When: Friday, Nov. 8, 2:30-4 p.m.
Where: 132 College of Business Administration Building, 12th and R Streets
Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 31, 2002--Richard Arvey of the University of Minnesota will discuss his work on linking genetics to leadership in a lecture Nov. 8 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The land grant chair of human resources and industrial relations at Minnesota's Industrial Relations Center, Arvey will deliver "Nature Vs. Nurture: The Determinants of Leadership" from 2:30-4 p.m. in Room 132 of the College of Business Administration Building, 12th and R streets. He will present the results of his study using a sample of 650 identical and fraternal male twins to estimate the degree to which leadership is influenced by genetic factors.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Arvey earned his Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology at Minnesota, has taught at the universities of Tennessee and Houston, and was a visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley. He specializes in the areas of organizational behavior and employee selection.
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