Hartford Courant Community– he Connecticut State Museum of Natural History at UConn presents “Mission to Mars: Creating the Ideal Team for Human Space Exploration,” a lecture by Dr. John Mathieu, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Management, School of Business, UConn. The lecture will be held on Saturday, February 10, 10 am in the Biology/Physics Building, Room 130, UConn Storrs Campus.
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WNPR– As social creatures we know that isolation can be emotionally difficult, but research shows that it can be psychologically damaging as well. So why then, would anyone live this way by choice? This hour, we hear two such cases of isolated living.
The first involves six scientists who lived in a dome on a secluded island for a year to simulate conditions settlers may one day find on Mars.
UConn Magazine– Getting to the Red Planet is a lot more than just rocket science. Management Professor John Mathieu ’80 (CLAS) is working with NASA on the human mechanics.
Margaret Luciano ’15 Ph.D. (Management), has added another honor to her long list of recognitions.
In September it was announced that her Ph.D. dissertation won the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s S. Rains Wallace Award, recognizing the best doctoral dissertation in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. Continue Reading
Alumna Margaret Luciano ’15 Ph.D. Continues to Win Recognition for Research
Margaret Luciano ’15 Ph.D. (management) was recently awarded the J. Richard Hackman Award for her Ph.D. dissertation. The award is given to a recent graduate whose work shows the greatest potential to advance the understanding of groups beyond one discipline.
Luciano’s dissertation, “Unpacking the Dynamics of Cross-Unit Coordination: A Multi-Level Quasi-Experimental Investigation,” studied 2,357 hospital-patient transfers between units over a 16-week period and investigated the implications for patient care.
She received the Hackman Award at the 2016 INGRoup conference in Helsinki, Finland in July. Her adviser, UConn Management Professor John Mathieu, was also in attendance.
At the award ceremony, Luciano’s dissertation was described as “theoretically sophisticated and interesting, methodologically rich and analytically eloquent.” Her research improved the work processes and quality of work life for hospital employees, improved patient quality of care and paid dividends to the hospital, the award committee concluded. “She not only advanced our science, but also our practice,” they said.
Luciano is now an assistant professor of management at Arizona State University.