Research HR

Research

Human Resource Management

  • Talya Bauer, Ph.D., Professor, Gerry & Marilyn Cameron Professor of Management
    Dr. Bauer conducts research about relationships at work. More specifically, she works in the areas of leadership, selection, and new employee socialization which have resulted in dozens of journal publications. She has acted as a consultant for government, Fortune 1000, and start-up organizations. She has been a visiting professor in France and Spain and at Google, Inc. Dr. Bauer is involved in professional organizations and conferences at the national level such as serving on the Human Resource Management Executive Committee of the Academy of Management and SIOP Program Chair, member-at-large, and President. She is an Associate Editor of Journal of Applied Psychology and is on the editorial boards for the Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practices. She is a Fellow of SIOP, APA, IAAP, and APS. She has co-authored four textbooks "Organizational Behavior," "Human Resource Management: People, Data, and Analytics", "Principles of Management," and "Psychology and Work: Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology."
     
  • Dave Cadiz, Ph.D., Senior Instructor I
    Dr. Cadiz has a broad range of research interests, but primarily investigates the effects of age in the workplace. He has co-authored several articles and book chapters related to this topic. He also studies the intersection of behavioral health and the workplace and develops and validates training interventions focused on effectively managing workplace diversity issues. Finally, Dr. Cadiz is interested in additional topics including occupational health and safety, workplace mentoring, organizational socialization/onboarding, leadership, knowledge transfer, employee training and development, and employee well-being. Dr. Cadiz also is an editorial board member for Work, Aging, and Retirement journal. Dr. Cadiz’s work has been published in academic journals such as The Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, Work, Aging and Retirement, and the Journal of Business and Psychology among others.
     
  • David Caughlin, Ph.D., Senior Instructor I, Daimler Trucks Professor of Analytics
    Dr. Caughlin’s research focuses on the areas of supervisor support, motivation, and occupational safety and health. Recently, he has begun to investigate employee and manager perceptions of data visualizations, such as those commonly found in human resource dashboards. Dr. Caughlin’s work has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Stress & Health, and Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.
     
  • Berrin Erdogan, Ph.D., Professor, Express Employment Professionals Professor
    Dr. Erdogan's research interests focus on workplace relationships, including employer-employee, manager-employee, and peer-to-peer relationships. She investigates how organizations can establish effective relations with employees through recruitment, selection, onboarding, and day-to-day management practices, and how these relationships explain the level of engagement, well-being, effectiveness, and retention in the workplace. Her work has been published in journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology. She served as an associate editor for Personnel Psychology and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. She is currently serving on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management, among others. Dr. Erdogan is a fellow of APS and SIOP.
     
  • Brady M. Firth, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management
    Dr. Firth earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Maryland, and a Masters in Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University. His research focuses broadly on what enables individuals and teams to make effective adjustments to challenges at work. Research publications include articles in the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Applied Psychology. He also enjoys teaching and will be leading courses on HR management.
     
  • Shung Jae Shin, Ph.D., Associate Professor
    Dr. Shin's main research areas are employee creativity at work, leadership, human side of corporate mergers and acquisitions, and cross-cultural studies. His studies have been published in leading academic journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Management Studies, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. He currently serves as a principal reviewer for Journal of Applied Psychology and Management and Organization Review.
     
  • Meredith Woehler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management
    Dr. Woehler received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Kentucky in 2017. Her research generally encompasses two primary themes: (1) individual differences, including gender and political skill, and (2) individuals’ abilities to agentically drive and handle change–from large organizational changes like mergers and acquisitions to more micro-changes, such as driving innovative changes in the workplace or changing in one's network of workplace relationships. Her work has appeared in premier journals such as Organization Science and the Journal of Applied Psychology. In her role, Dr. Woehler will be teaching a variety of management courses such as the organizational leadership course.