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Submissions from 2009

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Business viability of biomass co-firing and gasification for electricity generation, Dana M. Johnson, Robert E. Froese, Jillian R. Waterstraut, James H. Whitmarsh, Abraham Rogelio Martin Garcia, and Chris Miller

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Beliefs on climate change and the impact on firms’ operations, Dana M. Johnson, Kathleen E. Halvorsen, and Barry Solomon

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A pedagogical approach integrating research and applied learning in a graduate OM course, Dana M. Johnson, Cynthia Hodur, Tanya Sickels, and Paul Skinner

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Is a project's initial investment riskfree? A decision tree paradox, Dean Johnson and Howard Qi

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Effects of alliance portfolio resources and competitive attributes on firm innovation, Byung-Jin Park, Devi R. Gnyawali, and Manish K. Srivastava

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Building grounded theory in action researh through the interplay of subjective ontology and objective epistemology, Latha Poonamallee

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The dark side of water: Struggle for access & control - a case, Latha Poonamallee and Anita Howard

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Service quality in higher education, Anita Quinn, Gina Lemay, Peter Larsen, and Dana M. Johnson

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Networks, clusters and technological innovation: Friends or neighbors: impact of interfirm networks and clusters on firm technological innovations in the U.S. semiconductor industry, Manish K. Srivastava

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Impact of relational resources on breakthrough innovation: Evidence from U.S. semiconductor industry, Manish K. Srivastava and Devi R. Gnyawali

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Incorporating real-options analysis into the accounting curriculum, David E. Stout, Howard Qi, Yan Alice Xie, and Sheen Liu

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Expected rates of value growth for individual sugar maple crop trees in the great lakes region, C. E. Webster, D. J. Reed, Blair D. Orr, J. M. Schmierer, and J. B. Pickens

Submissions from 2008

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Development of trust in electronic mentoring relationships, Mari W. Buche

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Influence of gender on IT professional work identity: outcomes from a PLS study, Mari W. Buche

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Parallel numerical simulation of strategic bankruptcy, Yu Cai and Howard Qi

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Parallel numerical simulation of strategic bankruptcy, Yu Cai and Howard Qi

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The susceptibility of mental accounting principles to evaluation mode effects, Subimal Chatterjee, Timothy Heath, and Junhong Min

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Lignocellulosic ethanol: is it economically and financially viable as a fuel source?, Robert E. Froese, Jillian R. Waterstraut, Dana M. Johnson, David R. Shonnard, James H. Whitmarsh, and Chris A. Miller

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Technology support for the classroom: Technology alternatives to the traditional classroom, Michael L. Gibson, Mari W. Buche, and Jerry J. Waite

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Within-group design options and the questions they can answer, Sonia M. Goltz

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Market analysis and considerations for alternative energy technologies, Dana M. Johnson

A first course in service systems engineering, Dana M. Johnson, Leonard J. Bohmann, Kris G. Mattila, Nilufer Onder, and John W. Sutherland

Service systems engineering: New course development – Service systems operations, Dana M. Johnson, Gregory A. Graman, Leonard J. Bohmann, Kris G. Mattila, Nilufer Onder, and John W. Sutherland

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Feasibility of water purification technology in rural areas of developing countries, Dana M. Johnson, David R. Hokanson, Qiong Zhang, Kevin D. Czupinski, and Jinxian Tang

A conceptual framework for integrated stochastic modeling of multi-dependent systems, Dana M. Johnson, Roger Kieckhafer, and Amlan Mukherjee

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Cost and financial feasibility of bioenergy: Regional case studies of two electric power technologies, Dana M. Johnson, James H. Whitmarsh, and Jillian R. Waterstraut

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WACC Misunderstandings, Dean L. Johnson and Howard Qi

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Creating an entrepreneurial culture in an engineering university, Paul Nelson and Edward Lumsdaine

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Credit spreads and capital structure policy, Howard Qi

