Rotman School teacher honored for contribution

image: Gary Latham is Secretary of State and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. He has served as president of three organizations of psychology practitioners and academics, including the Occupational and Organizational Psychology Division of the International Association of Applied Psychology, the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). ). He is a Fellow of the CPA, SIOP, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, Academy of Management, National Academy of Human Resources and Royal Society of Canada.
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Toronto – Professor Gary Latham of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto is the 2022 recipient of the Dave Ulrich Impact Award for his contributions to the general advancement of the practice of human resource management.

Professor Latham will receive the award from the Academy of Management’s (AOM) Division of Human Resources this weekend at the Academy’s annual meeting in Seattle. The award recognizes excellence in the application of theory and research into practice and/or public policy. His pioneering and lifelong research into goal setting has significantly advanced the practice of human resource management. He has published hundreds of scholarly and practitioner articles that advance our understanding of the motivational effects of goals.

Latham is Secretary of State and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Rotman School. He has served as president of three organizations of psychology practitioners and academics, including the Occupational and Organizational Psychology Division of the International Association of Applied Psychology, the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). ). He is a Fellow of the CPA, SIOP, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, Academy of Management, National Academy of Human Resources and Royal Society of Canada.

Previously from the Academy of Management, he received the Herbart H. Heneman Jr. Award for Career Achievement in Human Resource Management, the Distinguished Scholar- Practitioner Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Organizational Behavior Division, and the Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Awards. of the human resources management department. Professor Latham has also received SIOP’s Distinguished Contributions to Science Award and its Distinguished Professional Contributions Award.

The Academy of Management is the world’s largest association devoted to management and organizational research, with 20,000 members from more than 120 countries on six continents. In addition to Insights, an online magazine with easy-to-read, evidence-based research for managers and business leaders, AOM publishes six top-rated journals with the most trusted and leading management research findings. more diverse.

The Rotman School of Management is part of the University of Toronto, a global center of research and teaching excellence in the heart of Canada’s business capital. Rotman is a catalyst for transformative learning, insights and public engagement, bringing together diverse opinions and initiatives around one overarching goal: creating value for business and society. For more information visit www.rotman.utoronto.ca

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Ken McGuffin

Manager, Media Relations

Rotman School of Management

University of Toronto

Email: [email protected]


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