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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

Profile Information

Lori Tribble Trudell

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship



 Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Management
    Texas Tech University 2020
  • M.Ed. Counselor Education
    Georgia Southern University 2014
  • M.B.A. Business Administration
    Georgia Southern University 2015
  • BS. Psychology
    University of Georgia 2012

Courses Taught

  • Family Business - Fall 2021
  • Entrepreneurial Foundations - Fall 2020
  • Organizational Theory and Entrepreneurship - Fall 2019
  • Strategic Management - Fall 2018
  • Strategic Management - Fall 2017
  • Organizational Behavior - Fall 2016


Lori Tribble is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management in the Wilbur O. and Ann Power's College of Business at Clemson University. She received her PhD is Management from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. She is originally from Georgia and grew up on a South Georgia farm. Growing up on her father's farm taught her to value hard work, integrity, and the value of being a self-starter. She enjoys researching new ventures and start-ups and the many dilemmas they face. Her research specifically focuses on the effects of CEO and TMT decision making, how ventures strategize in the face of crises, and the processes through which ventures survive and thrive. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, hiking, and watching football in the fall.

Research Publications

  • Zachary, M.A., Connelly, B.L., Payne, G.T., & Tribble, L.L. (2021). Virtue Rhetoric in Investor Communications: Setting Up for a Letdown? Journal of Management.
  • Gardner, W.L., Karam, E.P., Tribble, L.L., & Cogliser, C.C. (2019). The Missing Link? The implications of relational attributions for Leader-Member exchange. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40, 554–569.
  • Karam, L., Gardner, W.L., Gullifor, D., Tribble, L.L., & Li, M. (2017). Authentic leadership and high-performance human resource practices: Implications for work engagement. In Buckley, M.R., Wheeler, A.R., & Halbesleben, J.R.B. (Eds.). Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, (Volume 35), 103-153.
  • Gullifor, D.P., Tribble, L.L., & Cogliser, C.C. (2017). Some of my Best Friends at Work Are Millennials: Leader-Member Exchange in the Face of Evolving Generational Diversity in the Workplace. In Scandura, T.A. & Mourino, E. (Eds.). Leading Diversity in the 21st Century, 221-242.
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