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David A Gray

Name

[Gray, David A]
  • Interim Dean

Professional Preparation

    • 1974 Ph.D. in Management and Industrial RelationsUniversity of Massachusetts
    • 1969 M.A. in Management and Industrial RelationsUniversity of Iowa
    • 1967 B.B.A. in General Business and FinanceUniversity of Iowa

Appointments

    • Jan 2002 to Jan 2013 Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2000 to Jan 2013 Associate Dean
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1976 to Jan 2002 Assoc Prof
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1996 to Jan 1997 Visiting Scholar
      Texas Christian University (TCU)
    • Jan 1993 to Jan 1995 Interim Associate Dean
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1990 to Jan 1993 Acting Chairman
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1986 to Jan 1988 Acting Chairman
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1984 to Jan 1986 Associate Dean
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1981 to Jan 1984 Associate Dean
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1973 to Jan 1976 Assist Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1971 to Jan 1973 Assist Professor
      Western New England College

Research and Expertise

  • Research Interests

    Dr. Gray's research interests have focused on aspects of human resource management and the labor relations process. More specifically, he has researched strategic and operational rationales of human resource outsourcing; the linkage of the HR value chain to the employee-employer psychological contract and the performance impact of various HR practices; and union management conflict and cooperation before and after labor-management relations by objectives, or RBO.

Publications

      Book Chapter 2011
      • “Early interdependent attachments: The power of a secure base” David A. Mack, Marilyn Macik-Frey, James Campbell Quick, David A. Gray, & P. Shinoda, Cary L. Cooper and Nathan Keller. In S.E. Murphy and R.J. Reichard (Eads) Early Development and leadership: Building the next generation of leaders 2011. 135-158 Seriers in Applied Psychology.
        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2005
      • “MBA vs. Specialty Graduate Degree Programs in Business:  Tangible and Intangible Added Value,” Yehuda Baruch, Myrtle Bell and David A. Gray, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 67 (August, 2005), pp 51-68.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • “Leader Development and Emotional Competence:  Authentic Leadership, Self-Awareness, and Personal Integrity,” Nathan Keller, James Campbell Quick, Marilyn Macik-Frey, David A. Gray, David A. Mack, and Cary L. Cooper, Journal of Business and Leadership, Vol. 1 (2005), pp 54-67.  
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • “Outsourcing the Human Resource Function:  Environmental and Organizational Characteristics that Affect HR Performance,” Juliana D. Lilly, David A. Gray and Meghna Virick, Journal of Business Strategies, Vol. 22 (Spring, 2005), pp. 55-73.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2005
      • “Healthy Leaders, Healthy Organizations:  Primary Prevention and the Positive Effects of Emotional Competence,” James Campbell Quick, Marilyn Macik-Frey, David A. Mack, Nathan Keller, David A. Gray, and Cary L. Cooper in Current Perspectives in Occupational Stress, Ana Maria Rossi, Pamela L. Perrere, and Steven L. Sauter, Editors (Brazil: Editora Atlas S.A., 2005), pp 139-155.
        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1999
      • "Human Resource Management Outsourcing:  The Make or Buy Decision," (Co-authored with Charles R. Greer and Stuart A. Youngblood).  Academy of Management Executive, Vol. 13 (August, 1999), pp. 85-96.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1995
      • “Top Management Team Characteristics and Corporate Criminal Activity,” (Co-authored with Anthony J. Daboub, Abdul M.A. Rasheed, and Richard L. Priem), Academy of Management Review, Vol. 20 (January, 1995), PP. 138-170.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1994
      • “The Occupational Life Cycle and the Family,” (co-authored with James Campbell Quick, Janice R. Joplin, and Ewing Cooley), Luciano L'Abate (Editor), Handbook of Developmental Family Psychology and Psychopathology (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994), pp. 157-175.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1991
      • “Mentofacturing: A Vision for American Industrial Excellence,” (co-authored with Gordon E. Forward, James Campbell Quick, and Dennis E. Beach), Academy of Management Executive, Vol. 5 (August, 1991), pp. 32-44.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1990
      • “Career Planning,” (co-authored with Frank Gault, Howard Meyers, and James Walther), in Career Stress in Changing Times, special issue of Prevention in Human Services (New York: The Haworth Press, 1990), pp. 43-59.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1990
      • “Chaparral Steel Company: Bringing 'World Class Manufacturing' to Steel,” (co-authored with James Campbell Quick), National Productivity Review, Vol. 9  (Winter, 1990), pp. 51-58.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1989
      • “The Impact of Mergers, Downsizing and Acquisitions:  An ASPA/CCH Study” (co-authored with Jane Giacobbe, Kenneth G. Wheeler, and James Campbell Quick) in Perspectives in Human Resources-  ASPA '89, 41st National Conference Proceedings (June 25-28, 1989, Boston),     pp. 255-264.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1983
      • “The Compensation of National Union Presidents: Moderating Effects of Union Size” (co-authored with J. Lawrence French and Paul Hayashi), Journal of Labor Research, Vol. IV (Summer, 1983), pp. 225-237.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1982
      • “The Product Manager” (co-authored with Carl McDaniel), California Management Review, Vol. 22 (Fall 1980), pp. 87-94.  This article is abstracted in Journal of Marketing, Vol. 46 (Spring, 1982), p. 139.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1981
      • “From Conflict to Cooperation: A Joint Union-Management Goal Setting and Problem Solving Program” (co-authored with Anthony V. Sinicropi and Paula Ann Hughes) in Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Winter Meeting, Industrial Relations Research Association (December 27-30, 1981, Washington, D.C.), pp. 26-32.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Paper 1979
      • “A Contingency Model of the Management Learning Environment” (co-authored with James Campbell Quick and Ann Laird), in Proceedings: Academy of Management, 1979 (August 8-11, 1979, Atlanta), pp. 39-43.
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1976
      • “Impact of Strike Remedies in Public Sector Collective Bargaining” (co-authored with B. Patricia Dyson), Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, Vol. 5, No. 2 (1976), pp. 125-132.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      1976
      • “A Quantitative Model for Manpower Decision Making” (co-authored with Harvey Kahalas), Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 4 (December, 1976), pp. 685-697.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1974
      • “Integration of Managerial Motivation and Micro-Manpower Planning” (co-authored with Harvey Kahalas and Wayne E. Leininger), Journal of Business Research, Vol. 2 (July, 1974), pp. 277- 288. 
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Paper 1970
      • “Project Step-up: A Systems Approach to Upgrading Laid-off Disadvantaged Workers” (co-authored with Robert L. Bjorklund and Max S. Wortman, Jr.), in Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Winter Meeting, Industrial Relations Research Association (December 28-29, 1970, Detroit), pp. 286-295. 
        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Courses

