Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business
The Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business (JBSB) publishes original, unpublished manuscripts related to behavioral studies in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Manuscripts from a broad range of topics are appropriate for consideration in the JBSB providing the focus of the work is behavioral studies in business. This journal is double-blind peer reviewed with an acceptance rate of less than 35%.
Coeditor: Dr. Linda Bressler, Professor of Accounting, Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
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ISSN Online: 1941-5508, Print: 2327-7114
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Volume 12:

An examination of cheating in higher education and implications for accounting and business faculty; David E. Morris, Sr., University of North Georgia.

Attachment theory in the workplace; Jillian Ruth Yarbrough, West Texas A&M University.

Volume 11 - July 2019:

An empirical analysis of the effects of internal control on deviation in small restaurants; Linval Frazer, State University of New York Old Westbury.

Why Millennials choose interactive, gatekeeper, or traditional media: A uses and gratifications perspective; Lucy L. Henke, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Autism works: the future of corporate inclusion; Rebecca Breeswine, Moravian College; Monica Law, Marywood University.

Contextual factors, obedience pressure and accounting decision-making; Alireza Daneshfar; University of New Haven; Shabnam Hashemiyeh Fahadani, Fairfield University.

Personal income, stock market, and investor psychology; Chung Baek, Troy University; Minjung Song, Thomas University.

Stock Market Mis-valuation and REITs: Evidence from a Decomposition of the Market-to-Book Ratio; Qian (Susan) Sun, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Perceived informal learning work contexts of auditors; Michelle M. Kusaila, Central Connecticut State University.

Perspectives on motivation and employee engagement; Fred Bolton, Averett University.

Soft skills: impact of coachability and emotional intelligence on organizational citizenship behaviors ; Bradley Mayer, Lamar University; Kathleen Dale, Minnesota State University; Katrina Brent, Lamar University.

Work Experience, Ethical Work Climates and Their Impact on East Asian Accountants; Chiulien C Venezia, Frostburg State University; Yaying Yeh, Framingham State University; Wen-Wen Chien, State University of New York; Roger Mayer, State University of New York.

Volume 10 - June 2018:    (order printed edition)

Cyberbullying in the workplace from the perspective of online university faculty; Rebecca Herman, Kaplan University; Susan B. Pettine, Kaplan University; Maria Minor, Walden University; Ana Machuca, Kaplan University.

Gender differences in self-identity motives for luxury consumption; Melike Altintas, Southeast Missouri State University; Kenneth A. Heischmidt, Southeast Missouri State University.

Audits, governance, trust, and nonprofit creditworthiness—Some preliminary insights; John R. Lauck, Louisiana Tech University; Michael S. Luehlfing, Louisiana Tech University.

Financial restatements: A comprehensive survey of causes and effects; H. Drew Fountaine, Pepperdine University; G. Michael Phillips, California State University, Northridge.

PCAOB requirement to disclose certain audit participants: Bank loan officers’ views; Lydia N. Didia, Penn State Harrisburg, Bobbie W. Daniels, Jackson State University; Adrian L. Mayse, Howard University.

The Stupid Entrepreneur; John Xavier Volker, Austin Peay State University; Michael D. Phillips, Austin Peay State University.

Impact of behavioral styles on student interest in study abroad ; Kim Rynearson, Tarleton State University; LaVelle Mills, West Texas A&M University; David Deviney, Tarleton State University; Tony Vrba, Colorado State University Global Campus; Betsy Ball, Tarleton State University.

Retail therapy: Influence of life engagement and subjective happiness; Priscilla N. Gitimu, Youngstown State University; Abel G. Waithaka, Youngstown State University.

Volume 9 - June 2017:    (order printed edition)

What factors affect the valuation of reward objects?; Casey Rowe, Purdue University; Michael J. Petersen, North Dakota State University; Margaret Andersen, North Dakota State University.

Diffusion of persuasive technology: applying the even less developed concept; Robert S. Owen, Texas A&M University-Texarkana.

Banking Preferences of Millennials; James Bexley, Sam Houston State University; Karen Sherrill,Sam Houston State University.

