The Society for Research in Adult Development has invited CBA part-time lecturer Carl Oliver to speak at its 28th Symposium at Salem State University on June 21-23. Carl will discuss his research, “Unintended Signs: Unobtrusive Measures of National Leaders' Moral Reasoning Orientation and Stage.”
On May 15th David Stewart spoke at a session at the Annual Academy of Marketing Science Conference in Monterey. His topic was public policy and marketing and the role of the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing in the dissemination of research in the area.
Arthur Gross-Schaefer was a featured speaker for the Indiana State Bar on legal ethics. He was also a conference keynote speaker at the Minnesota State CPA Management & Business Advisors Conference discussing Ethics, Expectations and Expedience.
Myla Bui presented her research titled "When Less is More: Unintended Consequences of Nutrition Information on Food Consumption" to members of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, health research grant foundation Paso del Norte, and New Mexico State University.
David Stewart visited Aalto University in Helsinki last week. During his visit he discussed social marketing to a small group of government leaders including the Deputy Commander of Finish Defense Forces, the Director General of Statistics Finland, the Director General of the Finnish Food Safety Authority and the Director General of the National Institute for Health and Welfare. He also offered a research presentation to the faculty and doctoral students of the Aalto Business School that included a discussion of the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing and served as the Opponent in the dissertation defense of Johanna Frosen, a doctoral candidate in marketing.
David Stewartspoke to LMU alumni in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, April 19th. Approximately 40 LMU alumni were present for the event. Dave's topic was "Making Any Money? Why Business Models Matter."
Charlie Vance gave a presentation titled “Local Leadership for Global Operations: Challenges and Opportunities” at Pepperdine University’s Talent Management Symposium for local practitioners, held at their West Los Angeles Graduate Campus on April 19th.
Arthur Gross-Schaefer facilitated a program dealing with issues of pluralism and separation of religion and the government in Israel. The American experience of separation of Church and State will provide the basis for the discussion of the Israel-Teach-In to be held at UCSB.
Dong Chen and Sijun Wang were invited to present at the very selective “China Innovation” workshop to be hosted by Stanford University on April 26-27th. They will present an ongoing study entitled “Confusion Meets Weber? The Role of Ambiguity in Chinese Leadership.”
Mehrdad Sharbaf (Adjunct Professor) presented a topic in wireless security and forensics at the SecureIT Conference 2013 http://www.secureitconf.com/index.asp. His presentation was on how to develop a course in wireless security /forensics partially supported by NSF grant.
Ellen Ensherwas a featured speaker at the TEDxLoyolaMarymountU event on Saturday, April 6th at LMU’s Murphy Recital Hall. Specifically, Ellen discussed how to secure a mentor in order to advance your career and how this can apply to the education field. This conference seeks to strengthen the education community by sharing innovative ideas and collaborating to inspire action that will transform classrooms and school systems across Los Angeles.
Andre Lee was a returning presenter at the Annual International Council on Systems Engineering Conference. His presentation highlighted how systems thinking is being integrated into his Healthcare Systems Management course in the MBA program.
Yongsun Paikpresented a paper titled "Foreign Subsidiary Staffing and its Performance: The Case of Japanese Firms" at the Western Academy of Management Conference held in Santa Fe, New Mexico between March 13-16th. He also chaired an International Business session.
Patricia Martinez attended the 2013 Western Academy of Management Meeting in Santa Fe, NM from March 14-16th and presented the following two papers: “Overqualification, mismatched qualification and hiring decisions: Employers' perception of fit” and “Overqualification: An asset or liability in securing an employment interview?”
Mitchell Hamilton presented his paper titled, “Brand Extension or Self Extension: The role of self-image congruence during brand extension evaluation,” at the Society for Consumer Psychology Conference on March 1st in San Antonio, Texas.
David Stewartattended the Winter Educators Conference of the American Marketing Association and was involved in the following sessions/events:
Chaired the semi-annual meeting of the Marketing Accountability Standards Board
Presented a paper on marketing accountability
Served as a discussant for a session on Market Threats and Dynamic Capabilities
Participated in a "Meet the Editors" session with other editors of AMA journals
Chaired a session on Customer Consideration in Marketing Strategy
During Fall 2012, Tom White conducted a variety of presentations connected with his work on the treatment of whales and dolphins in the fishing and entertainment industries. He spoke at the 13th International Conference of the American Cetacean Society; the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Cetacean Society; Mansfield College, Oxford University; and Magdalen College School, Oxford.
Bryce Mason was installed as the new Vice President of the California Association for Institutional Research, beginning a three year term on that professional association's board.
AIMS/MBA Healthcare Systems Management instructor Andre Lee has been appointed Editor for a Special Edition on Healthcare IT by the Journal of Information Systems Education.
Dr. Bill Lindsey has agreed to serve on the Board of Directors for Giving Kids Wings Flight Academy. This organization was founded by Dan Mikkelsen, a current student in the LMU EMBA program.
