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VOL. 3, ISSUE 4 

Wi Concordia University 
John Molson 

School of Business 

Welcome from the Dean Message from the Editor 

his issue presents an 
overview of research 
awards, grants, conference 

proceedings and publications by 
our JMSB faculty members and 
students since September 2009. 

t gives me great pleasure to 
present the latest edition of the 
JMSB Research Bulletin. As you 
will see in this bulletin, our faculty 
members and graduate students 
continue to create innovative and 
relevant knowledge. 

The research grant cycle for the 
academic year ended with some 
superb results for many JMSB 
researchers. These achievements 
are of particular significance given 
the severe cutbacks of the major 
public granting agencies. Congratu- 
ations to the successful awardees. 
As the economic recovery gains 
momentum, we hope that the environment for supporting 
fundamental and applied peer-reviewed research will improve. 
The continued dynamism of JMSB hinges on its efforts to be a 
ey player in the development of the knowledge base of society. 

| am happy to report that several of 
our faculty members were recently 
recognized for their research excel- 
lence. Yaxuan Qi, of Finance, received 
the 2010 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award, ‘The Person and 
Society” Strategic Research Cluster. The award was created to 
support the work by young faculty and to recognize the efforts in 
creating innovative research and a positive impact on society at large. 

Sanjay Sharma, Dean, JMSB Editor: Lorne N. Switzer, 

Associate Dean, Research; 

The Van Berkom Endowed Chair of 
Small-Cap Equities; Associate Director, 
Institute for Governance in Private 

and Public Organizations 

The 2009-2010 Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture 
(FQRSC) competition results were released and six JMSB appli- 
cants were awarded funding. Devasheesh Bhave, of Manage- 
ment, and Marion Brivot, of Accountancy, were selected among 
the Etablissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs cate- 
gory. The Department of Management's Mehdi Farashahi, with 
co-applicants Claude Marcotte and Rick Molz, and the Depart- 
ment of Marketing’s Michel Laroche received funding from the 

JMSB hosted some significant and provocative researchers in recent 
months. Professor Andrew Karolyi of Cornell University’s Johnson 
School of Business, addressed the timely issue of the impact to 
financial markets of Sovereign Wealth Funds. Professor Cleo Paska 

Soutien aux équipes de recherche category. 

The second annual Montreal Local Globa 

Research Confer- 

of the Department o 

School of Communicat 

presented “The Wor 

f Geopolitics 

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at Manipal University and the 

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ence was held earlier this spring and gathered members from 
the research and business communities. Scholars included Ravi 
Ramamurti of Northeastern University and Eleanor Westney of 
York University. Leading executives from several multinationals, 
including Bombardier, Pirelli Tire and Rio Tinto Alcan, were also 
invited to share their views on the challenges and issues faced by 
Canadian multinationals doing business internationally. 

Change Will Affect Politics, Economics, Security and Organizations.” 

We are grateful to the major private donors including CIBC 
who provided support for new scholarships to our Masters 
and Doctoral Students. We also recognize RBC, Manulife and 
Laurentian Bank for sponsoring the numerous Professorships 
that were established over the past year. We congratulate the 
individuals selected by the committees for the Professorships. 
Special thanks go to committee members for their diligence and 
commitment in the selection process. 

This summer, the city of Montreal will host the 2010 Academy of 
Management Annual Conference. A number of our faculty will take 
part in this large-scale event and | am proud that JMSB is working 
closely with AoM organizers to promote the event's ‘Dare to Care: 
Passion and Compassion’’ theme. | am also delighted to announce 
that Management Professor Gary Johns was named Fellow of the 
Academy. This election is of significant importance as the Academy 
has 19,000 members and less than 1% are Fellows. Dr. Johns will be 
inducted into the Academy at a special ceremony in August. Stay 
tuned for more research successes and exciting highlights from the 
AoM conference in the next issue of the JMSB Research Bulletin. 

As my term comes to an end, Associate Professor Harjeet Bhabra 
will take over the editorship of the JMSB Research Bulletin. | hope that 
you will join me in wishing him success in the new challenges ahead. 

| would like to thank the faculty members who have contributed 
to this issue as well as Mai-Gee Hum and Arlene Segal for assisting 
with its assembly. Thank you also to Karen Fiddler and Mary 
Genova for your excellent support over the past three years. 

Lorne N. Switzer 
Associate Dean, Research 

Sanjay Sharma 

Yaxuan Qi, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Finance 

Research Awards 

Cho, Charles H. and Roberts, R.W., 
Environmental Reporting on the Internet by 
America's Toxic 100; Legitimacy and Self- 
Presentation. Best Paper Award at the 9" 
European Conference on Accounting 
Informtaion Systems, Paris, France 

(Dec 2008). 

Islam, Majidul, and Yang, Y.F., The 
Influence of Transformational Leadership on 
Job Satisfaction: The Business Perspective 

of the Balanced Scorecard Combined with 
the Perspective of the Resource Based 
Theory. Empirical Best Paper Award, 

2010 International Academy of Business 
Disciplines (IABD) Conference, Las Vegas, 
NV (Apr 2010). 

Qi, Yaxuan, Recipient of the 2010 Petro- 
Canada Young Innovator Award and $10,000 
grant, Strategic Research Cluster ‘The 
Person and Society” (Apr 2010). 

External Grants 

Bhave, Devasheesh, Emotional Labor and Job 
Design, FQRSC Nouveaux Chercheurs Grant 

Brivot, Marion, L’Evolution du contréle 
interne de Ia qualité du travail dans les grands 
cabinets d'audit depuis Enron : une perspective 
longitudinale et nord-américaine. FQRSC 
Nouveaux Chercheurs Grant $37,890 

Carney, Michael and Gedajlovic, E. (Pl), 
The Effect of Top Management Team Social 
Capital on Corporate Entrepreneurship and 
Internationalization in Emerging Economies, 
SSHRC Grant $86,840 (2010-12). 

Farashahi, Mehdi, Marcotte, Claude, Molz, 
Rick, Hafsi, T., and Jaegar, A., Les enjeux locaux 
et globaux: Ia gestion stratégique des entreprises 
multinationales occidentales dans les marches 
émergents et en développement. FQRSC 
Emerging Team Grant $52,800 (2010-12). 

Gagné, Maryléne, The Motivational Leadership 
Training Program, Society for Human 
Resources Management Research Grant 
$60,000 (2010-12). 

Kersten, Gregory, Models and Software 
for Multi-user Decision-making and Conflict, 
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research 
Council of Canada $ 210,000 (2005-11). 

