Management & Organization

Henry P. Sims Jr.

Dr. Henry (Hank) Sims is Professor Emeritus of Management & Organization, and former Director, Ph.D. Program, at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business. He recently served as Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University. He was the founding Academic Director of the Human Resources Management Program at Penn State University. Previously with The Pennsylvania State University; Indiana University; University of California, Irvine; Stanford University, and George Mason University. Dr.

Dr. Edwin A. Locke

Primary Research Areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources Management

Selected Publications

Locke, E. A. (1991) The motivation sequence, the motivation hub and the motivation core.Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, 50, 288-299.

Judge, T. A. & Locke, E.A. (1993) Effect of dysfunctional thought processes on subjective well-being and job satisfaction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 78, 475-490.

Rudolph Lamone

Rudy Lamone is Professor Emeritus of Management Science and former Dean of the Smith School. He is founder of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship. He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Primary Research Areas

  • Technology growth strategy
  • Management team development

Honors and Awards

  • President's Medal, University of Maryland, 1998
  • National Entrepreneur-of-the-Year Award (Baltimore), 1996

Consulting Work

Martin J. Gannon

Honors and Awards

  • International Landmark Award, University of Maryland at College Park. 2002
  • Have been profiled in several publications, such as Who's Who in Management Science, Contemporary Authors, etc. 1980-present
  • Semester Research Award, General Research Board, University of Maryland. 1995
  • John F. Kennedy Foundation/Fulbright Professor, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand. 1988
  • Elected Fellow, Eastern Academy of Management. 1988

Stephen J. Carroll

Primary Research Areas

  • Organizational Behavior

Honors and Awards

Elected Fellow, Academy of Management, 1978

Designated Distinguished Scholar/Teacher, University of Maryland, 1979

First Recipient, Outstanding Faculty Award, College Alumni Chapter, 1979

Elected Fellow, American Psychological Association, 1984; Fellow, American Psychological Society, 1990

Recipient Fulbright Research Professorship to Japan 1992-1993

Consulting Work

David M. Waguespack

Dr. David M. Waguespack is Associate Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Dr. Waguespack received his PhD in Political Science, focusing on environmental politics and science and technology policy. Prior to arriving at Maryland he was a project manager at the University of California Los Angeles, and an adjunct political science professor at SUNY Buffalo. Dr. Waguespack 's research focuses on non-market influences, such as social networks and political institutions, on innovation and venture performance.

Vijaya Venkataramani

Vijaya Venkataramani is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Professor Venkataramani’s primary research focuses on how employees form social networks in their organizations and how these networks exert social influence on employee attitudes and behaviors. As a specific area of interest, her recent research aims at understanding how such social influences can introduce biases in employees’ cognitive processes in making evaluations about the organization.

Subra Tangirala

Subra Tangirala is an Associate Professor of Management & Organization. He teaches the leadership course in the MBA program. His research focuses on interpersonal communication in organizations. Specifically, he explores reasons why employees often remain silent despite having information, concerns, or suggestions to share, and what organizations can do to facilitate candid exchange of ideas at the workplace.


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