News from the College of Business Administration

Jenny Hoobler (Managerial Studies) and Grace Lemmon (Ph.D., UIC, OB/HR) presented the research they've done with Sandy Wayne (Managerial Studies) on glass ceiling effects of family-work conflict in a webinar format for the Boston College Center for Work and Family on Friday, October 19.  The audience was 40 of the Center's international partners who are work-life professionals.  The researchers were finalists for the Center's Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for the best work-family research of 2010.

Bob Liden and Sandy Wayne from Managerial Studies were recognized as top scholars in their field in an article entitled "Scholarly Impact Revisited," published in Academy of Management Perspectives in May. They were featured as two of the top influential scholars of the past three decades in the entire field of management (inclusive of strategy, OB, HR, OT, international business, and entrepreneurship). Among the 300 influential scholars who were ranked, Bob and Sandy ranked # 71 and # 107, respectively.  Together they have a staggering 6,200+ citations to their research.

Jelena Spanjol, assistant professor of marketing, was awarded a competitive grant of USD 10,000 from the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI) supporting her research on “Time Orientation and Planning in the East and the West”. The research project is joint work with Leona Tam (University of Wollongong) and Jose Rosa (University of Wyoming).


News from the CBA is compiled weekly by Heather Hoffman, Director of Marketing and Communications for the UIC College of Business Administration.