Cynthia Kay Stevens

Cynthia Kay Stevens

Primary Research Areas

Recruitment & Staffing
Decision Making
Working constructively with difficult co-workers
Workplace diversity 

Pre-Vacation Checklist: Preparing to Disengage

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – You’ve got your flip-flops, sunscreen, beach reads and sunhat all packed. You’ve double-checked your travel reservations and downloaded some tourist apps. But before you walk out of the office for some much-deserved vacation time, there are some important tasks you must attend to, says Cynthia Kay Stevens, associate professor of management and organization at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Employers Snoop Social Media Profiles. Here's Why They Shouldn't.

Even as our social media identities become more tightly interwoven in many aspects of our lives, when it comes to our job searches, should our postings and profiles be off-limits? Regulators in the European Union are recommending that companies ban the practice of scrutinizing the social media accounts of their job applicants, while here in the United States, human resources industry experts are similarly recommending caution. Read more...

Cynthia Kay Stevens

Primary Research Areas

  • Recruitment & Staffing
  • Decision Making
  • Working constructively with difficult co-workers
  • Workplace diversity 

Honors and Awards

Identified as one of top 10 women/top 75 scholars published in the Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology during 1990-2000, The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, April 2000.

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Robert H. Smith School of Business