Expand your opportunities and enhance the performance of organizations by gaining the knowledge and skills needed to teach, consult, lead, practice, and conduct research in the field of human resource management. Building on a comprehensive core curriculum of leadership, research, strategy, and ethics, this doctoral specialization focuses on diverse demographic and cultural perspectives, the influence of new technologies on the workplace, and the impact of the dynamic external work environment on human resource management practices. Gain an international perspective that can enable you to integrate theory and practice in addressing global workforce issues. Explore the influence of multidisciplinary theories on current human resource management practices to construct a foundation that you can apply to your own business or research. Evaluate research and best practices that foster an innovative workplace and attract, develop, and retain top talent in organizations. Find opportunities for collaboration, enrich your learning experience, and expand your professional network through meaningful connections with faculty and fellow students—in your courses, through specially designed social networking opportunities, and at face-to-face residencies. An optional international field experience offers further networking opportunities and provides firsthand experience of the many ways culture impacts the global business operations. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and focused mentoring create a clear path toward completing the degree in three years. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership, consulting, or faculty positions in the field of human resources and employee development.
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