Julie Langer, Dr. Feeney : AOM Best Paper NominationApril 1, 2014
Congratulations to PA PhD student Julie Langer and Dr. Mary Feeney on their recent AOM Best Paper Nomination for their work titled “When Employee and Organization Values Align: Job Satisfaction in Local Government.” This honor entitles their paper to be published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2014 Academy of Management Meeting.
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