Laroche, Michel (PI), d’Astous, A., Richard, 
M. O. and Toffoli, R., Développement d'un 
modeéle de comportement des consommateurs 
internautes incorporant la culture, les émotions 
et les caractéristiques cognitives et hédoniques 
des sites internet. FORSC Grant $210,320 

Laroche, Michel (PI), Toffoli, R., Zhou, L., 
Richard, M.O., and Reimann, M, Marketing 
to bilinguals: The roles of language and culture. 
SSHRC Grant $166,200 (2010-13). 

Paulin, Michéle (PI), Ferguson, Ronald, 
Bergeron, J. and Ricard, L. Etude de I'échange 
relationnel dans le domaine des services: 
Antécédents et conséquences des normes 
relationnelles, l'engagement et la confiance en 
termes de valeurs percues par les parties (client, 
personnel et organisation). FQRSC Grant 
$60,932 (2009-11). 

Vahidov, Rustam (PI), Kersten, Gregory, 
and T., Lituchy, Auctions or Negotiations: 
Development and Empirical Assessment of a 
Theoretical Model for Comparing Electronic 
Exchange Mechanisms. SSHRC Grant 
$210,927 (2008-2011). 

Vidyarthi, Navneet, Integrated Network 
Design and Inventory Management in Service 
Parts Logistics Systems, NSERC Discovery 
Grant $100,000 (2010-15). 

Walls, Judith (Pl) and DeCelles, Katherine, 
Corporate Environmentalism versus Greenwash: 
Where does the Truth Lie? SSHRC Grant 
$89,150 (2010-13). 

Refereed Journal Articles 

Appelbaum, Steven H., Carriére, D., 

Abi Chaker, M., Benmoussa, K., and 
Elghawanmeh, B., RX for Excessive Turnover: 
Tactics in Communicating a Vision (Part 
Two). Journal of Industrial and Commercial 
Training, 41:7 (2009): 368-376. 

Appelbaum, Steven H., Vigneault, L., 

Walker E., and Shapiro, Barbara T., (Good) 
Corporate Governance and the Strategic 
Integration of Meso Ethics. Social Responsibility 
Journal, Official Journal of the Social 
Responsibility Research Network, 5:4 (2009): 

Appelbaum Steven H., Zinati, S.M., 
MacDonald, A. and Amiri, Y., Organizational 
Transformation to a Patient Centric Culture: 

Steven H. Appelbaum, 
Department of Management 

Stéphane Brutus, 
Associate Professor, 
Department of Management 

A Case Study. Leadership in Health Services, 
23:1 (2010):8-32. 

Appelbaum, Steven H., Jesse Roberts and 
Shapiro, Barbara T., Cultural Strategies in 
M &A\s: Investigating Ten Case Studies. 
Journal of Executive Education (accepted for 
publication in 2010). 

Beaudry, Anne and Pinsonneault, A., The 
Other Side of Acceptance: Studying the 
Direct and Indirect Effects of Emotions on 
Information Technology Use, MIS Quarterly, 
34:4 (forthcoming 2010). 

Bélisle, J-F. and H. Onur Bodur, Avatars 

as Information: Perception of Consumers 
Based on Their Avatars in the Virtual World. 
Psychology & Marketing (forthcoming 2010). 

Boulianne, Emilio and Cho, Charles H. 
The Rise and Fall of WebTrust. (2009). 
International Journal of Accounting Information 
Systems, 10:4 (2009): 229-244. 

Brutus, Stéphane, Words and Numbers: 
A Theoretical Exploration of Giving 

and Receiving Narrative Comments in 
Performance Appraisal. Human Resource 
Management Review, 20:2 (2010): 144-157. 

Carney, Michael, Shapiro, D. and Tang, 

Y,, Business Group Performance in China: 
Ownership and Temporal Considerations. 
Management & Organization Review, 5:2 
(2009): 167-193. 

Carney, Michael, Gedajlovic, E. and Yang, 
X., Varieties of Asian capitalism: Toward an 
institutional theory of Asian enterprise. Asia- 
Pacific Journal of Management, 26:3 (2009): 

Carney, Michael, Gedajlovic, E. and Sujit, 

S., Corporate Governance and Stakeholder 
Conflict. Journal of Management & Governance 
(2010) Printed online DOI 10.1007/ 

Gedajlovic, E. and Carney, Michael, 
Markets, Hierarchies, and Families: Toward a 

Transaction Costs Theory of the Family Firm. 

Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice (Accepted 
February 2010). 

Cho, Charles H. and Patten, D.M,. Social 
and Environmental Accounting in North 
America: A Research Note. Advances in 
Environmental Accounting and Management, 4 
(2010): 161-177. 

Cho, Charles H. and Roberts, R.W., 
Environmental Reporting on the Internet by 
America’s Toxic 100: Legitimacy and Self- 
Presentation. International Journal of Accounting 
Information Systems, 11:1 (2010): I-16. 

Croteau, Anne-Marie, Dyer, Linda, and 
Miguel, M. Employee reactions to paper and 
electronic surveys: An experimental comparison. 
IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 
(accepted for publication in 2010). 

Teng, J. Chen and Goyal, Suresh K., A 
comprehensive note on: An inventory model 
under two levels of trade credit and limited 
storage space derived without derivatives. 
Applied Mathematical Modelling, 33(2009): 

Hoque, M.A. and Goyal, Suresh K., An 
alternative solution algorithm of an inventory 
model with fixed and variable lead time 
crash costs under unknown demand 
distribution. International Journal of Systems 
Science, 40:8 (Aug 2009): 821-827. 

Darwish, M.A. and Goyal, Suresh, K., A 
Single-Vendor Single-Buyer Supply chain 
under conditions of permissible delay in 
payment. International Journal of Services and 
Operations Management. 6:| (2010): 57-72. 

Chang, C.T., Teng, J.T. and Goyal, Suresh 

K., Optimal replenishment policies for 
non-instantaneous deteriorating ttems with 
stock-dependent demand. International Journal 
of Production Economics, |23(2010):62-68. 

Tiwari, M. K., Raghavendra, N., Agrawal, S., 
Goyal, Suresh K., A hybrid Taguchi-Immune 
Approach to optimize an integrated supply 
chain design problem with multiples shipping, 
European Journal of Operational Research, 
203(2010): 95-106. 

Kim, T. and Goyal, Suresh K., Design of 
flexible capacity plan for multiple tems 
nasingle production facility, International 

Journal of Procurement Management, 3:2 


Barron, L.E.C., Smith, N.R. and Goyal, 
Suresh K., Optimal order size to take 
advantage of a one-time-discount offer with 
allowed Backorders, Applied Mathematical 
Modelling, 34 (2010):1642-1652. 

