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SHRM Sets July 15 Deadline for Losey Award Nominations


by SIOP Administrative Office

Nominations are now being accepted for the Society for Human Resource Management’s Michael R. Losey Excellence in Human Resource Research Award, which recognizes an individual whose research significantly advances the field of HR management.

The deadline for the prestigious award, which comes with a $50,000 prize, is July 15.

To be eligible, a nominee must possess a broad and deep track record of contributions to the HR discipline through research, as well as interactions with the practitioner community, including speaking and consulting engagements, authoring books, book chapters or journal articles that have affected how HR is practiced.

Also, the recipient will have an extensive body of research published in top tier, peer-reviewed journals, such as Human Resource Management, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology.

Detailed information on submitting a nomination can be found by visiting the SHRM website. Self-nominations are not accepted. For questions, contact Elissa Soares at elissa.soares@shrm.org.

SIOP members have dominated the list of Losey Award recipients, having been honored 11 times since 2002. They include Susan Jackson, Rutgers University (2015); John Boudreau, University of Southern California (2013); Eduardo Salas, Rice University (2012); Sara Rynes, University Iowa (2011); Wayne Cascio, University of Colorado Denver (2010); Ben Schneider, University of Southern California (2009); Herb Heneman III, University of Wisconsin; and Michael Beer, emeritus professor at Harvard University.

Other winners are Gary Latham, University of Toronto (2006); Frank Schmidt, University of Iowa (2005) and Edward Lawler III,University of Southern California, who was the initial Losey Award winner in 2002.