John Nugent, D.B.A.

A portrait of John Nugent

Associate Professor
College of Business
Program Area: Accounting

Professional Preparation

L.L.M., University of Strathclyde Law School (Scotland), Telecom and IT Law, Post Doc.

D.B.A., Business School Lausanne (Switzerland), Business

M.S.A., Southeastern University (Washington, DC), Accounting

B.A., Columbia University, Government

Profile

John Nugent, D.B.A., served as president and board of directors member of numerous subsidiaries of a Fortune 10 company as well as a graduate business school professor for 20-plus years. Nugent also served as a partner in a national accounting firm, and as a managing director of a venture capital firm.

Dr. Nugent has led business operations and/or sales in over 90 nations. He has developed valuation models used by a leading investment bank and adapted algorithms developed for other purposes which now identify changes in corporate financial health, typically before others see such positive or negative changes.

Dr. Nugent is widely published and serves as a national speaker (national TV, radio, newspapers, conferences, and seminars) for many regulatory, professional and commercial enterprises on matters dealing with accounting, value, auditing, forensics, fraud, internal controls, law, information security, IT and telecommunications. He has been recognized for his work by universities, governments and major publications. 

Representative Publications

Nugent, J.H., Pomelnikov, A., & Webb, K. (2017). “Intangibles: The Impaired Accounting Challenge”, Journal of Business and Economic Policy, March 31, 2017, Vol. 4, No.1. Cabell’s listed journal - ISSN: 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online).

Nugent, J.H., Pomelnikov, A., & Webb, K. (2017). “Intangibles: The Impairment Accounting Challenge”, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), working paper.

Nugent, J.H. (2016). “Goodwill: The Illusion of Value,” Journal of Business and Economic Policy, November 30, 2016, Vol. 3, No.3. Cabell’s listed journal - ISSN: 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online).

Nugent, J.H. (2016). “Goodwill: The Illusion of Value? Social Science Research Network – a division of Reed Elsevier, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2844775. Working paper.

Nugent, J., Werema, G. (2015). "Does Profit Maximization Impact Sustainability? - An Examination", Social Science Research Network (SSRN) – a division of Reed Elsevier, Working paper.

Nugent, J., Werema, G. (2015). "Does Profit Maximization Determine Sustainability - An Examination", Academy of Business Research, proceedings, October, 2015.

Nugent, J. and D. Crews (2014). "A Case Study in Direct Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes," Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, Cabell’s Listed Journal, September 15, 2014 Issue. ISSN 1548-1859.

Nugent, J. and D. Crews (2012). "A Case Study in Direct Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes," Society for Advancement of Management (SAM), Paper #13070 presented at the SAM International Conference, March 2013,

Nugent, J.H. 2012. “Are Large Corporate Fines Levied on the Right Party and Do They Have Long Term Negative Consequences?” Social Science Research Network, a division of Reed Elsevier.

Nugent, J.H., M. Tengesdal, L. Zou. 2012. “Do large corporate fines have a long term negative effect on stock prices, and are such fines levied on the right party under ‘Agency Theory’, ‘The Honest Services Law’, and ‘The Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine’? Paper No. C12057. Society for Advancement of Management, Las Vegas, NV.