Ph.D., University of Iowa
Major: Human Resource Management, Minor: Statistics
MBA, University of Northern Iowa
BA, Wartburg College
Majors: Political Science and Economics
SHRM-SCP Society for Human Resource Management–Senior Certified Professionl
SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resources
Department Chair, June 2007-June 2015
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Managed management department, scheduled classes, revised general business, human resource management and entrepreneurship majors, added nonprofit minor 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 internships, advised students.
RESEARCH (436 papers):
72 Journal Publications
5 Book Chapters
9 Case Studies
8 Other Publications
71 Conference Proceedings
62 Conference Presentations
179 Book/Internet Reviews
133 HR Ethics
65 International HR (Baltic emphasis)
65 Recruiting and Selection
59 Experimental Training (Live case emphasis)
24 Creativity and Humor
23 Compensation (Job evaluation emphasis)
67 Other HR
Journal Publications: (76 papers)
Human resource manager perceptions of the Internet of Things surveillance. (with Malcolm Coco), SAM Advanced Management Journal, Forthcoming.
Taxonomy of reliability problems associated with employee location monitoring. International Journal of Management and Human Resources, Winter 2015, Vol 3, No. 1, 100-115.
Faculty perceptions of the adoption and use of clickers in legal studies in business classroom. (with Denise Farag and Susan Park). Journal of Education for Business, 2015, IOI: 10.1080/08832323.2015.1014459.
Readability and content comparisons of business news website privacy policies. (with Mark Johnson), International Journal of Business Research and Information Technology, Fall 2014, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 30-44.
Human resource manager perceptions of online course reimbursement. (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco), International Journal of Management and Human Resources, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 29-47.
The relationship of HR professionals’ online experiences with perceptions of organizational hiring and promotion of online graduates. (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco), Journal of Education for Business, July 2014, Vol. 89, pp. 222-229, (refereed)
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, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-12, (refereed).
North Texas domestic partner benefits policies. (with James Wanek and Malcolm Coco), Texas Business Today, 3rd Quarter, 2013, (practitioner-oriented).
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).
Selection of an HR generalist at a public university. (with Mark Johnson), Journal of Case Research, November 2013, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 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). http://www.lu.lv/apgads/izdevumi/elektroniskie-izdevumi/zurnali-un-periodiskie-izdevumi/journal-of-economics-and-management-research/, (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, http://www.twc.state.tx.us/news/tbt/tbt0213.pdf, (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).
Human Resource Management Study Games: Certification Prep and Refresher, Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America/Hamilton Books, 2014, ISBN 978-0-7618-6378-6.
Business Aha! Tips: Ethics For Managers, Boise, ID: CCI Press, 2014,
ISBN 13 978-0-9855305-4-9, http://www.amazon.com/Business-Aha-Tips-Ethics-Volume/dp/0985530545.
Business Aha! Tips on Creativity (with Nancy Napier), Boise, ID: CCI Press, 2012, ISBN 13-978-09855305-0-1, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0985530502.
Book Chapters (4)
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.
Mobile computing and commerce: legal implications for employers. Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking 2nd Edition, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, August 2008, Chapter CXXVIII, pp. 938-943.
Ethical perceptions of corporate policies associated with employee computer humor. (with Malcolm Coco), In The Principles of Ethics and Critical Thinking Applications, Volume II, by Ludwig Otto, ed., Dallas, Texas, Franklin Publishing, 2005, pp. 92-98.
Perceptions of ethical and unethical labor negotiation gambits. (with Mark Johnson), In The Principles of Ethics and Critical Thinking Applications, Volume I, by Ludwig Otto, ed., Dallas, Texas, Franklin Publishing, 2004.
Case Studies (9)
Realtor Reward Plans Gone Haywire.
Handling the Unhealthy Employee.
When Religion Is on the Agenda.
English Only: One Hotel’s Dilemma.
In Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development, by Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon, Sage Publications, 2012.
Ethical Issues as a Consultant. (with Barry Boyles, Mary-Jane Sinclair, Allison Vaillancourt), SHRM Case Study, Society for Human Resource Management, May 2006, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/casestudies_published/CMS_016752.pdf.
