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Baruch College Offers Expertise on Areas of Work/Life and Organizational Effectiveness

Cynthia ThompsonCynthia A. Thompson is a professor of management. Thompson has worked as a Senior Research Associate for the Families and Work Institute in New York City, and as a consultant for the Center for Work and Family at Boston College. She is available to comment on:
— integration of work and life
— how supportive work-family cultures affect employee attitudes and organizational effectiveness

Thompson has published her research in the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, the Journal of Managerial Psychology, Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being, the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and the Handbook of Work and Family.

Thompson has received numerous teaching and scholarship awards including the President’s Teaching Excellence Award, the Zicklin School of Business Summer Research Award, the Teaching Excellence Award from the School of Business, and was a Faculty Honoree for the Celebrations of Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement. Her research has been twice nominated for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research.

Thompson received her Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and B.S. in psychology from Florida State University.

CONTACTS:
Manny Romero, 646-660-6141, Manuel.Romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, 646-660-6112, Mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu