Faculty members are contributing to their disciplines and bringing that knowledge and experience to students.

November 2014

Dr. Julie Ducharme, a faculty member in the School of Management, was nominated for the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce Women’s Leadership in Business Award and recognized by California Sen. Joel Anderson and Assemblyman Brian Jones for her work to help military veterans.

September 2014

Dr. Gordon McLean, a faculty member in the School of Management, spearheaded an effort that resulted in General Motors donating 25,000 One World Futbol soccer balls, valued at $500,000, to more than 4,000 of Chile’s poorest schools.

June 2014

Dr. Sunil Hazari, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-authored "An Empirical Investigation of Privacy Awareness and Concerns on Social Networking Sites" in the Journal of Information Privacy and Security (Vol. 9, Issue 4).

Dr. Dorothy Della Noce, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-authored "Questions That Get Answered: The Construction of Instructional Conversations on Online Asynchronous Discussion Boards" in MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (Vol. 10, Issue 1).

May 2014

Dr. Ann L. Claesson, a faculty member in the School of Management, was recently selected to serve as a peer reviewer of Fulbright Scholars for the Public and Global Health discipline. The Fulbright Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Dr. Maurice Dawson, a faculty member in the School of Management, presented “Future of Virtual Worlds: Designing Virtual Worlds for Military Scenario Planning and Training” at the Florida Academy of Sciences annual meeting in March.

Dr. Ify Diala, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-authored “Ethical business decision making considering stakeholder interest” in the International Journal of Marketing and Technology (Vol. 4, Issue 1).

Dr. Jim Goes, a faculty member in the School of Management, presented “Organizational and Institutional Change in Health Care: From Turbulence to Integration” at the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management’s national conference in San Diego in October. He co-edits the journal Advances in Health Care Management.

Dr. Mohammed Hammoud, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-authored “Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Conflict Countries: The Case of Iraq’s Oil and Electricity Sectors” in the International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy (Vol. 4, Issue 1).

Dr. Pascale Hardy, a faculty member in the School of Management, contributed to chapter five, “Open Education Business Models: Configurations and Sustainability,” in Advances in Digital Education and Lifelong Learning (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013).

Dr. John Johnson, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-authored “Barriers to Successful Entrepreneurship for Women in Ukraine” in Study of Changing Societies: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Focus (Vol. 4, Issue 10).

Dr. John Latham, a faculty member in the School of Management, published “Leadership for Quality and Innovation: Challenge, Theories, and a Framework for Future Research” in the Quality Management Journal (Vol. 21, Issue 1). He was also honored with the 2014 Gryna Award from the American Society for Quality for another paper, “A Framework for Leading the Transformation to Performance Excellence Part II: CEO Perspectives on Leadership Behaviors, Individual Leader Characteristics, and Organizational Culture,” published in the Quality Management Journal (Vol. 20, Issue 2). Dr. Latham was recognized by the award committee for presenting a paper that made the largest single contribution to the extension of understanding and knowledge of quality management.

Chad A. McAllister, a faculty member in the School of Management, published Turning Ideas Into Market-Winning Products (PIE Press, 2014) to share how successful teams develop new products that consumers love.

Dr. Freda Turner, program director of the Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) program and a faculty member in the School of Management, wrote “Women Are Taking Their Seats on Corporate Boards, Including Younger Emiratis,” an article published on Emirates 24/7 on April 4 about the role of corporate boards in the UAE and how they have evolved to welcome a new class of executives.

Dr. Arthur Tyler, a faculty member in the School of Management, was named the chancellor of City College of San Francisco in November. His leadership of community colleges in Sacramento, Los Angeles, and Houston, combined with his expertise in fiscal and accreditation matters, uniquely qualified him to lead the college. Dr. Tyler has also led efforts in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Vietnam to discuss challenges to their developing community college systems.

April 2014

Dr. Emad Rahim, a faculty member in the School of Management, was recently featured in “The Three Keys to Survival and Entrepreneurship From Genocide Survivor and Educator Emad Rahim” in The Huffington Post.

March 2014

Dr. John Latham ’97, a faculty member in the School of Management and a Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences (now Ph.D. in Management) graduate, published “Leadership for Quality and Innovation: Challenges, Theories, and a Framework for Future Research” in the Quality Management Journal (Vol. 21, Issue 1). The paper discusses current issues facing leaders, what researchers and practitioners know about leadership theory and practice, and what they need to know to improve leadership in the future. He also recently published “How Much Does Your Organization Weigh?” in Innovation (Vol. 32, Issue 2), a publication by the Industrial Designers Society of America, which also addresses leadership and management

Dr. Emad Rahim, a faculty member in the School of Management, recently co-authored the article “Toward a theory for management success: the role of evidence-based management in the retail industry” in the International Journal of Project Organisation and Management (Vol. 5, Issue 3) and the book Leading Through Diversity: Transforming Managers Into Effective Leaders (Common Ground Publishing, 2013).

January 2014

Dr. Amr Elchouemi, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-presented "Netlist Partitioning Method Suitable for Adaptive Computing Systems" at the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in December. He shared "Enhancing Static Noise Margin While Reducing Power Consumption" at the IEEE 56th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems in Columbus, Ohio, in August 2013. He also presented "A Collaborative Platform for Facilitating Standard Cell Characterization" at the 17th IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, in June 2013.

Dr. Kathleen Hargiss, a faculty member in the School of Management, published "Evidence Versus Pragmatism: Unresolved Conflict between Two Construction Management Paradigms for Contingency Project Environments" in the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (Vol. 4, Issue 3).

Dr. Habib Khan, a faculty member in the School of Management, published "Role of Computer Mediated Communication in Affect Empowerment and Performance Improvement" in IFRSA's International Journal of Computing (Vol. 3, Issue 3). He also recently published "Use of E-learning Tools to Solve Group Work Problems in Higher Education: A Case Study of Gulf Country" in Advances in Computer Science: An International Journal (Vol. 2, Issue 3).

Dr. Michael McGivern, a faculty member in the School of Management, presented "Conflicting Values and Competing Priorities: The Evolving Conundrum" at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in November 2013.

Dr. Mukesh Srivastava, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-published "Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage" in the Journal of Technology Management & Innovation (Vol. 6, Issue 8). He also co-presented at the South Asian Management Research and Case Conference at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore in December 2013.

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