Department of Marketing and Management Sciences

Dr. Stephen C. Betts

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Office:   V3067
Phone:   973-720-2789
Email:bettss@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Marketing and Management
Position: Professor
Area Specialization: How differences between individuals and situational elements interact and influence behavior and decision making in organizational settings.
URL: http://euphrates.wpunj.edu/faculty/betts/academic.htm

Education

Ph D, (Management). Rutgers University, 2002.
MBA, Rutgers University, 2002.
MS, (Management Engineering). New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1986.
BS, (Industrial Engineering). New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1982.

Representative Publications and Presentations

Book Chapters

Betts, S., Santoro, M. (2014). In Kliewe, T. & Kesting, T. (Ed.), Champions and Trust as Drivers of Industry/University Collaborations: A Relationship Marketing Perspective (pp. 269-284).

Refereed Journal Articles

Betts, S., Taran, Z. (2015). Corporate Social Resposibility and Conflicting Stakeholder Interests Using Matching and Advocacy to Align Initiatives with Issues. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, 18(2), 55-62.

Betts, S. (2015). Having a Ball Catching on to Teamwork: An Experiential Learning Approach to Teaching the Phase of Group Development. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 19(2), 1-10.

Betts, S., Laud, R. L., Basu, S. N. (2015). The 'Business Concept' Competition as a 'Business Plan' Alternative for New and Growing Entrepreneurship Programs What's the Big Idea. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 18(2), 53-58.

Betts, S., Healy, W. J., Mir, R. A., Vicari, V. J. (2015). The Impact of Offshoring on Organizational Commitment Recruiting, Training, Retention and Ethical Concerns. Journal of International Business Research, 14(2), 15-32.

Healy, W. J., Knaus, E., Matthews, W., Mir, R. A., Betts, S. (2015). Strategy in an Era of Economic Uncertainty: Integrating External and Internal Antecedents of Firm Performance. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 14(1). https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1G1-425812597/strategy-in-an-era-of-economic-uncertainy-integrating

Huzey, D., Betts, S., Vicari, V. J. (2014). Learning the hard way versus vicarious learning: Post crisis learning for small business. Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 15, 1-8.

Roberts, T., Betts, S., Huzey, D. (2014). Reasonable Accommodation and the ADA:The Role of Technology. Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 15, 1-8.

Betts, S. (2013). Sharing Economic Rents with Intermediaries: A Strategy for Establishing Brands as Rent Generating Assets in International Markets. Journal of International Business and Economics, 13(4), 123-134.

Betts, S., Vicari, V. J. (2012). Corporate Social Responsibility and Conflicting Stakeholder Interests: Using Matching and Advocacy Approaches to Align Initiatives with Issues’ Paper. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, 16(2), 1-5.

Betts, S., Vicari, V. J. (2012). Crisis Management for Small Business: Advice for Before During and after a Crisis’. Journal of International Management Studies, 12(4), 27-35.

Betts, S. (2011). Extending the Forer test beyond face validity: An experiential approach to teaching social science methodology. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 15, 143-149.

Betts, S. (2011). Lucky rolls, leaps of faith and hunches: Luck, faith and intuition in decision making. Business Studies Journal, 3(2), 77-87.

Betts, S., Santoro, M. D. (2011). Somewhere between markets and hierarchies: Controlling industry university relationships for success. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 10(1), 19-43.

Healy, W. J., Betts, S., Taran, Z. (2011). Sales Course Design Using Experiential Learning Principles and Bloom's Taxonomy. Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 6(1), 1-10.

Betts, S., Taran, Z. (2011). Conflicting Issues and Corporate Social Responsibility: Aligning Organizational Efforts with Stakeholder Interests. Journal of International Management Studies, 2011 (11)(3), 39-46.

Betts, S., Watad, M. M., McCrea, E. (2011). Aligning Program Offerings and Academic Research with business Needs of Closely Held Businesses. Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 6.

Betts, S., Healy, W. J., Mir, R. A., Vicari, V. J. (in press). The impact of offshoring on organizational commitment: Recruiting, training, retention and ethical concerns. Journal of International Business Research.

Huzey, D. (2009). Building a foundation without brick and mortar: Business planning for home based and cyber businesses. International Journal of Business and Public Administration, 6(2), 50-60.

McCrea, E., Betts, S. (2008). Failing to Learn from Failure: An Exploratory Study of Corporate Entrepreneurship Outcomes. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 7, 111-132.

Betts, S. (2008). Teaching and Assessing Basic Concepts to Advanced Applications: Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Inform Graduate Course Design. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 12(3), 99-106.

Conference Proceedings

Betts, S., Laud, R. L., Yakubov, M. (2015). Developing a professional identity, career goals and problem solving skills: an MBA Capstone with a career preparedness focus (2nd ed., vol. 20, pp. 1-5). Las Vegas, NV: Academy of Educational Leadership.

