Michael Fekula

Michael Fekula

  • Starnes Family Dean, College of Business
  • Professor of Management, College of Business
LC 255 Carnell Learning Center
Education

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (1994)
M.B.A., University of Wyoming (1981)
B.S., Lehigh University (1979)

Publications

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  • Rodriguez, L.C., & Fekula, M.J. (2019) The Convergence of AAC&U Value Rubrics, Assessment, and Experiential Learning. Business Education Innovation Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 49-58.
  • Elkins, S.A., Taylor-Colbert, A., Fekula, M.J., & Van Bulck, H. (2019) Stimulating System Innovation: A Case Study of an Online Teaching Academy for Business Faculty. SAM Advanced Management Journal, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 208-213.
  • Rodriguez, L.C., & Fekula, M.J. (2017) We Believe in “Hire” Education: Establishing an Experiential Professional Pathway Program. Business Education Innovation Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 77-83.
  • Sharbrough, W., & Fekula, M.J. (2014) Back to the Future: Experiencing History to Demonstrate Teambuilding Methods in an MBA Class. Business Education Innovation Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 66-75
  • Fekula, M.J., & Fekula, A. G. (2013). Trusting the Treasurer: Faulty Fraternity Faith. Southeast Case Research Journal, Fall 2013, Vol. 10, No. 1.
  • Fekula, M.J., Lovvorn, A.S., & Walker, W.E. (2013). Assessing Transitions: President Barack Obama’s First Year.  Washington Business Research Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2011). Managerial Creativity, Critical Thinking, and Emotional Intelligence: Convergence in Course Design. Business Education Innovation Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 92-102.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Morris, R.F. (2011). Left in the Lurch: The Case of the Vanishing Webmaster. Southeast Case Research Journal, Fall 2011, Vol. 8, No. 1.
  • Arnold, L. & Fekula, M.J. (2010). Enriching Student Annual Report Analysis: A “Good to Great” Approach.  Business Education Innovation Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, 39-45.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2010). Perpetual Enrollment Online Courses: Advantages, Administration, and Caveats. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 13(1). Available at http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/spring131/fekula131.html
  • Service R.W., & Fekula, M.J. (2008) Beyond Emotional Intelligence: The EQ Matrix as a Leadership Imperative. The Business Renaissance Quarterly, 3(2), 23-57.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M.J. (2008). Naming Names: Which Schools are Publishing in Management Journals and What Does it Mean? American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences eJournal, 4(1), 32-45.
  • Hallgarth, M.W., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). Case Studies in Applied Ethics Courses: Some Caveats. Southeast Case Research Journal, 3(2), 113-119.
  • Hornyak, M.J., Teasley, W., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). Management Education: An Exploratory Investigation of Storm Stress. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 14(1), 96- 106.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2005). The Southern Character Commission. Southeast Case Research Journal, 2(1), 57-67.
  • Ritchie, C.M., Fekula, M.J., Harrison, D.J., & Smirnov, P. (2005). Who’s Responsible for New Medical Treatment Development: A Model of Ethical Interaction among Major Stakeholders. The Business Review, Cambridge, 3(2), 203-207.
  • Ciccotello, C.S., Grant, T., Conrad, E., & Fekula, M.J. (2000). Financial Decisions and Top Management Team Composition. Advances in Accounting, 17, 91-109.
  • Hornyak, M.J., & Fekula, M.J. (1997). Atoning for Past Sins: A Contingency Perspective for Total Quality Management. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 3(2).

 

REFEREED ARTICLES – CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Note: all Proceedings were presented at the accompanying conference.

