Other Research

Much of the other research that I have engaged in originates from my mentoring of graduate students and doctoral graduates. All of the projects align with topics covered in my teaching.

 

Journal Publications

Cumberland, D., & Githens, R. P. (2014). Using needs assessment as a learning tool in the product development process: A case study of a quick service restaurant chain. Journal of Workplace Learning 26(8), 529-544.
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Cumberland, D. M., & Githens, R. P. (2014).  Organization development and change through franchise advisory boards: A model for governance processes and member relationships.  Human Resource Development Review, 13(4), 437-461.
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Cumberland, D., & Githens, R. P. (2012). Tacit knowledge barriers in franchising. Journal of Workplace Learning, 24(1), 48-58. PDF File

Ghosh, R. & Githens, R. P. (2009). Application of social network theory: Doctoral students’ experiences in conferences. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 23(1), 25-28.
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Selected Conference Papers

Cumberland, D., & Githens, R. P. (2010). Tacit knowledge barriers within franchise organizations. In C. M. Graham (Ed.), Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceedings (pp. 1278-1302). St. Paul, MN: AHRD.
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Vinuelas, A., & Githens, R. P. (2010). Applying chaos theory to human resource development. In C. M. Graham (Ed.), Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceedings (pp. 1150-1172). St. Paul, MN: AHRD.
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