Kenneth David Strang

Kenneth David Strang has more than 260 mostly-sole-authored scholarly publications. He is a professor at the State University of New York. He has been teaching and supervising undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students since 1997 across five disciplines: business administration, management information systems, marketing/consumer behavior, supply chain management and economics/statistics. Ken has a doctorate in project management (operations research), an MBA (strategic management), a BSBA (marketing), an AAS (IT) all with summa cum laude/honors plus he is an internationally licensed Project Management Professional (PMI, USA), a Certified Network Administrator (Novell, USA) and a Fellow Life Management Institute with distinction (LOMA, USA). Dr. Strang has lifetime grant projects valued over $7 million+, and he has won several honors including a Behavior Energy Climate Change Fellowship from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, the Emerald Literati award and Duke of Edinborough community service medal, along with several presidential citations. He is the founder/Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management and Associate-Editor at others.

Publications

Emergent Issues in the World War Against Global Terrorism
Kenneth David Strang. © 2019. 21 pages.
The chapter examines the impact of global terrorism on the top most-impacted nations. Global terrorism continues to impact many nations. There are two impacts – actual attacks...
Preface
Kenneth David Strang, Rao Vajjhala, Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2018. 17 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Research, Practices, and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management.
How Social Culture Impacts Young Executive Decision Making in a Context of Uncertainty
Kenneth David Strang, Narasimha Rao Vajjhala. © 2018. 18 pages.
In this chapter, we explore social science theories that could explain how executives make decisions in contexts with a high degree of uncertainty. In particular we focus on how...
Socio-Political Risk-Contingency-Management Framework for Practitioners and Researchers
Kenneth David Strang. © 2018. 18 pages.
In this chapter, a new risk and contingency model is developed to articulate emerging global paradigm factors that were not prevalent in the community of practice 5-6 years ago....
Emergent Issues in the World War Against Global Terrorism
Kenneth David Strang. © 2018. 21 pages.
The chapter examines the impact of global terrorism on the top most-impacted nations. Global terrorism continues to impact many nations. There are two impacts – actual attacks...
Predicting Student Satisfaction and Outcomes in Online Courses Using Learning Activity Indicators
Kenneth David Strang. © 2017. 19 pages.
The premise for this study was that learner interaction in an online web-based course could be assessed in relation to academic performance, or in other words, e-learning....
Integrating Theory and Practice to Identify Contemporary Best Practice Factors in USA Not-for-Profits
Kenneth David Strang. © 2017. 25 pages.
This chapter used a critical analysis of the current NFP literature followed by a practitioner activity analysis using a purposive nonprobability sample of 880 NFP institutions....
Exploring Marketing Theories to Model Business Web Service Procurement Behavior
Kenneth David Strang. © 2016. 30 pages.
This chapter provides literature-grounded definitions of contemporary Web services and marketing theories, which can model business demand through procurement decision-making...
Exploring Marketing Theories to Model Business Web Service Procurement Behavior
Kenneth David Strang. © 2015. 30 pages.
This chapter provides literature-grounded definitions of contemporary Web services and marketing theories, which can model business demand through procurement decision-making...
Risk Management Research Design Ideologies, Strategies, Methods, and Techniques
Kenneth David Strang. © 2015. 28 pages.
The researcher interviewed 11 doctoral students and 12 International Disaster Conference attendees to understand how research guidelines could be improved to help these emerging...
Nonparametric Correspondence Analysis of Global Risk Management Techniques
Kenneth David Strang. © 2014. 25 pages.
This study presents 211 program managers that were interviewed from around the globe to explore the nature of the relationship between portfolio risk management and the...
Planning for Hurricane Isaac using Probability Theory in a Linear Programming Model
Kenneth David Strang. © 2014. 17 pages.
The author demonstrated how linear programming (LP) models with embedded probability theory were applied for disaster planning to mitigate the damages of hurricane Isaac. The...
Exploring Marketing Theories to Model Business Web Service Procurement Behavior
Kenneth David Strang. © 2014. 30 pages.
This chapter provides literature-grounded definitions of contemporary Web services and marketing theories, which can model business demand through procurement decision-making...
Investment Selection in Complex Multinational Projects
Kenneth David Strang. © 2014. 18 pages.
Project executives believe complex multinational investment selection is complicated because there are many criteria to evaluate and the decision-making theories are difficult to...
E-Learning Effectiveness in a Quantitative Course: Theoretical Versus Industry-Related Discussion and Exam Questions
Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 14 pages.
A quasi experiment compared the effectiveness of discussion question types on exam scores in an online quantitative methods course at an accredited university. Correlation, ANOVA...
Balanced Assessment of Flexible E-Learning vs. Face-to-Face Campus Delivery Courses at an Australian University
Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 36 pages.
This case study reminded researchers of the value in using formal methodologies to gain an objective balanced perspective of actual practice. By using models and survey...
Planning for Hurricane Isaac using Probability Theory in a Linear Programming Model
Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 16 pages.
The author demonstrated how linear programming (LP) models with embedded probability theory were applied for disaster planning to mitigate the damages of hurricane Isaac. The...
Risk Management Research Design Ideologies, Strategies, Methods and Techniques
Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 26 pages.
The researcher interviewed 11 doctoral students and 12 International Disaster Conference attendees to understand how research guidelines could be improved to help these emerging...
Homeowner Behavioral Intent to Evacuate After Flood Risk Warnings
Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 22 pages.
The purpose was to create a model for improving resident attitudes toward flood evacuation warnings. Survivors of Hurricane Sandy in New York City were surveyed to test...
Determining the Consistency of Student Grading in a Hybrid Business Course using a LMS and Statistical Software
Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 19 pages.
