Jeffrey B. Arthur
Office: Pamplin 2108
- T, Th 3:30-4:30 p.m. & by appointment
B.S., University of California (Santa Cruz), 1983
M.S., Cornell University, 1987
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1990
Jeffrey B. Arthur (Ph.D., Cornell University) is an Associate Professor of Management. Prior to joining the faculty at Virginia Tech in August 2000, Dr. Arthur was an Assistant Professor at Purdue University and Fairfield University. He has taught graduate and undergraduate classes in human resource management, labor relations, compensation, and strategic human resource management. Dr. Arthur’s published research focuses on the effect of human resource systems on organizational performance outcomes. He has conducted research on changing labor-management relations and business strategies in the steel industry, productivity gainsharing and organizational learning, the role of management values on high-performance work system effectiveness, and linking the level of incivility in organizations to firm-level performance. He has presented this research at numerous conferences and meetings including Academy of Management and Labor and Employee Relations Association and has had articles published in Academy of Management Journal, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Industrial Relations, Journal of Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Human Resource Management Review. His articles on strategic human resource management have been cited widely. He is a member of the Editorial Boards at Strategic Management Journal and Group and Organization Management. His current research interests include understanding how leadership characteristics and human resource practices combine to affect firm performance outcomes, and the causes and consequences of teacher turnover in public schools.