Publications and Awards

 

Ph.D. Current Student Publications and Awards


(Note: The following is an alphabetical list of select student research and achievements based on inputs received from our Ph.D. students.  This will be updated continuously as we receive more information.)

 

NOVIA CHEN

Accounting

 

Awards:

  • Ray Watson Doctoral Fellowship, 2014
  • California Society of CPAs Accounting Doctoral Scholarship, 2014
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant, voted by FTMBA students, 2014
  • Best Ph.D. Paper, Western Region AAA Meeting, 2014
  • E&Y Travel Grant Award- KPMG/ATA Tax Doctoral Consortium, 2014

Presentations:

  • Western Region AAA Meeting (Best Ph.D. Paper), 2014
  • Merage School Research Festival Poster Session (voted the Best Poster), 2014
  • UC Irvine Merage Brownbag Series, 2014

 

TIMOTHY HAIGHT

Accounting


Presentations:

  • Western AAA Presentation: "Gross Profit Surprises and Future Stock Returns" with Peng-Chia Chiu, April 2013

 

YUHONG HE

Operations and Decision Technologies

 

Research paper worked on:

  • Joint selling of Complementary Products under Down Stream Competition

Paper Titles and Status:

  • Joint selling of Complementary Products under Down Stream Competition—submitted.

 Awards:

  •  Ray Watson Fellowship, 2012

 

YI-JEN HO

Information Systems


Paper Titles and Status:

  •  Transformation of eBusiness: New Strategy on the Cashback Platform, WeB 2012

Awards:

  • Best Paper Nominee

 

KONRAD JAMRO

Organization and Management


Publications: 

  • Co-authored with Reiche, S., et al. 2013. Why do managers engage in trustworthy behavior? A multi-level cross cultural study in 18 countries. Personnel Psychology.
  • Jamro, K. 2012. Trust at work in Poland. In (eds.) Cardona, P., Morley, M.: Manager-Subordinate Trust. A Global Perspective. Routledge: Oxford.

Conferences:

  • Jamro, K. 2014, August. Income inequality and generalized trust: Is there really a causal relationship? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA

  • Jamro, K. 2014, June. Cultural values and the relationship between income inequality and generalized trust. Poster presented at the International Society of Justice Research conference, New York, NY

  • Jamro, K., et al. 2012.  A Multifoci Approach to Citizenship Behavior. A Cross-Cultural Study. Paper presented at the International Academy of Management and Business Conference, Warsaw, Poland

Awards:

  • Center for Global Leadership Summer Fellowship, 2013

 

SANG-JOON KIM

Organization and Management

 

Conference paper accepted:

 

  • Kim, S-J. Non-monotonic Effects of Discourse on Collective Action for De-institutionalization, Academy of Management (OMT division), San Antonio, TX, August 2011
  • Kang, R. & Kim, S-J. Investigating Temporal Ambidexterity: Focus, Switch, Cycle Duration, and Firm Performance, Academy of Management (BPS division), San Antonio, TX, August 2011
  • Kim, S-J, & Schoonhoven C.B “From Science & Technology Creation to Emergence of Dedicated Nanotechnology Population 1970-2004,” presented at the 2010 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.  
  • Kim, S-J, & Kim, J-J. “Impression Management Strategies over Structural Supports by Working Experiences in Korea and the U.S.,” presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Academy of Management (IM division) Chicago, IL.

 

Research topics worked on:

  • Entrepreneurship:
    Technology entrepreneurship
  • Community evolution
    Boundary expansion with resources
    Technological embeddedness
  • Diffusion processes
    Network resonance and theorization
  • Rhetorical strategies for de-institutionalizations
  • Minorities at work – women and immigrants

Papers titles and status:

  • Legitimization of Organizational Foundings through Theorization: The Role of Scientific Collaboration in Emergence of a Nanotechnology community
    -Presented at the OMT Doctoral Consortium in 2010 AOM annual meeting
    -Collecting data
  • Technological embeddedness as a Determinant of Organizational Forms.
    -Idea development
    -Collecting data
  • Socially Constructed Economic Resources: Intellectual, Financial, and Human Resources for the Emergence of New Organizational Forms
    -Having two illustrations with nanotechnology firms and jazz hybrid forms
    -Focusing on boundary expansion with jazz data and then expanding to new form emergence phenomena
    -Collecting data
  • Saving master kim: two rhetorical strategies for de-institutionalization
    -Analysis done
    -Revising the theory part with some concepts of social movement theories
  • Social Construction Perspective of Influence Tactics: The Impact of Cohort-Specific Turnover and Career Satisfaction of the Recursive Relationship Between Women’s Impression Management Tactics and Structural Supports
    -Analysis done with US data
    -Previous version with Korea data was submitted to Korean Management Review (Oct. 2010)
    -Writing up
    -Next step will be a comparative study between U.S and Korea
  • In group exclusion v out-group Inclusion: the impact of marginalized ethnicity on perceived discrimination Pilot test done
    Finding an opportunity to expand this idea to ethnic relationship.
  • Beckman, C.M., Schoonhoven, C.B., Rottner R.M., & Kim, S-J. 2013, Relational Pluralism in Novo Organizations: Board of Directors as Bridges or Barriers? Final Round Review at Academy of Management Journal.

Awards:

  • Schoonhoven, C.B. & Kim, S-J. "Where Do New Firms Come From? Science and Innovation Precursors of de Novo Population Emergence in Nanotechnology 1970-2004."  The winner of Best Overall Conference Paper Award for the 15th LAMP (International Academy of Management and Business) conference in Lisbon, Portugal, April 2013.

QIN LI

Accounting

 

Working Paper: 

  • CEO Incentive Pay and Product Innovation: Insights from Trademarks

Awards:

  • CalCPA PhD Student Fellowship, 2014, 2013

 

LAUREN LOUIE

Marketing

 

Research Interests:

  •  food culture, social media, consumer culture

 

Research paper worked on:

  • Symbolism as 2nd year paper & beyond topic
  • Perceptions of Water with Professor Venkatesh
  • For class project: Ownership & Tangibility, Cynicism
  • Co- Author with Alladi Venkatesh “Social Media as a Cultural Landscape,” in 2013 AMA Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference: Challenging the Bounds of Market Thought, Vol 24, Ed. Jim Burroughs and Aric Rindfleisch,  Las Vegas: NV: American Marketing Association, 418-424.
     

SARAH LYON

Accounting

 

Recent papers, publications, etc.:

  • Hosted "Sustainabilty at a Crossroad" workshop in October with member of the 2010 Sustainabilty Science Team

  

KIM MCCARTHY

Organization and Management


Awards:

  • Ray Watson Fellowship, 2012

 

RUSS NELSON

Marketing

 

Research Publications

  • "Smokers' perception of smokeless tobacco and harm reduction" with Mojgan Sami, David S. Timberlake, Russ Nelson, Brittnay Goettsch, Naeem Ataian, Penny Libao, and Elanor Vassile.

Awards:

  •     Newkirk Center for Science and Society Fellowship Winner, 2012
  •     Kaufmann Dissertation Fellowship, 2012
  •     Ray Watson Fellowship, 2013

 

LIN SUN

Finance

 

Awards:

  •         Ray Watson Fellowship, 2013

 

CHENDONG YIN

Finance


Awards:

  • Ray Watson Fellowship, 2012

  

JAMES ZHANG

Information Systems

 

Publication:
“Versioning Strategy of Information Goods with Network Externality in the Presence of Piracy”, with Professor Shivendu, Proceeding of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2012. Download paper

Work in progress research:
“Vertically Differentiated Markets with Costly Under-provisioning: The Case of Versioning in Software Industry”, coauthor with professor Shivendu presented at Information System Research (2nd round review). Download paper and online proof Download paper
“Software Pricing in Global Context: Versioning, Piracy and Market Characteristics” with Professor Shivendu, presented at Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Charlotte, 2011. Download paper
“Impact of Unbundling on Digital Information Goods Market: A Case of Music Industry” with Professor Shivendu, presented at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, 2011. Download paper


Awards:

  • Ray Watson Fellowship, 2012