Recent scholarly activity for the Graduate School Faculty

Dr. Thomas J. Smith:

Publications

Smith, T. J. (2016, November). A call for a restaurant renaissance. Retrieved from Entrepreneurial Chef. 

Smith, T. J. (2016, December). An industry of respectful plagiarism. Retrieved from Entrepreneurial Chef. 

Smith, T. J. (2016, September). How to get your employees to volunteer to be more productive. Retrieved from Entrepreneurial Chef . 

Smith, T. J. (2012, January / February). Be a master menu mixer: Gaze into the future with your POS crystal ball. Retrieved from Independent Restauranteur Magazine. 


Dr. Jeff Johnson:

Presentations

Johnson, J. & Merrifield, H. (2017, December 1 - 5). Degree Plus Programs and PMI Certifications: Why are Students Not Pursuing Certifications?  SACSCOC 2017Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, United States.

Johnson, J., Merrifield, H., & Hughes, C. (2018, October 6 - 9). Does a More Effective Public Speaking Course Impact Student Persistence? SAIR 2018 Convention, Norfolk, VA, United States.

Johnson, J., Merrifield, H., & Hughes, C. (2019, December 7 - 10). Does a More Effective Public Speaking Course Impact Student Persistence? SACSCOC 2019 Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, United States.


Dr. Tuan Tran:

Publications

A. Nguyen, H. Pham, D. Nguyen, and T. Tran “Towards Monitoring Marijuana Activities via User-Generated Content Platforms and Social Networks,” in Book Public Health Intelligence and the Internet, Springer Nature- Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Springer, 2017.

Thuan-Ba Duong, T. Tran, T. Nguyen and B. Bose, “A Dynamic Virtual Machine Placement and Migration Scheme for Data Centers,” IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), 2018.


Presentations

A. Nguyen, Q. Hoang, H. Nguyen, D. Nguyen, and T. Tran, “Evaluating Marijuana-Related Tweets on Twitter,” in the Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC), 2017.

A. Nguyen, L. Nguyen, D. Nguyen, U. Le and T. Tran, “Revealing the Demographics of Marijuana Uses via Craigslist Ads,” in the Proceedings of the AAAI 2017 Joint Workshop on Health Intelligence W3PHIAI 2017.

D. Nguyen, C. Nguyen, T. Duong, and T. Tran, “Joint Network Coding and Machine Learning for Error-prone Wireless Broadcast,” in the Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC), 2017.

T. Tran, D. Nguyen, A. Nguyen and E. Golen “Sentiment Analysis of Marijuana Content via Facebook Emoji-based Reactions,” IEEE ICC 2018.



Dr. Shalom “Charles” Malka:

Publications

Malka, S. (2017). Shareholder activism: A multi-dimensional view of a conflict-ridden construct. The Journal of Conflict Management, 5(1), 24-42.

Tiell, R. & Malka, S. (2017). Job search turnaround: The case of the long-term unemployed – A practitioner’s perspective. Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association Journal. 41(1), 43-58.

Malka, S. (2020). On the paradoxical nature of exploration and exploitation: Can they co-exist? Insights, considerations, and managerial implications. Accepted. Scheduled for publication this year. The Journal of Conflict Management. (June/July issue?).

Malka, S. (2020). What should your organization know before embarking on the exploration-exploitation journey? The exploration-exploitation paradox: Insights, considerations, and managerial implications. In T. Bilak, & L. Wilkin (Eds), From discord to harmony. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Malka, S. (2020). On the blessings that chaos brings: A closer look at conflict through the lens of chaos theory. Paper was completed Feb. 2020. To be submitted to The Journal of Conflict Management (for consideration in 2021).

Malka, S., Tran, T., & Thompson, H. (2020). On the lasting effect of shareholder- activists: A closer look at firm performance. (data collection is almost complete. Initial data analysis lends support to key hypotheses). To be submitted for publication toward end of 2020. (Various journals are being considered).


Dr. Kimberly Castle:

Publications

Castle, K. (Feb. 2017) Motivation of a workplace bully. 2017 Global Business and International Management Conference. Orlando Fl. Published in conference paper

Castle, K. (using alias), Bean T., Divorce Bullying – An Epidemic (published in June 2018). Balboa / Hay House Press.

