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Myrtle P Bell

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[Bell, Myrtle P]

Biography

Myrtle P. Bell is Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research, focusing on diversity, social issues, and human resources appears in outlets such as Academy of Management Journal, Learning & Education, and Perspectives; Journal of Managerial Psychology; Journal of Vocational Behavior; Human Resource Management Review; International Journal of Selection and Assessment; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management; Gender, Work and Organization; and in numerous edited volumes. Her book, Diversity in Organizations (2012, 2nd edition), is a comprehensive, research-based book for teaching and learning about diversity. She has served as associate editor of Journal of Management Education (2000-2003), section editor of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (2006-2010), and associate editor of Academy of Management Learning & Education (2008-2011). She has served in the leadership of the Academy of Management’s Gender and Diversity in Organizations division (2002-2007) and as representative at large on the Academy of Management Board of Governors (2009 – 2012). 

Professional Preparation

    • 1996 PhD in Business (Sociology),  University of Texas at Arlington
    • 1982 MBA in BusinessLouisiana State University
    • 1981 BBA in FinanceUniversity of Notre Dame
    • In Progress SpanishUniversity of Texas Arlington

Appointments

    • Jan 2009 to Present Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2001 to Jan 2008 Assoc Prof
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1996 to Jan 2001 Assist Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2015 Humanity and Social Sciences Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Queen Mary, University of London sponsored by Queen Mary, University of London
    • Feb  2010 100 Global Diversity Thought Leaders (2010) - Society for Human Resource Management sponsored by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
    • Jun  2009 DiversityFIRST™ Award sponsored by Texas Diversity Council
      Achievements:

      Advocacy for diversity and inclusion

    • May  2009 Elected to Academy of Management Board of Governors sponsored by Academy of Management
      Achievements:

      Leadership and Service

    • Apr  2009 Faculty Award, Honoring our sisters. sponsored by Community of Brothers
      Achievements:

      Service and leadership to students.

    • Aug  2008 Janet Chusmir Service Award sponsored by Gender and Diversity in Organizations division, Academy of Management
      Achievements:

      Mentoring, service, and leadership to women and minorities in the management field.

    • Aug  2008 PhD Project Trailblazer Award sponsored by PhD Project Management Doctoral Students
      Achievements:

      Mentoring and serving as a role model to management doctoral students of color.

    • Apr  2008 100 Global Diversity Thought Leaders (2008) - Society for Human Resource Management sponsored by Society for Human Resource Managment
      Achievements:

      Diversity and Inclusion research, teaching, and service.

    • May  2007 Mary McLeod Bethune Heritage Award sponsored by NAACP, Arlington, TX
      Achievements:

      Educational leadership.

    • Feb  2006 Kampus Kahuna sponsored by UT Arlington Ambassadors
      Achievements:

      “Exceptional work and enthusiastic efforts…outstandingsupport, dedication, and contributions to the University and surrounding community.”

Research and Expertise

  • Research Statement

    Myrtle Bell's teaching, research, and service focus on diversity and social issues in organizations. Her recent research focuses on discrimination, immigrants, diversity education, and age and religion as aspects of diversity. Her work appears in such outlets as Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology,Group and Organization Management, Equal Opportunities International, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and Academy of Management Learning & Education, in numerous edited volumes, and in meetings of organizations such as the Academy of Management, United States Association of Small Business, and American Society of Criminology. Her book, Diversity in Organizations (2012, Southwestern), is a comprehensive, research-based book for teaching and learning about diversity in its second edition.

Publications

      Journal Article 2014
      • Bell, M. P., Marquardt, D., & Berry, D.  (2014). “Diversity”, immigration, and the new American multi-racial hierarchy. Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 29 (3): 285-303.

