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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (May 9, 2017) – Rutgers University—New Brunswick and the Consulate General of India in New York today announced the induction of the University’s inaugural Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair of Indian Studies, a partnership that will bring esteemed Indian professors to Rutgers to conduct research, teach courses, and strengthen ties with the local Indian community. Currently the only ICCR Chair in the United States, this academic post is a first for both the Consulate and the University. “This partnership firmly establishes Rutgers as a global hub for... read more

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (April 25, 2017) – Establishing the first conclusive link between broad-based employee stock ownership and increased employment stability, a study co-authored by Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations Distinguished Professor Douglas Kruse finds that companies with employee stock ownership had only half as many layoffs as other companies during the last two recessions. The findings appear in the new book, How Did Employee Ownership Firms Weather the Last Two Recessions?, published in the academic press. “If good-paying, stable jobs are the... read more

Who knew that co-workers who are neither friends nor enemies – especially those who float unpredictably between being both – can affect us more on the job than other colleagues?   A “frenemy” can be someone who helps you complete an important project on Monday, then gossips about you on Tuesday. Think of it as an ambivalent relationship that runs hot and cold at the same time.              Jessica Methot   Most research oversimplifies interactions with co-workers as either good or bad, but “relationships are complicated,”... read more

New Jersey Resources issued the following press release on April 13, 2017. Reprinted with permission. New Jersey Resources celebrated the achievement of 21 employees as they completed a six-month intensive Rutgers Leadership Development for Early Career Women program. Wall, N.J. — As a part of its commitment to leadership development, New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) celebrated the achievement of 21 employees from throughout the company, as they completed a six-month intensive Leadership Development for Early Career Women program. Offered through the Rutgers School of Management... read more

What do many Americans misunderstand about the immigration process, laws and policies? How should we, as a nation of immigrants, think about immigration today? Join Pro Se Nation executive producer MaryLynn Schiavi and guest James M. Cooney, Esq. to explore these issues and more. Mr. Cooney specializes in immigration, labor, and civil rights law and teaches at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations. Click here to watch the entire program on Vimeo or watch it on Princeton TV at 7:30 p.m on the following Thursdays: April 20, April 27, and May 4. ... read more