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Peggy Cloninger

Department Chair of Management

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Peggy Cloninger

Dr. Peggy Cloninger is a Professor of Management in the School of Business Administration at UHV. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business in 2000, specializing in strategic management, social issues in management, and international business. Prior to pursuing her interests in management, Dr. Cloninger worked as a research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute for nine years. She earned her Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1982 and 1981, respectively.

Dr. Cloninger's research interests include international strategy, services, entrepreneurship, and business and society issues. She has published in several prestigious journals including Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, Journal of International Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, Personnel Review, and Journal of Global Marketing. She is also a reviewer for the Academy of Management as well as numerous other conferences and journals.

Dr. Cloninger's research awards include a Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Grant for her research that developed and employed what is believed to be the most advanced empirical measure of service content at that time. Her article "Encouraging Ethical Behavior: An Open Systems Approach to Modeling the Influences of Social Controls" was selected for publication in the Best Paper Volume International Association of Business and Society (I.A.B.S.).

Cloninger has been nominated for the Enron Teaching Excellence Award numerous times and was a finalist in 2004 and in 2006. She currently serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Business and Management. She is also a member of the Academy of Management.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. - Georgia State University, Strategic Management, 2000
  • M.S.E.E. - Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982
  • B.E.E. - Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor of Management, School of Business Administration, University of Houston-Victoria (2006 - Now)
  • Assistant Professor of Managment, School of Business Administration, University of Houston-Victoria (2000 - 2006)
  • Visiting Instructor, College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology (1999 - 2000)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Management, Georgia State University (1996 - 1998)

Courses Taught at UHV

  • BUSI 6351 - Business and Society
  • MGMT 4322 - Strategy and the Business Environment
  • MGMT 6300 - Selected Topics in Management
  • MGMT 6351 - Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 6359 - Seminar in Strategic Management

Selected Research

  • Selvarajan, T.T. (Rajan), Cloninger, Peggy, Singh, Barjinder, (2013). Social Support and Work-Family Conflict: A Test of an Indirect Effects Model Journal Of Vocational Behavior
  • Selvarajan, T.T. (Rajan) Cloninger, Peggy A. (2011). Can Performance Appraisals Motivate Employees to Improve Performance? A Mexican Study International Journal Of Human Resource Management
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, Flood, Patrick, (2011). The Influence of Equity, Equality and Gender on Citizenship Behaviors (OCBs) Sam Advanced Management Journal
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Selverajan, T.T., (2010). Can Ethics Education Improve Ethical Judgment? An Empirical Study' Sam Advanced Management Journal
  • Selvarajan, Rajan, Cloninger, Peggy A (2009). The Influence of Job Performance Outcomes on Ethical Assessments Personnel Review
  • Selvarajan, Rajan, Cloninger, Peggy A (2008). The Importance of Accurate Performance Appraisals for Creating Ethical Organizations Journal Of Applied Business Research
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Oviatt, Ben, (2007). Service content and the internationalization of young ventures: An empirical test Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Swaidan, Ziad, (2007). Standardization, Customization and Revenue from Foreign Markets Journal Of Global Marketing
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Oviatt, B. M. (2006). Measuring Service Content: A Scale Development Thunderbird International Business Review
  • Swaidan, Ziad, Cloninger, Peggy A Nica, M, (2006). The Relationship between Age, Education, Gender, Marital Status, and Consumer Ethic Business Research Yearbook (Proceedings)

Honors and Achievements

  • 2011: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - UHV
  • 2010: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2009: SoBA Summer Sabbatical (Research) - University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration
  • 2008: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2007: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2007: SoBA Summer Sabbatical (Research) - University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration
  • 2007: UHV Faculty Development Leave (Research Sabbatical) - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2006: Enron Teaching Excellence Finalist - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2005: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2004: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2002: Enron Teaching Excellence Finalist - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2001: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 1999: Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Grant - Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurship
  • 1998: Regents Opportunity Scholarship - Georgia State University
  • 1993: Mt nanuscript was selected for publication in a Best Paper Volume - International Association of Business and Society (I.A.B.S.)
  • 1981: Dean's List - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1980: Engineer-In-Training - State of Georgia
  • 1978: Louise P. Fitten Scholarship - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1977: Phi Lambda Alpha Honor Society - University of Nevada
  • 1976: Mildred P. Cotner Scholarship - University of Nevada
  • 1976: National Merit Society Commended Student - National Merit Society