December 5, 2013
Two Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty members, Donald Hambrick and J. Edward Ketz, will contribute to a College of the Liberal Arts study on white-collar crime. Hambrick, Smeal Chaired Professor of Management, and Ketz, associate professor of accounting, will serve as consultants on the project, which has been granted funding from the National Institute of Justice.
November 25, 2013
The Center for Global Business Studies (CGBS), part of the network of research centers at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, will host a one-day conference, “Global Implications of U.S. Self-Sufficiency in Oil and Gas,” on Friday, Dec. 6, from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in 124 Business Building on Penn State’s University Park campus.
November 19, 2013
The Penn State Smeal College of Business held a Sustainability Research Workshop earlier this month, encouraging faculty in all business disciplines to share their current sustainability-related research.
November 8, 2013
Brand commitment might not always be a good thing, finds new research from authors at the Penn State Smeal College of Business. In the case of high-severity product recalls, Irving & Irene Bard Professor of Marketing Raj Grewal and his colleagues write that consumers with a high level of brand commitment may actually respond more negatively than those with less loyalty.
November 4, 2013
Government-employed accountants must exercise greater care in the wake of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proceeding against the city of Harrisburg, Pa., writes J. Edward Ketz, associate professor of accounting at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, in a forthcoming paper.
October 25, 2013
Recognition might not be as important as previously thought in motivating people to perform good deeds, such as donating money or volunteering time to a philanthropic cause, shows recent research from authors at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
October 18, 2013
Adding prestige in the boardroom can come at a cost according to new research from authors at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
October 18, 2013
Instead of sustainability and social responsibility, companies should instead focus on fair development, according to Penn State Smeal College of Business Professor Min Ding, author of the recent book, The Bubble Theory.
October 16, 2013
Jason Acimovic, assistant professor of supply chain management in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has won the 2013 George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award for his doctoral dissertation.
October 4, 2013
Employee reporting of unethical conduct internally can be a key factor in preventing the kind of high-profile corporate scandals that effect company performance and reputation. So what might make employees more likely to report unethical conduct to their superiors? Distinguished professor Linda Treviño in the Penn State Smeal College of Business set out to investigate.
September 24, 2013
A paper authored by Christopher Craighead, Rothkopf Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, along with colleagues from the University of Notre Dame and Auburn University, has been selected as the winner of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Best Empirical/Theoretical Paper.
September 13, 2013
Jason Acimovic, assistant professor of supply chain management in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been selected to receive the 2013 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Doctoral Dissertation Award.
September 6, 2013
The Penn State Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM), a center of excellence in the Smeal College of Business focused on business-to-business (B2B) marketing, will hold its 30th anniversary members meeting on September 24-25 at the Nittany Lion Inn on Penn State’s University Park campus.
September 3, 2013
New research from Penn State and the University of Alberta suggests that patents related to hydraulic fracturing—or fracking—can be used in the industry to limit the availability of information about the fluids expended as part of the natural gas extraction process.
August 30, 2013
Brent Ambrose, Smeal Professor of Risk Management and director of the Institute for Real Estate Studies (IRES) in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, is one of three newly selected editors of Real Estate Economics, a publication of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA), the leading academic journal devoted to real estate related topics.
August 7, 2013
Hari Sridhar, assistant professor of marketing in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has received the Best Paper Award for a 2012 paper published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing.
August 6, 2013
Revolutionary technologies have the potential to change everything about the way a business is run, but will your company be an early adopter?
July 8, 2013
New research from Glen Kreiner, associate professor of management in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, and his colleagues examines how individuals who work in family businesses manage the boundaries between the domains of family and business — or, in other words, how they manage their dual family and business identities.
June 20, 2013
The Ph.D. program in the Penn State Smeal College of Business reports a 100 percent placement rate for its class of 2013 graduates, according to program director Brent Ambrose.
June 12, 2013
Min Ding, Smeal Professor of Marketing and Innovation in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, is the editor-in-chief of Customer Needs and Solutions, a new journal for scholarly research in the field of marketing. The journal aims to publish high-risk, high payoff work and seeks submissions with high impact while maintaining academic rigor.
May 28, 2013
The Penn State Smeal College of Business Department of Marketing recently hosted the third annual Marketing Academic Research Colloquium, bringing marketing scholars together from across the region to strengthen relationships and share research.
May 6, 2013
An independent research study written by class of 2013 Smeal College of Business Marketing major Setenay Kucukemiroglu has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Commerce and Management.
April 21, 2013
An oft-repeated piece of advice in American culture is to never talk politics in mixed company. But are individuals’ politics affecting more than just election results? New research indicates that the political ideologies of executives might have more influence on their firms’ strategies than we think.
April 22, 2013
If managers want to position their young firms for better performance as they enter the public market, they should devote more resources to marketing activities early in the firm’s lifecycle, says a recent study from researchers at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
June 27, 2012
Life at the Smeal College of Business has evolved in countless ways since 2006. This timeline captures just some of the milestones and events from the past six years.