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William D. Reisel, Ph.D.

PhD, Organizational Behavior and Management, City University of New York
MA, Philosophy, City University of New York
MBA, Management, Baruch College
BA, Psychology, Clark University
Dr. William D. Reisel is a Full Professor in the Department of Management. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from the City University of New York and an MBA from Baruch College. Dr. Reisel specializes in employee attitudes such as job insecurity, commitment, trust, and alienation in domestic and international research. He has over 50 publications in journals, conferences, and book chapters. Dr. Reisel has published in scholarly journals such as the Journal of World Business, International Studies of Management & Organization, International Journal of Human Resource Management, the Journal of International Business, Journal of Business and Psychology, Psychological Reports and others. Dr. Reisel received the 2016 Teaching Excellence Award and was the mentor of the winner of the James and Eileen Christmas Business Plan Competition, EZ-Net Hair Care ($5,000 winning prize). Dr. Reisel has consulted with hundreds of Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises in New York, writing assessments, growth plans, and business plans.

Teaching Interests

Business Strategy, Small Business Management, Organizational Behavior, Management Information Systems.

Research Interests

Attitudes in organizations as they relate to performance including job insecurity, commitment, trust, alienation, job satisfaction.

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Journal Articles

Reisel, W. D., Picolli, B., and De Witte, H. (2017). Job Insecurity and Discretionary Behaviours: Social Exchange Perspective versus Group Value Model. Scandanavian Journal of Psychology. vol. 58, pp. 69-79.

Reisel, W. D., and Mahmoud, A. B. Exploring Personal Experience of Wartime Crisis Effects on Job Insecurity in Syria. Psihologia Resurselor Umane.