Publications

Research Publications and Presentations

Department: Technology Leadership & Innovation

Kathryne Newton

Recent Presentations and Industrial Keynotes

Personnel Productivity and Preparing for 2020, UID University of Innovative/Industrial Distribution, March, 2014 and March 2015, Indianapolis, IN.

Preparing for 2020: The Manager’s Guide to Dealing with the New Workplace, November, 2014, STAFDA, Specialty Tools and Fastener Distributors Association, Charlotte, NC.

Preparing for 2020:  Manager’s Guide to New Workplace, September, 2014, FISA; Food Industry Suppliers Association, Newport, RI.

Business Innovation: Using Creativity and Change to Improve Business Performance, August, 2013, NACD, National Association of Chemical Distributors Indianapolis, IN.

Vertically Integrated Project (VIP):  New Approach to Involving Undergraduates in Research. Elliott, S., Newton, K. 2011 ATMAE Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Departmental Change: Innovation to Create a New Future.  Bertoline, G., Newton, K.A., Dyrenfurth, M.  2011 ATMAE Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Concurrent MS Degrees across the Atlantic: Technology, Innovation & Sustainability. Dyrenfurth, M., Newton, K. & Herrick, R.  ATMAE October, 2010, Panama City Beach, FL.

Articles

Newton, K. A. (June/July, 2014).  Managing the New Generation of Employees, Contractor Supply Magazine.

Newton, K., Pagliari, L., & Williams, E. (2013).  Addressing the challenges posed by offering a new master’s degree at a distance:  ready or not?  ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, GA.

Newton, K. (2013).  University and Industry Partnership for an Executive Education Program and CEU-Based Certificate Program:  A Case Study.  Conference on Industry and Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Newton, K., Johnson, M., Dark, M., & Kulatunga, A. (2013).  Development and implementation of a new sustainability certificate program. Conference on Industry and Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Palisi, F., Newton, K., & Sweeney, E. (2013).  Sustainable purchasing practices: An investigation into current industry awareness and practice. Conference on Industry and Education, Phoenix, AZ.  (Graduate student primary author).

Barnes, J., Dyrenfurth, J., & Newton, K. A. (2012). Mixed methods approach for measuring international engineering, design and technology student exchange programs. Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Chennupati, S. B., Newton, K. A., Laux, C., & Schmidt, E. K.  (Dec., 2012). Development of risk mitigation tool to mitigate risk in supply networks.  Third Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India.  (Graduate student primary author).

Chennupati, S. P., Newton, K. A., Laux, C. M., & McFall, K. A. (2012). Organizational culture in support of six sigma and innovation: Can it co-exist?  ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.  (Graduate student primary author).

Dyrenfurth, J. J., Newton, K. A., & Athinarayanan, R. (2012).  Synergies of converging ABET, ATMAE and institutional accreditation processes.  ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Dyrenfurth, M, Newton, K., & Athinarayanan, R. (2012). Engineering Technology Department responses to the USA’s innovation challenge: Potential actions.  CIEC Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL.

Phillips, B., Dyrenfurth, M., Newton, K., Elliott, S. (2011).  Evaluating the Innovativeness of a Distributor.   Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 92-120.

Koch, D. C., Green, J., and Newton, K. (2009). Factors that Influence Students' Choice of Careers in Construction Management.  International Journal of Construction Education and Research, Vol  5, No.   4.  Pp. 293-307.

Dyrenfurth, M., Newton, K., & Sutton, M. (November 10-14, 2009). Electronic Response Systems: An Emerging Learning Technology with Implications for Technology Programs. The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dyrenfurth, M.J., Newton, K.A. & Elliott, S.J. (2009).  Using Technology and Systems Thinking to Facilitate ABET Accreditation and Program Improvement, ABET Best Assessment Processes Symposium X!, Indianapolis, IN.

Dyrenfurth, M. J., Newton, K.A., Schuver, M, & Elliott, S.J. (2008). ROI:  Return on investment as a factor in designing graduate research projects for mutual benefit.  ASEE 2009-1576, Austin, TX.

Buenger, J., Newton, K., & Schmidt, E. (2008). Impact of the Manufacturing Shift from America to Foreign Markets on Small and midsized Domestic Industrial Distributors.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 7(1), 12-36. (Graduate student primary author).

Epner, S. A., Newton, K. A., Schmidt, E., Buskirk, D.D., Schuver, M. (2007).  Adoption of Electronic Invoicing by General Line Distributors.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries. 6(1), 51=73.  (Graduate student primary author).

Yu, C., Schmidt, E., Newton, K.S. (2007).  RFID Application – What Industrial Distribution Students are Learning About Applying RFID Technology. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries. 6(2), 51=73.  (Graduate student primary author).

