Dr. Sunyoung Park Receives the 2018 Outstanding Paper Award
Dr. Sunyoung Park receives the 2018 Outstanding Paper Award
Baton Rouge - Dr. Sunyoung Park, Assistant Professor with the LSU School of Leadership
and Human Resource Development, has received the 2018 Outstanding Paper Award for
the article, Intervention research and its influence on nonintervention research in human resource
development, published from the European Journal of Training and Development, as one of the Emerald
The purpose of the paper is to identify how intervention research weighed in nonintervention
research in the field of human resource development (HRD) by examining the number,
citation frequency and use of experimental studies in HRD academic journals.
The Emerald Literati Awards are now in their 25th year and was established to celebrate
and reward the outstanding contributions of authors and reviewers to scholarly research.
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of the ‘Outstanding Paper’ award and up to three ‘Highly Commended’ awards from the
previous year’s volume.
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About Dr. Sunyoung Park
Dr. Park received her PhD from the University of Minnesota in Human Resource Development
(HRD). Her research interests concern organizational culture and behavior, learning
and performance in the workplace, leadership, and research trends in HRD and related
fields. Her teaching focuses on the fields of instructional design, performance analysis,
training and development, and research methods.
About the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development
The LSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development (SLHRD) offers programs
dedicated to producing world-class practitioners, leaders, and instructors in human
resource and leadership development. The BS, MS, PhD, and certificate programs are
designed to develop the leadership, planning, analytical, problem solving, and change
management capabilities that today's globalized organizations need to be successful.
SLHRD also offers a 100% online master’s program and is a school within the College
of Human Sciences & Education.
About the College of Human Sciences & Education
The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division
of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education,
the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology,
the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University
Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18
graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020
undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the
highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving
quality of life across the lifespan.
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