The Walker College of Business Dean's Club has awarded innovation grants to 19 tenured and tenure track business faculty members at Appalachian State University for the academic year 2020-21. The grants are awarded annually to assist faculty in the Walker College conducting research and help cover research expenses in increments of $1,000. Recipients participate in a Dean's Club Grant Recipient Poster Session. The date of the 2021 poster session has not yet been announced.
The winning faculty members, their home departments and their research studies are listed below.
Learn more about faculty research grants at business.appstate.edu/research.
|Scot Justice||Accounting||Board Composition and Effectiveness Impact on the Internal Control Environment of Charter Schools|
|Charlie Chen, Lakshmi Iyer||Computer Information Systems||Examining the Differences in Managing Business Analytics Projects vs Traditional Information Technology Projects: A Qualitative Study|
|Jung Hwan Kim||Computer Information Systems||A Dual Process Model of Consumer Informedness by Information Transparency|
|Jason Xiong||Computer Information Systems||Trust, Consensus, and Emergence of Cryptocurrency under COVID-19|
|David Dickinson||Economics||Deliberation, Emotion, and Information Impacts on Political Views|
|Tanga Mohr, John Whitehead||Economics||An External Validity Test of Inferred and Stated Attribute Non-Attendance Models|
|Abhijit Ramalingam||Economics||Absolute vs. relative poverty: Is there a Case for a 'Big Push" Response to Inequity?|
|Abhijit Ramalingam||Economics||Absolute vs. Relative Poverty: An online experiment with a representative population|
|Jayjit Roy, John Whitehead||Economics||Citizen Preferences for Trade Barriers|
|Brock Stoddard||Economics||Individualism, Collectivism, and Strategy in Indefinitely Repeated Prisoner's Dilemmas|
|Brock Stoddard, Abhi Ramalingam||Economics||Cooperation & the House-Money Effect|
|John Whitehead||Economics||Estimating the Economic Value of the Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary|
|Brian Whitaker||Management||Refining the Appreciative Intelligence Construct & Assessment|
|Jacqueline Tilton, William Northington||Management/Marketing||In or Out: Understanding Inclusion & Exclusion Experiences|
|Pia Albinsson||Marketing||Planned Power Outages and Consumer Vulnerability in Rural Areas|
|Christy Cook, Pia Albinsson, Jim Stoddard||Marketing||Prosocial Behavior and Consumer Behavior in the face of COVID-19|
|Bonnie Guy||Marketing||The Impact of Social Styles on Effective Adaptation to a Virtual Selling Environment|
|Lubna Nafees||Marketing||A Temporal Perspective of Food Waste Reduction Behavior|
|Steven Leon||Supply Chain Management||Bring Your Own Device: Are Airline Passengers Ready|
|Steven Leon||Supply Chain Management||COVID-19 Influence on the Management of Future Supply Chains|
|Steven Leon||Supply Chain Management||COVID-19 Impact on Consumer Willingness to Accept Deliveries by Drones|
About Faculty Research in the Walker College of Business
Walker College of Business faculty produce and disseminate extensive research through both academic and professional communities. In the last five years, faculty members have published approximately 400 peer-reviewed academic journal articles, 130 conference proceedings and made more than 400 conference and professional presentations in 170 different venues. In total, the faculty has produced more than 700 individual intellectual contributions in basic discovery research, more than 400 contributions in applied or integrative research and 240 contributions in teaching and learning research. For more information, visit business.appstate.edu/faculty/research.
About the Dean's Club
The Walker College Dean's Club is an annual giving society designed to benefit our students and faculty while enhancing our academic programs. Contributions from Dean's Club members provide unrestricted support each year for critical needs in the college such as: student scholarships, travel funds for faculty and students to attend course-related conferences and/or visits to corporations, seed money for new programs or opportunities within the college, and resources to bring guest lecturers, such as leaders in business and government, to the classroom. Become a member, or learn more online, business.appstate.edu/give.