College of Business Administration Faculty News 11/22

Please find below news and updates from the faculty of the UIC College of Business Administration and Liautaud Graduate School of Business.  

John Binder
, associate professor of finance and author of “The Chicago Outfit,” was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about the trial of Michael "The Large Guy" Sarno.
Bob Chirinko, Finance Department, organized a session on “The 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Assessing Its Effectiveness” at the National Tax Association Annual Meeting in Chicago.  He also discussed a paper by the Congressional Budget Office entitled “Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output.”
Anna S. Cui
, assistant professor of marketing, has had her article, “Market uncertainty and dynamic new product launch strategies: A systems dynamics model,” accepted for publication in the journal IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, one of the leading journals in the field of product innovation.

David Koehler, clinical assistant professor of marketing, was featured on First Business News for a story on Tiger Woods’ appeal among consumers and sponsors one year after his early-morning auto accident.
Maija Renko,
assistant professor of managerial studies, presented her research paper entitled “Social nascent entrepreneurs: Who makes it and why?” at the 7th NYU Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, Nov 3-5, 2010 at Stern School of Business, New York University.
Nitish Ranjan Sinha, assistant professor of finance, was interviewed on First Business News for a story on how news can move the markets. He also presented his paper, "News articles and momentum” at Thomson Reuters.
Mary Beth Watson-Manheim, associate professor of IDS, along with co-authors Kathy Chudoba and Kevin Crowston, has a forthcoming paper in Information Systems Journal, entitled “Perceived Discontinuities and Constructed Continuities in Virtual Work.”
Sandy Wayne, professor of managerial studies, was awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Alumni Award from Mays Business School. The award is given to two scholars whose work has had a significant impact on thousands of students as well as the marketplace. This award honors doctoral graduates who have achieved significant distinction in their field and serve as role models for current students. Among the characteristics demonstrated by current and past recipients of this prestigious award are: sustained research productivity and visibility in the field; service to the profession as editor of a major scholarly journal; recipient of major awards for excellence in research, teaching and/or service; academic and administrative leadership as dean or associate dean of a business school; successful career progression at a peer or aspirant school; and holder of an endowed position. The award presentation took place Nov. 16.
Haisu Zhang and Chengli (Jackie) Shu, doctoral students in marketing, and Alan Malter, associate professor of marketing, have published an article, “Managing Knowledge for Innovation: The Role of Cooperation, Competition, and Alliance Nationality,” in the December 2010 special issue of Journal of International Marketing on global innovation