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Drexel Business Professor Dr. Jeffrey Greenhaus to receive 2007 Hughes Award from the Academy Of Man

August 03, 2007

Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - Dr. Jeffrey Greenhaus, William A. Mackie Chaired Professor of Management at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, will receive the 2007 Everett Cherrington Hughes Award for Careers Scholarship by the Academy of Management (AOM), a leading professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations.

The Hughes Award was established to honor scholars whose research connects the career literature to other organizational investigation areas. It is the premier award of the Careers Division of the AOM. Dr. Greenhaus will be honored during a session at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 7, 2007, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

"Jeff Greenhaus has contributed invaluable research to study of career/life management and he is one of the most authoritative voices on this subject," said Dr. George P. Tsetsekos, dean of Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. "We at LeBow College are very proud of his accomplishments and delighted that the Academy of Management has recognized him with the Hughes Award."

Dr. Greenhaus began his career in 1971 and joined Drexel University in 1981. He has written four books, presented at 39 conferences, and published more than 60 journal articles. His research is credited for enhancing knowledge of the balance among career, social and family commitments.

Dr. Greenhaus has written the seminal text, "Career Management," now in its third edition, which is one of the fundamental resources on career management education and career research. In addition, he organized and edited "The Encyclopedia of Careers" which provides an outstanding history of career research. His 1985 article "Sources of Conflict Between Work and Family Roles," published in the Academy of Management Review, has been cited in nearly 400 instances. Another article, "Effects of Race on Organizational Experiences, Job Performance Evaluations, and Career Outcomes," published in 1990 in the Academy of Management Journal, is listed by the journal as its 17th most influential article and has been cited over 217 times.

According to a statement released by the Academy of Management, one award-nominating scholar said of Dr. Greenhaus: Simply put, Professor Greenhaus is the foremost scholar in the world on the topic of the relationship between work and family. How many people write the seminal article in their field? Not many, but Jeff did."

At LeBow College, Dr. Greenhaus is a well-respected for his vast knowledge as well as his selfless dedication to the College. He serves as a mentor for Ph.D. candidates and has served as chair on 18 dissertation committees.

"This is a wonderful honor and tribute to Jeff's career and scholarly contributions," said Dr. Donna De Carolis, department head of management at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business.

In 2005, Dr. Greenhaus was elected fellow of the American Psychological Society and the Society Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He also received the Sage Scholarship Award for Excellence in 2004 in research on gender diversity sponsored by the Gender in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management.

Immediately, following the presentation of the Hughes Award at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, a reception will be held in Dr. Greenhaus's honor at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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