Greg Oldham Honored
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.
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.