Beauvais, Laura

Laura L. Beauvais is Professor of Management at the University of Rhode Island. She is also an adjunct faculty member of the Labor Research Center and an affiliate member of the Women's Studies Advisory Committee. She received her Ph.D. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee in 1987. She has taught courses at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral level in general management, organizational behavior and theory, human resources management, leadership and motivation, and women in business. Her research, which has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Human Relations, and Journal of Business and Psychology, includes the study of the management of work/professional/family roles among employees; self concept-based motivation processes; union and organizational commitment; and labor management cooperation.


University of Rhode Island- College of Business Administration
7 Lippitt Road
Kingston, RI 02881
United States