Lucy Ford, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Discipline Taught: Managing Human Capital
Office: Mandeville 359
Phone: (610) 660-1116
Fax: (610) 660-1229
Email: lford@sju.edu


Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resources Management, East Tennessee State University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Behavior, Minor, Human Resources Management,Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Dissertation Title: Within-group agreement in perceptions of the work environment: Its antecedents.

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor

Saint Joseph’s University August 2008 – present
Assistant Professor Sept. 2003 – June 2008
Rutgers University – Camden
Instructor Sept. 2002 – Sept. 2003
Rutgers University - Camden
Research/Teaching Assistant Sept 1997 – June 2002
Virginia Commonwealth University

Consulting Relationships include:

Virginia Department of Transportation
PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc.
PARI Innovative Manufacturers, Inc.
Spectrum Press
Webster & Dyrud Solicitors, Anguilla
Invensys plc
Brazeway Inc.
Love Envelopes, Inc.
Inglewood Park Cemetery plc
Johnson and Johnson
Constellation, Inc.
This End Up Furniture Company  

Publications

Selected Publications

Williams, M. L., Brower, H. H., Ford, L. R., Williams, L. J., and Carraher, S. A Comprehensive Model and Measure of Compensation Satisfaction. In press at Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

Williams, M.L., McDaniel, M., & Ford, L.R. (2007) Understanding Multiple Dimensions of Pay Satisfaction. Journal of Business and Psychology, 21. 429-459.

Ford, L. R., & Seers, A. (2006) Relational and Team Climates: Pitting Differentiation Versus Agreement. The Leadership Quarterly, 17. 258-270.

Ford, L. R., & Locke, K. (2002) Paid Time-Off as a Vehicle for Self-definition and Sensemaking, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 23, (4), 489-509.

Williams, L. J., Ford, L. R., & Nguyen, N. (2002) Basic and Advanced Measurement Models for Confirmatory Factor Analysis. In S. Rogelberg (Ed.), Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

Ford, L. R. (1999). The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993: Implications for Covered Employers. Corporate Controller, 12, (4), 22-31.

Proceedings and Presentations

Ford, L. R.& Scandura, T. (2007) Item Generation: A Review of Commonly Used Measures and Recommendations for Future Practice. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, Nashville, TN.

Seers, A. & Ford, L.R. Studying Leadership in the Age of Configurational Organizing. presented at the Festschrift honoring James (Jerry) G. Hunt at Texas Tech., October 2007.

Harden, E. & Ford, L. R. (2007, April) Coping with Change isn’t Just an Individual Difference: The Role of Leaders and Team Members. In Ford, L. R. & Harden, E. (Chairs), Leader-Member Exchange: Exploration and Exploitation. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, New York, NY.

Seers, A. & Ford, L. R. Accelerating Leadership Development for the Age of Configurational Organizing. Presented at Gallup Leadership Summit October 2006, Washington D.C.

Ford, L. R., & Scandura, T. A. (2005) Garbage-in, Garbage-out: Item Generation as a Threat to Construct Validity. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, Charleston, SC (Research Methods Track Best Paper Award)

Hodgson, L., & Ford, L. R.(2005) Using Digital Knowledge Management Tools to Influence Supply Chain Dynamics: Case Study of the Pitfalls and Unexpected Issues Encountered by a Large Organization. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, (4), 1365-1372. (This is the proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, Greenwich, UK, August 2004.)

Williams, M. L., Ford, L. R., Brower, H. H., and Williams, L. J. (2004, August) Development and Examination of a Comprehensive Compensation Satisfaction Construct. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA.

Ford, L. R., & Locke, K. (2001, April) Paid Time-off as a Vehicle to Advance Definitions of Self and Other: Implications for Work/Life Initiatives. Poster session presented at the Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium and Exhibit, Richmond, VA.

Seers, A., Ford, L. R., Wilkerson, J. & Moormann, T. E. (2001) The Generation of Influence Effects of Leader-Member Exchange and Team-Member Exchange. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, New Orleans, LA.

Ford, L. R., & Williams, L. J. (2000, November). Measurement adequacy in structural equation modeling: A review. In L. J. Williams (Chair), New Developments in Structural Equation Measurement Models for Organizational Research. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, Orlando, FL.

Williams, L. J., & Ford, L. R. (2000, November). Decomposition of Reliability of Latent Variables: Quantifying Invalidity Effects. In L. J. Williams (Chair), New Developments in Structural Equation Measurement Models for Organizational Research. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, Orlando, FL.

Williams, M. L., McDaniel, M. A., Nguyen, N., & Ford, L. R. (2000, November). A Meta-Analysis of the Antecedents and Consequences of Three Dimensions of Compensation Satisfaction. In Williams, M. L. (Chair), Compensation Attitudes and Values: The 20th Century and Beyond. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, Orlando, FL.

Ford, L. R., & Locke, K. (2000, August). Self-identity: Its Impact on Employee Perceptions and Use of Paid Time Off Policies. In Buck, M. L., & L. R. Ford (Chairs), Time Use, Flexibility, and Identity: Challenging Traditional Schedules and Career Structures in Organizations. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Quebec, Canada.

Williams, M. L., Ford, L.R., Dohring, P. L., & Lee, M. D. (2000, August). Outcomes of Reduced Load Work Arrangements at Managerial and Professional Levels: Perspectives from Multiple Stakeholders. In S. A. Premeaux (Chair), Moving the Study of Work-Family Conflict into the 21st Century: A Multi-level, Multi-disciplinary Approach. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Quebec, Canada.

Ford, L.R., & Locke, K. (2000, April). Manager and Employee Reactions to Changes in Paid Time Off Policies: A Case Study. In Casper, J.W., & D. M. Truxillo (Chairs), Employee, Manager, and Applicant Reactions to Human Resource Practices. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Ford, L. R. (1999, November). Experimental Replication of a Field Study of the Antecedents of Influence Outcomes. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association, Atlanta, GA.

Ford, L. R., & Williams, L. J. (1998, August). Assumptions about Secondary Factor Loadings and their Impact on Factor Correlations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Diego, CA.

Book Reviews

Ford, L. R. (in press). BOOK REVIEW: Qualitative Organizational Research: Best Papers from the Davis Conference on Qualitative Research. Organizational Research Methods

Grants and Awards

Invited address: Organizational Behavior Research Seminar (October 2007) Rutgers University

Southern Management Association Research Methods Track Best Paper Award for Ford, L. R., & Scandura, T. A. (2005) Garbage-in, Garbage-out: Item Generation as a Threat to Construct Validity. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Management Association, Charleston, SC, November 2005

Invited address: Organizational Behavior Research Seminar (Sept. 2005) Rutgers University

Junior Faculty consortium (2004) Southern Management Association, San Antonio, TX.

Award of Excellence (scholarship), Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997-2002

Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997-2000

Organizational Behavior Doctoral Student Consortium (2000) Academy of Management, Toronto.

Invited address: School of Graduate Studies Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting (April 1999) Virginia Commonwealth University

Human Resources Doctoral Student Consortium (1999) Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Gender and Diversity Doctoral Student Consortium (1998) Academy of Management, San Diego, CA.

CARMA Junior Research Methods Scholar, 1998-2000

Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship recipient, 1998

Research

Leadership, teams, and organizational climate Survey scale development.

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Human resources, employee relations, human resource policy and legal issues, performance management

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