Faculty Research and Publications

2021 Research and Publication Contributions

Is Nestle a Lady? The Feminine Brand Name Advantage

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Across six studies, using both observational analyses of real brands and experimental manipulations of invented brands, the authors show that linguistically feminine names increase perceived warmth, which improves brand outcomes. Read more...

Published: Journal of Marketing

University of Montana contributor: Associate Professor of Marketing and the Poe Family Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Dr. Justin Angle


Turnover During a Corporate Merger: How Workplace Network Change Influences Staying

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The upheaval created by a merger can precipitate voluntary employee turnover, causing merging organizations to lose valuable knowledge-based resources and competencies precisely when they are needed most to achieve the merger’s integration goals. The study suggests that network activation theory can be extended to explain network changes and not simply network cognition. Read more...

Published: Journal of Applied Psychology

University of Montana contributors: Associate Professor of Management and the James and Maggie Gleason Faculty Fellow, Dr. Theresa Floyd


Reframing Affirmative Action Discourse and White Entitlement on Black Twitter

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The results and discussion of this research frame Affirmative Action discourse as a racial project. The content of specific tweets demonstrates that social media can connect people experiencing marginalization, encourage discussion, and engender participation as an exercise of collective resiliency. Read more...

Published: Journal of Diversity in Higher Education

University of Montana contributor: Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and the Ruff Family MSBA Faculty Fellow, Dr. Jason Triche


The Impact of IFRS on Earnings Management: Evidence from Mexico

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This research investigates the impact of changing from local GAAP to IFRS in 2012 on earnings management by public firms in Mexico.  Results of research in this area provide important insights to capital market participants and regulators in Mexico. Read more...

Published: Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies

University of Montana contributor: Associate Professor of Accounting and the KPMG Kayreen Handley Faculty Fellow, Dr. Lisa Eiler; Associate Professor of Accounting, Dr. Isho Tama-Sweet


Changing Currencies and Cognitive Biases: Evidence of Impact of Introducing the Euro on Dividend Heaping in Europe

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This research targets on dividends in four key European markets (Germany, France, the UK, and Switzerland) over the 1981–2019 period. In the long run, after the adoption of the Euro, the likelihood of heaping recovers for small rounding intervals, but remains well below the previous levels for larger rounding intervals. Read more...

Published: The European Journal of Finance

University of Montana contributor: Professor of Finance and the Donald and Carol Jean Byrnes Professor of Finance, Dr. Keith Jakob


Additional Research and Scholarly Work from the UM College of Business

Taking Root in Fertile Ground: Community Context and the Agglomeration of Hybrid Companies

Published: Journal of Business Venturing
University of Montana contributor: Sprunk and Burnham Endowed Dean, Dr. Suzanne Tilleman

 

The Impact of Emergency eLearning During a Pandemic on University Faculty and Student

Published: IADIS International Journal of Computer Science and Information Systems
University of Montana contributors: Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Gerald Evans; Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Michael Harrington

 

The Ties That Bind: Knowledge-Sharing Networks and Auditor Performance

Published: Accounting, Organizations, and Society
University of Montana contributor: Associate Professor of Management and the James and Maggie Gleason Faculty Fellow, Dr. Theresa Floyd

 

Making Time: Words, Narratives, and Clocks in Elementary Mathematics

Published: Journal for Research in Mathematics Education
University of Montana contributor: Clinical Professor and Cognizant Future of Work Faculty Fellow, Dr. John Chandler

 

Managing Stakeholder Demands: Governance Decisions and Stakeholder Standing

Published: Advances in Business Research Journal
University of Montana contributor: Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Gerald Evans; Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Michael Harrington

 

Real Earnings Management and the Properties of Analysts' Forecasts

Published: Advances in Accounting
University of Montana contributor: Associate Professor of Accounting and the KPMG Kayreen Handley Faculty Fellow, Dr. Lisa Eiler; Associate Professor of Accounting, Dr. Isho Tama-Sweet

 

Using Stakeholder Empathy to Promote Corporate Social Responsibility

Published: Journal of Business Ethics Education
University of Montana contributor: Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Gerald Evans; Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Michael Harrington

 

Using Storytelling to Apply Lessons from PCAOB Enforcements

Published: Issues in Accounting Education
University of Montana contributor: Professor of Accounting and the Paul and Betty Haack Accounting Faculty Fellow, Dr. Terri Herron

 

2020 Research and Publication Contributions

Turnover During a Corporate Merger: How Workplace Network Change Influences Staying

office-building.jpgThe upheaval created by a merger can precipitate voluntary employee turnover, causing merging organizations to lose valuable knowledge-based resources and competencies precisely when they are needed most to achieve the merger's integration goals. This study suggests that network activation theory can be extended to explain network changes and not simply network cognition. Read more...

