Michael C Shurden

Michael C. Shurden

Professor of Business Administration
D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University (1987)
M.B.A., Delta State University (1982)
B.B.A., Delta State University (1978)

Phone: (864) 388-8703
E-mail: mshurden@lander.edu


College: College of Business & Public Affairs
Department: School of Management


CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
BA-101 Introduction to Business
BA-225 Business Statistics
BA-325 Advanced Analytical Methods
BA-369 Operations Survey
MGMT-301 Principles of Management
MGMT-315 Human Resource Management
MGMT-330 Operations Management

ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Can the Dominant Trait Indicator Predict Success in A Financial Accounting Principles Course? A Preliminary Look. in Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing. (2013)
  • The Complexity of Communication in a Course Environment: A Case Study in Journal of Case Studies in Education. (2011)
  • How Student Perceptions of Ethics Can Lead to Future Business Behavior in Journal of Legal,Ethical, and Regulatory Issues. (2010)
  • Ethic's Askew: A Case Study of Ethics in an Educational Environment in Contemporary Issues in Education Research. (2010)
  • Technological Advances and Acceleration of the globalization process: A Management/Marketing Perspective in Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences. (2009)
  • A Comparative Study of Ethical Values of business Students: American vs. Middle Eastern Cultures in Journal of College Teaching & Learning. (2008)
  • A Marketing Orientation in a Dynamic Business Environment: The Case of Small Business in Coastal Business Journal. (2007)
  • A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Leader Ethics in Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications & Conflict. (2005)
  • The Use of Personal Digital Assistants in Higher Education in Business Education Digest. (2004)
  • Business Education and Technology: Observations on the Use of Personal Digital Assistants (pdas) by Domestic and International Educators in Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. (2004)
  • The Influence of Simulations on the Quality of the Learning Experience: A Faculty Perspective in Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. (2003)
  • Communicating Employee Value in Flexible Employee Benefit Plans: An Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program in Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications & Conflict. (2002)
  • Gender Issues in the Student Rating of School of Business Instructors at a Regional University in Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. (2001)
  • Variation in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors: A Regional University Example in Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. (1999)
  • Part-Time Business Faculty: Are Students Getting Their Money’s Worth? in Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. (1998)
  • Application of the Special Constrained Multiparameteric Linear Program to Site Location in Allied Journal of Information and Management Sciences. (1998)
  • Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program to Portfolio Selection Decisions in The Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. (1997)
  • The Gathering Storm of Comparable Worth in Business Horizons. (1987)
ARTICLES - NON-REFEREED
  • Employee Attitudes Toward Shift Work: A Case Study in Lander Business Review. (1990)
  • South Carolina: The Potential For Farm-Raised Catfish in Lander Business Review. (1989)
PROCEEDINGS - Refereed (Full Paper)
  • A Study of the Relationship Between Grades and Ethical Issues Among Business Students in an Educational Environment in International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. (2014)
  • Perceptions of Business Students versus Nonbusiness Students Regarding Academic Integrity in Higher Education in Clute Institute International Academic Conference – 2014 - Orlando, FL. (2014)
  • Issues in Academic Integrity: Improving Academic Honor Codes in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2013)
  • A Study of the Impact of Unethical Behavior among Business Students in an Educational Environment in Southeast InfORMS. (2012)
  • Can the Dominant Trait Indicator Predict Success in A Financial Accounting Principles Course? A Preliminary Look in Clute Institute. (2012)
  • Tablets in Business Education: Student Experiences and Expectations in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2012)
  • An Integrative Research Review: Factors Contributing to the Gender Pay Gap Among Faculty in Higher Education in Southeast INFORMS. (2011)
  • Are Student Labs Reaching the Point of No Return: A Decision Time in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2011)
  • Interpretative Policy Analysis: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation Policy in Southeast InfORMS annual Conference. (2010)
  • Federal Educational Rights & Privacy Acts: A Historical Perspective in Allied Academies Internet Conference. (2010)
  • Ethic's Askew: A Case Study of Ethics in an Educational Environment in Clute Institute. (2010)
  • The Complexity of Communication in a Course Environment: A Case Study in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2010)
  • How Student Perceptions of Ethics Can Lead to Future Business Behavior in Allied Academies Internet Conference. (2009)
  • Monitoring Ethics in Business Education: A Learning Experience in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2009)
  • The Pros and Cons of Accreditation: Faculty and Student Perceptions in Southeast InfORMS. (2009)
  • A Comparative Study of Ethical Values of Business Students: American versus Middle Eastern Cultures in Clute Institute . (2008)
  • BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS / PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE STUDENT INVOLVEMENT in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2008)
  • Ethics in Business Education: Progress Report in Southeast InfORMS annual Conference. (2008)
  • College Students and Internet Usage: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2007)
  • Financial Illiteracy: The Stress Factor in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2007)
  • Student Business Organizations: Involvement Strategies and Expectatioins in Sotheast InfORMS. (2007)
  • Brand Recognition and Loyalty: Does it Work for the New Generation in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2006)
