In-Depth Look at Faculty

Education

  • Ph.D. Organization Studies – State University of New York @ Albany
  • M.S. Organizational Behavior – University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
  • B. A. Philosophy – Stonehill College, No. Easton, MA

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business & Professional Writing
  • Business Ethics
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Staffing & Career Development
  • Industrial Relations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Training and Organizational Development
  • Entrepreneurship

Papers Presented (Recent)

  • Korb, L.  “Debate in Business Ethics as a form of assessment.” KWC CETL Spring Conference, May 5, 2016.
  • Korb, L. – “Using Case Writing to facilitate student learning.” Faculty Brownbag, Kentucky Wesleyan College, April 2015.
  • Korb, L. – “Ceterro Research, Inc.” Faculty Brownbag, Kentucky Wesleyan College, April 2014.
  • Korb, L. – “Ceterro Research, Inc.” MBAA. Chicago, IL. February 2012
  • Bogan, R. and Korb, L. “Library Access” MBAA. Chicago, IL. March, 2008.
  • Korb, L. and Korb, J. “ACCESS to Service” Society for Case Research – Case Workshop – SCR. University of Wisconsin, River Falls. July 2007.
  • Korb, L. and Lieberman, G. “Hacked and Attacked”. Society for Case Research – Case Workshop – SCR. University of Wisconsin, river Falls. July 2007.
  • Smith, J. (student) and Korb, L.. “Interviews with Leaders: A Field Experience.”  Research with an MBA student at Georgian Court University based on an assignment from BU611 Leadership and Power in Organizations. Academic Excellence Night – Georgian Court University. Lakewood, NJ. April 2006.
  • Korb, L. “Assimilation:The Government and the Organ Transplantation Network.” American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences. Las Vegas. February 2006.

Professional Growth Activities (Recent)

  • Clinical Research Coordinator training – Barnett International – July 20, 2016 through September 21, 2016
  • Brightspace D2L training – Kentucky Wesleyan College July 2016
  • CAMS Training – Kentucky Wesleyan College August 2016
  • IACBE Conference – Memphis, TN – April 12, 2016
  • IACBE Assessment Workshop – Kansas City, MO – July 10, 2014
  • Strategies and Tips for Teaching Online – Cengage – April 17, 2014 (Webinar)
  • Key Issues for Business Schools – HigherEducationWebinars – February 27, 2014
  • SHRM College Relations Webinar – November 8, 2013
  • Online Learning at Private Colleges and Universities – Learning House webinar – November 12, 2013

Institutional Services Performed July 2013 to Present

  • KWC Admissions Committee (first year, 2016)
  • KWC Integrity Faculty/Staff Committee (first year, 2016)
  • QEP Taskforce
  • Zeta Gamma Chi/Kentucky WILD faculty moderator
  • IACBE Coordinator for reaffirmation
  • Assessment coordinator for Center for Business Studies/KWC
  • KWC1101 First Year Experience Instructor
  • Teaching Circle, Kentucky Wesleyan College
  • Working with Career Development to place Business students in City Hall, andother business entities in Owensboro
  • Working to form Student chapter of Society for Human Resource Management
  • Sigma Beta Delta faculty advisor

Academic Awards, Honors, & Recognition (Recent)

  • Elected: Society for Case Research, President, 2011-2012
  • Elected: Society for Case Research, VP, 2010-2011
  • Appointment: Society for Case Research, Board of Directors, 2009.
  • Outstanding Reviewer, The Case Association, 2009.
  • Grant: Georgian Court University for Summer Research relating to Disaster Contingency Planning, 2007.
  • Induction into Business Honors Society – Sigma Beta Delta, University of Nebraska at Kearney, NE Chapter – April 21, 2001
  • Best Dissertation, University at Albany – SUNY, School of Business: Organization Studies, August 2000

Professionally-related Community Activities

Advisory Board for Owensboro Community Technical College, 2013 to Present

 


 

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics – Iowa State University
  • M.S., Economics – Iowa State University
  • B.S., Economic and Mathematics – Western Kentucky University

Courses Taught

Economics:

  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Development
  • Managerial Economics (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • International Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Microeconomic Problems (Graduate)
  • International Business & Economics (Graduate)
  • Economic Education (Graduate)
  • Labor Economics

Business, Management and Others:

  • Principles of Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Business
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Certified Management Accountant Examination Review
  • Business Practices and Principles
  • Operations Management

Publications (Recent)

