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Felice A. Williams

Name: Felice A. Williams, Ph. D.

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Management/Marketing Department

School: School of Business

College: Business, Education and Human Development

Office Location: Business & Education Building 303

Office Phone: 318-795-2473

Email: felice.williams@lsus.edu

Office Hours:

T: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

R: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

R: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

M & W: 2: 00pm - 4:30pm (Virtual)

Also by appointment

(The hours given above are tentative and therefore may be changed from time to time. All changes will be announced in advance.)

Teaching Assignments:

MADM 320 - Human Resource Management

MADM321 - Organizational Behavior

MADM 427 - Staffing

Research Interests:

Leadership

Interpersonal Conflict

Selection

Group and Team Dynamics

Social Networks

Selected Publications:

Williams, F. & Foti, R. J. (2011). Developing Innovative Leaders through Formal Processes. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 13, 279 - 296.

Williams, F. (2011). The Power of Social Networks: Resolving Conflict using Informal Mediators. Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Journal, 20, 35 - 59.

Williams, F. (2011). Interpersonal Conflict: The Importance of Clarifying Manifest Conflict Behavior.  International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 1, 148 - 160.

Personal Bio:

Dr. Felice Williams is an Assistant Professor of Management at the LSUS School of Business. After obtaining a bachelor's degree in Business Management, she pursued a degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the master's level. She did her doctoral work at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. After graduating with her master's degree, she joined DCI Consulting in Washington D.C., a Human Resources risk management firm, where she worked as a consultant with national and international companies.

Dr. Williams is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), as well as the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and has been a presenter as well as reviewer for both of these international conferences. She also holds a membership in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at both the national and local levels. Dr. Williams also serves in the role of advisor to the LSUS Student Chapter of SHRM.

Dr. Williams teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management and Staffing at LSUS and her research interests include interpersonal conflict, the dynamics of groups and teams, leadership, and social networks. She has published research which explores developing creativity as a leadership asset and is working on research which explores the implementation of 'world class'  leadership in organizations.  Dr. Williams has also published articles in the area of conflict, one of which proposes the development and use of a behavioral taxonomy to address conflict in organizations, and the other which examines the potential use of social networks as a mediational approach to organizational conflict.  Dr. Williams is currently working on selection issues in organizations which might arise as a result of the increased use of social networking in general. 

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