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October 2011

“What Has Happened to Mode 2?” by Jean M. Bartunek, Robert A. and Evelyn J. Ferris Chair and professor of management and organization, appears in the current issue of the British Journal of Management.

Associate Professor of Finance David Chapman was a panelist in the Windham Capital Management Client Conference in Boston and was a paper discussant at the Western Finance Association Meetings in New Mexico, the University of British Columbia Summer Research Conference in Vancouver, and the Advances in Macro-Finance Tepper-LAEF Conference in Pittsburgh.

The Journal of Financial Economics published Professor of Finance Thomas Chemmanur’s “IPO Waves, Product Market Competition, and the Going Public Decision: Theory and Evidence” (with Jie He).

Jeffrey Cohen, professor of accounting and Ernst & Young Research Fellow, presented two papers at the 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting: “The Impact of Regulatory Enforcement and the Adoption of Principles-based Accounting on Financial Reporting Quality: Evidence from Auditors’ Judgments” (with G. Krishnamoorthy, M. Peytcheva, and A. Wright) and “Does Audit Committee Industry Expertise Affect the Likelihood of Financial Restatements?” (with U. Hoitash, G. Krishnamoorthy, and A. Wright).

Professor of Information Systems Mary Cronin gave a keynote panel presentation titled “Will mHealth Apps Become Medical Devices? Balancing Innovation and Regulation” at the World Congress 3rd Annual Leadership Summit on mHealth in Boston. She also gave a panel presentation, “Physician Adoption of the iPad for Diagnostics and Patient Interaction,” at the FutureM HealthPad 360 program in Boston.

Rob Fichman, associate professor of information systems, gave an invited talk, “IT-enabled Innovation: Prescriptions for Future Research,” at IT for Product and Service Innovation in an Internationally Distributed Context, a workshop hosted by SKEMA Business School in Nice, France. He was senior editor of the current special issue of Information Systems Research and coauthored the lead editorial, “The Role of Information Systems in Healthcare: Current Research and Future Trends.”

John Gallaugher, associate professor of information systems, was the lead keynote speaker at the African International Business and Management Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. While in Kenya, he visited the University of Nairobi School of Business where he shared ideas on technology entrepreneurship with students and faculty. The school is one of many that uses his online textbook, Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology (Flat World Knowledge, 2010).

The Academy of Management Review published Joseph F. Cotter Professor and Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics Research Director Mary Ann Glynn’s paper, “Legitimate Distinctiveness and the Entrepreneurial Identity: Influence on Investor Judgments of New Venture Plausibility.” She also participated in three presentations at the Academy of Management’s conference in San Antonio and the West Coast Research Symposium (WCRS) on Technology Entrepreneurship in Seattle.

Candace Jones, associate professor of management and organization, contributed a chapter titled “Toward a Projects as Events Perspective” (with M. Maoret and F.G. Massa) to Project-based Organizing and Strategic Management: 28 (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011). She also gave the keynote speech at a mini-seminar on temporary organizations at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, and presented papers at meetings of the Academy of Management and the European Group of Organization Studies.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems Gerald C. (Jerry) Kane’s article “IS Avoidance in Health-care Groups: A Multilevel Investigation” (with G. Labianca) appears in the current issue of Information Systems Research. Kane was associate editor of the issue. Additionally, the current issue of MIS Quarterly includes Kane’s paper, “Membership Turnover and Collaboration Success in Online Communities: Explaining Rises and Falls from Grace in Wikipedia” (with Sam Ransbotham).

At the 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Assistant Professor of Accounting Lian Fen Lee presented “Do Managers Always Know Better? An Examination of the Relative Accuracy of Management and Analyst Forecasts,” a paper she wrote with Amy Hutton and Susan Shu.

Assistant Professor of Finance Nadya Malenko’s “Communication and Decision-making in Corporate Boards” won the Swedish House of Finance Prize for best conference paper by a doctoral student from the European Finance Association and an SAC Capital PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research 2011 from the Western Finance Association. She presented the paper at conferences held by the award-granting organizations, and at conferences hosted by the Society for Economics Dynamics and the Econometric Society.

The Journal of Vocational Behavior published Professor of Management and Organization Michael Pratt’s “Linking Calling Orientations to Organizational Attachment via Organizational Instrumentality” (with M. Teresa Cardador and E. Dane). His “Rethinking Telecommuting and the Distributed Work Organization” (with K.W. Rockmann) was published in the Academy of Management Proceedings and was a finalist and runner-up for the Best Paper Award for the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division.

Associate Professor of Finance and Haub Family Fellow Jun Qian presented the keynote speech “An Alternative View on Law, Institutions, Finance, and Growth” at the Durham University-European Journal of Finance Special Issue Conference on the Chinese Capital Market in Durham, United Kingdom. He gave a paper, “Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya” (with F. Allen et al.), at the NBER Conference on Economic Research on African Development Successes, which was sponsored by the Gates Foundation and held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. He also presented two papers and chaired a session at the China International Conference in Finance in Wuhan, China.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems Sam Ransbotham was awarded a $7,500 grant from the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative for Modeling Mobile Customer Behavior for his project “Mobile Marketing: The Persuasive Impact of Real-time Reviews” (with N. Lurie). The current issue of MIS Quarterly includes Ransbotham’s paper “Membership Turnover and Collaboration Success in Online Communities: Explaining Rises and Falls from Grace in Wikipedia” (with Jerry Kane).

Sandra Waddock, Galligan Chair of Strategy and Professor of Management, had three papers published: “We Are All Stakeholders of Gaia: A Normative Perspective on Stakeholder Thinking” in Organization and Environment; “Business Unusual: Corporate Responsibility in a 2.0 World” (with M. McIntosh) in Business & Society Review; and “‘First They Ignore You…’: The Time-context Dynamic and Corporate Responsibility” (with P. Rivoli) in California Management Review.

The Journal of Business Research published Professor of Marketing Arch G. Woodside’s article “General Theory of Cultures’ Consequences on International Tourism Behavior” (with S-Y. Hsu and R. Marshall). He also published papers in the Australasian Marketing Journal, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Psychology & Marketing, Qualitative Market Research, and the Journal of Gambling Studies, and co-edited and wrote the preface to Interfirm Business-to-Business Networks: Theory, Methods, and Practice (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011).