Management

David Palmer

David Palmer

Professor
Management
West Center, 255W
(308) 865-8574
palmerd@unk.edu

PhD, Purdue University, 1997.
Major: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Dissertation Title: Harmonic Temporality: An investigation of the Dimensionality of Polychronicity and its Implications for Individuals and Organizations.

MBA, Bowling Green State University, 1987.
Major: Business Administration. Thesis: A case study of the American comic book industry.

BS, State Univ of New York at Binghamton, 1982.
Major: Management Science

Monroe Community College, 1980.
Major: Business Administration (A.S.)

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary

Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2007 - Present).
Director, MBA Program, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (December 2005 - December 2010).
Associate Professor of Management, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2002 - 2007).
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Division of Continuing Education, (2001 - 2003).
Assistant Professor of Management, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1997 - 2002).
Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, Krannert School of Management. (1993 - 1997).
Adjunct Instructor, Marshalltown Community College. (1991 - 1992).

Professional/Managerial

Food Service Manager (Retail), Iowa Memorial Union, University of Iowa. (1992).
Management Services Division, Marriot Corporation. (1989 - 1992).
Import Documentation Specialist, Associated Customhouse Brokers. (1983 - 1986).
Shift Manager, Big Boy (TJ's) Family Restaurants. (1982 - 1983).
Shift Manager, Big Boy (TJ's) Family Restaurants. (1977 - 1980).

Professional Memberships

Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2). (2012 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance, NEBA, Omaha, NE. (October 2013 - 2013).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management, Orlando, FL. (August 2013 - 2013).
Conference Attendance, UNL, Lincoln, NE. (April 2013 - 2013).
Workshop, UNK/CTE, Kearney, NE. (April 2013 - 2013).
Conference Attendance, NEBA, Lincoln, NE. (October 2012 - 2012).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management, Boston, MA. (August 2012 - 2012).
Conference Attendance, Fort Hays State University, Fort Hays, KS. (July 2012 - 2012).
Conference Attendance, NCUR/CUR, Ogden, UT. (March 2012 - 2012).
Conference Attendance, Kearney, NE. (October 2012 - 2012).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Norfolk, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Advances in Business Research (ABR) Symposium, Fort Smith, Arkansas. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Business and Leadership Symposium, Fort Hays, Kansas. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Other Professional Development, Global Scholars: A Sharing of International Experiences, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).
Conference Attendance, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, Wisconsin. (2009).
Conference Attendance, Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Omaha, Nebraska. (2009).
Conference Attendance, UNCFSP Institute for International Public Policy, Memphis, Tennessee. (2009).
Conference Attendance, University of Nebraska Graduate College, Omaha, Nebraska. (2009).
Assurance of Learning - Professional Development, AACSB Assessment Seminar, Tampa, Florida. (2009).
Other Professional Development, AACSB AQ/PQ Seminar, Tampa, Florida. (2009).
Other Professional Development, AACSB Assessment Seminar, Tampa, Florida. (2009).

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

MGT 188, GS Portal, 7 courses.
MGT 301, Principles of Management, 2 courses.
MGT 330, International Management, 5 courses.
MGT 330H, International Management, 1 course.
MGT 410, Compensation Management, 5 courses.
MGT 485, Seminar Human Resource Mgt, 6 courses.
MGT 485H, Sem Human Resource Mgt-Honors, 1 course.
MGT 810P, Compensation Management, 5 courses.
MGT 880, Human Resource Management, 3 courses.
MGT 885P, Sem Human Res Mgt, 3 courses.

Directed Student Learning

DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2012).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2012).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2011).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2010).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2009).

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Palmer, D. K. (in press). The people of the Plains are micropolitan. People of the Plains: An Atlas of Great Plains Culture and History. UNK.

Refereed Journal Articles

Fleig-Palmer, M. M., Lear, J. L., Palmer, D. K., Luethke, T. (2012). How do mentors and protégés choose each other? The influence of benevolence, OCB, and POS on initiation of mentoring relationships. Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice and Teaching, 8(1), 32-42.
Palmer, D. K. (2010). The Evolution of the American Comic Book Industry: Are We Entering the Third Wave? Advances In Business Research, 1(1), 232-239.
Palmer, D. K. (2010). The Importance of Superheroes to the American Comic Book Industry, 1958-1962. Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice and Teaching, 6, 116-128.

