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Indiana University Bloomington

Management

Notable

Fortune Small Business magazine listed Kelley’s MBA and undergraduate programs in entrepreneurship No. 1 among all public universities in the nation in 2009.

James C. Wimbush

Contact Information

(812) 855-2739
jwimbush [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Kirkwood, Room 111

  • Dean, University Graduate School
  • Professor of Business Administration

Campus

  • Bloomington

Education

  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991
  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988
  • B.S., Averett College, 1981

Professional Experience

  • Dean, The University Graduate School, Indiana University, October 2006 – present
  • Chair, Department of Management, Kelley School of Business, August 2003 –September 2006
  • Associate Dean of the Faculties, Office of the Dean of the Faculties and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Indiana University; January 1999 – July 31, 2004.
  • MBA Program Chair, Kelley School of Business, August 2001 – August 2003
  • Chairperson of Doctoral Programs in Business, January 2000 – August 2001
  • Professor of Business Administration, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Management, April 2002 – present
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration (with tenure), Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Management, July 1997 – April 2002
  • Assistant Professor, Indiana University, Graduate School of Business, Department of Management, August 1991 – June 1997
  • Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, The R.B. Pamplin College of Business, Department of Management, August 1990 – May 1991

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Member of the Indiana University President’s Cabinet
  • Member, Board of Directors of the GRE (Graduate Record Exam), July 2008 – June 2012
  • Chair, Indiana University Athletics Committee, 2004-2008. Member since 1998
  • Inducted as an Honorary Member of the Edward A. Bouchet Society, September 12, 2008, Howard University
  • Fulbright Senior Specialists, Economics Institute, Zagreb, Croatia, June 2008
  • Wachovia Distinguished Speaker, R.B. Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, March 27, 2008
  • Citation from Diane Landsiedel, Senior Manager, General Motors Technical Education Program, for teaching excellence in the Kelley Direct MBA Program sponsored by General Motors. October 22, 2004
  • Special Recognition by the Kelley MBA Class of 2003. May 9, 2003
  • Citation by Dean Dalton for teaching excellence, July 17, 2000
  • Citation of Excellence by the Editorial Advisory Board of ANBAR
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Fellow. Selected by the Chancellor of the Bloomington campus, Indiana University, upon recommendation by the School of Business, 1997 – 1998.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Management Consulting Club, April 21, 1999
  • Class of 1999 Indiana MBA Student Choice Awards, 1998
  • Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, 1997, awarded by the Board of Trustees of Indiana University
  • Citation from Dean John Rau for teaching excellence in the MBA Program, November 1, 1996
  • Nominee for the Indiana University Distinguished Teaching Award
  • Selected to participate in the 1996 – 97 Faculty Teaching Seminar, the Indiana University School of Business’s ongoing interdisciplinary teaching seminar comprised of the most committed and innovative teachers in the School.
  • Harry C. Sauvain Teaching Award, 1995
  • Alpha Kappa Psi Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence in Management, 1995
  • Golden Key National Honor Society Citation for Excellence in Teaching and Service, and inducted as honorary member March 6, 1995, Indiana University
  • Dean's Citation for recognition as one of the School of Business' "Top 20% Faculty", May 16, 1995
  • Certificate of Award presented by the Minorities in Business Program for outstanding achievement and accomplishment in student mentoring, November 15, 1995
  • MBA Core citation for teaching excellence in the Indiana University MBA Core Program, 1995
  • The Jack Hoover Award. The highest honor the students and faculty of the Department of Management, VPI&SU, bestow upon an instructor for exemplary teaching; 1991
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Inducted as a member April 5, 1992 by the Virginia Tech chapter in recognition of high scholastic achievement
  • C.L. Davenport Award for General Excellence. The highest honor Averett College bestows upon a student for excellence in leadership, scholarship, and character; 1981
  • Outstanding Business Student Award, Averett College; 1981

Professional Interests

Graduate Education

Selected Publications

  • Wimbush, James C. (2008), “Human Resource Management: Challenges for Graduate Education,” Business Horizons, Vol. 51, No. 2, March-April. pp. 151-154.

  • Wimbush, James C. (2007), "Race and Gender Diversity: A Discussion of Recent Findings", Business Horizons, Vol. 50, No. 6, November-December, pp. 445-447.
  • Wimbush, James C. (2006), "Wisdom of the Ages:  7 Career Management Tips for new Kelley Alumni," Indiana University Kelley, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 14-19.

  • Wimbush, James C. (2006), “Spotlight on Human Resource Management,” Business Horizons, Vol. 49, No. 6, November-December, pp. 433-436.

  • Wimbush, James C. (2005), “Spotlight on human resource management,” Business Horizons, Vol. 48, pp. 463-467. 

  • Murry, William D., James C. Wimbush, and Dan R. Dalton (2001), “Genetic screening in the workplace: Legislative and ethical implications,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 29, pp. 365-378.
  • Dalton, Dan R., & Wimbush, James C. August 9, 1999. “Integrity testing and the base rate of employee theft: A utility assessment. Presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago. 

  • Wimbush, James C. (1999), "The Effect of Cognitive Moral Development and Supervisory Influence on Subordinates' Ethical Behavior," Journal of Business Ethics.  
  • Dalton, Dan R. and James C. Wimbush (1998), “Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,” in R.W. Griffin, A. O’Leary-Kelly, J. Collins (eds.), Dysfunctional Work Behavior, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

  • Dalton, Dan R. and James C. Wimbush (1998), “Employee transfer: A review and research agenda,” in G.R. Ferris (ed.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management.

