Brief Biography

Dr. Rick Weible graduated from Mississippi State University with a doctorate (DBA) in Management Information Systems in 1993. Dr. Weible received his Masters degree (MBA) from Marshall University in 1984 and his bachelors degree in business administration (BBA) majoring in Management at Marshall in 1977.

Dr. Weible has taught for over 25 years at several leading universities, including: Radford University, Mississippi State University, Auburn University at Montgomery, and Marshall University. He a has been teaching management information systems at Marshall since 1993.

Dr. Weible is the author of several Journal articles. His current research interests focuses on using Web 2.0 technologies to improve the educational process and the impact of internship programs on the student, the employer and the University. Additionally, Dr. Weible has been published in national and regional education conference proceedings.

Dr. Weible is the president of a computer consulting firm that focuses on e-commerce.

On a personal note, Rick was born in Huntington and was a freshman at Marshall in 1970 when the football team was tragically killed by the plane crash.  He served a two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints in California in the early 1970's. He participated in Army ROTC and spent two years on active duty and five years in the reserves and national guard, leaving with the rank of Captain. Rick is the father of 8 children and 2 step-children and has 6 grandchildren. 


Research

Refereed Journal Articles

Brown, B. S., Weible, R. J., Olmosk, K. E. Business School Deans on Student Academic Dishonesty: A Survey. To appear in College Student Journal, Forthcoming in 2010.

Weible, R. J. (2010). Are Universities Reaping the Available Benefits Internship Programs Offer?. Journal of Education for Business, 85(2), 59-63. http://heldref.metapress.com/app/home/issue.asp

Weible, R. J., McInerney, M. (2009). Production and Capacity of American-Style Business Ph.D. Programs. Global Education Journal, 2009(4). www.franklinpublishing.net/globaleducation.html

Brown, B. S., Weible, R. J. (2006). Changes in academic dishonesty among management information systems majors between 1999 and 2004. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 18(1), 116-134.

Conference Proceedings

Weible, R. J. (2009). Marketing Departments Can Find New Sources of Funding, Research, Consulting, Students, and Economic Outreach by Looking to Internship Programs (vol. 45th Annual Meeting). Mrytle Beach, SC: Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2009). Using Collaboration Tools in Teaching (vol. 45). Myrtle Beach, SC: Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 45th Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2008). Production and Capacity of US Doctoral Programs (vol. 44). Myrtle Beach, SC: Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 44st Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2008). Want a Win, Win, Win? Try Management Internships (vol. 44). Mrytle Beach, SC: " Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 44st Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2007). A Longitudinal Look at the Number of Graduates from U.S. College and University IT Programs. Myrtle Beach, SC: " Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 42st Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2006). A Longitudinal Study on the Number of Graduates of US Colleges and University Schools and College of Business Programs
(vol. 42). Myrtle Beach, SC: Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 42nd Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2006). Do You Want a Win, Win, Win Situation? : Interested in Improving: Your Student Motivation and Placement, Your University Prestige, and Your Connection to Local Employers (vol. 42). Myrtle Beach, SC: ." Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 42nd Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2005). An Investigation of University Success: How Much Do Our Graduates Make? (vol. 41). Myrtle Beach, SC: Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS, 41st Annual Meeting. www.seinforms.org

Weible, R. J. (2005). The US Supply of New Technology Workers: A Report on the Number of Graduates of US Colleges and University Technology Programs (vol. 41st Annual Meeting). Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: ," Proceedings of the Southeastern Chapter of InfORMS.