Mark Somers, PhD, is a professor in the School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology. His research interests include: advanced statistical methods, pattern recognition algorithms, turnover, work-related commitment, employee socialization, and job performance. He served as acting dean and dean of the School of Management from July 2000 to June 2005.
Recent publications include: Scarborough, D. & Somers, M.J., Neural Networks in Organizational Research: Applying Pattern Recognition to the Analysis of Organizational Behavior (APA Books, 2006).
In 2008, Somers received NJIT's Excellence in Teaching Award for innovative teaching.
Somers received his PhD in business with a specialization in organizational behavior from the City University of New York, a master of business administration in organizational psychology from Baruch College, a master of philosophy in business from the City University of New York, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tulane University.
Last update: September 22, 2008
Topics: advanced statistical methods, pattern recognition algorithms, turnover, work-related commitment, employee socialization, job performance, organizational behavior