Doctor of Philosophy in Business

Graduate Program - Business Students
Full-time Program

Ph.D. Placements

Ph.D. In Accounting

2020

Yijun Li

Dissertation:

The Economic Consequences of Tax Disclosure Regulation: Evidence from FIN 48

Initial Placement:

Erasmus University

Qiyang LIan

Dissertation:

An Examination on Audit Office’s Client Portfolio Around Fraud Event

Initial Placement:

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Chenxi Lin

Dissertation:

Do Misstatement Correction Disclosures Reflect Impaired Auditor Independence?

Initial Placement:

University of Oklahoma

2018

Feng Guo

Dissertation:

Essays on Corporate Disclosure Policies

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

John Conrad Naegle

Dissertation:

The Determinants of the Existence and Extent of Delays in Naming a Successor Auditor

Initial Placement:

Missouri State University

Zac Wiebe

Dissertation:

Essays on Financial Reporting in Corporate Spinoffs

Initial Placement:

University of Arkansas

2016

Matt Sherwood

Dissertation:

The Influence of Regulation of Audit Quality and Audit Fees

Initial Placement:

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2015

Ken Dalton

Dissertation:

The Joint Effects of Psychological Distance and Counterexplanation on Analysts' Forecast Optimism

Initial Placement:

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Elizabeth Fuerherm

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Factors Impacting Audit Quality

Initial Placement:

Goldman Sachs

Christine Porter

Dissertation:

Essays on the Audit Market for Banks

Initial Placement:

Wichita State University

2013

Juan Mao

Dissertation:

Essays on U.S. Listed Chinese Reverse Merger Firms

Initial Placement:

University of Texas at San Antonio

Helen Janie Whiteaker-Poe

Dissertation:

Three Essays On How U.S. Multinational Corporations Use Foreign Affiliated To Reduce Tax Burdens

Initial Placement:

Baylor University

2012

Sunita Rao

Dissertation:

Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Investigation of Assurance Process, Assurance Characteristics and Assurance Frameworks Used

Initial Placement:

Park University

Yang Xu

Dissertation:

Three Essays on the Effect of Financial Expertise in Corporate Governance Restatements

Initial Placement:

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

2010

Ying Huang

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Characteristics and Consequences of Financial Statement Restatements

Initial Placement:

University of Louisville

2009

Qian Wang

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Segment Reporting

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

2007

Chan Li

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting

Initial Placement:

University of Pittsburgh

2006

JeeHae Lim

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Information Technology and Firm Performance

Initial Placement:

University of Waterloo

2005

Lei Gao

Dissertation:

Investigation of the Perpetration and Concealment Process of Management Fraud: An Empirical Analysis of Fraud Schemes

Initial Placement:

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2004

Lili Sun

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Audit Risk Assessment

Initial Placement:

Rutgers University

1999

Keith Harrison

Dissertation:

Evaluation and Aggregation of Audit Evidence Under Uncertainty: An Empirical Study of Belief Functions

Initial Placement:

Truman State University

1997

Margaret P. Reed

Dissertation:

An Empirical Study on the Effects of Earnings Management and Tax Objectives on Advertising, R&D and Capital Expenditure Decisions

Initial Placement:

University of Cincinnati

1996

Peter Gillett

Dissertation:

A Comparative Study of Audit Evidence and Audit Planning Models Using Uncertain Reasoning

Initial Placement:

Rutgers University

1994

Kurt Fanning

Dissertation:

The Litigation Problem: Analytical Procedures for Detecting Fraudulent Financial Statements

Initial Placement:

Southern University New York

Robert Stangl

Dissertation:

Corporate Audit Committees

Initial Placement:

Heritage College

Nicos Vaefeas

Dissertation:

An Investigation of Share Repurchases: Firm Performance, Corporate Governance and the Free Cash Flow Hypothesis

Initial Placement:

University of Cyprus

1993

Mun Soo Choi

Dissertation:

A Theory of Self-Sacrificial Leadership

Initial Placement:

University of Ottawa

Byung-Chull Lee

Dissertation:

The Economic Consequences of the Accounting Rule for Software Costs

Initial Placement:

Government of South Korea

Juliann Mazachek

Dissertation:

The Impact of Accounting Performance Measures on Managerial Behavior: A Model and Survey

Initial Placement:

Washburn University

Kanalis Ockree

Dissertation:

Determinants and Economic Effects of Adoption of a Just-in-Time Production Philosophy: Empirical Analyses and Field Study

Initial Placement:

Washburn University

K.P. Ramaswamy

Dissertation:

Long-Term Performance Issues of Mergers & Acquisitions

Initial Placement:

University of New Hampshire

1992

Jane Stoneback

Dissertation:

