Department of Management

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  • Randall Croom

    Department of Management
    University of Florida
    PO Box 117165
    210 Stuzin Hall
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7165
    352.392.3679 (office)
    352.392.6020 (fax)

    • Email (randall.croom at

    Dissertation Title:
    “Individual Differences and Compliance With Direct Requests For Help”

    Fields of Interest:
    Motivation, quality of work life, justice, achievement, person-organization fit, selection, and attitudes.

    Committee Chair:
    Dr. Amir Erez

    Courses Taught:
    Organizational Behavior, Strategic Human Resources Management

    My current primary research interests include examining how individual differences, especially optimism, affect cognition, work performance and help-seeking effectiveness. I am also working on projects investigating employee attraction, selection, and organizational fit, superstar performers, and organizational conflict. My prior work experience in private industry includes work in product management for life sciences and consumer products companies and distribution management and other roles for Fortune 100 retailers.


College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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