My Research Journal Articles

Academic Research Journal Articles/Academic Association Proceedings

  • Kaigler-Walker, K., Gilbert, Z. L. and Hu, H. (2010). Domains of Chinese Women’s Perception of Appearance and Use of Fashion Products: Conceptualization and Scale Development. Journal of Global Business Issues. Vol. 4 (1) Spring, 27-35.
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. and Gilbert, Z. L. (2009). Perception of Appearance and Use of Appearance Products Among Chinese Women. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management. Vol. 13 (4) October, 553-565.
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. and Gilbert, Z. L. (2011). Chinese Women’s Perception of Appearance and Use of Appearance-Related Products: From Grounded Theory to Industry Application,” China Marketing Science/Journal Marketing Science, August 2011, Guangzhou, China.
  • Kaigler-Walker, K.; Gilbert, Z. L.; and Bendoni, W. K. (2010).“Impact of Media Celebrities on Gen Y Fashionistas in China,” Academy of Marketing Science Conference on Cultural Perspectives in Marketing. Lille, France.
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. and Gilbert, Z. L. (2009). “Focus Group Interviews as the Foundation for Constructing a Quantitative Study of Chinese Women’s Image and Appearance-Related Products,” American Society of Business and Behavioral Science. Las Vegas.
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (2006) Chinese Women and the Market Economy: A Socio-Economic, Historical Analysis of an Emerging Consumer Segment, Cultural Perspectives in Marketing Conference, of the Academy of Marketing Science and Korean Academy of Marketing Science, Seoul, Korea (July).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K (1998) Positive Images for Positive Aging. Conference entitled The Enduring Spirit: Grandmothers, Mothers, and Daughters. The University of Nebraska–Omaha, College of Continuing Studies, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, Gerontology Department, (March 13).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (1997). Defying Our Age: Madison Avenue Hype or Something More? Conference entitled The Enduring Spirit: A Women’s Gathering, The University of Nebraska–Omaha, College of Continuing Studies, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, Gerontology Department, (April 12).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (1993). Self-Monitoring, Social Approval of Appearance and Conformity of Asian-American and Anglo-American Women: Implications for Consumer Behavior. World Marketing Congress, of the Academy of Marketing Science, Istanbul, Turkey, (July).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (1993). Social Comparison, Self-Esteem and Women’s Satisfaction with Appearance: A Macro-marketing Issue. Academy of Marketing Science. Miami, (May 27).

Presentations to Academic Associations (no Proceedings)

  • Üçok-Hughes, M. U., Kaigler-Walker, K., (2012). Development And Implementation Of An AACSB Assessment Plan: Assessing Two Mission-Based Principle Learning Objectives In An Introductory Marketing Course. Marketing Educator’s Association, April, Long Beach, CA
  • Üçok-Hughes and Kaigler-Walker, K. (2011) Mother’s Little Fashionista and Dad’s Little Surfer Dude: Young Children as Parents’ Extended Selves. Cultural Consumer Theory conference, Evanston, IL (July).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K (2004) Mid-Life Crisis: Fact, Fiction, or Somewhere in Between? Fourth China-US Conference on Women’s Issues, All China Women’s Federation, Shanghai/Beijing, (May).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K (1998) Positive Images for Positive Aging. Conference entitled The Enduring Spirit: Grandmothers, Mothers, and Daughters. The University of Nebraska–Omaha, College of Continuing Studies, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, Gerontology Department, (March 13).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (1997). Defying Our Age: Madison Avenue Hype or Something More? Conference entitled The Enduring Spirit: A Women’s Gathering, The University of Nebraska–Omaha, College of Continuing Studies, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, Gerontology Department, (April 12).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (1993). Self-Monitoring, Social Approval of Appearance and Conformity of Asian-American and Anglo-American Women: Implications for Consumer Behavior. World Marketing Congress, of the Academy of Marketing Science, Istanbul, Turkey, (July).
  • Kaigler-Walker, K. (1993). Social Comparison, Self-Esteem and Women’s Satisfaction with Appearance: A Macro-marketing Issue. Academy of Marketing Science. Miami, (May 27).

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Presentations to Business Practitioners

  • “Cultural, Historical, and Economic Aspects of Fashion,” Association of Image Consultants International, Beijing, October 2008.
  • “Social-Psychological Aspects of Fashion,” Association of Image Consultants International, Beijing, May 2008.
  • “Images of Mid-life Women in the Media,” Association of Image Consultants International, Los Angeles Chapter, May, 2007.
  • “Fourth China-US Conference on Women’s Issues,” Pasadena Rotary Club, July 21, 2004
  • “Her Face: The Madonna Icon in Art and Fashion.” Soul Appearance: Spirituality in Fashion. Lectureship series, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, April 8, 2004.
  • “Spirituality in the Workplace,” American Business Women’s Association, May, 2004.
  • “Navigating the Beauty, Sexuality, Fashion Scene.” Fuller Theological Seminary, October, 2003.
  • “Seasons of Life.” Keynote speaker, Altrusa Club, San Gabriel chapter, December, 2003.
  • “Seasons of Life.” 105th Annual Convention of the Texas Federated Women’s Club, Midland, TX, May 3, 2002.
  • “The Women of China.” keynote speaker, Second Annual Women’s Forum of the Volunteers in Professions, Auxiliary Assistance League of Southern California, April 8, 2000.
  • “The Quest for Beauty: What’s Age Got to do With It?” Costume Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November18, 1999.
  • “Positive Aging: Every Woman’s Quest for Wisdom and Beauty,” Texas Southwest Cattle Raisers Association annual meeting, Dallas, April 7, 1998.
  • “Fairy Tales As Maps to Soul Development: A Jungian Perspective on the Inner Journey.” The Institute of Philosophy and the Arts, Pasadena, CA, August 9, 1998.
  • “Women in Good Health: Aging with Knowledge and Power.” Keynote speaker, annual conference on women’s health, Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, CA, March 24, 1998.
  • “Writing the Self, in Fact and Fiction,” California Writers Club, San Francisco, February 21, 1998.

Business and Industry Consulting (selected)