        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 2013
      • Bell, M. P., Berry, D. P., Marquardt, D., Green, T. G. (2013)  Introducing discriminatory job loss: Antecedents, consequences, and complexities.  Journal of Managerial Psychology.
        {Journal Article}
      2013
      • Jonsen, K., Tatli, A., Özbilgin, M. and Bell, M.P. (2013). The tragedy of the (un)commons: Reframing workforce diversity. Human Relations, 66(2):  271-294.
        {Journal Article}

      Book Chapter 2013
      • Lambert, J.R., & Bell, M.P. (2013). “Diverse forms of difference.” In Q. Roberson (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Diversity, pp. 13-31.
        {Book Chapter}

      Textbook 2012
      • Bell, M. P.  (2012).  Diversity in Organizations, Second Edition.  Mason, OH:  South-Western. 
        {Textbook}

      Journal Article 2012
      • Heslin, P. A, Bell, M. P., & Fletcher, P. O. (2012). The devil without and within: A conceptual model of social cognitive processes whereby discrimination leads stigmatized minorities to become discouraged workers. Journal of Organizational Behavior. DOI: 10.1002/job.1795.  
        {Journal Article}
      2012
      • Berry, D. P. & Bell, M. P. (2012). Inequality in organizations: Stereotyping, discrimination,  and labor law exclusions. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 31(3): 236-248. DOI.org/10.1108/02610151211209090.  
        {Journal Article}
      2012
      • Berry, D. P. & Bell, M. P. (2012). “Expatriates”: Gender, race, and class distinctions in  International Management. Gender, Work and Organization, 19: 10-28. DOI:10.1111/j.1468- 0432.2011.00577.x.  
        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 2011
      • Özbilgin, M., Beauregard, T. A.,Tatli, A., & Bell, M. P.(2011).  Work-life, diversity and             intersectionality.  International Journal of Management Reviews, 13(2), 177-198.
        {Journal Article}
      2011
      • Bell, M. P., Özbilgin, M., Beauregard, T. A., & Sürgevil, O.(2011). Voice, silence, and diversity in 21st century organizations:Strategies for inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees.Human Resource Management , 50(1): 131-146
        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 2010
      • Bell, M. P., Kwesiga, E., Berry, D. P., & Psychology, M. (2010). Bell, M. P., Kwesiga, E., & Berry, D. P. (2010). Immigrants: The new “Invisible men and women” in diversity research. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25(2), 11.
        {Journal Article}
      2010
      • Cocchiara, F. K., Kwesiga, E., & Bell, M. P., & Baruch, Y. (2010). Who benefits from graduate degrees? Effects of sex and perceived discrimination on human capital. Who benefits from graduate degrees? Effects of sex and perceived discrimination on human capital. Career Development International., 15(1), 39-58.
        {Journal Article}
      2010
      • Cocchiara, F. K., Connerley, M. L., & Bell, M. P.  (2010).  “A-GEM” for increasing the effectiveness of diversity training.  Human Resource Management, 49(4): 1093-1111.
        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 2009
      • King, J. E., Bell, M. P., & Lawrence, E. (2009, January). Religion as an aspect of workplace diversity: An examination of the U.S. context and a call for international research. Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion.
        {Journal Article}
      2009
      • Bell, M. P.; Connerley, M. L.; Cocchiara, F. Bell, M. P., Connerley, M. L., & Cocchiara, F. (2009). The case for mandatory diversity education. Academy of Management Learning & Education 2009, 8 (4), 597-609.
        {Journal Article}
      2009
      • Beauregard, T. A., Özbilgin, M., & Bell, M. P. (2009). Revisiting the social construction of work and family. Journal of Managerial Psychology.
        {Journal Article}

      Textbook 2007
      • Bell, M. P. Thomson-Southwestern (Eds.). (2007). Diversity in Organizations. Mason, OH: Cengage.
        {Textbook}

      Journal Article 2007
      • Kwesiga, E., Bell, M. P., Pattie, M., & Moe, A. M. (2007). Exploring the literature on relationships between gender roles, intimate partner violence, occupational status, and organizational benefits. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22, 263-267.
        {Journal Article}
      2007
      • Bell, M. P. & Berry, D. P. (2007). Viewing diversity through different lenses: Avoiding a few blind spots. Academy of Management Perspectives, 21(4), 21-25.
        {Journal Article}
      2007
      • Bell, M. P. (2007). A conversation with Joan Acker on her work, motivations, and suggestions for future researchers. Equal Opportunities International, 26(3), 241-249.
        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 2005
      • Baruch, Y., Bell, M. P., & Gray, D. (2005). Generalist and specialist graduate business degrees: Tangible and intangible value. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 67(1), 51-68.
        {Journal Article}