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WACC misunderstandings, Howard Qi and Dean Johnson

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On the calibration of structural credit spread models, Howard Qi, Sheen Liu, and Chunchi Wu

Predict default correlation from equity correlation, Howard Qi, Yan Alice Xie, Sheen Liu, and Chunchi Wu

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Leveraging external resources: The effects of network and cluster resources on firm innovation, Manish K. Srivastava and Devi R. Gnyawali

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Improving capital budgeting decisions with real options, David E. Stout, Yan Alice Xie, and Howard Qi

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Bankruptcy cost and bond valuation, Yan Alice Xie, Howard Qi, and Hongming Huang

Submissions from 2007

Future engineers: leading the charge in the service sector, Leonard J. Bohmann, Dana M. Johnson, Kris G. Mattila, Nilufer Onder, and John W. Sutherland

Educating students for the service economy: An undergraduate curriculum in service systems engineering, Leonard J. Bohmann, Dana M. Johnson, Kris G. Mattila, Sheryl Sorby, and John W. Sutherland

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Voting procedures as instruments for active learning in game theory classes: An experimental approach, Alan J. Brokaw, B. Patrick Joyce, and Thomas E. Merz

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A longitudinal investigation of the effects of computer anxiety on performance in a computing-intensive environment, Mari W. Buche, Larry R. Davis, and Chelley Vician

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Influence of gender and social networks on organizational learning within technology incubators, Mari W. Buche and Joanne L. Scillitoe

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A senior design project on network security, Yu Cai and Howard Qi

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Commercial quantities of oil are discovered in Saudi Arabia, Gary A. Campbell

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Oil is Discovered in Nigeria, Gary A. Campbell

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Teaching teamwork and problem solving concurrently, Sonia Goltz, Amy B. Hietapelto, Roger W. Reinsch, and Sharon K. Tyrell

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Challenges to implementing drinking water technologies in developing world countries, David R. Hokanson, Qiong Zhang, Joshua R. Cowden, Alexis M. Troschinetz, James R. Mihelcic, and Dana M. Johnson

An empirical study comparing the CAPM-and the Fama-French 3-factor model, H. Huang, Yu Cai, and Howard Qi

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Corporate social responsibility: A unifying discourse for the Mining Industry?, Margot J. Hutchins, Christa Walck, Daniel P. Sterk, and Gary A. Campbell

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Curriculum model for service systems, Dana M. Johnson, Leonard J. Bohmann, Kris G. Mattila, John W. Sutherland, Sheryl Sorby, and Nilufer Onder

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Hospital OR inventory process improvement prior to ERP module implementation, Dana M. Johnson and Daniel Mattson

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Integrating multiple manufacturing initiatives: challenge for automotive suppliers, Dana M. Johnson, Jichao Sun, and Mark Johnson

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Toward the Barry Bonds award, Thomas E. Merz

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Sustainability and solidarity in a globalized world: The case of a local network economy in rural India, Latha Poonamallee

Credit spread by a modified Leland-Toft model, Howard Qi

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Do stock options encourage managers to take risk?, Howard Qi, Peter Woodlock, Sheen Liu, and Haiyang Chen

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A model curriculum for service systems engineering using a Delphi technique, S. A. Sorby, Leonard J. Bohmann, Dana M. Johnson, Kris G. Mattila, and Frederick Sutherland

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Interdisciplinary research for graduate education in sustainability, Q. Zhang, Dana M. Johnson, and J. Mihelcic

Submissions from 2006

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Conflict over flying fish: The dispute between Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados, Andon Blake and Gary A. Campbell

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Gender and IT professional work identity, Mari W. Buche

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Gender differences in defining technology, Mari W. Buche

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The impact of gender on sources of social capital within technology incubators: Technology learning in ventures with female founders, Mari W. Buche and Joanne L. Scillitoe

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Bessemer developsnew methods for processing steel, Gary A. Campbell

