Dr. Tansky has received grants to conduct research in the area of human resources in small/entrepreneurial firms and for academic conferences on managing people in such firms. Her research has appeared in numerous professional journals, including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Human Resource Management Journal, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, and The Labor Law Journal. She also has had several monographs published by the Sar Levitan Center for Social Policy Studies, and several book chapters.
She teaches courses on human resources in small and entrepreneurial firms, employee development, career development, the contingent workforce, reward systems, benefits, and compensation theory.
Areas of Expertise
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Managing People in Small and Entrepreneurial Firms
- Employee Development from Both the Individual and Organizational Perspective
- Compensation and Reward Systems
- BS Education, The Ohio State University
- MA Accounting, The Ohio State University
- PhD Labor and Human Resources, The Ohio State University
BUSMHR 2292 - Business Skills & Environment
Introduce the role of business in the lives of individuals, consumers, employees, and citizens. Focus on the concept of ethical leadership with emphasis on both oral and written communication skills for the business environment.
Prereq: Admission to the Business Administration major program. Not open to students with credit for BusAdm 499, 499.01 or BusMHR 2291.
BUSMHR 4520E - Leading High Performance Ventures
Focuses on concepts, frameworks, skills, and tools that enable a start-up to become a sustainable enterprise that creates jobs. Option availalbe for honors students to do extra work for Honors credit.
Prereq: 2500 (290) and Econ 2001.01 (200). Not open to students with credit for 3520 or 590.
BUSMHR 4550 - Capstone in Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business
Students will start a business, including all aspects involved in a start-up. Second half of the course is a one-semester independent based on their start-up experience. This immersion course is required to earn an Entrepreneurship Distinction and Fellowship designation. Prereq: 2500 (290).
BUSMHR 5530 - Topics in Social Entrepreneurship
Developing a business plan in social entrepreneurship.
Prereq: 2500 (290) and Econ 2001.01 (200). Not open to students with credit for 691 or 694.52.
BUSADM 3890H - Honors Seminar
Seminar on current business topics for students enrolled in the Business Administration Honors Programs. Topics may vary.
Prereq: Honors standing, and BusMHR 2291 (499), and Jr standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.