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Maria Hamdani, Ph.D.

Maria Hamdani, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Management
Office: CBA 334
Phone: (330) 972-5444
Email: hamdani@uakron.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Management, University of Oklahoma, 2011
  • Masters of Business Administration, Lahore University of Management Sciences, 2002
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, 1999

Biography

Professional & Academic Experience:

Academic Experience

  • 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, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2010.
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2009.
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Academy of Management affiliate since 2008

Research Interests:

  • Employee recruitment and selection, teamwork, leadership, motivation and ego development


Research Accomplishments

Publications:

  • M. R. Hamdani, S. Valcea, & M. R. Buckley, “The relentless pursuit of construct validity in the design of employment interviews,” Human Resource Management Review, 2013, (DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2013.07.002).
  • Hamdani, M. R. & Buckley, M. R. "Diversity goals: Reframing the Debate and Enabling a Fair Evaluation." 2011. Business Horizons, 54: 33-40.
  • 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.
  • Bradley, B.H., Postlethwaite, B.E., Klotz A., Hamdani, M.R., & Brown, K.G. (2011). "Reaping the Benefits of Task Conflict in Teams: The Critical Role of Team Psychological Safety." Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • 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., Valcea, S., & Buckley, M. R. (2013). The relentless pursuit of construct validity in the design of employment interviews. Human Resource Management Review.

Working Papers

  • Hamdani, M.R. & Valcea, S. The multilevel nature of cohesion. (preparing to submit to the Journal of Applied Psychology).
  • Hamdani, M.R. Construct validity of employment interviews (preparing to submit to the Personnel Psychology).
  • Hamdani, M.R. Valcea, S. & Buckley M.R. Construct validity of patterned behavioral interviews (preparing to submit to the Personnel Psychology).
  • Hamdani, M.R. Valcea, S. & Buckley M.R. The validity of general interview questions (preparing to submit to the Journal of Applied Psychology).

Conference Presentations

  • Valcea S. & Hamdani, M.R., Klotz, A., & M.R. Buckley, (2011). Into the great wide open: Bridging the micro-macro divide in the organizational sciences 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Hamdani, Maria R. & Bradley B. Multilevel nature of team processes and emergent states. Accepted for presentation at the 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Montreal, Chicago.
  • Bradley B., Hamdani, Maria R., & Postlethwaite, Bennett E. Team Players and Collective Performance: How Agreeableness Impacts Team Effectiveness over Time.” Accepted for presentation at the 2010 INGRoup Conference in Washington, DC
  • Hamdani, Maria R., Valcea, S., & Bolino, Mark C. Managing Impressions on the Way From Failure to Redemption. Accepted for presentation at the 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. Accepted for presentation at the 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. (Paper selected for publication in the Best Paper Proceedings of 2009 AOM Annual Meeting)