Essays on the Influence of the Stages of Organizational Development on Policy Choice

Initial Placement:

Central Connecticut State University

1991

Saurav Dutta

Dissertation:

Evidence Aggregation for Planning and Evaluation of Audit: A Theoretical Study

Initial Placement:

Rutgers University

Srinivasan Ragothaman

Dissertation:

Economic Implications of Asset Writedown Disclosure Policy

Initial Placement:

University of South Dakota

1990

Teresa D. Trapani

Dissertation:

An Investigation of the Relationship between CEO Compensation and CEO Trading Profits

Initial Placement:

Texas Christian University

1988

Ilene K. Kleinsorge

Dissertation:

Incorporation of Quality Considerations in Measuring Relative Technical Efficiency of Nursing Homes

Initial Placement:

Oregon State University

1987

Paul Wertheim

Dissertation:

An Empirical Analysis of Current State Trending Formulas

Initial Placement:

Abilene Christian University

1986

Marvin Bouillon

Dissertation:

The Economic Determinants of the Decision to Liquidate LIFO Inventory Quantities

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

1984

Frederick Sellers

Dissertation:

Zero-Base Budgeting: Implications for the Decision of Accounting Systems

Initial Placement:

Southwestern University

1983

Darryl L. Craig

Dissertation:

The Relationship Between Accounting Methods, Earnings-Price Ratios and Market Returns

Initial Placement:

Penn State University

Susan F. Haka

Dissertation:

An Investigation of the Relationship Between Sophisticated Capital Budgeting Techniques and Firm Performance

Initial Placement:

Michigan State University

1980

John Fisher

Dissertation:

Net Income as an Indicator of Future Net Cash Inflows from Operations

Initial Placement:

HHS/OIG Office of Audit

Doug Schroeder

Dissertation:

Expectations Data and the Stochastic Properties of Accounting Numbers: A Multiple Time Series Methodology

Initial Placement:

Purdue University

Lynn Thomas

Dissertation:

The Information Content of Replacement Cost Data

Initial Placement:

Texas A&M

1979

David F. Larcker

Dissertation:

Strategic Decision Processes and Implications for the Design of Accounting Information

Initial Placement:

Northwestern University

1975

Lauren Freidman

Dissertation:

The Theory and the Format of an Income Statement to Accompany Exit-Price Financial Statements

Initial Placement:

Accounting Design Technology

Wilmer Huffman

Dissertation:

An Empirical Test of the Debtor-Creditor Hypothesis

Initial Placement:

Pittsburgh State University

1974

Frederick Kirschman

Dissertation:

A Computer-Based Evaluation of an Axiomatic Accounting Theory

Initial Placement:

DuPont

1971

Richard E. Flaherty

Dissertation:

A Theoretical and Empirical Inquiry into the Nature of Historical Cost Exchange Valuation

Initial Placement:

Oklahoma State University

Melvin O’Connor

Dissertation:

An Empirical Examination of the Usefulness of Financial Ratios to Investors in Common Stocks

Initial Placement:

Michigan State University

1970

Ralph E. Smith

Dissertation:

Inflation Hedges and Common Stocks

Initial Placement:

Arizona State University

Ph.D. in Analytics and Operations

2020

Zheng Han

Dissertation:

Payment and Pricing in Service Systems

Initial Placement:

University of Science and Technology of China

Yi Tan

Dissertation:

Essays on new methods for classification problems and applications

Initial Placement:

University of Alabama - Huntsville

Lu Wang

Dissertation:

An Empirical Study of the Impact of Crowding on Service Systems

Initial Placement:

Ball State University

2018

Sumanta Singha

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Feature and Model Selection for Classification and Regression Problems

Initial Placement:

Indian School of Business

2008

Esma Nur Cinicioglu

Dissertation:

On Solving Stochastic PERT Networks and Using RFIDs for Operations Management

Initial Placement:

Istanbul University

2006

Mohammad Rahman

Dissertation:

Essays Analyzing Essays Analyzing Blogs and Wikipedia

Initial Placement:

Redlands University

2005

Barry Cobb

Dissertation:

Inference and Decision Making in Hybrid Probabilistic Graphical Models

Initial Placement:

Virginia Military Institute

Saverio Manago

Dissertation:

Knowledge-Based Bayesian Networks for Discriminant Analysis

Initial Placement:

United States Army

2003

Riza Demirer

Dissertation:

Two Essays on Derivatives: Asymmetric Correlations of Futures Markets and Optimal Hedging, and Modeling Real Options using Influence Diagrams: Valuing a Biotechnology Firm

Initial Placement:

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Phan Hong Giang

Dissertation:

A Decision Theory for Non-Probabilistic Uncertainty and Its Applications

Initial Placement:

Siemens Medical Solutions USA

1998

Jae Joon Lee

Dissertation:

Eliminating Parameter Unvertainty in Signal Extraction Using Bayesian Inference with Monte Carlo Integration

Initial Placement:

State University of New York at New Paltz

1995

Ali Jenzarli

Dissertation:

Modeling Dependence in Project Management

Initial Placement:

The University of Tampa

Liping Liu

Dissertation:

A Theory of Coarse Utility and Its Applications to Portfolio Analysis

Initial Placement:

Albany State College

1992

Pierre Ndilikilikesha

Dissertation:

A Study of Influence Diagrams and Their Generalizations

Initial Placement:

Duke University

1991

Yong Shi

Dissertation:

Optimal Linear Production Systems: Models, Algorithms, and Computer Support System

Initial Placement:

University of Nebraska Omaha

1990

Dazhi Zhang

Dissertation:

Competence Set Analysis: Process and Stability

Initial Placement:

Iona College

1989

Francis Wondolowski

Dissertation:

A Model of Methodology for the Effective Use of Linear Programming in Decision Support Systems

Initial Placement:

East Carolina University

1987

Khaled Mellouli

Dissertation:

On the Propogation of Beliefs in Networks Using Dempster-Shafer Theory of Evidence

Initial Placement:

University of Tunis

Abdelwahad Trabelsi

Dissertation:

Sequential Adjustments of Time Series to Multiple Stochastic Benchmarks: A Constrained Signal Extraction Approach

Initial Placement:

University of Tunis

1986

Yoon-Ro Lee

Dissertation:

A Linear Feasibility Transformation and Interactive Goal-Seeking Approach for Multicriteria Decision Problems

Initial Placement:

Hofstra University

Antonie Stam

Dissertation:

Order Reductions for the Marginal of Multivariate ARMIA Time Series Models

Initial Placement:

University of Georgia

1985

Henry Rasch

Dissertation:

An Extension of Compromise Fractional Factorial Designs with Applications to Holistic Orthogonal Parameter Estimation

Initial Placement:

University of Kentucky

1984

R. Natarajan

Dissertation:

Equilibrium and Efficiency with Information as a Public Good

Initial Placement:

Tennessee Tech University

1983

Su-Jin Chan

Dissertation:

Decision Dynamics, Habitual Domains, and Conflict Solvability

Initial Placement:

IBM Santa Teresa Laboratory

Teresita Leyell Salinas

Dissertation:

Modeling Time Series with Trading Day Variation

Initial Placement:

Washburn University

1975

Robert Miller

Dissertation:

Bounds for the Solution of Two-Stage Programming with Random Technology Matrix

Initial Placement:

Northern Illinois University

1974

Henry Person

Dissertation:

A Methodology for Designing Conversational Decision Systems with Applications to Project Selection Problems Formulated as 0-1 Integer Linear Programming Problems

Initial Placement:

University of Minnesota

1971

Gerold LaCava

Dissertation:

In Stochastic Linear Programming: A Study of Risk-Aversion and Duality

Initial Placement:

Boise State University

Ph.D. in Finance

2018

Joe Fairchild

Dissertation:

Three Essays in Bank Risk Management

Initial Placement:

Bank of America

Yaoyi Xi

Dissertation:

Manager Personal Traits and Financial Decisions

Initial Placement:

San Diego State University

2016

Zhao Zhao He

Dissertation:

Talent, Innovation,and the U.S. Cash Hoards

Initial Placement:

University of New Hampshire

Minjie Huang

Dissertation:

Essays on Executive Compensation

Initial Placement:

University of Louisville

Yeonju Jang

Dissertation:

Three Essay on Commercial Bank Management and Its Impact on the Local Economy

Initial Placement:

Florida International University

Chao Jiang

Dissertation:

Essays on Empirical Asset Pricing and Insider Trading

Initial Placement:

University of South Carolina

2015

Han Yu

Dissertation:

Essays on Merger Gains and Short Seller Ahead of Going Concern Reports

Initial Placement:

Southern Connecticut State University

2013

Lijing Du

Dissertation:

Essays on Market Efficiency and Distress Risk

Initial Placement:

Towson University

Jian Huang

Dissertation:

Essays on Initial Public Offerings and the Disciplinary Effects of Proxy Contests

Initial Placement:

Towson University

Gokhan Torna

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Traditional and Nontraditional Banking and Portfolio Decisions

Initial Placement:

Stony Brook University

2010

Shane Moser

Dissertation:

Essays on Venture Capital Syndication and the Informational Efficiency of the Corporate Bond Market