  • Interviewed for article on housing market for MI Business Magazine
  • Paper on Faculty Perspectives on Academic Dishonesty accepted for Fort Wayne Teaching Conference, Feb.16, 2007
  • Factors that Influence Faculty Decisions on Academic Dishonesty, Asefa, Coalter and Lim, accepted for publication in the Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education.
  • Ethical Misconduct: A Question of Accountability, Coalter, Lim and Asefa, accepted for publication in The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
  • Presentation to Business and Professional Women on “Women and the Economy” (2003)
  • Presentation to Leadership Owensboro, Economy Day (2002)
  • Participant, Rhodes Study on Catholic Higher Education (2000)

Professional Growth Activities (Recent)

  • Public Conversation Project, May, 2012
  • Title 9 Workshop, January, 2012
  • Captivate Workshop, 2012
  • Academically Adrift, 2012
  • Webinar on Money and Banking, October, 2009
  • Connect Training, April, 2010 and Fall, 2012
  • Workshops on PantherNet, August, 2008 and January, 2009
  • Robert J. Samuelson Lecture, 2009
  • Three Moodle Training session, 2008-2009
  • Learning House training sessions, February and April, 2009
  • Workshop on Microsoft Office, August, 2008
  • Workshop on Wiley PLUS, Fall, 2012
  • Attended IACBE annual meeting, April, 2009
  • Numerous Training Sessions on Online Teaching and Course Development
  • Developed and taught two online courses
  • Kentucky Economic Association (KEA), 1982 – 2006
  • Member of Board of Editors of The Kentucky Journal of Economics and Business, 1983 – 2003

Institutional Services Performed

  • Acting Chair, Department of Business, Kentucky Wesleyan College, spring, 2009 and fall, 2011-fall, 2013
  • Online Taskforce, 2011-2012
  • Conducted searches for chair and faculty positions
  • Online advisor and director for business degree 2011- present
  • Assessment 2011-2013
  • Helped Develop Proposal for MBA, Kentucky Wesleyan College, fall, 2008
  • Faculty Professional Interest Committee, 2012-2013
  • Faculty Status Committee, 2013-present
  • Education Program and Review Committee, 2007-2011
  • Committee on Committees, 2007-2011
  • Committee on Advising, 2008-2009
  • Budgetary Review Committee, summer, 2011
  • Substantive Change Committee (temporary as Acting Chair of Department of Business), June, 2009
  • Served as Inroads advisor, 2009
  • Developed advising handbook for business, 2009
  • Advisor, 2007- present
  • KWC 1101 faculty, summer, 2009
  • Freshman advisor, 2009-2013

Academic Awards, Honors, & Recognition (Recent)

  • Alpha Chi Teaching Excellence Award Finalist, 2004
  • Awarded Leadership Owensboro Alumni Award for Distinguished Community Service, 1999
  • Awarded Hart Grant, 1998

Professionally Related Community Activities

  • Marketing Committee, Daviess County Public Schools, 2010-2011
  • Finance Committee of Board of Joe Ford Library, 2008- 2010
  • Board of Directors. Girls Inc., 2007-2008
  • Board of Directors, Wyndell Foster Center, 2013-present
  • Advisory Board for OCTC, 2012-present

Community Activities

  • Finance Committee of Board of Joe Ford Library, 2008- present
  • Board of Directors. Girls Inc., 2007-2008
  • Board of Directors of Owensboro Riverport Authority, 1989 – 2006, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Chair, Community Support Committee, 2002
  • Board, Audubon Area Community Services, 2000-2001
  • Board of Directors for the Audubon Center for Economic Education, 1984 – 2001
  • Volunteer, “Women’s Build,” Habitat for Humanity, 1998
  • Vision 2000 Participant, 1991
  • Leadership Owensboro
  • Member, Class of 1984-85
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, 1985-1992, 1993 – 2006
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee, 1996-1998

 


Education

  • MBA – Western New Mexico University, 1981
  • CPA – Passed all parts of the exam first time (1987)
  • BS, Science – Osmania University (India)

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Income Taxation
  • Principles of Financial Management
  • Partnerships and Not-for- Profit Organizations Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Concepts of Business Administration

Professional Experience

  • 1987-1988 — Senior Auditor, Founders Bank, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 1982-1987 — Local Federal Savings & Loans, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 1974-1980 — Indian Overseas Bank, India

