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Thomas A. Conklin

Clinical Associate Professor    
Education
  • Ph.D., organizational behavior, Case Western Reserve University
  • MBA, finance, Illinois State University
  • M.S., counselor education, Illinois State University
  • B.A., psychology, Eastern Illinois University
Specializations
  • appreciative inquiry
  • organizational change
  • career development
  • leadership development
  • team building
  • phenomenology
Biography

Thomas A. Conklin is an associate professor in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. His research interests are in calling/careers, phenomenology, appreciative inquiry, leadership, and pedagogy. He has published articles in Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Management Development, Advanced Management Journal, Advances in Developing Human Resources, Organization Management Journal, and Journal of Management Education. He holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University, an MBA in finance and an M.S. in counselor education from Illinois State University, and a B.A. in psychology from Eastern Illinois University.

Publications
  • Hartman, N.S. & Conklin, T. A. (2014). Ethics and leadership: The role of prevention and promotion oriented approaches to leadership. In R. Selladurai & S. Carraher (Eds.) Servant Leadership: Research and Practice. IGI Global, Hershey, PA.
  • Conklin, T. A. & Hartman, N. S. (2014). Appreciative inquiry and autonomy-supportive classes in business education: A semi-longitudinal study of AI in the classroom. Journal of Experiential Education, 37(3), 285 –309.
  • Conklin, T. A. (2014). Phenomenology redux: Doing phenomenology, becoming phenomenological. Organization Management Journal, 11(2), 116-128.
  • Conklin, T. A. & Hartman, N. S. (2013). Appreciative inquiry and Autonomy-Supportive classes in business education: A semi-longitudinal study of AI in the classroom. Journal of Experiential Education 1053825913514732, first published on December 19, 2013 as doi: 10.1177/1053825913514732
  • Conklin, T. A. (2013). Henry Stewart Talks. Journal of Management Education, 37(6), 856 – 859.