Decision Sciences

James DiLellio, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor of Decision Sciences A hybrid GNSS integrity design leveraging a priori signal noise characteristics. Journal of Navigation, 63(3), 513-526, (2010). Abstract The objective of this paper is to explore a hybrid Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) architecture that efficiently meets the stringent needs of safety of life systems. An … Continued

Finance – ETFs

James DiLellio, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor of Decision Sciences Darrol J. Stanley, DBA, Professor of Finance and Accounting ETF Trading Strategies to Enhance Client Wealth Maximization. Financial Services Review, 20, p. 145-163, (2011). Abstract This study examines the performance of pragmatic ETF-only investment strategies published either in an investment newsletter, blog, or are otherwise available … Continued

Teams

Jaclyn A. Margolis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Applied Behavioral Science It’s All Relative: A Team-Based Social Comparison Model for Self-Evaluations of Effectiveness. Group & Organization Management. (Forthcoming), with S. B. Dust. Abstract We apply social comparison theory (SCT) to the organizational context and develop a model explicating the social comparison process that occurs within organizational teams. … Continued

Management Education

Owen P. Hall, Jr., PhD, PE, PhD, Professor of Decision Sciences Charla Charla Griffy-Brown, PhD, Professor of Information Systems Technology Management and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Crowdsourcing Management Education Assessment, Journal International Technology Information Management, 25(2), (2016). Abstract Assessment is now at the center of the new business education zeitgeist. This focus … Continued

Leadership

Vertical flow of collectivistic leadership: An examination of the cascade of visionary leadership across levels. The Leadership Quarterly, 27(2), 334-348, (2016), with J. C. Ziegert. Abstract This study explores the connection between formal leaders and collective leadership in teams through the examination of how collective strategic vision flows downward in organizations and the function that … Continued

IPOs

Joetta Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance Thermo Electron Corp. [case study]. Harvard Business School Press, Case Study 9-292-104, (1992). with Carliss Baldwin. Abstract George Hatsopoulos, CEO at Thermo Electron Corp., is considering whether to issue shares in a subsidiary via an initial public offering (IPO). The company has developed an unusual corporate structure in … Continued

Information Technology

Erik Krogh, PhD, Practitioner Faculty of Information Systems “Managing Online in Perpetual Perfect Storms: Insights from IndyMac Bank.” MIS Quarterly Executive, 4(4), (2005), with Omar A. El Sawy, & Paul Gray. 2005 “Best Paper Award” winner, Society for Information Management (SIM) Abstract How can an enterprise manage strategically using an IT-intensive business model in a highly … Continued

Globalization

Robert A. Coscarello, MBA, Adjunct Professor of International Business The Spoiled American: Why do only 1% of all U.S. companies export to another country? Graziadio Business Review, 13(3). (2010). Abstract At the start of his administration, President Obama set a goal to double exports from U.S. companies. The hope was that increasing exports would dramatically benefit … Continued

Finance – Risk

Clemens Kownatzki, PhD, Practitioner Faculty in Finance How Good Is the Vix as a Predictor of Market Risk? Journal of Accounting and Finance, 16(6), 39-60. (2016). Abstract Volatility is a metric widely used to estimate financial risk. The VIX is an index derived from S&P 500 options prices designed to estimate the market’s expected 30-day volatility. … Continued

Finance – Mortgages

Joetta Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance Maretno Agus “Augus” Harjoto, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance Examining Bank Employee Compensation and Residential Mortgage Loan Volume at the State Level. International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, 4(1), 18-32. (2010). Abstract This study examines the impact of mortgage loan volume on bank employees’ total compensation at … Continued

Finance – Markets

Clemens Kownatzki, PhD, Practitioner Faculty in Finance How Good Is the Vix as a Predictor of Market Risk? Journal of Accounting and Finance, 16(6), 39-60. (2016). Abstract Volatility is a metric widely used to estimate financial risk. The VIX is an index derived from S&P 500 options prices designed to estimate the market’s expected 30-day volatility. … Continued

Finance – Banking

Joetta Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance Linnea B. McCord, JD, MBA, Associate Professor of Business Law Terry Young, PhD, Professor of Economics Is Cyprus the Warning Bell that Bank Deposits are No Longer Safe? Graziadio Business Review, 18(2). (2015). Abstract Cyprus may have been the warning bell that bank deposits in Europe and the United … Continued

Ethics

Joetta Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance Linnea B. McCord, JD, MBA, Associate Professor of Business Law Terry Young, PhD, Professor of Economics Think “It’s Unethical, But Legal”? Think Again? Academy of Business Journal, 1, p. 107-115. (2015). Abstract Until recently, many bank executives and employees have been operating under the oft-repeated mantra of “it’s … Continued

Analytics – Sports

Owen P. Hall, Jr., PhD, PE, PhD, Professor of Decision Sciences A Hierarchical Linear Modeling Approach for Assessing NBA Player and Team Performance, International Journal of Computer Science in Sport, 14(2), 2015. Abstract With teams’ annual payrolls nearing $100 million and valuations for some teams exceeding $2 billion, the National Basketball Association is big business. … Continued

Accounting – Taxes

Andreas Simon, PhD, CPA, Assistant Professor of Accounting Permanently Reinvested Earnings: Priceless, 25 Australian Tax Forum 4 (2010); 121 Tax Notes 835, (original publication), with Rodney Mock, (2008). Abstract In this report, the authors discuss the tax and policy issues associated with repatriation under the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, P.L. No. 108-357, 118 Stat. 1418 (2004) (Jobs … Continued