Initial Placement:

University of Mississippi

2008

Hilla Rantala

Dissertation:

Essays in International Finance

Initial Placement:

University of Wyoming

2007

Eli Beracha

Dissertation:

Essays on Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance

Initial Placement:

East Carolina University

Ron Mau

Dissertation:

Essays on Finance: Prediction Markets, Corporate Governance and Compensation

Initial Placement:

Western Carolina University

Ying “Jenny” Zhang

Dissertation:

Essays on Disclosure, Firm Value, and Financing Activity

Initial Placement:

Missouri State University

2006

Na Dai

Dissertation:

Essays on Venture Capital

Initial Placement:

University of New Mexico

2000

Marianne Dunklin

Dissertation:

The Effects of Debt, Size and Investment in Nonbank Activities on the Risk and Return Characteristics of Bank Holding Companies

Initial Placement:

California State University, Fresno

1999

David Shaffer

Dissertation:

Two Essays on Futures Hedging

Initial Placement:

Villanova University

1998

Karyl Leggio

Dissertation:

Firm Value in Deregulating Industries

Initial Placement:

University of Missouri-Kansas City

1997

Diane Lander

Dissertation:

Modeling and Valuing Real Options: An Influence Diagram Approach

Initial Placement:

Babson College

1996

John Peterson

Dissertation:

Futures Volatility Behavior Surrounding Trading Volume Changes Associated with Contact Expiration Dates

Initial Placement:

Northern State University

1995

Kevin Bracker

Dissertation:

Non Stationarity in the Correlation Structure Across National Stock Markets

Initial Placement:

Pittsburg State University

Diane Scott Docking

Dissertation:

The Robustness of Event Study Methodology When Accounting for Various Underlying Market Conditions

Initial Placement:

Northern Illinois University

1994

Elaine Jones

Dissertation:

Long-term Performance Implications of Shark repellent Adoptions

Initial Placement:

Central Missouri State University

1992

Kathryn Kelm

Dissertation:

Shareholder Wealth Impacts of Research and Development Activity Announcements

Initial Placement:

Emporia State University

Laurian Lytle

Dissertation:

The Stock Market Impact of Social Pressure: The South Africa Divestment Case

Initial Placement:

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

1991

Stuart Michelson

Dissertation:

Corporate Capital Expenditures, Tax Laws, Assets-In-Place, and the Market Value of the Firm

Initial Placement:

Eastern Illinois University

Catherine Shenoy

Dissertation:

The Information Effects of Financial Leverage: A Dynamic Approach

Initial Placement:

Kansas State University

1990

Robert Hull

Dissertation:

A Test of the Capital Structure Relevance Hypothesis Employing Pure Leverage Changes

Initial Placement:

Washburn University

1989

Daniel P. Klein

Dissertation:

Determination of Underwriters Spreads for Initial Public Offerings

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

1988

Rich Fortin

Dissertation:

A Longitudinal Study of OTC Dealer Proportional Bid-Ask Spreads

Initial Placement:

New Mexico State

Nancy Weatherholt

Dissertation:

Examination of Initiating Dividend Effects

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

1986

Bong Yang

Dissertation:

The Effect of the Fed’s Announcement of OTC Margin Stocks on the Dealer’s Bid-Ask Spread

Initial Placement:

Sejong University

1984

Hyong Lee

Dissertation:

An Empirical Test of the Contingent-Claim Valuation Model for Convertible Bonds

Initial Placement:

Korean Banking Institute

1978

Gary Emery

Dissertation:

A Stochastic Process Approach to the Investment in Liquid Assets

Initial Placement:

Washington University

1977

Douglas R. Emery

Dissertation:

The Diagnostic Role of Error Analysis in Discriminating among Algebraic Models of Choice

Initial Placement:

University of Calgary

1976

Stanley Martin, Jr

Dissertation:

Common Stock and Grain Futures Portfolios

Initial Placement:

University of Wyoming

1974

Larry Meeker

Dissertation:

A Sensitivity Analysis of the Mean Variance Capital Budgeting Model

Initial Placement:

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Gary Schugart

Dissertation:

A Discriminant Analysis of Exceptional Earnings Growth

Initial Placement:

Texas A&M University

Ph.D. in Human Resources Management

2020

JInhwan Jo

Initial Placement:

Wright State University

2017

Dongni Wan

Dissertation:

Value Creating or Value Capturing? An Examination of Human Capital Usage Flexibility

Initial Placement:

Missouri Western State Univeristy

2016

Pingshu Li

Dissertation:

The Loss of Human Capital, Social Capital and Stars: Collective Turnover and Unit-Level Performance

Initial Placement:

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Ken Ward

Dissertation:

Can a Student Run Business Capstone Course Generate Relevant Forces That Last a Life Time - You Bet it Can.

