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Aviad Bar-Haim, Associate Professor

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The Open University of Israel Department of Management and Economics One University Road P.O.B. 808 Ra’anana 4353701, Israel
Office:02-6773325 Email: aviad@openu.ac.il

B.A. (1971), M.A. (1973) and Ph.D. in Industrial Sociology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Ph.D. Thesis (1980): "Workers Participation in Industrial and Craft Organizations").

2012
Associate Professor, Open University
1990
Senior lecturer, Open university
1983
Lecturer, Open university
1981
Lecturer, Hebrew university
2011-2013
Head of the Open University Research Institute for Policy, Political Economy and Society. Open University
2007-2012
Chair of the Accreditation Committee. Open University
2006 - 2007
Chair of the Social Science Academic Committee. Open University
2005 - 2007
Chair of the Management and Economics Academic Committee. Open University
1999 - 2002
Head of the department of Management and Economics. Open University
1998 - 2000
Member of the Research Authority of the Open University Open University
1993-1997
Head of the Academic Development Administration Open University
1990-1993
Chair of the Social Science Academic Committee Open University
1988-1990
Chair of the Accreditation Committee Open University
2011-2013
Founder and head of the Open University Research Institute for Policy, Political Economy and Society. Open University
1990-2012
Management and Economics department  Open University
1991-1993
Senior Lecturer of Human Resource Management, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Ben-Gurion University
1983-1989
Lecturer in Management Studies Open University
1998
Visiting Professor at the Department of Organizational Psychology Humboldt University, Berlin
1998
Senior Research Fellow at the Open Management School Open University (UK)
1981-1983
Lecturer in Organizational Sociology and Research Methods Hebrew University
1975-1980
Research Officer and Head of the Research Branch of the Behavioral Science Department Israeli Defense Forces
1973-1980
Research Fellow at the Work and Welfare Research Institute Hebrew University
1973
Reader in Sociology Ben-Gurion University

International Industrial Relations Association

Israeli Industrial Relations Association (Chair 2011-2012)

International Association of Applied Psychology

International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values

International Institute of Sociology

Israeli Sociological Association

Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

European Research Group on Military and Society

2019.   HRM practices of CSR in Small Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) versus Multinational Corporations (MNCs). Presented to the 4th Global Conference of International HRM Center for International Human Resource Studies. 10-11 May 2019 at the Pennsylvania State University.

2018.  Corporate governance in art & cultural organizations as organized anarchies. Presented to the 6th EIASM workshop on managing arts and cultural organizations. Oxford, U.K. November 30-December 1.

2018.  Redefinition of behavioral organizational commitment (BOC) & predicting its forms. Presented to the 16th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Work & Organizational Values (ISSWOV) July 1-4, 2018, Trieste.

2017.  Rethinking on the concept of Organizational Commitment (OC). Presented to the Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences and the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Research Network. 26–28 July 2017, Hiroshima, Japan.

2016. A Multilevel Assessment of Labor and HRM Practices as Indicators of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Presented to the Fifth International Conference on Precarious Work and Vulnerable Workers. June 13 and 14 2016 at Middlesex University, London (UK).

2015.  A Multilevel Assessment of Corporate Governance Performance Presented at the 12th Workshop on Corporate Governance, Brussels, Belgium, October, 29-30, 2015.

2015.   Corporate Social Performance through Multilevel Analysis. Third International Symposium on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development. Ryerson University, Toronto, 7th – 11th June.

2014.   (With Orr Karassin) Organizing conference on "Corporate Social Responsibility in the Israeli industry", and presentation of research results. The Open University Research Institute for Policy, Political Economy and Society, December 8, Raanana.

2014.   (With Orr Karassin) Organizing conference on "Corporate responsibility in the eyes of Israeli experts". April 3, The College of Law and Business, Ramat-Gan.

2013.   (With Orr Karassin) "Understanding Corporate Social Performance- An expert analysis view". The Annual Conference of the Israeli Society for Ecology and Environmental Sciences (ISEES), The Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel, October, 7-9.

