School of Business

Selected publications

2019 - 20182017201620152014 - 2013 - 2012 and older


Robertson, K., Lautsch, B. A., & Hannah, D. R. (2019). Role negotiation and systems-level work-life balance. Personnel Review, 48(2), 570-594. doi:10.1108/PR-11-2016-0308


Brcic, J., Suedfeld, P., Johnson, P. J., Huynh, T., & Gushin, V. (2018). Humor as a coping strategy in spaceflight. Acta Astronautica. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.07.039

Cheng, Q., & Ng, A. (2018). State ownership, governance and financial performance of Chinese state owned enterprises. Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics, 8.1(March 2018), 42-57.

McQuarrie, F. (2018d). Review of the book Russell Field (ed.), Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation. Sporting Traditions, 35(1), 107-108.

Robertson, K. M., Chase, H., & Castonguay, A. (2018). Outfitting the Office: An Experiential Health and Safety Exercise. Management Teaching Review, May, 2018. doi:10.1177/2379298118775950


Gray, K., & Ulbrich, F. (2017). Ambiguity acceptance and translation skills in the project management literature. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 10(2), 423–450. doi:10.1108/IJMPB-05-2016-0044

Maine, E., & Thomas, V. J. (2017). Raising Financing through Strategic Timing. Nature Nanotechnology, 12(2), 93-98.

McNeil, R. R., & Brcic, J. (2017). Coping with the subterranean environment: A thematic content analysis of the narratives of cave explorers. Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments, 13. doi:10.7771/2327-2937.1089


Brcic, J., & Latham, G. (2016). The effect of priming affect on customer service satisfaction. Academy of Management Discoveries.

Campa, D., & Hajbaba, A. (2016). Do targets grab the cash in takeovers: The role of earnings management. International Review of Financial Analysis, 44, 56-64. doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.01.008

Dayanandan, A., Donker, H., Ivanof, M., & Karahan, G. (2016). IFRS and accounting quality: legal origin, regional, and disclosure impacts. International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, 24(3), 296-316. doi:10.1108/IJAIM-11-2015-0075

Hannah, D. R., & Robertson, K. (2016). Human-animal work: a massive, understudied domain of human activity. Journal of Management Inquiry. doi:10.1177/1056492616655076

Hannah, D. R., & Robertson, K.M. (2016). Jarvis Manufacturing: an experiential exercise for teaching the fundamentals of teamwork. Management Teaching Review, 1(1), 7-18. doi:10.1177/2379298115616750

Latham, G. P., & Brcic, J. (in press). Toward an integration of goal setting theory and the automaticity model. Applied Psychology: An International Review.

Leung, R. (2016). Earnings management motives and firm value following mandatory IFRS adoption – evidence from Canadian companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(2), 280-295.

Sandhu, D. J., & McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2016). An innovative model for delivering business education in India. The International Journal of Management Education, 14(3), 301-309. doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2016.06.002


Hannah, D. R., & Robertson, K.M. (2015). Why and how do employees break and bend confidential information protection rules? Journal of Management Studies, 52(3), 381-413. doi:10.1111/joms.12120

McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2015). Industrial Relations in Canada (4th ed.). Toronto, ON: Wiley.

Robertson, K.M., Hannah, D. R., & Lautsch, B. A. (2015). The secret to protecting trade secrets: how to create positive secrecy climates in organizations. Business Horizons, 58(6), 669-677. doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2015.07.004

Suedfeld, P., Brcic, J., Johnson, P. J., & Gushin, V. (2015). Coping strategies during and after spaceflight: data from retired cosmonauts. Acta Astronautica, 110, 43-49. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.12.011


Dobson, D. (2014). Questionnaire design: levels of measurement and statistical method choices. Vue Magazine, 18-19.

Donnelly, R., & Hajbaba, A. (2014). The acquisition puzzle and mispricing: evidence of over-optimism. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 10(4), 470-493. doi:10.1108/IJMF-01-2012-0001

Lownie, K., & McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2014). Applying the principles of soccer training to the design and delivery of classes in introductory accounting courses. Accounting Perspectives, 13(1), 83-98. doi:10.1111/1911-3838.12025

McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2014). Block Transfer in the BC Transfer System: The Current State and Possible Future Directions. Retrieved from Vancouver, BC:

Turchick Hakak, L. (2014a). Professionals in Disguise: Identity Work of Internationally Educated Professionals in Situations of Downward Occupational Transition. (PhD Thesis), Schulich School of Business, Toronto, ON.  

