Tim Barnett DBA



  • DBA, Management, Mississippi State University, 1990

Research interests:

Dr. Barnett has published more than 60 refereed journal articles. His current research agenda centers primarily on behavioral issues in family firms.



  • Encyclopedia of Management, 2nd ed.. Ed. M.H. Helms. Detroit: Gale Group. 2005

Book, Chapter

  • Justice in the family firm: An integrative review and future research agenda. Heterogeneity among Family Firms. 2018
  • Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergences, and Growth. Ed. Tom Lumpkin. 2009
  • Encyclopedia of Management. Ed. M. H. Helms. Detroit, MI: Gale Group. 2000

Conference Proceeding

  • Nonfamily Employees' Perceptions of Person-Organization Fit and Voluntary Turnover in Family Firms.  Proceedings of the 2008 Academy of Management National Meeting. 2008
  • An Investigation of German Nascent Entrepreneurs: An Organizational Change Perceptions of Person-Organization Fit and Voluntary Turnover in Family Firms.  U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship. 2007
  • Gender, Prior Work Experience, and Students' Attitudes Toward Women as Managers.  Proceedings of the Southern Management Association. 1997
  • Internal Voice Mechanisms and Communication From Employees About Ethical and Moral Issues.  Proceedings of the Southern Management Association. 1992

