"Management and Magic: The Executive as Creator and Manager of Symbolic Cultures." Copanad, II Congresso Pan-Americano De Administracao, November 1996. Orlando, Florida. The Congress program committee is made up of elected members from several South American countries who represent the government, academic, private, and military sectors. The committee issued the invitation to present this paper as a follow up to a paper presented at the first Copanad in Miami during the fall of 1995.
"Structural Barriers to Trade with the Russian Far East." Visiting Scholar Lecture, State Customs Committee of Russian Federation, Russian Customs Academy Vladivostok Branch. September 1996, Vladivostok, Russia. The Academy director issued the invitation. The subject of the paper was selected through faculty consultation.
"Development of American Management: The Pedagogy of an American Business School." Visiting Scholar Lecture, State Customs Committee of Russian Federation, Russian Customs Academy Vladivostok Branch. September 1996. Vladivostok, Russia.
This presentation was made to the Academy during a two-day visit. The presentation provided the theoretical basis for the construction of a curriculum designed to teach Far Eastern Russian Customs Service Officers the fundamentals of Western business practices.
"Cultural Relativity of Management Theory: The Theory behind Re-Engineering." Copanad I Congresso Pan-Americano De Administracao, Miami, Florida October 1995.
This presentation was made to the first Copanad held outside of South America. The invitation resulted from the Chair of the program committee attending a seminar in which the presenter discussed problems associated with the application of managerial theory in other cultures.
"Teaching Ethics: Experiences in American Public Administration." Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok, Russia. April 1995.
This presentation was made at the request of the University President to assist the faculty in the Politology Department with the development of core curriculum for their new Public Administration program. The presentation was made to approximately 20 faculty, 50 graduate students and 30 undergraduate students. This was the first paper presented on Western Public Administration Ethos and was therefore vigorously discussed.
" Perceived Communication Competence of English-Only Speaking Managers in a Multi-Lingual Workplace: Nurse Managers at Work in Northern California Hospitals. Academy of Managerial Communication." Myrtle Beach, SC. April 2000
" Attracting and Retaining IT Super Stars: Creating Parallel Virtual Information Technology Units in Traditional Organizations." Paper presented to the Academy of Strategic and Organizational Leadership. Distinguished Research Award Winning Paper. Myrtle Beach. SC. April 2000.
"Collective Bargaining as a Tool to Effectuate Organizational Change: An Experiment in Mutual Gain Bargaining in a Large Public Transit Agency." Paper presented to the Academy of Strategic and Organizational Leadership. Las Vegas. October 1999.
"Alignment of Employer and Faculty Expectations of Student Communication Competencies: A Collaborative Approach to Business Communications Curriculum Development " Paper presented to the Academy of Educational Leadership. Distinguished Research Award Winning Paper. Las Vegas. October 1999
“Assessing Readiness of Public Organizations to use Collaborative Problem Solving Process.” Paper presented to Bay Area Partnership. Ad Hoc Labor-Management Institute. Oakland, California. November 20, 1998
“Collaborative Approaches to Business Communication Curriculum Development.” Paper presented to Academy of Managerial Communication, Las Vegas, Nevada. October 26, 1998
"Manager as Inter-Cultural Communicator." Paper presented to Academy of Managerial Communication. Maui, Hawaii. October 17, 1997.
"Communication Competence: Mono-Lingual Managers in a Multi-Cultural Work Force." Unpublished dissertation. University of Southern California. August 1997.