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M. Susan Taylor, Ph.D. , Director

     

Dr. Taylor (Ph.D Purdue University) is Smith Chair of Human Resource Management & Organizational Change, and Co- Director of the Center for Leadership, Innovation, & Technology (CLIC), Robert H. Smith School of Business, the University of Maryland at College Park. She has been a visiting faculty member at the Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College, the University of Washington Seattle, the School of Administration at Bocconi University Milan Italy, and the London Business School.  Taylor's current research examines the nature of change leadership and its effects on employee reactions and team performance and cross-cultural differences in the nature of the organizational innovation process. Both the National Science Foundation and the Kaufman Foundation have provided grant funding to support her work.  A past Chair of the HR Division of the National Academy of Management, she also served on the Academy's Board of Governors from 2001-2004. Taylor is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP), a Senior Editor for the journal, Organization Science, and a Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Board of Directors, the Personnel Human Resources Research Group (PHRRG), and the Society of Organizational Behavior (SOB).