Turchick Hakak, L. (2014b). Strategies for the resolution of identity ambiguity following situations of subtractive change. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 51(1), 129-144. doi:10.1177/0021886314532831


Hajbaba, A., & Donnelly, R. (2013). Acquirers' performance in hot and cold merger markets: evidence of mispricing. Review of Accounting and Finance, 12(3), 204-225. doi:10.1108/RAF-Apr-2012-0034. (Highly Commended Paper Award Winner)

McQuarrie, F. (2013). Field Schools: Transferability of Credit. Retrieved from Vancouver, BC:

McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2013). Mature Students: Admissions Policies in BC. Retrieved from Vancouver, BC:

McQuarrie, F. A. E., Kondra, A. Z., & Lambertz, K. (2013). Government, coercive power and the perceived legitimacy of Canadian post-secondary institutions. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 43(2), 149-165.

Trehub, S. E., Plantinga, J., Brcic, J., & Nowicki, M. (2013). Cross-modal signatures in maternal speech and singing. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(811), 1-9. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00811

Turchick Hakak, L., & Al Ariss, A. (2013). Vulnerable work and international migrants: a relational human resource management perspective. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(22), 4116-4131. doi:10.1080/09585192.2013.845427

2012 and older


Brcic, J., & Della-Rossa, I. (2012). Universal values of Canadian astronauts. Acta Astronautica, 80, 46-51. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.05.014

McQuarrie, F. (2012). Trades-to-academic transfer. Special report, BC Council on Admissions & Transfer. Vancouver, BC: BC Council on Admissions and Transfer.McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2010a). In good faith? An analysis of the features and outcomes of duty of fair representation cases. Industrial Relations, 65(1), 118-133. doi:10.7202/039530ar

Suedfeld, P., Brcic, J., Johnson, P. J., & Gushin, V. (2012). Personal growth following long-duration spaceflight. Acta Astronautica, 79, 118-123. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.04.039


Suedfeld, P., & Brcic, J. (2011a). Resolution of psychosocial crises associated with flying in space. Acta Astronautica, 69(1-2), 24-29. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.02.011

Suedfeld, P., & Brcic, J. (2011b). Scoring universal values in the study of terrorist groups and leaders. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, 4(2), 166-174. doi:10.1080/17467586.2011.627939

Suedfeld, P., Cross, R. W., & Brcic, J. (2011). Two years of ups and downs: Barack Obama's patterns of integrative complexity, motive imagery, and values. Political Psychology, 32(6), 1007-1033. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9221.2011.00850.x


Brcic, J. (2010). Motivational profile of astronauts at the International Space Station. Acta Astronautica, 67(9-10), 1110-1115. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2010.06.044

McQuarrie, F. A. E. (2010b). The struggle over worker leisure: an analysis of the history of the workers' sports association in Canada. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration, 27(4), 391-402. doi:10.1002/cjas.156

Suedfeld, P., Legkaia, K., & Brcic, J. (2010). Changes in the hierarchy of value references associated with flying in space. Journal of Personality, 78(5), 1411-1435. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2010.00656.x

Turchick Hakak, L., Holzinger, I., & Zikic, J. (2010). Barriers and paths to success: Latin American MBAs' views of employment in Canada. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25(2), 159-176. doi:10.1108/02683941011019366


Suedfeld, P., Brcic, J., & Legkaia, K. (2009). Coping with the problems of space flight: reports from astronauts and cosmonauts. Acta Astronautica, 65(3-4), 312-324. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2009.02.009


Pursuing an undergraduate degree at UFV is extremely unique, as students have the amazing opportunity to conduct research with their instructors. I was priviledged enough to work with Dr. Frank Ulbrich, and not only did I present my research at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference in Halifax in 2015, but I became a published academic author by the end of my degree. If you are passionate enough about something, or are willing to reveal your strengths and ideas to your professors here at UFV, the likelihood of an academic partnership occurring is quite high.

  • – Karmin Gray
  •    BBA Human Resources, 2016

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