PhD in IRHR

Ph.D Student

Other

I'm interested in employee ownership and cooperatives. Other interests are networks and innovation.

  • Courses Taught

    Business English and various ESL courses in Taiwan at corporations and universities.

  • Education

    Master in Business Administration (MBA) from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan 
    Bachelor in Physics from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada 

  • Publications

    MBA thesis was "Employee Ownership as a Determinant of Innovation."

  • Research Initiatives

    Employee Ownership
    Efficiency Wages

  • Awards

    Corey Rosen Fellow (2013-2014)

  • Files

  • 848-445-4634
    732-318-1055
  • dan.weltmann@rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Janice H. Levin Building
    94 Rockafeller Road, Suite 213C
    Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Ph.D. Student

Other

Fuxi Wang is a doctoral student at Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations. Her primary research interests include labor relations and human resources in China, especially democratic management, a union based form of employee participation in Chinese context. Other interests include dispute resolution, strategic human resources management, employment participation and skill development.

  • Education

    B.S., Finance (Graduated with Honor), Renmin University of China (2011)

  • Publications

    Wang, Fuxi. 2010. “Collective Labor Disputes and the Changing Characteristics of Mass Incidents in China,” Journal of China Institute of labor Relations, No.6. pp. 80-85.

    Cheng, Yanyuan, Fuxi Wang. 2008. “A Comparative Analysis of Japanese and Korean Dismissal System,” Journal of Beijing Administrative College, No.6, pp. 79-82.

  • Research Initiatives

    Employee participation

    Conflict resolution

    Strategic human resources management

    Skill development

  • 224-848-0692
  • fuxi.wang1989@gmail.com
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    Piscataway, NJ 08903
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If you'd like to pursue a PhD, contact:

     Ph.D. Program Directors      

Mingwei Liu
848-932-6540
mliu@work.rutgers.edu

Ph.D. Candidate

Other

Chunyun Li is a Ph.D candidate. Her research interests include collective bargaining, employment relations, organizational behavior and human resource management, and global labor standards. The particular geographic focus of her research is China.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education

    M.S., Human Resource Management, Rutgers University (2011)

    B.A., Labor and Social Security, Renmin University of China (2009)

  • Publications

    Liu, M. and Li, C. 2012. Environment Pressures, Managerial Industrial Relations Ideologies, and Unionization in the Chinese Enterprises. British Journal of Industrial Relations.

    Liu, M., Li, C., and Kim, S.2011. Chinese Trade Unions in Transition: A three-level analysis, in Sheldon, P., Kim, S., Li, Y., and Warner, M. (eds.), China’s Changing Workplace: Dynamism, diversity, and disparity, London: Routledge.

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Ph.D. Student

Other

She is interested in issues of value fit (person-organization, person-job, and person-person), organizational culture, diversity, motivation, international HR, strategic HR, selection, and training and development. Her master’s thesis was “The effects of value congruence among team members on job satisfaction and organizational commitment.”

Prior to Ph.D. study, she worked for several years as a HR staff and training specialist in Korea.
 

  • Education

    MBA, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior, Seoul National University (2004)

    BA, English Literature, Ewha Womans University (2001)
     

Ph.D. Student

Other

Sargam Garg is a Ph.D. student at School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University. Her research interests include strategic human resource management and idiosyncratic deals (i-deals) in organizations . She has an MBA, an MS and four years of work experience in Human Resource Management. 

  • Education

    MBA, MS - Major: Human Resource Management 

  • Publications

    Training - Mantra of the new millennium, Human Capital, 4(11), Apr 2001.

    Leadership - Poised for perfection, Human Capital, 4(6), Nov 2000. 

  • Research Initiatives

    Strategic human resource management 
    Idiosyncratic deals (i-deals) in organizations 

Overview

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The Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (IRHR) is an interdisciplinary program designed for people who want to:

A Program That is Convenient for You

Rutgers Ph.D. students can take doctoral courses at Princeton, Columbia, NYU, CUNY, Fordham, New School, or Stony Brook as part of their studies, through the Inter-University Consortium in which Rutgers participates. Our program also participates in a new consortium of industrial relations and human resources programs with M.I.T., Cornell, Michigan State, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and University of Minnesota in which students can take joint videoconference classes from leading scholars in each institution.

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Admissions

Admission to the PhD program in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (IRHR) is competitive and highly selective. On average, two or three students are admitted to the program per year. The school values diversity and is strongly committed to equal opportunity.

Degree Requirements

The program of study in IRHR requires all students to:

  1. complete three core seminars
  2. select a primary field of either Human Resources [PDF] or Labor, Work, and Society [PDF], in which five courses will be taken
  3. either select a secondary field in which three courses will be taken, or take three electives if no secondary field is chosen
  4. complete four statistics and research methods courses
  5. complete a Master's thesis

Courses and Syllabi

Below are the PhD courses offered by faculty at the School of Management and Labor Relations, with links to sample course syllabi. Students often take PhD courses relevant to their interests in other schools and departments at Rutgers. The SMLR Graduate Catalog can assist you.