Newton, K. A., & Schmidt, E. K. (2007). Instructional Development in Support of an Enterprise Resource Planning Software Application for a Supply Chain Management Technology Laboratory:  A Graduate Student Project. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, HA.

Scott, R., Schmidt, E., Newton, K. (2007). Implementing Hands On Laboratory Exercises in Undergraduate Education. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, HA.

Khiewnavawongsa, S., Newton, K. A., and Schmidt, E. K. (2007). Measuring customer perceptions:  A follow-up collaborative project conducted by students for a Midwest trucking company. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Chicago, IL.

Lewark, Becky S.*, & Newton, K. A. (2006).  Development of an assessment tool for vendor-managed inventory readiness.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries. 5(2), 30-47.  (Graduate student primary author).

Walters, E.*, Schmidt, E., Newton, K.A. (2006).  A comparison of cycle-counting methods.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries. 5(2), 117-142. (Graduate student primary author).

Schmidt, E.*, & Newton, K.* (2006). A survey on the shifting channel expectations among distributors and manufacturers. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 5(1), 91-115.

Rogoski, K.*, Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Homan, S. (2006). Improving the product introduction processes of mid-capital projects. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 5(1), 65-90. (Graduate student primary author).

Newton, K. A., Khiewnavawongsa, S., Schmidt, E. K., and Nashine, R. (2006). Measuring customer perceptions:  A collaborative project conducted by students for a midwest trucking company. Accepted for presentation, ASEE, Chicago, IL.

Lewis, M.*, Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2005). Distributor process improvements: Using 6-sigma. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 4(1), 77-96. (Graduate student primary author).

Newton, K. A., Schmidt, & E. K. Holmes, C. (2005) Customer-Centric Marketing:  The Case for Profiling Customers.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries. 4 (2).

Newton, K. A. Managing the New Generation of Employees (Oct/Nov, 2005), Construction Distribution Magazine.

Newton, K., Schoen, J. & Hulme, F. (2005). Maximize your Profit Power CD-ROM and Workbook.  National Association of Electrical Distributors: St. Louis, MO.

Newton, K. A. & Schmidt, E. K. (2004), Journal of Technology Studies.  Learning and Growing:  Integrating Technology Undergraduates into the Development of an Industrial Case Study.

Newton, K. A. & Schmidt, E. K. (2003).  Technology Supplies:  A Case Study.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries. Volume 2, Number 1.

Schmidt, E. K. & Newton, K. A.  (2003).   Inventory Consolidation:  Setting Initial Stocking Levels.  Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries.  Volume 2, N0. 1

Newton, K.A. & Schmidt, E.K. (January, 2003).  A Successful Partnership Between an Industrial Trade Association and Education at Purdue University.  Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration.  Tuscon, AZ.

Newton, K.A. (2002).  Essentials of profitable PHCP distribution:  A trainers’ guide.  American Supply Association:  Chicago, IL.

Newton, K. A. (July, 2002).  New Frontiers in Regional Accreditation:  AQIP is Here!  Presented at National Consortium for Continuous Improvement. Vancouver, Canada.

Schmidt, E. K. & Newton, K. A. (February, 2002).  Using a Graduate Student Directed Project to Address Changing E-Commerce Curriculum Needs in Supply Chain Management. Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration. Sarasota, FL.

Newton, K. A. & Schmidt, E. K. (November, 2001).  Development of a Logistics Case Study for a National Trade Association.  National Assoc. of Industrial Technology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Newton, K. A., Sutton, M. J., & Dunlap, D. D.  (June, 2000). Instructional Delivery Rationale for an On and Off-Campus Graduate Education Program Using Distance Education Technology.  Presented at American Society for Engineering Education Conference.

Depew, D. R., Dunlap, D. D., & Newton, K. A.  (June, 2000). A Different Model in Graduate Education for Full-Time Professionals.  Presented at American Society for Engineering Education Conference.

Newton, K.A. (May, 2000).  Planning the perfect job interview.  Progressive MRO Distributor Magazine.

Tomovic, C. L., Pagano, M. A., Skvarenina, T.L., Newton, K. A., & Harriger, A. R. (1999).  Supporting the Implementation of Student Outcome-based Assessment: The Role of a School-wide Assessment Committee.  Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 2 (1-2).

Ida Ngambeki

Book Chapters

 

  1. Dark, M. J., Ngambeki, I., and Depew, D.  (2014). Social engagement by the engineer. In E. Coyle & M. Dark (Eds.), Global energy policy: Equipping graduates for grand challenges in sustainable energy.