      • MANA 3319-004 MANAGEMENT PROCESS THEORY

        Management is an endeavor which involves working with and through people to accomplish the goals of an organization (a business firm, hospital, or government agency). This course is about management concepts and managerial decision- making. Attention will be devoted to the systems and behavioral contexts of management; theories of management and organization; management functions (planning, organizing, directing, and controlling); and the relationship of the organization to its environment (task, technological, economic, and social).

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5312-001 Management: Leadership and Organizational Behavior at Work

        Management is an endeavor which involves working with and through people to accomplish the goals of an organization (a business firm, hospital, or government agency).  This course is about management concepts and managerial decision-making.  Attention will be devoted to the systems and behavioral contexts of management; theories of management and organization; management functions (planning, organizing, directing, and controlling); and the relationship of the organization to its environment (task, technological, economic, and social).

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5340-001 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        Modern human resource management may be viewed as a process of acquisition, development, utilization, and maintenance of a human resource mix (people and positions) to achieve strategic organizational goals and objectives.  The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of human resource management from theoretical, practical, and empirical viewpoints.  Material will be presented and discussed from the perspective of the operating or line manager as well as the human resource specialist.  Attention will be devoted to the various contexts of human resource management, basic techniques and methods, and the changing nature of managing human resources.  More specifically, our concerns will include human resource and employment planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, performance planning and evaluation, compensation administration, organizational career management, structure of the human resource function, legal environment of human resources, and the strategic role of the Chief HR Officer. 
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2007 Download Syllabus 1 Link

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • Dec  Service Activities
      Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico, Academic Excellence Project, 1995.
      Army Corps of Engineers, Evaluation of Leadership Development Program, 1992.
      Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, Participative Management, 1990.
      Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District, Job Analysis, 1989.
      Dallas Independent School District, Performance-Based Pay System and Job Analysis, 1987.
      Center for Professional and Executive Development, UTA, Service Managers Institute, 1982-1987.
      Institute for Water and Wastewater Utility Management, The Management Audit, Continuing Education, UTA, 1980.
      UTA School of Nursing, Nursing Supervision, 1979.
      Arlington Police Department, Supervisory Training and Development, 1979.
      International Linguistics Center, Management Development, 1977- 1979.
      Smith, Smith, Dunlap, and Canterbury, Job Evaluation and Expert Witness, 1976 and 1982.
      Irving Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, Supervisory Skills Training, 1976.
      Petro-Chemical Corporation, Effective Leadership, 1975.
      Delta Nu Alpha, Certification Review Program, 1975.
      Supervisory Skills Development, University of Texas at Arlington, 1974-1977 and 1980.
      Arlington Citizen-Journal, Supervisory Skills Training, 1974. Central Security Life Insurance Company, Job Evaluation, 1974.
      Regional Conference, Director of Boys Clubs, Management by Objectives, 1974.
      Wolfe Nursery, Leadership and Motivation, 1974.
      University of Massachusetts, Personnel Department, Research Projects, 1970.
      Green Thumb, Program of National Farmers Union, Supervisory Training, 1971.
    • Dec  Editorial and Review Service

      Editorial Board, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

      Ad hoc article reviewer for Journal of Managerial Issues.

      Ad hoc article reviewer for Academy of Management Review.

      Ad hoc article reviewer for Southwestern Economic Review.

      Paper reviewer for Decision Sciences Institute, Academy of Management, Southwest Academy of Management, and Southern Management Association.

      Manuscript reviewing of texts for Harper and Row, Business

      Publications, Addison-Wesley, Winthrop, Houghton-Mifflin, Dryden, West Publishing Company, Kent Publishing, Little, Brown and Company, Goodyear, John Wiley and Sons, R. D. Irwin, Macmillan, and McGraw-Hill.