Recent Conferences and Workshops

  • September 30, 2014 – Learning How to Maximize Social Security by Hilliard Lyons (1)
  • September 24, 2014 – Professional Issues Update for CPAs – by Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. (4.5)
  • September 24, 2014 – Ethics Update for CPAs – by Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. (2)
  • May 15th & 16th – 2014 – Kentucky Accounting Educators Conference – by Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. (15)
  • May 7, 2014 – Yellow Book Audit, and the risk and existence of fraud and methods of prevention and detection, Myriad CPA Group – Presenter Dennis Dycus – KWC Email 4-28-2014. (8)
  • January 8th and 9th, 2014 – Federal Tax Update for the year – 2011: Individual and Business – by Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. (16)
  • November 19, 2013 – Creative 401(k) Plan Design, New ERISA Fiduciary Governance Landscape, Estate Planning, and Employer Retirement Plans: Reducing Risk Through A Systematic Process – Hilliard Lyons (4)

Community Service

  • Federal Taxation Committee – Kentucky Society of CPAs, Louisville, KY
  • Education Committee – Kentucky Society of CPAs, Louisville, KY
  • Chairman, Finance Committee – OPS Federal Credit Union
  • Audit Committee – Hindu Cultural Center, Nashville, TN

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Accountants
  • Kentucky Society of CPAs, Louisville, KY
  • Tennessee Society of CPAs, Nashville, TN
  • National Association of Tax Professionals

 


Education

  • MBA – Murray State University 1999
  • CPA Certification 1997
  • BA in Accounting – Kentucky Wesleyan College 1990

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Consultancy
  • Personal Finance
  • Principles of Management

Prior Experience not in Education

  • Staff Accountant, OASIS, 2000 – 2004
  • Accountant, Miles Enterprises, 1996 – 2000
  • Accounting Clerk, City of Owensboro, 1992 – 1996

Professional Meetings Attended

  • New faculty orientation August 2012
  • Faculty Professional Development August 2012
  • Faculty Professional Development January 2013
  • Faculty Professional Development  August 2013
  • Faculty Professional Development January 2014
  • Faculty Professional Development August 2014

Professional Growth Activities

Completed the required continuing education to maintain CPA license

Institutional Services Performed

  • Advising students
  • Representing the business department at open houses
  • Interviewing students for Brown’s scholarship

Professionally Related Community Activities

Marlins Finance sub-committee

 


Education

  • Ph.D. Marketing – University of Memphis (Expected Summer of 2016)
  • MBA – University of Central Arkansas 2011
  • BS Accounting – Arkansas Tech University 2010

Courses Taught

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business

Conferences and Presentations

  • Peasley, Michael, Joshua T. Coleman, and John A. Narcum (2016), “Leveraging Cause-Marketing as an Organizational Strategy: Exploring the Impact on Job Seekers,” Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, May 18-20.
  • Coleman, Joshua T., Michael C. Peasley, and John A. Narcum (2015), “Donating to the Underdog: The Impact of Persuasion Knowledge on Strategic Decisions in a Cause-Related Marketing Context,” 2015 Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference (Summer AMA).
  • Coleman, Joshua T. and John A. Narcum (2014), “Paying More to Help the Poor: Can Cause-Related Marketing Mitigate Perceptions of Price Unfairness?,” ADVANCES IN MARKETING, 303.
  • Amini, Mehdi, Carol Bienstock, and John A. Narcum, “Status of Corporate Sustainability: A Content Analysis of Fortune 500 Companies,” Preliminary Research findings presented by lead author at Sustainable Supply Chain Management: CSCMP Mid-South Regional Roundtable, Memphis, Tennessee, April, 2014 (non refereed).
  • Narcum, John A. and Cody T. Havard, “Twitter Transgressions and their Impact on an Athlete’s Brand,” Sport Psychology Forum, Bowling Green, Kentucky, February, 2014 (non refereed).

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Narcum, John A. and Joshua T. Coleman (2015), “You Can’t Fool Me! Or Can You? Assimilation and Contrast Effects on Consumers’ Evaluations of Product Authenticity in the Online Environment,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 5(9), 200-207.
  • Narcum, John A., Cody T. Havard, Kevin H. Mason (2016), “The Impacts of Twitter Transgressions on an Athlete’s Brand,” Journal of Business Administration Online (JBAO), Fall 2016.

 

Awards & Services

  • Outstanding M.B.A. Student (University of Central Arkansas)
  • Garry K. Burris Outstanding Accounting Graduate (Arkansas Tech University)
  • Summer Research Grant (2012)
  • The University of Memphis MSCM Department’s representative at the SMA Doctoral Consortium (November, 2014)
  • U of M Ph.D. Student Liaison for the Southeast Doctoral Marketing Symposium (Spring 2013)
  • SMA Article Reviewer (2015)

Memberships

Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society