Management

Ron Konecny

Ron Konecny

Professor
Management
West Center, 249W
(308) 865-8366
konecnyr@unk.edu

PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1987.
Major: Economics
Dissertation Title: Input-Output Multiplier Distributions from Production Paths

MA, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1985.
Major: Economics

BS, Northwest Missouri State University, 1975.
Major: Physics, Applied Mathematics

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary

Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2001 - Present).
Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1993 - 2001).
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1988 - 1993).
Director, Center for Rural Economic Development, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1988 - 1990).
Instructor, University of Nebraska at Lincoln. (1987).
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska at Lincoln. (1985 - 1987).
Teacher and Counselor, G.C.H.S. (Chinese High School in the Philippines). (1982 - 1983).

Professional/Managerial

Manager of Research and Statistics, Nebraska Energy Office, State of Nebraska. (1980 - 1982).
Research Analyst, Nebraska Department of Revenue. (1975 - 1980).

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

MGT 233, Business Statistics, 20 courses.
MGT 314, Operations & Supply Management, 15 courses.
MGT 314H, Operations & Supply Management, 4 courses.
MGT 814, Operations Management, 2 courses.
MGT 825, Decision Science (Graduate), 1 course.

Presentations Given

Konecny, R. (Author & Presenter), Jenkins, L. A. (Author). "Data Driven Analysis in Healthcare: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics," Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah. (October 18, 2013).
Konecny, R., Carstenson, L. G. National Mountain Plains Management Conference, "A Debate: The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Cedar City, Utah. (October 18, 2013).
Konecny, R. (Author & Presenter), Carstenson, L. G. (Author & Presenter). "Recent Developments in Use Tax Compliance," National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2012).
Konecny, R. (Author & Presenter), Moffett, M. D. (Author & Presenter). "9/11: How The Last Ten Years of Reactive Legislative Action Have Changed the Business Landscape," Great Plains Economic and Business Conference/Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Norfolk, Nebraska. (October 2011).
Konecny, R. (Author & Presenter), Carstenson, L. G. (Author & Presenter). National Mountain Plains Management Conference, "Use Tax Compliance and Legal Considerations," National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Mesa, Colorado. (October 6, 2011).
Konecny, R. (Author & Presenter), Konecny, J. L. (Author). "Forces in the Cloud," National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Laypon, Utah. (2010).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract

Konecny, R. (Co-Principal), Jenkins, L. A. (Co-Principal), "Is Medicaid Expansion Good for South Dakotas Business Community, Economy, and People?," Sponsored by South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations, Private, $26,000.00. (December 15, 2013).
Konecny, R., Jenkins, L. A., "City of Plattsmouth TIF Statutory Requirement Report, Westside Commercial Addition," Sponsored by City of Plattsmouth, Nebraska, $8,000.00. (August 2010).
Konecny, R., Jenkins, L. A., "City of Columbus, Westgate Redevelopment Project, TIF Statutory Requirement Report," Sponsored by City of Columbus, $8,000.00. (July 12, 2010).
Konecny, R., Jenkins, L. A., "Fremont Economic Impact Study: ACCESSNebraska Call Center," Sponsored by City of Central City, Nebraska, $6,000.00. (April 30, 2010).
Konecny, R., Jenkins, L. A., "City of Valley, TIF Statutory Requirement Report, Menard Distribution Center," Sponsored by City of Valley, Nebraska, $6,000.00. (January 8, 2009).

College Service

Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2012 - Present).
Committee Chair, CBT Faculty Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2012).
Committee Member, CBT Faculty Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011).
Committee Member, CBT Graduate Program/MBA Committee. (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2011).
Committee Chair, CBT Student Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010).
Committee Member, CBT:BD AACSB Accreditation Committee. (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2009).

University Service

Faculty Advisor, The Navigators. (2010 - 2013).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate Grievance Subcommittee. (2009 - 2013).
Committee Member, UNK General Studies Committee. (2009 - 2013).
Committee Member, Joint General Studies/Faculty Senate Ad hoc Committee. (2009 - 2010).

Professional Service

Member, Mountain Plains Business Association. (October 2010 - Present).
Editorial Review Board Member, Economic & Business Journal:  Inquiries & Perspectives-Editorial Board. (2010 - 2013).
Board of Directors of a Company, Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Omaha, Nebraska. (1990 - 2013).

Public Service

Board Member, Himanchal Education Foundation, Kearney, NE. (July 1, 2013 - Present).
Member, Torch International, Kearney, NE. (September 2012 - Present).

Consulting

The Buckle, inc., Kearney Nebraska. (2003 - 2014).
Good Samaritan Hospital. (October 2008 - May 2009).
Baldwin Filters. (December 2008 - January 2009).