Laud, R. L., Betts, S., Yakubov, M. (2015). Embedding a ‘Career Preparedness’ Theme into a Modern MBA Program through Experiential Learning and Skill Set Development (pp. 3). Philadelphia, PA: Drexel University.

Betts, S., Matthews, W., Leahy, M. (2015). The poker and the ivey: What is an advantage and what is cheating? (1st ed., vol. 19, pp. 2). Proceedings of the Academy of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues.

Knaus, E., Betts, S. (2014). Teaching Management as Art, Science, and Craft: An Approach Using Bloom's Taxonomy (pp. 452-465). The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.

Betts, S. (2013). Developing a Professional Writing/Communication Initiative’ Professional Development Workshop. Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

Betts, S. (2012). Crisis Management and Small Business: Six Mini-Cases’ Paper (2nd ed., vol. 18, pp. 69-72). Academy of Entrepreneurship.

Betts, S., Roberts, T. (2012). Evidence Based Management: A Practical Approach’ Paper (2nd ed., vol. 4, pp. 1). Business Studies Academy.

Betts, S. (2012). Mary Parker Follett and Participative Management: An Examination of Managers’ Willingness to Delegate Power’. Academy of Business Research Conference, Strategy/Public Administration Track.

Betts, S., Vicari, V. J. (2012). Pre-Crisis Planning: An Ounce of Prevention for Small Business’ Paper. Academy of Business Research Conference, Strategy/Public Administration Track.

Betts, S., Mir, R. A., Vicari, V. J. (2012). The paradox of structure and control in the multinational corporation: Do we hold tight or let go? (1st ed., vol. 12, pp. 1-5). Proceedings of Academy of Studies in International Business.

Betts, S. (2012). The success of the "Big Five" personality factors: the fall and rise of personality psychology in organization research (1st ed., vol. 17, pp. 45-49). Academy of organizational culture, communication and conflict.

Laud, R. L., Betts, S., Basu, S. N. (2012). The 'business concept' competition as a 'business plan' alternative for new and growing Entrepreneurship programs: What's the big idea? (1st ed., vol. 18, pp. 73-77). New Orleans, Louisiana: Proceedings of the Academy of Entrepreneurship - Allied Academies International Conference.

Betts, S., Taran, Z. (2010). An experiential approach to teaching social science methodology: Extending the forer test beyond face validity (2nd ed., vol. 15, pp. 16-20). Proceedings of the Academy of Educational Leadership.

Betts, S., Healy, W. J., Mir, R. A., Vicari, V. (2010). Assessing the Impact of Offshoring on Organizational Commitment (1st ed., vol. 10, pp. 8-13). Cullowhee, NC: Proceedings of the Academy for Studies in International Business.

Healy, W. J., Knaus, E., Matthews, W., Betts, S., Mir, R. A. (2010). Integrating External and Internal Antecedents of Firm Performance: Strategy in an Era of Economic Uncertainty (2nd ed., vol. 9, pp. 10-14). Arden, NC: Proceedings of the Academy of Strategic Management.

Betts, S., McCarthy, A.J. (2010). Writing Support for Business Students: A Foundational Initiative (pp. 1896-1900). Portland: Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

Betts, S., McCarthy, A.J. (2010). The Professional Writing Initiative: Providing Support for Business Students (1st ed., vol. 15, pp. 2-6). New Orleans: Academy of Educational Leadership.

Betts, S. (2009). Hunches and leaps of faith: Intuition and faith in decision making (2nd ed., vol. 14, pp. 6-10). Proceedings of the Academy of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict.

Betts, S. (2009). Lucky rolls and hunches: Luck and intuitive decision making (2nd ed., vol. 14, pp. 11-15). Proceedings of the Academy of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict.

Betts, S. (2009). An Examination of the Interdependence of Ethics and Sustainability: Why Sustainability is the Ethical Choice (1st ed., vol. 13, pp. 15-20). New Orleans, LA: Proceedings of Academy of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues.

Betts, S., Santoro, M. D. (2009). Controlling Industry-University Relationships for Initial and Continuing Success (1st ed., vol. 8, pp. 12-17). New Orleans, LA: Proceedings of the Academy of Strategic Management.

Betts, S. (2008). Teaching and Assessing Basic Concepts to Advanced Applications: Using Bloom's Taxonomy to Inform Graduate Course Design (1st ed., vol. 13, pp. 7-11). Tunica, MS: Proceedings of the Academy of Educational Leadership.

Betts, S., Morgan, W., Castiglia, B. (2008). Who's a Leader? Students' Implicit Theories of Leadership (1st ed., vol. 13, pp. 1-8). Tunica, MS: Proceedings of the Academy of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict.