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Specialty area(s)

Professor (Chair); Human Resource Management, Labor & Employment Relations, Organizational Behavior.

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Brief biography

Dr. William Ross is a Professor of Human Resource Management and Labor & Employment Relations in the Department of Management, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He is a member of the Graduate Faculty.

Current courses at UWL

Undergraduate:
MGT 303: Principles of Labor-Management Relations;
MGT 308: Organizational Behavior
MGT 483: Corporate Training
MGT 485: Collective Bargaining
MGT 486: Human Resource Management: Current Topics and Policy Issues

Graduate:
MGT 738: Labor-Management Relations (MBA)
MGT 740: Current Topics in Human Resource Management and Labor & Employment Relations

Education

Ph.D.: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

M.A.: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

B.A.: Psychology, Auburn University.

Professional history

HONORS & AWARDS:

2013
The entry, “Using the Internet to attract and evaluate job candidates” was published in the Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior (Z. Yan, Editor). This three-volume set was nominated for an Outstanding Reference Sources Award by the American Library Association.

2010
Featured in a Building Bridges: College of Business Newsletter article profiling faculty members nominated by their former students as excellent teachers.

2005
Who's Who among American Teachers (also awarded in 1996, 2002, and 2004)

2003
The paper, “Negotiator’s Trust and Distrust Perceptions and Mediation Strategies” was one of only four papers selected for a Distinguished Research Award by the Academy of Organizational Culture, Communication,
and Conflict.

2003
Who's Who In Business Higher Education

2002
The article, “Watching the Detectives…” (on electronic monitoring) was published in Personnel Psychology; this volume of the journal won the Emerald Golden Page Award for 2002.

2001
Invited Speaker, UW-L Freshman Convocation Address.

2000
Winner: Charles Nichol Essay Award for the article, "Measuring Success in Mediation" published in
The Mediation Journal; Award presented by the Wisconsin Association of Mediators.

1999
Member, Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.

1998
Paper, "Hybrid forms of dispute resolution: Theoretical implications of combining mediation and arbitration," Nominated for the "Best Paper" award in the Conflict Management Division at the Academy of Management convention.

1996
Who's Who Among American Teachers

1990
Nominated for College of Business Administration, "Teacher of the Year" Award, University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse:
*1989-1990 Academic Year.
*1987-1988 Academic Year.
*1986-1987 Academic Year.
*1984-1985 Academic Year.
(Note: This award has not been offered since 1990).

1987
Recipient, "Best Mediation and Dispute Resolution Paper" Award, First International Convention
of the International Association for Conflict Management.

Earlier:
Member, Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Member, Psi Chi honor society.
Member, Phi Beta Kappa Members in the Auburn Community honor society.