Diane Brannon,

                    SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Brannon, D., Mor, V., Zinn, V. "Turnover Two Ways: The Impact of Job, Organizational
            and Environmental Factors on Alternative Measures of Turnover in Nursing
            Homes." Academy of Management Annual Mtg., Boston, August, 1997.

Weech, R. Zinn, J. and Brannon, D. "Quality Improvement in Nursing Homes: The Effect
            of Corporate Board Involvement and TQM Adoption on Perceived Outcomes."
            Association for Health Services Research. Atlanta, GA, June, 1996.

Weech, R, Zinn, J. and Brannon, D. "TQM Adoption and Implementation: Contextual
             Factors and Performance Implications." To be presented in Health Care
             Administration special shared interest tract session on "Difftision of Ideas About
              Quality." Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Cincinnati, Ohio, August,
            1996.

Brannon, D., Dansky, K., Shea, D. and Dirani, R. "Refinement of rural-Urban Differences
                in Service Use and Satisfaction Using the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey
                (MCBS). Association for Health Services Research. Atlanta, GA. June 1996.

Brannon, D. and Zinn, J. "A Survey of Quality Improvement Efforts in PA Nursing
            Facilities." Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.
             Angeles, Nov. 1995.

Brannon, D. (Organizer), Dansky, K., Shortell, S., Sheridan, J. and Zinn, J. " Research on
            Quality Improvement Initiatives in Health Care Organizations: Process and
            Outcomes." Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC. August
            1995.

Dansky, K. & Brannon, D. "An Exploratory Study of QI Initiatives in Home Health
            Agencies." Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Vancouver, BC,
            August, 1995.

Zinn, J. & Brannon, D. "Quality Improvement in Pennsylvania Nursing Facilities:
            Motivational Factors and Performance Implications." Annual Meeting of the
            Academy of Management. Vancouver, BC, August, 1995.

Brannon, D., Tershakovec, A. and Shannon, B. "A Cost Effectiveness Comparison of
            Two Pediatric Office-Based Dietary Interventions with Hypercholesterolemic
            Children." Association for Health Services Research Annual Meeting. Chicago,
            111. June 1995.

Tershakovec, A. and Brannon, D. "The Cost of Pediatric Cholesterol Screening in
            Physician's Offices." Annual Meeting of the American Heart Association. Seattle,
            WA, May 1995.

Brannon, D., Zinn, J. & Castle, N. "A Delphi Study of Current Changes in the Envirom-
            nent of Nursing Homes." Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society
            of America. Atlanta, Nov., 1994.

Brannon, D. "Human Resources Research in Long Term Care Settings." Association of
            University Programs in Health Administration. Washington, D.C. March, 1992.
 

Brannon, D., Cohn, M., Smyer, M., Rovine, M. & Downs, M. "Moderating Effects of
            Individual and Organizational Factors on Training Effects with Nurse Aides." 46th
             Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. New
            Orleans, LA, November 1993.

Brannon, D. Symposium Organizer. "Development of the Long Term Care Workforce."
            46th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. New
            Orleans, LA, November 1993.

Smyer, M., Brannon, D., Rovine, M., Cohn, M. & Sorenson, S. "The Effects of Staff
            Mental Health Training on Nursing Home Residents." 46th Annual Scientific
            Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, Nov., 1993.

Streit, A. and D. Brannon. "The Effect of Primary Nursing Job Design Dimensions on the
            Caregiving Technology and Job Performance of Nursing Home Assistants." 52nd
            Annual Mtg of the Academy of Management. Las Vegas, NV., August, 1992.

Brannon, D., M. Cohn, A. Horgas & A. Streit. "The Effects of Reward System on
            Performance in Nursing Homes." 44th Annual Scientific Meeting. The
            Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, CA., November, 1991.

Streit, A., A. Horgas & D. Brannon. "The Relationship Between Duration of Patient
            Assignment and the Job Perceptions and Job Performance of Nursing Home
            Assistants." 44th Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of
            America. San Francisco, CA., November, 1991.

Fennell, M., L. Gamin & D. Brannon. "Rural Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities:
            How Does Each Affect the Other?" 44th Annual Scientific Meeting. The
            Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, CA., November, 1991.

Streit, A. & D. Brannon. "The Predictive Validity of the Job Characteristics Model for
            Nursing Home Work. " 5 1 st Annual Meeting. Academy of Management. Miami,
            FL., August, 199 1.

Cohn, M., D. Brannon, M. Smyer, A. Streit & D. Spore. "Domain-Specific Relationships
            Between Nurse Aide Knowledge and Job Performance." 43rd Annual Scientific
            Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, MA., November, 1990.

Streit, A., & D. Brannon. "Nursing Assistants and Residents: A Study of Caregiving
            Interaction." 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of
            America. Boston, MA., November, 1990.

Brannon, D., B. Bowers, M. Cohn, J. Krusich, E. Litwak & L. Kaeser. "Organizational
            Dimensions of Nursing Home Care." Symposium at the 43rd Annual Scientific
            Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, MA., November, 1990.

Brannon, D. "Are SHMOs Remedies to Bureaucracy?" Conference on Social Structure
            and Aging. Penn State Gerontology Center. University Park, PA., October, 1990.

Brannon, D. "Organizational Strategies for Improving Nursing Home Care." Convener.
            Research Roundtable on Organizational Issues in Nursing Homes. American
            College of Healthcare Administrators. Washington DC, February, 1990.

Brannon, D. "Financial Crisis at the Community Nursing Agency." Conference on
            Management Education for Long-Term Care. Association of University Programs
            in Health Administration. Washington DC, December, 1989.

Brannon, D. "Work Technology and Caregiver Autonomy." Autonomy in Long Term
            Care. Grantees' Meeting of the Retirement Research Foundation. Chicago, IL.,
            November, 1989.

Taylor, M., D. Brannon, J. Bucher & B. Mahoney. "Assessing the Need for Health
            Promotion for Short-Stay Nursing Home Residents." American Public Health
            Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., 1989.

Smyer, M., A. Streit & D. Brannon. "Assessing Nursing Assistants' Caregiving
            Competence." Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of
            America, Chicago, IL., 1989.

Brannon, D. & A. Streit. "Paid Caregiving in Nursing Homes: Correlates of Work
            Performance of Nursing Assistants." Annual Scientific Meeting. Gerontological
            Society of America, San Francisco, CA., 1988.

Brannon, D. "Decentralization and Feedback as Factors in Home Care Quality
            Assurance." American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans,
            LA., 1987.

Brannon, D., M. Smyer, M. Cohn, L. Borchardt, A. Garfein, G. Jay, J. Landry, E.
            MaloneBeach & C. Tooles. "Caregiving as Work: Job perceptions of Nursing
            Home Aides and LPNs." 39th Annual Scientific Meeting. Gerontological Society
            of America, Chicago, IL., 1986.

Brannon, D., M. Smyer, M. Cohn, L. Borchardt, A. Garfein, G. Jay, J. Landry, E.
            MaloneBeach & C. Tooles. "A Job Diagnostic Survey of Nursing Homes Aides
            and LPNs." American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.,
             1986.

Brannon, D., M. Smyer & M. Cohn. "Staff Motivation and Quality of Care in Nursing
            Homes: A Review of Issues and Strategies." American Public Health Association
            Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 1985.

 
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