Research

Dr. Ford's research foci currently are on the following topics:

 

Current Doctoral Students

 

Doctoral Dissertations Supervised

Hao Chen 2011

Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University

 

"Essays on Work Ethic and Workplace Behavior" (2011)

Kiran Ismail 2006

Assistant Professor, St. John's University

 

"Investigating the Development of Social Networks Among Leaders From Central Eurasia: The Role of Acquired and Ascribed Identity Factors" (2006)

Bindu Arya 2006Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, St. Louis
 

"Assessing Collaboration within Public Service Delivery Netwroks : An Embeddedness Perspective" (2006)

Dr. Larry Chasteen 2003 Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Dallas.
  "Dynamics of Cluster Formation and Growth: Theoretical Perspectives and an Empirical Synthesis"
Dr. Kwadwo Ofori-Brobbey 2003 Assistant Professor, Texas Southern University
  "Contextualizing International Corporate Tax Rates: An empirical Study of the Determinants of International Corporate Tax Rates"
Dr. Deepak Sethi 2001 Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University
  “Liability of Foreignness to Competitive Advantage: An Empirical Study of Multinational Enterprise Strategies for negotiating the International Business Environment”
Dr. Tracey Rockett Hanft 2001 Senior Lecturer, University of Texas at Dallas
 

“Familiarity in Organizations”

Dr. Brett Eldredge 1994 Assistant Professor, California State University – Chico
  "A Test of a Model of Group Effectiveness"
Dr. Hal Lindholm 1988 Director, Development & Operations Division of Information Resources, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  "The Effects of Race and Gender on Supervisor-Subordinate Relationships: A Dyadic Perspective"
Dr. Barbara Dastoor 1986 Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University
  "An Examination of Factors Affecting Career Intentions Among Military Officers"
Dr. Susan Clayton 1981 Chief of Training, Organization Development and Counseling, Internal Revenue Service Dallas Regional Office
  "Leader Behavior, Job Related Stress, and Role Stress as Moderators of the Relationships Between Individual-Task Congruence, Task-Structure Congruence, Individual-Structure Congruence and Job Satisfaction and Performance"
Dr. Paul Nemiroff 1975 Advisor and Associate for Healthcare and Organizational Development, Institute for Collaborative Alliances
  "The Impact of individual, Task, and organization Structure Variables on Task Effectiveness and Human Fulfillment at a Continuous Automated-Flow Production Site: A Contingency Approach"

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Publications

Dr. Ford is widely published in the area of Organizations, Strategy and International Management. Some of his recent published works are listed below.

In Press

Chen, H., Ford, D. L., Kalyanaram, G., & Bhagat, R. (in press).  Boundary conditions for turnover intentions: Exploratory evidence from China, Jordan, Turkey, and the United States.  International Journal of Human Resource Management, DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2011.610968.

In Press

Leonard, K., Cosans, C., Pakdil, F., Ford, D. & Country Collaborators (in press).  Cooperation across cultures:  A 16 country examination.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations(forthcoming).

2010

Bhagat, R., Krishnan, B., Nelson, T., Leonard, K., Ford, D. & Billing, T. (2010).  Organizational stress, psychological strain, and work outcomes in six national contexts.  Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 17 (1), 10-29.

2010

Ismail, K. & Ford, D. L. (2010).  Organizational leadership in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Research considerations and directions.  Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27, 321-340.

2010

Ofori-Brobbey, K., Ford, D. L., & Mammo, W. (2010).  Exogenous determinants of international corporate tax rates: A gravity theory approach. Journal of International Management Studies, 5 (2), 205-215.

2008

Ismail, K. & Ford, D. L. (2008).  Discerning leadership perceptions of Central Eurasian managers:  An exploratory analysis.  Organization Management Journal, 5, 99-113.

2008

Ismail, K., Ford, D. L., & Ferreira (2008).  Organizational responses to institutional upheaval by Central Eurasian firms and the ability to transform under uncertainty.  Journal of Asia Business Studies, 2 (2), 1-12.

2008

Ford, D. L. & Ismail, K. M.  (2008).  Perceived leader effectiveness across organizational roles:  Exploratory evidence from Central Eurasia.  Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 1 (2), 131-156.

2007

Whaley, G. L. & Ford, D. L. (2007).  Mapping identity group perceptions of organizational opportunity structure outcomes:  An exploratory SYMLOG analysis.  Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 40 (1), 71-109.

2006

Richard, O. C., Ford, D. L., & Ismail, K. (2006). Exploring the performance effects of visible attribute diversity:  The moderating role of span of control and organizational life cycle.  International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17 (12), 2091-2109.

2006

Ford, D. &  Ismail, K.  (2006).  Perceptions of effective leadership among Central Eurasian managers: A cultural convergence – divergence examination within a globalization context.  Journal of International Management (Special Issue on Mega-trends in World Cultures and Globalization), 12 (2), 158-180.

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Working Papers

Some of his forthcoming publications are listed below.

2010

With B. J. Punnett & t. R. Lituchy.  Leadership effectiveness: Africa and the diaspora.  Presented at the International Symposium on HRM and the Creation of Effective Organizations in Africa, University of Manchester, England, September 13-14, 2010.

2010

With T. K. Billing, R. Bhagat, E. Babakus, B. Krishnan, & B. Srivastava.  Work-family conflict and the moderating role of decision latitude: A five country study.  Presented at the Academy of Management Annual conference, Montreal, Canada, August 6-10, 2010.

2010

Examining knowledge sharing in a professional network: The CELA experience.  Presented at the Central Eurasia leadership Academy Summit, Istanbul, Turkey, July 13-17, 2010.

2010

With George Whaley & Keith Perry.  Comparative SYMLOG analysis of green management, related sustainability and technology concepts.  Presented at the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists 75th Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC, March 17-20, 2010.

2010

With George Whaley & Keith Perry. Exploring respondents’ understanding of green management and sustainability concepts:  A SYMLOG perspective.  Presented at the SYMLOG International Conference, San Diego, CA, March 5-6, 2010.

2009

With Rabi Bhagat, Tejinder Billing, Balaji Krishnan, Pamela Steverson, & Charlotte Davis.  Coping with work stress in the era of globalization: A cross-national study in nine countries.  Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, August 8-11, 2009.

2009

With Hao Chen & Garumurthy Kalyanaram.  The job satisfaction – turnover intentions relationship revisited:  An exploratory inquiry involving China, Jordan, Turkey, and the United States.  Presented at the Academy of International Business Conference, San Diego, CA, June 27 – July 2, 2009.

Research Surveys


• Introduction to CELA Social Network Survey
• CELA Social Network Survey
• Introduction to SIBF Social Network Survey
• SIBF Social Network Survey
• Global Leadership Survey
• International Study of Organizational Processes Survey
• Introduction to MFCA Social Network Survey
• MFCA Social Network Survey
• Introduction to AVAAA Social Network Survey
• AUAAA Social Network Survey

 

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