School of Business accounting faculty Sheri Erickson and Mary Stone and Dean Marsha Weber co-authored the paper “Crisis Communication in the Banking Industry: Countrywide’s Use of Image Restoration Strategies” published in volume 16 of “Advances in Public Interest Accounting.” This case study analyzes Countrywide Financial’s responses to its financial crisis and illustrates the use of communication theory and image restoration strategies by utilizing several crisis response frameworks.
Ruth Lumb and Vinod Lall, School of Business recently had a paper titled “A Comparison of Perceived Product Quality Between Bulgarian and Chinese Respondents” published in the Journal of Innovative Marketing (Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013).
Abstract: Globalization has reduced trade barriers between countries. Read the rest of this entry →
The School of Business recently hosted a kick-off reception for their new Executive Mentorship Program. Students, business professionals and faculty participated in a formal meeting to begin the program and a networking reception. The program matches B-School students who are preparing to transition to the workplace with mentors who have experience related to each student’s major. Participants include majors from all areas offered in the School of Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, International Business, Management and Marketing. Mentors this semester are all committed and dedicated MSUM alumni. Read the rest of this entry →
Jerome Kuperman and Ruth Lumb Have Paper Accepted For Publication In The Academy of Marketing Studies Journal
The paper is titled “A Comparison of Perceptual Differences between First-Time and Repeat Visitors Traveling in China.”
Paper Abstract: Repeat visitors are different from first-time visitors because they are able to form a relational connection with a destination. Empirical research has largely focused on perception of destination attributes and not on whether a true relational connection has been formed between the repeat visitor and the destination. Read the rest of this entry →
Professors’ expertise help shape new certificate program
By Brittany Dunnigan
China is more than a passion for Dr. Ruth Lumb. It’s her second home and classroom across the sea. Lumb, a marketing professor in the School of Business, is a bicontinental professor who has brought a bit of China to MSUM and will continue to do so with the Doing Business in China Certificate Program.
“My interest in the Chinese market began when I attended a conference in India three decades ago and learned that China did not have international relations with India,” Lumb said. Since then Lumb has made more than 40 trips to China. Read the rest of this entry →
The Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at MSUM was recently honored by Beta Gamma Sigma as one of their Premier Chapters for the 2012-2013 year. Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for universities that have achieved accreditation of their business programs by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is the most prestigious level of accreditation available to Business schools internationally. To qualify as a premier chapter, Beta Gamma Sigma requires an 85% acceptance rate following the invitation to join the honor society. The local chapter at MSUM achieved an acceptance rate of 89% for the academic year. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Peter Geib and Dr. James Swenson, both School of Business, published the paper “China: Transformational Leadership for Policy and Product Innovation,” in the Journal, Advances in Management, May 2013. Much of the original research for this paper was done on site in China over several years.
Professor Dr. Peter Geib, Management, and Associate Professor Tracy Gompf, Paralegal, were invited to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board for the International Journal of China Marketing. The International Journal of China Marketing is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal and is part of the series of journals published by the North American Business Press, which has an overall acceptance rate of less than 20 percent.
MSUM achieved accreditation of its business programs by AACSB International in 2010 – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is the most prestigious level of accreditation available to Business schools internationally. As a result of this achievement, the school was able to establish a chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society in 2010. Read the rest of this entry →
Jinpei Wu, School of Business, had two papers accepted for publication:
“Compete at the expense of responsibility? Firm’s alliance responsibility in innovation process for SMEs,” co-authored with Shuyi Zhang from Shanghai Finance University, was accepted by International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. Read the rest of this entry →
Please join us in the Center for Arts Building, Great Hall, CA 149 on Wednesday, May 1 from 3-5 p.m. to celebrate Cindy Phillips’ 34 years of service to MSUM Moorhead. We wish her well in her retirement.
Kim Mollberg, School of Business, had an article “Making a “backdoor” Roth IRA contribution” published in the April 2013 edition of Journal of Accountancy. Published continuously since 1905, the Journal of Accountancy (with 386,000 paid subscriptions) is the flagship publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mary Stone, School of Business, presented her paper entitled “Performance Differences Between Online and Traditional Students in Principles of Accounting” at the Midwest Business Administration Association International annual meeting in February 2013. The research provided support for Simonson et al’s (1999) Equivalency Theory by comparing the course assessment scores for the two groups of students.
Sheri Erickson, School of Business, presented the paper “Using Communication Theory to Analyze Corporate Reporting Strategies: A Study of the Health Care Industry” on Feb. 28 at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago. Co-authors were Marsha Weber, Dean of the College of Business and Industry at MSUM and Zach Lukes, MSUM finance graduate.
Two MSUM students, Whitney Jensen and Gavin Doppler, received awards for reaching the finals in all events they entered at the Minnesota Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference held Feb. 26 – 28 in Mankato. Doppler received special recognition by placing second in the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing category.
Collegiate DECA prepares students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom with real world experiences. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking. To learn more about the MSUM Collegiate DECA chapter, contact faculty advisors Kim Mollberg or Lori Johnson.
Han Li, School of Business; Xin Luo, The University of New Mexico; and Merrill Warkentin, Mississippi State University, had a paper published in the Journal of Computer Information Systems. The acceptance rate is eight to nine percent. Read the rest of this entry →
Ashish Gupta, and Han Li, both from School of Business, have an article titled “Should I send this Message? Understanding the Impact of Interruptions, Social Hierarchy and Perceived Task Complexity on User Performance and Perceived Workload ” accepted for publication in Decision Support Systems Journal, an ‘A’ ranked journal. Read the rest of this entry →
Ashish Gupta, School of Business, along with his colleagues from Banner Health and Arizona State University received best research prototype award for the virtual world developed for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training at the 22nd Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS). WITS is a prestigious conference and the award is highly competitive. This project is funded by the Department of Defense. Read the rest of this entry →
Purpose of Award: To recognize and reward undergraduate student achievement in conducting mentored research and writing research articles.
Award range: Up to $1,000 in cash and certificates
- Students must be enrolled in the School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead anytime between August 2011 through May 2012
- Entrants could be pursuing a degree in Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration and/or from any emphasis area: International Business, Management or Marketing. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Mary Stone, School of Business, and Dr. Sheri Erickson, School of Business, recently attended the American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section Research and Case Conference. These School of Business faculty presented their teaching case, “Hometown Community Church: Non-Profit Cash Flow Analysis” at the January 2013 conference.