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Faculty and Staff Profile

Tina Robbins

Associate Professor of Management

Office: 120 D Sirrine Hall
Phone: 656-3756
Fax: 656-2015

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Business Administration
University of South Carolina 1991

MBA Business Administration
Winthrop University 1986

BS Administrative Management
Clemson University 1981

 Courses Taught

Management of Organizational Behavior
Principles of Management


Published articles in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Development Journal, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Human Relations, Human Resource Management as well as other journals in management, psychology and services management. Served six years on the editorial review board for the Academy of Management Journal.

 Research Interests

More recent research interests include innovations and integrity in distance education (online teaching), as well as the development of creativity.

 Research Publications

Since 2008:

Zu, X., Robbins, T.L. & Fredendall, L.D. (2010) Mapping the critical links between organizational culture and TQM/Six Sigma practices, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 123(1), 86-106.

Robbins, T. & Kegley, K. (2010) Playing with Thinkertoys to Build Creative Abilities through Online Instruction, Thinking Skills and Creativity, Vol. 5 (1), 40 - 48.

Robbins, T.L. & Jeffords, B.C. (2009). Practicing what we preach: Justice and ethical instruction in management education. Ethics and Education, Vol. 4(1): 91 – 100.