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John Keiser

Title: Associate Professor

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Classes Taught

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business, Government, and Society
  • Business Careers Seminar
  • Human Resource Management

Education

  • PhD  1995   Organizational Behavior, Supporting Fields: Labor and Industrial Relations 
                        University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • BS    1984    Management Science and Organizational Behavior 
                         Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Research Interests

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational and Industry Boundaries
  • Career Patterns and Labor Markets
  • Management and Strategy
  • Non-profit Management

Awards and Distinctions:

  • Nominated for 2005 – 2006 Professor of the Year Award, SUNY College at Brockport Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega
  • Who's Who in America, 2004-2009
  • Recipient, Davenport-Hatch Foundation Grant, Fall 2004
  • Nominated for Outstanding Advisor Award, SUNY College at Brockport, Spring 2004, 2006
  • Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts, 1999-2000, 2000-2001
  • Anbar Citation of Excellence for "Hospitality and Tourism: A Rhetorical Analysis and Conceptual Framework for Identifying Industry Meanings"
  • Recognized by the College of Commence, University of Illinois as an "Excellent" teacher, 1994

Publications 
      Journal Articles:

  • "Business Ethics and Ethics Education in American Business Programs." Competitio, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2008, pp. 195-200. [RJ]
  • "Chief Executives from 1960 – 1989: A Trend toward Professionalization," Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2004, pp. 52 - 68. [RJ]
  • "Board of Directors of the Hospitality and Tourism Industries: An Exploratory Analysis of Composition and Interlocks," Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2002, pp. 155 – 174. [RJ]
  • "Exploratory Demand Analysis for a Part-time or Executive Masters Degree in Hospitality Management," Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2000, pp. 33 – 38. [RJ]
  • "Nonprofit Management in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry," Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education, Vol. 12, No. 3, 2000, pp. 16 – 20. [RJ]
  • "Hospitality and Tourism: A Rhetorical Analysis and Conceptual Framework for Identifying Industry Meanings," Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Vol. 22, No. 2, 1998,pp. 115 – 128. [RJ]
  • "Managing the Human Element in Mergers and Acquisitions," The Hospitality Financial Management Review, Winter 1997, Vol. 9, No. 4. [NRJ]

Refereed Conference Publications:

  • "Business Ethics Education in Former Soviet Bloc Countries," Proceedings of the Northeast Business & Economics Association, November 2011, Philadelphia, pp.240-244. [RP]
  • Annual Meeting of the Business Research Consortium of Western New York, "Business Ethics Education in Former Soviet-Bloc Countries," Abstract published in the electronics proceedings of the Fifth Annual Business Research Consortium of Western New York. Presented May 16, 2011, Brockport, NY. [RA]
  • "Does the Prevalence of MBAs Affect Organizational Performance." Abstract published in the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, May 2009. [RP]
  • (With Melissa Waite) "Distinguishing Leadership from Management: An Integrated Model of Leader Roles and Worker Outcomes." Abstract is published in the electronics proceedings of the Third Annual Business Research Consortium of Western New York. Presented April 25, 2009, Rochester, NY. [RA]
  • (With A. Giroux) "How will it Look on my Resume: A Pilot Study Evaluating the Comparative Worth of Extracurricular Activities." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, May 2007. [RP]
  • (With A. Giroux) "Extracurricular Activities on the Resume: An Exploratory Study of the Comparative Worth of Nonmajor Attributes for Graduating Seniors on the Labor Market." Abstract electronically published for the First Annual Business Research Consortium of Western New York. Abstract available at http://www.canisius.edu/business/brc_program.asp. Buffalo, NY, 2006 [RA]
  • (With M. Forder) "Funding Strategies for Nonprofit Arts Organizations amid Diminishing Government Support: A Qualitative Analysis." Proceedings of the Spring Meeting of the International Association of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Dallas, TX, 2006. [RP]
  • (With A. Giroux) "An Exploratory Study of the Attractiveness of Extracurricular and Nonmajor Attributes for Graduating Seniors Entering the Labor Market." Proceedings of the Spring Meeting of the International Association of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Dallas, TX, 2006. [RP]
  • "Do Limited Liability Partnerships Diminish the Public Trust of the Professions? An Ethical Analysis." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, Springfield, MA, 2005. [RP]
  • (With A. Giroux) "A Pilot Study of the Comparative Value of Nonmajor Attributes for Graduating Seniors in the Labor Market." Abstract published in the Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Indianapolis, IN, 2004. [RP]
  • (With W. Dresnack) "Are Limited Liability Organizations Diminishing the Public Trust of the Professions? An Ethical Analysis," Abstract published in the Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI, 2004. [RA]
  • "Part-time or Executive Masters Degree in Hospitality Management: Measuring Demand from an Industry Perspective," International CHRIE Conference Proceedings, Washington, D.C., 2000, pp. 61 - 75. [RP]
  • "An Exploratory Look into the Boards of Directors of Hospitality and Tourism Industries," International CHRIE Conference Proceedings, Washington, D.C., 2000, pp. 113 - 117. [RP]
  • "The Breakers Reef Hotel,"Abstract published in the Proceedings of the North American Case Research Association Annual Meeting, 1998, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 42. [RA]
  • "Diversity Among the Executive Ranks of the Hospitality Industries: Using a Political Skills Perspective for Analysis and Understanding," Quality Through Diversity Conference Proceedings, 1997, pp. 86 -- 99. [RP]