Advice for IBM—Real People Across the Hall, In Marketing: Real People, Real Choices, (4th Ed.), By Michael Solomon, Greg Marshall, and Elnora Stuart. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006, p. 447.
Ethics and Disabilities. SHRM Case Study, Society for Human Resource Management, December 2005, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/casestudies_published/CMS_014836.pdf.
Electronic I-9 Forms and Privacy Concerns, SHRM Case Study, Society for Human Resource Management, April 2005, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/casestudies_published/CMS_011984.pdf.
Employee Theft. SHRM Case Study, Society for Human Resource Management, November 2004, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/CaseStudy_Theft.pdf.
Other Publications (8)
Instructor’s Resource Manual for Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development by Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon, Sage Publications, 2012.
Blogs: advantages, disadvantages and strategies for organizations. (with Julie Burwell and Rosemary Spitzer). SHRM White Paper, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/whitepapers_published/CMS_025035.asp, December 2007, 9 pages, (refereed).
Wireless telecommuting implications for HR managers. (with Malcolm Coco and John McIntosh), SHRM White Paper, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/whitepapers_published/CMS_020285.asp, January 2007, 9 pages, (refereed).
Top-Rated Leadership Traits. (with Malcolm Coco), Higher Ed HR, (newsletter), Winter 2006, Vol. 1, Issue 2, p. 4.
Recommended employee location monitoring policies. (with Ann Burford and Julie Burwell), SHRM White Paper, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/whitepapers_published/CMS_017971.asp, July 2006, 7 pages, (refereed).
Interviewing Questions Database: Example Questions and Possible Answers for Interviews. (with Julie Burwell and Rachel Prine), Society for Human Resource Management, http://www.shrm.org/hrresources/basic_published/CMS_007576.asp, February 2005, 7 pages (refereed).
Current Literature in HR Management, In Human Resource Management, (10th edition), By Robert Mathis and John Jackson, Mason, OH: Southwestern, 2003, pp. 610-613.
The Relationship of Rater Perceptions of Market Pay and Jobholder Characteristics With Ratings of Job Evaluation Factors. (University of Iowa Dissertation), Ann Arbor, Michigan, University Microfilms, 1986.
Book/Internet Reviews (174 papers)
All 168 are published in Choice Magazine (www.cro3.org). Since 2014:
Human Work Productivity: A Global Perspective, Ed. by Shrawan Kumar, Anil Mital, and Arunkumar Pennathur. Choice, April 2014, Vol. 51, No. 8.
Bullying in the Workplace: Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies. Ed. by John Lipinski and Laura M. Crothers. Choice, March 2014, Vol. 51, No. 7.
Future Jobs: Solving the Employment and Skills Crisis. By Edward E. Gordon. Choice, February 2014, Vol. 51, No. 6.
The Psychology of Workplace Technology. Ed. by Michael D. Coovert and Lori Foster Thomson, Choice, January 2014, Vol. 51, No. 5.
CONSULTING EXPERIENCE (497 organizations):
Writing employee handbooks, developed compensation plans.
Human Resource Management
Employee and Labor Relations
Compensation and Benefits
Negotiating Joint Ventures
Summer Research Grant, Human Resource Manager Perceptions of Online Training, (with James Wanek), Boise State University, $6,500, 2012 Results: Two journal articles, two conference proceedings.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV)
Lifetime Achievement Award 2014
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Coached HR Collegiate Competition
3rd place in SHRM national championship, Orlando, Florida, 2003
Certificate of Recognition, a national teaching award for teaching the Human Resource Certification Review program, 100% of my students passed the PHR/SPHR exam, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2011-2013
4th place nationally in number of students passing Human Resource Certification Institute exam, 2000
Boise State Advisor of the Year, 1989
State of Idaho College Relations Director
Society for Human Resource Management Hearing Committee
Journal and Book Reviewer
Society for Human Resource Management Special Expertise Panel on Ethics
Most recent from 2014:
Adult Basic Education Grant Presentation (with Malcolm Coco and Andrew Little, Abilene, Texas, April
Human Resource Certification Review, Center for Professional Development, April
HR Games: Practical Ways to Keep Up-To-Date and Study for Certification, Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley, Meridian, Boise, February
HR Essentials, Center for Professional Development, Boise, February