Profile: Stanley M. Gully

Associate Professor


Dr. Stan Gully is a member of the faculty in the Department of Human Resource Management in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. He has authored or presented over 80 papers, research articles, and book chapters on a variety of topics. His work has appeared in Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods, Advances in Interdisciplinary Studies of Work Teams, among other outlets. His co-authored paper on goal orientation and training was the recipient of a research award from the American Society for Training and Development. Stan has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He was the winner of a reviewer award from the Journal of Management and he previously was co-editor of the Academy of Management Research Methods Division Newsletter.

Dr. Gully earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University in 1997. He has taught courses at the undergraduate, Master’s, Ph.D., and Executive Master’s level covering content such as organizational learning and innovation, recruiting and staffing, human resource management, performance management, training and development, data analysis, and leadership. He has taught using traditional and hybrid technologies in the United States, Singapore, and Indonesia.

His applied work includes, but is not limited to, management at a major parcel delivery firm, evaluation of predictors of pharmaceutical salesperson effectiveness, assessment of the effectiveness of an employer branding initiative, design of various training programs including leadership training, evaluation of recruiting source effectiveness, and implementation of a multi-source feedback system. He research interests include strategic recruiting, leadership & team effectiveness, training, and organizational learning.

  • Departments

    Human Resource Management

  • Courses Taught


    HR Strategy I, Introduction

    HR Strategy IV, Global Workforce Strategy

    Developing Human Capital

    Managing Workforce Flow

    Organizational Learning and Innovation


    Seminar in Human Resources

    Multilevel Theory and Research

    Multivariate Analysis for Industrial Relations and Human Resources

    Organizational Learning, Training, & Development

  • Education

    Ph.D., Michigan State University, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • Publications

    Phillips, J. M., Gully, S. M., McCarthy, J, Castellano, B., & Kim, M. S. (in press). Recruiting global travelers: The role of global travel recruitment messages and individual differences in perceived fit, attraction, and job pursuit intentions. Personnel Psychology. doi: 10.1111/peps.12043

    Gully, S. M., Phillips, J. M., Castellano, W., Han, K., & Kim, A. (in press). A mediated moderation model of recruiting socially and environmentally responsible job applicants. Personnel Psychology. doi: 10.1111/peps.12033

    Gully, S. M., Phillips, J. M., & Kim, M. S. (in press). Strategic recruitment: A multilevel perspective. To appear in K. Y. T. Yu and D. Cable (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Recruitment. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

    Phillips, J. M., & Gully, S. M. (forthcoming). Strategic Staffing (3rd ed). Prentice-Hall.

    Phillips, J. M., & Gully, S. M. (2014). Human Resource Management (1st ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western/Cengage Learning.

    Phillips, J. M., & Gully, S. M. (2012). Organizational Behavior: Tools for Success (1st ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western/Cengage Learning.

    Gully, S. M., Devine, D. J., & Whitney, D. J. (2012). A meta-analysis of cohesion and performance: Effects of levels of analysis and task interdependence. Small Group Research, 43(6), 702-725. DOl: I  0.11 77/1 046496412468069. Reprinted from the 1995 paper as one of the most influential articles on cohesion and among the top three most highly cited articles in Small Group Research.

    Gully, S. M., & Chen, G. (2010). Individual differences, attribute-treatment interactions, and training outcomes. In S. W. J. Kozlowski & E. Salas (Eds.), Learning, Training, and Development in Organizations (pp. 3-64). SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

  • Research Initiatives

    Strategic recruitment

    Leadership and team effectiveness

    Learning and innovation

    Shared capitalism

    Wellness interventions

  • Awards

    2012 Ranked in the top 50 of the most influential scholars who received their degrees since 1991 based on impact inside and outside of the Academy of Management (see Table 6, Aguinis et al., 2012, Scholarly Impact Revisited, Academy of Management Perspectives, 26(2), 105-132, doi:10.5465/amp.2011.0088)

    2012 Noted as co-author of one of the most influential articles on cohesion and among the top three most highly cited articles in Small Group Research.

    2012 Noted as co-author of article ranked among top 10 “Most Read” and top 10 “Most Cited” articles according to the Organizational Research Methods website (July 2012)

    2011 James R. Chelius Award for Excellence in Teaching from the School of Management and Labor Relations

    2010 James R. Chelius Award for Excellence in Teaching from the School of Management and Labor Relations

    2008 Listed as one of the top 50 most influential authors from 2000-2004 (see Table 9, Podsakoff et al., 2008, Scholarly Influence in the Field of Management: A Bibliometric Analysis of the Determinants of University and Author Impact in the Management Literature in the Past Quarter Century, Journal of Management, 34(4), 641-720)

    2001 Most Thorough Reviewer Award from Journal of Management

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