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The LER Faculty have expertise that spans many aspects of labor, employment and organizational studies. In order to facilitate collaboration within LER, across the university and with key stakeholders in society, we have identified six major categories in which our scholarly efforts can be organized. These are as follows (with additional defining elements indicated for each).

Six Major Categories

I. Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior

Includes: Compensation; Corporate Social Responsibility; Employee Engagement and Meaningful Work; Human Resource Strategy; Leadership; Motivation; Negotiation & Decision Making; Organizational Development; Organizational Justice; Organizational Learning; Recruitment & Selection; Social Capital; Training & Development

Faculty Cluster: Ariel Avgar,Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Fritz Drasgow, Amit Kramer, Joe Martocchio, Taekjin Shin, Ying Chen, Brad Harris, Song Chang

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II. Industrial Relations, Labor Studies, and Industry Studies

Includes: Collective Bargaining; Industry & Sector Studies; Health & Safety; Labor History; Management, Labor & Government Strategies; Union Governance; Work/Life Issues; Work, Faith & Community; Worker Representation; Workplace Dispute Resolution

Faculty Cluster: Steven Ashby, Ariel Avgar, Symantha Aydt, Bob Bruno, Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy, Craig Olson, Matt Quinlan, Dan Gilbert, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

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III. Labor Economics and Labor Market Institutions

Includes: Economics of Organizations & Work Processes; Human Capital; Immigration; Inequality; Internal Labor Markets; Labor Supply & Demand; Pension & Social Security Systems; Unemployment; Wage, Benefit & Incentive Studies

Faculty Cluster: Peter Feuille,Craig Olson, Evan Starr

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IV. Labor and Employment Law, Public Policy, and Ethics

Includes: Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures; Collective & Individual Rights; Corporate Governance; Discrimination; Ethics; International and Comparative Labor and Employment Law; Labor Standards; Legislative Processes; Regulator Processes; Terror in the Workplace and Emergency Preparedness

Faculty Cluster: Ariel Avgar, Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy,Taekjin Shin, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

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V. International, Cross-Cultural and Sociological Studies

Includes: Comparative Employment Relations Systems; Cross-Cultural Diffusion of Innovation; Globalization; Inter-Generational & Cross-Cultural Dynamics; Occupations & Careers; Societal Demographics

Faculty Cluster: Steven Ashby, Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Bob Bruno, Matt Finkin, Joe Martocchio,Taekjin Shin, Ying Chen, Dan Gilbert, Song Chang, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

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VI. SocioTechnical Systems

Includes: Complex Systems; Engineering & Technology Studies; Gender & Technology Studies; Human Resource Information Systems; Innovation; Knowledge-Driven Work; Personnel Assessment Technology; Process Improvement Systems; New Technology; Social Networks; Work Re-Design; Workplace Team

Faculty Cluster: Ariel Avgar, Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Fritz Drasgow, Joe Martocchio, Brad Harris, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

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Individual Areas of Expertise

I. Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior

Compensation
Contacts: Joe Martocchio, Taekjin Shin

Corporate Social Responsibility
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Taekjin Shin

Employee Engagement and Meaningful Work
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Human Resource Strategy
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Joe Martocchio, Taekjin Shin, Song Chang

Leadership
Contacts: Joe Martocchio, Ying Chen, Brad Harris

Motivation
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Joe Martocchio

Negotiation & Decision Making
Contacts:Ariel Avgar, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Amit Kramer

Organizational Development
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Organizational Justice
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Amit Kramer, Joe Martocchio, Ying Chen

Organizational Learning
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joe Martocchio

Recruitment & Selection
Contacts: Fritz Drasgow, Amit Kramer, Joe Martocchio, Brad Harris

Social Capital
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Amit Kramer

Training & Development
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Amit Kramer, Joe Martocchio, Brad Harris

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II. Industrial Relations, Labor Studies, and Industry Studies

Collective Bargaining
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Ariel Avgar, Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Michael LeRoy, Craig Olson, Dan Gilbert, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Industry & Sector Studies
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Craig Olson, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Health & Safety
Contacts: Symantha Aydt, Matt Quinlan

Labor History
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Bob Bruno, Dan Gilbert, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Management, Labor & Government Strategies
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Michael LeRoy

Union Governance
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Bob Bruno, Michael LeRoy

Work/Life Issues
Contact: Teresa Cardador, Amit Kramer, Brad Harris, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Work, Faith & Community
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Bob Bruno, Teresa Cardador, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Worker Representation
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Ariel Avgar, Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Michael LeRoy, Craig Olson, Dan Gilbert, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Workplace Dispute Resolution
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Ariel Avgar, Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy, Dan Gilbert

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III. Labor Economics and Labor Market Institutions

Economics of Organizations & Work Processes
Contacts: Peter Feuille, Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Economics of Social Interactions/Networks
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Economic Policy and Evaluation Research
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Human Capital and Education
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Inequality
Contacts: Craig Olson

Internal Labor Markets
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Labor Supply & Demand
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Minimum Wage
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Pension & Social Security Systems
Contacts: Craig Olson

Public Finance
Contact:

Unemployment
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

Wage, Benefit & Incentive Studies
Contacts: Craig Olson, Evan Starr

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IV. Labor and Employment Law, Public Policy, and Ethics

Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy

Collective & Individual Rights
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Peter Feuille, Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Corporate Governance
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Michael LeRoy, Taekjin Shin

Discrimination
Contacts: Michael LeRoy

Ethics
Contacts: Michael LeRoy

International and Comparative Labor and Employment Law
Contacts: Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy

Labor Standards
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Michael LeRoy

Legislative Processes
Contacts: Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Peter Feuille, Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Regulatory Processes
Contacts: Matt Finkin, Michael LeRoy

Terror in the Workplace and Emergency Preparedness
Contact: Symantha Aydt, Michael LeRoy, Matt Quinlan

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V. International, Cross-Cultural and Sociological Studies

Comparative Employment Relations System
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Bob Bruno, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Matt Finkin, John Lawler, Taekjin Shin

Cross-Cultural Diffusion of Innovation
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Taekjin Shin, Song Chang

Globalization
Contacts: Steven Ashby, Bob Burno, Dan Gilbert, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Inter-Generational & Cross-Cultural Dynamics
Contacts: Joe Martocchio, Ying Chen, Song Chang

Occupations & Careers
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Societal Demographics
Contacts: Amit Kramer, Joe Martocchio, Taekjin Shin, Song Chang

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VI. SocioTechnical Systems

Complex Systems
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Engineering & Technology Studies
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Gender & Technology Studies
Contacts: Emily LaBarbera Twarog

Human Resource Information Systems
Contacts: Joe Martocchio

Innovation
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Knowledge-Driven Work
Contacts: Teresa Cardador, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Personnel Assessment Technology
Contacts: Fritz Drasgow

Process Improvement Systems
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

New Technology
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joe Martocchio

Social Networks
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joe Martocchio

Teams
Contacts: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Fritz Drasgow, Joe Martocchio, Brad Harris

Work Re-Design
Contacts: Ariel Avgar, Teresa Cardador

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