(Updated Nov. 25, 2013)
John Michel, management, had his article, "Does fun pay? The impact of workplace fun on employee turnover and performance," published in the November issue of the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly along with co-authors M.J. Tews and K. Stafford.
, Al Michenzi
, and Tom Ulrich
, accounting, presented "A Longitudinal Analysis Of Faculty Perspectives Of Contemporary Auditing Curriculum" at the annual Decision Sciences Institute conference in Baltimore hosted by Loyola.
Mary Beth Akre
, Dan Schlapbach
, and Malia Maniyatt
, presented "Art and Imagination as a Bridge to Justice Education" at the 2013 "On Fire at the Frontiers" Conference on Social Justice at Creighton University on August 4, 2013. "Images of Social Justice" featured work from two-dimensional design students from the academic year 2012-2013.
Robin Crews, CCSJ, presented two papers at the 2013 Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education Conference: "On Fire at the Frontiers: The Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education," at Creighton University, Omaha, NE. He presented "Engagement, Civic Learning and Justice," on Aug. 2, and "Peace and Justice Studies as a Frontier in Jesuit Higher Education," on Aug. 3. Crews also received the Maryland-DC Campus Compact 2013 Institutional Leadership Award at the Presidents' Institute and Annual Awards Ceremony at George Washington University on Oct. 30, 2013. She also co-authored an article, "A Grounded Theory Investigation into the Process and Effects of Service-Learning in Counselor Education," which was published in the inaugural issue of the new online, peer-reviewed journal, The International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, vol.1, no.1. Authors are: Joseph A. Stewart-Sicking, Jill L. Snodgrass, Rochelle Pereira, Wairimu W. Mutai, Robin Crews.
Michelle I. Gawerc, sociology, recently published the article "Organizational Adaptation and Survival in a Hostile and Unfavorable Environment: Peacebuilding Organizations in Israel and Palestine," in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change.
Mark Johnson, finance, was on Fox News discussing banking financial risks and the story was also picked up by bank rate.com.
Dennis McCornac, economics, had an op-ed piece, "Myanmar Facing Stock Market Riddle," published in Asia Times online. He writes about the regulatory framework and institutional environment that will be necessary for the successful establishment of a stock market in Myanmar. He also wrote an op-ed piece titled "Vietnam's foreign policy tightrope" in East Asia Forum on October 12. McCornac writes about the efforts of the Vietnamese government to maintain friendly relationships with both the United States and China. He also had a piece of writing about China and Vietnam featured on Saigon Broadcasting Television Network, a 24-hour Vietnamese language channel geared towards the Vietnamese diaspora. He also had another short piece published on "Income inequality in Burma" has been on the website of the Democratic Voice of Burma for the past week. He also had his op-ed piece published in the Baltimore Sun regarding the current economic reforms in China and how that could affect the US as well as the global economy.
John Michel, management, had his paper, "The Impact of Coworker Support on Employee Turnover in the Hospitality Industry" accepted and put into press for the October issue of Group & Organization Management. This journal has an impact factor of 2.957 and is ranked sixth overall in the Applied Psychology category and 29th in the Management category of the Journal Citation Reports list for 2013.
Leslie Zarker Morgan, modern languages and literature, received an award from National Endowment for the Humanities' Scholarly Editions & Translations program. The three-year project, "Edition and Translation of 'Huon d'Auvergne,' a Pre-Modern Franco-Italian Epic," will provide the first comprehensive, digitized edition of the Franco-Italian epic poem, with a translation of one version. It brings together collaborators from the University of North Florida and the University of South Carolina and, along with other support, allows Dr. Morgan and her team to travel to study the manuscripts housed in various European archives.
Jane Satterfield, writing, was awarded the 49th Parallel Poetry Prize from the Bellingham Review for her poem “Elegy with Trench Art and Asanas." The contest was judged by poet and critic Kevin Clark. “The Body Impolitic,” a poem from Satterfield's most recent book Her Familiars (Elixir, 2013), appears in the anthology Women Write Resistance: Poets Against Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013). Satterfield’s essay on food, family, and friendship, “A Place at the Table,” was published in Baltimore Fishbowl in September, and her remarks on poetry's transformative dimension appeared on the blog Les Femmes Folles: Women in Art in August.
Janet Simon Schreck, Loyola Clinical Centers, was appointed chair of the coordinating committee for Special Interest Group 15: Gerontology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Schreck, executive director of the Clinical Centers, who just completed her Ph.D. in Gerontology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, will assume the volunteer position in January 2014 for a three year term.
Jeremy Schwartz, economics, coauthored an article with Lawrance Evans, "The Effect of Concentration and Regulation on Audit Fees: An Application of Panel Data Techniques," that was accepted for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Empirical Finance on corporate governance.
Ravi Srinivasan, ISOM, had his article "An Investigation of Justice in supply chain relationships and their performance impact," with co-authors R. Narasimhan and S. Narayanan, published in Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 31, Issue 5. The article investigates the joint impact of different forms of justice (procedural, distributive and interactional) on supply chain relationships.
Gloria Wren, information systems and management, was quoted in BusinessWeek on our cyber program.
Lisa Yeo, ISOM, and her co-authors (O. Arazy & O. Nov), had an article, "Stay on the Wikipedia task: When task-related disagreements slip into personal & procedural conflicts," accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science (vol. 64(8)). This work examines how conflict—specifically the transition from task-conflict to personal or procedural conflict—affects the performance of collaborative teams. She also had her dissertation project published in the elite Decision Sciences Journal as "Market Impact on IT Security Spending." The work is co-authored with her thesis supervisor, R. Patterson, and B. Kolfal. The article investigates how customer demand changes in reaction to publicized security breaches can be used to help firms make decisions about optimal investments in information security. Yeo and her collaborators (R. Croson, K. Schultz, & E. Siemsen) had an article, "Behavioral operations: The state of the field," published in the Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 31. The work discusses how the field of behavioral operations has matured within the discipline of operations management, tracing the research that has taken place over the last six years, and introducing the work in this special issue of the journal.
Terry Zhao, marketing, had his paper, "Remembering the Good Old Days: The Moderating Role of Consumer Affective State on the Effectiveness of Nostalgic Advertising," published in the Journal of Advertising. It's a joint work with Darrel Muehling and Ioannis Kareklas, both at the Washington State University.
Terry and Valerie Richardson and family wish to extend many thanks to the Loyola community for your kind expressions of sympathy in the loss of our loved one, Anthony Hamm. May God bless you all.