Jim Jawahar, professor and chair of the Department of Management and Quantitative Methods, will take the position of associate provost at Illinois State University, effective July 1.
Jawahar will serve as the primary liaison for the campus and the Illinois Board of Higher Education for new and existing academic programs, as well as the North Central Association Higher Learning Commission for the University’s accreditation. As associate provost, he will coordinate all new, improved and expanded academic programs and supervise University Assessment Services and co-supervise the Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology.
Jawahar teaches courses in human resource management and organizational behavior. His research focuses on performance appraisal, selection, organizational justice, citizenship and counterproductive behaviors and work-family dynamics. He has published articles in such journals as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Labor Research, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He is the editor of Career Development International, a premier journal in the career area of management.