Thomas Wright, Ph.D.
of Managerial Sciences
B.S., Stonehill College
M.S., San Francisco State University
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Thomas A. Wright is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at
the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. in organizational
behavior and industrial relations from the University of California,
Berkeley. Professor Wright's research has focused on business
ethics, employee commitment in organizations, turnover, job burnout,
affect and emotion, creativity, whistle-blowing and the role of
time in organizational research. Recent research endeavors have
been published in the Academy of Management Review, Journal of
Applied Psychology, Psychometrika, Journal of Management, Journal
of Organizational Behavior, Group and Organization Management,
Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Management Inquiry and
the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. He
has consulted to a number of organizations over the years. Included
among his recent awards is the AMA/Organizational Dynamics Best
Paper Award - 1994 (with Barry Staw) for their paper titled, "In
Search of the Happy/Productive Worker: A Longitudinal Study of
Affect and Performance" and the Faculty Committee on Teaching
Excellence (1996 & 1998) "Outstanding Teacher Award."
Thomas A. Wright and Russell Cropanzano. "The role of psychological
well-being in job performance: A fresh look at an age-old quest."
Organizational Dynamics, in press.
Thomas A. Wright. "When a student blows
the whistle [on himself]: A
personal experience essay on 'delayed' integrity in a classroom
Journal of Management Inquiry, in press.
Thomas A. Wright. 2003. "Positive Organizational
Behavior: An idea whose
time has truly come." Journal of Organizational Behavior,
Russell Cropanzano and Thomas A. Wright. 2003.
"Procedural justice and
organizational staffing: A tale of two paradigms." Human
Review, 13, 7-39.
Thomas A. Wright and Douglas G. Bonett. 2002.
"The moderating effects of
employee tenure on the relation between organizational commitment
performance: A meta-analysis." Journal of Applied Psychology,
Thomas A. Wright. 2002. The importance of
time in organizational research.
Academy of Management Review, 27, 343-345.
Thomas A. Wright and Vincent P. Wright 2002.
values, ethical responsibility and the committed-to-participant
(CPR) perspective." Journal of Management Inquiry, 11, 173-185.
Thomas A. Wright and Vincent P. Wright. 2001.
"The role of [in]civility in
organizational research." Academy of Management Review, 26,
Douglas G. Bonett and Thomas A. Wright. 2000.
"Sample size requirements
for estimating Pearson, Spearman and Kendall correlations."
Thomas A. Wright and Barry M. Staw. (1999).
"Affect and favorable work
outcomes: Two longitudinal tests of the happy-productive worker
Journal of Organizational Behavior, 20, 1-23.
You can e-mail Dr. Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org