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Oklahoma State University
Ph.D. in Business for Executives

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University


  • Ramesh, N. (2019). Digital Transformation: How to Beat the 90% Failure Rate
  • Wild, J. (2019). Corporate Social Responsibility and Disclosure Transparency
  • Lima, M. (2018). Machine Learning and Personality Traits: A Disturbing Contribution from the Alogorithmic Culture to the Behavioral
  • Kolakowski, M. J. (2017). Intersection of Entrepreneurial Processes: The Effect of Integrating Causation and Effectuation Processes on Venture Performance 
  • Massieu, D. (2017). Understanding the Relationship with Human and Social Capital and New Venture Outcomes; Do Venture Capital Firms Help?
  • Nketia, J. A. (2017). Earnings Management in United  States Private Firms 
  • Pittman, J. (2017). Climbing the Corporate Ladder: How Top Management Team Structure Affects Corporate Misconduct
  • Reddix, A. D. (2017). Super Girl Power: Can Girls Move Swiftly Through Deliberate Practice to Become Successful Entrepreneurs? 
  • Scott, E. E. (2017). Reducing Black's  Turnover Intent: The Effect of  Black's Perspective Taking in White Dominated Work Spaces
  • Utley. J. L., (2017).  When the Student is Ready, the Teacher will Appear: The Impact of Change on Readiness to Learn
  • Higdon, J. N. (2017). Code-switching for Work Life Self-preservation: A Study of the Role of Sexual Orientation Discrimination on Employee Job Behaviors and Outcomes
  • Ben-Mohamed, A. K. (2016). Assets of Foreignness: Colonial Mentality and Western Private Equity Managers in the Ex-western Colonies 
  • George, L. G. (2016). Another Missing Link to Burnout and Job Performance: The Mediator Role of Work Self Compassion
  • Kuzmeski, M. C. (2016). Does Perceived Belonging Impact Performance? Examining the Impact That Minority Status and Time Perspective Have on Perceptions of Belonging and Ultimately Performance
  • Lawrence, A. (2016). The Effect of Grit and Orientations to Happiness on Entrepreneurial Performance Among Venture Founders
  • Periman, W. C. (2016). Relationship of Working Memory to Job Performance and Innovation with Stress and Effort as Moderators 
  • Slipetz, W. (2015) Volitional Vulnerability: From Qualitative to Quantitative
  • Keeler, J. B. (2016). Dash of Grit, a Smidgen of Stressor Management and a Pinch of Regulatory Tendencies to Be Engaged?
  • Coomer, T. L. (2016). Personality, grit, and psychological capital as they relate to sales performance 
  • Faura, L. (2016). Getting Talent That Fits:(Wm+ g+ h^ 2= performance)
  • Beverly, H. T. (2015). Impact of Customer Expectations on Service Employees 
  • Bosman, M. (2015) Leadership Climate, Attitudes and Evidence-Based Management Behavior
  • Gehlot, A. S. (2015). Investor Activism and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Goodwin, S. (2015) Corproate Governance and Hedge Fund Activism
  • Reid, R. (2015) Opacity of Private Philanthropy
  • Rostami, S. (2015). Mindful Service: A Self-regulation Theory View of the Effect of Mindfulness on Customer Orientation
  • Varughese, Z. (2015) Patients' Choice of Destination Hospitals: What Drives Patient Choice - Cost, Cure or Comfort?
  • Wilson, S. (2015) Antecendents to Business Succession Planning in Small Relationship Dependent Service Business
  • Butler, J. C. (2015). Dark Triad, Employee Creativity, and Employee Performance in the New Venture Context
  • Altounian, D. A. (2014). Casual or committed users? Understanding the contributors to user commitment in user-generated content sites
  • Anderson, S. (2014). The  Moderating Effect of Within-Team Trust on Employee Engagement and Workgroup Outcomes
  • Bennett Jr, T. E. (2014). What Are Business Models and How Do They Work? A Case Study of Community Banking
  • Cleveland, F. E. (2014). Funding Climate and Its Impact on New Venture Success: Toward Construct Identification and Scale Validation 
  • Crosby, D. H. (2014). Restoring the Public Service Ideal: Creating a Climate for Public Service 
  • Dyer, W. D. (2014). Predicting Firm Performance by Integrating Funding Climate and CEO-COO DYAD
  • Joplin, T. (2014) Excessive Entitlement, Psychological Contract Fulfillment, and Employee Outcomes: the Moderating Effect of Accountability
  • McMahan, P. (2014) How Pre-engagement Factors and Service Product Attribute Complexity Impact Customer Tenure with a Retailer
  • Nash, D.B. (2014) Service Encounters and Technology: the Role of Attachment Styles in Technology Readiness and Technology Acceptance
  • Totten, T. (2014) Grabbing the Tiger by the Tail, a Hybridized Retirement System Measured Through the Stakeholders' Eyes
  • Jordan, P. (2014) Team Innovation and Citizenship Performance: the Effect of Collective Regulatory Focus and Perceived Organizational Support