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TSBE SEMINAR | Academic Career Strategies and Tips for Getting Articles Published



Start Date

12th Oct 2016 2:30pm

Tasmanian School of Business and Economics Research Seminar Series 2016

You are warmly invited to join us for a seminar presented by

Prof Fred Luthans, University of Nebraska

Venue: Level 4 Function Space, Centenary Building, Sandy Bay campus

In presenting this seminar, Professor Luthans will draw from his 50-year academic career that included writing the first main-line text in Orgnizational Behavior, over 200 peer-reviewed articles with over 42,000 citations, presidency of the Academy of Management, and editor of three journals. He will give specific, winning career strategis and very helpful hints for getting articles published. He will allow considerable time for discussion and candid Q & A.

For enquiries and to RSVP, please contact Sarah Dawkins.

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Presenter Bio

Fred Luthans received his BA, NBA and PhD from the University of Iowa. After graduation, he served for two years as a Captain in the U.S. Army where he taught leadership at West Point. He then spent his long academic career at Nebraska where he is University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management, Emeritus. A former President of the Academy of Management, Luthans also received the Academy's Distinguished Educator Award. He received the University of Iowas Distinguished Alumni Award and an Honorary Doctorate from De Paul University.

Luthans was Editor of Journal of World Business and Organizational Dynamics and currently Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. he is the author of several well-known books and over 200 academic articles and chapters. For example, he was recognised as one of the all-time "Top 5 Authors" of the Academy of Management Journal and the Review and recently twice received Emerald's Award for authoring once of the 50 most cited articles in 300 Business, Economics and Management journals. In total, his work currently has about 42,000 citations and his H-Index is 85. he is generally recognised as the author of the first mainline textbook in Organizational Behavior (now in this 13th edition published over the years by McGraw-Hill). He also has the market-leader in International Management (now in its 9th edition published by McGraw-Hill. His latest professional books are (with Bruce Avolio) The High Impact Leader (McGraw-Hill) and (with Carolyn Youseff-Morgan and Bruce Avolio) Psychological Capital and Beyond published by Oxford University Press, 2015.

Professor Luthans' research at first focussed on a behavioural approach to management or what he called O.B. Mod. (organizational behavior modification). In recent years, he has given relatively more attention to the theory-building, measurement and impact of what he founded and has termed "positive organizational behavior (POB)" and "psychological capital (PsyCap)". He has been actively doing teaching, research and consulting in Europe, Southeast Asia and especially China over the past 35 years. Currently, his is actively conducting basic research in refining Psy Cap and extending it to well-being. He was very recently given an award for this work by the Harvard Medical School. For further information see his entry in Wikipedia, some interviews on YouTube and the International Positive Psychology Association website, publication profile in Google Scholar, and his web page with downloadable articles at University of Nebraska.