Published: Journal of Applied Psychology

University of Montana contributor: James and Maggie Gleason Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Management, Dr. Theresa Floyd


An Ethical Perspective of Business CSR and the COVID-19 Pandemic

woman-computer-mask.jpgWhat decisions are businesses making in this pandemic environment? What ethical foundations most align with these decisions? This paper focuses on business responses to the COVID-19 pandemic through an ethical lens and makes recommendations for future research in this unique environment. Read more...

Published: Society and Business Review

University of Montana contributors: Rudyard B. Goode Professor in Finance, Dr. Tim Manuel, and Paul & Betty Haack Distinguished Faculty Fellow/Professor in Accounting, Dr. Terri Herron


Salesperson Socialization to the Consumption of Organizationally Provided Support Services: Differences Between High- and Low-Performing Salespeople

charts.jpgGet to understand the much-neglected phenomenon of the salesperson interface with organizationally provided support services (OPS) and find ways to help managers identify effective ways to enhance OPS utilization and employee satisfaction with such service provision. Read more...

Published: Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice

University of Montana contributor: Professor of Marketing, Dr. Simona Stan


Technology-Enhanced Auditing: Improving Veracity and Timeliness in Social and Environmental Audits of Supply Chains

port.jpgExplore how technology-enhanced auditing relates to issues of scope/focus, firm motivations for social and environmental audits (SEA), and governance of the audit function; three conditions under which the benefits of technology-enhanced audits are most likely; the four V's of data (volume, variety, velocity/timeliness and veracity); and possible mechanisms by which veracity and timeliness affect social and environmental performance in the supply chain.  Read more...

Published: Journal of Cleaner Production

University of Montana contributor: Regents Professor of Marketing and Poe Family Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Dr. Jakki Mohr


A Longitudinal Analysis of Job Skills for Entry-Level Data Analysts

computer-data.jpgUsing the results of the study on entry-level data analytics positions, universities can make informed curriculum decisions, and instructors can decide what skills to teach based on industry needs. Read more...

Published: Journal of Information Systems Education

University of Montana contributor: Ruff Family Master's of Science in Business Analytics Faculty Fellow and Management Information Systems Associate Professor, Dr. Jason Triche


Additional Research and Scholarly Work from the UM College of Business

Institutional logics and technology development: Evidence from the wind and solar energy industries

Published: Organization Science
University of Montana contributor: Sprunk and Burnham Endowed Dean, Dr. Suzanne Tilleman

 

Risk-Adjusted Returns of Socially Responsible Mutual Funds II: "How Do They Stack Up in Australia?"

Published: The Journal of Investing ESG Special Issue
University of Montana contributors: Donald and Carol Jean Byrnes Professor of Finance, Dr. Keith Jakob, and Professor of Finance, Dr. Bruce Costa

 

The Role of Dividend Size and Information Uncertainty

Published: Journal of Behavioral Finance
University of Montana contributor: Donald and Carol Jean Byrnes Professor of Finance, Dr. Keith Jakob

 

Experiential Learning Revisited: Lessons from a Student-Led Public Opinion Polling Class

Published: PS: Political Science & Politics
University of Montana contributor: Poe Family Distinguished Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor of Marketing, Dr. Justin Angle.

 

Internationalization's Effect on Mobility and Firms' Employee-based Resources

Published: Academy of Management Perspectives
University of Montana contributor: Warren & Betsy Wilcox Faculty Fellow and Associate Dean, Dr. Klaus Uhlenbruck

 

Currency Magnitude and Cognitive Biases: Evidence of Dividend Rounding in Latin America

Published: The North American Journal of Economics and Finance
University of Montana contributor: Donald & Carol Jean Byrnes Professor of Finance, Dr. Keith Jakob

 

Do Ownership Restrictions Affect Firm Value? Evidence from Mexico

Published: International Review of Accounting, Banking, & Finance
University of Montana contributors: Associate Professor of Accounting, Dr. Lisa Eiler, and KPMG Kayreen Handley Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Accounting, Dr. Isho Tama-Sweet

 

Beyond Myopia: Wealth Accumulation Mechanisms and Evolving Risk Behaviors

Published: Decision
University of Montana contributor: Poe Family Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor of Management Information Systems, Dr. Clayton Looney