Maria Hamdani, Ph.D.

Maria Hamdani, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Office: CBA 347
Phone: (330) 972-5444
Email: hamdani@uakron.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Management, University of Oklahoma, (2011)
  • M.B.A., Lahore University of Management Sciences, (2002)
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, (1999)

Professional & Academic Experience

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, The University of Akron (2017-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Akron (2011-2017)
  • Instructor, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma (2008-2011)
  • Graduate Assistant, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma (2007-2011)

Business Experience

  • Deputy Manager, Human Resources, Lahore University of Management Sciences (2006-2007)
  • Assistant Manager, Human Resources, Lahore University of Management Sciences (2005-2006)
  • Senior Consultant, Human Capital Solutions, Abacus Consulting Pakistan (2004-2005)
  • Consultant, Human Capital Solutions, Abacus Consulting Pakistan (2003-2004)

Professional Experience

  • Professional Services
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Human Resource Management, 2018
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Management Education, 2018
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Management Teaching Review, 2017
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Personnel Review, 2017
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Personality and Individual Differences, 2017
    • Ad hoc reviewer, European Management Journal, 2017
    • Ad hoc reviewer, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2010, 2016
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Midwest Academy of Management Conference, 2016
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Applied Psychology: An International Review, 2012, 2013
    • Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2009
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Academy of Management affiliate since 2008

Research Interests

  • Personality, emotions, recruitment and selection, teamwork, and leadership

Research

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maria_Hamdani/contributions

Publications

  • Hamdani, M. R. (2018). Learning How to be a Transformational Leader Through a Skill-Building, Role-Play Exercise. The International Journal of Management Education, 16(1), 26-36. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2017.11.003
  • Hamdani, M.R., Valcea, S., & Buckley, M.R (2016). The MTMM Matrix Approach: Implications for HRM Research. Personnel Review, 45(6):1156-1175
  • Hamdani, M.R., Valcea, S., & Buckley, M.R (2014). The Relentless Pursuit of Construct Validity in the Design of Employment Interviews. Human Resource Management Review, 24(2):160-176
  • Bradley, B.H., Postlethwaite, B.E., Klotz A., Hamdani, M.R., & Brown, K.G. (2012) Reaping the Benefits of Task Conflict in Teams: The Critical Role of Team Psychological Safety. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(1):151-158
  • Valcea, S., Hamdani, M.R., Buckley, M.R, & Novicevic, M.M. (2011). Exploring the Developmental Potential of Leader-Follower Interactions: A Constructive-Developmental Approach. Leadership Quarterly, 22(4): 604-615
  • Buckley M.R., Hamdani, M.R., Klotz, A., & Valcea S. (2011). Into the great wide open: Bridging the micro-macro divide in the organizational sciences. Research Methodology in Strategy and Management. 6: 31-68
  • Hamdani, M. R. & Buckley, M. R. Diversity goals: Reframing the Debate and Enabling a Fair Evaluation. (2011). Business Horizons, 54: 33-40

Conference Presentations

  • Hamdani, M.R., Valcea, S. & Bradley, B. H. Effect of Goal Orientations and Expertise on Team Performance. 2016 59th Midwest Academy of Management Conference in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • Hamdani, M.R. & Valcea S: Learning How to be a Transformational Leader through a Skill-Building, Role-Play Exercise. 2016 OBTC Conference in Canton, Ohio.
  • Florea, L., Thomas W.D., Valcea S. & Hamdani, M.R. De Gustibus (Non) Est Disputandum: From First Impression to Selection in Employment Interview. 2014 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Valcea S. & Hamdani, M.R. Personality and structured behavioral interviews. 2013 56th Midwest Academy of Management Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Winner of the Best Paper Award)
  • Hamdani, M.R. & Valcea. Emergence of contempt in the workplace. 2013 Southern Management Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Hamdani, Maria R. & Bradley B.H. Multilevel nature of team processes and emergent states. 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada
  • Bradley B.H., Hamdani, Maria R., & Postlethwaite, Bennett E. Team Players and Collective Performance: How Agreeableness Impacts Team Effectiveness over Time. 2010 INGRoup Conference in Washington, DC
  • Hamdani, Maria R., Valcea, S., & Bolino, Mark C. Managing Impressions on the Way From Failure to Redemption. 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois
  • Valcea, S., Hamdani, Maria R., & Buckley, Michael R. Constructive Developmental Theory and Development of Leaders and Followers. 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
    (Paper selected for publication in the Best Paper Proceedings of 2009 AOM Annual Meeting)