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Dr.Thomas E. Becker
|Chairperson and Professor of Management
Department of Business Administration
E-mail: beckertudel [dot] edu
- Ph.D. – The Ohio State University, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1990
- M. A. – The Ohio State University, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1988
- B. A. – University of South Florida, 1982
- Employee commitment
- Job performance
- Research methods and statistics
- Becker, T. E., Ullrich, J., & Van Dick, R. (in press). Within-person variation in employee commitment: Where it comes from and why it matters. Human Resource Management Review.
- Becker, T. E. (2011). Nepotism and the commitment of relevant parties. In R. G. Jones (Ed.), Understanding and adapting to organizational nepotism (pp. 129-145). New York: Routledge.
- Eisenberger, R., Karagonlar, G., Stinglhamber, F.,Neves, P., Becker, T. E., Gonzalez-Morales, M. G., & Steiger-Mueller, M. (2010). Leader-member exchange and affective organizational commitment: The contribution of supervisor’s organizational embodiment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 1085-1103.
- Klein, H. J., Becker, T. E., & Meyer, J. P. (Eds.). (2009). Commitment in organizations: Accumulated wisdom and new directions. New York: Routledge.
- (a) Becker, T. E. (2009). Interpersonal commitments. In H. J. Klein, T. E. Becker, & J. P. Meyer (Eds.), Commitment in organizations: Accumulated wisdom and new directions (pp. 137-178). New York: Routledge.
- (b) Becker, T. E., Klein, H. J., & Meyer, J. P. (2009). Commitment in organizations: Accumulated wisdom and new directions. In H. J. Klein, T. E. Becker, & J. P. Meyer (Eds.), Commitment in organizations: Accumulated wisdom and new directions (pp. 419-452). New York: Routlege.
- Jeffries, F. J., & Becker, T. E. (2008). Trust, norms, and cooperation: Development and test of a simplified model. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 9, 316-336. [Selected for the editor’s 2008 best paper of the year award.]
- Becker, T. E., & Bennett, R. (2007). Employee attachment and deviance in organizations. In J. Langan-Fox, C. Cooper, and R. Klimoski (Eds.), Research companion to the dysfunctional workplace: Management challenges and symptoms (pp. 136-151). Northampton, MA: Elgar.
- Meyer, J. P., Becker, T. E., & Van Dick, R. (2006). Social identities and commitments at work: Toward an integrative model. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 27, 665-683.
- Van Dick, R., Becker, T. E., & Meyer, J. P. (2006). Commitment and identification: Forms, foci, and future. Introduction and overview. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 27, 545-548. (Editors’ introduction to a special issue.)
- Becker, T. E. (2005). Potential problems in the statistical control of variables in organizational research: A qualitative analysis with recommendations. Organizational Research Methods, 8, 274-289.
- Meyer, J. P., Becker, T. E., & Vandenberghe, C. (2004). Employee commitment and motivation: A conceptual analysis and integrative model. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 991-1007.
- Becker, T. E., & Kernan, M. (2003). Matching commitment to supervisors and organizations to in-role and extra-role performance. Human Performance, 16, 327-348.
- Gopinath, C., & Becker, T. E. (2000). Communication, procedural justice, and employee attitudes: Relationships under conditions of divestiture. Journal of Management, 26, 63-83.
- Becker, T. E. (1998). Integrity in organizations: Beyond honesty and conscientiousness. Academy of Management Review, 23, 154-161.
- Becker, T. E., Billings, R. S., Eveleth, D. M., & Gilbert, N. W. (1996). Foci and bases of commitment: Implications for performance. Academy of Management Journal, 39, 464-482.
- Becker, T. E., & Martin, S. L. (1995). Trying to look bad at work: Methods and motives for managing poor impressions in organizations. Academy of Management Journal, 38, 174-199.
- Becker, T. E. (1992). Foci and bases of commitment: Are they distinctions worth making? Academy of Management Journal, 35, 232-244.
- Becker, T. E., & Colquitt, A. L. (1992). Potential versus actual faking of a biodata form: An analysis along several dimensions of item type. Personnel Psychology, 45, 389-406.
- Becker, T. E., & Klimoski, R. J. (1989). A field study of the relationship between the organizational feedback environment and performance. Personnel Psychology, 42, 343-358.