  • Business Students Ethical Values: A Comparison with Executive Perceptions in Academic Business World International Conference. (2006)
  • Ethical Perception of Business Students: Demographic and Classification Differences in Southeast InfORMS annual Conference. (2006)
  • Product Branding Relevancy: A New Generation's Perspective in Southeast InfORMS. (2005)
  • Faculty Evaluations: The Effects of Class Size and Length of Class Period in The Ciber Institute's Teaching and Learning Conference . (2005)
  • Student Interests: An Avenue to Increase Satisfaction in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2005)
  • Technological Advances and the Acceleratioin of the Globalization Process: A Management/Marketing Perspective in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2005)
  • Management survival in a Complex Small Business Environment: A Marketing Perspective in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2004)
  • A Different Kind of Talk: The Business Students’ Perspective on a Second Language in Southeast InfORMS. (2004)
  • A Study of Effective Leadership Characteristics Within Different Countries in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2004)
  • Variation in Student Ratings of Instructors of Economics and Finance in Southeast InfORMS. (2003)
  • Technology in Business Education: Pereptions on the Future Use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) by Business Faculty and Students in Southeast InfORMS. (2003)
  • Baselining International Awareness in Undergraduate Business Education in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2003)
  • Business Education and Technology: Observations on the use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) by Domestic and International Educators in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2003)
  • Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in Higher Education: The Future in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2003)
  • Palm 101: The Usage of PDA’s by Business Faculty in Southeast InfORMS. (2002)
  • The Application of Control Charts in Student Evaluations in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2002)
  • The use of Simulations in the Learning Experience: International vs. Domestic Faculty in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2002)
  • The Influence of Simulations on the Quality of the Learning Experience: The International Faculty Perspective in American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). (2002)
  • State Per Capita Income Inequality in the 1990’s – Return to Long Term Trend in Southeast InfORMS. (2001)
  • A Mutual Fund Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Programming Model in Allied Academies Internet Conference. (2001)
  • International Trade and the South Carolina Economy in Southeast InfORMS. (2000)
  • Gender Issues in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors at a Regional University in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2000)
  • Variation in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors: A Regional University Example in Southeast InfORMS. (1999)
  • Variation in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors: The Gender Gap in Southeast InfORMS. (1999)
  • An Examination of the South Carolina Economy Using Control Charts in Southeast InfORMS. (1998)
  • State Per Capita Income Inequality in the 1990’s – Return to Long Run Trend in Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. (1998)
  • Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program to Site Location in Allied Academies Internet Conference. (1997)
  • Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program to Portfolio Selection Decisions in Allied Academies, International Conference. (1997)
  • County Income Changes in South Carolina 1960 - 1995 in Southeast TIMS. (1997)
  • FASB 106 Is Not The Only Factor In Post Retirement Benefits in Southeast Decision Sciences. (1996)
  • Local Option Sales Tax: The South Carolina Experience in Southeast TIMS. (1995)
  • TQC: Total Quality Classroom in Southeast TIMS. (1995)
  • A Comparison of Economic Growth for the Counties of South Carolina with Emphasis on the Coastal Counties in Southeast TIMS. (1994)
  • Income Inequality Across the Regions of the United States: 1960 - 1990 in Southeast TIMS. (1993)
  • An Economic Analysis of Growth, Income, and Distribution in Arkansas: 1960 - 1990 in Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. (1993)
  • An Economic Analysis of Growth, Income, and Distribution in Alabama: 1960-1985 in Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. (1992)
  • Transfer Pricing For Tax Minimization in an International Context in American Accounting Association Southeast Regional Meeting. (1991)
  • An Application of Parametric Programming to Capital Budgeting Decisions in Southeast Decision Sciences. (1991)
  • An Economic Analysis of Growth, Income, and Distribution in Louisiana: 1960-1985, in Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. (1991)
  • Expert System Enhancement of Group Decision Support Systems for Distributive Bargaining in Southeast TIMS. (1990)
  • An Economic Analysis of Growth, Income, and Distribution in Mississippi: 1960-1985 in Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. (1990)
  • A Facility Location Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program in Southeast TIMS. (1989)
  • The Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program: An Application to the Catfish Pond Size Problem in Southeast Decision Sciences. (1989)
  • A Portfolio Management Application of The Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program Model in Southeast TIMS. (1988)
PROCEEDINGS - Refereed (Abstract Only)
  • A Comparative Study of Ethical Values of Business Students Enrolled in Private vs. Public Colleges in The Ciber Institute's Teaching and Learning Conference. (2006)
  • Analysis of the difference in Student Ratings Based on Class Size and Class Length. in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2002)
  • Determining Employee Value in Flexible Employee Benefit Plans: An Application of a Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2001)
  • The Influence of Simulations on the Quality of the Learning Experience: A Faculty Perspective in Allied Academies, National Conference. (2001)
  • A Facility Location Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program in Southeast Decision Sciences. (1990)
  • A Portfolio Management Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program Model Using Mutual Fund Data in Decision Sciences Institute, National Conference. (1989)