Examining the underrepresentation of women leadership within the securities brokerage industry; Linda Weitz, Northcentral University; Michael G. Brizek, Lander University.

Organizational Role Alliance in Quality Management Effectiveness Perceptions; Kathleen E. Schroeder, IHS Markit; Patricia A. Castelli, Lawrence Technological University.

The effects of moral hazard, accountability pressure, and Machiavellianism on managers’ project implementation decisions; Young-Won Her, California State University, Northridge; Jun Zhan, California State University, Northridge; Myungsoo Son, California State University, Fullerton; Sangshin Pae, The University of North Georgia.

Negotiating tactics used by mid-career MBA students in the U.S., Taiwan, and China; Kerry P. Gatlin, University of North Alabama; Daniel E. Hallock, University of North Alabama; Mark L. Lawrence, University of North Alabama; Lisa G. Cooley, University of Central Arkansas.

Impact of behavioral styles on student interest in study abroad; Kim Rynearson, Tarleton State University; LaVelle H. Mills, West Texas A&M University; David Deviney, Tarleton State University; Tony Vrba, Colorado State University Global Campus; Betsy Ball, Tarleton State University.

Gender and ethical decision-making in the general insurance industry; Teresa Costouros, Grant MacEwan University.

Volume 8 - February 2015:    (order printed edition)

High altitude mountain economics: Measuring the effects of extreme conditions on consumer behavior; Rutherford Cd. Johnson, University of Minnesota – Crookston.

Leading through the complexities of team dynamics to achieve and sustain organizational goals; George A. Sparks, Kaplan University; Rebecca Herman, Kaplan University; Pattie Wolfe, Kaplan University; Andryce Zurick, Kaplan University.

Price change strategies over time – using dramatic major changes versus smaller incremental changes; Jitendra K. Tewari, Northeastern State University of Oklahoma.

Voluntary turnover typology utilizing the dispositional variables of core self-evaluation and negative affectivity ; Sharon L. Segrest, University of South Florida St. Petersburg; Martha C. Andrews, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Amy E. Hurley-Hanson, Chapman University.

Perceptions regarding online support, illness, information, and awareness of women with cancer ; Elaine Sue Parrish, Mississippi State University; Linda Cornelious, Mississippi State University.

Decline in church giving in the United States during the recession: A spatial application of Choice Waves; Rutherford Cd. Johnson, Pontifical Georgian College.

Leadership and power: A study of the constructs of follower-perceived leadership style and leadership power; Anthony Ojo, University of Incarnate Word.

Assessing business presentation skills: Assuring learning through assessment, analysis, and curriculum improvement; Penrod, Catherine, Ohio University; Tucker, Mary, Ohio University; Hartman, Katherine, Ohio University.

Emotional intelligence and personality predict conflict management style: examining relationships and factor structures; Meghan A. Carmody-Bubb, Our Lady of the Lake University; Phyllis A. Duncan, Our Lady of the Lake University; Malcolm James Ree, Our Lady of the Lake University.

Identifying an Organization’s Culture, Management Style with a Personality Connection; Dale Krueger, Missouri Western State University.

An empirical study of the relationship between industry automation and organizational adaptation; Arthur J. O’Connor, City University of New York; Katherine M. Richardson, Pace University.

Volume 7 - September 2014:    (order printed edition)

The antecedents to commitment in information systems development projects ; Nita Brooks, Middle Tennessee State University; Melinda Korzaan, Middle Tennessee State University.

Generalizability revisited: comparing undergraduate business students to credit union managers ; Michael McDonald, Georgia Southern University; John Leaptrott, Georgia Southern University; Darrell Parker, University of South Carolina Upstate; Jan Grimes, Georgia Southern University.

The benefits of online support to women with gynecologic cancers and pre-cancers; Elaine Sue Parrish, Mississippi State University; Linda Cornelious, Mississippi State University.

The measurement of channel operations results by a comparison with expectations; Kenneth W. H. Day, Jacksonville State University.

An Analysis of the Relationship between Dyslexia, Risk Perception and 401(k) Allocation Decisions; Daria Newfeld, Dominican University.

A linear review of the Great Recession’s impact on tourism behavior; H. Leslie Furr, Georgia Southern University.