Other Publications:

  • (With G. Ferris) "Human Resources Systems to Support Workforce Flexibility," chapter in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Resources, edited by S. Cartwright. Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishers, 2005. [ONRP]
  • "Human Resources Management in the Service Sector: Special Considerations," chapter included in Human Resource Management: Perspectives, Content, Functions and Outcomes, fourth edition, edited by G. Ferris and M. Buckley, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 2002, pp. 617 – 625. [ONRP]
  • Book Review of Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 2000, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 89 - 92. [ORP]
  • "Human Resources Management in the Service Sector: Special Considerations," chapter included in Human Resource Management: Perspectives, Content, Functions and Outcomes, fourth edition, edited by G. Ferris and M. Buckley, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 2002, pp. 617 – 625. [ONRP]
  • Book Review of Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 2000, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 89 - 92. [ORP]
  • Book Review of First Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, 2000, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 398- 400. [ORP]
  • (With G. Ferris) "Work Force Flexibility and Human Resources Systems," chapter included in Encyclopedia of Management, edited by L. Peters, S. Youngblood, and C. Greer, Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 1998. [ONRP]
  • (With G. Ferris, D. Bhawuk, D. Gilmore and R. Canton) "The Paradox of Diversity in Organizations," chapter included in Paradoxical Management, edited by A. Gutschelhofer and J. Scheff, Vienna, Linde Verlag, 1997, pp. 203 – 226. [ONRP]
  • (With G. Ferris) "Work Force Flexibility and Human Resources Systems," chapter in The Blackwell Dictionary of Human Resources, edited by C. Cooper, S. Youngblood and C. Argis, Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishers, 1997. [ONRP]
  • "Managing the Human Element in Mergers and Acquisitions," University of Massachusetts HRTA Alumni Key, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1997, pp. 10 – 12. [ONRP]
  • (With T. Urban) "Approaches and Alternatives of Organizational Downsizing," chapter in Human Resource Management: Perspectives, Context, Functions and Outcomes, (Third Edition), edited by G. Ferris and M. Buckley, Boston, MA, Allyn and Bacon, 1995, pp. 99 – 115. [ONRP]
  • (With D. Whetten and T. Urban) "Human Resource Management Implications of Organizational Downsizing and Restructuring, chapter in Handbook of Human Resources Management, edited by G. Ferris, S. Rosen and D. Barnum, Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishers, 1995, pp. 282 – 296. [ONRP]
  • Dissertation: "CEO Succession from an Institutional Perspective: A Longitudinal Research Study Determining Changes in Chief Executive Profiles and Labor Markets"

Contact Information:
e-mail: jkeiser@brockport.edu
office phone: (585) 395-5530
office location: 106B Hartwell Hall

 

Last Updated 1/29/14