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Engagement.  Innovation.  Impact.

Engaged learning requires faculty who are critically and continuously engaged in building the intellectual capital necessary to positively impact teaching and managerial practice. Faculty in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business are committed to intellectual and professional engagement, and the output of their research endeavors can be found in well-known and well-respected peer-reviewed journals, as well as in scholarly monographs, textbooks and text supplements, conference proceedings publications, and case materials.  The peer-reviewed journal articles listed below (published in the period from 2009-2013) constitute a sample of the scholarly innovations developed by faculty in the Love School of Business.  They are evidence our collective commitment to engagement, innovation and impact.

Cao, Y., Ajjan, H., & Hong, P. (2013). Using Social Media Applications for Educational Outcomes in College Teaching: A Structural Equation Analysis.  British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET), 44, (4), 581-593.

Ajjan, H., Kumar, R., & Subramaniam, C. (2013). Understanding Differences Between Adopters and Nonadopters of Information Technology Project Portfolio Management. International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 12, (6), 1151-1174.

Ajjan, H., Hartshorne, R., and Buechler, S. (2012). Investigating web 2.0 application impacts on knowledge workers’ decisions and performance. Information Resources Management Journal, 25(4), 65-83. DOI: 10.4018/irmj.2012100104.

Hartshorne, R. & Ajjan, H. (2009). Examining Student Decisions to Adopt Web 2.0 Technologies: Theory and empirical tests. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 21, (3), 183-198.

Barbour, J. L. & Tiemann, T. K. (2012). Crafters and competition: the impact of amateurs. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 1, (5), 131-135.

Barbour, J. L. (2011). Schneider’s ‘Singede Steine’. La lectura musical de la iconografía en el claustro de Sant Cugat del Vallés.  Circulo Romanico.

Bednar, S. & Gicheva, D. (2013). Tax Benefits for Graduate Education: Incentives for Whom?  Economics of Education Review, 36, 181-197.

Benson, C. (2012). Jus Post Bellum in Iraq: the Development of Emerging Norms for Economic Reform in Post Conflict Countries. Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business, 11, (4), 315-355.

Gupta, N. & Benson, C. (2011, Fall). Sustainability and Competitive Advantage: An Empirical Study of Value Creation.  Competition Forum. 9 (1), 121-136.

Benson, C., Gupta, N. & Mateti, R. (2010). Does Risk Reduction Mitigate the Costs of Going Green? An Empirical Study of Sustainable Investing. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, (2), 7-25.

Benson, C. (2009). U.S. Auto Industry Bailout: Will Protectionist Potholes Put a Dent in Trade and Competitiveness?  Competition Forum, 7, (1), 107-135.

Stevens, E. & Buechler, S. (2013). An analysis of the Lehman Brothers code of ethics and the role it played in the firm.  Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 10, (1), 43-57. 

Ajjan, H., Hartshorne, R., and Buechler, S. (2012). Investigating web 2.0 application impacts on knowledge workers’ decisions and performance. Information Resources Management Journal, 25(4), 65-83. DOI: 10.4018/irmj.2012100104.

Buechler, S. (2010). Using Web 2.0 to Collaborate. Business Communication Quarterly, 73, (4), 439-443. DOI: 10.1177/1080569910385381.

Crooks, D., Tully, C., & Burbridge, J. J. Jr. (2011). Social Security: Restoring Solvency. Academy of Business Research Journal, 11.

Das, J., DiRienzo, C., & Burbridge, J. J. Jr. (2009). Global E-government and the Role of Trust: A Cross Country Analysis.  International Journal of Electronic Government Research, 5 (1), 1-18.

Burpitt, W.J. & Valle, M. (2010). Balancing Exploration and Exploitation in a Declining Industry: Antecedents to Firm Adaptation Strategy and Performance. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 21, (1), 1-17.

Burpitt, W.J. (2009).  Exploration versus Exploitation: Leadership and the Paradox of Administration. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 10, (2), 227-245.

Valle, M., O’Mara, K., & Cassill, A. (2012, Fall). Staking out the middle ground in undergraduate business education. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 24, (3), 191-206.

Valle, M. & Cassill, A. (2010). What are the Elements of a Good Tax?  An Illustration Using the Example of a Windfall Profits Tax.  Perspectives in Business, 7, (1), 77-83.

