Management and Marketing

Management & Marketing Faculty Achievements

July 1, 2012 to present

Samit Chakravorti, Associate Professor
  • Session Chair at EMG Conference, Singapore
Mikhail Grachev, Professor
  • Collaborator and Country Co-Investigator – Globe research – “Strategic Leadership Across Cultures. GLOBE Study of CEO Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness in 24 Countries”.
  • Published scholarly articles in Journal of International Business and Economy
  • Journal of Business Diversity, and Journal of Management History
  • Published book chapter (Routledge)
  • Presented research papers at the Academy of International Business Meeting and Academy of Management Meeting
  • Associate Member, University of Chicago's Center for East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • Visiting Research Scholar, Stanford University's Graduate School of Business
  • Guest Speaker at the Illinois State University annual conference
Ryan Hunt, Assistant Professor
  • Published article in the Journal of Legal Studies in Business, Spring 3013. Advisor, Phi Alpha Delta, 2012-2013.
Barton Jennings, Professor
  • Developed SCM 539 – Transportation and Warehouse Management as an online course
  • Organized SCM Day
  • Delivery of a peer reviewed presentation, Jennings, Barton (2012) “Creating a Course in Supply Chain Risk Management: A Response to Industry Needs,” Marketing Management Association 2012 Fall Educators’ Conference, September 2012, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Mike Tracey, Honey Zimmerman, Barton Jennings, James Patterson (2012), “Establishing a Program, “Marketing Management Association 2012 Fall Educators’ Conference, September 2012, Minneapolis, MN.
Yin-Chi Liao, Associate Professor
  • Spring 2013, The role of high commitment work systems. Unlock the full potential of absorptive capacity: The role of high commitment work systems. 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
  • Fall 2012, Human capital, intellectual capital, and government venture capital. Proceedings of the USA Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Gordon Rands, Professor
  • President of the Board of the International Association for Business and Society
Susan Stewart
  • Developed HRM 532 (Seminar in Human Resource Management) into an online class.
  • Developed HRM 446 (Human Resource Management in the Legal Environment) Course
  • Taught Human Resource Management course in Chicago for INSEEC Business College, Paris, which allowed me to recruit students to WIU, namely for the MBA program.
  • Developed and received Faculty Led Study Abroad Fellowship to Dublin, Ireland.
  • Publication of a peer-reviewed journal article in a national/equivalent venue: Berens, M.M. & Stewart, S.M. (2012) Using information posted on Facebook to hire and fire employees: Implications and other considerations. International Journal of Arts and Sciences.
  • Helford, M.C., Stewart, S.M., Gruys, M.L., & Frank, R.A. (2012) perceptions of workforce re-entry, career progression, and lost income among stay-at-home moms and stay-at-home dads. Journal of Leadership, Management, and Organizational Studies.
Donna Wiencek, Instructor
  • Accompanied Marketing Club to AMA Conference in Chicago in April of 2013
  • Received Marketplace Live training in October of 2012. Lectured at INSEEC on behalf of Western Illinois University in April and July of 2013.
  • Authored and presented two papers at MBAA International Conference in March of 2013 as well as performance as Track Chair.
  • Published abstract in the Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice.
  • Serves as Marketing Club advisor.
Tae Seok Yang, Assistant Professor
  • Published journal article in the Journal of Applied Psychology, 2012
  • Presented paper at the Annual Conference of American Society of Business and Behavioral Services in Las Vegas, NV.
Rajeev Sawhney, Professor
  • Presented a paper at the 3rd International Conference on Management Practices & Research on July 26, 2013 in New Delhi, India.
Honey Zimmerman, Instructor
  • Accompanied SCM students to PROMAT Material Handling Conference and Trade Show in Chicago, IL on January 23, 2013 as well as ADM tours in Quincy and DOT Foods in Mt. Sterling.
  • Received accreditation for Certified Professional in Supply Chain Management (CPSCM). Published paper for presentation at the International Supply Management Conference in Grapevine, TX.
  • Arranged and accompanied students to eight different companies as field trips.
  • Co-wrote and presented “Establishing a Curriculum Relevant to the Needs of Industry: An Example from a Supply Chain Management Program” at the Marketing Management Association in Minneapolis, MN in September of 2012.
  • Advisor for the Supply Chain Management Student Association.
  • Traveled to areas high schools education young students on the Supply Chain Management profession.
  • Active in organization of Supply Chain Management Day on September 30, 2013.