Faculty

Dr. Thomas Li-Ping Tang, Professor

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. (Industrial/Organizational Psychology); Case Western Reserve University; 1981
  • M.A. (Industrial/Organizational Psychology); Case Western Reserve University; 1977
  • B.S. (Psychology); Chung Yuan University; 1971

Achievements/Activities

Teaching Interests:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Compensation

Research Topics:

  • Work motivation
  • Attitudes Toward Money (Money Ethic)
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Pay Satisfaction
  • Quality Circles
  • Self-Managing Teams
  • Commitment
  • Turnover
  • Cross-Cultural Issues

Published in Such Journals as:

  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Personnel Psychology
  • Intelligence
  • Management and Organization Review
  • Human Relations
  • Journal of Management
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Computers & Education
  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Public Administration Review
  • Public Personnell Management
  • Ethics & Behavior
  • SAM Advanced Management Journal
  • Management Decision
  • Management Research
  • Compensation Benefits Review
  • Journal of Higher Education
  • Higher Education
  • Journal of Marketing for Higher Education
  • Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector
  • Journal of Managerial Psychology
  • Human Resource Development Quarterly
  • International Journal of Stress Management
  • Journal of Economic Psychology
  • Personnel Review
  • Journal of Compensation and Benefits
  • European Sport Management Quarterly
  • and many other journals

Member of:

  • Academy of Management
  • International Association of Applied Psychology
  • International Association for Chinese Management Research
  • Editorial Board for 10 Journals (reviewer for 45 journals)

Achievements:

  • Outstanding Career Achievement Award, MTSU, 2008
  • Jones College of Business Outstanding Faculty Member, MTSU 2008
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, SIM (2011) and IM (2003, 2007 and 2009)
  • Outstanding Research Award, MTSU, 1999
  • Outstanding Research Award, MTSU, 1991
  • Distinguished International Service Award, MTSU, 1999

How To Contact Dr. Tang

  • E-mail: thomas.tang@mtsu.edu
  • Phone: (615) 898-2005
  • Address:
    PO Box 516
    Middle Tennessee State University
    Murfreesboro, TN 37132
  • In Person: Business and Aerospace Building N144