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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 or is forthcoming in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Strategic Management Journal. Dr. Thurgood has taught courses in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and HR Analytics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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, job characteristics, motivation and engagement, the 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

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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 2018

                    MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2018

                    MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2018

                    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