Dr. Paul F. Rotenberry

Paul F. Rotenberry

Title: Associate Professor
Location: 482 BPM Center
Email: PRotenberry@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2296
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Dr. Paul Rotenberry is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at West Chester University. Dr. Rotenberry earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron. Dr. Rotenberry also earned his Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional credential. Before coming to West Chester University, he taught in the Colleges of Business Administration at Cleveland State University and the University of Akron. In addition, he taught in the University of Akron's Community and Technical College, along with the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Rotenberry's Teaching at WCU was nominated for the U.S. Professors of the Year Awards in 2012. As a member of the Academy of Business Education, the Academy of Management, the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, and the Society for Human Resource Management, Dr. Rotenberry's research falls into two streams: pedagogy and the understanding and prediction of human behavior. His pedagogical research has covered effective methods of teaching topics ranging from persuasive communication to emotions in the workplace. His empirical research has covered subjects such as the influence of job involvement on employee performance and the validity of the in-basket assessment method. Dr. Rotenberry's research has been published in such outlets as the Journal of the Academy of Business Education and the International Journal of Selection and Assessment.

Education/Professional Credentials

  • B.A., Widener University
  • M.A., The University of Akron
  • Ph.D., The University of Akron
  • SHRM-SCP, The Society for Human Resource Management

Area of Expertise

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management

Relevant Professional/Applied Experience

  • Ad hoc Consultant, First Choice Home Medical Equipment
  • Project Consultant, American Home Care Supply
  • Test Administrator, Personnel Selection Services
  • Project Consultant, Gojo Industries
  • Intern, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Nursing Recruitment Office
  • Seasonal Warehouse Manager, Creative Floors

Recent Publications

  • Kass, D., Kim, J.S. Erdley, S., Rotenberry, P., & Welch, S. (2021). Rating accuracy and performance: We Like Leaders that Underrate Themselves, but are they Better Performers? American International Journal of Social Science, 10 (2), 1-11.

Professional/Community Engagement

  • Chair, Academic Recognition Committee

Classes Regularly Taught

  • MGT 321 Organization Theory and Behavior
  • MGT 431 Human Resource Management

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