The tenuous relationship between salary and satisfaction; Lauri Young, Eastern Michigan University; Morgan Milner, Eastern Michigan University; Dave Edmunds, Eastern Michigan University; Germaine Pentsil, Eastern Michigan University; Michael Broman, Eastern Michigan University.

The impact of authentic leadership and ethical firm culture on auditor behavior; Jan Taylor Morris, Sam Houston State University.

The sandwich feedback method: not very tasty; C. W. Von Bergen, Southeastern Oklahoma State University; Martin S. Bressler, Southeastern Oklahoma State University; Kitty Campbell, Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

The economic benefit of being blonde: A study of waitress tip earnings based on their hair color in a prominent restaurant chain; Cao Jiang, Holy Family University; Melissa Galm, Raymond James & Associates.

Charismatic leadership: findings of an exploratory investigation of the techniques of influence; George A. Sparks, Kaplan University.

Making the most of available resources within a college counseling center; Steve F. Bain, Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Volume 6 - October 2013:    (order printed edition)

An examination of multi-dimensional channel conflict: a proposed experimental approach; J. Barry Dickinson, Holy Family University.

Distinct turnover paths and differential effect of job satisfaction; Tae Heon Lee, North Carolina Central University.

Validating nonlocal intuition in repeat entrepreneurs: a multi-method approach; Frank La Pira, ESC Saint Etienne; Murray Gillin, Ausentrepreneurs Sans Frontiers; Rollin McCraty, HeartMath Institute; Raymond Bradley, Wholesocialscience Institute, Mike Atkinson, Wholesocialscience Institute; David Simpson, Brains Institute Swinburne University of Technology.

People reading as a viable competitive sales tool; Kaylene C. Williams, California State University, Stanislaus; Robert A. Page, Jr.; Southern Connecticut State University.

Mitigating unintended consequences during crises: improving the decision-making process; Kenneth Goldberg, National University.

Economic ethics and emotional well-being; José Rigoberto Parada-Daza, Universidad de Concepción-Chile.

Conceptual metaphor as an assessment method of transformational learning; Martha C. Spears, Winthrop University; David Szczerbacki, The College of Saint Rose.

Prospect theory and saving behaviors during the Great Recession: 2009 SCF Panel Survey results; Joann E. Fredrickson, Bemidji State University.

Selection of reporting measures under varying performance relevant scenarios; Tanya Lee, Valdosta State University; Delwyn D. DeVries, Belmont University.

The effects of workplace leisure behavior on work-related behavior; Angela R. Lebbon, Lehman College, City University of New York; Dene T. Hurley, Lehman College, City University of New York.

Effects of eWOM valence: examining consumer choice using evaluations of teaching; Katherine B. Hartman, Ohio University; James B. Hunt, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Carla Y. Childers, Ohio University.

Vision: the relationship between a firm’s strategy and business model; Boniface C. Madu, Grand Canyon University.

Volume 5 - September 2012:    (order printed edition)

The role of age in employee perceptions of salary reductions; Julius Demps II, Jacksonville University; Barry Thornton, Jacksonville University; Erica Baker, Jacksonville University - CSX Transportation.

Role model influence on word-of-mouth, loyalty and switching behaviors of dog owners; Paul W. Clark, Coastal Carolina University; Jay Page, Defiance College; Monica B. Fine, Coastal Carolina University.

Supportive supervisor communication as an intervening influence in the relationship between LMX and employee job satisfaction, turnover intentions, and performance; Daniel Michael, Troy University.

Credit union performance: does CEO gender matter?; Fred H. Hays, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Nancy Day, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Sarah Belanus, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Trading volume and overconfidence with differential information, and heterogeneous investors; Kenneth Yung, Old Dominion University; Qian Sun, Kutztown University; Hamid Rahman, Alliant International University.

Influence of interactional justice on the turnover behavioral decision in an organization; Prathamesh Muzumdar, The University of Texas at Arlington.

Identifying strategies to minimize workplace conflict due to generational differences; Rodney H. Deyoe, The Kucera Companies; Terry L. Fox, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Thinking style and emotional intelligence: An empirical investigation; T. Winters Moore, East Tennessee State University; J. Blake Snider, East Tennessee State University; Mark Luchini, East Tennessee State University.

