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About

Charles Smith, Ph.D

Department of Business, Accounting and Economics

Charles SmithProfessor

Education
The Ohio State University, Ph.D. in Labor and Human Resources, 1989
University of Cincinnati, Master of Arts, 1983
John Carroll University, B.A. in History, 1970

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Dispute resolution
  • Cross cultural moral development
  • Business leadership
  • Labor-management cooperation
  • Transformation of business systems from planned to non planned economies
Professional Affiliations and Awards
  • Fall 2007 Visiting professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Spring 2004, Mr. Smith taught at the University of Latvia as a Fulbright Scholar
  • From 1980 to 1982 served as a national vice-president representing region nine of the National Federation of Federal EmployeesFrom
  • 1975 to 1984 served as a claims representative for the Social Security Administration
Publications
Articles Featured in:
  • The Baltic Journal of Management, 2009
  • Journal of Labor Research
  • Canadian Journal of Administrative Science
  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector
  • Public Personnel Management
  • European Business Review
  • International Journal of Public Administration
  • The Southern Business Review
Personal Bio
Charles G. Smith received a B.A. in History with a minor in Philosophy from John Carroll University in 1970. From 1975 to 1984 he was a claims representative for the Social Security Administration. From 1980 to 1982 he served as a national vice-president representing region nine of the National Federation of Federal Employees. In 1983 he received the Master of Arts in Industrial Relations from the University of Cincinnati and in 1989 a Ph.D. in Labor and Human Resources from the Ohio State University. Beginning in the fall 2000 he was appointed Chair of the Department of Business, Accounting, and Economics at Otterbein College and served in this position until the fall 2006. Current research topics include, dispute resolution, cross cultural moral development and business leadership, labor-management cooperation and the transformation of business systems from planned to non planned economies. Mr. Smith is published in top Industrial Relations/Human Resource Journals including the Journal of Labor Research, Canadian Journal of Administrative Science, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, Public Personnel Management, European Business Review, International Journal of Public Administration and The Southern Business Review. His most recent article will be published in The Baltic Journal of Management in 2009. During the spring of 2004, Mr. Smith taught at the University of Latvia as a Fulbright Scholar and in the fall of 2007 he was a visiting professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

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Roush Hall 413

CSmith@otterbein.edu

614.823.1892