2013.   (With Orr Karassin) Multilevel Corporate Social Responsibility in industrial facilities: a research proposal. 2nd International Symposium on Corporate Responsibility & Sustainable Development. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China. April 9, 2013 – April 12, 2013.

2012.  Mapping Research Activity in the Process of Making Science Policy
The Fourth International Conference on Science in Society. 15-17 November, University of California. Berkeley, USA.

2011.    Social responsibility and organizational commitment: The missing link in SR discourse. First International Symposium on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development. April 19-20, 2011. London Metropolitan University - Business School, London, UK.

2010. Melting pot strategy versus diversity strategy: the case of diversity management in the Israeli Defense Forces. 31st Annual International Industrial Relations and Human Resources Conference, October, 22-23, Louisville, Kentucky.

2010. Knowledge, consciousness and socio-economic stance among today's management and industrial relations students and tomorrow's social and economic elites. 31st Annual International Industrial Relations and Human Resources Conference, October, 22-23, Louisville, Kentucky.

2010. Flexibility and security in employment market of Israel and several OECD countries: between "OR" to "AND" markets. 16th Industrial and Management conference, 23-24 March, 2010, Tel-Aviv (Hebrew).

2009. "Commitment as unrewarded behaviour", International Workshop on Coping with Crises in Complex Socio-Economic Systems, ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) June 8-13, 2009, Zürich.

2009. Facet and Non-facet approaches to organizational commitment. Facet Analysis Association Conference, Jerusalem, June, 21-24.

2009. Multi-cultural HRM in IDF: a comparison among four minority groups. 40th Annual conference of the Israeli Sociological Association, 17-18 February, Management College, Rishon LeZion (Hebrew).

2008. A comparative study on teaching of Industrial Relations in North America and Europe. 34th Israeli Industrial Relations Research Associations conference, November 30, Open University of Israel.

2008. "HRM practices as predictors of organizational growth and locus of decision making in HRM". The 11th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior, June 22-25, Singapore.

2008. "No evidence yet for strategic human resource management in Israel". 23rd Workshop on strategic human resource management, Bled, Slovenia, April 3-4.

2008. "Indications of SHRM in Israel". 15th Annual conference of the Industrial Engineering Association, March 11, Tel-Aviv.

2008. "A rare case of strategic HRM in Israel: Head of HRM in Israeli Defense Forces". 39th Annual conference of the Israeli Sociological Association, February 12, Tel-Aviv University.

2007. "Practices of human resource management and perceived organizational growth", The Global Workplace - fifth international conference of the Industrial Relations School. University of Modena and Marco Biagi Foundation, Modena, Italy, March 17-21.

2006. "Organizational Commitment as non-transactional behavior". The Tenth International Conference on Work Values and Behavior. Tallinn, Estonia, June 25-29.

2005. "Rethinking organizational commitment as unrewarded behavior". International Institute of Sociology (IIS) 37th Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, 5-9 July, 2005.

2005.  "The agenda of OD today". IPPA conference. Management College. Rishon LeZion. April 14-15. (Hebrew).

2004. "Sociotechnical projects in era of globalization", presented to International Sociological Association Research Committee 26 on Sociotechnics and Sociological Practice. Molyvos, Greece, 11-14 June 2004.

2004.  "Stories about organizations and managers: artifacts of organizational culture or a key to organizational culture codes". The first conference on qualitative research methods. Ben-Gurion University. Tel-Aviv. March 22-23. (Hebrew).

2003. "Scenarios for participation programs", presented to the 13th International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) World Congress, Free University of Berlin, 8-12, September 2003.

2000. "Power, alternatives and commitment: the EVLNF model revisited", presented to the Seventh Bi-Annual Conference of the International Society for Work and Organizational Values (ISSWOV). June 25-28, Jerusalem, Israel.

1999. "Two generations of participation programs in Israel: analysis by agenda setting", presented to the 30th conference of the Israeli Sociological Association. March (Hebrew).

1998. "An integrated model for participation programs: is the mission possible?" presented at the 6th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior Istanbul. Turkey, July 12-15.

