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iconiconiconNameAbbie ShippImageAbbie ShippFirstnameAbbieLastnameShippOffice Phone817-257-7558
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Position:Department Chair and Professor, Management & Leadership Department
Associate Editor, Academy of Management Review
Department:Management and Leadership DepartmentOffice:Neeley 3308Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MBA, Oklahoma State University
  • BSBA, Oklahoma State University
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • The experience of time at work (e.g., psychology of time, time use, etc.)
  • Person-environment fit over time
  • Employee engagement over time
  • Job attitudes over time
  • Experiencing and leading change
Work Experience
  • The Boeing Company
  • TV Guide
Courses Taught
  • Neeley & Associates Consulting (MBA)
  • Engaging and Empowering Employees (MBA)
  • Organizational Management (Undergraduate)
  • The Leadership Challenge (Undergraduate)
  • Leading Change (Executive Education)
  • Adaptive Leadership (Executive Education)
  • Leading at the Next Level (Executive Education)
Key Publications
  • Shipp, A. J., & Richardson. H. A. The impact of temporal schemata: Understanding when individuals entrain versus resist or create temporal structure. In press at Academy of Management Review.
  • Jansen, K. J., & Shipp, A. J. (2019). Fitting as a temporal sensemaking process: Shifting trajectories and stable themes. Human Relations, 72(7), 1154–1186.
  • Shipp, A. J., & Aeon, B. (2019) Temporal focus: Thinking about the past, present, and future. Current Opinion in Psychology, 26, 37-43.
  • Eldor, L., Fried, Y., Westman, M., Levi, A. S., Shipp, A. J., Slowik, L. H. (2017). The experience of work stress and the context of time: Analyzing the role of subjective time. Organizational Psychology Review, 7(3), 227-249.
  • Methot, J. R., Lepak, D. P., Shipp, A. J., & Boswell, W. R. (2017). Good citizen interrupted: Calibrating a temporal theory of citizenship behavior. Academy of Management Review, 42(1), 10-31.
  • Jansen, K. J., Shipp, A. J., & Michael, J. H. (2016). Champions, Converts, Doubters, and Defectors: The impact of shifting perceptions on momentum for change. Personnel Psychology, 69, 673-707.
  • Cole, M. S., Shipp, A. J., & Taylor, S. (2016). Viewing the interpersonal mistreatment literature through a temporal lens. Organizational Psychology Review, 6, 273-302.
  • Leroy, S., Shipp, A. J., Blount, S., & Licht, J. G. (2015). Synchrony preference: Why some people go with the flow and some don’t. Personnel Psychology, 68, 759-809.
  • Shipp, A. J., & Cole, M. S. (2015). Time in individual-level organizational studies: What is it, how is it used, and why isn’t it exploited more often? Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior (Volume 2).
  • Shipp, A. J. & Fried, Y. (Eds.). (2014). Time and Work: How Time Impacts Individuals (Vol. 1) and How Time Impacts Groups, Organizations, and Methodological Choices (Vol. 2) in the Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology Series. East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.
  • Shipp, A.J., Furst, S. A., Harris, T. B., & Rosen, B. (2014) Gone today but here tomorrow: Extending the unfolding model of turnover to consider Boomerang employees. Personnel Psychology, 67, 421–462.
  • Bergeron, D. M., Shipp, A. J., Rosen, B., & Furst, S. A. (2013). Organizational citizenship behavior and career outcomes: The cost of being a good citizen. Journal of Management, 39(4), 958-984.
  • Dunford, B. B., Shipp, A. J., Boss, R. W., Angermeier, I., & Boss, A. D. (2012). Is burnout static or dynamic? A career transition perspective of employee burnout trajectories. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(3), 637-650.
  • Zimmerman, R. D., Boswell, W. R., Shipp, A. J., Dunford, B. B., & Boudreau, J. W. (2012). Explaining the pathways between approach-avoidance personality traits and employees' job search behavior. Journal of Management, 38(1), 129-163.
  • Shipp, A. J., & Jansen, K. J. (2011). Reinterpreting time in fit theory: Crafting and recrafting narratives of fit in medias res. Academy of Management Review, 36(1), 76-101.
  • Shipp, A. J., Edwards, J. R., & Lambert, L. S. (2009). Conceptualization and measurement of temporal focus: The subjective experience of the past, present, and future. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 110(1), 1-22. (Lead Article)
  • Boswell, W. R., Shipp, A. J., Payne, S. C., & Youngcourt, S. S. (2009). Changes in newcomer job satisfaction over time: Examining the pattern of honeymoons and hangovers. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(4), 844-858.
  • Edwards, J. R., Cable, D. M., Williamson, I. O., Lambert, L. S., & Shipp, A. J. (2006). The phenomenology of fit: Linking the person and environment to the subjective experience of person-environment fit. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(4), 802-827. -Finalist for the 2007 Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Awards / Recognition
  • 2020 Dean's Award for Research & Creativity
  • 2020 Full-time MBA Students’ “Favorite Professor”
  • 2019 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Review
  • 2019 Full-time MBA Students’ “Favorite Professor”
  • 2017 Neeley Outstanding Undergraduate (Core) Teaching Award
  • 2017 Full-time MBA Students’ “Favorite Professor”
  • 2016 Full-time MBA Students’ “Favorite Professor”
  • 2015 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal
  • 2015 Full-time MBA Students’ “Favorite Professor”
  • 2014 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management
  • 2014 Full-time MBA Students’ “Favorite Professor”
  • 2014 Innovation in Teaching Award, Neeley School of Business, TCU
  • 2014 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management
  • 2011 Invited Presenter, Wharton OB Conference
  • 2011 Best Paper Finalist, Academy of Management Review
  • 2010 Mays Business School Research Grant, Texas A&M University
  • 2009 Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award, Mays Business School, Texas A&M
  • 2009 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management
  • 2008 National Federation of Independent Business(NFIB)Award for Excellence in Research, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
  • 2008 Top 20 Poster, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Annual Conference
  • 2007 Finalist for Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, SIOP
  • 2007 Center for Human Resource Management Research Grant, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University
  • 2006 Outstanding Ph.D. Student, Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC
  • 2006 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management
  • 2005 SIOP Scholar, SIOP
International Experience
  • England, Scotland, Mexico, Italy, France, Canada, Morocco, South Africa.
  • Ernst & Young
  • Halliburton
  • Marriott International
  • AT&T
  • Texas Transportation Institute
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Inspirus
  • Working Solutions
Board Memberships
  • United Way of Tarrant County (2020-present)
  • ZOE (2014-2019)