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Faculty Publications 2015

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Articles Published in Professional Journals

Burman, C. J., Moerschell, L., Mamabolo, R., Aphane, M., & Delobelle, P. (2015, March). Re-imagining decision making: Addressing a discrete social driver of HIV/AIDS through the lens of complexity science. African Journal for AIDS Research, 14(1), 75-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/16085906.2015.1016983

Cates, S. (2015, February). The Young and the Restless: Why don't millennials join unions? The International Journal of Business and Public Administration, 11(2),107-119.

Deem, J. W., DeLotell, P. J., & Kelly, K. (2015, June 8). The relationship of employee status to organizational culture and organizational effectiveness. International Journal of Educational Management, 29(5), 563-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJEM-02-2014-0018

Felder-Strauss, J., Franklin, P., Self, S., Machuca, A., Offil, T., & Kuhlmann, B. (2015). Best practices and creation of an online tutoring center for accounting, finance and economic disciplines. International Journal of Education Research, 10(1), 1-15.

Freeborough, R., & Patterson, K. (2015, February). Exploring the effect of transformational leadership on nonprofit leader engagement. Servant Leadership: Theory and Practice, 2(1), 63-88.

Gibson, J. W., Clayton, R. W., Deem, J., Einstein, J. E., & Henry, E. L. (2015, June 8). Viewing the work of Lillian M. Gilbreth through the lens of critical biography. Journal of Management History, 21(4), 288-308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JMH-01-2014-0014

Holt, R., Hoelscher, J., Hoskins, B., & McCann, J. (2015, March). Dodd-Frank impact on mortgage appraisal process. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 3(12), 58-67.

Knapp, S. (2015, October 12). Lean Six Sigma implementation and organizational culture. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 28(8), 855-863. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHCQA-06-2015-0079

McCann, J., Kohntopp, T., & Keeling, P. (2015, Spring). Leadership in collegiate soccer. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 80(2), 32-41.

McCann, J., & Lawrence, K. (2015). Factors impacting students' motivation and learning strategies. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, 9(1), 94-116.

McCann, J. T., Offoha, E., and Bryant, R. (2015, June 19). Student perceptions of accounting and business scandals on the accounting profession. British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade, 8(4), 326-341. https://doi.org/10.9734/BJEMT/2015/18357

McDermott, M. J., Boyd, T. C., & Weaver, A. (2015). Franchise business ownership: A comparative study on the implications of military experience on franchise success and satisfaction. Entrepreneurial Executive, 20(1) 9-30.

Olson, J. D., Ringhand, D. G., Kalinski, R. C., & Ziegler, J. G. (2015, March 12). Forming student online teams for maximum performance. American Journal of Business Education, 8(2), 139-160. https://doi.org/10.19030/ajbe.v8i2.9136

Ringler, I., Schubert, C., Friestad-Tate, J., Deem, J., Lockwood, R., & Flores, J. (2015, April-June). Improving the asynchronous online learning environment using discussion boards. Journal of Educational Technology, 12(1), 15-27.

Sparks, G. A., Herman, R., Wolfe, P., & Zurick, A. (2015, February). Leading through the complexities of team dynamics to achieve and sustain organizational goals. Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 8.

Sparks, B., & McCann, J. (2015, March). Factors influencing Business Intelligence System use in decision making and organizational performance. International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 5(1), 31-54.

Sparks, G., Wolf, P., & Zurick, A. (2015, October 1). Destructive leadership: The Hatfield and McCoy feud. American Journal of Business Education, 8(4), 307-326. https://doi.org/10.19030/ajbe.v8i4.9424

Teague, J. (2015, May 1). Corporate preparation for the cross-cultural adaptation experience of the accompanying expatriate spouse. Journal of International Business Research, 14(2), 139-151.

