Kay Hodge

Professor

Office: WSTC 401C   |    Phone: (308) 865-8003   |    Email: hodgek@unk.edu

Kay Hodge

Education

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).
Midwest Business Administration Association. (2014).
National Education Association. (2014).
Society for Case Research. (2014).
University of Nebraska at Kearney Education Association. (2014).


Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

MGT 301, Principles of Management, 11 courses.
MGT 301H, Principles of Management, 5 courses.
MGT 493, Social Resp/Issues & Ethics, 23 courses.
MGT 493H, Social Resp/Issues & Ethics, 10 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).


Research

http://unknews.unk.edu/2016/12/13/embracing-scholarship-hodge-adapts-learns-to-love-case-study-research/

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

Lear, J. L., Fleig-Palmer, M., Hodge, K. A., Fleig, M. J., Arensdorf, A. J. (in press). Business Fundamentals For Health Care Providers: Ensuring Effective Practice Management and Good Stewardship. Journal of Health Administration Education.

Hodge, K. A., Carpenter, D. A. (2015). Send Him With Todd. Journal of Case Studies. 

Hodge, K. A., Elder, B. R. (2015). Terminated. Journal of Case Studies, 33(1), 156. http://www.sfcrjcs.org/index.php/sfcrjcs

Hodge, K. A., Carpenter, D. A. (2015). Too Big for His Britches. Journal of Case Studies, 33(1) 160-164.

Hodge, K. A., Carpenter, D. A. (2014). Who's Training Whom. Journal of Critical Incidents (2014 edition).

Hodge, K. A., Carpenter, D. A. (2014). You Are Not Good Enough. Journal of Case Studies, 32, 14-15. sfcrjcs.org

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

Hodge, K. A., Borchers, A. (Presenter). Society for Case Research Summer Workshop, "Pre-Conference Workshop--Case Writer's Boot Camp," Society for Case Research, Lipscomb Univeristy, Nashville, TN. (July 9, 2015).

Lear, J. L. (Author & Presenter), Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter), Lear, S. L. (Author). Comics in Medicine and Education, "Cartoons: Impressing Millennials," University of Nebraska Kearney, Kearney, NE. (April 10, 2015).

Hodge, K. A. (Panelist), Thomas, J. (Coordinator/Organizer), Cellucci, L. (Panelist), Brotherton, T. (Panelist). MBAA International, "Developing Effective Case Disguises," Society for Case Research, Chicago, IL. (March 26, 2015).

Hodge, K. A. (Panelist), Davis, C. (Panelist), Cellucci, L. (Panelist), Peters, C. (Panelist), Brotherton, T. (Panelist), Redmer, T. (Panelist). MBAA International, "How to Publish in SCR Journals," Society for Case Research, Chicago, IL. (March 26, 2015).

Hodge, K. A. (Presenter). College of Business and Technology, "Spring Research Seminar," Faculty Development Committee, UNK  West Center Room 123. (March 11, 2015).

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), Carpenter, D. A. (Author & Presenter). Society for Case Research Workshop, "Send Him with Todd," Society for Case Research, Rock Hill, South Carolina. (July 11, 2014).

Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter), Elder, B. R. (Author). Society for Case Research Workshop, "Terminated," Society for Case Research, Rock Hill, South Carolina. (July 11, 2014).

Hodge, K. A., Carpenter, D. A. (Author & Presenter). Society for Case Research Workshop, "Too Big for His Britches," Society for Case Research, Rock Hill, South Carolina. (July 11, 2014).

Hodge, K. A. (Panelist), Veal, J. D. (Panelist), Thomas, J. (Panelist). MBAA International Conference, "Panel:  Getting involved in the Society for Case Research," MBAA International, Chicago, IL. (March 28, 2014).

Hodge, K. A. (Author), Carpenter, D. A. (Author & Presenter). MBAA International Conference, "Send Him with Todd," MBAA International, Chicago, IL. (March 28, 2014).

Hodge, K. A. (Author & Presenter), Carpenter, D. A. (Author & Presenter). MBAA International Conference, "Too Big for His Britches," MBAA International, Chicago, IL. (March 26, 2014).

Hodge, K. A. (Discussant). MBAA International Conference, "Critical incident presentations," MBAA International, Chicago, IL. (March 26, 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' Perceptions 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).

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).


Service

Department Service

Committee Member, Academic Affairs. (September 2014 - Present).
Faculty Advisor, Management Department. (January 2014 - December 2014).
Committee Member, Annual Faculty Retreat. (August 20, 2014).
Faculty Advisor, Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference. (April 2, 2014).
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).

College Service

Committee Member, General Studies Committee. (September 1, 2014 - Present).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee. (September 2013 - Present).
Faculty presenter, Honors Night. (May 7, 2014).
Faculty member, Beta Gamma Sigma Initiation. (May 2, 2014).
Faculty presenter, Scholarship Night. (May 2, 2014).
Faculty member, College Spring Meeting. (April 30, 2014).
Attended an up-dating meeting on the committee, Assurance of Learning Informational Session. (April 23, 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).


Professional

Professional Service

Session Chair, Society for Case Research, Rock Hill,, South Carolina. (July 12, 2014 - Present).
Board of Advisors of a Company, Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2011 - 2015).
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).
Scribe/took notes, Society for Case Research, Chicago, IL. (March 27, 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

Other Community Service Activities, Communion Server at my church. (2011 - 2014).
Other Community Service Activities, Reader at my church. (2011 - 2014).
Committee Member, Parish Council, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012 - 2013).
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 26, 2015).
Phil Fisher Service Award, Society for Case Research. (March 1, 2013).