  • Lovvorn, A.S., Walker, W.E., & Fekula, M.J. (2012). Assessing Leadership Transitions: Characterizing the First Year of Three U.S. Presidents. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 42nd Annual Meeting, Columbia, SC, February 29 – March 2, 2012.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2012). Build a Business . . . In an Hour or Less: Getting Closer to Reality in the Classroom. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 39th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2012.  Awarded Best Paper in Experiential Learning Track.
  • Zapata Jaramillo, C.M., Losada, B.M., & Fekula, M.J. (2012). Designing and Solving Crossword Puzzles: Examining Efficacy in a Classroom Exercise. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 39th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2012.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2011). The Essentials of a Leadership Curriculum. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the American Institute of Higher Education Conference 6th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, April 6-8, 2011.
  • Jacobs, M.E., & Fekula, M.J. (2011). Supervisors versus Processes: Attending to Performance Appraisals and Employee Perceptions of Fairness. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeastern Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences 47th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, October, 6-7, 2011.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2010). Spirituality in the Classroom/Workplace: Thin Ice or a Foundation for Trust? Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 18th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 11-13, 2010.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2010). And Now Let’s Really Innovate: The Notion of Perpetual Online Courses. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 37th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, March 24- 26, 2010.  Proceedings entitled, “Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning,” Volume 37, pp. 190-194.
  • Arnold, L., & Fekula, M.J. (2010). IMA Candy Company: An Experiential Exercise in Managerial Accounting. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 37th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, March 24-26, 2010. Proceedings entitled, “Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning,” Volume 37, pp. 306-309.
  • Zapata, C.M, Olaya, Y., & Fekula, M.J. (2010). Conveying Concepts Through Cartoons: Preliminary Results from Software Engineers in an Industrial Organization Theory Class. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 37th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, March 24-26, 2010. Proceedings entitled, “Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning,” Volume 37, pp. 274-280.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2008). Simulation Sensemaking: The BusinessWeek Approach to Effective Debriefing. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning entitled “Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning,” Charleston, SC, March 2008, Volume 35, pp. 119-131.
  • Hatcher, B.A., & Fekula, M.J. (2008). Small Town Guns in a Changing World. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 16th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2008
  • Fekula, M.J. (2008). The Vacation Timeshare Industry – 2008. Case published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2008.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Service, W.R. (2007). Assessing Emotional Intelligence: The EQ Matrix Exercise. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning entitled “Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning,” San Antonio, TX, March 2007, Volume 34, pp. 119-131.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2007). Event-based Leadership: A Model and Implications. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2007, pp. 521-528.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M.J. (2007). Publishing is a Concentrated Industry: A 5-Year Review of Management Journals. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2007, pp. 529-533.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2007). The U.S. Airline Industry in 2007. Case published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2007.
  • Rinn, W.M., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). Full Range Leadership: The Importance of Perceptual Differences and Leader Style. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Society for the Advancement of Management International Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2006. 
  • Fekula, M.J., & Ritchie, C.M. (2006).  Any Given Sunday: Intervention in Pursuit of Simulation Team Parity. Paper presented and published in the proceedings at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning entitled “Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning,” San Francisco, CA, March 2006, Volume 33, pp. 176-181.
  • Pleshko, L.P., Souiden, N., Heiens, R.A., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). The Operation of Double Jeopardy in the Fast Food Services Market. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2006.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2006). The Emperor’s Club: An Ethics View. Case published in the proceedings and presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2006.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Rinn, W.M. (2005). Transformational Leadership Mediators: Differentiating Leader and Subordinate Perceptions. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Global Business 17th International Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, November 17-19, 2005.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2005). Aligning Art and Epistemology: Illustrations to Differentiate Discovery and Knowledge. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2005.
  • Fekula, M.J., Campbell, R.A., & Hornyak, M.J. (1998). Organizational Overhead: The Increasing Effort toward Mission Neglect. Presented and published in the proceedings at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1998.
  • Campbell, R.A., Fekula, M.J., & Weeks, M.R. (1998). Classical-Jazz-Rock & Roll: Variations on Organizational Style. Presented and published in the proceedings at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1998.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M. (1997). Social Inequality and Publishing in the Organization Sciences. Presented and published in the proceedings at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1997.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M.J. (1996). Success in the Absence of Experts: Comparing Expert and Non-expert Management Teams. Presented and published in the proceedings at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1996.
  • Fekula, M.J., Lynch, T.J., & Miller, M.J. (1995). Top Management Team Composition and Corporate Strategic Action: Expertise, Moderating Demographics, and Team Types. Published in the proceedings and presented at The Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management National Conference, Seattle, Washington, October, 1995.
  • Fekula, M.J. (1994). Information and Uncertainty as Strange Bedfellows: A Model and Experiential Exercises. Paper published in the proceedings and presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, March 1994.

