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MMIB Faculty Present at Appalachian Research in Business Symposium

MMIB faculty at the ARBS in Asheville, N.C.

Faculty from the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business traveled to Asheville, N.C., to present at the Appalachian Research in Business Symposium on March 20, 2015.

The conference gave faculty from Appalachian State University, East Tennessee State University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Western Carolina University an opportunity to collaborate and discuss research interests. Peer-reviewed research was presented in the business areas of accounting, economics, management, and marketing.

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Presentations for EKU were:

  • Marcel Robles: Managing and Leading Individual Differences in Generations of Today’s Corporate Employees
  • Laura Barthel: How Have International Organizations Faced the Challenge of Communicating the Goals of the Strategic Plan
  • Laura Barthel: Survey of the Top-Ranked Undergraduate Accounting Programs to Identify the Prevalence of Explicit Critical Thinking in Their Accounting Programs
  • Allen Engle: Uncoiling COIL:  An Interim Sociotechnical Systems Assessment of International Learning Activities
  • Qian Xiao and Lana Carnes: An Action-Learning Based Approach to Teaching Strategic Management: Design of a Capstone Course
  • Mike Roberson and Beth Polin: Meaningful Critical Thinking Assessment: Drilling Down to Specific Skills and Behaviors
  • Beth Polin and Scott Dust: Do You Trust Me? The Differential Effects of Employee-Manager Ability, Benevolence, and Integrity Trust Incongruence.
  • Weiling Zhuang and Lana Carnes: Students’ characteristics and motivation to learn in an Online learning environment: An empirical investigation
  • Karen Hood, Christine Kowalczyk, & Christopher Hopkins: Texting While Driving: A multi method approach to understanding the influence of sponsor and victim context in behavior change.
  • Faridah Awang, Lana Carnes, & Qian Xiao: Holistic Assessment of Business Programs

The 2016 Appalachian Research in Business Symposium will be hosted by Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky., on March 31 and April 1.

Photo caption -  from left: Weiling Zhuang, Lana Carnes, Faridah Awang, Karen Hood, Scott Dust, Beth Polin, Laura Barthel, Marcel Robles, Qian Xiao, and Mike Roberson.

Published on March 19, 2015

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