 

Journals

  1. Woodcock, A., Graziano, W.G., Branch, S.E., Habashi, M., Ngambeki, I., & Evangelou, D. (2013). Person and Thing Orientations: Psychological Correlates and Predictive Utility. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(1), p. 116-123.
  2. Thompson, S., Ngambeki, I., Troch, P., Sivapalan, M., and Evangelou, D. (2012). Incorporating student-centered approaches into catchment hydrology teaching: A review and synthesis. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 3263-3278.
  3. Woodcock, A., Graziano, W.G., Branch, S.E., Ngambeki, I., & Evangelou, D. (2012). Engineering students’ beliefs about research: Sex differences, personality and career plans. Journal of Engineering Education, 101 (3).
  4. Woodcock, A., Graziano, W.G., Branch, S.E., Habashi, M., Ngambeki, I., & Evangelou, D. (2012). Person and Thing Orientations: Psychological Correlates and Predictive Utility. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1948550612444320.
  5. Graziano, W.G., Habashi, M.M, Evangelou, D., & Ngambeki, I. (2012). Orientations and motivations: Are you a “people person,” a “thing person,” or both? Motivation and Emotion, p. 1-13 DOI: 10.1007/s11031-011-9273-2.
  6. Ngambeki, I., Habashi, M., Evangelou, D., Graziano, W., Corapci, F., Sakka, D. (2012). Using Profiles of Person-Thing Orientation to Examine the Underrepresentation of Women in Engineering in Three Cultural Contexts. International Journal of Engineering Education, 28 (3), p. 1-12.
  7. Bagiati, A., Yoon, S. Y., Evangelou, D., Ngambeki, I. (2010). Engineering curricula in early education: Describing the landscape of open resources. Early Childhood Research and Practice, 12 (2).

 

Invited Talks

  1. Ngambeki, I. (2013). Urban agriculture: Sustainable water management. Invited seminar, Purdue Energy Forum, Sustainable Urban Planning, West Lafayette, IN, March 30, 2013.
  2. Ngambeki, I. (2012). Exploring the relationship between person thing orientation and technical aptitudes. Invited seminar, Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Houghton, MI, April 18, 2012.
  3. Ngambeki, I. (2011). Motivation and major choice in engineering. Invited seminar, Harvard University, School of Applied Sciences and Engineering, Cambridge, MA, December 1, 2011.

 

