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March 2, 2011

UW-Eau Claire Business Faculty Play Active Role at Annual MBAA International Conference

MBAA InternationalThe Midwest Business Administration Association will hold its 2011 International Conference at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, March 23-25.

MBAA consists of eleven formal organizations with over 700 active members. These organizations represent a variety of disciplines, including accounting; case research; economics; finance, real estate, insurance and risk management; health administration; human resources and industrial relations; information systems and quantitative methods; international business; legal studies; management; marketing; and operations management and entrepreneurship.

Since 1999, the annual MBAA International conference has been attended by participants from all 50 states and dozens of other countries. For more information about MBAA, or to learn more about the conference, please visit the MBAA website.

COB Faculty in Leadership Roles

2010-2011 MBAA International Advisory Council
Robert Erffmeyer, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Accounting
President: D’Arcy Becker, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Academy of Finance
President: Rajarshi Aroskar, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Marketing Management Association
President: Rama Yelkur, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Best Paper Award, Sports Marketing Track

Presented to Rama Yelkur, Chuck Tomkovick and Allison Williams, all from UW-Eau Claire, for their paper, Sporting Events and Shareholder Wealth: Are the Olympic Games a Tradable Event for Television Advertisers

MBAA 2011 Sessions with COB faculty

ACCOUNTING

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

4:30 pm-5:45 pm / Room 425, 4th Floor
North American Accounting Society Board Meeting
Presiding: D’Arcy Becker, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Thursday, March 24, 2011

9:15 am-10:30 am / Room 429, 4th Floor
What is Corporate America Really Doing to Prepare for IFRS?
D’Arcy Becker, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
William Miller, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Jim Rundall, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

10:45 am-12:00 pm / Room 429, 4th Floor
Theme: Classroom Issues
Chair: D’Arcy Becker, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire  

3:00 pm-4:15 pm / Room 425, 4th Floor
Not All That Glitters is Gold: The Effect of Blog Attention on the Investor’s Investing Behaviors
Nan Hu, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Ling Liu, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Growth Options and Relative Performance Evaluation

Nan Hu, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Ling Liu, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Friday, March 25, 2011

9:30 am-10:45 am / Venetian Room, Upper East Mezzanine
Theme: Corporate Finance V
Chair and discussant: Thomas P. Mihajlov, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
SBA 504 Loans Help Improve Balance Sheets—A Micro Analysis
Thomas P. Mihajlov, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


 

BUSINESS AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Thursday, March 24, 2011

9:15 am-10:30 am / Parkside Room, Upper West Mezzanine
Wisconsin Nursing Homes Struggle to Stay in Business (Why)
Dean Eide, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Jennifer Johs-Artisensi, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Doug Olson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire



MARKETING

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

1:30 pm-2:45 pm / French Room, Lower East Mezzanine
Sporting Events and Shareholder Wealth: Are the Olympic Games a Tradable Event for Television Advertisers
Rama Yelkur, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Chuck Tomkovick, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Allison Williams, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1:30 pm-2:45 pm / Walton II, Lower East Mezzanine
Ninth Annual MMA Master Teaching Competition
Sponsored by Hormel Foods
Judge: Robert Erffmeyer, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Friday, March 25, 2011

3:00 pm-4:15 pm / French Room, Lower East Mezzanine
Theme: Sports, Sponsorships, and Supermarkets
Chair and Discussant: Rama Yelkur, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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