Strategic Leadership Studies

Elizabeth Narewood authored a policy brief on Lynchburg Beacon of Hope: Building a Collaborative Framework for Student Success which was published on @College_Promise news and insights. 

Degner, K. E., MacDonald, S. K., & Lubin, M. M. (2022). The complex case of noncredit credential innovation in public universities: An organizational leadership perspective. In Y. Huang (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Credential Innovations for Inclusive Pathways to Professions (pp. 65–84). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-3820-3.ch004

Hubbard, M. (2021, October). Choice Theory: Unlocking the Success of the “Japanese Post-War Economic Miracle” for Leadership in Business. International Leadership Association 23rd Global Conference. On site in Geneva, Switzerland and Virtual.

Njagi, A.W., Maingi, C.W., & Musyoka, K.M. (2021). Strategic and International Management With Conscience: A Case of Kenya/Africa. In Business With a Conscience. In J. Marques (1st Edition). Business with a conscience a research companion (pp 432-444). Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9781003139461-36.

Musyoka, K.M. (2021, November). Influence of Transformational Leadership style on the sustainability of Non-Profits in Sub-Saharan Africa Kennedy Musyoka, James Madison University. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 50th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Kennedy Musyoka was awarded an ARNOVA Conference Scholarship & Travel Grant Award to attend the 50th Annual Conference November 18-20, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. The scholarship and grant covered provided $340 in funds to offset travel fees.

Kennedy was also awarded a $500 travel grant from the office of Research & Scholarship to attend ARNOVA.

Tiffany Brutus was selected as the doctoral student recipient for the Woman of Distinciton Award by JMU's office of Access and Inclusion. 

Kristi Shackelford (Ph.D. Candidate) served on the Association of Governing Boards (ABG) Project Team for the book Principles of Trusteeship: How to Become a Highly Effective Board Member for Colleges, Universities, and Foundations.

Jalal Maqableh (Doctoral Candidate) is writing a series of five articles for the Shenandoah Business Journal, a publication from Harrisonburg’s Daily-News Record, on post pandemic recovery for small and local businesses.

Jalal also played a role on the international political stage during summer 2021! He assisted the King of Jordan’s media team with arranging interviews with political analysts in Washington D.C. during King Abdullah’s visit with President Biden in July of this year. The interviews Jalal helped arrange discussed cooperation between Jordan and the U.S. on approaching current issues in the Middle East.

Doctoral Candidate Elizabeth Narehood's policy brief “Virginia’s G3 Initiative: A Workforce Development Statewide Promise” was published on the College Promise Campaign news site in November 2021. Elizabeth’s brief examines Governor Northam’s campaign for free community college as part of the G3 initiative, short for “Get a Skill, Get a Job, Get Ahead.” In addition to tuition-free community college, G3 seeks to place critical supports for low- and middle-income students while targeting education programs for high-demand careers to drive the state’s economic, social, and civic prosperity overall, and aid in Virginia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hornsby, G., Brantmeier, E., & Titareva, T. (2021, November). Toward BIPOC Faculty Equity: Investigating Professional Development Needs. 46th Annual POD Network Conference. Virtual.

Finseth, D. (2021, November).  Assessing Nonprofit College Vulnerability: A Grounded Theory Approach. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 50th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.Finseth, D. (2021, November).  Assessing Nonprofit College Vulnerability: A Grounded Theory Approach. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 50th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

*Sloan, M.F., Kim, M., Irungu, E., & Charles, C. (2021, November). Nonprofit leaders’ capital structure decisions in times of fiscal shock. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 50th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Emily Irungu was also awarded an ARNOVA Conference Scholarship which covered registration fees ($190) to attend the conference.

Malomba, M. & *Sloan, M.F. (2021, November). Community collaboration towards solving rural social issues. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 50th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Malomba, M. & *Sloan, M.F. (2021, November). Nonprofit Leadership: A Synthesis of Current Literature. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 50th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Maureen Malomba was selected as one of 24 participants for ARNOVA's Graduate Diversity Scholars and Leaders Professional Development Workshop held during the 50th annual conference November 18-20, 2021. The program focused on helping emerging scholars from underrepresented groups prepare to enter the field of nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary action studies. The award provided a $1,000 scholarship and support to offset travel expenses to attend the workshops and conference.

Maureen was also 1 of 7 faculty accepted to the Fall 2021 JMU African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Center Critical Perspectives and Pedagogies Institute. Every semester AAAD selects up to 12 qualified faculty members to attend this highly iterative 8-session classes. The AAAD Critical Perspectives and Pedagogies Institute is a new annual 8-week institute that offers JMU faculty participants the chance to dive deeply into the histories, philosophies, methodologies, and pedagogies of African, African American and Diaspora Studies. The acceptance awarded Maureen a $250 stipend.

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