Liam Maher, assistant professor in the Department of Management, had two papers presented at the recent Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association in Lexington, Kentucky. Maher also served as a presenter at a consortium for students who are considering pursuing a Ph.D.
One paper titled Roles of Organizational Politics Perceptions and Needs Satisfaction in the Political Skill – Proactive Work Behavior Relationship: Test of a Moderated Mediation Model, co-authored with A. Ejaz, D. Lacaze, S. Quratulain and G.R. Ferris, is about how people with political skill can navigate through highly political environments at work to satisfy their basic psychological needs and be more proactive at work.
Maher’s second paper discusses how supervisor paternalism can be a stressor or a stress reliever for women who are pregnant at work. This paper is co-authored with K.L. Hackney, S. R. Daniels, and P.L. Perrewé, titled Paternalism during pregnancy: Stress reliever or stressor?