To research, teach, and serve in human resource management.
Ph.D. (1986) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa GPA: 3.85
Major: Human resource management Minor: Statistics
MBA (1981) University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa GPA: 3.75
BA (1979) Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa GPA: 3.97
Majors: Political science and economics
SPHR (1994-present) Senior Professional in Human Resources
RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Department Chair, June 2007-present
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Managed management department, scheduled classes, revised general business, human resource management and entrepreneurship majors, added nonprofit program, introduced department awards program.
Professor of Management (tenured), August 1986-present
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Taught human resource management, compensation management, and employee and labor relations, researched human resource management, chaired committees, supervised 749 internships, advised students.
Wrote employee handbooks or analyzed compensation and training programs for 469 organizations.
RESEARCH (395 papers):
By Format: By Area:
70 Journal Publications 115 HR Ethics
2 Book s 64 International HR (Baltic Emphasis)
4 Book Chapters 61 Recruiting and Selection
9 Case Studies 55 Experiential Training (Live Case Emphasis)
8 Other Publications 23 Creativity and Humor
71 Conference Proceedings 23 Compensation (Job Evaluation Emphasis)
61 Conference Presentations 54 Other HR
169 Book/Internet Reviews
RECENT JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:
The relationship of HR professional online experience with perceptions of organizational hiring and promotion of online graduates. (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco). Journal of Education for Business, Forthcoming.
Human resource manager perceptions of organizational culture factors that affect the incorporation of family-friendly benefits. (with Malcolm Coco), Advances in Business Research Journal, Fall 2013, Forthcoming, (refereed).
Student and company reactions to a university internship program: content analysis. (with Malcolm Coco and Ashley Truong). International Journal of Education Research, Fall 2013, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 89-106, (refereed).
North Texas domestic partner benefits policies. (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco), Texas Business Today, 3rd Quarter, 2013, (practitioner-oriented).
Selection of an HR generalist at a public university. (with Mark Johnson), Journal of Case Research, November 2013, Vol. 31, No. 2, p. 39-52, www.sfcrjcs.org, (refereed).
Laws associated with mobile computing in the cloud. International Journal of Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies, July-September 2012, Vol. 2 (3), pp. 1-9 (refereed).
Economic climate and development challenges for Latvia and EU Countries. (with Elena Dubra and Daira Baranova), Journal of Economics and Management Research, 2012, Vol. 1, pp. 94-105, (refereed).
Online monitoring perceptions of North Texas HR Managers. (with Malcolm Coco, Andrew Little, and Decateur Reed), Texas Business Today, 4th Quarter, 2012, pp. 4-6, (practitioner-oriented).
Legal and ethical implications of newspaper web privacy policies. (with Christy Suciu and Mark A. Buchanan). Advances in Business Research, Fall 2012, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 43-52,(refereed).
Human resource professional ethical perceptions of organizational online monitoring. (with Malcolm Coco, Andrew Little, and Decateur Reed), International Journal of Business and Public Administration, Fall 2012, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1-14, (refereed).
New media usage and privacy policies in Baltic States’ newspaper websites. (with Decateur Reed). Current Issues in Business and Law, 2012, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 27-45, (refereed).
Caught in the act: visiting illicit web sites while on the job. (with Mark Johnson). Journal of Case Studies, June 2012, Vol. 30, No. 1, p. 120-128, (refereed).
Organizational social networking usage, policy, and restrictions, (with Malcolm Coco and Andrew Little), International Journal of Business and Public Administration, Winter 2012, Vol. 9, pp. 38-51, (refereed).
Administrative challenges of the service learning lab option with non-profits (with Dusty Bodie), Advances in Business Research, Fall 2011, Vol. 2, No. 1. 46-56, (refereed).
Problems in negotiation gambit research and practice (with Mark Johnson), Advances in Business Research, Fall 2011, Vol. 2, No. 1, 238-246, (refereed).
New media and hotel websites in the Baltic States. The Results of Statistical Scientific Research 2011 . (Statistikas Zinatnisko Petijumu Rezultati), 2011, Vol. 5, pp. 32-44, (refereed).
Perceptions of organizational surveys within employee engagement efforts. (with Jeff Sugheir and Malcolm Coco), International Journal of Business and Public Administration, Winter 2011, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 48-61, (refereed).
Domestic partner benefit policies in North Texas (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco), International Journal of Business and Public Administration, Winter 2011, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 34-47, (refereed).
Legal and ethical issues associated with employee use of social networks. (with Susan Park), Advances in Business Research, Fall 2010, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 82-93, (refereed).
Legal and ethical implications of corporate social networks. (with Susan Park), Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, December 2010, Vol. 22, No. 4, (refereed).
Toward a taxonomy of negotiation gambits. (with Tyler Casperson), International Journal of Business and Public Administration. Fall 2010, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 23-36, (refereed).
Development of the Baltic States’ Internet: use and sophistication. The Results of Statistical Scientific Research, (Statistikas Zinatnisko Petijumu Rezultati), 2010, Vol. 4, pp. 121-134, (refereed).
Voluntary domestic partner benefits in North Texas (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco). Voluntary Benefits Magazine. Issue 14, June 2010, ( practitioner-oriented).
OTHER RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
Business Aha! Tips: Ethics For Managers (with Nancy Napier). Boise, ID: CCI Press, 2013, Forthcoming.
Instructor’s Resource Manual for Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development by Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon, Sage Publications, 2012.
Legal and Ethical Challenges of Corporate Social Networking (with Susan Park). Ed. by Jared Jaworski, In Advances in Sociology Research (Volume 12, Chapter 3), 2012, pp. 83-106.
SELECTED AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES:
Grants/Scholarships/Fellowships, 40 received for $114,663 total, 1986-present, including the John Elorriaga Fellowship, Boise State University, $15,000
Special Expertise Panel on Ethics, Society for Human Resource Management, 2004-2007
Coached National 3rd Place Team, Human Resource Collegiate Competition, Orlando, Florida, 2003
Teaching Awards, Society for Human Resource Management, 100% pass rate for the Human Resource Certification Institute exam, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2010-2012
Writer, Idaho Business Matters Radio Program, 2004-2011