Teng, J.T. and Goyal, Suresh K., Comment 
on ‘Optimal inventory replenishment policy 
for The EPQ model under trade credit 

Suresh K. Goyal, 
Department of DS & MIS 


Gregory Kersten, 
Department of DS & MIS 

derived without derivatives’, International 
Journal of Systems Science, 40:10 (Oct 

He, Luo, Labelle, R., Piot, C., and Thornton, 
D. B. Board Monitoring, Audit Committee 
Effectiveness, and Financial Reporting 
Quality: Review and Synthesis of Empirical 
Evidence. Journal of Forensic and Investigative 
Accounting. |:2 (July-December, 2009). 

Hecht, Tracy D. and McCarthy, J.M., 
Coping with employee, family and student 
roles: Evidence of dispositional conflict and 
facilitation tendencies. Journal of Applied 
Psychology (in press). 

Meyer, J.P. Hecht, Tracy D., Gill, H., 

and Topolnytsky, L., Person-organization 
(culture) fit and employee commitment 
under conditions of organizational change: 

A longitudinal study. Journal of Vocational 
Behavior, (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.jvb.2010.01.001. 

Hecht, Tracy D. and Boies, Kathleen, 
Spillover from non-work to work: An 
exploration of ts structure and correlates. 

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 
14(2009): 414-426. 

Hecht, Tracy D. and Allen, N.J., A 
longitudinal examination of the work- 
nonwork boundary strength construct. 
Journal of Organizational Behaviour, 30 ( 2009): 

Johns, Gary, Some unintended 
consequences of job design. Journal of 
Organizational Behavior, 31 (2010): 361-369. 

Laric, Michael V., Pitta, Dennis A. and 
Katsanis, Lea P., Consumer Concerns for 
Healthcare Information Privacy: A Cross- 
national Perspective. Research in Healthcare 
Financial Management. 12:1 (2009): 93-112. 

Carbonneau, R., Kersten, Gregory and 
Vahidov, Rustam, Pairwise issue modeling 
for negotiation counteroffer prediction using 
neural networks. Decision Support Systems 
(under review). 

Hine, M.J., Murphy, S.A., Weber, M. and 
Kersten, Gregory, The Role of Emotion and 
Language in Dyadic E-negotiations. Group 
Decision and Negotiation,|8:3 (2009): 193-211. 

Lai, H., Lin, W-J. and Kersten, Gregory, The 
Importance of Language Familiarity in Global 
Business E-Negotiation. Electronic Commerce 

Research and Applications, 2010 (in print). 

Kim, Hakkyun, Park, K. and Schwarz N. 
Will This Trip Really Be Exciting? The Role of 
Incidental Emotions in Product Evaluation. 
Journal of Consumer Research, 36 (April 2010): 

Dbouk, W. and Kryzanowski, Lawrence, 
Diversification benefits for bond portfolios. 
European Journal of Finance, 15:5-6 (2009): 

Lamertz, Kai and Pursey PM.A.R. 
Heugens, Institutional translation through 
spectatorship: Collective consumption and 
editing of symbolic organizational texts 

by firms and their audiences. Organization 
Studies, 30:11(2009): 1249-1279. 

Laroche, Michel, Impact of Culture on 

Marketing Strategy: Introduction to the 

Special Issue. Journal of Business Research, 
62:10 (2009): 921-923. 

Mikhailitchenko, A., Javalgi, R.G., 
Mikhailitchenko, G. and Laroche, Michel, 
Cross-Cultural Advertising Communication: 
Visual Imagery, Brand Familiarity, and Brand 
Recall. Journal of Business Research, 62:10 
(2009): 931-938. 

Ueltschy, L.C., Laroche, Michel, Zhang, M., 
Cho, H. and Yingwei, R., Is There Really 
an Asian Connection? Service Quality 
Perceptions and Customer Satisfaction. 
Journal of Business Research, 62:10 (2009): 

Cleveland, M., Laroche, Michel, Frank 

Pons, and Rony Kastoun, Acculturation 

and Consumption: Textures of Cultural 
Adaptation. International Journal of Intercultural 
Relations, 33: 3 (2009):196-212. 

Ueltschy, L.C., Laroche, Michel, Rita, P. and 
Bocaranda, C., A Pan European Approach 
to Customer Satisfaction: An Optimal 
Strategy? Multinational Business Review 

Laroche, Michel, Nepomuceno, M. and 
Richard, M-O., How Do Involvement and 
Product Knowledge Affect the Relationship 
between Intangibility and Perceived Risk for 
Brands and Product Categories? Journal of 
Consumer Marketing, 27 (forthcoming, 2010). 

Laroche, Michel, New Developments in 
Modeling Internet Consumer Behavior: 

Michel Laroche, 
Department of Marketing 

Michéle Paulin, 
Associate Professor, 
Department of Marketing 

Introduction to the Special Issue. Journal of 
Business Research (Forthcoming, 2010). 

Laroche, Michel, Advances in Internet 
Consumer Behavior and Marketing Strategy: 
Introduction to the Special Issue. Journal of 
Business Research (Forthcoming, 2010). 

Okoli, Chitu and Carillo, K., The best of 
adaptive and predictive methodologies: 
Open Source software development, 

a balance between agility and discipline. 
International Journal of Agile and Extreme 
Software Development (forthcoming 2010). 

Okoli, Chitu, Mbarika, V. and McCoy, S., The 
effects of infrastructure and policy on e- 
business in Latin America and Sub-Saharan 
Africa. European Journal of Information Systems 
(forthcoming 2010). 

Mbarika, V., Pratim D. and Okoli, Chitu, 
Extending the Social Identity of Information 
Systems: Telemedicine Transfer to 
Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Information 
Technology Research (forthcoming 2010). 

Ferguson, R.J., Paulin, Michéle and J. 
Bergeron, Customer Sociability and the Total 
Service Experience: Antecedents of Positive 
Word-of-mouth Intentions. Journal of Service 
Management, 21:1 (2010): 25-44. 

Paulin, Michéle, La relation client: Hors 
service? Revue Gestion, Dossier Relation Client, 
33 :4 (2009): 41-47. 

Khoury, N., Perrakis, Stylianos, Savor, M., PIP 
transactions, price improvement, informed 
trades and order execution quality. European 
Financial Management, 16:2 (2010): 211-228. 

Qi, Yaxuan and Kim, D., Accruals quality, 
stock returns, and macroeconomic 
conditions. The Accounting Review 
(Forthcoming 2010). 

Stenstrom E., Saad, Gad, Nepomuceno, 

M., and Mendenhall, Z., Testosterone 

and domain-specific risk: Digit ratio (rel2) 
predicts recreational, financial, and social 
risk-taking propensity in men. Personality and 

Saad, Gad, The futures of evolutionary 
psychology is bright [introduction to the 
special issue]. Futures, (Forthcoming in 2011). 