      Book Chapter 2005
      • Bell, M. P. & McLaughlin, M. E. Konrad, P. P. & Pringle, J. K. (Eds.). (2005). Obesity, appearance, and organizational outcomes. Handbook of Organizational Diversity: Sage.
        {Book Chapter}

      Journal Article 2004
      • Kwesiga, E. & Bell, M.  (2004).  “Back to organizational socialization: Building a case for the advancement of women in organizations.” Equal Opportunities International, 23 (7/8), 3-20.
        {Journal Article}
      2004
      • McLaughlin, M. E., Bell, M. P., & Stringer, D. Y.  (2004).  Stigma and acceptance of coworkers with disabilities:  Understudied aspects of workforce diversity.  Group and Organization Management, 29:  302-333.
        {Journal Article}
      2004
      • Moe, A. M., & Bell, M. P.  (2004).  Abject economics:  Effects of battering and violence on women’s work and employability.  Violence Against Women, 10 (1):  29-55.
        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 2003
      • Bell, M. P., McLaughlin, M. E., & Sequeira, J. M.  (2003).  Age, disability, and obesity:  Similarities, differences, and common threads.  In M. Stockdale and F. Crosby (Eds.), The Psychology and Management of Diversity in Organizations.  Blackwell.
        {Journal Article}

      Conference Paper 2002
      • Bell, M. P., Moe, A., & Schweinle, W.  2002.  Partner violence and work:  Not just a domestic issue.  Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.
        {Conference Paper}

      Journal Article 2002
      • Bell, M. P. Quick, J. C., & Cycyota, C.  2002.  Assessment and prevention of sexual harassment:  Creating healthy organizations.  International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 21: 160-167.
        {Journal Article}
      2002
      • Bell, M. P., Cycyota, C., & Quick, J. C.  2002.  Affirmative defense:  The prevention of sexual harassment.  In D. L. Nelson and R. J. Burke (Eds.), Gender, Work Stress, and Health:  Current Research Issues.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association:  191-210.
        {Journal Article}
      2002
      • Bell, M. P., McLaughlin, M. E., & Sequeira, J. M.  2002.  Discrimination, harassment, and the glass ceiling:  Women executives as change agents.  Journal of Business Ethics, 37:  65-76.
        {Journal Article}
      2002
      • Bell, M. P.  2002.  Contibutor to 9/11 Montage:  Professors remember, coping through content. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 1: 20.
        {Journal Article}

      Book Chapter 2002
      • Bell, M. P., & McLaughlin, M. E.  2002.  Sexual harassment and women’s advancement:  Issues, challenges, and directions.  In R. J. Burke & D. L. Nelson (Eds.), Advancing Women in Management.  Oxford, UK:  Blackwell Publishers:  83-96.
        {Book Chapter}

      Conference Paper 2001
      • Bell, M. P. & Woods, M. J.  2001.  Sexual harassment of women:  An application of contact hypothesis to inter-gender contact.  Proceedings of the Southwest Academy of Management.
        {Conference Paper}

      Journal Article 2000
      • Shaffer, M. A., Joplin, J. R. W., Bell, M. P., Oguz, C., & Lau, T.  2000.  Gender discrimination and job-related outcomes:  A cross-cultural comparison of working women in the United States and China.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 57:  395-427.
        {Journal Article}
      2000
      • Shaffer, M. A., Joplin, J. R. W., Bell, M. P., Oguz, C., & Lau, T.  2000.  Disruptions to women’s social identity:  A comparative study of workplace stress experienced by women in three geographic regions.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 5:  441-456.
        {Journal Article}
      2000
      • Bell, M. P., Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E.  2000.  Forming, changing, and acting on attitude toward affirmative action in employment:  A theory-based approach.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 85:  784-798.
        {Journal Article}

      Conference Paper 1998
      • Shaffer, M. A., Lau, T., Oguz, C., Joplin, J. R. W., & Bell, M. P.  1998.  Job-related attitudes, cognitions and experiences:  A comparative analysis of female employees in the United States, Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.  Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Management.  Shanghai, China.
        {Conference Paper}

