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Seletha Butler, assistant professor of law and ethics

Danny Breznitz, associate professor of international affairs and strategic management

Henry Sauermann, assistant professor of strategic management

Cheryl Gaimon, Regents' professor of operations management

Scheller Faculty Widely Honored, Published

Widely recognized for excellence in teaching and research, faculty members of Scheller College of Business continue to raise the business school's profile through their professional activities and honors.

  • Marius Niculescu, assistant professor of IT Management, won the Best Paper Award (for "Cloud Computing: Implications on Software Network Structure and Security Risks") at the Conference on Information Systems and Technology.
  • John McIntyre, professor of strategic management, is co-editor of the forthcoming book Strategies for Sustainable Technologies and Innovations (E. Elgar Publishers).
  • Christina Shalley, Thomas R. Williams-Wells Fargo professor of organizational behavior, was named a fellow in the Association for Psychological Science.
  • Karie Davis-Nozemak, assistant professor of law and ethics, won the President's Volunteer Service Award from Barack Obama for her work on and appointment to the IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel from 2010-2012.
  • Henry Sauermann, assistant professor of strategic management, won a National Science Foundation grant ($284, 407) for "Graduate and Initial Career Transitions of Science and Engineering PhDs." He also won a $20,000 grant from the Sloan Research Program for “Participation and Contributor Motives in Crowd Science Projects (with C. Franzoni).
  • Chris Forman, associate professor of IT Management, is co-editor of a special issue of the leading journal Information Research on "Information, Technology, and the Changing Nature of Work."
  • Eric Overby, assistant professor of IT Management, joined the editorial board of Management Science as associate editor, received the Best Reviewer Award for Information Systems Research, and a Class of 1934 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award.
  • Sudheer Chava, associate professor of finance, was appointed as the next director of the Master of Science in Quantitative and Computational Finance at Georgia Tech.
  • Ajay Kohli, professor of marketing and the Gary T. and Elizabeth R. Jones chair holder, served as guest area editor for the International Journal of Research and Marketing. In June, he will be a faculty fellow at the Sheth Foundation/AMA Doctoral Consortium, which brings together the best doctoral students from across the world.
  • Sam Bond, assistant professor of marketing, won the annual Best Publication Award (for "Improving the Generation of Decision Objectives") from the Decision Analysis Society, a division of INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences).
  • Eugene Kim, assistant professor of organizational behavior, received an "Honorable Mention" in the Ralph Alexander Best Dissertation award presented by the Academy of management Human Resources division. He also won a "Thanks for Being a Great Teacher" honor, a student-nominated award sponsored by the Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.
  • Danny Breznitz, associate professor of strategic management, is co-editor of the forthcoming book A Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich? (Oxford University Press). He also co-authored the national policy document "The Ride of China in Technology Standards: New Norms in Old Institutions" for the U.S. Senate's U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
  • Manpreet Hora, assistant professor of operations management, won the 2013 CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award ($3,000). He is nominated for Best Paper Awards at two upcoming conferences: 2013 Academy of Management Meeting and the 2013 Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.

Teaching Awards Voted by Students:

  • Jonathan Clarke, associate professor of finance, won the Charles W. Mulford Jr. Full-time MBA Core Professor of the Year.
  • Manpreet Hora, assistant professor of operations management, won the Full-time MBA Elective Professor of the Year.
  • Deborah Turner, associate professor of accounting, won Evening MBA Core Professor of the Year.
  • Jonathan Giuliano won the Evening MBA Elective Professor of the Year.
  • Charles Parsons, professor of organizational behavior, won the Undergraduate Core Professor of the Year award.
  • Seletha Butler, assistant professor of law and ethics, won the Undergraduate Elective Professor of the Year.
  • Robert Burgess won Undergraduate Core Lecturer of the Year.
  • Arn Rubinoff won Undergraduate Elective Lecturer of the Year.

Selection of Recent and Forthcoming Journal Articles

Danny Breznitz, associate professor of international affairs and strategic management:

  • "Coming Back Home After the Sun Rises: The Role of Returnees in the Growth of High Tech Industries in Emerging Economies" (with Darius Ornston), Research Policy.
  • "The Revolutionary Power of Peripheral Agencies: Schumpeterian Development Agencies and Policy Innovation in Finland and Israel" (with Martin Kenney and Michael Murphree) Comparative Political Studies (forthcoming).
  • "America's Two Systems of Innovation: Innovation for Production in Fostering U.S. Growth" (with Peter Cowhey), Innovations.

Florin Niculescu, assistant professor of IT management:

  • "The Influence of Software Process Maturity and Customer Error Reporting on Software Release and Pricing" (with Terrence August), Management Science (forthcoming). 

D.J. Wu, associate professor of IT management, and Florin Niculescu, assistant professor of IT management:

  • "Engineering Optimal Network Effects via Social Media Features and Seeding in Markets for Digital Goods and Services" (with Yifan Dou), Information Systems Research.

Cheryl Gaimon, Regents' professor of operations management:

  • "The Pitfalls of Subsystem Integration: When Less is More" (with Sanjiv Erat and Stylianos Kavadias), Management Science.

Lucien Dhooge, professor of business law and ethics:

  • "Corporate Voluntarism and Liability for Human Rights in a Post-Kiobel World" (with Robert Bird and Daniel Cahoy), Kentucky Law Journal (forthcoming).
  • "Public Policy and the Recognition of Foreign Judgments in Canada,  North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation (forthcoming).
  • "Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation: Testing the Limits of Natural Justice and the Recognition of Foreign Judgments in Canada," Canada-United States Law Journal (forthcoming).
  • "Toward a Global and Digital Age: The American Business Law Journal, 2000-2010," American Business Law Journal.
  • "What's Wrong with Bribery? An Example Utilizing Access to Safe Drinking Water and the Developing World," Journal of Legal Studies Education.

Cindy Zapata, assistant professor of organizational behavior:

  • "Social exchange from the supervisor's perspective: Employee trustworthiness as a predictor of interpersonal and informational justice," (with J.E. Olsen and L.L. Martins), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
  • "Justice at the millennium, a decade later: A meta-analytic test of social exchange and affect-based perspectives" (with J.A. Colquitt, B.A. Scott, J.B. Rodell, D.M. Long, D.E. Conlon and M.J. Wesson), Journal of Applied Psychology.

Seletha Butler, assistant professor of law and ethics:

  • "'Financial Expert': A Subtle Blow to the Pool and Current Pipeline of Women on Corporate Boards," Georgetown Journal of Gender and Law (lead article).

Necati Tereyagoglu, assistant professor of operations management:

  • "Selling to Conspicuous Consumers: Pricing, Production, and Sourcing Decisions," Management Science.

Marco Ceccagnoli, associate professor of strategic management:

  • "The Cost of Integrating External Technologies: Supply and Demand Drivers of Value Creation in the Markets for Technology" (with L. Jiang), Strategic Management Journal.
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