Dr. Brian Greber, the Director of the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at Boise State University and President of the Board of the Arc, Idaho, discusses ways employers can expand their work capacity without expanding their infrastructure or bringing new employees directly onto the payroll by accessing reliable workers with disabilities or as Greber likes to say, “workers with differential abilities.” See the T.V. segment here. For more information call the ARC, (208) 343-5583, or visit The Arc website.
Category Archives: Faculty/Staff in Action
Greber on KTVB “It’s Your Business” – Accessing reliable workers with disabilities
Beta Alpha Psi Hosts Successful Ethics and Sustainability Symposium
In a collaborative effort, Beta Alpha Psi chapters Eta Lambda Chapter, Idaho State University and Zeta Psi Chapter, Boise State University presented the Ethics and Sustainability Symposium on May 3 at Boise State with approximately 190 attendees. Beta Alpha Psi students were heavily involved in the planning and execution of the event.
The Keynote Address — Accountants as Stewards of the Capital Markets: A Professional Responsibility, was given by Angeli E. Weller, Managing Partner, Weller Worldwide, LLC; Former Director of Ethics, KPMG LLP. Other participants and events were:
The Ethics of Social Media, Panel Discussion — Lealan Miller, Partner and Director, Government Service s Group, Eide Bailey, LLP; Susan Park, JD, Assistant Professor, MCB&E, Boise State University; David C. Smith, Managing Partner, Valens Point, LLC; Moderator: Celia Renner, Ph.D., faculty adviser, Zeta Psi Chapter.
Plenary Panel Beyond Financial Reporting: The Future of Sustainability and Integrated Reporting — Rich Garber, Director of Environment, Boise, Inc.; Marisa Mackey, Associate Director, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board; Brad Sparks, Director, Global Citizenship, KPMG LLP; Moderator: Priscilla R. Reis, Ph.D., faculty adviser, Eta Lambda Chapter.
These events were followed by a networking reception.
Mark Buchanan, COBE Professor, In China – Presented “Corporate Social Responsibility: A Business Essential and Legal Imperative”
Mark Buchanan, COBE professor of law and international business is currently teaching and doing research abroad. He recently gave a presentation titled Corporate Social Responsibility: A Business Essential and Legal Imperative for the ABA Section of International Law China Committee in Shanghai Centre, Shanghai, China on May 8-9, 2013. (南京西路1376号, 上海商城，568室)
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an essential part of the global plan of a company. U.S. state and federal mandates address CSR and there is increased focus on CSR in China. Buchanan shared live situations that are plaguing companies, highlighted issues that should be considered when doing due diligence, discussed the rules and regulations affecting CSR, and address best corporate practices.
Meredith Taylor Black Receives Accomplished Under 40 Award
Meredith Taylor Black, director of the international business program at Boise State, has been selected to receive the Accomplished Under 40 Award this year. In its 14th year, this recognition program honors local business and professional leaders who have achieved success before the age of 40. Congratulations, Meredith.
Also selected for the award this year are ten COBE graduates:
Jessica Burke, Finance BBA
Brian Doster, Accountancy BBA
Clayton Freeman, MBA
Kristen Muchow, Marketing BBA and Business Management BBA
Jennie Myers, Executive MBA
Alicia Piccione, Finance BBA
Scott Plew, Accountancy BBA
Jason Sears, Computer Info Systems BBA, Executive MBA
William Shrum, International Business BBA and Accountancy MS
Timothy Tatum, Economics BBA and MBA
Award recipients will be honored at an event June 13 at the Knitting Factory. For tickets click here.
Management Department Faculty Awards
The Department of Management had its 6th annual awards for outstanding faculty achievements for the year. The winners are:
Outstanding Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty
- Research: Chris Baughn
- Undergraduate Teaching: Susan Park
- Internal Service: John McIntosh
- Community Service: Dusty Bodie
Outstanding Special Lecturer
- Teaching: Christy Suciu
- Internal Service: Decateur Reed
- Community Service: Christy Suciu
- Teaching Steve Kipp
Nancy Napier on KTVB — It’s Your Business
Nancy Napier, Executive Director of the Centre for Creativity and Innovation and strategy and international business professor, discusses her starfish metaphor within businesses today on KTVB’s It’s Your Business. See the video here.
Nina Ray Published in Global Business Languages
Nina M. Ray, professor of marketing and international business, has published“Standing on the Family Farm in Tysvær: How Did ‘Kallekodt’ become “Thompson”? — How Is Tysvær Pronounced?” in the latest issue of Global Business Languages. It is a continuation of the legacy tourism research she has been working on for more than a decade and is based on data collected in 2011 on trips to Norway and a conference in Aalborg, Denmark.
Susan Park Published “Unauthorized Televised Debate Footage in Political Campaign Advertising: Fair Use and the DMCA”
Susan Park has published Unauthorized Televised Debate Footage in Political Campaign Advertising: Fair Use and the DMCA, 23 Southern Law Journal 29 (pp. 29-72), spring 2013.
Brian Greber on KTVB — It’s Your Business
Brian Greber, director of the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at Boise State University and senior Economist ECONorthwest talks about business strategies and economic implications on KTVB It’s Your Business. See the video here.