      Journal Article 1998
      • McMahan, G. C., Bell, M. P., & Virick, M.  1998.  Strategic human resource management:  Employee involvement, diversity, and international issues.  Human Resource Management Review, 8: 193-214.
        {Journal Article}
      1998
      • Harrison, D. A., Price, K. H., & Bell, M. P.  1998.  Beyond relational demography:  Time and the effects of surface-versus deep-level diversity on work groups.  Academy of Management Journal, 41:  96-107.  (Each author contributed equally).
        {Journal Article}

      Conference Paper 1997
      • Bell, M. P.  1997.  Changing attitudes toward affirmative action:  A current issue that calls for action.  Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 438-442.
        {Conference Paper}

      Journal Article 1997
      • Bell, M. P., Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E.  1997.  Asian-American attitudes toward affirmative action in employment:  Implications for the model minority myth.  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 33: 356-377.
        {Journal Article}
      1997
      • Gray, D. A., Wheeler, K. G., McMahan, G. C., Bell, M. P., & Farnsworth, S. R.  1997.  Human Resources Management:  Ideas and Trends in Personnel, Issue 408, Riverwoods, IL:  CCH, Inc.
        {Journal Article}

      Journal Article 1996
      • Bell, M. P., & Harrison, D. A.  1996.  Using intra-national diversity for international assignments:  A model of bicultural competence and expatriate adjustment.  Human Resource Management Review, 6:  47-74.Reprinted in Redding, G., & Stening, B. W.  2002.  Cross-Cultural Management. Northampton, MA:  Elgar Publishing.
        {Journal Article}
      1996
      • Gallos, J., Ramsey, V. J., & Associates.  1996.  Listening to the soul and speaking from the heart:  The joys and complexities of teaching about workplace diversity.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.
        {Journal Article}

      Conference Paper 1994
      • Bell, M. P. 1994.  A case for the selection of ethnic minorities as expatriates.  Proceedings of the Southwest Academy of Management:  122-126.
        {Conference Paper}

      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Cocchiara, F. K., Bell, M. P., & Casper, W. J. (2016). Sounding Different:  The role of sociolinguistic cues

        in evaluating job candidates.  Human Resource Management, Vol. 55(3): 463-477.

        {Journal Article}

Presentations

    • November  2013

      Bell, M. P., McIntosh, C., Casper, W. J., Yang, T., Harris, C.  (2013). Bilingualism and Employment Decisions: 

      Do Employers Prefer Hispanic or Non-Hispanic Bilinguals? Paper accepted for presentation at the 2013 Southern Management Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

      Conference Presentation

    • November  2013

      Lambert, J. R., Basuil, D. A., Bell, M. P., & Marquardt, D. (2013).  Work Visas, Perceived Cultural Diversity,

      and Organizational Attractiveness: Immigrant Job Seekers’ Perceptions during Early Recruitment'.  Paper accepted for presentation at the 2013 Southern Management Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

      Conference Presentation

    • November  2013

      Seeing the World Through Diversity Lenses”,

      ADVANCE Speaker

    • November  2013

      On Diversity in Organizations

      Center for African American Studies Presentation

    • October  2013

      Strategies for Survival and Success

       

      University of North Texas La Colectiva Symposium, October 18, 2013.

    • October  2013

      Performance Implications of Disablity”

      Disability Studies Conference

    • February  2013

      Finding Your Destiny

      Black Leadership Institute, UTArlington

    • November  2012

       Bell, M. P., Marquardt, D., & Berry, D. (2012).  “Diversity” and The New American Multi-Racial

      Hierarchy. Paper presented at the 2012 Southern Management Association meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

      Conference Presentation

Students Supervised

  • Doctoral
    • Present
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      Lambert, J. 2012.  The Moderating Effect Of Instrumental Job Attributes
      On The Relationship Between a Firm's Perceived Value Of Diversity and its
      Organizational Attractiveness. Defended July, 2012.

    • Present
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      Sociolinguistic cues as an antecedent to aversive racist behaviors in the employment selection process.

