School of Business Faculty

Barry Friedman

 Barry Friedman Barry A. Friedman
Human Resource Management

Office:  247 Rich Hall
Phone:  (315) 312-6381
Fax: (315) 312-5440
Personal Webpage:

Dr. Friedman received his Ph.D. degree from the Ohio State University and his BA degree from the University of Rochester. He teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior. He earned the President's Award for Teaching Excellence and the Provost's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity. Dr. Friedman earned a SUNY Oswego distinguished service professorship that affirms the State University's commitment to excellence in teaching coupled with university service.

Dr. Friedman teaches and conducts research in the USA, Turkey, Singapore, China, Germany, and Japan. He has 25 years of industry experience with ExxonMobil, Xerox, and Harris Interactive where he served in various positions, including Director of Training and Development and Human Resource Manager.

Dr. Friedman has published over 80 journal articles and presentations about labor relations, organizational effectiveness, and employee satisfaction in Industrial Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and various international journals, as well as presented at the Academy of Management. He is the founder and chair of the Human Resource Center for excellence.  Dr. Friedman is the faculty advisor for the SUNY Oswego Society for Human Resource Management student chapter that has earned seven superior recognition awards from the professional SHRM organization. He is an honorary inductee into Alpha Sigma Lambda, the continuing adult education honor society. 

Fall 2015

Teaching Schedule:
HRM 463-800- T,Th 11:10-12:30
HRM 385-830 - T,Th 12:45-2:05
HRM 385-820 - T,Th 3:55-5:15

Office Hours:
T,Th 10:00-11:00, 2:15-3:50; or by appointment