Selected Publications


Gido, J., Clements, J. and Baker, R. (2018). Successful Project Management, Seventh Edition. United States: Cengage Learning.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Turner, J. R., & Baker, R. (in press). Doing the do: A case study testing creativity and innovative processes as complex adaptive systems. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 32(2), 40-61. [ESCI]. 

Turner, J., Baker, R., Ali, Z., Thurlow, N. (2020). A New Multiteam System (MTS) Effectiveness Model. Systems, 8(2), 12. doi:10.3390/systems8020012 [ESCI, Scopus]

Turner, J. R., & Baker, R. (2020). Collaborative research: Best practices for conducting collaborative research from the Science of Team Science (SCiTS). Advances in Developing Human Resources, 22(1), 72-86. doi:10.1177/1523422319886300 [Scopus] 

Baker, R. & Hirudayaraj, M. (2019). Power analysis, p values, and Bayesian techniques: How Bayesian techniques can be used in HRD literature. Advances in Developing Human Resources. 21(4), 438-465. doi:10.1177/1523422319870565 [Scopus]

Turner, J. R., Brown, Q. H., Nimon, K., Baker, R., Jeong, S., & Flatt, C. (2019). Metascience: Guidelines for the practitioner. Advances in Developing Human Resources. 21(4), 503-512. doi:10.1177/1523422319870790 [Scopus]

Baker, R.  (2019). The agency of the principal-agent relationship: An opportunity for HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources. 21(3), 303-318. doi:10.1177/1523422319851274  [Scopus]

Turner, J. R., & Baker, R. (2019). Complexity theory: An overview with potential applications for the social sciences. Systems, 7(1), 4. doi:10.3390/systems7010004 [ESCI]

Passmore, D., Chae, C., Borkovskaya, V., Baker, R., & Yim, J.-H. (2019). Severity of U.S. Construction Worker Injuries, 2015-2017. E3S Web of Conferences, 97, 06038. doi:10.1051/e3sconf/20199706038 [Scopus]

Turner, J. R., Thurlow, N., Baker, R., Northcutt, D., & Newman, K. (2019). Multiteam systems in an agile environment: A realist systematic review. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 30(4), 748-771. doi:10.1108/JMTM-10-2018-0355 [SSCI, Scopus, IF:2.194]

Turner, J. R., Baker, R., Schroeder, J., Johnson, K. R., & Chung, C.-H. (2018). The global leadership capacity wheel: Comparing HRD leadership literature with research from global and indigenous leadership. European Journal of Training and Development, 43(1/2), 105-131. doi:10.1108/EJTD-07-2018-0061 [ESCI, Scopus, IF:1.45]

Baker, R. M., Ramos, K., & Turner, J. R. (2018). Game design for visually-impaired individuals: Creativity and innovation theories and sensory substitution devices influence on virtual and physical navigation skills. Irish Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(1), 37-48. doi:10.22554/ijtel.v4i1.51

Hirudayaraj, M., & Baker, R. (2018). HRD competencies: Analysis of employer expectations from online job postings. European Journal of Training and Development. 42(9), 577-596. doi:EJTD-04-2018-0036 [ESCI, Scopus, IF:1.45]

Turner, J. R.,  Baker, R., Schroeder, J., Johnson, K., & Chung, C.-H. (2018). Leadership development techniques: Mapping leadership development techniques with leadership capacities using a typology of development. European Journal of Training and Development. 42(9), 538-557. doi:EJTD-03-2018-0022 [ESCI, Scopus, IF:1.45]

Turner, J. R., & Baker, R. (2018). A review of leadership theories: Identifying a lack of growth in the HRD leadership domain. European Journal of Training and Development, 42(7/8), 470-498. doi:EJTD-06-2018-0054 [ESCI, Scopus, IF:1.45]

Romine, K. D., Baker, R., & Romine, K. A. (2018). The relationship between administrative intensity and student retention and success: A three-year study. Education Sciences, 8(4), 159. doi:10.3390/educsci8040159 [ESCI, Scopus]

Turner, J. R., Baker, R., & Kellner, F. (2018). Theoretical literature review: Tracing the life cycle of a theory and its verified and falsified statements. Human Resource Development Review, 17(2). doi:10.1177/1534484317749680 [SSCI, IF: 2.487]

Lee, J. Y., Park, S., & Baker, R. (2018). The moderating role of top management support on employees’ attitudes in response to HRD efforts. Journal of Management & Organization, 24(3), 369-387. doi:10.1017/jmo.2017.37 [SSCI]

Turner, J. R. & Baker, R. (2017). Team emergence leadership development and evaluation: A theoretical model using complexity theory. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 16, 1750012, [17 pages]. doi:10.1142/S0219649217500125 [ESCI, Scopus, IF: 5.42]

