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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
April 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
 

Learn more about our MSc and PhD programs in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management.

The latest updates from our OB/HRM faculty and graduate students can be found in our bulletin:

The OB/HRM area is comprised of an exceptional group of OB/HRM scholars whose interests span a variety of topics including aggression (e.g., abusive supervision, retaliation), creativity, emotions (e.g., emotional regulation, cultural effects on emotions), employee well-being, leadership/followership, met expectations, organizational justice, performance appraisals, personality testing, power/status, and psychological contracts, to name a few.

Our highly productive scholars publish in the top journals in the field (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology). The research in our group is supported by prestigious research awards including grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Ontario Ministry of Innovation.

Our research-based MSc and PhD programs offer students the opportunity to conduct cutting edge research under the guidance and mentorship of leading scholars in the field. Our students have been the recipients of prestigious research awards and funding including the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), “Best Paper” conference awards, and the Best Masters Research in Canada award from the Human Resources Research Institute of the HRPAO.

Our faculty members are renowned for their outstanding teaching within the School of Business & Economics as well as their commitment to disseminating knowledge to practitioner outlets.

We hope that you enjoy exploring our website and we encourage you to get in touch with us if you have any questions that we can help with.


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Tenure Stream Faculty

Dr. Laurie Barclay,
Associate Professor & Area Coordinator (OB/HRM)

Dr. Amy Christie,  
Assistant Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Gene Deszca,
Associate MBA Director & Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Ivona Hideg,
Assistant Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Greg Irving,
Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Lisa Keeping,
Undergraduate Business Programs Director & Associate Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Kim Morouney,
Associate Dean of Business: Academic Programs & Associate Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Manuela Priesemuth,
Assistant Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Chet Robie,
Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Simon Taggar,
Professor (OB/HRM)

Dr. Yujie (Jessie) Zhan,
Assistant Professor (OB/HRM)

People at Laurier

Sarah Vermunt, PhD Candidate, OB/HRM Sarah Vermunt is a PhD candidate in OB/HRM. Sarah studies interpersonal communication in the workplace, with a specific interest in how computer-mediated-communication impacts employees’ relationships with their managers. Her research has been presented at the Academy of Management, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC). Sarah is also a recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship.

Sarah Vermunt
PhD Candidate, OB/HRM