1996.  "Interaction between the Israeli Defense Forces and the Media: a content analysis of the press", presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of the European Research Group on Military and Society. October 3-6, Zurich.

1996. "From workers’ participation to employee involvement: a comparison of two programs". ISA Research Committee 10 on Privatization of Social Services and Its Alternatives. September 26-29, Lake Bled, Slovenia.

1994. "Exit, voice and commitment: an application to work attitudes". Presented to the 23rd International Congress of Applied Psychology. July 17-22, 1994, Madrid, Spain.

1994. "Exit, voice and commitment: an Israeli case". Presented to the Fourth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values. July 10-13, 1994, Barcelona, Spain.

1991. "Suicides in the Israeli Defense Forces: a sociological interpretation". Presented to the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society Biennial Conference. 11-13 October 1991, Baltimore, Maryland.

1986. "Changing patterns of industrial democracy in Israel". International Industrial Relations Association 7th World Congress. 1-4 September, Hamburg.

1984. "Workers' participation in the Histadrut: established and new directions", presented to the CIRCOM Fourth Symposium and the International Group on Democracy in Work Community. Tel-Aviv.

1977. "Workers' representatives in a system of joint-management" (with R. Bar-Yosef). Presented to the Second International Congress of Participation and Industrial Democracy. Paris.

2019. Organizational commitment: the case of unrewarded behavior.
World Scientific, New Jersey.

2002. Participation programs in work organizations. Quorum Books. Greenwood Publishing Group. Westport, Connecticut.

1987. Bar-Haim, A., Shavit, Z., Alternative work schedules, Jerusalem Institute of Israel. (Hebrew).

1976. Bar-Yosef, R., Bar-Haim, A., Griffel, A., Katz, I., Shapira, O., A portrait of an industrial company. Work and Welfare Research Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Sifriat Ha'poalim. (Hebrew).

1990. Family, absorption and work: sociological perspectives on the Israeli society (Eds. Bar-Haim, A., Kahane, R., Lissak, M., Azaria, V., Shalev, M.), Akademon. Jerusalem. (Hebrew).

2019. With Orr Karassin, "How Regulation Effects Corporate Social Responsibility: Corporate Environmental Performance under Different Regulatory Scenarios". World Political Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/wps-2019-0005.

2018. With Orr Karassin, "A Multilevel Model of Responsibility Towards Employees as Dimension of Corporate Social Responsibility". Journal of Management and Sustainability, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 1-15.

2016.  Orr Karassin, O., Bar-Haim, A. "Multilevel corporate environmental responsibility". Journal of Environmental Management, Available online 29 August 2016.

2009.   "Essence and techniques in redefinition of the concept of organizational commitment (OC)". Effective Executive. Vol. 12, 11, pp. 52-57.

2008.  "Practices of Human Resource Management and Perceived Organizational Growth". Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations. Vol. 65. Special issue on global labour market: from globalization to flexicurity (Eds. Roger Blanpain and Michele Tiraboschi). Kluwer Law International. Ch. 9, pp. 169–180.

2007. Rethinking Organizational Commitment in Relation to Perceived Organizational Power and Perceived Employment Alternatives. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 7, 2, 203-217.

2007. "Some notes on information technology and trade unions". Behavior in Business. 2, 12-15. (Hebrew).

2006. Beyth-Marom R., Harpaz-Gorodeisky, G., Bar-Haim, A., and Godder, E., Identification, job satisfaction, and work motivation among tutors at the Open University of Israel. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Vol. 3, 2, 1-13.

*2002. "Participation programs in globalization era". Work, Society and Law. Vol. 9, 65-83 (Hebrew).

1992. Bar-Haim, A., Berman, G., "The dimensions of organizational commitment". Journal of Organizational Behavior. 13, 379-387.

1992. "Quality of working life: beyond a sociotechnical shield". Social Security. 38, 107-118. (Hebrew).

1991. Bar-Haim, A., Berman, G., "Ideology, solidarity, and work values: the case of the Histadrut enterprises". Human Relations. 44(4), 357-370.

