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Emeritus Professor - May 2020

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Positions

  • Emeritus Professor - May 2020, Management and Entrepreneurship

    Tippie College of Business

Education

  • PhD in Industrial Relations, University of Wisconsin, 1981
  • MS in Industrial Relations, University of Wisconsin, 1977
  • BA in Social Work, University of Wisconsin, 1974

Areas of Interest

  • Academic-Practitioner Relationships and Evidence-Based Management
  • Compensation Strategies and Outcomes
  • Human Resource Strategies
  • Job Search and Recruitment
  • Management Education

Selected Awards & Honors

  • University of Iowa Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, 2013
  • University of Iowa Presidential Lecturer, 2013
  • Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award, 2011
  • Management Education Research Institute Fellow, Graduate Management Admissions Council, 2008
  • Herbert G. Heneman, Jr. Career Achievement Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management, 2006
  • Fellow of Academy of Management, 2005
  • Moskowitz Prize (with Marc Orlitzky & Frank Schmidt), 2004
  • Ulrich & Lake Award for Excellence in HRM Scholarship (with Ken Brown & Amy Colbert), 2003
  • Fellow , American Psychological Association, 1993
  • Fellow, Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, 1993

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Rynes, S. L. (2016, August) Bridging the Research-Practice Gap: Moving beyond Why to How. Symposium presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2015, August) Teaching Evidence-Based Management. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
  • Hosmanek, A. J. & Rynes, S. L. (2014, August) No Recovery: Analysis of Mental Injury Cases under Workers’ Compensation. Paper presented at Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2013, November) The Academic-Practice Gap in Management: Is It Unbridgeable?. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at Searle Center Research Roundtable on Workforce Science, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2013, October) Motivating Millennials. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at Chinese Human Resource Managers Conference, Hangzhou, China.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2013, October) The Academic-Practice Gap in Management. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at International Symposium on Entrepreneurship & Family Business, Hangzhou, China.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2013, August) Why Business Schools Must Disrupt Their Curricula. Oral presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2013, June) Curriculum Matters: Toward a More Holistic Management Education.. Oral presented at GMAC Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2013, February) Leading in the New Wave of Change. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at University of Iowa Presidential Lecture, University of Iowa, Iowa City.
  • Rynes, S. L. (2012, August) How an Overemphasis on Theory Impedes Evidence-based Management and Reduces Our Influence in Real Organizations.. Oral presented at Academy of Management, Boston.

Professional Service

  • Society for Human Resource Management Foundation Board, Also Co-Chair of the Research & Thought Leadership Committee & Chair of Governance Committee, January 2018 - December 2018.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • Human Resource Management, Editorial Board Member.