Castle, K. Manage Anger Spectrum Pitfalls to Work in Your Favor (Ch. 8) in From Discord to Harmony, Edited by Wilkin L. & Belak, T. (2020). IAP Publishing. Charlotte, NC.


Presentations

Castle, K (2017). Commencement Speaker, Spring 2017, Sullivan University, Louisville, KY

Castle, K (2018). Keynote Speaker, December, Sullivan Admissions Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY

Castle, K. (2019). Keynote Speaker, February, Lexington Apartment Association, Lexington, KY


Dr. Teresa Daniel:

Publications

Daniel, T.A. & Metcalf, G.S. (2017). How some companies unwittingly make bullying a rational choice. Employment Relations Today, 44(1), 15-24.

*Among the top #20 articles downloaded between July 2016-June 2018


Daniel, T.A. (2017). Managing toxic emotions at work: An examination of HR’s unique role as the “organizational shock absorber”. Employment Relations Today, 43(4), 13-19.

*Among the top #20 articles downloaded between July 2016-June 2018

Daniel, T.A. (2018). The role of human resources in the prevention of workplace bullying and mobbing. In Duffy, M. & Yamada, D.C. (Eds.), Workplace bullying and mobbing in the United States (pp. 235-284). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Daniel, T.A. (2019, March 13). Viewpoint: How HR can protect Itself from toxic emotions. SHRM HR Daily Newsletter.

*#3 most popular of 16,161 SHRM articles as of 07/21/2019

Daniel, T.A. (2019, March 6). Viewpoint: HR as toxin handlers. SHRM HR Daily Newsletter.

*#5 most popular of 16,161 SHRM articles as of 07/21/2019

Daniel, T.A. (2019, March 25). Viewpoint: How toxin handlers reduce organizational pain. SHRM HR Daily Newsletter.

Daniel, T.A. (2020). Organizational toxin handlers: The critical role of HR, OD, & coaching practitioners in managing toxic workplace situations. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Daniel, T.A. (2020). Toxic leaders: Who they are, what they do, and what you and your organization can do about them at work. In Belak, T. & Wilkin, L. (Eds.), From discord to harmony: Making your workplace hum (pp. 3-16). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Daniel, T.A. (2020). The era of #MeToo and #Time’s Up: A spotlight on sexual harassment at work. In Belak, T. & Wilkin, L. (Eds.), From discord to harmony: Making your workplace hum (pp. 151-169). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Daniel, T.A. & Metcalf, G.S. (2021, forthcoming). Guardrails: Taming toxic leaders and building positive cultures. Alexandria, VA: SHRM Books.

Daniel, T.A. (2021). Mergers, acquisitions and wellbeing in organizational life: The critical role of human resources. In Wall, T., Cooper, C.L., & P. Brough (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of organizational wellbeing. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd.


Dr. Kenneth Miller:

Presentations

Miller, K (2018). Coffee News International Conference: Improving Coffee News Distribution Practices and Strategies. Scottsdale, Arizona

Miller, K. (October 2019). BNI Regional Conference: Network Like A Rockstar: The 7/12 Steps To Build Better Business Relationships, Bowling Green, KY

Miller, K. (September 2019). Commerce Lexington: Network Like A Rockstar: The 71/2 Steps To Build Better Business Relationship. Lexington, KY.

Dr. LaVena Wilkin:

Publications

Wilkin, L. & Belak, T. (Eds.) (2020). From discord to harmony: Making your workplace hum. Information Age Publishing. 

Wilkin, L. (2020). From discord to harmony: Five skills for keeping your workplace humming. In Wilkin, L. and Belak, T. (Eds.). From discord to harmony: Making your workplace hum (pp. 319-332). Information Age Publishing.

Wilkin, L. & Hymes, W. (2020). A workplace bullying perspective: Bending the melodies of ballads (the story) and classical (the research). In Wilkin, L. and Belak, T. (Eds.). From discord to harmony: Making your workplace hum (pp. 189-202). Information Age Publishing.


