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Nancy Nentl, associate professor of marketing, was part of a group interviewed by Meetings Magazine.  The topic presented was “A Question of Degrees.”  Information gathered was different views on what employers are looking for in potential candidates for management positions.  Nentl says, “We provide the strategic management skills that encourage students to pursue and open up opportunities in management.  Our B.A.S. degrees broadens their horizons.  For further information see:  Minnesota Meetings + Events magazines – winter 2009 issue.

Narasimha Paravastu, Ph.D., assistant professor, Management Information Systems, recently had three articles in publication:

  • With David Gefen of Drexel University, "Impact of Trust, Interdependence and Perceptions of Strategic Salience on IT Outsourcing Success", Northe Easrt Decision Science Institute (NEDSI) conference proceeding, May 2008.
  • With David Gefen of Drexel University and Nitza Geri of The Open University of Israel, "The Gender Communication Gap in Online Threaded Discussions", ICT for Enhanced Education and Learning, Vol.3 (2008)
  • Also with David Gefen and Nitza Geri, "Vive la Difference; The Cross-Culture Differences Within Us", International Journal of e-Collaboration (IjeC), Vol.3, issue 3, (2007). Full article is available at http://www.irma-international.org/journals/details.asp?id=4297

Frank Schweigert, Ph.D., assistant professor of public and non profit administration, had two articles published. "The priority of justice: A framework approach to ethics in program evaluations," Evaluation Program Planning (2007) (Link) and "Learning to Lead: Strengthening the Practice of Community Leadership," Sage Journals Online: Leadership 2007, August 2007, Vol.3, No.3; http://lea.sagepub.com/content/vol3/issue3/.

Allen Bellas, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, has coauthored an article with Ian Lange, Environmental Protection Agency researcher, that will be published in the April 2008 issue of Energy Journal titled "Policy Innovation Impacts on Scrubber Electricity Usage."

Roger Prestwich, associate professor of International Business, is published as coauthor with Thu-Mai Ho-Kim, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, senior economic analyst, information and marketing division. The article, "Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of International Business Majors: What We Teach Them versus What Companies Need Them to Know," is in the November 29 issue of Journal of Teaching International Business, vol.19, issue, published by the Haworth Press Inc.

Jennifer Dosch, assistant professor of accounting, and Michael Wilson, assistant professor, authored an article, "Are you Satisfied with your Company's ABC System?", in the March-April 2007 issue of Cost Management Journal.

Allen Bellas, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, along with his co-author Ian Lange, have had their paper, "Did State Regulation of Power Plants Cause an Increase in Pollution Exportation," in the Economics Letters Journal.

Bruce Lindberg,  Executive Director of Center for Strategic Information Technology and Security, was recently featured in the MinnesotaStateColleges & Universities magazine,, for the article "Comprehensive Computing."  This article can be viewed in its? entirety on the center?s website www.strategicIT.org .

Hameed Nezhad, Professor of Decisions Sciences, has signed a contract with Management Concepts, a publisher, to publish a book on Project Risk Management. The title of the book is "Software Tools for Managing Project Risk." It will be available from the publisher during the summer 2007.

Hameed Nezhad, Professor of Decision Sciences conducted a Webinar on October 31, 2007. The topic of the Webinar was "Project Risk Assessment using Crystal Ball." The Webinar was hosted by DECISIONEERING, Inc. which is the developer of the Crystal Ball Software program. A copy of his presentation is available on Crystal Ball web site:

Nancy Nentl, associate professor of marketing, and Ken Hess, associate professor of management, authored an article, "Strategic Training for Managers", in the Autumn 2006 issue of Management in Practice.

Allen Bellas, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, has co-authored a book with Richard O. Zerbe, Jr., "A primer for benefit-cost analysis", Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing.December, 30, 2006.  An introduction to BCA for students as well as practitioners, which describes the underlying economic theory, legal, and philosophical foundations of BCA.

Frank Schweigert, Ph.D., assistant professor of public and non profit administration, was featured in the December 2006 issue of The American Journal of Evaluation, for his article.  "The Meaning of Effectiveness in Assessing Community Initiatives."

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