Chiang, C.C. & Mensah, Y. (2010). Measuring the Usefulness of Information for Investors’ Inferences: The Case of Quarterly Earnings Announcements. Journal of Business & Economics Research, 8, (7), 17-36.

Chiang, C.C. (2010).  Product Diversification in Competitive R&D-Intensive Firms: An Empirical Study of the Computer Software Industry. Journal of Applied Business Research, 26, (1), 99-108.

Conn, C. E. (2010). An engaging pair: Encouraging student interaction to facilitate
applied learning. Business Communication Quarterly, 73, (3), 345-346.

Conn, C. E. (2010). Learning the hard way (but still learning!): Using team teaching as a vehicle for pedagogical change. Business Communication Quarterly, 73, (1), 87-91.

Conn, C. E. (2009). Talking about problematic issues in employment backgrounds: Lessons in ethical and effective interviewing strategies. Communication Teacher, 23, (1), 52-57.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2013). Diversity and the Economy: A Cross-Country, Comprehensive Study. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2012,). Spatial decay of corruption in Africa and the Middle East. Economic Papers, 31, (4), 508-514.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2012). Terrorist Risk and Income Revisited.  Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 4 (3) 175-194.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2011). Tourism Competitiveness and the Role of Fractionalization. International Journal of Tourism Research, 14 (3), 285-295.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2012). Global Peace and Repression. Global Change, Peace, & Security, 24, (2), 271-287.

Das, J. and DeLoach, S. (2011). Mirror, mirror on the wall: The effect of time spent grooming on wages. Journal of Socio-economics, 40, (1), 26-34.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2010).  Tourism Competitiveness and Corruption: A Cross Country Analysis. Tourism Economics, 16, (3), 477-492.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C.. (2010). Quality of Political Management and the Role of Corruption: A Cross County Analysis.  International Journal of Public Administration, 33, (14), 832-842.

Mancuso, A.J., DiRienzo, C. & Das, J. (2010). Assessing Terrorist Risk and FDI Using Relative Information Measures.  Applied Economics Letters, 17 (8), 787-790.

DiRienzo, C., Das, J., Synn, W., Kitts, J., & McGrath, K. (2010). The Relationship Between MBTI and Academic Performance: A Study Across Academic Disciplines. The Journal of Psychological Type, 70 (5), 53-67.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2010). Is Ethnic Diversity Good for the Environment? Journal of Environment and Development, 19 (1), 91-113.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2009). The Nonlinear Impact of Globalization on Corruption. The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 3, (2), 33-46.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2009). Global Tourism Competitiveness and Freedom of the Press: A Nonlinear Relationship.  Journal of Travel Research, 47 (4), 470 - 479.

Das, J., DiRienzo, C., & Burbridge, J. J. Jr. (2009). Global E-government and the Role of Trust: A Cross Country Analysis.  International Journal of Electronic Government Research, 5 (1), 1-18.

DiRienzo, C., Das, J., and Tiemann, T. (2009). A Global Tolerance Index. Competitiveness Review, 18 (3), 192-205.

DeLoach, S. & Kurt, M. (2013). Discouraging Workers: Estimating the Impact of Macroeconomic Shocks on Search Intensity of the Unemployed. Journal of Labor Research, DOI 10.1007/s12122-013-9166-0

DeLoach, S. & Platania, J. (2013). Macroeconomic Consequences of Financing Health Insurance. International Advances in Economic Research, 19, (2), 107-129.

DeLoach, S., Perry-Sizemore, E., & Borg, M. (2012).  Creating Quality Undergraduate Research Programs in Economics: How, when, where (and why). The American Economist, 57, (1).

DeLoach, S. & Tiemann, T. (2012). Not driving alone? American Commuting in the Twenty-first Century, Transportation, 39, (3), 521-537.

DeLoach, S. & Lamanna, E. (2011).  Measuring the impact of microfinance on child health outcomes in Indonesia. World Development, 39, (10), 1808-1819.

