Coles Research Highlights

Coles Research Highlights

This new webpage is designed to share research accomplishments by Coles College faculty during the academic year. This includes Coles College of Business annual research publication -- “Coles Research Magazine”.

This magazine includes brief summaries of the outstanding research projects (both published and ongoing) by Coles College of Business research faculty. It also includes work they are involved with in their capacity as DBA student dissertation committee chairs and members.

View the 2016 Coles Research Magazine

View the 2015 Coles Research Magazine

Listed below are recipients of research awards instituted by Coles College such as Distinguished Scholarship Award, Best Publication Award, Best Working Paper Award, Coles College Collaboration Award, to name a few.

Distinguished Scholarship Award

Applied Research Award

Best Publication Award

  • Dennis Chambers for his paper, "Future non-audit service fees and audit quality" published in Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Jomon Aliyas Paul and Leo MacDonald and for their paper, "Modeling the benefits of cross-training to address the nursing shortage" published in International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Gabriel Ramirez for his paper, "An empirical investigation of corporate bond clawbacks (IPOCs): debt renegotiation versus exercising the clawback option" published in the Journal of Corporate Finance.

Coles College Collaboration Award

KSU Collaboration Award

Business Engagement Award

Coles Working Paper Awards

  • Divesh Sharma for his paper “Major Customer Reliance and Big 4 Auditor Going Concern Decisions”. Coles Working Paper Series, FALL15-06, October 2015.
  • Jennifer Schafer for her paper “How Government Spending Impacts Tax Compliance”. Coles Working Paper Series, FALL15-01, October 2015.
  • Jomon Aliyas Paul, Benedikt Quosigk and Leo MacDonald for their paper “Determinants of Operational and Financial performance and Market Concentration for Not-For-Profit Hospitals”. Coles Working Paper Series, SPRING16-05, March 2016.
  • Lee Macenczak, Amy Henley and Stacy Campbell for their paper “The Development of Middle Managers' Justice Perceptions”. Coles Working Paper Series, SPRING16-04, March 2016.
  • Rajaram Veliyath for his paper “Primary and Secondary Agency conflicts in Family Firms: An Empirical Investigation”. Coles Working Paper Series, SPRING16-03, March 2016.

Coles Working Paper Series Best Reviewer Award

View the Recipients of 2014-2015 Research Awards


Research Initiatives

Learn more about our Coles College Working Paper Series.

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Hear faculty discuss ongoing research in various fields.

Explore our Research

Our faculty lead innovative research across fields.