Presentations

  1. Ngambeki, I. (2011). Motivation and major choice in engineering. Invited seminar, Harvard University, School of Applied Sciences and Engineering, Cambridge, MA, December 1, 2011.
  2. Evangelou, D., Ngambeki, I, Ohland, M., Orr, M. Using Social Psychological Theories to Examine the Migratory Patterns of Engineering Students. National Science Foundation Engineering Education Awardees Conference, Reston, VA, February 13-15, 2011.
  3. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Habashi, M., Graziano, W. Examining Person and Thing Orientation among University Students in the USA. Gender and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, February 19, 2010.
  4. Branch, S. & Ngambeki, I. In their own words: Classifying free expressions of motivation. Gender and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, February 19, 2010.
  5. Ngambeki, I. An Examination of the Factors Affecting Global Virtual Water Flows. Purdue University Ecological Sciences and Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Annual Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, September 25, 2009.
  6. Behbehani, L., Galloza, M., Ngambeki, I., & Park, J. Indicators of Power in the Nile Basin. Purdue University Ecological Sciences and Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Annual Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, September 25, 2009.
  7. Habashi, M, Evangelou, D., Graziano, W., Ngambeki, I. Teacher knows best: Interest as a predictor of children’s career plans. Society for the Study of Motivation, 2nd Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 25, 2009.
  8. Branch, S. & Ngambeki, I. In their own words: Classifying free expressions of motivation. Society for the Study of Motivation, 2nd Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 25, 2009.
  9. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Habashi, M., Graziano, W. Examining Person and Thing Orientation among University Students in the USA. Society for the Study of Motivation, 2nd Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 25, 2009.
  10. Woodcock, A., Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Habashi, M., & Graziano, W. Focus of Interests as Motivation: Men, Women and Engineering, Society for the Study of Motivation, 1st Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, May 22, 2008.
  11. Ngambeki, I., Dalrymple, O., and Evangelou, D. Decision-Making in First-Year Engineering: How Students Choose an Engineering Discipline, Centre for the Integration of Science Education and Research Conference: On Being an Engineer, Lubbock, TX, February 1-2, 2008.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Chong, R., Depew, D., Ngambeki, I., and Dark, M. J. (2014). The efficacy of case studies for teaching policy in engineering and technology courses. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Indianapolis, IN, June 15- 18.
  2. Ngambeki, I., Depew, D., Dark, M. J., and Chong, R. (2013). Approaches to integrating policy into engineering education. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, GA, June 23- 26.
  3. Chong, R., Depew, D., Ngambeki, I., and Dark, M. J. (2013). Teaching social topics in engineering: The case of energy policy and social goals. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, GA, June 23- 26.
  4. Pilotte, M., Ngambeki, I., Branch, S., and Evangelou, D. (2012). Examining engineering work and identity across generations in the USA. European Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Thessaloniki Greece, September 23-26.
  5. Coso, A. Louis, R., Ngambeki, I., Sattler, B., and London, J. (2012) Exploring the reasons for collaboration and cooperation among graduate student researchers. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, San Antonio TX, June 10-13.
  6. Mendoza-Garcia, J., Ngambeki, I., Behbehani, L., Evangelou, D., Rao, S., Cox, M. (2012) Defining the knowledge and skills that enable engineers to participate in public policy. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, San Antonio TX, June 10-13.
  7. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Rao, S., Cox, M. (2011). Work in progress: Developing a curriculum to prepare engineers to participate in public policy. Frontiers in Education Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, October 12 - 15.
  8. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Graziano, W. (2011). Investigating the nature of thing orientation. Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Madrid, Spain, October 4-7.
  9. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Woodcock, A., Graziano, W.G., Branch, S.E. (2011). Person-thing orientation as a predictor of engineering persistence and success. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, Canada, June 26-29.
  10. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., Ohland, M. W., & Ricco, G. (2011). Exploring the motivations for migration among engineering students. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, Canada, June 26-29.
  11. Ngambeki, I., Corapci, F., Sakka, D., Bairaktorova, D., Evangelou, D., Habashi, M., and Graziano, W. (2010). Differences in person-thing orientation in STEM majors across three countries. Joint International IGIP-SEFI Annual Conference Proceedings, Trnava, Slovakia, 19th - 22nd September.
  12. Ohland, M., Ngambeki, I., Long, R., Evangelou, D., Ricco, G. (2010). Describing the pathways of students continuing in and leaving engineering. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Louisville, KY, June 20-23.
  13. Branch, S. & Ngambeki, I.(2010). Rule, role and value orientations as motivations for engineering. Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Queensland, Australia, July 20-23
  14. Habashi, M., Graziano, W., Evangelou, D., Ngambeki, I. (2009). Teacher Influences on Child Interest in STEM Careers. Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Queensland, Australia, July 20-23.
  15. Evangelou, D., Habashi, M., Ngambeki, I., Graziano, W. (2008). Interest in Engineering, a Developmental Perspective, Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Davos, Switzerland, July 7-10.
  16. Habashi, M., Graziano, W., Evangelou, D., Ngambeki, I. (2008). Age Related Gender Differences in Interest in Engineering, Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Davos, Switzerland, July 7-10.
  17. Ngambeki, I., Evangelou, D., and Dalrymple, O. (2008). Decision-Making in First Year Engineering: Exploring how Students Decide about Future Studies and Career Pathways, American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Pittsburgh, PA, June 22-25.
  18. Riley, D. M., Claris, L. and Ngambeki, I. (2006). Learning/Assessment: A tool for assessing liberative pedagogies in engineering education. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Chicago, IL, June 18 - 21.
  19. Riley, D. M., Claris, L., and Ngambeki, I. (2006). The Ethics Blog: Students making connections among ethics, thermodynamics, and life. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Chicago, IL, June 18 - 21.
  20. Ngambeki, I., Riley, D., and Rua, A. (2006). Sojourns and Pathways: Personal and professional identity formation and attitudes toward learning among college women. Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, October 28-31.

Workshops

  1. McGregor, R., Ngambeki, I., Pilotte, M., Watson, J., Cox, M. Convincing the non-believers: Selling engineering education experiences on the job market. American Society for Engineering Education Annual conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 15-18, 2014.
  2. Ngambeki, I., Coso, A., Herman, G. Completing the cycle: Effectively disseminating and implementing your research. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 10-13, 2012.
  3. Dalrymple, O., Ngambeki, I., Bagiati, A., Evangelou, D. Artefact Redesign Using Disassemble/Analyze/Assemble (DAA) Activities, Annual American Society for Engineering Education IN/IL Section Conference, Terre Haute, IN, April 3-5, 2008.
Andy Schaffer

Publications Referred Journals and Texts

  1. Schaffer, R. Andrew, & Rhee, Jay Hyuk. (2005). Consider cost and strategy when choosing between expatriate and host-national managers, Journal of Business and Management, 11(1) pp. 59-71.
  2. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2005). Lessons learned from comparing web-based and traditional classes, Reaching Through Teaching, 17(1), pp. 24-30. 
  3. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2004). Learning management in a crisis: A service learning response to September 11, 2001,Journal of Management Education, 28(6), pp. 727-742. 
  4. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2001). Student reactions to industry involvement in case delivery: Supportive evidence from three distinct studies. Industry & Higher Education, 15(5), pp. 315-321. 
  5. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2000). Improve classroom realism by allowing practitioners to present and evaluate your next class project. Journal of Engineering Technology, 17(2), pp. 52-56. 
  6. Cheng, Joseph L. C., & Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2000). Organization Theory and Design. Textbook chapter in (F. Luthans, Ed.) Organizational Behavior. McGraw-Hill/Primus.

