Management

Kay Hodge

Kay Hodge

Professor
Management
West Center, 401C
(308) 865-8003
hodgek@unk.edu

PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1988.
Major: Administration, Curriculum and Instruction
Dissertation Title: An Assessment of the Effectiveness of an Employee Assistance Program on Absenteeism Rates, Turnover Rates, and Accidents Rates in a Meat Packing Facility in Central Nebraska

MS, Kearney State College, 1983.
Major: Education

BA, Kearney State College, 1981.
Major: Education

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary

Professor of Management, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (August 19, 2012 - Present).
Associate Professor of Management, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1996 - 2012).
Assistant Professor of Management, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1988 - 1996).
Instructor of Business, Kearney State College. (1984 - 1988).

Professional Memberships

Beta Gamma Sigma. (2011 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

Seminar, "Marienau Symposium," College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (October 28, 2013 - October 29, 2013).
Conference Attendance, "Mountain Plains Management Conference," MPMC, Cedar City, UT. (October 16, 2013 - October 18, 2013).
Workshop, "Portfolio Workshop," Faculty Affairs Committee of the College of Business and Technology, Kearney, Nebraska. (September 25, 2013).
Executive in Residence, "Executive in Residence--JoAn Scott," CBT, Kearney, NE. (September 19, 2013 - September 20, 2013).
Retreat, "Faculty and Directors  Retreat," CBT, Kearney, NE. (August 21, 2013).
Workshop, "Society for Case Research Summer Workshop," Society for Case Research, Danbury, Connecticut. (July 10, 2013 - July 13, 2013).
Seminar, "Spring Research Seminar," College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (April 10, 2013).
Webinar, "Business Ethics Game," College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (March 27, 2013).
Workshop, "Finding Legitimate Publishing Outlets," College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (March 12, 2013).
First Annual CBT Business Ethics Day, "Business Ethics Day with Bill Bahaurd," College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (March 6, 2013).
Conference Attendance, "Midwest Business Administration Association International," Chicago, IL. (February 27, 2013 - March 2, 2013).
Workshop, "I Pad Workshop," UNK, Kearney, NE. (January 17, 2013).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois. (2012).
Conference Attendance, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Other Professional Development, CBT Faculty Retreat, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Tutorial, Introducing Blackboard Collaborate, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Conference Attendance, Critical Thinking:  Designing Instructional Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado. (2011).
Other Professional Development, Advising Workshop, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Other Professional Development, CBT Faculty Retreat, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Seminar, Morality of Capitalism Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Seminar, Morality of Capitalism Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, AACSB, Tampa, Florida. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Nebraska Business and Economics Association, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Other Professional Development, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Layton, Utah. (2010).
Other Professional Development, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Seminar, Society for Case Research, Hanover, Indiana. (2010).
Tutorial, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

MGT 301, Principles of Management, 10 courses.
MGT 301H, Principles of Management, 5 courses.
MGT 493, Social Resp/Issues & Ethics, 23 courses.
MGT 493H, Social Resp/Issues & Ethics, 8 courses.
MGT 495, Administrative Strategy & Policy, 3 courses.
MGT 495H, Administrative Strategy & Policy-Honors, 1 course.
MGT 893P, Soc Res/Iss & Ethics, 4 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Experiential Learning. (2010).

Awards and Honors

Peter J. Frost Mentoring Award (nominated), OBTS Teaching Society for Management Educators. (2011).

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceedings

McKnight, R., Leonard, E., Cook, R., Hodge, K. A. (2012). Public Service to Members or Conflict of Interest. Midwest Business Administration Association.
Hodge, K. A., Leonard, Jr., E. C. (2011). From Bad to Worse. Midwest Business Administration Association.

