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Center for Organizational Research and Effectiveness Information

Faculty associated with UMCORE have worked on projects related to grants and contracts with public and private sector organizations. Some examples of current and recent projects completed by our faculty include:

  • John Amis is the Principal Investigator on a $204,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Active Living Research) to study State-level policy responses to the childhood obesity crisis.
  • Ron Landis was the Principal Investigator on $150,000 contract with Naval Personnel Research, Studies, and Technology (NPRST) to study how individual personality characteristics impact the effectiveness of work teams.

Other organizations with whom our faculty have provided consulting include:

  • City of New Orleans
  • Shell Exploration
  • Planet Beach
  • City of Memphis
  • Ford Motor Company
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UMCORE Members:

Ron Landis, Director
David Allen, Associate Director
Chuck Pierce, Founding Member
John Amis, Member
Brian Janz, Member

Affiliated Groups:

Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Department of Management

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