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Aaron J. Nurick

Professor, Management
Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences
Ph.D., Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1978
Office: Adamian Academic Center 316 | 781.891._2526 | anurick@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._2112 | Department Fax: 781.891.2896
                       


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Bio

Conducted research and consulted with several organizations in the areas of interpersonal relations, emotional intelligence and organizational change. Published articles in Psychological Bulletin, Human Relations, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, The Journal of Management Inquiry, The Organizational Behavior Teaching Review, The Harvard Business Review blog network, and a book entitled The Good Enough Manager: The Making of a GEM. Professional interests focus on the application of psychology to work and organizations.

Teaching Interests

Interpersonal Relations in Management; Social Psychology; Emotional Intelligence

Research Interests

Interpersonal Relations; Emotional Intelligence; Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations; Leadership

Consulting/Practice Interests

Interpersonal Relations in Management; Emotional Intelligence

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management
American Psychological Association
International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Awards and Honors

2013, Innovation in Teaching Award, Bentley University
2012, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, Bentley University
2012, Gregory J. Hall Award for Honors Capstone Advising, Honors Program
2003, Wilder Teaching Professorship
2002, Joseph M. Cronin Award for Excellence in Academic Advising
1992, Academic Advisor of the Year
1985, Gregory H. Adamian Award for Teaching Excellence

Publications

Journal Articles
Carhart, D. H., Nurick, A. J. (2009). Living for the Lightbulb. Magna Publications, 16-17.

Nurick, A. J., Carhart, D. H. (2009). The Value of Endowed Teaching Professors. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Nurick, A. J., Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Managing Global Project Teams. (link)

Buono, A. F., Nurick, A. J. (2008). Reaching Your Next Generation of Employees. Federal Ethics Report, 15 (9), 1-4.

Nurick, A. J., Carhart, D. H. (2006). Living for the Lightbulb. The Teaching Professor, 20 (Dec, 2006), 1.

Salimbene, F. P., Buono, A. F., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2005). Service-Learning and Management Education: The Bentley Experience. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 4 (September 2005), 336-344.

Nurick, A. J., Adams, S. M. (2002). The stuff of leaders. Computerworld, January 1.

LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (1993). Mourning Becomes Elective: Teaching About and Managing Termination in Classroom. Journal of Management Education, 17 (No. 1), 27-38.

LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (1993). Issues of Separation and Loss in the Organizational Exit. Journal of Management Inquiry, 2 (4), 356-365.

Hoffman, A. N., Nurick, A. J. (1991). Choosing Health Care Coverage: Considerations of Physician Motivation. Business Horizons (May-June).

Books
Nurick, A. J. (2011). The Good Enough Manager: The Making of a GEM .

Book Chapters
Nurick, A. J, Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Team leadership in global project environments. In D. Cleland (Eds.), Global Project Management Handbook (pp. 15 (Chapter 38)). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Nurick, A. J, Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Developing Multinational Project Teams. In David I. Cleland, Roland Gareis (Eds.), Global Project Management Handbook (pp. 5-1 - 5-19). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Newell, S. M, Adams, S. M, Crary, L. M, Glidden, P, LaFarge, V. V, Nurick, A. J. (2005). Exploring the Variation in Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency. In Kevin C. Desouza (Eds.), New Frontiers in Knowledge Management (pp. 204-229). Hampshire, England, UK: . Palgrave MacMillan

LaFarge, V. V, Nurick, A. J, Leiter, E, Buono, A. F. (2003). Teaching to the Issues: Human Resource Intervention in Mergers and Acquisitions.  (pp. 31-49). Greenwich, CT: . Information Age Publishing

Nurick, A. J. (2001). Consulting and EQ: Enhancing Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace. In Buono, Anthony (Eds.),  (pp. 71-86). Greenwich, Connecticut: . Information Age Publishing

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Nurick, A. J. (2012). Discovering GEMS: Good Enough Managers. Presented at the SAM's Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM), Las Vegas, NV.

Buono, A. F., Nurick, A. J. (2008). "Reaching Your Next Generation of Employees."

Nurick, A. J., Carhart, D. H. (2006). "Endowed Teaching Professors - Agents of Change."

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2006). "An Autoethnographic Account of Knowledge Creation in Project Teams." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii.

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2005). "Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2004). Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency. Presented at the ABE Conference, Rhode Island.

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2004). "Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency: The influence of Emotional Intelligence and Social Capital." Presented at the Academy of Business Education, Mystic Seaport, CT.

Service

Department Service
Management Department Planning Committee, 2013 - Present

University Service
Committee Member for Bentley Capital Campaign Planning Committee, 2013 - Present
Task Force Member for Fraternity and Sorority Life Task Force, 2013 - Present
Committee Member for Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2012 - 2013
Committee Member for First Year Seminar Review Committee, 2013 - 2013
Task Force Member for Shared Governance Task Force, 2012 - 2013
Committee Member for NEASC Steering Committee, 2012 - 2012
Wilder Professor Search Committee, 2011 - 2012
Digital Governance Committee , 2011 - 2011

Professional Service
Conference/Workshop Organizer for International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, 2012 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Academy of Management - 2012
Chairperson for NEASC, 2012 - 2012

Public Service
Chairperson for Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers - 2012
Board Member for Massachusetts Community Outreach Initiative, 2012 - 2012
, 2011 - 2011