- Ph.D., Central Michigan University, MI, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- M.A., Central Michigan University, MI, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- M.A., University of Delhi, India, Applied Psychology
- B.A., University of Delhi, India, Psychology
Mahesh Subramony joined the Department of Management of Northern Illinois University after serving as an Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychology at the University of Wisconsin--Oshkosh. He received his Ph.D. in I/O Psychology from Central Michigan University and an M.A. degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Delhi, India. Prior to joining academics, he worked for two Fortune 500 companies in their human resources (HR) functions and brings this experience to bear in his human resource management (HRM) courses and applied research. Mahesh's research interests are in the emerging field of strategic HRM. Specifically, he is interested in examining the reasons why organizations make various types of human resource (HR) investments, and the processes though which these investments affect employee, customer and financial outcomes. Mahesh has published several articles in top tier scholarly journals including Human Resource Management and the Journal of Applied Psychology.
- Human Resource Management
- Organizational Behavior
- Service Organizations and their Communities: Perspectives and New Direction for Management research. Academy of Management Perspectives (2017). 31: 28-43.
- Taking Services Seriously: New Directions in Services Management Theory and Research. Human Resource Management Review (2016). 26: 1-3.
- Cracking but not breaking: Joint effects of faultline strength and diversity climate on loyal behavior. Academy of Management Journal (2015). 58(5): 1495-1515.
- Services management research: Review, integration, and future directions. Journal of Management (2015). 41: 349-373.
- The long-term influence of service employee attrition on customer outcomes and profits. Journal of Service Research (2012). 15: 460-473.