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William Giles

William  Giles

position: Instructor
dept: Department of Management
phone: (334) 844-6528
office: 444 Lowder Hall

At Auburn since 1974

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1974
  • M.S., University of Georgia, 1969
  • B.A., Duke University, 1966

Professor Giles' primary research interests are the area of performance appraisal, with secondary interests in training and selection. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied PsychologyAcademy of Management Journal , andPersonnel Psychology. Dr. Giles has had papers published in the proceedings of various regional and national professional meetings. Before pursuing his PhD, Giles worked as an Industrial Relations Representative in the corporate office of Vulcan Materials Company. His responsibilities were primarily in the recruiting and selection functions. Dr. Giles teaches Human Resource Management (undergraduate), Human Resource Planning, Development, and Appraisal (undergraduate and masters), and Appraisal and Development of Human Resources (doctoral). He also conducts the internship program for Human Resource Management majors. Dr. Giles has received teaching awards from the Department of Management, College of Business, Student Government Association, and Panhellenic Council.

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