Business faculty report publications

Faculty in the ECU College of Business have reported the following recent publications:

Articles by Haozhe Chen, Marketing and Supply Chain Management:

  • “Logistics Service Orientation: An Integrated Strategy to Build Logistics Service Competency” in the Journal of Transportation Management
  • “Organizational Structure and Logistics Service Innovation,” in the International Journal of Logistics Management
  • “Manufacturer-Supplier Guanxi Strategy: An Examination of Contingent Environmental Factors,” in Industrial Marketing Management

By Chen with John Kros,

  • “Technology Emergency between Mandate and Acceptance” An Exploratory Examination of RFID,” in the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management
  • “The Adoption and Utilization of Online Auctions by Supply Chain Managers,” in Transportation Research Part E

By Chen with William Swart,

  • “Human Performance in Supply Chain Management,” in the Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal.

By Management faculty Joseph Tomkiewicz with Kenneth Bass and Joanna Robinson, “Students’ Propensity Toward Business Ownership” in the College Student Journal.

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Business faculty report publications

Faculty from the College of Business have reported the following publications:

An article by accounting professor Denise E. Dickens, “Knowledge transfer among experts: lessons from audit partner rotation” appeared in the International Journal of Corporate Governance.

An article by management faculty Shanan Gibson, Bill McDowell and Michael Harris, “Examining Minority Business Enterprises as Government Contractors” appeared in the Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship.

An article by marketing and supply chain management professor Tracy Tuten, “Social media picture posting and souvenir purchasing behavior: Some initial findings,” appeared in Tourism Management.

 

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Joyner Faculty report presentations, publications

ECU librarians Carolyn Willis, Jeanne Hoover and Clark Nall received notification that their poster presentation proposal was selected for this year’s ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) 2013 Conference in Indianapolis for their work with Project STEPP.

Housed in Joyner Library, Project STEPP serves college students with documented learning disabilities. The program offers academic, social and life-skills support to motivated and committed students who show the potential to succeed in college.

The title of their presentation is “Teach, Assess, and Redesign: Creating a framework of universal design for learning for students with learning disabilities.”

A poster session by Joyner Library staff Mark Sanders and Angela Whitehurst, “Don’t be Lost in Space:  Assess, Renovate, and Repurpose your Library” was presented for the North Carolina Library Association meeting in Thomasville.

An article by Sanders, “Creating a safe haven for university students:  How are we doing?” appeared in the Journal of Access Services.

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Geography professor earns Fulbright

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Tom Crawford, associate professor in the East Carolina University Department of Geography, has been awarded a 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research.

Crawford will spend the spring semester in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland conducting research on the impacts of urban spatial form on greenhouse gas emissions. His project began Feb. 1.

Crawford is one of the 1,200 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in 2012-2013.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The program is one of the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange programs in the U.S.

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Book co-edited by English professor named to best books list

A book co-edited by ECU English professor Dr. Kenneth Parille, “The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist,” was selected by the Washington Post as one of its Best Books of 2012.

Parille also contributed an essay to the publication. He was quoted in 2012 in the New York Times for a feature on Clowes and one of his essays on the graphic novelist appeared in the 2010 collection, “The Best American Comics Criticism.”

Read the Washington Post best books list .

Read the March 2012 New York Times article in which Parille is quoted.  Read more about Parille.

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