Robert J. Vandenberg

Interim Department Head and Robert O. Arnold Professor of Business

  • Robert O Arnold Professor of Business
  • Interim Department Head
Office
402 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-3720
Email Address

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Social Psychology
University of Georgia
1982

Research Interests

  • Employee Involvement Processes
  • Measurement Design and Validation
  • Organizational Commitment
  • Organizational Culture
  • Statistical methods
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Workplace Safety
  • Change Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Employee Survey Administration and Feedback
  • Change Management
  • Structural equation methodology
  • Introductory and Advanced Statistics

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
University of Georgia
GLOBIS
Management
Full Professor 2001 to present
University of Georgia
GLOBIS
Management
Associate Professor 1993 to 2001
Georgia State University
Management
Assistant/Associate Professor 1985 to 1993
Georgia Southern University
Management
Assistant Professor 1982 to 1985

Consulting

Company Location Year(s)
Geogia Pacific Atlanta 2004 - 2004
Life Office Management Association Atlanta 1985 - 2001
IBM Atlanta 1990 - 1993
American Cancer Society Atlanta 1986 - 1990
Management Science America Atlanta 1986 - 1990
Cotton States Insurance Atlanta 1986 - 1989
The Atlanta Consulting Group Atlanta 1988 - 1988

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Distinguished Career Award
Research Methods Division, Academy of Management
2010
Best Publication Award in Research Methods for Past Decade
Research Methods Division, Academy of Management
2009
Faculty Research Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2008
Fellow Status Conferred for Contributions to the Field of Psychology
American Psychological Association
2007
Fellow Status Conferred for Research in Applied Psychology in the Workplace and Organizational Behavior
Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
2007
Robert McDonald Award for Best Publication in Research Methods During Past 5 Years
Research Methods Division, Academy of Management
2005
Fellow Status Conferred for Contributions to the Study of Management
Southern Management Association
2001
Superior Teaching Recognition
Honors Day Convocation, The University of Georgia
2000
Teacher of the Year Award in Management
Alpha Kappa Psi (Natl. Business Fraternity), The University of G
1999

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editorial Board Member
Journal of Management
2008 - present
Editor-In-Chief
Organizational Research Methods
2008 - 2010
Editorial Board Member
British Journal of Management
2006 - 2009
Associate Editor
Organizational Research Methods
2003 - 2007
Editorial Board Member
Organizational Research Methods
2000 - 2002
Editorial Board Member
Journal of Applied Psychology
1993 - 2000
Editorial Board Member
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
1994 - 1999

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
university task force for parking and alternative travel
Member 2009 - 2010 University
University Promotion and Tenure Committee
Member 2006 - 2009 University
Search Committee, Department of Management
Chair 2007 - 2008 University
MBA Curriculum Committee, Terry College of Business
Member 2007 - 2008 University
University Council
Member 2003 - 2006 University
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Dean's Advisory Council
Member 2009 - present University
Research Computing Advisory Council (RCAC)
Member 2009 - present University
Onsite review committee of the Department of Human Resources
Member 2008 - 2008 Professional
Research Awards Committee, Southern Management Association
Award committee member 2007 - 2007 Professional
SHRM Foundation Dissertation Awards Committee, HR Division o
Awards committee member 2007 - 2007 Professional
Research Awards Committee, Research Methods Division of the
Awards committee member 2006 - 2007 Professional
Outstanding Awards Committee, Society of Industrial and Orga
Awards committee member 2003 - 2004 Professional

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Books

Book Chapters