Research @ FCBE

Faculty in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics are involved in a variety of research disciplines. Listed below are research domains and faculty names that represent our expertise.

  • Mehdi Amini
    • Supply chain design and configuration in the age of socially networked consumers
    • Integrated closed-loop supply chain design for new and reconstructed products
    • Status of corporate sustainability
       
  • Emin Babakus
    • Management of service quality in health care, financial services and the hospitality industry
    • Measurement and management stress in frontline service jobs
    • Managing customer and employee engagement
    • Applications of conjoint analysis and perceptual mapping for new product development
    • Using marketing research for competitive advantage
       
  • Charles Bailey
    • Effects of incentive pay
    • Auditors' and accountants' professional judgment
    • Ethical judgment and behavior
    • Learning-curve forecasting
       
  • Lloyd Brooks
    • FCBE Providing Statewide Industry Certification Program
       
  • Alan Bush
    • Improving Salesperson Performance
    • Improving the Effectiveness of Sales Force Technology
       
  • Cyril Chang
    • Tracking and analyzing potentially avoidable hospitalizations
    • Understanding non-urgent use of hospital emergency departments
    • Tracing and analyzing the effects of the Affordable Care Act
    • Conducting cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses
    • ROI analysis of health programs
       
  • George Deitz
    • Application of neurometric (.e.g., EEG) and biometric (e.g., facial expression recognition, GSR, eye tracking) measurement approaches in investigating consumer and managerial response to marketing stimuli
    • Managing the growth of frontline employee service climate within retail, customer service, and sales settings
    • Consumer response to "other-experienced" service failures and recoveries as depicted in online reviews
    • Impact of vocal prosody and use of affective language in creating viral online content
       
  • Frances Fabian
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Strategic Decision Making
    • Corporate Strategy
       
  • Andrew Hussey
    • Economics of higher education and MBAs
    • Earnings inequality and gender disparities in the labor market
       
  • Pankaj Jain
    • Financial Market Design
    • Financial Regulation
    • Market Microstructure
    • High Frequency Trading
    • Short Selling
    • Institutional Investments and Trading Frictions
       
  • Brian Janz
    • Implementing human-centered design across organizations
    • The role of innovation and design in entrepreneurism
    • Understanding the consequences of adopting healthcare information systems
    • High performance teams in software development Examining Technology Acceptance in Hospitals
       
  • Benwari Kedia
    • Examining the Impact of Offshore Outsourcing
    • Examining Emerging Economies
       
  • David Kemme
    • Constructing Macroeconometric Models: The Case of Kazakhstan
    • Empirical Measures to Guide Monetary Policy Makers
    • Forecasting Macroeconomic Activity in Countries with Limited Data
       
  • Bill Kettinger
    • Assessing Organizational Information Management Competence
    • Designing Digital Business Strategy
    • Encouraging Open Innovation and Open Data Business Models
    • Measuring IT Departments' Service Quality and IT Service Recovery
    • Evaluating IT for Humanitarian Supply Chains
       
  • Balaji Krishnan
    • Consumer Behavior and Pricing
       
  • Joonhyung Lee
    • Globalization and its impact
    • Understanding the role of multinationals in the global economy
       
  • Satish Mehra
    • Productivity Improvement Programs; How to?
    • Just-in-Time and Lean Manufacturing; Key aspects
    • Quality Orientation Adoption and TQM Implementation Processes
       
  • Chuck Pierce
    • Workplace Romance and Sexual Harassment in Organizations
    • Managerial ethics & ethical decision making in organizations
    • Employee staffing decision making; test bias & discrimination in employee selection
    • Organizational Research Methods
       
  • Robin Poston
    • Decision Support Systems
    • Web-Based Knowledge Management Applications
    • Internet-Based Dissemination of Information
    • System Testing Management
       
  • Zabihollah Rezaee
    • The Impact of Sarbanes Oxley on Accounting Firms and Financial Markets
       
  • Judith Simon
    • Recruitment of women and disadvantaged groups into Cyber Security careers
    • Business program management issues and solutions in federated organization structures
    • Managing business issues regarding insider threats to security, both intended and unintended
    • The effect of personality type on likelihood to meet organizational security compliance requirements
    • Trust in social media: The role of informed consent
       
  • William Smith
    • Economic Growth
    • Asset-Pricing
    • Behavior Under Uncertainty
       
  • Jamin Speer
    • Gender gaps in occupational choice
    • College majors and career outcomes
    • Effects of labor market conditions on workers' career outcomes
       
  • David Spiceland
    • Accounting Textbooks
    • Accounting Education Research
       
  • Marla Stafford
    • Environmental marketing and green advertising
    • Health communication; health messages in advertising
    • Direct to consumer advertising and nutritional supplement advertising
    • Social marketing
    • Advertising message and media strategies
    • Services advertising
       
  • Jeff Thieme
    • Innovation management
    • Integration of sustainability in marketing strategy
       
  • Peter Wright
    • Corporate Risk Taking and Reward Structures
       
  • Chen Zhang
    • Open innovation and open data
    • High-tech startups and entrepreneurship
    • IT ecosystems and product compatibility strategy
    • Strategic value of information and business analytics
    • Mobile applications
    • Open source software development