Dr. David Stewart has been asked to serve as a judge for the 2013 Advertising Research Foundation's Annual Ogilvy Awards. Named for advertising executive and "father of advertising," David Ogilvy, the awards celebrate the contribution of consumer research to marketing success. The awards are based on a demonstration of a strong synergy among creative, media and research functions to build effective campaigns and proof of industry leadership in developing consumer insights and leveraging them into a competitive marketing advantage. Judging takes place in February and the awards are presented at an annual gala dinner in New York City in March.
Dr. Charlie Vance presented a three-hour session on November 29, 2012 in Cordoba, Spain on "Building International Competencies for Future Career Success in the Global Marketplace" as part of the month-long European Affairs Seminar: 30 Days in a Global World, sponsored by Universidad Loyola Andalucia.
Dr. Mahmoud Nourayi presented to members of the Institute of Management Accounting (South Bay) on November 14, 2012 on the topic, "International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): SEC’s Work Plan."
Dr. Mahmoud Nourayi participated in a panel presentation discussing the educational requirements and MS Accounting for the CPA Licensure in California at the Western Region American Accounting Association meeting April 19-21 in Vancouver, WA. He also participated in a roundtable discussion with members of the academy and the accounting profession regarding the 150 unit requirement and challenges the profession faces with respect to the new licensure rules during the California Society of CPAs’ Accounting Education Committee meeting in San Francisco.
On March 13, Dr. Charles Vance gave a presentation entitled “Preparing for Your Success in the Global Marketplace” to the 2012 Saga Delegation, a group of nine Japanese students making a 12-day tour of businesses and universities in Southern California and the Bay Area. Following the presentation, the students also attended Dr. Vance’s management skills class, which focused on employee training. The purpose of the Saga Delegation is to provide Japanese university students an opportunity to visit the U.S. and develop an entrepreneurial perspective to realize their dreams within the global marketplace.
Dr. Mahmoud Nourayi co-authored a paper titled "Firm Profitability: Mean-Reverting or Random-Walk Behavior?" that was presented at the Eastern Economic Association in Boston in March 2012.
Dr. Mahmoud Nourayi presented “The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: Troubled Asset Relief Program,” at the November 2011 meeting of the Institute of Management Accountants in Torrance, California, during the November 2011 meeting of the South Bay Chapter.
Professors Mahmoud Nourayi, Larry Kalbers and Frank Daroca completed a research article entitled “The Impact of Corporate Governance and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on CEO Compensation,” that was presented at the American Accounting Association August 2011 Annual Meeting in Denver and the 2011 meeting of the Western Regional Meeting of American Accounting Association in Newport Beach.
The ECOA has appointed Dr. Thomas White to oversee their inaugural “Ethics School,” a new online program that consists of seven weekly sessions that touch on various theoretical and practical aspects of corporate ethics. Dr. White will be responsible for designing and managing the program, selecting the faculty and facilitating one or two of the sessions. The ECOA has also invited Dr. White to teach its “Managing Ethics in Organizations” course again next spring.
Thomas White, Ph.D., has several speaking engagements booked this year, including: Completing another session on corporate ethics programs for NPR’s Economic Training Workshop. In March 2010 , Dr. White will be giving a presentation at the Oxford Round Table; the topic this year is “Ethics and the World Financial Crisis.” His presentation will focus on why the business ethics/corporate ethics movement in the U.S. hasn’t been more successful. Dr. White has also been invited by the Director of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics to give presentations on his research on interspecies ethics to the Oxford University Animal Ethics Society and at St. Stephen’s House. He has been asked to participate in a special meeting about the upcoming forum of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics devoted to discussing how to foster discussion of research ideas and teaching methods in business ethics at APPE.
Dr. Mahmoud Nourayi gave a presentation entitled “Financial Crises: Causes and Consequences” in November 2009 to the members of Institute of Management Accountants during the organization's monthly meeting.
David Choi, Ph.D., will be giving a keynote speech at the Social Entrepreneurship Symposium held by Chung Ang University in Seoul, Korea on November 20, 2009. It is sponsored by GEW Korea 2009 and SK (a Korean conglomerate interested in social businesses). gave a presentation entitled “Financial Crises: Causes and Consequences” to the members of Institute of Management Accountants during the monthly meeting of this organization.
Dr. Mahmoud Nourayi gave a presentation entitled “US Economy: Institutional and Historical Perspectives” to the members of the Institute of Management Accountants on Oct. 28, 2009.
Prof. Charlie Vance will present papers at several conference this summer: June 21-24. “Key Components of the Host Country Workforce Liaison Role in Effective Knowledge Management in Multinational Corporations” at the 10 th International Human Resource Management Conference in Santa Fe. June 27-30. “A Distance-Based Field Learning Approach to Enhancing International Business Learning Outcomes in Study Abroad” at the Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business in San Diego. Aug. 7-11. “Toward a Multidimensional Framework of Nonlinear Thinking Style,” at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Management in Chicago.