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SMLR Ph.D. student Scott Bentley has been awarded the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Dissertation Grant. The grant is given to four promising researchers in the field of human resource management at the dissertation stage of their doctoral education and funded by the SHRM Foundation in partnership with the HR Division of the Academy of Management. Scott’s dissertation, "An Exploration of the Joint Effects of Human Capital Dispersion and Deployment on Team Performance," is co-chaired by Professors Ingrid Fulmer and Rebecca Kehoe. In addition to receiving a plaque and $... read more

SMLR had a strong presence at the International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP) conference held in Copenhagen on July 7-9. Several community members presented research papers, including: faculty members Doug Kruse and Lisa Schur; Ph.D. students Saehee Kang and Dan Weltmann; fellows Trevor Young-Human of the University of Pennsylvania, who won the association's Horvat-Vanek prize for outstanding research by a young scholar, and Mark Kaswan of the University of Texas; and research associate and Princeton Ph.D. student Jason Windawi.   Professors Adrienne Eaton... read more

July 21   In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, Professor Francis Ryan weighs in Philadelphia's new retirement plan for unions.            July 12   Professor David Allen discussed his new research on Best Places To Work lists in an interview with the Asbury Park Press and Bergen Record. According to Professor Allen's study, businesses that win this accolade find it easier to keep current employees and recruit new ones.           July 12 In an op-... read more

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 By Steve Flamisch, Rutgers Today You work hard for your paycheck, but do you really care if your employer’s business is successful? Would you care a little bit more if you owned a piece of the company? That’s what Sanghee Park, an assistant professor in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), aims to discover as she begins a research fellowship exploring the psychological impact of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP). “As a compensation researcher, I realized that it is crucial to investigate the impacts of ESOPs on those... read more

On May 21-22, Rutgers' Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) at the School of Management and Labor Relations hosted a two-day convening on “Bargaining for the Common Good” in collaboration with the New Jersey Education Association and the National Education Association. Building strong partnerships between labor and community organizations to improve schools and communities was the goal of the two-day meeting, which brought together local NEA teachers’ unions from their NE region, community organizers, and public education advocates. Marilyn Sneiderman, director... read more