 

NON-REFEREED ARTICLES

  • Fekula, M.J. (2014). The Science of Leader Development. Invited article published in The Citadel magazine. The Citadel 2014: Ethics in Action. See: http://www.citadel.edu/citmag2014/
  • Fekula, M.J. (2006). Using ABSEL as a tool to enhance your curriculum. Invited article published in McGraw-Hill Glencoe E-Zine Educators Newsletter, February 2006, http://www.glencoe-ezine.com/.
  • Berkowitz, M.W., & Fekula, M.J. (1999). Educating for Character. About Campus, 4(5), 17- 22.
  • Fekula, M.J. (1999). Character Development: A Multi-Level Perspective. Airman-Scholar Journal, 5(1), 44-49.

 

NON-REFEREED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

  • Fekula, M.J., Allen, D.A., & Carter, H.S. (2013 & 2014). Principled Leadership: A Core Values Perspective. Guidebook to accompany The Citadel’s Sophomore Seminar in Principled Leadership course required of all sophomores for graduation.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2013 & 2014). Instructor Guide to Accompany Principled Leadership: A Core Values Perspective.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2013). Citadel Principled Leadership Seminar: Seminar Reference Materials Guidebook for the principled leadership seminar required of all graduate students and evening undergraduate students for graduation.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Goodrich, G.T. (2013). LDRS 311: Junior Ethics Enrichment Experience Guidebook for the Ethical Fitness Seminar® course required of all juniors for graduation.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Herring, C. (2012). LDRS 311: Junior Ethics Enrichment Experience Guidebook for the Ethical Fitness Seminar® course required of all juniors for graduation.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2012). Senior Leadership Integration Seminar: Seminar Reference Materials Guidebook for the senior leadership course required of all sophomores for graduation.
  • Fekula, M.J., Allen, D.A., & Carter, H.S. (2010-2012). Cadet Study Guide: Sophomore Seminar in Principled Leadership course.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2010-2012). Instructor Guide to Accompany Cadet Study Guide: Sophomore Seminar in Principled Leadership.
Presentations

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

  • Fekula, M.J, & Rodriguez, L.C. (2020). The Efficacy of Simulation Learning Assurance Data in Program Outcomes Assessment. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning annual meeting held virtually, March 20-22, 2020.
  • Rodriguez, L.C., & Fekula, M.J. (2019). Using AAC&U Rubrics to Guide Online Technology toward Robust Assessment. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning annual meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC,  March 20-22, 2019.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Rodriguez (2019).  The Congregation’s Concern.  Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 27th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 21-23, 2019.
  • Elkins, S.A., Taylor-Colbert, A., Fekula, M.J., & Van Bulck, H. (2018). Stimulating System Innovation: a Case Study of an Online Teaching Academy for Business Faculty. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) International Business Conference in Arlington, VA, March 22-24, 2018.
  • Rodriguez, L.C., Porca, S., & Fekula, M.J. (2018).  Foundations of Business: Teaching Students The Pros and Cons of State-Sponsored Retirement Plans.  Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 26th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 23, 2018.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Rodriguez, L.C. (2017). We Believe in “Hire” Education: An Experiential Professional Pathway Program and its Relationship to Business 101. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning annual meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC,  March 9-10, 2017.
  • Fekula, M.J., Porca, S., & Griswold, L. (2017).  The Annual Economic Benchmark Report: What Growth Are We Talking About?  Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 25th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 24, 2017.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Sharbrough. W. (2016). Concepts in Contrast: Demonstrating Disparate Leadership Styles through The Last Castle. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-25, 2016.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2014). Viktor Frankl Speaks on Leadership: The Will to Meaning. Presented at The Clute Institute 2014 International Business Conference, Munich, Germany, June 9, 2014.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Arnold, L.W. (2014). AACSB Accreditation and Engagement: Achieving the Standard through Experiential Learning. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning annual meeting, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 21, 2014.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2013). Gilberto's Grocery. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 21st Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 22, 2013.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Arnold, L.W. (2013). Ethical Misalignment and the Cost of Corporate Accounting Malfeasance: Discerning Intent through Restatement Activity.  Presented at the Allied Academies Spring 2013 International Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 29, 2013.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2013). Leadership Effectiveness and Core Values: An Exploratory Study. Presented at the Academic Forum April 2013 Conference, Williamsburg, VA, April 11, 2013.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Fekula, A.G. (2012). Trusting the Treasurer: Faulty Fraternity Faith. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 20th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 16-18, 2012.
  • Lovvorn, A.S., Walker, W.E., & Fekula, M.J. (2012). Assessing Leadership Transitions: Characterizing the First Year of Three U.S. Presidents. Presented at the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 42nd Annual Meeting, Columbia, SC, February 29 – March 2, 2012.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2012). Build a Business . . . In an Hour or Less: Getting Closer to Reality in the Classroom. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 39th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2012.
  • Zapata Jaramillo, C.M., Losada, B.M., & Fekula, M.J. (2012). Designing and Solving Crossword Puzzles: Examining Efficacy in a Classroom Exercise. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 39th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2012.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2011). The Essentials of a Leadership Curriculum. Presented at the American Institute of Higher Education Conference 6th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, April 6-8, 2011.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Morris, R.F. (2011). Left in the Lurch: The Case of the Vanishing Webmaster. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 19th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 17-19, 2011.
  • Jacobs, M.E., & Fekula, M.J. (2011). Supervisors versus Processes: Attending to Performance Appraisals and Employee Perceptions of Fairness. Presented at the Southeastern Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences 47th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, October, 6-7, 2011.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Pettit, A. (2011). Developing a Lateral Leadership Development Program. Presented at the American Institute of Higher Education Conference 6th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, April, 6-8, 2011.
  • Arnold, L., & Fekula, M.J. (2011). The Stock Trading Game: Segue From Experience To Experiential. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 38th Annual Meeting, Pensacola Beach, FL, March 16-18, 2011.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2010). Spirituality in the Classroom/Workplace: Thin Ice or a Foundation for Trust? Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 18th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 11-13, 2010.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2010). And Now Let’s Really Innovate: The Notion of Perpetual Online Courses. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 37th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, March 24- 26, 2010. 
  • Arnold, L., & Fekula, M.J. (2010). IMA Candy Company: An Experiential Exercise in Managerial Accounting. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 37th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, March 24-26, 2010.
  • Zapata, C.M, Olaya, Y., & Fekula, M.J. (2010). Conveying Concepts Through Cartoons: Preliminary Results from Software Engineers in an Industrial Organization Theory Class. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 37th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, March 24-26, 2010.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M.J. (2008). Naming Names: Which Schools are Publishing in Management Journals and What Does it Mean? Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, February 2008.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2008). Simulation Sensemaking: The BusinessWeek Approach to Effective Debriefing. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 35th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, March 2008.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2008). Strategic Leadership Ethics: Intersecting Imperatives for Systematic Research. Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences in Las Vegas, February, 2008.
  • Hatcher, B.A., & Fekula, M.J. (2008). Small Town Guns in a Changing World. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association 16th Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2008.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2008). The Vacation Timeshare Industry – 2008. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2008.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Service, W.R. (2007). Assessing Emotional Intelligence: The EQ Matrix Exercise. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 34th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 2007.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2007). Event-based Leadership: A Model and Implications. Presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2007.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M.J. (2007). Publishing is a Concentrated Industry: A 5-Year Review of Management Journals. Presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2007.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2007). The U.S. Airline Industry in 2007. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2007.
  • Rinn, W.M., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). Full Range Leadership: The Importance of Perceptual Differences and Leader Style. Presented at the Society for the Advancement of Management International Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2006. 
  • Fekula, M.J., & Ritchie, C.M. (2006).  Any Given Sunday: Intervention in Pursuit of Simulation Team Parity. Paper presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 33rd Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 2006.
  • Hornyak, M.J., Teasley, W., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). Management Education: An Exploratory Investigation of Storm Stress. Presented at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2006.
  • Pleshko, L.P., Souiden, N., Heiens, R.A., & Fekula, M.J. (2006). The Operation of Double Jeopardy in the Fast Food Services Market. Presented at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2006.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2006). The Emperor’s Club: An Ethics View. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2006.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Rinn, W.M. (2005). Transformational Leadership Mediators: Differentiating Leader and Subordinate Perceptions. Presented at the Association for Global Business 17th International Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, November 17-19, 2005.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2005). Aligning Art and Epistemology: Illustrations to Differentiate Discovery and Knowledge. Presented at the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2005.
  • Ritchie, C.M., Fekula, M.J., Harrison, D.J., & Smirnov, P. (2005). Who’s Responsible for New Medical Treatment Development: A Model of Ethical Interaction among Major Stakeholders. Presented by co-authors at the Global Management and Information Technology Research Conference, New York, May 2005.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2005). The Southern Character Commission. Presented at the Southeast Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2005.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2004). The Paradox of Character: Publicly Pervasive, yet Privately Personal. Presented at the 11th National Character & Leadership Symposium, USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, CO February 2004.
  • Fekula, M.J., & Hornyak, M.J. (2001). Competition in a dot-edu World: A Contingency Approach to On-line Course Design. Presented at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2001.
  • Fekula, M.J. (2001). Management Online: Mixing Means for Innovative Instruction. Poster Presentation at the Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management 9th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, November 2001.
  • Fekula, M.J. (1999). Responsibility nor Rebellion: Stricter Student Conduct Rules Lead to Neither. Presented at the Institute on College Student Values, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, February, 1999.
  • Fekula, M.J. (1998). Character Enrichment Seminars: Four Steps toward Positive Development. Presented at the 5th Character Education Partnership Annual Forum, Denver, Colorado, October 1998.
  • Fekula, M.J. (1997). Character Development: A Multi-level Approach to Program Effectiveness. Presented at the 4th Character Education Partnership Annual Forum, San Diego, California, February, 1997.
  • Campbell, R.A., & Fekula, M.J. (1997). “Orb”anizational Structure: Working Outside the Box. Presented at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1997.
  • Campbell, R.A., & Fekula, M.J. (1997). Organizational Climate: The Commencement in Emerging Democracies. Presented at The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1996.
  • Ketchen, D.J., Palmer, T.B., & Fekula, M.J. (1995). Who is on the Top Management Team?: An Empirical Comparison of Teams Defined by Researchers' Heuristics with Chief Executive Officers' Interpretations. Presented by co-authors at The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1995.
  • Ketchen, D.J., Harvey, R.K., & Fekula, M.J. (1995). The Effects of Strategy on Hospital Performance: Content, Process, and Content/Process Fit. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 1992.
  • Fekula, M.J. (1991). The Negative Effects of Age on Individual, Group, and Organizational Information Processing: A Multi-level View. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, August, 1991.