Thurgood, K. L. (2015, October). Hic Sunt Leones: Effective leadership and the challenge of change. European Journal of Management, 15(3), 27-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.18374/EJM-15-3.2

Tyler, J., & Zurick, A. (2015, October). Synchronous versus asynchronous learning: Is there a measurable difference? European Journal of Management, 15(3), 69-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.18374/EJM-15-3.6

Books and Book Chapters

Cadwallader, S., Boyd, T., & Thomas, A. (2015, January 30). NASCAR: Driving relationship equity through the sponsorship supply chain. In J. Parish, G. Deitz, and R. Morgan (Eds.) Handbook of research in relationship marketing. Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781783478637.00014

Geddes, B., & Anderson, V. (2015) Introduction to online marketing: Simple marketing ways to attract and engage the digital generation. eLight Marketing.

McCann, J. (2015, December). Servant leadership in healthcare organizations. In A. Ortenblad, C. A. Lofstom, & R. Sheaff (Eds.), Management innovations for healthcare organizations: Adopt, abandon or adapt? (pp. 281-301). Routledge Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315739786

Conference Proceedings and/or Professional Presentations

Becker, G. F., Hallcom, A., & Herrera, D. (2015, October). A case study: Validating the Organizational Universe Model (OUM©). Academic OASIS/IAABR – Las Vegas International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, Las Vegas NV. In Academic OASIS/IAABR Journal.

Blair, R. (2015, March 12). Keynote plenary session. [Conference presentation]. International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics. Orlando, FL.

Cojanu, K., Doyle, S., Hubler, M., & DePriest, D. (2015). Competency based virtual experiential learning: Bridging the academic-practitioner divide. [Conference presentation]. 21st Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference.

DePriest, D. (2015, March 17). Quantum teaming: Elevated thought beyond separation. TCC Online Conference. [Conference presentation]. 20th Annual Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Online Conference.

DePriest, D., Hubler, M., & Lind, D. (2015, March 17). Quantum teaming: Framework/infrastructure. [Conference presentation]. 20th Annual Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Online Conference.

DiMatteo-Gibson, D., Zobisch, P., & Swanson, A. (2015). Cyberbullying in online higher education. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 2059-2064).

Ferebee, S. (2015, June 4). Design and development of a lead management system. [Poster Presentation]. Faculty Symposium, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ.

Ferebee, S., Davis, J., Sharp, M., & Beyer, S. (2015, December 31). The relationship of Bible medium to Bible perception. Conference Proceedings of The Academic Forum, 4(2), 43-56.

Friedman, B., & Cates, S. (2015, January). Is the millennial generation misjudged? An analysis of Generation Y's positive effects on the workplace today and in the future. [Conference presentation]. The International Academy of Business and Professional Academic Disciplines, Winter Conference, Orlando, FL.

Jagannathan, U., & Blair, R. (2015, March). Can video feedback have a positive impact on students' learning to promote continuous learning engagement? [Conference presentation]. 20th Annual Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Online Conference.

Jagannathan, U. & Blair, R. (2015, March). Interdisciplinary initiative for infusion of virtual labs in IT and engineering degree programs. International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics. https://www.iiis.org/CDs2015/CD2015IMC/IMCIC_2015/PapersPdf/ZA602OQ.pdf

Jenewein, G., & Blair, R. (2015, March). Are students sleeping in class; it's time to energize and "edu-tain" them! [Conference presentation]. 20th Annual Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Online Conference.

Kishore, N., & Kapoor, B. (2015, March). CUDA implementation of RSHA-1 and code optimization. [Conference presentation]. GPU Technology Conference (GTC), San Jose, CA.

Kishore, N., & Kapoor, B. (2015, April). Faster file imaging framework for digital forensics. [Conference presentation]. 4th International Conference on Advanced Computer, Communications, and Control, Mumbai, India.

