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Laurie Murphy2018-10-22T14:09:02+00:00
Laurie Murphy
Laurie MurphyAssistant Professor, Human Resources, Business Department
MS, Southern New Hampshire University
BS, Franklin Pierce College

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Alfond Hall 436 | 207-893-7560 | lmurphy@sjcme.edu

Laurie Murphy has over 20 years of experience as a human resources practitioner serving in leadership roles of several privately held family businesses in New England. Most recently, she was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at The Granite Group Wholesalers, a 175m plumbing and heating wholesaler with over 400 employees. Prior to joining The Granite Group, she was the HR director at ManagedOps.com, a 15m SaaS provider with over 200 employees in New Hampshire, and also served as an HR Manager at the Concord Monitor, an award winning newspaper based in Concord, NH.

Professor Murphy holds several HR certifications including the Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), the Human Resources Certification Institutes’s Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and WorldAtWork’s Certified Compensation Professional (CCP). She has been a long term member of the Society of Human Resources Management and WorldAtWork. Additionally, she is a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certified Professional currently researching personality and student preferences for classroom teaching methods and participation activities.

The knowledge, skills and experience gained while working in the business world prepared her to teach a variety of business courses including Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Compensation and Benefits, Personal Finance, Recruitment, Selection and Training and a variety of other HR specialty courses.  Her courses focus on preparing students to succeed in real world businesses.

When she has a free moment, Murphy enjoys spending time on Little Sebago Lake, playing with her dog Portia, watching the latest Netflix series, and relaxing with her husband Kevin.

For more information about Professor Murphy, please visit her LinkedIn profile.

Affiliations

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
WorldAtWork
New England Psychological Association (NEPA)
Eastern Psychological Association (EPA)
Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Publications

Murphy, L., Eduljee N., Croteau, K. & Parkman, S. (2017) “Extraversion and Introversion Personality Type and Preferred Teaching and Classroom Participation: A Pilot Study.” Journal of Psychosocial Research, 12(2), 437-450.

Presentations

Murphy, L., Eduljee, N., & Croteau, K. (2017, October) “Personality Type, Preferred Teaching Methods, and Classroom Activities: A Pilot Study.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Newton, MA.

Murphy, L., Croteau, K., & Eduljee, N. (2017, May) “Personality Styles and Preferred Teaching Methods.” Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science National Convention, Boston, MA.

Murphy, L., Parkman, S., Eduljee, N., & Croteau, K. (2018, March) “Gender, Preferred Teaching Methods, and Classroom Activities: A Pilot Study. Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA

Parkman, S., Murphy L., Croteau, K., & Eduljee, N. (May 2018) “Personality Type of Nursing Students and Preferred Teaching Methods:  A Partnership for Success.”   Poster Presentation at the 2018 Nurse Educators Conference, North Falmouth, MA.

Murphy, L., Eduljee, N., Croteau, K., & Parkman S.,  (2018, November) “Relationship between Personality Type and Preferred Teaching Methods for Social Science Majors.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

Awards

CPP, Inc., Publisher of the  Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. research grants worth $5,360 to study the relationship between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Types and students’ preferences for classroom teaching and participation methods. (September 2016)

CPP,  Inc., Publisher of the  Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. research grant worth $5,360 to study the relationship between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Types and students’ preferences for classroom teaching and participation methods. July 2017)

CPP,  Inc., Publisher of the  Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. research grant worth $3,160 to study the relationship between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Types and students’ preferences for classroom teaching and participation methods. (December 2017)