Das, J. and DeLoach, S. (2011). Mirror, mirror on the wall: The effect of time spent grooming on wages. Journal of Socio-economics, 40, (1), 26-34.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2013). Diversity and the Economy: A Cross-Country, Comprehensive Study. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (20120. Spatial decay of corruption in Africa and the Middle East. Economic Papers, 31, (4), 508-514.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2012). Terrorist Risk and Income Revisited.  Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 4 (3) 175-194.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2011). Tourism Competitiveness and the Role of  Fractionalization. International Journal of Tourism Research, 14 (3), 285-295.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2012). Global Peace and Repression. Global Change, Peace, & Security, 24, (2), 271-287.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2010).  Tourism Competitiveness and Corruption: A Cross Country Analysis. Tourism Economics, 16, (3), 477-492.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C.. (2010). Quality of Political Management and the Role of Corruption: A Cross County Analysis.  International Journal of Public Administration, 33, (14), 832-842.

Mancuso, A.J., DiRienzo, C. & Das, J. (2010). Assessing Terrorist Risk and FDI Using Relative Information Measures.  Applied Economics Letters, 17 (8), 787-790.

DiRienzo, C., Das, J., Synn, W., Kitts, J., & McGrath, K. (2010). The Relationship Between MBTI and Academic Performance: A Study Across Academic Disciplines. The Journal of Psychological Type, 70 (5), 53-67.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2010). Is Ethnic Diversity Good for the Environment? Journal of Environment and Development, 19 (1), 91-113.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2009). The Nonlinear Impact of Globalization on Corruption. The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 3 (2), 33-46.

Das, J. & DiRienzo, C. (2009). Global Tourism Competitiveness and Freedom of the Press: A Nonlinear Relationship.  Journal of Travel Research, 47 (4), 470 - 479.

Das, J., DiRienzo, C., & Burbridge, J. J. Jr. (2009). Global E-government and the Role of Trust: A Cross Country Analysis.  International Journal of Electronic Government Research, 5 (1), 1-18.

DiRienzo, C., Das, J., and Tiemann, T. (2009). A Global Tolerance Index. Competitiveness Review, 18 (3), 192-205.

Garber, L.L. Jr., Dotson, M.J., & Honeycutt, E. (2013). The Perceived Visual Similarity of Realtors: An Exploratory Study. International Journal of Management Practice, 6, (4), 320-337.

Garber, L.L. Jr., Hyatt, E.M., Boya, U.O., Ausherman, B. (2012). The Association Between Learning and Learning Style in Instructional Marketing Games. Marketing Education Review, 22, (2), 167-183.

Shobha, G., Banerjee, B., & Garber, L.L., Jr. (2011). Determinants of Consumer Attitudes toward Brand Extensions: An Experimental Study. International Journal of Management, 28, (3/2), 809-23.

Garber, L. L. Jr., Hyatt, E. M., & Boya, U.O. (2009). The Effect of Package Shape on Apparent Volume: An Exploratory Study with Implications for Package Design. Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, 17, (3), 216-234.

Garber, L. L. Jr., Hyatt, E.M., & Boya, U.O. (2009) The Collaborative Roles of the Designer, the Marketer, and the Consumer in Determining What is Good Design.  Advertising & Society Review, 10, (1), 1-16.

Gupta, N., Pavlik, R., & Synn, W. (2012).  Adding “Value” to Sustainable Post-Retirement Portfolios. Financial Services Review, 21, (1), 19-33.

Gupta, N. & Golec, J. (2012).  Do Investors Use Customer Metrics to Value High Growth Service Firms? International Journal of Business and Finance Research. 6 (2), 1-19.

Gupta, N. & Benson, C. (2011). Sustainability and Competitive Advantage: An Empirical Study of Value Creation.  Competition Forum. 9 (1), 121-136.

Gupta, N. (2011, December). Financial Valuation Using CLV Metrics: A Study of Online Brokers. The Business Review, Cambridge, 19, (1), 1-7.

Benson, C., Gupta, N. & Mateti, R. (2010). Does Risk Reduction Mitigate the Costs of Going Green? An Empirical Study of Sustainable Investing. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, (2), 7-25.

Gupta, N. & Synn, W. (2010). Valuing Investment Decisions: Flotation Costs and Capital Budgeting.  Journal of Business and Economics Research, 8, (2), 73-78.

Honeycutt, E., Hodge, S., & Rodriguez, M. (2012). Culture’s Mediating Role on Global Sales Training. Journal of Selling and Major Account Management, 24-32.

