Work with thought leaders and academic experts in organizational behavior human resource management

Companies can benefit from working with Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management experts in several ways. These experts can help improve employee satisfaction, enhance organizational performance, optimize talent management strategies, develop effective leadership programs, and implement change management initiatives. They can also provide valuable insights into organizational culture, employee motivation, and team dynamics. By collaborating with these experts, companies can gain a competitive edge, increase productivity, and create a positive work environment.

Experts on NotedSource with backgrounds in organizational behavior human resource management include YingFei Héliot, Karina van de Voorde, Laura Giurge, Christos Makridis, Dr. Charles Lassiter, Ph.D., Elle Wang, Cory Young, Ali Gümüsay, Denise Breaux Soignet, Thomas O'Neill, Orlando Olivares, Adrienne Lucas, Susan Gordon, Brian Bushee, David Blanchett, Catherine Tucker, Wesley R. Hartmann, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Jennifer Aaker, Ariel Kalil, Lea-Rachel Kosnik, Luke Connelly, C. Malik Boykin, Ph.D., Ludovica Cesareo, Fadhel Kaboub, Kathleen Gerson, Emily Owens, Robert Gitter, Ph.D., Dr. Mateo Cruz, Ny Mia Tran, Regine Bendl, Peter Harms, Nam Vu, Christophe Schinckus, Orgul Ozturk, Leshui He, Marian Rizov, and Bryan Dawson.

Laura Giurge

Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics and Researcher at the Wellness Research Centre
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Behavioral Neuroscience
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Applied Psychology
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Laura Giurge is an organizational scholar and behavioral scientist. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She earned a Ph.D. in Management from Erasmus University Rotterdam and two cum laude master’s degrees in economics and business and in human resources management from the University of Groningen. Prior to joining LSE, Dr. Giurge was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Cornell University and at London Business School, as well as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School. Her research seeks to make work better and enable all individuals to thrive and achieve their potential. <br> Giurge’s research has been published in top journals such as Organizational Behavioral and Human Decision Processes, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Human Behavior, and The Leadership Quarterly. She also publishes popular press articles in outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2020, one of her papers received the Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management. At LSE, Dr. Giurge is part of the teaching team for the Executive MSc in Behavioral Science. At LBS, she connects with MBA and Executive MBAs in teaching elective courses on negotiations, well-being, productivity, and the future of work. Dr. Giurge regularly engages in corporate consulting and executive coaching and serve as an academic partner and advisor. Occasionally, she leads interactive and science-backed workshops, lectures, and keynote talks aligned with her expertise. Her most recent talk has been at the University of Cambridge. As a side hobby, Dr. Giurge enjoys creating powerful images that connect us to our planet and inner happiness. If you’d like to collaborate on a research project, bring Dr. Giurge into your organization, do a media feature, commission a creative project, or simply say hello, you can reach out via email at: l.giurge (at)

Christos Makridis

Nashville, TN
Web3 and Labor Economist in Academia, Entrepreneurship, and Policy
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Fine art
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Christos A. Makridis holds academic appointments at Columbia Business School, Stanford University, Baylor University, University of Nicosia, and Arizona State University. He is also an adjunct scholar at the Manhattan Institute, senior adviser at Gallup, and senior adviser at the National AI Institute in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Christos is the CEO/co-founder of [Dainamic](, a technology startup working to democratize the use and application of data science and AI techniques for small and mid sized organizations, and CTO/co-founder of [Living Opera](, a web3 startup working to bridge classical music and blockchain technologies. Christos previously served on the White House Council of Economic Advisers managing the cybersecurity, technology, and space activities, as a Non-resident Fellow at the Cyber Security Project in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, as a Digital Fellow at the Initiative at the Digital Economy in the MIT Sloan School of Management, a a Non-resident Research Scientist at Datacamp, and as a Visiting Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Christos’ primary academic research focuses on labor economics, the digital economy, and personal finance and well-being. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed research papers in academic journals and over 170 news articles in the press. Christos earned a Bachelor’s in Economics and Minor in Mathematics at Arizona State University, as well a dual Masters and PhDs in Economics and Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.

