Thomas Norman

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Thomas Norman, Associate Professor and past Department Chair, has been a professor in the Management and Marketing Department for over eight years where he teaches human resource management (HRM) and management theory courses.  His research ranges from exploring global outsourcing, labor arbitration and management education.  Prior to joining the Academy, Dr. Norman worked 18 years in industry in various management positions at Procter & Gamble, Cargill, US Bank, Wells Fargo, and Sun Microsystems.  In 2002, after failing to win election to the Minnesota State Senate as an Independence Party candidate, he entered the Human Resources and Industrial Relations PhD program at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Norman tries to keep current on practical skills by maintaining his Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification while building his academic reputation by regularly presenting at academic conferences of organizations such as the Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute and the Labor and Employee Relations Association. 


Courses Taught at CSUDH

MGT 310, Management Theory

MGT 312, Organizational Behavior

HRM 313, Human Resource Management

HRM 316, Labor and Industrial Relations

HRM 321, Compensation and Benefits

HRM 425, Seminar in Strategic Human Resource Management

HRM 520, Essentials of Human Resource Management: Job Analysis, Staffing, Training and Development

HRM 521, Compensation and Benefits

HRM 525, Strategic Human Resource Management



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