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USC Marshall Center Recognized with Prestigious HR Honor
Center for Effective Organizations Reaches Highest Level of Achievement
November 24, 2008 • by News at Marshall

The Center for Effective Organizations at the USC Marshall School of Business was inducted into the 17th class of Fellows of the National Academy of Human Resources, an honor considered the most prestigious in the field of human resources.

Other class members include two individuals: Laurie Siegel, senior vice president, human resources of Tyco International and Santrupt B. Misra, Ph.D., director group human resources and information technology of Aditya Birla Group.

The Center for Effective Organizations was named NAHR Honored Organization in recognition of 30 years of contributions to the human resources field. Dr. Edward E. Lawler, III, Director of the Center for Effective Organizations, Distinguished Professor of Business, and NAHR Fellow received the award on behalf of the Center.

"By election to the Academy, the members of the 2008 Class of Fellows have been acknowledged by their peers as reaching the very highest level of achievement in the Human Resources profession," said Mirian Graddick-Weir, chair of the NAHR and senior vice president, human resources, Merck & Co., Inc. "Each of these human resources professionals has made sustained and exemplary contributions to the broad field of human resources. These new Academy Fellows have played a substantial role in shaping human resource management thinking and policy. We welcome the new Fellows to the NAHR."

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