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Wolf, Paige

Academic Unit:Administration
Position:Director, MBA and MS Accounting
Phone:703-993-1758
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 027
Office Hours:By appointment
Research Interests:
  • Performance management systems
  • Leadership development
  • Employee selection
Education:
  • PhD - Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • MS - Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • BA, University of Delaware
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Dr. Paige P. Wolf is director of the Mason's MBA and MS in Accounting programs. Prior to this position, she spent 11 years with the School of Management as an associate professor of management.

Wolf's area of expertise is the alignment of human capital with organizational strategy. She taught both MBA and undergraduate courses in organizational behaviour and human resource management. She has been recognized for her work in the classroom, having been honored with the George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award.

Wolf has more than 16 years of experience as an internal and external consultant on strategic human resource initiatives and maintains an active consulting practice through her own company, Performance Matters, LLC. Her work with both private and public sector clients has focused on improving human potential and effectiveness at work and included projects involving team building, organizational development, competency modelling, performance management, employee selection systems, career planning, employee training and development, leadership assessment, and human resource audits.

Wolf received her PhD in industrial-organizational psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and maintains her Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. In addition, Wolf is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Academy of Management, Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and American Society for Training and Development.

She has presented several papers at professional conferences and is published in the Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, Journal of Social Psychology, Human Resource Management, Encyclopaedia of Creativity, The IBM Center for Business and Government Competition and Choice Series, and The Industrial/Organizational Psychologist.