“A main takeaway from our research,” Marshall Vance said, “is that your manager’s first impressions — how he or she first assessed your ability based on the school you graduated from, your initial interview, a letter of recommendation — can influence your career outcomes for a long time, even when your actual on-the-job performance tells a different story.”
Khansa ranks among the top 50 researchers worldwide for research productivity in the information systems field and top 10 in the world for publications in the Journal of Management Information Systems, one of Pamplin’s elite journals.
Bagchi studies the psychological processes that underlie consumer and managerial decision-making. His research focuses on three areas: how numerical markers influence consumer judgments and behaviors, how consumers form pricing judgments, and how consumers can be nudged into making eco-friendly decisions.
Nancy McGehee, department head of the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, recently sat down with Pamplin College of Business Dean Robert Sumichrast to discuss the pandemic’s impact on the hospitality and tourism management industry and how it is beginning to recover.
Following his latest study, on the limited success of corporate mechanisms in deterring fraud, Robert Davidson is now pondering new research questions, such as how boards of directors have responded to the transgressions that gave rise to the #MeToo movement.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1994, Tegarden made significant contributions to academia through her work on technology innovation, focusing on technology decisions linked to firm survival and performance in emerging technology contexts.
A leading hospitality and event management professional for more than 30 years, Fitch is a practicing attorney specializing in hospitality law. Her scholarship also focuses on risk management, contract negotiations, and meeting and event planning.
The Phase One reopening of Virginia – minus Northern Virginia – will require a cautionary approach by all, especially in Virginia’s urban crescent, according to Virginia Tech’s finance expert Derek Klock.
Born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Northern Virginia, Mussa Seid said he's not the type to be tied down to one thing, be it a place, an interest, or a career. “I wanted a major that was flexible,” he explained. “I didn’t want to limit myself.”