Journal Article

  • Congruence and exchange: The influence of supervisors on employee performance in family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 2019
  • Information Security Practices in Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses: A Hotspot Analysis. Information Resources Management Journal. Volume 32, Issue 2, Page article 4. 2019
  • The emergence of bifurcation bias from unbalanced families: Examining HR practices in the family firm using circumplex theory. Human Resource Management Review. Volume 28, Issue 1, Pages 18-32. 2018
  • Family Firm(s) Outcomes Model: Structuring Financial and Non-Financial Outcomes across the Family and Firm. Family Business Review. Volume 30, Issue 2, Pages 182-202. 2017
  • Five-factor model personality traits as predictors of perceived and actual use of technology. European Journal of Information Systems. Volume 24, Issue 4, Pages 374-390. 2015
  • Expanding the study of organizational behavior in family business: Adapting team theory to explore family firms.. European Journal of Work & Organizational Psychology. Volume 23, Issue 5, Pages 657-664. 2014
  • Firm religiosity, bounded stakeholder salience, and stakeholder relationships in family firms . Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion. Volume 10, Pages 253-270. 2013
  • New venture and family business teams: Understanding team formation, composition, behaviors, and performance. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Volume 37, Pages 1-15. 2013
  • Family involvement, family influence, and family-centered non-economic goals in small firms. . Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Volume 36, Pages 267-293. 2012
  • Vision and exchange in intra-family succession: Effects on procedural justice climate among non-family managers. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Volume 36, Pages 1207-1225. 2012
  • Positive job response and ethical job performance. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 91, Pages 195-206. 2010
  • The critical path to family firm success through entrepreneurial risk taking and image. Journal of Family Business Strategy. Volume 1, Pages 200-209. 2010
  • Assessing Information Technology Use Over Time with Growth Modeling and Hierarchical Linear Modeling: A Tutorial. Communications of Association for Information Systems. Volume 25 (2009). 2009
  • Extending the group engagement model: An examination of the interactive effects of prestige, respect, and employee role identity. Journal of Managerial Issues. Volume 21, Pages 119-139. 2009
  • The effects of family versus career role salience on the performance of family and non-family firms. Family Business Review. Volume 22, Issue 1, Pages 39-52. 2009
  • An Empirical Analysis of the Entrepreneurial Orientation Scale. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship. Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages 64-85. 2008
  • Family Member Characteristics and Involvement: Effect on Entrepreneurial Behavior in the Family Firm. Family Business Review. Volume 21, Pages 1-14. 2008
  • What Were They Thinking? The Role of Family Firm Mental Models on Threat Recognition. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Volume 32, Pages 999-1008. 2008
  • An Exploratory Examination of Voice Behavior from an Impression Management Perspective. Journal of Managerial Issues. Volume 19, Pages 134-151. 2007
  • Measuring System Usage: Replication and Extension. Journal of Computer Information Systems. Volume 47, Issue 2, Pages 76-85. 2007
  • Perceived Organizational Ethics and Sales Professionals' Ethical Decisions. Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management. Volume 27, Pages 373-388. 2007
  • Are we family and are we treated as family? Nonfamily employees' perceptions of justice in the family firm. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Volume 30, Pages 837-854. 2006
  • Perceived External Prestige and Internal Respect: New Insights Into the Organizational Identification Process. Human Relations. Volume 59, Pages 815-816. 2006
  • Perceived Organizational Support and Perceived External Prestige: Predicting Organizational Attachment for University Faculty, Staff, and Administrators. Journal of Social Psychology. Volume 146, Pages 327-347. 2006
  • Perceived Organizational Support and Perceived External Prestige: Predicting Organizational Attachment for University Faculty, Staff, and Administrators. Journal of Social Psychology. Volume 146, Pages 327-347. 2006
  • Cultural diversity in management, firm performance, and the moderating effects of entrepreneurial orientation dimensions. Academy of Management Journal. Volume 47, Pages 255-266. 2004
  • Issue contingencies and marketers' recognition of ethical issues, ethical judgments, and behavioral intentions. Journal of Business Research. Volume 57, Pages 338-346. 2004
  • A social identity perspective on the relationship between perceived organizational support and organizational commitment. Journal of Social Psychology. Volume 143, Pages 789-791. 2003
  • Ethics code awareness, perceived ethical values, and organizational commitment.. Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management. Volume 23, Pages 359-367. 2003
  • Ethics codes and sales professionals' perceptions of their organizations' ethical values. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 40, Pages 191-200. 2002
  • Perceptions of the ethical work climate and covenantal relationships. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 36, Pages 279-290. 2002
  • Procedural voice and distributive justice: Their influence on mentoring career help and outcomes. Journal of Business Research. Volume 55, Pages 725-735. 2002
  • Dimensions of moral intensity and ethical decision making: An empirical analysis. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Volume 31, Pages 1038-1057. 2001
  • Entrepreneurial orientation, organizational culture, and firm performance: An empirical analysis in the banking industry. Journal of Management and Applied Entrepreneurship. Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 3-17. 2001
  • Employer liability for harassment of employees by supervisors. Journal of Employment Discrimination Law. Volume 2, Issue 4, Pages 311-316. 2000
  • The moderating effect of individuals' perceptions of ethical work climate on ethical judgments and behavioral intentions. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 27, Pages 351-362. 2000
  • Individual Difference Variables Ethical Judgements, and Behavioral Intentions. Business Ethics Quarterly. Volume 9, Pages 183-206. 1999
  • Ethical Ideology and the Ethical Judgments of Marketing Professionals. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 17, Pages 715-723. 1998
  • Research Productivity of Graduates in Management: Effects of Academic Origin and Academic Affiliation. Academy of Management Journal. Volume 41, Pages 704-714. 1998
  • The moral philosophy of sales managers and its influence on ethical decision-making.. Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management. Volume 18, Issue 2, Pages 1-18. 1998
  • CEO Successions: Overcoming Inertial Forces. Human Relations. Volume 50, Pages 805-828. 1997
  • Consequences Seriousness, Gender, and Intentions to Blow the Whistle on an Unethical Act. Journal of Business Strategies. Volume 14, Pages 32-46. 1997
  • Preemployment Questions Under the ADA: An Overview of the October 1995 Guidelines. SAM Advanced Management Journal. Volume 62, Pages 23-27. 1997
  • The Family Friendly Workplace Act of 1997: An Overview of Proposed Legislation. Labor Law Journal. Volume 48, Pages 164-168. 1997
  • An Analysis of the Factor Structure of the Ethical Work Climate Questionanaire. Psychological Reports. Volume 79, Pages 115-120. 1996
  • Locus of Control and Women's Perception of Sex Discrimination. Psychological Reports. Volume 83, Pages 1256-1258. 1996
  • Religiosity, Ethical Ideology, and Intentions to Report a Peer's Wrongdoing. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 15, Pages 1161-1174. 1996
  • A Comparison of Alternative Response Formats for an Abbreviated Version of Rotter's Locus of Control Scale. Psychological Reports. Volume 77, Pages 259-264. 1995
  • Information Processing Techniques in Planning: An Investigation of Preferences of Executive Planners. Journal of Business Research. Volume 33, Pages 13-24. 1995
  • A Typology of Executive Career Specialization. Human Relations. Volume 47, Pages 473-486. 1994
  • Ethical Ideology and Ethical Judgements Regarding Business Ethics Issues. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 13, Pages 469-480. 1994
  • Internal Voice Mechanisms as a Potential Means to Encourage Employee Communication About Ethical Issues. Journal of Business Strategies. Volume 11, Pages 36-48. 1994
  • Some Questions and Answers About the FMLA. SAM Advanced Management Journal. Volume 59, Issue 4, Pages 35-38. 1994
  • Strategic Inertia: The Enduring Impact of CEO Specialization and Strategy on Following Strategies. Journal of Business Research. Volume 31, Pages 11-22. 1994
  • The Ethical Judgements of College Students Regarding Business Issues. Journal of Education for Business. Volume 69, Pages 333-338. 1994
  • An Overview of the FMLA of 1993. Labor Law Journal. Volume 44, Pages 429-433. 1993
  • Log-linear Modeling in Personnel Research. Personnel Psychology. Volume 46, Pages 667-686. 1993
  • The Internal Disclosure Policies of Private-Sector Employers: An Initial Look at Their Relationship to Employee Whistleblowing. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 12, Pages 127-136. 1993
  • A Preliminary Investigation of the Relationship Between Selected Organizational Characteristics and Whistleblowing by Employees. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 11, Pages 949-959. 1992
  • An Overview of State Whistleblower Protection Statutes. Labor Law Journal. Volume 43, Pages 440-448. 1992
  • Why Your Company Should Have a Whistleblowing Policy. SAM Advanced Management Journal. Volume 57, Issue 4, Pages 37-42. 1992
  • Will Your Employees Blow the Whistle?. Personnel Administrator. Pages 76-80. 1992
  • Making Room for the Whistleblower. Personnel Administrator. Pages 58-62. 1991
  • Effects of Differences in Superior and Subordinate Perception of the Superior's Communication Practices. Journal of Business Communication. Volume 27, Pages 37-50. 1990
  • A justification and application of path-goal leadership theory to marketing channel leadership.. Journal of Business Research. Volume 19, Pages 283-292. 1989


