College of Business Online Newsletter
January 2011- Number 175
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Call for Nominations for the Faculty/Staff Iowa State University Awards for 2011:
Nomination cover pages and detailed Format and Electronic Submission Instructions may be found at the following sites:
Click here for Faculty Awards
Click here for Staff Awards
College and University Award Guidelines can also be found here
As a reminder, university awards designated on the Provost’s web pages as “Nominations Open Only to Colleges” must be submitted electronically to the college by our deadline of January 24, 2011. Please submit these to Julie Lelonek at email@example.com
The university awards are presented at the President’s Fall Convocation on September 19, 2011.
January College Research Colloquium
Laura Smarandescu and Diane Janvrin are the scheduled presenters for the January 19th College Research Colloquium. The presentations will be held from 11:30-12:30 p.m. in room 3164 Gerdin. Lunch will be provided – please RSVP to Julie Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the college’s Research webpage for more information.
Spring 2011 Career Fair
The Business/Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Spring 2011 Career Fair will be held WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 from 12-6 pm in Hilton Coliseum. Faculty and staff are invited and encouraged to attend the Career Fair anytime from 12-6 p.m. and the social hour from 6-7 p.m. Interview Day will follow on Wednesday, February 10 in the Gerdin Business Building and the Memorial Union.
Career Week 2011
- College of Business Career Week will be held Tuesday, February 1 – Wednesday, February 9. Watch for specific programs, times and location details coming soon.
- Mock Interview Day will be on Wednesday, February 2 in the Gerdin Business Building.
Recruiting Trends 2010-2011
For those faculty and staff who are interested in trends related to college recruiting, the annual Michigan State University Employment Institute report on Recruiting Trends 2010-2011 is available at: www.ceri.msu.edu. The largest sample size ever was attained for the data in this report. Information is available for projected hiring by industry, discipline and more.
"Multi-Country Event Study Methods" by Cynthia Campbell, Arnie Cowan and Valentina Salotti was one of the top 100 papers downloaded from Social Science Research Network's ERN: Nonparametric Methods area as of 12/30/2010.
Dr. Sekar Raju paper has been selected as the runner up for 2010 MSI Paul Ruth Award. Votes for the award were solicited from members of the JM Editorial Review Board, and Alina Sorescu served as chair. The article was chosen for its significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of marketing.
The award will be presented at the American Marketing Association’s 2011 Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference to be held February 18-20, at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas.
Sekar Raju, Priyali Rajagopal & Timothy J. Gilbride for their article “Marketing Healthful Eating to Children: The Effectiveness of Incentives, Pledges, and Competitions” (May 2010)
Mike Crum presented the results of his and Paula Morrow's research on truck driver fatigue to the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on December 6 in Alexandria, VA.
Clyde Walter received the Business Council’s “Teacher of the Month” award for December 2010.
Anthony Townsend, Janea Triplett, Brian Mennecke, and Andy Luse attended the International Conference on Information Systems December 13 in St. Louis, MO and presented a poster on their paper titled “Object and Symbol in Technology Adoption.” They presented from 12 till 1:30 pm and fielded questions pertaining to the research.
Sree Nilakanta is presenting the paper, "Managing knowledge for ad hoc committees" at the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) on Jan 7th at Kauaii. Also chairing the mini track on Collaborative Decision Making at HICSS.
Journal Paper Acceptances:
Zhengrui Jiang, "A Decision-Theoretic Framework for Numerical Attribute Value Reconciliation" IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, forthcoming.
Dave Cantor, John Macdonald, and Mike Crum, “Commercial Driver Retention: The Influence of Workplace Justice Perceptions,” Journal of Business Logistics, forthcoming.
Jen Blackhurst, “An Empirically-Derived Framework of Global Supply Resiliency,” Journal of Business Logistics, forthcoming.
Dave Cantor and Marianick Terle, “An Application of a Voluntary Compliance Model to the Proposed EOBR Regulation,” International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 2010, Vol. 40, No. 10, pp. 822-846.
Mike Crum, Jen Blackhurst, and Dave Cantor, $3000, COB Research Bootstrap Grant.
Frank Montabon, Dave Cantor, and Jing Dai, $3000, COB Research Bootstrap Grant.
Emily Kohnke, $2500, COB Research Bootstrap Grant.
Sree Nilakanta received a grant from MyDiabetesHome, LLC to conduct research on diabetes self care management using virtual spaces and mobile applications. Funding amount of $28K is for one year with renewal options. In September he participated in the One Health Symposium as a committee member. He also presented a poster on Diabetes self care management behavioral model.
Course Registration Reminders:
Prerequisites for spring College of Business courses have been monitored over the winter break. Students who are in violation of a prereq have been notified and will be notified again on January 7. Instructors will receive a list of students who remain in violation before the semester begins and we ask that you follow-up with these students about their missing prereq if/when they attend your class(es).
Please note that Business faculty cannot sign students into Business classes using an add slip. Refer students to Sarah Wilson in 1200 Gerdin to assist in the registration of Business courses.
Sarah Wilson will continue to add students to Business classes through the first week of the semester (January 14). If you have other wishes (e.g. no adds after the 2nd class meeting, adds are okay until the end of week 2, etc.), please contact Sarah at email@example.com. Any adds after January 14 will require instructor approval, in addition to Sarah’s approval.
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