Assistant Professor of Management
Human capital flexibility
Corporate citizenship and the employee
Social capital and human capital
Ph.D. - 2006, University of Mississippi
M.B.A - 2000, The University of Tampa
B.S. - 1993, Auburn University
2011: "An examination of employee reactions to perceived corporate citizenship," Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(4), 938-964, Evans, W.R., Davis, W.D. & Frink, D.D. (DBR)
2011: "The impact of perceived corporate citizenship on organizational cynicism, OCB, and employee deviance," Human Performance, 24(1), 79-97, Evans, W.R., Goodman, J. & Davis, W.D. (DBR)
2010: "Legitimacy of HRM practices: Managerial perceptions of economic and normative value," Journal of Applied Management & Entrepreneurship, 15(4), 13-27, Evans, W.R. & Novicevic M.M. (DBR)
2008: “A test of coworkers’ influence on organizational cynicism, badmouthing, and organizational citizenship behavior,” Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(9), 2273-2292. Wilkerson, J.M., Evans, W.R., & Davis, W.D. (DBR).
2007: “Resource based foundations of strategic human resource management: A review and extension,” International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 4 (1/2), 75-91. Evans, W.R., Novicevic M.M., & Davis, W.D. (DBR).
2006: “Authentic leadership: A historical perspective,” Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 13(1), 64-76. Novicevic, M.M., Harvey, M., Buckley, M.R., Brown, J.A., & Evans, W.R. (DBR).
2005: “A social capital explanation of the relationship between functional diversity and group performance,” Team Performance Management , 11(7/8), 302-315. Evans, W.R. & Carson, C. (DBR ).
2005: “High performance work systems and organizational performance: The mediating role of the internal social structure,” Journal of Management , 31(5), 758-775. Evans, W. R., & Davis, W. D. (DBR).
Professional Activities and Memberships
Academy of Management
Southern Management Association
International Association of Business and Society
Honors and Awards Max Finley Scholar (2010) Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management (2010)