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Faculty Publications


Boone, Audra, Kathryn Schumann and Joshua White, “Ongoing SEC Disclosures by Foreign Firms”, The Accounting Review (forthcoming).

Boone, Audra, and Vahap Uysal, “Reputational Concerns in the Market for Corporate Control”, Journal of Corporate Finance (forthcoming).

Cao, Charles, Grant Farnsworth, and Hong Zhang, "The Economics of Hedge Fund Startups", Journal of Finance (forthcoming).

Chen, D.Q., D.S. Preston, and M. Swink, “How Big Data Analytics Affects Supply Chain Decision-Making: An Empirical Analysis”, Journal of the Association for Information Systems (forthcoming).

Drake, Katharine D., Russ Hamilton, and Stephen J. Lusch. "Are Declining Effective Tax Rates Indicative of Tax Avoidance: Insight from Effective Tax Rate Reconciliations", Journal of Accounting and Economics (forthcoming).

Drymiotes, George and Haijin Lin, "Shareholder Empowerment and Board of Directors Effectiveness", Contemporary Accounting Research (forthcoming).

Cheung, Yan-Leung, In-Mu Haw, Bingbing Hu, Morgan Swink, and Wenlan Zhang, “Common Institutional Investors and Supplier Performance in the Supply Chains”, Journal of Operations Management (forthcoming).

Eaton, Gregory W., Paul J. Irvine, and Tingting Liu, “Measuring Institutional Trading Costs and the Implications for Finance Research: The Case of Tick Size Reductions”, Journal of Financial Economics (forthcoming).

Finley, Andrew, Curtis Hall, Erica Harris, and Stephen J. Lusch, "The Effect of Corporate Donors on Non- profit Operating Performance", Journal of Business Ethics (forthcoming).

Briker, Roman, Frank Walter, and Michael S. Cole. "Hurry up! The role of supervisors’ time urgency and self-perceived status for autocratic leadership and subordinates’ well-being", Personnel Psychology (forthcoming).

Jindra, Jan, and Thomas Moeller, "Time since targets’ initial public offerings, asymmetric information, uncertainty, and acquisition pricing", Journal of Banking & Finance (forthcoming).

Darby, Jessica L.,, David J. Ketchen Jr., Brent D. Williams, and Travis Tokar, " The implications of firm- specific policy risk, policy uncertainty, and industry factors for inventory: A resource dependence perspective", Journal of Supply Chain Management (forthcoming).

Rosen, Christopher C., Nikolaos Dimotakis, Michale S. Cole, Shannon G. Taylor, Lauren S. Simon, Troy A. Smith, and Christopher S. Reina, "When challenges hinder: An investigation of when and how challenge stressors impact employee outcomes", Journal of Applied Psychology (forthcoming).

Tokar, Travis, Brent D. Williams, and Brian S. Fugate, "I Heart Logistics—Just Don’t Ask Me to Pay for It: Online Shopper Behavior in Response to a Delivery Carrier Upgrade and Subsequent Shipping Charge Increase", Journal of Business Logistics (forthcoming).

Yang, Qing, Na Yang, Tyson R. Browning, Bin Jiang, and Tao Yao, “Clustering Product Development Project Organization from the Perspective of Social Network Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (forthcoming).

Lim, Steve, Antonio J. Macias and Thomas Moeller, "Intangible Assets and Capital Structure", Journal of Banking &Finance (forthcoming)

Briker, Roman, Frank Walter, and Michael S. Cole. (2020). "Consequences of (not) seeing eye-to-eye about the past: The role of supervisor-team fit in past temporal focus for supervisors’ leadership behavior", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 41 (3): 244-262.

Chen, Jeff, Mei-Hui Chen, Chen-Lung Chin, and Gerald Lobo (2020), “Do Firms That Have a Common Signing Auditor Exhibit Higher Earnings Comparability?”, The Accounting Review, 95 (3): 115-143.

Jo, Wooyong, Sarang Sunder, Jeonghye Choi, and Minakshi Trivedi (2020). "Protecting consumers from themselves: Assessing consequences of usage restriction laws on online game usage and spending.", Marketing Science, 39 (1): 117-133.

Jones, Beata M., and Kiana Stephen (2020). "The Effects of Religiosity on Decision Making in Self-Driving Cars: The Case of "the Ethical Knob." Issues in Information Systems 21 (1): 74-90.

