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Presentation given to the Doctorate in Business Administration Cohort 2008

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    • Presentation to DBA Cohort Richard G. Bush, Ph. D.
    • My Background
      • Career Experience
        • Today
          • Director, Undergraduate Management Programs – LTU
          • Instructor (Online, Hybrid, and On-ground) - LTU
        • Have held many positions from technician to senior IT manager.
        • This year makes 30 years of work experience.
      • Education
        • B. A. in Management and Organizational Development (1999)
        • M. A. in Organizational Management (2001)
        • Ph. D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences (2006)
    • My Family
      • My wife Suzanne
      • My son Alexander
      • … and the Critters:
        • Penny Piddle
        • Bonker
        • Buddy
        • Kizmet
        • Peppie
        • Orion
    • My Publications
      • Bush, R. (2005, January 23-24, 2005). An Analysis of Student Acceptance of Computer-Mediated Communication. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Applied Management and Decision Sciences, Athens, GA.
      • Bush, R. (2006a). Online Assessments: Strategies for Creating Reliable Exams. Unpublished Presentation. Michigan Blackboard Users Group Conference.
      • Bush, R. (2006b). Student Perceptions and Institutional Decisions of Technology: The Technology Acceptance Model. Unpublished Dissertation, Walden University.
      • Bush, R. (2006c, January 20, 2006). A Study of Student Acceptance of Computer-Mediated Communication. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Applied Management and Decision Sciences, Dallas.
      • Bush, R. (2006d). Using Safe Assignment to Improve Outcomes Assessment: One of Many Tools to Improve Student Writing. Unpublished Presentation. Michigan Blackboard Users Group Conference.
      • Bush, R. (2008). Lawrence Tech's new online completion program looks to aid Michigan's struggling economy: Pathways through Partnerships program provides smooth transition for community college students. Community College Week, Spring 2008, 6-7.
      • Bush, R. (2008). Student Perceptions and Institutional Decisions: The Technology Acceptance Model : VDM Verlag.
      • Bush, R., Castelli, P., Lowry, P., & Cole, M. (2008a). Improving Teaching Presence in a Virtual Classroom .
      • Bush, R., Castelli, P., Lowry, P., & Cole, M. (2008b). Improving Teaching Presence in a Virtual Classroom. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.
      • Bush, R., & Korrapati, R. (2004). Appreciative Inquiry as a Model for Positive Change in an Undergraduate Information Technology Degree Program. Paper presented at the Allied Academies International Conference, Maui, Hawaii.
      • Bush, R., & Kujawa, L. (2008). Pathways through Partnerships. Paper presented at the CIT 2008 Salt Lake City, UT.
      • Bush, R., & Lowry, P. (2008). Technologies and Delivery Methods. Unpublished Poster Session. Lawrence Technological University.
      • Bush, R., & McCord, A. S. (2008). Technologies to Support Interactive and Connective OD. In W. J. Rothwell, R. Sullivan & J. Stavros (Eds.), Practicing Organization Development (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Pfeiffer.
      • Castelli, P., Bush, R., & Kirkwood, V. (2006). Outcomes Assessment for Undergraduate Management Degree Programs: An Appreciative Inquiry Approach. The International Journal of Applied Management and Technology .
      • McCord, A., Boettcher, J., & Bush, R. (2007). Implications of the 2006 Sloan-C Report. Unpublished Live Online Presentation Innovate-Live.
      • Poulious, N., Fox, S., & Bush, R. (2008, February 27, 2008). Internet Security of Grown Ups. Paper presented at the Regional Skills Alliance - Automation Alley, Oakland Public Schools.
    • Research
      • Quantitative
      • Qualitative
      • Mix-Methods (Qual/Quant)
      • … .so which one should you use?
    • My Research Interests
      • Business and Information Technology Alignment
      • Business Technology Management
      • Research Methods, Pedagogy vs. Andragogy and Education
      • Higher Education and Information Technology Trends
      • Acceptance and Use of Technology
      • … these are just a few broad areas.
    • Somethings to think about…
      • Adjunct Instructor
        • Here or elsewhere
        • UMP is always looking for talent
      • My availability to serve on committees…
        • Keep me in mind as you move forward
        • My research is still painfully fresh in my mind
      • As you research…
        • Find your passion, and match it with your desired goals (current employment or future faculty appointments or both)
        • Be determined. This is not a given, it takes a great deal of effort, clarity of purpose, money, and time to complete.
        • Publish. Use your research to publish.
      A Final (not really) Thought
      • Why?
      • What?
      • Who?
      • When?
      • … remain curious forever.
      Never Stop Asking…
    • Questions?