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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Shipper, Quan Participate in Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Frank Shipper Jing Quan
Frank Shipper Jing Quan
SALISBURY, MD---Drs. Frank Shipper and Jing Quan of Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently participated in the Academy of Management’s 74th annual meeting, “The Power of Words,” in Philadelphia.

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Shipper, of the Management and Marketing Department, was part of the professional workshop panel “Translating the Results of Scholarship into Actions by Practitioners: From Scholarship to Action.” Panelists discussed ways to close the gap between research and practice, as well as strategies for using information technology — including social media — to link researchers and practitioners.

Quan, of the Information and Decision Sciences Department, presented “IT Enabled Organizational Agility and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Firms” with a colleague from Sun Yat-sen University. Their research examined the enabling role of information technology based on the perspectives of resource-picking and capability-building mechanisms of rent creation, and the hierarchy of dynamic capabilities.

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