- Management Department
M.L.H.R., The Ohio State University
B.L.S., Bowling Green State University
2015, Graduate Student Mentoring Award, Department of Management, Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University
2007, Teacher of the Year, Awarded by the MBA Students of the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University
I study the process of lateral hiring to better understand the routines by which organizations discover, value, create, and utilize human capital. I also publish research in the field of strategic human resource management, the study of how organizations manage human capital to gain and maintain a competitive advantage relative to rivals.
Google Scholar Citations
Human Capital Strategy, Talent Management, Employment Branding, Employee Selection, Employee Retention, Lateral Hiring, and Labor Market Competition
Related Huntsman News Articles
2017, August 6. Know the signs of ‘pre-quitting’ behavior to retain key employees (Newsday)
2017, June 19. 25 signs your employee is about to quit, according to resarch (Inc.)
2016, October 31. Apparently, there are 13 giveaways that you are about to quit your job (New York Magazine)
2016, October. The 1 dead giveaway that an employee is about to quit, according to research (Inc.)
Research Finds Top Ten Cues Employees Give Before They Quit (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Spring 2014)
Professor Elected to National HR Committee (The Huntsman Post - July 2014)
People Who Plan to Quit Their Job May Unintentionally Give Off Cues (The Huntsman Post - February 2014)
Gardner, T. M., Wright, P. M., & Moynihan, L. M. (2011). The Impact of Motivation, Empowerment, and Skill Enhancing Practices on Aggregate Voluntary Turnover: The Mediating Effect of Collective Affective Commitment. Personnel Psychology, 64(2), 315-350.
Gardner, T. M., Erhardt, N., & Martin-Rios, C. (2011). Rebranding Employment Branding: Establishing a New Research Agenda to Explore the Attributes, Antecedents, and Consequences of Workers’ Employment Brand Knowledge. Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, 30, 253-304.
Gardner, T. M. & Wright, P. M. (January, 2009). Implicit Human Resource Management Theory: A Potential Threat to the Internal Validity of Human Resource Practice Measures. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(1), 57-74.
Wright, P. M. & Gardner, T. M. (2003). The Human Resource-Firm Performance Relationship: Methodological and Theoretical Challenges. In D. Holman, T. Wall, C. Clegg, P. Sparrow, and A. Howard (Eds.) The New Workplace: People, Technology, and Organizations: 311-328. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Wright, P. M., Gardner, T. M., Moynihan, L. M., Park, H. J., Gerhart, B., & Delery, J. E. (2001). Measurement Error in Research on Human Resources and Firm Performance: Additional Data and Suggestions for Future Research. Personnel Psychology, 54(4), 875-902.