Hughes, C., & Byrd, M. (2015). Managing human resource development programs. Palgrave MacMillan
Byrd, M., & Scott, C. (Editors /Authors). (2014). Diversity in the workforce: Current issues and emerging trends.
Received the American Library Association Choice Award
Scott, C., & Byrd, M. (Editors/Authors). (2012). Handbook of research on workforce diversity in a global society: Technologies and concepts. Hershey, PA: IGI
Journal Special Issue (Editor)
Byrd, M. (Ed). (Winter, 2016). Spirituality in the workforce: Philosophical and social justice perspectives. New Directions in Adult & Continuing Education. San Francisco: Wiley Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-119-35634-9
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Byrd, M. Y. (2016). The enlightened revelation: Toward a spirit-centered, socially just workplace. In M. Byrd (Ed.). Spirituality in the workforce: Philosophical and social justice perspectives (pp. 85-94), New Directions in Adult & Continuing Education. San Francisco: Wiley Publishing.
Byrd, M. Y. (2014). Diversity issues: Exploring “critical” through multiple lenses. In J. Gedro, J. Collins, & T. S. Rocco (Eds.), Critical Perspectives and the Advancement of HRD, Advances in Developing Human Resources, 16(4), 281-298.
Byrd, M. (2009). Telling our stories: If we don’t tell them they won’t be told. In Byrd, M., & Stanley, C. A. (Eds.), Giving Voice: the Socio-cultural Realities of African American women’s leadership experiences, Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(5), 582-605.
Byrd, M., & Stanley, C., A. (2009). Bringing the voices together. In Byrd, M., & Stanley, C. A. (Eds.), Giving Voice: the Socio-cultural Realities of African American women’s leadership experiences. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(5), 657-666.
Byrd, M. (2009). Theorizing African American Women’s leadership experiences: Socio-Cultural theoretical alternatives. Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, 27(2).
Byrd, M. (2008). Negotiating new meanings of “leader” and envisioning culturally informed theories for developing African American women in leadership roles: An
interview with Patricia Parker, Human Resource Development International, 11(1), 101-107.
Byrd, M. (2007). The effects of racial conflict on organizational performance. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 21(1/2), 13-28. Miami: Florida International University.
Byrd, M. (2007). Educating and developing leaders of racially diverse organizations. Human Resource Development Quarterly,
Byrd, M., & Demps, E. (2006). Taking a look at National Human Resource Development (NHRD): Interviews with Gary Mclean and Susan Lynham. Human Resource Development International, 9(4), 553 – 561.
Byrd, M. (2005). Texas’ curriculum & instruction indicators of program quality (IPQs) for Adult Education: Are they evidence-based? Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy & Learning, Literacy Links, 9(4), 12-16.
Hart, S. A., Byrd, M., & Stowe, C. R. B. (2000). The feasibility of offering an American Bar Association approved Legal Assistant program in the collegiate curriculum, Academy of Business Law Journal,
Byrd, M. Y., & Lloyd-Jones, B. (2016). Developing a social justice-oriented workforce diversity concentration in human relations academic programs. In C. L. Scott & J. D. Sims (Eds.) Developing workforce diversity programs, curriculum, and degrees (pp. 179-196). Hershey, PA: IGI.
Byrd, M. Y. (2016). Selective Incivility: A micro aggression targeting racial and ethnic groups in the workplace (pp.123-149). In M. F. Karsten (Ed). Gender, race, and ethnicity in the workplace: Emerging issues and enduring challenges (pp. 123-149). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
Byrd, M. (2016). Women of Color in leadership. Rendering the invisible visible. In R. Alavi (Ed.) Ethics and leadership. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
Byrd, M. (2014). A social justice paradigm for human resource development: Philosophical and theoretical foundations. In N. Chalofsky, T. Rocco, & M. L. Morris, Handbook of Human Resource Development: The Discipline and the Profession (pp. 281-298). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Byrd, M., & Hughes, C. (2014). A paradigm shift for diversity management: From promoting business opportunity to optimizing lived career work experiences. In Hughes, C. (Ed.), Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Byrd, M. (2012). Critical race theory: A framework for examining social identity diversity of Black women in positions of leadership. In C. Scott & M. Byrd (eds.), Handbook of research on workforce diversity in a global society: technologies and concepts. (pp. 426-439), Hershey, PA: IGI
Byrd, M., & Chlup, D. (2012). Theorizing African American women’s learning and development in predominantly white organizations: Expanding the conversation on adult learning theories. In C. Scott & M. Byrd (eds.), Handbook of research on workforce diversity in a global society: technologies and concepts. (pp 38-55), Hershey, PA: IGI
Book Chapter, Invited
Byrd, M. (2012). Theorizing leadership of demographically diverse leaders. In M. Paludi (ed.), Managing Diversity in Today's Workplace: Strategies for Employees and Employers (Women and Careers in Management. Santa Barbara, CA.: Praeger (ABC-CLIO).
Media Review, Invited
Byrd, M. (2013). The end of diversity as we know it by Martin Davidson. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24(2), 269-275.