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School of Labor & Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Christina Frye

PhD Candidate

21 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820

Education

MS, Technology, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 2011
Graduate Certificate, Work Performance Improvement, School of Technology, Eastern Illinois University, 2011
BS, Organizational Leadership, Magna Cum Laude, Greenville College, 2009
AAS, Surgical Technology, Parkland College, 2003

Research Interests

Healthcare and Medical Device Industries
Technology Strategy
Strategic Human Resource Management

Courses Taught

Quantitative Methods in HR-Quiz Section (LER 593, University of Illinois)
Research in Organizations (OPD 4850A, Eastern Illinois University)
Ethical Behavior in Organizations (OPD 4825, Eastern Illinois University)
Organizational Perspectives: Past, Present, and Future (OPD 4830, Eastern Illinois University)
Supervision in Organizations (OPD 4835, Eastern Illinois University)
Training Program Development (OPD 4840, Eastern Illinois University)
Information and Documents in Organizations (OPD 4850, Eastern Illinois University)
Web-Based Training (OPD 4855, Eastern Illinois University)

Research/Work Experience

Research Assistant to Dr. Shinjae Won, Fall 2016
Research Assistant to Dr. Ariel Avgar, Fall 2015, Spring 2016
Teaching Assistant to Dr. Evan Starr, Spring 2015
Teaching Assistant to Dr. Daniel Newman, Fall 2014
Research Assistant to Dr. Nichelle Carpenter, Spring 2013, Fall 2013
Research Assistant to Dr. T. Brad Harris, Fall 2012
Frye, C. L., & Franz, G. (2013). The broker between vendor and client firms: The significance of salespeople and dimensions of their social relationship. [Paper presentation]. Organizational Behavior and Conflict Management Division, Midwest Academy of Management Conference.
Frye, C. L. (2013). Inside the black box of strategic HRM: Parallel realities and unintended disconnects. [Paper presentation]. HR Division, Academy of Management Conference.
Frye, C. L. (2013). Exploring the disconnect between intended strategy and actual practices. [Research proposal presentation]. Western Academy of Management Conference.
Frye, C. L. (2011). A step back from predicting performance: Examining sales performance criterion. [Working paper]. Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.
Frye, C. L. (2011). Defining salesperson performance. [Working paper]. Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.
Frye, C. L. (2009). Personality and biodata as predictors of sales performance of orthopedic representatives: Who are doctors listening to? [Working paper]. Greenville College, Greenville, IL

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Harris, T. B., Chung, W., Frye, C. L., & Chiaburu, D. S. (2014). Satisfaction guaranteed? Enhanced impact of trainer competence for autonomous trainees. Industrial and Commercial Training.
Frye, C. L. (2011). A step back from predicting performance: Examining sales performance criterion. [Unpublished document]. Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.
Frye, C. L. (2011). Defining salesperson performance. [Unpublished document]. Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.
Frye, C. L. (2009). Personality and biodata as predictors of sales performance of orthopedic representatives: Who are doctors listening to? [Unpublished document]. Greenville College, Greenville, IL.

WORK IN PROGRESS

Avgar, A.C., Chung, W., & Frye, C.L. (2016). Technology Implementation in Healthcare. (Writing in Progress)
Cardador, M. T., Carpenter, N. C., Frye, C.L. (2016). Meta-Analysis of Vocational Calling. (Coding in Progress)
Carpenter, N., Berry, C., Asenuga, O., Dovalina, C., Cho, S., & Frye, C.L. (2016). Do Observer-ratings Represent the Theory of Counterproductive Work Behavior? A Multi-study Investigation. (R&R for Journal of Organizational Behavior)
Carpenter, N., Berry, C., Cho, S., & Frye, C.L. (2016). Meta-Analyses of OCBs and CWBs: Are “Other” Ratings Needed? (Secondary Data Collection in Progress)
Frye, C. L., & Carpenter, N. C. (2014). Do Academics and Practitioners See Eye-to-Eye? An Evaluation of Items used to Assess Performance Using Substantive Validity. (Data Collected – Project on Hold)
Frye, C.L. (2014). Strategic Awareness in Human Resource Management. (Revisions in Progress)
Frye, C.L. (2014). Does Healthcare Facility Adoption of Health Information Technology Improve Patient Outcomes? (Writing in Progress)

PRESENTATIONS

Superbugs vs. Outsourced Cleaners: Employment Arrangements and the Spread of Healthcare-Associated Infections (Paper Presentation, LERA Conference, 2015)
The Alignment of Healthcare Employees with Human Resource Strategy (Paper Presentation, LERA Conference, 2015)
Strategic Awareness in Human Resource Management (Paper Presentation, LER 558 Seminar Series, 2015)
The Diffusion of HR Strategy and Practices in Healthcare Systems (Paper Presentation, Industry Studies Association Conference, 2014)
Leading Strategic Human Resource Management in Healthcare Systems (Paper Presentation, Illinois Leadership Conference, 2014)
Conduits or Clogs: A Sensemaking Perspective of Middle Manager Communication Decisions (Paper Presentation, Southwest Academy of Management, 2014)
The Broker between Vendor and Client Firms: The Significance of Salespeople and Dimensions of their Social Relationships (Conceptual Paper Presentation, Western Academy of Management, 2013)
Inside the Black Box of Strategic HRM: Parallel Realities and Unintended Disconnects (Conceptual Paper Presentation in HR Division, Academy of Management, 2013)
Inside the Black Box: Exploring the Disconnect Between Intended Strategy and Actual Practices (Empirical Research Proposal Presentation in Pipeline Session, Western Academy of Management, 2013)
Zimmer Quality Systems (School of Technology Student Research Symposium, 2010)
Creating a Business Plan for Personal and Professional Use (Women’s Business Council, 2010)
Accelerated Learning and Training Curriculum Design (EIU School of Technology Advisory Board, 2009)

Professional Experience

Instructor, School of Technology, Eastern Illinois University, 2011–current
Owner/Consultant, Frye Performance Consulting, LLC, 2010–current
Sales Associate and Regional Field Trainer, Smith & Nephew Orthopedics, 2005–2009
Surgical Technologist, Provena Covenant Medical Center, 2003–2005

Activities & Accomplishments

Named to the list of “Teachers Ranked ‘Excellent'” Fall 2014, Spring 2015
Top 10% of Instructor Ratings, Spring 2015
Doctoral Student Representative for the School of Labor and Employment Relations Admissions and Financial Aid Committee (2015-2016)
Doctoral Student Representative for the School of Labor and Employment Relations Academic Affairs Committee (2013-2014)
New Doctoral Student Consortium Finance Committee Chair for Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2014)
Doctoral Student Consortium Co-Chair for Labor and Employment Relations Association Annual Meeting (2014)
Doctoral Student Committee Representative for the School of Labor and Employment Relations Student-Faculty Development Workshop (2012-2013)
“Star Reviewer”, 2013 Western Academy of Management Presidential Board
Ad-Hoc Reviewer Journal of Business and Management