Business faculty give presentations at Tennessee symposium

Faculty from WCU’s College of Business made presentations at the 2018 Appalachian Research in Business Symposium held March 22-23 in Johnson City, Tennessee.

The symposium, held at the Millennium Centre adjacent to the landmark Carnegie Hotel, was hosted by the College of Business & Technology of East Tennessee State University. WCU faculty members delivered these presentations:

  • “Cultural Differences Associated with Cherokee Students – Instructor Awareness for Effective Teaching” Edward Wright.
  • “Racial Health Disparities in the United States – Nonparametric Decomposition Approach” – Steve Ha.
  • “Team Fracking – The Unintended Consequences of Bullying Within Work Teams”– Todd Creasy and Andrew Carnes.
  • “Does the Informal Sector Size Alter the Effect Corruption Has on Income Inequality”Sean E. Mulholland.
  • “The Impact of Relational Demography on the Effectiveness of Influence Tactics”Thomas D’Angelo and Marco Lam.

 Attendees included faculty, students, and researchers from WCU and East Tennessee State, Appalachian State and Eastern Kentucky universities. This fifth annual collaborative research forum was held to share new ideas in the business disciplines covering topics such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing. WCU will host the conference in 2019.