Saad, Gad, Munchausen by Proxy: The Dark 
Side of Parental Investment Theory? Medical 
Hypotheses (in press). 

Saad, Gad, Convergent Validity Between 
Metrics of Journal Prestige: The Eigenfactor, 
Article Influence, and H-index Scores. Journal 
of the American Society for Information Science 
and Technology (conditionally accepted). 

Saad, Gad, Applying the H-Index in 
Exploring Bibliometric Properties of Elite 
Marketing Scholars. Scientometrics, 83:2 
(2010): 423-433. 

Saad, Gad and Vongas, John, The Effect 

of Conspicuous Consumption on Men's 
Testosterone Levels. Organizational Behavior 
and Human Decision Processes, 110 (2009) 

Saad, Gad and Gill, T., Self-Ratings of Physical 
Attractiveness in a Competitive Context: 
When Males are More Sensitive to Self- 
Perceptions than Females. Journal of Social 
Psychology, 149:5 (2009): 585-599, 

Sharma, Pramodita, 2009 - A year in 
Review. Family Business Review, 23:1 (2010): 

Sharma, Pramodita and Kellermanns, FW. 
The craft of reviewing. Family Business Review, 
22:4 (2009): 305-308. 

Shrivastava, Paul, Pedagogy of passion 
for sustainability. Academy of Management 
Learning & Education (Accepted for 

Shrivastava, Paul and Statler, M. Aesthetics of 
Resilient Systems. Telescope (February 2010). 

Spence, Crawford, Husillos, | and Correa- 
Ruiz, C. , Cargo Cult Science and the Death 
of Politics: A critical review of social and 
environmental accounting research. Critical 
Perspectives on Accounting, 21:1 (2010): 76-89. 

Individual Differences (conditionally accepted). Gad Saad, 
Spence, Crawford and Thomson, |. (2009). Pen 
Garcia, J. R., Geher, G., Crosier, B., Saad, Resonance tropes in corporate philanthropy 
Gad, Gambacorta, D., Johnsen, L., and discourse. Business Ethics: A European Review, 
Pranckitas, E., The Interdisciplinarity of 18:4 (2009): 372-388. 
Evolutionary Approaches to Human 
Behavior: A Key to Survival in the Ivory Gray, R.H., Dillard, ] and Spence, Crawford, Ws 

Archipelago. Futures (Forthcoming in 2011). Social Accounting as if the World Matters: 

H. Onur Bodur, 
Associate Professor, 
Department of Marketing 

Towards Absurdia and a new Postalgia. Public 
Management Review, |1:5 (2009): 545-573. 

Switzer, Lorne, Does Size Matter During 
Economic Recessions and Recoveries? 
Evidence from the US and Canadian Equity 
Markets. Corporate Securities and Finance Law 
Report, 14 (2009): 64-71. 

Switzer, Lorne, Arshanapalli, B. And 

Nelson, W., The Effects of Macroeconomic 
Announcements on Equity Returns and their 
Connections to Fama-French Factors. Applied 
Financial Economics (forthcoming 2010). 

Switzer, Lorne and Fan, H., Limit Orders, 
Trading Activity, and Transactions Costs 

in Equity Futures in an Electronic Trading 
Environment. International Econometric Review 
(forthcoming 2010). 

Walls, Judith L., Phan, P.'H. and Berrone, P. 
An Assessment of the Construct Validity of 
Environmental Strategy Measures. Business & 
Society ( in press 2010). 

Wassmer, Ulrich, Dussauge, P. and Planellas, 
M., How to manage alliances better than one 
at atime. MIT Sloan Management Review, 51:3 
(spring 2010): 77-84 

Yu, Jisun and Zaheer, S., Building a process 
mode of local adaptation of practices : A 
study of Six Sigma implementation in Korean 
and US firms. Journal of International Business 
Studies, 41:3 (April 2010): 475-499. 

International Conference Keynotes, 

Presentations and Proceedings 

Arsel, Zeynep, Exploring the Social Dynamics 
of Online Bartering. Association for Consumer 
Research Conference, Pittsburgh, PA (Oct 

Bélisle, Deny and Bodur, H. Onur, Assessing 
the Inter-Relatedness among Bundled Products: 
The Development of Products’ Contingency 
Scale, Administrative Sciences Association of 
Canada Conference Proceedings, Niagara 
Falls, ON (Jun 2009). 

Bélisle, Deny and Bodur, H. Onur, 
Contextual effects of bundle presentation and 
pricing strategy on bundle value. Proceedings 
presented at the SCP Winter 2010 
Conference, ed. Meg Meloy and Adam 
Duhachek, Society for Consumer Psychology 
(APA), St. Pete, FL (Feb 2010). 

Bodur, H. Onur, Bélisle, J-F. and Nantel, 
J., Who Is the User Behind This Avatar? 
Understanding Personality Impressions’ 
Formation in Virtual Environments Based 
on Users’ Avatars. Minds and Societies 
Conference, Montreal, QC (Jun 2008). 

Bhave, Devasheesh P., Nelson, M., and 

Jay, C. Electronic performance monitoring and 
performance: A longitudinal study. Annual Society 
for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 
Conference, Atlanta, GA (Apr, 2010). 

Boulianne, Emilio, /mpact of Accounting 
Software Utilization on Students Performance: 
Literature Review and Research Hypotheses. 
International Technology, Education and 
Development Conference (INTED), Valencia, 
Spain (Mar 2010). 

Brivot, Marion and Gendron, Y., Seeing, 
‘showing off’ and being seen: on the ramifications 
of panoptical surveillance in a contemporary 
professional setting. Presented at the |2th 
Annual Alternative Accounts Conference 
and Workshop, Toronto, ON (Apr 2010). 

Carney, Michael and Dieleman, M., 
International Institutional Entrepreneurship. 
Presented at Academy of Management 
Conference, International Management 
Division, Chicago, IL (Aug 2009). 

Carney, Michael, Innovation in Asia's 

Family Businesses: A varieties of capitalism 
perspective. Invited speaker to Academy of 
Management's Professional Development 
Workshop (PDW) Innovation Practices: 
Barriers & Successes in Asian firms. Chicago, 
IL (Aug 2009). 

Carney, Michael, Markets, Hierarchies and 
Families: Toward a Transaction Costs Theory 
of the Family Firm. 7° Theories of Family 
Enterprise Conference, Northeastern 
University, Boston, MA (Jun 2009). 

Cho, Charles H., Martens, Martin, Kim, 
Hakkyun, and Rodrigue, M., Astroturfing 
Global Warming: It Isn't Always Green on 
the Other Side of the Fence. 12% Annual 
Alternative Accounts Conference and 
Workshop, Toronto, ON (Apr 2010). 

