Become a leading scholar. Train in workforce management. Help organizations run effectively.
As an organization and human resources major in the Management PhD program, you can concentrate in organizational behavior and human resources.
Organizational behavior focuses on the behavior of individuals and groups in the organizational context, relations between individuals and organizations, the study of organizations themselves and the behavioral/social science foundations of these subjects. The related field of human resources studies the strategies and approaches used to effectively recruit, select, develop, reward and manage people to optimize individual, team and organizational effectiveness.
You will work with committed faculty who are internationally known for their scholarly achievements in organizational behavior and human resources. They actively engage with students, often working together on research projects. In addition, our faculty:
Graduates accept positions at major universities nationwide and around the world, as well as at leading consulting and research firms. Past placements include:
“Students who join the program will work closely with faculty members who are experts in their various research domains and who encourage them to develop their own areas of research expertise, enabling them to be successful and independent scholars upon completion of the program. Complementing this mentorship is the formal course work that focuses on a varied set of areas with several courses delving into domain-specific areas of focus, such as teams, and other courses covering research methods and allied disciplines such as social psychology.”
Prasad Balkundi, PhD
Chair, Department of Organization and Human Resources Department