Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Barbara Wech is an Associate Professor in the Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods department in the Collat School of Business. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Louisiana State University, majoring in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and minoring in Industrial Organizational Psychology. Dr. Wech is the Director of the Collat School of Business honors program and currently serves as Equity Advisor for the CSOB. She brings experience as a Human Resources manager in the manufacturing industry in both nonunion and unionized settings. Her research interests include workplace bullying, aggression, incivility, and violence. She has also conducted research in the areas of teams and trust. Her current interest is the impact of industry on the perception of acceptability of violence in the workplace.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2020 Workplace Bullying Model: a Qualitative Study on Bullying in HospitalsEmployee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.  32:73-96. 2020
    2019 Workplace bullying model: A qualitative study on bullying in hospitalsEmployee Responsibilities and Rights Journal2019
    2018 Creating a Learning Culture in the Accounting Department 2018
    2017 Managerial Succession Planning for a Viable Organizational Future 2017
    2016 Aggression and Bullying in the Workplace: It’s the Position of the Perpetrator that Influences Employees’ Reactions and Sanctioning RatingsEmployee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.  28:79-100. 2016
    2016 Aggression and Bullying in the Workplace: It's the Position of the Perpetrator that Influences Employees' Reactions and Sanctioning Ratings.Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal2016
    2015 Managing poor performance to a successful conclusion 2015
    2013 Sources, reactions, and tactics used by RNs to address aggression in an acute care hospital: A qualitative analysisJournal of Nursing Administration.  43:155-159. 2013
    2013 Engaging remote employees: The moderating role of "remote" status in determining employee information security policy awarenessJournal of Organizational and End User Computing: the international journal of information user management.  25:1-23. 2013
    2013 Reigning in the Remote Employee: Applying Social Learning Theory to Explain Information Security Policy Compliance Attitudes 2013
    2013 Sources, reactions, and tactics used by RNs to address aggression in an acute care hospitalJournal of Nursing Administration2013
    2012 A Model of Organizational and Job Environment Influences on Workplace ViolenceEmployee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.  24:111-127. 2012
    2012 An exploration of leadership experiences among white women and women of colorJournal of Organizational Change Management.  25:392-404. 2012
    2012 A Model of Organizational and Job Environment Influences on Workplace ViolenceEmployee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.  24:111-127. 2012
    2012 An Exploration of Leadership Experiences Among White Women and Women of ColorJournal of Organizational Change Management.  25:392-404. 2012
    2009 A multi-level analysis of customer contact teamsJournal of Services Marketing.  23:436-448. 2009
    2009 A Multi-Level Analysis of Customer Contact TeamsJournal of Services Marketing.  23:436-448. 2009
    2009 An Exploratory Study of the Comparison of Attitudes toward Business Training Between Caucasian and African American Female Small Business OwnersJournal of Business and Entrepreneurship.  21:21-37. 2009
    2008 Are there differences in the perception of the importance of training for female and male entrepreneurs?International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.  5:389-400. 2008
    2008 Differences in attitudes toward business training: African-American female and male small business ownersInternational Journal of Business and Globalisation.  2:92-102. 2008
    2007 A study of the difference in training preferences between full-time and part-time entrepreneursJournal of Business and Entrepreneurship.  19:45-59. 2007
    2006 African American small business owners' attitudes toward business trainingJournal of Small Business Management.  44:577-591. 2006
    2006 African-American Small Business Owners' Attitudes Towards Business TrainingJournal of Small Business Management.  44:604-618. 2006
    2004 An introduction to hierarchical linear modeling for marketing researchers. 2004
    2003 Samuel A. Stouffer and The American Soldier: The serendipitous discovery of relative deprivation and its contribution to management thought. 2003
    2002 Trust Context: Effect on Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Supervisory Fairness, and Job Satisfaction Beyond the Influence of Leader-Member ExchangeBusiness and Society.  41:353-360. 2002
    1998 Does work group cohesiveness affect individuals' performance and organizational commitment? A cross-level examinationSmall Group Research: an international journal of theory, investigation and application.  29:472-494. 1998

    Chapter

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    2009 Job Analysis 2009

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Wech conducts research in the areas of workplace bullying, aggression, incivility, and violence. Her current interest is the impact of industry on the perception of acceptability of violence in the workplace.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Management, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 2001
  • Master of Science in Business Administration and Management, Michigan State University 1987
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Psychology, Wayne State University 1982
  • Awards And Honors

  • Service Learning Faculty Fellow Program, 2013
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  • Full Name

  • Barbara Wech