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2010 Award Winners

2009 Award Winners

Every year, AHRD awards excellence in HRD research, scholarly practice and service.  Our 2009 awards winners were announced at the AHRD annual conference in Knoxville.  A list of our recipients is below:

2009 Cutting Edge Editors

Judy Jacobs
Oakland University

Chaunda L. Scott
Oakland University

Workplace Violence - The Persistence of Hate Crimes: Implications for HRD

Brian A. Altman
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Workplace Bullying Examined through the Lens of Novak's (1998) Learning Theory

Julia Storberg-Walker
North Carolina State University 

Wendy E.A. Ruona
University of Georgia

Social Capital: Pluralistic Perspectives for HRD Research and Practice

Laura Holyoke
University of Idaho

Defining a Group Dynamics Dysfunction: Group Hijacking

Michael Lane Morris
University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Heather S. McMillan
Southeast Missouri State University

Joyce Thompson Heames
West Virginia University

Examining the Strategic Impact of Work/Life Initiatives: Individual and Organizational Performance

Darlene F. Russ-Eft
Oregon State University

Greg Sampson-Gruener
Oregon State University

Michael Dalton
Oregon State University

Communication Styles: Development of an Assessment

Sujin K Horwitz
University of St. Thomas

Irwin B. Horwitz
University of St. Thomas

Reliability, Statistical Power, and Cost Optimization: Implications for Strategic Human Resource Interventions

Polly Silva
Texas A&M University

Jamie L. Callahan
Texas A&M University

The Epistemology of Incidental Learning

Vijay Krishna
American National Standards Institute

Exploring Organizational Commitment from an Organizational Perspective: Organizational Learning as a Determinant of Affective Commitment in Indian Software Firms

Ann Brooks
Texas State University

Monirith Ly
Royal University of Phnom Penh

Developing Research Capacity at the Royal University of Phnom Penh

Malcom S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award

 The Development of an Improved Human Capital Index for Assessing and Forecasting National Capacity and Development
Olha Verkhohlyad
Texas A&M University

R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year

Performance Management: Putting Research into Action
James W. Smither
LaSalle University
and Manuel London
State University of New York

Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award

Volume 20 (2009)
Towards Development of a Generalized Instrument to Measure Andragogy
Elwood F. Holton, III, Louisiana State University
Lynda Swanson Wilson, Louisiana State University
Reid A. Bates, Louisiana State University

Elwood F Holton, III Research Excellence Award

How Groups Learn: The Role of  Communication Patterns, Cue Recognition, Context Facility, and Cultural Intelligence
Joyce Silberstang
Adelphi University
Manuel London
State University of New York

Monica M Lee Research Excellence Awards

Volume 12 (2009)
Desperately seeking alignment: Reflections of senior line managers and HRD executives
Valerie Anderson, Portsmouth Business School, United Kingdom

Advances in Developing Human Resources Outstanding Issues

Among 2008 and 2009 Issues

Scenario Planning: Human Resource Development's Strategic Learning Tool

Thomas J. Chermack, Colorado State University
George Burt, University of Strathclyde

Early Career Scholar Award

Thomas J. Chermack, Colorado State University

Outstanding HRD Scholar Awards

AAhad M. Osman-Gani, IIUM University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Service Award


Dr. John W. Bing
Dr. Robert (Lex) Dilworth
Dr. Sharon Gibson

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