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.
Han Li and Ashish Gupta, both from School of Business, published a journal article in the top ranked journal on Patient Health Records.
Li, H. Gupta, A., Zhang, J. Sarathy, R. Examining the Decision to Use Standalone Personal Health Record Systems as a Trust-enabled Fair Social Contract, Decision Support Systems, forthcoming
Abstract: Despite the growing research interest in the digitization of healthcare, current understanding of barriers to using health IT is mostly centered on providers. There is a lack of understanding of how to get patients involved in managing their own digital health information using standalone Personal Health Record Systems (PHR). Read the rest of this entry →
China in Transition is designed to help professionals understand business opportunities and risks that exist between China and the United States. There will be a research presentation and panel discussion with regional experts. The discussion will revolve around China’s legal, educational, manufacturing, labor, and media elements and how they affect regional business.
For the speaker and panelist bios and more information visit the China in Transition website.
Ashish Gupta, School of Business, publishes a journal article with colleagues from national and international Universities- the research focuses on innovative teaching approaches applies to Operations Management, MIS, and Management domains
Barjis, J., Gupta, A., Sharda, R. Bouzdine-Chameeva, T., Lee, P., Verbraeck, A. Innovative Teaching using Simulation and Virtual Environment, Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, forthcoming (impact factor: h-index-11, acceptance rate <10 to15%) Read the rest of this entry →
Ashish Gupta, School of Business, publishes journal article on Critical Care Medicine with colleagues from Mayo Clinic and Phillips Research
Dong, Y1,2. MD, Chbat, N3. PhD, Gupta, A.4 PhD, Hadzikadic, M5., PhD, Gajic, O6. MD, Systems Modeling and Simulation Applications for Critical Care Medicine, Annals of Intensive Care, 2012, 2:18
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Ashish Gupta, is serving as elected President of the Midwest Association for Information Systems( MWAIS) for the year 2012-2013. MWAIS serves Association for Information Systems (AIS) members across the Midwest from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. MWAIS serves the needs of Information Technology thought leaders in the U.S. Heartland. The term will also require additional one-year commitment for 2013-2014 as past-president. Read the rest of this entry →
The Journal of Relationship Marketing, 11:116-123, 2012 has published “Delight the Customer: A Predictive Model for Repeat Purcha6se Behavior,” by M. Wayne Alexander.
The Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 24, Number 2, 2012 has published “Mesopotamian Traders: The Tamkaru” by M. Wayne Alexander and William Violet, both of the School of Business.
Monday, Oct. 22 is the 31st Annual L.B. Hartz Professional Achievement Award Banquet. The banquet will be held in the CMU ballroom starting at 6 p.m. Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Electric and MSUM alum, is the 2012 award recipient.
Miller has a B.S. in accounting and a M.B.A. from MSUM. She has received two distinguished alumni awards and led MSUM’s Major Gifts Initiative to fund scholarships and the new Wellness Center on campus.
Dr. Peter Geib, MSUM School of Business, and Dr. Lucie Pfaff, College of Mt. St. Vincent, recently co-authored the paper “China: Trade Agreements and Relationships with Southeast Asian Nations,” which was accepted for publication in the Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 13(2), 2012. The Journal of Management Policy and Practice is a double blind, peer-reviewed journal that has an acceptance rate of 12 to 18 percent.
The Dragon Business Association will meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Center for Business room 111. There is no cost to join this group and it is open to all MSUM students. If you are interested but unable to attend, contact Professors Kim Mollberg or Lori Johnson.
1. Make New Friends- Starting at a new college campus can be scary, so why not get involved and meet new people! Since you are already in the DRAGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, you obviously have something in common! So, make some new friends!
2. Field Trips- Go experience new things with the DRAGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION! My personal favorites are visiting the actual offices of businesses and seeing first-hand how they operate, and learning how to get a job. Read the rest of this entry →
Professor Ruth Lumb, School of Business, and Professor Yu Lixin, PhD, School of Management, at Xi’an University of Science & Technology have received a research grant from Shaanxi Provincial Government of China. There were over 7,000 applicants from top universities, research institutions and enterprises. The Provincial Government issued grants to the top 200 applicants.
The Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at MSUM was recently honored by Beta Gamma Sigma as one of their Premier Chapters for the 2011-12 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 a 75% acceptance rate following the invitation to join the honor society. The local chapter at MSUM achieved an acceptance rate of over 90% for the 2011-12 academic year. Read the rest of this entry →
Vinod Lall and Ruth Lumb, both School of Business, and Abel Moreno, Metropolitan State College of Denver, had a paper published in Indian Journal of Economics & Business, (August 2012), Vol . 11, No.2, pages 359-372.
The paper, titled “Selection and Prioritization of Projects- A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Approach” addresses the challenge that an organization with limited resources faces when it has multiple projects to be initiated. Organizations often lack a methodology that would select and prioritize projects that compete for these limited resources. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Ruth Lumb was invited as a distinguished guest of Chongqing Technology Business University, Chongqing, China for its 60th anniversary celebration in June 2012. While there, she was invited to participate in The International Forum of Financial University Presidents.
Several prominent dignitaries participated in the Forum discussion including Presidents from the following Chinese universities: University of International Business & Economics, Tianjin University of Commerce, Read the rest of this entry →
Business administration student, Zaklina Mijucic, who graduated in spring 2012, has been accepted by the University of Manitoba to pursue a Master’s degree in medical rehabilitation (occupational therapy). She was also a recipient of a scholarship, which will cover most of her study expenses.
“The Illusion of Statistical Control”
Control Variable Practice in Management Research, coauthored by Jinpei Wu, Assistant Professor of Management and Kevin Carlson from Virginia Tech, will appear in the July 2012 issue of Organizational Research Methods.
The authors extend previous recommendations for improved control variable (CV) practice in management research by mapping the objectives for using statistical control to recommendations for research practice. Including CVs in research designs to permit statistical control of “nuisance” variance is a common research practice that is subject to well-documented and potentially serious problems. Read the rest of this entry →
Tonya Jo Hansen, economics, presented an overview of US macroeconomic vitals (inflation, unemployment, and GDP), including comparisons to Minnesota, on Tuesday, May 29 at the Detroit Lakes Kiwanis meeting. Kim Mollberg, school of business, is a member of Kiwanis of Detroit Lakes.