Elizabeth Welsh

Associate Professor, Management

wels2749@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5493

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 352
St. Paul, MN 55105

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
M.B.A., , University of California
M.S., Computer Sciences, University of California
Ph.D., Human Resources & Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota

See publications in UST Research Online

Elizabeth Welsh teaches in the undergraduate and MBA programs. Before joining the University of St. Thomas in 2010, she was a senior instructor in the Human Resources and Industrial Relations program at the University of Minnesota. Before earning her Ph.D., she worked across industry and functional areas, including positions as vice president of organizational development at InstallShield Software Corp., strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co., program manager at Microsoft and financial analyst at First Boston. Given this background, she chooses research projects that either address questions that leaders need answers to, or tries to make research more relevant for those leaders. For example, she has done significant work on mentoring, a key contributor to career success, and is currently working on a project looking at how employees successfully manage their bosses.

Spring 2016 Courses
Spring 2016 Courses
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MGMT 305 - 08 Mgmt & Organizational Behavior - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MCH 232
Description of course Mgmt & Organizational Behavior : CRN: 22076
This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of working within organizations, regardless of whether it is a for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organization. Certain complexities are common across organizations, irrespective of their goals or size. Understanding these complexities is critical to becoming an effective member of any organization, and this course will develop students' understanding and expertise in leading and managing themselves and others within organizations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
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MGMT 305 - 10 Mgmt & Organizational Behavior - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 230
Description of course Mgmt & Organizational Behavior : CRN: 22068
This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of working within organizations, regardless of whether it is a for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organization. Certain complexities are common across organizations, irrespective of their goals or size. Understanding these complexities is critical to becoming an effective member of any organization, and this course will develop students' understanding and expertise in leading and managing themselves and others within organizations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
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MGMT 364 - 01 Employee and Labor Relations - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 230
Description of course Employee and Labor Relations : CRN: 22078
This course is designed to prepare students to be successful human resource generalists, general managers or entrepeneurs. These careers require both HR knowledge and interpersonal skills. Thus, this course focuses on the concepts, research and practice of employee and labor relations and related organization processes that impact employee behavior. Topics include leadership, worker representation, conflict resolution and negotiation, employee counseling and discipline, global and workplace diversity, and health and safety. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 and junior standing. Offered Spring semester.
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2015 - present)
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2010 - 2015)
  • Instructor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2006 - 2009)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2004 - 2004)
  • Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2001 - 2003)
  • Vice President of Organizational Development, InstallShield Software Corporation, Schaumburg (1997 - 2000)
  • Marketing Manager, Tellabs, Inc, Naperville (1997 - 1997)
  • Consultant, McKinsey & Company, Chicago (1992 - 1996)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles (1990 - 1991)
  • Financial Analyst, The First Boston Corporation, New York (1987 - 1989)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • Organizational Behavior Teaching Society
  • Society of Human Resource Management

Professional Service
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer
  • Career Development International, Reviewer
  • HRM - Human Resources Management, Reviewer

Publications
  • Welsh, E. T., Bhave, D., & Kim, K. Y. (2012). Are you my mentor? Informal mentoring mutual identification. Career Development International, (17)(2), pp. 137-148
  • Welsh, E. T., Ganegoda, D. B., Arvey, R. D., Wiley, J., & Budd, J. W. (2012). Is there fire? Executive compensation and employee attitudes.. Personnel Review, (41)(3), pp. 260-282
  • Welsh, E. T., & Wanberg, C. R. (2009). Launching the post-college career: A study of mentoring antecedents. Journal of Vocational Behavior, (74), pp. 257-263
  • Wanberg, C. R., Welsh, E. T., & Kammeyer-Mueller, J. D. (2007). Protégé and mentor self-disclosure: Levels and outcomes within formal mentoring dyads in a corporate context. Journal of Vocational Behavior, (70), pp. 398-412
  • Glomb, T., & Welsh, E. T. (2005). Can opposites attract? Personality heterogeneity in supervisor-subordinate dyads as a predictor of subordinate outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, (90), pp. 749-757
  • Welsh, E. T., Wanberg, C. R., & Simmering, M. (2003). E-learning: Emerging uses, empirical results and future directions. International Journal of Training and Development, (7), pp. 245-258

Books and Chapters
  • Wanberg, C. R., Welsh, E. T., & Hezlett, S. A. (2003). Research in Personnel & Human Resources Management Vol 22. In J.J. Martocchio & G.R. Ferris (Ed.), Mentoring research: A review and dynamic process model (pp. 39-124). Oxford, England: Elsevier Science

Research Interests
  • Human Resources
  • Mentoring

Awards and Honors
  • U of M - Herbie Award in HRIR Program, 2008

Presentations
  • "Oops I did it or It wasn't me" Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 01, 2014
  • "Setting the stage for successful formal mentoring: Considering antecedents beyond the relationship." Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 01, 2014
  • "Bridging the gap between theory and empirical research on mentoring" SIOP - Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 01, 2014
  • "Bridging the gap between theory and empirical research on mentoring" OCB Faculty Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2014
  • "Using qualitative data gathering and analytical techniques to expand the boundaries of the classroom" OBTC- Organization Behavior Teaching Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, June 01, 2013
  • "Do women receive as much mentoring as men? Unraveling the disparity between theory and results" Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada, August 01, 2010
  • "Do women receive as much as mentoring men? Unraveling the disparity between theory and results" European Academy of Management Conference, Rome, Italy, May 01, 2010
  • "Can opposites attract? Personality heterogeneity in supervisor-subordinate dyads as a predictor of subordinate outcomes" SIOP - Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, April 01, 2004
  • "E-learning: General state of the industry" SIOP - Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, New York, April 01, 2002