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August 27, 2004

Greg Oldham Honored

Greg Oldham, professor of business administration, was named the 2004 recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award by the Academy of Management. The Academy makes the award based on excellence in developing doctoral students, effective teaching in the classroom or other forums, or pedagogical innovations (i.e., developing and disseminating new and effective teaching methods and designs). Oldham was nominated for the award by Jing Zhou, a member of the faculty at the Jesse Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University.

Oldham, associate dean of faculty in the College, was honored at the Academy's annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans. He was president of the Academy from 1993-94 and was named a fellow in 1993.

The C. Clinton Spivey Distinguished Professor of Business Administration as well as a professor in the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Oldham has a PhD from Yale and a BA from the University of California at Irvine. He teaches courses in organizational behavior and human resource management and his research focuses on the effects of the work and the organizational context on employees' performance, creativity, and psychological well-being.


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