The George Washington University
School of Business: Management

Faculty Research: Dr. Paul Swiercz




Dr. Paul Swiercz, Professor of Management, Senior Vice-President, Strategic Partnerships, International Council for Small Business (ICSB)



  • Selected Publications:
    • Swiercz, Paul M., McHugh, Patrick, and Goldberg, Caren. 1997. Human Resource Systems for Competitive Advantage. Needham Heights, MA., Simon and Schuster. Edited Book
    • Articles:
      • "Development and Initial Validation of a Congnitive-Based Work-NonWork Conflict Scale." Pschological Reports (2007) 100" 979-100, with S. Ezzedeen
      • "Absorbed in Work: Meaning, Antecedents, and Consequences of Cognitive-Based Work-Nonwork Conflict."  with S. Ezzedeen presented at the Eastern Academy of Management Winner of the Michael J. Driver Best Paper in the Careers Division, also Nominated for Best Conceptual Paper Award Eastern Academy of Management 2006.
      • “Human resource information systems (HRIS) and technology trust.”  Journal of Information Science (2005) 31: 340-353, with S.K. Lippert
      • “Pyrrhic Victory– The Detroit Newspaper War Remembered.” Strategic HR case study exploring the long and costly battle between newspaper unions and management of new joint operating company. Finalist, Academy of Management, 2004.  CMS Darkside III Case Writing Competition.
      • “Voluntary HRIS Data Collection: The Role of Privacy Sensitivity and Technology Trust,” International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM).2005 9 (2): 15–22 with S.K. Lippert
      • “Teaching With And Through Teams: Student-Written, Instructor-Facilitated Case Writing And The Signatory Code” Journal of Management Education, (2005) 29,1, 39-59, with James Bailey, Mary Sass  Craig Seal & D. Christopher Kayes
  • Interests:
    • Primary Topics of Interest: Strategic Human Resources Management, Competitive Strategy, Innovation, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Thinking Skills, Ethics and Employment Law, Leadership Succession, Executive Development
    • Industries of Interest: Global Services, Healthcare, Beverages, Grocery, Automotive
    • Current Research: Human Resources Systems for Competitive Advantage,
      Critical Thinking Skills for Executive Leadership, Strategy by Design