Faculty Profile for Dr. James D Bell

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Dr. James D Bell
Professor Emeritus — Honors College
LAMP 407
phone: (512) 426-0315

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

* MGT 3303: Management of Organizations
* MGT 3360: Studies in Entrepreneurship
* Honors MGT 3393

Research Interests

* Team Development and Productivity
* Self- and Continuous Improvement
* Entrepreneurial Intentions and Opportunities

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Minifie, J., Bell, J., & Zhang, Y. (2018). Recruiting at Campus Job Fairs: Matching Candidate to Industry Requirements. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 18(1), 33–46. Retrieved from https://jbam.scholasticahq.com/
  • Bell, J. D. (2015). Teaching and Fostering Change in the Classroom, Campus, and Community, 11(February 2015), 173–185.
  • Kirby, E., Kirby, S., Bell, J., & Schafer, C. (2010). A study of exploring factors affecting the use of kiasu tactics. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, (11/3), 249–262.
  • Miller, B., Bell, J., Palmer, M., & Gonzalez, A. (2009). Predictors of Entrepreneurial Intentions:  A Quasi-Experiment Comparing Students Enrolled in Introductory Management and Entrepreneurship Classes, 21(2), 39–61.
  • Bell, J. (2008). Opportunity identification/recognition:  Choices, patterns, differences of students enrolled in an entry level entrepreneurship course. (pp. 61–67). Albuquerque, NM: Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: University Service Award Nominee, McCoy College of Business. August 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honors. April 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization, Best Chapter Advisor, 2nd Place, CEO International. October 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honors. April 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor Award, Alpha Chi Honors. April 2013

Selected Grants

  • Bell, James, Kirby, Susan, Kirby, Eric, Schafer, Curt. The Questions We Ask and the Assumptions We Make: GPA and Student Motivation and Employment Opportunities, McCoy Grant Committee, Texas State University, $2000.00. (Funded: 2007 - 2008). Grant.
  • Bell, James, Hill, Robert. Ethical Observations of Successful Entrepreneurs, McCoy Grant Committee, Texas State University, $1200.00. (Funded: 2005 - 2006). Grant.
  • Bell, James. Teaching Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Cretivity Using Student Self Selected Change Management Projects, McCoy Grant Committee, Texas State University, $800.00. (Funded: 2005 - 2006). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Review Board
National Collegiate Honors Association
Present
Committee Member
Department of Management Curriculum Committee
2002-Present
Committee Member
Department of Management Personnel Committee
1998-Present
Faculty Advisor
Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization
1999-2016
Task Force Member
Texas State University-San Marcos Recreation Division
January 2008-December 2016