Media professionals or others seeking expert assistance and comment can learn more about our faculty expertise areas from this list.
If you need further assistance, call the School of Business Marketing & Communications Department at 313-577-0202.
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Security offerings, Market training and security offerings, Capital structure, Junk Bonds, Corporate Finance
Beltramini, Richard F.
Believability of advertising and marketing communications, advertising regulation and ethics, business gift giving.
Billings, B. Anthony
International business competition, export tax, tax on foreign income, capital allocation (among industrial nations), Accounting
Consumer behavior, Psychological effects of pricing, public policy, advertising effects and cross-cultural issues
Global Supply Chain Management
Hospital operations management, Multi-criteria decision-making, Health care operations, Advanced Statistical Analysis
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Corporate Finance, Mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, executive compensation, insider trading, corporate bankruptcy, corporate pension funding decisions, internal corporate restructuring and downsizing, Investments and issues related to the stock and bond market, International financial markets.
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Corporate finance, agency theory, payout policy, market microstructure
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Dean of the School, Finance
Financial markets, prediction markets, business education, educational-corporate partnerships
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Iskandar Datta, Mai
Corporate governance, clawback provisions, leveraged buyouts, executive compensation, product market power, industry competition, international corporate cash holdings, earnings management, internal capital markets (intra-firm), mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing decisions, investment banking, initial public offerings, bond covenant structure, pricing of corporate debt, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy.
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Career Planning and Placement
Career advice, career preparation, hiring trends, resume writing
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Labor relations, collective bargaining, compensation administration, union stewards, contract ratification, union loyalty, part-time work, work satisfaction, effective crew chief utilization
Labor relations, Union issues, national labor issues, National Labor Act, Labor unions, Labor-management cooperation, Union political activity, Business political activity, Nonprofit organization labor relations, Federal government labor-management relations, Conflict management, Dispute resolution Labor negotiations
Investment policies, stocks and bonds, economic data
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Employment, jobs, supervisor-employee relationships, enlightened management, adapting to a new supervisor/employee, corporate mergers, downsizing, employee teamwork
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Penn, Sandra Grill
Financial management, accounting
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Current auditing and accounting issues, fraudulent financial reporting, business valuations, bankruptcy, changes in accounting education, Accounting
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Futures and Options Pricing, Market Efficiency
Somers, Antoinette M.
Management and Information Systems
Statistics, Manufacturing Management, Management Information Systems, Total Quality Management, IT Security
Ethics, business ethics, epistemology, moral sense, morality, corporate governance, tax, taxation, income tax, estate tax, gift tax, generation-skipping tax, fiduciary accounting, trusts, estates, probate, audit committee, board of directors, liability
Computers: business, networks, Management, info systems, personal, info systems for manufacturing firms, systems, Accounting
Consumer Behavior Advertising and Promotion Marketing Management
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Global Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management/Logistics, Transportation Policy
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Commercial law and regulation, business ethics, constitutional law, taxation policy
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International bank regulation, deposit insurance and capital regulation
Williams, David L.
Marketing research, consumer behavior, marketing strategy
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Marketing and International Business
International business issues (ie, US-China or US-India trade and investment problems/prospects; U.S. trade problems/prospects with Japan and/or Europe; US-Canada trade issues; strategic alliances in the auto industry; impact of globalization on business and labor; U.S.-Latin America issues; US-Middle East issues, particularly concerning Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria.