Associate Professor of Management
Office: 547 Zane Showker Hall
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Ph.D. - University of Arkansas - Business Administration
M.B.A - Wright State University
B.B.A. - Ohio University - Computer Systems in Business
Current Courses Taught:
MGT 365 - Human Resource Management
MBA 600 - Organizational Behavior
MGT 430 - Team Management
MGT 390 - Organizational Behavior
Team decision-making and performance, group productivity loss, and individual-difference congruence issues.
Dr. Stark's research has been published in leading management journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.
Campus and Community Involvement:
Dr. Stark is the academic advisor for the James Madison University Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). JMU SHRM is an organization dedicated to providing our members, HR leaders of tomorrow, with insight into the real world of Human Resource Management through practical HR experience such as workshops, seminars, internships, shadowing opportunities, and guest speakers.
Prior to joining the academic community, Dr. Stark was a major systems contract negotiator for the Department of Defense (1986-1993), and co-owned a physical therapy clinic for a number of years.