RU SHRM Conference Addresses “The Business of HR”

Rutgers University Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) “addressed the business of HR” during its 12th annual business conference held on April 8, 2016 at Rutgers’ Livingston Student Center. More than 200 HR professionals, School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) students, professors, and alumni attended the event to listen as guest speakers gave insight into HR’s future.

Labor-Management Collaboration Conference Showcases The Value of Educators' Voices

Frequent communications and strong union-management partnerships between teachers and administrators at the school level is associated with a positive learning environment, improved student performance, and decreased teacher turnover, according to a 2014 study on long-term collaborative partnerships by SMLR Professor Saul Rubinstein and Ph.D. alumnus John McCarthy, IRHR ’14. 

SMLR Conference Addresses The World Economy

The evolution of the global economy has entered a new phase. As national boundaries have become more permeable and businesses’ local moorings loosened, increasingly transnational competition has challenged labor market institutions, triggered political realignments, and shifted firm-level tasks worldwide. Given that China has been at the center of markets’ global integration, it provides an important entry point to a debate on transregional trends.