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Dr. Lucy Franks

  • Title: Professor
  • College: College of Business
  • Email Address: lucy.franks@bellevue.edu
  • Office Phone: (402) 557-7707
  • Office Location: #944 Lozier Professional Center
  • Subject(s): Strategy, Organizational Design
  • Degrees Awarded: Ph.D.
  • Experience: Fifteen years at Bellevue University, Ten years as head of a management consulting firm, Ten years in industry
  • Specialization(s): Aging & Human Behavior, Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior & Design
  • Publications: Franks, L.J. (2009). Group dynamics: Strengthening the technical toolkit. Paper presented at the seventeenth annual conference of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Washington D.C.

    Franks, L.J.(2008). Understanding the generations we serve. Paper presented at the sixteenth annual conference of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Orlando, Florida.

    Stark, E.J. & Franks, L.J. (2007). Silver threads among the gold: Implications for U.S. managers on questions regarding ageism in the workforce. Paper presented at the fifteenth annual conference of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Reno, Nevada.

    Franks, L.J. (2007). How did it happen? An insider's view of the corporate culture that allowed the ENRON bankruptcy to occur. Paper presented at the fifteenth annual conference of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Reno, Nevada.

    Franks, L.J. (2006). Finding the buried past: An exploration of Israel’s Bethsaida archeological dig and a quest for spirituality I can live with. Paper presented at the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management annual conference, Memphis, Tennessee.

    Stark, E. & Franks, L.J. & Thomas, L.T. (2001) Psychological contracting with an aging workforce in western economies: The challenge of generating social capital. Paper presented at the Academy of Business & Administrative Sciences International Conference, Quebec City, Canada

    Stark, E. & Franks, L.J. (2000). Implications of organizational demographics: An exploratory study of the needs, perceived value and expectations of human resource professionals in one metropolitan area. Paper presented at the national conference of the Institute for Applied & Behavioral Management, San Diego, CA

    Franks, L.J. (1999). Aging attractively: Women's learning experiences in a beauty salon. Paper presented at the national American Society on Aging Conference in Orlando, FL

    Franks, L.J. (1998). Aging attractively: Women's learning experiences in a beauty salon. Paper presented at the Enduring Spirit Conference on Women & Aging, Omaha, NE

    Franks, L.J. (1993). After the early retirement buyout: Experiences and recommendations from retirees. Poster Presentation, Mid-America Congress on Aging, 20th annual meeting. Des Moines, Iowa

    Franks, L.J., Hughes, J.P., Phelps, L.H. & Williams, D.G. (1993). Intergenerational influences on Midwest college students by their grandparents and significant elders. Educational Gerontology, 19, 265-271

    Wanzenried, J.W., Franks, L.J, & Powell, F.C. (1989), He speaks, she writes: A comparison of gender and choice of communication modality. Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Language, Communication and Gender national conference, Cincinnati, OH

    Wanzenried, J.W., Powell, F.C. & Franks, L.J. (1989) , "Perceptions of political competency and the impact of a televised debate", Psychological Reports, 64, 825-826

    Franks, L.J. & Knowles, R.L. (1986) , From core dumps to consciousness raising: The melding of high touch with high tech in a c omputer services organization. Paper presented at the National Organization Development Network Conference, New York, NY

    Franks, L.J., (1980) , The use of assessment centers in identifying and developing first-line supervisors paper presented at the Southern Gas Association Training Directors Roundtable, New Orleans, LA

    Franks, L.J., Malone, M.P. & Gerhard, D.M. (1980) , Linking human resource planning to strategic planning: A role for organization development. Paper presented at the Greater Boston Organization Development Network Conference, Boston, MA

    Van Arsdall, J.E., Franks, L.J. (1979). "Conference coordinators as administrators, facilitators, and educators: A role analysis" Continuum-the National University Extension Association Quarterly, Vol. XLIII, No. 3

    Barbatsis, G. & Franks, L.J. (1977). The symbolic environment of television: A media study of the public and private issues of integration. Paper presented to International Conference on General Semantics, St. Louis, MO
  • Awards: 1999 Bellevue University Award of Excellence
  • Research: Aging and age stereotyping

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