Dr. Elizabeth Wesman, a full-time labor arbitrator based in North
Carolina, will bring her expertise to students, faculty and guests
of the College of Business and Economic Development at The University
of Southern Mississippi during a lecture March 23.
speak on "The Importance of the Human Resources Function for
Sustaining Competitive Advantage" at 1 p.m. in Room 303 in
Joseph Greene Hall. The public is invited.
arbitration practice is based out of Hendersonville, N.C. She is
listed with the American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation
and Conciliation Service, and National Mediation Board panels of
arbitrators. In addition, she was admitted in 2001 to the National
Academy of Arbitrators.
emerita at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management, Wesman
taught labor relations, human resources compensation, conflict management
and staffing. Her research focuses on the areas of employment discrimination,
perceptions of procedural justice in the workplace, and the arbitration
of Title VII complaints, and she has numerous publications and professional
conference paper presentations.
a bachelor's degree from Smith College, a master's degree from Northwestern
University and a doctorate from the New York State School of Industrial
and Labor Relations at Cornell University.
the College of Business and Economic Development brings leading
business executives into the classroom to share their experience
of the real world of business. For more information, call 266-5854.