Honeycutt, E. D. Jr., Hodge, S., & Killian, J. (2010). Turnover in the Sales Force:  A Comparison of Hunters and Farmers.  Journal of Selling & Major Account Management, 9, (2).

DeLoach, S. & Kurt, M. (2013). Discouraging Workers: Estimating the Impact of Macroeconomic Shocks on Search Intensity of the Unemployed. Journal of Labor Research, DOI 10.1007/s12122-013-9166-0

Engelhardt, B., Kurt, M., and Polgreen, P.  (2012). Sexually Transmitted Infections with Semi-Anonymous Matching. Health Economics, 22, (11), 1295-1317.

Lanier, D., Wempe, W., & Zacharia, Z. (2010). Concentrated Supply Chain Membership and Financial Performance: Chain- and Firm-Level Perspectives. Journal of Operations Management, 28, (1), 1-16.

Manring, S.L. (2012). Tapping and Fostering Students’ Emotional Intelligence Through Service-Learning Experiences. Journal of Applied and Behavioral Management 13(3), 168-185.

Gammon, D., Platania, J., Manring, S., & Munoz, D. (2011). Economics: the overlooked discipline in Earth Stewardship. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9, 535.

Moore, S.B. & Manring, S. L. (2009). Strategy Development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises for Sustainability and Increased Value Creation.  Journal of Cleaner Production, 17, (2009), 276-282.

McMahon, S. R., & Ford, C. M. (2013). Heuristic transfer in the relationship between leadership and employee creativity. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 20 (1), 69-83.

Moorman, R.H., Darnold, T.M., & Priesemuth, M. (2013).  Perceived leader integrity:  Supporting the construct validity and utility of a multi-dimensional measure in two samples. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, (3), 427 - 444.

Moorman, R.H., Darnold, T.M., Priesemuth, M., & Dunn, C.P. (2012).  Toward the measurement of perceived leader integrity: Introducing a multidimensional approach.  Journal of Change Management,12, (4), 383 – 398.

Moorman, R.H. & Grover, S.L. (2009). Why Does Leader Integrity Matter to Followers? An Uncertainty Management-Based Explanation. The International Journal of Leadership Studies, 5, (2), 102-114.

Valle, M. & Norvell, T. (2013). Using Monte Carlo Simulation to Teach Students about Forecast Uncertainty. Business Education Innovation Journal, 5, (2).

Nunez, K. (2013). Free Cash Flow and Performance Predictability in Electric Utilities.  Journal of Business and Policy Research, 8, (1), 19-38.

Nunez, K. (2012). The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Derivatives. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 10, (1), 55-72 .

Valle, M., O’Mara, K., & Cassill, A. (2012). Staking out the middle ground in undergraduate business education. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 24, (3), 191-206.

Valle, M. & O’Mara, K. (2012). Targeted Instruction for Executive Education: Classifying Participants to Enhance Program Delivery. Journal of Executive Education, 11, (1), 1-13.

O’Mara, K.,  Palin, G., & Cort, K. (2011). A Cross-National Empirical Study Investigating the Role of Purchasing Purpose has on the Country-of-Origin Effect. International Journal of the Academic Business World, 5, (1), 99-108.

O’Mara, K. (2011). The Strategic Case for Mass Customization.  Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences.

Valle, M. & O’Mara, K. (2010). The New Reality: Holding On and Letting Go. Journal of Executive Education, 9, (1), 17-31.

O’Mara, K., Palin, G., & Cort, K. (2011). A Cross-National Empirical Study Investigating the Role of Purchasing Purpose has on the Country-of-Origin Effect. International Journal of the Academic Business World, 5, (1), 99-108.

DeLoach, S. & Platania, J. (2013). Macroeconomic Consequences of Financing Health Insurance. International Advances in Economic Research, 19, (2), 107-129.

Gammon, D., Platania, J., Manring, S., & Munoz, D. (2011). Economics: the overlooked discipline in Earth Stewardship. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9, 535.

Weller, P., Sennetti, J., & Poulson, L. (2012). Sarbanes-Oxley and the Need for Audit Committee Independence: Contrary Evidence in the Textile Industry.  Advances in Business Research, 2 , (1), 179-193.

