This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the School of Business & Leadership. The mission of the School of Business and Leadership is to provide students with a unique and innovative business education that prepares them for success as leaders in a complex and dynamic global environment.


Submissions from 2014

Finding The Discount Rate For A Private Firm Using Public Comparables, Lynda S. Livingston

Submissions from 2013


Is Materialism All That Bad? Effects on Satisfaction with Material Life, Life Satisfaction, and Economic Motivation, Eda Gurel-Atay, J. S. Johar, Dong-Jin Lee, Ibrahim Hegazy, Andreas Herrmann, Ahmet Ekici, Melika Husic-Mehmedovic, Muris Cicic, Dave Webb, and M. Joseph Sirgy

Adding Markowitz And Sharpe To The Investments Project, Lynda S. Livingston

Pac.nw Travel Online, Lynda S. Livingston

Small-dollar Credit Use In Underserved Populations: Evidence From Tacoma, Washington, Lynda S. Livingston and Hiroki Tokuyama


Acquiring, Distributing, and Disposing of Potential Human Life: The Current Status of Human Embryos Beyond Chicanery II, J. Brad Reich

Submissions from 2012


Re-Storying the Entrepreneurial Ideal : Lifestyle Entrepreneurs as Hero?, Lynnette Claire

Re-storying The Entrepreneurial Ideal: Lifestyle Entrepreneurs As Hero?, Lynnette Claire


Linking Advertising, Materialism, and Life Satisfaction, Eda Gurel-Atay, J. S. Johar, Dong-Jin Lee, Ibrahim Hegazy, Andreas Herrmann, Ahmet Ekici, Muris Cicic, Melika Husic, Dave Webb, and M. Joseph Sirgy

Could Peer-to-peer Loans Substitute For Payday Loans?, Lynda S. Livingston

"Intraportfolio Correlation": An Application For Investments Students, Lynda S. Livingston


Blacksheep Leadership: A story about a Leadership Challenge and the nature of Transformational Leadership, Jeffrey J. Matthews

Submissions from 2011

The Entrepreneurial Group: Social Identifies, Relations, and Collective Action (book review), Lynnette Claire

Using Peer-to-Peer Student Managed Fund for Community Service, Lynda S. Livingston

Outsourcing Human Reproduction: Embryos & Surrogacy Services In The Cyberprocreation Era, J. Brad Reich and Dawn Swink

Submissions from 2010


Retailer Evaluation: The Crucial Link between In-Store Processes and Shopping Outcomes, Eda Gurel-Atay, Joan L. Giese, and John Godek


Influence of Materialism on Life Satisfaction, Eda Gurel-Atay, M. Joseph Sirgy, Melika Husic, and Muris Cicic

A Historical Perspective On Dutch Auction Rate Preferred Stock, Lynda S. Livingston

The U.s. Military Intervention In Panama: Origins, Planning, And Crisis Management, June 1987 - December 1989, Jeffrey J. Matthews

From Ernest Shackleton to Thomas Watson, Sr., Herb Kelleher, and Rich Teerlink: Business Leadership and the Value of Historical Understanding, Jeffrey J. Matthews

From Vietnam to the Persian Gulf War: The Education of General Colin Powell, Jeffrey J. Matthews


Review: Lawrence A. Yates, The U.S. Military Intervention in Panama: Origins, Planning, and Crisis Management June 1987–December 1989, Jeffrey J. Matthews and Dawn Swink


You Can’t Put the Genie Back in the Bottle: Rights and Liabilities of Egg Donors in the Cyberprocreation Era, J. Brad Reich, G. Albaum, Y. Julie, N. Wiese, J. Herche, F. Evangelista, and B. Murphy


Culture-Based Values and Management Style of Marketing Decision Makers in Six Western Pacific Rim Countries, Nila M. Wiese, Gerald Albaum, Julie Yu, Joel Herche, Felicitas Evangelista, and Brian Murphy

Submissions from 2009

Growing a Creative Economy--One Experiment, Lynnette Claire


Growing a creative economy—one experiment, Lynnette Claire

Lights, Camera, Action: Advancing Liberal Arts Values . . . Entrepreneurially, Lynnette Claire


Nascent entrepreneurs’ priorities on growth: The surprising similarity of women and men, Lynnette Claire


Nascent Entrepreneurs’ Priorities on Growth: The Surprising Similarity of Women and Men, Lynnette Claire

The future of our creative city, Lynnette Claire

African-Americans in Business History, Jeffrey J. Matthews

From Superpower to Colony: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776, Jeffrey J. Matthews

The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell, Jeffrey J. Matthews

The Followership of General Colin Powell, Jeffrey J. Matthews

Simulating a Trade and Investment Fair, Nila M. Wiese

Submissions from 2008

Is Three A Crowd? Considering The Value Of Manager Diversification For Adding Alpha, Lynda S. Livingston


Introduction: Leadership in War and Peace, Jeffrey J. Matthews


The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell, Jeffrey J. Matthews and Harry S. Laver


Measuring Information Technology Capability Of Export-focused Small Or Medium Sized Enterprises In China: Scale Development And Validation, Man Zhang, Suprateek Sarker, and Jim McCullough

Submissions from 2007


The Impact of Imports and Exports in a Country’s Quality of Life, Eda Gurel-Atay, M. Joseph Sirgy, Dong-Jin Lee, Chad Miller, and James E. Littlefield

A Puzzle For Teaching The Constant Growth Stock Pricing Model, Lynda S. Livingston


Control Sales In Family Firms, Lynda S. Livingston


Effects Of Firm Resources On Growth In Multinationality, Chiung-hui Tseng, Patriya Tansuhaj, William Hallagan, and Jim McCullough

Submissions from 2004


Alanson B. Houghton: Ambassador of the New Era, Jeffrey J. Matthews

Submissions from 2003

The social dimension of network ties between entrepreneurial firms: Implications for information acquisition, Lynnette Claire

Submissions from 2002

Are Insider Sales Always Bad News? Evidence On Large Sales By Key Insiders, Lynda S. Livingston


Review of: The Diplomacy Of Involvement: American Economic Expansion Across The Pacific, 1784-1900 by David M. Pletcher, Jeffrey J. Matthews


Review of: The Generations of Corning: The Life and Times of a Global Corporation by Davis Dyer and Daniel Gross, Jeffrey J. Matthews

Submissions from 2001

Industrialist Turned Diplomat: The 1926 Houghton Controversy And The Limits Of U.s. Policy Toward Europe, Jeffrey J. Matthews