Initial Placement:

University of Kansas

2014

Jan Super

Dissertation:

Pay Dispersion: The Effect on Attitudes and Knowledge Sharing Behaviors

Initial Placement:

Murray State University

2013

Ghadir Ishqaidef

Dissertation:

Disposable Workforce or Valuable Resources? Exploring the Role of Strategic Position and High Performance Work Systems in Temporary Staffing Firms,

Initial Placement:

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

2009

Yong Yeon Ji

Dissertation:

Uncovering the Role of Human Resource Management in Organizational Turnarounds: Supernumerary or Supporting Actor?

Initial Placement:

Towson University

2008

Jake Messersmith

Dissertation:

Transforming Caterpillars Into Butterflies: The Role of Managerial Values and HR Systems in the Performance of Emergent Organizations

Initial Placement:

George Washington University

2007

LeAnne Coder

Dissertation:

Understanding Voluntary Turnover: Comparing Factors of Employer Change and Career Change in a Sample of Professional Workers

Initial Placement:

Western Kentucky University

1999

Jennifer Keil

Dissertation:

Compensation Risk Preferences

Initial Placement:

Hamline University

1998

Venkata Bendapudi

Dissertation:

The Shamrock Organization: Determinants and Consequences of Externalization

Initial Placement:

Ohio State University

Charles Stevens

Dissertation:

Selecting Employees for the New Millennium: The Use of Personality Instruments in the Assessment of Person-Organization Fit

Initial Placement:

North Dakota State

1993

Daniel Petree

Dissertation:

Impact of Areawide Labor-Management Committees on Local Labor Climate, Firm Location and Employment

Initial Placement:

Rockhurst College

1990

Yvonne Stedham

Dissertation:

The Effect of Fringe Benefits on Employee Retention: An Evaluation of Employer Responsiveness to Socio-Economic Changes in the Work Place

Initial Placement:

University of Nevada

1989

Steven Thomas

Dissertation:

Two-Tier Collective Bargaining Agreements and Firm Performance

Initial Placement:

Southwest Missouri State

1988

Robert D. Bretz

Dissertation:

Exploring the Role of Human Resource Systems in the Organizational Choice Process: A Person-Organization Interactionist Perspective

Initial Placement:

Cornell University

1987

Nancy Brown Johnson

Dissertation:

The Cost and Benefits of Unionization Under Deregulation: The Case of the Airlines

Initial Placement:

University of Kentucky

1985

Sara Barbor Rasch

Dissertation:

An Examination of Wage Contour Hypothesis: Image Leadership in United States Construction Industry

Initial Placement:

Winona State University

1975

Charles R. (Bob) Greer

Dissertation:

The Relationship of Returns to Investment in College Education and Major Area Selection

Initial Placement:

Oklahoma State University

Ph.D. in Information Systems

2014

Mike Ellis

Dissertation:

A Model of Data as an Organizational Asset

Initial Placement:

Central Arkansas

2013

Kiljae (Kay) Lee

Dissertation:

The Effect of Interactivity on outcome Expectations and Confidence in Computer Supported Task Environment

Initial Placement:

Emory Riddle Aeronautical University

2012

Yucong Liu

Dissertation:

Business Value of Information Technology In Network Environments

Initial Placement:

Mansfield University

2011

Wenying "Nan" Sun

Dissertation:

The True Cost of Pair Programming: Development Of A Comprehensive Model and Test

Initial Placement:

Washburn University

2008

Miguel Aguirre

Dissertation:

An Empirical Investigation Into the Moderating Relationship of Computer Self-Efficacy on Performance In a Computer-Supported Task

Initial Placement:

DePaul University

2004

Matt Bovee

Dissertation:

Information Quality: A conceptual Framework and Empirical Validation

Initial Placement:

University of Vermont

2003

Mari Buche

Dissertation:

IT Professional Work Identity: Constructs and Outcomes

Initial Placement:

Michigan Technological University

2001

Deborah J. Armstrong

Dissertation:

Charting the Rocky Shoals of an Object-Oriented Mindshift

Initial Placement:

University of Arkansas

Ph.D. in Marketing

2019

Luxi Chai

Dissertation:

Two Essays on the Dark Side of Curiosity in Marketing Transactions

Initial Placement:

Missouri Southern State University

Bingqing "Miranda" Yin

Dissertation:

Pre-Giving Incentives and Protagonist Foci: Two Essays on Charity Advertising Effectiveness

Initial Placement:

John Carroll University

2018

Amin Attari

Dissertation:

Two Essays on Consumer Judgment and Decision Making Under Risk and Uncertainty

Initial Placement:

NEOMA Business School

Frank Cabano

Dissertation:

Social Identity-Based Barriers to Pro-Environmental Consumer Behavior

Initial Placement:

University of Texas at El Paso

Marija Grishin

Dissertation:

Communications and Health: The Role of Impression Management Concerns and Food Associations on Food Choice

Initial Placement:

University College Dublin

2016

Samer Sarofim

Dissertation:

When I Believe, I Am Biased: Two Essays on When and How Consumer Beliefs Lead to Judgment Bias

Initial Placement:

University of South Dakota

2015

Minghui Ma

Dissertation:

Two Essays on the Compensation of Marketing Agents

Initial Placement:

Appalachian State University

2014

Priyam Rangan

Dissertation:

Impact of Death-Related Television Programming on Advertising Evaluation

Initial Placement:

The College at Brockport (SUNY)

2013

Jungsil Choi

Dissertation:

Revisiting Positive and Negative Charity Appeal Effectiveness: Moderation Effect of Color and Victim-type

Initial Placement:

Cleveland State University

Duane Myer

Dissertation:

Essays on the Reaction of Financial Markets to Two Marketing Investments: Sports Sponsorships and Sales Force Sizing

Initial Placement:

Pepperdine University

2012

Zelin Zhang

Dissertation:

Design and Pricing of Probilistic Quality

Initial Placement:

Renmin University

2011

Pronobesh Banerjee

Dissertation:

Impact Of Self And Temporal Construal On Brand Categorization And Extension Evaluation

Initial Placement:

Winston-Salem State University

2010

Ze Wang

Dissertation:

Impact of Cultural Differences in Affect Valuation on Customer Decision Making

Initial Placement:

University of Central Florida

2007

Beom Joon Choi

Dissertation:

Essays on Mail-In Rebates

Initial Placement:

California State University, Sacramento

2006

Anurag Pant

Dissertation:

Multimedia Effects on Memory: Exploring the Visual Channel Load Explanation for the Redundancy Effect

Initial Placement:

University of Kansas

Vivek Himmat Patil

Dissertation:

Appeals with Negative Emotions and Strategies to Reduce Resistance to Persuasion: An Application in the Context of Charitable Solicitations

Initial Placement:

Gonzaga University

2004

Xiang Fang

Dissertation:

Two Essays on Communication Effects of Internet Advertising

Initial Placement:

Oklahoma State University

2003

Fred Guzek

Dissertation:

Understanding the Value of Marketing Communications by a Regulated, Monopoly Firm

Initial Placement:

Kansas State University, Salina

1998

Dongwook Kim

Dissertation:

The Effects of Syntactic Complexity and Information Processing Motivation on the Effectiveness of Advertising Measures for Young and Older Adults

Initial Placement:

University of Arkansas

1996

Sanghoon Lee

Dissertation:

The Effects of Pleasant Scents on Consumer Memory and Evaluations

Initial Placement:

Joong-Ang University

1995

Karen V. Fernandez

Dissertation:

Information Processing in Directional Media: The Effectiveness of Selected Advertising Executional Cues in the Yellow Pages

Initial Placement:

University of Waikato

1994

Neeli Bendapudi

Dissertation:

The Use of Heuristics in Service Evaluations

Initial Placement:

Texas A&M University

1988

John Murry

Dissertation:

The Context Induced Affect: The Tempering Influence of Sequencing and Involvement

Initial Placement:

University of Wisconsin-Madison

1986

Roberto Friedman

Dissertation:

A Framework of Psychological Meaning of Product

Initial Placement:

University of Georgia

1985

Gaurav Bhalla

Dissertation:

Symbolism and Consumer Involvement

Initial Placement:

Burk Marketing Research

Erich A. Joachimsthaler

Dissertation:

LP-Norm Estimation in Discriminant Analysis

Initial Placement:

University of Houston

1983

Vinod K. Thukral

Dissertation:

Cognitive Strain as Cause of Negative Bias

Initial Placement:

Tulane University

1982

James Merrill

Dissertation:

Toward the Theory of Market Segments

Initial Placement:

Indiana University

1980

Chandra Chaterji

Dissertation:

Perceived Risk as Influenced by Reference Group Functions in Selecting Brands: An Exploratory Study

1970

V. Parker Lessig

Dissertation:

Numerical Taxonomy in Market Segment Identification: A Process Theory Approach

Initial Placement:

Washington State University

Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior

2018

Jiatian Chen

Dissertation:

Career Calling Climate: The Development and Investigation of a new Construct

Initial Placement:

California State University, Bakersfield

2016

Mark Geiger

Dissertation:

