Torrence Sparkman

Torrence Sparkman

Associate Professor
College of Engineering Technology
Department of Service Systems
Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation

2019 Submissions

Full Length Book

(2019). Strategies for attracting, maintaining, and balancing a mature workforce. Sparkman, T.,

Journal Paper

Sparkman, Torrence. "Building Leadership Capacity: A Framework for Disruptive Events in Tourism." Journal of Industrial and Commercial Training. (2019): N/A. Web. £

Sparkman, T., (2019). Building leadership capacity: A framework for disruptive events in tourism. Journal of Industrial and Commericial Training. . .

Sparkman, T., (2019). Exploring the boundaries of diversity and inclusion in Human Resource Development. Human Resource Development Review. . .

Sparkman, Torrence. "Exploring the Boundaries of Diversity and Inclusion in Human Resource Development." Human Resource Development Review. (2019): N/A. Web. £

Book Chapter

(2019). Maintaining a mature workforce in the nursing profession. Strategies for attracting, maintaining, and balancing a mature workforce. Sparkman, T.,

Sparkman, Torrence. "Maintaining a Mature Workforce in the Nursing Profession." Strategies for attracting, maintaining, and balancing a mature workforce. N/A, N/A: N/A, 2019. N/A. Print. £

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Shields, L., & Sparkman, T. (2019). A case for cognitive diversity research in HRD. The University Forum for Human Resource Development Annual Conference.

Atkins, S., & Sparkman, T. (2019). Creating the inclusive classroom through faculty learning communities. Academy of Management.

Invited Article/Publication

Sparkman, T., (2019). Building leadership capacity: A framework for disruptive events in tourism. Journal of Industrial and Commericial Training. . .

Sparkman, T., (2019). Exploring the boundaries of diversity and inclusion in Human Resource Development. Human Resource Development Review. . .

2018 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Sparkman, T., (2018). Contemporary theoretical, pedagogical, and practical boundaries of diversity and inclusion in human resource development. Academy of Human Resource Development.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sparkman, T., (2018). The wisdom of development: Our role in God's plan: A comparison of spiritual development with the field of human resource development. Intervarsity Graduate and Faculty Conference-Northeast Region.

Sparkman, T., (2018). Employee onboarding, orientation, and retention practices- How to hire and keep good employees. New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association.

Sparkman, T., (2018). Contemporary theoretical, pedagogical, and practical boundaries of diversity and inclusion in human resource development. Academy of Human Resource Development.

2017 Submissions

Journal Paper

Sparkman, T., (2017). Leader development experiences of church denomination executives. The Journal of Applied Chrisitiona Leadership. . .

Invited Article/Publication

Sparkman, T., (2017). Leader development experiences of church denomination executives. The Journal of Applied Chrisitiona Leadership. . .

2016 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sparkman, T., (2016). Reflections on the dissertation experience. University of Illinois- Doctoral research class.

Sparkman, T., (2016). Understanding and addressing executive leadership development needs. Mandela-Washington Fellowship- For Young African Leaders.

2015 Submissions

Journal Paper

Sparkman, Torrence E. "The Factors and Conditions for National Human Resource Development in Brazil." European Journal of Training and Development 39. 8 (2015): 666-680. Print. *

Sparkman, T., (2015). The factors and conditions for National Human Resource Development. European Journal of Training and Development. . .

Invited Article/Publication

Sparkman, T., (2015). The factors and conditions for National Human Resource Development. European Journal of Training and Development. . .

2014 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Sparkman, T., (2014). Revisiting Brazil: Exploring the factors and conditions for national human resource development. Academy of Human Resource Development.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sparkman, T., (2014). Revisiting Brazil: Exploring the factors and conditions for national human resource development. Academy of Human Resource Development.

2013 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Sparkman, T., (2013). Development experiences of executive church leaders. Academy of Human Resource Development.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sparkman, T., (2013). Leadership lessons learned: The developmental experience of senior executive leaders in an African American church Denomination. Association of Black Sociologists.

Sparkman, T., (2013). Development experiences of executive church leaders. Academy of Human Resource Development.

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Sparkman, T., (2011). The work cognition inventory: Evidence of construct validity. Human Resource Development Quarterly. . .

Invited Article/Publication

Sparkman, T., (2011). The work cognition inventory: Evidence of construct validity. Human Resource Development Quarterly. . .

2010 Submissions

Journal Paper

Sparkman, T., (2010). Human resource development, organizational development, organizational learning and organizational effectiveness: All needed more that ever. Human Resource Development International. . .

Published Conference Proceedings

Sparkman, T., (2010). Individual leadership differences and means for influencing performance: An ethnography. Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference.

Sparkman, T., Gitonga, K., & Cho, K. (2010). Seeking the knowledge within: Enhancing executive leadership development, human capital and social capital in organizations through action learning. Academy of Human Resource Development.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sparkman, T., (2010). Individual leadership differences and means for influencing performance: An ethnography. Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference.

Sparkman, T., Gitonga, K., & Cho, K. (2010). Seeking the knowledge within: Enhancing executive leadership development, human capital and social capital in organizations through action learning. Academy of Human Resource Development.

Invited Article/Publication

Sparkman, T., (2010). Human resource development, organizational development, organizational learning and organizational effectiveness: All needed more that ever. Human Resource Development International. . .

2009 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Sparkman, T., (2009). Leadership capacities, skills, and needs at the senior executive level of a traditional religious denomination. Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sparkman, T., (2009). Leadership capacities, skills, and needs at the senior executive level of a traditional religious denomination. Association of Black Sociologists.

Sparkman, T., (2009). Leadership capacities, skills, and needs at the senior executive level of a traditional religious denomination. Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference.