efficacy and Creative Performance,” August 2006, (Advisor: Mone), Current Placement:Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.(Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.)

Mujtaba Ahsan, “Incumbents Adaptation to Uncertain Competence-Destroying Changes: Real Options Perspective,” August 2006, (Advisor: Levitas), Assistant Professor, Pittsburg State University.

Peter Snyder,“Crime at the Top: Factors Affecting Diffusion of Illegal Innovations Among Management Elites” August 2008, (Advisors: Priem, Levitas), Assistant Professor Calvin College.

Jeff Vanevenhoven, “Taxonomies of Environmental Uncertainty Sources Perceived by Executives in the United States, Mexico and Taiwan” August 2008, (Advisor: Priem),Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Joseph Gerard, “A Theory of Organizational Routines: Development of a Typology and Identification of Contextual Determinants,” August 2009, (Advisor: Shaffer) Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Mark James, “Rainbow Barrier Behaviors: Scale Development and Validation,” August 2009, (Advisor: Shaffer), Assistant Professor, United International College.

Amy Verbos, “An Ethical Decision Test of an Interdependence Perspective on Engaging Employees,” May 2009, (Advisor: Miller) Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University. (Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota.)

Doan Winkel, "Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory to the Work-Family Domain: A Lifespan Approach to Studying Work-Family Balance Among Family Business Owners," August 2010, (Advisor: Ragins), Assistant Professor, Illinois State University.

Rebecca Wyland, "A School-Work Facilitation and Conflict Model From A Regulatory Focus Perspective: The Impact of School Involvement on Job Performance" May 2011, (Advisor: Mone), Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Paul Forshey, "Three Essays Examining Innovative Firms and the Alliance Formation Process" August 2011, (Advisor: Levitas), Assistant Professor, High Point University.

Barjinder Singh, "A Model of Organizational and Community Embeddedness: Social Supportive Contextual Antecedents, Underlying Motivational Mechanisms, and Organizational, Community and Individual Outcomes" August 2011, (Advisor: Shaffer), Assistant Professor,  University of Houston-Victoria.

Chen, Yu-Ping, "A Three-Stage Process Model of Self-Initiated Expatriate Career Transactions: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective," August 2012, (Advisor: Shaffer), Assistant Professor, Concordia University Montreal.

Alshwer, Abdullah, "Three Essays on Mergers and Acquisitions, Institutional Investment, and Innovation," August 2012, (Advisors: Priem, Sibilkov), Assistant Professor, King Saud University.

Hou, Wanrong, "Three Essays on CEO Compensation, Risk Taking Behavior and Subsequent Firm Performance," August 2012, (Advisors: Priem, Goranova), Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Pan American.

Hsu, Yu-Shan, "Knowledge Transfer between Expatriates and Host Country Nationals: A Social Capital Perspective," December 2012, (Advisor: Shaffer), Lecturer, Concordia University Montreal

Robertson, Joline, "Virtual Team Citizenship Behaviors: Scale Development and Validation," May 2013, (Advisor: Shaffer), Project Leader, GE Medical Systems.

Dilek Yunlu, "An Integrated View of Personal, Relational, and Organizational Resources: How They Ignite Creative Behavior," May 2013, (Advisor: Singh), Visiting Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University.

Matthias Bollmus, "Rapid Over-Reaction: Perceived Value Creation via Alliance Announcements," August 2013, (Advisor: Levitas, Assistant Professor, Instructor, Carroll University.

Tony Croix Lewis, " A Review and Analysis of the Effects of Financial Slack on Firm Innovation," August 2013, (Advisor: Levitas, Assistant Professor, California Maritime Academy)


Supply Chain and Operations ManagementDiptendu Sinha (deceased), "Study of Optimal Policy Approximation for a Class of Inventory Control Problems", August 1985, (Advisor: Sahin, Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University.

X. Chen, "Product Quality and Warranty Cost", August 1991, (Advisor: Sahin).

Barbara Doll, "MINTIME: A Dynamic Log Sizing and Scheduling Method for Multiple Product, Single Resource Production Systems", December 1993, (Advisor: Liu), Senior Scheduling Engineer, Motorola Co.

Bijayananda Naik, "A Knowledge-Based Approach to the Management and Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems", April 1995, (Advisor: Chakravarty & Liu), Associate Professor, University of South Dakota.

L. Hakan Polatoglu, "Cost, Revenue, and Profit Distributions in Warranty Analysis", July 1995, (Advisor: Sahin), Assistant Professor, Suffolk University.

Jon Baum, "Impact on Out-of-Pocket Costs on the Utilization of Health Services with Applications to Post-retirement Health Benefit Plans", July 1995, (Advisor: Sahin), Assistant Professor, Concordia University Has been promoted to Professor.

Debopam Chakraborty, "Modeling Processes With Increasing Output Variance: Optimum Variance Reduction Policies Under the Taguchi and the Rejection Losses and Their Applications in Static and Dynamic Conditions", May 1996, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Manager (Data Services), Lucent Technologies.

Seong-Hyun Nam, "Dynamic Regulation of Manufacturing Quality Diffusion Under Uncertain Exogenous Influence", December 1997, (Advisor: Liu ), Associate Professor, University of North Dakota.

Dongqing Yao, "Study of Bullwhip Effect and Channel Design in Supply Chains", August 2001, (Advisor: Liu ), Assistant Professor, Towson University.

Robert Setoputra, “Role of Return Policy in Reverse Logistics: Issues and Optimum Policies”, August 2005, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Associate Professor, Shippensburg University.

Hisashi Kurata, “Interactions of Retailers’ Marketing Decisions on Operational Performance in a Supply Chain,” May 2006, (Advisor: Liu & Alwan), Assistant Professor, International University of Japan.

Xiaowei Zhu, “The Role of Information in Supply Chain Contracts,” August 2006, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Assistant Professor, Westchester University of Pennsylvania .

Xuemei Su , “The Role of Marketing Effort in Supply Chain Management” August 2007, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Assistant Professor California State University-Long Beach.

Huafan Ma, “The Uncertainty Management in Remanufacturing” August 2008, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Assistant Professor Indiana University-East.

Ziping Wang, “The Impact of Pricing on Supply Chain Performance Measurement,” August 2009, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Assistant Professor, University of Bridgeport.

Ying Zhang, “The Role of Sales Forces Incentives in Supply Chain Management,”  August 2009, (Advisor: Mukhopadhyay), Assistant Professor, Wesley College.