Dr. John Parnell

John A. Parnell earned the BSBA (Marketing), MBA, and MA (Adult Education) degrees from East Carolina University, the Doctor of Education degree from Campbell University, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Strategic Management from The University of Memphis. Dr. Parnell has fifteen years of college teaching and administrative experience and presently serves as the William Henry Belk Professor of Management at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He is a recipient of the 2002 H.M. Lafferty Distinguished Faculty Award at Texas A&M University-Commerce and the 2005 Adolph Dial Award for Scholarly & Creative Activity at UNC-Pembroke. Dr. Parnell is the author of over 200 basic and applied research articles, published presentations, and cases. His present research is focused on business strategy and performance, entrepreneurial strategy, crisis management, and sustainable strategic management. Recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Management Decision, Journal of Management Education, the European Journal of Management, and Strategic Change. His co-edited book, Business English, was published in 2003 by the Higher Education Press in Beijing. The third edition of his current textbook—Strategic Management Concepts—was published in 2008. He is the founding editor of the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management. He lectures abroad, most recently in Mexico, Peru and China.

There are 6 included publications by Dr. John Parnell :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The Desktop Manager 2006 704 The article focuses on the concept of the desktop manager. The authors emphasize the effect of technology and Internet on desktop managers. The lack of interpersonal skills as one of the problems that need attention is considered. This problem involv...
Entrepreneurial Service Performance and Technology Management: A Study of China and Japan 2006 1071 There is a dearth of empirical research examining on-the-job performance in China. This paper, however, adds to the literature by examining high technology businesses in China and demonstrating how their internal processes may differ both from wester...
Integrating Strategic Groups and the Resource Based Perspective:: Understanding the Competitive Process 2005 5998 Although the strategic group and resource based perspectives are frequently presented as mutually exclusive, we argue otherwise. The resource based view informs strategic group analysis through a firm’s product or service portfolio by offering a rich...
Marketing Resources and Firm Performance among SMEs 2006 3688 According to the resource-based view (RBV) of the firm, strategically relevant resources are the basis for organizational performance. This paper examines the link between seven marketing resources associated with customer orientation and performance...
The Role of Human Resources in the Success of New Businesses 2006 3564 Factors associated with business success have been pervasive topics in the entrepreneurship literature for decades and have addressed all functional areas of business, such as marketing, finance, and production (Bruno, Leidecker, & Harder, 1987; Terp...
Variations in Strategic Philosophy among American and Mexican Managers 2004 1410 Strategic managers today are faced with five critical judgment calls when formulating strategies for their companies: (1) Approaching strategy as an art or as a science, (2) publicizing the strategy or maintaining its secrecy, (3) seeking strategic c...