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Alison Cook

Alison Cook

Professor

Department(s):
  • Management Department


Educational Background

Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Purdue University
BS, Finance, University of Utah


Biography

Alison Cook received her PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. She is a Professor in the Department of Management in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at USU. Overall, her research examines gender and racial/ethnic diversity in the workplace. Her current research specifically focuses on the factors that either facilitate or hinder promotion opportunities for women and racial/ethnic minorities and factors that facilitate or hinder their post-promotion success.
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Awards

Researcher of the Year - 2016

Professional Interactions

Research Area(s)

Organizational behavior and human resource management.

Related Huntsman News Articles

Teaching & Research (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Summer 2017)
Notable Faculty Research (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2013)
Future: Ascendant Scholar (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Spring 2012)

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Cook, A., (2012). Managing Diversity in a Shareholder Society. *

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Glass, C.M, Cook, A., (2017). The Appointment of Racial/Ethnic Minority Directors: Ethnic Matching or Visibility Threat?. Social Science Research, 61, 1-10.
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, Women on Corporate Boards: When do they Advance Corporate Social Responsibility?. Human Relations
        • Glass, C.M, Cook, A., (2017). Do Women Leaders Promote Change? Analyzing the Effect of Gender on Business Practices and Diversity Initiatives. Human Resource Management, doi: 10.1002/hrm.21838
        • Cook, A., (2016). Does corporate leadership composition affect the adoption of LGBT-friendly policies? . Human Relations
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, (2016). Do Women Leaders Advance Equity? The Effect of Leadership Composition on LGBT-Friendly Policies in American Firms. Human Relations, 69:7, 1431-1456. doi: 10.1177/0018726715611734
        • Glass, C.M, Cook, A., (2016). Leading at the Top: Understanding Women's Challenges above the Glass Ceiling. Leadership Quarterly, 27:1, 51-63.
        • Cook, A., (2015). The power of one or power in numbers? Analyzing the effect of minority leaders on organizational policy and practice.. Work and Occupations
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, (2015). Do Minority Leaders Affect Corporate Practice? Analyzing the Effect of Leadership Composition on Governance and Product Development. Strategic Organization, 13:2, 117-140.
        • Glass, C.M, Cook, A., Ingersoll, A., (2015). Do Women Leaders Promote Sustainability? Analyzing the Effect of Corporate Governance Composition on Environmental Performance. Business Strategy & the Environment, doi: 10/1002/bse.1879
        • Cook, A., Glass, C., Does corporate leadership composition affect the adoption of LGBT-friendly policies?. Human Relations
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, (2015). Diversity Begets Diversity? The Effects of Board Composition on the Promotion and Success of Women CEOs. Social Science Research, 53, 137-147.
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, (2014). The Power of One or Power in Numbers? Analyzing the Effect of Minority Leaders on Organizational Policy. Work & Occupations, 42:2, 185-215.
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, , (2014). Above the Glass Ceiling: When Are Women and Racial/Ethnic Minorities Promoted to CEO?. Strategic Management Journal
        • Cook, A., (2014). Signaling diversity and increasing share value: Conflicting, complementary, or unrelated goals? . Human Resource Development Quarterly
        • Cook, A., (2014). Women and top leadership positions: Toward an institutional analysis.. Gender, Work, & Organization
        • Cook, A., Glass, C.M, (2014). Analyzing Promotions of Racial/Ethnic Minority CEOs. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 29:4, 440-454.
        • DelCampo, R., Cook, A., Arthur, M.M, (2013). Cultural differences in work-family policies and perceptions of organizational support. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal
        • Cook, A., (2013). Glass cliffs and organizational saviors: Barriers to minority leadership in work organizations. Social Problems
        • Cook, A., (2011). Does diversity damage corporate value? Measuring stock price reactions to diversity awards. Ethnic and Racial Studies
        • Cook, A., Glass, C., (2011). Leadership change and shareholder value: How markets react to the appointments of women. Human Resource Management
        • Cook, A., Callister, R.R, (2010). Increasing positive perceptions of diversity for conservative religious students. Creative Education
        • Minnotte, K.L, Cook, A., (2010). Navigating the work-family interface in gendered contexts: The usage of family-friendly policies. Journal of Family Issues
        • Cook, A., Glass, C., (2009). Between a rock and a hard place: Managing diversity in a shareholder society. Human Resource Management Journal
        • Cook, A., Glass, C., (2009). When markets blink: Stock price responses to the appointment of minority leaders. Ethnic & Racial Studies
        • Cook, A., (2009). But can s/he lead? Market assessments of Black leadership in corporate America. Journal of Workplace Rights
        • Arthur, M.M, Cook, A., (2009). Shareholder Returns for a Catalyst Award. Group and Organization Management
        • Cook, A., (2009). Connecting Work-Family Policies to Supportive Work Environments. Group and Organization Management
        • Cook, A., (2008). Occupational and industry sex segregation and the work-family interface. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research
        • Cook, A., (2008). The impact of LGBT policies on ethnic/racial and gender diversity among business school faculty. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education
        • Wood, R.E, Goodman, J.S, Beckmann, N., Cook, A., (2008). Mediation Testing in Management Research: A Review and Proposals. Organizational Research Methods
        • Cook, A., (2004). Corporate decision-making process: How organizations decide to adopt work/life initiatives. Sloan Work and Family Research Network
        • Arthur, M.M, Cook, A., (2004). Taking stock of work-family initiatives: How announcements of "family-friendly" human resource decisions affect shareholder value. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 57, 599-613.
        • Arthur, M.M, Cook, A., (2003). The relationship between work-family human resource practices and firm profitability: A multi-theoretical perspective. Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, 22, 219-252.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Spring 2017

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Spring 2017

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Spring 2017

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2016

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2016

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Spring 2016

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Spring 2016

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Fall 2015

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Fall 2015

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Fall 2015

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2015

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2015

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Spring 2015

                  MGT 3820 - International Management, Spring 2015

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Spring 2015

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2014

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2014

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Spring 2014

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Spring 2014

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2013

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2013

                  MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Spring 2013

                  MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Spring 2013

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Spring 2013

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Spring 2013

                  MGT 6350 - Managing a Diverse Workforce, Fall 2012

                  MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2012

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2012

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2012

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2012

                  MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Summer 2012

                  MGT 3710 - Developing Team and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2011

                  MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2011

                  MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2011

                  MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2011

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2011

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2011

                  BUS 2000 - FOUNDATIONS FOR INT'L PROGRAM, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Spring 2011

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2010

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2010

                  MGT 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Fall 2010

                  MGT 6640 - ST: MANAGING DIVERSE WORKFORCE, Fall 2010

                  MGT 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Summer 2010

                  MGT 3110 - MANAG ORGANIZ/PEOPLE (DSS), Summer 2010

                  MGT 3110 - MANAG ORGANIZ/PEOPLE (DSS), Summer 2010

                  MGT 3110 - MANAG ORGANIZ/PEOPLE (DSS), Summer 2010

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2010

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2010

                  MGT 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Spring 2010

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2009

                  MGT 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2009

                  MHR 3110 - MANAG ORGANIZ/PEOPLE (DSS), Summer 2009

                  MHR 3110 - MANAG ORGANIZ/PEOPLE (DSS), Summer 2009

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2009

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2009

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2008

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2008

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2008

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2008

                  MHR 3710 - Developing Team and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2007

                  MHR 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2007

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2007

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2007

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2006

                  MHR 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Fall 2006

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2006

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2006

                  MHR 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Fall 2005

                  MHR 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Fall 2005

                  MHR 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Summer 2005

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2005

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Spring 2005

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 2004

                  MHR 6500 - MANAG INDIV/GROUPS, Fall 2004