    • Present
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      Antecedents and effects of age discrimination against employees under 40

    • Present

      The effects of religious fundamentalism on individual belonging.

  • Undergraduate

Courses

      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed. We will study diversity issues in many different types of organizations.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the United States and in U.S. organizations, about how to identify diversity concerns elsewhere, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although many course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • AAST 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed. We will study diversity issues in many different types of organizations.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the United States and in U.S. organizations, about how to identify diversity concerns elsewhere, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although many course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed.  We will study diversity issues in many different types of organizations. We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the United States and in U.S. organizations, about how to identify diversity concerns elsewhere, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although many course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed. We will study diversity issues in many different types of organizations.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the United States and in U.S. organizations, about how to identify diversity concerns elsewhere, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although many course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • MANA 4326-002 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed. We will study diversity issues in many different types of organizations.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the United States and in U.S. organizations, about how to identify diversity concerns elsewhere, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although many course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed.  We will study diversity issues in many different types of organizations. We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the United States and in U.S. organizations, about how to identify diversity concerns elsewhere, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although many course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

      • MANA 4326-002 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training

      • MANA 6348-001 SEMINAR IN PERSONNEL/HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

        Advanced
        study in employee selection, performance appraisal, compensation, training and
        development, human resource policy and strategy, and other areas of human
        resource management.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5332-001 Diversity in Organizations

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training

      • MANA 4326-001 Diversity in Organizations

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee. Research relevant to organizations, and many functions within organizations including human resources (recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and evaluation, safety and health, etc.), marketing, and customer relations will be discussed.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training

      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 4326-002 Mana 4326-002

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 6348-001 Seminar in Human Resources

        Advanced
        study in employee selection, performance appraisal, compensation, training and
        development, human resource policy and strategy, and other areas of human
        resource management.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 4326-002 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to understand and address diversity as a manager and employee.  We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.  This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept of diversity in organizations, reduce discrimination, and increase fairness and equality to employees, applicants, and customers. It will improve students’ ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity from a variety of sources.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
          The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MANA 3320-001 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

        Upon completion of MANA 3320, students will be able to identify: the protected classes covered by the Civil Rights Act, how KSAs are used for employee selection, the type of validation used for a given selection technique, different training and development methods, the appropriate training technique for learning a particular task, identify different types of compensation, the type of job evaluation utilizing particular techniques, and identify the three most important bargaining issues for union members.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MANA 4326-002 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MANA 4326-002 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MANA 4326-001 DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MANA 5332-001 MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
        The purpose of this class is to introduce students to theoretical and practical ideas about diversity in organizations, increase understanding of the concept ofdiversity in organizations, reduce discrimination and increase fairness and equality to employees and applicants, and improve ability to address diversity as a manager and employee.We will learn about historical bases of diversity in the U.S. and in U.S. organizations, about inter- and intra-national diversity, about legislation related to diversity, and about trends in diversity via cases, film, readings, guest speakers, lectures, and class discussions.This is not a diversity-training course, although some course concepts will be useful for those interested in diversity training. The course is an educational course, instead.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MANA 3320-001 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

        The purpose of this course is to help you gain familiarity with a broad array of techniques, facts, theories, and research results in human resource management (HR).The increasing importance of human resource management in virtually all aspects of businesses will be emphasized.

        HR is an exciting and expanding field, with relevance to everyone who plans to work. Regardless of whether your future career plans are working in the HR or any other field, you will continually be involved with HR issues as an employee and as a manager.Thus, HR is something everyone needs to learn about.New issues and findings are continually developing, and HR activities are often in the news.As part of the learning process, we will discuss many of these items as they occur.You are also encouraged to share current or prior on-the-job experiences as they relate to human resources.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • July 2011 to  Present Research Affiliate, Institute for Inclusiveness and Diversity in Organizations, San Diego State University

      Research Affiliate, Institute for Inclusiveness and Diversity in Organizations, San Diego State University

    • May 2008 to  Present Member, Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), Research Committee

      Management Education Research Institute

    • Aug 2015 to  Present Editorial Board Member, Human Resource Management Journal (US)

      Board Member

    • Aug 2015 to  Present Editorial Board Member Human Resource Management Review

      Editorial Board

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Aug 2010 to  Aug 2011 Dean of Libraries Search Committee

      Committee Member

    • Aug 2011 to  Apr 2012 Dean of Libraries Search Committee

      Search committee member.

