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AUM’s College of Business fosters a collaborative learning environment promoting innovative, effective business practices that positively impact our stakeholders by preparing students for successful careers.


Business Beans


Greetings from the College of Business. I am excited to introduce a new initiative - Business Beans - a publication intended to bridge our faculty research with your business opportunities and strategies. It is our hope that each issue will generate innovative thoughts bringing something new that might benefit your organization.  

So, grab a cup and connect with us!


Dean Ingram's Signature
W. Rhea Ingram, Ph.D.

AUM College of Business 

For previous issues of Business Beans, email us and we'll get you the back issue you are looking for. Want to subscribe? Email us and we'll add you to the list!

Volume IV
Issue I: July 2018
Research Grants awarded to Dr.s Ryan and Bang
Promotion & Tenure announcements for Dr.s ElBadawy, Harrington and He

Volume III

Issue I: August 31, 2016 
"Foreign Companies Choose Auditors" by Hongkang (HK) Xu
"College Student Interest in Personal Finance Education" by Christine Harrington

Issue II: November 22, 2016
Cobb featured in Chief Executive Magazine
Ritvo to spend semester internationally

Issue III: April 25, 2017
Outstanding Young Alumni profile: Ashley Taylor
Outstanding Alumni profile: Tommy Jackson
Outstanding Business Leader profile: Bruce Crawford

Issue IV: July 13, 2017 
"Strengthening Governance in Nonprofit Organizations in Ukraine" by Roger Ritvo;
"Providing Services and Research to Alabama Governments" by Keren Deal

Volume II
Issue I: October 21, 2015

"Using Information to Manage Business Processes Aligned to Strategy" by Jim Ryan
"Factors Influencing Internet Shopping Value and Customer Repurchase Intention" by Jongheon Kim
"Macro Influencers of Electronic Health Records Adoption" by Ravi Chinta

Issue II: April 27, 2016
Outstanding Young Alumni profile: Adam Causey
Outstanding Alumni profile: Gary Soriano
Outstanding Business Leader profile: Clynt Hart

Volume I
Issue I: February 3, 2015
"Male Shopping Behavior" by Venessa Funches
"Changing the World with Innovation" by Don Amoroso
Journal Awards Business Faculty with "Paper of the Year"

Issue II: June 1, 2015
"Long Term Stock Return Performance of Layoff Firms" by Tewhan Hahn
"Challenges & Opportunities Facing Public Hospitals" by Keren Deal
"Impacts of Comprehensive Information Security Programs on Information Security Culture" by Yan Chen