Cho, Charles H., Michelon, G., and Patten, 
D.M., Impression Management in Sustainability 
Reports: An Empirical Investigation of the Use 
of Graphs. American Accounting Association 
3" Annual Public Interest Section Mid-Year 
Meeting, Arlington, VA (Apr 2010). 

Michael Carney, 
Department of Management 

Charles Cho, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Accountancy 

Cho, Charles H., Michelon, G., and Patten, 
D.M., Impression Management in Sustainability 
Reports: An Empirical Investigation of the Use 
of Graphs. 2010 North American Congress 
on Social and Environmental Accounting 
Research (2nd CSEAR Summer School in 
North America), Orlando, FL (jan 2010). 

Cho, Charles H., Michelon, G., and Patten, 
D.M., The Use (and Misuse) of Graphs in 
Sustainability Reports: An International Comparison. 
21% International Congress on Social and 
Environmental Accounting Research, Saint 
Andrews, Scotland, UK (Sep 2009). 

Cho, Charles H., Choi, J.S., Kwak, Y.M. and 
Patten, D.M., Governmental Guidance and 
Voluntary Environmental Disclosure in Standalone 
Reports: An Analysis of Differences across South 
Korean and U.S. Companies. 2|* International 
Congress on Social and Environmental 
Accounting Research, Saint Andrews, 
Scotland, UK (Sep 2009). 

Dawson, Alexandra, Tell me, my daughters, 
which of you shall we say doth love us most? A 
narrative approach to family business research. 
Presented at the Family Enterprise Research 
Conference, Cancun, Mexico (Apr 2010). 

Gagné, Maryléne, The Motivation Leadership 
Training Program. Presented at University of 
Birmingham, U.K. (Mar 2010). 

Gagné, Maryléne, The Motivation Leadership 
Training Program. Presented at Saint-Mary’s 
University, Halifax, NS (Nov 2009), 

Islam, Majidul and Yang, Y.F.,, The Influence of 
Transformational Leadership on Job Satisfaction: 
The Business Perspective of the Balanced 
Scorecard Combined with the Perspective of the 
Resource Based Theory. Presented at the 2010 
International Academy of Business Disciplines 
(IABD) Conference, Las Vegas, NV (Apr 2010). 

Jain, Arvind K., Markets, Regulators 

and Human Follies. Paper accepted at 

VIL AIB International conference on 

“Global Economic Crisis: Challenges and 
Opportunities’, New Delhi, India (Dec 2009). 

Johns, Gary, The Importance of Context: Work 
Attendance Dynamics as a Case in Point. Invited 
Keynote Speaker, 7" Annual Sprott School 
of Business Doctoral Symposium, Carleton 
University, Ottawa (Apr 2010). 

Johns, Gary, Why People Don't Go to Work 
and Why They Go to Work Il: A Contextual view 

of Absenteeism and Presenteeism. Presented 

at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, 
Singapore Management University, Singapore 
(Mar 2010). 

Johns, Gary, Why People Don’t Go to Work 
and Why They Go to Work Ill: A Contextual view 
of Absenteeism and Presenteeism. Presented 

at the Faculty of Business, University of the 
Sunshine Coast, Australia (Mar 2010). 

Johns, Gary, Why People Don't Go to Work 
and Why They Go to Work Ill: A Contextual view 
of Absenteeism and Presenteeism. Presented at 
Australian School of Business, University of 
New South Wales (Feb 2010). 

Kersten, Gregory, InterNeg Research Centre: 
Research, Training, and Systems. Presented 

at the Institute of High Performance 
Computing, A*STAR, Singapore (Jun 2009), 

Kersten, Gregory, Chen, Eva, Rios, J., 
Strecker, S., A Study on Preference Impartation 
and Decision Support in E-negotiation, Hawaii 
International Conference on System 
Sciences, Hawaii, USA (Jan 2010). 

Wachowicz, T. and Kersten, Gregory, 
Zachowania i Decyzje Negocjacyjne 
Uczestnikow Negocjagi Elektronicznych, A Man 
and His Decisions, KUL, Lublin, Poland (Nov 

Lai, H., Lin, W.J. and Kersten, Gregory, 
Effects of Language Familiarity on e-Negotiation: 
Use of Native vs. Non-native Language. 
Proceedings of the 42°? Hawaii International 
Conference on Systems Sciences, R.H. 
Sprague, Jr. (Ed.), IEEE Computer Society 
Press, Los Alamitos, CA (Jan 2009). 

Yang, Z., Laroche, Michel and Mukherjee, 
A. The Effect of Parenting on Adolescent 
Susceptibility to Peer Influence: Mediating Role 
of Self-Esteem. In Advances in Consumer 
Research, Vol. 36, eds. Ann L. McGill and 
Sharon Shavitt, Provo, UT: Association for 
Consumer Research (Forthcoming 2010). 

Nepomuceno, Marcelo, Saad, Gad, 
Stenstrom, Eric and Mendenhall, Zachary, 
Finger Length Ratio and Attitudes Towards 
Several Product Categories. Presented by 
Marcelo Nepomuceno at the Association for 
Consumer Research Conference, Pittsburgh, 
PA (Oct 2009). 

Okoli, Chitu and Schabram, K., Protocol for a 
systematic literature review of research on the 

Chitu Okoli, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of DS & MIS 


Maryléne Gagné, 
Associate Professor, 
Department of Management 

Wikipedia. Proceedings of the International 
ACM Conference on Management of 
Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES), 
Association for Computing Machinery, Lyon, 
France (Oct 2009). 

Okoli, Chitu, Schabram, K., and Kader, 

B.A., From the Academy to the Wiki: Practical 
Applications of Scholarly Research on Wikipedia. 
Wikimania, Wikimedia Foundation, Buenos 
Aires, Argentina (Aug 2009), 

Okoli, Chitu, Information product creation 
through open source encyclopedias. Proceedings 
of the International Conference of 
Computing in Engineering, Science and 
Informatics, IEEE Computer Society, 
Fullerton, CA (Apr 2009). 

Okoli, Chitu, A brief review of studies 

of Wikipedia in peer-reviewed journals. 
Proceedings of the Third International 
Conference on Digital Society. International 
Academy, Research and Industry Association 
(IARIA), Cancun, Mexico (Feb 2009). 

Nwabueze, S. N., Meso, P.N., Mbarika, V.W., 
Kifle, M., Chitu Okoli, and Chustz, M., The 
Effects of Culture of Adoption of Telemedicine 

in Medically Underserved Communities. |n 
Proceedings of the 42°? Hawaii International 
Conference on System Sciences, IEEE 
Computer Society, Waikoloa, HI (Jan 2009). 