    • Aug 2009 to  May 2012 Graduate Assembly

      Member

    • Aug 2001 to  Aug 2014 Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

      Member and Co-Chair (2001-2003; 2005-2006)

    • Sept 2012 to  Present Affiliate, Center for African American Studies

      Affiliated Researcher

    • Sept 2012 to  Present Chair, Management Department Promotion and Tenure Committee

      P&T committee chair

  • Volunteered
    • Aug 2009 to  May 2010 Diversity Lecture Series Committee

      Member of committee recommending participants in diversity lecture series.

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • Dec  Service Statement

      Service is an important and valuable part of the academic profession.I enjoy the service of reviewing, serving as a consulting reviewer to many journals.I also serve as an informal reviewer, mentor, and source of encouragement to many students in the field.My university service to UT Arlington began when I was a student, when I served on two Dean's search committees.Consistent service to UT Arlington has continued throughout my career, where I have served on numerous university, college and departmental committees, including each departmental faculty and chair search committee that has been conducted.I have served as the co-chair of the University wide Status of Women and Minorities committee and was instrumental in development of the university's mentoring program.

    • Dec  Service to Professional Organizations

      8/09 - 8/12, Academy of Management, Representative-at-Large

      8/03 to 7/08 Elected to GDO leadership chain for Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management.  Positions are:  Professional Development Workshop Chair (2003), Program Chair Elect (2004), Program Chair (2005), Chair-Elect (2006), Chair (2007), Past Chair (2008).

      8/02 to 8/03 Executive Committee Member, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division.

      8/00 to 7/02 Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division Representative, Academy of Management Council.

      2/98 to 5/98 Dissertation Award Committee, GDO Division, Academy of Management.

      8/97 to 8/98 Membership Committee, GDO Division, Academy of Management.

  • Uncategorized
    • Jan 2016 Service to Journals and Programs

      Associate Editor:  Academy of Management Learning & Education; 7/08 - 8/11

      Human Resource Management, Editorial Board 2015 - present

      Human Resource Management Review, Editorial Board 2016 - present

      British Journal of Management,

      Editorial Board, 1/2010 ��" present

      Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion

      Editorial Board, 7/2009 ��" present

      Group & Organization Management

      Editorial Board, 8/2003 ��" 5/2010

      2008 Special Issue Editor:  Diversity Education & Training, Academy of Management Learning & Education

      Professional Insights Editor:  Equal Opportunities International; 2/06 - 8/2010

      Associate Editor: Journal of Management Education: 6/00 - 6/04

  • Uncategorized
    • Aug 2016 Service to University

      8/16 - present, Management Department Doctoral Program Coordinator

      9/12 - present Management Department Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair

      2010 - 2011 and 2011-2012 Dean of Libraries search committee member

      8/09 - present Graduate Assembly

      9/01 - present Status of Women and Minorities/Committee on Diversity and Inclusion Committee member. 

      4/01 Developed and presented Human Resources Module for Mastering Small Business Advancement at Arlington Chamber of Commerce

      1/00 -12/00 Member, Board of Directors, Women’s Center of Tarrant County

      9/99 - 9/01 Member, Status of Women and Minorities Committee

      8/97 - 5/98 Member, Dean’s Search Committee, College of Business

      8/96 - 5/97 Member, Mexican American Studies Director Search Committee

      8/94 - 5/95 Member, Dean’s Search Committee, College of Business

      1997 - 99 Retention Committee, College of Business

      1996 - 98 Recruiter, Ph.D. Project Conference, Chicago, IL

      1996 - 97 Honors Program Committee, College of Business

      8/00- 5/04 Graduate Advisor, Master of Science in Human Resource Management; program enrollment increased significantly under leadership.

      8/99 - 5/04 Ph.D. Admissions committee

      8/96- 8/07 member of Faculty Search committees