Popular prescriptions: Implications for HR in the 1990s


  • Paul F. Buller,

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    • Paul F. Buller is an associate professor of management in the School of Business Administration at Gonzaga University where he teaches courses in strategic management. Dr. Buller holds a B.S. degree in psychology and a masters degree in social workfrom the University of Utah, and an MBA and Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Washington. He has research and consulting experience in a variety of business andgovernment organizations. He has authored or co-authored articles appearing in Academy of Management Joursnal, Organizational Dynamics, Personnel Psychology, Personnel Administrator, and Group and Organizational Studies. Professor Buller's current research interests are linking strategy and human resource management practices and managing strategic change.

  • Nancy K. Napier,

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    • Nancy X. Napier is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Management, Boise State University (Boise, Idaho). She received her Ph.D. from Ohio State University. She has published in such journals as Human Resource Planning and Strategic Management Journal and is co-author (with John Butler and Gerald Ferris) of Strategy and Human Resources Management (South western, 2992). Her current research is in the areas of merger and acquisition implementation and links between strategy and international human resource management.

  • Glenn M. McEvoy

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    • Glenn McEvoy is an Associate Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Human Resources at Utah State University. He received his D.B.A. in Organization and Management from the University of Colorado. He is the author or co-author of three books and over 50 papers and presentations focusing on human resource management, employee selection, training, and performance appraisal. His articles have appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Group and Organizational Studies, Training & Development Journal, and others. He has consulted with a variety of public and private sector organizations in areas such as outdoor management training, training needs assessment and outcome evaluation, survey feedback design, team building, and large-scale organizational change eforts. His current research interests include international and strategic human resource management, performance appraisal, management development, and training evaluation.