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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Dr. Coder is an Associate Professor of Management with an emphasis in the area of Human Resource Management.&nbsp;&nbsp; Her research interests are in the areas of human resource management and corporate social responsibility in small businesses.&nbsp; She has published articles in academic journals such as the <em>Journal of Small Business Strategy</em>, <em>Leadership and Organizational Management Journal</em>, <em>Journal of Economic Psychology</em>, and <em>Contemporary Economic Policy</em>.&nbsp; Her work has been presented at 14 academic conferences and she serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals.&nbsp; Dr. Coder&rsquo;s teaching interests are in Human Resource Management.&nbsp;&nbsp; In addition to the introductory human reresource management course, she has taught courses in compensation, human resource analytics and information systems, and effective staffing practices.&nbsp; Dr. Coder led the effort to align the WKU HR curriculum with the Society for Human Resource Management curriculum guidelines.&nbsp; This ensures that our HR students are learning the skills and information necessary to be top HR leaders in industry after graduation.&nbsp;&nbsp; Before joining WKU in 2007, Dr. Coder worked in industry for 15 years and held positions such as human resource manager, logistics manager, inventory control manager, cost analyst, and production engineer.</p>
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    [Title] => Associate Professor - Information Systems
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>After successful military and corporate careers, Dr. Coleman began teaching at WKU almost 18 years ago. He began as an adjunct instructor then continued fulltime after completing his doctorate. To date he has authored or co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at least one paper a year for the past 11 years. Although his scholarship is grounded in using technology in rural areas, he has researched student ethics in both nonprofit and profit-earning universities. He has consulted for faculty in other colleges at WKU on audio and visual skills and large corporations in Bowling Green on Strategic Planning and Implementation. Dr. Coleman currently serves as the editor of an international journal and as a peer-reviewer for another journal. He is active in university, college, and department assignments and chairs the Institutional Review Board at the university level and the Fiscal Oversight Committee at the college level and at the department level, he is both the Business Data Analytics and the Principles of Information Systems Coordinator.&nbsp;</p>
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    [Section_Value2] => <p><span>Dr. Cosby studies and presents guest lectures on Workplace Incivility with a special interest in the impact of human resource practices on the phenomenon. In addition, she has studied and published in the area of sustainability. &nbsp;She has presented papers at the Academy for Human Resource Development and the Academic Business World International Conference.</span></p>
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<p>M.A., Western Kentucky University, Organizational Communication, 1994</p>
<p>B.S., Western Kentucky University, Social and Behavioral Focus, 1992</p>
<p><br />SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources, designation earned through the national Society for Human Resource Management)<br />CCP (Certified Compensation Professional, designation earned through the national World at Work organization)</p>
<h4>Experience</h4>
<p>In addition to her Ph. D., Dr. Cosby holds the designations of SHRM-SCP, SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources designations through the national Society for Human Resource Management), GPHR (Global Professional in Human Resources) and&nbsp;CCP (Certified Compensation Professional &ndash; designation earned through the national World at Work organization).&nbsp; Her experience includes leadership roles in both private and public sectors. She held an executive role with a billion dollar multi-national organization with oversight for a number of corporate functions, including strategic planning, change management, risk management, compensation and benefits, training and organizational development, employee communications, and governmental affairs. &nbsp;She has consulted and lectured on international management, most specifically, competency attainment, for programs serving organizations in Japan, Mexico, Canada, Russia, Austria, and Germany. Her consulting practice includes executive recruiting, coaching, and human resource development program design.</p>
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    [Title] => Associate Professor - Accounting
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Dr. Lee teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in managerial accounting. His current research focuses on financial markets and behavioral studies in the experimental market and the use of accounting information. Dr. Lee has presented a number of papers at international, national, and regional academic meetings. He has written numerous scholarly articles in financial and behavioral accounting areas. While he took a professional leave of absence in Hong Kong, he served as a member on the Research Board of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants (later renamed to be the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs). Dr. Lee was invited to teach at the International Summer Campus at Korea University, one of the most prestigious international summer programs. Dr. Lee has authored articles in prestigious scholarly and professional journals such as the <em>Journal of Accounting and Finance Research</em> and <em>Management Decision</em>. He has also served the University and the region for a number of internationalization, economic development, and foreign firm recruitment projects.&nbsp;</p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Dr. Liang conducts research in technology management and innovation, multinational firm strategy, and development. Her recent studies focus on technology spillovers from foreign direct investment to local firms in China. In other studies she examines firm performance and welfare consequence of technology changes and globalization. She has published research articles in academic journals including <em>Research Policy</em>, <em>Intelligence</em>, and <em>IEEE Proceedings</em>. Dr. Liang has taught Strategy, International Business, and Institutional Environment for Business at undergraduate and MBA levels at Western Kentucky University, Rutgers University, and the University of California Berkeley. She has been awarded several research grants at Western Kentucky University and served as reviewer for several academic journals.&nbsp;</p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Professor Martin&rsquo;s research focuses on sports marketing, the consumer socialization of adolescents, advertising to adolescents, and sales management. Dr. Martin has had research published in the <em>Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science; Journal of Advertising; Journal of Advertising Research; Journal of Consumer Marketing; Journal of Business &amp; Industrial Marketing; Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice; Marketing Management Journal; International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management; International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising</em>;&nbsp;<em>Journal of Applied Business Research; Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness; Journal of Management and Marketing Research; <em>Journal of Applied Business and Economics;</em></em> <em>Journal of Leadership, Accountability, and Ethics;</em> and has presented at multiple national and regional conferences.</p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Dr.&nbsp; Potter&rsquo;s current research interests include Sustainability and Organizational Justice with a focus on Procedural Fairness and Voice Effects. Her research has been presented at both National and International Conferences including the Academy of Management, Information Resource Management Association, Academy of Business Educators, The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the International Conference on Advances in Management. Dr. Potter&rsquo;s research has been published in <em>Group and Organization Management</em>, <em>Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management</em>, <em>Career Development International</em>, <em>Research in Higher Education</em>, <em>The Journal of Applied Management</em>, the <em>Journal of Business and Economics</em>, and the <em>Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict</em>.</p>
<p>In June 2016, Dr. Potter completed the Management Development Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.&nbsp; Dr. Potter is a recipient of the 2003-2004 Gordon Ford College of Business Teaching Award and was also awarded the inaugural 2015-2016 University Faculty Mentoring Award. Dr. Potter has served as the Chair of the Management Department since January 2015.</p>
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Online MBA Faculty


Dr. Randy Capps

Dr. Randy Capps
- Special Appointment, Organizational Leadership / Professor, Management

Ismail Civelek

Ismail Civelek
- Associate Professor - Management

Leanne Coder

Leanne Coder
- Associate Professor - Management

Phillip Coleman

Phillip Coleman
- Associate Professor - Information Systems

Dana Cosby

Dana Cosby
- Assistant Professor - Management

Minwoo Lee

Minwoo Lee
- Associate Professor - Accounting

Feng Helen Liang

Feng Helen Liang
- Assistant Professor - Management

Y. Ling Lo

Y. Ling Lo
- Associate Professor - Finance

Craig Martin

Craig Martin
- Professor - Marketing

Paula Potter

Paula Potter
- Department Chair and Professor - Management


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