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Gary R. Thurgood

Gary Thurgood

Assistant Professor

Department(s):
  • Management Department


Educational Background

Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2016
M.B.A., Brigham Young University, 2005
B.S., Brigham Young University, 2001 

Biography

Dr. Thurgood is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Prior to obtaining a Ph.D., he had a previous career in the transportation engineering and urban planning field.

His current research focuses on understanding how personality traits and characteristics of the work environment jointly influence a person’s motivation and performance at work. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Applied Psychology. Currently, Dr. Thurgood teaches courses in Organizational Behavior and HR Analytics within the School’s Master of Human Resource Management Programs.

In their spare time, Gary and his wife Jennifer attempt to keep up with their three beautiful and energetic little girls.

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Professional Interactions

Research Area(s):

Personality and individual differences, motivation, meaning of work

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Courtright, S.H, Thurgood, G., Stewart, G.L, Pierotti, A.J, (2015). Structural Interdependence in Teams: An Integrative Framework andMeta-Analysis. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY, 100:6, 1825-1846.
          • Barrick, M.R, Thurgood, G., Smith, T.A, Courtright, S.H, (2015). Collective organizational engagement: Linking motivational antecedents, strategic implementation, and firm performance. Academy of Management Journal, 58:1, 111-135.

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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 6680 - Human Resource Analytics, Fall 2017

                    MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2017

                    MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2017

                    MGT 3250 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, Spring 2017

                    MGT 3250 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, Fall 2016

                    MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2016

                    MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2016