Gary Blau

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Gary Blau

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Management

      • Professor

      • Senior Research Fellow


Dr. Gary Blau is a professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) at the Fox School of Business. In 1982, he received his PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Cincinnati. He is a past chair of the HRM department and was assistant dean of both the MBA and PhD programs at the Fox School. His current research focuses on student-related outcomes, and he teaches “Leading People in Organizations” (HRM 3502) and “Critical Skills for Effective Managers” (HRM 4597).

Courses Taught




HRM 3502

Leading People at Work


HRM 3502

Managing People at Work


HRM 4597

Critical Skills for Effective Managers


BA 9683

Research Project I


BA 9783

Research Project II


BA 9883

Research Project III


Selected Publications


  • Blau, G., Hill, T., Nash, D., & Naumoff, N. (2023). Measuring competencies developed within an MBA capstone course and testing for group differences in perceived competencies for reporting career advancement behaviors. Journal of Education for Business, 98(6), 295-304. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2022.2144988.

  • Blau, G. (2023). Core course scales: Exploring quantitative versus qualitative and challenging versus added value impact on graduating business student satisfaction. Journal of Education for Business, 98(5), 242-250. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2022.2129554.

  • Blau, G., Goldberg, D., & Kyser, D. (2023). Organizational belonging – proposing a new scale and its relationship to demographic, organization, and outcome variables. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 38(3), 226-253. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/15555240.2023.2178448.

  • Blau, G., Hill, T., & Cannon, M. (2023). Course concept understanding and skill transfer as correlates of intent to recommend an experiential MBA non-profit governance course. Journal of Education for Business, 98(3), 117-125. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2022.2063239.

  • Blau, G. & Goldberg, D. (2021). An American Business School’s Academic Advising and Professional Development Centers’ Early Pandemic Response. Journal of Education and Development, 5(2), 34. doi: 10.20849/jed.v5i2.910.

  • Blau, G. & Miller, G. (2021). Education as a Pathway to Help Job Searching Military Veterans’ Transition to Civilian Life. Journal of Education and Development, 5(1), 1. doi: 10.20849/jed.v5i1.822.

  • Blau, G. & Miller, G. (2021). Comparing Three Distinct Samples on Traumatic Events, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dysfunctional Coping Styles. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 11(1), 1. doi: 10.5539/jedp.v11n1p1.

  • Blau, G., Hill, T., & Cannon, M. (2021). Exploring the relationships between nonprofit management education and career impact: Scale development and comparison. Journal of Education for Business, 96(1), 22-30. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2020.1738990.

  • Miller, G., Blau, G., & Campbell, D. (2020). Are Chapter 31 Military Veterans Returning to College More Likely to Choose Intrinsically-oriented Versus Extrinsically-oriented Majors? Journal of Education and Learning, 10(2), 1. doi: 10.5539/jel.v10n2p1.

  • Blau, G., Snell, C., & Goldberg, D. (2020). Reinforcing the Importance of Maintaining Internship Support for College Student Engagement and Anticipated Employment. Journal of Education and Learning, 10(1), 1. doi: 10.5539/jel.v10n1p1.

  • Hill, T., Paris, D., Nash, D., & Blau, G. (2020). Live-Problem Project v. Client-Based Project: Which Is Most Effective for Perceived Learning of MBA-Level Marketing Concepts.? Journal of Education and Development, 4(3), 46. doi: 10.20849/jed.v4i3.806.

  • Blau, G. & Miller, G. (2020). Comparing Work-Related Correlates of Life Satisfaction for Combat Versus Non-Combat Military Veterans. Journal of Education and Learning, 9(6), 31. doi: 10.5539/jel.v9n6p31.

  • Blau, G. (2020). Testing the Relationship of Burnout to Job Satisfaction for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners beyond Controlled-for Background Variables. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 10(2), 52. doi: 10.5539/jedp.v10n2p52.

  • Blau, G. & Lopez, A. (2020). Exploring correlates for paid versus unpaid internships or co-ops for graduating business students. Journal of Education for Business, 95(6), 393-401. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2019.1668744.

  • Blau, G., Goldberg, D., & Szewczuk, R. (2020). Exploring the Relationships of Grading Assessment Learning Perceptions Scales to Perceived Added Education Value Required Course Business Scales. Journal of Education and Development, 4(2), 58. doi: 10.20849/jed.v4i2.775.

  • Blau, G. & DiMino, J. (2019). Prepared for Counseling: Introducing a Short Scale and Correlates. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 52(4), 274-283. doi: 10.1080/07481756.2019.1595816.

  • Blau, G. (2019). Integrating Perceived Added Educational Value Business Administration Core Course Items into Scales and Their Relationships to Degree Program Satisfaction and Business School Reputation Influence. Journal of Education and Learning, 8(4), 1. doi: 10.5539/jel.v8n4p1.

  • Blau, G. & DiMino, J. (2019). Impact of Brief Counseling on Nonurgent Prior- versus Never-counseled Samples. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 33(2), 145-162. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/87568225.2018.1450105.

  • Blau, G., Petrucci, T., Rivera, M., & Ghate, R. (2019). Using a mobile application to test the impact of giving feedback onteam-level conflict. Journal of Education for Business, 94(3), 167-174. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2018.1503585.

  • Blau, G., Gaffney, M., Schirmer, M., Ozkan, B., & Kim, Y. (2019). Exploring the relationship of background, technology and motivation variables to business school transfer intent for two mixed course format business undergraduate samples. Online Learning Journal, 23(1), 80-94. doi: 10.24059/olj.v23i1.1416.

  • Blau, G., Williams, W., Jarrell, S., & Nash, D. (2019). Exploring common correlates of business undergraduate satisfaction with their degree program versus expected employment. Journal of Education for Business, 94(1), 31-39. doi: 10.1080/08832323.2018.1502144.

  • Blau, G., Petrucci, T., Rivera, M., & Ghate, R. (2019). Exploring the Impact of Receiving Sender-Based Negative and Positive Feedback on Team-Level Process Outcomes Using a Mobile Application. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 17(1), 76-98. doi: 10.1111/dsji.12170.

  • Blau, G. & Miller, G. (2019). Comparing Correlates of Posttraumatic Growth for Military Veteran versus Non-military Veteran Samples. Journal of Behavioral Health, 1. doi: 10.5455/jbh.20190627063836.