FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Brunswick, NJ: July 23, 2012 - Rutgers Center for Management Development (Rutgers CMD) is pleased to announce it has been admitted to the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON). UNICON is a highly selective global consortium of 101 leading university based executive education providers. Dr. William J. Bigoness, Executive Director, Rutgers Center for Management Development, explains the significance of the UNICON admission. “All of us associated with Rutgers Center for Management Development are honored to have been invited as... read more

On June 12, SMLR was presented with a commemorative plaque by the New Jersey State American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), during its constitutional convention held at Bally's Atlantic City on June 12-13, 2012. Professor Adrienne Eaton (farthest right), chair of Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, receives AFL-CIO's commemorative plaque for SMLR. From left, Steve Dodd, New Jersey Business Representative, Sheet Metal Workers Local 137; Mike Merrill, Dean, Harry Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies SUNY... read more

In this issue of the SMLR Update, we celebrate our many awards and achievements including several successful programs and our most highly cited management scholars. We also spotlight SMLR's coverage in the media and welcome new, talented employees. Please take a moment to read below and feel free to spread our news! Click here to view past issues

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