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Rhodes Amalgamates Kimberely Diamond Companies, Gary A. Campbell

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Transforming China's coal mines: A case history of the Shuangliu Mine, David Creedy, Wang Lijie, Zhou Xinquan, Liu Haibin, and Gary A. Campbell

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Using challenge course activities to teach organizational ethics, Sonia Goltz and Amy B. Hietapelto

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Classification and application of problem solving quality tools: A manufacturing case study, Catherine Hagemeyer, John K. Gershenson, and Dana M. Johnson

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Operations management toolbox, Dana M. Johnson

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Integrated strategy of industrial product suppliers: Working with B2B intermediaries, Mark Johnson and Dana M. Johnson

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Personal taxes, endogenous default, and corporate bond yield spreads, Sheen X. Liu, Howard Qi, and Chunchi Wu

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Research funding, experience, and seniority in academia, Paul A. Nelson and Terry D. Monson

Defining a curriculum for service systems engineering, S. A. Sorby, Leonard J. Bohmann, Thomas David Drummer, T. D. Frendewey, Dana M. Johnson, Kris G. Mattila, John W. Sutherland, and R. O. Warrington

Submissions from 2005

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Without proper controls, consolidation could influence performance in the Powder River Basin, S. Bierman and Paul A. Nelson

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A unified information security management plan, Mari W. Buche and Chelley Vician

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Gold and Silver, Gary A. Campbell

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Identifying the enablers and barriers of IT personnel transition, Karin M. Darais, Kay M. Nelson, Sarah C. Rice, and Mari W. Buche

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Technology-mediated learning and prior academic performance, Larry R. Davis, Dean L. Johnson, and Chelley Vician

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Career expectations vs. experiences: The case of academic women, Sonia Goltz

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Women’s appeals for equity at American universities, Sonia Goltz

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A Behavior Analysis of Management Resistance to Bottom-Up Change Initiatives, Sonia M. Goltz

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A Review of J. L. Komaki's leadership from an pperant perspective, Sonia M. Goltz

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Women’s informal appeals for equity in academia, Sonia M. Goltz

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Using computer simulation as an educational alternative to hands-on application, Dana M. Johnson and Mark Johnson

Computer simulation as an educational medium for operations management education, Dana M. Johnson, Mark Johnson, and Daniel Mattson

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Some evidence concerning the economic value of software portability: A real options approach, Dean L. Johnson, Brent J. Levkin, and James E. Northey

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Integrative total productive maintenance: Lean practices, Mark Johnson and Dana M. Johnson

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Belief function approach to evidential reasoning in causal maps, Rajendra P. Srivastava, Mari W. Buche, and Tom L. Roberts

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Information technology and virtual communities, Chelley Vician and Mari W. Buche

Submissions from 2004

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Active learning with Monty Hall in a game theory class, Alan J. Brokaw and Thomas E. Merz

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Silver, Gary A. Campbell

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Urbanization and mining: a case study of Michigan, Gary A. Campbell and Mark Roberts

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Adaptation of organizational change models to the implementation of quality standard requirements, Dana M. Johnson

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Empirical study of QS-9000 using principal components analysis and robust regression, Dana M. Johnson

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Interdisciplinary application of operations management: An educational center, Dana M. Johnson and Paul Nelson

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Certified success: Integrating sustainability into corporate management systems, Dana M. Johnson and Christa Walck

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Gaming: Introduction and Perspectives, Thomas E. Merz

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Applying accounting principles to the dissolution of a law firm, A. Reinstein and Dana M. Johnson

Submissions from 2003

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Considering political behavior in organizations, Sonia Goltz

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Toward an operant model of power in organizations, Sonia Goltz

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Using the operant and strategic contingencies models of power to understand resistance to change, Sonia Goltz and Amy Hietapelto

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Contract making and breaking: University sex discrimination cases, Sonia M. Goltz

Integrated manufacturing initiatives in automotive industry, Dana M. Johnson