Presentations

Wilkin, L. (2018). Presentation, Finding Your Style: How the Way We Engage in Conflicts Influences their Outcomes

Wilkin, L. (2018). Presentation, How the P.E.A.C.E.© From Conflict Model Helps HR Managers Use Conflict Constructively

Wilkin, L. (2018). Presentation, Visualize Your Research: Mind Mapping Your Research Questions

Wilkin, L. (2018). Presentation, Maneuvering the Advisory Committee Relationship

Wilkin, L. (2019). Presentation, Using the P.E.A.C.E.© Model of Conflict to Improve Communication

Wilkin, L. (2019). Presentation, From Discord to Harmony: Five Strategies for Making Your Workplace Hum

Wilkin, L. (2019). Presentation, Warning: Workplace Bullies Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Wilkin, L. (2019). Presentation, P.E.A.C.E.© From Conflict: Strategies for Improving Collaborative Problem-solving


Other

Wilkin, L. (2018). Motivational Speaking, Imagine Creating Your Most P.E.A.C.E.(ful) Life

Wilkin, L. (2018). Motivational Speaking, What If: Don’t Let Worry Rob You of Your Joy

Wilkin, L. (2018). Motivational Speaking, Enlightened Transformation: Transforming Our Lives Through the Power of Forgiveness

Wilkin, L. (2019). Motivational Speaking, Joy to the World

Wilkin, L. (2019). Motivational Speaking, Joy to the World Motivational Speaking, Developing Conscious Kindness

Wilkin, L. (2020). Motivational Speaking, Joy to the World Motivational Speaking, Healing Through the Power of Forgiveness

Wilkin, L. (2020). Motivational Speaking, Joy to the World Motivational Speaking, Trust Your Inner Self

Wilkin, L. (2020). Podcast, Workplace Bullying: What Targets Can Do

Wilkin, L. (2020). Workshop, Moving From Discord to Harmony Using the P.E.A.C.E.© Model of Conflict Management

Wilkin, L. (2020). Workshop, Developing Trust Leaders

Wilkin, L. (2020). Workshop, P.E.A.C.E.© From Conflict: A Focus on Emotional Intelligence

Wilkin, L. (2020). Workshop, Nurturing Workplace Engagement and Motivation

Wilkin, L. (2020). Workshop, Feedback and Assessment


Dr. Marilyn Faulkenburg:

Publications

Faulkenburg, M. (2019) Journal article. “Underserved: HR Staffing Challenges in the Restaurant Service Industry Today: What They Are and How They Impact Organizations”, S.A.M. Advanced Management Journal, Fall, 2019.

Faulkenburg, M. (2020). Book chapter. “From Discord to Harmony: Making Your Workplace Hum”


Presentations/Workshops

Faulkenburg, M. (2017). Sullivan Northern Kentucky presentation, “Human Resource as a Strategic Partner”

Faulkenburg, M. (2019). presentation, Southern Indiana SHRM, “Soft Skills: The Importance in Today’s Workforce”

Faulkenburg, M. (2020). Presentation, Southern Indiana SHRM “Leadershift”


Dr. Robert Goldwasser:

Presentations

Coleman, A. & Goldwasser, R. (2018). The international academy of business and public administration disciplines, the perceptions of scm strategic priorities: a quantitative study.


Dr. Anthony Pina:

Publications

Piña, A. A., Lowell, V. L. & Harris, B. R. (Eds.) (2018). Leading and managing e-learning: What the e-learning leader needs to know. Springer.

Piña, A. A. (2018). An educational leader’s view of learning management systems. In A. A. Piña, V. L. Lowell, & B. R. Harris (Eds.). Leading and managing e-Learning: What the e-Learning leader needs to know (101-114). Springer.

Lowell, V. L., Piña, A. A., & Harris, B. R. (2018). What the e-Learning Leader Needs to Know. In A. A. Piña, V. L. Lowell, & B. R. Harris (Eds.). Leading and managing e-Learning: What the e-Learning leader needs to know. Springer.

Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A. (2018). Effects of an open educational resources initiative on students, faculty and instructional designers. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration 21(2).

Thomas, J. E., Graham, C. R. & Piña, A. A. (2018). Current practices of online instructor evaluation in higher education. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration 21(2).

