Barry Berman, professor of marketing and international business, has written Competing in Tough Times: Business Lessons from L.L. Bean, Trader Joe’s, Costco, and Other World-Class Retailers. The book examines powerful new strategies that world-class retailers are using to thrive in today’s challenging business environment.
Debra Comer, professor of management, entrepreneurship and general business, co-edited the book Moral Courage in Organizations: Doing the Right Thing at Work, which underscores the ethical pitfalls that one can expect to encounter at work and enhances one’s ability to do the right thing, despite these pitfalls. The book highlights the effects of organizational factors on ethical behavior; illustrates exemplary moral courage and lapses of moral courage; explores the skills and information that support those who act with moral courage; and considers how to change organizations to promote moral courage, as well as how to exercise moral courage to change organizations.
David Flynn, professor of management, entrepreneurship and general business, was one of eight academics and industry senior officials invited to participate in “Post- Kyoto Climate Change Policies: Current Status and Perspectives,” an international symposium held on November 26, 2010, at the College of International Relations, Nihon University, Mishima, Japan. His paper “Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Natural Resource Scarcity” was delivered in English and simultaneously translated into Japanese for a mixed Western and Japanese audience.
Victor D. López, associate professor of accounting, taxation and legal studies in business, saw the publication of a new edition of his textbook, Business Law: An Introduction 2/e, by Textbook Media. The textbook is an expanded and updated version of his first law-related textbook, which was originally published by Irwin/McGraw Hill nearly 20 years ago. It has been adopted for use in colleges and universities in 37 states for more than a decade.
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Ralph Polimeni, professor of accounting, taxation and legal studies in business, was named the 2010 Teacher of the Year by graduating students in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business.
Richard T. Wilson, assistant professor of marketing and international business, was awarded Hofstra’s 2010-2011 Lawrence A. Stessin Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication for his article “Competing Successfully Against Multinationals: A Longitudinal Perspective of Hungarian Advertising Agencies,” which appeared in the Journal of Strategic Marketing, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 145-164 (2010).