Books, Papers, Presentations

SBGE faculty members have had a busy summer, speaking and presenting at conferences worldwide.

Professor of International Business Joanna Poznanska, along with co-author Haiyue Liu from Sichuan Normal University (China) presented a paper titled "The Implications for the Global Economy of the Evolution of Income and Consumption of the Middle Class in the U.S. and China" at the International Trade and Finance Association Conference in Montreal last May.

Books by Provost Jeff Van Duzer and Professor of Business Ethics Kenman Wong were mentioned in the "Ten Books Tackling Faith, Work, and Economics" on the Institute for Faith, Works, & Economics website.

Gerhard Steinke, professor of management and information systems, gave a keynote presentation last June at PMTOUR, the Fifth Congress of Project Management in Mexico City. His presentation was titled "Risk Management: The Cornerstone of the Information Security Component of Project Management."

An article written by Center for Integrity in Business Director John Terrill titled "Messy Motives and Good Work: Lessons for Labour Day" was published in Comment, a Canadian online theology journal.

Al Erisman, SBGE executive in residence, gave a plenary presentation with David Gill of Gordon Conwell Seminary last September at a conference in Hamilton, Massachusetts titled "Is This a War or a Dance? Upside, Downside and Forward With Technology."

Erisman also recently spoke at two conferences in Malaysia. At the Lausanne Regional Consultation on the Teaching of the Theology of Work, he introduced documents from the Theology of Work project. At the East Asian Graduate Conference, he spoke on "Case Studies in Business Ethics" and "Business Leadership From the Life of Joseph."

Denise Daniels, professor of management, and Al Erisman published "The Fruit of the Spirit: Application to Performance Management" in the August 2013 edition of Christian Business Review.

Associate Professor of Accounting Kim Sawers gave two presentations at the National Forum of Active Learning Classroom in Minneapolis. "How do active learning activities and active learning spaces influence student learning perceptions, satisfaction and learning outcomes?" was co-authored with Professor of Marketing Gary Karns, while "The effect of active learning spaces and teaching philosophy on professors' instructional practices," was co-authored with SPU professors David Wicks (education), Lane Seeley (physics), Nyaradzo Mvududu (education), and Raedene Copeland (family and consumer sciences).