Redington, D. & Russell, R. A. (2012). Creating, Implementing, and Integrating a First-Year Statistics Requirement. Teaching Statistics, 34, (2), 50-55.

Rich, C. & Valle, M. (2012). Quality Control Tools: A Classroom Exercise. Business Education Innovation Journal, 4, (2), 87-93.

Honeycutt, E., Hodge, S., & Rodriguez, M. (2012). Culture’s Mediating Role on Global Sales Training. Journal of Selling and Major Account Management, 24-32.

Rodriguez, M., Peterson, R., & Krishnan, V. (2012). Social Media’s Influence on Business-to-Business Sales Performance. Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, 32, (3), 367-381.

Rodriguez, M. & Peterson, R. (2012). The Role of Social CRM and its Potential Impact on Lead Generations in Business-to-Business Marketing. International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, 7, (2), 180-193.

Rodriguez, M., & Yim, F. (2011). Utilization of CRM and its impact in sales performance: a study of sales professionals working in a virtual environment. International Journal of Electronic Customer Relationship Management, 5, (3/4), 203-219.

Rodriguez, M. & Honeycutt, E. (2011). Customer Relationship Management’s Impact on B to B Sales Professionals’ Collaboration and Sales Performance. Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, 18, (4).

Peterson, R., Rodriguez, M. & Krishnan, V. (2011). CRM and Sales Pipeline Management – Empirical Results for Managing Opportunities.  Marketing Management Journal, 21, (1), 60-70.

Rodriguez, M. & Boyer, S. (2010). Efficient Utilization for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Technology – Application of Self-Directed Learning. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 4, (1/2), 3-14. 

Fock, H., Yim, F., & Rodriguez, M. (2010). The Effects of Relationship with Sales Supervisor on Work Meaning of Salespeople – The Case of Canadian Versus Chinese.  Industrial Marketing Management, 39, 1069-1077.

Rodriguez, M. (2009). Sales Leaders as Senior Level Management: Application of Upper Echelon Theory for High Growth Companies.  Journal of Selling and Major Account Management, 8, (4), 23-31.

Rouse, K.E. & McMullen, S. (2012). The Impact of Year-Round Schooling on Academic Achievement: Evidence from Mandatory School Calendar Conversions. AEJ: Economic Policy, 4, (4), 230-252.

Rouse, K.E. & McMullen, S. (2012). School Crowding, Year-Round Schooling and Mobile Classroom Use: Evidence from North Carolina.  Economics of Education Review, 31, (5), 812-823.

Rouse, K.E. (2012). The Impact of High School Leadership on Subsequent Educational Attainment. Social Science Quarterly, 93, (1), 110-129.

Bailey, C. D., Scott, I. & Thoma, S. (2011). Revitalizing Accounting Ethics Research in the Neo-Kohlbergian Framework: Putting the DIT into Perspective. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 22, (2), 1-26.

Bailey, C. D., Scott, I. & Hyde, J., (2010).  Publication Trends in Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting and Research on Accounting Ethics, and a Database of the Articles. Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, 14, 175-186.

Meisami, A., Kadapakkam, P., & Shi, Y. (2009). Lost in Translation: Delayed Ex-dividend Adjustment of Hong Kong ADRs. Journal of Banking and Finance, 34, (3), 647-655.

Strempek, R. B. (2011). Teaching Enterprise Network: An Alternative Structure for Entrepreneurship Programs. Journal of Financial Education, (1/2), 131-139.

Strempek, R. B., Husted, S. W., & Gray, P. (2010). Integrated Business Core Curricula (Undergraduate): What Have We Learned in Over Twenty Years? Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 14, 19-34.

Gupta, N., Pavlik, R., & Synn, W. (2012).  Adding “Value” to Sustainable Post-Retirement Portfolios. Financial Services Review, 21, (1), 19-33.

Gupta, N. & Synn, W. (2010, February). Valuing Investment Decisions: Flotation Costs and Capital Budgeting. Journal of Business and Economics Research, 8, (2), 73-78.

DiRienzo, C., Das, J., Synn, W., Kitts, J., & McGrath, K. (2010). The Relationship Between MBTI and Academic Performance: A Study Across Academic Disciplines. The Journal of Psychological Type, 70 (5), 53-67.

