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Professor Joy Schneer, MA, MBA, PHD


Joy Schneer is Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior at Rider University College of Business Administration. Prior to this she was the Chair of the Management Department at Rider University. She is a past chair of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management. She has conducting research and taught around the world including China, Peru, Ireland, and Spain. Joy is a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management and a Director of EAM-International.

Research Interests
Dr. Schneer conducts research on the career paths focusing on factors that influence career success. Her research has been published in top academic outlets (i.e. Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior). Her work focusing on the effects of employment gaps and family structure on career success has received widespread media attention (i.e. Business Week, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, London Times). She was awarded a Graduate Management Admissions Council grant for her twenty-year longitudinal Managerial Career Path Project. She is currently conducting an international study of the career expectations of business graduates.

Select Publications

  • Beutell, N. & Schneer, J.A. Work–family Conflict and Synergy Among Hispanics. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2014, 29(6), 705-735.
  • Beutell, N. & Schneer, J.A. Job and Life Attitudes of Managers and Professionals. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture, 2014, 4(4), 18-32.
  • Post, C., Schneer, J. A., Reitman, F. & ogilvy, dt. Pathways to Retirement: A career stage analysis of retirement age expectations. Human Relations, 2013, 6(1), 87-112.
  • Reitman, F. & Schneer, J.A. Enabling the New Careers of the 21st Century. Organization Management Journal, 2008, 5, 17-28.
  • Schneer, J.A. & Reitman, F. Time Out of Work: Career Costs for Men and Women U.S. Managers. Equal Opportunities International, 2006, 13(4), 285-298.
  • Reitman, F. & Schneer, J.A. The Long-Term Negative Impacts of Managerial Career Interruptions: A longitudinal study of men and women MBAs. Group and Organization Management, 2005, 30(3), 243-262.
  • Reitman, F. & Schneer, J.A. The Promised Path: A longitudinal study of managerial careers. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2003, 18(1), 60-75.
  • Schneer, J.A. & Reitman, F. Managerial Life Without a Wife: Family Structure and Managerial Career Success, Journal of Business Ethics, 2002, 37, 25-38.
  • Schneer, J.A. & Reitman, F. Effects of Alternate Family Structures on Managerial Career Paths. Academy of Management Journal, 1993, 36(4), 830-843.
  • Schneer, J.A. & Reitman, F. Effects of Employment Gaps on Careers of M.B.A.'s: More damaging for men than for women? Academy of Management Journal, 1990, 33 (2), 391-406.