Melissa Woodard - Associate Professor 

Melissa Woodard 

Associate Professor 


(formerly Melissa Barringer)

Telephone: 413-545-5628

Email: mwoodard@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 220D

 

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Education:

Ph.D. in Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1992
M.S. in Social Work, University of Tennessee, 1976
B.S. in Psychology, St. Lawrence University, 1972

Research/Teaching Interests:

Total compensation
Alternative work arrangements
Multi-level issues
Human resource management
Compensation administration
Theories of individual behavior

Cross-cultural management


Publications:

Sherman, K., Kennedy, D., Woodard, M.W., and McComb, S.A. "Examining the "Exchange" in Leader-Member Exchange." Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, forthcoming.

 

Bourne, K.A., McComb, S.A. and Woodard, M.W. "Towards an understanding of the relationship between family-orientated benefits and employee behaviors: "Does coworker support matter?" Journal of Management & Organization, 18: 64-80. 2012.

 

McComb, S.A., Barringer, M.W., and Bourne, K.A.  "Understanding Part-Time Work Arrangements:  A Multi-Level Perspective."  Research in Multi-Level Issues, Volume 3.  Boston:  Elsevier JAI, 3-56.  2004. 

 

McComb, S.A., Barringer, M.W., and Bourne, K.A.  "The Construction Zone of Part-Time Employment Research:  Using a Roadmap to Guide Our Way."  In Research in Multi-Level Issues, Volume 3.  Boston:  Elsevier JAI, 79-90.  2004.

 

McComb, S.A., Bourne, K.A. & Barringer, M.W.  "Reconciling the Paradox of Part-Time Service Workers:  Strategies for Managers."  Organizational Dynamics, 32 (4):  342-356, 2003.

Presentations: 

Miller, J.K., Woodard, M.S., Guo, C., Miller, D.J., Silvernail, K., Aydin, M.D., Lemos, A.H., Kumpikaite, V., Nair, S., Donnelly, P.F., Marx, R. and Peters, L.M. "Cultural Values and Organizational Identification." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Boston, MA, 2012.

 

Miller, J.K., Woodard, M.S., Guo, C., Miller, D.J., Jiang, X., Chan, K., Aydin, M.D., Costa Lemos, A.H., Kumpikaite, V., Ming, L., Nair, S. and Alas, R. "A Cross-Cultural Study of The Relation of Values and Socio-Economic Background To Perceived Person-Job and Person-Organization Fit." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX, 2011.

 

Miller, J.K., Woodard, M.S., Guo, C., Jiang, X., Chan, K., Alas, R., Aydin, M.D., Costa Lemos, A.H., Kumpikaite, V., Ming, L., and Nair, S. "A Cross-Cultural Study of Job Choice: The Role of Personal Values." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Montreal, Canada, 2010.

 

Woodard, M.W., Sherman, K. and Ou, H. "Toward a more complete understanding of offshoring: Bringing employees into the conversation." Presented at the Eastern Academy of Management International Meetings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June, 2009.

 

Sherman, K., Kennedy, D., Woodard M. and McComb, S.A. "Bringing the "Exchange" Back Into Leader-Member Exchange: Understanding Congruent and Disparate Perspectives of LMX." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Anaheim, CA 2008.

 

Sherman, K. Kennedy, D., Woodard, M. & McComb, S.A. "Bringing the "Exchange" Back Into Leader-Member Exchange:  Understanding Congruent and Disparate Perspectives of LMX." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Anaheim, CA,  2008.

 

Porschitz, E. Woodard, M & McComb, S.A.  "The Fairness of It All:  Justice as a Mediator between Participation and Citizenship Behavior."  Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

 

Miller, J.K., Barringer, M.W., Miller, D.J. & Bourne, K.A.  "The Short-Term Study Abroad as an Alternative to International Exchange."  Presented at the Eastern Academy of Management International Meetings, Cape Town, South Africa, 2005.


Barringer, M.W., McComb, S.A. & Bourne, K.A. "Beyond the Dichotomy:  Expanding Our Ability to Understand Part-time and Full-time Work Arrangements."  Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2005.

 

Bourne, K.A., Barringer, M.W. & McComb,S.A. "Understanding the Effects of Family-Friendly Benefits:  The Moderating Role of Social Support."  Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, 2004.

 

Miller, D.J., Giacobbe-Miller, J.K., Barringer, M.W. & Karren, R.  "A Chinese-U.S. Comparative Study of Age Cohort Differences in Cultural Values."  Presented at the Eastern Academy of Management International Meetings, Porto, Portugal, 2003.