Viral marketing and music videos: when shock tactics backfire; Lucy L. Henke, University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Organizational internal environment, role clarity and citizenship behavior at casualty emergency centers; Kibedi Henry, Kyambogo University, Uganda; Kikooma Julius, Makerere University, Uganda.

Trading volume and price pattern in China’s stock market: a momentum life cycle explanation ; Xiaotian Zhu, Delta One Global Algorithm Trading Desk, Credit Suisse Securities, NY; Qian Sun, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Facebook as a complaint mechanism: An investigation of millennials; Mary Beth Pinto, Penn State Erie; Phylis Mansfield, Penn State Erie.

Volume 4 - December 2011:    (order printed edition)

Organizational citizenship behavior in a Japanese organization: The effects of job involvement, organizational commitment, and collectivism; Yutaka Ueda, Seikei University.

Grief and compassion in the workplace; Mary Lynn Manns, University of North Carolina Asheville; Samantha Little, University of North Carolina Asheville.

A modified travel career ladder model for understanding academic travel behaviors; Jacqueline A. Williams, North Carolina A & T State University; Kimberly R. McNeil, North Carolina A & T State University.

Financial planner behavior impact on success in financial planning; De’Arno De’Armond, West Texas A&M University; Dorothy Durband, Texas Tech University.

Can cooperation be improved between a manager and his staff? A comparative study on the concept of cooperation within music organizations ; Olivier Mesly, University of Quebec in Outaouais.

Consumption and materialism: Marketing’s interface with consumer responsibility; Charlene Pleger Bebko; Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The impact of implicit theories of intelligence on professional decision making; Charles Bame-Aldred, Northeastern University.

The effect of leadership, perceived support, idealism, and self esteem on burnout; Nicholas W. Twigg, Coastal Carolina University; Bomi Kang, Coastal Carolina University.

From autocratic to democratic managers – what is to learn from contrasting cases?; Olivier Mesly, University of Québec in Outaouais.

Learning style preferences in cross-functional teams: Discipline-specific or personality-related?; Diane H Parente, Penn State Erie; Greg Filbeck, Penn State Erie; John T Roth, Penn State Erie.

Risky choice in the ecommerce environment: A test of probabilistic mental modeling; Tammy Bahmanziari, Middle Tennessee State University.

Negotiating the deal: using technology to reach the Millennials; Raymond Papp, The University of Tampa; Erika Matulich, The University of Tampa.

Volume 3 - April 2011:    (order printed edition)

Does it balance? Exploring family and careers in accounting; Matthew Stollak, St. Norbert College; Amy Vandenberg, St. Norbert College; Mara Resch, WIPFLi.

Task and relationship orientation of Americans: a study of gender, age, and work experience; Bahaudin Mujtaba, Nova Southeastern University; Carlos Alsua, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Marketing to the Generations; Kaylene Williams, California State University, Stanislaus; Robert Page, Southern Connecticut State University.

“Sprechen Sie Bias?” An investigation of cultural differences in behavioral finance biases between Germany and the United States; Miriam Sowinski, Florida State University; Oliver Schnusenberg, The University of North Florida; Stefan Materne, Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

Student budgeting and spending behaviors: a comparative study; Matthew Stollak, St. Norbert College; Amy Vandenberg, St. Norbert College; Kevin Steiner, Marquette University; Jessica Richards, St. Norbert College.

The gap between e-learning managers and users on satisfaction of e-learning in the accounting industry; Kai Wen Cheng, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism.

A matter of conscience: do conflicting beliefs and workplace demands constitute religious discrimination?; C. W. Von Bergen, Southeastern Oklahoma State University; Martin Bressler, Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

The acceptance of electronic journals by business faculty: an adoption/diffusion approach ; Victor Massad, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Molly Brown, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Joanne Tucker, Shippensburg University.

Beyond LIFO and FIFO: providing other methods for business students to take “inventory” ; Bill McPherson, Indiana University Of Pennsylvania.

An investigation of negative word-of-mouth communication among market mavens; Steve Edison, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Gary Geissler, University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Motivation: Chinese theoretical perspectives; Brenda Geren, New York Institute of Technology Bahrain.

