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Three Professors Awarded by North American Management Association

teachersMalone University Professors Georgia E. Eshelman, Maria Lai-ling Lam, and Martha J. B. Cook were recently informed that their submission—“Three Contributing Factors to Effective Utilization of Technology In Management Education and Practice: Personhood, Mindfulness, and Meditation”-- was awarded as the Distinguished Paper on the conference theme by the North American Management Society, identified by reviewers as the top paper for this award from the NAMS Division of MBAA International.

According to program chair, Carolyn Wiley, Ph.D. of Roosevelt University (Chicago, Illinois), the reviewers commented that the paper was awarded because it made them think. Formal recognition of the work occurred at the NAMS Excellence in Scholarship and Service Awards Luncheon held late last month in Chicago, Illinois.

Georgia Eshelman, Ph.D., has served as adjunct professor at Malone University since 1999.
Maria Lam, Ph.D., has served as professor of business administration at Malone since 2001.
Martha Cook, Ed.D., professor of education, emerita, taught at Malone University from 1981-2007.

The 47th annual MBAA International Conference was held in Chicago, March 23 -25, 2011. The North American Management Society was one of 12 participating organizations. The theme of the conference was the use of modern technology in higher education. The award winning paper was presented on Thursday, March 24, by Lam and Eshelman.