Baker, R., & Passmore, D. (2016). Value and pricing of MOOCs. Education Sciences, 6(2), 14. MDPI AG. doi:10.3390/educsci6020014 [ESCI]

Kim, K.-N., & Baker, R. (2015). The assumed benefits and hidden costs of adult learners’ college enrollment. Research in Higher Education, 56, 510-533. doi:10.1007/s11162-014-9351-x [SSCI, Scopus, IF: 1.960, 5yrIF:2.780]

Semali, L. M., Baker, R., & Freer, R. (2013). Multi-institutional partnerships for higher education in Africa: A case study of assumptions of international academic collaboration. International Journal of Higher Education, 2(2), 53-66. doi:10.5430/ijhe.v2n2p53 [Scopus, IF: 9.57]

Passmore, D. L., Cebeci, E., & Baker, R. (2005). Potential of idea future markets in educational technology. Journal of Derivatives Markets, 2(4), 56-66. 

Passmore, D. L., Cebeci, E., & Baker, R. (2005). Market-based information for decision support in human resource development. Human Resource Development Review, 4(1), 33-48. [SSCI, IF: 2.487]

Baker, R. M., & Dwyer, F. M. (2005). A meta-analytic assessment of the effects of instructional strategies and individual differences in reducing achievement differences in between FI/FD learners. International Journal of Instructional Media, 32(1), 69-84. 

Baker, R. M., & Dwyer, F. M. (2000). The meta-analytic effects of using visualization in instruction, International Journal of Instructional Media, 27(4), 417-426.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Wright, E. S., Baker, R. (in press). Cultural Communications of Mainland United States Based Organizations and their Hawaiian Workforces: A Case Study of their Unique Nature. Cases on Performance Improvement Innovation. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global

Beaver, Z. R., Baker, R., Binder, C. (in press). Integrating Organizational Values with Workplace Performance. Cases on Performance Improvement Innovation. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

Turner, J. R., Baker, R. M., & Romine, K. (2019). Complex adaptive team systems (CATS): A theoretical model addressing complexity and levels of interaction. Book chapter in S. D. Göker (Ed.), Digital Leadership: A New Leadership Style for the 21st Century (ch 5). INTECH Open Science. doi:10.5772/intechopen.88743

Turner, J. R., Baker, R., & Morris, M. (2018). Leadership development techniques in dealing with intragroup and intergroup conflict. Book chapter in A. V. Boas (Ed.), Organizational Conflict (ch 5). INTECH Open Science. doi:10.5772/intechopen.72344

Baker, R. M., Passmore, D. L., & Mulligan, B. (2018). Inclusivity instead of exclusivity: The role of MOOCS for college credit. In C. Stevenson (Ed.), Enhancing education through open degree programs and prior learning assessment, Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-5255-0.ch007

Romine, K., Turner, J. R., & Baker, R. (2017). The chessboard model: The missing links between complexity and emergence. In D. G.  Alemneh, J. Allen, & S. Hawamdeh (Eds.), Knowledge discovery and data design innovation: Proceeding of the International Conference on Knowledge Management, Singapore: World Scientific Books. doi: 10.1142/9789813234482_0009

McLaughlin, J. S., & Baker, R. M. (2014). Environmental science education in the 21st Century: Addressing the challenges and opportunities both globally and at home through online multimedia innovation. In M. Thomas (Ed.), Pedagogical considerations and opportunities for teaching and learning on the web, Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4611-7.ch014

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2008). Failure to earn a high school diploma: Correlates and consequences. In Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (Ed.), Increasing education and employment outcomes for youth in transition: Research on school dropouts and youth who have aged out of foster care in central Pennsylvania (pp. 132–150). Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Author. (see

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2005). Self-organizing social learning through the monastery gates. In. V. Uskov (Ed.), Web-based education. Anaheim, CA: ACTA Press. 

Passmore, D. L., & Baker, R. M. (2005). Sampling strategies and power analysis. In R. A. Swanson & E. F. Holten (Eds), Research in organizations: Foundations and methods of inquiry (pp. 45-56). San Francisco: Berrett–Koehler, 2005.

Book Reviews

Baker, R. (2016). Credibility, validity, and assumptions in program evaluation methodology, Apollo M. Nkwake. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (2015). 166 + xxi pp. ISBN: 978-3-319-19020-4; ISBN ebook: 978-3-319-19021-1. Evaluation and Program Planning, 57, 48-49. doi:

Economic and Workforce Brief Series

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Columns Published in Pennsylvania Business Central

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Media Participation and Articles Written for Popular Press

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Non–Refereed Publications and Reports

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