Dr. Joann K. Williams
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Phone: (334) 683-5135
AT JUDSON COLLEGE SINCE 2009
Introduction to Macro-Economics; Introduction to Micro Economics; Marketing; Principles of Finance; Management; Personal Financial Management; Business Communication; Small Business Management; International Business.
MEET THE PROFESSOR
Previous to joining the Judson College faculty, Dr. Joann Krauss Williams taught undergraduate and graduate classes in human resource management, labor relations, general management and strategic management at Jacksonville State University. She has also taught at Western Illinois University and Washington State. Besides teaching, Dr. Williams conducts HR and management workshops for executives, managers and employees. She has received several teaching awards from Jacksonville State University and Washington State University.
Williams' Ph.D. dissertation focused on decision-making during organizational crisis. Her current research focuses on incivility in the work place and scholarship of teaching. She has presented her research at various professional conferences and has published in several conference proceedings and refereed journals. In 2001, her research was recognized with a Gene Teeple Outstanding Paper Award from the Atlantic Marketing Association annual conference.
Besides her academic credentials, Dr. Williams received the Senior Professional In Human Resources Certificate from the Society for Human Resource Management in December of 2000. She also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Sarrall Regional Dental Clinic in Alabama.
She has spent twelve years in industry including eight years in management. During her tenure in industry, she worked in food service, specialty retail, and banking. Her most rewarding experience in industry was the four and a half years she spent managing a small business for an absentee owner.
Associate Professor, Department of Management & Marketing - Jacksonville State University, 1999-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Management - Western Illinois University, 1998-1999 AND, Washington State University, 1997-1998
Various Graduate Assistantships
Research Assistant - Thomas M. Carroll, Consultant Economics, Nevada, 1991-1992
Customer Service Representative - PriMerit Bank, Nevada, 1988-1990
SELECTED MANUSCRIPTS PUBLISHED IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Introduction to Symposium on Workplace Aggression. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior (forthcoming). (2010)
So what does dance have to do with it? Using dance to teach students about leadership. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education. Co-authored by Williams and T.O. Peterson. 2004
Consortium Affiliation and Travel Agency Performance: Evidence of Strength in Numbers. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. Co-authored by Williams, J.W. Bronson and W.L. Dougan. 2002
Williams, J. K. (2010). Economic Impact Study of Judson College and Marion Military Institute on Perry County. (Forthcoming)
SELECTED PUBLISHED RESOURCE REVIEWS (JOURNALS) AND MANUSCRIPTS (CONFERENCES)
Review - A review of "Next Generation Management Development: The Complete Guide and Resource." Academy of Management Learning & Teaching Education (2009)
Review - A review of "The Handbook of Blended Learning." Academy of Management Learning & Teaching Education (2008)
Conferences - Thomas, J. L., Cunningham, B. J. and Krauss, J. L. (2001). The impact of involvement, perceived moral intensity and satisfaction upon trust in nonprofit relational contexts: Outcomes and processes. In Jerry W. Wilson, (Ed.) Integrated Marketing for the Future, Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings.
Conferences - Krauss, J. L. (1996). How to Manage the Threat of Food-Borne Illnesses Within Your Organization. New Avenues in Risk and Crisis Management, Volume V: 78-81. Las Vegas, NV: UNLV Publications.
Academy of Management
-Human Resource Division
-Management Resource Division
- Research Methods Division
Society of Human Resource Management
* Dr. Williams has made multiple conference presentations, had multiple speaking engagements at executive training workshops and has been invited to make numerous guest presentations. She has also offered her professional expertise as a source for interviews with various media outlets.
Likewise, Williams has been the recipient of many research grants, honors and awards. She has taken part in numerous service activities, both academically and in communities, most of which she either organized or chaired.