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James Portwood


James Portwood

James Portwood

Title: Professor
Department: Human Resources Management

Office: Alter Hall 355
Phone: 215.204.6905

Dr. Portwood currently serves as Director of Temple’s Center for European Studies and, since 1990, he has been an adjunct Professor of Management at the Graduate School of Business, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. As a Fulbright Fellow, he has led several projects promoting economic and social transformation in Eastern Europe. An active scholar in the areas of International Human Resource Management, Global Change, and the Human Side of Organizational Transitions, Dr. Portwood’s research appears in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Planning, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and Labor Law Journal. He has been a member of the editorial board of Human Resource Planning, and President of the Academy of Management Careers Division. His current interests include tracking international labor market trends, especially the increasing use of contingent workers, and the impact of Eastern Europe economic transitions on career opportunities for native and foreign professionals.

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