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Five of SMLR’s human resource management (HRM) faculty are among the most highly cited management scholars in the past thirty years, according to the results of “Scholarly Impact Revisited,” by Herman Aguinis, et al (2012). Professors Susan Jackson, Randall Schuler, Mark Huselid, Dave Lepak, and Stan Gully are named as leading scholars. In addition, Rutgers University is ranked third in the nation for scholarly impact in the field of management. Among the entire list of distinguished scholars, Professor Jackson is ranked fourth for both her exceptional academic and non-academic influence... read more

On April 19-21, Four students from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)’ master of human resource management (MHRM) program put their knowledge of human resource strategy to the test by participating in the 2012 Master of Labor and Human Resources External Case Competition held at the From left, MHRM students Johan Francois from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Bao Nguyenfrom Marlboro, N.J., Austen Eadie-Friedmannfrom Jersey City, N.J., Morenike Syllafrom North Brunswick, N.J., and MHRM Program Director and Professor David Feriofrom Westfield, N.J... read more

In spring 2012, SMLR Ph.D. candidate and human resource management (HRM) instructor Anne-Laure Winkler, creatively enhanced the undergraduate HRM course, Hybrid Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, by introducing a synchronous online component led by international guest speakers. Lani Morris, co-author of The Map of Meaning: A Guide to Sustaining our Humanity in the World of Work (2011) and a New Zealand resident, and Professor Wim Dubbink, a business ethics philosopher from the Department of Guest speaker Lani Morris engages SMLR students online,... read more

On June 4-7, 2012 Labor Education and Research Now (LEARN) held a customized advanced labor studies program for the National Labor Office of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS) at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. Approximately 15 of BCBS’s labor account sales executives from across the U.S. participated in the program and explored collective bargaining and healthcare industry transformations in order to meet the challenges encountered in their work. The program culminated in a graduation ceremony, during which participants received a certificate of completion.   “Blue... read more

June 27, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RUTGERS SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT RECEIVES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENT CHAPTER NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. –Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award at the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)’s annual student conference in Atlanta, Ga. on June 23. Professor David Ferio, RU SHRM’s director and a Westfield, N.J. resident, as well as several RU SHRM representatives were Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) receives the... read more