Ali Gümüsay

Head of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society Research Group at the Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society
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Management of Technology and Innovation
Strategy and Management
Business and International Management
General Materials Science
General Business, Management and Accounting
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My name is Ali Aslan Gümüsay. I work within the fields of **Organization Theory**, **Entrepreneurship**, **Business Ethics** and **Leadership**, am Head of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society Research Group at the Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hamburg. Currently, I am a Visiting Research Fellow at Judge Business School, Visiting Associate at Hughes Hall, and Visiting Scholar at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge. Before, I was a DAAD PRIME Fellow, Lecturer at Magdalen College, and a DPhil Candidate at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. At the heart of my research are concerns around **Organizing in & for Society**. It is guided by four questions: 1. How do values and meaning shape organizations and how are they managed? 2. How do new forms of organizing impact and deal with societal Grand Challenges? 3. How can engaged, passionate, humble, relevant, and meaningful scholarship as well as soci(et)al complexity and diversity be ingrained in academic practices? 4. How do socio-technological transformations such as AI shape the Future of Work? My work has been published in journals such as *Academy of Management Journal*, *Academy of Management Perspectives*, *Business & Society*, *Innovation: Organization & Management*, *Journal of Business Ethics*, *Journal of Management Studies* and *Research Policy*.

Orlando Olivares

Prescott, Arizona, United States of America
Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with over 10 years internal/external consulting experience and 22 years academic experience; proven independent researcher with a strong business sense.
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employee selection
performance management
survey development and analysis
data analysis
statistical analysis and research methods
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As a consultant to UMASS Medical School Department of Human Resources, the following was accomplished: * Developed, analyzed (SPSS) and interpreted an HR Customer Satisfaction Survey that was electronically (Feedback Server) administered to 100% of the employees.  * Conducted a study to explore ways to improve the non-unit performance management system, which included employee and manager surveys as well 4 workshops with upper management. * Developed a manager-leader competency model. <br> As a consultant for Aptima Inc., used my real-world (e.g., military and professional consulting) experience and academic training to create innovative solutions for problems posed by DOD customers, for example:   * Empirically identified traits of leaders’ experiences that facilitated their development as leaders. This research was subsequently published in *The Leadership & Organization Development Journal*. * Created a tractable method for identifying and integrating heterogeneous data sources in a way that provided the most useful and valid training assessment and performance information for Air Force pilots, in a complex, dynamic, joint team environment.  * Developed realistic intelligence scenarios for HUMINT Analysts that were used to test the usability and utility of three computer search engines.  * Provided the conceptual and functional framework for facilitating collaborative critical thinking within a team-based, computed guided environment.  The conceptual components of this work were published in *Issues in Higher Education*.

Adrienne Lucas

Professsor and Department Chair of Economics, University of Delaware | Research Associate, NBER
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development economics
education economics
health economics
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Adrienne Lucas is a professor of economics in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a faculty affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD) and a research network member of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). She is a development economist specializing in the economics of education and disease. Her current research focuses on the importance of information in school choice decisions, using existing school system personnel and resources to increase student learning, and external validity across contexts. Lucas has published research on malaria, free primary education, HIV/AIDS, secondary school choice, the return to school quality, teacher incentives and improving early primary school literacy. Prior to joining the University of Delaware, she was an assistant professor of economics at Wellesley College. She received her Ph.D. and A.M. in economics from Brown University and her B.A. in economics from Wesleyan University. Watch Professor Lucas explain her work on the [intergenerational effects of HIV](, [improving student learning in existing schooling systems]( and the importance of [school leaders](

Susan Gordon

Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Associate Professor at the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Purdue University
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Food Science
Strategy and Management
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
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Dr. Susan Gordon is an Associate Professor in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Purdue University, where she received her Ph.D. in Hospitality & Tourism Management in August 2014. Dr. Gordon also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Boston University, received May 2006, and a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, received May 1996. Prior to her faculty appointment at Purdue University, Dr. Gordon was an Assistant Professor in the College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Dr. Gordon has over ten years of hospitality industry experience. Most recently, she was the Human Resources Manager for an 800-room hotel with Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Boston, MA. Dr. Gordon has also worked for Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL where she was a Labor Manager responsible for the scheduling, payroll, and personnel management processes for a 1900-room resort, the WDW resort call center, and the WDW catering line of business. Prior to that position, she held the positions of Front Desk Manager, Bell Services Manager, and Housekeeping Manager for four different Disney resorts. Dr. Gordon’s research area is primarily human resources and she is particularly interested in employee wellbeing and perceived supervisor support. Dr. Gordon also conducts research in lodging operations. Her work has been published in several hospitality journals including the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Hospitality Administration, Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, Tourism Analysis, and the Journal of Foodservice Business Research.