Liao, Bo, Candace Yano and Minakshi Trivedi (2020), “Optimizing Store-Brand Quality: Impact of Choice of Producer and Channel Price Leadership”, Production and Operations Management, 29 (1): 118-137.

Liu, Yi, Daniel Q. Chen, and Wei Gao (2020), “How Does Customer Orientation (In)Congruence Affect B2B Electronic Platform Firm Performance?”, Industrial Marketing Journal, 87: 18-30.

Aroul, Ramya Rajajagadeesan, J. Andrew Hansz, and Mauricio Rodriguez (2020), "Understanding Distressed Residential Transaction Discounts Across Price Segments and Market Conditions", Journal of Real Estate Research, 42 (1): 151-182.

Anand, Amber, Paul Irvine, and Tingting Liu (2019), "Does institutional trading affect underwriting?", Journal of Corporate Finance 58(C), pages 1-1.

Balakrishnan, Ramji, George Drymiotes, and Konduru Sivaramakrishnan, (2019), "The Effects of Biasing Performance Measurement Systems on Incentives and Retention Decisions." Contemporary Accounting Research, 36(2): 1098-1121.

Boone, Audra, Brian Broughman and Antonio Macias (2019) “Merger Negotiations in the Shadow of Judicial Appraisal”, Journal of Law and Economics, 62(2): 281-319.

Browning, Tyson R. (2019) “Planning, Tracking, and Reducing a Complex Project’s Value at Risk,” Project Management Journal, 50(1): 71-85.

Chen, Daniel Q., and Huigang Liang (2019), “Wishful Thinking and IT Threat Avoidance: An Extension to Technology Threat Avoidance Theory”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 66(4): 552-567.

Hennig-Thurau, Thorsten, and Mark B. Houston (2019), “Entertainment Science: Data Analytics and Practical Theory for Movies, Games, Books, and Music.” New York: Springer Nature.

Holtom, Brooks and David Allen (2019), "Better ways to predict who’s going to quit.", Harvard Business Review, 16 August 2019 hbr.org.

Bizjak, John M., Swaminathan L. Kalpathy, and Vassil T. Mihov (2019), "Performance Contingencies in CEO Equity Awards and Debt Contracting.", The Accounting Review 94(5): 57-82.

Jones, Beata M. and Zachary Singer (2019), "The Internet of Things: Security Attitudes, Knowledge, and User Behavior", In Americas Conference on Information Systems conference proceedings. Cancun, Mexico.

Jones, Beata M., and B. Twomey, (2019), "Mobile apps: privacy attitudes, knowledge, and user practices", International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management conference proceedings. Warsaw, Poland.

Porter, Caitlin M., Sang Eun Woo, David G. Allen, and Melissa G. Keith (2019), "How do instrumental and expressive network positions relate to turnover? A meta-analytic investigation", Journal of Applied Psychology, 104(4): 511-536.

Giannini, Robert, Paul Irvine, and Tao Shu (2019), "The Convergence and Divergence of Investor's Opinions around Earnings News: Evidence from a Social Network", Journal of Financial Markets, 42: 94- 120.

Sunder, Sarang, Kihyun Hannah Kim, and Eric Yorkston (2019) "What Drives Herding Behavior in Online Ratings? The Role of Rater Experience, Product Portfolio, and Diverging Opinions", Journal of Marketing, 83(6), 93-112.

Grieser, William, and Zack Liu (2019), "Corporate Investment and Innovation in the Presence of Competitor Constraints", The Review of Financial Studies 32(11): 4271-4303.

Grieser, William, and Charles Hadlock (2019), "Panel Data Estimation in Finance: Testable Assumptions and Parameter (In) Consistency", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 54 (1): 1-29.

Yu, Xiaoyu, Yajie Li, Daniel Q. Chen, Xiaotong Meng, and Xiangming Tao (2019), “Entrepreneurial Bricolage and Online Store Performance in Emerging Economies”, Electronic Markets, 29(2):

Boone, Audra, Brian Broughman, and Antonio J. Macias (2018), “Shareholder approval thresholds in acquisitions: Evidence from tender offers", Journal of Corporate Finance, 53: 225-245.

Aragon-Correa, J.A., Barnett, M., Martin, X., and Allen, David G. (2018), "Digital technologies and their implications for management research: What should we change? A multidimensional perspective", AOM Specialized Conference: Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy, Surrey, UK.

Chen, Kaiji, Jue Ren, and Tao Zha. (2018), "The Nexus of Monetary Policy and Shadow Banking in China." American Economic Review, 108(12): 3891-3936.