Referred Proceedings (With associated presentations)

  1. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2008). High school recruiting that works: The “day in college”. Proceedings of the National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  2. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2006). A cross-cultural research project for a course in international management. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Conference. Memphis, Tennessee. 
  3. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2006). Experiential learning in HR management: A model project with a survey of student perceptions. Proceedings of the Academic Business World Annual Conference. Nashville, Tennessee. 
  4. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2004). Romance of leadership and President Bush’s 9-11 campaign ads. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Conference. Providence, Rhode Island. 
  5. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2003). Practice what we preach? Student leadership in a leadership course. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Conference. Tampa. 
  6. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2002). Management education during times of crisis: A class responds to the 9-11 attack. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association Annual Conference. Atlanta. 
  7. Schaffer, R. Andrew, & Rhee, Jay Hyuk. (2002). The cost of expatriates vs. host-national managers: A formulaic approach based on internalization costs and organizational strategy.  Proceedings of the Academy of Economics and Finance Annual Conference, Pensacola, Florida. 
  8. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2001). Customer appearance and product knowledge: Their effects on salesperson evaluation and product need recall.  Proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, Toledo, Ohio. 
  9. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2001). Organizing a SAM student chapter as a mandatory class project: Problems, resolutions, and prescriptions. Proceedings of the National Conference of the Society for Advancement of Management, Las Vegas. 
  10. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2000). “Quick-fix” customer service training interventions: Are behaviors really changed? Proceedings of the Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Conference, San Diego.  
  11. Schaffer, R. Andrew, & Martin, Tom. (2000). Managerial involvement in the classroom: Extending the methodology to a small business. Proceedings of the National Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration: American Society of Engineering Education, Orlando. 
  12. Schaffer, R. Andrew, & Goodwin, Clifford R. (2000). The reengineering of Purdue’s Organizational Leadership Program: Lessons learned along the way. Proceedings of the National Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, St. Louis. 
  13. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1999). The life cycle of the expatriate work assignment: A simple model for engineering educators and engineering students. Proceedings of the National Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Charlotte. 
  14. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1999). Moving education outside of the classroom: A pilot test of managerial involvement in case delivery.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education IL-IN Section Conference, DeKalb, Illinois. 
  15. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1999). University/not-for-profit partnerships: Student perceptions of a “service learning” case project. Proceedings of the National Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration: American Society of Engineering Education, Palm Springs, California. 
  16. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1998). Incorporating service learning into an organizational leadership and supervision course. Proceedings of the Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Conference, Orlando. 
  17. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1998). Industry involvement in the classroom: Moving beyond the guest speaker. Proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, Kansas City. 
  18. Fox, Pat, Goodwin, Clifford, & Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1998). Combining teaching and administration: Faculty evaluate the practice. Proceedings of the National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Seattle. 
  19. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1997). “Pi” is “Pi” in any language, right? Teaching international team building in engineering and technology programs. Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education IL-IN Section Conference, Indianapolis. 
  20. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1996). Schemata at work: The appearance-based categorization of customers by service industry employees. Proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, South Bend, Indiana.

Presentations (Selected)

  1. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (2000). On the development and implementation of a new ethics course in an engineering technology program. National Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, St. Louis. 
  2. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1997). The life cycle of an expatriate assignment: An unfolding model for future research. Poster session, Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  3. Schaffer, R. Andrew, & Rhee, Jay Hyuk. (1996). Should an expatriate or a host-national manager be utilized to establish a foreign, wholly owned subsidiary? Interactive paper session, Academy of Management National Conference, Cincinnati. (Nominated for the "best international submission" award by the Human Resources Division of the Academy.) 
  4. Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1996). The foreign market entry mode decision: The effects of out-group categorization and economic evaluation. Interactive paper session, Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, South Bend, Indiana. 
  5. Schaffer, R. Andrew (Chair), Jacobson, Sarah, & Day, Nancy E. (1996). Career workshop for doctoral students. Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, South Bend, Indiana. 
  6. Cheng, Joseph L. C., & Schaffer, R. Andrew. (1995). Global managerial effectiveness: A strategic context and task-contingency perspective. Part of a symposium chaired by J. L. C. Cheng for the International Management, Managerial Education, Development Divisions, Academy of Management National Conference, Vancouver.
Edie Schmidt

