Karen Stafford

Biography

Karen Stafford is a faculty associate in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Her prior academic position was with Western International University as an assistant professor. Her certifications include: Licensed Human Element Practitioner, Certified Trainer, Radical Collaboration, Master Facilitator Certification - Employment Learning Innovations, and Myers Briggs Certified Trainer. 

She has served on the Employers Council (formerly MSEC) as an organizational development manager and learning consultant, and was membership director and regional human resources managers for Progressive Insurance Company. She has also been on the City of Phoenix Business and Workforce Development Board since 2012, where she was an executive committee member, chair of the Continuous Improvement Task Force and vice chair of the Community Outreach and Education Task Force.

Education

  • Master in Human Resources, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • B.A. College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio

Research Interests

Recent Conference Presentations

Arizona Society of Human Resources Annual Conference Presentations:

  • "Bridging the Generations: Four Generations - One Conversation"
  • "Ready.Set.Grow! A Succession Planning Workshop"
  • The Wild Side of Performance and Recognition Programs: What Zookeeping Teaches Companies about Effecively Rewarding Behavior   
  • Strategic and Ethical Learnings from BPs Deepwater Horizon
  • HR Metrics and Analytics: Measuring What is Important
  • HR Strategy at the Speed of Light
  • Is Your Career in Need of an Extreme Makeover?
  • Strategic Partnering 101: Getting a Seat at the Table

Courses

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 420Human Resource Management
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 420Human Resource Management
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 420Human Resource Management
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 420Human Resource Management
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 420Human Resource Management