Extant literature asserted that peer assessments improved learning but only a few studies had addressed the student rating consistency issue and not had evaluated this within a...
Risk Planning with Discrete Distribution Analysis Applied to Petroleum Spills
Roy L. Nersesian, Kenneth David Strang. © 2013. 18 pages.
This study discussed the theoretical literature related to developing and probability distributions for estimating uncertainty. A theoretically selected ten-year empirical sample...
International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM)
Kenneth David Strang. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM) publishes interdisciplinary research papers, reviews, and case studies that examine risk, uncertainty, and...
Constructivism in Synchronous and Asynchronous Virtual Learning Environments for a Research Methods Course
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 15 pages.
Virtual learning is a popular teaching modality, and it has been reported in research that there is no significant difference in academic outcome as compared with face-to-face...
Socio-Cultural and Multi-Disciplinary Perceptions of Risk
Yölande Goodwin, Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 11 pages.
This is a review of the extant risk theory literature that hypothesizes new cross-cultural perceptions and multi-disciplinary techniques have emerged in risk management practice....
Analyzing Research Activity Duration and Uncertainty in Business Doctorate Degrees
Kenneth David Strang, Robert J. Symonds. © 2012. 20 pages.
This study explains how to apply the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) from the project management discipline to quantify uncertainty for the research phase in a...
Education Balanced Scorecard for Online Courses: Australia and U.S. Best-Practices
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 22 pages.
This case presents a best-practice in higher education, whereby a balanced scorecard approach was used to assess the effectiveness of a distance education (online) course in an...
Case Study: Risk Mitigation for Hurricanes near Texas Coast Oil Refineries
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 11 pages.
This paper is a case study about the devastation of Hurricane Ike striking Galveston and Sabine Pass on the Texas Gulf Coast. Authentic field research, historical analysis...
Open Project Planner
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 4 pages.
Student Diaspora and Learning Style Impact on Group Performance
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 18 pages.
The study examined diaspora (team culture) and learning style of 700 international students from 19 countries, enrolled at an accredited Australian university. The research focus...
Nonparametric Correspondence Analysis of Global Risk Management Techniques
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 24 pages.
This study presents 211 program managers that were interviewed from around the globe to explore the nature of the relationship between portfolio risk management and the...
Logistic Planning with Nonlinear Goal Programming Models in Spreadsheets
Kenneth David Strang. © 2012. 14 pages.
This is a case study of a coal mining company to demonstrate how algebra principles and nonlinear goal programming can be applied for logistics planning using spreadsheet...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD)
Chia-Wen Tsai, Pei-Di Shen. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD) serves as a forum for the improvement of online education for schools and teachers planning to implement...
Articulating Tacit Knowledge in Multinational E-Collaboration on New Product Designs
Kenneth David Strang. © 2011. 33 pages.
An e-business new product development (NPD) knowledge articulation model is built from the interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical literature. The model is intended to...
E-Learning Effectiveness in a Quantitative Course: Theoretical Versus Industry-Related Discussion and Exam Questions
Kenneth David Strang. © 2011. 12 pages.
A quasi experiment compared the effectiveness of discussion question types on exam scores in an online quantitative methods course at an accredited university. Correlation, ANOVA...
Simulating E-business Innovation Process Improvement with Virtual Teams Across Europe and Asia
Kenneth D. Strang, Cliff E.L. Chan. © 2011. 21 pages.
In this article, E-business new product development innovation processes were studied at four enterprises across Europe and Asia. E-entrepreneurship innovation was improved using...
Collaborative Synergy and Leadership in E-Business
Kenneth David Strang. © 2011. 25 pages.
Logically, it makes sense that organizations can be successful if their employees collaborate effectively, in a synergistic manner. Economically, e-businesses around the world...
Articulating Tacit Knowledge in Multinational E-Collaboration on New Product Designs
Kenneth David Strang. © 2011. 33 pages.
An e-business new product development (NPD) knowledge articulation model is built from the interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical literature. The model is intended to...
Constructivism in Synchronous and Asynchronous Virtual Learning Environments for a Research Methods Course
Kenneth David Strang. © 2011. 14 pages.
Virtual learning is a popular teaching modality, and it has been reported in research that there is no significant difference in academic outcome as compared with face-to-face...
International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM)
John Wang. Est. 2010.
This fully refereed journal examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of information technology project management, and the interactions, linkages, applications...
Multicultural e-Education: Student Learning Style, Culture and Performance
Kenneth David Strang. © 2010. 21 pages.
Academic performance of international university students was predicted using an interdisciplinary model, built by integrating theories from educational psychology and cultural...
Simulating E-business Innovation Process Improvement with Virtual Teams Across Europe and Asia
Kenneth D. Strang, Cliff E.L. Chan. © 2010. 20 pages.
In this article, E-business new product development innovation processes were studied at four enterprises across Europe and Asia. E-entrepreneurship innovation was improved using...
Balanced Assessment of Flexible e-Learning versus Face-to-Face Campus Delivery Courses at an Australian University
Kenneth David Strang. © 2010. 27 pages.
This case study reminded researchers of the value in using formal methodologies to gain an objective balanced perspective of actual practice. By using models and survey...
Education Balanced Scorecard for Online Courses: Australia and US Best-Practices
Kenneth David Strang. © 2010. 17 pages.
This case presents a best-practice in higher education, whereby a balanced scorecard approach was used to assess the effectiveness of a distance education (online) course in an...
Collaborative Synergy and Leadership in E-Business
Kenneth David Strang. © 2009. 26 pages.
Logically, it makes sense that organizations can be successful if their employees collaborate effectively, in a synergistic manner. Economically, e-businesses around the world...