Articles

  1. Schmidt, E., Khiewnavasongsa, S. & Newton, K. (2010). Assessing Distance Readiness in Adult Learners: Comparison of Non-traditional Undergraduates to Part-time Graduate Students, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
  2. Davis, G.J., Schmidt, E. (2009). Benchmarking third-party logisticsorganizations: Methods of benchmarking when information is not easily available. Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of Industrial Education Collaboration (CIEC), Austin, TX. (Graduate student primary author)
  3. Davis, G.J., Schmidt, E. (2009). Comparing the total cost of goods from traditional distributors to total costs under vendor management. Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of Industrial Education Collaboration (CIEC), Austin, TX. (Graduate student primary author
  4. Khiewnavawongsa, S. & Schmidt, )E. (2009).  “Assessment of the Mentoring Relationship between the Faculty and Graduate Students at Purdue University.”  Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of Industrial Education Collaboration (CIEC), Austin, TX. (Graduate student primary author)
  5. Yu, C., Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2007).  RFID Application - What Industrial Distribution Studenst Are Learning About Applying RFID Technology.  Review of the ELectronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 6(2), 104-119.
  6. Khiewnavawongsa, S., Leong, R. & Schmidt, E. (2006, June). Learning a Web-Based Course Through Macromedia Breeze, Proceedings of the ASEE.
  7. Newton, K. A., Khiewnavawongsa, S., Schmidt, E. K., and Nashine, R. (2006). Measuring customer perceptions: A collaborative project conducted by students for a midwest trucking company. Proceedings of the ASEE.
  8. Khiewnavawongsa, S., Newton, K. A,. and Schmidt, E. K. (2006). Curriculum development in industrial distribution. Proceedings of the ASEE.
  9. Rogoski, K., Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Homan, S. (2006) Improving the Product Introduction Processes of Mid-Capital Projects. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 5(1), 65-90.
  10. Lewis, M., Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2005) Distributor Process Improvements: Using 6-Sigma. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 4(1), 77-96.
  11. Schmidt, E., Robertson, B. & Newton, K. (2004) The Lean Principles Necessary for Competitive Advantage. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 3(1), 72-84.
  12. Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Robertson, B. (2003) Project Plan for Improving Inventory and Warehouse Management Using Five-S JIT Strategy. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 2(2), 32-46.
  13. Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Mancuso, M. (2003). Inventory consolidation: Setting initial stocking levels. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 2(1), 28-44.
  14. Newton, K., and Schmidt, E. (2004). Learning and growing: Integrating technology undergraduates into the development of an industrial case study. Journal of Technology Studies , 30(2), 66-70.
  15. Schmidt, E., Ward, J., Dada, M., & Adams, D. (2001). Using cyclic planning to manage capacity at ALCOA. Interfaces, 31(3), 16-27.
  16. Schmidt, E., & Gallegos, A. (May 2001). Distance learning: Issues and concerns of distance learners. Journal of Industrial Technology, 17(2).
  17. Gallegos, A., Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2002, January). Using a graduate student directed project to address changing e-commerce curriculum needs in supply chain management, CD-ROM. Proceedings of the Conference for Industry Education and Collaboration (CIEC) 2002 Conference, Sarasota, FL.
  18. Schmidt, E. (2000, November). The impact of a simulated factory experience on student learning in an introductory manufacturing management course. Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual National Conference, 250-252.
  19. Schmidt, E., & Robertson, B. (2003, November). Just in Time Manufacturing: Past & Present. Proceedings of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 151-159.
  20. Newton, K., and Schmidt, E. (2003, February). A successful partnership between an industrial trade association and education at Purdue University, CD-ROM. Electronic Proceedings of the Conference for Industry Education and Collaboration (CIEC) 2003 Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Chapter in a textbook

  1. Stephens, M.P. (2004). Productivity and reliability-based maintenance management. ISBN 0-13-096657-6. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.Wrote complete chapter (Facility Maintenance Project Planning and Control), with graphs, charts, tables, and exercises on maintenance project management on the topics of successful project management, project manager roles and responsibilities, maintenance operations analysis, and project management tools and techniques, including PERT/CPM network methods (pp. 225-274).
Mathias Sutton

Articles

  1. O'Connor, K, Elliott, S., Sutton, M., & Dyrenfurth, M. (in work). Stability of Individuals in a fingerprint system across force levels: An introduction to the stability score index.
  2. Mentzer, N., Becker, K., & Sutton, M. (accepted for publication). Engineering design thinking: High school students' performance and knowledge. Journal of Engineering Education
  3. Kukula, E.P., Sutton, M.J., & Elliott, S.J. (2010). The human-biometric sensor interaction evaluation method: Biometric performance and usability measurements. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 59(4), 784-791.
  4. Tracey, M., Fite, R.W., & Sutton, M.J. (2004). An explanatory model and measurement instrument: To guide supply chain management research and applications. Mid-American Journal of Business, 19 (2), 53-70.
  5. Louks, R., Elliott, S.J., & Sutton, M.J. (2003). Command and control voice recognition for automotive telematics. Ford Technical Journal, 6 (5), 9 msp.
  6. Sutton, M.J. (2003). Problem representation, understanding, and learning transfer: Implications for technology education research. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 40 (4), 47-63.
  7. Sutton, M.J. (2002). Classifying color bar codes to predict scanning success. Journal of Industrial Technology, 18 (3). Available: http://nait.org/jit/Articles/msutton051502.pdf
  8. Sutton, M. J. (1997). The role of electronic data interchange in the transportation industry: Part 2. Defense Transportation Journal, 53 (5), 20-22.
  9. Sutton, M. J. (1997). The role of electronic data interchange in the transportation industry: Part 1. Defense Transportation Journal, 53 (3), 10-12.