Chicotsky, Brandon and Fei Qiao (2018). "Laughing and yelling through yaks: a content analysis of Yik Yak, exploring humor topics, types, styles and user motives in the anonymous social media environment." The Journal of Social Media in Society, 7(1): 211-232.

Curtis M. Hall, and Stephen J. Lusch (2018), "Strategic Cost Shifting and State Tax Minimization", Journal of Management Accounting Research 30(1): pp 55-72.

Doha, Amed, Mark Pagell, Morgan Swink, and David Johnson (2018), “The Imitator’s Dilemma: Why Imitators Should Break out of Imitation,” Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(4): 543-564.

Ertekin, Larisa, Alina Sorescu, and Mark B. Houston (2018), “Hands Off My Brand! The Financial Consequences of Protecting Brands through Trademark Infringement Suits,” Journal of Marketing, 82 (September): 45-65.

Haw, In-Mu, Bingbing Hu, Donghui Wu, and Xu Zhang (2018), “Having a finger in the pie: Labor power and corporate dividend policies,” Financial Management, 47(4): 993–1027.

Bettis, J. Carr, John M. Bizjak, Jeffrey L. Coles, and Swaminathan L. Kalpathy (2018), "Performance- Vesting Provisions in Executive Compensation", Journal of Accounting & Economics, 66 (1): 194-221.

Bernerth, Jeremy B., Michael S. Cole, Erik C. Taylor, and H. Jack Walker (2018). "Control variables in leadership research: A qualitative and quantitative review", Journal of Management 44(1): 131-160.

Jonathan Black, Jeff Z. Chen, and Marc Cussatt (2018), “The Association between SFAS No. 157 Fair Value Hierarchy Information and Conditional Accounting Conservatism” The Accounting Review 93(5) 119-144.

Kovach, Jeremy J., Atalay Atasu and Sumitro Banerjee (2018), “Salesforce Incentives and Remanufacturing,” Production and Operations Management 27(3): 516-530.

Park, Eunho, Rishika Rishika, Ramkumar Janakiraman, Mark B. Houston, and Byungjoon Yoo (2018), “Social Dollars in Online Communities: The Effect of Product, User, and Network Characteristics,” Journal of Marketing, 82(1): 93-114.

Downes, Patrick and David Allen (2018), "If we build it, will they come? Data-driven model acceptance by decision makers", AOM Specialized Conference: Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy, Surrey, UK, No. 2018.

Giannini, Robert, Paul Irvine, and Tao Shu (2018), "Nonlocal disadvantage: An examination of social media sentiment", The Review of Asset Pricing Studies 8(2): 293-336.

Srinivasan, Ravi, and Morgan Swink (2018), “An investigation of visibility and flexibility as complements to supply chain analytics: An organizational information processing theory perspective”, Production and Operations Management 27(10): 1849-1867.

Aroul, Ramya R, and Mauricio Rodriguez (2017), “The Increasing Value of Green for Residential Real Estate” Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, 9(1): 112-130.

Babenko, Iloha, Benjamin Bennett, John Bizjak, and Jeffrey L. Coles (2017), "Clawback Provisions", Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior eJournal.

Bettencourt, Lance A., Edward U. Bond, III, Michael S. Cole, and Mark B. Houston (2017), “Domain- Relevant Commitment and Individual Technical Innovation Performance,” Journal of Product Innovation Management, 34 (March): 159-180.

Cao, Charles, Grant Farnsworth, Bing Liang, and Andrew W. Lo (2017) "Return smoothing, liquidity costs, and investor flows: Evidence from a separate account platform", Management Science, 63(7): 2233- 2250.

Chen, Jeff Z., Gerald Lobo, and Joseph Zhang (2017) “Accounting Quality, Liquidity Risk, and Post- Earnings-Announcement Drift”, Contemporary Accounting Research 34(3): 1649-1680.

Preston, David S., Danial Q. Chen, Morgan Swink, and Laura Meade (2017) “Generating Supplier Benefits through Knowledge Acquisition in Buyer-Supplier Relationship: A Social Capital Perspective”, Decision Sciences 48(2): 248-287.

Gande, Amar and Swaminathan L. Kalpathy (2017), "CEO Compensation and Risk-Taking at Financial Firms: Evidence from U.S. Federal Loan Assistance", Journal of Corporate Finance, 47: 131-150.