MacLennan, H. L., Piña, A. A. & Gibbons, S. (2018). Content analysis of D.B.A. and Ph.D. dissertations in business. Journal of Education for Business 93(4), 149-154.

Piña, A. A. (2018). Guest Editorial: AECT instructional design standards for distance learning. Tech Trends 62(3).

Miller, C. T. & Piña, A. A. (Eds.) (2019). Lessons in leadership in the field of educational technology. Springer.

Piña, A. A. (2019). I had it all figured out…or so I thought. In C. T. Miller & A. A. Piña (Eds.) Lessons in Leadership in the Field of Educational Technology. New York, NY: Springer.

Piña, A. A., & Miller, C. T. (2019). Introduction: Lessons in leadership. In C. T. Miller & A. A. Piña (Eds.) Lessons in Leadership in the Field of Educational Technology. New York, NY: Springer.

Piña, A. A. & Harris, P. (2019). Utilizing the AECT instructional design standards for distance learning. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration 22(2).

Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A. (2020). Insights on the use of free and open educational resources in business and management education. In S. Allen, K. Gower & D. Allen (Eds.) Handbook of Teaching with Technology in Management, Leadership and Business. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Pina, A. A. (2020). Even if you go into administration, be sure to keep up with your scholarship. In J. H. Curry and S. R. Jackson (Eds.) The Greatest Lecture I Was Never Taught: Leadership Lessons and Mentoring Moments from the Lives of Everyday Educators. Brill | Sense Publishing.


Presentations

Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A. (2018, December). What academic administrators need to know to lead online education. Southern Association of Colleges & Schools-Commission on Colleges, New Orleans, LA.

Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A. (2018, October). Changing course development culture to improve learning for all. Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Kansas City, MO.

Piña, A. A. (2018, October). AECT instructional design standards for distance learning. Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Kansas City, MO.

Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A (2018, June). How OER flipped our course development. Distance Learning Administration, Jekyll Island, GA.

Piña, A. A. (2018, June). What the e-Learning leader needs to know. Distance Learning Administration, Jekyll Island, GA.

Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A. (2019, December). Free and open educational resources: What they are, where they are, and how to use them. Southern Association of Colleges & Schools-Commission on Colleges, Houston, TX

Lawrence, D., Piña, A. A. & Moran, K. A. (2019, December). A giant LEAP from online course design to curriculum management. Southern Association of Colleges & Schools-Commission on Colleges, Houston, TX.

Piña, A. A., Davidson-Shivers, G. V. & Huett, J. B. (2019, October). Mid-Career instructional technology professionals: Going beyond managing projects and process to leading people. Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Las Vegas, NV

Bond, A., Lockee, B., Baab, L., Veletsianos, G. & Piña, A. A. (2019, October). Affecting change: Distance learning and systems thinking and change. Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Piña, A. A. (2019, June). Utilizing the AECT instructional design standards for distance learning. Distance Learning Administration, Jekyll Island, GA

Austin, A., Garn, M., Kuck, S & Piña, A. A. (2019, June). What does the future of distance learning look like for administrators? Distance Learning Administration, Jekyll Island, GA

Piña, A. A. (2019, March). Keynote Address: The art of leveraging resources. Excellence in Online Learning Conference, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinberg, TX.

Piña, A. A. (2020, December). Finding the music: where to go for info to lead online/distance learning. Southern Association of Colleges & Schools-Commission on Colleges, Conference held virtually.

Piña, A. A., Miller, C. T. & Cifuentes, L. (2020, October). Where can educational technology and online learning leaders go for information and resources? Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Conference held virtually.

Miller, C. T. & Piña, A. A. (2020, October). Breaking into the culture of book publishing: What it takes to become a published practitioner? Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Conference held virtually.

Watson, F. F., Piña, A. A. & Small J. (2020, June). A strategic framework for online learning: Insights for developing a masterplan for online learning at your institution. Online Learning Consortium Innovate, Conference held virtually

Small J., Piña, A. A. & Watson, F. F. (2020, June). Speaking the same language: Online administration concerns and how faculty can effectively communicate with leaders. Online Learning Consortium Innovate, Conference held virtually.