Human Resource (HR) Outsourcing and Performance in Small Business: An Organizational Life-Cycle and Network Organization Perspective

Initial Placement:

Duquense University

2013

Young Kyun Chang

Dissertation:

How and Why Employees Engage in Corporate Volunteering

Initial Placement:

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Carol Flinchbaugh

Dissertation:

When the Job Gets Tough: Antecedents and Benefits of Restorative Psychological Resources

Initial Placement:

New Mexico State University

2012

Matt Luth

Dissertation:

The Bright and Dark Sides of Empowerment: Linking Psychological Empowerment and Job Stressors to Proactive and Counterproductive Work Behaviors

Initial Placement:

Pacific Lutheran University

Preeti Wadhwa

Dissertation:

The Relationship Between High Involvement Work Systems, Supervisory Support, and Organizational Effectiveness: Role of Employee Experiences at Work

Initial Placement:

California Polytechnic State University

2007

Noriko Yagi

Dissertation:

When are Japanese ‘Japanese’? Negotiating Cultural Identities in a Japan-U.S. Binational Organization

Initial Placement:

Butler University

2006

Orsan Orge

Dissertation:

Processes of organizational emergence: A case study of an internet start-up company

Initial Placement:

Bilkent University

2005

Emmett Perry

Dissertation:

The Process of Team Establishment: A Study of 64 Teams of Mid-Career Professionals in a Natural Setting

Initial Placement:

University of Kansas

2003

Todd Williams Henshaw

Dissertation:

Cultural Influences on Leader Development: A Case Study of Cadet Basic Training at West Point

Initial Placement:

United States Military Academy West Point

2002

Hans Hansen

Dissertation:

The Construction of Organizational Stories: The Stories Behind the Stories

Initial Placement:

Victoria University of Wellington

David Marker

Dissertation:

The Phenomena of Encroaching Processes - Toward a Theory of Organizational Change

Initial Placement:

ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management

Sammie Robinson

Dissertation:

Where do we go from here?: An Interpretivist Perspective on the Dynamics of an Executive Group

Initial Placement:

Illinois State University

Mark Suazo

Dissertation:

An Examination of Antecedents and Consequences of Psychological Contract Breach

Initial Placement:

Bryant University

2001

Elaine Hollensbe

Dissertation:

An Ethnographic Study of the Interrelationship of Identity and Team Sense-Making

Initial Placement:

University of Cincinnati

1996

Barry Barnes

Dissertation:

The Baldridge Criteria: A Quality Improvement Journey Without a Map

Initial Placement:

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

1995

Yeon Choi

Dissertation:

A Theory of Self-Sacrificial Leadership

Initial Placement:

Samsung Data Systems

1992

Pracheta Mukherjee

Dissertation:

Developing a Process Approach to Critically Test Structural Contingency Research: The Case of Academic Chairperson Selection

Initial Placement:

Slippery Rock University

Jen-Chi Syu

Dissertation:

A Field Study of Privatization in the Republic of China on Taiwan: Interactive Dynamics During the Initial Stages of the Privatization Process in Two State-Owned Enterprises

Initial Placement:

Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science

1990

Keith B. Myles

Dissertation:

The Effects of Advertising on Shareholder Value

Initial Placement:

Rockhurst College

1986

Jon Hope

Dissertation:

Organizational Directive and Compliance-Noncompliance Decisions of Managers: An Empirical Test of an Expectancy-Based Model

Initial Placement:

Rockhurst College

1984

David Cowan

Dissertation:

Developing a General Theory of Individual Problem Recognition

Initial Placement:

Miami University

Rajendra Khandekar

Dissertation:

Development of a Theory of Interorganizational Structures: Exploration in a Field Setting

Initial Placement:

University of Colorado Denver

1981

Mary Bird-Howes

Dissertation:

Development of a Theory of Work: Application in a Community Bank

Initial Placement:

Governors State University

1980

Ronald Wells

Dissertation:

The Effects of Selected Antecedent Attitudes and Individual differences on Learning and Behavior Change in Management Development Programs

Initial Placement:

Comprehensive Performance Systems

John E. Young

Dissertation:

A Process Theory of Group Problem-Solving Behavior in Organizational Settings

Initial Placement:

University of Colorado

1979

Bernard J. Mullin

Dissertation:

Toward a Theory of Individual Differences in Stress Reactions

Initial Placement:

Pittsburgh Pirates

1978

Joseph Bellow

Dissertation:

Leadership as an Uncertainty Control Process

Initial Placement:

University of Lagos

Clinton H. Richards

Dissertation:

Towards a Theory of Individual Organizational Priority Setting

Initial Placement:

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Allen Schick

Dissertation:

One University’s Budget: A Study of Personal Allocations to Academic Departments

Initial Placement:

Morgan State University

1977

Douglas Beynon

Dissertation:

Development of a Theory on the Formation of Interpersonal Hostility

Initial Placement:

Ontario Centre-Environment Tech. Adv.