Ben Letaifa, S. and Paulin, Michéle, 
Incorporating marketing strategy and 
management: The umbrella of the ecosystem 
theory. The 2009 EIASM Naples Forum on 
services: Service-Dominant Logic, Service 
Science, and Network Theory, Italy (Jun 

Ben Letaifa, S. and Paulin, Michéle, Une 
innovation sociale durable et éthique : Proposition 
pour redonner confiance aux clients des banques 
commerciales. 77°"* Congrés de ‘Association 
francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), 
Ottawa, ON (May 2009), 

Ben Letaifa, S. and Paulin, Michéle, Pourquoi 
et comment innover par le relationnel durable ? 
Transposer le modéle a succés de « l'innovation 
ouverte »» des Technologies de Iinformation et 
des communications (TIC) au secteur financier. 
77° Congrés de |’Association francophone 
pour le savoir (ACFAS), Ottawa, ON (May 

Ferguson, Ronald and Paulin, Michéle, 
Relational Governance in Business-to-Business 

Exchanges: An Analysis of Twenty Years of 
Empirical Evidence. Conference proceedings 
EURAM, Liverpool, UK (May 2009). 

Paulin, Michéle, The limit of the Goods 
Dominant Logic in the Tunisian Tourism Services: 
How to develop a service oriented strategy? 
Presented at ENIT, Tunisia, Tunis (2009). 

Ross, Christopher, Princessa Beauty Products. 
Presented at Administrative Sciences 
Association of Canada Conference, Niagara 
Falls, ON (Jun 2009). 

Saad, Gad and Mendenhall, Z. , Domain- 
Specific Contamination: Pathogen, Moral, and 
Sexual Disgust across Marketing Contexts. 
Presented by Eric Stenstrom at the McGill 
University Doctoral Marketing Symposium, 
Montreal, QC (Apr 2010). 

Sharma, Pramodita, Develop your paper! 
CeFEO Jonk6ping International Business 
School, Sweden (Dec 2009). 

Sharma, Pramodita, Next generation 
commitment: Predictors and Consequences. 
Sauder School of Business, University of 
British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Dec 2009). 

Sharma, Pramodita, Research and Professional 
Development Workshop. Sauder School of 
Business, University of British Columbia, 
Vancouver, BC (Dec 2009). 

Sharma, Pramodita, Strategic direction for 
Global STEP project. University of Edinburgh, 
Scotland (Oct 2009). 

Valéau, P. and Sharma, Pramodita, Stages 
and pathways of development of not-for-profit 
organizations. Presented at the Symposium on 
“Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship and 
the Common Good”, ESC Rennes School of 
Business, Brittany, France (Jan 2010). 

Sharma, Sanjay, Sustainability in a Transition 
Economy. Keynote Speech at the 21st Annual 
Conference of the International Association 
of Business and Society, Banff, AB (Mar 


Pramodita Sharma, 
Department of Management 

Sharma, Sanjay, Energy and the Future of 
Sustainable Business. Advancing Canada’s 
Competitive Advantage Conference: A 
National Forum on Management, Montreal, 
QC (Sep 2009). 

Shrivastava, Paul, Learning Management 
through the Arts. Panel Presentation 

Paul Shrivastava, 
Department of Management 

IberoAmerican Academy of Management, 
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Nov 2009). 

Shrivastava, Paul, Entreprise Sustainability. 
Keynote speech at PES Institutes of 
Technology Conference on Paradigm 
Conflict in a Globalizing World, Bangalore, 
India (Jan 2010). 

Shrivastava, Paul, Management Challenges 
for India in the 21% Century: Role of Sustainable 
Enterprise. Presentation to Delhi University 
South Campus and Canadian Centre for 
Indian Studies, Delhi, India (jan 2010). 

Shrivastava, Paul, Transitioning to Where. 
Plenary Presentation at the International 
Association of Business and Society (IABS), 
Banff, AB (Mar 2010). 

Spence, Crawford, Accounting for the General 
Intellect. Presented at the North American 
Sustainaibility Accounting Conference, 
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 
(Jan 2010). 

Stenstrom, Eric, Gad Saad, Nepomuceno, 
Marcelo and Zack Mendenhall, Digit Length 
Ratios, Relationship Status, and Conspicuous 
Consumption. North Eastern Evolutionary 
Psychology Society Annual Conference 
(NEEPS), Oswego, NY (Jul 2009). 

Switzer, Lorne, The Behaviour of Small Cap 
vs. Large Cap Stocks in Recessions: Empirical 
Evidence for the United States and Canada. 
2010 Annual Meetings of the Midwest 
Finance Association (Feb 2010). 

Switzer, Lorne, Management Quality and 
Operating Performance: Evidence for Canadian 
IPOs, The EFM Symposium on Entrepreneurial 
Finance and Venture Capital Markets 
Symposium, Montreal, QC (Apr 2010). 

Vidyarthi, Navneet K., A Framework for 
Evaluation of Information Technology Alternatives 
for Supply Chain. ICBIRD 2010: International 
Conference on Business and Information 
Technology: Contemporary Research and 
Development, Ghaziabad, India (Feb 2010). 

Walls, Judith, An Assessment of the Construct 
Validity of Environmental Strategy Measures. 
Presented at the Special Issue Conference 
for Business & Society on Corporate 

Social Responsibility and Environmental 
Sustainability, State University of New York 
at Albany, New York, NY (Sep 2009), 

Book Chapters 

Boies, Kathleen, Robinson, Melanie Ann, 
and Saffie Robertson, M. C., Leaders’ 
personal experience and response to failure: 
A theoretical framework and initial test. 

In When leadership goes wrong: Destructive 
leadership, mistakes and ethical failures, Schyns 
and T. Hansbrough (Eds.), Information Age 
Publishing: Charlotte, NC (2010). 

Carney, Michael and Gedajlovic, E. The 
Co-Evolution of Institutional Environments 
and Organizational Strategies: The Rise 

of Family Business Groups in the ASEAN 
Region, in New Directions in Organization 
Studies, S.R. Clegg (Ed.), Sage Publications, 
London, UK (2009). 

Kersten, Gregory and Lai, H., Electronic 
Negotiations: Foundations, Systems, and 
Processes. In C. Eden and M. Kilgour (Eds,), 
Group Decision and Negotiation Handbook, 
Springer, New York, NY (2008). 

Richard, M-O. and Laroche, Michel, Internet 
consumer behavior: Flow and emotions. In 
Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and 
anagement in the Global Economy, ed. |. Lee, 
Hershey, PA: IG! Global (2010). 

