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Melissa Waite

Title: Associate Professor

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Classes Taught

  • International Business Environment
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business, Government & Society
  • Human Resources Management
  • Employment Law
  • Advanced Human Resources
  • Strategic Management

Education

  • PhD  1998   Human Resource Management, Minor: Quantitative Methods 
                        State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • MBA  1991   Human Resource Management 
                         State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • BA     1988   Psychology 
                         State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY

Certifications

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

Research Interests

  • Strategic human resource management practices
  • Discrimination
  • Organizational choice
  • Person-organization fit

Awards and Distinctions:

  • Recipient of SUNY Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, 2008.
  • Recipient of Best Presenter Award, Global Management & Information Technology Research Conference, New York City, May 2007.
  • Recipient of $6500 Davenport-Hatch Grant, SUNY Brockport, 2005Finalist, Academy of Management Newman Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2000.
  • Recipient of $2500 Dissertation Award from Society for Human Resource Management Research Foundation, 1995
  • Invited Participant, American Association of Retired Persons Textbook Authors Conference,October 14, 1994Nominated to attend Academy of Management HR Doctoral Consortium, 1994
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, SUNY Plattsburgh, 1988
  • Recipient of Redcay Research Award, Fall 1987- Spring 1988

Publications
Journal Articles:

  • Newman, J. M., Lillis, M. P., Waite, M. L., Krefting, L. A. Identifying Targets of Scientific Inquiry: Obstacles to the Advancement of Organization Science. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, 12(2), 2009, pp. 181-198. www.pracademics.com [RJ]
  • Waite, M.L. Managing Under Crisis: The Source of Atonement at JetBlue Airways. The Business Review, Cambridge 9(1), 2007, pp. 187-191. [RJ]
  • (With J. Cordeiro and S. Stites-Doe) "Attitudinal and Behavioral Consequences of Removing Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay. Current Topics in Management, Vol. 8, 2003. [RJ]
  • (With S. Stites-Doe), "Removing Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay in the Name of Quality: An empirical Study of Employees' Reactions. Journal of Quality Management, Vol. 5, No.2, 2001, pp. 187 – 206. [RJ]
  • (With S. Stites-Doe, and R. Pillai) "The Politics of Office Space," Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 13, No. 2, 1998, pp. 156 - 159. [RJ]
  • (With J. M. Newman) "Do Broad Based Stock Options Create Value?" Compensation & Benefits Review, Incentive Compensation Special Edition, 1998, pp. 78 - 86. [ERJ]
  • (With J. M. Newman and F. J. Krzystofiak) "Associations among Performance Appraisal, Compensation and Total Quality Programs," Psychological Reports, Vol. 75, 1994, pp. 524-526.

 Conference Publications:

  • (With John Keiser) "Distinguishing Leadership from Management: An Integrated Model of Leader Roles and Worker Outcomes."  Abstract published in electronic proceedings of the Third Annual Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April 25, 2009. [RA]
  • "Serving Others: The Roots of Egalitarianism at JetBlue Airways." Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Advances in Management, Niagara Falls, Canada. [RP]
  • "The Impact of Workplace Constraints on Organizational Change." Proceedings of The 2007 Global Management & Information Technology Research Conference, New York City. [RP]
  • "Managing Under Crisis: The Source of Atonement at JetBlue Airways." Proceedings of The 2007 Global Management & Information Technology Research Conference, New York City. [RP]
  • "Capture This! Using Electronic Portfolios to Showcase Technology and Presentation Skills. Proceedings of the 2006 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Rochester, NY. [RA]
  • "Workplace Constraints and Organizational Change: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis." Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Advances in Management, Washington, DC. [RP]
  • (With J. Cordeiro and S. Stites-Doe) "Attitudinal and Behavioral Consequences of Removing Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay, Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Advances in Management, Boston, MA. [RP]
  • "A Qualitative and Quantitative Prescription for Studying Workplace Constraints," The 2000 Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the Association on Employment Practices and Principles, New Orleans. [RP]
  • (With S. Stites-Doe & J. Cordeiro), "The Removal of Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay: Test of an Organizational Justice Model," Proceedings of 2000 Meetings of the Association on Employment Practices and Principles, New Orleans."A Model of Performance Evaluation to Sustain Total Quality Management," Proceedings of the 1995 Eastern Academy of Management, pp. 15–18.
  • (With S. Stites-Doe and F. J. Krzystofiak) "Disconnecting Performance from Assessment and Rewards," Abstract printed in the 1995 Meetings of the Academy of Management, p. 525, Vancouver, BC.
  • "The Role of Performance Appraisal and Compensation in Supporting Total Quality Programs," Proceedings of the 1994 Eastern Academy of Management, pp. 78 – 81

Contact Information:
e-mail: mwaite@brockport.edu
office phone: (585) 395-5618
office location: 111C Hartwell Hall

 

 

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