Goodman Profs, students, showcase research excellence at Brock Research Celebration

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Goodman Profs, students, showcase research excellence at Brock Research Celebration

Published on February 28 2014

At the second annual Brock Research Celebration, Goodman professors and graduate students displayed the breadth of their research activities through a poster session held at the Guernsey Market. The Goodman researchers were available to answer questions from colleagues, students and members of the public.

The following Goodman faculty and grad students presented posters at the February 25th event:

Department of Accounting

  • Jan Alpenberg and Paul Scarbrough (Goodman professor) “Collective Efficacy in Lean Production.”
  • Fayez Elayan (Goodman professor), Jennifer Li (Goodman professor), and Wendy Brookes (Goodman graduate student) “Accounting for Indigenous Rights and Environmental Harm versus Economic Insatiability.”
  • Alexei Nikitkov (Goodman professor) and Barbara Sainty (Goodman professor) “The Role of Social Media in Influencing Career Success.”

Department of Finance, Operations and Information Systems (FOIS)

  • Walid Ben Omrane (Goodman professor) and Xinyao Zhou (Goodman graduate student) “Macroeconomic News and Exchange Rates: Evidence of Unstable Effect.”
  • Ernest Biktimirov (Goodman professorand Michael Armstrong (Goodman professor) “Is the Second Time the Charm for Students Repeating Introductory Finance?”
  • Rebel Cole and Tatyana Sokolyk (Goodman professor) “Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms.”
  • Susan Sproule (Goodman professorand Francine Vachon (Goodman professor) “Theoretical Framework for the Prevention and Mitigation of Breaches of Personal Information Databases.”

Department of Marketing, International Business and Strategy (MIBS)

  • Keri Kettle and Antonia Mantonakis(Goodman professor)“Look for the Signature: How the Infusion of Personal Signatures Affects Product Evaluations and Purchase Behavior.”

Department of Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship and Ethics (OBHREE)

  • Deborah McPhee (Goodman professor), Greg Sears, and Willi Wiesner “Independent and Joint Effects of Personality on Intentions to Become an Active Participant in Local Union Activities in Canada.”
  • Abeeda Pooja (Goodman graduate student) and Dirk De Clercq (Goodman professor) “Job Demands and OCB: Roles of Commitment and Social Interaction.”


  • Dan Lynch and Cassie Price “Experience Entrepreneurship for Students, Researchers from All Faculties, and Established Companies in Niagara and Beyond to Connect, Collaborate, Commercialize.”


  • Linda Lowry “Visualize Your Dopplegänger: Using Information Graphics to Benchmark AACSB-Accredited Business Schools.”



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