Tiemann, T. & Miller, P. (2013). Reducing Sprawl, Riding the Bus and Losing Weight in America. Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and ExtraUrban Studies, 3.

Barbour, J. L. & Tiemann, T. K. (2012). Crafters and competition: the impact of amateurs. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 1, (5), 131-135.

Tiemann, T., Atkins, K., & Scott, A. (2012). Sidewalks, Streetscapes and Walkability.  Spaces and Flows, An International Journal of Urban and Extraurban Studies, 2, (3), 41-50.

DeLoach, S. & Tiemann, T. (2012). Not driving alone? American Commuting in the Twenty-first Century, Transportation, 39, (3), 521-537.

DiRienzo, C., Das, J., and Tiemann, T. (2009). A Global Tolerance Index. Competitiveness Review, 18 (3), 192-205.

Niederman, F., Alhorr, H., Park, Y., & Tolmie, C. (2012). Global Information Management Research: What have we Learned in the Past Decade? Journal of Global Information Management, 20, (1), 18-56.

Leupold, C., Ellis, L, & Valle, M. (2013). Job Embeddedness and Retail Pharmacists’ Intention to Leave. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 16, (4), 197-216.

Valle, M. & Norvell, T. (2013). Using Monte Carlo Simulation to Teach Students about Forecast Uncertainty. Business Education Innovation Journal, 5, (2).

Rich, C. & Valle, M. (2012). Quality Control Tools: A Classroom Exercise. Business Education Innovation Journal, 4, (2), 87-93.

Valle, M., O’Mara, K., & Cassill, A. (2012). Staking out the middle ground in undergraduate business education. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 24, (3), 191-206.

Valle, M. & O’Mara, K.. (2012). Targeted Instruction for Executive Education: Classifying Participants to Enhance Program Delivery. Journal of Executive Education, 11, (1), 1-13.

Valle, M. & Levy, D. (2011). Bad Character and Leadership: Exploring the Consequences of Abusive Supervision in the Armed Forces. Journal of Character and Leadership Integration, 2, (1), 7-15.

Valle, M. & Schultz, K. (2011). The etiology of top-tier publications in management: A status attainment perspective on academic career success. Career Development International, 16, (3), 220-237.

Valle, M. (2010). Tweaking the paper planes exercise: Using Cost-Volume-Profit (CVP) analysis to enhance student understanding of production costs and projected profits. Business Education Innovation Journal, 2, (2), 29-34.

Valle, M. & O’Mara, K. (2010). The New Reality: Holding On and Letting Go. Journal of Executive Education, 9, (1), 17-31.

Burpitt, W.J. & Valle, M. (2010). Balancing Exploration and Exploitation in a Declining Industry: Antecedents to Firm Adaptation Strategy and Performance. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 21, (1), 1-17.

Valle, M. & Pavlik, R. (2009). Predicting the Investment Decisions of Managers
Under the Influence of Stock Option Incentives. Journal of Management Research, 9, (3), 133-141.

Weller, P., Sennetti, J., & Poulson, L. (2012). Sarbanes-Oxley and the Need for Audit Committee Independence: Contrary Evidence in the Textile Industry.  Advances in Business Research, 2 , (1), 179-193.

Yap, A.Y. (2011). Information Systems for Global Financial Markets: Emerging Developments and Effects. Hershey: IGI Global Publishing, 498 pages.

Fung, H.-G., Tse, Y., & Zhao, L. (2013). Are stock markets in Asia related to carry trade? Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 25, 200-216.

Fung, H.-G., Tse, Y., Yau, & Zhao, L. (2013). A leader of the world commodity futures markets in the making? The case of China’s commodity futures. International Review of Financial Analysis, 27, 103-114.

Tse, Y., & Zhao, L. (2012). The Relationship between Currency Carry Trades and U.S. Stocks. Journal of Futures Markets, 32, (3), 252-271.

Tse, Y., & Zhao, L. (2011). Commodity Prices and Currency Rates: An Intraday Analysis. International Review of Accounting, Banking and Finance, 3, (4), 25-48.

Fung, H.-G., Zhang, G., & Zhao, L. (2009). China’s Equity Warrants Market. The Chinese Economy, 42, (1), 86-97.