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Human Resource Management Research

  • Talya Bauer, Ph.D.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 and member-at-large. 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 and APS. She has co-authored three textbooks "Organizational Behavior," "Principles of Management," and "Psychology and Work: Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology."

  • Alan Cabelly, Ph.D.
    Dr. Cabelly's current interests are in Generational Issues in the Workplace, identifying the best ways that members of different generations can work together effectively, and in Work-Life Balance for the 21st Century, focusing on how we can best achieve our personal mission. He has made many presentations on both topics. An article in the Fall 2007 issue of Portland State Magazine focuses on his Generations work. Also see his list of work-life resources.

  • Dave Cadiz, Ph.D., Instructor
    Dave 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 including a recent article titled "Supporting the Aging Workforce: A Review and Recommendations for Workplace Intervention Research" in The Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. Dave also studies the intersection of behavioral health and the workplace, and develops and validates training interventions focused on effectively managing workplace diversity issues. Finally, Dave 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.

  • David Caughlin, Ph.D., Instructor
    Dr. Caughlin’s research focuses on the areas of work motivation, newcomer socialization/onboarding, and occupational safety and health. Recently, he has begun to focus more extensively on theory and methodology pertaining to workers’ perceptions of time and changes within themselves and within their work environment. Dr. Caughlin’s work has been published in academic journals such as Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Stress & Health, and Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.

  • Berrin Erdogan, Ph.D., 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 is currently an associate editor for Personnel Psychology, and serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Group & Organization Management, European Journal of Work & Organizational Psychology, and Journal of Management Inquiry. Dr. Erdogan is a fellow of SIOP.

  • 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 International Business Studies, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Journal of Management Studies.  He currently serves as a principal reviewer for Journal of Applied Psychology.