 

INVITED SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

  • Invited Speaker and Panelist for March 28, 2012, Fifth Ethics Colloquium: Business Ethics through the Years, In Celebration of USCA’s 50th Anniversary, USC Aiken, Aiken, SC.
  • Keynote Speaker: 2008 Freshman Convocation, University of South Carolina Aiken, August 20, 2008.
  • Invited speaker for February 19, 2008 Ethics Forum: Making the Right Choices sponsored by Aiken Sunrise Rotary Club, Aiken, SC.
  • Presented Executive Education Program entitled Leadership in the Context of Organizational Change and Transition in the Daniel Management Center at the Moore School of Business, USC Columbia on March 27, 2007 to 22 Executives from the Washington Group.
  • Panel Discussant: China in America? on October 23, 2006. USC Aiken faculty and students.
  • Presented USC Aiken Faculty Development Workshop entitled Online Communication Tools: Developing Interactivity on May 5th, 2006
  • Presentation to USCA School of Business Advisory Council. Presentation by Students and Faculty Member Mick Fekula regarding Students’ successful performance during an online Business Simulation Strategy Game in which the student team achieved Top-20 status in the world of 4,000 teams and 11,000 players.
  • The Essence of Leadership: Goodness, not Perfection delivered at ethics forum entitled “Making the Right Choices” sponsored by Aiken Sunrise Rotary Club, Aiken, SC, February 22, 2006.
  • Surviving, Aspiring and Thriving: An Ethical Journey. Keynote speech delivered at the South Carolina Chapter of the American Association on Mental Retardation, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 26, 2005.
  • Honor Codes: Aspiring to a Higher Ideal delivered at Aiken Rotary Club “Making the Right Choices” Conference, May 12, 2005.