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Professor Publishes Two Research Articles in Management Theory Encyclopedia
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, recently published two articles in the Encyclopedia of Management Theory. The articles, “Substitutes for Leadership” and “Work Team Effectiveness,” both stem directly from Nielsen’s primary research streams – leadership and organizational teams. The “substitutes for leadership” article [...]
Professor Publishes Book Chapter on War, Economy and Presidential Elections
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2013 – Dr. Jerry Fox, associate professor of economics at High Point University, recently published a chapter in the book, “War: Global Assessment, Public Attitudes and Psychological Effects,” which discusses some interconnections between war, public sentiment and the economy. Fox’s chapter, “War Casualties, Macroeconomic Time Inconsistency, and the Presidential Vote,” [...]
Chair of Marketing and Sports Management Receives Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2013 – Dr. Richard Parker, chair of the department of marketing and sports management at High Point University, was recently presented with the annual Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during the 2013 HPU graduation ceremony. “I am deeply honored to be recognized by High Point University on this [...]
Professors Publish Article on Social Media
Dr. Stephanie Crofton, associate dean and associate professor of economics at High Point University, and Dr. Richard Parker, chair of marketing and sport management and associate professor of business have published a research article in the Journal of Tourism Research and Hospitality.
Professor Honored with ‘Top Ten Paper’ Award
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2013 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, Associate Professor of Management in HPU’s Phillips School of Business, received a “Top Ten Paper” award by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Nielsen’s article, “Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Group-Level Research,” examined the results of multiple research studies and found that [...]
HPU Hosts Furniture Industry Networking and Panel Event for Students
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – High Point University students and furniture market visitors got an inside look at the furniture industry today. The High Point Market, HPU and Next Generation-Now, the North American Home Furnishings Association’s young professionals group, gave students and furniture market attendees personal access to the furniture industry’s experts and [...]
HPU Welcomes Quinn as Professor of Sales and Marketing
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Laurence J. Quinn as the assistant professor of Sales and Marketing in the Phillips School of Business. Quinn will teach marketing and professional selling in the Phillips School of Business. He has previously taught professional selling, marketing and organizational behavior at Greensboro College, [...]
Entrepreneurship Professor Named to Triad’s Top Women in Business
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2013 – Lou Anne Flanders-Stec, assistant professor and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University, has been named to the Triad Business Journal’s annual Triad’s 2013 Women in Business list. Flanders-Stec, who created HPU’s annual business plan competition and oversees the entrepreneurship program, is one of just [...]
Nielsen Researches the Keys to Successful Leadership
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, presented several research findings on the key to successful team and leadership practices at several national conferences recently. Nielsen presented four research papers and conducted one symposium focusing on the different elements of leadership and organizational citizenship [...]
Student Interns at Dixon Hughes Goodman
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2014 – Tyler Yusko, graduate student at High Point University, is calculating a successful future this semester at the largest public accounting firm in the Southeast, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. Yusko is serving as a marketing and business development intern at the High Point branch. He works closely with the [...]
Junior Interns with Course Hero’s Knowledge Drive
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2013 – High Point University junior Bradley Riley’s entrepreneurial spirit helped him contribute to an effort that donated 100,000 books to people in West Africa. It was all through his internship with Course Hero. Riley was honored as a “Success Story of the Week” through the company’s charity, which provides [...]
International Student Profile: Lakshmi Bommidala
The following story was written by freshman James Ensor and published in the Nov. 6 Campus Chronicle. For many students, college is a time for exploration and growth. For Lakshmi Bommidala, however, it is a time to explore, grow and run her own company based in India. Six months ago Bommidala became the Managing Director [...]
Associate Professor Earns ‘Best Paper Award’
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Dr. Cynthia Hanson, associate professor of marketing at High Point University, was recently honored with the Best Paper Award from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Science during their 20th annual meeting. The research article, titled “Environmental Concern, Attitude Toward Green Corporate Practices, and Green Consumer Behavior [...]
HPU Joins CFA Institute University Recognition Program
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – High Point University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program (B.S.B.A) in the Phillips School of Business has joined the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. HPU’s B.S.B.A. has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, positioning students to obtain [...]

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