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Bruce Walker
Associate Professor
School of Management
HMPH 158
318-342-1117
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Bruce C Walker, PhD
Associate Professor, Management
Management Program Coordinator

Education

Ph D

1997, Business Administration
University of Arkansas

MBA

1979, Business Administration
University of Texas at Arlington

BBA

1976, General Business
Northeast Louisiana University

Biographical Sketch

I have been a faculty member at the University of LA - Monroe since 1996.  Additionally, I deliver management training and consulting services to regional businesses.  Conduct significant training in the areas of racial and sexual harassment awareness.

While at ULM, I have served on the University's Diversity Committee, the Academic-Athletic Committee, and on the ULM Faculty Senate.  I served as President of the Faculty Senate during the 2009-2010 academic year.

Additionally, I earned a Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy from the Harvard Business School online in July 2019 and am a member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.  Also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Research Interests

Business sustainability, especially related to small businesses

Racial and Sexual Harassment

Factors impacting employee behaviors, engagement, and well being.

Recent Publications

Walker, B. C., Parker, M. E. (2003). The Family and Medical Leave Act: A Positive or Negative for Business? (pp. 1-14). Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Walker, B. C., Guerriero, E. J. (2004). The Internet and Anonymity in Higher Education: Protected by Tenure, Academic Freedom or First Amendment?. The Global Education Journal, Franklin Publishing Co.
Williamson, S. G., Stevens, R. E., Walker, B. C. (2004). Shifting Ethics: A Pilot Study of Ethical Choice in Experienced Work Teams (pp. 56-72). Ethics and Critical Thinking Journal.
Williamson, S. G., Stevens, R. E., Walker, B. C., Cole, H. S. (2006). Men and Women and Shifting Ethics: A Pilot Study of Gender Differences in Ethical Shift (pp. 168-182). Southwest Academy of Management.
Williamson, S. G., Stevens, R. E., Walker, B. C., Cole, H. S. (2006). Gender Differences in Ethical Shift: Straight Arrows and Crooked Arrows (pp. 45-68). Dallas, Texas: Ethics and Critical Thinking Journal.
Guerriero, E. J., Walker, B. C. (2007). Administrative Grade Changes at a Public University: To "B" or not to "B". Martin, TN: Academic Business World.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). Welcome Home Church (pp. 351-356). Binghamton, NY: Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). River Pines School: B (pp. 319-324). Binghamton, NY: Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). River Pines School: A (pp. 315-318). Binghamton, NY: Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). Professional Home Inspection (pp. 391-400). Binghamton, NY: Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). Madison County Country Club (pp. 363-368). Binghamton, NY: Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). Juan Carlos' Mexican Restaurant (pp. 333-340). Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Stevens, R. E., Walker, B. C., Loudon, D. L. (2007). House of Topiary (pp. 387-390). Binghamton, NY: Marketing Research Essentials: Text and Cases, Best Business Books.
Walker, B. C., Stevens, R. E., Loudon, D. L. (2007). Gary Branch, CPA (pp. 325-332). Binghamton, New York: Marketing Research Essentials, Best Business Books.
Guerriero, E. J., Walker, B. C. (2008). Administrative Changes in a Public University: To "B" or not to "B" (pp. 7-12). Martin, TN: The Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education.
Williamson, S. G., Clow, K., Walker, B. C., Ellis, S. (2011). Ethical Issues in the Age of the Internet: A Study of Students' Perceptions Using the MES Scale (pp. 128-143). Journal of Internet Commerce.
Rodriguez, A., Walker, B. (2016). Embracing Sustainability in Small and Medium Size Enterprises (pp. 16). Business Studies Academy.
Walker, B., Ardoin, E., Cole, H. (2015). Work-Life Balance Among Entrepreneurs: An Exploratory Study (pp. 162-172). International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.
Pham, L., Williamson, S., Walker, B., DeNardin, T., Strickler, C. Measuring e-learning service quality: An exploratory study in a newly emerging country. SW Decision Sciences Institute.
Pham, L., Kim, K., Walker, B., DeNardin, T., Le, H. C. Development and validation of an instrument to measure student perceived E-learning service quality. Philadelphia: International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.

Awards & Honors

October 2009 Outstanding Service Award.

March 2008 Nominated for the Scott Professorship Teaching Award.

October 2007 Outstanding Professor in the College of Business.

May 2007 Best Paper Award.

June 2005 Bruce and Lizabeth Boulware Professor In Management.

April 2004 Most Congenial Professor in CBA.

April 2003 Professor Who Most Acts Like a Student in CBA.

April 2003 Professor of the Year.

April 2002 Outstanding University Professor Award.

April 2002 Most Entertaining Professor in CBA.

Courses Taught

BMBA 5022ORGANIZATIONAL THEO & BEHAVIOR, 13 course(s)

BMBA 5030INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, 15 course(s)

BUSN 3001International Business, 1 course(s)

MGMT 3001Concepts and Practice, 1 course(s)

MGMT 3005ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 30 course(s)

MGMT 3006MGT IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, 9 course(s)

MGMT 3007Human Resource Mgmt, 5 course(s)

MGMT 3008COMPENSATION & BENEFITS, 4 course(s)

MGMT 3009OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 4 course(s)

MGMT 3015Staffing, 3 course(s)

MGMT 3020Human Resources Dev, 1 course(s)

MGMT 3030LEADERSHIP, 1 course(s)

MGMT 4010SEMINAR IN HUMAN RESOURCE MGT, 11 course(s)

MGMT 4092TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT, 3 course(s)

MGMT 5005SEMINAR IN MANAGEMENT, 7 course(s)

MGMT 5007SEMINAR IN HUMAN RESOURCE MGT, 4 course(s)

QMDS 2010Statistics/Quality Contr, 3 course(s)