October 19, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


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Kogod School of Business at American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016
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“Dirty Work”

Join the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (DC LERA) for lunch and a fascinating discussion of “dirty work” with Professor Mark Clark!

Dirty work refers to occupations that are viewed by society as physically, socially, or morally tainted. Dr. Mark Clark and colleagues (Ashforth, Kreiner, Clark, & Fugate) [2017]) investigated how taint may be actively countered or rendered less salient by managerial intervention.”


Associate Professor Mark A. Clark

Mark A. Clark, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Management at the Kogod School of Business, American University. He is a prolific researcher focusingon high performance contexts, investigating the effects of leadership, team processes, knowledge networks, and diversity on individual and organizational outcomes. He has recently published the book Six Paths to Leadership. He earned his master’s degree in Policy & Leadership from Ohio State University and his doctorate in Business Administration from Arizona State University.


Kogod School of Business at American University at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016


Directions: Take the Metro to the AU/Tenleytown stop and transfer to the N2 bus.


We will have a “Little Italy” themed lunch in the Student Lounge in the Kogod building facing Massachusetts Avenue near Ward Circle.


There is no charge but you must register. Please RSVP below if you can join us!

*Ashforth, B. E., Kreiner, G. E., Clark, M. A., & Fugate, M. (2017). Congruence work in stigmatized occupations: A managerial lens on employee fit with Dirty Work.Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38(8): 1260–1279. (doi/10.1002/job.2201)

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