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Thomas J. Norman, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Management

Department: Management & Marketing

Office: SBS A-309
Phone Extension: x2146
Email Username: tnorman

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Publications

  • “Outsourcing Human Resource Activities” in Outsourcing and Offshoring of Business
    Activities edited by Farok Contractor, Vikas Kumar, Sumit Kundu, and Torben Pedersen to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2010.
  • “Offshoring of IT and Business, Professional and Technical Services:  The Recent Experience
    of the United States” [with Mahmood A. Zaidi].  in Outsourcing and Offshoring of Business
    Activities edited by Farok Contractor, Vikas Kumar, Sumit Kundu, and Torben Pedersen to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2010. 
  • Neighborhood Employment Network Affiliate and Minnesota Family Investment Program Performance Management Study.  [with Mike Brinda], October 2005. Available online from the University of Minnesota 's Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at http://www.cura.umn.edu/sites/cura.advantagelabs.com/files/publications/S2005-1.pdf
  • “A Decade Later: Revisiting Built to Last .” in Juran Summit Proceedings. Published by Juran Center , August 2006.


 

Articles in Preparation

  • Engaging Students with Menus in Management Classes.
  • Western Alliances and Management Education in China [with Mahmood A. Zaidi].
  • Determinants of Global Services Outsourcing. [with Mahmood A. Zaidi]. Target Publication: Journal of International Business Studie s.
  • Arbitrator rulings in employee discharge and discipline cases: A multinomial analysis of wins, losses and splits [with Stephen Befort, Mario F. Bognanno, Laura Cooper and Jonathan E. Booth]. Target Publication: Industrial and Labor Relations Review .


 

Conference Presentations

  • “Successfully Teaching Large Online Classes: Who, What, Why and How?” [with Cynthia
    Ozeki and Kimberly Perttula] at 12thCSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, California Polytechnic- San Luis Obispo.
  • “Student Engagement Strategies in Online Programs” [with Natasa Christodoulidou and Melissa St. James] at the Western Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, Kauai, April, 2009.
  • “Engaging Students with Menus in Management Classes” presented at the 11th CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, California Polytechnic- Pomona, April 2008.
  • “Two Tools for Engaging Student Learning: Using Experiments and Menus in HRIR Classes” at the Fifth Annual Teaching in HRIR Conference, Minneapolis , April, 2007.
  • “Engaging Students with Menus in Management Classes” at the American Institute of Higher Education Annual Meeting, March, 2007.
  • “Arbitrator rulings in employee discharge and discipline cases: A multinomial analysis of wins, losses and splits” at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting , Philadelphia , August, 2007.
  • “Outsourcing Human Resources: The Impact on Employee Satisfaction and Retention” at the Labor and Employment Relations Association Annual Meeting, Chicago , January 2007.
  • "Global Outsourcing of Services: A panel data exploration of North American trade" at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, August 2006.
  • "Global Services, Outsourcing in North America: Determinants of Offshoring Locations and the Impact of U.S. and Canadian Labor Markets" at the Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting, San Diego , July 2006.
  • "Global Outsourcing of Services" at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Beijing, June 2006.
  • "Global Outsourcing: Comparing the British and the U.S. Experiences" presented at the Labor and Employment Relations Association Annual Meeting, Boston, January 2006.
  • "Determinants of U.S. Offshoring in the Services Sector" at the Global, Business and Technology Association Annual Meeting, Lisbon , Portugal, July 2005.
  • "Comparative Analysis of Offshoring by Firms in Selected Countries." at International Employment Relations Association Annual Meeting in Aalborg, Denmark , June 2005.


 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Best Student Paper Award, Western Decision Sciences Institute, 2009
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Grant, California State University-Dominguez Hills, 2008 & 2009
  • CSU- Dominguez Hills, RSCAAP Sally Casanova Research Grant, Summer 2008
  • CSU- Dominguez Hills, Center for Teaching Award for Use of Technology in Teaching, 2007
  • University of Minnesota’s Human Resource Research Institute Research Grant, 2007
  • University of Minnesota’s Graduate and Professional Student Association Travel Grant, 2006
  • International Performance Improvement Society Annual Award for process improvement, 2001
  • Institute for International Studies Award for study abroad, 1997
  • U.S. Department of Education, Foreign Language and Area Studies Award, 1997
  • Industrial Relations Center 's Heneman Fellowship, 1996
  • Employment Management Association Fellowship, 1996
  • Harvard University 's Dorot Fellowship for research in Israel , 1991
  • Harvard University 's Institute of Politics summer research stipend, 1990


 

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