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Human Resource Development and Technology

Jerry Gilley

Jerry Gilley

Title: Department Chair and Professor of Human Resource Development
Department: Human Resource Development and Technology
Building: HPR 236
Phone: 903.566.7328


Doctor of Education, Adult and Occupational Education with a specialization in Human Resource Development, 1985, Oklahoma state University

Master, Human Relations and Supervision, 1983, Louisiana Tech University

Bachelor, Marketing (Open Studies Program, 1974, Mankato State University


Jerry W. Gilley is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Resource Development (HRD) and Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. He was formerly Professor and Chair of the Organizational Performance and Change program at Colorado State University (2001-10), and was a Principal at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc (1989-1995). He was named Outstanding HRD Scholar in 2008 and is the past President of the Academy of HRD. He has authored and co-authored 20 books and over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and monographs.  

Teaching and Research Interests

Professional Leadership and Editorial Positions
Editor of the Organizational Change and Innovation Series for Springer, Manager As Series for Prager, and the New Perspectives in Organizational Learning Performance and Change Book Series for Perseus Publishing
Director of the HRD Professors Network (ASTD) 
Board of Directors member of the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Improvement (IBSTPI)

Selected Publications
The Handbook of Human Resource Management, Vol. 1 & 2 (2009)
Manager as Politician (2007)
Strategically Integrated HRD (2003)
Principles of HRD, The Manager as Change Agent (2001)
Philosophy and Practice of Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change (2001)
Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change: An Introduction to Strategic HRD (2000), which was selected the HRD Book of the Year (2000) by the Academy of HRD
Beyond the Learning Organization (2000)
The Performance Challenge (1999)
Stop Managing, Start Coaching (1996) 
Principles of HRD (2002 & 1989)

Curriculum Vita