Welcome. My name is Taha Hameduddin, and I am a PhD. candidate in Public Affairs and a scholar-in-training at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). I study public organizations and employees, and teach organizational behavior and management at Indiana University.
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My research interests lie at the intersection of issues relating to organizational behavior and theory, human resource management, and administrative reform. These interests are guided by a central research question: How does the external environment of public organizations influence employee attitudes and behavior, and what role do these attitudes and behavior play in influencing public organizational performance? Specifically, my dissertation examines the emergence of employee engagement as a central human resource management reform in the U.S. federal government, how it influences job attitudes and behaviors (such as organizational identification, organizational images, and workplace aggression), and how those in turn influence federal agency performance. I teach an undergraduate course on Organizational Behavior at Indiana University's School of Public Environmental Affairs. Prior to attending SPEA, I received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from The University of Georgia in May 2014, with concentrations in Public Management and Nonprofit Administration. In 2012, I earned two Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Statistics, with a Classical Humanities minor, from the University of Missouri. When I'm not writing, crunching data, or teaching, I can be found swimming, cooking, listening to community radio, or hosting a radio show.
Manuscripts Under Review
Hameduddin, Taha & Sergio Fernandez. “Employee Engagement as Administrative Reform: Testing the Efficacy of OPM’s Employee Engagement Initiative.” Public Administration Review. (Revise and Resubmit) Hameduddin, Taha & Sergio Fernandez. “Predicting the Adoption of Open Innovations: Federal Agency Usage of Challenge.gov.” International Journal of Public Sector Management. (Revise and Resubmit) Hameduddin, Taha & Shinwoo Lee. “Engagement among Public Employees: Examining the Influence of the External Environment and the Role of Job Identification”
Works in Progress
Hameduddin, Taha & Hongseok Lee. “Sexual Harassment & Employee Engagement: Evidence from the U.S. Federal Context” Hameduddin, Taha. “Workplace Aggression in the State-Citizen Interface: The Role of Workplace Engagement” Lee, Hongseok & Taha Hameduddin. "Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Federal Government: Do Gender Context and Organizational Climate Matter?" Demirciouglu, Mehmet & Taha Hameduddin. “The Effects of Collaboration across Government and Non-Government Stakeholders on Innovative Behavior: Evidence from Managers at the Australian Public Service” Hameduddin, Taha. “Nonprofit Innovation: A Systematic Literature Review”
Associate Instructor/Instructor of record, SPEA V-236 Managing and Leading Organizations (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018) Guest lecturer, SPEA-V 621 Seminar in Teaching Public Affairs (February 2017) Guest lecturer, SPEA-V 362 Nonprofit Management and Leadership (February 2016) Level 1 Certification, Top Hat
Manuscript reviewer International Review of Administrative Sciences Perspectives on Public Management and Governance Journal of Policy Analysis and Management Association of SPEA PhD Students (President, May 2017-May 2018; Secretary, May 2016-May 2017; Social Officer, May 2015-May 2016; Conference Committee Member, May 2015-May 2016)
Academy of Management (Public and Nonprofit Division) American Political Science Association (Public Administration Division) American Society for Public Administration Pi Alpha Alpha Public Affairs and Administration Honor Society
Public Human Resource Management Organizational Behavior Organizational Theory Administrative Reform Public Sector Innovation Comparative Public Administration Representative Bureaucracy
Public Human Resource Management Organizational Theory and Behavior Public Management Introduction to Public Administration
Fluency in English Conversational proficiency in Urdu, Hindi, and Arabic Basic proficiency in French
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