Timothy P. Munyon (Ph.D., Florida State University) is an Associate Professor of Management and the Janet and Jeff Davis Faculty Research Fellow at the Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His current research interests include the causes and effects of social influence at work, human resource management practices, and entrepreneur and family firm behavior. Munyon’s research has been published in journals such as Applied Psychology, Business Horizons, Family Business Review, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organization Dynamics, Organization Studies, Personnel Psychology, and Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management. He is a former Associate Editor of the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Personnel Psychology. He is a former editorial board member of Business Horizons, Group & Organization Management, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, and Production.
Munyon is active in the field of management, and his research has been presented at the Academy of Management, American College Personnel Association, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Harvard Graduate School Student Research Conference, International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Mid-Atlantic Strategic Colloquium, Mid-South Management Research Consortium, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Southern Management Association, Strategic Management Society, Tennessee Economics Association, Western Academy of Management, and Western Social Science Association. He is a member of the Board of Governors for the Southern Management Association.
Regarding teaching, Munyon serves as a core faculty member in the Aerospace & Defense MBA program, Master of Science in Management and Human Resources program, and the Professional MBA program at the Haslam College. He was awarded the “Outstanding HRM Faculty Award” for teaching contributions in 2016, and has twice been a finalist for competitive campus teaching awards. He also teaches undergraduate and doctoral courses in organizational behavior and human resource management, and has supported 16 doctoral dissertations as a committee member or chair. Recent consulting and training clients include Ariba/SAP, Elbit Systems of America, InJoyGlobal, Knox County Health Department, NASA, and Ortho Medical Devices. Munyon also served as a subject matter expert on workforce management issues for Robins Air Force Base, and supports the Workforce Policy Council for the Aerospace Industries Association.
Munyon previously served on the faculties of the University of Central Florida and West Virginia University, and as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Haifa (Israel). Before returning to academia, Munyon worked in aviation and airport consulting with Armstrong Consultants and Talbert & Bright. He enjoys performing music (saxophone, drums, vocals, penny whistles, and vocals), hiking, traveling, and spending time with his family.