Academics

2008-2009 Presentations

May 2009

May 13 - Noon - 1:30 pm, Room 2
Jeffery Smith, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Managerial Authority as Political Authority"

April 2009
Faculty Presentation
April 8 - Noon- 1:30 pm, Room 2
Bing Bai, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "The Impact of National Culture on High Performance Work Practices in U.S. MNCs Affiliates"

March 2009
Faculty Presentation
Mar. 11 - Noon -1:30 pm, Room 2
Avijit Sarkar, School of Business and Satish Thosar, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Spatial Clustering of IPO Firms"

February 2009
Faculty Presentation
Feb 11 - Noon - 1:30 pm
Mak Kaboudan, School of Business Faculty
Topics: "Predicting the S&P/Case-Shiller Housing Price Index for the LA Metro Area" and "Forecasting the Sun's Next Magnetic Activity Peak"

January 2009
Faculty Presentation Jan 14 - Noon - 1:30 pm, Room 2
Brian Kurbjeweit, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Understanding the Relationships between Law, Ethics, Economics and Science."

December 2008
Faculty Presentation
Dec. 10 - 1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Room 2
Monica Perry, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Interdisciplinary Research Project Possibilities - How is your favorite theory applied in other disciplines?"

November 2008
Faculty Presentation
Nov. 12 - 1 - 2:30 p.m. Room 202
Rama Ramakrishna and Avijit Sarkar, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Infusion of Spatial Analysis and GIS in Business School Curriculum - A Status Report"

Jim Spee, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Sustainable Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum"

October 2008
Research Series
Oct. 15 - Noon - 1:30 pm Hornby Hall, Room 202
Roger Pick, University of Missouri - MIS Professor
Topic: "Does 'IT Doesn't Matter' Matter"

Business Research Symposium III, ESRI - School of Business
Oct. 29 - 9 am - 1 pm, Bulldog/Och Tamale Room
ESRI - School of Business at U of R Topic: "Focus on Small Business GIS"

September 2008
Faculty Presentation
Sept. 10 - 1 -2:30 p.m. Room 202
Satish Thosar, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Unintended consequences: Where policy meets theory."

Johannes Moenius, School of Business Faculty
Topic: "Offshore Decision Support with GIS"


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