Jane Giacobbe-Miller

Associate Professor of Management

Telephone: 413-545-5692

Email: jkmiller@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 365A


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Ph.D., Cornell University, 1986
M.A., Kansas State University, 1981
B.A., Kansas State University, 1974 

Research/Teaching Interests:

Cross-cultural values adaptation
International human resource management
Procedural and distributive justice
Human resource management
Labor relations


Farmer, K.P. and Miller, J.K. 2013. The Effect Representatives Have On Their Clients. International Journal of Conflict Resolution, 24(1):73-89.  


Guo, G. C. & Giacobbe-Miller, J.K. 2012. Exploring meanings and effects of organizational justice in the layoff situation: A cultural analysis. Forthcoming, Journal of Managerial Psychology.


Guo, C., & Miller, J. K. 2012. Understanding Survivors’ Reactions to Downsizing in China, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27(1), 27-47.


Guo, C. & Miller, J. K. 2010. Guanxi Dynamics and Entrepreneurial Firm Creation and Development in China. Management and Organization Review, Vol. 6(2), 267- 291. Reprinted in 2012 Research In Emerging Economy Contexts, a virtual issue of selected papers. Edited by Will Mitchell, Co-Editor, Strategic Management Journal and Anne S. Tsui, Editor-in-Chief, Management and Organization Review.


Miller, J.K., Farmer, K.P., Peters, L.J., and Miller, D.J. 2010. Panacea or Snake Oil? A study of interest-based bargaining in the rail and air industries. Negotiation Journal. 26(2):177-202.


Guo, G. C. & Giacobbe-Miller, J. K. 2009. Organizational Justice and fairness in China: An inductive analysis of the meaning and dimensions. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Chicago, IL.
* Awarded AOM 2009 International Management Division Best Paper in OB/HRM/OT
* Finalist, AOM 2009 International Management Division Samsung Best Paper

Jane Miller and Chun Guo. 2011. (Invited, forthcoming). Recruitment: International, Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Dan Cable And Trevor Yu (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook Of Recruitment. Oxford University Press (UK).

Academic and Professional Activities:

Former President, Massachusetts Society of Professors
Consultant to international labor and nonprofit organizations