Practitioner Journal

  1. Sutton, M.J. (2000, January). Decoding a bar code with confidence - PSC or SC: Which contrast measure should you use? ID Systems [online serial]. Available: http://www.idsystems.com/reader/2000_01/bar0100/index.htm

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Senjaya, B., Hales, G.T., Seva, J., Elliott, S.J., & Sutton, M.J. (2011). Learning style and student success in an automatic identification and data capture course. Proceedings of the 2011 of the International Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Santos, Brazil.
  2. Dyrenfurth, M., Newton, K., Sutton, M., Elliott, S., & Walton, A. (2009). Electronic response systems: An emerging learning technology with implications for technology programs. Paper presented at the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference, Louisville, KY.
  3. Elliott, S. J., Massie, S. A., & Sutton, M. J. (2007, June 7-8). The Perception of Biometric Technology: A Survey. Paper presented at the AutoID 2007, IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies, Alghero, Italy.
  4. Elliott, S.J., & Sutton, M.J. (2002). Graduate course development in biometrics. Proceedings of the 2002 ASEE/SEFI/TUB Colloquium, Berlin, Germany.
  5. Elliott, S.J., & Sutton, M.J. (2001). Dynamic signature verification for electronic document management. Selected Papers of the National Association of Industrial Technology Annual Conference, Dearborn, MI.
  6. Latif, N., & Sutton, M.J. (2001). Curriculum improvement through industrial technology alumni survey. Selected Papers of the National Association of Industrial Technology Annual Conference, Dearborn, MI.
  7. Sutton, M.J., & Elliott, S.J. (2000). Verifying bar code print quality: A proposed method for classifying colored bar code symbols. Selected Papers of the National Association of Industrial Technology Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  8. Newton, K.A., Sutton, M.J., & Dunlap, D.D. (2000). Instructional delivery rationale for an on and off-campus graduate education program using distance education technology. American Society for Engineering Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  9. Sutton, M.J. (1999). The effect of incident wavelength on bar code symbol contrast. AutoID '99 Proceedings of the Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies, Summit, NJ.
Rodney Vandeveer

Textbooks

  1. Vandeveer, R. & Menefee, M.L. (2010). Human behavior in organizations. 2nd Edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall Publishing, Upper Saddle River, NJ. (392 pages). ISBN-13: 978-0-13-503811-6
Mihaela Vorvoreanu

Publications

  1. Vorvoreanu, M. (in press). Perceptions of Corporations on Facebook: An Analysis of Facebook Social Norms. Journal of New Communications Research.
  2. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Web site public relations: How corporations build and maintain relationships online. Youngstown, NY: Cambria Press.
  3. Vorvoreanu, M. (2007). Website Experience Analysis: A New Research Protocol for Studying Relationship Building on Corporate Websites. Journal of Website Promotion, 2(1/2).
  4. Vorvoreanu, M. (2007). The public relations Web site experience: Online relationship management. In Duhe, S.C. (Ed). Mediated public relations: Relationship management across space, time, and new media. New York: Peter Lang USA.
  5. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Online organization-public relationships: An experience centered approach. Public Relations Review, 32(4), 395-401.
  6. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Web site experience analysis. In Reynolds, R., Woods R., & Baker, J.D. (Eds). Handbook of Research on Electronic Surveys and Measurements (pp. 281-284). Hershey, PA: Idea Group.
  7. Botan, C.H., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2004). What meanings do employees derive from electronic surveillance at work? In Weckert, J. (Ed.) Electronic monitoring in the workplace: Controversies and Solutions. Hershey, PA: Idea Group.
  8. Vorvoreanu, M., & Botan, C. H. (2001). Examining electronic surveillance in the workplace: A review of theoretical perspectives and research findings. CERIAS Technical Report 2001-32.
  9. Botan, C. H., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2001). “What are you really saying to me?” Electronic surveillance in the workplace. CERIAS Technical Report 2001-23.