Richard, M-O. and Laroche, Michel, Internet 
consumer behavior: Web atmospherics. In 
Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and 
anagement in the Global Economy, ed. |. Lee, 
Hershey, PA: IG! Global (2010). 

Richard, M-O. and Laroche, Michel, Internet 
consumer behavior: Behavioral variables. In 
Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and 
anagement in the Global Economy, ed. |. Lee, 
Hershey, PA: |GI Global (forthcoming, 2010). 

Richard, M-O. and Laroche, Michel, 
nternet consumer behavior: Moderators. In 
Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and 
anagement in the Global Economy, ed. |. Lee, 
Hershey, PA: |GI Global (forthcoming, 2010). 

Qi, Yaxuan, From Birth to Death: the 
Lifecycle of a Hedge Fund Investment 
Strategy. In Hedge Fund Alpha, J.M. Longo 
(Ed.) Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific 
Publishing Company (2010). 

Ratiu, Catalin and Molz, Rick, 
Multinational strategies and sustainability: 
Fostering subsidiary initiative. In Local 
versus Global Logic: The Multinational 
Enterprise in Developing Countries, R. Molz, 

Christopher Ross, 
Department of Marketing 


Ulrich Wassmer, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Management 

C. Ratiu & A. Taleb (Eds.),. Routledge, 
London (2010). 

Ross, Christopher, W.H. Plastics. In H. 
Mackenzie (Ed.) Contemporary Canadian 
Marketing Cases, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle 
River, NJ (forthcoming, 2010). 

Ross, Christopher and McKenzie, D., 
Tyndale Treasures Community Store. In 
Contemporary Canadian Marketing Cases, 
Prentice Hall, H. Mackenzie (Ed.), Upper 
Saddle River, NJ (forthcoming, 2010). 

Saad, Gad, Song lyrics as windows to our 
evolved human nature. In The Evolutionary 
Review: Art, Science, Culture, A. Andrews and 
J. Carroll (Eds.), SUNY Press: Albany, NY 
(Forthcoming, 2011). 

Mendenhall, Z., Saad, Gad and 
Nepomuceno, M., Homo Virtualensis: 
Evolutionary psychology as a tool for studying 
videogames. In Evolutionary Psychology and 
Information Systems Research: A New Approach 
to Studying the Effects of Modern Technologies 
on Human Behavior, N. Kock (ed.), Springer: 
Heidelberg (forthcoming). 

Saad, Gad, The Darwinian Underpinnings of 
Consumption. In The Handbook of Marketing 

Theory, P. Maclaran, M. Saren, B. Stern and M. 
Tadajewski (Eds.), London: Sage: London, UK 

Gill, T., and Saad, Gad, Consumer Behavior 
in the Realm of Technology. In The Handbook 
of Technology Management (Volume 2), H. 
Bigdoli (Ed.), Wiley: New York, NY (2010). 

Saad, Gad, Using the Internet to study 
human universals. In Encyclopedia of 
E-Business Development and Management in 
the Global Economy, |.Lee (Ed.), |GI Global: 
Hershey, PA (2010). 

Mendenhall, Z., Nepomuceno, M., and 

Saad, Gad, Exploring video games from an 
evolutionary psychological perspective. In 
Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and 
Management in the Global Economy, |. Lee (Ed.) 
IG! Global: Hershey, PA (2010). 

Durante, K. M., and Saad, Gad, Strategic 
shifts in women's social motives and 
behaviors across the menstrual cycle: 
Implications in corporate settings. In 
Neuroeconomics and the Firm, A. Stanton, 
M. Day and |. Welpe (Eds.), Edward Elgar: 
Northampton, MA (2010). 

Sharma, Pramodita, Advancing the 3Rs 

of family business scholarship — Rigor, 
Relevance, Reach. Volume |2 of Advances in 
Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth. 
Editors: A.Stewart, G.T.Lumpkin, and J. Katz 
(Eds.) (in press). 

Salvato, C., Chirico, F., and Sharma, 
Pramodita, Understanding exit from 
founder's business in family firms. Volume 
12. of Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm 
Emergence and Growth. A. Stewart, G.T. 
Lumpkin, and J. Katz (Eds.) (in press). 

Stenstrom, Eric and Saad, Gad, The 
neurocognitive and evolutionary bases 

of sex differences in website design 
preferences: Recommendations for 
e-business managers. In Encyclopedia of 
E-Business Development and Management in 
the Global Economy, |. Lee (Ed.) |GI Global: 
Hershey, PA (2010). 

Simons, K.L. and Walls, Judith L., The 

U.S. National Innovation System. In 

V.K. Narayanan & G. O'Connor (Eds.), 
Encyclopedia of Technology and Innovation 
Management. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. 
(In press, 2010). 


Carney, Michael, Book review of Business 
Innovation in Asia: Knowledge and Technology 
Networks from Japan by Dennis McNamara 
(2009), Routledge: London and New York, in 
Pacific Affairs (Forthcoming 2010). 

Johns, Gary and Saks, A.M., Organizational 
behaviour: Understanding and managing life at 
work (8" ed.). Pearson Prentice Hall, Toronto, 
ON (forthcoming 2011). 

Saks, A.M., and Johns, Gary, Instructor's 
resource manual, instructor's video guide, and 
PowerPoint slides to accompany Organizational 
Behaviour (8" ed.). Pearson Prentice Hall, 
Toronto, ON (forthcoming 2011). 

Okoli, Chitu, Experts Speak on E-business in 
Sub-Saharan Africa: A Theoretical Model of 

Infrastructure and Culture for Doing Business } 
Using the Internet on the Dark Continent. VDM Alexandra Dawson, 
Verlag Dr. Miller, Germany (2010). penne) 

Department of Management 

Saad, Gad, The Consuming Instinct: What 
Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography, and 
Gift Giving Reveal About Human Nature. 
Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY 
(Forthcoming, 2011). 

Judith Walls, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Management 

Saad, Gad (Ed.), Evolutionary Psychology in 
the Business Sciences. Springer: Heidelberg, 
Germany (Forthcoming, 2011). 

Saad, Gad (Ed.), The Futures of Evolutionary 
Psychology. (Forthcoming, 2011). 

Shrivastava, Paul and Statler, M. (Eds,), 
Learning from the Global Financial Crisis. 
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA 

Other Distinctions 

Bodur, H. Onur, appointed Reviewer at the 
American Marketing Association Conference 
2010, Boston, MA; Reviewer at the Society 
for Consumer Psychology (SCP) Conference 
2010, St. Pete Beach, FL; and Reviewer at 
Psychology & Marketing. 

