Richard W. Poole Excellence Awards

The Richard W. Poole Excellence Awards honor faculty members for research and outreach excellence. The Research Excellence award is presented to faculty members who have been identified among the best in their fields by having their research accepted and published in top-tier research journals. The Outreach Excellence is for outstanding commitment and achievement in areas of business outreach.

Richard W. Poole served as dean from 1965 to 1972.

Poole Excellence Awards Recipients:

2005-2006

Tom J. Brown
Associate Professor of Marketing and the Ardmore Professor of Business Administration

“Corporate Branding, Identity, and Response”
Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science

K. Matthew Gilley
Associate Professor of Management

“Stakeholder Management as a Predictor of CEO Compensation:
Main Effects and Interactions with Financial Performance”
Strategic Management Journal

Rathindra Sarathy
Professor of Management Science and Information Systems and the Ardmore Professor of Business Administration

“Data Shuffling–A New Masking Approach for Numerical Data”
Management Science Journal

L. Lee Manzer
Professor of Marketing

Poole Award for Outreach Excellence

Dr. Lee Manzer gave 40 programs to more than 2,000 individuals at corporations and government entities in-state and nationally since 2003.

Such topics include “Creating Value through Relationships,” “Developing Effective Attitudes,” “Goal Setting,” “Quality Customer Service,” “The Game is Played Away from the Ball,” and “Storytelling.”

2004-2005

Tom J. Brown
Associate Professor of Marketing and the Ardmore Professor of Business Administration

“Spreading the Word: Investigating Antecedents of Consumers’ Positive Word-of-Mouth Intentions and Behaviors in a Retailing Context.”
Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science

Mark Gavin
Associate Professor of Management and the Carson Professor of Business Administration

“Trust in Management and Performance: Who Minds the Shop While the Employees Watch the Boss.”
Academy of Management Journal

K. Matthew Gilley
Associate Professor of Management

“Do CEO Stock Options Prevent or Promote Fraudulent Financial Reporting.”
Academy of Management Journal

John A. Polonchek
Professor of Finance

“Methods of Payment in Asset Sales: Contracting with Equity versus Cash.”
Journal of Finance