Andrew Luzi

Dissertation:

Selected Performance Information Systems and Small Group Problem Solving Behavior

Initial Placement:

California State University

Allworth Silcox

Dissertation:

Structural Change: The Special Case of Insertion Turnover

Initial Placement:

Professional Advisors

1975

Mary Lippitt Nichols

Dissertation:

Development of a Theory of Committee Formation

Initial Placement:

University of Minnesota

Frank Wiebe

Dissertation:

Organizational Process Designs for Analyzing Interstate Motor Freight Terminals

Initial Placement:

University of Mississippi

Claude Wynn

Dissertation:

An Examination of the Ability to Predict Employee Turnover from Measures of Job Satisfaction, Intentions, and Personal Factors

Initial Placement:

Bellevue University

Ph.D. in Strategic Management

2020

Yan "April" Huang

Dissertation:

Modeling a Multinational Firm’s Manufacturing Network as a Portfolio of Real Options

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

2016

Zheng Cheng

Dissertation:

Internalization Theory and the Asset Specificity and Measurement Branches of Transaction Cost Economics: Theoretical Relationships and Empirical Reexaminations

Initial Placement:

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Karl Kammerer

Dissertation:

Heuristic Decision Making, Organizational Reputation and Stakeholder Perceptions of Reports Implicating Firms in Transgressions,

Initial Placement:

Lindenwood University

Hilary Schloemer

Dissertation:

Making Actionable Ideas: Linking Creativity, Creativity Management, and Innovation

Initial Placement:

Arkansas State University

David Wangrow

Dissertation:

An Examination of CEOs’ Psychological and Relationship-Oriented Individual Traits Influencing Exhibited Managerial Discretion,

Initial Placement:

Marquette University

2013

Won-Yong Oh

Dissertation:

Three Essays on Traditional and Nontraditional Banking and Portfolio Decisions

Initial Placement:

University of Calgary

2012

DJ Shepker

Dissertation:

The Role of Executive Capital And The Market For Alternative Candidates In CEO Dismissal And Labor Market Consequences For Dismissed Chief Executives

Initial Placement:

University of South Carolina

2011

Alex Martynov

Dissertation:

Three Essays On The Choice of Decision-Making Structures In Alliances And Other Combined Ventures And The Performance Implications Of Such Choice At The Dyadic And Firm Levels

Initial Placement:

University of Houston-Clearlake

2008

Patrick McClelland

Dissertation:

Top Management Group Disparities and Subsequent Firm Performance: The Effect of Powerful CEOs

Initial Placement:

University of Delaware

2007

Xin Liang

Dissertation:

Strategic Mindsets in Turnaround Attempts: Antecedents, Decision Making, and Influences

Initial Placement:

University of Minnesota, Duluth

2006

Martina Musteen

Dissertation:

The Role of International Networks And Foreign Market Knowledge In The Internationalization Of Czech Entrepreneurial Ventures

Initial Placement:

San Diego State University

2003

Benedict Kemmerer

Dissertation:

Individual Cognition and the Resource-Based View: Investigating the Way Entrepreneurs Conceptualize, Categorize, and Judge Resources

Initial Placement:

Bain & Company

2000

Sucheta Nadkarni

Dissertation:

Industry Clockspeed and Evolution of Cognitive Frames

Initial Placement:

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

1999

Pol Herrman

Dissertation:

The Influence of CEO and TMT Characteristics on International Diversification

Initial Placement:

Iowa State University

1996

Xiaohua Yang

Dissertation:

An Empirical Investigation of R&D Strategic Alliances in the Competitive Global Environment

Initial Placement:

Univeristy of Redlands, California

1993

George Puia

Dissertation:

The Effects of Corporate Restructuring on the Adoption of Innovations: An Analysis of Division-Level Management Buyouts

Initial Placement:

University of Tampa

Krishnan Ramaya

Dissertation:

The Valuation of International Cooperative Arrangements: An Investigation of Value Creation in Functionally Distinct Value-Added Activities of U.S. Multinationals

Initial Placement:

University of Missouri-Kansas City

1991

Chih-Cheng Li

Dissertation:

The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights as a Strategic Component of Taiwan's Economic Policy

Initial Placement:

Ministry of Finance, Taiwan

1985

Chiekwe Anyansi-Archibong

Dissertation:

Evolution of Firms: Strategy and Structure of Enterprise in a Third World Country

Initial Placement:

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University


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