East Carolina University marketing and supply chain management professor Christine Kowalcyzk was interviewed on NPR regarding the potential for Paula Deen to recover her image following charges of racial discrimination.
ECU finance professor James Kleckley, director of the Bureau of Business Research, was quoted in a News & Observer article about how state budget plans are affecting rural areas.
He addressed the Senate proposal to defund the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center, explaining that it is harder to attract jobs to rural counties.
Faculty in the College of Business have reported the following new publications:
- By Denise E. Dickins (Accounting), “The Importance of Sample Selection: An Instructional Resource using U.S. Presidential Elections” in the Journal of Accounting Education; and “ Practitioner Summary of Mandatory Audit Partner Rotation: Perceptions of Audit Quality Consequences” in Current Issues in Auditing
- By Susan DelVecchio and Kenneth Anselmi (Marketing and Supply Chain Management), “Big Brother or Big Bother: E-Monitoring the Salesforce,” in the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing
- By Shanan Gibson, Michael Harris and Bill McDowell (Management), “Organizational Efficacy of Small & Medium-Sized Suppliers: The Role of Information Quality and Continuous Improvement Quality,” in the Journal of Small Business Strategy.
- By Brenda Wells (Finance), “Recovering from Poor Hiring Decisions: A Case in Direct Sales” in the Small Business Institute Journal.
Robert Earl “Bob” Schellenberger, former chair of Decision Sciences in the College of Business, died May 27.
Schellenberger was active in Peace Presbyterian Church of Winterville, the Golden K Kiwanis Club, the Pitt Boys and Girls Club and Boy Scouts. Survivors include his wife, two sons and a daughter.