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MBA students to present research

April 20, 2009

Nine MBA students at Coastal Carolina University will present their research projects on Friday, April 24 and 10 more graduate students will present on Saturday, April 25 in Wall Auditorium. The presentations are open to the public. Each student presenter focuses on an area of personal business interest; presenters each have a professor mentor guiding appropriate research methodologies and analysis.

Friday, April 24

4 p.m. Christine Bell and Vanessa Fiske, "Influence of Gender Stereotypes of previous leaders on perceptions of new leaders as evidenced by task performance under the new leader"

4:30 p.m. Jay Dennis, "Economic Overview of Horry County"

5 p.m., Krystal Davis, "Opportunities in E-Government for Small South Carolina Counties"

5:30 p.m., Chris St. John, "Creation of a State Social Security and Retirement Supplemental Plan (SSRSP)"

6 p.m., Barry Spivey, "Gap Analysis, Fulfillment, and Service Quality in the Waccamaw Area Agency on Aging"

6:30 p.m., Kim Warne and Alexis Oswald, "In-Migrant Satisfaction on the Carolina Coast"

7 p.m., Brandon T. Charpied, "Life outcomes on first generation Habitat for Humanity homeowners"

Saturday, April 25

8:30 a.m., Nick Hucks and Von Todd-, "Agriculture Risk Management Awareness in the Northern Coastal Plains of South Carolina"

9 a.m., Courtni Day, "Employee Satisfaction with Performance Evaluations"

9:30 a.m., Matt Turbeville and Adam Rabon, "Rural America's Economic Struggles: A Microeconomic focus on Marion County, SC"

10 a.m., Chrystal Johnson, "Implicit Theories of Organizations Across Generations"

10:30 a.m., Brendon Clonts and Katie Heher, "Financial Risk and Economic Perception"

11 a.m., Mike Wallace and Keith Wehrung, "Firm Valuation in Mergers and Acquisitions of Financial Institutions"