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Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research

Leadership Style, Entrepreneurial Orientation, and Business Performance of U.S. Minority-Owned Enterprises

Minority-owned businesses potentially represent the most powerful wealth-building engines in the United States economy (U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Agency, 2016).  Thus, the emergence, growth, and development of minority-owned business enterprises carry the potential for improving the economy of the nation and the economic self-sufficiency of minority populations.

Knowledge Without Boundaries Symposium - April 10, 2017

Human Resources Analytics in the Workplace

Human resources analytics are a compilation of techniques used to analyze and collect data pertaining to different aspects of the workplace in order to make informed decisions and predictions based on calculations from the data collected (Dlomu & Spears, 2015). These techniques act like a research project from the development of a research design and research questions, to using the correct data collection method and statistics (Levenson, 2005).

Working with Difficult People

Lead Area Faculty Chair for I/O Psychology, Dr. Amy Cooper Hakim, has just published her book, "Working with Difficult People".

Nine new IO Bloggers join the Team in November

New Bloggers Join the I-O In Action Blog

Can Companion Animals Facilitate Improved Communication In Organizations?

By: Melissa Szydlek

Professional Development/Continuing Education in the Workplace

Many organizations use continuing professional development (also called continuing education) to help their employees

Cross-Cultural Cross-Generational Issues

The topic for this month in the I-O Psychology Blog is dealing with cross-cultural cross-generational issues in the w

Should Appraisal Reviews Go Away?

I recently read an article about getting rid of performance appraisals.  Honestly, I d


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