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Center for Executive and Professional Development

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Management Scholars Professional Development Workshop


April 8, 2016
Helmerich Research Center, OSU-Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Spears School of Business is pleased to invite faculty members and Ph.D. students to join our Management Scholars Professional Development Workshop. This event will offer professional development workshops and provide networking opportunities for scholars. We encourage Ph.D. students to submit papers and urge faculty members to join us in this fun and scholarly academic meeting.

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Thursday, April 7

5-7 p.m.
Networking Social hosted by OSU Department of Management
The Summit Club, 15 W. 6th Street, Tulsa, OK

Friday, April 8

8:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast – Atrium, Helmerich Research Center
9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions                                             
Dr. James Pappas, Head and Associate Professor, Department of Management, Oklahoma State Universitypappas
9:15 a.m.
Ph.D. Student Paper Presentations
10:15 a.m.
Break and Networking
10:30 a.m.
Professional Development Workshop Sessions
11:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
Research Incubators
Participants describe research ideas that are in the development stages and then seek audience feedback in further developing the ideas. Faculty members will help work with small groups to brainstorm and improve early-stage research ideas.
2:15 p.m.
Break and Group Picture
2:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker
3:30 p.m.
Best paper award presentation and Networking Social
4:30 p.m.
Official Program Ends

Registration for Workshop

Please register by Friday, March 25, 2016.
There is no charge for the workshop, but please register with Donna Lamson at


Please forward papers with title and author to Donna Lamson at by March 25, 2016.

Hotel Rooms in Tulsa, OK

A block of rooms have been reserved for the Management Development Research Workshop at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa – Downtown, 100 East Second Street, Tulsa OK 74103. To make your reservation use the Booking Website: link coming soon! Please book your hotel reservations by March 11, 2016 to obtain the rate of $78.00

For additional information:

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Donna Lamson at 1-918-594-8653 or

If you have any questions regarding the program curriculum, please contact Dr. Scott Johnson.