News & Events

Occupy Wall Street Theater, A Jab at Political Paralysis

By Dorothy Sue Cobble and Michael Merrill
Published in The Star-Ledger, Sunday, December 18, 2011

Occupy Wall Street is not the first movement to use occupation as a protest tactic. Nor is it the first to use creative political theater to overcome political paralysis and hold elected officials accountable for their inaction.

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Professor Dorothy Sue Cobble explains in her Star-Ledger op-ed why Occupy Wall Street is not the first movement to use occupation as a protest tactic (and creative political theater) to hold elected officials accountable for their inaction.

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SMLR Welcomes a New Assistant Dean

Elaine Kovac Stroud has joined us as SMLR's Assistant Dean of Business and Administration. Elaine is a Rutgers alumna and has more than 12 years of leadership experience and proven skills in successful office management. She has held a variety of business positions at Rutgers since 2000.

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Elaine Kovac Stroud has joined us as SMLR's Assistant Dean of Business and Administration. Elaine is a Rutgers alumna and has more than 12 years of leadership experience and proven skills in successful office management. She has held a variety of business positions at Rutgers since 2000.

Acting Dean Sue Schurman Addresses SMLR

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With the fall semester in full swing, we have entered a season marked by many new beginnings, including my own start as acting dean of the School of Management and Labor Relations. It is a pleasure and honor to provide leadership for the school.

Student Newsletters

Labor Studies and Employment Relations - Student Newsletters

 

SMLR Update: November 3, 2011

Welcome to the first issue of the SMLR Update, our e-newsletter dedicated to highlighting the most up-to-date news, events, and developments on our school. We want you to stay connected and encourage you to share your news. Please feel free to spread our news! Read more: http://conta.cc/tcQF4S

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On October 20-22, doctoral students Kyongji Han and Andy Kim along with MHRM alumni Youngsang Kim and Janghoon Seo received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award at the 54th Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference held in Omaha. Read more in our new SMLR Update: http://conta.cc/tcQF4S

The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset

Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management department, is quoted in CNN's article The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset.

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"Understanding and effectively managing cultural differences is critical, but often underestimated by those at the senior level. And doing this well could be a make or break for companies," says Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management department, as quoted in CNN's article The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset.

A Mother's Work

Teresa Boyer, Executive Director for the Center for Women and Work, is quoted in Suburban Family Magazine's article, "A Mother's Work." Boyer discusses issues surrounding working mothers and those who stay at home.

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Teresa Boyer, Executive Director for the Center for Women and Work, is quoted in Suburban Family Magazine's article, "A Mother's Work." Boyer discusses issues surrounding working mothers and those who stay at home.

Debunking the Myth of the Over-compensated Public Employee

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On October 19, Jeffrey Keefe “debunked the myth of the over-compensated public employee” at an information session held at the Learning Education Center in New Brunswick. SMLR students, alumni, and friends of the school attended the event, organized by the SMLR Alumni and Friends Association.