Knapp, S. (2015, February). Minimizing costs from employee absences. Small Business Institute 2015 National Conference Proceedings, 9(1), 10-19. http://www.smallbusinessinstitute.biz/Resources/Documents/Proceedings/2015%20Proceedings%20pdf.pdf

McCann, J., Kohntopp, T., & Keeling, P. (2015, April). Leadership in collegiate soccer coaching. Society for Advancement of Management 2015 International Business Conference: Ethics, the Employee, and Global Confidence, Las Vegas, NV, and Society for Advancement of, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. In M. Abdelsamad (Ed), 2015 SAM International Business Conference Proceedings, 80(2), 32-41.

McKenna, M., & Cates, S. (2015, January). The changing face of benefits for US workers: The impact on small business of the Affordable Care Act of 2014. [Conference presentation]. The International Academy of Business and Professional Academic Disciplines, Winter Conference, Orlando, FL.

Nieves, K. & Cates, S. (2015, January). Nuances in racial discrimination: What are the real differences in the interpretation between race and color under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. [Conference presentation]. The International Academy of Business and Professional Academic Disciplines, Winter Conference, Orlando, FL.

Ponschock, R. L., & Becker, G. F. (2015, January). Threat vectors on privacy: The trail of "Digital Identity Crumbs©." 2015 International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, Miami, FL. Journal of Strategic and International Studies, 10(1), 59-73.

Roussas, S. (2015). Feed back, feed up, feed forward. [Conference presentation]. Walden University Winter 2015 National Faculty Meeting.

Roussas, S., & McCaskill, A. (2015). The Balance Scorecard versus traditional measurement system. 2015 MBAA International Conference. Also presented at theNorth American Management Society. American Journal of Managememt, 15(3), 36-42.

Selby, A., & Jenewein, G. (2015, April 23). Student-generated video: Learner-designed learning. [Conference presentation]. Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium. Dallas, TX.

Sparks, B., & McCann, J. (2015, April). Factors influencing Business Intelligence System use in decision making and organisational performance. Society for Advancement of Management 2015 International Business Conference: Ethics, the Employee, and Global Confidence, Las Vegas, NV, and Society for Advancement of, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. In M. Abdelsamad (Ed). International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management 5(1), 31-54.

Stone, E., & Cates, S. (2015, January). The new staffing model for unstable organizations: The analysis and effective use of contract workers in US organizations per the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act of 1996. [Conference presentation]. The International Academy of Business and Professional Academic Disciplines, Winter Conference, Orlando, FL.

Swanson, A. (2015, June). Exploratory research: The fun and easy side of research. [Conference presentation]. 19th Annual Missouri Distance Learning Association (MODLA) Conference, Branson, MO.

Zobisch, P., & Swanson, A. (2015, June). Cyberbullying in higher education: Best practices. [Conference presentation]. 19th Annual Missouri Distance Learning Association (MODLA) Conference, Branson, MO.

Zobisch, P., & Swanson, A. (2015). Importance of applying multiple intelligences in the online marketing classrooms: Preliminary exploratory research. Proceedings of the Marketing Educator’s Association (MEA) Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (pp. 218-219).

News and Web Articles

Banafa, A. (2015, January 26). Internet of Things (IoT): The third wave. BBVA Open Mind. https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/en/internet-of-things-iot-the-third-wave. Spanish language version: https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/internet-de-las-cosas-ic-la-tercera-oleada

Banafa, A. (2015, March 11). How the Internet of Things is shaping business. IBM Big Data Hub. http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/blog/how-internet-things-shaping-modern-business

Banafa, A. (2015, March 12). Internet of Things (IoT): Security, privacy and safety. Data Floq. https://datafloq.com/read/internet-of-things-iot-security-privacy-safety/948

Banafa, A. (2015, March 16). Cloud computing, big data, and mobility in 2015. BBVA Open Mind. https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/en/cloud-computing-big-data-and-mobility-2015-tech-trends. Spanish language version: https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/cloud-computing-big-data-y-movilidad-tendencias-tecnologicas-en-2015

Banafa, A. (2015, April 7). The industrial Internet of Things (IoT): Challenges, requirements and benefits. Data Floq. https://datafloq.com/read/industrial-internet-things-challenges-requirements/1009