Oral Presentation

  • "Commentary on “Synthesizing Adam Smith’s Theses: A Family Business Illustration”." Theories of Family Enterprise, U. of Alberta, Ft. Worth. 2015


  • "Trends and Directions in Family Firm Research: A Discussion of Theory, Phenomena, and Methodology." Southern Management Association, , New Orleans, Louisiana. 2013


  • "An exploratory study of job attitudes and individual-level performance in family firms: A social exchange and relationship-based perspective." 2017 Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Theories of Family Enterprise, St. Gallen, Switzerland. 2017
  • "Family ownership, succession intentions, and professionalization (BEST POSTER AWARD)." Family Enterprise Research Conference, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Chile. 2013
  • "Family succession and employment of non-family managers. ." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Boston, MA. 2012
  • "Firm religiosity, bounded stakeholder salience, and stakeholder relationships in family firms (BEST PAPER HONORABLE MENTION IN DIVISION)." USASBE Meeting, USASBE, U.S.. 2012
  • "Family vision and exchange systems in family firm dominant coalitions.." Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, University of Alberta; Mississippi State University, Vallander, Germany. 2011
  • "A stakeholder culture perspective on nonfamily employees' perceptions of justice in family firms.." Academy of Management National Meeting, Academy of Management, Montreal. 2010
  • "An empirical assessment of the essence and components approaches for defining family business and their relationship with value creation goals." Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, , . 2008