The impact of actors and producers in studio-financed movie deals; John Yudelson, California State University Channel Islands.

Volume 2 - May, 2010:    (order printed edition)

Nation’s First Statewide Seatbelt and Booster Seat Education Campaign: Ollie Otter’s Child Booster Seat Safety Program; Ismet Anitsal, Tennessee Tech University; M. Meral Anitsal, Tennessee Tech University; Kevin Liska, Tennessee Tech University.

Comparing Men’s and Women’s Definition of Success; Iraj Mahdavi, National University.

Are all IT professionals created equally?; Matthew E. Swinarski, Penn State Erie; Diane H. Parente, Penn State Erie; Kathleen Noce, Penn State Erie.

The effects of norms and self-monitoring on helping behavior; Stefanie Naumann, University of the Pacific.

Planning and projecting critical human resource needs: the relationship between hope, optimism, organizational commitment, and turnover intention among U.S. Army reserve soldiers ; Mark Bressler, University of Houston – Clear Lake.

The conflict between work and family roles: the effects on managers’ reliance on information sources in dealing with significant workplace events; John Leaptrott, Georgia Southern University; J. Michael McDonald, Georgia Southern University.

Determinants of Commercial Innovation for University Technology Transfer; Kevin Wayne, Rivier College.

Designing, administering, and utilizing an employee attitude survey; Paul R. Knapp, Nova Southeastern University; Bahaudin G. Mujtaba, Nova Southeastern University.

When to put a parent in assisted living or a nursing home; Elliott Levy, Bentley University.

Building trust in virtual teams; Dale J. Mancini, Argosy University.

The impact of external environment and self-serving motivation on physician’s organizational citizenship behaviors; Ming-Chang Huang, Providence University; Tzu-Chuan Liu, Fong-Yuan Hospital, Department of Health.

Entrepreneurial orientation and psychological traits: the moderating influence of supportive environment; Donatus Okhomina, Fayetteville State University.

Volume 1 - July, 2009:   (order printed edition)

PORTFOLIO REBALANCING TO OVERCOME BEHAVIORAL MISTAKES IN INVESTING; Steven Beach, Radford University; Clarence Rose, Radford University.

A BEHAVIORAL COMPARISON OF FINANCIAL RATIOS FOR DIFFERENT SIZE PRIVATELY-HELD RETAIL AND SERVICE BUSINESSES; Michael Phillips, Austin Peay State University; John Volker, Austin Peay State University; Steven Anderson, Austin Peay State University.

Business and Behavioral Issues Surrounding the Ethics of Food Choice; Denis P. Rudd, Robert Morris University; Richard Mills, Robert Morris University.

A DECISION-THEORETIC FRAMEWORK FOR STRATEGIC LEGAL DECISIONS; John Igwebuike, Alcorn State University; William Pinney, Alcorn State University.

Expanding Managerial Consciousness: Leadership Advice from the Bhagavad Gita; Charles Rarick, Purdue University Calumet; Inge Nickerson, Barry University.

Moderating Effects of Group Cohesiveness in Competency-Performance Relationships: A Multi-Level Study; Soo-Young Shin, Seoul National University; Won-Woo Park, Seoul National University.

Accuracy; A. Ross Taylor, University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Loan Officers’ Reactions to Audit Rotation; Bobbie Daniels, Jackson State University; Quinton Booker, Jackson State University.

Job Design from an Alternative Perspective; Paula Potter, Western Kentucky University.

STOCK OPTIONS BACKDATING SCANDALS: What do market participants think about the investigations? ; Benedict Udemgba, Alcorn State University; John Igwebuike, Alcorn State University.

The Effect of Work - Family Role Conflict on Business Startup Decision-Making Processes ; John Leaptrott, Georgia Southern University.

DEMYSTIFYING PERSONALITY AND PRIVACY: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION INTO ANTECEDENTS OF CONCERNS FOR INFORMATION PRIVACY; Melinda Korzaan, Middle Tennessee State University; Nita Brooks, Middle Tennessee State University; Timothy Greer. Middle Tennessee State University.

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