Refereed Journal Articles

Cook, R., McKnight, R., Hodge, K. A. (2013). The Society for Case Research:  An Organization Built on a Culture of Success. Business Case Journal, 20(2), 6-14. www.sfcr.org
Fleig-Palmer, M. M., Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L. (2012). Teaching Ethical Reasoning Using Venn Diagrams. Journal of Business Ethics Education.
Leonard, E., Hodge, K. A. (2012). The Cat's Paw or Age Discrimination? Journal of Case Studies.
Hodge, K. A., Leonard, E. (2011). From Bad to Worse. Journal of Critical Incidents.
Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L. (2011). Employment Skills for the 21st Century Workplace:  The Gap Between Faculty and Student Perceptions. Journal of Career and Technical Education, 26(2), 28-41.
Hodge, K. A., Hughes, L., Hayes, S. (2010). A Study of the Efficacy of Altman's Z to Predict Bankruptcy of Specialty Retail Firms Doing Business in Contemporary Times. Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives.
Hodge, K. A., Trewin, J. (2010). What is the Board's Responsibility. Journal of Critical Incidents, Vol. 3, 135-138.

Written Case with Instructional Material

Leonard, E., Hodge, K. A. (2012). The Cat's Paw or Age Discrimination. Supervision:  Concepts and Practices of Management,  12th Edition.
Leonard, E., Hodge, K. A. (in press). From Bad to Worse. Supervision:  Concepts and Practices of Management, 12 ed.. Cengage.

Presentations Given

Lear, J. L. (Author), Fleig-Palmer, M. (Author & Presenter), Hodge, K. A. (Author), Fleig, M. J. (Author), Aten, A. (Author). Academy of Management, "Business Knowledge Needed in Health Care to Support Good Stewardship and Effective Management," Philadelphia, PA. (2014).
Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter). "Case Writing," Fort Hays University, Hays, Kansas. (November 7, 2013).
Carpenter, D. A. (Author & Presenter), Hodge, K. A. (Author). Mountain Plains Management Association, "Experiential Learning by Instructor Role Playing in Systems Analysis and Design Class," Mountain Plains Management Association, Cedar City, Utah. (October 18, 2013).
Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter), Lear, J. L. (Author). Mountain Plains Management Conference, "Mapping the Curriculum," Mountain Plains Management Association, Cedar City, Utah. (October 18, 2013).
Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter), Carpenter, D. (Author). Society for Case Research Summer Workshop, "What About Todd?," Society for Case Research, Danbury, CT. (July 12, 2013).
Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter), Cook, R. (Author), McKnight, R. (Author). Society for Case Research, "The Society for Case Research: An Organization Built on a Culture of Success," Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois. (March 2013).
Hodge, K. A. (Panelist), Veal, J. D. (Panelist), Brotherton, T. (Panelist), Nelson, E. (Panelist). Society for Case Research, "Best Practices--Reviewing Case Studies and Critical Incidents:  Editor, Reviewer, and Author Representatives," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (March 28, 2013).
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).
Hodge, K. A. (Author), Lear, J. L. (Author & Presenter). Mountain Plains Management Association, "Journey of Discovery: Moving the focus from teaching to learning," Mountain Plains, Kearney, NE. (October 2012).
McKnight, R., Leonard, E., Cook, R., Hodge, K. A., "Service to Members or Conflict of Interest," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (March 2012).
Hodge, K. A. (Panelist), Redmer, T. (Panelist), Brotherton, T. (Panelist), Cellucci, L. (Panelist), Nelson, E. (Panelist), Hackert, A. (Panelist). Society for Case Research, "Best Practices:  Reviewing Case Studies and Critical Incidents:  Author, Editor, and Reviewer Perspectives," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (March 30, 2012).
Hodge, K. A. (Panelist), Cellucci, L. (Panelist), Korb, L. (Panelist), Thomas, J. (Panelist). Society for Case Research, "Writing Descriptive Cases," Midwest Business Administration Association International, Chicago, IL. (March 29, 2012).
Lear, J. L., Hodge, K. A., "Communication:  A Necessary Skill for the 21st Century Workplace," Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L., "Employees'. Students', and Instructors' Percentions of necessary Employment Skills:  A Mixed Methods Study," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado. (2011).
Hodge, K. A., Leonard, Jr., E. C., "From Bad to Worse," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2011).
Fleig-Palmer, M., Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L., "Teaching Ethical Reasoning Using Venn Diagrams," Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
Leonard, E. C., Hodge, K. A., "What Did I Do to Deserve This?," Society for Case Research, Rochester, New York. (2011).
Hodge, K. A., "One of 4 panelists on panel entitled Getting Your Case Published," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2010).
Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L., "Perceptual Differences between American Students and International Students:  The Skill Each Group believes is Important for Initial Post-Graduate Employment," National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Layton, Utah. (2010).
Hughes, L. W., Hayes, S., Hodge, K. A., "A Study of the Efficacy of Altman's Z," Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Omaha, Nebraska. (2009).
Broekemeier, G., Hodge, K. A., "Marketing Implications of Parents of Deciding High School Students Regarding Their Concerns During the College Choice Process," Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii. (2009).
Hodge, K. A., Cook, R., "So, You think You Want To Write A Case!," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).
Hodge, K. A., Trewin, J., "What's the Board's Responsibility," Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant

Lear, J. L., Hodge, K. A., "Student/Business 21st Century Business Skills Survey," Sponsored by Research Services Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2010).

Awards and Honors

MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper, MBAA and McGraw-Hill/Irwon. (March 1, 2013).
Outstanding Tenured Faculty Scholarship Award, College of Business and Technology. (2012).

Department Service

Faculty member, Annual Faculty Retreat. (August 21, 2013).
Represented Management Department at Transfer Day, Transfer Day. (April 18, 2013).
Represented the Management Department, Loper Preview Day. (January 29, 2012 - January 29, 2013).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Loper Preview Day. (2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Multicultural Day. (2011).
Committee Chair, Nominations Committee for the Society of Case Research. (2011).
Faculty Advisor, Transfer Day. (2010).
Committee Chair, Management Search Committee. (2009).
Committee Member, Promotion/Tenure Committee for Kathryn Zuckweiler. (2009).
Committee Member, Promotion/Tenure Committee for Richard Meznarich. (2009).
Transfer Days. (2009).

College Service

Committee Member, CBT Faculty Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2014).
Attendee, Honors Night. (May 2, 2013).
Faculty member of Beta Gamma Delta, Beta Gamma Delta Initiation. (April 26, 2013).
Faculty member, Scholarship Ceremony for B&T. (April 26, 2013).
Committee Member, Business Ethics Day. (March 6, 2013).
Committee Chair, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2012).
Committee Chair, National Mountain Plains Management Conference 2012: CBT Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2012).
Committee Chair, Academic Affairs Committee. (2011).
Committee Member, MBA Policy Subcommittee. (2011).
Committee Chair, Mountain Plains Management Committee Conference. (2011).
Committee Member, CBT Dean's Advisory Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011).
Faculty Advisor, SIFE Practice session prior to SIFE students going to regional competition. (2010).
Committee Chair, Mountain Plains Management Committee (funds disbursement). (2008 - 2010).
Committee Chair, CBT Deans Advisory Committee. (September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2010).

University Service

Committee Member, Academic Affairs Committee. (September 2013 - Present).
Committee Member, Nominations Committee for UNKEA. (2010).
Committee Member, Pratt-Heins Committee. (2009).

Professional Service

Board of Directors of a Company, Society for Case Research, Chicago, Illinois. (2003 - 2014).
Editor, Journal Editor, Society for Case Research, Kearney, Nebraska. (2003 - 2014).
Board of Advisors of a Company, Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2011 - 2013).
Board of Directors of a Company, Mountain Plains Management Committee. (September 6, 2013).
Advisor, Multicultural Advising Day, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).

Public Service

Committee Member, Parish Council, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Other Community Service Activities, Communion Server at my church. (2011).
Other Community Service Activities, Reader at my church. (2011).
Other Community Service Activities, Communion Server at my church. (2010).
Other Community Service Activities, Reader at my church. (2010).

Awards and Honors

Service, Professional

Phil Fisher Service Award, Society for Case Research. (March 1, 2013).