Alex Scrimpshire is in his fifth year as an Organizational Behavior doctoral student in the management program. He earned an MBA (2012) from The University of Mississippi and a BS in Engineering (2003) from The University of Mississippi. Prior to his MBA, Alex worked as a high school math and Physics teacher and golf, bowling, cross-country, and basketball coach. His primary research interests include worker resilience, rewards and punishments, leadership, and social inclusion/exclusion. As a doctoral student, Alex's research has been published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, and the Journal of Academic Ethics. Through his research, Alex hopes to show how employees can use resilience at work and overcome setbacks that lead to more motivated and more highly engaged employees. Alex has taught Human Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, and Fundamentals of Management at Oklahoma State.
EducationMBA, University of Mississippi, Masters of Business Administration, 2012
BA, University of Mississippi, Engineering, 2003
D Rahn, I M Jawahar, Alex J. Scrimpshire & Tom Stone. (2016). "Are Leaders Defined by Followers? Role of Follower's ILT and the Meditating Influence of LMX on Follower Outcomes". Journal of Organizational Effectiveness. 3 (1), 43-69.
Jennifer A. Whitson, Cynthia S. Wang, Joongseo Kim, Jiyin Cao & Alex J. Scrimpshire. (2015). "Responses to normative and norm-violating behavior: Culture, job mobility, and social inclusion and exclusion". Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, 129, 24-35.