Lea-Rachel Kosnik

Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis, a leading expert on hydropower regulation in the U.S., and other energy and environmental issues
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Environmental Economics
Energy Economics
Environmental Justice
Text/Content Analysis
Public & Regulatory Economics
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Lea-Rachel Kosnik is a Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She received her BA and MA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research focuses on renewable energy and climate change, and she is considered a leading expert on the topic of hydroelectric energy generation in the U.S., and hydropower regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In recent years her research has expanded to include analyses of the academic economics profession itself, including with a focus on gender issues and DEI initiatives. Methodologically, her skill set includes textual analysis and natural language processing, along with traditional econometric techniques. In 2016 she received an honorable mention for article of the year from *Contemporary Economic Policy*, and in 2022 she gave the keynote address to the Illinois Economics Association. Dr. Kosnik is perhaps best known (in a service capacity) as the Association of Environmental and Resource Economist’s (AERE’s) Midwest representative, annually organizing the full track of AERE-sponsored environmental sessions at the Midwest Economic Association meetings. Dr. Kosnik has also served as President, Past-President, and Board Member of the Transportation and Public Utilities Group (TPUG), and as a Department Chair.

Luke Connelly

Professor of Health Economics, The University of Queensland, CBEH
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Health economics
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
Human Factors and Ergonomics
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Luke Connelly is Professor of Health Economics at the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health. He also holds a Professorial appointment (part-time) at The University of Bologna, to which he was appointed in 2017 via the Italian “Direct Call” ([link]( process. In 2019 he was appointed as Honorary Professor at The University of Sydney. His main interests are in health economics and insurance economics and the effects of institutions (including legal constructs) on incentives and behaviour. He has also worked in other fields of applied microeconomics, including education economics and transport economics. His publications include papers in *Review of Income and Wealth*, *Health Economics*, *Journal of Health Economics*, *Journal of Risk and Insurance*, *Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance*, *Accident Analysis and Prevention*, *Journal of Law and Medicine*, *Journal of Clinical Epidemiology*, *European Journal of Health Economics*, *International Journal of Health Economics and Finance*, *Social Science and Medicine*, *Economic Papers*, *Economic Analysis and Policy*, *Journal of Transport Economics and Policy*, *Labour Economics*, *Economics and Human Biology* as well as in a range of clinical journals, including *Lancet*. Luke has served on a number of public committees including the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC), which advises the Australian Minister for Health on the safety, efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of new and extant listings on Australia's Medicare Benefits Schedule. He has extensive service on other public committees and taskforces as well as extensive teaching and consulting engagements with industry. Over his career he has been a chief investigator on research grants and contracts totalling more than $67m. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of European Journal of Health Economics and the International Journal on Environmental Research and Public Health. He is a member of the International Health Economics Association's Arrow Awards Committee, which awards an annual prize in honour of Nobel Laureate Kenneth Arrow for the best paper in the field. He is currently Guest Editor (with Christophe Courbage) on a Special Issue of the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance on Insurance and Emerging Health Risks. His current research interests include health service innovations to improve the health of people with chronic kidney disease(CKD). Ongoing interests include the economics of disability and insurance, compensable injury compensation schemes, and the determinants of health. Luke enjoys and has considerable experience teaching economics and health economics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In 2014 he was awarded the School of Economics Distinguished Teaching Award for his teaching on UQ's Master of Health Economics Program. In July 2016 and July 2019 he also taught summer schools in Health Economics and the Economics of Insurance at The University of Lucerne, Switzerland. Over the past 10 years he has been a chief investigator on grants totalling more than $70m.

Example organizational behavior human resource management projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on organizational behavior human resource management?

Employee Engagement Program

An Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management expert can design and implement an employee engagement program to boost morale, increase job satisfaction, and reduce turnover rates. This program may include initiatives such as recognition programs, career development opportunities, and work-life balance initiatives.

Leadership Development Program

Collaborating with an expert in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management can help companies develop effective leadership programs. These programs can identify and nurture future leaders, enhance leadership skills, and create a pipeline of talent for key positions.

Organizational Culture Assessment

An Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management expert can conduct an assessment of the company's organizational culture. This assessment can help identify strengths and weaknesses, align the culture with the company's values and goals, and create a more inclusive and supportive work environment.

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Companies can collaborate with experts in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management to develop and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives. These initiatives can promote diversity in hiring practices, create inclusive policies and practices, and foster a culture of respect and acceptance.

Change Management Strategy

When undergoing organizational changes, companies can benefit from the expertise of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management experts. These experts can develop and implement change management strategies to minimize resistance, increase employee buy-in, and ensure a smooth transition.