PRESENTATIONS
  • Perceptions of Business Students versus Nonbusiness Students Regarding Academic Integrity in Higher Education. Clute Institute International Academic Conference – 2014 - Orlando, FL. Buena Vista, Florida. (January, 2014)
  • A Study of the Relationship Between Grades and Ethical Issues Among Business Students in an Educational Environment. International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. Velencia, Spain. (2014)
  • Can the Dominant Trait Indicator Predict Success in A Financial Accounting Principles Course? A Preliminary Look. Clute Institute. Buena Vista, Florida. (January, 2012)
  • An Integrative Research Review: Factors Contributing to the Gender Pay Gap Among Faculty in Higher Education. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2011)
  • Ethic's Askew: A Case Study of Ethics in an Educational Environment. Clute Institute. Buena Vista, Florida. (January, 2010)
  • Federal Educational Rights & Privacy Acts: A Historical Perspective. Allied Academies Internet Conference. Cullowhee, North Carolina. (2010)
  • Interpretive Policy Analysis: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation Policy. Sotheast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2010)
  • How Student Perceptions of Ethics Can Lead to Future Business Behavior. Allied Academies Internet Conference. Cullowhee, North Carolina. (July, 2009)
  • The Pros and Cons of Accreditation: Faculty and Student Perceptions. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2009)
  • Ethics in Business Education: Progress Report. Southeast InfORMS annual Conference. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2008)
  • A Comparative Study of Ethical Values of Business Students: American versus Middle Eastern Cultures. Clute Institute. Buena Vista, Florida. (January, 2008)
  • Student Business Organizations: Involvement Strategies and Expectatioins. Sotheast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2007)
  • Financial Illiteracy: The Stress Factor. Allied Academies, National Conference. Jacksonville, Florida. (April, 2007)
  • Ethical Perceptions of Business Students: Demographic and Classification Differences. Southeast InfORMS annual Conference. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2006)
  • A Comparative Study of Ethical Values of Business Students Enrolled in Private vs. Public Colleges. Clute Institute. Buena Vista, Florida. (January, 2006)
  • Product Branding Relevancy: A New Generation's Perspective. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2005)
  • Faculty Evaluations: The Effects of Class Size and Length of Class Period. The Ciber Institute's Teaching and Learning Conference. Buena Vista, Florida. (January, 2005)
  • A Different Kind of Talk: The Business Students' Perspective on a Second Language. Southeast InFORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2004)
  • Variation in Student Ratings of Instructors of Economics and Finance. Southeast InFORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2003)
  • Technology in Business Education: Perceptions on the Future Use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDA's) by Business Faculty and Students. Southeast InFORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2003)
  • Palm 101: The Usage of PDA's by Business Faculty. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2002)
  • State Per Capita Income Inequality in the 1990's - Return to Long Term Trend. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2001)
  • A Mutual Fund Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Programming Model. Allied Academies Internet Conference. Cullowee, North Carolina. (July, 2001)
  • International Trade and the South Carolina Economy. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2000)
  • Gender Issues in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors at a Regional University. Allied Academies, National Conference. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (April, 2000)
  • Variation in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors: The Gender Gap. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1999)
  • Variation in the Student Ratings of School of Business Instructors: A Regional University Example. Allied Academies, National Conference. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (April, 1999)
  • An Examination of the South Carolina Economy Using Control Charts. Southeast InfORMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1998)
  • State Per Capita Income Inequality in the 1990's - Return to Long Run Trend. Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. Montgomery, Alabama. (February, 1998)
  • County Income Changes in South Carolina 1960 - 1995. Southeast TIMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1997)
  • Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program to Site Location. Allied Academies Internet Conference. Cullowee, North Carolina. (July, 1997)
  • TQC: Total Quality Classroom. Southeast TIMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1995)
  • A Comparison of Economic Growth for the Counties of South Carolina with Emphasis on the Coastal Counties. Southeast TIMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1994)
  • Income Inequality Across the Regions of the United States: 1960 - 1990. Southeast TIMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1993)
  • Using mass communication models to analyze the effectiveness of loss contingency disclosures in communicating to users of financial information. Southeast Decision Sciences. Savannah, Georgia. (February, 1992)
  • An Application of Parametric Programming to Capital Budgeting Decisions. Southeast Decision Sciences. Washington, District of Columbia. (February, 1991)
  • An Economic Analysis of Growth, Income, and Distribution in Louisiana: 1960-1985,. Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. Shreveport, Louisiana. (February, 1991)
  • Expert System Enhancement of Group Decision Support Systems for Distributive Bargaining. Southeast TIMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1990)
  • A Facility Location Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program. Southeast Decision Sciences. Columbia, South Carolina. (February, 1990)
  • An Economic Analysis of Growth, Income, and Distribution in Mississippi: 1960-1985. Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance. Jackson, Mississippi. (February, 1990)
  • A Portfolio Management Application of the Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program Model Using Mutual Fund Data. Decision Sciences Institute, National Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. (November, 1989)
  • The Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program: An Application to the Catfish Pond Size Problem. Southeast Decision Sciences. Charleston, South Carolina. (February, 1989)
  • A Portfolio Management Application of The Special Constrained Multiparametric Linear Program Model. Southeast TIMS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 1988)