  • Little, Beverly L., William D. Murry, and James C. Wimbush (1998), “Attitudes held by workforce entrants toward workplace affirmative action plans: A psychological perspective,” Group and Organization Management, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 27-47.          
  • Dalton, Dan R. and James C. Wimbush (1997), “Employee transfer: So much activity, so little information,” in C. L. Cooper and S. E. Jackson (eds.), Creating Tomorrow’s Organizations: A Handbook for Future Research in Organizational Behavior, New York: John Wiley and Sons.

  • Wimbush, James C., & Dalton, Dan R. August 12, 1997. “Employee transfer: So much activity, so little information”; Presented at the National Academy of Management, Careers Division, Boston.

  • Dalton, Dan R., Catherine M. Daily, and James C. Wimbush (1997), “Collecting ‘sensitive’ data in business ethics research: A case for the Unmatched Count Technique (UCT),” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 16, pp. 1049-1057.
  • Wimbush, James C. and Dan R. Dalton (1997), “The base rate for employee theft: Convergence of multiple methods,” Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 82, No. 5, pp. 756-763.
  • Wimbush, James C., Jon M. Shepard, and Steven E. Markham (1997), “An empirical examination of the multi-dimensionality of ethical climate in organizations,” Journal of  Business Ethics, Vol. 16, pp. 67-77.
  • Wimbush, James C., Jon M. Shepard, and Steven E. Markham (1997), “An empirical examination of the relationship between ethical climate and ethical behavior from multiple levels of analysis,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 16, pp. 1705-1716.
  • Wimbush, James C., M. J. Dollinger, C. A. Enz, C. M. Daily, and Dan R. Dalton (1996), “The relationship between minority business enterprises and corporate purchasing personnel: Perceptions from both sides of the table,” Journal of Business Strategies, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 42-64.
  • Dalton, Dan R., James C. Wimbush, and C. M. Daily (1996), “Candor, privacy, and ‘legal immunity’ in business ethics research: An empirical assessment of the Randomized Response Technique (RRT),” Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 87-99.
  • Dalton, Dan R. and James C. Wimbush (1996), “Integrity testing through an alternative lens: A one act play,” The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 93-97.
  • Wimbush, James C. and Dan R. Dalton (1995), “Integrity testing and the base rate for employee theft: Convergence of multiple methods,” National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Vancouver, August.
  • Wimbush, James C., William D. Murry, and Dan R. Dalton (1995), “Genetic screening: ADA, CRA, and ethics,” Tenth Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, May.
  • Shepard, Jon M., James C. Wimbush, and Carroll U. Stephens (1995), “The place of ethics in business: Shifting paradigms?,” Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 577-601.
  • Dalton, Dan R., Michael B. Metzger, and James C. Wimbush (1994), “Integrity testing in personnel selection: Review and research,” in G. R. Ferris (ed.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press Inc., Vol. 12, pp. 125-160.
  • Little, Beverly L., William D. Murry, and James C. Wimbush (1994), “Attitudes held by workforce entrants toward workplace affirmative action plans,” Southern Management Association Proceedings.  

  • Little, Beverly L., William D. Murry, and James C. Wimbush (1994), “Attitudes held by workforce entrants toward workplace affirmative action plans,” Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, November.
  • Wimbush, James C. and Jon M. Shepard (1994), “Toward an understanding of the ethical climate: Its relationship to ethical behavior and supervisory influence,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 13, pp. 637 – 647.
  • Dalton, D. R., James C. Wimbush, and C. M. Daily (1994), “Using the Unmatched Count Technique (UCT) to estimate base-rates for sensitive behavior,” Personnel Psychology, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 817-828.
  • Wimbush, James C. (1993), “Options for human resource reward systems,” Indiana University MBA Core Program, November.
  • Wimbush, James C. (1993), “The behavioral impact of ethical climate,” Symposium entitled "Beyond Victor and Cullen: Theoretical developments regarding ethical work climates," National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Atlanta, August.
  • Wimbush, James C. (1993), “Ethical practices in human resources management,” Center for the Study of Law and Society, Indiana University, April.
  • Wimbush, James C. (1993), “The limits of supervisory influence on subordinates’ ethical behavior,” Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, San Diego, March.
  • Wimbush, James C. (1993), “Techniques for determination of the essential job functions under ADA,” Annual Business Conference, Workshop “Compliance Under the Americans with Disabilities Act,” School of Business, Indiana University. 

  • Wimbush, James C. (1993), “Ethical climate in organizations,” Department of Management, School of Business, Indiana University, January. 

  • Wimbush, James C. and Jon M. Shepard (1991), “Ethical climates and ethical behavior: An agenda for a neglected area of research,” National Academy of Management Meetings, Miami, August.

  • Scott, K. Dow and James C. Wimbush (1991), “Teacher absenteeism in secondary education,” Educational Administration Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 506-529.
  • Wimbush, James C. and K. Dow Scott (1989), “An examination of the relationship between employee recognition and absenteeism,” Southern Management Association Proceedings, pp. 355-357.
  • Scott, K. Dow and James C. Wimbush (1988), “A multivariate analysis of teacher absenteeism in secondary schools,” Southern Management Association Proceedings, pp. 239-241.