INSIDE Chico State
0 April 6, 2000
Volume 30 Number 16
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




Provost's Corner



Calendar of Events







Kenny Chan, Finance and Marketing, had "Cultural Values and the Diffusion of Relationship Marketing in the People's Republic of China" accepted for publication in the March 2000 Proceedings of the International Academy of Business Disciplines. He coauthored "Is a Franchise in Hong Kong Your ŒBucket of Gold'?" to be published in the April 2000 Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute. He also coauthored "The Anomaly of Consumer Protection in Hong Kong: An Exploratory Study of Supermarket Scanner and Scale Accuracy" to be published in the February 2000 Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference. At the conference, he chaired a session on "Marketing Globalization."

Pamela R. Johnson and Julie Indvik, Management, had their paper "Communication Challenges for Virtual Teams" accepted for publication in the April 2000 Proceedings of the Allied Academies National Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Ben Martz, Accounting and Management Information Systems, coauthored "Information Systems Careers: A Comparison of Expectations" published in the Winter 1999 - 2000 Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Diane Schmidt, Political Science, had the second edition of Writing in Political Science: A Practical Guide published by Addison, Wesley, Longman in January.

Correction: In the March 9, 2000, issue, the announcement of joint publications by Pamela R. Johnson and Julie Indvik should have listed Johnsoon as the lead author.

Grants and Contracts

Curtis DeBerg, Accounting and Management Information Systems, received $7,647 from the Private Industry Council of Butte County to continue funding a Students in Free Enterprise mentoring/tutoring program at Ridgeview High School in Magalia.

Richard Narad, Health and Community Services, received $13,872 from the Northern California EMS, Inc., to provide services leading to the designation of a trauma center to serve the North Zone trauma system.

Dan Ripke, Center for Economic Development, received $3,600 to do an economic impact analysis of the spending involved in environmental impact studies for forestry resource management activities in the Plumas, Lassen, and Tahoe National Forests funded by the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Forest Recovery Act.

Diane Schmidt, Political Science, received $6,000 from the North Valley Tobacco Prevention Center of the American Lung Association for a three-year project to prohibit the tobacco industry presence and restrict secondhand smoke at CSU, Chico.

Greg White, Anthropology, received $99,000 to provide a comprehensive archaeological field investigation and survey services along the new Highway 70 Oroville-Marysville highway bypass project.

Awards and Activities

Susan Gardner and Kathryn Lewis, Management, received the Best Paper Award at the Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business in Palm Springs in February for their paper "Employment Investigations: A Portrait of Contradictions."

Michael Leitner, Recreation and Parks Management, presented "Peace-Making through a Seminar Course on Intergenerational Recreational Activities" at the annual meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in February.

Shekhar Misra, Finance and Marketing, presented "Regionalization and International Business: The Impact of a Single Instance" at the Academy of International Business Western Region Conference at the University of the Pacific in Stockton in September.


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