Margaret Mi, Professor in the College of Business Department of Management and Marketing, earned a Ph.D. (1994) in human resources management and industrial relations at Virginia Commonwealth University and an MBA (1981) in marketing and a BBA (1980) in personnel from Eastern New Mexico University.
Dr. Mi is an expert on the human resources aspects of telecommuting, a work option that was the subject of her doctoral dissertation. She served as treasurer of the Telecommuting Advisory Council in Washington, D.C., and as advisor to the Governor’s Task Force on Telework/Telecommuting. She also created the first course, nationwide, on managing telecommuters.
Formerly, she was the editor of TeleTrends, a telecommuting newsletter in TeleCommute magazine, and was vice president of the International Telework Association and Council. She has contributed to several publications on telecommuting, including a case commentary in the July/August 1998 issue of Harvard Business Review.