PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Minnesota
BA with highest distinction, Psychology, UC Berkeley
At Haas since 1985
1992 – present, Senior Lecturer, Haas School of Business
1990 – present, Advisory Board Member: Certificate Program in Human Resource Management, Certificate Program in Training and Development, UC Berkeley
1986 – present, Faculty Sponsor, Berkeley Human Resources Association
1985 – present, Research Associate, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley
2001 – 2007, Consultant and Member, Staff Infrastructure Steering Committee (SISC), UC Berkeley
1997 – 2001, Program Director, Center for Organization and Human Resource Effectiveness (COHRE), UC Berkeley
1987 – 1992, Director of Undergraduate Programs, Haas School of Business
1985 – 1992, Lecturer, Haas School of Business, and Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley
1979 – 1984, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Graduate School of Business, The University of Texas, Austin
1977 – 1979, Instructor, Department of Management, College of Business Administration, The University of Texas, Austin
External Service and Assignments
President and Founder, LAMORINDA CONSULTING LLC, Moraga, CA
Professional Practice Officer, Executive Board of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
Senior Vice President, RIGHT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS (merged with The Empower Group), Philadelphia PA
Managing Director/Senior Vice President, THE EMPOWER GROUP, New York, NY
Principal and Founder, TERRANOVA CONSULTING GROUP LLC (formerly Human Resource Solutions), Orinda, CA
Executive Consultant, STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANIES, Rohnert Park, CA
Board of Directors: CHALONE WINE GROUP, Inc., (CHLN) and WHOLE FOODS MARKET, Inc. (WFMI)
Board of Directors: Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA), San Francisco Playhouse, Goggio Family Foundation
Founder, Past President and Board Member, LEADERSHIP CALIFORNIA. (www.leadershipcalifornia.org)
Participant and Alumnus, LEADERSHIP AMERICA (www.leadershipamerica.org)
Editorial Boards: HR Advisor, Human Performance
Occasional Reviewer for: Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Industrial Relations, Social Science Quarterly, Personnel Psychology, California Management Review, Military Psychology
Executive Education: Mexico, Sicily, Singapore, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Columbia, Canada, USA
Expert Testimony: Fair Labor Standards Act, California Wage and Hour laws
Selected Papers and Publications
“California Employers Get a Break with Brinker, But What Does It Really Mean?” with E. Arnold. HR Advisor (November-December 2008).
“How to Comply with Meal and Rest Break Law and Policy.” HR Advisor (May-June 2006).
“Going Global or Staying Local,” in The I/O Consultant’s Handbook, edited by J. Hedge and W. Borman. APA Books.
“How to Conduct a Wage and Hour Audit,” with Aubry, L.W. HR Advisor (March-April 2005). Reprinted in Bender’s Labor and Employment Bulletin, June 2005.
“Keeping Exempt Jobs Exempt: How To Avoid Wage And Hour Litigation.” HR Advisor (March-April 2004).
“Wage and Hour Litigation: I-O Psychology’s New Frontier,” with L. Cohen, in Employment Discrimination Litigation, edited by F.J. Landy. Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2005.
“Performance Management: The Real Glue in Organizations,” with K.E. May, in Evolving Practices in Human Resource Management: Responses to a Changing World of Work, edited by A.I. Kraut and A.K. Korman. Jossey-Bass, 1999.
“Narrowing the Research-Practice Gap in Performance Appraisal,” with K.R. Murphy. Personnel Psychology 38 (1985): 335-345.
“Performance Appraisers as Test Developers,” with L. Roberson. Academy of Management Review 10 (1985): 128-142.
Honors and Awards
Fellow, American Psychological Association (APA), 2010
Fellow, Society of Industural-Organizational Psychology (SIOP), 2010
American Psychological Association (APA) Presidential Citation for Innovative Practice, 2009