Conference Papers and Presentations

  1. Vorvoreanu, M. (2009). Public relations and social norms on Facebook. Paper presented at the 2009 International Public Relations Research Conference, Miami.
  2. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Blogs Matter: Personal, Professional, and Research Implications of Blog Use in Public Relations. Panel presentation at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Diego, CA.
  3. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Organizational Presence in Second Life: Analysis of Communication Strategies. Panel presentation at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Human Communication and Technology Division, San Diego, CA.
  4. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Microblogging and Lifestreaming: Idiotic or Brilliant? Panel presentation at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Organizational Communication Division, San Diego, CA.
  5. Vorvoreanu, M. (2007). Apologia in India: An audience-centered approach to international public relations. Paper presented at the 2007 International Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Francisco.
  6. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Studying relationship building on corporate Web sites: A new research protocol. Paper presented at the 2006 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Antonio, TX.
  7. Vorvoeanu, M. (2006). The ultimate connection site: A tribute to the Internet. Paper presented at the 2006 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Human Communication and Technology, San Antonio, TX.
  8. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). “Conferencing” and the ideal speech situation. Panel presentation at the 2006 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Antonio, TX.
  9. Madhavan, K.P.C., Goasguen, S., Bertoline, G.R., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Zecosystem: Cyberinfrastructure-enabled learning ecosystems of 2020. Paper presented at the 2006 Teragrid conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  10. Vorvoreanu, M. (2005). Online organization-public relationships: An experience-centered approach. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, Boston.
  11. Vorvoreanu, M. (2005). Internationalization of the U.S. Academe. Presented at the International Communication Association Annual Convention, Theme Sessions, New York.
  12. Vorvoreanu, M. (2004). Applying new technologies in public relations courses. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, Chicago, IL.
  13. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Teaching Internet public relations. Poster presentation at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, NCA Agora, Miami, FL.
  14. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Propagating American imperialism through the domination of writing style. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Theme sessions, Miami, FL.
  15. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Drawing virtual borderlands: Central European countries’ self-presentation strategies on the World Wide Web. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Convention, Theme sessions, San Diego, CA.
  16. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Teaching Internet public relations at Purdue University. Poster presentation at the Teaching and Learning with technology Showcase, April 2-3, 2003, West Lafayette, IN.
  17. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Creating course Web sites that communicate effectively. Workshop taught at the Teaching and Learning with technology Showcase, April 2-3, 2003, West Lafayette, IN.
  18. Vorvoreanu, M. (2002). Digital rhetoric: A Framework for analyzing Web-based communication. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, New Orleans, LA.
  19. Vorvoreanu, M. (2001). Corporate legitimacy on the World Wide Web: A case study. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, Atlanta, GA.
  20. Vorvoreanu, M., & Botan, C. (2000). Examining electronic surveillance in the workplace: A review of theoretical perspectives and research findings. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Communication and Technology Division, Acapulco, Mexico.
  21. Botan, C., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2000). “What are you really saying to me?” Electronic surveillance in the workplace. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Communication and Technology Division, Acapulco, Mexico.

Invited Presentations

  1. Vovoreanu, M. (2009). Should I Be on Twitter? Invited presentation at the Greenville, SC chapter of the American Advertising Federation, Greenville, SC.
  2. Vorvoreanu, M., & Lee, R. (2009). How to Improve Your ROI with Online News Releases. PRWeb live webinar.
  3. Vorvoreanu, M., Holtz, S., & Wei, J. (2008). How to get more ROI out of your online news releases.  SNCR & PRWeb live webinar.
  4. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Public Relations on Facebook: The Public’s Perspective. Invited presentation at the UGA Connect Social Media Conference, Athens, GA.
  5. Vorvoreanu, M., Holtz, S., & Wei, J. (2008). The ROI of Online News Releases. Invited presentation at the Society for New Communications Research Forum, Santa Rosa, CA
  6. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Using Social Media Strategically. Invited lecture presented at the South Carolina PRSA Greenville chapter meeting, Greenville, SC.
  7. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Foundation: History and Theory of Public Relations. Invited lecture presented at the APR Certification Course offered by the Miami Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Dayton, OH.
  8. Vorvoreanu, M. (2005). Highlights from Communication Theory. Invited lecture presented at the APR Certification Course offered by the Miami Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Dayton OH.
  9. Botan, C., Vorvoreanu, M., Reding S., & Alge, B. (2001). Workplace Surveillance. Presented at the Second CERIAS Annual Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.
  10. Vorvoreanu, M. (2000) Communicating Risk in Crisis Situations: Challenges and Strategies. Presented at the CERP (Conseil Européen des Relations Publiques) Students Congress, Sinaia, Romania.
  11. Vorvoreanu, M. (2000) Examining Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace. Presented at the CERIAS (Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security) Student Roundtable, West Lafayette, IN.
  12. Botan, C., Vorvoreanu, M., & Applegate, M. (2000). Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace. Presented at the First CERIAS Annual Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.

Pages