Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University

Faculty & Research

Research and Scholarship




AACSBAACSB Accreditation

Dr. Barry Thornton

Thornton, B., Borg, J., Powell, C. (2010) Voter Characteristics and Distance in Voting Patterns: Cecil Field NAS. Research in Business and Economics Journal, Volume 1, 20 – 26. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)

Thornton, B., Adams, M., Hall, G. (2009) Do Underwriters Create Value in the Determination of the IPO Final Offering Price. Journal of Applied Business Research, 25 (6), 1 – 12. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)

Thornton, B., Adams, M. (2009) A Comparison of Alternative Approaches to Equity Valuation of Privately Held Entrepreneurial Firms. Journal of Finance and Accountancy, Volume 1, pp. 5 - 16 (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)

Thornton, B., Adams, M., Mullins, T. (2009) The NetLedger IPO: A Case Study. Journal of Case Research in Business and Economics, Volume 1, pp. 2 – 14. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)


Dr. Gordon Arbogast

Arbogast, G., Arbogast, V. (2009) The Classical Evolution of Modern Business Strategies and Tactics. Doing Business in the Global Economy. (Editor reviewed)

(Scholarly Book, Contribution to Practice)

Arbogast, G., Peaks, D., O’Keefe, R. (2009) When a Merger is not a Merger. The Business Review, Cambridge. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)


Dr. Robert Houmes

Houmes, R., Skantz, T. (2009) Highly Valued Equity and Discretionary Accruals. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 37 (1) & (2), 60-92. (A Rated; Hasselback rating: 1.35: top ten journal). (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline Based)

Houmes, R., Boylan, B. (2009) Has the Adoption of SFAS 158 Caused Firms to Underestimate Pension Liability: A Preliminary Study of the Financial Reporting Impact of SFAS 158. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. Accepted. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline-Based Scholarship)

Houmes, R., Dickins, D. (2009) The Impact of Accounting Pronouncement SFAS No. 123R on Management’s Decisions and Anticipatory Stockholders’ Responses Concerning Share-Based Pay. American Journal of Business Research .Accepted (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline-Based)


Dr. Hassan Pordeli

Sepehri, M., Pordeli, H. (2009) Business with China: An overview of opportunities and Challenges. International and Economic Research Journal, 8 (2). (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline Based Scholarship)

Hancock, W., Murphy, R., Pordeli, H. (2009) Executive Compensation and Its Effects on Consumer Behavior and Brand Loyalty. Journal of International Management Studies 4 (2). (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline Based Scholarship)


Dr. Marie-Laure Bougnol-Potter

Bougnol, M.L., Dulà, J.H. (2009) Anchor Points in DEA. European Journal of Operations Research, 192 (2) 668-676. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline Based)

Bougnol, M.L., Dulà, J.H., Estellita,M.P., and Moreira da Silva, A.C. (2010) Enhancing Standard Performance Practices with DEA. Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, 38 (1-2), 33-45. (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline Based)


Dr. Donnie Horner

Horner, D., Pannell, L., Yates, D. (2010) Creating a Culture for Leading and Performing in the Extreme. Leading in Dangerous Contexts. Forthcoming. (Peer-reviewed/referred)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)

Presentations at the 21st International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Vedra, Florida, April 19th - 23rd, 2010:

Donald H. Horner, Jr. and Kevin J. Haney. "Combining Experiential Leadership Education with Community Outreach to Minority Student Populations."

Donald H. Horner, Jr. “Integrating Teaching, Learning, and Assessment: Electronic Leadership Development Portfolios."


Dr. Hugh Van Seaton

Seaton, H. V. (2009). The Organizational Cultural Perceptions of Implementing Six Sigma in a Government Enterprise. Issues In Innovation Special Issue Governmental Accountability 3(2). (Peer-reviewed/referred)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)

Seaton, H. V. (2009). The Financial Implications of Implementing Six Sigma in a Government Enterprise. Issues In Innovation Special Issue Governmental Accountability 3(2). (Peer-reviewed/referred)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)

Presentations at professional conference/s Program Committee, 2009 National Conference on Innovations in Government Accountability and Performance, Melbourne, FL. ABTA Institute; Florida Institute of Technology.


Dr. Carol Dole

Dole, C. , Kassis, M. (2010) Evidence of a Compensating Wage Differential for NFL Players Who Play on Artificial Turf. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, forthcoming. (Peer-reviewed refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Discipline-Based Scholarship)


Dr. Bill Crosby

Crosby, B. (2009) When the Life is Crossed. The Business Review, Cambridge, 12 (1). (Peer-reviewed/refereed)

(Journal Article, Academic Journal, Contribution to Practice)​