1990. "A personnel manager in Histadrut enterprises", Economic Quarterly. 145, 219-229. (Hebrew).

1988. "Workers' participation in personnel policy in Israel". International Labour Review. 127 (3), 1988.

1987. "Patterns of ethnic integration among top officers in the Israeli Defense Forces". Megamot, 30, 3. (Hebrew).

1984. "Workers' participation in management: integration versus co-optation or segregation". Economic and Industrial Democracy, 5, 341-357.

1984. "The desire for workers' participation: conflicting forces in the workplace", Relations Industrielles. 39, 2, 301-312.

1983. "Career development strategies: principles of application", Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, 4(4), 1-3.

2015 (With Orr Karassin). 2016. "Explaining Corporate Social Performance through Multilevel Analysis" (Ch. 6). In: Lez Rayman-Bacchus, Philip R. Walsh (Eds.) Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development - Exploring the nexus of private and public interests. Routledge, Oxford. UK.

2008. "Practices of Human Resource Management and Perceived Organizational Growth". Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations. Vol. 65. Special issue on global labour market: from globalization to flexicurity (Eds.) Roger Blanpain and Michele Tiraboschi. Kluwer Law International. Ch. 9, pp. 169–180.

1992. "Public opinion in Israel regarding military and security Issues". in: Manigart, P., (Ed.), The future of security in Europe: a comparative analysis of European public opinion, the European Research Group on Military and Society and Royal Military School, Brussels, 427-431 (a chapter in the book).

*1990. Bar-Yosef, R., Bar-Haim, A., and Berman G. (1990). "Ideology, solidarity, and work values in Histadrut enterprises". In: Family, absorption and work: sociological perspectives on the Israeli society (Eds. Bar-Haim, A. et al.), Akademon. Jerusalem (a chapter in the book). (Hebrew).

2010. Melting pot strategy versus diversity strategy: the case of diversity management in the Israeli Defense Forces. 31st Annual International Industrial Relations and Human Resources Conference, October, 22-23, Louisville, Kentucky.

2010. Knowledge, consciousness and socio-economic stance among today's management and industrial relations students and tomorrow's social and economic elites. 31st Annual International Industrial Relations and Human Resources Conference, October, 22-23, Louisville, Kentucky.

2008. "HRM practices as predictors of organizational growth and locus of decision making in HRM". The 11th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior, June 22-25, Singapore.

2006. "Organizational Commitment as non-transactional behavior". The Tenth International Conference on Work Values and Behavior. Tallinn, Estonia, June 25-29.

2003. "Scenarios for participation programs", presented to the 13th International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) World Congress, Free University of Berlin, 8-12, September.

1994, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Organizational Behavior. Open University (Hebrew).

1988, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018Human Resource Management. Open University (Hebrew).
Updating units in the book.
Adapting the book for MBA students

  • Since:
  • 1987 Human Resource Management (10279).  Developer and team chair.
  • 1993 Organizational Behavior (10430).  Developer and team chair.
  • 1998 Industrial Relations (10395), (10588). Team chair.
  • 2000 Dynamics of Negotiation (10526). Team chair
  • 2001 Dynamic Planning: Applications in Human Resources (10516). Team chair
  • 2003 Leadership in Organizations (13023) - MBA course. Team chair
  • 2003 Culture and Management (13019) - MBA course. Team chair
  • 2003 Dynamics of Negotiation: from theory to application (13017) - MBA course. Team chair
  • 2003 Management and Organizational Behavior (13004) - MBA course. Developer and team chair
  • 2003 Manpower Planning by Statistical Tools (13016) - MBA course. Team chair
  • 2005 Participation Programs in Work Organizations (13031) - MBA course. Developer and team chair
  • 2005 Social Security (10558).  Team chair
  • 2006 Labor Relations in Globalization (13040) - (MBA course). Team chair
  • 2009 Performance Appraisal at Work: Evolution and Change (13039) - MBA course. Team chair
  • 2010 Critical Organizational Behaviors and Organizational Performance (13901) - MBA seminar. Developer and teacher