Welcome. My name is Taha Hameduddin, and my research concerns organizational behavior and administrative reform in the public sector. In addition, I study the relationship between employee attitudes and the external organizational environment. I received my PhD. in Public Affairs in July 2019, from the Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs 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 examined 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. Part of this research has been published in Public Administration Review. In addition to my research, I have taught multiple sections of an Organizational Behavior course at Indiana University's O'Neill School of Public Environmental Affairs. In addition to my doctoral degree, 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 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.
Hameduddin, Taha & Sergio Fernandez. “Employee Engagement as Administrative Reform: Testing the Efficacy of OPM’s Employee Engagement Initiative.” Public Administration Review, 79(3), 355-369.doi:10.1111/puar.13033
Manuscripts Under Review
Hameduddin, Taha & Shinwoo Lee. “Engagement among Public Employees: Examining the Influence of the External Environment and the Role of Job Identification.” Public Management Review. (Revise and Resubmit)
Works in Progress
Hameduddin, Taha. "Employee Engagement in the U.S. Federal Government: Media, Politics, and the Public" Hameduddin, Taha & Sergio Fernandez. “Predicting the Adoption of Open Innovations: Federal Agency Usage of Challenge.gov.” Lee, Hongseok & Taha Hameduddin. "Sexual Harassment Behaviors in the Public Workplace: Do Gender Context and Organizational Climate Matter?" Hameduddin, Taha. "Employee Engagement, the External Environment, and Public Support: Evidence from the U.S. Federal Government" 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” 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, Spring 2019) 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 2019 Academy of Management Annual Meeting (OB &PNP Divisions) 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)
Midwest Political Science Association 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