Dr. Matthew Cole, Dr. Jennifer Hitchcock (DBA graduate) and Dr. Jacqueline Stavros contributed their article "Bridging Research and Practice: Illustrations from Appreciative Inquiry in Doctoral Research" to the August 2014 issue of the AI Practitioner: International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry.


Dr. Anne Kohnke, Dr. Matthew Cole, and Dr. Richard Bush have published the article “Incorporating UTAUT Predictors for Understanding Home Care Patients’ and Clinician’s Acceptance of Healthcare Telemedicine Equipment” in the Journal of Technology Management and Innovation’s second issue of its ninth volume.

Dr. Anthony Gatling (DBA graduate), Dr. Patricia Castelli and Dr. Matthew Cole recently published their article “Authentic Leadership: the Role of Self-Awareness in Promoting Coaching Effectiveness” in the journal Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, Sage Publications.

The College of Management accepted the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Course Program for its Global Strategic Management course (MBA 6073) taught by professor Michael Thibideau.

Dr. Patricia Castelli, Dr. Thomas Marx, and Dr. David Egleston have published an article in the spring 2014 issue of the Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Business titled “Cultural Adaptation Mediates the Relationship Between Reflective Leadership and Organization Performance for Multinational Organizations."

Dr. Jacqueline Stavros published a short story in her experiences regarding Appreciative Inquiry with kindergarteners in the Taos Institute’s Worldshare Book Series.

Dr. Sheryl Mitchell, a recent graduate of the Doctorate in Business Administration program, has been invited to present her thesis in a presentation entitled “Putting it to the Test of Research: Measuring the Impact of Priority Based Budgeting” at the 2014 Priority Based Budgeting Conference in Denver, Colorado, on August 6th, 2014.

Keke Gai, a DMIT student, and Dr. Annette Lerine Steenkamp have published the article “A Feasibility Study of Platform-as-a-Service Using Cloud Computing for a Global Service Industry” in the Journal of Information Systems Applied Research’s seventh volume. 

Dr. Michael Glovis, a recent graduate of the Doctorate in Business Administration program, Dr. Jacqueline Stavros, and Dr. Matthew Cole, have published an article in the Fall 2014 issue of the Organization Development Journal entitled “SOAR and Motivation as Mediators of the Relationship between Flow and Project Success.”

Dr. Jacqueline Stavros and Matthew Cole hosted a workshop for superintendents, principals, teachers, and staff of K-12 school districts on April 29th, 2014, entitled “Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS), Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and SOAR Application in Developing Learning Organizations” at the Thomas Cooley Law School.

Dr. Patricia Castelli presented her research on reflective leadership in a presentation entitled “Reflective Leadership: An Empirical Study” at the Center for Scholastic Inquiry Conference.  Proceedings sharing this title authored by Dr. Castelli, Dr. Thomas Marx, and Dr. David Egleston, has been recently published at the CSI website.  

Associate Professor Patty Castelli of LTU’s College of Management is the spring 2014 recipient of the Henry B. and Barbara J. Horldt Excellence in Teaching Award, which is funded by LTU alumnus Henry B. Horldt in honor of his father. Dr. Castelli's research specializes in leadership, management and organizational studies.

Dr. Thomas G. Marx published the article "Teaching Leadership and Strategy" in the Business Education Innovation Journal's December 2013 issue.  Also in this issue, Volume 5 Number 2, is an article entitled "Social Media: A Viable Source for Collecting Research Data", coauthored by Dr. Marx, Dr. Patricia Castelli and Dr. David Egleston.