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Linda Piper

Linda Piper
​Linda Piper
Faculty of Applied & Professional Studies - School of Business, Assistant Professor
office: A235-A
email: lindap@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450
ext: 4902
fax: 705.474.1947
web: Linda Piper Website

BIO

Linda is the Coordinator for the Organizational Studies stream and joined the School of Business as a full-time faculty member in 2008. Previously, Linda was Coordinator of Business and Marketing Programs and a faculty member at Canadore College for many years and also taught at Yukon College and Nunavut Arctic College early in her teaching career. She has worked as a human resources and pay equity consultant for a variety of private and public sector organizations over the years and is a member of the North Bay Chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario. Linda has been a volunteer board member for the Aids Committee of North Bay and Area since 2011. Linda has an Honours B.A. in English Literature from Queen’s University and an Honours BComm and MBA from the University of Windsor. She is currently a PhD candidate in Human Studies at Laurentian University and her research interests include tourism, ecotourism, ethics, and intercultural and diversity management and post-secondary literacy..

Education:

BA (Hon) Eng. Lit., Queen's University;
BComm (Hon), University of Windsor;
MBA, University of Windsor;
PhD candidate, Human Studies, Laurentian University

Areas of Specialization:

Areas of specialization are organizational studies, human resources management, experiential learning, ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Research Interests:

Research interests include sustainable tourism, ecotourism, tourism technology, ethics, and post-secondary literacy.

Current & Future Research:

Current research topics include ecotourism, rural tourism and sustainability, usage of smartphones by tourists, and post-secondary reading programs.

Publications:

Working Papers

Piper, L., Brown, N.R., & Mang. C. Smartphones and Hospitality Consumer Behaviour.

Brown, N.R., Piper, L. and Armenakyan, A. Perceptions of the Benefits and Constraints of Sustainable Tourism Development by Small- and Medium-Sized Recreation and Tourism Enterprises in Northern Ontario.

Mang, C., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. ‘Old School’ meets ‘New School’: Using books and tablets to improve information literacy and promote integrative learning among undergraduate business students. 

Publications

Mang, C.F., Piper, L.A., & Brown, N.R. (2016). The incidence of smartphone usage among tourists. International Journal of Tourism Research. Published online 3 May 2016. Wiley Online Library.
DOI: 10.1002/jtr.2076 

Ferguson, K. Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. (2016) Tensions and Issues in Selecting a Book for a University Common Book Program. Currents in Teaching and Learning, 8(1), 58-69. 

Ferguson, K., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. 2015. Exploring Sense of Community in a Common Book Program. The Learning Assistance Review, 20(1), 7-22. 

Fotiadis, A.K., Vassiliadis, C.A. & Piper, L.A. (2014). Measuring dimensions of business effectiveness in Greek rural tourism areas. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 23(1): 21-48.

Ferguson, K., Brown, N., & Piper, L.  (2014). “How much can one book do?”: Exploring perceptions of a common book program for first-year university students. Journal of College Reading and Learning 44 (2), 164-199.

Vassiliadis, C.A., Fotiadis, A., & Piper, L.A. (2013). Analysis of rural tourism websites: The case of central Macedonia. Tourismos. 8(1): 247-263.

Mang, C. & Piper, L. (2013). Perceptions of a triple bottom line approach to business among generation Y Canadians. World Review of Business Research, 3(1): 26-40.

Piper, L., Mang, C., Knox, J. & Waddell, C. (2012). Student perceptions toward a triple bottom line approach. Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, 6: 112-124.

Piper, L. & Yeo, M. (2011). Ecolabels, ecocertification and ecotourism. Sustainable Tourism: Socio-Cultural, Environmental and Economic Impact, 1: 279-294.

Yeo, M., & Piper, L. (2011). The Ethics and politics of defining ecotourism: Not just an academic question. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1 (8), 1-18. 

Peer-Reviewed Conferences

Mang, C.F. and L. A. Piper. “Great Expectations: Millennial views of labor earnings and gender wage gaps.” 50th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Ottawa, ON, June 2016.

Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and L. Piper. So Many Books, So Little Time: The Selection Process for a University Common Book Program. Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, June 17-20, 2014.

Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and L. Piper. Exploring Sense of Community in a Common Book Program. The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, May 24 -28, 2014.

Brown, N. Housing Experiences of Recent Immigrants to Canada's Small Cities: A Pilot Study. 3rd Annual International Conference on Urban Studies and Planning, Athens, Greece June 10-13, 2013.

Mang, C., Piper, L. and N. Brown. “Smart” Tourists? Smartphone usage by tourists in Rome, Italy. 9th Annual International Conference on Tourism, Athens, Greece, June 10-13, 2013.

Piper, L. and N. Brown. A Rose by Any Other Name: Rural Versus Ecotourism in Greece and Jamaica. 9th Annual International Conference on Tourism, Athens, Greece, June 10-13, 2013.

Mang, C., Brown, N. and L. Piper. ‘Old School’ meets ‘New School’: Using books and tablets to improve information literacy and promote integrative learning among undergraduate business students. Honourable Mention. ASAC Conference, Calgary, Alberta June 8-11, 2013.

Mang, C., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. ‘Old School’ meets ‘New School’: Using books and tablets to improve information literacy and promote integrative learning among undergraduate business students. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, Alberta, June 8-11, 2013.

Mang, C.F. and Linda A. Piper. “Perceptions of a Triple Bottom Line Approach to Business among Canadian Youth.” Rome, Italy: European Business Research Conference, August 27, 2012.

Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and L. Piper. Common Book, Common Ground? Reflections on a Common Reading Pilot Project for First-year University Students. Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, Waterloo Ontario May 28-30, 2012.

Brown, N., Piper, L. and J. Nadeau. ‘A Nuh Mi’: The case for a broader definition of the eco-tourist in Jamaica. International Conference on Tourism Archanes, Crete, Greece, May 23-26, 2012.

Piper, L., Brown, N. and J. Nadeau. ‘Soon Come?’ The marketing challenges of ecotourism operators in Jamaica. International Conference on Tourism Archanes Crete, Greece May 23-26, 2012.

Mang, C. and N. Brown. The Role of Economics in Canadian Undergraduate Business Education. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, July 2-5, 2011.

Piper L., Brown, N. and J. Nadeau. Community-based Ecotourism in Jamaica: An Inclusive Framework of Ecotourism Operator Philosophies and Impact. 7th Annual International Conference on Tourism, Athens, Greece, June 13-16, 2011.

Courses Taught:

  • ADMN 2306 Business Ethics
  • ORGS 3307 Gender & Diversity in Organizations
  • ORGS 4706 Organizational Structure and Design
  • ADMN 2706 Intercultural Management
  • ORGS 3016 Evolution of Business
  • ORGS 1136 Organizational Behaviour
  • ORGS 1137 Human Resources Management
  • ADMN 4336 – Directed Studies
  • ADMN 3336 ILEAD Special Projects (Jamaica)
  • ADMN 4346 ILEAD Field-based Consulting
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