DPB Academic Director of Human Capital Management Programs, Anna Tavis, Publishes Three Articles on Human Resources Management

Anna Tavis, PhD, a clinical associate professor and academic director of Human Capital Management programs at the NYUSPS Division of Programs in Business, is a prolific researcher, writer, and educator who strives to develop innovative approaches to the field of human resource management. She recently published three articles in trade journals that highlight her deep level of expertise. It is this knowledge that she brings to the classroom and imparts in her students.

In her article, “How HR and Marketing Are Reinventing the Talent Brand Together,” in the Fall 2017 issue of People +Strategy, published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Tavis, who is also the executive editor of the publication, cites three examples of companies whose HR and marketing functions are working well together. “The future of HR will be decided at the critical intersections between data, technology, brand, and marketing,” Tavis writes. To read the full article, click here.

In the Summer 2017 issue of People +Strategy, in her article, “How the Internet of People Will Change the Future of Work,” Tavis notes that in conversations on the future of work, the focus often is on technology first and humans second. She presents the perspectives of senior HR professionals on the human side of the equation in the Internet of Things (IoT) economy. To read the full article, click here.

Tavis also has published in CUPA-HR’s The Higher Education Workplace. In “Performance Reviews on Trial: Practical Lessons for HR Teams,” she explores how the language of performance management has begun to shift and how, for some, it marks the coming of a new age in HR management. To read the full article, click here.

Tavis has held senior HR positions at AIG, Motorola, Nokia, and United Technologies, managing teams in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Eurasia. She earned a PhD and an MA in comparative literature from Princeton University, an Executive MBA certificate from the University of South Carolina, and a BA in linguistics and education from Herzen Pedagogical University in Saint Petersburg, Russia.