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Expertise
Management and Supervisory Skills Training
Motivation & Leadership
Organizational Behavior

Research
Reward practices and organizational strategy
Equity sensitivity
Diversity

Education
Ph.D. - 1998, The University of Pittsburgh
B.S. - 1983, The Pennsylvania State University

Sample Publications

2010: Allen, R.S., Finch, H. and Weeks, S. (2010) Journal of Education for Business, 85: 264-267. The salary premium for replacing management faculty: Evidence form a national survey. (LP)

2010: Allen, R.S., Helms, M., Wheatley, K. & White, C.S. (2010) International Journal of Stretegic Management. 10(2): 123-139. The relationship between Miles and Snow's strategic types and Human Resources practices (DBR)

2009: Akan, O., Allen, R. S. and White, C. S. Equity sensitivity and organizational citizenship behavior, Small Group Research. v. 40(1): 94-112.

2008: Allen, R. S., Dawson, G., Wheatley, K. and White, C. S.  The relationship between diversity practices and perceived organizational diversity. Problems and Perspectives in Management, v. 6(2): 85-93.


2008: Allen, R. S., Helms, M., Takeda, M., White, C. S. and Jones, H. Porter’s business strategies in Japan, Business Strategy Series, v.9(1): 37-44. [peer reviewed journal with world-wide circulation to business leaders].


2008: Allen, R. S., Dawson, G., Wheatley, K. and White, C. S. Perceived diversity and organizational performance, Employee Relations, v. 30(1): 20-33. [peer reviewed, discipline based research].

2006: Allen R. S., Helms, M. M,. Takeda, M., White C. S. & White C. "A comparison of competitive strategies in Japan and the United States", SAM Advanced Management Journal, Winter 71(1): 24-34.

2006: Akan, O., Allen, R. S., Helms, M. M. and Sprawls, S. A."Critical tactics for implementing Porter’s generic strategies", Journal of Business Strategy. 27(1): 43-54.

2006: Allen, R. S., Dawson, G., Wheatley, K. and White, C. S. "Diversity practices: What are corporations really doing these days?", BQuest. Richards College of Business, University of West Georgia, http://www.westga.edu/~bquest/2006/research06.htm.

2006: Allen, R. S. and Helms, M. M. "Linking strategic practices and organizational performance to Porter’s generic strategies", Business Process Management Journal. v. 12 (4): 433-454. [peer reviewed academic journal].

2005: Allen, R. S., Takeda, M. and White, C. S. "Cross-Cultural equity sensitivity: a test of differences between the United States and Japan", The Journal of Managerial Psychology. 20(8): 641-662 [peer reviewed academic journal].

2004: Allen, R. S., Dawson, G., Wheatley, K. and White, C. S. "Diversity practices: learning responses for modern organizations", Development and Learning in Organizations. 18(6): 13-15. [peer reviewed applied journal]

2004: Allen, R. S., Biderman, M. and White, C. S. Emotional Intelligence and its Relation to Equity Sensitivity and Responses to Under-Reward Situations, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. 5(2): 114-136. [peer reviewed academic journal]

2004: Allen, R. S., Helms, M. M., Takeda, M. B. and White, C. S. "Rewards and organizational performance in Japan and the United States: A comparison", Compensation and Benefits Review, 36(1): 7-15. [Widely read peer reviewed applied journal].

2002: Allen, R. S. and White, C. S. "Equity sensitivity theory: A test of responses to two types of under-reward situations", Journal of Managerial Issues, 14(4): 435- 451. [Peer reviewed academic journal].

2002: Allen, R. S. and Helms, M. M. "Employee perceptions of the relationship between strategy, rewards and organizational performance." Journal of Business Strategies, 19(2): 115-139 [Peer reviewed academic journal].

2002: Allen, R. S., White, C. S. and Sompayrac, J. "How closely are temporary workers screened? Results from a national survey of temporary agencies", SAM Advanced Management Journal, 67(2): 31-36. [This journal is published by the Society for Advancement of Management, one of the largest management professional and academic organizations in the world.]

Professional Activities and Memberships
Academy of Management Society
Board of Directors, First Tee of Chattanooga (2009)
Programs Advisor, First Tee of Chattanooga (2006-2009)
Soddy-Daisy High School Business Academy Advising Board (2005-2006)
Human Resources Management Advisory Board (2002-present)
Academic Reviewer for Prentice-Hall Publishing (2004-present)
Academic Reviewer for McGraw-Hill/Irwin (2004-present)
Academic Reviewer for South Western Publishing (2000-present)

Honors and Awards
Exceptional Merit Performance (2010-2011)                                                                                                     

Dean’s Merit for Faculty Achievement (2007-2008)

Exceptional Merit Performance and Dean’s Merit for Faculty Achievement (2005-2006)

Exceptional Merit Performance Rating (2003-2004)

Tenured by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2004)

Dean’s Merit for Faculty Achievement (2003-2004)

Dean’s Merit for Faculty Achievement (2002-2003)

Exceptional Merit Performance Rating (2002-2003)

Awarded UC Foundation Research Grant, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2002)

Named UC Foundation Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2001)

Exceptional Merit Performance Rating, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2000-2001)

Society for Advancement of Management, Recognized as faculty advisor of third largest chapter in the world (2000)

Exceptional Merit Performance Rating, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1999-2000)

Society for Advancement of Management, Recognized as most improved student organization at UTC (1999)

Graduated with Honors and Highest Distinction, Penn State University (1983)

Scholarship Recipient, Pittsburgh Traffic Club (1982)

University Scholars Program, Penn State University (1980-83)

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