Carney, Michael, Editor of special edition of 
Asia-Pacific Journal of Management ‘Varieties 
of Asian capitalism: Indigenization and 
Internationalization’’, 26:3 (Sept 2009); 
appointed Senior Editor and Editorial Board 
Member of Asia Pacific Journal of Management; 
appointed Editorial Board Member of Journal 
of Management Studies, Family Business Review, 
ournal of Family Business Strategy. 


Cho, Charles, appointed member of 
the editorial board of Issues in Social and 
Environmental Accounting. 

Dawson, Alexandra, appointed Family 
Owned Business Institute (FOBI) Research 
Scholar (2010). 

He. Luo, appointed as Member of the 
Scientific Committee of the Canadian 
Academic Accounting Association Annual 
Conference 2010, Toronto, ON. 

Johns, Gary, named a Fellow of the 
Academy of Management. 

Kersten, Gregory, appointed Vice- 
Chairperson of the INFORMS College 
“Group Decision and Negotiation”, Senior 
editor of Group Decision and Negotiation 
Journal; Departmental editor of Artificial 
Intelligence and Management Science, 
Springer Publishers; Member of the 
Editorial Board, Lecture Notes in Business 
Information Processing , Springer; and 
Member of the Editorial Board, Advances 
in Group Decision and Negotiation, 

Laroche. Michel, appointed Co-chair for 
the 2010 Cultural Perspectives in Marketing 
Conference, Academy of Marketing 
Science, Lille, France; appointed Track Chair, 
Global Consumer Behavior and Marketing 
Strategy, Global Marketing Congress 2010, 
Tokyo, Japan. 

Molz, Rick and Farashahi, Mehdi, 

From Dilemma to Theory to Research 
Agenda: Doing Business in Developing and 
Transitional Countries. Special issue editors 
for a double issue of International Studies of 
Management and Organization (Forthcoming). 

Paulin, Michéle, accepted on the Emerald 
Who's Who List for Executive and 
Professionals (Winter 2010); accepted on 
list of Distinguished Professionals 2010, 
Westbury, NY, USA. 

Saad, Gad, appointed to the Editorial Boards 
of The Evolutionary Review, and Frontiers of 
Evolutionary Psychology. 

Saad, Gad and Vongas, John, The effect 
of conspicuous consumption on men’s 
testosterone levels. Rated ‘Top 25 Hottest 
Articles” in Organizational Behavior and 
Human Decision Processes for the period 
October to December 2009. 

Sharma, Pramodita, appointed Fellow of the 
Family Firm Institute; STEP Global Director, 
Babson College, Babson Park, MA. 

Shrivastava, Paul, appointed on Design 
and Editorial team of the Academy of 
Management 2010 Annual Meeting Special 
Issue of L'Itinéraire Magazine. 

Spence, Crawford, appointed to the 
Scientific Committee for Columbian Journal, 

Walls, Judith, appointed to the Board of 
Reviewers for the Journal of Business Venturing. 

Mehdi Farashahi, 
Associate Professor, 
Department of Management 


Research Profile wf ae, 
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Dr. Gary Johns was recently elected Fellow by toward presenteeism. Those lacking job security 
the Academy of Management. According to the are more inclined to exhibit presenteeism. 
Academy's bylaws, the purpose of the Fellows 
Group Is to “recognize and honour the significant RJ: Many of today’s businesses operate on a 
contributions to the science and practice of virtual model that depends on telework. How 
management, and to provide opportunities for would you describe the impact on workers’ 
fellowship and a forum for discussion among persons attendance/absence and productivity levels? 
so recognized and honoured.” Dr. Johns’ induction will Gj}: Absenteeism means not showing up for 
be marked at a special ceremony during the annual scheduled work, so the concept does not 
Gary Johns Academy of Management conference this August. apply so well to virtual or distributed work. 
Department of Management The following interview offers a glimpse of Dr. Johns That said, absence from the task might apply to 
Professor and Senior Concordia : : ; 
University Research Chair in €Xpansive research career over the years. virtual work arrangements. In a related vein, | 
Management should note that working from home might be 
RB: Your area of expertise focuses on a good option to avoid the downside aspects 
absenteeism. How did you discover your of presenteeism. When contagion or simple 
passion for this field of study? discomfort (e.g., due to allergies) are issues, 
G): I'm an organizational psychologist, and most working remotely might facilitate productivity. 
organizational psychologists are interested in 
what's in peoples’ heads—their work attitudes RJ: How would you describe the overall course of 
such as job satisfaction and organizational your research? What and how has it changed? 
commitment. I'm interested in these things What are your current research projects? 
too, but I'm even more interested in what What are your plans for future research? 
people do at work, or don't do in the case of G): Although | have continued to study absence over 
absenteeism. Both managers and employees the years, | don't do just one thing. Some of 
understand that there is a valid expectation that my most cited work also includes publications 
people will show up at work, but sometimes on research methodology, the impact of 
they don't. Why is that, despite the fact that the context on organizational behavior, and why 
behavior has somewhat deviant connotations? managers fail to adopt proven management 
Absence is interesting because it has many practices. On the absenteeism front, | have 
causes masquerading as one behavior. Figuring cycled between theory building and then using 
out who will be absent under what conditions a variety of methods to solve what | think are 
isa complicated puzzle, and it requires a important problems. These methods include 
range of research methods. That's interesting. conventional survey research but also extend 
Employees lie to managers about why they are to text analysis (of over 2800 New York Times 
absent. That's interesting. Absence is studied by articles on absenteeism, with Eric Patton), 
scholars in management, psychology, sociology, meta-analysis (concerning stress, health, and 
medicine, economics, industrial relations, absence, with Wendy Darr), and a nine-nation 
and law. That's interesting. In fact, one of my cross-cultural study of absence legitimacy 
ongoing goals has been to integrate the research with Helena Addae and Kathleen Boies). | 
from these various disciplines. try to use what works, and | dislike doing very 
conventional research. My current and future 
RJ: The impact of economic instability has also led research involves introducing organizational and 
to the opposite phenomenon, presenteeism. health psychology scholars to the presenteeism 
How has this affected your absenteeism phenomenon. This is a hot topic in occupational 
research? What have you discovered? health and epidemiology, and virtually all of it 
GJ: Presenteeism is going to work when you are is funded by pharmaceutical companies hoping 
ill. Although working with illness symptoms to make productivity claims for new drugs. 
during the SARS and HINI epidemics captured want to show that presenteeism and any 
the popular imagination, most presenteeism related productivity loss are affected by social, 
is associated with allergies, asthma, migraine, psychological, and contextual factors. The 
and depression. Research suggests that much medical model of presenteeism ignores these 
more productivity loss is due to presenteeism factors, to its detriment. 
compared to absenteeism. Generally, I'm 
interested in what factors predict the tendency = 
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to go absent versus show up when ill. In other 

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