Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D. (Management), University of Missouri; M.B.A., Missouri State University; B.S.B.A. (Finance), Avila University.
Business Policy and Strategy, Organization Theory, Research Method and Practice.
Organization Culture, Stakeholder Management, Corporate Social Action
More than fifteen years industry experience in all major functional areas, including finance, marketing, and operations. Numerous scholarly presentations and publications in journals such as: Academy of Management Review, Business & Society, Business & Society Review, the Journal of Public Affairs, and Corporate Governance. James is a past director of the International Association for Business and Society and is an Editorial Board Member for the scholarly journal, Business & Society.
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In June, the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision, ruling that the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Not only was this a giant step forward for the LGBTQ+ community, but it also affected the human resources industry, changing the way they trained and promoted inclusivity in the workplace.
Taylor Baltes (Management ’20) combined her interest in data with working for a good cause. It started in the late summer when Baltes was searching for an internship for the fall semester. She stumbled upon an opening for data analytics at the Cedar Valley United Way, a nonprofit organization that distributes funds to various community needs.
Four former student body presidents and graduates from the College of Business Administration shared the highlights and struggles of their terms across four decades, illuminating along the way the universal struggles of the college experience and the unique challenges brought on by current events.
University of Northern Iowa senior business management major, Carter Nordman, was elected as a Republican to the 19th District of the Iowa House of Representatives, and at 22, he will enter as the youngest legislator in the chamber.
In today’s education climate—where disruption due to the pandemic and ever-changing technologies have become the norm—putting the students first is of utmost importance. At UNI’s business college, students are at the center of everything, and that’s by design.
College is an exciting time in your life, but don’t spend all four years merely enjoying it – you should take advantage of this time to determine exactly what you want to do with your life. This article will help you decide how to choose your college major that fits your long-term goals.