Banafa, A. (2015, May 18). Uncertainty in the new style of business. Hewlett Packard. http://community.hpe.com/t5/Infrastructure-Insights/Uncertainty-in-the-New-Style-of-Business/ba-p/6741632#.Vq6FceYyzEY

Banafa, A. (2015, July 2). Emerging from the cloud to the fog to strengthen the Internet of Things. IBM Big Data Hub. http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/blog/emerging-cloud-fog-strengthen-internet-things

Banafa, A. (2015, July 21). Open source code: The benefits and the risks. Hewlett Packard. http://community.hpe.com/t5/Infrastructure-Insights/Open-source-code-The-benefits-and-the-risks/ba-p/6764377#.Vq6EwOYyzEZ

Banafa, A. (2015, July 22). What is web-scale IT? Hewlett Packard. http://community.hpe.com/t5/Infrastructure-Insights/What-is-web-scale-IT/ba-p/6764378#.Vq6EfOYyzEZ

Banafa, A. (2015, August 13). How aligning business leaders and IT leaders creates an IT transformation. Hewlett Packard. http://community.hpe.com/t5/Infrastructure-Insights/How-aligning-business-leaders-and-IT-leaders-creates-an-IT/ba-p/6774709#.Vq6FD-YyzEZ

Williams, L. Y. (2015, March 23). Basic advice for cloud computing for small businesses. Expert Beacon. http://expertbeacon.com/basic-advice-cloud-computing-small-businesses/#.VqqwPeYyzEb

Williams, L. Y. & Dalrymple, J. (2015, January 22). Why small businesses need to secure their data just as much as large ones. Inc. http://www.inc.com/lynne-e-williams-joshua-dalrymple/protect-your-data-no-matter-how-small-your-business.html

University-Sponsored Blog Entries and Articles

Boyd, T. (2015). Keeping it balanced. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/business/articles/keeping-it-balanced.aspx

Cates, S. (2015). From pupil to professional: Launching students Into the working world. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/business/articles/pupil-professional.aspx

Chicone, R. (2015). Cybersecurity – Get ready for some new terminology. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/information-technology/articles/cybersecurity-new-terminology.aspx

Fudge, T. (2015, February 4). Blogging to enhance a job search. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/blogging-to-enhance-a-job-search

Fudge, T. (2015, February 25). Inductive vs. deductive writing. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/inductive-vs-deductive-writing

Fudge, T. (2015, May 13). The importance of formatting. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/the-importance-of-formatting

Fudge, T. (2015, May 20). You want color with that? A call for careful color consideration in the classroom. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/you-want-color-with-that

Fudge, T. (2015, June 17). If you give every student 100%. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/06/17/if-you-give-every-student-100

Fudge, T. (2015, July 15). Topic selection. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/07/15/topic-selection

Fudge, T. (2015, September 16). Deadlines and the online academic. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/deadlines-and-the-online-academic

Fudge, T. (2015, November 11). Verbosity. Kaplan University Writing Center News. https://kuwcnews.wordpress.com/2015/11/04/verbosity

Kaith, S. (2015). Alarming cybersecurity challenges in contemporary health care. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/information-technology/articles/cybersecurity-challenges-healthcare.aspx

Raineri, E. (2015, January). Secret to success in IT: The skill that can transform your IT career. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/information-technology/articles/secret-to-success.aspx

Raineri, E. (2015, January). Show me the CSR: The millennials’ new job decree. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/business/articles/show-me-the-csr.aspx

Raineri, E. (2015, June). 10 vulnerable areas for university cyber attacks. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/information-technology/articles/university-cyberattacks.aspx

Walters, K.G. (2015). Helping employees maintain productivity in an always on global workplace. Kaplan University. http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/business/articles/helping-employees-maintain-productivity.aspx.

University-Sponsored Conference Presentations

Gen Ed Conference, June 16-18, 2015

KU Village, October 2015

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