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Decker, Wayne

Faculty, Management and Marketing

Perdue Hall (PH) 317
410-543-6094 or ext 36094
whdeckersalisburyedu
Website


Education:
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Michigan State University
B.A., Bowling Green State University

Interests:
Organizational Behavior, Humor, Motivation

Website:
http://faculty.salisbury.edu/~whdecker/


Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • BUAD 300-602 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • BUAD 300-654 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • BUAD 300-659 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • MGMT 320-002 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR
    Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling. Major Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program. Non-Major Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in ECON 150 or 211 or 212. Corequisite: BUAD 300. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 320-154 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR
    Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling. Major Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program. Non-Major Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in ECON 150 or 211 or 212. Corequisite: BUAD 300. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 425-001 APPLIED ORGANIZ SCIENCE
    Use of understandings about human behavior to motivate employees to work together in harmony. Topics include fundamentals of organizational behavior, leadership and its development, organizational environment and communications, and group processes. Prerequisite: MGMT 320. Three hours per week.

2014 Fall

  • BUAD 300-605 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • BUAD 300-608 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • MGMT 320-005 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR
    Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling. Major Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program. Non-Major Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in ECON 150 or 211 or 212. Corequisite: BUAD 300. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 320-008 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR
    Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling. Major Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program. Non-Major Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in ECON 150 or 211 or 212. Corequisite: BUAD 300. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 425-001 APPLIED ORGANIZ SCIENCE
    Use of understandings about human behavior to motivate employees to work together in harmony. Topics include fundamentals of organizational behavior, leadership and its development, organizational environment and communications, and group processes. Prerequisite: MGMT 320. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Calo, T., Patterson, M.M. & Decker,W. 
(2013). 
Employee perceptions of older workers motivation in business, academia, and government.  
International Journal of Business & Social Science, 
4, 
1-10. 
Decker, W.H., Calo, T.J., Weer, C.H. & Yao, H. 
(2013). 
Senior Management Aspirations in China and the U.S.: Effects of Gender and Cultural Values. 
Journal of International Management Studies, 
13(3), 
107-. 
Decker, W.H. 
(2009). 
Predictors of Goofing Off at Work. 
Proceedings of the meeting of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, 
Decker, W.H. 
(2008). 
Sports Involvement, Gender, & Goofing Of at Work among Future Chinese & U.S. Managers. 
Proceedings of the meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, 
Decker, W.H. 
(2008). 
Gender Differences in the Career Perspectives of Future Chinese & U.S. Managers. 
Proceedings of the meeting of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management, 
Calo, T. & Decker, W. H.
 
(2007). 
Boomer Generativity: An Organizational Resource. 
Public Personnel Management, 
36(4), 
387-395. 
Decker, W. H. & Calo, T. J. 
(2007). 
Gender differences in goofing off at work. 
Review of Business Research, 
7(5), 
54-59. 
Decker, W. H. & Calo, T. J. 
(2007). 
Impressions of organizational responses to whistle blower accusations. 
Central Business Review, 
26(1-2), 
17-22. 
Decker, W. H. & Calo, T. J. 
(2007). 
Observers' impressions of unethical persons & whistle blowers. 
Journal of Business Ethics, 
76(3), 
309-318. 
Rotondo, D. M., Kincaid, J. F., & Decker, W. H. 
(2007). 
Relative career deprivation: Personal & work-related outcomes. 
Review of Business Research, 
7(4), 
36-44. 
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Decker, W. H., Winder, R. C., & Khazeh, K. 
(2005). 
The inclination to switch banks as a function of customer age & bank size. 
Review of Business Research, 
72-83. 
Decker, W. H., Khazeh, K. & Winder, R. C. 
(2002). 
Which financial products will entice customers to switch banks? 
The Central Business Review, 
21(2), 
11-19. 
Decker, W. H., Winder, R. C. & Khazeh, K. 
(2002). 
The Effect of management decisions on customer base in the financial services industry. 
The Journal of Financial & Economic Practice, 
1(1), 
1-10. 
Decker, W. H. & Rotondo, D. M. 
(2001). 
Relationships among gender, type of humor, & perceived leader effectiveness. 
Journal of Managerial Issues, 
13(4), 
450-465. 
Decker, W. H. & Rotondo, D. M. 
(1999). 
Use of humor at work: Predictors & implications. 
Psychological Reports, 
84, 
961-968. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1994). 
Unethical decisions & attributions: Gains, losses, & concentration of effects. 
Psychological Reports, 
75, 
1207-1214. 
Palmer, R. B., Decker, W. H. & Emery, R. A. 
(1994). 
Effective goal setting & small business success. 
JBE: Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship: A Publication of the S. W. Small Business Instite Assn., 
6(3), 
1-7. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1991). 
Style, gender, & humor effects in evaluating leaders. 
The Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business, 
27(2), 
117-128. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1990). 
Managing impressions of individual & group achievement through self-presentation. 
Journal of Social Behavior & Personality, 
5(4), 
287-296. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1989). 
Observers' impressions of superiors & subordinates following promotion decisions. 
Perceptual & Motor Skills, 
68, 
1273-1274. 
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Decker, W. H. & Greenfeld, S. 
(1989). 
Managaing impressions of responsibility for success or failure: Manager-sex & observer-sex effects. 
Journal of Applied Business Research, 
5(1), 
78-83. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1988). 
Attributions as a function of managers' assignment of blame to self, superiors, or subordinates. 
Perceptual & Motor Skills, 
66, 
318. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1987). 
Attributions as a function of managers' assignment of credit to self, superiors, or subordinates. 
Psychological Reports, 
61, 
897-898. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1987). 
Attributions based on managers' self-presentation, sex, & weight. 
Psychological Reports, 
61, 
175-181. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1987). 
Managerial humor & subordinate satisfaction. 
Social Behavior & Personality, 
15(2), 
225-232. 
Decker, W. H. 
(1986). 
Sex conflict & impressions of managers' aggressive humor. 
The Psychological Record, 
36, 
483-490. 

Presentations

Decker, W.H. (2010). Humor, Gender, & Perceived Leader Effectiveness in China. Presented at Society for Advancement of Management
Decker, W.H. (2009). Sports & Goofing Off at Work in China & the U.S.: Attitudes & Behavior. Presented at International Academy of Business & Economics
Decker, W. H., Khazeh, K. & Winder, R. C. (2003). Bank Size & the Inclination of Customers to Switch Banks Presented at Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Williamsburg, VA.
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Decker, W. H., Khazeh, K. & Winder, R. C. (2003). Customer Age, Bank Size & Switching Banks: A Factor-Analytic Study Presented at Decision Sciences Institute, Washington, D. C..
Decker, W. H., Winder, R. C. & Khazeh, K. (2001). The Effect of Management Decisions on Customer Base in the Financial Services Industry Presented at SEINFORMS, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Decker, W. H., Khazeh, K. & Winder, R. C. (2000). Retaining Customers as the Banking Industry Changes: An Investigation of Financial Product Demand Presented at Society for Advancement of Management, St. Augustine, FL.

Book Chapters

Decker, W. H. (1991). Managing impressions of individual & group achievement through self-presentation. J. W. Neuliep (Eds.), Replication research in the behavioral & social sciences (275-284.) Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

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