Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D. - 1991, Michigan State University
M.B.A - 1986, Michigan State University
B.S. - 1983, University of Michigan-Flint
2011: "Friending" Professors, Parents and Bosses: A Facebook Connection Conundrum." Journal of Education for Business, 86 (4), 214-222, Karl, K. A. & Peluchette, J.V. (LPR)
2010: "Should Employees Accept Their Boss's Facebook 'Friend' Request?: Examining Gender and Cultural Differences." International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 2(3), 16-30, Karl, K., Peluchette, J. & Schlaegel, C. (DBR)
2010: Karl, K., Peluchette, J. V. , & Schlaegel, C. Who’s Posting Facebook Faux pas? A Cross-Cultural Examination of Personality Differences. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 18 (2) 174-186.
2010: Karl, K., Peluchette, J., Harland, L & Rodie, A. Perceptions of Service Quality: What’s Fun Got To Do With It? Health Marketing Quarterly, 27 (2), 155-172.
2010: Peluchette, J. V. & Karl, K. Examining Students' Intended Image on Facebook: “What were they thinking?!” Journal of Education for Business, 85 (1), 30-37.
2008: Peluchette, J. V., & Karl, K. A. Employers Accessing Facebook: Examining Student Attitudes and Gender Differences in Facebook Faux pas. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 16 (2), 12-28.
2008: Peluchette, J., & Karl, K. Social networking profiles: An examination of student attitudes regarding use and appropriateness of content. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(1), 95-97.
2008: Karl, K., Peluchette, J., & Hall, L. Give them something to smile about: A marketing strategy for recruiting and retaining volunteers. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, 20(1), 71-96.
2007: Peluchette, J., & Karl, K. The impact of workplace attire of employee self-perceptions. Human Resource Development Quarterly. 18 (3), 345-360.
2007: Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V., & Harland, L. Is Fun for Everyone?: Personality Difference in Healthcare Providers' Attitudes Toward Fun. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 29 (4), 409-447.
2006: Karl, K., & Peluchette, J. How does workplace fun impact employee perceptions of Customer Service quality? Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. 13 (2), 2-95.
2006: Karl, K., & Peluchette, J. Perceptions regarding the impact of workplace attire on workplace outcomes. Journal of North American Management Society, 1(1), 40-46.
2006: Peluchette, J. V. & Karl, K. A. Do employees care what they wear? An exploratory examination of factors influencing employees’ preferred workplace attire. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 14 (1), 18-25.
2006: Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J., Hall, L., & Harland, L. Attitudes toward workplace fun among public sector employees. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 14 (1), 26-33.
2006: Karl, K. A. & Peluchette, J. V. Does workplace fun buffer the impact of emotional exhaustion on job dissatisfaction?: A study of health care workers. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 7(2), 128-142.
2006: Peluchette, J. V., Karl, K. A., & Rust, K. Dressing to Impress: Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Workplace Attire. Journal of Business and Psychology, 21 (1), 45-63.
2005: Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V., Harland, L., & Hall, L. Attitudes Toward Workplace Fun: A Three Sector Comparison. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 12(1), 1-17.
2005: Peluchette, J. & Karl, K. A. Attitudes Toward Incorporating Fun Into the Health Care Workplace. The Health Care Manager, 24 (3), 268-275.
Honors and Awards
2009: Best Paper in Track (Management History/Management Education), 2009 Southern Management Association Conference, Asheville, NC, November 11-14.
2008: Best Paper in Track (Health Care/Hospitality Management/ Public Administration Track), 2008 Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL, October 29 - November 1.