Lim, Steve C., Steven C. Mann, and Vassil T. Mihov (2017), “Do Operating Leases Extend Credit Capacity: Evidence from borrowing costs and credit ratings,” Journal of Corporate Finance, 42: 100-114.

Aroul, Ramya Rajajagadeesan and Mauricio Rodriguez (2017), "Obtaining Better Sustainability Data for Hedonic Analysis", Journal of Real Estate Literature 25(2): 427-443.

Sunder, Sarang, V. Kumar, Ashley Goreczny, and Todd Maurer (2017), “Why Do Salespeople Quit? An Empirical Examination of Own and Peer Effects on Salesperson Turnover Behavior.” Journal of Marketing Research, 54(3): 381-397.

Taylor, Shannon G., Arthur G. Bedeian, Michael S. Cole, and Zhen Zhang (2017). "Developing and testing a dynamic model of workplace incivility change", Journal of Management, 43(3): 645-670.

Trivedi, Minakshi, Dinesh Kumar Gauri, and Yu Ma (2017), “Measuring the efficiency of category-level sales response to promotions”, Management Science 63(10): 3473-3488.

Turkulainen, Virpi and Morgan Swink (2017), “Supply Chain Personnel as Knowledge Resources for Innovation: A Contingency View,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 53(3): 41-59.

Weltman, David (2017), "Using Monte Carlo Simulation with Oracle© Crystal Ball to Teach Business Students Hypothesis Testing Concepts and Type 1 Error", Business Education Innovation Journal, 9(2): 184-188. 5p. 3 Graphs.

Yassine, Ali A., Omar Mostafa, and Tyson R. Browning (2017) “Scheduling Multiple, Resource- Constrained, Iterative, Product Development Projects with Genetic Algorithms,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 107: 39-56.

Yildiz, Kamer Toker, Minakshi Trivedi, Jeonghye Choi and Sue Chang (2017), “The Role of Social Interactions and Monetary Incentives in Driving Consumer Behavior”, Journal of Marketing Research 54(3): 364-380.

Macias, Antonio J. and Thomas Moeller (2016), "Target signaling with material adverse change clauses in merger agreements", Journal of Empirical Finance 39(Part A): 69-92.

Boone, Audra L., Ioannis Floros and Shane Johnson (2016), “Redacting Proprietary Information at the IPO”, Journal of Financial Economics 120(1): 102-123.

Browning, Tyson R. and Ali A. Yassine (2016) “Managing a Portfolio of Product Development Projects under Resource Constraints,” Decision Sciences, 47(2): 333-372.

Chen, Daniel Q., David S. Preston, Morgan Swink (2016), “How the Use of Big Data Analytics Affects Value Creation in Supply Chain Management”. Journal of Management Information Systems, 32(4): 4– 39.

Chicotsky, Brandon and Fei Qiao (2016). "Athletes as the new investment vehicle: advancing the meaning of brand personas in sports media" In A.C. Billings and K.A. Brown (Eds.) Evolution of the Modern Sports Fan. Lanham: MD: Lexington Books.

Drake, Katharine D., Nathan C. Goldman, and Stephen J. Lusch (2016), "Do Income Tax Related Decifiencies in Publicly Disclosed PCAOB Part II Reports Influence Audit Client Financial Reporting of Income Tax Accounts?" The Accounting Review 91(5): 1411-1439.

Meier, Christoph, Ali A. Yassine, Tyson R. Browning, and Ulrich Walter (2016), “Optimizing Time-Cost Tradeoffs in Product Development Projects with a Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm,” Research in Engineering Design, 27(4): 347-366.

Mann, Steve C. and Mauricio Rodriguez (2016), “Tax Motivated Derivative Structures with ‘Sweet Spot’ Payoffs,” International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives, 5(2-4): 128-139.

Sunder, Sarang, V. Kumar, and Yi Zhao (2016), "Measuring the Lifetime Value of a Customer in the Consumer-Packaged Goods Industry," Journal of Marketing Research, 53(6): 901-21.

Tokar, Travis, John Aloysius, Matthew Waller, and Doyle Hawkins (2016), "Exploring Framing Effects in Inventory Control Decisions: Violations of Procedure Invariance." Production and Operations Management, 25(2): 306-329.

Trivedi, Minakshi, Karthik Sridhar and Ashish Kumar (2016), “Impact of Healthy Alternatives on Consumer Choice: A Balancing Act”, Journal of Retailing 92(1): 65- 82.