Presentations Given

Palmer, D. K. (Author & Presenter). National Conference on Undergraduate Research/Faculty Administrator Network, "Investigation of the Attitudes Toward Research of First Year Business Students," NCUR/CUR, Lexington, KY. (April 2014).
Palmer, D. K., "Do We Really Need Another B-Level Journal?," Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012).
Fleig-Palmer, M. M., Lear, J. L., Hodge, K. A., Palmer, D. K., "General Education: Advantage for Business Students? Creative Methods to Promote Integrative Thinking," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Fleig-Palmer, M., Lear, J. L., Hodge, K. A., Palmer, D. K., "General Education: Advantage for Business Students? Creative Methods to Promote Integrative Thinking," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Palmer, D. K., "Generational Gyrations: Generalizable? Gimmicky? Going, Going ... Gone?," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Fleig-Palmer, M. M.., Lear, J. L., Palmer, D. K., Leuthke, T., "How do Mentors and Proteges Choose Each Other? The Influence of Benevolence, OCB, and POS on Initiation of Mentoring Relationships," Business and Leadership Symposium, Fort Hays, Kansas. (2012).
Palmer, D. K., "Management & undergraduate research: If it should be such a natural fit, then why is it such a struggle?," 2012 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Faculty Administrator Network, Ogden, Utah. (2012).
Palmer, D. K., "Managing Across Generations: Incomprehensible, Inevitable, Invigorating, Inspiring," Nebraska Emergency Service Communications Association Fall Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Palmer, D. K., "Google scholar as a tool in assessing faculty research productivity and impact.," Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Norfolk, Nebraska. (2011).
Palmer, D. K. (Discussant). Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Canada. (2010).
Palmer, D. K., "Global Scholars: My Memphis Adventure," Global Scholars: A Sharing of International Experiences/UNK/Center for Rural Research & Development, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Palmer, D. K., "The Evolution of the American Comic Book Industry: Are We Entering the Third Wave?," Advances in Business Research Symposium, Fort Smith, Arkansas. (2010).
Palmer, D. K., "Dell Comics 1961-1973: Last Gasp in a Slowly Dying Industry.," Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2010).
Palmer, D. K., "The Strategic Importance of Superheroes to the American Comic Book Industry, 1958-1962: A Proposal for Further Investigation," Journal of Business Leadership: Leadership Symposium, Fort Hays, Kansas. (September 2010).
Palmer, D. K., "Collaboration and Scholarly Publishing," Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Omaha, Nebraska. (October 2009).

Awards and Honors

2012 Leadership Symposium Best Paper, Fort hays State University. (2012).

Department Service

Committee Chair, Promotion and Tenure Committee. (September 2013 - December 2013).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (January 2013 - December 2013).
Committee Chair, Promotion Committee. (2012).
Committee Member, Promotion Committee. (2012).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (2012).
Committee Chair, Promotion Committee. (2011).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (2011).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (2010).
Faculty Advisor, Society for Human Resource Management student chapter. (1997 - 2009).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (1997 - 2009).

College Service

Committee Member, CBT Dean's Advisory Committee. (September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2014).
Committee Chair, CBT Dean's Advisory Committee. (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2012).
Committee Member, Tenure Committee (FSID). (2011).
Committee Member, CBT-BD Assurance Of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011).
Assurance of Learning - Institutional Service, Assurance of Learning Committee. (2010).
Committee Chair, C BT graduate Program/MBA Committee. (2010).
Committee Member, CBT Promotion and Tenure Committees (2). (2010).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (2010).
Committee Member, CBT:BD Assurance of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010).
Committee Chair, CBT Graduate Program/MBA Committee. (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2010).
Assurance of Learning - Institutional Service, Assurance of Learning Committee. (2008 - 2009).
Faculty Advisor, Student Advising. (2006 - 2009).
Committee Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee. (2005 - 2009).
Committee Member, CBT:Business Division Assurance of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2009).
Committee Member, CBT:BD AACSB Accreditation Committee. (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2009).

University Service

Committee Member, Faculty Senate Faculty Welfare Committee. (2012 - 2014).
Committee Chair, Graduate Council, Committee III: Faculty & Student Affairs. (2012 - 2014).
Committee Member, UNK North Central Accreditation Criterion 2. (2012 - 2013).
Committee Member, Graduate Council. (2012).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate Faculty Welfare Committee. (2011).
Committee Chair, Graduate Council, Committee III Faculty and Student Affairs. (2011).
Committee Member, Graduate Council. (2011).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate Faculty Welfare Committee. (2010).
Committee Chair, Graduate Council Faculty & Student Affairs Committee. (2010).
Committee Member, Graduate Council. (2010).
Committee Member, Academic Program Review Graduate Studies. (2009).
Committee Member, Academic Program Review Greek & Residential Life. (2009).
Committee Chair, Graduate Council Member. (2001 - 2009).

Professional Service

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of International & Interdisciplinary Research. (2013 - 2014).
Editor, Journal Editor, Economics and Business Journal: Inquiries and Perspectives. (2012 - 2014).
Board of Advisors of a Company, Nebraska Economics and Business Association. (2012 - 2014).
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of the Academic Business World/Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education/Journal of Learning in Higher Education. (2013).
Program Coordinator, Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association. (2012 - 2013).
Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business & Leadership. (2012 - 2013).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Business and Leadership Symposium. (2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, International Journal of Manpower. (2012).
Editor, Journal Editor, Economics and Business Journal: Inquiries and Perspectives. (2011).
Committee Chair, Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association. (2011).
Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business & Leadership. (2011).
Board of Advisors of a Company, Nebraska Business and Economics Association. (2011).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2011).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Academic Business World International Conference/International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Academy of Management Conference. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Advances in Business Research (ABR) Symposium. (2010).
Editor, Journal Editor, Economics and Business Journal: Inquiries and Perspectives. (2010).
Committee Chair, Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business & Leadership. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Business Leadership: Leadership Symposium. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Midwest Academy of Management. (2010).
Board of Advisors of a Company, Nebraska Economics and Business Association. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Time & Society. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Business Leadership: Leadership Symposium. (2009).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Midwest Academy of Management. (2009).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Time & Society. (2009).
Editor, Journal Editor, Economics and Business Journal: Inquiries and Perspectives. (2008 - 2009).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2008 - 2009).
Committee Chair, Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association. (2006 - 2009).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Academy of Management. (2005 - 2009).

Public Service

Board Member, Kearney Federal Credit Union, Kearney, NE. (March 2013 - 2014).
Committee Member, Boy Scouts Troop 158, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010 - 2014).
Other Community Service Activities, Kearney Catholic High School Robotics, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010 - 2014).

Awards and Honors

Society for Human Resource Management - Merit Award. (2009).